Mainport Workshop 2013

Mainport hosted a workshop for all their off duty, Captain, Chief Mates and Engineers.

The first day consisted of a Teamwork and Communications day in the National Maritime College of Ireland. Then all back to Mainport Headquarters for Lunch and the afternoon schedule presented by our office team , outside contractors and one of our charter parties CGG.

  • In House Safety Introduction: Catherine Giltinan
  • Mainport Welcoming: Dave Ronayne
  • Marine Seismic/CGG: Loic Cochevlou
  • Safety: Dermot Curtin
  • Preparation for Painting: James Donnelly Jotun
  • Purchasing System: Kate Ronayne
  • New Builds, New Client:Dave Hopkins

The next days timetable consisted of more interesting presentation with a mixture of speakers from class, department of Transport, Flag, Western Geco and our office team.

  • Class Surveys, Vessel Certification & Seafarers: Fred Hardy – BV
  • Crew Certifications, Medicals: Jennifer Howe
  • Travel/Visa Documents, Client Training Booklets: Sharon O’Mahony
  • ISM/ISPS/MLC Code and recent changes: Tony O’Reilly, GL
  • Comms & ECDIS Mainport: Peter Molloy

The next morning involved more presentation

  • Preparation for Drydocks: Vincent Gallagher
  • Port State Vessel Inspectionn : Neil Forde, DOT
  • Observation Intervention : John Foster, WG
  • Degradation of Fuel, Fuel Sampling BDN’s: Jim O’Byrne
  • Safety Awards: Dave Hopkins

at the end of last day , we then had the group photo and adjourned to the Sextant bar where we had great food and great camaraderie ; some people stayed later than others!!