ODESSA BRANCH IN UKRAINE OF THE INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IMarEST), GREAT BRITAIN
The Odessa Branch of IMarEST, organized on the basis of National University «Odessa Maritime Academy» (NU «OMA») in 1998, presents in Ukraine the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Great Britain which was set up in London in 1889 as association of marine engineers in order to contribute in every possible way their technical development. Now the IMarEST is a recognized international professional body which brings together 15000 members in more than 100 countries of the world.
In Ukraine we have about 200 members of the Institute. They are marine engineers, professors, lecturers and students who are getting familiarized with the modern information technologies of marine engineering and improve their professional English language, receiving technical magazines, proceedings, news of the Institute and also have the possibility for using English literature in the library of the Odessa Branch English Club.
The work of the branch is guided by the committee elected at the Annual General Meeting of the IMarEST members in Ukraine. In the previous years there were elected the following chairmen of the Odessa Branch Committee: professors V M Zaletov, M V Miyusov, V K Golubev, V A Golikov, V M Koshevoy. Lately the Committee is headed by prof. A N Shemiakin. The Honorary Secretary is assistant professor S A Karyanskyy and Honorary Treasurer – assistant professor A V Bondarenko.
Seven best cadets and three post- graduate students were awarded Stanley Grey scholarships of the Institute correspondingly 1000 and up to 2000 pounds sterling. The state examination committees, councils of faculties and the members of the IMarEST recommend the worthy graduates and cadets to join Institute.
After completing the period of the Initial Professional Development young specialists can get registered in the Engineering Council of Great Britain and English certificate according to the accredited courses by the Institute for the following categories of engineers:
Members of IMarEST in Ukraine participate in the work of scientific and technical conferences, seminars and meetings in Ukraine, United Kingdom and other counties. The Odessa Branch Committee finances the conduct of scientific and technical events and together with the Rector of NU «OMA» award a bonus for the best works and projects of lecturers and cadets.
The Committee of IMarEST Odessa Branch invites the students, marine engineers, scientists and specialists of marine industry in Ukraine to join the London Institute and will render assistance to maritime educational establishments in carrying out accreditation of engineering courses for their graduates to be able to register the membership category at the Institute and Engineering Council of UK.
IMarEST Odessa Branch address:
8 Didrikhson Street, NU «OMA», 65029, Odessa,
|On 9 March 2007 in London the Rector of ONMA prof. M V Miyusov and Chairman of the Odessa Branch prof. V M Koshevoy were presented to HRH The Princess Royal by Dr W D Loth.|
|The IMarEST members during the 104th Annual Dinner in the Grosvenor House.|