Corporate Supporting Members Links
Oceanskies has specialised in the registration, documentation and crew employment for yachts as well as aircraft and helicopters since their launch in 2013. As well as having headquarters located in the heart of St. Peter Port harbour in Guernsey we also have offices in Malta and representation in Jersey, the Isle of Man, the United Kingdom, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
British Marine, founded in 1876, specialises in the underwriting of Hull & Machinery (H&M), Protection and Indemnity (P&I) and Legal Expenses (FD&D) insurance for small to medium sized ships.
Class Instrumentation was established in 1996 by Ken Hawes and since that time the company has grown into a global leading player in ultrasonic, non-destructive testing and survey equipment.
Cygnus Instruments Ltd, founded in 1983, were pioneers in the development of the ultra sonic multiple echoes technique used for material thickness measurement through coatings. Today they remain a force in maritime instrumentation and gadgetry.
Tritex NDT manufacture and supply Multiple Echo Ultrasonic metal Thickness Gauges used for verifying corrosion levels and measuring metal thickness from one side only, without removing any protective coatings.
Cyber Prism provides a top-down Cyber Survey covering all aspects (not just IT) within the organisation. A comprehensive Report identifies all Cyber Assets, their criticality, vulnerabilities and possible threats, together with an Action Plan for their Protection, Response and Recovery.
At Winter & Co. we offer a professional service to the marine industry and as a Lloyd’s cover holder we underwrite much of our business in-house and are able to offer our clients quick decisions and competitive terms.
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General Marine Links
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IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. IMarEST is the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals and a registered charity. It is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.
ICOMIA is the international trade association representing the global marine industry since 1966. ICOMIA brings together national boating federations in one global organisation and represents them at an international level, presenting a strong and united voice when dealing with issues challenging the industry.
The Institution of Diagnostic Engineers has championed the recognition of the special knowledge and skills required to detect and diagnose deterioration of plant and machinery for over thirty years.
The International Maritime Organisation is the United Nations specialised agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships. It is also committed to technical co-operation.
Lloyd’s Agency manages three distinct, but related functions, which service the marine insurance industry. These are the Lloyd’s Agency Network, the production of certificates of insurance in respect of marine business and the salvage arbitration process arising from use of Lloyd’s Open Form.
Lloyd’s List is a daily newspaper regarded as an invaluable source of information covering the maritime industry. Its coverage includes tankers, containers, ports and dry bulk news as well as other worldwide shipping matters.
Providing independent assurance and expert advice to companies operating high-risk, capital-intensive assets in the energy and transportation sectors. Through their business assurance services they help companies manage their systems and risks across a wide range of areas and industries.
The Marine Surveying Academy Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Institute of Marine Surveying Ltd. As an organisation, Marine Surveying Academy is dedicated to providing the best quality marine surveyor based training and marine accreditation programmes.
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s primary role is to develop, promote and enforce high standards of marine safety. This includes minimising loss of life amongst seafarers and coastal users and responding to maritime emergencies 24 hours a day. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is also committed to minimising the risk of pollution of the marine environment from ships and where pollution occurs, minimising the impact on UK interests.
The Nautical Institute is the international professional body for maritime professionals. They provide a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members.
The PCA was formed in 1991 by a small group of professional charter skippers and owners whose principal activity was that of skippered charter in UK domestic and overseas waters for both the private and corporate sectors.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an international institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.
SYBAss was set up to represent large yacht builders in a constantly changing world. SYBAss ensures that the interests of superyacht builders are given the priority they deserve.
Witherby is a specialist publisher of regulatory, technical and operational marine publications.
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Education and Training Links
The RMCI qualification was instigated by the SuperYacht Builders Association (SYBAss) in conjunction with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and working with the International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS) and the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr). The course, the qualification and the certification system were produced in response to the request from these bodies.
There was no recognised qualification or career path for subsea insulation inspectors. In close collaboration with specialist industry partners and associates WGIM – A Wood Group Kenny Business, the International Registered Marine Insulation Inspectors (IRMII) training course has been developed with accreditation made by the International Institute of Marine Surveying.
IIMS manages, through its subsidiary MSA, the accreditation scheme on behalf of the International Marine Contractors Association, which objectively assesses against set criteria the competency of an inspector to perform an eCMID audit on specialist offshore vessels.
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