The Branch had arranged for a number of high quality speakers from the local shipping community and from overseas to present interesting and thought provoking papers (Seminar speakers bio, at the bottom). The turnout from the shipmanagement scene was very impressive.
Steve Clinch, Chief Inspector, MAIB
John Murray, Director Marine, International Chamber of Shipping
David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute
Chris Adams AFNI, Head of Loss Prevention, Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited
Robert McCabe FNI, President, The Nautical Institute
Ed Verbeek MNI, Advisor Research and Development, Dutch Pilots Co-Operative
Captain Walter Wekenborg AFNI, Director of Training & Human Resources, Marlow Navigation
Costas Costaras, Head of Seafarers Division, Department of Merchant Shipping Cyprus
The topic of navigational competence is receiving huge attention in the shipping industry. The purpose of the seminar was to bring together key stakeholders to discuss this subject and hopefully to provide some solutions for delegates to consider, take away and use.
We would like to share with you some photos taken during the seminar.