Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

MOL Recognized by CDP as leader for Climate Change Transparency and as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

MOL Recognized by CDP as leader for Climate Change Transparency and as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change
MOL Recognized by CDP as leader for Climate Change Transparency and as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change – High Evaluation Disclosure of Climate Change Information – TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) announced today that MOL has been recognized...
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

MOL Launches Ship Management/Crew Training Businesses…

MOL Launches Ship Management/Crew Training Businesses…
Koichi Muto MOL Launches Ship Management/Crew Training Businesses in Partnership with Synergy Group ~ Offering High-quality, Cost-competitive Services ~ TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has established MOL Synergy Marine (Singapore) Pte....
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

MOL to Launch Biannual Vessel Safety Campaign

MOL to Launch Biannual Vessel Safety Campaign
Koichi Muto – Forging ahead to become the world leader in safe operation –  TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the launch of its biannual campaign on October 15, targeting all MOL-operated vessels. MOL positions safe operation as a social commitment...
October 15th, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Cooperation of companies, local stakeholdres and volunteers

Cooperation of companies, local stakeholdres and volunteers
The wide participation of companies, schools, local stakeholders and sensitized citizens in HELMEPA’s Month of Action for the Marine Environment, which continues till 20 October, constitutes a hopeful sign. Beach and underwater cleanups have already been carried out in more than 130 areas of Greece...
October 15th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ICS concern about serious threat to maritime oil pollution compensation regime

ICS concern about serious threat to maritime oil pollution compensation regime
Peter Hinchliffe The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be under serious threat, due to a decision by governments to wind up the 1971 International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF), says the International Chamber of Shipping...
October 14th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Peters & May Calls on Boat Owners to Give ‘Lashings of Support’ to Breast Cancer Research

Peters & May Calls on Boat Owners to Give ‘Lashings of Support’ to Breast Cancer Research
As the first Peters & May ‘Pink Lashings’ shipment leaves Palma for Fort Lauderdale, the leading global marine transport company is calling all boat owners to support its campaign to help raise £25, 000 for the charity, Breast Cancer Clinical Trials (BCCT).  The initiative, launching this October...
October 14th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

French students complete epic Mediterranean research expedition

French students complete epic Mediterranean  research expedition
Total Lubmarine sponsored 10, 000km kayak journey finishes in Istanbul today 14 months around the Mediterranean coast Vital plankton and noise pollution research undertaken Two French students arrived yesterday (9th October) in Istanbul, finishing a 14 month epic 10, 000km  journey by sea kayak,...
October 10th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Rowing, Sports | Read More

“Tackling through ‘Teamwork’”

“Tackling through ‘Teamwork’”
Savahna Nightingale Geopolitical risk affecting tanker trade needs to be ‘tackled collectively’. Savahna Nightingale of IHS Fairplay writes:  Speaking at the Capital Link Forum in Athens today, Richard Paniguian, non- executive director of Greece’s Tsakos Energy Navigation said: “When risk knows...
October 9th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Press and Media | Read More

Marine Environment Protection: Revolution or Evolution?

Marine Environment Protection:  Revolution or Evolution?
Clay Maitland “Marine Environment Protection:  Revolution or Evolution?”  Theme of NAMEPA’s Annual Conference in New York  NEW YORK, NEW YORK—The theme of this year’s NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) Annual Conference, ‘Marine Environment Protection: ...
October 7th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

New contracts and appointment fuel growth for cultural training specialist

New contracts and appointment fuel growth for cultural training specialist
Gustavo Arandanda Farnham Castle Intercultural Training (FCIT) has clinched a hat trick of new business wins and made a key appointment to drive further growth. The prestigious new contracts comprise language training for global manufacturing giant Daimler, delivering cultural training to an international...
October 6th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR | Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility for “Clean Seas and Beaches” in Action

Corporate Social Responsibility for “Clean Seas and Beaches” in Action
Cleanup-of-Kavouri-beach-by-Antipollution-S.A..jpg The activities of the International Voluntary Coastal Cleanup Campaign across Greece carried on over the weekend, with the broad participation of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program’s children-members and their volunteer teachers, HELMEPA member-companies,...
October 6th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Climate, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, HR, Maritime Gifts, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hempel’s new fouling defence system wins Shipping Efficiency 2014 award

Hempel’s new fouling defence system wins Shipping Efficiency 2014 award
  HEMPAGUARD®, a ground-breaking hull coating concept from Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel, has won Shipping Efficiency’s prestigious Environmental Technology award. Presented last week (2 October) in London, the award is an endorsement of a technology that “makes a significant contribution...
October 6th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The Gift of Independence

The Gift of Independence
Friday 03 October 2014 – Lloyd’s Community Programme has awarded bursaries to support four students from inner London as they study away from home. (source: Lloyd’s of London) This year’s A-level results saw the number of students accepted into university increase yet again....
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Scholarships | Read More

Panama Maritime 2015 World Conference & Exhibition revealed during the Canal Centennial Celebrations.

