Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

The Chios Marine Club event on MLC 2006

The Chios Marine Club event on MLC 2006
A warm welcome to Maritime Labour Convention 2006 Ioannis Couyou Last Tuesday  afternoon the Chios Marine Club and its President Mr. Marcos J. Tripolitis hosted a conference about MLC 2006 – an overview & outcome of voluntary inspections todate. The speech was given from Mr. Ioannis Couyou...
January 26th, 2012 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Organisations, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as Costa Concordia adds to loss woes

Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as Costa Concordia adds to loss woes
Financial climate will force insurers to review pricing, as “Costa Concordia” adds to loss woes. IUMI leader speaks of growing pressures to update business model. By James Brewer. Marine insurers need to abandon their “old fashioned” business model, regardless of any impact from the...
January 25th, 2012 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Germany’s recognition for Admiral Mitropoulos

Germany’s recognition for Admiral Mitropoulos
Admiral Efthimios Mitropoulos awarded the Grand Cross of Merit with Star and Sash Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany – In recognition of Adm(Rt-HCG) Efthimios Mitropoulos’ dedication and achievements in international shipping, the German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden awarded the Grand...
January 25th, 2012 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

CEOs targeted by anti-piracy campaign

 www.SaveOurSeafarers.com (SOS), the international anti-piracy initiative backed by 30 of the world’s largest maritime organisations, is to lobby support from business leaders to increase international pressure on Governments to take firmer action against Somali piracy. This violence and hostage-taking...
January 24th, 2012 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More

Greece: should the shit hit the fan?

Greece: should the shit hit the fan?
WITHOUT PREJUDICE By John Faraclas I will start with Edmund Burke’s cliché: “for the evil to flourish, all that is needed is for good people to do nothing.” Time and again I have warned in writing, and in particular ever since the millennium summer, of the coming economic situation on all fronts,...
December 29th, 2011 | Banking, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, European Union, Featured, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Story of the Year, Taxation | Read More

DNV and KEMA create a world-leading energy and sustainability company

DNV and KEMA create a world-leading energy and sustainability company
Henrik O. Madsen, DNV’s CEO Oslo/Arnhem: DNV has acquired 74.3% of KEMA’s shares, creating a world-leading consulting and certification company within the cleaner energy, sustainability, power generation, transmission and distribution sectors. DNV and KEMA will form a world-leading energy...
December 24th, 2011 | Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment | Read More

MOL Presents Long Service Awards to Filipino Seafarers

Hosts Gathering for Filipino Seafarers’ Family, Donates P600, 000 to international NGO in the Philippines TMitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) just announced that the company held a commendation ceremony for long-serving Filipino seafarers at the MOL Group seafarer manning company...
November 24th, 2011 | Corporate Social Responsibility | Read More