Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner
King George V The leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, is holding its Centenary Dinner at Guildhall this evening, exactly 100 years to the day since the first meeting was held in 1917 in the City of London to discuss the formation of the charity (previously known as King George’s Fund for Sailors). Almost...
March 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of representatives of ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife Capt. Antonio M. Padrón (third from the right) with representatives...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis The 10 unmanned water craft that talk of the future There are a number of uniquely interesting projects underway that highlight how automation in shipping is advancing. More. FOCUS Short features and analysis Key...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward
Carleen Lyden-Kluss March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society
  Asian Challenge, Vietnam 21 – 24 April 2017   Join 50 international teams in a four-day climb of Mount Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam. The event ends with an awards dinner at the Pullman Hotel, Hanoi.   Registration fee 300 USD. Minimum fundraising...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!
Port of Barcelona 24 March 2017 Ports in a changing climate, a changing world The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) is inviting its members, policy makers and stakeholders to join the 14thedition of its annual conference, which will be hosted by the Port of Barcelona. The event will take place on...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches Command Diploma Scheme

The Nautical Institute launches Command Diploma Scheme
David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute 24.03.17 – The Nautical Institute’s flagship distance learning programme, the Command Diploma Scheme, was launched today in Singapore at the first of this year’s Nautical Institute Command Seminars. The scheme is intended for...
March 24th, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it
Paddy Crumplin The International Labour Organization (ILO) has upheld allegations of the illegal victimisation of trade union leaders by Thai Airways. The complaint was taken to the United Nations body by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its Thai unions, and the ITF is now...
March 24th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Communication, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

British Safety Council – the past, present and future

British Safety Council – the past, present and future
​The British Safety Council launches its 60th anniversary celebrations using the medium of film to reflect on the organisation’s past, present and future The British Safety Council held a gala film night, hosted by eminent film critic Mark Kermode, to demonstrate the contribution it has made to improving...
March 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Story of the Day | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success
… Guests gathered for the IMarEST 114th Annual Dinner at Guildhall, City of London to celebrate another year for the Institute. Prof. Chris Hodge OBE FREng FIMarEST, 115th President of IMarEST, gave a warm welcome, speaking of the Institute’s transformation over recent years: “We are now,...
March 22nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador
Prof. Christopher Hodge presents award to Nikeel Idnan The inaugural Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) Outstanding Contribution Awards were presented at the 114th annual dinner in London. Nikeel Idnani, Honorary Secretary of the IMarEST UAE branch was awarded the worldwide...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

New management team at Poole Marinas

New management team at Poole Marinas
Kerrie and Kirsty Kerrie Gray has taken over as Manager of the Poole Quay Boat Haven and Port of Poole Marina.  She first started working for PHC in the summer of 2005 as a seasonal staff member and returned to work at the marinas for a number of seasons between spending the winters in the Caribbean,...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Marinas, Person Profiles | Read More

SYN-ENOSIS was presented to members of the maritime community

SYN-ENOSIS was presented to members of the maritime community
UGS president Theodore Veniamis with a young member from the Philharmonic School of Lixouri Kefalonia, The Greek Shipowner’s Social Welfare Company SYN-ENOSIS, was presented to members of the maritime community during an event held on Wednesday the 15th of March 2017, at Benaki Museum (Piraeus str....
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events | Read More

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…
Robert Tomlinson (left) with Keith Martin, chairman, Association of Average Adjusters Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is highlighted at Association of Average Adjusters event in London Marine average adjusters are at the centre of a conflict over whether...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session
Scotland’s First Minister will speak at All-Energy 2017 SCOTLAND’S FIRST MINISTER TO SPEAK AT ALL-ENERGY’S OPENING PLENARY SESSION Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister,...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

The ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture

The  ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture
Bernard Twomey THE ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT 4TH FIGS EVENTS TECHNICAL LECTURE The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support for cyber enabled vessels is moving forward at a rapid rate and is a technology embedded by a number of manufacturers. As Bernard Twomey...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?

Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city?
ESPO Award painting 2016 by Sasja Hagens Are art and cultural involvement the matchmakers between your port and the city? Submit your project for the ESPO Award 2017! 17 March 2017 – The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its ninth edition. The theme of this year is “Art...
March 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish National Party conference tomorrow (Sat 18thMarch) at the Aberdeen Arts and Conference Centre from 9:00 a.m. in a bid to highlight the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign. RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom...
March 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years after the disaster claimed 193 lives

Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years after the disaster claimed 193 lives
  IN THIS ISSUE: Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years on Partnership opportunities Manila Gala Dinner “Sailors’ Society is his only support” Here’s what your donations could provide seafarers and their families Special...
March 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR | Read More

Meeting summary of 29th Interim Meeting of Asian Shipowners’ Association Shipping Economics Review Committee

Meeting summary of 29th Interim Meeting of Asian Shipowners’ Association Shipping Economics Review Committee
The 29th Interim Meeting of ASA SERC was held in Fukuoka, Japan 10 March 2017.  The meeting was attended by 21 delegates from ASA member associations of ASEAN, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea (please see attendance list attached).  ASA SERC members were firmly committed to ensure...
March 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders
MARCH 15, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders To mark one year since the EU closed its borders, refugee community leaders – supported by the local community in Lesvos – have come together to fight for the rights of refugees...
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Letters, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, UN | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Over 500,000 more European Cruise passengers in the past four years, and up to €41 billion of economic contribution annually (Brussels, 15 March, 2016) –  Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry | Read More