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New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers

New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers
Nusrat Ghani MP, Maritime Minister  More young women will be encouraged to embark on a career at sea thanks to new funding announced on International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March) by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani.  Educational charity, the 1851 Trust, has been given £100,000 by the Department for...
March 8th, 2019 | Jobs, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions

One in five central banks has no women in senior positions
Danae Kyriakopoulou One in five central banks has no women in senior positions Central banks’ Gender Balance Index score is 25%, a six-percentage-point increase from 2018 Out of 173 central banks globally, only 14 are headed by women Thirty-five – 20% of the total – central banks have no women...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, HR, Jobs | Read More

EU and Britain: Pinnacle of paradoxes, Gender balance across financial institutions

EU and Britain: Pinnacle of paradoxes, Gender balance across financial institutions
British PM Theresa May Commentary: EU and Britain: Pinnacle of paradoxes By David Marsh in London Once again, Theresa May’s enemies are riding in droves to her rescue. A deal now looks probable for Britain to leave the EU (with a transition period) at the end of March or soon afterwards. The machinations...
February 28th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, HR, Jobs | Read More

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…
Captain Nishant Kumar on an offshore project. Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment: Capt Nishant Kumar of Anglo-Eastern and the Blue MBA Class of 2019 Capt Nishant Kumar is an advocate of ‘balance’ in two key areas of the maritime sector. He urges a balanced approach to the onset...
February 26th, 2019 | Academia, Featured, Insight, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Maritime HR Conference Keynote Speaker

Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Maritime HR Conference Keynote Speaker
Nusrat Ghani MP, Minister for Shipping Minister for Maritime Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Keynote Speaker of the 2019 Maritime HR Conference The Spinnaker Global Maritime HR Conference is taking place in London in May 2019, where Minister for Maritime Nusrat Ghani MP will be a Keynote Speaker. “We...
February 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –
Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society – Protecting our maritime past for the future – Feb 2019 Out of these, only 75 are currently protected under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973; protecting a restricted area around the wreck from uncontrolled interference. Modern...
February 20th, 2019 | Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum
WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum WISTA Cyprus announces their 3rd annual shipping forum. The forum’s theme for 2019 is “CrewingCyprus 2019” and it will be held on 20th of March, 2019, at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, offering free admission to all participants. CrewingCyprus 2019, will...
February 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract

Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract.   General Secretary Mick Cash said; “RMT has taken a number of protests over the fiasco of the Government’s Brexit ferry contracts to both the Department for Transport and the ports and...
February 9th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

RMT demands answers as scandal deepens over award of Government Brexit ferry contracts

RMT demands answers as scandal deepens over award of Government Brexit ferry contracts
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT today demanded answers from the Government over the terms and conditions of workers on their Brexit ferry contracts, and the publication of their legal advice on the procurement process, as the Chair of the Transport Select Committee released correspondence that raises serious...
January 30th, 2019 | HR, Jobs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV  IMCA SEMINAR ON THE USE OF THE COMPETENCE e-PORTFOLIO Understanding the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio How the e-portfolio works in practice Seminar – 5 February 2019, Aberdeen The International Marine Contractors...
January 29th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT on official confirmation today from P&O that they are ‘Flagging Out’ Dover-Calais Fleet to Cyprus

RMT on official confirmation today from P&O that they are ‘Flagging Out’ Dover-Calais Fleet to Cyprus
Mick Cash SEAFARER Ratings union RMT today poured scorn over P&O’s claim that Brexit was behind their decision to switch the entire Dover-Calais fleet from the UK to the Cypriot flag as the company finally confirmed publicly exactly what RMT has been warning of for weeks. RMT general secretary...
January 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Flags, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping
The ITF HQ’s in London 22 January 2019 – The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today expressed opposition to the decision of BHP to dump Australian crew from two vessels that carried iron ore from Port Hedland in Western Australia to steelworks in Port Kembla and to China. The...
January 21st, 2019 | HR, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

RMT welcomes transfer of Argyll Ferries to publicly owned CalMac from today

RMT welcomes transfer of Argyll Ferries to publicly owned CalMac from today
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT today welcomed the transfer of the Argyll Ferries contract to the publicly owned CalMac and heralded it as a victory for union members and the on-going campaign to end profiteering and uncertainty on Scottish Ferry services.  Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands,...
January 21st, 2019 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Mergers and Acquisitions, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity

Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity
. Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity  Company leaders must acknowledge their blind spots, respond to the needs of diverse groups, and focus on the measures that really work.  CLICK TO READ MORE FURTHER READING Two...
January 20th, 2019 | HR, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges
ITF’s Stephen Cotton, WMU’s Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim. Picture credits IMO Launch of ITF-WMU report: Transport 2040: Automation, Technology and Employment – the Future of Work ​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need...
January 15th, 2019 | Associations, Events, HR, IMO, ITF, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Technology | Read More

Reload Greece: 2018 Reflections – a year in review!

Reload Greece: 2018 Reflections – a year in review!
.. As the year comes to an end, in our final 2018 blog, we present you with an overview of our key developments in 2018 and our plans for 2019. Click here to read our CEO Effie Kyrtata’s blog which highlights how we expanded our operations, strengthened our voice and grew our community.  Watch...
December 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

Behavioural Competency Assessment

Behavioural Competency Assessment
In recent decades, the maritime industry has increasingly focused on ‘behaviour’ in relation to safety and operational performance.  This has, for the most part, been driven by the need to understand the ‘human element’ in many incidents, accidents and trends. A joint initiative between Intertanko...
December 17th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime union RMT to hold demo defending victimised Stena Line ‘Holyhead 3’ union reps on Sat 15 December

Maritime union RMT to hold demo defending  victimised Stena Line ‘Holyhead 3’ union reps on Sat 15 December
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT has confirmed that it will be holding a demonstration against management victimisation of union reps on Stena Line, Irish Sea, on: Saturday 15th December at: 11.30am, Stena House, Station Approach, Holyhead LL65 1DQ The demonstration – in support of the Holyhead 3 – is...
December 13th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

RMT response to today’s Government publication of figures of the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry

RMT response to today’s Government publication of figures of the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry
Mick Cash RATINGS union RMT today responded with scepticism to the Government’s publication of figures for the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry, based on data produced by the UK Chamber of Shipping. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Today’s figures are helpful in demonstrating,...
December 12th, 2018 | Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Ongoing partnership to empower port women

Ongoing partnership to empower port women
.. More women are joining the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry. To encourage this trend, IMO is supporting a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities entitled. Twenty-seven women from 18 developing countries* are taking part in the two-week “Women...
November 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?
Professor Averil Macdonald OBE Diversity – does it matter in shipping? by  Professor Averil Macdonald OBE, DSc, D.Univ, FInstP, FRSA. Emeritus Professor University of Reading, Senior Warden Worshipful Company of Fuellers. Organisations of all sizes across every industry sector are scrutinising their...
November 21st, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Comment, Communication, Featured, HR, Insight, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NSU secures jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers as government rules against flagging out Color Line vessels

NSU secures jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers as government rules against flagging out Color Line vessels
.. The Norwegian Government has ruled against the reflagging of Color Line vessels under the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) flag. This is a significant and hard fought victory for Norwegian seafarers and the ongoing ITF cabotage campaign. ITF affiliate, the Norwegian Seafarers Union (NSU),...
November 21st, 2018 | Flags, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

Improved Crew Evaluation System

Improved Crew Evaluation System
.. Personnel recruitment in the maritime sector has to comply with international and national requirements regarding the competence levels expected for rank. Shortage of qualified seafarers, especially officers, have been identified as a global issue that is likely to worsen in the future. For Crew Managers...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs
Mick Cash SEAFARER union RMT today demanded Government intervention to prevent the loss of hundreds of Scottish and UK seafarer Ratings’ jobs following Tidewater’s buy out of Gulfmark to form the world’s largest offshore supply vessel (OSV) company. Up to 300 Ratings jobs are on the line, with...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum

Jobs of the future to be keynote focus at Bermuda’s London forum
… Hamilton, Bermuda, November 7, 2018 – The changing nature of work and emergence of new jobs in the future will be the focus of the keynote speech at this month’s Bermuda Executive Forum in London. Organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the multi-industry November...
November 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Jobs | Read More