Climate change is a fact although its causes may be a moot point. Whatever those causes may be, we are all going to need to deal with the consequences. In the shipping world this is particularly relevant to the safe and efficient operations of our ports and in particular the pilotage of ships during the most hazardous part of a ship's passage from berth to berth. This conference in March 2017 organised by the PIANC Climate Change Coalition will address these issues. Note that the "early Bird discount rate closes 27th February
A unique programme of two one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector is being held ‘back to back’ in Southampton UK on 25 & 26 April 2017. The fast moving workshop style programme brings together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide - and highlight potential solutions!
As a European City of Culture and World Heritage City, Bergen offers worldclass experiences and culture. Being the Gateway to the Fjords of Norway, the Bergen region has the ideal combination of nature, culture and interesting urban attractions – all year round. In May, the weather in Bergen can be really good. The organizing committee must rely on higher powers when it comes to weather. But we will ensure that the rest of the arrangement is running smoothly.
Every three years, The Nautical Institute holds a series of worldwide seminars. This year the AGM will be held in London at Trinity House in conjunction with one of the seminars The topic of Navigational Accidents and their Causes is receiving huge attention in the industry. The purpose of the seminar is to bring together key stakeholders to discuss this subject and hopefully to provide some solutions for delegates to consider, take away and use. A number of high quality speakers from the local shipping community and from overseas will present interesting and thought provoking papers. We will also be publishing a report of our findings in Seaways, the Institute’s monthly journal and use the seminar recommendations in the Institute’s work, including input to the IMO where appropriate.