FEBRUARY CImarE VI BRANCH MEETING will take place at 7PM Thursday February 16 in the lower lounge of the Naden Naval Officers’ Wardroom near the dockyard entrance, at 1586 Esquimalt Road.
The presenter for the evening will be Captain Duke Snider. He is the newly elected International President of The Nautical Institute, an internationally known body with a long and prestigous history of improving safety at sea. Captain Snider is a Master Mariner with years of experience in ice navigation with the Canadian Coast Guard and on commercial vessels. He will discuss the global objectives and goals of the Nautical Institute, using his past experience for illustrations.
Captain Snider is also the founder, CEO and Principal Consultant of Martech Polar which provides global ice pilotage and navigational services. He is the author of Polar Ship Operations - A Practical Guide.
It should be a very interesting evening!
Members often arrive early to share a beverage with colleagues in the upstairs lounge. Spouses and guests are always welcome at branch meetings.
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