Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Council agrees to implement ECSA-ETF Agreement on decent work for seafarers

Council agrees to implement ECSA-ETF Agreement on decent work for seafarers
Mark Dickinson European shipowners and European transport workers speak together to warmly welcome today’s adoption of a Council Directive improving seafarers’ working conditions. This change will implement an agreement between the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European...
December 7th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam

GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. GLEC EU Plenary meeting in Amsterdam: FEPORT engages in a constructive strategy review with other parties of the supply chain Last December 1st, FEPORT announced the alignment of the revised EEEG Guidelines with the GLEC framework[1]. As previously communicated, APM...
December 7th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show

Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show
… The 13th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 29 November to 2 December 2017, has posted its most successful results to date. The event is Asia’s largest for the automotive parts, accessories and services industries, and represents the entire supply chain for business exchange,...
December 7th, 2017 | Accessories, Associations, Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Markets | Read More

ICS Chairman commends China’s positive engagement with IMO

ICS Chairman commends China’s positive engagement with IMO
Esben Poulsson The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Mr Esben Poulsson, has praised the positive role played by the Chinese Government in supporting the global regulatory framework for merchant shipping provided by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO). In his keynote...
December 6th, 2017 | Associations, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm
MarEST, Bawat and Unique group teams Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch, Bawat from Denmark sponsored an enriching knowledge sharing session focusing on their unique patented technology that represents perhaps the simplest technology...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Dec-2017 ECA REGULATIONS FOR LOW SULPHUR FUEL USE China ECA Regulations for low sulphur fuel use Monday, December 4, 2017, China As per China’s ECA regulations, all ships calling at the below ports must use low-sulphur fuel (sulful content ≤0.5% m/m) while alongside...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends
Dolores Moreira Fraschini (URU) winner of the 2016 Youth Worlds Sailors from 62 nations are set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships from 9-16 December 2017 in Sanya, China. More than 380 competitors will race across nine youth events over five days of racing in a...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 18 December 2017 Delegates Lounge, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London 3:00-6:00pm   Objective Getting our trade, finance and investment governance structures fit for purpose within the context of 21st century trade is a prerequisite to regenerative development....
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Finance, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW
The well-known celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s HDK was the venue for the SPNL’s supporting LISW event SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW Since the inception of LISW in 2013, SPNL has been an ardent supporter, with this year’s supporting event – which has become SPNL’s flagship...
December 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

FEPORT members reiterate their commitment to voluntarily reduce their emissions and align the revised EEEG Guidelines with the GLEC framework

FEPORT members reiterate their commitment to voluntarily reduce their emissions and align the revised EEEG Guidelines with the GLEC framework
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, December 2017 – FEPORT members reiterate their commitment to voluntarily reduce their emissions and align the revised EEEG Guidelines with the GLEC framework[1]. In December 2017, APM Terminals, Contship Italia, EUROGATE, HHLA, Hutchison Ports and PSA agreed on...
December 1st, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European shipowners discuss the EU funding programs

European shipowners discuss the EU funding programs
Martin Dorsman European shipowners discuss the EU funding programs – more communication and visibility needed to increase effectiveness European shipowners organised a seminar on EU funding this week in Brussels. A discussion took place between the Commission and shipping companies aiming at identifying...
December 1st, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Organisations, Shipfinance | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2017

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2017
Signifiant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2017  Pre-Order Your Copy Now In February 2018, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) will publish Significant Ships of 2017 and Significant Small Ships of 2017. Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships are quality annual publications...
December 1st, 2017 | Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party
.. BIMCO has together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) updated and modernised the WORLDFOOD voyage charter party used by the UN organisation to transport food to emergency areas around the world. The aim was to create a contract that made WFP’s work easier and faster. “The WORLDFOOD...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering | Read More

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping
Simon Bennett ICS Director of Policy Marine bunker suppliers should anticipate that there may no longer be significant demand for fossil fuels from shipping within as little as 25 years, if not sooner, and that the sector is now on an inevitable trajectory towards a future of zero CO2 emissions. This...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson OBE Brian Simpson, European coordinator for the Motorways of the Sea mega-project, has called for the European Union to support more vigorously the maritime sector in the transport network, when future Connecting Europe Facility calls for proposals are launched. He said: “Over 75%...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Insight, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court
… Human Rights at Sea has been informed that the entire crew, including the six British maritime security guards known as the ‘Chennai 6’, have been acquitted of all charges by an Indian Court. This has followed a four year fight for justice since their arrest on the 12th October 2013 while...
November 29th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

New head of communications at IMCA

New head of communications at IMCA
Achilleas-Georgiou Achilleas Georgiou has been appointed Head of Communications at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and joined the association on 27 November. “I am delighted to welcome Achilleas to IMCA,” said Allen Leatt, IMCA’s Chief Executive. “He will report to me...
November 28th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Eight Abu Dhabi government entities join KIZAD’s Business Centre

Eight Abu Dhabi government entities join KIZAD’s Business Centre
Eight government entities sign MoUs with Abu Dhabi Ports  Abu Dhabi Ports signs MOUs with government entities to bolster joint cooperation and streamline services for customers and investors- Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 November 2017: Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial...
November 26th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles
. The novel Plunder with Intent was released on 9 November 2017. It made its pre-launch debut at a dinner of the Greek Press Association-UK, at the Greek Larder Restaurant at King’s Cross, London, on Friday 20 October 2017. The author, Joanna D’Este Clark, was present at the dinner. She...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Clubs, Events, Insight, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Social Columns, Story of the Week | Read More

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award
Innovation is key to success in all sectors of the maritime industry, and such innovation will stem from the development of research carried out by engineers and scientists in universities and industry, pushing forward the boundaries of design, construction and operation of marine vessels and structures. The...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth
The Port of Blyth The Port of Blyth recently held a multi-agency exercise, facilitated by State 21 Ltd.  The exercise involving police, fire and rescue, the Border Force, along with Port of Blyth staff and Reay Security, tested both the port’s preparedness for emergencies and in particular their response...
November 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?
… The developments in information and communication technology, such as The Internet of Things, blockchain technology, tracking, sensors and big data, are dramatically transforming the container shipping market today, allowing for greater transparency within the shipping supply chain and providing...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

European Shipowners welcome the agreement reached on CO2 Emissions Trading System

European Shipowners welcome the agreement reached on CO2 Emissions Trading System
Martin Dorsman Intensive negotiations came to an end two weeks ago when the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the reform of the emissions trading system, which today was approved by the Member States. “European shipowners have...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Shipmanagement | Read More

Freight forwarders call for investment

Freight forwarders call for investment
Robert Keen Ahead of today’s UK Budget, leading trade association, the British International Freight Association [www.bifa.org], is calling on the Chancellor to do more for the UK’s freight and logistics sector. Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General says: “The economic outlook in the run...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More