CORPORATE SUPPORTING MEMBERS
British Marine, founded in 1876, specialises in the underwriting of Hull & Machinery (H&M), Protection and Indemnity (P&I) and Legal Expenses (FD&D) insurance for small to medium sized ships.
Class Instrumentation Ltd
Class Instrumentation was established in 1996 by Ken Hawes and since that time the company has grown into a global leading player in ultrasonic, non-destructive testing and survey equipment.
Cygnus Instruments Ltd, founded in 1983, were pioneers in the development of the ultra sonic multiple echoes technique used for material thickness measurement through coatings. Today they remain a force in maritime instrumentation and gadgetry.
Jakarta International Maritime Consulting
JIMC is a training provider offering training services to the Indonesian maritime industry, including ports and terminals, shipping and marine transportation, ship building and dockyards, marine surveying, marine consulting, marine insurance, marine and tourism fishing industry.
Tritex NDT manufacture and supply Multiple Echo Ultrasonic metal Thickness Gauges used for verifying corrosion levels and measuring metal thickness from one side only, without removing any protective coatings.
GENERAL MARINE LINKS
Institute of Corrosion
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Institute of Marine Engineers, Science & Technology (IMarEST)
IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. IMarEST is the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals and a registered charity. It is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.
International Council of Marine Industry Associations
ICOMIA is the international trade association representing the global marine industry since 1966. ICOMIA brings together national boating federations in one global organisation and represents them at an international level, presenting a strong and united voice when dealing with issues challenging the industry.
Institution of Diagnostic Engineers
The Institution of Diagnostic Engineers has championed the recognition of the special knowledge and skills required to detect and diagnose deterioration of plant and machinery for over thirty years.
International Maritime Organisation
The International Maritime Organisation is the United Nations specialised agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships. It is also committed to technical co-operation.
Lloyd’s Agency manages three distinct, but related functions, which service the marine insurance industry. These are the Lloyd’s Agency Network, the production of certificates of insurance in respect of marine business and the salvage arbitration process arising from use of Lloyd’s Open Form.
Lloyd’s List is a daily newspaper regarded as an invaluable source of information covering the maritime industry. Its coverage includes tankers, containers, ports and dry bulk news as well as other worldwide shipping matters.
Lloyd’s Register Group
Providing independent assurance and expert advice to companies operating high-risk, capital-intensive assets in the energy and transportation sectors. Through their business assurance services they help companies manage their systems and risks across a wide range of areas and industries.
Marine Surveying Academy
The Marine Surveying Academy Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Institute of Marine Surveying Ltd. As an organisation, Marine Surveying Academy is dedicated to providing the best quality marine surveyor based training and marine accreditation programmes.
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s primary role is to develop, promote and enforce high standards of marine safety. This includes minimising loss of life amongst seafarers and coastal users and responding to maritime emergencies 24 hours a day. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is also committed to minimising the risk of pollution of the marine environment from ships and where pollution occurs, minimising the impact on UK interests.
The Nautical Institute is the international professional body for maritime professionals. They provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members.
Professional Charter Association
The PCA was formed in 1991 by a small group of professional charter skippers and owners whose principal activity was that of skippered charter in UK domestic and overseas waters for both the private and corporate sectors.
Royal Institute of Naval Architects
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an international institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.
SYBAss was set up to represent large yacht builders in a constantly changing world. SYBAss ensures that the interests of superyacht builders are given the priority they deserve.
Witherby Publishing Group
Witherby is a specialist publisher of regulatory, technical and operational marine publications.
MARINE SURVEYING ORGANISATIONS
The Association of Marine Surveyors is dedicated to furthering and enhancing the marine surveying industry in USA.
The Association of Marine Surveyors of British Columbia brings together General Marine Surveyors with the object of enhancing and developing the practice of general marine surveying.
Professional, independent, marine cargo surveyors in Scandinavia are represented by The Scandinavian Independent Marine Surveyors Association.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors course and qualification
The RMCI qualification was instigated by the SuperYacht Builders Association (SYBAss) in conjunction with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and working with the International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS) and the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr). The course, the qualification and the certification system were produced in response to the request from these bodies.
International Registered Marine Insulation Inspectors course and qualification
There was no recognised qualification or career path for subsea insulation inspectors. In close collaboration with specialist industry partners and associates WGIM – A Wood Group Kenny Business, the International Registered Marine Insulation Inspectors (IRMII) training course has been developed with accreditation made by the International Institute of Marine Surveying.