Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

IMCA’s Human Factors in modern maritime security seminar

IMCA’s Human Factors in modern maritime security seminar
Richard Benzie Registrations for the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) forthcoming Security Seminar being held in London on Thursday 10 November are coming from home and overseas, from companies and individuals concerned about the human factors on security in key areas of the...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season

MSC SINFONIA Kicks off SA’s Cruise Season
MSC Simfonia was welcomed to Durban by marimba bands and traditional dancers. [Durban, South Africa, 1 November 2016]  The South African 2016/17 cruise season kicked off this morning with the arrival of the first international cruise liner, MSC SINFONIA, at the Port of Durban. Carrying a full capacity...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – October 2016
31 October 2016 This month, the Port of Algeciras (Spain) functions as ESPO’s ‘Port of the Month’. Strategically located on the Strait of Gibraltar, the Port of Algeciras can be seen as a leading port in the Mediterranean. Let’s have a closer look at this port! ESPO: Can you briefly tell us...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Sailing’s Sustainability Strategy to be presented Live and Online at the 2016 Annual Conference

World Sailing’s Sustainability Strategy to be presented Live and Online at the 2016 Annual Conference
At World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference, the governing body will be laying down plans for a healthy sustainable future for the sport, as well as the more specific subject of sustainability in the waters of the world. On Monday 7 November World Sailing’s sustainability strategy as well...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SSI calls on IMO and member states to continue progress made at MEPC 70

SSI calls on IMO and member states to continue progress made at MEPC 70
Ian Petty Critical work must now be done to enable shipping industry to define the ‘level of ambition’ for emissions reduction London – 31 October 2016 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, today...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Maritime salary survey released

Maritime salary survey released
The Maritime HR Association has just published its tenth annual salary survey – allowing members to benchmark their shore based roles around the globe. The HR Consulting team at Spinnaker Global have spent the last few months receiving, checking and reviewing thousands of lines of salary data provided...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Maritime London and SPNL sign MoU

Maritime London and SPNL sign MoU
from the MoU signing at Mansion House Maritime London and the Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on co-operation between the two associations at Mansion House on the 24th October. The MoU outlines mutual co-operation between the members of the two organisations...
October 31st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, News | Read More

New CEO for The Nautical Institute

New CEO for The Nautical Institute
Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI The Nautical Institute is pleased to announce that it has selected a new Chief Executive Officer after interviewing a competitive shortlist of six candidates. Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI, currently the Institute’s Chief Operating Officer, will take over from Philip Wake...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, News, People and Places, The Nautical Institute | Read More

IUA Group to monitor new technologies

IUA Group to monitor new technologies
Chris Jones A new London Market group is being established by the International Underwriting Association to examine the future impact of technology on underwriting. The association’s Developing Technology Monitoring Group will consider how new risks may be written in London and existing insurance policies...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Technology | Read More

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has applauded the agreement, last Friday, by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to develop a comprehensive Road Map for addressing CO2 emissions from international shipping – with initial CO2 reduction commitments to be...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Fine art black market is booming…

Fine art black market is booming…
Massimo Spadoni of Siat Assicurazioni. Fine art black market is booming, IUMI is warned  By James Brewer Underworld traffic in stolen fine art and antiquities is growing at a frightening rate, an Italian insurance expert has warned. Massimo Spadoni, business development manager of Siat Assicurazioni,...
October 31st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Robust implementation is key to success of 2020 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap

Robust implementation is key to success of 2020 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap
Anna Larsson October 31, 2016 – The Trident Alliance has welcomed IMO’s decision on introduction date of the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap, but stresses the need for a robust implementation plan. The Trident Alliance believes that effective enforcement of the Global Sulphur Cap promises to be even more...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, Pollution | Read More

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting

FONASBA returns home to biggest ever Annual Meeting
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices The Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) returned to its spiritual home in London the week commencing 17th October for its 2016 Annual Meeting. The Federation was founded in London in 1969 and the city hosted the Secretariat...
October 30th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

