Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Marfleet pupils to benefit from dedicated reading space thanks to ABP

Marfleet pupils to benefit from dedicated reading space thanks to ABP
L-r: Marfleet Primary School Business Manager Sue Walker with Chloe McCloud, Lewis Carrick, Oliver Wilson, Charlie Cameron-McClane, Olivia Nickerson, Head Teacher Rachael Butler and Lucy Silvester (image courtesy of ABP Pupils at Hull’s Marfleet Primary School will benefit from a dedicated space designed...
February 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2016: Speakers and Topics announced

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2016: Speakers and Topics announced
Middle East Bunkering Convention 2016 . Dubai . UAE  .  16-17 March The two-day conference will combine hard-hitting and absorbing intellectual content covering bunker quality, quantity, regulation and developments in supply, demand and infrastructure, including terminals and...
February 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA publishes revision to wire rope integrity management guidance

IMCA publishes revision to wire rope integrity management guidance
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a revised version of ‘Guidance on wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry’ (IMCA SEL 022 Rev. 2/IMCA M 194 Rev. 2). This is now available for downloading free of charge from the IMCA...
February 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Books, Drill ships, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Supply ships | Read More

Chile union delivers food to airport workers in LATAM protest

Chile union delivers food to airport workers in LATAM protest
A trade union has delivered snacks to LAN workers on shift at Santiago airport, Chile, to draw public attention to the way the company treats its aviation workers there. 19/02/2016 – The Union of Airport Workers (Sindilanex) said LAN (part of the LATAM group of airlines) workers at the airport...
February 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

Swedish Club Maintains steady performance

Swedish Club Maintains steady performance
Lars Rhodin The Swedish Club has reported that its results ahead of the closure of the renewal season on February 20, 2016, will show numbers being on a par with last year, in line with its policy of balanced growth and solid performance. It is anticipated that gross tonnage could post a 5% increase...
February 19th, 2016 | Associations, P and I Clubs | Read More

Zika virus: ITF releases guidelines for seafarers

Zika virus: ITF releases guidelines for seafarers
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has issued an information factsheet in a bid to help seafarers around the world to protect themselves from the Zika virus. 19/02/2016 – The virus, caused by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, is currently...
February 19th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, ITF | Read More

Singapore Shipping Association President points to the value of working together

Singapore Shipping Association President points to the value of working together
Esben Poulsson Singapore Shipping Association President points to the value of working together in these challening times The coming year will be challenging for the shipping industry as global markets face a slowdown, however, the measures put in place by the Singapore Government and Maritime and Port...
February 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Propeller Club, International Port of Piraeus, honours Nicolas Bornozis

Propeller Club, International Port of Piraeus, honours Nicolas Bornozis
Nicolas Bornozis at the podium delivering his speech The Greeks have an exceptionally powerful word when it comes to glorify somebody for his unique and monumental success: apotheosis*! At a full house at Mikrolimano’s Yacht Club of Greece last night, the president and Governors of the Propeller Club...
February 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago speech in the fields of business, maritime law and port management.

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago speech in the fields of business, maritime law and port management.
Students of the Master in Law, Maritime Business and Port Management (UPC) with the Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Prof. Germán de Melo.- Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife gave a lecture to the students of the Master in Law, Maritime Business...
February 19th, 2016 | Associations, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Annual Debate 2016 | Meet Dr Amy Jadesimi | Join the conversation

The Annual Debate 2016 | Meet Dr Amy Jadesimi | Join the conversation
Meet Dr Amy Jadesimi | Join the conversation Listed as one of the 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa by Forbes magazine in 2014, Amy was also named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. In 2015 the Financial Times named  Amy as one of the top 25 Africans to...
February 18th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HELMEPA’s new Voluntary Training on a Full Mission Bridge Simulator

HELMEPA’s new Voluntary Training on a Full Mission Bridge Simulator
This is HELMEPA’s new Voluntary Training on a Full Mission Bridge Simulator, which is offered to its Members.  An excellent concept all together worth communicating to all; after all , needless to say that maritime education and training is the must for our shipping adventure’s success for...
February 18th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Tara Expeditions initiates a pilot project of scientific cooperation with developing countries

Tara Expeditions initiates a pilot project of scientific cooperation with developing countries
Romain Troublé Data collected on plankton during the Tara Oceans expedition represent an unprecedented resource for studying and understanding the Ocean. This collaborative research program has identified 40 million new genes, now available to the scientific community worldwide. The impact of environmental...
February 18th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

