Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency
IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London, 6 September 2017: Speaking at a press conference in London, new IACS Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to ensure that IACS provides the support its stakeholders need in a rapidly changing industry. “As...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, HR, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ICS Chairman calls on all parties to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Convention

Esben Poulsson The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017. “The industry may collectively need to spend around 100 billion U.S. dollars in order to install the new ballast water treatment systems that will be required...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Strategic appointment made by IMCA

Strategic appointment made by IMCA
David Bloom The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that David Bloom has been appointed as director for client engagement. He will be supporting the Association in developing and expanding its engagement with oil companies and the broader industry. “I am delighted to...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Gimson and Burnett Lead GBR 1-2 After US Crew Penalised At Nacra 17 Worlds

Gimson and Burnett Lead GBR 1-2 After US Crew Penalised At Nacra 17 Worlds
… American duo Riley Gibbs and Louisa Chafee lead the Nacra 17 World Championships after the first three qualifying races were contested in light, sub 10 kt breezes and pleasant sunshine off La Grande Motte’s Baie de Aigues Mortes. They were protested after racing for a measurement infringement...
September 5th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

1st Mare Forum Mykonos 2017

1st Mare Forum Mykonos 2017
The panel – on a l to r basis with Jannis Kostoulas, Philip Embirikos, George Gourdomichalis, George A. Tsavliris and George Gratsos and discussants Synthesis and Conclusions The 1st MARE FORUM MYKONOS was held in Mykonos on 1st September 2017. The event was created and organized by Mare Forum...
September 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the extension by the Home Office until 21 October 2018 of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. As noted by IMCA in June, IMCA welcomes...
September 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, HR, Immigration | Read More

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety
The Grenfell Tower Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety  “The Grenfell Tower tragedy must prompt a considerable step change in how fire risk in tower blocks is managed,” urged leading safety bodies in Britain. The safety...
August 31st, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Minister praises multi-million pound offshore and maritime training facility

Eddie Smiley, Clyde Training Solutions, and Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has hailed the success of marine and offshore safety specialists Clyde Training Solution’s new state-of-the-art facility. The multi-million pound...
August 30th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Olympic Skiffs Sidelined in Portuguese Calms

Olympic Skiffs Sidelined in Portuguese Calms
Adidas Sailing Daily Show features the Dutch FX squad, new European Champions Tina Lutz and Susan Beucke, and preview from class manager, Ben Remocker ****** Fog, Light Winds Kill First Two Days of World Championship   Porto, Portugal (29 August 2017) – They’re some of the fastest sailors ever to...
August 29th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Changing of the Guard in 49er – A Tough Bet to Place

Changing of the Guard in 49er – A Tough Bet to Place
For the first time since 2008, the … will not be any of Iker Martinez/ Xabi Fernandez, Nathan Outteridge/ Iain Jensen, or Peter Burling/ Blair Tuke. It is a testament to the strength of the 49er Class that each of these three champions are now leading top professional sailing programs in the Americas...
August 27th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

IMCA joins WFPIA

IMCA joins WFPIA
IMCA JOINS WORLD FEDERATION OF PIPE LINE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has become a Sister Association member of the World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations (WFPIA). Allen Leatt WFPIA provides a platform for collaboration amongst the associations...
August 25th, 2017 | Associations, Energy | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2017 to Offer More Learning and Networking Opportunities

SHIPPINGInsight 2017 to Offer More Learning and Networking Opportunities
Carleen Lyden Walker NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 24, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight report that the 2017 Fleet Optimization Conference and Exhibition is shaping up to be the biggest and best ever, with more top speakers, sponsored educational seminars, panels, roundtables,...
August 24th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rt Hon Liam Fox MP,Secretary of State for International Trade to speak at the LISW17 flagship conference

Rt Hon Liam Fox MP,Secretary of State for International Trade to speak at the LISW17 flagship conference
Rt Hon Liam Fox UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, the Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, will deliver the Keynote Address at the flagship LISW17 conference to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane, on Thursday 14th September. Dr Fox, who has...
August 24th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award
Damen CEO René Berkvens (left) receives a CEMT award from CEMT Chairman Trevor Blakeley. Award reflects contribution to the success of the European maritime industry On Thursday 24th August, at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented...
August 24th, 2017 | Awards, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

HFW – The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition)

HFW – The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition)
The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition) published by the Law Reviews in July this year looks at key issues including climate change and energy infrastructure developments, issues surrounding...
August 24th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Energy, Legal, Reports | Read More

Making the world safer and healthier

Making the world safer and healthier
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council Chief Executive of the British Safety Council and its Chairman designate will explore the nature of wellbeing at work and the practical management of workplace risks at the 21stWorld Congress on Safety & Health at Work in Singapore The 21st World...
August 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Instant access to IMO Dynamic Positioning Guidelines from the IMCA Website

Instant access to IMO Dynamic Positioning Guidelines from the IMCA Website
Richard Benzie It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). Now that IMO has...
August 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Communication, IMO, Organisations, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility open for business

Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility open for business
The first liquid bulk vessel discharged product at the Burgan Cape Terminal at the Port of Cape Town during the first week of July 2017. [Cape Town, South Africa, 22 August 2017]  The Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility operated by black-empowered Burgan Cape Terminals, is now fully operational....
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Order to Cash System Live at SA Ports

Order to Cash System Live at SA Ports
Mohammed Abdool New e-Commerce Platform Live at South African Ports [Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 August 2017]  Transnet National Ports Authority’s new, fully integrated e-commerce platform has gone live. The new Order to Cash system replaces TNPA’s nine year old PortsOnline customer system for...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Environment, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Clay Maitland to receive Lifetime Achievement Award– no retirement in sight!

Clay Maitland to receive Lifetime Achievement Award– no retirement in sight!
Clay Maitland August 15, 2017 – NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) Chairman Joe Hughes announced today that Clay Maitland will receive NAMEPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  Maitland, who is a Managing Partner of International Registries, Inc (Marshall Islands Ship...
August 21st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, People and Places | Read More

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations
Yorkshire, UK – 21st August 2017 – Kingfisher Yacht Ropes, the marine specific arm of innovative rope products distributer, the DSM Group, has entered into a partnership agreement with the International 49er Class and International Nacra 17 Class Associations. DSM, a family run business, was established...
August 21st, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, the Red Ensign will be flown ashore to raise awareness of our dependence as an island nation on our past, present and future Merchant Navy seafarers. The Red Ensign has since 1854 been the official flag...
August 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
  Niklas Soltow of  SCA Logistics GmbH FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2017 is Niklas Soltow of SCA Logistics GmbH of Germany The Award was introduced in 2015 with the aim of encouraging members of the ship agency and ship broking...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

What is a release call?

What is a release call?
Joining a mutual P&I Club means each Member shares in the fortunes of that Club and its membership. The continuity of Club membership, which is typical within the mutual P&I environment, permits longer term investment and planning to be undertaken. Estimating premiums doesn’t work as well in...
August 18th, 2017 | Communication, P and I Clubs | Read More