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The Polar Code and Ice Navigation Lecture Series

12th October 2015
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#PolarLectures - The Nautical Institute Ireland Branch and the Irish Institute of Master Mariners are pleased to present a lecture by: Captain David (Duke) Snider FNI FRGS on The Polar Code and Ice Navigation. The lectures take place this month in Cork and Dun Laoghaire, for details please read further below.

Ice Navigation expert Capt. Duke Snider is Senior Vice President of the Nautical Institute and lead author of the Ice Navigator Standards developed for Transport Canada for submission to the IMO for inclusion in the Polar Code.

The IMO has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) and related amendments to make it mandatory under both the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL). The Polar Code is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2017.

The Institutes are delighted to extend the invitation to their guests to attend this interesting and informative lecture.

There will be two opportunities to attend Capt. Duke Snider's talk as detailed below.

CORK VENUE: National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork
Date: Tuesday, 20th October
Time: Lecture starting at 1900hrs

DUBLIN VENUE (Dun Laoghaire) Commissioners of Irish Lights Office
Date: Wednesday, 21st October
Time: Lecture starting at 1900hrs

Please confirm attendance by e-mailing your name and whether you wish to attend the Cork or Dublin venue to [email protected]

For more information please click here.

Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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