Panama Maritime 2015 World Conference & Exhibition revealed during the Canal Centennial Celebrations.
Captain Orlando Allard A hundred years of shipping tradition in Panama will offer hundreds of opportunities for the visitors and delegates to the Panama Maritime conference and exhibition, next April 2015. During the Panama Canal Centennial celebrations, it was announced that the 2015 Panama Maritime...
October 3rd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

NAMEPA Announces 2014 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners

NAMEPA Announces 2014 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners
Joe Cox Titan, BSEE, CLIA, Toledo Academy and Joe Cox to be honored  October 1, 2014- The Board of Directors of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the recipients of NAMEPA’s 2014 Marine Environment Protection Awards.  The awards will be presented at NAMEPA’s...
October 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Person Profiles | Read More

From Eco ships to eco-shipping

From Eco ships to eco-shipping
As you read these lines, one of the most important conferences ever held in London, the administrative capital of Shipping, on the “Ship Efficiency: THE EVENT Conference 2014” at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, is underway. Organised by specialists Fathom Eco-Efficiency Consultants...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, HR, IMarEST, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipfinance, Story of the Month | Read More

ClassNK Investigative Panel Publishes Report on MOL COMFORT Incident

ClassNK Investigative Panel Publishes Report on MOL COMFORT Incident
The fore part of the former “MOL Comfort” on fire and a fire fighting tug trying to put the fire off – photo credits The Indian Navy Tokyo – In response to the casualty of “MOL COMFORT” which occurred on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container...
September 30th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The Marine Environment: Understanding our connection with it

The Marine Environment: Understanding our connection with it
HELMEPA’s latest environmental publication for teachers This electronic publication wascreated in the framework of the three-year-long Marine Environment and Science Awareness Campaign (2011-2014), implemented by HELMEPA across 12 Greek cities with the support of Lloyd’s Register Foundation (the...
September 24th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hill Dickinson sponsors LISW 2015

Hill Dickinson sponsors LISW 2015
Maria Pittordis HILL DICKINSON SPONSORS LONDON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WEEK 2015 Hill Dickinson LLP is delighted to announce that it has become a proud sponsor of London International Shipping Week 2015 when leaders from every sector of the global shipping industry will descend on London for five days...
September 24th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Finance, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

IUMI warns on sanctions as the blacklist grows

IUMI warns on sanctions as the blacklist grows
IUMI delegates in session in Hong Kong IUMI warns on sanctions as the blacklist grows,  By James Brewer in Hong Kong The International Union of Marine Insurance is calling on insurers and reinsurers to ensure they apply a clear policy with regard to political and economic sanctions that are in force. Measures...
September 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Claims, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipmanagement | Read More

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race raises £113, 000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital…

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race raises £113, 000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital…
Joint winners R.S.Platou with gold medallist Helen Glover and Oscar Parry OSCAR Dragon Boat Race raises £113, 000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (16th September 2014) Shipping did what it does best this week when some 350 people came together in London to compete against each...
September 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, People and Places, Sailing, Sports | Read More

An award-winning year for Jeanius Consulting continues

An award-winning year for Jeanius Consulting continues
  The Jeanius team celebrated their first year by supporting the OSCAR Charity dragon boat and meeting Olympic Rower Helen Glover Jeanius Consulting is celebrating its first year in business by being ‘highly commended’ for its entry in the Breaking the Mould Awards. The Breaking the Mould Awards,...
September 22nd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Port of Immingham’s Mission to Seafarers reopens following tidal surge devastation

Port of Immingham’s Mission to Seafarers reopens following tidal surge devastation
ABP Director Humber, John Fitzgerald performs the official opening with members of the ABP recovery team and Mission to Seafarers staff (image courtesy of Grimsby Telegraph) A vital part of Immingham’s port community was officially reinstated recently with the opening of the Mission to Seafarers, which...
September 19th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A conference on the “Impact of Shipping on Air in Northern Europe” at Saint Petersburg

A conference on the “Impact of Shipping on Air in Northern Europe” at Saint Petersburg
IAA PortNews is a leading media in the  marine industry of Russia. On  30 September to 1 October 2014, IAA PortNews will hold its own conference dedicated to NOx and SOx emissions in the Baltic Sea. The event is supported by Ministry of Transport of Russian and the National Chamber of Shipping of Russian...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Bunkering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route…

ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route…
ABP Director Humber John Fitzgerald and Cllr Mick Burnett officially open the ABP Observatory at the Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (image courtesy of Walton Media) ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route and wildlife habitat A brand new facility at the Cleethorpes Discovery...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More