TECHNICAL SEMINAR ON BLUE ECONOMY
IME(I) Chennai Branch Conducted an online Technical Meet on 5th May 2021 at 1800 hrs.
The theme of the webinar was “Blue Economy – Role of Weather, Climate and Coastal Hazards” presented by Dr. R Venkatesan,Scientist G & Head Ocean Observation Systems, NIOT, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Chennai.
The technical meet commenced with an introduction to the concept and ground rules by Shri. Sanjeev S. Vakil, Secretary, IME(I) Chennai branch. Shri. Anil Kumar Chairman IME(I) Chennai welcomed the guest speaker, audience and members of the Institute. Shri. Muthusamy, EC Member, introduced the speaker. The presentation of the technical meet was well received and participants joined from various parts of India and also few who were sailing on board. The session was followed by Q&A session which was moderated by Shri. B. Jaykumar, Vice chairman and Shri S. Ramesh, EC Member.
An online feedback about the session was conducted wherein various Marine Engineers and Deck Officers of the shipping fraternity participated. The Vote of thanks was given by Shri. Suresh Shenoi, Treasurer, Chennai branch.