An international maritime safety conference will be coming to Cork in October 2015
IASST facilitates the exchange of information on matters relating to safety in the maritime environment and to promote continuous improvement in safety and survival training.
The IASST 10th International Conference will be open to all those engaged in maritime safety.
This year's conference will take place at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Cork and the current programme outline is as follows:
Day 1. (19th Oct 2015)
Maritime Survival systems
What is the Flag state prospective? Mr. Brian Hogan Chief Surveyor MSO
What is the P&I clubs role? Alf Martin Sandberg, Senior Technical Advisor Gard P&I
Use of Simulators? VMT
The effects of the Polar code? Dave (Duke) Snider Senior VP Nautical Institute
What about ‘The Human Element’?
Day 2. (20th Oct 2015)
Global training standards
The IMO prospective, achieving global standards through STCW Mr Milhar Fuazudeen, Head Maritime Training and the Human Element IMO
The Offshore prospective, achieving global standards offshore. OPITO representative
The fishing prospective, STCW (F) the Irish viewpoint. BIM representative
The STCW standard
See www.nmci.ie or www.IASST.com for full details.
The Conference format and speakers may be subject to change and early registration is advisable.
Source: NMCI & www.IASST.com