Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders
MARCH 15, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders To mark one year since the EU closed its borders, refugee community leaders – supported by the local community in Lesvos – have come together to fight for the rights of refugees...
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Letters, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, UN | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016

Cruise Lines International Association Announces significant increase of European Cruise Travellers in 2016
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Over 500,000 more European Cruise passengers in the past four years, and up to €41 billion of economic contribution annually (Brussels, 15 March, 2016) –  Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry | Read More

Hey kids – how do you think that banana got into your lunch box?

Hey kids – how do you think that banana got into your lunch box?
Freddy exploere In the run up to Seafarers Awareness Week, 24-30 June, primary school children are learning that bananas are only available in the UK thanks to ships and seafarers. Seafarers UK, the charity that coordinates and promotes Seafarers Awareness Week, has partnered with leading fruit importer...
March 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mersey Maritime announces winners of industry awards

Mersey Maritime announces winners of industry awards
MMIAs Rising Star joint winners – Prof Al-Shamma’a of Liverpool John Moores University (award sponsor), winners Lauren Kemp of Beech Group and John-James Gallagher of Royal HaskoningDHV, and event host Louise Minchin. Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

Update Cuxhaven: Issue Q4 / 2016

Update Cuxhaven: Issue Q4 / 2016
If you have problems viewing this newsletter, you can download the PDF-version here: http://www.port-of-cuxhaven.de/index.php/en/latest-news/newsletter-eng.html   Dear readers, Let me introduce the new quarterly version of our English newsletter for the Cuxhaven Business Association (HWG). As...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum
New York – picture credits Anny Zade H.E. NICOS ANASTASIADES, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS IN PERSON  AT CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 IN NYC NEW YORK, NY, March 13, 2017 – Capital Link is privileged to welcome President Anastasiades...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The winners of International Safety Awards 2017 are announced

The winners of International Safety Awards 2017 are announced
The British Safety Council has announced the winners of its 2017 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a real dedication to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2016 calendar year. This year, 531 organisations...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE
VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants team up to bring maritime and incident command simulator solutions to the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, 13 March 2017 – An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF
Luz Baz, ITF Inspector NW Spain and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop, organized by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in Vigo The Workshop, which was attended by a total...
March 12th, 2017 | Associations, ITF, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists
New starters at Saxilby software experts OrderWise You could say it’s starting to get rather crowded at OrderWise, where 11 more new faces have been recruited. Thankfully, the company’s £1.3 million extension is just about ready, so staff at the Saxilby-based software specialist can breathe easy!...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update
      Good Afternoon, Welcome to our regular bulletin that showcases the expanding capabilities of Endeavour Maritime. Monaco Wealth Forum Endeavour Maritime is pleased to announce that our managing director, Alistair Galloway, will speak at the annual Monaco...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong
John Platsidakis “Regulations should achieve their core purpose in the most effective and practical ways possible” INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held their semi-annual meetings on 6 and 7 March, along with a well-attended Gala dinner on first day. This was one more opportunity...
March 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick
A very lively panel; on a l to r: Dr Roman Khodykin – Berwin Leighton Paisner, Christopher Style QC – LCIA Board member, The Hon. Sir Bernard Eder (chairman), Sherina Petit – Norton Rose Fulbright and Colin Wright – St Philips Stone Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong?...
March 7th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Improving emergency response for mass rescue at sea

Improving emergency response for mass rescue at sea
Bruce Reid IMRF brings together international experts to improve planning and resolve challenges Every year more than 400,000 people lose their lives in the world’s waters1, but many of these deaths could be prevented through safety interventions and improved maritime search and rescue coordination...
March 7th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ICS and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education

ICS and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education
Angus Frew Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and BIMCO start new initiative to give shipping professionals greater access to quality education Joint project will see Institute students access BIMCO’s eLearning courses in preparation for their exams London, March 7, 2017. The Institute of Chartered...
March 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
06-Mar-2017 PORTS OPS HALTED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia ANCHORAGE CLOSURE Port Kembla, Australia CYCLONE WATCH UPDATE – SHIPPING OPS RESUMED Northern Territory, Australia BANKS & AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR WOMEN’S DAY Russia Ports ops halted due to bad weather Monday,...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover on March 6. The Herald capsized in just 90 seconds after setting sail from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on Friday March 6, 1987. It was on course for Dover when tragedy struck and...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

The GST Europe and Shipping2030 conferences

The GST Europe and Shipping2030 conferences
K D Adamson, CEO at Futurenautics There’s now less than three weeks to go until over 400 industry leaders from the world of maritime innovation, green technology and ground-breaking digitalisation will come together for GST Europe & Shipping2030 conferences. Taking place between 22-24 March, delegates...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment | Read More

The Egyptian Maritime Cluster – A concrete plan for the future

The Egyptian Maritime Cluster – A concrete plan for the future
Jacob Faber Silén, First Secretary, Deputy Head of Mission, The Danish Embassy/Cairo (co-initiator of the EMC idea together with Alexandria Chamber of Shipping) and Helle Gleie, CEO, ITOLEAD Consulting – Hand over of the EMC Report. A report concluding on half a year’s work and three maritime workshops...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Storm Doris Fails to Sink Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner

Storm Doris Fails to Sink Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner
Mark Dickinson Storm Doris tried its best with 100mph winds to thwart plans for a Centenary Dinner for Seafarers UK (King George’s Fund for Sailors), the leading maritime charity, but a very successful fundraising evening took place on 23 February at Liverpool’s Merseyside Maritime Museum to...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW
Digitalisation of Maritime Transport IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport sees 80+ attendees hear industry and regulatory leaders outline thoughts on ongoing and future initiatives. (Brussels) – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), in cooperation...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More