Archive for the ‘Associations’ Category

FUGRO commences offshore geotechnical contract for ONGC India

FUGRO commences offshore geotechnical contract for ONGC India
Fugro deploys deepwater geotechnical vessel, Fugro Voyager, for ONGC works offshore India’s east coast Fugro is to commence a major programme of offshore geotechnical investigations under a contract awarded by Indian oil and gas company, ONGC. Valued at approximately USD 26million, the contract involves...
July 15th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical | Read More

Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne wins at home

Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne wins at home
Key points : Nicolas Troussel gets a first victory in Roscoff coastal race After four wins in four days of racing, Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan finishes second First podium for Team Coved Natixis-YCSL back in the lead on Amateurs leaderboard Bad day for Oman Airports who finished 14th...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Time for new UK Government to make some big decisions, says freight forwarding body

Time for new UK Government to make some big decisions, says freight forwarding body
Robert Keen Commenting on the fact that Britain has a new Transport Secretary and new Secretary of State for International Trade, British International Freight Association (BIFA) Director General, Robert Keen says: “In the few weeks since the Brexit vote, the UK has entered a period of great uncertainty...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Supporting Real Time Graduates

Supporting Real Time Graduates
In support of the Real Time Graduates: It is with great pleasure that we announce that following our collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Brokers (ICS), the members of the Real Time Graduates programme will receive the advantage of a 20% discount in the seminars organized by ICS. Please see...
July 14th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Health in the workplace – how to make it work?

Health in the workplace – how to make it work?
Health in the workplace – how to make it work? British Safety Council announces the full agenda of its Annual Conference Tips and advice from industry leaders British Safety Council announces the full agenda of its Annual Conference The British Safety Council has unveiled the programme of its Annual...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Evoqua SeaCURE® system receives DNV GL Type Approval certification

Evoqua SeaCURE® system receives DNV GL Type Approval certification
DNV GL has assessed and granted Type Approval certification to Evoqua Water Technologies for its SeaCURE® ballast water management system (BWMS). The DNV GL Type Approval Certification for Ballast Water Management Systems is an exacting standard that takes into account a system’s design, construction,...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Peters & May yacht racing logistics joins forces with J Class

Peters & May yacht racing logistics joins forces with J Class
13th July 2016 – Peters & May Group is delighted to announce that it has signed a formal partnership agreement with the J Class Association. While the bespoke logistics business has provided its specialist logistics and shipment service to these legendary and beautiful yachts for decades,...
July 13th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Maritime companies raise over £100, 000 for seafarers in need in one weekend

Maritime companies raise over £100, 000 for seafarers in need in one weekend
Over the weekend of 2 and 3 July twenty-five teams from companies across the maritime sector took part in the ultimate challenge, better known as the ‘24 Peaks Challenge’. In doing so, they succeeded in raising an incredible £110, 000* in support of seafarers in need. The annual event is organised...
July 13th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, Social Columns | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits Volcan de Tirajana and awards her two masters with pilotage certification

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits Volcan de Tirajana and awards her two masters with pilotage certification
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with the crew members of the VOLCAN DE TIRAJANA Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, visited the ship VOLCAN DE TIRAJANA (Naviera Armas), during the consideration of two of her Captains to obtain the pilotage...
July 12th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Awards, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Ship fires pose maritime safety threat

Ship fires pose maritime safety threat
  Bruce Reid REPORT FINDS SHIP FIRES POSE A REAL THREAT TO MARITIME SAFETY London, Tuesday, July 12. Ship fires pose a threat to maritime safety in Europe with the highest risk on roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) passenger ships because a single ship may carry more than 1000 people and tens of millions...
July 12th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

Main themes for European Shipping Week 2017

Main themes for European Shipping Week 2017
Patrick Verhoeven Main themes for European Shipping Week 2017 announced with European shipping’s competitiveness at the heart of the week’s debate The themes for European Shipping Week 2017 have been formally announced with the competitiveness of European shipping globally and the strategies being...
July 11th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Rolex and World Sailing extend partnership

Rolex and World Sailing extend partnership
World Sailing is delighted to announce that Rolex, the leading name in luxury wristwatches, has extended its sponsorship of the World Sailor of the Year Awards for 2016. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. The awards are the highest honour of recognition...
July 11th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

IUA appoints new finance manager‏

IUA appoints new finance manager‏
Maria Jauregui The International Underwriting Association (IUA) has appointed a new Finance Manager to support its work responding to tax and accounting developments affecting the London company market. Maria Jauregui will provide overall management of the association’s financial responsibilities,...
July 11th, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

EURO 2016: Parabéns a Portugal. Conseguiram!

