Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Inside ICHCA International – April/May 2019 issue

Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue
.. Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue Welcome to the latest edition of Inside ICHCA International, our regular e-newsletter for association members, partners and cargo handling industry colleagues worldwide. Unfortunately, despite its relentless focus on health and safety, the...
May 31st, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum
Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA IMCA TO STAGE LIFTING & RIGGING TECHNICAL FORUM The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum on 24 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport) with the theme ‘Offshore Lifting: Training, Certification,...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical | Read More

Outstanding successes emerge from latest Association of Average Adjusters exams

Outstanding successes emerge from latest Association of Average Adjusters exams
Willum Richards (2017-2019 chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters, second from left) congratulates newly qualified Fellows Peter Fei, Joseph Shead, George Margaritopoulos and William Lai. To the right of Mr Richards is Ryoko Shimura, newly qualified as Senior Associate. Outstanding successes...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

IUMI appoints new Asia Ambassador

IUMI appoints new Asia Ambassador
Agnes Choi IUMI appoints new Asia Ambassador The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) hosted the second IUMI Asia Forum in Shanghai on 22-23 May and appointed a new additional Asia Ambassador to enhance its position in the region. Agnes Choi, Chair of Promotion and External Relations for the...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution
The Time to Breathe campaign poster There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution British Safety Council, alarmed by new research, welcomes the #AirWeShare campaign in calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution The site engineer at a construction site...
May 29th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining
NOAA stunning octopod: credits to Bruce Strickrott Expedition to the Deep Slope Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining Seas At Risk and the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) welcome the call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining in international...
May 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Fisheries, Mining, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BIFA shuffles board – new national chair and vice chair elected and new director appointed

BIFA shuffles board – new national chair and vice chair elected and new director appointed
Rachel Morley and John Stubbings BIFA shuffles board – new national chair and vice chair elected and new director appointed John Stubbings has succeeded Mark Bromley as the elected National Chair of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. Bromley becomes...
May 28th, 2019 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Paradigm shift in Connectivity and Training

Paradigm shift in Connectivity and Training
Nikeel Idnani introducing the event Paradigm shift in Connectivity and Training  Eighty-eight industry stakeholders joined an IMarEST UAE branch technical meeting sponsored by KVH, as they explored the steps shipping needs to take to achieve communication transformation. The KVH speakers – Rob...
May 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*
Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points since yesterday and now reads 1,066… Geopolitics continue to be messy and soon detrimental for all. WISTA Hellas makes s splash with its successful WISTA Med biennial event at Costa Navarino – south west...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ECSA visits EU NAVFOR Somalia

ECSA visits EU NAVFOR Somalia
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations visits EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta Meeting reiterates: threat of piracy not eradicated off the Horn of Africa. On 23 May, ECSA’s Maritime Security Working Group met with the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta at their operation headquarters...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Supreme Court was right in its ruling on ‘Rule F’ controversy, Association of Average Adjusters annual meeting is told.

Supreme Court was right in its ruling on ‘Rule F’ controversy, Association of Average Adjusters annual meeting is told.
Willum-Richards-2017-2019-chairman-of-the-Association-of-Average-Adjusters-left-with-Lord-Clarke-of-Stone-cum-Ebony Supreme Court was right in its ruling on ‘Rule F’ controversy, Association of Average Adjusters annual meeting is told A senior figure in the judiciary has defended a controversial...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah
Richard Cornah, Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah The Association of Average Adjusters, set for a memorable 150th anniversary after launching the celebrations at its annual general meeting on May 9, 2019, has chosen...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
From the Awards Ceremony ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 24 May 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta (Spain), Shannon Foynes Port Company (Ireland) and Port of Melilla (Spain) for getting EcoPorts’...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions
Pictured left to right are the governors and chairs of Midlands region: Scott Powell (Europa), Colin Smith (Metro Shipping), Chadd Blunt (Millennium Cargo), Jay Williams and Julian Frattaroli (both Kuehne+Nagel). BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions The British International...
May 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract
Paul Dean HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft an industry standard offshore decommissioning contact. The contract – DISMANTLECON – has been approved by BIMCO’s Documentary...
May 20th, 2019 | BIMCO, Energy, Legal, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74
Theodore El. Veniamis, The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74  The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74 towards a safe and consistent implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels and sustainable environmental policies The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications
Robert Keen BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is alerting its members to a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from the Government’s £5 million grant scheme opened in December 2018, as part...
May 16th, 2019 | Associations, Education and Training, Logistics, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019
Martin Dorsman ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019 20 May is the European Maritime Day. The Maritime Day was established in 2008 by the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission as part of the EU Maritime Policy to raise the awareness of the seas and their importance. This year,...
May 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its upwards mode and now reads 1,043 – plus 17 points since yesterday. The Geopolitics getting sour and BIMCO makes a splash at the Yacht Club of Greece. John Faraclas’ daily market brief recap: The Capes’...
May 14th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA South Africa

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA South Africa
WISTA South Africa are back ! SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMED BACK TO WISTA INTERNATIONAL May 14, 2019 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International welcomed South Africa back into the global network of female managers in shipping. The relaunch of WISTA South...
May 14th, 2019 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments
Simon Bennett Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments Major shipowners’ associations also give full support to the World Trade Organization. A delegation from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) and the European Community...
May 14th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More