eCMID AVI Spring 2018 London Seminar – your invitation

You are invited to join the International Institute of Marine Surveying, Marine Surveying Academy and International Marine Contractors Association in person, or as an online delegate, for a special one-day eCMID AVI seminar.

The seminar will take place on Tuesday 22nd May at the Park Inn by Radisson, Bath Road, Sipson, Heathrow UB7 0DU adjacent to London Heathrow Airport for ease of transportation.

Who should attend Anyone who is an eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector should attend, especially those directly involved in inspecting/ auditing MISW vessels. The seminar is also relevant to anyone wanting to learn more about the accreditation scheme in general and to offshore vessel operators and owners.

The programme and agenda 09.00 Meet, greet and registration 09.30 Mike Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer Marine Surveying Academy Ltd & International Institute of Marine Surveying ‘Introductions, welcome and an eCMID AVI Scheme update’

10.00 Capt Ian Coates, Managing Director, Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd ‘Key learnings from the eCMID AVI accreditation courses’


Mark Ford, Technical Manager, IMCA ‘eCMID eDatabase updates Q & As’

12.00 Andy Goldsmith, Technical Advisor, IMCA ‘Reactivation of DP vessels’

12.30 Lunch 13.45 Peter Solvang, Managing Director, DP & Marine Assurance Norway AS ‘Inspecting a DP vessel and the eCMID DP supplement’

14.30 Mike Proudlove, Operations Manager, Offshore Turbine Services ‘The challenges of inspecting windfarm vessels from an operator’s perspective’

15.45 Capt Ian Coates ‘Inspections for the windfarm industry and the MISW supplement’

16.30 Mike Schwarz ‘Conclude and close’

The cost for the day is £165 + VAT to include luncheon, tea, coffee and seminar notes. To reserve your place in person or online, please use the online registration form at Alternatively, call Hilary Excell on + 44 23 9238 5223, or email her directly at to book your place. On receipt of your instructions, we will invoice you.

IIMS and eCMID South East Asia Conference, Sydney

The International Institute of Marine Surveying is joining forces with its subsidiary, the Marine Surveying Academy, to deliver a four day conference and workshop training event in Sydney, Australia from 31 July to 3 August 2018 around the Sydney Boat Show. The venue is the splendid Australian National Maritime Museum, set in the heart of Sydney.

Details of the event and speaker programmes are being put together now, but in brief the daily agendas are: Tuesday 31 July:

eCMID AVI validation course

Wednesday 1 August: eCMID essential one day seminar for AVIs and others interested in the scheme

Thursday 2 August: Friday 3 August:

IIMS classroom and practical based training and workshops IIMS classroom and practical based training and workshops

Watch for further details forthcoming soon.

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