EURO 2016: Parabéns a Portugal. Conseguiram!
En-lightening! Portugal all the way! Portugal all the way; what a soccer game that was earlier on last night! What a tournament that was! What a final that was; excitement at its best! Ole! The Portuguese built up began after their greatest disappointment when, as hosts of Euro 2004, lost to the Greek...
July 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sports, Story of the Day | Read More

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan leads the TFV in Dunkirk

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan leads the TFV in Dunkirk
Key points : Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan, undeniable leader after two days of racing and two victories Team Coved wins the Finagaz award for combativeness Oman Airports finished 8th in the stadium races, and remains in 4th place overall After two days of racing in Dunkirk, Team Lorina...
July 10th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

TDF: Practicing for tomorrow’s races stadium

TDF: Practicing for tomorrow’s races stadium
Key points : Exhibition races for media, sponsors, and spectators No scoring, but a good test for tomorrow’s stadium races Focus on the Tour’s non-french teams The fleet had a break from the competition today in Dunkirk. They sailed a series of exhibition races to offer a few hours of action...
July 9th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

OMFIF Bulletin – July-August 2016: March of female power

OMFIF Bulletin – July-August 2016: March of female power
THE OMFIF MONTHLY BULLETIN July-August 2016: March of female power9 July 2016Click here to read The Bulletin The ripples of the UK’s 23 June vote to leave the European Union are spreading internationally. Sterling has fallen 13%...
July 9th, 2016 | Associations, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Brexit: IBIA looks at implications for marine fuels market

Brexit: IBIA looks at implications for marine fuels market
The Baltic Exchange The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has today (8 July 2016) published a paper examining the potential implications for ship operators and ports following the UK’s possible decision to leave the EU.  Brexit and sulphur regulations – what now? looks at a range...
July 8th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering | Read More

Dockers across six continents take actions to defend rights

Dockers across six continents take actions to defend rights
Dockers and their unions from Abidjan to Australia, Cyprus to Canada, New Zealand to Norway were among thousands from ports in over 50 countries across six continents who took part in the first international dockers’ action day on 7 July. 08/07/2016 – The International Dockworkers’ Council...
July 8th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Shipowners reject proposals for ships to pay for EU ship recycling licences

Shipowners reject proposals for ships to pay for EU ship recycling licences
Patrick Verhoeven Proposals to compel ships, regardless of flag, to pay for European Union ship recycling licences when calling at EU ports, will undermine efforts by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to improve working and environmental conditions in developing nations, where most ship...
July 8th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions | Read More

MT Maro crew find freedom after two years’ imprisonment

MT Maro crew find freedom after two years’ imprisonment
The crew of the MT Maro on release with their lawyer, Mr Sandeep Singh The 11-strong crew of the MT Maro have finally been released after being held for two years in Nigeria. Revd Boet van Schalkwyk, a chaplain for international maritime charity, Sailors’ Society, has been working with the National...
July 7th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Seizures | Read More

Indian tanker captain to receive 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Indian tanker captain to receive 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya. 07/07/2016 – Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya, is to receive the 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for her role in the dramatic rescue of seven fishermen from a sinking...
July 7th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Owner-managed UK shipping and transport businesses confident of 2016 improvement

Owner-managed UK shipping and transport businesses confident of 2016 improvement
Richard Greiner A survey by leading accountant Moore Stephens has revealed that over three-quarters of owner-managed businesses (OMBs) in the UK operating in the shipping and transport sector are confident about their prospects for 2016. The survey revealed that, despite facing a number of major challenges...
July 7th, 2016 | Accountancy, Associations, Markets, Shipmanagement | Read More

With global protectionism on the rise European shipowners call…

With global protectionism on the rise European shipowners call…
Patrick Verhoeven With global protectionism on the rise European shipowners call for a strong EU external maritime agenda European shipowners observe with concern that protectionism in world trade is on the rise. That is the main conclusion from a very recent study by the European Commission’s...
July 7th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Markets | Read More

Profit-sharing shipping retrofit deal wins Business Green award

Profit-sharing shipping retrofit deal wins Business Green award
Jules Kortenhorst LONDON, 6 JULY 2016 – At an award ceremony in London yesterday, green media company Business Green presented its prestigious Energy Efficiency Project of the Year award to the landmark collaboration between shipowner Hammonia Reederei and charterer Intermarine, which was facilitated...
July 7th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More