Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

IBIA welcomes Danish authorities’ clampdown on bunker fraud

IBIA welcomes Danish authorities’ clampdown on bunker fraud
  IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) welcomes the fact that Danish authorities have investigated and sought to bring to justice alleged fraudulent activities perpetrated by a bunkering company in the country. On 22 September, a Danish court sentenced...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Bunkering, Legal, Maritime Fraud | Read More

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry
For years,  Air France and KLM  have  been highly dedicated to the global maritime industry, with focus on seamans travel . Special attention and development of solutions that have supported the marine crewing industry have put Air France KLM in to its leading  global position. In recent years these...
September 26th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMRF launches children’s lifejacket campaign

IMRF launches children’s lifejacket campaign
London Monday, September 26. Lifejackets have been donated by ActionAid to the International Maritime Rescue Federation to send to the Mediterranean to help adults and children who need rescuing on a daily basis. The 300 lifejackets – 150 for adults and the rest for children – will be sent to Sea-Watch...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Medal Race movement closes Qingdao World Cup

Medal Race movement closes Qingdao World Cup
Medals slipped away and medals were snatched on the final day of the Sailing World Cup Qingdao as racing came to a close confirming the seven fleet podiums.   There was some last minute drama as the double point Medal Races shook up some of the fleets and left a few thinking of what might have been...
September 25th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Qingdao chances shorten as top tens confirmed

Qingdao chances shorten as top tens confirmed
It was all about a place in the Medal Race on day four of the as the top ten were confirmed in all seven fleets.   There was one gold confirmed and points cushions opened up in the hunt for World Cup medals ahead of the final day of racing in China as learning and progression was again the order of...
September 24th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

The London Wealth Forum and Safe Heavens Conference 4 Oct. 2016

The London Wealth Forum and Safe Heavens Conference 4 Oct. 2016
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO As the United Kingdom and the European Union prepare for BREXIT following the referendum in June the only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain. What form will BREXIT take? Formal divorce, semi detached living, or no change at all. The 3rd London Wealth...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Sep-2016 CONSTRUCTION OF THE HONG KONG LINK ROAD – ESTABLISHMENT OF HEIGHT RESTRICTION AND TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF THE NAVIGATION CHANNEL AT THE AIRPORT CHANNEL Hong Kong 2016 NATIONAL DAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong – Central Harbour, off Wan Chai Construction of the...
September 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Sailing General Assembly candidates named

World Sailing General Assembly candidates named
HM King Constantine HM King Constantine and the Election Committee are pleased to announce full details of the candidates eligible for election as President and Vice-President to its Board of Directors. The President and seven Vice-Presidents, two of which must be from each gender, will be elected at...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers calls on Hanjin Shipping to think of the Seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers calls on Hanjin Shipping to think of the Seafarers
Ken Peters, Director of Justice and Public Affairs, The Mission to Seafarers, Global maritime welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, has today offered to help Hanjin Shipping in providing welfare support to their 2,500 seafarers on board 97 container ships. The South Korean container shipping giant,...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health

The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, is supporting the International Seafarer’s Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) seminar on seafarers’ health as part of its ongoing partnership to look at the most prevalent health issues affecting...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Ballast Water Management Convention is a step in the right direction

Ballast Water Management Convention is a step in the right direction
Ian Petty Press Statement: Ian Petty, General Manager, Sustainable Shipping Initiative London – 23 September 2016 -The recent ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) is welcomed by the Sustainable Shipping Initiative. The transport of alien species in ballast water is...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Potential accumulation losses threatening the financial stability of insurance companies

Potential accumulation losses threatening the financial stability of insurance companies
Dieter Berg Potential accumulation losses threatening the financial stability of insurance companies, says IUMI President Closing this year’s IUMI 2016 marine insurance conference in Genova today, IUMI President, Dieter Berg expressed concern over the increasing number of large marine losses and their...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Final call for SMEs to apply for new £35k funded R&D programme

Final call for SMEs to apply for new £35k funded R&D programme
Naomi Climer Final call for SMEs to apply for new funded R&D programme to make their innovation a reality and solve healthcare challenge There is still time for SMEs across the UK to apply for support of up to £35,000 if they have a technology that could be adapted and commercialised to solve a...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