ICS welcomes progress on ILO seafarers’ identity document convention

ICS welcomes progress on ILO seafarers’ identity document convention
Joe Cox The International Chamber of Shipping, as the Secretariat for the Shipowner Group at the International Labour Organization (ILO), co-ordinated employers’ representatives at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee on the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185),...
February 18th, 2016 | Associations, HR, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards’ Bid to Save Maiden Sets Sail

Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards’ Bid to Save Maiden Sets Sail
  Tracy Edwards MBE Tracy Edwards MBE, the yachtswoman who made history skippering the first all-female crew around the world on yacht Maiden, is fundraising to bring the beloved boat home to the UK, whilst simultaneously raising awareness for young girls’ rights to education. As Maiden crossed...
February 18th, 2016 | Associations, HR, Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

On Climate: ‘Our task is not over, ’ says Ban Ki-moon…

On Climate: ‘Our task is not over, ’ says Ban Ki-moon…
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (second left), UNFCCC’s Christiana Figueres (left), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and President of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), and President François Hollande of France (right), celebrate historic adoption of Paris Agreement. UN Photo/Mark...
February 17th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              17-Feb-2016 TUG SUNK IN NORTH CHANNEL Boston, USA BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey LAYING-UP OF SHIPS Sri Lanka Tug sunk in North Channel Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Boston, USA No deep draft vessels should transit Boston’s North...
February 17th, 2016 | Associations, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European shipowners showcase Short Sea Shipping

European shipowners showcase Short Sea Shipping
Niels Smedegaard During a high level meeting organised by the Dutch Presidency of the Council yesterday in Amsterdam, ECSA presented its new brochure on the merits of short sea shipping. The intention behind this new initiative is to revitalise the EU’s short sea policy, which has unfortunately been...
February 16th, 2016 | Associations, Shipmanagement, Short-sea shipping | Read More

OI 2016: one of the greatest threats to the world’s oceans on the conference agenda

OI 2016: one of the greatest threats to the world’s oceans on the conference agenda
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014: Nothing beats face-to-face conversations – it’s what exhibitions are all about. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton Invasive species have been identified as one of the four greatest threats to the world’s oceans. Invasive alien species are now generally...
February 16th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Elaborate MD takes on the three peaks challenge

Elaborate MD takes on the three peaks challenge
Sean Maloney, Gemma Mills and Phil Page Leading maritime PR and publishing agency, Elaborate Communications, has entered a team in the Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Sailors’ Society. Sean Moloney, Managing Director of Elaborate and joint organiser of London International Shipping Week,...
February 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity | Read More

Video launch for the 13th INEC

Video launch for the 13th INEC
Cdr Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and Chairmen of INEC 2016 features in the launch video VIDEO LAUNCH FOR 13TH INTERNATIONAL NAVAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION The video launch of INEC 2016, the 13th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition, being held in The Passenger...
February 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Tributes paid to longserving maritime industry stalwart

Tributes paid to longserving maritime industry stalwart
George Brook Johnson Warm tributes paid to TMG stalwart Tributes have been paid following the death of a leading light at an international maritime service company and consultancy. Captain George Brook Johnson, who was Managing Partner and Principal at The Maritime Group Ltd (TMG), crossed the bar after...
February 15th, 2016 | Associations, News, Obituaries | Read More

BSM joins Marine Partnership programme

BSM joins Marine Partnership programme
In a move that reinforces its reputation as a leader in quality shipmanagement, Bernard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has joined the Marine Partnership programme run by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST). As a result of the partnership, BSM Superintendents will now...
February 15th, 2016 | Associations, Clubs, Company Profiles, IMarEST | Read More

HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Chios

HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Chios
The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences”, which is carried out by HELMEPA across 14 Greek towns and cities between 2014-2017 with the support of Lloyd’s Register Foundation* (the Foundation), moves on to the island of Chios.  The...
February 15th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Nacra 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 13 Feb. 2016

Nacra 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 13 Feb. 2016
The NACRA 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 by Katy Nastro Clearwater, FL. Day four of the Nacra 17 World Championship went off without a hitch. The less than stellar wintery weather that Clearwater has produced has now subsided, and finally the sailors were able to sail in nearly perfect conditions out on...
February 13th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Thailand Yacht Show 2016: Starting at Ground Zero

Thailand Yacht Show 2016: Starting at Ground Zero
Phuket, 12 February 2016 – After an hors d’oeuvre in the form of the hugely successful Thailand Yachting Forum, the inauguralThailand Yacht Show (TYS) opened its doors at Ao Po Grand Marina yesterday, 11 February. Guest of Honour for the Official Opening was Deputy Prime Minister General...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More