Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

British Marine Awards winners shine at a gala dinner

British Marine Awards winners shine at a gala dinner
British Marine paid tribute to its membership at the fifth edition of its British Marine Awards, hosted at a gala dinner sponsored by Dominion Domains on Monday night (17 September), during the 50th anniversary celebrations of TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Seven British Marine member companies...
September 20th, 2018 | Associations, Awards | Read More

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI
Richard Turner 19 September, Cape Town. Richard Turner, European Director of Global Risk Solutions at RSA Insurance Group has been elected President of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). In accordance with the Articles of Association, IUMI’s Council formally elected Richard at...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.  It follows an announcement...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Portugal joins WISTA International

Portugal joins WISTA International
Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou September 18, 2018 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues to grow worldwide, welcoming Portugal to the global network of executive women in shipping. The launch of WISTA Portugal was announced this week by Ana Paula...
September 18th, 2018 | Associations, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Now is the time to manage the “unthinkable” risks, says IUMI President

Now is the time to manage the “unthinkable” risks, says IUMI President
Dieter Berg Opening this year’s International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) annual conference yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa, IUMI President Dieter Berg impressed on delegates the need to manage “unthinkable” risks. He highlighted a series of losses that, until recently, would...
September 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea
Simon Clarke MP presenting an award to David Jones, Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager at PD Ports, to mark their signing up to Operation Clean Sweep, at the British Plastics Federation Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons today, Monday 10 September. Teesport has become the first...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap
Guy Platten Secretary General, ICS To assist shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced – free of charge – some comprehensive guidance on implementation planning, to help ensure compliance...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment
Claire Capaccioli The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.  For some time the trade association for freight forwarding companies has anticipated a significant increase...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Education and Training, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships
… In a major piece of research, the IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the shipping industry’s valued workforce. Autonomous technologies could create a competitive advantage...
September 13th, 2018 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA Contracts & Insurance seminar attracts impressive list of speakers and delegates

IMCA Contracts & Insurance seminar attracts impressive list of speakers and delegates
Allen Leatt Back to the Negotiating Table – Working Together Speakers and delegates from oil companies, contractors and the legal and insurance sectors to attend IMCA Seminar Exploring new ways for oil companies and contractors to work together on sharing risks and liabilities The programme for the...
September 13th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

New management structure at IBIA

New management structure at IBIA
Justin Murphy The International Bunker Industry Association is restructuring to provide a greater diversity of expertise within the secretariat to match IBIA’s ambitions and goals. The changes will take effect when Justin Murphy, the current CEO, leaves his post at IBIA on September 15 to take up a...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Interferry conference set to drive debate on industry’s major issues

Interferry conference set to drive debate on industry’s major issues
Keynote speakers from the military, merchant fleet and port sectors will feature when trade association Interferry addresses three of shipping’s most important issues – safety, security and the environment – at its 43rd annual conference in Cancun, Mexico, in early October. “Ferries already provide...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Military, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters
. The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, was established on 4 June 1982 by the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and ship owners, who co-signed the Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Seas”.  By the Article 4 they declared: “We pledge our...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment | Read More

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers  and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor
NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers   Carleen Lyden Walker and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor September 12, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation
James Holmes, CIO, North P&I September 10, 2018 – North P&I Club has recently been awarded the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which is awarded to companies who have successfully implemented systems to protect themselves against common cyber threats.  With constant...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA members invited to take part in quickfire “Totally Technology” session at annual seminar

IMCA members invited to take part in quickfire “Totally  Technology”  session at annual seminar
Allen Leatt IMCA members can showcase their ideas and innovations to 300 industry leaders Submissions required by 30 September IMCA’s Annual Seminar – Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working – 28-29 November, The Hague,...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Kimmo Naski elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization

Kimmo Naski elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization
Dr Kimmo Naski, the CEO of the Port of HaminaKotka, Dr Kimmo Naski, the CEO of the Port of HaminaKotka, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO). The vote took place during the annual event organized by the BPO, the Baltic Ports Conference, held on 6 – 7 September...
September 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More

NAMEPA Announces 2018 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners

NAMEPA Announces 2018 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners
ADM Karl Schultz, USCG USCG, Euronav and Port of Montreal to receive NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards for 2018 Caribbean Maritime University, TMS Ocean Guardian, Blank Rome’s Joan Bondareff, Seafarers International House and Restore Americas Estuaries also recognized September 6, 2018 Joseph...
September 6th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events | Read More

The Nautical Institute updates its support for CMMar award

The Nautical Institute updates its support for CMMar award
Capt John Lloyd of the NI (left) and Capt Rob Booth of HCMM sign the CMMar agreement. 05.09.18 – The Nautical Institute has signed an updated administrative agreement in support of the Chartered Master Mariner (CMMar) programme – a new professional maritime standard. The agreement, signed by...
September 5th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, The Nautical Institute | Read More

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…
Esben Poulsson “ships are note operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman, at start of major UN negotiation on future ocean governance   At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to...
September 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology | Read More

World Rowing eNewsletter – August 2018

World Rowing eNewsletter – August 2018
.. Fast, furious and very new; Commonwealth Beach Sprints Eight nations competed at the first-ever Commonwealth Beach Sprints held from 18-19 August in Sandbanks Beach, Poole, United Kingdom.  This was a first for rowing in the Commonwealth Games and it was the first Commonwealth gold medal for Vanuatu...
September 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Rowing, Sports | Read More

David Marsh on Berlin, Desmond Lachman on Trump and the Fed, and more

David Marsh on Berlin, Desmond Lachman on Trump and the Fed, and more
Chancellor Angela Merkel COMMENTARY Berlin strains to flare again Strains in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s three-party coalition, which appear to have died down during the summer, seem ready to flare again in coming weeks, writes David Marsh. This will significantly influence German policy-making...
September 1st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!
THE UK PAVILION AT EXPONAVAL 2018  The four day event comprises an exhibition, conference, senior staff delegations and visiting warships and will focus exclusively on naval defence & maritime security issues and equipment procurement. DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FLYER &...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Great prospects; find out why…

Great prospects; find out why…
Register your interest Why Visit Blog WTM Latin America Events Business opportunities The total contribution of the travel market to the global GDP is 10.4%, with the forecast of 4% growth...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Cefor half-year marine hull claims trends

Cefor half-year marine hull claims trends
Helle Hammer, Managing DirectorCefor – The Nordic Association of Marine Insurers The Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor) has published its latest statistics from the Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics database, a comprehensive database comprising approximately 433,000 registered vessel...
August 29th, 2018 | Associations, Claims, Marine Insurance, Statistics | Read More