Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

7th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum, Athens, Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Divani Caravel Hotel

7th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum, Athens, Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Divani Caravel Hotel
Capital Link’s Nicolas Bornozis NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2017 – The “7th Annual Capital Link “Operational Excellence in Shipping Forum” will take place on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens, Greece. FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE The Forum is organized in Cooperation...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Shipmanagement | Read More

Thome Wins Dry Bulk Operator Award

Thome Wins Dry Bulk Operator Award
l to r: Sverre Ditlev Simonsen, Director, Business Development, and Sean Hutchings, Chief Technical Officer for the Thome Group The Thome Group is proud to announce that it has won the dry bulk operator award at an event organised by Safety4Sea on 3rd October 2017. The award went to the ship operator...
October 6th, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

GEODIS highly rated for its CSR approach

GEODIS highly rated for its CSR approach
The collaborative platform EcoVadis has awarded GEODIS a score of 68/100, after analyzing its entire Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. EcoVadis assesses companies on environmental, social, ethical and supply chain issues. With this score, it has placed the Group among the best in its overall...
October 4th, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment | Read More

WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award
WISTA Int’l ExCo Member, Katerina Stathopoulou accepted the Safety4Sea Award on behalf of WISTA – picture credits: SAFETY4SEA October 4, 2017-London, United Kingdom It is a great honour to announce that Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been awarded...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, People and Places, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its free fall losing another 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,308 …and the Wets fall too… Geopolitics create a very dangerous environment from which only the very well placed nations, companies and individuals might survive. An Armageddon...
October 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

Football in the service of Humanity

Football in the service of Humanity
Mr. Evangelos Marinakis gave the opening speech for Harvard University’s World Conference at the Acropolis Museum! Olympiacos has been and remains our country’s best ambassador abroad. Starting with football, that Olympiacos has been permanently and deservedly representing at the mainstage of Europe,...
September 5th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Sports | Read More

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives
… August 10, 2017 – People living in remote and isolated Amazonian communities will now have access to primary healthcare, thanks to the support of a medical ship operated by Vine Trust and restored using coatings from AkzoNobel. Vine Trust’s new vessel, named MV Forth Hope, is expected to...
August 10th, 2017 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety | Read More

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness
Some of the recipes you can make on the Wellness at Sea app The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers. The enhancements to the free app, sponsored by Bernhard...
July 24th, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

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

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

OMA Group Appoints Corporate Social Responsibility Director

OMA Group Appoints Corporate Social Responsibility Director
Gary Miller with Simon Milton The OMA Group Board are delighted to announce that Simon Milton will join OMA as Corporate Social Responsibility & #futurestars Director with effect from 17th July 2017. Group Director Gary Miller commented: “Simon comes on board to develop the next phase of OMA’s...
June 29th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Person Profiles, Sports | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year
Honoring the memory of the late George P. Livanos, Founder of HELMEPA, Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, Honorary Chairman and Stavros Daifas, Founding Member of the Association, the Board of Directors, having examined the 26 high-quality submitted entries, awards three Scholarships, worth €15.000...
June 28th, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Scholarships | Read More

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…
Councillor George Davies, Deputy Leader, Wirral Council; Mersey Maritime Chief Executive Officer Chris Shirling-Rooke and Martin White, Chief Executive, Stream Marine Training MERSEY MARITIME HELPS SECURE MERSEYSIDE INVESTMENT FOR OFFSHORE TRANING FACILITY Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT),  Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental tradeoffs finds that using heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping creates such great risks compared to...
April 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

SCF Group and Nevelskoy Maritime State University to create a “Floating Laboratory”…

SCF Group and Nevelskoy Maritime State University to create a “Floating Laboratory”…
l to r: Mr. Sergey Ogai, Rector of MSUN, and Mr. Konstantin Dudarev, Deputy MD / OSV Fleet Team Manager at Unicom Management Services (Spb) Ltd., Sakhalin Branch On 16 April, SCF Group (Sovcomflot) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University (MSUN, Vladivostok) signed an agreement to establish...
April 18th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability
André Veneman, AkzoNobel’s Corporate Director of Sustainability, with Annette Stube, Head of Sustainability, Maersk Transport and Logistics March 28, 2017 – AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon...
March 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events | 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

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists
New starters at Saxilby software experts OrderWise You could say it’s starting to get rather crowded at OrderWise, where 11 more new faces have been recruited. Thankfully, the company’s £1.3 million extension is just about ready, so staff at the Saxilby-based software specialist can breathe easy!...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | 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

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, 1st March 2017   – The European Social Dialogue for Ports was established in June 2013 by port employers and employees to identify challenges faced by the sector, improve health and safety conditions and raise awareness about the essential contribution of port...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | 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