Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

European Shipowners welcome the agreement reached on CO2 Emissions Trading System

European Shipowners welcome the agreement reached on CO2 Emissions Trading System
Martin Dorsman Intensive negotiations came to an end two weeks ago when the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the reform of the emissions trading system, which today was approved by the Member States. “European shipowners have...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Shipmanagement | Read More

Freight forwarders call for investment

Freight forwarders call for investment
Robert Keen Ahead of today’s UK Budget, leading trade association, the British International Freight Association [www.bifa.org], is calling on the Chancellor to do more for the UK’s freight and logistics sector. Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General says: “The economic outlook in the run...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VIKING becomes IMPA ACT preferred supplier

VIKING becomes IMPA ACT preferred supplier
VIKING CEO Henrik Uhd Christensen Esbjerg, Denmark – 22 November 2017: Global marine, offshore and fire safety equipment and servicing provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has announced it is now a Preferred Supplier under the IMPA ACT programme. IMPA ACT is an initiative of the International Marine...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships
… Concern over increased cyber security threat Uncertainty surrounding insurance cover availability Doubts raised over industry readiness for new technology Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned...
November 21st, 2017 | Books, IMarEST, Legal, Technical, Technology | Read More

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017
Kevin Daffey The Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) opens tomorrow (Wednesday 22 November) at Glasgow’s Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC). Delegates have travelled to be at the two-day event from Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, and from all around the UK;...
November 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives
Launching the British Safety Council’s office in Mumbai – from left to right – Lynda Armstrong, Chair of the British Safety Council; Hemant Sethi, Country Manager, British Safety Council, India; Antony Selvaraj, Chairman & Managing Director of NIST; Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017
Technology in Shipping Technology is reshaping the marine industry. Over the next few years new technologies will completely transform shipping: an industry that is the engine of 90% of global trade. Clyde & Co and IMarEST teamed up in a joint initiative to seek insight on emerging technologies...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry, in co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has succeeded in helping the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the Brazilian courts which, if left uncontested, could have had serious adverse legal and economic consequences...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipfinance | Read More

IUA issues Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities

IUA issues Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities
Dave Matcham A guide to good practice for delegated authority arrangements in the London company market has been published by the International Underwriting Association. The document urges firms to keep customer impacts uppermost in mind when outsourcing particular functions. It highlights the need for...
November 17th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Brookes Bell Master Mariner in double award honour

Brookes Bell Master Mariner in double award honour
Capt Adrian Scales CMMar FNI, left, pictured with Capt Martin Reed, Master of the Honorary Company of Master Mariners Captain Adrian Scales made Honourable Company of Master Mariners Liveryman London, 16 November 2017 – Master Mariner, Captain Adrian Scales FNI, of Brookes Bell Group, the leading...
November 16th, 2017 | Associations, Awards | Read More

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

CAPAS trade show continues to serve the automotive industry in Southwest China

CAPAS trade show continues to serve the automotive industry in Southwest China
… Six theme zones to display strengthened product offerings Fringe programme enhances knowledge sharing opportunities, catering to regional end-users’ demands The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) proactively caters to regional trends whilst...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

RINA Conference LNG Ships

RINA Conference LNG Ships
Design, Construction and Operation of LNG/LPG Vessels 29-30 November 2017, Glasgow, UK In Association with:              Register Here The movement of liquefied gas by sea has been well established. LNG accounts for a significant part of the growth in the global energy supply and despite the recent...
November 14th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

BIFA shares Parliament’s concerns over Customs plans post-Brexit

BIFA shares Parliament’s concerns over Customs plans post-Brexit
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee is right to have concerns over the government and HMRC’s plans for Customs procedures post-Brexit. Commenting after the publication of a report by the Committee, the trade association...
November 14th, 2017 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars
…an interesting overview… a full house at Trinity House 14.11.17 – Training and professional development needs to be addressed at the highest level if we are to continue to improve maritime safety, concluded attendees at The Nautical Institute’s 2017 Command Seminar series. At the...
November 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM
… Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.  An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as...
November 13th, 2017 | Academia, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ICS and CMI update campaingn

ICS and CMI update campaingn
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – whose member national shipowner associations represent over 80% of the world merchant fleet, and the Comité Maritime International (CMI) – the international association for maritime lawyers, have released an updated brochure to promote the importance...
November 13th, 2017 | IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

Middle East and India appointment by IMCA

Middle East and India appointment by IMCA
Chris Rodricks Chris Rodricks has been appointed in a business development role for the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in their Middle East and India Region. “Chris is well known to IMCA and its members, having been Chairman of our Middle East and India Region for the past...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action
European Parliament Office in Athens – HELMEPA Junior Program rewarding On November 10, 2017 we celebrated 24 years of operation of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program. It was on November 10, 24 years ago, that HELMEPA’s Board of Directors, chaired by Basil Phr. Papachristidis and with the sincere,...
November 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment, Story of the Day | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation
The ‘RheinFantasie’, moored in the heart of Bonn and close to the main conference centre forUNFCCC, hosted the shipping summit Shipping industry holds own summit at COP 23 climate meeting, pushes for ‘Maritime Energy Transition’ The 23rd session of the UN’s Climate Change Conference, ‘COP...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

A friend indeed

A friend indeed
To note: – The front runners expected to make landfall in Martinique on Tuesday 14 – Aurélien Poisson becomes a dad while racing – Tricks for boosting competitors’ morale Whilst the fleet carves out a route between the latest squalls in what is a very shifty trade wind, each of the...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing Council looks to the future

World Sailing Council looks to the future
A week of discussion and debate from delegates at World Sailing’s Annual Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico culminated in a two-day meeting of World Sailing’s Council.   The submissions that proposed change, made in advance of the conference and the subsequent recommendations made by...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships
.. World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will be held every year starting from 2018. The...
November 11th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Sailing, Sports | Read More

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge
LONDON – NOVEMBER 10, 2017: Wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must rapidly decarbonize has catalyzed some of shipping’s most ambitious and commercially-savvy leaders, strategists and innovators to co-develop an Action Plan for the decarbonization of international shipping in line with...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More