Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón gets more support from Naviera Armas and Berge Maritima

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón gets more support from Naviera Armas and Berge Maritima
Mr. Francisco J. Jalvo, Ms. Rocío Suárez, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Mr. Alfonso Pérez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, held a meeting with representatives of NAVIERA ARMAS and BERGE MARITIMA during the presentation of the Port of Huelva in Tenerife The meeting was attended by:...
March 28th, 2017 | Charity, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner
King George V The leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, is holding its Centenary Dinner at Guildhall this evening, exactly 100 years to the day since the first meeting was held in 1917 in the City of London to discuss the formation of the charity (previously known as King George’s Fund for Sailors). Almost...
March 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities
The Ecofaith On 27 February 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the salvage tug “MICHELE FOSS” (7,270 BHP – 110 TBP) from Seattle, USA, to the assistance of Bulk Carrier “ECOFAITH G.O.” (GT 44,647 – DWT 81,883). The vessel was immobilised due to intermediate shaft breakage, resulting in the shifting...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity
The MV Forth Hope Finning UK and Ireland (Finning) has donated parts and engineering expertise to oversee and commission the installation of Cat® engines and marine gensets on the MV Forth Hope; a brand new charity ship that will enable more than two million people in the developing World to receive...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward
Carleen Lyden-Kluss March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society
  Asian Challenge, Vietnam 21 – 24 April 2017   Join 50 international teams in a four-day climb of Mount Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam. The event ends with an awards dinner at the Pullman Hotel, Hanoi.   Registration fee 300 USD. Minimum fundraising...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

SYN-ENOSIS was presented to members of the maritime community

SYN-ENOSIS was presented to members of the maritime community
UGS president Theodore Veniamis with a young member from the Philharmonic School of Lixouri Kefalonia, The Greek Shipowner’s Social Welfare Company SYN-ENOSIS, was presented to members of the maritime community during an event held on Wednesday the 15th of March 2017, at Benaki Museum (Piraeus str....
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events | Read More

Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years after the disaster claimed 193 lives

Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years after the disaster claimed 193 lives
  IN THIS ISSUE: Herald of Free Enterprise bell returns to Dover 30 years on Partnership opportunities Manila Gala Dinner “Sailors’ Society is his only support” Here’s what your donations could provide seafarers and their families Special...
March 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR | Read More

Hey kids – how do you think that banana got into your lunch box?

Hey kids – how do you think that banana got into your lunch box?
Freddy exploere In the run up to Seafarers Awareness Week, 24-30 June, primary school children are learning that bananas are only available in the UK thanks to ships and seafarers. Seafarers UK, the charity that coordinates and promotes Seafarers Awareness Week, has partnered with leading fruit importer...
March 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

KMI and CEIMARPE support ENFM for training Capt. Antonio M. Padrón efforts

KMI and CEIMARPE support ENFM for training Capt. Antonio M.  Padrón efforts
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, accompanied by Dr. Han Deuk Hoon (on the left) , Director of CEIMARPE in Spain, during the visit on board the DIENDER Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, collaborates with the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) and CEIMARPE, in a project that will equip a Training...
March 5th, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Storm Doris Fails to Sink Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner

Storm Doris Fails to Sink Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner
Mark Dickinson Storm Doris tried its best with 100mph winds to thwart plans for a Centenary Dinner for Seafarers UK (King George’s Fund for Sailors), the leading maritime charity, but a very successful fundraising evening took place on 23 February at Liverpool’s Merseyside Maritime Museum to...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Propeller Club of Piraeus Ball Masque 2017

Propeller Club of Piraeus Ball Masque 2017
Propelling fun… The International Propeller Club of the U.S., International Port of Piraeus, threw its 2nd Masque Ball at Cinderella Disco in Kolonaki, Athens, on the 15th February 2017 with costume theme: “Mermaids in Love” from the ‘60’s Greek movie (Γοργόνες καιΜάγκες). The...
March 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

Reload Greece – See our YEP finalists pitch and hear from one very successful entrepreneur

Reload Greece – See our YEP finalists pitch and hear from one very successful entrepreneur
  OUR RGYEP FINAL IS ONE MONTH AWAY. JOIN OUR FINALISTS AS THEY PITCH THEIR IDEAS TO WIN TOP PRIZES, PLUS HEAR FROM OUR ENTREPRENEURIAL SPEAKER24th March| 18:00 – 22:00 | London Business School The finalists of our Young Entrepreneurs’...
February 24th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sea Worthy News

Sea Worthy News
  SEA WORTHY NEWS February 2017 In this issue: An Alert to the Shipping Industry Student Art Contest – “Connecting Ships, Ports & People” Seafood: To Eat or Not to Eat? Market Your...
February 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays | Read More

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner
Robin Meech Another successful event as Association continues to grow its reach and influence, introducing new Chief Executive and board members to the membership. Around 1,000 marine fuel professionals attended the prestigious International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) annual dinner on Monday...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference on Saturday in a bid to win further support for the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign.   RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom in the maritime sector. The collapse in the number of...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

“I thought that I would die” – a piracy survivor shares his harrowing story

“I thought that I would die” – a piracy survivor shares his harrowing story
  IN THIS ISSUE: “I thought that I would die” Herald of Free Enterprise “I miss the sea, I miss my ship” Be a #HatHero for Woolly Hat Week Dare to take on the drop? Welcome to the latest edition of Sailors’ Society’s The Horizon...
February 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Grupo Navega supporting the Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets

Grupo Navega supporting the Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets
Sergio W Smit with Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Mr. Sergio W. Smit, CEO of GRUPO NAVEGA, during his visit to Tenerife GRUPO NAVEGA is one of the companies collaborating...
February 11th, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’

‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Drew Brandy, David Dingle CBE. Two new themes launched for Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June 2017) Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign,...
February 10th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, News, People and Places | Read More

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is pictured being welcomed on board Multraship’s Emergency Towage Vessel “Guardian” by Captain Henk Helmendag following a ceremony to mark the reopening of the renovated De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College in Vlissingen, Holland, on 3 February,...
February 8th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More