Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA
A full house attending Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA On Thursday 18th April, the following day of the 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members, 40 Executives of Managing Companies, Members and non Members, were informed at the Piraeus Marine Club by the Association’s Director General,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members
(L-R) D.C. Mitsatsos, Dir. General, Dr G. Gratsos, Chairman, N. Bafaloukos, Treasurer and N. Gerassimou, Legal Advisor of the Board of Directors of HELMEPA 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members  The 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019 and was hosted once again by...
April 19th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice
Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice Commentary 15th April 2019 London. UK. The alleged rape of a 17-year-old female UK national on the Panamanian flagged cruise ship MSC Divina as the ship sailed between Mallorca and the Spanish port of Valencia, brings to the forefront the...
April 17th, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

Cohort Group sign up as Silver Sponsors for HMS Oardacious in the Atlantic Challenge

Cohort Group sign up as Silver Sponsors for HMS Oardacious in the Atlantic Challenge
Lieutenant Hugo Mitchell-Heggs, Lieutenant Callum Fraser, Petty Officer Dylan Woods and Leading Engineering Technician Matthew Harvey. Picture credits HMS Oardacious Cohort Group sign up as Silver Sponsors for HMS Oardacious in the Atlantic Challenge “We have all been struck by the team’s passion...
April 12th, 2019 | Charity, Rowing | Read More

RG YEP Winners Announced & RG Challenge Deadline Closes Tomorrow!

RG YEP Winners Announced & RG Challenge Deadline Closes Tomorrow!
RG YEP Winners Announced & RG Challenge Deadline Closes Tomorrow! Dear Reloader, We are thrilled to announce some of the speakers, mentors and investors joining this year’s RG Challenge – it’s sure to be our best accelerator ever! Read on to hear about the successful UK investors...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

What’s next?

What’s next?
Hello from Young Executives in Shipping! Open discussion was our motivation to come into contact with each other and now you have the chance to be aware for any news in first place … Yes Forum – the open dialogue platform between executives in shipping, shipping tourism and young people who are...
April 8th, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers awarded £110k grant from Seafarers UK to support growth and diversification of UK volunteer base

The Mission to Seafarers awarded £110k grant from Seafarers UK to support growth and diversification of UK volunteer base
The awarded £110k grant from Seafarers UK to support growth and diversification of UK volunteer base Increased port-based service provision to support additional 5,000 seafarers a year by increasing number of monthly ship visits by 20 per cent London, April 8, 2019: The Mission to Seafarers has been...
April 8th, 2019 | Charity, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.
New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.  The booklet, entitled Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers, has been produced by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance...
April 5th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA
The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA The regulations that are governing Safety and Environmental Protection in shipping as well as the technological developments are “running” at such a high speed that the continuous information is of an even more particular importance. Therefore, HELMEPA could...
March 12th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

London International Shipping Week • Important Update

London International Shipping Week • Important Update
ONLY SIX MONTHS TO GO The countdown to the fourth London International Shipping Week is well and truly underway. The website and app are now live and the first of the 18,000-plus shipping and maritime decision-makers expected to join us at LISW19 in London in September are already registered. Sponsors,...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance
Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019 Award-winning software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019. The Lincs & Notts...
March 8th, 2019 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award
Paul Doell March 6, 2019 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Paul Doell, National President of the American Maritime Officers (AMO), has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2019. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction in...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles | Read More

News from Fougaro

News from Fougaro
Carnival’s three days at Fougaro 2 big costume parties AFRICA ! DJ Set Antonis Pantazis Saturday 9 March | 10pm Sunday 10 March | 12pm for children Clean Monday with traditional flavours LE CAFÉ + 30 27520 47347   info@fougaro-cafe.gr – exhibition with works and objects...
March 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers unveils new seafarer welfare centre in Port Talbot

The Mission to Seafarers unveils new seafarer welfare centre in Port Talbot
Group-L-R: Rev. Canon Andrew Wright, Dennis Keogh, Mayor of Port Talbot, Andrew Cassels (Chairman Merchant Navy Welfare Board), Alwyn Bamford, Centre Manager, Rev. Mark Lawson-Jones and Matthew Kennerley, director of Associated British Ports’ South Wales division London, March 5, 2019: The Mission...
March 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity | Read More

New centre for seafarers

New centre for seafarers
Peter Tomlin CEO MNWB, Captain Martin Phipps MBE head of marine projects ABP and Sailors’ Society port chaplain Jonathan Martin Southampton based charity Sailors’ Society held the official opening of a newly refurbished portacabin for seafarers last Saturday, 23 February. Funded by a grant from...
March 1st, 2019 | Charity | Read More

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean
26th February 2019 London. UK.  Human Rights at Sea has published a new Briefing Note on the ‘Legal and Policy Matters Arising from the Increased Criminalisation of the Civil Society Search and Rescue Activities in the Mediterranean’. This is the second publication on the issue of the increasing...
February 27th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Annual Dinners, Charity events, Receptions and parties for 2018

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Annual Dinners, Charity events, Receptions and  parties for 2018
A panoramic view of the Great Hall duringthe HESGB Annual Dinner and dance Following our special surveys on the top 100 individuals in Shipping for 2018, as well as Allaboutshipping’s top 25  Companies, Conferences  and Exhibitions we bring you herebelow the best Annual Dinners, Balls, Charity events,...
February 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, News, People and Places | Read More

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks
Stuart Rivers International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks. Sailors’ Society’s CEO Stuart Rivers said, “The tragic news, that two people were killed...
February 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Claims, Corruption, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet
ss Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry. “The publishing of such an image, which has understandably provoked criticism, highlights just one case of many that go unreported around the...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Chile joins WISTA-International

Chile joins WISTA-International
Despina Panayiotou – Theodosiou, WISTA International president and Tototheo Maritime Co CEO CHILE JOINS WISTA INTERNATIONAL The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International continues to grow worldwide, welcoming Chile to the global network of executive women...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Being an Islander

Being an Islander
Cypro-Archaic (750-475 BC) terracotta head and shoulder of a male beardless figure from Salamis, Cyprus © Fitzwilliam Museum Being an Islander Art and Identity of the large Mediterranean Islands The Fitzwilliam Museum is pleased to announce a 3-year research project (2019-2022) in the department of...
February 19th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More