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NSW Section - News


Reports of Section meetings and activities, articles of interest to Section members.  Members proposing articles for inclusion in the Section News page should contact the Hon Secretary.

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Jarrah Orphn, PhD Candidate at the Australian Maritime College and the recipient of the IMarEST’s Laurie Prandolini Scholarship, gave a presentation on Mitigating Uncertainty in Oscillating-water-column Wave-energy Converters to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 25 on 7 August in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia in Chatswood.

The NSW Section Committee also met on 16 July and, other than routine matters, discussed:

Bert Ritscher, Business Development Manager, Europe, Africa and Middle East, Caterpillar Assert Intelligence, gave a presentation on Enabling Highest Uptime at Lowest Total Cost of Ownership to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 36 on 3 July in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia in Chatswood.

Steve Quigley, Managing Director, and Rob Tulk, Principal Naval Architect, One2three Naval Architects, gave a presentation on Design and Construction of White Rabbit, the World’s Largest Trimaran Superyacht to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 27 on 29 May in the Mitchell Theatre at Sydney Mechanics School of Arts in Sydney’s CBD.

The NSW Section Committee met on 27 May and, other than routine matters, discussed:

Jim Galanos, Engineering Manager NSW & ACT, Corrosion Control Engineering, gave a presentation on Corrosion and Mitigation: Truths, Lies, and Everything in Between to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 59 on 1 May in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood. This was the third-highest attendance of our 114 meetings at the Chatswood venue since Engineers Australia moved there in June 2006.

The NSW Section Committee met on 16 April and, other than routine matters, discussed:

Valerio Corniani, Global Marine Segment Manager, Diab Group, gave a presentation on Design of Car Decks with Composite Panels on a Car Carrier to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 47 on 3 April in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood.

The NSW Section held its twenty-first AGM on the evening of 6 March, immediately following the March technical presentation in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood, attended by 11 with Phil Helmore in the chair, standing in for the Chair of the NSW Section, Valerio Corniani.

Michael Uberti, AMSA Accredited Surveyor with Maritime Survey Australia, gave a presentation on Domestic Commercial Vessel Survey in Australia: the Changes in Regulation and Survey to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 17 on 6 March in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood.

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