Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

IMO Member States Must Progress on Key Sulphur Cap Issues at Critical Meeting in July

IMO Member States Must Progress on Key Sulphur Cap Issues at Critical Meeting in July
The shipping industry – as represented by its international trade associations (BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and WSC) – calls on the Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make progress on key challenges around the global sulphur cap to avoid compromising...
June 18th, 2018 | BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

IMCA to provide insight into important aspects of DP

IMCA to provide insight into important aspects of DP
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA IMCA’s Technical Adviser and Workgroup Chairman to speak at 8th DP Asia Conference & Exhibition The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, and Captain Mike...
June 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA
Bruce Gresham The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that Bruce Gresham has been appointed as director for client engagement in the USA, in a part-time consulting role. He will be supporting the Association in developing and expanding its engagement with oil companies...
June 15th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday
The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP and Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society CEO, at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary reception at Westminster A host of industry representatives, MPs and members of the House of Lords joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society to mark its 200 years of supporting...
June 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ICHCA and IAPH sign Memorandum of Understanding in further boost for World Port Sustainability Program

ICHCA and IAPH sign Memorandum of Understanding in further boost for World Port Sustainability Program
Pictured from left top to bottom right: Sean Deane, Event Manager, TOC Events Worldwide; Rachael White, CEO Secretariat, ICHCA International; Laurence Jones, Deputy Chairman, ICHCA International; Patrick Verhoeven, IAPH Managing Director and WPSP Coordinator Rotterdam, 13th June 2018 – At the Terminal...
June 13th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

European shipowners: Italian policy of refusing migrants to enter its ports alarming

European shipowners: Italian policy of refusing migrants to enter its ports alarming
Martin Dorsman ECSA finds it very alarming that Italy recently refused a humanitarian ship to disembark rescued persons in Italian ports. The passengers included children, pregnant women and persons needing medical assistance. It should have been ensured that these people received the care they needed...
June 12th, 2018 | Associations, Immigration | Read More

European shipowners deeply concerned about looming prospect of global trade war

European shipowners deeply concerned about looming prospect of global trade war
Martin Dorsman European shipowners, represented by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations ECSA, express their deepest concerns about recent developments on global bilateral trade relations. The result of the G7 meeting last weekend offered no improvement, on the contrary. European shipowners...
June 12th, 2018 | Associations | Read More

Shipping industry very concerned about Italian policy on migrants rescued at sea

Shipping industry very concerned about Italian policy on migrants rescued at sea
Peter Hinchliffe ICS is deeply concerned about the apparent new policy of the Italian Government to close its ports to migrants rescued by vessels operated by humanitarian NGOs.  The refusal by Italy to allow rescued persons to be disembarked could have serious implications for the safety and welfare...
June 11th, 2018 | Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”
From the UGS Press Conference – George Angelopoulos, Michael D. Chandris, Theodore El. Veniamis and John K. Lyras Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018” press conference The President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodoros Veniamis,...
June 8th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Press and Media | Read More

INTERMEPA Members focus on fight against plastic pollution

INTERMEPA Members focus on fight against plastic pollution
l to r: Nicolas Bafaloukos, Joseph Hughes, George Tsavliris, Ms Sadan Kaptanoglu, Warwick Norman, Ms Carleen Lyden-Walker, Dr George Gratsos, Ms Christiana Prekezes, Dimitris Mitsatsos and Nicolas Gerassimou Celebrating 12 years of existence, the Steering Committee of INTERMEPA, the International Marine...
June 8th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV Updated to include information on traffic management in shipyards Revised document addresses occupational health and worker fitness/health in shipyards The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has updated its ‘Guidance...
June 7th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR
Chris Jones The General Data Protection Regulation raises the possibility of a potential increase in insurance claims for data breaches, a new report from the International Underwriting Association has stated. Insurers should, therefore, carefully consider whether policy limits and sub-limits currently...
June 7th, 2018 | Communication, IT and Communications, IUA, Technology | Read More

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners together with MEP Wim van de Camp yesterday organised a seminar in the European Parliament to discuss the International Maritime Organization (IMO) initial Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy for shipping. The initial strategy was adopted in the 72nd...
June 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs, says The Nautical Institute

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs,  says The Nautical Institute
Captain Ghulam Hussain 06.06.18 – All vessels, regardless of whether they are autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, said Captain Ghulam Hussain FNI, head of The Nautical Institute’s delegation to the IMO as the debate into MASS started in earnest at the IMO. The introduction of autonomous...
June 6th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Smart Ship Technologies and Solutions

Smart Ship Technologies and Solutions
A full house attended at Lloyd’s Register Fenchurch Street Auditorium On May 23rd, London welcomed for the very first time a delegation from the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (HEMEXPO) who held a mini-conference at Lloyd’s Register auditorium under the title “Smart...
May 31st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell twenty points and now stands at 1,057; the Wets continued to rise but marginal; Europe with a possible Italexit ante portas and a weak Euro creating havoc amid Geopolitical chaos. Posidonia social and business...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession
Guests dine in the Savoy Hotel Lancaster Ballroom Practitioners of marine average adjusting, proud of the historic roots of their profession, are facing the future with confidence. This was a key theme of speakers at the 2018 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters. They stressed the wide...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

Richard Cornah becomes an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters

Richard Cornah becomes an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters
ichard Cornah (left) and Willum Richards A leading practitioner in the marine insurance sector, Richard Cornah, has been made an honorary fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters. Honorary fellowships are awarded in recognition of outstanding professional contribution to the aims of the Association....
May 28th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels
Simon Bennett, The ambitious CO2 reduction targets set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the year 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels and propulsion systems says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).     Speaking at the annual Summit of...
May 25th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

IUA forms new cyber reinsurance group

IUA forms new cyber reinsurance group
Chris Jones IUA FORMS NEW CYBER REINSURANCE GROUP  FOR LONDON COMPANY MARKET A new cyber group dedicated specifically to considering the concerns of reinsurers has been established by the International Underwriting Association. The move follows a growing interest amongst reinsurance practitioners in...
May 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced a partnership with Norstar Shipmanagement in Singapore and Norstar Crew Management in Myanmar. The partnership will support the enhancement, attraction...
May 22nd, 2018 | HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA announces new president

IMCA announces new president
Iain Grainger Iain Grainger of McDermott becomes IMCA’s new President and Chairman of the Board In accordance with its constitution, International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces that Iain Grainger is its new President and Chairman of the Board. Iain, Vice President Commercial at...
May 22nd, 2018 | Associations, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into...
May 21st, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund
l to r: Roger Harris (Executive Director, ISWAN), Ambassador Harry Tseng (Government of Taiwan) and Dr Charles Tannock MEP On 15 May 2018, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding,...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More