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COVID 19 update

Paint Your Boat

7th Oct 2020

UP coming WEBInAR

Tuesday 22nd September 

IMF AGM 2020

25th November

COVID 19 Update

Dear Members

 Visitor Management form – June 2020 – Ref Covid-19

The IMF welcomes visitors and asks that all visitors consider COVID-19, ensuring that the relevant Government health advice is followed before and during the visit.  In light of this advice, we will greet you warmly, but we will not invite you to shake hands.  We also invite you to wash your hands/use hand sanitiser on arrival, in line with the current guidance.  Thank you for your co-operation.

Paint Your Boat

Event Date:


7th October 2020

Event Time: 19-15

The Southern Branch of the IMF are holding a seminar (via Zoom) entitled “Paint Your Boat”

The seminar will look at the use of paints in the marine environment and will be presented by:

i. Judith Fergus from Brookes Bell talking about Anti-fouling Paints and Analysis

ii. Heather Hughes from LR’s Marine & Offshore talking about General Marine Paints

The seminar will last about 60 – 70 minutes which will include time for Q&A’s.

We are hoping that this will be an interesting and eventful evening and look forward to seeing you.

If you would like to join this event, then please contact:

John Burgess:  who will send you the joining details about 15 minutes before the event starts.

Plant & Equipment

Please see below information on our upcoming webinar.

Date: 22nd September 2020

“Title” Plant and Equipment Time:14:00 

“Info”: To Register

If you are interested in joining the webinar, please register using the information above.

If you would like a formal Clickmeeting invitation (which will supply you with all the above)

please contact John Burgess: 

We have had issues with attendees not being able to hear the webinar.

For the best results please ensure that your browser is either:

Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, (Google Chrome being the preferred technology)

The technology should support WebRTC.

Please look in your junk/spam file in case your email system thinks that the reply is spam as we have had issues over this in the past.

  There is no cost for the webinar.

IMF AGM 2020

Due to the current uncertainty of being able to hold events this year, because of COVID-19 the IMF have made the decision to hold the AGM via ZOOM.

It will be held on the 25th November 2020 at 2.00 pm.

If you wish to take part in the zoom meeting please can you email 

who will send you out joining instructions 7 days before the event.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the office on 0121 622 7387.