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.
BCIT Nautical Sciences student, Kyle Clare receives his NPESC Fall Bursary award.
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.
Camosun College student Angela Holmes, studying for her Bridge Watch Rating shows off her Fall Bursary Award. Congratulations to Angela, we wish her the very best in her future endeavours.
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.
CLICK HERE to read the latest edition of our Seatimes newsletter.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Congratulations to BCIT Nautical Sciences Cadet Mark Orehov on being chosen as the recipient of the BCIT Foundation First Year Achievement Award for 2020. Monies for this award are made up from interest generated by the BCIT Foundation as well as from donations made to the NPESC.
The presentation of our cheque and certificate were made to Mark by our secretary/treasurer Captain Joachim Ruether (on the left) while following Covid-19 protocols.