Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen Five youngsters who are all studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding companies that are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have been shortlisted as finalists in the new Apprentice of the Year category of the trade association’s annual Freight Service...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface
Isabelle Ryckbost 10 January 2019 This morning, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted its position on the Commission proposal for a regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. In many ways, the adopted Clune report improves the Commission proposal and...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery
Lesley Robinson A new code came into force on 1 January 2019 allowing pleasure craft to be in temporary commercial use at sea for a number of defined purposes.  The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code, which permits the temporary use of craft at sea for businesses purposes and as race support without...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Care for hospitalised seafarers still a challenge says seafarers’ charity

Care for hospitalised seafarers still a challenge says seafarers’ charity
… At the beginning of 2019, global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) says that supporting seafarers in hospital remains a vital part of its work during one of the most stressful times a seafarer can face. At the end of 2018 the charity had been supporting seafarers in...
January 8th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems
Andy Goldsmith The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidance to Identify DP System Components and their Failure Modes’ (IMCA M 247). The new document complements the Association’s existing guidance on Dynamic Positioning (DP). Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s Marine...
January 8th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Reports | Read More

NI launches DPO qualification for the renewables sector

NI launches DPO qualification for the renewables sector
Captain John Lloyd. 7.1.19 – The Nautical Institute has expanded its world-leading certification scheme for Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPOs) to include a qualification for seafarers operating in the renewables sector. This qualification is a response to the increasing need for specialist operators...
January 7th, 2019 | The Nautical Institute | Read More

KR launches new IHM service and secures NSC contract

KR launches new IHM service and secures NSC contract
Image shows, from left to right: Otto Klemke (Nautilus GmbH), Frank Schneider (HMI GbR), Sebastian Völchner (NSC Group) and Michael Suhr (Korean Register).  NSC Group has signed an agreement with Korean Register (KR) for the IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) classification...
January 7th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

IMCA safety statistics – a new look for the new year

IMCA safety statistics – a new look for the new year
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer IMCA contractor members to take part in annual safety survey The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is introducing a new web-based method for collecting safety...
January 7th, 2019 | Associations, News, Safety and Security | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – December 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – December 2018
May 2019 allow us to have other interesting debates! On November 29th, 2018, FEPORT has held the Fourth edition of the Annual Stakeholders’ Conference. We have been delighted to welcome you to discuss whether multimodal connectivity and digital platforms can turn trade into a growth engine. Our particular...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties

2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties
Marcus Dodds, partner, London At a Glance… BIMCO has last week released its two eagerly awaited standard clauses (the ‘2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content Clause for Time Charter Parties’ and the ‘2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties’). Both are intended to address the International...
December 21st, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering, Chartering, Legal, Markets | Read More

Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018

Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018
Innovation The Bermuda market differentiated itself more than ever through pioneering legislation and aggressive business development this year. The proactive trailblazing boosted our competitive advantage and laid the foundation for a new industry, fintech, earning monikers like “Innovation...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia

ECSA on EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
Martin Dorsman European shipowners are pleased with the extension of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia ECSA welcomes the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia until 31 March 2019. Operation Sophia is part of the EU’s comprehensive approach to migration...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Immigration | Read More

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic

Row4Ocean: Day 7 in the Atlantic
. Row4Ocean Seven Days in the Atlantic DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm in under 27 Days. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Rowing, Sports | Read More

IMCA launches code of conduct for members

IMCA launches code of conduct for members
Allen Leatt, CEO, IMCA New Code of Conduct Fully in line with 2018 ethics programme The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a new Code of Conduct for its Members. This represents the final stage of a three stage programme launched this year, comprising: A Code of...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Regulatory | Read More

Shipping Industry Urges European Commission to Extend the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation

Shipping Industry Urges European Commission to Extend the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation
Four trade associations representing the international liner shipping industry today submitted comments to the European Commission supporting extension of the EU consortia block exemption regulation (“BER”) for an additional five years beyond its current 2020 expiration date. The papers were submitted...
December 20th, 2018 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

IMCA adds competence & training, remote systems and ROV specialist to its technical team

IMCA adds competence & training, remote systems and ROV specialist  to its technical team
Andre Rose              Andre Rose joins IMCA as Technical Adviser The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Andre Rose as Technical Adviser – Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV. Andre has spent most of the last 18 years...
December 20th, 2018 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Outcome of IACS Council 78

Outcome of IACS Council 78
Jeong-kie Lee, IACS COUNCIL FOCUSES ON CHALLENGES OF CYBER SAFETY AND GHG EMISSIONS WHILE FURTHER STRENGTHENING QUALITY OPERATIONS The IACS Council held its 78th session (C78) in London last week where Cyber Safety, Quality and the Environment featured prominently in discussions.  Coming immediately...
December 17th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Register for Spillcon 2019 Do you have funds to expend before the end of the year? Registrations for attendance at Spillcon 2019 are available at the Early Bird Rate of $1,100 plus GST per delegate. This figure includes attendance at the conference itself, from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd May 2019,...
December 17th, 2018 | Associations, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum
  … For the maritime industry it is the moment of truth to decide on appropriate solutions to comply with the IMO’s 0.5% global marine fuels Sulphur limit and soon to be followed CO2 emissions compliance regulations. Methanol as marine fuel has the potential to address both the emissions regulations....
December 15th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution, Technical | Read More

IUMI Eye December 2018 Edition published

IUMI Eye December 2018 Edition published
Viewers can see herebelow the link to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI –www.iumi.com) latest edition of the informative IUMI Eye, published today: IUMI EYE December 2018 A few of the key stories include: –          Message from the President –         ...
December 13th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Marine Insurance | Read More

New recognition for hydrographers

New recognition for hydrographers
The Pearl of Doha in Qatar aerial view The IMarEST has launched a new hydrography descriptor for its Chartered Marine Scientist register to allow hydrographers to distinguish themselves by using the letters “CMarSci(Hydrography)” after their name. No such designation has previously existed and the...
December 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, IMarEST | Read More

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin
Andy Goldsmith The IMCA DP Station Keeping Bulletin is the 4th this year The Bulletin proves to be invaluable to DP crew The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published its latest Dynamic Positioning (DP) Station Keeping Bulletin. Published quarterly, the Bulletin is a reliable...
December 12th, 2018 | Associations, Technology | Read More

ECSA welcomes the extension of the EU capacity building mission in Somalia

ECSA welcomes the extension of  the EU capacity building mission in Somalia
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners are pleased with the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EU capacity building mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia) until 31 December 2020. ‘The EU’s engagement in Somalia and the efforts the EU is deploying in this region has contributed to the...
December 11th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum
.. What’s in YOUR Stack? An industry forum on the rapidly changing “airscape” for ship emissions December 11, 2018 – A complimentary industry forum will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100 to develop further measures to deal with the safety implications associated with the 2020 compliant marine fuels and their respective challenges The Union of the Greek...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More