A nostalgic day on the S/S John W. Brown

A nostalgic day on the S/S John W. Brown
Captain Angus McCame with Perry J. Faraclas A nostalgic day on the US Liberty ship s/s John W. Brown, by Perry J. Faraclas, President/member of USA Assets LLC A few weeks ago a friend invited me to spend a day visiting an authentic U.S. Liberty Ship. The ship was the S/S John W. Brown. The Brown is...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

BCA events: Nordic-African Business Summit | Urban Development in Francophone Africa

BCA events: Nordic-African Business Summit | Urban Development in Francophone Africa
Join the BCA at the Nordic-African Business Summit 2016 Date:13 October 2016, 8:00 to 18:30 Venue: Radisson BLU, Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo The BCA is delighted to be working with the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) to provide a special discounted...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

BDA and industry prepare for week of major events

BDA and industry prepare for week of major events
BDA CEO Ross Webber Hamilton, Bermuda, September 22, 2016—A standout week of major international business conferences to close September will bring hundreds of delegates to the Island from Latin America, the US, Canada and further afield next week. Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) and its...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?

ASTRA and SPAR SHIPPING: What happens when a time charterer fails to pay timely hire?
Legal Assistance and Defence Cover (LADC) is available to Members in addition to the traditional P&I cover. We are very grateful to Ian Teo, Partner at Rajah & Tann’s, Shipping and International Trade, Singapore, for sharing an example of where LADC cover can assist Members in the event of...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Claims, Company Profiles, Disputes, Fixtures, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Opportunities exist despite challenges says IBIA Africa

Opportunities exist despite challenges says IBIA Africa
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall The bunker market in Africa is evolving, with real opportunities for those willing to invest time and resource to overcome the obstacles. Illicit activities and poor practices are becoming less common, regulation is increasing and quality of service is improving. However,...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

NYMAR Winds Best In Manhattan Award

NYMAR Winds Best In Manhattan Award
Clay Maitland   Manhattan Award Program Honors the Achievement   MANHATTAN September 15, 2016 — NYMAR New York Maritime has been selected for the 2016 Best of Manhattan Award in the Freight Transportation category by the Manhattan Award Program. Each year, the Manhattan Award Program...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia
Amidst fears of choppy waters ahead for perishable logistics, high calibre delegates from more than 20 countries gathered at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia Conference in Hong Kong this September. Conference director Alex von Stempel reflects on the debate. BERLIN/HONG KONG 22.09.2016 – Delegates...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol
Cyprus Transport Minister Marios Dimitriades at the podium welcoming delegates Poseidon Med II discussion on “LNG fuelling the future of the Eastern Mediterranean” in Limassol Cyprus The prospects of LNG as marine fuel and the energy profile of Cyprus were the main areas of discussion among the key...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Construction, Environment, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

INDUSTRY ALERT – Hanjin Line Bankruptcy: Ownership and Return of Leased Containers

INDUSTRY ALERT – Hanjin Line Bankruptcy: Ownership and Return of Leased Containers
In connection with the filing by Hanjin Shipping for bankruptcy: A list of owners of various types of containers (with prefixes) which were previously on lease to Hanjin, has been prepared. ClickHERE to download the document. If you come across any equipment previously on lease to Hanjin Line, this...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Claims, Containers, Disputes, Seizures | Read More

Gloomy outlook for offshore energy insurance sector blighted by falling premium base and increased volatility, says IUMI

Gloomy outlook for offshore energy insurance sector blighted by falling premium base and increased volatility, says IUMI
Simon Williams Gloomy outlook for offshore energy insurance sector blighted by falling premium base and increased volatility, says IUMI Speaking at yesterday’s IUMI Genova conference, Simon Williams, Chairman of IUMI’s offshore energy committee, warned that the offshore energy sector was facing a...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Reduced income and challenges ahead for marine cargo insurance, says IUMI

Reduced income and challenges ahead for marine cargo insurance, says IUMI
Nick Derrick At yesterday’s IUMI marine insurance conference in Genova, Cargo Committee chairman Nick Derrick announced a reduction in global cargo premiums by 9% from 2014 to 2015, the total premium value being US$15.8 billion. He stated a combination of a strong US dollar and falling cargo values...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance | Read More