Fifteen years after launch, the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) distance learning commercial ship and yacht and small craft professional qualifications were recently nominated for an Award in the International Maritime Club’s Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2017 in the ‘Leading Maritime Training Institute’ category. And at the ceremony on Friday 15 September 2017 at the Lloyd’s Old Library in London, IIMS was announced as the winner in this category. View full press release.
Launched by the International Institute of Marine Surveying’s (IIMS) subsidiary, the Marine
Surveying Academy (MSA), on behalf of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in
June 2015, the eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) scheme has reached the milestone of 300
successful accreditations. View full press release.
IIMS has released three new handy guides for sale on the subject of insurance damage surveys. The
series of ‘What a marine surveyor needs to know about’ now boasts sixteen titles in total following
the launch of these new handy guides, all of which have been written by the doyen of marine
surveyors, Capt Barry Thompson. View full press release.
Launched in February 2017, the IIMS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) App has just notched up its 1,000th claim for points from its members. Over 300 individuals have used the CPD App since its inception with more than 100 IIMS members having now accrued their required 10 points for the year to keep them compliant. View full press release.