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News Bulletin September 2020

I would urge all surveyors to read and take note of an open letter from IIMS President, Geoff Waddington. It concerns a lack of attention to professional procedures, which is concerning and, having now come to light, is getting some members into hot water. On a lighter note, Geoff came to Portchester to cut the ribbon to officially open Murrills House as our new HQ in a socially distanced ceremony.

The September Report Magazine, edition 93, has been published today. It is another Continue reading “News Bulletin September 2020”

The Report Magazine

The Report Magazine is the official publication of the International Institute of Marine Surveying.

The Institute publishes the Report Magazine four times per year in March, June, September and December. Members are invited to (and do) submit articles regularly for publication, which entitles them to CPD points too. If you wish to send an article for publication please email us.

Each issue will appeal to big ship and small craft surveyors alike. Its content is also highly relevant to P&I Clubs, vessel operators, marine insurers and others involved in the maritime sector. Each issue will be a mix of technical articles and more general features related to the profession of marine surveying. Some of this editorial content is supplied by members and the rest is specially commissioned by the editor.

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Date:- 20th November 2019

Theme:-Safe Ships, Safe Cargo – The Insurers Perspective

Venue:- Queen Elizabeth 2, Dubai, UAE

Time:- 8:30hrs-18:00 hrs(Lunch at 13:00 hrs)

The current line-up of speakers:

Mike Schwarz, IIMS CEO
Driving International surveying standards and Accredited Marine Surveying Practioner

Capt.Rahul Khanna
Allianz Safety & Shipping Review 2019

Tony Fernandez
Due Diligence in Marine Hull Insurance-Myth & Reality?

Capt.John Dolan
Risk caused by mis declared cargo in Container Ships

Dr.Nippin Anand
An Illusion called “Human Error”

Capt.Porus Dalal
Human error-The underlying root cause in accidents

Richard Strub and Capt.Sanjay Bhasin
Artibution role play: Expert witness for a project cargo shipment on a breakbulk vessel

Capt.Nick Slone
Ultra large container ship fires

Capt.Rajiv Thakar
Recovery from Carriers of losses suffered by Cargo Interest involving the negligent navigation defense

Capt.Henrik Uth
Survey on demand-the digitalization of the marine survey appointment

Capt.Prakash Correa
The Shipowner’s perspective

Mr.Pradeep Luthria
Cyber Resilience & Insurance

Arun Prassad
Current Insurance Market update
War risk perspective,
Will loss of hire Insurance respond?

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IIMS members from UAE branch named as Awards finalists

Three members of IIMS based in Dubai were nominated for awards at the recent IIMS Silver Jubilee Awards for Excellence in Marine Surveying.  The ceremony to present the awards was held in London.

Capr Delzin Irani
Finalist in the Rising Star category
The nomination for Delzin read: ‘Delzin stepped ashore in 2015 and has taken up surveying as a profession with Constellation Marine Services with dedication and outstanding performance. In order to further develop his managerial skills, Delzin has embarked on an executive MBA with evening classes conducted every alternate week with the support and co-operation of his present employer’.

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September 2016 Report Magazine published

The September edition of The Report Magazine has been published by IIMS and is available to read online in pdf format or using the e-reader. Follow this link: IIMS Report Magazine

Highlights of this issue include:

• IIMS 25th Anniversary Conference and AGM. Full report and photos

• RNLI marine surveyors helping to save lives at sea

• Debunking the myths of the safety management system

• Why enhancing your standards as a surveyor really matters

• Verified Gross Mass – new regulations

• The hidden dangers of carbon monoxide afloat

• Synthetic (Composite) Rigging – An introduction

• A comparison of lashings for heavy lift cargoes

• A marine surveyor’s report on the new ‘Insurance Act 2015’

• A day in the life of Paul Homer

Practical Guidelines to Cargo Surveying in the Middle East seminar a success

The IIMS UAE Branch rand a successful one day seminar on 19 September, the title of which was ‘Practical Guidelines to Cargo Surveying in the Middle East’.

There were a number of first class presentations given on the day and the seminar, held at the Dubai International Seafarer Centre, attracted a good turnout of delegates.

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