Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

Smart Shipping takes centre stage at the International shipowning and shipmanagement summit

Smart Shipping takes centre stage at the International shipowning and shipmanagement summit
Bjørn Jebsen Major players from global shipowning, shipmanagement and associated service industries such as satellite communications and maritime clusters are among the confirmed speakers at the Fourth International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS), to be held during London International...
July 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

HRAS News: UK P&I Club: Search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean

HRAS News: UK P&I Club: Search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean
Amanda Hastings Amanda Hastings, Claims Executive at UK P&I Club, comments on the effect of Operation Triton on search and rescue operations: “Summer is once again upon us and the media coverage surrounding the refugee and migrant crisis in the Mediterranean continues, as do the criticisms of Operation...
July 26th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street rose modestly overnight following stronger-than-expected corporate earnings and positive US data releases. Mirroring the positive momentum...
July 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Campbell Shipping appoints ISS for global husbandry representation services contract

Campbell Shipping appoints ISS for global husbandry representation services contract
ISS will handle approximately 300 port calls through the global husbandry representation contract it has secured with Campbell Shipping Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is delighted to announce that is has secured a global husbandry representation contract with Campbell Shipping, based in The Bahamas....
July 26th, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

Last chance to nominate H.E.R.O.s

Last chance to nominate H.E.R.O.s
Bruce Reid The closing date for the IMRF H.E.R.O. Awards is THIS FRIDAY Friday 28 July 2017 is the last day to nominate any unsung maritime heroes in the International Maritime Rescue Federation H.E.R.O. (Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations) Awards, visit www.imrfhero.org now, to enter your...
July 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Volatile Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty might trigger monumental mess

Volatile Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty might trigger monumental mess
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with just three point plus and now reads 980 following two business days of stagnation… The Geopolitics are as dodgy as ever; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers were up 50 points and the BCI now reads 1,221… The Panamaxes...
July 25th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…
We are so excited to announce the shortlisted nominees of the 2017SAFETY4SEA Awards! Notification procedure was initiated few months ahead of the 2017 SAFETY4SEA Conference with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations online. After SAFETY4SEA Editorial Staff’s...
July 25th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Inmarsat puts digitalisation at the heart of LISW17

Inmarsat puts digitalisation at the heart of LISW17
The pivotal role connectivity will play in the maritime future will come into sharp focus at London International Shipping Week 2017, in a series of Inmarsat seminars probing the impact of digitalisation on shipping, cyber security and safety at sea. Inmarsat’s London headquarters will host three separate...
July 25th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

2017 IMCA lifting and rigging seminar presentations now online

2017 IMCA lifting and rigging seminar presentations now online
Lifting & Rigging Seminar 2017: Attendees The presentations from the 2017 International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol are now online, as is a...
July 25th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for the Q2 and six months ended June 30, 2017

Diana Containerships reports financial results for the Q2 and six months ended June 30, 2017
Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 ATHENS, GREECE, July 25, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported net...
July 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US dollar remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday, with the DXY dollar index hovering around 93.970 at the time of writing within distance...
July 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI stuck @977; geopolitics take unprecedented twists and turns

The BDI stuck @977; geopolitics take unprecedented twists and turns
John Faraclas Despite the fact that all dry indices were on an upwards mode, except the Panamaxes, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck at 977 points raising too many eyebrows…Geopolitics are so crucial that it remind me the song of the Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Have you ever seen the rain”...
July 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Names Vargas New Vice President, de la Combe as Director for International Services

Crowley Names Vargas New Vice President, de la Combe as Director for International Services
Daniel Vargas (MIAMI, Fla.; July 24, 2017) ­Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today Daniel Vargas, a veteran sales executive in ocean transportation and logistics, has been appointed vice president of international business development to support the company’s liner and logistics services groups....
July 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status

Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status
Porto Montenegro Porto Montenegro has become the first marina ever to be awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest status for any marina across the world.  Launched last year by operators of the Gold Anchor award scheme, The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017
Michael Chalos In 2004, the IMO hosted the International Conference on Ballast Water Management to address the problems associated with the introduction of non-native species into aquatic ecosystems when transported in the ballast water of oceangoing vessels.  The members adopted the International Convention...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lawyer Michael Burns to win Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawyer Michael Burns to win Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Burns selected as this year’s winner of the Bermuda Captive Conference Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award Hamilton, Bermuda, July 24, 2017 – Michael Burns, a leading Bermudian corporate lawyer, has been selected winner of the second Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award, to...
July 24th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness
Some of the recipes you can make on the Wellness at Sea app The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers. The enhancements to the free app, sponsored by Bernhard...
July 24th, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal

Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal
A unique view of the Port of Hamburg from above… HPA Insider Tour: Port of Hamburg Up Close and Personal A hundred lucky guests recently got an exclusive look behind the scenes of Europe’s second biggest seaport at the HPA Insider Tour. The tour started at Hamburgs newest district HafenCity in...
July 24th, 2017 | Film Industry, Photography, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure in European trade on Monday amid heightened political jitters with DXY recording a fresh 13-month low earlier today...
July 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Davies Turner doubles its Cumbernauld capacity

Davies Turner doubles its Cumbernauld capacity
Philip Stephenson Scottish shippers now have even more reason to choose the freight forwarding and logistics services offered by Davies Turner, as the UK’s leading independent freight forwarder has completed the expansion of its regional distribution centre at Cumbernauld. The development of an additional...
July 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Jul-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 JULY-5 AUGUST 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 July-5 August 2017 Saturday, July 22, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 23 Jul (Sat) – Oman Renaissance Day 23 Jul (Sat) – Egypt...
July 22nd, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett

Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett
Anne Wright. Anne Wright’s paintings of Calabria, plus works by Liza Brett, Tanya Brett and Henry Brett By James Brewer London artist Anne Wright, who has captivated her followers by painting evocative scenes from Greek islands and other fondly-appreciated localities, has turned her attention to the...
July 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense

The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense
John Faraclas The BDI needs at least an extra 1,300 points… to make sense … so be cautious and stay put.. The BDI (Baltic  Dry  Index) gained 33 points since yesterday and now stands at 977 – very close to the 1,000 point threshold. On a weekly basis the gains were good: 77 points – from 900...
July 21st, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More