The Vancouver Branch of the Canadian
Institute of Marine Engineering was established in 1949 to:
Marine Engineers and those of associated professions to meet, correspond and
facilitate the interchange of ideas, and the publication and communication of
standards of knowledge and experience and apply such standards for election to
membership in the Institute.
with kindred professional associations.
and improve the status of the Marine Engineering profession.
with educational establishments in the furtherance of education in the science
and practice of Marine Engineering.
with the governments of Canada, the provinces and other agencies to establish
regulations and policies for the betterment of the profession.
is open to professionals working in the marine engineering, marine design and related
fields (see Membership page).
and social programmes are offered throughout the year by the Vancouver Branch (see
Events page) and the major annual technical conference, Mari-Tech, is hosted in
Vancouver every sixth year.
The Vancouver Branch of CIMarE also offers
scholarship programmes for marine engineering students enrolled at the BCIT Marine Campus.
Vancouver Branch is governed by the CIMarE National Council, headquartered in
Ontario, and works in partnership with five other active branches across
Canada. Information on the CIMarE National Council is available atwww.cimare.org