Dispatches No. 136

Last week
All quiet post Christmas and New Year

This Week
7-11 January, IMO, London, Sub-committee – Fire Protection (FP 56 session) – Capt. Paddy McKnight attending

Looking forward:
16 January Breakfast Briefing London – HMS PRESIDENT – “beyond the usual GoA piracy briefs – full report in next Dispatches – Kuba Szymanski attending
21 January ‘Ministerial speech on UK responses to Piracy off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Guinea’ at the UK Chamber of Shipping – Kuba Szymanski Attending – for report watch out in Dispatches
21-25 January, IMO, London, COMSAR 17 session – Capt. Paddy McKnight attending
22 January – London – KPI Association Ltd Board Meeting
31 January, Bergen, Digital Shipping, KPI Presentation – Dag Atle Nesheim speaking
4-8 February, IMO, London, BLG 17th Session, Capt. Paddy McKnight attending
05 February, London, KPI Expert Group Meeting
06 February, London, InterManager Executive Committee meeting – 1st in 2013; Hill Dickinson

Discounts and offers for members

Special 15% discount for InterManager members in Piraeus GLAROS Hotel
Hotel Management just confirmed that they are willing to offer InterManager members fifteen percent
(15%) off of internet prices from their web site, www.glaros-hotel.gr/ This discount can not be combined with any other discounts.
You only need to mention “InterManager member” in the “Comments and Special Requests” section of the web site and/or mention their company is an “InterManager member” when they check into the hotel.

22 & 23 January 2013 – Istanbul – Container Handling Technology Turkey – ACI InterManager members 20% discount, please contact Kuba Szymanski

8th Optimising Maintenance in the Marine & Offshore Industry
23rd-24th January – Hilton Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Download full agenda
Please contact Piotr Baziuk on +48 616 479 780 or at [email protected] to get a full brochure or to register.

26 & 27 February 2013 – London- Port Finance International London – ACI – InterManager 20% discount – pls contact Kuba Szymanski

7 & 8 March 2013. The Annual Marine Propulsion Conference 2013, Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London
Achieving Energy Efficiency & Operational Sustainability
High fuel prices and increasingly stringent emissions regulations are driving research into new technology and operating practices to improve efficiency and enhance sustainability. We’ll bring many of the foremost experts in marine propulsion together, in London, for two days in March 2013 to share their first-hand experiences, insights and predictions on which technologies will best meet the industry’s future needs.
– one free delegate place – first being served first – please contact Kuba Szymanski: [email protected]
– 10% discount to members who would like to attend – Please quote this advert

10th annual GST Conference
12 – 14 March 2013, Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg
The premier Green Ship Technology event for the maritime industry: practical and up-to-date information for sustainable shipping
http://www.informamaritimeevents.com/FKT2445IMEM * Quote VIP Code: FKT2445IMEM for Intermanager discount

Lloyd’s Register provides new DVD to promote safe boat transfers
Short film to educate employees about the best ways to minimise risks when working over water
Lloyd’s Register has issued a new short film entitled Safe Boat Transfers to help provide marine surveyors with comprehensive instructions on how to safely transfer between two vessels at sea.
Working over water and, in particular, boat transfers, during which surveyors switch from a transfer vessel to the boat they are surveying, is a very high-risk activity. The film, originally developed for Lloyd’s Register employees, aims to raise awareness about the associated risks and hazards, and to provide instruction for every stage of the transfer.
It is hoped that Safe Boat Transfers will help to significantly reduce the accidents associated with boat transfers.
Receiving your copy:
The DVD can be ordered from the Lloyd’s Register webstore: http://www.webstore.lr.org.

Capt. Kuba Szymanski
Secretary General
+44 7624 498 266
web: www.intermanager.org


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