Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club presenting Seahorse Newcomer of the Year to Joseph Stewart, The Naval Architect London, 10th December, 2018 – Leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Seahorse Club Journalist Awards for some years. ...
December 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Exceptional Success for Dubai Maritime City at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018

Exceptional Success for Dubai Maritime City at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018
Eng. Ali Suwaidi welcoming Mr. Sultan Bin Sulayem As a world’s maritime cluster, Dubai Maritime City’s success has once again made the headlines at this year’s Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018. Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has no doubt been strongly active in the region and UAE, and much has been...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar
Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO at the IMCA Annual Seminar in The Hague Inspirational speakers captivate an audience of 300 delegates from across the industry The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Annual Seminar was enthusiastically greeted by delegates in a packed theatre at The World...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health
Dramatic changes in the extent of sea ice at the poles, huge variations in the ocean circulation in the Atlantic, a sharp increase in carbon uptake are some of the more sobering findings detailed in a comprehensive new report published as a supplement of the Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO),...
December 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is pleased to announce its acceptance as member to the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), the independent organization acting as the primary forum for interaction between the Arctic Council and the wider...
December 5th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan
Marseilles passenger terminal The Marseille-headquartered MEDports Association – founded five months ago by 20 Mediterranean port authorities – has set out a 2019 activity roadmap including the adoption of common key performance indicators and a ‘single window’ cargo community system. Other...
December 5th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement
Delegates outside the QE2 Dubai, 29 November 2018 – ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, presented an advanced onboard condition monitoring program to optimize engine performance to 146 ship owners/managers, executives from shipyards, engineering firms, oil...
December 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first cyber security clause

HFW helps BIMCO draft first cyber security clause
William MacLachlan, senior associate, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first cyber security clause. The new clause, which is designed for use in a broad range of contracts, is due to be published in May 2019.  It requires parties to have plans and...
December 3rd, 2018 | BIMCO, Legal, News, Safety and Security | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 49 points earlier on today “thanks” to the Capes, the culprits of the Dry Market. Geopolitics couldn’t be more perplexed; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another triple-digit loss for the Capes with the BCI down at 1,950 points – down 171 point losing...
November 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for Atlantic and Indian Oceans held in Palisades, New York

Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for Atlantic and Indian Oceans held in Palisades, New York
Participants at The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 project regional mapping meeting for the Atlantic and Indian Oceans gathered in Palisades, New York. The first Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project regional mapping meeting for the Atlantic and Indian Oceans took place this month at the Lamont-Doherty...
November 29th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix
John Faraclas The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix. Just compare to only 5 days ago (22/11) and see what you get out of this. The BCI has exactly doubled whilst Handies and Supras are completely flat; all the Capes heading to China. Geopolitics...
November 27th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

London launches Sharia principles as market looks to Islamic opportunities

London launches Sharia principles as market looks to Islamic opportunities
Max Taylor The London market has taken a significant step forward in its plans to deliver Sharia-compliant capacity for Islamic commercial risks with the Islamic Insurance Association of London (IIAL) launching a set of Guiding Principles for the provision of Sharia-insurance. The principles, will be...
November 27th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Marine interests in Jamaica set to benefit from updated hydrographic information

Marine interests in Jamaica set to benefit from updated hydrographic information
Attendees at the UKHO workshop in Kingston Jamaica has begun upon updating hydrographic charts in key maritime developmental areas to improve coastal navigation, marine infrastructure works and other maritime activities, with assistance from the UK Government. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)...
November 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

NO to single use plastics…

NO to single use plastics…
Pupils of 1st Primary School of Alimos at HELMEPA’s exhibition “NO to single use plastics” by HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada in Greece Raising awareness among children and adults on the need to reduce single use plastics is the aim of the joint initiative of HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada...
November 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?
Professor Averil Macdonald OBE Diversity – does it matter in shipping? by  Professor Averil Macdonald OBE, DSc, D.Univ, FInstP, FRSA. Emeritus Professor University of Reading, Senior Warden Worshipful Company of Fuellers. Organisations of all sizes across every industry sector are scrutinising their...
November 21st, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Comment, Communication, Featured, HR, Insight, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills
The European Commission will co-finance the project ‘Futureproof Skills for the Maritime transport sector (SkillSea)’ as publicly announced at a signature ceremony hosted by the EU Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, on 20 November 2018. The project aims to develop strategies to identify and meet...
November 21st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

NSU secures jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers as government rules against flagging out Color Line vessels

NSU secures jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers as government rules against flagging out Color Line vessels
.. The Norwegian Government has ruled against the reflagging of Color Line vessels under the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) flag. This is a significant and hard fought victory for Norwegian seafarers and the ongoing ITF cabotage campaign. ITF affiliate, the Norwegian Seafarers Union (NSU),...
November 21st, 2018 | Flags, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

The BDI almost under 1,000…

The BDI almost under 1,000…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) almost made it; keep your breath though… Geopolitics and in particular the Economy …stupid…in disarray. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The fall of the BDI at 1,003 points – minus 20!!! is more than substantial and let’s hope for a mild situation...
November 20th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Raising the bar with the ‘New GEA Marine Separator’

Raising the bar with the ‘New GEA Marine Separator’
(l to ): Armand Chua, Nikeel Idnani, Anastasiia Rybiakova, Faisal Basir, Sven Mario Jadzinski, Anu Mathew and Bilal Al Habash Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch, GEA, a leading system supplier of high-performance engine room equipment,...
November 20th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea
.. Brussels, 19th November 2018 – Seas At Risk is deeply disappointed by the decisions on fishing limits for deep sea fish stocks for 2019-2020 taken by the Fisheries’ Council of Ministers tonight. This was the very last opportunity fisheries ministers had to end overfishing of deep sea species...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles
Shetland Islands Council, in its role as Harbour Authority, recently contracted ABPmer to carry out an assurance audit of its compliance with the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).   The Council operates a number of ports, the largest of which is Sullom Voe, a major UK oil terminal.  In addition, it also...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental  Sustainability Awards
Allen Leatt Finalists announced for IMCA awards Awards to be presented at IMCA’s Annual Seminar, 28-29 November The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the finalists for its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards. Three companies have been short-listed...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high
New Leader Award GENEVA – The longstanding outgoing Shipping Professional Network (SPNL) Chairman, Claudio Chiste, was presented the New Leader Award from the prestigious Crans Montana Forum for his work in promoting and empowering the next generation. After handing the reins over to Patricia Schlotmann,...
November 18th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles | Read More