Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda
Cary Cooper Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda British Safety Council 11th Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace, 16 October 2019 One of the major events in the calendar of health, safety and wellbeing professionals is fast...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations

NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations
. NI issues guidance on lifeboat and rescue boat operations 22.07.19 – “There is no easy way to abandon ship,” writes Dag Pike. The author is one of the most experienced navigators in the world and speaks from experience, having been shipwrecked twice in the Atlantic. Taking to the boats, getting...
July 22nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

BIFA Young Forwarder Network adds events to its portfolio

BIFA Young Forwarder Network adds events to its portfolio
  Carl Hobbis BIFA Young Forwarder Network adds events to its portfolio Having recently held the last of its initial regional group launches, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is adding content to its Young Forwarder Network (YFN). August 8th will see the BIFA YFN host a free...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel – Stena Impero – has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz...
July 19th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Tankers | Read More

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”
“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns” With 1 January 2020 less than five and a half months away, INTERCARGO expresses its growing concern in view of the magnitude of the challenge lying ahead for the industry and the need for a smooth transition. The global...
July 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo, Pollution | Read More

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission
Mike Corrigan Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. ...
July 16th, 2019 | Associations, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

IUA comment on discount rate announced

IUA comment on discount rate announced
Dave Matcham IUA comment on discount rate announced The announcement of a new personal injury discount rate of minus 0.25% is a surprising and disappointing outcome for insurers, the International Underwriting Association has stated. Dave Matcham, IUA chief executive, said: “The new methodology for...
July 15th, 2019 | IUA | Read More

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager Secretary General Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager...
July 12th, 2019 | Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA and ADCI working together to benefit offshore commercial diving

IMCA and ADCI working together to benefit offshore commercial diving
Phillip Newsum IMCA and ADCI working together to benefit offshore commercial diving The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI), the two major trade associations in the commercial diving industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Conference agenda announced for ARACON 2019

Conference agenda announced for ARACON 2019
. Conference agenda announced for ARACON 2019 THE NEW NORMAL? BUNKERING AFTER 2020 – THE COMMERCIAL, OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTORS ARACON will be one of the last major platforms before IMO 2020 for industry players to have their say on how the global 0.50% sulphur regulation will impact...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles
Mick CashXIT RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles   MARITIME UNION RMT repeats demand this morning for Grayling’s resignation as Public Accounts Committee reveals he blew £85 million on the Brexit ferries shambles. General Secretary Mick...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

These skippers from elsewhere

These skippers from elsewhere
. These skippers from elsewhere To note: – Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère on 22 September 2019 – 19 international sailors already registered To date, 69 women and men have officially registered for the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère (52 on production boats and...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19
Guy Platten ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference Setting...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division
Captain John Lloyd, NI CEO (left) pictured with Mr Juvenal J. M. Shiundu, Acting Director, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division 04.07.19 – The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a Memorandum...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Innovation and skills at heart of 2019 London International Shipping Week

Innovation and skills at heart of 2019 London International Shipping Week
. Latest news from London International Shipping Week Innovation and skills at heart of 2019 London International Shipping Week Nautilus has welcomed a focus on maritime innovation and skills in this year’s London International Shipping Week (LISW) with the launch of a new national cluster organisation...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020
HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020 For yet another year, HELMEPA supports young people who want to continue their academic career, awarding scholarships for postgraduate studies in the fields of shipping, environmental science and marine engineering/technology. The 7 new scholars for the 2019-2020...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

91 sailors head to Puerto Sherry, Spain for the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

91 sailors head to Puerto Sherry, Spain for the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
.. 91 sailors head to Puerto Sherry, Spain for the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships  Almost 100 sailors from 28 nations are all set for the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain from 1-7 July. Puerto Sherry, which recently hosted the 52...
July 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board

IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board
Andy Seymour, Global Director Operational Excellence at Fugro NV joins IMCA Board IMCA appoints Andy Seymour of FUGRO to its board The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Andy Seymour, to its Governing Board. Mr Seymour is the Global Director...
July 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Singapore Shipping Association Issues IMO Sulphur Cap 2020 Readiness Plan

Singapore Shipping Association Issues IMO Sulphur Cap 2020 Readiness Plan
. Singapore Shipping Association Issues IMO Sulphur Cap 2020 Readiness Plan Document aims to augment Singapore shipping industry’s readiness to meet IMO’s 2020 cap on sulphur oxides emissions from ships The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)—the industry voice of Singapore’s maritime community—today...
July 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

BIFA at Multimodal 2019

BIFA at Multimodal 2019
Robert Keen BIFA at Multimodal 2019 BIFA FOCUSES ON MULTIPLE ISSUES FACING FREIGHT FORWARDERS AT MULTIMODAL 2019 – uses the event to address and help resolve issues faced by the UK freight sector Tomorrow, the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event,...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ICHCA International newsletter – June/July issue

ICHCA International newsletter – June/July issue
. ICHCA International newsletter – June/July issue Welcome to the latest edition of Inside ICHCA International, our regular e-newsletter for association members, partners and cargo handling industry colleagues worldwide. ICHCA International’s NGO (non-governmental organisation) status enables us...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations | Read More

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire
The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire Summer 2019 Vol.10 Ed.3 Living in a world on fire: Climate crisis requires action now In 1992 Al Gore published Earth in the Balance, his first book on global warming. He wrote, ‘We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we...
July 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting

IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting
Arun Sharma IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting IACS Council reaffirms its commitment to meet the challenges posed by new technologies and regulations; reinforcing Quality operations to be the focus of new IACS Chairman. The IACS Council held its 79th session (C79) in Busan, S. Korea last week, where...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London

Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London
Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London Over 130 delegates from more than 50 organisations based in Germany, Greece, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and UK will be in London this week (2 and 3 July) for two key Institute of Marine Engineering,...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical | Read More

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’
Guy Platten ICS Secretary General  ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ With six months to go until the implementation of the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More