Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

IUA identifies London Insurance Market priorities for 2018

IUA identifies London Insurance Market priorities for 2018
Dave Matcham Regulatory developments dominate priorities identified for the London company insurance market in 2018 by the International Underwriting Association. Whilst preparations for Brexit will continue to attract a great deal of attention, the year will also see firms adapting to several other...
January 17th, 2018 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

OCIMF appoint Rob Drysdale from International Marine Transportation Limited as new Director

OCIMF appoint Rob Drysdale from International Marine Transportation Limited as new Director
Rob Drysdale 17 January 2018 – (LONDON) The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) are pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Drysdale as the new OCIMF Director. The handover will take place at ExCom 81 in June when BP’s Captain Andrew Cassels, who has served as Director for three years,...
January 17th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

The 2018 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program kicks off

The 2018 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program kicks off
HELMEPA, operating as a DNV GL certified “Maritime Training Center for Pollution Prevention, Safety at Sea and Environmental Awareness” launches tomorrow, 16 January 2018, its 36th Annual Program of Voluntary Refresher Training. The Program kicks off with the 2-day Seminar “Marine Environmental...
January 15th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT hits out at latest North Sea decommissioning scandal

RMT hits out at latest North Sea decommissioning scandal
Mick Cash OFFSHORE energy union RMT today raised concerns over the North Sea decommissioning industry, following the cash sale of three semi-submersible drilling platforms to a company that transports offshore oil and gas infrastructure to be scrapped in India and Bangladesh. The platforms predominantly...
January 15th, 2018 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner
l to r: British Marine Trades Association ‘Chairman’s Special Award’ – Paul Martin, Chairman, British Marine Trades Association; Neil Chapman, Founder, Boatshed The 2018 British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner last night (Wednesday 10 January) crowned a highly successful first day...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group
Mark Jackson Following an approach by leading Baltic Exchange LNG shipbroking companies, the Baltic Exchange has formed the Baltic LNG Panellists Group. The move comes as the Baltic Exchange looks to develop a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Index comprising several routes for the evolving LNG shipping...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

OI 2018: Everyone else is coming, are you?

OI 2018: Everyone else is coming, are you?
Oceanology International is the meeting place for the ocean technology and marine science community and you can’t afford to miss out. Join the likes of iXblue, Teledyne Marine, SaabSeaeye and many more, to be inspired by the latest marine technologies and solutions and ensure you expand your...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Is Shipmanagement Ready For Blockchain Technology?

Is Shipmanagement Ready For Blockchain Technology?
Secretary-General of InterManager, Captain Kuba Szymanski Is the shipmanagement industry ready for the new wave of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology that is taking the world by storm? That is the question being posed by the international ship managers’ body InterManager, which will focus on...
January 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intermanager, Shipmanagement | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth
Howard Pridding Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home THE UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by British...
January 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

LISW19 dates announced

LISW19 dates announced
John Hulmes LONDON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WEEK appoints new senior officers as it announces the dates for LISW2019 LONDON: JANUARY 4TH, 2018:  Building on the hugely successful LISW17, Shipping Innovation is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chairman and two Vice Chairs of the London International...
January 4th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, to be Honored as 2018 Person of the Year by NY/NJ Forwarders & Brokers Association

Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, to be Honored as 2018 Person of the Year by NY/NJ Forwarders & Brokers Association
Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, NEW YORK – Roy Amalfitano, Vice Chairman of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp., has been chosen by the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association, Inc. to receive the 2018 Person of the Year Award. The award will be presented...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum
The Baltic Exchange Building which houses Maritime London Members of UK maritime trade promotional body Maritime London have unanimously approved a proposal to incorporate The International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) into the association. Established in 1975, IMIF runs a programme of highly informative...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, IMIF, News, Shipping Centers | Read More

NAMEPA Kicks off 2018 with New Members

NAMEPA Kicks off 2018 with New Members
Carleen Lyden Walker NAMEPA welcomes new members,  Dome Chartering & Trading and lightering llc Evidence of the marine industry’s desire and commitment to promote sustainable marine industry best practices January 3, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA
Jim Stanko, Envirocleanse NAMEPA welcomes new members, The American Waterways Operators and Envirocleanse, LLC Marking continued commitment to the marine industry’s desire  to promote sustainable marine industry best practices December 21, 2017 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen
Martin Dorsman The single market is one of the most celebrated successes of the EU. It is a central element of the EU growth agenda. It is, however, clear that the single market remains incomplete and dysfunctional in some sectors. This is particularly true for shipping. Shipping remains disadvantaged...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations | Read More

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers
Dave Matcham Please see below an IUA comment on today’s PRA, FCA and HM Treasury announcements relating to authorisations and permissions for insurers post-Brexit. Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association welcomed news of the UK regulator’s intention to accommodate...
December 20th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest
Multi talented Maria Mavroudi Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel supports Astypalea’s schools Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, proud sponsor of Vivliodromies 2017, participated in the award ceremony that took place on Friday, 15th December 2017 at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. Contributing to...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states
l to r: Hetty Pugh, IRI; Sue Terpilowski, WISTA UK President; Elizabeth Bouchard, John Ramage and John Taverner of IRI; Bridget Hogan, WISTA UK Secretary, and Teresa Peacock, WISTA UK Treasurer. Shipowners call on flag States to assist them in the interpretation of rules and regulations and to provide...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Russia and Finland commissions meet on maritime issues

Russia and Finland commissions meet on maritime issues
From the meeting: the two delegations RUSSIA AND FINLAND MIXED COMMISSION AGREED ON COOPERATION IN MARITIME SECTOR Russia and Finland have confirmed their readiness to implement the Agreement between the governments of Russia and Finland on Cooperation and Interaction in Icebreaker Assistance in the...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Louis Dreyfus Company joins Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Louis Dreyfus Company joins Sustainable Shipping Initiative
Tom Holmer, General Manager of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI). LDC becomes a member of high profile leadership group working  to create a more sustainable maritime industry ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS and LONDON, UK – 18 DECEMBER 2017 – Global agricultural goods merchant Louis Dreyfus...
December 18th, 2017 | Associations, Environment | Read More

TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2017 – pics and videos…

TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2017 – pics and videos…
… CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF INDUSTRY COLLABORATION TO BOOST SHIPPING AND TRADE INVESTMENT The 3rd Annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, held at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, assembled a high quality panel of speakers, from a wide variety of backgrounds,...
December 17th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More