Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

The Keyman: Kamal M Malak’s new novel revolves around an insurance scam

The Keyman: Kamal M Malak’s new novel revolves around an insurance scam
New novel of City fraud. The Keyman: Kamal M Malak’s new novel revolves around an insurance scam By James Brewer  One of the lesser-known insurance products is the unusual theme for a new thriller. Kamal Malak’s latest book The Keyman hinges on what is known as key man insurance. His fast-paced...
May 28th, 2019 | Books, Insight, Marine Insurance, Story of the Month | Read More

South America Container Trades (2018)

South America Container Trades (2018)
.. South America Container Trades (2018) Dynamar is proud to present its latest Container Trades & Markets study: SOUTH AMERICA (worldwide) CONTAINER TRADES 2018 This publication builds on previous individual studies on both the East Coast of South America and the Andean Coast of the same continent....
May 28th, 2019 | Books, Containers, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash
. ‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash By John Faraclas This specialist shipbroking book is now the fifth volume* residing on my bedside table! You all know how particular I become – and I am on many issues and in relation to the many books I read and then study – also for reviewing same...
May 5th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Obituary: OMFIF remembers Johan Witteveen

Obituary: OMFIF remembers Johan Witteveen
Johannes ‘Johan’ Witteveen Obituary: OMFIF remembers Johan Witteveen Thursday 2 May 2019  Vol.10 Ed.18.4 Johannes ‘Johan’ Witteveen, former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, who has died in the Netherlands aged 97, is the subject of a special two-part tribute....
May 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Books, News, Obituaries, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation
..  The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation 28.03.19 – Safe navigation at sea is dependent on good training, sound practice and long experience – and no organisation is better placed to draw on those qualities than the UK’s Royal Navy. The Nautical Institute is proud,...
March 28th, 2019 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring
The Cover of “Effective Mooring”  OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring 4 March 2019 London Mooring is one of the most complex and dangerous operations for ship and terminal crew. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. That’s why the Oil Companies International...
March 4th, 2019 | Books, Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems
Andy Goldsmith The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidance to Identify DP System Components and their Failure Modes’ (IMCA M 247). The new document complements the Association’s existing guidance on Dynamic Positioning (DP). Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s Marine...
January 8th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Reports | Read More

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer
Mary Churchill, later The Lady Soames, is given away by her father on her wedding day. Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer Churchill: Walking with Destiny, the new book by Andrew Roberts, is reviewed here by medical biographer Dr John H Mather. By all accounts, Andrew...
October 31st, 2018 | Books, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

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

OCIMF releases best practices for conducting navigational assessments

OCIMF releases best practices for conducting navigational assessments
10 October 2018 – London OCIMF has today released a new information paper on best practices for conducting navigational assessments, called A Guide to Best Practice for Navigational Assessments and Audits. Navigational assessments and audits help vessel owners, operators and Masters to identify areas...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to help shipping companies comply with the latest requirements...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Publication released on World Mental Health Day to promote the recognition of mental wellbeing as a key component of the health of seafarers, who live and work in conditions which sometimes generate not only...
October 9th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published
Jeong-kie Lee, IACS recommendations result from extensive collaboration across industry and provide much needed guidance on how to develop and maintain the cyber integrity of vessels. IACS has today published 9 (nine) of its 12 (twelve) recommendations[i] on cyber safety with the aim of enabling the...
September 28th, 2018 | Books, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019
.. The third annual TMS UAE Yearbook 2018/19 has been published and officially launched at SMM in Hamburg this September. The unveiling of the Yearbook, which provides in- depth coverage of development in the UAE’s ports, shipping, shipyard, marine services and other sectors, took place at the Dubai...
September 23rd, 2018 | Books, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mariah Georgoussis reviews “A Postmodern Requiem”

Mariah Georgoussis reviews  “A Postmodern Requiem”
The Book cover “A Postmodern Requiem” * Topics of European Philosophy, Art and Politics in the 21st Century By Mariah Georgousis I really loved this book. Ιt’s more like a how-to-make-sense-of-the-world manual, scientifically well-grounded, but also clear and easy to comprehend. The competent...
September 20th, 2018 | Books | Read More

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters
. The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, was established on 4 June 1982 by the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and ship owners, who co-signed the Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Seas”.  By the Article 4 they declared: “We pledge our...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment | Read More

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project
Horacio Vasquez The latest episode of the Project Triton book and cartoon series will be launched in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Madrid, Athens and the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It will be the fifth edition of Project Triton, an initiative with the aim of awakening in children their interest in the...
September 4th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Photography | Read More

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection
M.Y LUCKY ME provides a reference for Naval Dome in the luxury yacht market  Israel-based Naval Dome has successfully completed the installation of its multi-award-winning maritime cyber defence system to M.Y LUCKY ME, the 46m fast luxury yacht designed by Francesco Paszkowski and delivered from the...
August 30th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!

Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!
Last Call ! Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!  Celebrate the summer and order your books now with discount on all books!  Visit the webshop! Volume II, Handbooks of Offshore Surveying Positioning & Tides Volume II of the...
August 24th, 2018 | Books | Read More

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped the Jacksonville-based non-profit Dreams Come True and fulfilled the dream of a girl who wanted to create a library in her community in Grenada. Zinzee Noel of St. George, Grenada, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis...
August 8th, 2018 | Books, Charity | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018
.. Clyde & Co partner Ed Mills-Webb is Contributing Editor of the ICLG to Shipping Law. Ed also authors the chapter svummarising key aspects of maritime law in the UK. Click here to view the full guide which provides an overview of maritime law in 47 jurisdictions and click here to view the...
August 7th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018
.. from HFW: We are delighted to announce the publication of the fifth edition of The Shipping Law Review, an important legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The book is a cross-jurisdictional companion for those handling shipping disputes and contains a summary of key shipping law provisions...
August 6th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

OCIMF releases new information paper Guidelines to Harden Vessels

OCIMF releases new information paper Guidelines to Harden Vessels
Layers of defence figure 25 July 2018 – London – OCIMF has released a new information paper that recommends a layered defence methodology for hardening vessels to help prevent unauthorised boarding. These are: First layer: prevents unauthorised access to the vessel. Second layer: prevents or...
July 26th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More