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STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM
… Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.  An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as...
November 13th, 2017 | Academia, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact
From the event The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference took place in London on Saturday 28th October. The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture...
November 1st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

BDA: Business groups support middle-school career studies

BDA: Business groups support middle-school career studies
l to r: ABIC’s Greta Peters; Amanda Outerbridge, BMA; Lisa Marshall, Education Officer for Social Studies; social studies teacher Nicole Grant;Dawnnelle Walker, former CEO, Bermuda Insurance Institute; Richard Winchell, ABIC; and social studies teacher Dean Foggo. Hamilton, Bermuda, October 12,...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Trade Union Votes to Tackle Stena Ferries

Trade Union Votes to Tackle Stena Ferries
… Ferry Officers to be Balloted for Industrial Action Nautilus UK branch conference condemns Stena Line threat to UK jobs Stena Line officers could be balloted for industrial action unless the company starts to engage in meaningful negotiations over a threat to UK seafarers’ jobs on its North...
October 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Claims, Disputes, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

RMT “SOS 2020” shipping protest in Hull, Saturday 30th September 2017

RMT “SOS 2020” shipping protest in Hull, Saturday 30th September 2017
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT will be holding an event which will promote the aims and objectives of the union’s national SOS 2020 campaign in Hull this Saturday as follows: Saturday 30th September, 10am-4pm outside Hull Maritime Museum, Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3DX. A map to the venue is...
September 27th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

KVH Introduces Videotel Performance Manager, a Breakthrough Solution for Maritime Training

KVH Introduces Videotel Performance Manager, a Breakthrough Solution for Maritime Training
Mark Woodhead Combines award-winning content and a cutting-edge software platform for transforming a fleet’s training activities MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – September 11, 2017 – To help maritime operators ensure that crew are training and performing at their peak, KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:...
September 11th, 2017 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Environment, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, the Red Ensign will be flown ashore to raise awareness of our dependence as an island nation on our past, present and future Merchant Navy seafarers. The Red Ensign has since 1854 been the official flag...
August 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home
The “Seccadi” A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence made funds available to support the crew of both this vessel and MV Toba,...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT highlights threat to industry on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

RMT highlights threat to industry on ‘Day of the Seafarer’
Mick Cash SEAFARERS’ UNION RMT today welcomed the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer, this Sunday 25 June 2017, in recognition of the vital role of 1.5 million seafarers in transporting billions of tonnes of goods and equipment and hundreds of millions of passenger across...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, HR, ILO, IMO, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations
British Marine’s Senior External Relations Executive, Andrew Harries, provides an update on the General Election result, the Queen’s Speech and the start of the Brexit negotiations. Two weeks on from a rather staggering General Election result, the UK has started Brexit negotiations with the EU,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare
To date more than 1,000 seafarers have benefited from Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme, equipping them to better cope with the stresses of life at sea Leading P&I insurance provider renews its support of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea programme for a further year The...
June 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future. Increased world trade will likely increase the 95% of imports...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, Jobs, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…
Councillor George Davies, Deputy Leader, Wirral Council; Mersey Maritime Chief Executive Officer Chris Shirling-Rooke and Martin White, Chief Executive, Stream Marine Training MERSEY MARITIME HELPS SECURE MERSEYSIDE INVESTMENT FOR OFFSHORE TRANING FACILITY Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning
RMT SOS 2020 demonstration in Aberdeen Harbour against Streamline Shipping this morning.  Maritime union RMT stepping up the pressure on shipping companies who charter vessels with crew working on board for rates of pay below the legal UK minimum wage.
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Maritime knowledge hub doubles industry engagement in first 12 months of opening

Maritime knowledge hub doubles industry engagement in first 12 months of opening
Chris Shirling-Rooke Mersey Maritime is hailing the success of its first 12 months since moving into the Maritime Knowledge Hub. The trade representative body for the maritime and related industry sectors across the Liverpool city region set up its office within the newly opened Maritime Knowledge Hub...
June 6th, 2017 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 1/3 years’ salary

The expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 1/3 years’ salary
View of a Young attractive woman during job interview MARPRO – Maritime Quiz launched Finding the right employees is essential for most companies. And the expense of hiring the wrong candidate can be up to 50.000$ depending on position. To avoid mistakes, it is important to not only focus on professionalism....
May 29th, 2017 | Communication, HR, Jobs | Read More

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close
Myth: Improved U.S. Jobs Market The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Jobs, Oil Industry | Read More

The impact of Brexit | Singapore office launch | Dutch maritime growth

The impact of Brexit | Singapore office launch | Dutch maritime growth
April 2017 It’s been an exciting month for Spinnaker. We opened our Singapore HR office in March, which seems a landmark moment in our 20th year. Our HR Consulting division is going from strength to strength – our conference is on 18/19 May and if you’ve...
April 4th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs | Read More

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