Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!
… The IMarEST has announced that the fourth European International Submarine Races will take place over a fortnight from 2-13 July 2018, with QinetiQ, a defence technology company, as the principal sponsor for the event. The races are a unique sporting and engineering challenge which involve teams...
April 10th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

PEMA appoints new Head of Administration

PEMA appoints new Head of Administration
Fae Brennan The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed a new Head of Administration, Mrs. Fae Brennan, who will join the Association on Monday April 3, and continue to develop the growing number of ways the Association acts as a forum for the global ports and terminals sector. “Fae...
April 7th, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cyber Security in Action

Cyber Security in Action
Andrew Fitzmaurice (left) and Alan McCarthy. Cyber Security in Action – IMIF hears of fight against attacks on businesses A stark warning of a new plague of technology-enabled criminal attacks on companies and individuals was delivered to an audience of maritime executives, financiers and lawyers in...
April 7th, 2017 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, IMIF, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Industry to hold “China Day” during LISW17

Maritime Industry to hold “China Day” during LISW17
David Dingle, Chairman of Maritime UK and Carnival UK Maritime UK will draw on the successes of its very recent trade mission to Shanghai by organising a ‘China Day’ during the forthcoming London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17), due to be held in Britain’s capital from September 11 to...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Maritime Industry must place importance on recruiting…

Maritime Industry must place importance on recruiting…
MCTC’s Managing Director Christian Ioannou MARITIME INDUSTRY MUST PLACE IMPORTANCE ON RECRUITING FULLY TRAINED AND QUALIFIED STAFF TO RUN THEIR KITCHENS Employing fully trained and qualified catering personnel is just as important as ensuring vessels are manned by qualified Officers, says training...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly

After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” “After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly” INTERCARGO is deeply concerned at the tragic loss of the VLOC vessel STELLAR DAISY reported on 31 March 2017; our thoughts are with the families and...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Health and Safety Champions are shortlisted for International Safety Awards 2017

Health and Safety Champions are shortlisted for International Safety Awards 2017
Ben Ealey-Newman (centre) , Young H&S Champion for 2016 Recognising individual contributions to keeping workers and workplaces healthy and safe every day, the British Safety Council will be presenting two special individual awards at the Gala Dinner of theInternational Safety Awards that will take...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety | Read More

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…
Allen Leatt NEW REPORT CONFIRMS POTENTIALLY SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE DEEPWATER CONSTRUCTION MARKET IN THE US GULF OF MEXICO FROM PROPOSED JONES ACT CHANGES The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) issued its report on 4 April into the potential impact of the Jones Act proposals published...
April 5th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Reports | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics more dangerous than ever…

Markets and Geopolitics more dangerous than ever…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  closed down 27 points since yesterday at 1,255  sending once again warning shots; the Geopolitics flair-up due to the ongoing Middle East crisis and Mediterranean mess in all fronts, needless to say the global mess; John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers,...
April 4th, 2017 | Associations, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Accredited Vessel Inspector Scheme Conference

Accredited Vessel Inspector Scheme Conference
Mike Schwarz and Chris Baldwin An essential event for all Common Marine Inspection Document (eCMID) and Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (eMISW) stakeholders. The forthcoming Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) Conference will be taking place at the Novotel at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam on Tuesday...
April 4th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration (PAMA) New BoD 2017

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration (PAMA) New BoD 2017
The new Governing Body of the Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration, elected at the Annual General Meeting,held on March 30th, 2017 is the following: President : Rakintzis Leandros Vice President : Tsavdaridis Antonios Secretary General: Pournara – Vardavilia Jenny Treasurer : Pentheroudakis...
April 4th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Associations, Legal | Read More

Post-Brexit trigger – what exporters need to know

Post-Brexit trigger – what exporters need to know
Arne Mielken With Article 50 now invoked, the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is urging exporters to stay up-to-date on Brexit negotiations so that they can plan ahead. Key issues for businesses involved in international trade include the unpredictability and complexity of...
April 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

eCMID and eMISW contribution to vessel assurance processes

eCMID and eMISW contribution to vessel assurance processes
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) holds regular workshops to engage with the eCMID community including vessel operators, inspectors, and clients. The next workshop being held at Oceaneering International’s facility in Stavanger, Norway on the afternoon of Monday 29 May, like all...
April 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Interferry launches call for conference papers

Interferry launches call for conference papers
Mike Corrigan New Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan has announced the official Call for Papers for the trade association’s 42nd annual conference to be held in Split, Croatia, from 7-11 October 2017.  “With a beautiful location, a superb speakers program, interesting spouse/partner tours and fun pre-...
April 3rd, 2017 | Associations | Read More

IMRF calls for dialogue to discuss unsubstansiated claims of misconduct

IMRF calls for dialogue to discuss unsubstansiated claims of misconduct
Bruce Reid Voluntary code agreed for NGOs providing maritime search and rescue in the Mediterranean Ten maritime search and rescue non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have met with representatives of the European Parliament in Brussels. The meeting which took place with the support of MEP Miguel Urban,...
March 31st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

FEPORT welcomes the inclusive approach of the Council of Transport Minsters as expressed in “Valletta Ministerial Declaration”

FEPORT welcomes the inclusive approach of the Council of Transport Minsters as expressed in “Valletta Ministerial Declaration”
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, March 30th, 2017 – Following the High Level Ministerial Stakeholder Conference organized in Malta on 28th March 2017 by the Maltese Presidency, EU Transport Ministers have adopted a declaration “Valletta Ministerial Declaration” expressing the common vision...
March 30th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy
Niels Smedegaard European Transport Ministers adopted Wednesday afternoon a ministerial declaration on maritime transport. The declaration outlines priorities for the EU’s maritime transport policy, focusing on competitiveness, digitalisation and decarbonisation. The so-called ‘Valletta Declaration’...
March 30th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, News, Organisations | Read More

The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still

The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al MaktoumPresident, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group (centre), (left to right) Noura Rashed Al Dhaheri….* See the full caption at the end of this reporting The region’s leading maritime industry awards,...
March 29th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Markets, News, Yachting | Read More

Youth interest in Shipping means sector needs to respond

Youth interest in Shipping means sector needs to respond
Beth Carter left and Sue Terpilowski President WISTA UK From hundreds of photos and essays, winners of the Wista UK 2016 Came by SHIP competition have just been announced in London. The photo and essay competition was organised by WISTA UK through its Came by Ship campaign (inconjunction with Seavision)...
March 29th, 2017 | Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…
Approaching the Port of Marseilles The BDI improved its position with 51 plus points, now standing at 1,333; Geopolitics still the same in all fronts and AllAboutShipping’s second day crossing into Europe is more than a success, coupled with good weather and luck. John Faraclas and Anny Zade report...
March 28th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner
King George V The leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, is holding its Centenary Dinner at Guildhall this evening, exactly 100 years to the day since the first meeting was held in 1917 in the City of London to discuss the formation of the charity (previously known as King George’s Fund for Sailors). Almost...
March 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of representatives of ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife Capt. Antonio M. Padrón (third from the right) with representatives...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis The 10 unmanned water craft that talk of the future There are a number of uniquely interesting projects underway that highlight how automation in shipping is advancing. More. FOCUS Short features and analysis Key...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward
Carleen Lyden-Kluss March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More