Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

PEMA joins the new I AM Industry Alliance

PEMA joins the new I AM Industry Alliance
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) along with 20 other organisations, has joined the Industry Alliance for Multimodal Connectivity and Logistics (I AM), which seeks to promote the interests of the ports and shipping sector in the context of EU policy initiatives. “As a major voice...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ports Regulation – a stepping stone for genuine motorways of the sea

Ports Regulation – a stepping stone for genuine motorways of the sea
Patrick Verhoeven The European Parliament adopted today a report on the Regulation establishing a framework for the organisation of port services and financial transparency of ports presented by the rapporteur MEP Knut Fleckenstein. The proposal was originally put forward in 2013 but stalled due to the...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative
Christine Cabau Woehrel Ports from around the Mediterranean coast have agreed to form a specific organisation to promote the region’s role in global maritime trade and to cooperate on issues including security, the environment and supply chain innovation.      The decision follows the inaugural...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting
…   London, UK, Wednesday, 14th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at The Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week at a full house in  the Steelyard, off Upper Thames Street in the Square...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Events, HR, News, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

GAC renews commitment to help injured veterans

GAC renews commitment to help injured veterans
The GAC Group has once again donated to support the Wooden Boats For Veterans foundation (WBFV), a California-based organization that helps veterans harness their power of past military experiences. Houston, USA, 14 December 2016 – The GAC Group has once again donated to support the Wooden Boats For...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Ship Agencies | Read More

Veteran Ray is ready to rule the waves in new round-the-world record attempt

Veteran Ray is ready to rule the waves in new round-the-world record attempt
.. Preston’s Ray Finch (50) is taking on his latest challenge and returning to the seas by stepping aboard the crew of Team Britannia, a new round-the-world record attempt. The British Army veteran and former boxer will join the Hampshire based round-the-world powerboat, which hopes to cut up to seven...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Sports | Read More

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE
NYSE in full colours Within the context of the 18th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece entitled “Greek Day at NYSE”. On Tuesday (today), December 13th, 2016, the New York Stock Exchange...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Story of the Week | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with ARVI

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with ARVI
View from the meeting Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife held a meeting with representatives of the Shipowners´Association of Fishing Vessels of the Port of Vigo (ARVI) During the meeting, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón explained...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Letter from ICS to Myanmar Transport Minister

Letter from ICS to Myanmar Transport Minister
Peter Hinchliffe LETTER FROM ICS TO MYANMAR TRANSPORT MINISTER – RECENT CHANGES TO MYANMAR’s NATIONAL CARGO COLLECTION AND RELEASE POLICY Viewers might be interested in this letter sent from the International Chamber of Shipping addressed to Hon. U Thant Sin Maung (Myanmar Minister for Transport),...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

IUMI Eye December 2016

IUMI Eye December 2016
Viewers can see below the link to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI – www.iumi.com) latest edition of the informative IUMI Eye, published today:   IUMI Eye December 2016 A few of the key stories include: Message from the President Autonomous vessels – a not so remote possibility? New...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

Venezia Terminal Passeggeri (VTP): Galliano Di Marco new Director General

Venezia Terminal Passeggeri (VTP): Galliano Di Marco new Director General
Galliano Di Marco The Board of Directors of Venezia Terminal Passeggeri (VTP) has appointed Galliano Di Marco as the new Director General of the company. Mr. Di Marco will work with Sandro Trevisanato, who has been confirmed as VTP President, to further strengthen VTP’s positioning as the first cruiser...
December 12th, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BDA refutes Oxfam report, stresses Bermuda’s global economic value

BDA refutes Oxfam report, stresses Bermuda’s global economic value
BDA CEO Ross Webber Hamilton, Bermuda, December 11, 2016—A new Oxfam report that targets Bermuda as a corporate “tax haven” ignores the substantial global economic contribution of this British Overseas Territory, according to the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). “Unfortunately, many...
December 12th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Markets | Read More

