Archive for the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Category

Just what authority and responsibility does the Master have when he is under attack?

Just what authority and responsibility does the Master have when he is under attack?
Dr Aleka Sheppard The shipping industry’s concerns about the significantly evolving changes in the shipmaster’s traditional role over the years is the basis of this year’s renowned Cadwallaader Debate. Dr Aleka Sheppard, Maritime Arbitrator, Founder and Chairman of the London Shipping Law Centre...
October 12th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Less authority but more responsibility: A Growing problem for Ship masters?

Less authority but more responsibility: A Growing problem for Ship masters?
Michael Grey The position of the Ship Master, apparently enshrined in centuries of law, custom and practice, is showing evidence of strain in the light of 21st century ship operation and management. The Master’s traditional authority is widely perceived as being diminished while responsibility is...
October 12th, 2016 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Open Forum by Project Connect

Open Forum by Project Connect
A full house at the Tsakos Group of Companies auditorium with George A. Tsavliris at the podium Opportunities at Sea for a successful career in Shipping “Bridge to Success” Following its “Meet the Shipping Community” event of March 9th, Project Connect Athens organised the forum, Opportunities...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Thought for Food!

Thought for Food!
Following our last update on 22nd of September, things at the Bodossaki Foundation have been progressing. Faced with multiple challenges emerging from the economic, financial and social crisis, such as unemployment, which is currently at 26% and 50% among youth, the Foundation felt that it was critical...
October 10th, 2016 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, HR, News | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

The American Club – beach Cleaning event

The American Club – beach Cleaning event
From the Clean-up: members of the American Club, HELMEPA and friends THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB IN COOPERATION WITH HELMEPA SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZES THE FIRST “P&I” BEACH CLEAN-UP IN GREECE The American Club’s Manager’s Piraeus team, with the support of HELMEPA, brought Members and high ranking...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, P and I Clubs, Public and Legal Notices | Read More

Project Connect: Opportunities at Sea – 6th of October 2016

Project Connect: Opportunities at Sea – 6th of October 2016
“Bridge to Success” Open forum by Project Connect “Opportunities at Sea for a successful career in Shipping” Following  the “Meet the Shipping Community” event of March 9th and the kind invitation of Tsakos Group of Companies to continue with a Forum at his premises; we are glad...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Launching of the HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign on the island of Skiathos

Launching of the HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign  on the island of Skiathos
Mr D. Mitsatsos, Director General of HELMEPA HELMEPA’s “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences”, which is supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation (the Foundation) *, was launched yesterday, Monday 26 September 2016, on Skiathos...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers calls on Hanjin Shipping to think of the Seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers calls on Hanjin Shipping to think of the Seafarers
Ken Peters, Director of Justice and Public Affairs, The Mission to Seafarers, Global maritime welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, has today offered to help Hanjin Shipping in providing welfare support to their 2,500 seafarers on board 97 container ships. The South Korean container shipping giant,...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR | Read More

Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling

Legambiente joins Platform’s campaign for sustainable ship recycling
© Andreas Ragnarsson – http:// www.andreasragnarsson.com/portfolio/ portfolio/ Brussels, 19 September 2016 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes onboard Legambiente, its first-ever Italian member organization.  Legambiente is a non-profit association created in 1980 for the safeguard...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The island of Skiathos the next stop of the HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign

The island of Skiathos the next stop of the HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign
The “EducationalCommunityandPublicAwarenessCampaignontheMarineEnvironment, Shipping and Sciences” which is carried out by HELMEPA across 14 Greek towns and cities between 2014-2017 with the support of Lloyd’s Register Foundation* (the Foundation), moves on to the island of Skiathos from 26 September...
September 16th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Davies Turner apprenticeship scheme

Davies Turner apprenticeship scheme
It’s a ‘magnificent seven’ for Davies Turner apprenticeship scheme For the seventh year in succession, leading UK independent freight forwarder and logistics company Davies Turner & Co Ltd has recruited apprentices for its intensive two-year national apprenticeship and trainee programme.

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September 14th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Iconic steamship being restored to its former glory with help from AkzoNobel

Iconic steamship being restored to its former glory with help from AkzoNobel
September 13, 2016 – Restoration work has started on an iconic steamship regarded as the vanguard of 1930s Scottish engineering. TS Queen Mary is being transformed into one of the UK’s largest interactive maritime exhibits with help from AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business. Built in 1933...
September 13th, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime History and Museums, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The OSCAR Campaign

The OSCAR Campaign
Hello All, The OSCAR Campaign (one of Wista UK’s Charity of the Year) Next Friday, 16th September, we are hoping that we will be able to celebrate having raised £1.5m for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Can I tempt you to sponsor the Spinnaker boat in the third OSCAR Dragon Boat...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime Museum Rotterdam to stage first offshore exhibition

Maritime Museum Rotterdam to stage first offshore exhibition
New exhibition brings offshore ashore as the search for energy becomes an experience  Over forty-five leading companies in the shipping and offshore maritime sector are among those who have contributed to the funding for the first ever exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the offshore sector,...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Harris PYE Group implements global integrated management system

Harris PYE Group implements global integrated management system
Mark Prendergast The Harris Pye Engineering Group has implemented a Global Integrated Management System (Global IMS), which ensures that everyone working in any of their 16 facilities and offices around the world is working to the requirements of a new integrated manual. This brings together, and combines,...
September 6th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Circular 1/2016

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Circular 1/2016
Oslo Børs guidance on the reporting of corporate responsibility For: Issuers of equities listed on Oslo Børs and Oslo Axess, issuers of equity certificates listed on Oslo Børs and issuers of fixed income instruments listed on Oslo Børs Date: 05/09/2016 Circular 1/2016 All circulars from Oslo...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE
Chris David A new intake of graduate trainee engineers; the start of a new ‘term’ in their internal Weld School; three trainees over half way through a two-year Boilermaker scheme; and six graduates of the inaugural Boiler Assistant training course highlight the Harris Pye Engineering Group’s commitment...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Green Award and RightShip: Working together for quality shipping

Green Award and RightShip: Working together for quality shipping
Jan Fransen The Green Award Foundation and RightShip increase collaboration to promote safe, sustainable shipping. Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen and RightShip CEO Warwick Norman have signed an agreement to strengthen the recognition given to Green Award members in RightShip’s new online...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs
Singapore, 16 August 2016 – SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal with two commemorative slogan designs. On 12 August 2016, Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with...
August 16th, 2016 | Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Crew Health: Food safety on board

Crew Health: Food safety on board
When it comes to ensuring a fit and healthy crew, all vessels should apply food safety principles.  Even if not required by international regulations, good practice in regards to food safety should be in place as part of any operation. This helps to ensure that crew members remain in good health and...
August 10th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide
“Zika Virus – Staying Safe, ” produced by Videotel, a maritime e-Learning leader, explains the dangers of the virus and how to help prevent its spread MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – July 27, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that it is offering Videotel’s new safety...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships
Matthew C. DuBon and Clayton Riley Harbin (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 21, 2016) ­Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships are helping to further educational opportunities for two students of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA). Crowley recently awarded scholarships...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit
Rachel Mcadam and Lauren Caldwell Two daredevil co-workers, Lauren Caldwell and Rachael Mcadam, who work in the Shipping and Logistics department of the Armitt Group, will complete a Skydive on August 20th at Tilstock airfield in Shropshire to raise money for the Wolverhampton Neonatal unit. The dive...
July 21st, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Health and Safety, HR, People and Places | Read More