Archive for the ‘IMarEST’ Category

Piecemeal regulation hinders the adoption of green technologies

Piecemeal regulation hinders the adoption of green technologies
Seascape – LPG Tanker ship at sunrise. Written by Conte Cicala of Clyde & Co and Mike Jacob of Pacific Merchant Shipping Association Technology in Shipping Series 67% of respondents believe “differences in regional and international regulation will impede adoption” of green technologies....
June 27th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal | Read More

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)
Submarine-4 UVIC In July, university teams from around the world will travel to QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK to compete in the fourth biennial European International Submarine Races. This unique engineering and sporting challenge has students design, build and race human-powered submarines...
June 19th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced a partnership with Norstar Shipmanagement in Singapore and Norstar Crew Management in Myanmar. The partnership will support the enhancement, attraction...
May 22nd, 2018 | HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai
(l to r) Nikeel Idnani, Konstantinos Papalexopoulos, Andrea Di Bella & Stefanos Chatzinikolaou RINA sponsored an interactive knowledge sharing session on Ship Air Emissions – Main Challenges, Policies and Industry Developments at an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers
Dstl, part of the Ministry of Defence, has teamed up with the IMarEST and the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to pilot their STEM Returners programme. The programme is aimed at giving experienced science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professionals the confidence to step back into their...
May 11th, 2018 | IMarEST | Read More

IMarEST Chief Executive shortlisted for Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award

IMarEST Chief Executive shortlisted for Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award
… David Loosley, Chief Executive of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, has been shortlisted for this year’s memcom Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award. Arguably the most prestigious award for an individual within the professional associations sector, the Louis Armstrong...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, IMarEST | Read More

Chief Executive of IMarEST appointed to government Maritime 2050 panel

Chief Executive of IMarEST appointed to government Maritime 2050 panel
David Loosley David Loosley – Chief Executive of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology – has been appointed to a maritime panel by Transport Secretary, Rt Hon Chris Grayling. Working in partnership with industry, the government aims to challenge the sector to think about...
April 19th, 2018 | IMarEST, Politics and Government | Read More

Technology in Shipping: Shape up or ship out?

Technology in Shipping: Shape up or ship out?
Heidi Watson Shape up or ship out? What lies ahead for shipping crews in the wake of technological change Technological advancements mean that unmanned vessels and smart shipping are no longer a mere notion but a real possibility. In that context, Clyde & Co teamed up with Institute of Marine Science,...
March 12th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Every drop in the ocean counts

Every drop in the ocean counts
l to r: Nikeel Idnani (IMarEST UAE), Zacharia George (Drew Marine UAE), Larry G. Beaver (RSC Bio Solutions USA), Ian Nielsen (RSC Bio Solutions USA) & Pradeep K. Govindan (Drew Marine) Dubai, 7 March 2018  – 101 delegates from the Middle East maritime community attended a captivating IMarEST...
March 10th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

New general manager, offshore & marine at Harris PYE

New general manager, offshore & marine at Harris PYE
Richard Price Richard Price has been appointed General Manager for Offshore & Marine within the Power Services Division of Harris Pye, a Joulon company.  A Chartered Engineer and Chartered Marine Engineer with the IMarEST, Richard Price gained a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southampton...
March 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IMarEST, Person Profiles | Read More

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner
A full view during the chairman’s speech Glasgow, 17 February  2018  – The Scottish Branch of IMarEST hosted its 64th Annual Dinner with commendable success; Anna Kaparaki and Eleni Bouri report: Around 250 members and guests attended the 64th Annual Dinner of the Scottish Branch of the...
February 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, Food and Drink, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

Principal sponsor announced for duo of IMarEST learned society events – INEC AND iSCSS 2018

Principal sponsor announced for duo of IMarEST learned society events – INEC AND iSCSS 2018
Capt Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK L3 MAPPS is to be the Principal Sponsor of the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018); which incorporates the long-established International Ship Control Systems Symposium (iSCSS 2018); both are being held in Glasgow from Tuesday...
January 25th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm
MarEST, Bawat and Unique group teams Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch, Bawat from Denmark sponsored an enriching knowledge sharing session focusing on their unique patented technology that represents perhaps the simplest technology...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

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