Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Developments in capital markets for shipping…

Developments in capital markets for shipping…
Alan McCarthy (left) and Andrew Hampson. Developments in capital markets for shipping – IMIF learns secrets behind Tufton’s novel $91m deal An “alignment of the planets” enabled success in what was the first pure shipping play in the specialist funds segment of the London Stock Exchange. These...
April 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMIF, Shipfinance | Read More

Mersey maritime sector ready to lead UK’s industrial strategy, says industry heavyweight

Mersey maritime sector ready to lead UK’s industrial strategy, says industry heavyweight
Hydraulic Tower with dignitaries Liverpool city region’s £4bn powerhouse maritime sector will lead the UK’s industrial strategy in the coming decades – according to one of the country’s industry leaders. And David Dingle, who is both chairman of industry body Maritime UK and cruise giant...
April 17th, 2018 | Associations, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight forwarders at Multimodal 2018

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight  forwarders at Multimodal 2018
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) will once again be exhibiting at the upcoming Multimodal 2018 exhibition and conference. It will use the event to outline some of the work it is carrying out on behalf of its members that are facing significant challenges to their provision...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy as a first but critical step towards the industry’s decarbonization The Union of Greek Shipowners welcomes the adoption of the IMO’s initial GHG reduction strategy by...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction
Johan Roos Confirmation by the International Maritime Organization of a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels has been welcomed by trade association Interferry as an incentive to revive newbuild projects that have been inhibited by...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

IMO gives strong signal to the shipping industry to start decarbonizing

IMO gives strong signal to the shipping industry to start decarbonizing
Martin Dorsman The environmental committee of IMO decided at its 72th meeting to adopt an initial strategy on the reduction of Green House Gases (GHG) emissions from ships. This strategy sets out levels of ambition to reduce GHG emissions on a pathway to full decarbonisation, consistent with the Paris...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO | Read More

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy
ars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General ​ “The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment | Read More

INTERTANKO salutes the adoption of the IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from International Shipping

INTERTANKO salutes the adoption of the IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from International Shipping
Katharina Stanzel The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) congratulates the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on the decision taken today by the Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) to adopt a comprehensive Initial Strategy for significant reduction...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Intertanko | Read More

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Lawrence Waterman (on the left) receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Tim Else Director of Western Business Publishing Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Chairman of the British Council, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to health and safety at the Safety and Health...
April 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Developing Markets, Meeting Demand, Delivering Capacity

Developing Markets, Meeting Demand, Delivering Capacity
Dave Matcham World Takaful Summit – Dubai 9 April 2018, Dave Matcham, CEO, IUA Viewers can find herebelow the script of a speech that International Underwriting Association chief executive Dave Matcham delivered today  (Monday 9 April) at the World Takaful Conference in Dubai: It is a pleasure to...
April 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping
Martin Dorsman European shipowners strongly believe that the environmental committee of the IMO, MEPC, can reach an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy by the end of this week, building on the results of the meeting of the intersessional working group of last week. Realising that governments have...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping
Simon Bennett, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which represents the world’s national shipowner associations at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) says it is satisfied with progress made by governments on a draft GHG reduction strategy for international shipping. This will...
April 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | Read More

Striving for health and safety excellence

Striving for health and safety excellence
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council Speakers at the British Safety Council’s conference in Bahrain will demonstrate how businesses in the Middle East can achieve the highest standards of health and safety management The British Safety Council’s conference Striving for excellence,...
April 4th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its board

IMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its board
Steve Sheppard Steve Sheppard joins IMCA Governing Board The international Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Stephen Sheppard to its Governing Board. Mr Sheppard is the Diving Manager at Helix Well Ops (U.K.) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA...
April 4th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Dr. James Chao to receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Houston

Dr. James Chao to receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Houston
Dr. James Chao, Founder and Chairman of Foremost Shipping Houston Event Recognizes a Legacy of Shipping and Philanthropy The Lloyd’s List 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Dr. James Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group, noted philanthropist and longtime benefactor...
April 4th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation
Piraeus Akti Miaouli Dear Valued Client, Buyer and Associate, In accordance to our interest and effort to educate bunker buyers, we are pleased to support this training course by Mr Nigel Draffin and the International Bunker Industry Association.  Pls see attached and send your RSVP to Sofia Konstantopoulou...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018
l to r: Maria Angelidou, Marsia Ioannidi, Ioanna Topaloglou, Elpi Petraki, Angie Hartmann. WISTA-Hellas -23rd Annual General Assembly The 23rd Annual General Assembly of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association) Hellas took place on Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 at the Athenaeum...
March 29th, 2018 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow
John Faraclas For those you have studied our predictions and projections all these years on the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), today’s fall of the Dry Market shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.- The Geopolitics are getting 100 centum more than messy and Greek Shipping still goes strong. John Faraclas’...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report
Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report One-sixth of the seafarers surveyed from the UK More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

New Board of Directors of HELMEPA

New Board of Directors of HELMEPA
Dr. George Gratsos On Tuesday, 27 March, the candidates elected by the 36th General Assembly of HELMEPA, the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association, met as a Body and with a secret ballot formed the new Board of Directors, as follows: Chairman Dr George Gratsos Vice Chairman John Xylas General...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

IMCA and OCIMF to work together to improve OVID

IMCA and OCIMF to work together to improve OVID
Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have agreed to establish a joint committee to review, share and progress developments of the Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) system. The aim will be to improve the...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations | Read More

UGS strongly supports the successful outcome of IMO’s MEPC 72…

UGS strongly supports the successful outcome of IMO’s MEPC 72…
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners strongly supports the successful outcome of the forthcoming IMO MEPC 72 deliberations with the conclusion of an agreement on the Initial IMO Strategy for GHG emissions reduction for international shipping....
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

IMCA puts personal resilience on the agenda at MCEDD

IMCA puts personal resilience on the agenda at MCEDD
Allen Leatt IMCA PUTS PERSONAL RESILIENCE ON THE AGENDA AT MCEDD CEO PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO RESILIENCE IN THE WORKPLACE OVER 4,000 DOWNLOADS SINCE SCHEME WAS LAUNCHED IN LATE JANUARY Allen Leatt, Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), will be speaking at the Marine,...
March 27th, 2018 | Associations | Read More