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INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong
John Platsidakis “Regulations should achieve their core purpose in the most effective and practical ways possible” INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held their semi-annual meetings on 6 and 7 March, along with a well-attended Gala dinner on first day. This was one more opportunity...
March 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships
Dr Kostas G. GKONIS, INTERCARGO’sSecretary General London, UK: INTERCARGO expresses its full support and total alignment with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim’s concerns that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse...
January 12th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Organisations | Read More

Intercargo and Intertanko raise the spirits

Intercargo and Intertanko raise the spirits
Intercargo’s Secretary General Dr. Kostas G. Gkonis, with Katharina Stanzel – Managing Director and Nicholas Tsakos – Chairman, from Intertanko   INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO joint open house-reception in the heart of London’s Square Mile last Thursday was a great success this year!...
December 18th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…
SHIPPING INDUSTRY MEETS IN TOKYO TO DISCUSS MUTUAL CHALLENGES Some 200 representatives of classification societies, shipbuilders and shipowners came together in Tokyo last week for their annual ‘Tripartite Meeting’ on issues of common interest.   The meeting, hosted by Class NK, the Japanese Shipowners’...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Shipmanagement | Read More

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Energy, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
      The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015. The meeting was attended by 100 high level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round...
October 27th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping Industry faces major dilemma on Ballast Water Management

Shipping Industry faces major dilemma on Ballast Water Management
The Round Table (RT) of International Shipping Organisations (comprising BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, Intercargo and INTERTANKO) is deeply concerned if the international convention to regulate ships’ ballast water comes into force in the near future without a realistic implementation...
May 1st, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Pollution | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: Stolt Tankers B.V. THOUSANDS OF LIVES WILL BE LOST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN UNLESS EU GOVERNMENTS TAKE URGENT ACTION,  SAY SHIPOWNER GROUPS AND SEAFARER UNIONS  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member...
April 8th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, BIMCO, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, IACS, ILO, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Intercargo calls again for continued Awareness and Vigilance to ensure the Safe Carriage of Bulk Cargoes

Intercargo calls again for continued Awareness and Vigilance to ensure the Safe Carriage of Bulk Cargoes
David Tongue The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) again reminds all stakeholders of the continued dangers associated with the carriage of bulk cargoes that mayhave a potential for liquefaction. The recent capsize and sinking of the Bahamas flag Bulk Jupiter in the opening...
January 13th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
John Platsidakis The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Shanghai on 30 and 31 October 2014. The meeting was attended by high level representatives of the industry, including the chairman of Intercargo Mr John Platsidakis, the chairman of...
November 19th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Jim Davis in buoyant mood at IMIF’s 39th annual dinner in London

Jim Davis in buoyant mood at IMIF’s 39th annual dinner in London
Clay Maitland, Fred Hardy, Lesley Batchelor, Jim Davis, Charlotte Hall, and Anny Zade Jim Davis in buoyant mood at International Maritime Industries Forum 39th annual dinner in London Cautious optimism that shipowners and shipbuilders have learned the lesson of the “overcapacity years” was expressed...
November 11th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Events, Flags, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, IUA, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Rugby legend set to speak at Mersey Maritime face2face event

Rugby legend set to speak at Mersey Maritime face2face event
Rory Underwood Mersey Maritime’s monthly business network ‘Face-2-Face’ continues to grow from strength to strength with the organisers expecting a sell out at their forthcoming November 4th event thanks to a famous guest presenter. Record-breaking former English Rugby International and RAF jet...
October 16th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Intercargo | Read More

Intercargo Appoints New Secretary General

Intercargo Appoints New Secretary General
Intercargo has appointed David Tongue, as its new Secretary General. Mr Tongue, took up the role on 8 October, following confirmation of the appointment by Intercargo’s Executive Committee which met in London on 7 October. Mr Tongue brings with him a wealth of maritime experience, having most recently...
October 9th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Intercargo, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping industry releases updated anti-piracy guidelines on Gulf of Guinea Region

Shipping industry releases updated anti-piracy guidelines on Gulf of Guinea Region
A GUARDIAN anti-piracy protection. The Round Table of international shipping industry associations has released an updated version of ‘Guidelines for Owners, Operators and Masters for Protection Against Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea Region.’ The Guidelines have been jointly developed by BIMCO, ICS,...
October 2nd, 2014 | BIMCO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

London International Shipping Week unveils its 2015 theme

London International Shipping Week unveils its 2015 theme
Jeremy Penn Addressing an official LISW2015 launch event in London, Jeremy Penn, CEO of The Baltic Exchange and Chairman of the LISW Steering Group, underlined the importance of Government and industry working together as shipping looks to shape itself to meet the demands of the next decade. He said:...
September 10th, 2014 | Accountancy, Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Flags, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, IT and Communications, ITF, IUA, Jobs, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Taxation, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Rob Lomas announces his resignation from Intercargo

Rob Lomas announces his resignation from Intercargo
Bob Lomas On 19/6/14, Intercargo members were advised that its Secretary General, Rob Lomas, would be stepping down from his position this summer. In a communication to the Intercargo members, Intercargo advised that after 14 years, Rob Lomas had reached a decision to resign from Intercargo and to seek...
June 20th, 2014 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intercargo | Read More

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database
Following its recent Lima Declaration commitment to support and encourage education and training in the ship agency and ship broking sectors, FONASBA has now launched the first comprehensive, searchable database of educational courses and programmes available from its member associations. FONASBA’s...
May 29th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability
John Benholm The Annual Tripartite* meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Tokyo on 17 and 18 October 2013. The meeting unanimously welcomed the IMO theme for 2013 of ‘a sustainable maritime transport system’ and its recognition of the three pillars...
November 19th, 2013 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, News | Read More

CSR as a Competitive Advantage

CSR as a Competitive Advantage
The 3rd Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum yesterday in London’s ICAEW, organised by Capital Link was more than a success! It is indeed the need and significance of CSR that continues to grow and evolve in an increasingly diversifying global economy, which is apparent  in the technological innovation...
October 25th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dialogs and Debates, Energy, Environment, Flags, Health and Safety, HR, IMarEST, Intercargo, Intermanager, IT and Communications, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intercargo finds UK Club best on PSC compliance

Intercargo finds UK Club best on PSC compliance
Karl Lumbers The UK P&I Club believes that its loss prevention efforts are paying off among mutual members owning and managing dry cargo ships. Intercargo’s just published report Benchmarking Bulk Carriers reports that UK Club entered vessels had the lowest number of deficiencies among those...
October 14th, 2013 | Books, Intercargo, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Intercargo Publishes Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13 Report

Intercargo Publishes Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13 Report
Bob Lomas The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has today launched Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13,  the latest edition of our annual publication.    Now in its seventh year of publication, this edition contains statistical information and analysis relating to the...
September 25th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Intercargo Calls for Improved and Transparent Public Reporting Following Ship Casualties

Intercargo Calls for Improved and Transparent Public Reporting Following Ship Casualties
Bob Lomas During the forthcoming IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 92 to be held 12 – 21 June 2013) Intercargo, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners will present its Bulk Carrier Casualty Report and will call for member States to fully investigate ship losses and very serious casualties,...
June 11th, 2013 | Intercargo | Read More