Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)

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Contact Information:


1 Birdcage Walk
London, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7382 2600


298 Tiong Bahru Road
#05-01, Central Plaza
Singapore, 168730

Tel: +65 (0) 6472 0096

[email protected]


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Member case studies:
Dr Jemma-Anne Lonsdale (PhD) CSci

IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology; a registered charity and the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals.

They are the largest marine organisation of its kind and the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.

Promoting the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology, they provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and uphold the status, standards and knowledge of marine professionals worldwide.

The IMarEST is a nominated and licensed body of the Engineering Council (UK), a member of the Science Council and has links with maritime organisations worldwide, unrivalled by similar organisations of its kind, including consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

They provide grades of membership for everyone working in a marine related role, from those seeking to become Chartered or other Professional Recognition, to those just starting out in their careers or studying in education.

The IMarEST enhances the professional development of marine engineers, scientists and technologists at all stages of their careers. Through their international branches and multidisciplinary special interest groups they enable marine professionals to engage on relevant topics, share knowledge and drive change. Through their partnerships with academia, industry and regulators, they raise professional standards and awareness.

Licensed to award:

The Institute is also licensed by the Engineering Council to award Chartered Engineer, IEng and EngTech.