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N & I NEWS
MV Explorer
2009 CONfERENCE &
The Report of the Inquiry into the sinking of the MV Explorer after hitting ice
TRAININg PROgRAMME
whilst inside the Antartic Circle has been published. The Inquiry made a number
of recommendations, mainly concerning crew competence, damage control,
evacuation procedures and equipment. With respect to design and construction, the
Inquiry recommended a review of the minimum requirements for deck and shell WARSHIP 2009: AIR POWER AT SEA
plating thickness for all ice class vessels and survey procedures relating to flooding 17-18 Jun, London, UK
boundaries.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
The full report may be read at: TECHNOLOGY & OPERATION OF
OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
www.photobits.com/dl/Explorer%20-%20Final%20Report.PDF 6-7 Aug , Singapore
ICCAS: INTERNATIONAL
CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER
APPLICATIONS IN SHIPBUILDING
1-3 Sep, Shanghai, China
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
SHIPBUILDING TECHNOLOGY
1-2 Sep, Osaka, Japan
BASIC DRY DOCK
TRAINING COURSE
7-10 Sep. Brisbane, Australia
ICSOT: ICE CLASS SHIPS
1-2 Oct
Busan, Korea
WORKBOAT PROPULSION SEMINAR
6 Oct, Abu Dhabi, UAE
FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTRACT &
CHANGE MANAGEMENT
THOUgHT fOR THE MONTH
FOR SHIP CONSTRUCTION,
REPAIR & DESIGN
14-16 Oct, London, UK
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship
w i t h o u t a r u d d e r a n d c o m p a s s a n d n e v e r k n o w s w h e r e h e m a y c a s t . DESIGN AND OPERATION OF BULK
CARRIERS
Leonardo da Vinci 28-29 Oct, Athens, Greece
If my ship sails from sight, it doesn’t mean my journey ends, it simply means ACV AND SURFACE EFFECT CRAFT
the river bends. CONFERENCE
17-18 Nov, London, UK
Enoch Powell
HISTORIC SHIPS CONFERENCE
For a politician to complain about the press is like a ship’s captain 19- 20 Nov, London, UK
complaining about the sea
Details of all events can be found
Enoch Powell at www.rina.org.uk/events
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