Plans announced for the eCMID Singapore seminar

IIMS has planned and organised a three day programme of events in conjunction with its subsidiary, Marine Surveying Academy, taking place in Singapore from 31 July to 2 August 2017.

Venue: Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore by Shangri-la
1A Cuscaden Road, Orchard, 249716 Singapore
See hotel web site

The three day event provisional programme comprises in brief:
Monday 31 July: International Institute of Marine Surveying Seminar
Tuesday 1 August: eCMID AVI Seminar
Wednesday 2 August: eCMID AVI Accreditation Course

Day 1 International Institute of Marine Surveying Seminar
Monday 31 July 2017
10.00 Mike Schwarz, Chief Operating Officer, International Institute of Marine Surveying: ‘Update on the activities of the IIMS followed by the importance of surveyor standards’
10.45 Capt Zarir Irani (topic to be confirmed)
11.30 Coffee
12.00 Rama Chandran, Head of Marine, QBE, Singapore: ‘What insurers expect from surveyors’
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Mike Wall: ‘The Technical Library – An Essential Tool for Marine Surveyors’
14.45 Capt Hari Subramaniam, Loss Prevention Manager, Shipowners P&I Club: ‘Marine Surveying: Today and Tomorrow’
15.30 Panel discussion
16.15 Close
Cost for attending Day 1 only to include refreshments, lunch and conference pack: 250 SGD Singapore Dollars


Day 2 eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector seminar
Tuesday 1 August
In April 2017, Marine Surveying Academy (an IIMS subsidiary that runs and manages the eCMID programme on behalf of IMCA) ran the inaugural Accredited Vessel Inspector Conference in Amsterdam. Such was the success of the day and given the high number of AVIs in the Far East, it has been decided to run a similar such event.
09.30 Mike Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer, International Institute of Marine Surveying: ‘Background to the eCMID AVI accreditation scheme and update on its progress’
10.15 Chris Baldwin, Technical Advisor and IMCA eCMID Project Manager: ‘eCMID/MISW Now and the Future’
10.40 Coffee
11.00 Capt Ian Coates, Lead Tutor: ‘Accredited vessel inspector – the way ahead’
11.45 Joe McWilliam: ‘A basic introduction to the International Safety Management (ISM) Code and its relevance to eCMID’
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Speaker to be confirmed
14.45 Ken Livingstone, Course Tutor (topic to be confirmed)
15.30 Panel discussion
16.00 Close

Existing eCMID AVIs are encouraged to attend but you do not have to be an eCMID inspector to take part in this training and to find more about the scheme.

Cost for attending Day 2 only to include refreshments, lunch and conference pack: 250 SGD Singapore Dollars

Cost for attending Day 1 and 2 discounted to 450 SGD Singapore Dollars include refreshments, lunch on both days and two conference packs.

Day 3 eCMID AVI Accreditation Course (guideline of the day only and subject to change)
Wednesday 2 August
Your tutor for the day is Ken Livingstone
09.00 – 09.15 Registration
09.15 – 10.00 Module 1
Introduction to CMID v9 and MISW v3. The principles of the CMID inspection process, structure of the new version and use of photos.
10.00 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.45 Module 2
eCMID database. New functions. Report production and upload. Amendments. Utility for SMS auditing.
11.45 – 13.00 Workshop based activity
12.30 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.00 Module 3
IMO updates to SOLAS/MARPOL/MLC, ISM code, ISO 19011, UK MCA Small Workboat code. AVI Code of conduct. IMCA and IIMS structures.
14.00 – 14.30 Module 4
Revision of key points
14.30 – 15.00 Consolidation Multiple Choice Test (multiple choice 20 questions)
15.00 – 15.20 Break
15.20 – 16.00 De-brief and Course Feedback
16.00 Course ends

The cost for the eCMID AVI Accreditation course only is 800 SGD Singapore Dollars.

Attendance on all three days is discounted to 1,200 SGD Singapore Dollars.

Click to register and book your place at the event for one, two or all three days.

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