Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

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

The brilliant event for AMVER 2016 and the Celebration of 80 years of Propeller Club in Greece!

The brilliant event for AMVER 2016 and the Celebration of 80 years of Propeller Club in Greece!
The Board of Governors with USA’s Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic H.E. Geoffrey R. Pyatt On Monday, October 31st, 2016, the annual AMVER Awards Ceremony of the International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, was celebrated with great success, this year combined...
November 10th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Awards, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, People and Places | Read More

Panos G. Moraitis honoured with the Special Contribution Award for his ERCI initiative

Panos G. Moraitis honoured with the Special Contribution Award for his ERCI initiative
Panos G. Moraitis receiving the award Panos G. Moraitis, founder of Emergency Rescue Centre International (ERCI), was honoured for the Search and Rescue (SAR) operations at the Aegean sea, that have assisted more than 45,000 refugees and migrants reach safety to date at the 2016 Amver Awards Ceremony...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….

“Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” – Prof. Helen Thanopoulou spells it out….
Prof. Helen Thanopoulou With the intriguing title “Dealing with certain uncertainty in shipping” our  Chiot resident (also distantly originating  from Chios  island)  Professor Helen  (Elena) Thanopoulou of the University of the Aegean, was in the City  last night to give an open lecture to...
October 28th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Markets, Military, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI@798: a Mayday?

BDI@798:  a Mayday?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another four points since yesterday and at 798 points could be another Market Mayday; Geopolitics still certainly uncertain. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers “reduced” their losses at only 27 points and the BCI 2014 now stands at 1,248 points. The...
October 27th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

AkzoNobel awards shipping industry’s largest ever number of carbon credits to Grimaldi Group

AkzoNobel awards shipping industry’s largest ever number of carbon credits to Grimaldi Group
Dr André Veneman, Director of Sustainability, AkzoNobel, presents 109,617 carbon credits to Dario Bocchetti, Corporate Energy Saving Manager, Grimaldi Group. October 27, 2016: Leading global logistics company Grimaldi Group has received the largest number of carbon credits to have been issued through...
October 27th, 2016 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Autumn 2016 Reporting

Human Rights at Sea: Autumn 2016 Reporting
David Hammond CEO, Human Rights at Sea   Newsletter no.8      Our Reporting: Autumn (Fall) 2016)     View this email in your browser     Read Time: 7 Minutes CEO’s Summary The Autumn (Fall) period has been dominated by the inaugural International...
October 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Humber stars shine at ABP Chairman’s Awards

Humber stars shine at ABP Chairman’s Awards
The team from Hull’s All-Weather Terminal collect their award from ABP Chief Executive James Cooper, Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton and ABP Chairman Robert Walvis (third, second and first right respectively)(image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography) Staff from ABP’s ports of Hull, Goole, Grimsby...
October 14th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New global team formed to strengthen society’s resilience to shocks and stresses

New global team formed to strengthen society’s resilience to shocks and stresses
Dr Ruth Boumphrey   • Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Arup join forces to build resilience of society’s critical infrastructure • Increased globalisation needs a new response to shocks and chronic stresses A £10 million resilience engineering programme has been announced today, established...
October 14th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABP to highlight career opportunities at first Humber Recruitment Open Day

ABP to highlight career opportunities at first Humber Recruitment Open Day
ABP is hosting its first ever Recruitment Open Day on the Humber in a bid to fill current vacancies and highlight career opportunities within the ports and logistics sector (image courtesy of ABP) ABP’s Humber operation will be hosting its first ever recruitment fair at Port House in Hull on Wednesday...
October 13th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

From the “brig” to the autonomous ship

From the “brig” to the autonomous ship
The president of the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, John Sahinis opening the event The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots which was established in 1890 presented with great success 7th Hydra Shipping Conference “From the “brig” to the autonomous ship”  on Saturday, September...
October 13th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More