Archive for the ‘Charity’ 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

Peggy Nordeen named Seafarers’ House Business Leader of the Year

Peggy Nordeen named Seafarers’ House Business Leader of the Year
Peggy Nordeen August 6, 2018 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Seafarers’ House is pleased to announce that Peggy Nordeen, CEO of Starmark International, Inc. has been selected as Seafarers’ House 2018 South Florida Business Leader of the Year. Nordeen will be honored at the 23rd Annual South Florida...
August 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity | Read More

Venezuela joins WISTA International

Venezuela joins WISTA International
l to r: Jeanne M. Grasso, Débora Valera, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues its expansion in South America, welcoming WISTA Venezuela. WISTA Venezuela joins WISTA Argentina, WISTA Brazil, WISTA Peru, and WISTA Uruguay in...
July 31st, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’s David Millar to serve on IHO-IOC GEBCO Guiding Committee

FUGRO’s David Millar to serve on IHO-IOC GEBCO Guiding Committee
David Millar David Millar, Fugro’s government accounts director for the Americas region, has been appointed by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) to serve on the Guiding Committee of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Project. GEBCO is a non-profit organisation operating...
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Person Profiles | Read More

HRAS & University of Bristol publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ report

HRAS & University of Bristol publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ report
 HRAS & University of Bristol Publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ Report Tuesday 24 July 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea in partnership with University of Bristol Human Rights Clinic and Human Rights Implementation Centre have published the first report on ‘Flag States and Human Rights’....
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

HELMEPA and the Aegean Sailing Regatta at the island of Lipsi

HELMEPA and the Aegean Sailing Regatta at the island of Lipsi
All participants in a photo call… The informative and awareness-raising activities are continuing with HELMEPA’s support in the framework of the 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, which the organizer, Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC), has dedicated this year to the protection of the seas. On...
July 26th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios
. Don’t miss in Chios, the island of the winds, the island that rules Planet Ocean’s waves** and in particular at Vrontados, the second largest town on Greece’s fifth largest island, Lodia 2018. This year the Sailing, Water Polo and Swimming races coincide with the Vrontados Centennial***!...
July 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Olympiacos FC and Vangelis Marinakis offer one million euros to Greek wildfires victims

Olympiacos FC and Vangelis Marinakis offer one million euros to Greek wildfires victims
.. The leader of the Red and Whites instructed his associates to provide funds immediately to support residents devastated by wildfires 24 July 2018 – Olympiacos FC is always ready to help our fellow human beings who are in need, and it has done so countless times, on orders from its leader, Vangelis...
July 25th, 2018 | Charity, News, Sports | Read More

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year
Stuart Rivers An international maritime charity has been shortlisted for charity of the year. Sailors’ Society, which has its head office in Southampton, will compete against six other organisations at the Charity Times Awards in London on 3 October. The awards recognise leadership and professionalism...
July 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity | Read More

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team
The National Lobster Hatchery’s two new graduate researchers, (L) EmmaTheobald and (R) Elsa Domoney. Photo credit: Ikandi Media The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The...
July 12th, 2018 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Fisheries, HR, Oceanology | 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

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday
Pope Francis has prayed for seafarers and fishermen and their families as churches across the world celebrated Sea Sundayon July 8. “I pray for them and their families as well as for the chaplains and volunteers of the Apostleship of the Sea,” the Pontiff said at the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s...
July 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards
. Anyone with knowledge of an individual or team that has been made an exceptional contribution to maritime search and rescue is being urged to submit an entry for theInternational Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards now.  Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says: “Entries are coming in from around...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Chios Marine Club’s summer dinner and ball

Chios Marine Club’s summer dinner and ball
l to r: CMC members Panagiotis Kamarados and George Margioras, CMC General Secretary Antonis Pitsilos, Angie Hartmann WISTA-Hellas’ president and Captain George Tsouris, the president of the CMC The 2018 Annual Ball of the Chios Marine Club took place on Friday, the 22nd of June  2018 at the Glyfada...
July 5th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, People and Places | Read More

Partnership launched to tackle slavery at sea

Partnership launched to tackle slavery at sea
William Azuh (Head, Africa Section, International Maritime Organization), Simon O’Toole (AoS Chair of Trustees), Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Captain Esteban Pacha (AoS Vice Chair of Trustees), Juvenal Shiundu (Senior Deputy Director, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organization). Seafarers’...
July 3rd, 2018 | Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

This Thursday RG Challenge18 Dragon’s Den Final Pitch Event

This Thursday RG Challenge18 Dragon’s Den Final Pitch Event
FROM RELOAD GREECE: Dear Reloader, Have you booked your ticket yet? This Thursday 5th July is the exciting RG Challenge18 Dragons’ Den final pitch event. Don’t miss your chance to watch the best young start-ups with a connection to Greece pitch to investor judges, vote for your favourite...
July 2nd, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!
.. A year today, our cyclists will be close to completing our 20th anniversary challenge!   Don’t miss out on being one of them! To celebrate our 20th anniversary, next June will see Transaid’s biggest cycling challenge to date take place: Lands End to John O’Groats. With just under...
June 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity | Read More

Oinousses: Angelakos (Hellas) S.A., annual beach cleaning 2018

Oinousses: Angelakos (Hellas) S.A., annual beach cleaning 2018
Volunteers outside the Municipality Hall. Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. once again organized a voluntary beach clean up of the Oinousses Islands on May 15th, 2018, participating also in HELMEPA’s Campaign of May 4-25, 2018, “Let’s Cleanup Europe”. Dimitris E. Angelakos, Kitsa Angelakou-Skiniti, and...
June 28th, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27
Carleen Lyden Walker NEW VENUE | NEW FORMAT | NEW IDEAS | NEW OPPORTUNITIES | NEW ERA Honoring the Mariner This week, we honor mariners and the contributions they make to transporting more than 90% of the world’s goods and energy.  They are the backbone of our industry, enabling ships to be the engine...
June 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Summer blues with the BDI@1,341…

Summer blues with the BDI@1,341…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fall further earlier on today losing six points and on a weekly count 104 points – 1,341 from 1,445 points… Geopolitics are as crucial as ever and be prepared soon for the inevitable as things continue to deteriorate. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief...
June 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning
Wellness elearning site International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands...
June 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016
Trans Gulf Mass at Our Savior. Seafarers on board a ship detained at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, since March 2016, are being supported by Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The Trans Gulf, a roro cargo ship, has been prevented from sailing after it was found with deficiencies. Its current crew were also...
June 13th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business
Featured are (left to right) Sturla Henriksen, UN Global Compact Special Advisor on Oceans, LR’s Suzanne Johnston, Lisa Kingo, UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director, and Tom Boardley, Executive Vice-President, LR. 12th June 2018 – Oceans cover two thirds of the world’s surface but the...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research
OrderWise staff Nicola Smith, Hannah Wallis, Jade Wilson, Holly Johnson, Nikki Cairnie, Charlotte Hill and Zoe Wells who are all ready for the Pretty Muddy race. Nine brave women from OrderWise are set to get dragged through the mud in Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy 5K Race for Lifeat the end of...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Events, IT and Communications | Read More

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call to take actions against ship strikes

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call  to take actions against ship strikes
Is your cell phone safe for whales? In occasion of the World Oceans Day, international NGO Friend of the Sea calls both the shipping industry and consumers to take actions to prevent ship strikes. The time you scroll down the news on your smartphone commuting to work, numbers of whales are killed or...
June 7th, 2018 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More