Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift
Carolyn Gowdy. Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift By James Brewer  Illustrator and painter Carolyn Gowdy invites us to board with her what she calls the Dreamboat, so that we can explore together the reaches of human existence. Sound and seaworthy, the Dreamboat’s...
October 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 October-3 November 2018 Saturday, October 20, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 20th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more
… OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 42  2018 15-19 October 2018 Vol.9 Ed.42 COMMENTARY US Treasury gets China largely right Despite much huffing and puffing about China, the US Treasury’s autumn foreign exchange report is status quo. The substance is unsensational, and little changed from the last report...
October 20th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Stranded BDI@1,576… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics

Stranded BDI@1,576… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 11 points up since yesterday at 1,576 which is though minus three points down since last week’s 1,579 points! Mixed Wets with the Dirties improving… Geopolitics a liability for all in a bankrupt Planet Ocean – most issues which...
October 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Get ready for Oi in San Diego

Get ready for Oi in San Diego
Why should you attend? Taking place in San Diego on 25- 27 February, Oceanology International Americas provides a unique opportunity for you to discover the solutions transforming the ocean technology industry. Here are 5 reasons to attend Oi Americas in 2019: Discover the latest technologies &...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018
UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018 Thursday 18th of October is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. While many may think slavery is a thing of the past, modern slavery is estimated to be a £115 billion industry. Human trafficking is an intertwined issue with modern slavery, with the ILO estimating 21 million...
October 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Corruption, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence
A full house Hamilton, Bermuda, October 18, 2018 – Bermuda’s breadth of multi-industry expertise and opportunities the island offers the Latin American region were the focus of a full-day forum in downtown Miami yesterday organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). Some...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost 19 October 2018 – ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia (Spain), Ports of Bremen (Germany), Port of Moerdijk (Netherlands) and Port of Tangier (Morocco) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, and Sotiris...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists
More than a quarter of products nominated are designed and manufactured by British Marine members The nominations for the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for 28.6% (18) of the 63 selected entries. As the...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Workplaces remain dangerous environments

Workplaces remain dangerous environments
Working with dangerous fumes and substances British Safety Council supports 2018 European Week for Safety and Health at Work Every year, 8,000 people die because of exposure to  carcinogens at work and 13,500 new occupational cancer cases are registered in Britain (source: HSE). In the EU context, the...
October 19th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT has announced that it is in dispute with P&O Dover after it unilaterally imposed and refused to withdraw a new sickness procedure. The union wrote to P&O asking the company to withdraw their sickness toolkit policy until such time as a formal agreement can be agreed...
October 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail | Read More

Volatile Capes raise the BDI@1,565…

Volatile Capes raise the BDI@1,565…
John Faraclas With 11 plus points, thanks to the volatility of the Capes – down 58 yesterday and plus 70 today,  the BDI …floats “safely”… Geopolitics messy as ever… John Faraclas’ daily Markets and Geopolitics briefing: The Capes’ BCI  with its 70 points plus now reads 2,176 points… Minus...
October 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Legal, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018
The “Atrotos” Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018 Athens, Greece, October 18, 2018. Capital Ship Management Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Lloyd’s List Global Awards for two categories: ‘Company...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards | Read More

Britannia announces a further USD10m Capital Distribution and no General Increase for 2019/20

Britannia announces a further USD10m Capital Distribution and no General Increase for 2019/20
Andrew Cutler, CEO Tindall Riley (Britannia) Limited At its Members’ Representative Committee and Board Meetings on 16 October in Hamburg, Britannia P&I Club announced that for 2019/20 there would be no General Increase to its advance call for P&I Members. In addition, Britannia continues to...
October 18th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019
Keith Jones of Aon Risk Solutions, John Martin of Gard and Paul Calvert of the International Underwriting Association The Nordic Marine Insurance Plan will continue to operate in a spirit of compromise and consensus amid modest amendments expected to emerge from the latest regular review of its clauses,...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award
l to r: Jim Rhodes, Balentin Perret, Clément Renault, Frank Soccoli, and Carleen Lyden Walker Award Presented at 7th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization & Innovation Conference STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 17, 2018 – The prestigious SHIPPINGInsight Award for 2018 was presented today to CMA CGM Group...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, IT and Communications, People and Places, Technology | Read More

Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement (Thursday, October 18, 2018)

Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement (Thursday, October 18, 2018)
.. Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, October 18, 2018) Sustainability of Italy’s public finances under question post budget announcement Executive Summary The Italian government’s Draft Budgetary Plan 2019, based on its earlier multi-year Economic and Financial...
October 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

US Treasury gets China largely right

US Treasury gets China largely right
After Trump huff and puff, a renminbi non-event By Mark Sobel in Washington Note: From 2000-14, the author, now US chairman of OMFIF, was actively involved in the US Treasury’s preparation of its semi-annual foreign exchange report. Unsurprisingly, with fanfare not seen for years, all eyes have been...
October 18th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade
Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director of GAC Dubai, receives the Transportation & Logistics Award in The Maritime Standard Awards 2018. Dubai, UAE 18 October 2018 – The GAC Group has won the Transportation & Logistics title in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent’s premiere shipping...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields were higher in early European trade on Thursday and the USD was firmer across the board on the back of increased expectations for further Fed rate tightening by the end of the year. Meanwhile, the GBP remained under...
October 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points earlier on today raising eyebrows. Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI fall of 58 points brought the respective index down at 2,106 points; once again: CAUTION! The  Panamaxes’ BPI managed to...
October 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Record numbers attend TMS Tanker Conference

Record numbers attend TMS Tanker Conference
.. The decision to move this year’s TMS Tanker Conference to The Atlantis Dubai payed off in a big way, with a more than 90% increase the number of attendees in the ballroom. The one-day event, held on Tuesday 16th October, attracted over 220 delegates, a record-breaking number. Trevor Pereira, managing...
October 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Tankers | Read More

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide
.. A new training package produced by KVH Videotel and ISWAN was introduced yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London. The package, ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ will be available free of charge throughout the industry...
October 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid
HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid 17th October 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to report the successful repatriation of an Ethiopian Chief Officer with outstanding wages owed which have now been paid in full after direct, but polite intervention by the...
October 17th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Claims, HR | Read More