INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MARINE SURVEYING
INLAND WATERWAYS WORKING GROUP
IIMS forms an Inland Waterways Working Group and announces
first training event The newly formed IIMS inland waterways working group is pleased to announce its first training event. The group, which aims to formally meet twice a year, has arranged a practical day’s training to be held on Thursday 19 April 2018 at Croxley Green, Watford at the P&S Marine Yard on the Grand Union Canal.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
IIMS 2018 Annual General Meeting
date announced There is no London Conference planned for 2018, but IIMS is bound by its Constitution to hold an Annual General Meeting for its members. For the convenience of those wishing to fly in to the UK, it has been decided to hold the AGM at a hotel adjacent to Heathrow Airport. The date is 26 June 2018 and the meeting will be held from 13.00 to 15.00. Tea and coffee only will be available on arrival. There is no requirement to pre-register for the Annual General Meeting if you plan to attend in person and there is no cost. The agenda, procedure for postal and proxy votes and various Directors’ reports will be made available to members to view and read one month prior to the meeting.
The details of the venue are: Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Airport, Perimeter
Middlesex TW6 2SQ, UK
Members are welcome to attend in person, but for the first time the Annual General Meeting will also be broadcast live via Zoom.
Eastern Road, Longford, Hounslow,
09.00 – 10.30: Practical welding session and inspecting good and bad welds.
10.30 – 10.50: Coffee.
10.50 – 12.30: Surveying a narrowboat, to include ultrasonic testing and where to take readings. Hammer – where to hit the vessel. Pitting. Welds.
12.30 – 13.45: Lunch at the Rising Sun (included in the delegate fee).
13.45 – 14.45: How to translate the survey results into a report.
14.45 – 16.30: Overplating discussion including a presentation from Jeffrey Casciani-Wood with a view to creating some surveyor guidance notes.
The cost of the training day is £120 to include lunch at the nearby Rising Sun, tea, coffee and a copy of the introduction to manual metal arc stick welding. To reserve your place use the reservation form online at http://bit.ly/2ogBXiu
and we will invoice you. Alternatively, call Cathryn Ward on + 44 23 9238 5223 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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