Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s ExCo

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s  ExCo
WISTA’s ExCo on a l to r basis with Sanjam Gupta, Diane Edwards, Rachel Lawton,  Naa Densua Aryeetey, Jeanne Grasso and WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou – missing is Katerina Stathopoulou Angie Hartmann  is elected for WISTA International’s ExCo and Sanjam...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag
Monika Lemajic, Irene Rosberg and Monica Kohli What an exceptional encounter we had during the main day in Tromsø, Norway, of the WISTA 2018 AGM and Conference! Serendipity is always the name of the game for us in the media and we continue to be blessed by Lady Luck! During our week-long stay in Tromsø...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa
The Spring dates for the World Cup Series Genoa and the Hyéres Regatta, which will follow the Trofeo Princesa Sofia have been revised and are now confirmed for 2019 and 2020. The events will be held on the following dates: 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia, 29 March – 6 April, Genoa World Cup Series...
October 25th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel
Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico North American World Maritime Day Focuses on Environment Mexico Delivers Vision for Future of Ports and Ships October 23, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the International...
October 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The Nautical Institute and KVH Videotel launch free online development courses for NI members

The Nautical Institute and KVH Videotel launch free online development courses for NI members
Captain John Lloyd, CEO of The Nautical Institute (left) with Mark Woodhead, KVH Senior Vice President, EMEA 24.10.18  – The Nautical Institute is collaborating with KVH Videotel, a world leader in the provision of e-learning for the maritime industry, to give its members access to a set of online...
October 24th, 2018 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

New London Market Human Resources Group launched

New London Market Human Resources Group launched
Louise Day A new London Market group for human resources professionals has been established by the International Underwriting Association. The move comes in response to a growing number of regulatory changes and initiatives across the insurance sector to boost education, training, talent recruitment...
October 24th, 2018 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

A “sustained” fall with the BDI@1,577 …and WISTA 2018 event gets under way!

A “sustained” fall with the BDI@1,577  …and WISTA 2018  event gets under way!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points – an expected scenario so to speak – see our yesterday’s hint, and all things being equal expect the unexpected… Geopolitics with the fall of oil and other hiccups become interesting whilst the WISTA International AGM and Conference begins...
October 23rd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Drugs and Alcohol at Sea

Drugs and Alcohol at Sea
… The Club is pleased to provide Members with a new edition of our Drugs and Alcohol at Sea booklet. The revised guidance aims to provide the most up to date advice, assisting with the prevention of related incidents as well as encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and the positive wellbeing...
October 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Reports | Read More

No sustainability for the BDI@1579…

No sustainability for the BDI@1579…
John Faraclas The BDI clinched just three points earlier on today and look vulnerable for an imminent fall; geopolitics continue to be messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 66 points keeping the BDI afloat and now stands at 2,296; CAUTION! Losses for the Panamaxes’ BPI  now...
October 22nd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Workplaces remain dangerous environments

Workplaces remain dangerous environments
Working with dangerous fumes and substances British Safety Council supports 2018 European Week for Safety and Health at Work Every year, 8,000 people die because of exposure to  carcinogens at work and 13,500 new occupational cancer cases are registered in Britain (source: HSE). In the EU context, the...
October 19th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits
To reduce emissions across the maritime sector, national authorities need to first quantify those emissions and then develop a strategy to reduce them. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the International Maritime Organization...
October 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019
Keith Jones of Aon Risk Solutions, John Martin of Gard and Paul Calvert of the International Underwriting Association The Nordic Marine Insurance Plan will continue to operate in a spirit of compromise and consensus amid modest amendments expected to emerge from the latest regular review of its clauses,...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) remains firmly committed to the successful...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, News | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid
HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid 17th October 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to report the successful repatriation of an Ethiopian Chief Officer with outstanding wages owed which have now been paid in full after direct, but polite intervention by the...
October 17th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Claims, HR | Read More

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points thanks to the Capes’ fall… Geopolitics as crucial as ever… particularly on the platoon and financial sector… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was down 25 points at 2,164 – …the classic volatile size… Panamaxes were...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn

London company market income jumps to £26.3bn
Premium income in the London company market has jumped to £26.314bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has revealed. Gross written premium in London for 2017 was £18.331bn while a further £7.984bn was identified as written in other locations, but overseen and managed...
October 16th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation
Cover imageSeafarers and Digital Disruption The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a new study conducted by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) on behalf of ICS, regarding the potential effects of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.  In...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Interferry names new chairman and board members

Interferry names new chairman and board members
Interferry chairman John Steen-Mikkelsen Interferry, the trade association representing the worldwide ferry industry, has announced that the new chairman of its board of directors is John Steen-Mikkelsen, CEO of Danish ferry operator Danske Faerger. He was elected together with three new board members...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Meeting of the Union of Greek Shipowners with Danish Shipping

Meeting of the Union of Greek Shipowners with Danish Shipping
The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) had the pleasure to welcome to its premises the Board of Directors of Danish Shipping in the context of the bilateral meetings of the two national shipowners’ associations. Representing two traditional maritime nations, the Board of Directors of Danish Shipping,...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Ship Managers plan to work together to meet Shipping Challenges

Ship Managers plan to work together to meet Shipping Challenges
InterManager President Björn Jebsen speaking at the InterManager AGM. Meeting the challenges of tomorrow’s maritime trade is at the forefront of ship managers’ focus as they develop strategies to meet environmental targets and embrace fast-paced technological advances in our industry. Ship managers...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Intermanager, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility
October 14, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) will be hosting its 11th Annual Conference and Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 25th aboard the Hornblower Infinity at Pier 40 in New York City. This year’s conference theme is “The New CSR: Ethical, Strategic,...
October 15th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

KR upgrades container securing strength assessment software – SeaTrust-LS

KR upgrades container securing strength assessment software – SeaTrust-LS
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has released the latest version of SeaTrust-LS, its container securing strength assessment software. SeaTrust-LS has been significantly enhanced by incorporating KR’s new 2018 guidance for container securing assessment and...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More