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RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Conservative Party conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Conservative Party conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish Conservative Party conference tomorrow (Sat 4th March) in a bid to highlight the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign. RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom in the maritime sector. The collapse in the number...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

RMT welcomes review of Scottish Ferries procurement policy

RMT welcomes review of Scottish Ferries procurement policy
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT today welcomed Transport Minister Humza Yousaf MSP’s review of ferries procurement policy in light of the European Commission’s view that lifeline Scottish ferry services can be exempted from re-tendering regulations under ‘Teckal’ case law. RMT and the Scottish Government...
February 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Jobs, Politics and Government, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

BIFA urges forwarding community to get behind apprenticeship initiative

BIFA urges forwarding community to get behind apprenticeship initiative
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), which has been encouraging an employer group that is behind a specific Apprenticeship Standard for an International Freight Forwarding Operative, now calls on the wider freight community to provide broader support for the initiative. The...
February 1st, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, HR, Jobs | Read More

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs
Maritime school to include INTTRA training module in its coursework Cape Town, South Africa and Parsippany, NJ – January 25, 2017 – South Africa-based School of Shipping, which offers adults an education in maritime studies specifically relating to importing and exporting, and INTTRA, the...
January 25th, 2017 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maritime union RMT responds to important new report on UK seafarer jobs

Maritime union RMT responds to important new report on UK seafarer jobs
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT responded to the report published today on UK Seafarer Projections, carried out for the Department for Transport by Oxford Economics, in line with the recommendations of the Maritime Growth Study. The report forecasts significant increases in the UK shipping industry’s...
January 19th, 2017 | HR, Jobs | Read More

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect
From the Rock & Roll charity fundraising When the going gets tough, the tough go partying By Katia, Mary, and Irene They say that laughter and fun are the best medicine.  In order to relieve the stress piled up in 2016, friends in the Greek Shipping Community organized another innovative party that...
December 19th, 2016 | Charity, Events, Jobs, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”
Cadets ready to board “Volcán del Teide” Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the embarkation of other 26 Maritime Cadets in the ship “Volcán del Teide” of NAVIERA ARMAS A total of 26 Maritime Cadets...
December 17th, 2016 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Reload Greece: Join our FREE IGNITE workshop at LBS

Reload Greece: Join our FREE IGNITE workshop at LBS
The first phase of Reload Greece’s Young Entrepreneurs Programme (RGYEP) is coming to an end.  During our IGNITE workshops, we traveled to 7 Universities across the UK, ran 14 workshops, and reached 300 participants.  Our mentors have committed 40 hours of their time to create business ideas,...
November 23rd, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Jobs, Markets | 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

8th Maritime Employee Survey reveals confidence in shipping industry jobs at an all-time low

8th Maritime Employee Survey reveals confidence in shipping industry jobs at an all-time low
Heidi Heseltine More shore-based employees in the shipping industry are concerned with their job security than ever before according to research conducted by leading international maritime jobs specialist Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider Coracle. The 8th Maritime Employee Survey published...
November 15th, 2016 | HR, Jobs, Reports, Special Surveys | Read More

Use training to direct the future of shipping says ICS Chairman

Use training to direct the future of shipping says ICS Chairman
Esben Poulsson Manila 15 November 2016: Training acts not only as a career enhancer, but also plays an essential role in the modernisation of the shipping industry as a whole, said Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) today, as he delivered the keynote speech at this...
November 15th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Project Connect at A-HC of Commerce

Project Connect at A-HC of Commerce
Irene K. Notias Bridge from education to employment Project Connect participated in forum by the Employment Committee  Project Connect Athens participated in the “Bridge from education to employment” forum, hosted by the American – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Athens...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maritime salary survey released

Maritime salary survey released
The Maritime HR Association has just published its tenth annual salary survey – allowing members to benchmark their shore based roles around the globe. The HR Consulting team at Spinnaker Global have spent the last few months receiving, checking and reviewing thousands of lines of salary data provided...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Petrospot and Oil Recruitment announce new partnership for the bunker sector

Petrospot and Oil Recruitment announce new partnership for the bunker sector
Petrospot is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Oil Recruitment, the international search and selection specialist for the oil and energy industry. As part of its drive to develop and expand its portfolio of services, training and resources for the marine fuels and wider shipping industries,...
October 19th, 2016 | HR, Jobs | 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

RINA News Jobs Special Issue October 2016

RINA News Jobs Special Issue October 2016
The Newsletter of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects October 2016 RINA News – Jobs Special Issue is published regularly, with a worldwide subscription of over 28,000 naval architects and other engineers in the global maritime industry. The following positions are...
October 13th, 2016 | Associations, HR, Jobs, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | 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

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

Student work experience is solution to engineering/ technology skills gap

Student work experience is solution to engineering/ technology skills gap
Naomi Climer Student work experience is solution to engineering/technology skills gap, say employers New report reveals pessimism around impact of Brexit on engineering sector 62% of engineering employers say graduates don’t have the right skills for today’s workplace, while 68% are concerned that...
September 20th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | 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

New salary benchmarking for seafarers

New salary benchmarking for seafarers
Since 2005, Spinnaker Global’s HR Consulting division has been collecting and analysing salary data for shore-based roles in the global maritime industry. In 2017 they will be launching salary surveys for seafarers. This initiative has been driven by demand from members of the Maritime HR Association...
September 12th, 2016 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Captain Antonio M. Padron y Santiago on the boarding program for Maritime Cadets and issues faced…

Captain Antonio M. Padron y Santiago on the boarding program for Maritime Cadets and issues faced…
Captain Antonio M. Padron y Santiago It is well known the serious problem faced by Nautical Cadets in the absence of places in ships to make their mandatory “training period at sea” and, therefore, unable to access the professional world. Studies by IMO and EU show that from now until 2030,...
August 10th, 2016 | Academia, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago continues to mentor newcomers

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago continues to mentor newcomers
l to r: Max Sommerkamp, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Roberto N Rodríguez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with two of the Cadets who have embarked on Drill Ships of PACIFIC NAVAL REGISTER OF LONDON LTD. (PNRL) The...
July 29th, 2016 | Associations, Drill ships, Energy, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More