Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

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

Stephenson Harwood team publishes fourth edition of leading shipping finance text

Stephenson Harwood team publishes fourth edition of leading shipping finance text
. Shipping finance experts from law firm Stephenson Harwood have published the fourth edition of the leading industry text, Shipping Finance: A Practical Handbook. Shipping Finance includes an analysis of ship mortgage terms and conditions, and mortgagee rights across the main maritime jurisdictions....
July 25th, 2018 | Books, Insight, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

The Recycling of Ships

The Recycling of Ships
Dr Nikos Mikelis The Recycling of Ships. A major analysis by Nikos Mikelis  By James Brewer  Shipping industry chiefs will need to continue to support and to channel their business to demolition yards that are investing in improved standards, until governments finally bring into force the standards...
July 19th, 2018 | Books, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs
The “Cargo Guidelines for FPSOs” front cover. 10 July 2018 – (London) A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals...
July 10th, 2018 | Books, Energy, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !
bi-monthly newsletter 10 July to 23 July2018 A month of Music at FOUGARO! LIVE CONCERTS!Friday 13 July                      Dimitris Basis Saturday 14 July                  Konstantina Palla Wednesday 18 July              Xdarawish Thursday 19 July  ...
July 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…
Clare Mulley at Women In War Group event. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: Clare Mulley’s brilliant dual biography  By James Brewer  While some of their female contemporaries were beginning to enjoy new freedoms and to be dismissed by menfolk as flighty, two brilliant girls entering adulthood could...
June 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Books, Insight, Military, News | Read More

Slow and Steady Wins the Race to Lower Operating Costs, says The Swedish Club

Slow and Steady Wins the Race to Lower Operating Costs, says The Swedish Club
Main Engine Damage The Swedish Club warns that vessel operators should always look to the long term, when specifying the type of engines to be installed across the fleet. Latest statistics from the Club show that vessels propelled by medium/high speed engines have a claims frequency 2.5 times higher...
June 28th, 2018 | Books, Claims, P and I Clubs | Read More

NAMEPA Releases Marine Industry Learning Guide

NAMEPA Releases Marine Industry Learning Guide
… June 20, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is excited to announce that our newest educational resource, the Marine Industry Learning Guide, is now available for free download. This guide was created for anyone looking to educate others, whether...
June 26th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp
Harbourlife – Patick Verhoeven With the English edition of ‘Harbour Life’ the Antwerp-based publisher Pandora returns to its maritime roots. ‘Harbour Life’ presents the full gamut of life in the Port of Antwerp. In four walking and cycling tours through the city and port, author Patrick...
June 19th, 2018 | Books, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PEMA publishes health and safety recommendations for RTG and container cranes

PEMA publishes health and safety recommendations for RTG and container cranes
.. The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association has published a report on crane operator health and safety that includes 20 recommendations for crane manufacturers and terminal operators on how to improve RTG and container crane cabin ergonomics and safety. “This paper and its recommendations provide...
June 1st, 2018 | Books, Containers, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security | 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

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

The Nautical Institute launches Polar Ship Operations 2nd edition

The Nautical Institute launches Polar Ship Operations 2nd edition
Ülo Eero AFNI and Capt Duke Snider FNI launching Polar Ship Operations 2nd edition 19.04.18 – Interest in the polar regions is rising rapidly as the season for accessing these remote and hostile areas is lengthening. Recognising that this is a critical time for polar shipping, The Nautical Institute...
April 19th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, News, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!
New in store: ”Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: Images, Ruins and Cultural Memory” In 2015–2017 Palmyra, a World Heritage Site situated in Syria, was conquered by ISIS who destroyed its monuments and museum, also killing several of its inhabitants. Their aim was to erase the memory...
April 9th, 2018 | Archaeology, Books, Education and Training, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19
ITOPF has just published its new Handbook for 2018/19. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil and chemicals from ships. Updated annually, it features information on ITOPF’s technical and information services, oil spill statistics,...
March 27th, 2018 | Books, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook
Shiphandling is probably the most important skill for mariners and one of the most difficult to practise. The Nautical Institute recognises the value of gaining sea-time experience and developing shiphandling skills and has developed the Shiphandling Logbook, launched today. This logbook aims to provide...
February 7th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Books, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology
The Electronic Chart, the popular textbook for ECDIS use and training has been updated to the fourth edition and is full of updates and significant enhancements. For this fourth edition, the entire book has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to ensure The Electronic Chart remains the textbook for ECDIS...
February 6th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity
l to r: WISTA India President Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta; Director and Principal Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre Capt.Deboo; WISTA International President Ms.Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou; Director General of Shipping in India Dr. Malini Shankar; Chairman Shipping Corporation of India Capt. Anoop Kumar...
January 30th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of the IACS Blue Bookwhich is now complemented by the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such, continue to demonstrate...
January 29th, 2018 | Books, Classification Societies, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work
Tracy Chevalier. The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work By Graciete Amaro An impressive new programme of bringing the skills of the quiltmaker into problem areas of society has been championed in a new book. The novelist Tracy Chevalier joined with a charity to commission a quilt...
December 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books | Read More

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest
Multi talented Maria Mavroudi Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel supports Astypalea’s schools Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, proud sponsor of Vivliodromies 2017, participated in the award ceremony that took place on Friday, 15th December 2017 at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. Contributing to...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More