Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action
European Parliament Office in Athens – HELMEPA Junior Program rewarding On November 10, 2017 we celebrated 24 years of operation of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program. It was on November 10, 24 years ago, that HELMEPA’s Board of Directors, chaired by Basil Phr. Papachristidis and with the sincere,...
November 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment, Story of the Day | Read More

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched
New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched 2 November 2017 Human Rights at Sea launches a new educational film explaining Labour and Human Rights Today, Human Rights at Sea launches the second in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics...
November 3rd, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania
Kate Barnes in her haberdashery. Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania By Graciete Amaro Once upon a time there were three bears, of the teddy variety, and now there are well over 170 of the cuddly creatures, on their way by road across Europe. The bears are carefully packed in a huge...
November 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, News, People and Places | Read More

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact
From the event The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference took place in London on Saturday 28th October. The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture...
November 1st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing
… The environmental charity GreenSeas and university students are determined to change the ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude to responsible waste disposal.  Their mission began last week on a beach in the South of England ….…. GreenSeas Trust and the University of East London (UEL) design...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report
… The latest from Human Rights at Sea Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report PRESS RELEASE 26 October 2017  Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA Crew anti-slavery...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin
Charity and University team up to tackle plastic pollution in the sea London design students will descend onto East Beach in Littlehampton, West Sussex, next Tuesday 24 October to analyse and quantify litter, as part of a project to design and install a behaviour-changing bin that will encourage beach...
October 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city
l to r: Dr Peter Swift Vice Chairman Sailors’ Society, Bob Jones Chairman Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Sandra Welch Deputy CEO and director of programme Sailors’ Society, the Mayor of Southampton Councillor Les Harris and Stuart Rivers CEO Sailors’ Society at the centre’s opening on Friday International...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea
Bryony Watson The crew of a chemical /oil tanker was left shocked and devastated after one of their crew mates suffered a heart attack and died while at sea. When the ship, Horizon Thetis, called at Immingham port late September, the agent contacted seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) to...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Religion | Read More

The HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign comes to a close in southern Evia

The HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign comes to a close in southern Evia
From the clean-up HELMEPA’s “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences” was concluded on a positive note in Karystos and Marmari, under the auspices of the local Municipality, with prospects for new synergies  The Campaign is supported...
October 11th, 2017 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Triton in Chios

Triton in Chios
Chios’ Maritime Museum It looks like the title of a new novel where the prince of the seas – son of Poseidon – was the protagonist of an adventure in this beautiful Greek island, but not. We´re talking about other Triton: The principal character of children’s books collection...
October 3rd, 2017 | Academia, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean
  Claudia Grant, President of WiMAC Maritime Women’s Organization Establishes Caribbean Relief Fund “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”  KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2 October, 2017. – The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A life-line centre for seafarers officially opens under new charity

A life-line centre for seafarers officially opens under new charity
Chris Green, ABP’s port manager of Hull and Goole, centre, officially opened the centre along with Apostleship of the Sea national director, Martin Foley and port chaplain Anne McLaren. A centre which is vitally important for welcoming and supporting seafarers has been taken over by charity Apostleship...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Crowley and FEMA accelerate relief aid from Terminal to Puerto Rico Communities

Crowley and FEMA accelerate relief aid from Terminal to Puerto Rico Communities
Crowley is transporting 100 fuel distribution trucks with 275,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 75,000 gallons of gasoline to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Sept. 29, 2017) Crowley Puerto Rico Services today announced that nearly all Federal Emergency Management Agency...
September 29th, 2017 | Charity, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station
Daisuke Arai and Ross Nagle, Heighngton Railway Station Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) recently gave a donation to Newton Aycliff plant of Hitachi Rail Europe, Ltd (HRE) for the restoration work of Heighington Station, County Durham in the UK – the world’s oldest railway station....
September 28th, 2017 | Charity, Liner Shipping and Trade, Rail | Read More

Seafarers’ House Lesley Warrick Named ICMA Trustee

Seafarers’ House Lesley Warrick Named ICMA Trustee
Lesley Warrick September 28, 2017 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades is pleased to announce that Executive Director Lesley Warrick was appointed a trustee of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA). Warrick, who also is vice president of the board of...
September 28th, 2017 | Associations, Charity | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Publishes Third Annual Report

Human Rights at Sea Publishes Third Annual Report
Human Rights at Sea publishes its Annual Report for the year ending May 2016 today. The 40-page report comprehensively lays out the development and achievements of the UK-based charity’s third year of operation. Founded in April 2014 by CEO David Hammond, the charity raises awareness and accountability...
September 27th, 2017 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?

Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?
London, 27 September 2017  A new report published by The Alan Turing Institute and Lloyd’s Register Foundation identifies significant potential for engineers to use distributed ledger/blockchain technology to improve safety However, understanding of this new technology remains a major issue and...
September 27th, 2017 | Charity, Classification Societies | Read More

17th Asian Achievers Awards…

17th Asian Achievers Awards…
Lord Indarjit Singh: lifetime achievement. 17th Asian Achievers Awards: glittering ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel By James Brewer British Asians were shown to be not merely forces in the community but ‘forces of nature’ as they were celebrated on Friday September 22 at the Grosvenor House Hotel...
September 26th, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Crowley establishes flow of relief cargo into Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria

Crowley establishes flow of relief cargo into Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria
Trucks with hurricane relief supplies line a Jacksonville roadway awaiting entrance to Crowley’s Jacksonville warehouse (SAN JUAN, P.R.; Sept. 22, 2017) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has already established a flow of relief cargo into San Juan, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane...
September 22nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, HR, Weather | Read More

Seafarer Mental Health Trauma Leaflet now available in Tagalog language

Seafarer Mental Health Trauma Leaflet now available in Tagalog language
Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that following the success of the mental health welfare leaflet “Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events”, the leaflet is now available in the Tagalog language. The leaflet is now available on both the HRAS (Publications) and UK P&I (Knowledge)...
September 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident
HELMEPA Director General, Mr. Dimitris Mitsatsos It is with sadness and apprehension that we follow the development of the oil spill resulting from the wreck of the vessel “Agia Zoni II” in the Saronic Gulf. Unfortunately, accidents are unavoidable but for their minimization there is a need for prevention...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

David Hammond retires as CEO of Human Rights at Sea

David Hammond retires as CEO of Human Rights at Sea
David Hammond The Trustees of Human Rights at Sea today announce that the Founder of the charity, David Hammond, will be retiring from his role as CEO and will become a Trustee effective as of 1 October 2017. The charity will be appointing a new Chief Operating Officer and expanding its Trustees to bring...
September 14th, 2017 | Charity | Read More