Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness
Some of the recipes you can make on the Wellness at Sea app The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers. The enhancements to the free app, sponsored by Bernhard...
July 24th, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

BYC’s Christophe Killian wins 51st Governor’s Cup

BYC’s Christophe Killian wins 51st Governor’s Cup
“BYC’s Christophe Killian, Harrison Vandervort and Jack Martin win the 51st Governor’s Cup” Credit: Tom Walker First Winner From Host Club Since 1980 NEWPORT BEACH, CA– Christophe Killian, 20, of host Balboa Yacht Club, Newport Beach, California, won the 51st Governor’s Cup International...
July 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses
… Téva Plichart’s Trésors de Tahiti showed all the traits of potential Tour Voile champions not just in the smooth, assured manner in which they won today’s Act 6 Super Final but also the way in which they managed their route into the final in Roses, Costa Brava. Remarkably the Tour leaders...
July 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More

3 Ways to Celebrate the Maritime Industry

3 Ways to Celebrate the Maritime Industry
3 Ways to Celebrate the Maritime Industry Back to the Future MEP Awards Marine Science Paper NAMEPA’s 10th Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner    REGISTRATION IS OPEN   When:  October 26, 2017 8:00am – 9:30pm Where: ...
July 20th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New Trustees join Human Rights at Sea

New Trustees join Human Rights at Sea
Amanda Hastings Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to welcome two new Trustees in support of the charity’s national and international work, and its development. Mr. Ian Millen and Ms. Amanda Hastings join the charity with immediate effect. Ms. Fiona Laurence, Chair of Trustees, said: “We are very...
July 20th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles | Read More

BIFA names new chairman

BIFA names new chairman
Mark Bromley Mark Bromley has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected National Chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. Osborn becomes Immediate Vice-Chairman for a two-year term. Alongside him is John Stubbings, Group Director and Company Secretary of...
July 20th, 2017 | Associations | Read More

Malta Maritime Forum targets professional education for future growth

Malta Maritime Forum targets professional education for future growth
(l to r standing) Godwin Xerri, MMF Board Member and Managing Director, Focal Marine Shipping Agency, Joe Borg, MMF Chairman and former EU Commissioner, Dr Ann Fenech, MMF Board Member and President of the Malta Maritime Lawyers’ Association, Joseph Bugeja, MMF CEO and General Manager, Malta Motorways...
July 20th, 2017 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Harry Price maintains lead in Governor’s Cup match racing

Harry Price maintains lead in Governor’s Cup match racing
“Skippers Clare Costanzo (AUS, Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club) and Leonard Takahashi (NZL,Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron) in a pre-start today. Credit: Bronny Daniels / JOYSAILIN Local favorite Christophe Killian close behind Price as teams fight for four Semi-final positions NEWPORT BEACH, CA –...
July 20th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ICHCA calls for cargo operations to improve in 5 key respects

ICHCA calls for cargo operations to improve in 5 key respects
… ICHCA will use its 65th anniversary conference in October to call for improvements to safety, smart technology, sustainability, security and skills across the global cargo chain 19.07.2017 – ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO, will use its 65th anniversary event to call...
July 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment | Read More

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held
Bryan McGlinchy The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) are staging a two-day IMCA Diving Seminar and DMAC Workshop in London on 25-26 September 2017 that will present a number of topics of interest to the global offshore diving community. The...
July 18th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

What is Top of Your Agenda? ICS Addresses Key Issues at its International Shipping Conference 2017

What is Top of Your Agenda? ICS Addresses Key Issues at its International Shipping Conference 2017
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will address some of the biggest concerns in modern shipping at its annual conference this year, to be held during London International Shipping Week (LISW). Secretary-General to the IMO, Kitack Lim, and ICS Chairman,...
July 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

EAAW VII successfully demonstrated how problems have been solved

EAAW VII successfully demonstrated how problems have been solved
Cdr Ian Hassall RN J Over 120 delegates from Canada, The Netherlands, Poland, UK and USA attended the recent Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf...
July 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

IUA media comment: EU/US covered agreement

IUA media comment: EU/US covered agreement
Dave Matcham Viewers can  find below an IUA comment on announcement by US Department of the Treasury and the Office of the US Trade Representative that they intend to sign Bilateral Agreement between the US and EU on Prudential Measures Regarding Insurance and Reinsurance. https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/sm0124.aspx#.WWkFhgQPFhk.twitter Dave...
July 17th, 2017 | IUA | Read More

International unions back Gate Gourmet workers in Argentina

International unions back Gate Gourmet workers in Argentina
Steve Cotton ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) unions representing Gate Gourmet workers are lobbying the company today in support of the company’s drivers and logistics workers in Argentina who are campaigning for recognition of the work they carry out. Currently the company treats...
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Call for papers published for “the leading edge of value-based subsea inspection”

Call for papers  published for “the leading edge of value-based subsea inspection”
A Call for Papers has been issued for the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), the Hydrographic Society in Scotland and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) joint seminar, which this year has the theme ‘The Leading Edge of Value-Based Subsea Inspection’.  It is available at www.sut.org/event/call-for-papers-the-leading-edge-of-value-based-subsea-inspection/....
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data
From the signing of the agreement; form l to r: Henrik Striboldt, MAN Diesel & Turbo, John Turnball, Rolls-Royce, Capt. Eugen Adami, Mastermind Shipmanagement, Giancarlo Coletta, Shipdex Chairman, G&C Shipping , Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO, Deputy Secretary General Lars Gullaksen, BIMCO, Marco...
July 14th, 2017 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, Events, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu
Chinese partners open up branch office Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu The freight traffic between Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the Chinese trading metropolis of Yiwu is being intensified.  The Chinese operator company of the freight train YXE International Container Train,...
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New case of seafarer abuse exposed on UAE flagged vessel

New case of seafarer abuse exposed on UAE flagged vessel
MT IBA Crew med condition Human Rights at Sea today publishes a further detailed case study and investigatory report into the abuse of seafarers provided by first-hand crew testimony onboard a UAE flagged vessel moored offshore the UAE coast owned by Alco Shipping Services. Notable concerns raised are...
July 13th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

BDI@859; volatility knocks…again

BDI@859; volatility knocks…again
John N. Faraclas The BDI gained 29 points since yesterday –  thanks mainly to the Capers which clinched nearly 100 points with the BCI 2014 now reading 846 – plus 91 points, thus surpassing the 800 point threshold… Geopolitics getting worse; the daily briefing by John Faraclas: The Panamaxes...
July 12th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

High Seas Governance must take account of existing IMO framework

High Seas Governance must take account of existing IMO framework
Kiran Khosla At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at a UN Preparatory Committee which is developing a new legal instrument, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which will apply to ‘high seas’ areas...
July 12th, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards nominations open

NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards nominations open
NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) annually recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose efforts support our mission to “Save Our Seas”. Since our inception, NAMEPA has been engaging maritime...
July 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

European shipowners welcome the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

European shipowners welcome the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting
Patrick Verhoeven ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that important progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organziation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting. In the meeting a plan was agreed to develop a CO2 reduction strategy in line with...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018
Sophie Ahmed The Container Shipping Industry Gathers to Forecast for 2018 After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth. Although there are still some key challenges to be faced in the coming months, the industry is showing...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pope Francis makes history with Sea Sunday tweet

Pope Francis makes history with Sea Sunday tweet
Pope Francis © Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk Pope Francis made history with seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) by tweeting for the first time about Sea Sunday on July 9. The pontiff’s tweet, which went out at 12:30 in the afternoon read, “I entrust sailors, fishermen, and all those in...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More