September 2009

Technical Meetings


SNAME Canadian Atlantic Section

Meeting Notice


Date:                           Thursday, September 24th 2009


Place:                          Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS


Schedule:                    6:30 pm – Welcome and Introductions

                                    6:40 pm - Technical Session

                                    7:40 pm – Networking Reception with finger foods



                 Donald R Kerr, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., "Conversion of a fishing Vessel to a 3-D Seismic Vessel"




Abstract and BIO below


If you plan to attend, please RSVP by Monday, September 21st to:


Ian Dawson (902),444-7447 ext 112 email   or

Jim Pope (902) 450-2235, email:     


The cost for the meeting and finger food is FREE for members bringing a non-SNAME member colleague in the marine industry, ($10 for members not bringing a guest). Students FREE. 

Donal R Kerr's Biography

Mr. Kerr is currently the Sales and Marketing Manager for Halifax Shipyard. See the link below for more details on Mr. Kerr's experience.


A fishing vessel arrived at the Halifax Shipyard in April 2007. In june of 2008 it left as a 3-D seismic vessel. See the link below for more information about the upcoming meeting.