Archive for the ‘IMarEST’ Category

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships
… Concern over increased cyber security threat Uncertainty surrounding insurance cover availability Doubts raised over industry readiness for new technology Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned...
November 21st, 2017 | Books, IMarEST, Legal, Technical, Technology | Read More

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017
Kevin Daffey The Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) opens tomorrow (Wednesday 22 November) at Glasgow’s Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC). Delegates have travelled to be at the two-day event from Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, and from all around the UK;...
November 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017
Technology in Shipping Technology is reshaping the marine industry. Over the next few years new technologies will completely transform shipping: an industry that is the engine of 90% of global trade. Clyde & Co and IMarEST teamed up in a joint initiative to seek insight on emerging technologies...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM
… Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.  An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as...
November 13th, 2017 | Academia, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Cyber Security panel debate at MECSS 2017

Cyber Security panel debate at MECSS 2017
Kevin Daffey “A new strain of ransomware nicknamed ‘Bad Rabbit’ has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere” reported the media as recently as 24 October. Hardly a day goes by without news of a fresh cyber-attack. Organisations as diverse as Maersk and the UK’s National Health...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go
Tuesday 7 November 2017 – Royal Institution, London An event exploring how ocean observations improve ocean, weather and climate prediction enabling better informed business decisions at sea, on land and in the air. Important – Registration closes Friday Programme Highlights: We have a...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races
The Institute of Marine Engineering,Science and Technology is delighted to announce that QinetiQ and DE&S are once again the principal sponsors of its biennial European International Submarine Races (eISR), hosted at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin (one of the world’s largest indoor water tanks)...
October 19th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Expert panellists deliberate at IMarEST-Seatrade Workboats forum

Expert panellists deliberate at IMarEST-Seatrade Workboats forum
The conference panel Abu Dhabi, 26 September 2017. The IMarEST-Seatrade technical forum took place in Abu Dhabi under the leitmotif – Harnessing Savings in Offshore Operations. Top class panel of speakers shared their views to address some of the key issues facing the industry in today’s fractious...
October 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST | Read More

Wärtsilä ups the ante of smart marine technologies

Wärtsilä ups the ante of smart marine technologies
Dave Adams, VP Sales at Wärtsilä Dynamic Positioning Wärtsilä, a trailblazer in marine technology, continued its steadfast support of the IMarEST UAE branch by sponsoring a riveting technical meeting underlining decades of design and engineering expertise in the realms of Dynamic Positioning, Automation...
October 5th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

iSSCS symposium to be held alongside IMarEST’S INEC 2018

iSSCS symposium to be held alongside IMarEST’S INEC 2018
Lt Cdr Rinze Geertsma RNLN (Royal Netherlands Navy), Chairman of the iSCSS Technical Advisory Sub-Committee INTERNATIONAL SHIP CONTROL SYSTEMS SYMPOSIUM TO BE HELD ALONGSIDE IMarEST’S INEC 2018 The International Ship Control Systems Symposium (iSCSS) is being relaunched after a nine-year gap and will...
October 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

QinetiQ to sponsor IMarEST’S MECSS 2017 Conference

QinetiQ to sponsor IMarEST’S MECSS 2017 Conference
Kevin Duffey QinetiQ is to be the Principal Sponsor of the Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017). The third conference in the series, being held in Glasgow on 22 and 23 November 2017, continues the theme of ‘Delivering integrated, dependable, safe and reliable systems’...
September 29th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

IMarEST assists maritime sector as global treaty enters into force to halt invasive species

IMarEST assists maritime sector as global treaty enters into force to halt invasive species
Comb jelly Phylum Ctenophora do not have stinging cells and have a simpler reproductive system than most jellies. The International Ballast Water Management Convention enters into force today (8 September 2017) and the IMarEST remains on standby to support vessel owners, equipment manufacturers and...
September 8th, 2017 | IMarEST, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

IMarEST: INEC 2018 – 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition – Call for papers

IMarEST: INEC 2018 – 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition – Call for papers
Capt Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK The Call for Papers for the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018), which will incorporate the International Ship Control Systems Symposium, is now open at www.inec.org.uk. INEC 2018 will be held from Tuesday 2 – Thursday...
September 7th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home
The “Seccadi” A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence made funds available to support the crew of both this vessel and MV Toba,...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IMarEST and IPPIC launch template for Biofouling Management Plan

IMarEST and IPPIC launch template for Biofouling Management Plan
The International Maritime Organization’s Guidelines for the Control and Management of Ships’ Biofouling to Minimize the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species, adopted in July 2011 provide a globally consistent approach to the management of biofouling on ships. The Guidelines give recommendations...
July 26th, 2017 | Environment, IMarEST | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More

EAAW VII successfully demonstrated how problems have been solved

EAAW VII successfully demonstrated how problems have been solved
Cdr Ian Hassall RN J Over 120 delegates from Canada, The Netherlands, Poland, UK and USA attended the recent Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf...
July 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

MECSS 2017 Conference programme published

MECSS 2017 Conference programme published
Kevin Duffey MECSS 2017 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME PUBLISHED – ARC FLASH; ENERGY STORAGE, CYBER SECURITY AND MORE Rising to the challenge of the industry’s fundamental responsibility of making people at sea safer, lies at the heart of the Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS). ...
July 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

EAAW VII set for success

EAAW VII set for success
Over 120 delegates from 5 countries are expected at this week’s Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of the Institute of Marine Engineering,...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates
The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) is scheduled to play an important role for delegates at the third Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) being held in Glasgow onWednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November, as it will host an Industrial...
May 30th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two major sponsors at IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality

Two major sponsors at  IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality
BMT Defence Services and BAE Systems have joined the Babcock International Group as major sponsors of the 7thEngine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) being held in Bristol, UK on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June 2017, and will be featuring the power of virtual reality (VR) in both the conference...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!
… The IMarEST has announced that the fourth European International Submarine Races will take place over a fortnight from 2-13 July 2018, with QinetiQ, a defence technology company, as the principal sponsor for the event. The races are a unique sporting and engineering challenge which involve teams...
April 10th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success
… Guests gathered for the IMarEST 114th Annual Dinner at Guildhall, City of London to celebrate another year for the Institute. Prof. Chris Hodge OBE FREng FIMarEST, 115th President of IMarEST, gave a warm welcome, speaking of the Institute’s transformation over recent years: “We are now,...
March 22nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador
Prof. Christopher Hodge presents award to Nikeel Idnan The inaugural Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) Outstanding Contribution Awards were presented at the 114th annual dinner in London. Nikeel Idnani, Honorary Secretary of the IMarEST UAE branch was awarded the worldwide...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More