Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers
Polish drivers proudly hold the Dutch collective bargaining agreement book A cross-border campaign by ITF member union the FNV against the exploitation of drivers and social dumping in transport linked to the potato industry has won safe rates in two trucking companies and is now focusing on a third.30/03/2016 The...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

AAA: Cargo Claims, General Average and Traps for the Unwary…

AAA: Cargo Claims, General Average and Traps for the Unwary…
l to r: Andrew Paton, Keith Sturges and Mark Meredith Cargo Claims, General Average and Traps for the Unwary – speakers at Association of Average Adjusters event warn of costly pitfalls in marine market Cargo interests claiming on their insurance for substantial sums – arising sometimes from common...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Latest Travel Insights From WTM London

The Latest Travel Insights From WTM London
World Travel Market venue. Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016: What lessons for the travel and tourism industry? Chief Mentor and Strategic Consultant, Alessandra Alonso reflects on what she has learnt...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Propeller Club London March Luncheon

Propeller Club London March Luncheon
L to R David Randell, Adrian McCourt, Adam Corney and Ian Millen Topical Discussion and Lively Debate!  The London Propeller Club’s March luncheon, held at The Naval Club in Mayfair, proved to be an occasion for interesting topical discussion and lively debate; together with excellent networking. Club...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HRAS delivers new publication on UN guiding principles….

HRAS delivers new publication on UN guiding principles….
HRAS UNGP Publication 2016 Human Rights at Sea delivers new publication on UN guiding principles on business and human rights in the maritime environment Today, the independent maritime human rights charity Human Rights at Sea delivers the first in a series of new publications specifically focused on...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, HR, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                29-Mar-2016 OIL SPILL NEAR BAYOU TECHE New Orleans, USA COAST GUARD TO TEMPORARILY MOVE NAVIGATION AIDS Honolulu, USA Oil spill near Bayou Teche Tuesday, March 29, 2016, New Orleans, USA The Coast Guard, state and local...
March 29th, 2016 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMarEST welcomes its first female president, Jane Smallman

IMarEST welcomes its first female president, Jane Smallman
Jane Smallman CSci CMarSci FIMarEST Jane Smallman CSci CMarSci FIMarEST was appointed 114th President of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) at its 127th Annual General Meeting on Friday 18th March 2016. Jane is the first woman to hold the position in the Institute’s...
March 29th, 2016 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Person Profiles | Read More

ABP welcomes UK’s first Marine Pilotage Apprentices

ABP welcomes UK’s first Marine Pilotage Apprentices
L-r: Jonathan Sleep; Martin Gough; Tom Donaghy; Kym Hughes and Trainee Coxswain Oliver Lowe aboard pilot launch Humber Jupiter (image courtesy of ABP ABP has welcomed three trainees onto the UK’s first ever Marine Pilotage Apprenticeship scheme after the company launched the initiative in October last...
March 29th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The island of Samos the next stop of the HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign

The island of Samos the next stop of the HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign
The Exhibition Hall The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences” remains in the Northern Aegean Islands, with the second stop in 2016 being the island of Samos, homeland of the famous Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, between...
March 29th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

Maritime education and training in the spotlight as MARACAD 2016 returns to Dubai

Maritime education and training in the spotlight as MARACAD 2016 returns to Dubai
His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi After an extremely successful debut in 2015, the MARACAD Conference and Expo returns to Dubai once again in 2016. Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works Chairman of the Federal...
March 29th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ICS Representing Shipowners at Important UN Meeting on Future of Oceans Governance

