Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

ITF: tragic death of seafarer proves that lashing is dockers’ work

ITF: tragic death of seafarer proves that lashing is dockers’ work
The ITF HQ’s in London The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have extended their deepest condolences to the family of a seafarer killed in Dublin, Ireland, while lashing and securing containers, and said this case proves...
November 15th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018
Princess Yachts receiving Boat Builder Award British Marine members had a fantastic night at the Boat Builder Awards 2018, which took place on Tuesday (13 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, with numerous members picking up awards on the night. Princess Yachts’ innovative communications...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

ECSA welcomes BREXIT Deal

ECSA welcomes BREXIT Deal
Martin Dorsman European shipowners welcome the agreement reached on BREXIT yesterday. “ Our primary concern on the short term, the frictionless trade, seems to be taken care off. A no deal scenario was just not an option and a clear lose-lose situation for shipowners and clients at both sides,” commented...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Organisations | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019
A view from the last Gala Dinner [November 14, 2018] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its seventh major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 8 April 2019 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.  The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

HELMEPA at the USCG Eighth District in Louisiana

HELMEPA at the USCG Eighth District in Louisiana
  Commemorative photo of the meeting of HELMEPA representatives and senior officials of USCG Eighth District Following the meeting of the delegation of HELMEPA Member operators with the US Coast Guard at their Headquarters in Washington, DC, the association’s contacts extend to USCG Eighth District...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers

ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers
The ITF HQ’s in London International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) general secretary Stephen Cotton, and a delegation of ITF unions, is at a regional meeting in Manila, the Philippines, of Asia’s leading seafaring nations that has agreed the first ‘Manila statement on the fair treatment...
November 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018
Lesley Robinson Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving over 40% of the accolades presented, including Overall Winner. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity...
November 13th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

IMCA launches Ethics and Compliance Programme

IMCA launches Ethics and Compliance Programme
Allen Leatt Doing Business Without Bribery – a free online ABC training program for its Members IMCA is developing an ethics programme to support its membership comprising three phases: A Code of Practice for the Secretariat which was put in place earlier this year. An Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) eLearning module...
November 12th, 2018 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU

IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU
Theresa Crossley CEO, IMRF and Capt. John Lloyd, CEO Nautical Institute The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) and The Nautical Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together on projects that support both organisations’ shared objective to improve...
November 12th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember
From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write or simply think of… This year marks a century since the Armistice, when the guns fell silent at 11:00 GMT, hence its special significance, bringing the end of the war, the end of The Great War...
November 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Story of the Year | Read More

Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald, Received The United Seamen’s Service 2018 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards

Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald, Received The United Seamen’s Service 2018 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards
2018 AOTOS Recipients (From Left to Right) Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald presented by Kenneth R. Wykle, LTG, USA (Ret.) NEW YORK, NY (NOVEMBER 7, 2018) – The significance of the merchant mariners and the importance of improving their lives in the future was the...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector, has launched a campaign to encourage seafarers to think about safety issues when working in enclosed spaces and to identify measures which they believe would reduce risks. Announcing the campaign during...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Palau lines up with BIMCO

Palau lines up with BIMCO
Panos Kirnidis The world’s fastest growing ship registry has now joined more than 2,000 other maritime professionals by becoming the latest associate member of BIMCO – The Baltic and International Maritime Council. Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) is the latest registry to join the world’s...
November 9th, 2018 | BIMCO, Flags | Read More

ISWAN launches new-look website

ISWAN launches new-look website
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched its new-look website, which has a fresh design and layout aiming to enhance the user experience.   ISWAN’s website has been redesigned to make it easier for visitors to find what they need. Key features include...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day
The Cenotaph in Whitehall will be the focal point of remembrance across the UK and for so many around the world on Sunday 11th November, the centenary of the Armistice. Of the six flags displayed on the Cenotaph, the overlooked one is the Red Ensign, that of what was the Mercantile Marine in the First...
November 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,395; Geopolitics still messy and IBIA’s Annual Convention makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The  volatile Capes’ BCI three-digit loss of 101 points bringing down this index at 2,296 points was...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism | Read More

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit
David Hope (left) and Olivier Ponti British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit By James Brewer High-profile discussions over Brexit have not dulled the appetite of Britons for travel, analysts have said at the World Travel Market 2018 taking place in London. Large numbers of people continue...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime
Esben Poulsson Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.   STCW was reviewed...
November 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion
The Ecoliner HAMBURG – NOVEMBER 06, 2018: A wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must decarbonize has catalysed over the past 12 months since the Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC COP23 and calls for shipping to move faster on this. We had the IMO initial strategy of at least 50% reduction in CO2...
November 6th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The American Club’s Loss Prevention materials LUB’S and Services: A status Update

The American Club’s Loss Prevention materials LUB’S and Services: A status Update
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club NOVEMBER 5, 2018, CIRCULAR NO. 40/18, TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION THE AMERICAN CLUB’S LOSS PREVENTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES: A STATUS UPDATE The American Club and its Managers are committed...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest
Mike Schwarz Presenters from the USA, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, mainland Europe  and the UK will be taking part in the inaugural Marine Surveying International Fest, a 24 hour non stop online marathon being hosted live from the head office of the International Institute of Marine Surveying...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Special Surveys, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!
Voting has opened for the IMRF’s People’s Choice Award, and the finalist attracting the most votes on facebook will be announced as the winner on Thursday 8 November. The finalists for the IMRF Awards 2018, are all exceptional individuals and organisations from around the world who go above...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Booths – expiration of early bird pricing The majority of booths for Spillcon 2019 have been reserved. This is a reminder to anyone still wanting to book a booth that the early bird discount expires on 30th November. Current prices are $4,725 + GST per booth; this will increase to $5,250 + GST...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More