The 2019 Maritime Charity Ball, held onboard HQS Wellington took place on 12th July.
Photos from the event to follow.
The beneficiary for this year’s event is QVSR and the theme was Tartan.
PROGRAMME of JOINT MEETINGS in LONDON
Venue: HQS WELLINGTON, Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment, WC2R 2PN
Time: 17:30 for 18:15
Below is the planned programme for 2019, which will be updated as titles are provided.
|4th Feb||RIN||Guidance from outer space||John Pottle|
|4th March||HCMM||Costa Concordia – What Should We Learn?||Capt. Michael Lloyd|
|1st April||RINA||IMO’s Strategy to Reduce GHG Emissions from Ships||Edmund Hughes, Head, Air Pollution at IMO|
|13th May||HCMM||Piloting the Giants||Capt Mike Robarts|
|3rd June||NI||Container Ship Firefighting||Panel debate|
|1st July||BACS||Marine Casualties|
|2nd Sept||IMarEST||Fuel Challenges for 2020 and beyond||Capt Muhammad Shafique|
|7th Oct||RINA||Formal Safety Assessment||Sascha Pristrom|
|4th Nov||ICHCA||Developments in Cybercrime|
|2nd Dec||NI||TBC||Panel debate|
Joint Meetings are held on board HQS Wellington, normally on the first Monday of the month. The programme involves the Honourable Company of Master Mariners (HCMM), The Nautical Institute London Branch (NI), the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the British Association of Cargo Surveyors (BACS) and The International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA)
There is no meeting in August, so the next will be in early September, when IMarEST will provide the presentation. Further details to follow
The Shipping Exchange, sponsored by the Honourable Company and supported by Maritime UK, is now online and being well received by the industry. You can listen to the show on Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts or follow this link: https://soundcloud.com/user-651210196 The first topic is BREXIT, with more podcasts to follow, and venture was conceived by HCMM Apprentice Graham Fisher
Video Bulletin 1: COLREGS (Use of VHF); Risks attached to the use of Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs); yacht encounter with a ferry
Video Bulletin 2: COLREGS (TSS Deepwater route in English Channel, inappropriate use of route by fast container ship causing unnecessarily close quarters passing of a VLCC at speed; blocked engine fire suppressant system pipework due to passing seawater valves.
Video Bulletin 3: Importance of briefings, checklists, procedures, bridge layout design and master / pilot exchange; mooring deck safety, dangers of snapbacks from patron lines, inappropriate berths for vessels; Œsuperman¹ behaviour by a super yacht crewmember putting his life in danger.
Video Bulletin 4: ECDIS issues; each not seen at night (limitations at night); TSS crossing incident with a ferry
Video Bulletin 5: Hazards, Risks, importance of Toolbox Talks; trip hazards for pilots in boarding area.
Video Bulletin 6: Dangers for pilots boarding vessels, pilot ladder issues including ship design; line handling
Video Bulletin 7: Tugs and pilots (comms and procedures); anchoring hazards (windlass maintenance, weather, procedures); some best practices and tips; CHIRP Maritime Digest endorsed by IMO.
Video Bulletin 8: Pirates; dangers associated with pilots boarding (poor ship design, poor / damaged ladders and equipment); incident examples illustrating each of the Deadly Dozen human factors used for investigation purposes.
Video Bulletin 9: New Director Maritime (Jeff Parfitt); each versus ferry (again); trip and fall hazard for pilots and officers on the bridge wing (non approved platform installed; RIB offering yacht assistance when unqualified to do so and capsizing;
Just click on the following link to access all of the video bulletins: https://www.chirpmaritime.org/videos/
On 22nd February 2017 Capt. Jerry Mooney, Chairman of the N. E. Outport and Capt. Derek Chadburn, Hon Sec. were invited to present prizes at the Cadets Award evening of T/S Iron Duke, Hull Sea Cadets. Also present were Mr. Stephen Larard, MBE, DL, JP Vice Lord-Lieutenant of East Riding of Yorkshire and Lt. Cdr Jacqui Gorman RNR District Officer.
Both Capt. Mooney and Capt. Chadburn along with Past Master Capt. Judah are Ambassadors for the Hull Sea Cadet unit and attend the unit on a regular basis. Other members of the N. E. Outport have attended the unit and made presentations to the cadets about careers in the Merchant Navy. A number of cadets have taken up positions as cadets in the Merchant Navy.
Please see the Chartership page for more details.