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    Nautical Institute to host seminar: 'Marine Support to the Offshore Oil Industry'

    News // December 7, 2005

    The Nautical Institute, North of Scotland Branch, is holding a seminar on 27th April 2006 at the Aberdeen Airport Thistle Hotel with the title Marine Support to the Offshore Oil Industry.

    The event concentrates on marine activities in the immediate vicinity of offshore installations, and comprises five sessions of papers and discussion on the following topics:

     The 500 Metre Safety Zone What Good is It?
     The Responsibility for Accident Investigation in the Safety Zone
     ERRV Operations
     The 2006 Guidance for the Operation of Supply Vessels
     Attendant Vessel Collisions and Means of Reducing Them

    There will be speakers from classification societies, regulatory bodies, maritime trades unions, oil companies and shipowners, plus panel discussion, on each topic.

    Who should attend:

    Anyone professionally involved in the operation of vessels supporting the offshore industry should attend. Categories include project managers, regulators, logistics managers, HR personnel, ship managers, marine superintendents, technical superintendents, seagoing staff, marine consultants, inspection bodies, surveyors, marine equipment manufacturers, naval architects and others.

    Registration from 0800. Conference commences 0900 and finishes at 1630. Lunch is provided.

    Cost 100 for Nautical Institute members and 120 for non members.

    Contact for further details and application form:

    Tel: + 44 20 7 928 1351

    Further information about the seminar can be obtained from Vic Gibson, General Manager, Marex Marine and Safety Services, Aberdeen. Tel 01224 - 894498; e-mail


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