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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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Alistair Smith, Naval Architect, Capability Acquisitions and Sustainment Group, Department of Defence, gave a presentation on Acquisition of Australia's Arafura-class Offshore Patrol Vessels to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 36 on 2 October in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood.
 

Jonathan Abrahams, Head of Maritime Advisory, and Adam Williams, Plan Approval Group Leader, DNV GL, gave a presentation on Alternative Fuels and the Propulsion Energy Transition for High Speed and Light Craft to a joint meeting with the IMarEST attended by 33 on 4 September in the Harricks Auditorium at Engineers Australia, Chatswood.

The NSW Section Committee met on 3 September and, other than routine matters, discussed:

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:

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