Survey Familiarization Course

Istanbul, Turkey


MAY 24st - 25th

Our Familiarization course is a “hands-on” course, focusing on various types/aspects of ship design/features and survey work and includes joint visits with our surveyors at local ship yards, where in situ familiarization will take place on board various types of vessels, which shall be either under survey by our firm at the time or carrying out damage/Class Survey works at the shipyards.

About the course

Familiarization Program

Tuesday, 23rd May

Arrival of participants in Istanbul

Wednesday, 24th May

09:00 Presentation on local ship repair facilities & practices
12:00 Hotel pick-up and transfer to Tuzla
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch
14:30 – 16:30 Shipyards visit
16:30 Transfer to hotel
19:00 Dinner

Thursday, 25th May

09:00 Hotel pick-up and transfer to Tuzla
09:30 – 12:00 Shipyard visit
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Shipyard visit
16:30 Transfer to hotel
19:00 Dinner

Friday, 26th May

Departure of participants from Istanbul
Guided cultural tour (optional)


We have pre-booked sufficient number of rooms in Suadiye Hotel ( at the special rate of EUR 120 for garden view room and EUR 150 for sea view room.

In case you prefer, for any reason, to proceed in booking your accommodation individually, feel free to ask us about names of alternative hotels and we will make relevant suggestions.

Accommodation cost shall be covered by your goodselves at departure via credit card directly to the hotel.

Indicative Flight Schedule

For a list of indicative flights between London and Istanbul airports, please click here.

Other matters

Airport transfers as well as transfers to and from the yards shall be covered by us.
Boiler suits and helmets will be provided by us, whilst we kindly ask for the participants to bring their own safety shoes for Yards visit.

This way, all you have to do, once you decide to participate, is inform us on your date and time of arrival and departure and we will make relevant accommodation and airport transfer arrangements.

As a final note, kindly be informed that in order to secure safety while visiting shipyards and to maximize the benefits of your experience, there will be a limit of 12 attendees in our course.

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