North East Scotland Branch

Institute Branches 

Ray Wilson

Vice Chair
Kenny Martin

Honorary Secretary
Ray Liversidge

Honorary Treasurer
Neil Rose
Branch Representative to Council
Cailean Forrester


To contact any of the above, email:

North East Scotland Branch Programme
Friday 30 August 2019
North East Scotland Branch Golf Day
Venue: Edzell Golf Club, High Street, Edzell DD9 7TF.

Thursday 3 October 2019*
Mooring chain integrity and inspection

by Catherine McKenzie, Petrofac Ltd

Thursday 7 November 2019*
Summary of results of shared research project on engineered composite repairs
by David Johnston and Matthew Blackburn, HSE Laboratories
Venue: Jury’s Inn Airport Hotel.

Friday 29 November 2019
St Andrew’s Dinner and ceilidh

Venue: Maryculter House Hotel.

Friday 6 February 2020
Curry night

Venue: To be confirmed.

Thursday 5 March 2020*
Sustainability improvements in magnetic particle and penetrant testing
by Thomas Schratt, Pfinder NDT
13.30 to 16.30
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Thursday 5 March 2020*
Ship's hull gauging, formal training and competence assessment

by Ray Wilson, Array Training Aberdeen
Venue: Jury’s Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Thursday 2 April 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed

To be confirmed.

Thursday 7 May 2020*
Branch AGM

Venue: CAN Offshore Ltd, Altens.

*indicates CPD content

CPD Points from Branch meetings
Attending Branch meetings indicated as containing CPD content can earn valuable points towards PCN certificate renewals.

If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT ( with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.