2018 Nov - CIMarE VIB monthly meeting

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2018 Nov - CIMarE VIB monthly meeting

Postby The Dieselduck » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:52 pm


This month's meeting feature a presentation by Miles McKinnon, Engineering manager for electrical and control systems for BC Ferries. He will talk about such systems as they are being built into the new Island Class ferries.

The presentation will provide an overview of marine hybrid propulsion system artchitecture, industry trends, and design considerations which are particular to the BC Ferries Fleet.

Members often arrive early to share a beverage with colleagues in the upstairs lounge.
Spouses and guests are always welcome at branch meetings.

Hope to see you there!

=========== HEAR YE! HEAR YE! ADDITIONAL NEWS =========

The Vancouver Island Branch of the CIMarE is pleased to again invite members to a complimentary sit down pre-Christmas dinner at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Thursday evening December 20, 2018. Your spouse, significant other or best friend is also invited. For additional guests there will be a nominal fee of $25 per guest.

Phil Dauphinee will soon be sending out the invitations which will request an RSVP reply.

Entries for the Annual Marine Photo will also be requested by Phil so start looking through your photos. The only criteria is that photos must feature a vessel of some kind. Phil has posted a bunch of his marine photos taken since last year to give you an idea.

Check them out at https://public.fotki.com/phildaupho/201 ... e-vi-mari/
The ROLL function is the best way to look at a bunch of photos.


Keynote Speakers:
• Honourable Bruce Ralston, British Columbia’s Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology – CONFIRMED
• Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada - CONFIRMED
Business Opportunities Panel - What is going on now and in the future that will generate business opportunities for your company and how to get into the supply chain. Babcock Canada, Lockheed Martin Canada, Seaspan, SNC Lavalin, Thales Group.
Marine Innovation Panel - Innovative technologies being used in the marine industry and what opportunities exist for your company. British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., Robert Allan Ltd., Wärtsilä, Ship Constructor Inc., Defense Research and Development Canada.
Permitting New Marine Projects & Maintenance works - Understanding the Permitting Process Panel. Hemmera, Stantec, Port of Vancouver, Environment Canada, Artificial Reef Society.
Future Fleet Plans, including minor and auxiliary vessels Panel - British Columbia Ferry Services Inc, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Western Canada Marine Response Corp, Royal Canadian Navy.
LNG Canada Presentation - Contracting and Procurement. LNG Canada.
When: Wednesday, November 14 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre | East Building, Rooms 1-3 | 999 Canada Place,
Members (Regular pricing after October 26) – $175
Non-members – $250
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 9 at 5:00 pm.
Martin Leduc
Certified Marine Engineer and Webmaster
Martin's Marine Engineering Page

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