MONTHLY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
THURSDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2018
1900 (prompt!), at the OGDEN POINT WHARF, Victoria
The February meeting of the branch will convene at Ogden Point, at the gate entrance to the pier where the CABLE INNOVATOR is moored. The CABLE INNOVATOR is a 1995-built special-purpose cable laying/repair vessel stationed in Victoria. We are privileged through the courtesy of Capt. Mark Nash to have a tour of the vessel for our meeting this month.
She was built in Finland in 1995. L = 145 m B = 24 m. She has 13 MW of installed power, with a 5.3 MW fixed-pitch propeller, 2 stern thrusters of 900 KW/12 t capacity (no rudder) 2 bow thruster; one 2000 KW and one 1200 KW. She has accommodations for 80 personnel, can stay at sea for 42 days without RAS.
It should be a most interesting meeting! Wear good walking shoes, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Please drift a quick "I intend to be at February's Meeting" email to me at "eastwindmarine" " @gmail.com " no later than 10 February so that we can advise the ship of the size of our group.
Bill Wallace, Communications, Vancouver Island Branch, CIMarE