Small Craft Seminar


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Bookings closed


Mission to Seafarers
401 E Waterfront Road , Vancouver, V6A 4G9,, British Clumbia
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IIMS Canada is holding a one day Small Craft Seminar in Vancouver on 3rd of December. Captain Ian Hopkinson, MIIMS, will deliver comprehensive training session in field on small craft marine surveying. Seminar will cover various types of marine surveys and differences in requirements,  use of the writer’s Condition & Details form in small craft surveys and advantages & disadvantages of those. Ian will also cover the requirements of a survey and why it is necessary for the surveyor to know exactly the reason a survey is requested. Aspects of electrolysis, bonding, through hull fittings, gate valves and sea cocks will be also discussed. Seminar will include art of estimation of the replacement, market values and various ways of achieving accurate results.  Errors and Omission Insurance aspects will be discussed with valuable input presented by guest speakers;  John King, CIP – Senior Vice President of Aon Risk Solution  and  Maritime Lawyer David F. McEwen, Q.C. who has over 40 years’ experience in all areas of maritime, admiralty and marine insurance disputes. He has had extensive experience at all levels of Canadian courts, including the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. McEwen’s preferred areas of practice include marine insurance coverage disputes, tug and tow issues, marine insurance subrogation, recoveries for cargo damage or loss, marine casualties (including collisions and personal injuries) and yacht construction disputes.

IIMS Members and guests from the BC, anywhere in Canada and beyond are welcome to attend. The venue at the Mission to Seafarers in Vancouver, Full address: 401  Waterfront Road East., Vancouver, BC, V6A 4G9


Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
09.00 Registration and coffee
09.30 Welcome by Capt. Andrew (Drew) Frank Korek, Regional Director IIMS Canada & Capt. Ian Hopkinson
09.45 Course commences
10.30 -10.45 Coffee break
10.45 Course resumes
11.15  Guest speakers on E & O insurance for surveyors
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch break
13.30 Course resumes
14.00 – 14.15 Coffee break
14.30 Q & A
16.00 Close
The cost for IIMS members is $30, $20 for on line access, none-members cost is $35 and $25 for on line access. To reserve your place and /or arrange on line access via zoom please contact Drew at IIMS Canada on 604 220 7520 or by email.

The event is worth 5 CPD points.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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