Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day
The Cenotaph in Whitehall will be the focal point of remembrance across the UK and for so many around the world on Sunday 11th November, the centenary of the Armistice. Of the six flags displayed on the Cenotaph, the overlooked one is the Red Ensign, that of what was the Mercantile Marine in the First...
November 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,395; Geopolitics still messy and IBIA’s Annual Convention makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The  volatile Capes’ BCI three-digit loss of 101 points bringing down this index at 2,296 points was...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism | Read More

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit

British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit
David Hope (left) and Olivier Ponti British remain excited by overseas travel, despite Brexit By James Brewer High-profile discussions over Brexit have not dulled the appetite of Britons for travel, analysts have said at the World Travel Market 2018 taking place in London. Large numbers of people continue...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime
Esben Poulsson Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.   STCW was reviewed...
November 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion
The Ecoliner HAMBURG – NOVEMBER 06, 2018: A wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must decarbonize has catalysed over the past 12 months since the Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC COP23 and calls for shipping to move faster on this. We had the IMO initial strategy of at least 50% reduction in CO2...
November 6th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The American Club’s Loss Prevention materials LUB’S and Services: A status Update

The American Club’s Loss Prevention materials LUB’S and Services: A status Update
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club NOVEMBER 5, 2018, CIRCULAR NO. 40/18, TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION THE AMERICAN CLUB’S LOSS PREVENTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES: A STATUS UPDATE The American Club and its Managers are committed...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest
Mike Schwarz Presenters from the USA, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, mainland Europe  and the UK will be taking part in the inaugural Marine Surveying International Fest, a 24 hour non stop online marathon being hosted live from the head office of the International Institute of Marine Surveying...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Special Surveys, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!
Voting has opened for the IMRF’s People’s Choice Award, and the finalist attracting the most votes on facebook will be announced as the winner on Thursday 8 November. The finalists for the IMRF Awards 2018, are all exceptional individuals and organisations from around the world who go above...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Booths – expiration of early bird pricing The majority of booths for Spillcon 2019 have been reserved. This is a reminder to anyone still wanting to book a booth that the early bird discount expires on 30th November. Current prices are $4,725 + GST per booth; this will increase to $5,250 + GST...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Event Launch Pad for Maritime CSR Program and USCG Strategy

NAMEPA Annual Event Launch Pad for Maritime CSR Program and USCG Strategy
… October 31, 2018 – Last week, NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) launched the first known comprehensive CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) designed expressly for the maritime industry. The program encompasses the three pillars of CSR:  corporate governance,...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Bulletin: In good faith

The Bulletin: In good faith
November 2018 Vol.9 Ed.10 Islamic finance scales up Thanks to the concentration of wealth in oil-rich economies and the development of harmonised regulatory standards, the Islamic finance market is more popular than ever. Islamic finance originally focused on the retail market, but now attracts mainstream...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Finance, Reports | Read More

ICRMC Bermuda brings out the top cyber experts – Register Today!

ICRMC Bermuda brings out the top cyber experts – Register Today!
Plan your trip to Bermuda in December and join global cyber leaders from Deloitte, Aon, Willis Towers Watson, AXA XL, Moody’s, AIG and more Take your place among a set of world-class cyber leaders including CISOs from Silicon Valley and Wall Street, global cyber leaders from insurance and industry,...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs
Margaret Fitzgerald Maritime lawyer joins the IMCA Secretariat The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs. She will represent the Association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President
Aziz Mantrach, FONASBA President for 2018 to 2021 As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

David Dingle CBE announces Harry Theochari and Sarah Kenny as Maritime UK successors

David Dingle CBE announces Harry Theochari and Sarah Kenny as Maritime UK successors
  Maritime UK is pleased to confirm the appointment of Harry Theochari as its Chair and Sarah Kenny as Vice Chair.  Theochari is global head of transport at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, and Kenny is CEO at BMT Global. Maritime UK is the sector’s umbrella body, bringing together the shipping,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA publishes new guidance on divers’ Health, Fitness & Medical issues

IMCA publishes new guidance on divers’ Health, Fitness & Medical issues
Bryan McGlinchy Diver health (medical fitness) and physical fitness issues need to be managed more effectively The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘Guidance on Health, Fitness and Medical Issues in Diving Operations’ (IMCA D 061) has been prepared in response...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members
… WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2018 Personality of the Year October 30, 2018 – Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Connie Roozen, Director of C&B More (WISTA the Netherlands) as Treasurer and Angie Hartmann, Vice...
October 30th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives Amver Awards by the U.S. Coast Guard

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives Amver Awards by the U.S. Coast Guard
.. Athens, Greece, October 30, 2018. Capital Ship Management Corp received Amver Awards by the U.S. Coast Guard for the vessels M/V ‘Agamemnon’, M/T ‘Aiolos’ (ex ‘British Emissary’) and M/T ‘Aktoras ’ (ex ‘British Envoy’). Mr. Benjamin M. Strong, Director, Amver Maritime...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, it feels that the issues covered are all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted
Marine litter The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has pledged to address the significant problem posed by plastics to the marine environment, with the adoption of an action plan which aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS
Mark Ford Updated eCMID question sets include cyber security, Maritime Labour Convention and vessel reactivation IMCA M 167 rewritten as single reference point on inspection process and report use The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched an updated suite of question...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

The UGS welcomes the conclusions of the UN IMO MEPC73 …

The UGS welcomes the conclusions of the UN IMO MEPC73 …
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The UGS welcomes the conclusions of the UN IMO MEPC73 which direct IMO to work further towards a smooth, safe and consistent implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap in marine fuels The Union of Greek Shipowners welcomes the decision...
October 29th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More