Small Craft Surveyors Forum announces its Seawork seminar schedule

The Small Craft Surveyors Forum, member organisations of which are RINA, IMarEST, IIMS, SCMS, NI, YDSA, has announced plans for its annual seminar taking place at the Seawork show on Wednesday 15 June.

Seawork has a new location in Mayflower Park, Southampton and the seminar will be held onboard the Ocean Scene, which is moored inside the confines of the event itself.

The afternoon programme of events starts at 13.00 and runs until 16.30. The event is free to attend, but you are asked to reserve your place so that we have numbers for health and safety, seating and catering.

Click here to reserve your place online, or you can book at Stand SB7 (YDSA) during Seawork up until noon on Wednesday 15th June.

Detailed programme of presentations

13.00 Assemble onboard Ocean Scene

13.10 Introduction and welcome by Mike Schwarz, CEO IIMS followed by:

The need to enhance surveyor standards
The IIMS accreditation programme for CMID inspections (Common Marine Inspection Document).

13.40 IMCA’s Marine Inspection for Small Workboats. Adding value not cost to small vessel safety management system inspections. Chris Baldwin, IMCA Technical Adviser

14.20 Tea/coffee break

14.40 Workboat Cranes and Stability. Chris Baker from Marine Data, Isle of Man will talk about his experience with cranes on workboats – both installing and moving lifting devices, as well as including them in stability calculations; and he will present a couple of case histories.

15.30 The importance of surveying workboat coatings. Heather Morton, Production Co-ordinator at Jeremy Rogers Design Ltd, will look at the different materials and coatings a surveyor will encounter.

1630 Conclusion and close

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