Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical visit
    06 July 2016 16:15 to 17:45
    All-weather Lifeboat Centre - Poole
    The Shannon is the latest class of all-weather lifeboat to join the RNLI fleet designed entirely in-house by a team of RNLI engineers, the RNLI has harnessed cutting-edge technology to ensure this new lifeboat meets the demands of a 21st century rescue service. The visit consist of a tour of the manufacturing facilities of the RNLI in Poole where the Shannon Class is manufactured. NOTE: Places are limited and it is vital that you book through this website.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 June 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    AmSafe in Bridport have a rich history in the design and manufacture of nets used in many industries. Today AmSafe Bridport primarily focuses on textiles for use in the defence and aerospace industries and has made a significant contribution to the A400M equipment ship-set. Ian will give an overview of the ship-set equipment supplied by AmSafe to the A400M with a focus on the Multifunctional Curtain, which they have been working on for the last 2 years.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 May 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    The new Shannon Class Lifeboat is just being introduced into service with the RNLI. The talk will give an insight to the challenges faced by the close interaction between man, machine and the power of the sea with an emphasis placed on engineering for the most hazardous of environments.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    21 April 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    The requirements for ballast water treatment as set out in regulatory framework have been the main driver for significant efforts in the marine equipment industry to develop appropriate technical solutions. This presentation will deal with a brief account of the regulatory drivers and focus on the development of two technical solutions that comprise the product portfolio of Wartsila Aquarius® BWMS, developed and designed in Poole, UK.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    04 February 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    The Trumpet Major - Dorchester
    The Dorchester and Weymouth Area will be holding their 2016 AGM in accordance with IMechE volunteer committee rules. New committee members will be proposed and elected to posts. All are invited to attend the AGM and we are always looking for additional committee members, particularly young members, so why not come along and have a chat. This will be followed by the 50th OGM which attendees of the AGM are welcome to stay for.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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