Official launch of online event: eCMID AVI Festival of Knowledge III on 18th May 2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of our online event – ‘eCMID AVI Festival of Knowledge III’ which will be delivered LIVE via Zoom on Tuesday 18th May from 10:30hrs – 15:00hrs GMT + 1 hour BST (British Summer Time).

You are invited to join us online via Zoom to listen to a range of topics from key speakers in the industry, as well as ask questions. All topics are relevant to the eCMID AVI Community; existing AVIs, new AVIs and for those thinking about applying to the eCMID AVI (Accredited Vessel Inspector) Scheme.

Note, if you cannot join online on the day don’t worry as there will be the option to purchase the entire contents of the event after it has taken place.


Speaker line up

10.30: Mike Schwarz, CEO IIMS & MSA: Introduction

10.45: IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association)
– Graeme Reid AFNI, Technical Adviser – Marine
– Adam Hugo, IT Services & Solutions Specialist
– Ade Adebanjo, IT Services Technician
– April 2021 inspection templates, new supplements, findings analysis and report auditing
– System developments – eCMID Inspection App, database site improvements and roadmap
– Q&A session

11.45: Peter Solvang, Managing Director, DP and Marine Assurance Norway AS: DP (Dynamic Positioning)

12.15: LUNCH

12.45: Kerrie Forster, CEO – The Workboat Association: Performing eCMID/eMISW inspection: Who is the Boss? (Kerrie speaks from experience to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to leadership and responsibility surrounding third-party marine inspections. Psychology, Trust, Value, Ease and Supremacy. Who controls an inspection?)

13.15: Challenges faced during COVID-19 from perspectives from three AVIs…

  1. James Barnett-Viney, JBV Marine Consultants Ltd
  2. Subbi Nookala, DP Marine (Stavanger) AS
  3. Samson Adeolu Fawale, Oriental Energy Resources Ltd

13.45: Randolph (Dolf) van Bergen, Towmaster – OMC Holland: eCMID’s on non-propelled MO(D)U’s

14.15: Mike Proudlove, Offshore Turbine Services: Things you see on the job but won’t believe!

14:45: Q&A session

15:00: CLOSE


To book your place, please contact our Events & Course Co-ordinator, Sharon Holland at:

The cost is £95.00 and an invoice will be sent to you electronically once your confirmation email has been received. Following attendance, you will receive a certificate awarding 4 CPD points, together with a recording of the whole event. Those purchasing the video content only and cannot attend online on the day will also receive 4 CPD points.

Don’t miss out on what is guaranteed to be a fantastic online event!