Recap of Braemar’s Falmouth Port & Shipyard Familiarisation Course 2017

Braemar Techincal Services held their biannual Falmouth Port & Shipyard Familiarisation Course from 10-13 October 2017 hosted by Sue Stewart and Graham Ayers.

The group, a mixture of underwriters and brokers from the marine insurance market, familiarised themselves with ship repair and bunkering operations at Falmouth Docks. This included:

  • viewing the facilities at A&P shipyard operations, graving docks and repair workshops;
  • coordinating search and rescue drills with The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCGA) Her Majesty’s Coastguard at Pendennis Point;
  • touring UK’s number one offshore bunker at World Fuel Services; and
  • attending various lectures on marine issues.

Future courses are open to all members of the marine insurance community; the next course to be held in May 2018. See our Courses and Events page for more information.

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