Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

The BDI@1,375 amid further uncertainty and global mess

The BDI@1,375 amid further uncertainty and global mess
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended down one point since yesterday’s closing  for the first time after the Capers rally… Geopolitics of pathetic uncertainty when warmongers loom in the background and wish to turn Planet Ocean upside down; SHAME! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
April 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Horizon

The Horizon
It’s been a busy month – our new book is out and we were joined by royalty for our 200th anniversary service. Find out more in this month’s edition of The Horizon. At the heart of our work is our dedicated team of chaplains, who provide practical and emotional support to seafarers and their...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Books, Charity, Communication | Read More

Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority names new shipping officer

Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority names new shipping officer
  Nick Sansom, the new Chief Business Development Officer for the Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Association (BSMA) Chief Business Development Officer named for Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority Hamilton, Bermuda, April 26, 2018 – Nick Sansom, a senior executive with more than 30...
April 26th, 2018 | Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

FUGRO’S award-winning expertise at OTC 2018 includes novel hurricane modelling

FUGRO’S award-winning expertise at OTC 2018 includes novel hurricane modelling
Fugro is making its mark on the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) this year with 14 presentations in the technical programme. Involving 32 of its global experts, Fugro is taking part in six conference sessions throughout the show as presenter or collaborator, and for one session, provides the chairperson....
April 26th, 2018 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Weather | Read More

Theotokas on “Management of the Shipping Companies”; the book!

Theotokas on “Management of the Shipping Companies”; the book!
… Pleased to inform you all on the publication of our friend and Chiot compatriot Ioannis Theotokas’ new book ‘Management of Shipping Companies’ by Routledge in the Routledge Maritime Masters Series! Given what takes place all over Planet Ocean with the shipping adventure, this...
April 26th, 2018 | Academia, Books, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine
CEO of Hans Buch A/S Henriette Olsen and Palle Wredstrøm both look forward to the cooperation and to benefit from Palle’s vast knowledge and experience from the maritime industry. Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine division On April 1, 2018 Hans Buch A/S welcomed Palle...
April 26th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Rail | Read More

Torqeedo appoints Oliver Glück vice president marketing

Torqeedo appoints Oliver Glück vice president marketing
Torqeedo Appoints Oliver Glück Vice President Marketing Gilching, Germany (April 25, 2018) — Torqeedo announced the appointment of Oliver Glück as its vice president marketing. In that role, he will oversee worldwide marketing and communication strategies for Torqeedo, the market leader for electric...
April 26th, 2018 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK Electronic Certificate System wins Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 201

ClassNK Electronic Certificate System wins Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 201
(Pictured, centre) Tetsuya Hayashi, Regional Manager of Southeast Asia and Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – Leading classification society ClassNK received the Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018 held at Marina Bay Sands, of Singapore on 25 April for developing and introducing...
April 26th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is expected to retain its monetary policy stance and keep unchanged the forward guidance on interest rates, QE and reinvestment. In the post-meeting press...
April 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but…

RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but…
Mick Cash RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but demands services are now taken into public ownership  RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “The union welcomes the news that these three leased vessels are being brought into the NorthLink fleet on a permanent...
April 26th, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

At the end of the day the Capers’ surge is normal…

At the end of the day the Capers’ surge is normal…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 46 points higher since yesterday and now reads 1,376. Geopolitics getting not just worse, they are so perplexed, worse than Ariadne’s Thread! John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics recap: No one should be surprised from the surge of the Cape-size...
April 25th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Crowley Named a Healthiest Company in America for Fifth Straight Year

Crowley Named a Healthiest Company in America for Fifth Straight Year
.. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; April 25, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has been honored for the fifth straight year as one of the Healthiest Companies in America by Interactive Health, a national leader for personalized wellness solutions. Crowley is among 184 companies nationally that received the...
April 25th, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Health and Safety | Read More

Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software

Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software
LMS page Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software – Launched by MCTC As part of its dedication to providing catering crews with the best possible standard of training and management, Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) is delighted to announce the launch of its...
April 25th, 2018 | Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…
From the last Harbour Masters meeting, held in Madrid; eighth from the left is Capt. Antonio M. Padrón-Santiago The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” launched by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine together...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Singapore launches enhanced technical co-operation and training program for IMO and its member states

Singapore launches enhanced technical co-operation and training program for IMO and its member states
Singapore Singapore has launched an enhanced 5-year technical co-operation and training package for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States. Valued at USD 5 million (approximately SGD 6.5 million), the package comprises fellowships, scholarships, workshops, and courses to...
April 25th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, mounting inflation worries mainly on the back of higher commodity prices and expectations for higher Fed interest rates in the period ahead. The 10-yr yield broke...
April 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp
l to r: Antti Saurama, University of Turku, Janne Suominen, MacGregor, Karri Mikkonen, Turku Science Park, HE Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute and Toh Ah Cheong, Singapore Maritime Institute MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The giants make landfall in Marseille

The giants make landfall in Marseille
.. To note: The Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to host the Warm-Up for the Nice UltiMed from tomorrow For two days, the public will be able to admire Actual-Grand Large Emotion, IDEC SPORT and Sodebo Ultim’, moored in the Vieux Port alongside the Quai d’honneur, opposite the City Hall A...
April 25th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 24 points and now stands at 1,330 – all thanks to the Capers who clinched  121 points keeping the market “buoyant”… The geopolitics as mentioned in previous...
April 25th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity
Professor Angelos Delivorrias 1937-2018 The Benaki Museum’s Administrative Committee and Foundation staff express their deepest sorrow for the loss of the Academician and Professor Angelos Delivorrias, who for 45 years led the Foundation from the positions of Director and member of the Administrative...
April 24th, 2018 | Academia, News, Obituaries, Person Profiles | Read More

Global launches make CV show headlines

Global launches make CV show headlines
The Commercial Vehicle Show 2018 is open for business, with a raft of new van launches bringing crowds flocking to the NEC in Birmingham.  Major new launches from Ford, Mitsubishi and Isuzu are major draws at CV Show New Mercedes Sprinter also makes cameo appearance CV show is open for business until...
April 24th, 2018 | Automobiles, Exhibitions | Read More

1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage

1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage
Co-organized by the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage and Resorts World Sentosa The Congress will initiate a coordinated effort to communicate the importance of our maritime heritage and current maritime endeavors. It will bring together a diverse global array of maritime constituent groups,...
April 24th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More