Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations

Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations
Johan Roos Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations A four-man team from global trade association Interferry will be in Manila from March 18-22 in the first stage of a project to study significant safety improvements in Philippines ferry operations and produce a ‘lessons...
March 15th, 2019 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats Modern...
March 13th, 2019 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

CIRM Annual Conference 2019 – update

CIRM Annual Conference 2019 – update
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM CIRM Annual Conference 2019 To be held at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel, Vouliagmeni, Greece 2 – 4 April 2019.  CIRM’s annual conference and AGM is taking place over three days at the Beginning of April. The conference features...
March 8th, 2019 | CIRM, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women
Eamonn O’Reilly Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women 08 March 2019 Over the past year, ESPO has been monitoring the gender balance through the effective attendance of port professionals to the different meetings of the organisation. The outcome of this monitoring reveals...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

London International Shipping Week • Important Update

London International Shipping Week • Important Update
ONLY SIX MONTHS TO GO The countdown to the fourth London International Shipping Week is well and truly underway. The website and app are now live and the first of the 18,000-plus shipping and maritime decision-makers expected to join us at LISW19 in London in September are already registered. Sponsors,...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean
Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day
Harry TheochariChair of Maritime UK Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day by launching two brand new initiatives aimed at boosting gender diversity within the maritime sector  •    Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Taskforce will meet in Belfast today to launch two new initiatives...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hellenic American Maritime Forum announced

Hellenic American Maritime Forum announced
Hellenic American Maritime Forum Founders: Carleen Lyden Walker of SHIPPINGInsight and Apostolos Belokas of SAFETY4SEA Hellenic American Maritime Forum Announced SAFETY4SEA and SHIPPINGInsight Partner to Bring Titans Together ATHENS, March 4, 2019- Apostolos Belokas of SAFETY4SEA and SHIPPINGInsight’s...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS

More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS
Roger Stevens More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS Wallenius Wilhelmsen is the latest shipowner to join the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation’s membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2500 vessels. Other companies to have recently...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award
Paul Doell March 6, 2019 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Paul Doell, National President of the American Maritime Officers (AMO), has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2019. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction in...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong
 INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong “2019 is a year for dry cargo owners to prepare their vessels for landmark changes in shipping” INTERCARGO held its Executive and Technical Committee meetings in Hong Kong on 4 and 5 March 2019, along with the Dinner Reception on the first...
March 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

Ecochlor joins NAMEPA

Ecochlor joins NAMEPA
Steve Candito, CEO Ecochlor March 5, 2019 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced today that Ecochlor Inc. has become a member of NAMEPA. Ecochlor’s recruitment to NAMEPA demonstrates their...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

WOC Announces Conference Chair for the 2019 Sustainable Ocean Summit, Paris, 20-22 Nov

WOC Announces Conference Chair for the 2019 Sustainable Ocean Summit, Paris, 20-22 Nov
Frédéric Moncany de Saint-Aignan, President, French Maritime Cluster The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that Mr. Frédéric Moncany de Saint-Aignan, President, French Maritime Cluster, is the Conference Chair for the 7th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS), Paris, 20-22 November 2019. Mr....
March 4th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@637: buoyancy a must!

The BDI@637: buoyancy a must!
John Faraclas The BDI@637: buoyancy a must! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains in low levels “thanks” to the Capes’ continuous fall… Geopolitics still the stumbling block to see the Global economy move on as the US$ 250 trillion debt and protectionism are causing turbulances. John Faraclas’...
February 25th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Letters, Markets, News, Reports, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading
Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has warned its members about the dangers of requesting a switch bill of lading without being fully aware of potential...
February 25th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Scrubber conundrum: Cure better than prevention?

Scrubber conundrum: Cure better than prevention?
(seated l to r) Venkatesh Rao, Kaisa Marton, Richard Hall & Nikeel Idnani. (standing l to r) Bilal Al Habash, Rakesh Bangera, Dabira Chhabra, Jiju Vijayakumar & Sharad Kumar Dubai – As shipping enters the final lap in the race towards meeting the IMO Sulphur cap by January 2020, the industry...
February 24th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report
The INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report has been sent to the printer. Members will be receiving their free copy. Non-members may order the report at info@intercargo.org or from Witherby Publishing Group (www.witherbys.com). Executive Summary INTERCARGO’s 2017–2018 Benchmarking...
February 21st, 2019 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intercargo, Markets, Reports | Read More

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’
  The ITF HQ’s in London In an unprecedented move, four United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs have signed a joint letter damning the Irish government’s work permit scheme for non-European workers in the fishing industry. The letter comes from the special rapporteurs for the human rights...
February 18th, 2019 | ITF | Read More

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector. The launch will take place...
February 18th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo
Lesley Robinson Stand space for British Marine Expo’s brand new Marine Showcase is fully sold out following overwhelming interest from companies looking to promote their brand at the one-of-a-kind, two day event. Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton,...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer Potential to improve efficiency and reduce costs The International Marine Contractors Association’s(IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars
Chris Jones People using driverless cars should still not take their eyes off the road, if they could be expected to take over the vehicle at short notice in an emergency, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has stated. Unless a vehicle is highly automated users should be banned from performing...
February 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Sulphur and Greenhouse gas reduction priority for ICS

Esben Poulsson “The 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping” believes Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson. “But there are even more profound changes to come. We are rapidly...
February 11th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

New conference venues for 2021 and 2022 underline Interferry’s global vision

New conference venues for 2021 and 2022 underline Interferry’s global vision
Mike Corrigan Interferry has confirmed locations for the 2021 and 2022 editions of its industry-leading annual conference – held every October – in the latest initiative to extend its reach as the only organisation representing the worldwide ferry industry. The global trade association’s 46th annual...
February 6th, 2019 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More