BOD Meets in Hong Kong

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Six directors participated in the very good meeting in Hong Kong on 8 April. Capt Chawla of Anglo-Eastern Univan provided the venue but, on the day of the meeting, he was in New Delhi. He was able to actively participate through online communication and a large screen. Apologies were received from three directors: VAdm Eduardo Santos, Dr Swapan Das Sarma, Capt Mohd Salleh.

It was Capt Tim Wilson’s last meeting as Chairman of the Board after seven and half years in the role. He will continue as a director. We owe him heartfelt thanks for his conscientious care of the network and, particularly, for travelling to the IMO meetings to represent GlobalMET. Capt Pradeep Chawla is now the Chairman.

The meeting focussed on the future of GlobalMET and the actions to take. It was agreed that GlobalMET should concentrate on building sources of income and membership by, for example:

 providing improved teacher training across the industry;
 the provision of best practice online material for teachers;
 a peer review of research, creating an online journal with a fee for peer reviews and a scheme for free publication of papers;
 being involved in developing the Proficiency and Learning Systems scheme;

 getting a rightful seat at industry meetings, particularly in training on safety issues;
 creating a Special (Student) Membership category at low cost to the members;
 producing a list of MET networks throughout the world;
 surveying members as to needs and expectations for GlobalMET;
 organising a conference in Shenzen, conveniently before or after the AGM, BoD and the Crew Connect Conference in Manila in November;
 organising in conjunction with the Nautical Institute a seminar immediately before or after the Conference in Manila in November;
 redesigning the website.

Along with other activities, there is a lot to do, but we will.

It was agreed that Dr Chris Haughton would represent GlobalMET at the IAMI AGM on 5-6 May, to indicate a strong willingness to collaborate.

The Executive Secretary is to attend the Maritime India Summit 2016 Conference in Mumbai on 13-15 April.

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