Clipper Ventures has acquired the Hamble School of Yachting

The announcement follows the setting up of Clipper China, Clipper Ventures’ Chinese sail training division aimed to meet the country’s growing participation in offshore sailing.

“The decision to buy the Hamble School of Yachting is part of a wider strategy to develop our offering within the offshore sailing industry,” said Clipper Race chairman and co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

“Clipper Ventures is the world’s leading provider of offshore sail training and Continue reading “Clipper Ventures has acquired the Hamble School of Yachting”

First 2019 IIMS training events are open for booking

IIMS is pleased to announce its first three training events of 2019 taking place over the next six weeks are open for booking. They are available to members and non-members.

18/19 January 2019
IIMS Baltimore Conference
Available to real-time and online-only delegates
Cost: US$ 225 for both days attendance real-time or US$ 200 for online delegates.

James Renn, IIMS Regional Director, has assembled 15 speakers covering an impressive array of surveying topics for the two day Conference to be held at The Marine Conference Center, MITAGS-Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, 692 Maritime BLVD, Linthicum Heights MD 21090. More distant delegates are invited to join live via zoom and take an active part, receiving a copy of Continue reading “First 2019 IIMS training events are open for booking”

Free registration has opened for Ocean Business 2019

Ocean Business 2019, taking place at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton from 9-11 April 2019, has just launched free online registration. Ocean Business promises to be an incredible global show offering the very latest technologies, water-based demonstrations and learning opportunities, as well as Offshore Survey, Ocean Careers, key international associated industry events and an amazing line-up of social opportunities for networking.

Ocean Business 2019 is expected to be the best show yet with such demand from its 360+ international exhibitors that exhibitor space sold out over a year ago. As well as this, record levels of interest in training and demonstration sessions meant that the organisers have had to Continue reading “Free registration has opened for Ocean Business 2019”

IIMS US Baltimore Conference 2019 speaker schedule announced

James Renn, IIMS US Regional Director, has assembled a fine and wide variety of speakers covering a multitude of surveying topics for the two day Conference to be held on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 January 2019 at MITAGS-Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies, Linthicum Heights, Baltimore, Maryland. This event, becoming something of a regular annual occurrence, is open to IIMS members and anyone from any other surveying organisation. Furthermore, more distant delegates are invited to join online via zoom and take an active part, receiving a copy of the presentation videos that will be made on both days (after the event).

Entitled “New Products for Old Practices” this Conference gives delegates the opportunity to network with fellow surveyors and to chat Continue reading “IIMS US Baltimore Conference 2019 speaker schedule announced”

Round up and reports of IIMS autumn 2018 training events

Surveyors got to play with various surveying testing equipment at the training event at Glasgow
Surveyors got to play with various surveying testing equipment at the training event at Glasgow

Over recent weeks, the International Institute of Marine Surveying has run a series of training events, conferences and training seminars at a variety of worldwide locations, including Mumbai, Sydney and the UK. All events have been well attended and it brings the number to 200 plus of the members who have taken part in face to face training events and seminars in 2018.

IIMS has also recently published its provisional schedule for training events in 2019. Click to see the outline schedule. As well as the UK and Europe, events are planned for USA, Australia (to be confirmed), South East Asia and the UAE. Next year, IIMS is returning with a high profile London Conference too in June.  Continue reading “Round up and reports of IIMS autumn 2018 training events”

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