Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

More must be done to provide connectivity for our Seafarers

More must be done to provide connectivity for our Seafarers
Picture credit: The Mission to Seafarers London, 14th July 2017 – Seafarers can be on vessels for months at a time, while at home the world keeps turning without them. It is not unusual for the men and women manning the global fleet to miss Christmases and birthdays, family milestones such as first...
July 14th, 2017 | Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

New case of seafarer abuse exposed on UAE flagged vessel

New case of seafarer abuse exposed on UAE flagged vessel
MT IBA Crew med condition Human Rights at Sea today publishes a further detailed case study and investigatory report into the abuse of seafarers provided by first-hand crew testimony onboard a UAE flagged vessel moored offshore the UAE coast owned by Alco Shipping Services. Notable concerns raised are...
July 13th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Dry Market gains ten points; so what!

Dry Market gains ten points; so what!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained hooray hooray ten points earlier on today and now reads 830; the Geopolitics continue to be in a mess; John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: Yesterday we hinted that we might see the market going for an upwards mode and it did happened… The Capers lead...
July 11th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Communication, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Working together to improve the safety and welfare of seafarers

Working together to improve the safety and welfare of seafarers
Ray Baker The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP Maritime) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) so that the two organisations can work closer together to help improve seafarers’...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash
Tom Waters from Image Line at centre stage… and on the right The Nautical Institute’s Bridget Hogan with guests… Picture credits: Anna Menis I guess that journalists and other practitioners involved in any way in the maritime media world had more than enough with news and important...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win
Collected by Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime. Presented by Mr Zhang Hui, Director, European Regional Centre, China Classification Society and Vanessa Stephens, Global Events Director and Managing Director Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent, Seatrade 4 July 2017: The...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

Brexit or dog’s breakfast? Maersk recovery from cyber attack continues and other stories

Brexit or dog’s breakfast? Maersk recovery from cyber attack continues and other stories
The Cool Logistician   Handpicked perishables supply chain news, straight to your inbox Will Waters | Thursday, 29 June 2017 Bookings for container line now possible via EDI and INTTRA, cargo in transit being offloaded as planned, but Damco has limited access to certain systems Maersk says it...
June 30th, 2017 | Communication, Markets, Press and Media, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports | Read More

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week
RFA Argus firefighting demo. Sea Cadets from London, Kent and Essex had an amazing opportunity to tour casualty ship RFA Argus at the start of Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June), the annual campaign coordinated by maritime charity Seafarers UK. 100 young people and volunteers from Sea Cadets units...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

UGS: Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting of 26 June 2017

UGS: Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting of 26 June 2017
l to r: Theodore E. Veniamis, Michael D. Chandris, Antonis P.N. Lemos, Dr. Mattheos D. Los, Melina Travlos and Yiannis Platsidakis Piraeus, 26.6.2017 The members of the Union of Greek Shipowners at its Extraordinary General Assembly meeting held on 26 June 2017 unanimously approved the proposal of the...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Events, News | Read More

Gill Whittaker has gone

Gill Whittaker has gone
Great was the sadness we, in HELMEPA, felt when we were informed that our great friend Gill, is no longer among us. She has been a firm supporter of HELMEPA since the very day it was launched in 1982. Gill believed in the role every aware human being plays and his/her contribution to the joint effort...
June 13th, 2017 | Charity, Communication, Environment, Press and Media | Read More

SingPost unveils SmartPost initiative

SingPost unveils SmartPost initiative
Harnessing technologies like near-field communication, SmartPost will equip SingPost’s postal staff with new skills and tools to elevate their operational capability and efficiency SINGAPORE, 12 June 2017 – Singapore Post (SingPost) announced SmartPost, a transformational initiative that will be...
June 12th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus
The Board of WISTA Cyprus with the trainer and representation from WISTA Hellas. From left to right Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Maria Angelidou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Dilip Mukerjea, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. Photo Credit: Whiteleaf...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts
Isabelle Ryckbost 29 May 2017 The 20th anniversary of the EcoPorts network has been celebrated today during the first day of the annual ESPO Conference, which takes place in Barcelona this year. EcoPorts, the main environmental initiative of the European port sector, started in 1997 as a separate initiative...
June 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 1/3 years’ salary

The expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 1/3 years’ salary
View of a Young attractive woman during job interview MARPRO – Maritime Quiz launched Finding the right employees is essential for most companies. And the expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 50.000$ depending on position. To avoid mistakes, it is important to not only focus on professionalism....
May 29th, 2017 | Communication, HR, Jobs | Read More

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine
Hamburg/Oslo, 26 May 2017: Just in time for the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo, DNV GL has published this year’s first issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. It covers such topics as the digitalization of shipping, outstanding projects with customers...
May 26th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU: Expiry of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation 2. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Gard Marine v China National:...
May 26th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

ClassNK Magazine – 80th Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 80th Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine is available for download here or to view online at the following link: ClassNK Magazine 80 This edition includes a selection of articles about projects supported by ClassNK and its partners, such as: An overview of the viable solutions to address the upcoming...
May 25th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication | Read More

Thuraya Showcases Aero and WE at CommunicAsia 2017

Thuraya Showcases Aero and WE at CommunicAsia 2017
Thuraya stand at CommunicAsia 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24th May 2017: Thuraya Telecommunications Company is currently showcasing its latest products, solutions, and services at this year’s CommunicAsia exhibition and conference in Singapore. Visitors to booth 1T1-01 between May 23 to 25 can...
May 24th, 2017 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Innovative new Sailors’ Society shop is the future of charity retail

Innovative new Sailors’ Society shop is the future of charity retail
Sailors’ Society staff outside the new Eastleigh shop A new charity shop, opened on May 19 in Eastleigh, UK by international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has ditched the fusty image traditionally associated with charity shops in favour of a fresh approach. The store has the feel of a quirky...
May 22nd, 2017 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, HR | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 May 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN 19 May 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration New Zealand: Annex Developments Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited and Peter J Taylor...
May 19th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

HELMEPA receives the EFKRANTI Award for Best Communication Strategy

HELMEPA receives the EFKRANTI Award for Best Communication Strategy
Flying the flag! Yesterday, 9 May 2017, at the Foundation Chatherine Laskarides in Piraeus, the shipping magazine NAFTIKA CHRONIKA presented the EFKRANTI Awards 2016. In a packed room, at the presence of the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, the Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard, representatives...
May 11th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Communication, Environment | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”
Irene Rosberg A new advance for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) is underway with the establishment of its Alumni Association. The Association will be a channel for closer links around the globe between the senior executives in the maritime and associated sectors who have graduated,...
May 7th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Cyber Security in Action

Cyber Security in Action
Andrew Fitzmaurice (left) and Alan McCarthy. Cyber Security in Action – IMIF hears of fight against attacks on businesses A stark warning of a new plague of technology-enabled criminal attacks on companies and individuals was delivered to an audience of maritime executives, financiers and lawyers in...
April 7th, 2017 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, IMIF, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

SingPost appoints CapitaLand to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre

SingPost appoints CapitaLand to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre
Singapore Singapore, 28 March 2017 — Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) signed a Property Management Agreement[1] yesterday with CapitaLand Mall Asia, CapitaLand’s wholly owned shopping mall business, to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre.  Their scope of work will include overseeing...
March 28th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market | Read More