Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

BIFA names new board members

BIFA names new board members
Susanne Oud BRITISH INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has announced that Susanne Oud has joined its Board of Directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down having been on the trade association’s Board since 2005. Susanne...
July 16th, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

IMRF celebrates successful   Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop
IMRF workshop underway. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has held a two day Inter Regional Mass Rescue Workshop for the Asia Pacific Region.  The event which was widely appreciated by the participants,...
July 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The Power of the Public

The Power of the Public
Plastic Straws:  An Environmental Problem Gaining Importance to the Public- and the Marine Industry Every day, Americans use 500,000,000 plastic straws. Arranging these straws end-to-end would create a line of plastic over 62,000 miles long, enough to circle the Earth 2.5 times per day. Single-use plastic...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11
Paris MOU Illustrates Risk and Opportunity Two weeks ago, I had the honor of meeting Richard Schiferil who is the Secretary-General of the Paris MOU.  A Master Mariner, Richard has been working for the improvement of our industry for the past 29 years at the Paris MOU, an agency which is committed to...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges

Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly welcomes the decision by the recent IMO Intersessional Working Group (London, July 9-13, 2018) to take into account several valid safety concerns linked to the transition to new low-sulphur fuels, especially...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, News | Read More

COA launches re-designed website

COA launches re-designed website
The Container Owners Association has launched its new, re-designed, website – Members and other interested organisations are invited to visit it. See: www.containerownersassociation.org The aim of the new design is to provide easy access to the various activities that are being undertaken by the...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Containers, IT and Communications | Read More

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper
Dave Matcham Viewers can find here below a comment from the International Underwriting Association on the publication of the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The IUA welcomes publication of the Government’s Brexit...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA
The Chairman of the Judging Committee Dr Katia Lazaridis, Deputy Rector of Academic Affairs and International Relations at Harokopio University, presenting HELMEPA’s honorary award to the association’s representative Constantinos Andreadis On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Hellenic Marine Environment...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018
News from The Nautical Institute includes: The New issue of The Navigator (No.18) Meeting the new president Members Webminar on MASS and a few more than interesting reports and news; log on and tell us your views: NEW! Issue 18 of The Navigator Vessel...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

IMCA adds to its experienced diving technical team

IMCA adds to its experienced diving technical team
Alan Melia The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Alan Melia as Technical Adviser – Diving. As a member of IMCA’s highly experienced Diving Division team, he will advise on all aspects of how diving operations can be carried out safely and efficiently. Alan...
July 11th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives
The largest number of fatalities occur in construction British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise There were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017-18, an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year, reported the Health...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar
Nathalie Louys, Chair of the IMCA Contracts & Insurance Committee ‘Seminar theme ‘Back to the Negotiating Table – Working Together Three pillars of discussion – ethics and compliance; maintaining a FAIR risk allocation; and panel discussion on current issues With its theme ‘Back to the...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event
History in the Making: ASA and ADCI to Host a Joint Event for the First Time in Panama On October 17th, 2017, the American Salvage Association (ASA) entered into an MOU with the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) to strengthen the communications and working relationship between the...
July 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships

HELMEPA’s Scholarships
.. Another 5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

InterManager Secretary General awarded honorary degree

InterManager Secretary General awarded honorary degree
InterManager Secretary-General, Captain Kuba Szymanski, receives his honorary doctorate from Solent University Secretary General of InterManager, Captain Kuba Szymanksi, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Maritime Studies by Solent University. In addition to his role at InterManager, Captain...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Awards, HR, Intermanager | Read More

The Seahorse Club 2018 summer party

The Seahorse Club 2018 summer party
View at the balcony’s centre stage… This year’s Seahorse* Club’s Summer Party ingredient was the jovial mood of all its faithful members and a couple of their friends who managed to make it given the train services all-day-mess – signal failures and the unprecedented for the UK weather...
July 6th, 2018 | Associations, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Press and Media | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

British Marine appoints CEO

British Marine appoints CEO
Lesley Robinson British Marine is delighted to announce that Ms Lesley Robinson has been appointed as CEO and will take up the position on 16 July 2018. Lesley is a high calibre, proven, Chief Executive with both UK and international experience in numerous public, non-marine as well as leisure marine...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero
ICS Publishes New Insight into the ‘Paris Agreement for Shipping’ The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a new publication to endorse the recent adoption by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) of its ambitious strategy for phasing-out CO2 emissions from the international...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!
.. A year today, our cyclists will be close to completing our 20th anniversary challenge!   Don’t miss out on being one of them! To celebrate our 20th anniversary, next June will see Transaid’s biggest cycling challenge to date take place: Lands End to John O’Groats. With just under...
June 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77
Jeong-kie Lee, 29/06/18 – ENGAGEMENT, INNOVATION AND DELIVERY TO BE CORE OBJECTIVES OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN’S TIME IN OFFICE The IACS Council held its 77th session (C77) in Hamburg last week, where the wide range of discussions reflected the key role IACS plays in supporting the maritime sector....
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet
Image of website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides...
June 28th, 2018 | International Chamber of Shipping, Safety and Security | Read More

Piecemeal regulation hinders the adoption of green technologies

Piecemeal regulation hinders the adoption of green technologies
Seascape – LPG Tanker ship at sunrise. Written by Conte Cicala of Clyde & Co and Mike Jacob of Pacific Merchant Shipping Association Technology in Shipping Series 67% of respondents believe “differences in regional and international regulation will impede adoption” of green technologies....
June 27th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27
Carleen Lyden Walker NEW VENUE | NEW FORMAT | NEW IDEAS | NEW OPPORTUNITIES | NEW ERA Honoring the Mariner This week, we honor mariners and the contributions they make to transporting more than 90% of the world’s goods and energy.  They are the backbone of our industry, enabling ships to be the engine...
June 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More