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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

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios
l to r: Cadets with the Harbour Master of Chios Captain (HCG) Irene Argiri, Danae Bezantakou, Dr.George D. Pateras, Commander (HCG) Panteleimon Vatousis, Director of the Oinoussian Deck Officers Merchant Marine Academy, Athena Kanellatou from platinium sponsor Macgregor and Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos The...
October 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution | Read More

Davies Turner adds more apprentices

Davies Turner adds more apprentices
… Leading UK independent freight forwarder and logistics company Davies Turner & Co Ltd has recruited another 11 youngsters for this year’s trainee programme.  The scheme is now in its ninth successive year. The new recruits will learn all aspects of Davies Turner’s business during the...
September 24th, 2018 | Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck
Mick Cash Scottish ferry union RMT today expressed concern at the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from low-cost operator Seatruck to meet short term freight capacity demand on publicly subsidised Northern Isles ferry routes currently operated by Serco NorthLink. RMT General Secretary,...
September 17th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

“K” Line Invites Graduate School Student as Intern from Republic of Mozambique

“K” Line Invites Graduate School Student as Intern from Republic of Mozambique
.. “K” LINE has offered an internship program as part of a “Master’s Degree and Internship Program” of the “African Business Education Initiative for Youth,” also known as the ABE Initiative, sponsored by the Japanese government and its implementing agency, Japan International Cooperation...
August 20th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

CTS Offshore and MARPRO announces partnership

CTS Offshore and MARPRO announces partnership
.. London based CTS Offshore offering in-situ afloat asset integrity services for the offshore and marine industries worldwide and MARPRO have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with MARPRO representing CTS Offshore in Scandinavia on an exclusive basis. MARPRO is a specialist...
July 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives
The largest number of fatalities occur in construction British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise There were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017-18, an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year, reported the Health...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/06/27
Carleen Lyden Walker NEW VENUE | NEW FORMAT | NEW IDEAS | NEW OPPORTUNITIES | NEW ERA Honoring the Mariner This week, we honor mariners and the contributions they make to transporting more than 90% of the world’s goods and energy.  They are the backbone of our industry, enabling ships to be the engine...
June 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog
One of the clearest insights into what a future automated world will look like has been given by one of the shipping industry’s most thought-leading futurists. And the predictions are startling with a large number of roles in shipping likely to be automated, unless you are in the people-to-people business,...
June 11th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Jobs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh
Edinburgh Marina [London: Wednesday 6 May 2018] The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500 million waterside development, will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management

IMarEST partners with Norstar Shipmanagement and Norstar Crew Management
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced a partnership with Norstar Shipmanagement in Singapore and Norstar Crew Management in Myanmar. The partnership will support the enhancement, attraction...
May 22nd, 2018 | HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

The first free access database targeted for the Maritime Industry in Greece

The first free access database targeted for the Maritime Industry in Greece
From the Real Time Graduate open house day Real Time Graduates, founded in 2016, 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...
April 12th, 2018 | Charity, Communication, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event
l to r: Amanda Birca and Vivi Notias – internship winners, Mary Arvaniti, George Tsavliris, Nikos Marmatsouris, Irene Notias, Yara Alnajjar (volunteer) and  Naomi Cortez – shipping students Friends of Project Connect and the Greek shipping community gathered after work on Thursday, March 8th...
March 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón on the “Sea of Opportunities” project

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón on the “Sea of Opportunities” project
l to r: Daniel Almenar, President of FACOCIP, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Alberto Dieter, Manager of FACOCIP Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, held a meeting with representatives of the City-Port Cohesion Factory (FACOCIP) in order to participate in the “Sea of Opportunities”...
March 18th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) …

Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) …
Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) – Latest Training Opportunities – March 2018 E-bulletin Gain technical skills with an online course Industry leading qualifications to boost your CV Technical skills are at a premium for the maritime industry. The easiest way to show...
March 16th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More