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Branch Officers 2016-2017

Chairman: Oliver Chasteauneuf

Vice Chairman: Richard Walker

Hon. Secretary: Capt Bob Hone

Hon.Treasurer: Capt Tim Charlesworth



Draft Meetings Programme for 2016/2017


Tuesday, September 6th 2016
1230 hrs
NI SW Branch Committee Meeting
CHC


Friday, September 30th 2016
18:30 hrs
World Maritime Day
"SHIPPING: Indispensable to the World"
Peter Hinchliffe OBE FNI, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping


with Plymouth Marine Institute, IMarEST and RINA
Plymouth University
Devonport Lecture Theatre,


Tuesday, October 11th 2016
1900 hrs
"The work of the Border Force and its interaction with commercial shipping in the UK"
Steve Witting
RPCYC


Tuesday, November 8th 2016
1900 hrs
"The Uk approach to marine Spatial Planning"
Dr Gillian Glegg, Lead, the Centre for Marine and Coastal Policy Research
RPCYC


Wednesday, November 23rd 2016
1900 hrs
"Sustaining the Royal Navy in the 2020s and beyond"
Capt Phil Waterhouse RN, Deputy Naval Base Commander HMNB Devonport, Captain of the Base, HMS Drake
Plymouth University
Lecture Theatre to be advised

Joint meeting with Devon & Cornwall Group, CILT(UK)

Wednesday, December 14th 2016
1900 hrs
" 'Pioneering Spirit' - pipe laying vesssel"
Peter Fido
RPCYC
Joint meeting with IMarEST


Tuesday, January 10th 2017
1900 hrs
"Seafarers and the challenges posed by stowaways"
Amahu Senu PhD, SIRC-Nippon Foundation Fellow
RPCYC


Tuesday, February 7th 2017
1230 hrs
NI SW Branch Committee Meeting
CHC


Tuesday, February 7th 2017
1900 hrs
"The Marine Accident Investigation Branch"
Speaker: MAIB Representative
Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building, Plymouth University

in conjunction with the Navigation & Maritime Science programme at Plymouth University

Tuesday, March 14th 2017
1915 hrs
"TBA"
Speaker: Philip Wake, OBE RD MSc FNI, Chief Executive, The Nautical Institute
RPCYC


Tuesday, 11th April 2017
1900 hrs
"Today's challenges for Ship Registry"
Capt Des Howell FNI, Director H4 Maritime
RPCYC


Tuesday, May 9th 2017
1830 hrs
NI SW Branch AGM
Followed by:
19:00
"Ship Registration and the MCA today"
Roger Towner MNM, Registrar General of Shipping & Seaman, MCA
RPCYC


May 15th-19th 2017
Plymouth University Student Conference
Further details TBA


Sunday, June 25th 2017
Day of the Seafarer
"Seafarers Awareness Week, 24th - 30th June"


Thursday, July 20th 2017
SeafarersUK Centenary Anniversary Dinner, KGFS & WRNS
The Holiday Inn, Armada Way, Plymouth 1830 for 1900


Tuesday, September 5th 2017
1230 hrs
NI SW Branch Committee Meeting
CHC


Tuesday, September 26th 2017
IMO World Maritime Day
theme: "Connecting Ships, Ports and People"


Tuesday, 10th October 2017
1900 hrs
"Brexit and the Maritime Industry"
TBC
RPCYC


Tuesday, 14th November 2017
1900 hrs
"Automation and the MARS project"
TBC
RPCYC


Tuesday, 12th December2017
1900 hrs
"TBC


Tuesday, January 9th 2018
1230 hrs
NI SW Branch Committee Meeting
CHC



Meetings are usually held at: The Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club (RPCYC) Madeira Road The Hoe PL1 2NY
(note that parking on the meters along Madeira Road is free after 6pm, although this is under review, so please check meters!)
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