Membership is open to marine professionals and others working in, or with an interest in, the marine design, technology and engineering professions. Three classes of membership are available: Member, Associate Member, and Student, plus a reduced-fee category for those who have retired.


All members of the Vancouver Branch enjoy the following benefits:

1.    12 issues of Western Mariner Magazine (retail value of $49.35 per year), six of which include the Vancouver Branch Newsletter (see Newsletter page).

2.    Member pricing at regular meetings (a savings of $45 per year) and member pricing at all branch social and technical events.

3.    Access to Vancouver Branch scholarships for marine engineering students enrolled at the BCIT Marine Campus.

All Vancouver Branch members, regardless of class, are enrolled as members of the National Institute and are entitled to these additional benefits:  

1.    Full access to national technical and scholarship programs. 

2.    Member pricing at nation-wide branch and Mari-Tech events.

3.    Weekly issues of Canadian Sailings Magazine with three supplement issues of the Institute's national publication - Marine Engineering Digest.
(Magazine available by application)


Members and Associate Members  $ 110.00
Retired Members
 $ 40.00
Students  $ 10.00

Becoming a Member

Please complete the application form (link below) and forward to the Vancouver Branch Secretary, Harvey Armitage, either by email or by mail.

Alan Dawson, CIMarE Vancouver Secretary-Treasurer
c/o A.B.D Enterprises Ltd.
6340 Buchanan St.
Burnaby, B.C. V5B 2S7

Once your membership application has been accepted, you will receive an invoice for the current year from the National Office.

 Membership Application Form