Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

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

BALEARICA continuous support on the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” in Tenerife

BALEARICA continuous support on the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” in Tenerife
… The Spanish shipping company BALEARIA collaborates actively with Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, in the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” BALEARIA has embarked a total of 20 students with the aim of training...
February 11th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, 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

Seafarers: Good knowledge of nutrition must be high on the agenda…

Seafarers: Good knowledge of nutrition must be high on the agenda…
Christian Ioannou GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF NUTRITION MUST BE HIGH ON THE AGENDA FOR CATERING CREWS TO BEAT FATIGUE IN SEAFARERS – SAYS MCTC Crew members must be provided with nutritionally-balanced meals while onboard to avoid high levels of fatigue, says catering training provider Marine Catering Training...
February 9th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | 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

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
February 06, 2016 – Evergreen Line has received recognition for its excellent performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program, which started on July 1 last year and ended on November 15.  The initiative was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding...
February 7th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live

Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live
… Marlins, V.Group’s training business and Human Rights at Sea collaboration on a Diversity and Inclusion at Sea e-learning course is now available and being offered free of charge to individual seafarers for a limited time via Marlin’s online shop. The collaboration, which was announced in...
January 31st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News | Read More

IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers

IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers
IMO’s Legal Committee maintains a standing agenda item, to keep under review the provision of financial security in case of abandonment of seafarers, and shipowners’ responsibilities in respect of contractual claims for personal injury to, or death of seafarers. IMO Secretary-General Kitack...
January 18th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, ILO, IMO, Legal | Read More

World Economic Forum panel event announce initiative to change the World of Refugee Girls

P&G AND ITS ALWAYS BRAND ANNOUNCE COMMITMENT TO CHANGING THE WORLD OF REFUGEE GIRLS In partnership with UNESCO and Save the Children, P&G and its Always feminine care brand help rebuild the confidence of girls impacted by the Syrian crisis through education and skill development. DAVOS, WORLD...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Immigration | Read More

FEMETE supports the Boarding Program of Maritime Cadets in Tenerife

FEMETE supports the Boarding Program of Maritime Cadets in Tenerife
l to r; Alberto Villalobos and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Mr. Alberto Villalobos, President of FEMETE, who expressed his support to the “Boarding Program of Maritime Cadets” The...
January 13th, 2017 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Europort tackles shipping’s big issues for 2017

Europort tackles shipping’s big issues for 2017
Shipping’s data revolution, its environmental responsibilities and its continuing reliance on ‘the human factor’ will be the focus of attention as the eyes of the maritime world turn once more to Rotterdam between 7th-10th November 2017, for the staging of the long-established, and always well-supported...
January 12th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration
  Ambassador Diaz of Panama presents the certificate Performance Verified in Testing on “DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY” Tokyo, January 12, 2017 – For almost a year Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. (MKK) have been undertaking...
January 12th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Flags, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park
GAC Dubai new staff sports facility. Converted facility promotes physical and mental well-being of its staff            Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2017 – GAC Dubai opened its new sports facility for staff members at its GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone.The facility,...
January 11th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Geodis supports “Cruising for Children” in Spain

Geodis supports “Cruising for Children” in Spain
GEODIS | Freight Forwarding in Spain brought a group of 30 teenagers to tour the ship Celebrity Silhouette, in the port of Barcelona Following its commitment to corporate social responsibility, the global supply chain operator GEODIS supports the Spanish “Cruising for Children” initiative. “Cruising...
January 4th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, HR, Logistics | Read More

Seascape’s Christmas Children’s party

Seascape’s Christmas Children’s party
Santa in centre stage with children and their parents Christmas celebrations are great chances to praise the responsibility that our companies have towards society, and prove the big difference that small actions of a CSR policy can bring. Seascape Ltd., a provider of ship spare parts, technical consultancy...
December 27th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017
In 2015, Sailors’ Society launched its Wellness at Sea coaching programme. This initiative was developed in response to a call from within the industry to address the issue of poor mental health and the associated risks that can arise as a result of a life at sea. The vast majority of incidents occurring...
December 19th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News | Read More

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced  Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school
.. Support given to restore structured classroom life for refugees Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company has supplied books for classrooms in Lebanon, where displaced Syrian children are being helped to return to structured school life.  Thuraya is supporting...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Immigration, IT and Communications | Read More

Real Time Graduates connecting reality with shipping

Real Time Graduates connecting reality with shipping
Real Time Graduates is a non-profit initiative that connects Graduates with the Greek Shipping Cluster. It was inspired by the Internship Programme operating within Laskaridis Shipping Co.Ltd. since several years. Real Time Graduates is a hub made up of Ship Management Companies, Brokers, Chartering...
November 21st, 2016 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Seagull’s Esperanza Moreno

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Seagull’s Esperanza Moreno
l to r: María D. Septien, Esperanza Moreno y Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Ms. Esperanza Moreno, “Video Production Coordinator” of SEAGULL MARITIME AS SEAGULL MARITIME AS,...
November 19th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More