The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest international marine professional body, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), whose mission to advance and promote the science, art and profession of engineering for the well-being of mankind.
Cdre Rob Dorey RFA FIMarEST, 116th President of the IMarEST, signed the memorandum together with the President of IES, Dr Yeoh Lean Weng. The MoU is put in place to allow the two organisations to support one another through reciprocal membership and joint activities in Singapore to promote the marine and offshore engineering disciplines in the country.
They will work together to organise courses, workshops, conferences and seminars and help the next generation of engineers by encouraging the participation of student members in various activities.
The organisations will also be supporting each other by offering the members of the other a 10% discount on membership and event attendance.
David Kelly, IMarEST’s Director of Asia Pacific, said: “We are delighted to join forces with the Institution of Engineers in Singapore to support our engineers in the region. Providing them with a forum to develop in their careers and to exchange ideas and knowledge with one another is vital for the advancement of the profession.”