Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced a partnership with Norstar Shipmanagement in Singapore and Norstar Crew Management in Myanmar. The partnership will support the enhancement, attraction...
May 22nd, 2018 | HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA announces new president

IMCA announces new president
Iain Grainger Iain Grainger of McDermott becomes IMCA’s new President and Chairman of the Board In accordance with its constitution, International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces that Iain Grainger is its new President and Chairman of the Board. Iain, Vice President Commercial at...
May 22nd, 2018 | Associations, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into...
May 21st, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund
l to r: Roger Harris (Executive Director, ISWAN), Ambassador Harry Tseng (Government of Taiwan) and Dr Charles Tannock MEP On 15 May 2018, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding,...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’…

‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’…
Willum Richards, chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters ‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’ are just some of the areas of marine claims ‘shaded in grey’ says chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters Willum Richards Insurance market leaders have been urged to apply...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUA warns against credit risk reforms

IUA warns against credit risk reforms
Chris Jones Credit risk insurance policies are likely to become more expensive and less readily available if proposed new regulatory changes are pursued, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has warned. Planned reforms could cause some London Market insurers to conclude the product is no...
May 16th, 2018 | Banking, IUA | Read More

KR Launches Business Continuity Management Certification Service

KR Launches Business Continuity Management   Certification Service
l to r: Kim Dong-Whie, CEO of STX Marine Service and Lee Jeong-Kie, CEO and Chairman of KR Marking a first for the Korean maritime industry, Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has awarded ISO 22301, an international standard for business continuity management systems...
May 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO
IACS’ chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen In support of the IMO’s programme of events to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the IMO Convention, IACS Council Chair, Mr Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, was delighted to speak at the IMO’s High-Level Forum held in London yesterday.  “With the...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference
GASLOG, an Associate Corporate Member of HELMEPA, held its European Crew Conference at Divani Apollon Hotel, in Athens, 8-9 May 2018, under the title “Guiding the Way into the 21st Century”. During the first day of the Conference, HELMEPA was invited and presented the issue of “Marine Litter, Plastics...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

Posidonia 2018 – Statement by the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore Veniamis

Posidonia 2018 – Statement by the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore Veniamis
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners We are particularly proud that, amidst significant challenges both for the shipping industry and for Greece, Posidonia 2018 is once again here, manifesting the resilience, commitment and potential of our industry and our country. The achievements...
May 15th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to clinch just four points since yesterday and now reads 1,496… The Geopolitical situation and conversely Peace – given what happened in the Middle East and particularly in the borders of Israel and Gaza, has spectacularly failed, “thanks”...
May 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tenders | Read More

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai
(l to r) Nikeel Idnani, Konstantinos Papalexopoulos, Andrea Di Bella & Stefanos Chatzinikolaou RINA sponsored an interactive knowledge sharing session on Ship Air Emissions – Main Challenges, Policies and Industry Developments at an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Paris MoU agrees to focus on prevention of Air Pollution from ships

Paris MoU agrees to focus on prevention of Air Pollution from ships
Richard Schiferli The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 51st Committee meeting in Cascais, Portugal, from the 7-11 May 2018, chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan. Anticipating the new maximum limits for sulphur in ships fuel oil, entering into force on 1 January 2020,...
May 14th, 2018 | Associations, Safety and Security | Read More

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers

Dstl joins programme offering return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers
Dstl, part of the Ministry of Defence, has teamed up with the IMarEST and the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to pilot their STEM Returners programme. The programme is aimed at giving experienced science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professionals the confidence to step back into their...
May 11th, 2018 | IMarEST | Read More

HELMEPA supports the Oceanos NTUA research program

HELMEPA supports the Oceanos NTUA research program
HELMEPAs Dimitris on the eight with prof. Grigoris Grigoropoulos  and members from the HELMEPA team May 9th, HELMEPA’s Director General Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and scientific staff visited the Laboratory of Aerodynamic Naval Engineering of the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of the...
May 11th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics
This year, on every occasion the international community places an emphasis on plastic pollution and its detrimental impact on the terrestrial, marine and coastal environment. The themes of both the Earth Day, which was recently celebrated and the World Oceans Day that is fast approaching are centered...
May 10th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice
The legal profession faces tremendous challenges over the next decade in recruiting people who can exercise their skills in a context of evolving technology and its expanded deployment while meeting changing client requirements. The commercial climate will be characterised by new (and sometimes conflicting)...
May 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Technology | Read More

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
Sylvia Boer, Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. Sylvia,...
May 9th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ready to join us over 3 weeks in Rotterdam for the ESPO conference 2018?

Ready to join us over 3 weeks in Rotterdam for the ESPO conference 2018?
Onderzeebootloods (c) Roos Van de Werk In less than three weeks’ time, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO), its members, the European port and maritime community and EU transport policy makers are gathering for the 15th edition of the ESPO conference in Europe’s biggest port, Rotterdam. The...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inaugural Caribbean bunker workshop fuels green discussions

Inaugural Caribbean bunker workshop fuels green discussions
Greenhouse gas emissions and the challenge of meeting stringent global targets on sulphur and CO2 were centre stage during lively discussions as the Maritime Authority of Jamaica hosted the inaugural International Bunker Industry Association’s (IBIA) annual bunkering conference. Welcoming international...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman
Esben Poulsson “Time is fast running out” for implementation by IMO Member States of the 0.5% global sulphur in fuel cap by 1 January 2020, says Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The IMO global sulphur cap for marine fuel is expected to see shipping’s bunker...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

ESPO calls on the European Parliament and the Member States to support the transport budget proposal under the new CEF

ESPO calls on the European Parliament and the Member States to support the transport budget proposal under the new CEF
Isabelle Ryckbost 4 May 2018 – The Commission proposal for the Multi Annual Financial Framework 2021-2027 adopted on Wednesday 2 May reserves a similar budget for the Connecting Europe Facility, the financial instrument for Transport, in the current financial period. The proposal foresees 12,8...
May 4th, 2018 | Associations | Read More

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is positive towards the proposal for the EU budget 2021 – 2027 published earlier this week. Specifically the large increase of the EU budget for Research, Innovation and Digital and for Climate and Environment could provide resources to support...
May 4th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment | Read More

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation
Martin Dorsman The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is positive towards the proposal for the EU budget 2021 – 2027 published earlier this week. Specifically the large increase of the EU budget for Research, Innovation and Digital and for Climate and Environment could provide resources...
May 4th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Cross industry group sets new standard with revised bunker contract

Cross industry group sets new standard with revised bunker contract
The BIMCO Documentary Committee meeting in progress, BIMCO’s Documentary Committee approved a new set of standard bunker terms, developed by a cross-industry group, in New York on 2 May. The BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 improve on the previous edition with a maximum limit of the parties’ liabilities...
May 3rd, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More