Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more…

Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more…
Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more… ‘Amazing’ LISW 2019 raises over £2 million for maritime charities According to event organisers, last week’s London International Shipping Week 2019 “exceeded all expectations by welcoming thousands of global shipping industry...
September 20th, 2019 | Associations, IMarEST, Press and Media | Read More

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines to achieve it Brussels, September 20th, 2019 FEPORT who represents the private port companies and terminals performing cargo handling activities...
September 20th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships
Captain Andy Goldsmith IMCA PROMOTES HYBRID BATTERY POWER SYSTEMS ON DP SHIPS The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is promoting ways of reducing carbon emissions in the marine environment as part of its strategic theme of environmental sustainability. The contribution of battery...
September 19th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

BIMCO Dry Bulk Shipping 2019/3 report: Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn

BIMCO Dry Bulk Shipping 2019/3 report: Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn
Peter Sand Dry Bulk Shipping Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn Demand drivers and freight rates Earnings for Capesize vessels have continued their rollercoaster ride, reaching their highest level since the end of 2013, at USD 36,101 per day on 2 September...
September 18th, 2019 | BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets | Read More

IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures

IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair IUMI calls for more action to improve cargo theft prevention measures Today – 17 September – IUMI (the International Union of Marine Insurance) has published a revision of its position paper containing recommendations aimed at improving the prevention of cargo...
September 17th, 2019 | Associations, Marine Insurance | Read More

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee
Peter Sand BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee Tanker Shipping A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing fleet Demand drivers and freight rates Rising geo-political tensions have led to disruptions...
September 17th, 2019 | BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…

Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters…
Sean Dalton, IUMI Cargo Committee Chair Marine cargo market characterised by “accelerating change” as underwriters take action to address continuing unprofitability, says IUMI Speaking at today’s IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) annual conference in Toronto, Canada, Sean...
September 16th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019 MACROECONOMICS Low growth persists amid trade tensions and a slowdown in global manufacturing Global economic growth continues to slow with recession warnings sounding in many corners of the world, none...
September 16th, 2019 | BIMCO, Container shipping, Markets, Reports | Read More

YSA Design proves natural choice for exclusive SeaDream Global Yachting club

YSA Design proves natural choice for exclusive SeaDream Global Yachting club
SeaDream Innovation will introduce the concept of ‘global yachting’ to the expedition cruise market on her debut in September 2021 YSA Design proves natural choice for exclusive SeaDream Global Yachting club Proven experience in smaller ultra-luxury cruise ships and a lasting relationship with the...
September 16th, 2019 | Associations, Clubs, Yachting | Read More

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Colombia

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Colombia
WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Colombia WISTA INTERNATIONAL CONTINUES EXPANSION IN SOUTH AMERICA, WELCOMING WISTA COLOMBIA AS THE 47th NATIONAL WISTA ASSOCIATION  September 15, 2019–The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) will officially...
September 15th, 2019 | Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport
Martin Dorsman Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport The European maritime industry partners – ECSA, INTERFERRY, EUDA and CLIA Europe – welcome the long awaited report on the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive...
September 14th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future
Dimitris J. Fafalios Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.  Top of the agenda were the preparations...
September 10th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years
. IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years A new report from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) appraises the capabilities and limitations of automation at sea, grappling with the question of how humans...
September 6th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS

Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS
Arun Sharma Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS London, 5th September 2019 – Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has been formally introduced as the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to...
September 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Nominations open for IMCA annual awards

Nominations open for IMCA annual awards
Allen Leatt Nominations open for IMCA annual awards  Nominations are now being accepted for the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Environmental Sustainability and Safety Annual Awards. As Allen Leatt, Chief Executive explains: “Following the success of the inaugural awards...
September 5th, 2019 | Associations, Awards | Read More

Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference

Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference
Captain Patrik Dahlgren, Royal Caribbean Cruises Senior Vice President of Global Marine Operations Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Cayman’s Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association –...
September 5th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement
Robert Keen BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has expressed some reservations about yesterday’s Government announcement...
September 4th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability
Lesley Robinson UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability Only 22% of marine businesses reported an increase in revenue, 10% less than six months ago and 15% less than the pre-Brexit high five years previous Just 6% of companies enjoying an increase in profits,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Reports | Read More

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia
Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia INTERCARGO’s thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the 25 seafarers, crew of the Indonesian Flagged 52,400 dwt bulk carrier “NUR ALLYA” (built 2002) reported missing...
August 29th, 2019 | Associations, Intercargo, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 benefits oil tankers

BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 benefits oil tankers
Peter Sand BIMCO: Record high seaborne US crude oil exports in June 2019 The highest US crude oil exports to China in 11 months lifted total seaborne US crude oil exports to a record high at 11.9 million (m) tonnes in June 2019. Also contributing to the June record was South Korea, as exports to the...
August 27th, 2019 | BIMCO, Markets, News, Tankers | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel released on 20 August 2019. The...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IACS, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)

Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)
Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II) Commentary: Deteriorating economy to dominate G7 By Mark Sobel in Washington Leaders of the G7 will gather in Biarritz on 24 August for their annual summit. Expect a do-nothing affair, marked by notable absences. The formal...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Baltic Ports Organization joins World Ports Sustainability Program as Partners

Baltic Ports Organization joins World Ports Sustainability Program as Partners
Baltic Port Organization’s Tag Map showing some of the issues its members have up for discussion Baltic Ports Organization joins World Ports Sustainability Program as Partners IAPH’s World Ports Sustainability Program welcomes the Baltic Ports Organization with its 44 member ports Antwerp,...
August 19th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More