Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia In his statement yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said that the EU “[has] to revive” Operation Sophia. The deployment of the Operation Sophia’s naval assets will...
January 21st, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

IMarEST awards first Certificate of Excellence to Bangladesh Marine Academy

IMarEST awards first Certificate of Excellence to Bangladesh Marine Academy
. IMarEST awards first Certificate of Excellence to Bangladesh Marine Academy The Bangladesh Marine Academy has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)  to recognise the exceptional quality of its maritime education and...
January 20th, 2020 | Awards, IMarEST, The Nautical Institute | Read More

BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39)

BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39)
. BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39) BIMCO: The “Phase one deal” delivers a mixed bag for the global shipping industry. But overall positive to see the first non-escalation of the trade war. Oil tankers are likely to benefit, dry bulkers...
January 17th, 2020 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology

PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology
​ Pat O’Leary PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed Pat O’Leary as its first dedicated Head of Technology, a non-remunerated role to support the Association’s growing editorial output on key challenges facing the global...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER
. Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER Brussels, January 17th, 2020 Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER to guarantee...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Logistics | Read More

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years
.   INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years INTERCARGO is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020! Free copies of our Association’s 40-year anniversary special publication (please view https://www.intercargo.org/first-forty-years/) will be distributed to our Members during events within 2020. Non-members,...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Intercargo | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference
IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference MIDDLE EAST BUNKER FUEL CONFERENCE  WITH S&P GLOBAL PLATTS    March 11-12, 2020 Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, (QE2), Dubai, UAE WHERE THE BUNKER INDUSTRY CONNECTS   Dear Colleague, The IMO 2020 sulfur cap has finally arrived. What is...
January 15th, 2020 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIMCO appoints David Loosley as Secretary General & CEO

BIMCO appoints David Loosley as Secretary General & CEO
David Loosley BIMCO appoints David Loosley as Secretary General & CEO BIMCO is pleased to announce that following a thorough executive search, it has appointed David Loosley as its new Secretary General & CEO with effect from June 2020. Mr Loosley joins from the Institute of Marine Engineering...
January 13th, 2020 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, IMarEST, Person Profiles | Read More

Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020

Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020
Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020 The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) spot rate for transporting one TEU from Shanghai to Europe was up 41% to USD 1,124 per container on 3 January 2020 – its highest level since December 2016 – from...
January 9th, 2020 | BIMCO, Container shipping | Read More

IUA publishes future tech insight

IUA publishes future tech insight
Tom Hughes IUA publishes future tech insight The deployment of 5G wireless networks is likely to be the single biggest technological change for society over the next few years. This is because it will act as an enabler, laying the foundations for many other new developments – from communication using...
January 6th, 2020 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, IUA, Marine Insurance, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAMEPA to host 2020 Benkert Awards

NAMEPA to host 2020 Benkert Awards
The Benkert Medallion is presented to maritime-related companies for their outstanding work in marine environmental protection. NAMEPA to host 2020 Benkert Awards  NAMEPA to Host 2020 RADM William M. Benkert Environmental Award Presentation December 17, 2019 – The North American Marine Environment...
January 6th, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events | Read More

Low sulphur fuel prices rise USD 165 per MT through December in Singapore

Low sulphur fuel prices rise USD 165 per MT through December in Singapore
Low sulphur fuel prices rise USD 165 per MT through December in Singapore Very-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) prices have risen to USD 710 per metric tonne in Singapore on 2 January 2020, a price increase of 30%, when compared to 2 December 2019. The newly implemented IMO2020 Sulphur Cap marks a milestone...
January 3rd, 2020 | BIMCO, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea

New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager Secretary General New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea InterManager is taking part in a new subsidy scheme which aims to boost the number of cadet berths on vessels – helping cadets to gain the vital sea-time they need in order to qualify as seafarers. Working...
January 2nd, 2020 | Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension

European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension
European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension 30 December 2019: European short-sea and feeder ship operators are challenging efforts by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to redefine container lashing as a cargo handling activity in order...
December 30th, 2019 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Liner Shipping and Trade, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Short-sea shipping | Read More

HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey

HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey
.. HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey London. UK. Human Rights at Sea, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), members of the Ankara University Law Faculty and Turkish State officials will come together on 11 January 2020 in Ankara to discuss the topic...
December 27th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF, Legal | Read More

Seal & Sail safely with ABCON onboard

Seal & Sail safely with ABCON onboard
(l to r) Rohit Raj, Nikeel Idnani, Surendra Naidu, Marianne Mulvad & Jørgen Beyer Seal & Sail safely with ABCON onboard Dubai, 22 Dec 2019 93 delegates from the Middle East maritime community keenly participated in an insightful discussion, at an ABCON-sponsored IMarEST UAE branch seminar,...
December 27th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance
.. OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance 23 December 2019 – (LONDON) The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), a voluntary association of 112 oil companies, has today published an updated edition of its Design and Construction Specification...
December 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Books, Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman
Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman 20 December 2019 – The Board of Directors of the Container Owners Association has elected Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Head of Cargo Management, AP Moller-Maersk, to the position of COA Chairman, effective 1 January 2020. He takes over...
December 20th, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Person Profiles | Read More

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to share market insights in Málaga, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to share market insights in Málaga, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Peter Sand BIMCO’s Peter Sand to share market insights in Málaga, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands. Join Peter Sand as he provides his latest dry bulk outlook at the INTERCEM Shipping Forum in Málaga, Spain on 21 January 2020. The Chief Shipping Analyst is also scheduled to speak at the Annual...
December 20th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets | Read More

European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition

European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition
Frans Timmermans [Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL DAL ZENNARO]European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition 19 December 2019 The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)  welcomes Europe’s ambition as enshrined in the European Green Deal published on 11 December, to become the world’s first climate...
December 19th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives
Awards presented by IMCA Board Member Andy Seymour, Global Director Operational Excellence Fugro; Arjen Leendertse (pictured left), HSE Manager, Norway collected the Environmental Sustainability Award on behalf of Subsea 7 and Eidesvik ; Vincent Doedee (pictured right), Sustainability Advisor collected...
December 19th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2
Dimitris J. Fafalios “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2 Joint Media Release – 18 December 2019 “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal...
December 18th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions
. Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions Global shipping sector announces $5billion R&D fund to eliminate CO2 emissions • The international shipping community has today announced plans to form a new non-governmental Research & Development organisation to pave...
December 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

EFIP Winter Newsletter

EFIP Winter Newsletter
.. EFIP Winter Newsletter December 2019 The last six months have proven to be a time of great change. On the political front, we have seen a new European Parliament getting its bearings while at the same time the new Commission has taken shape. During this period, a spectre continued to haunt Europe:...
December 17th, 2019 | Associations, Canals, Communication, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More