Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

RMT protest in Aberdeen today against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja

RMT protest in Aberdeen today against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja
Picture credits RMT MARITIME UNION RMT has been demonstrating in Aberdeen today against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja. Workers are paid as little as £2.56 per hour on freight routes between Aberdeen and Orkney and Shetland on the Cyprus-flagged ship. Streamline has relentlessly profited...
April 21st, 2017 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

North P&I Club encourages members to use Seagull’s crew evaluation system

North P&I Club encourages members to use Seagull’s crew evaluation system
Collin Gillespie of North (left) and Mike McCabe of Seagull (right). North P&I Club is encouraging its shipowner members to consider the crew evaluation and benchmarking service offered by Seagull Maritime AS through an exclusive partnership between the two organisations. The initiative is part of...
April 19th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

RMT protest in Aberdeen this week against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja

RMT protest in Aberdeen this week against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be demonstrating in Aberdeen this Friday, 21 April, against poverty pay on Streamline Shipping’s MV Daroja. Workers are paid as little as £2.56 per hour on freight routes between Aberdeen and Orkney and Shetland on the Cyprus-flagged ship. Streamline has relentlessly...
April 18th, 2017 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Videotel Programme Focusing on Crew Health Promotes Good Practice to Aid Ship Efficiency

Videotel Programme Focusing on Crew Health Promotes Good Practice to Aid Ship Efficiency
Joe Pitcher Videotel, part of KVH Industries, has produced a series of 10 programmes with accompanying workbooks that explore the many aspects of crew health onboard. The “Healthy Living at Sea” series highlights many important areas, including the benefit of eating a balanced diet, regular exercise,...
April 10th, 2017 | Books, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Day of the Seafarer 25 June – Seafarers Matter – stay tuned!

Day of the Seafarer 25 June – Seafarers Matter – stay tuned!
#SeafarersMatter This year, once again, 25 June will mark the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS). DotS was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. Its stated purpose is to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers...
April 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish National Party conference tomorrow (Sat 18thMarch) at the Aberdeen Arts and Conference Centre from 9:00 a.m. in a bid to highlight the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign. RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom...
March 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports

Employers remain optimistic about the European Social Dialogue for Ports
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, 1st March 2017   – The European Social Dialogue for Ports was established in June 2013 by port employers and employees to identify challenges faced by the sector, improve health and safety conditions and raise awareness about the essential contribution of port...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón in front of the monument dedicated to Seafarers at the Entrance of the IMO Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, visited the “International Monument to the Seafarers”, which is located at the entrance of the IMO headquarters, in London The monument,...
February 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for Spain, held a meeting with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for the United States (USA) during the celebration of World Maritime Day in London (UK) Ms. Carleen...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

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

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference on Saturday in a bid to win further support for 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 of...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

BALEARICA continuous support on the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” in Tenerife

BALEARICA continuous support on the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” in Tenerife
… The Spanish shipping company BALEARIA collaborates actively with Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, in the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” BALEARIA has embarked a total of 20 students with the aim of training...
February 11th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seafarers Matter Conference (European Shipping Week) – 28 Feb 2017

Seafarers Matter Conference (European Shipping Week) – 28 Feb 2017
  We are pleased to announce four more additional speakers: –          Alain Vidalies, French Minister for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries –          Brian Simpson, European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea, European Commission –         ...
February 10th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seafarers: Good knowledge of nutrition must be high on the agenda…

Seafarers: Good knowledge of nutrition must be high on the agenda…
Christian Ioannou GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF NUTRITION MUST BE HIGH ON THE AGENDA FOR CATERING CREWS TO BEAT FATIGUE IN SEAFARERS – SAYS MCTC Crew members must be provided with nutritionally-balanced meals while onboard to avoid high levels of fatigue, says catering training provider Marine Catering Training...
February 9th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is pictured being welcomed on board Multraship’s Emergency Towage Vessel “Guardian” by Captain Henk Helmendag following a ceremony to mark the reopening of the renovated De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College in Vlissingen, Holland, on 3 February,...
February 8th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More

Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live

Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live
… Marlins, V.Group’s training business and Human Rights at Sea collaboration on a Diversity and Inclusion at Sea e-learning course is now available and being offered free of charge to individual seafarers for a limited time via Marlin’s online shop. The collaboration, which was announced in...
January 31st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News | Read More

DFDS Statement: False claims from RMT

DFDS Statement: False claims from RMT
In response to claims from the RMT published over the weekend regarding rates of pay aboard the vessel Finlandia, below is a statement from Gert Jakobsen, Vice President, Communications for DFDS. QUOTE There is absolutely and categorically no single rank on-board the Finlandia Seaways being paid £1.64...
January 30th, 2017 | Claims, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Remember the Seafarers, says ICS

Remember the Seafarers,  says ICS
Peter Hinchliffe As we sit down with family and friends to enjoy the good things that the festive season will bring, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) asks us to spare a thought for those men and women who make it possible.  “I am talking specifically...
December 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Communication, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Seafarers’ charity brings Christmas cheer to seafarers

Seafarers’ charity brings Christmas cheer to seafarers
… For seafarers visiting ports in Great Britain this Christmas, it can be a lonely time, hundreds or thousands of miles from their families.  For many, the sight of a port chaplain from the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) coming on board will be a welcome one. Before Christmas and on Christmas Day,...
December 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017
In 2015, Sailors’ Society launched its Wellness at Sea coaching programme. This initiative was developed in response to a call from within the industry to address the issue of poor mental health and the associated risks that can arise as a result of a life at sea. The vast majority of incidents occurring...
December 19th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News | Read More

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence
. The 9th Annual Crew Conference was held on November 22, in Manila, Philippines. The main theme for the event was the competence of seafarers. Delegates from all over the world participated and were informed of a new system which has been developed exclusively by RINA Academy Philippines to manage crew...
December 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | 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

Iran maritime & offshore exhibition opens doors for international industry

Iran maritime & offshore exhibition opens doors for international industry
A view from conference hall Exhibitors highly satisfied with successful 1st edition of IRANIMEX2016, powered by Europort From 18 – 21 October 2016 the first edition of IRANIMEX, powered by Europort took place on Kish Island in Iran. The exhibition hosted 300 exhibitors from 22 different countries who...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More