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9th Maritime Employee Survey reveals rising confidence in shipping industry employment prospects

9th Maritime Employee Survey reveals rising confidence in shipping industry employment prospects
Shore-based shipping industry employees around the world feel slightly more positive about their employment prospects and are less likely to seek new positions in the near future according to research conducted by leading international maritime recruiter Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider...
February 8th, 2018 | Jobs, Reports | Read More

Government caves in to ship-owners as Chamber of Shipping confirms that announcement yesterday on minimum wage and Equality Act is meaningless

Government caves in to ship-owners as Chamber of Shipping confirms that announcement yesterday on minimum wage and Equality Act is meaningless
RMT’s Steve Todd SEAFARER RATINGS union RMT today responded with outrage to confirmation from UK ship owners that new Government guidance on seafarers and the National Minimum Wage will do nothing to tackle the sub-NMW pay rates which are rife in the UK merchant shipping industry. Comments from...
January 19th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino
Fuelling the growth pipeline: front row, centre, Fracino MD, Adrian Maxwell with new team members. The latest raft of appointments for Birmingham coffee machine manufacturer Fracino  – which  exports to over 70 countries worldwide – brings the multi-award winning team to 70-strong. The...
January 16th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme
l to r: Sophie Woolston, Ellie Lammiman and Charlie Taylor at the John Good Group Head Office in Hull Following another successful year for its national apprenticeship programme, a further seven apprentices have joined the John Good Group to begin careers in the shipping & logistics industry. The...
January 9th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Industrial strategy only viable if it tackles skills gap, say employers

Industrial strategy only viable if it tackles skills gap, say employers
… New report reveals lack of diversity in engineering and technical workforce could be fuelling recruitment shortage 81% of businesses surveyed agree that more employers need to provide work experience to help improve the supply of engineers and technicians Just over one in ten (11%) of the...
December 11th, 2017 | Associations, Jobs, Reports | Read More

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