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We are very pleased to announce the successful applicants for this Spring’s NPESC Bursary awards which, for the very first time, includes the winner of The Brian Silvester Maritime Bursary Award.
As always, the competition for these bursaries was extremely good and the selection committee has a difficult task in choosing the eventual winners from this group of applicants.
Those applicants that were successful were (in no particular order): –
Axel Noringseth – A third year Nautical Sciences Cadet at BCIT
Gurkirat Mangat – A second year Nautical Sciences Cadet at BCIT
Landon Wilson – A second year Marine Engineering Cadet at BCIT
and, the winner of The Brian Silvester Maritime Bursary Award for 2021 is:-
Jacqueline Weston – A Camosun College student pursuing het 60T limited Masters Ticket
We thank all of our applicants for this year’s Spring Bursary awards and wish them all the very best in their careers at sea. We look forward to hearing from our winners, in due course, about what they have been up to and how their awards have helped make their dreams become a reality.
NPESC director Vivienne Siddall was pleased to attend at Camosun college earlier this week to present a book award to student Nigel Mark. In addition to our bursary awards, NPESC also makes book awards to students
Vivienne also took the opportunity to speak to several other students who were in attendance to let them know about NPESC and it’s aims.
The February 2021 edition of our quarterly publication “Seatimes” is now available and jam packed full of Covid busting articles that will put you in the right frame of mind to deal with the ongoing, worldwide pandemic. CLICK HERE to get yourself back in the groove.
Camosun College student Jennifer Hines, who was enrolled in the bridge watch rating program, receives her NPESC bursary award from NPESC director Captain Ivan Oxford.
2nd year BCIT Engineering Cadet Karn Chema has just returned from sea time with Algoma and was able to collect his certificate for being one of our successful Fall bursary recipients. Presenting the award to Karn is NPESC secretary/treasurer Captain Joachim Ruether. The presentation was made at the Sailors’ Point memorial adjacent to the BCIT Marine Campus in North Vancouver.
Capt. Joachim Ruether presented one of our Fall bursary awards to BCIT Marine Campus Nautical Sciences Cadet Ashley Obeck. This particular award is made possible through funds derived from our Vancouver Foundation Fund and those supplied by Capt. Harry Allen of the Vancouver Division of the Company of Master Mariners of Canada. Our congratulations go out to Ashley and we wish her the very best in her future efforts and endeavours.
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Register now and don’t miss your chance to attend the Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association online seminar on December 10th.
The speaker will be Mr. Justice Christopher Giaschi of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. His topic will be The scope of `Navigation and Shipping`, in the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Transport Desgagnés (Wärtsilä) case.
Date: Thursday December 10, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 13:00 PST
Fee: $25 for members; $45 for non-members
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: the webinar has already been certified for one hour of CPD credit by the Law Society of British Columbia, for participating B.C. lawyers.
We are pleased to announce that we can now accept on-line payments for donations to the Captain Brian Silvester Maritime Education Bursary Fund that has been set up to commemorate and honour Brian’s contribution to the education of Canadian Mariners. Full details of the scholarship / bursary will follow in due course.
Click here for details on how to make a donation.