European shipowners welcome IMO decisions on global regulation of ship emissions

European shipowners welcome IMO decisions on global regulation of ship emissions
Patrick Verhoeven The 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concluded today with a decision on defined tasks and timelines to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships. The agreed roadmap complements the decision to...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO | Read More

BDA Stakeholders Update – October 2016

BDA Stakeholders Update – October 2016
Anatomy of events   Why does the BDA bring industry conferences to Bermuda? No, it’s not a trick question. Over the past two years—and the past two months, in particular—we’ve been involved in an unprecedented number of them. Not only have members of our team been flying...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Reports | Read More

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel
London, October 28 2016: As the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC70) meeting came to a close today [1], the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the progress made by member countries towards a phase out of the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by vessels operating...
October 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ESPO welcomes breakthrough in IMO on keeping 2020 for the 0.5% global sulphur cap

ESPO welcomes breakthrough in IMO on keeping 2020 for the 0.5% global sulphur cap
Isabelle Ryckbost 28 October 2016 Yesterday, the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) reached an agreement in favour of maintaining the deadline of 2020 for introducing a global cap of  0.5% sulphur content in marine fuels. ESPO congratulates IMO on its decision. By setting 2020 as...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Europe To Showcase World First For Weighing Containers on Chassis

Intermodal Europe To Showcase World First For Weighing Containers on Chassis
BISON, the specialist developer of portable container weighing solutions, will launch a world first system for weighing containers on trailer chassis at the Intermodal Europe trade fair in Rotterdam in mid-November.  BISON C-Legs are self-contained scales that attach to and lift a container just clear...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Exclusive look at Singapore Navy Littoral Mission Vessel for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017 delegates

Exclusive look at Singapore Navy Littoral Mission Vessel for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017 delegates
. INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017, the foremost professional conference in the naval engineer’s calendar, will see attendees have the unique opportunity to visit the Republic of Singapore Navy’s latest Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV). In support of the conference theme of ‘Robust Designs, Flexible Capabilities’,...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2016: Everything you need to know about the COA General Meeting and Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2016: Everything you need to know about the COA General Meeting and Container Pavilion
ROTTERDAM 2016 ·       18th COA General Meeting (14 November 2016) ·       COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2016 (15-17 November 2016) Update and Practical Information Intermodal Europe 2016 takes place in just over two weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….
Prof. Helen Thanopoulou With the intriguing title “Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” our  Chiot resident (also distantly originating  from Chios  island)  Professor Helen  (Elena) Thanopoulou of the University of the Aegean, was in the City  last night to give an open lecture to...
October 28th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Markets, Military, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping
Live demonstration of the VERIF-EYE at the Innovation Day. Drones, remote inspection technologies and insights on cybersecurity were some of the main topics discussed at the DNV GL Innovation Day in Singapore. Some 120 representatives from shipowners, managers, manufacturing companies, yards and other...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)
A huge Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in the Port of Chios, Eastern Aegean, Greece, for the celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of the 28th October 1940, the day that will remain in Greek and World History written for the heroic “NO” of Greece to Mussolini who wanted to freely parade...
October 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Aviation, Film Industry, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Photography | Read More

Cyprus in Time…

Cyprus in Time…
Antigoni Solomonidou Droussiotou. Cyprus in Time: exhibition by artist-photographer Antigoni Solomonidou Droussiotou By James Brewer Antigoni Solomonidou Droussiotou is an artist photographer and journalist immersed in chronicling the life and times of her beloved Cyprus.  Some of the fruits of her...
October 27th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

CETA will greatly benefit maritime transport

CETA will greatly benefit maritime transport
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners have worryingly followed the negotiations thriller of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, CETA, and feel very relieved today as the Belgian regional authorities reached an agreement. “We welcome the outcome after the lengthy and intense negotiations”,...
October 27th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Trade and Commerce | Read More