The Nautical Institute presents seminar on the Year of the Seafarer

Seafarers deserve respect and recognition: let us resolve, during 2010, to ensure that this message is trumpeted loud and clear

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos

The Nautical Institute West of Scotland Branch presents a one-day seminar “2010 Year of the Seafarer” – Challenges and Opportunities

The seminar will take place at The Tall Ship, Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8QQ on Friday 21st May 0900 – 1630 hrs.


Captain Jasprit Chawla – V.Ships – Hebei Spirit Story; Seafarer Criminalisation at the sharp end.

Matt Dunlop – V.Ships – Ship manager perspective on Criminalisation of Seafarers. What have we learned?

Kuba Szymanski FNI– Secretary General, InterManager – The Maritime Community Response to Criminalisation

Philip Wake FNI– Chief Executive, The Nautical Institute – Similar cases, different approaches.

Professor Helen Sampson – Director, SIRC – Welfare at Sea.

Paul Moloney – Asst General Secretary – Nautilus– Is MLC 2006 the seafarers’ saviour?

Cdre David Squire FNI – Chairman MNTB – MNTB updates and Ambassadors of the Sea programme.

Colin McMurray – Clyde Marine – Recruiting the Future

Seminar Fees: NI Members £40; non-members £60; cadets – Free

If you are interested in registering, please click here.


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