ICS Representing Shipowners at Important UN Meeting on Future of Oceans Governance
Simon Bennett At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing the interests of shipowners at the opening session of a UN Preparatory Committee starting work on a new legal instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The...
March 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain
Nelly Yunta (MIAMI, Fla.; March 28, 2016) ­– Nelly Yunta, vice president of Customized Brokers, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Miami-based subsidiary specializing in Customs clearance of all U.S. imports, was recently recognized as a “Rock Star of the Supply Chain” by Food Logistics magazine...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA, Houston Maritime Museum Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education Organizations’ work will focus on maritime history and culture and the importance of protecting the marine environment. (Stamford, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA)...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States
We noticed with interest that professional Bridge Simulators, similar to the one DNV GL donated to HELMEPA for its refresher training to merchant mariners, is to be used for a different educational purpose. Specifically, Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, has acquired two NAUTIS Simulators...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016
Who are fighting for the last Olympic spots for the Nacra17 at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR The 47th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR for Olympic, Paralympic classes and the Dragon class to be held from 25th March to 2nd April in the bay of Palma, registers a record participation...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

ESPO reveals new Top 10 Environmental Priorities of Ports

ESPO reveals new Top 10 Environmental Priorities of Ports
Antonis Michail, senior policy advisor and EcoPorts coordinator at ESPO   25th March 2016 –  On 23 March, ESPO released the results of its recent environmental review 2016 during the PORTOPIA conference in Lisbon. The aim of the review is to update the top 10 environmental priorities of...
March 25th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*
John Faraclas Earlier than usual due, to Christianity’s first** Easter Celebrations, comes our weekly market report; John Faraclas Writes: The BDI was up five points since yesterday at 406 points; that’s plus 11 since last week’s closing at 395 points – better than going down… The BCI 2014,...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Waste dumping treaty celebrates 10th birthday Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force

Waste dumping treaty celebrates 10th birthday Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force
24/03/2016  – Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force The 1996 “London Protocol” covering the dumping of wastes at sea entered into force ten years ago today (24th March). The Protocol modernized the original “London Convention” dumping treaty,...
March 24th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, HR, Pollution | Read More

Compliance, communication and contingency – Counting down to SOLAS VGM

Compliance, communication and contingency – Counting down to SOLAS VGM
      Following from ICHCA: As you know, ICHCA as an NGO to IMO was involved in drafting the new SOLAS VGM regulations and is now working alongside IMO and other key industry bodies to facilitate global implementation of this landmark container safety rule. If you have not already done...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

INTERMANAGER places human element at top of the agenda at CMA

INTERMANAGER places human element at top of the agenda at CMA
l to r: Gerardo Borromeo and George Hoyt The international ship managers’ body, InterManager, has reaffirmed its support for the welfare of seafarers, described as the “heart and soul” of shipping, at The Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2016 Conference. Moderating the morning session on...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Moore Stephens reports new low in shipping confidence

Moore Stephens reports new low in shipping confidence
Richard Greiner Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to a record low in the three months to February 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. The average confidence level expressed by respondents in...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Reports, Special Surveys | Read More

Island chefs serve up “Taste of Bermuda” at RIMS 2016

Island chefs serve up “Taste of Bermuda” at RIMS 2016
Bermuda cuisine on show at insurance conference networking event Hamilton, Bermuda,  March 23, 2016: Industry executives will get a “Taste of Bermuda” next month when the island hosts its annual networking reception at the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference and...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

BDA galvanizing island’s shipping and aviation sectors

BDA galvanizing island’s shipping and aviation sectors
BDA’s Kevin Richards at this week’s 31st annual Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) conference in Stamford with Chief Marine Surveyor Pat Nawaratne and Edward Robinson, of Bermuda’s Department of Maritime Administration Hamilton, Bermuda,  March 23, 2016: The Bermuda Business...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, News | Read More

Selektope® shortlisted for European Marine Engineering Award

Selektope® shortlisted for European Marine Engineering Award
Gothenburg-based I-Tech’s Selektope antifouling system has been shortlisted in the Environmental Performance category by the judging panel for the European Marine Engineering Awards. The winner of this prestigious Award will be announced at the European Marine Engineering Conference and Awards gala...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Environment, IT and Communications | Read More

Spinnaker Global and IMarEST to support maritime engineers in Asia Pacific

Spinnaker Global and IMarEST to support maritime engineers in Asia Pacific
Spinnaker Global and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) have today announced a partnership to support the professional development of engineers working in the maritime sector within Asia Pacific. The partnership will see Spinnaker Global candidates able to obtain a...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, Maritime Education and Training | Read More