Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds
Australian 24 sailor Matthew Bugg Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn’t on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into “survival” mode.   A strong 16 – 17 knot westerly breeze, gusting 28, swept across...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Can the Can test, advises ABTO

Can the Can test,  advises ABTO
  Professor Mike Bradley: “Such rudimentary testing is inadequate.” The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has called for a complete overhaul of the cargo sampling and liquefaction testing protocols for raw ores and less common cargoes, such as nickel ore, fine wet coal and bauxite.   Professor...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT highlights threat to industry on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

RMT highlights threat to industry on ‘Day of the Seafarer’
Mick Cash SEAFARERS’ UNION RMT today welcomed the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer, this Sunday 25 June 2017, in recognition of the vital role of 1.5 million seafarers in transporting billions of tonnes of goods and equipment and hundreds of millions of passenger across...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, HR, ILO, IMO, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017
The Baltic Exchange where the GSCC offices Viewers can find herebelow the link for the Annual Report 2016-2017 of the G.S.C.C., which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 22nd June 2017, at the Baltic Exchange. From the Chairman: Dear...
June 21st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints new General Manager

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints new General Manager
Tom Holmer, General Manager of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI). Tom Holmer’s background in sustainability strengthens NGO’s drive to progress the shipping industry’s sustainability agenda LONDON – 21 JUNE 2017 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering...
June 21st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

BDA’s Richards joins Board of shipping group

BDA’s Richards joins Board of shipping group
BISA Board members, from left: Kevin Richards, Felicia Govender,James Watlington, Angelique Burgess and Clive Langley Hamilton, Bermuda, June 20, 2017 – BDA’s Kevin Richards, Business Development Manager for International Commerce, has been named to the Board of the Bermuda International...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Markets | Read More

87 Crowley Vessels Honored with Devlin Safety Awards

87 Crowley Vessels Honored with Devlin Safety Awards
… Eighty-Seven Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards Recognizing 670 Combined Years of Safe Operations (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 20, 2017) – Eighty-seven Crowley Maritime Corporation owned or managed vessels recently received the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA)’s annual Jones...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association – www.bifa.org – has added a culinary touch to its annual Freight Service Awards event as this year’s competition opens for entries. BIFA’s Director General, Robert Keen has revealed that the celebrity host for the awards ceremony...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Markets | Read More

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

EAAW VII set for success

EAAW VII set for success
Over 120 delegates from 5 countries are expected at this week’s Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of the Institute of Marine Engineering,...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future. Increased world trade will likely increase the 95% of imports...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, Jobs, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause
Chris Jones The Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (AICG) has published a new model EU contract continuation clause (reference AVN 121). The AICG was established in June 2005 by the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association.  It publishes non-binding standard...
June 19th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
Peter Hinchliffe The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Regulatory | Read More

What’s the BDI’s missing link? Geops in disarray… Grenfell Tower a liability for all

What’s the BDI’s missing link? Geops in disarray… Grenfell Tower a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI closed earlier on today at 851 points; that’s four points down since yesterday and …two points up since last week’s 849 points. The Geops (Geopolitics) are in the worst possible state since the end of World War II! Any objections? If yes, then we are more than pleased to entertain...
June 16th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Story of the Year, Tankers | Read More

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

BDA appoints Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO to its Board

BDA appoints Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO to its Board
Greg Wojciechowski Hamilton, Bermuda, June 15, 2017 – The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has announced the appointment of Greg Wojciechowski to its Board of Directors. Wojciechowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) for the past 15 years, joined...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…
Councillor George Davies, Deputy Leader, Wirral Council; Mersey Maritime Chief Executive Officer Chris Shirling-Rooke and Martin White, Chief Executive, Stream Marine Training MERSEY MARITIME HELPS SECURE MERSEYSIDE INVESTMENT FOR OFFSHORE TRANING FACILITY Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

ETF and ECSA joint statement at the occasion of the EU Digital Assembly June 2017

ETF and ECSA joint statement at the occasion of the EU Digital Assembly June 2017
Digitalisation in shipping: Smart digital solutions to alleviate administrative workload on crew and companies On the occasion of the “Digital Assembly 2017” co-organised on 15 & 16 June by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU the European seafarers and...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, IT and Communications, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

Don’t let Brexit uncertainties delay key logistics infrastructure decisions, says freight association

Don’t let Brexit uncertainties delay key logistics infrastructure decisions, says freight association
Robert Keen Commenting ahead of news about whether there will be a Queen’s Speech and start of Brexit negotiations next Monday, British International Freight Association (BIFA) director general, Robert Keen says: “The goalposts may well have moved since the results of the general election, but the...
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning
RMT SOS 2020 demonstration in Aberdeen Harbour against Streamline Shipping this morning.  Maritime union RMT stepping up the pressure on shipping companies who charter vessels with crew working on board for rates of pay below the legal UK minimum wage.
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

SRA announces executive committee line-up for 2017/18

SRA announces executive committee line-up for 2017/18
Marc Haushofer Monday, 12 June 2017 – The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) has announced the line-up of its Executive Committee (EXCO) for the 2017/2018 term of office with Mr Marc Haushofer, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific & Executive Vice President of Validus Reinsurance Company,...
June 12th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Drama at the death as World Cup Series Final concludes

Drama at the death as World Cup Series Final concludes
Mantis and Kagialis win gold in the 470 Men There was drama at the death at the World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain as the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Finn, Medal Race provided a tense finale.   Four new World Cup Series Champions were crowned earlier on in the day but the best of the action...
June 11th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

What will power shipping in 2050?

What will power shipping in 2050?
Eleni Antoniadou Eleni Antoniadou, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Advisor at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was one of 19 experts asked by KNect365 Maritime “What will power shipping in 2050?” The answers appear on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. This followed a previous...
June 9th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Special Surveys | Read More

NAMEPA: Marina Cleanup Day, June 11th and All Year Long!

NAMEPA: Marina Cleanup Day, June 11th and All Year Long!
Marina Cleanup Day for Trash Free Seas Whether at the Dock or on the Water, Everyone Can Make a Difference What? The Ocean Conservancy, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the California Coastal Commission...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More