Fantastic foiling finish

Fantastic foiling finish
Three fast, furious and fantastic Foiling Kite races brought six of the 11 events on show at the Sailing World Cup Melbourne presented by Land Rover to a close in Australia’s sporting capital.   The 49er, 49erFX, Men’s and Women’s RS:X, Nacra 17 and Formula Kite finished their week...
December 10th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

One door closes, another one opens

One door closes, another one opens
When the 2016 Aon Youth Sailing World Championships gets underway there will be a new class and a new opportunity for the young sailors to prove themselves in.   The Nacra 15 multihull will make its debut at the 2016 Youth Worlds, to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 14 – 20 December, and it...
December 10th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…

The Markets and Geopolitics; simply a SKYFALL…
John Faraclas We are not prophets of the boom nor of the gloom, neither we hold any crystal ball whatsoever when predicting or projecting the shipping Markets or Geopolitics which greatly affect same; we are simply pragmatic. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 32 points since...
December 9th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged
Darryl Kennard delivering his slides paper and the panel with Dr. Neil Baines, The Hon. Mr. Justice Tear, Mark Jones and Richard Sarll Admiralty procedures which did not sufficiently acknowledge the part played by digital aids in litigation came under the microscope at a London Shipping Law Centre Seminar...
December 9th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

All-Energy 2017 reaches key milestones

All-Energy 2017 reaches key milestones
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 With over 70% of available space booked at All-Energy 2017 (Glasgow’s SECC, 10-11 May 2017) the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference is in fine shape. Shepherd and Wedderburn has returned as Headline Sponsor of the two-day event; and...
December 7th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Time has come to establish a real enabling framework for private investment in the EU and in Member States

Time has come to establish a real enabling framework for private investment in the EU and in Member States
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. Gathered for the General Assembly in Brussels, FEPORT members have formally endorsed the content of the White Paper “2017, 2018 and beyond” which expresses their expectations to policy makers. The document will be handed out to Commissioner Bulc on December 8th at...
December 7th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crew of Crowley-Managed Ocean Glory Awarded for Heroism at Sea with 2016 AOTOS Mariners’ Plaque

Crew of Crowley-Managed Ocean Glory Awarded for Heroism at Sea with 2016 AOTOS Mariners’ Plaque
Capt. Chris Hill from the Intermarine Fleet accepting the Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Mariner’s Plaque during the annual United Seamen’s ‘s Services (USS) Annual Gala Event for reproduction (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2016) ­– Officers and crewmembers of the Crowley Maritime Corp.-managed M/V...
December 6th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists
EUROPEAN SHIPPING WEEK 2017 WELCOMES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS European Shipping Week 2017 (ESW2017) is pleased to announce its line-up of high level industry speakers at its flagship conference to be held at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel in Brussels, on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Moderated...
December 6th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…
John Faraclas The BDI was down  earlier on today sending shivering messages and Geopolitics are now an accident waiting to happen: John Faraclas daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just two points  since last Friday the 2 Dec 2016 at 1,196, thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 losses of 56...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners
  Laskaridis, Efthymiou and Hajioannou win major awards as nearly 1,200 turn out for shipping awards gala – Thenamaris, Samos Steamship, National Bank of Greece and Helmepa Junior among those honoured – A NEW RECORD attendance and a host of celebrities contributed to the success of the...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Featured, People and Places | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General
Tom Fecke ( WASHINGTON, December 2, 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Tom Fecke will join the organization on January 3, 2017 as Secretary General, CLIA Europe. Fecke will be responsible for managing the European region and will play a key part in strategically implementing...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Person Profiles | Read More

Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary…

Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary…
Peter Hinchliffe Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary and welcome to counter continuing piracy threat The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the extension of EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta, following a decision by the EU Council, which will continue to see military forces deployed...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines. “Forwarders do not like shipping line surcharges and we have...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More