Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Two major sponsors at IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality

Two major sponsors at  IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality
BMT Defence Services and BAE Systems have joined the Babcock International Group as major sponsors of the 7thEngine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) being held in Bristol, UK on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June 2017, and will be featuring the power of virtual reality (VR) in both the conference...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL, ABB urge corporates to take part in Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run

DNV GL, ABB urge corporates to take part in Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run
… Nor-Shipping 2017 Fun Run will support seafarer welfare through nominated charity, the Mission to Seafarers LONDON, 22nd May 2017 – Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run co-sponsor DNV GL and event participant ABB, who are sending a team of 19 runners, today called for more businesses to register...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Poseidon Med II event in Patras

Poseidon Med II event in Patras
Poseidon Med II partners presenting, Patras, 19/5/2017 * Poseidon Med II event in Patras highlights the benefits of LNG as fuel and its prospects for sustainable development in Western Greece The benefits of the use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for the local community of Patras, was the core...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO
Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI Last week’s sold-out Nautical Institute London Command Seminar saw the appointment of Captain John Lloyd RD MBA FNI as the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Philip Wake OBE RD* MSc FNI, who is retiring after 14 years in post. Speaking at Trinity...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, HR, News, Person Profiles, The Nautical Institute | Read More

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony
… Under the Auspices HELLENIC MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments (GDDIA) Supporters Inaugural address...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea
Alliance OneSea MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is one of several leading global companies that have teamed up for the advanced co-creation ecosystem, One Sea. Founded in 2016, the goal for the ecosystem’s partners is to jointly-develop the world’s first system of autonomous ships. The partner’s...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar
Trinity House On all counts, as we have reported last Wednesday and Thursday, The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar Series 2017 event at the heart of the Square Mile’s most prestigious and historic buildings, the 500 plus years old Trinity House, was more than a timely and successful event. Timely...
May 20th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus

Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus
The Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus – artist’s impression model Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus will take place on Sunday, May 21 in Piraeus Donor Evangelos Marinakis and Mayor Yannis M. Moralis to participate in special ceremony The genocide...
May 19th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Mersey Maritime hosts Maritime UK’s second board meeting outside London

Mersey Maritime hosts Maritime UK’s second board meeting outside London
l to r: Chris Shirling-Rooke, Chief Executive, Mersey Maritime; David Dingle CBE, Chairman of Maritime UK and Carnival UK; John Murray, Chief Executive, Society of Maritime Industries and Sir Michael Bibby Bt, Managing Director, Bibby Line Group and VP of the Supervisory Board of the UK Chamber of Shipping Maritime...
May 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters…

New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters…
Willum Richards, AAA’s new chairman New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters in international drive to bolster high standards in settling marine and offshore claims Willum Richards, the new chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters, has set out his aim to build...
May 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines
John Noble and his wife with the Nautical Institute’s President Captain David Snider 18.05.17 – It is rare for a book to sell out before publication, but demand for The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, has been so strong that it has had to be...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

35th General Assembly of the Members of HELMEPA

35th General Assembly of the Members of HELMEPA
l to r: D. Mitsatsos – HELMEPA Dir. General, Dr G. Gratsos – HELMEPA Chairman, N. Bafaloukos – HELMEPA BoD Treasurer , N. Gerassimou – Legal Advisor to HELMEPA BoD The 35th Regular General Assembly of HELMEPA, held on Tuesday 16 May 2017, was of a historic character as it was hosted at Member-Company...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing
.. The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport.   As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group,...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

European shipping should remain the enabler of free movement of goods and persons even after Brexit

European shipping should remain the enabler of free movement of goods and persons even after Brexit
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners today published their priorities when it comes to Brexit negotiations outcome. The shipping community embodies a fundamental acquis of the EU: Free movement of goods and persons. ECSA believes that the current operating climate should be preserved as much as possible...
May 17th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

BIFA names policy and compliance officer for customs issues

BIFA names policy and compliance officer for customs issues
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has confirmed the appointment of Pawel Jarza as policy and compliance advisor with responsibility for issues concerning Customs. This role will involve working with the trade, HMRC and other bodies to ensure customs processes and policies...
May 17th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…
Keith Martin Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’, urges chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters A clearer approach to three critical aspects of “sue and labour” practice in marine and offshore claims has been advocated by Keith Martin, chairman of the Association of Average...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

LMAA Terms 2017

LMAA Terms 2017
  Insight Introduction of the LMAA 2017 Terms Earlier this year, the LMAA published updated terms and procedures which it announced would come into effect for...
May 16th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Associations, Legal | Read More

IMCA makes North America appointment

IMCA makes North America appointment
Eric Roan, IMCA’s regulatory representative in North America The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Eric Roan as its regulatory representative in North America. “I am very pleased to welcome an experienced professional with the stature and credentials...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Saudi Arabia ratifies BWM treaty

Saudi Arabia ratifies BWM treaty
15/05/2017  – Saudi Arabia has become the latest State to become a Party to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. The treaty will enter into force on 8 September 2017 and aims to counter the threat to marine ecosystems by potentially invasive species transported in ships’ ballast...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Trump Administration’s Maritime Impact keynotes NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea Seminar

Trump Administration’s Maritime Impact keynotes NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea Seminar
Carleen Lyden-Kluss May 15, 2017 – Blank Rome’s Jon Waldron will open the North American Marine Environment Protection Association’s (NAMEPA) “Safety at Sea” seminar with an overview and update on how the Trump Administration is affecting the maritime industry.  The event is being held on...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Poole Harbour Boat Show…

Poole Harbour Boat Show…
… POOLE HARBOUR BOAT SHOW – AN IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF ON-WATER ACTIVITIES There’s just one week until the start of the Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, which runs from 19-21 May. In addition to more than 200 exhibitors, Royal Navy and Border Force vessels, four tall ships...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Pacific Community to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Pacific

Pacific Community to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Pacific
The selection of the SPC/SPREP consortium followed a competitive international tendering process. The MTCC-Pacific will form part of a global network of five centres, established under an ambitious project, funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, IMO | Read More

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives
Esben Poulsson At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

RMT protest in Poole at European Maritime Day event on Thursday

RMT protest in Poole at European Maritime Day event on Thursday
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be protesting against low-cost crewing in the shipping industry – as practiced by local employer Condor Ferries – outside the European Maritime Day conference in Poole on Thursday. The protest will take place Thursday 18th May, 8.30am, Poole Lighthouse Arts and...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Winners announced for “Connecting Ships, Ports and People” art contest

Winners announced for  “Connecting Ships, Ports and People” art contest
Finalist Rachel Pizzolato, a 7th grader at John Curtis Christian School in River Ridge, Louisiana, holds her winning artwork titled “In Balance”. Rachel’s artwork and the artwork of 11 other winning students will be featured in the 2018 “Connecting Ships, Ports and People” Calendar. Annual...
May 12th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More