October Branch Meeting - On Thursday October 16 at 7 PM in the lower lounge of the Naden Naval Officers' Wardroom near the dockyard entrance, at 1586 Esquimalt Road,
Mr. Gordon Menard, President of Global Endeavours will be giving a presentation about a very ingenious solution to oil spills, spill prevention, emergency response, spill clean-up and reversal recovery systems. Global Endeavours' product - "Can-Gel" (trademark) provides hydrocarbon containment solutions for oceans, water and land. They have developed a three-part, cost effective method of cleaning bilge water which is can be customized to any bilge needs and operations.
For more about Global Endeavours and Can-Gel, consult their website - http://globalendeavours.ca
Guests and spouses are always welcome. Members often arrive early to have a beverage with colleagues in the upstairs lounge before the meeting.
November Branch Meeting - On Thursday November 20 at 7 PM in the lower lounge of the Naden Naval Officers' Wardroom, Jaime Montani will be visiting us from Spartan Controls will give a presentation on LNG fuel metering and bunkering applications and challenges.
Please check the branch page of the CIMarE website for the latest information on branch events
http://www.cimare.ca/index.php/our-bran ... ver-island
Articles Needed for Stand By in Western Mariner Magazine – Please consider writing and contributing short articles that would be of interest to our members and other mariners for publication in our newsletter – Stand By
New Executive Committee Members Needed for 2015-2016 Term - Two positions that will need filling next year are those of Communications Coordinator and Membership Coordinator. Both of these positions require a transition period in order that there is a smooth change-over. The Communications Coordinator looks after the branch newsletter Stand By in Western Mariner so must contact sponsors annually and prepare submissions every two months. The Membership Coordinator keeps the membership list up to date to reflect the contact information on all bonafide members of the branch.
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