Class of Membership

Entrance Fee

Annual Subscription

Fellow

S$ 30

S$ 120

Member

S$ 30

S$ 90

Associate

S$ 30

S$ 60

Affiliate

S$30

S$60

Junior

S$ 20

S$ 20

 

Membership Classes:

1.  Honorary Member - Hon. M.                                     4.  Associate - A.M.

2.  Fellow - F.                                                              5. Affiliate - Affiliate                                           

3.  Member - M.                                                           6.  Junior - J.M.

 

Qualification for membership

        1.     Honorary Member

Honorary Members shall be distinguished and eminent persons whose membership will in the opinion of the Council add prestige to, or enhance the interests of the Society. Only the Council shall confer honorary Membership.

 

        2.     Fellows

Every candidate for election or transfer to the class of Fellow shall satisfy the Council that he / she:

    1. is at least 35 years of age, and
    2. has academic qualifications equivalent to those required for election or transfer to the class of Member, and
    3. has made a significant technical contribution to the-furtherance of the Society’s objectives, and
    4. has held for not less than five years a superior position of professional responsibility in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding or in any other branch of the engineering profession which contributes in any way to marine technology.

 

        3.     Members

Every candidate for election or transfer to the class of Member shall satisfy the Council that he / she:

i)   is at least 25 years of age, and holds a valid Class 1 Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency awarded by the Marine Department, Singapore or equivalent recognized by the Council or has passed the final examination for a degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering or Shipbuilding in a University approved by the Council or an examination or examinations approved by the Council and has had not less than two (2) years of practical experience in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, or Marine Technology in a position of responsibility which satisfies the Council. OR,

ii)  is at least 35 years of age and has attained a position of such responsibility in his profession, by his contribution to the science or practice of Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Technology or Ship Operation as to qualify for admission as a Member. OR,

iii)  is at least 30 years of age, and has been an Associate Member for at least 5 years and has experience involving superior responsibility for at least 5 years in the design or execution of important work in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Technology or Ship Operation.

 

 4.   Associate Members

Every candidate for election or transfer to the class of Associate shall satisfy the Council that he / she:

i)   is at least 23 years old and has received a suitable recognized technical education or holds a valid Class 2 Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency awarded by the Marine Department, Singapore or equivalent recognized by the Council, and has such practical training and experience in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Technology or Ship Operation; which will contribute to the advancement of the objectives of the Society. OR,

ii)   is at least 35 years of age and has acquired not less than 12 years of experience and responsibility in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Technology or Ship Operation so as to qualify for admission as an Associate Member.

 

  5.   Affiliate

Every candidate for election or transfer to the class of Affiliate shall satisfy the Council that he / she: -

    1. Is at least 25 years of age And
    2. has experience in any fields related to Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine and Offshore Technology, Nautical Science or Ship Operation.

 

  6.   Junior Members

a. Every Candidate for election to the class of Junior Member shall satisfy the Council that he / she:

i)    has attained the age of 17 years, but is not above the age of 25 years.

ii)   has passed such part or parts of an approved examination, or obtained such exemptions in lieu thereof as the Council may from time to time approve. AND,

iii)   is undergoing a course of further education and training in order to qualify in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding or Ship Operation or that he holds a suitable position in these fields.

b. A Junior Member shall be required on reaching the age of 25 to apply for transfer to another class of member-ship. If no such application for transfer is made, or if having been duly made, it is not approved by the Council, the Junior Member’s membership shall forthwith cease. In exceptional circumstances, as may be approved by the Council, the age for transfer may be raised to 29 years. Similarly, the age for entry may be raised to 27 years.