Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day
Harry TheochariChair of Maritime UK Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day by launching two brand new initiatives aimed at boosting gender diversity within the maritime sector  •    Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Taskforce will meet in Belfast today to launch two new initiatives...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award
Paul Doell March 6, 2019 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Paul Doell, National President of the American Maritime Officers (AMO), has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2019. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction in...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles | Read More

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring
The Cover of “Effective Mooring”  OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring 4 March 2019 London Mooring is one of the most complex and dangerous operations for ship and terminal crew. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. That’s why the Oil Companies International...
March 4th, 2019 | Books, Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers

Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President and CEO Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers Fully-managed crew Wi-Fi portal is key component in new service package powered by Fleet Xpress that incentivises ship owners and operators to enhance connectivity...
March 4th, 2019 | Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…
Captain Nishant Kumar on an offshore project. Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment: Capt Nishant Kumar of Anglo-Eastern and the Blue MBA Class of 2019 Capt Nishant Kumar is an advocate of ‘balance’ in two key areas of the maritime sector. He urges a balanced approach to the onset...
February 26th, 2019 | Academia, Featured, Insight, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

Columbia Shipmanagement takes eLEARNING in Shipping to the next level

Columbia Shipmanagement takes  eLEARNING in Shipping to the next level
…. Columbia Shipmanagement proudly announces the launch of its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems. It is the first time a ship manager has partnered with a multinational computer software company to implement a global LMS solution for its entire eLearning courses....
February 26th, 2019 | HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Maritime HR Conference Keynote Speaker

Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Maritime HR Conference Keynote Speaker
Nusrat Ghani MP, Minister for Shipping Minister for Maritime Nusrat Ghani MP announced as Keynote Speaker of the 2019 Maritime HR Conference The Spinnaker Global Maritime HR Conference is taking place in London in May 2019, where Minister for Maritime Nusrat Ghani MP will be a Keynote Speaker. “We...
February 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced
London.UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce that its Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme has had its intellectual property (IP) reinforced in respect of protecting the original concept, logo, name and the work of the charity through the award of a Trademark by the UK Intellectual...
February 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet
ss Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry. “The publishing of such an image, which has understandably provoked criticism, highlights just one case of many that go unreported around the...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum
WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum WISTA Cyprus announces their 3rd annual shipping forum. The forum’s theme for 2019 is “CrewingCyprus 2019” and it will be held on 20th of March, 2019, at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, offering free admission to all participants. CrewingCyprus 2019, will...
February 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Danica takes on ultramax new building

Danica takes on ultramax new building
Snowman built on the “Port Imabari’s” maiden voyage. Crew management specialist Danica is pleased to announce it has been entrusted with the crew management of the newbuilding ultramax Port Imabari for Lisbon headquartered Portline Bulk International. Delivered in January, the 63,500...
February 15th, 2019 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract

Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT on cancellation of Seaborne Freight government Brexit ferry contract.   General Secretary Mick Cash said; “RMT has taken a number of protests over the fiasco of the Government’s Brexit ferry contracts to both the Department for Transport and the ports and...
February 9th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Navigational assessment focus for issue 20 of The Navigator

Navigational assessment focus for issue 20 of The Navigator
.. 05.02.19 – The 20th issue of The Navigator focuses on the importance of a navigational assessment and why it is different from an audit. The milestone edition of the free publication from The Nautical Institute is published this month and available both in print and online. Articles include...
February 5th, 2019 | Associations, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer
Sailors’ Society port chaplain Steve Loader recently visited Mohammed A maritime charity which is supporting a sick seafarer in Torbay Hospital is calling on people to send him their well wishes. Indonesian Mohammed Rosuli was hospitalised on Friday (25 January) after complications from an operation...
January 31st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning
Mick Cash RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning   General Secretary Mick Cash said;  “This is the only growth area of spending in the offshore oil and gas sector.  “Over the next decade UKCS decommissioning must benefit UK employment to reduce...
January 25th, 2019 | Energy, Gas, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Oil Industry, Rail | Read More

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!
All participants and contributors On Tuesday, 15th January 2019, the Project Connect team held its first formal presentation of the “Adopt-A-Ship” educational program for Teachers, Department of Education officials, Ship Owners and other shipping industry representatives at the Piraeus Marine Club. Project...
January 21st, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Killing of Fesaitu Riamkau: A Fijian Crewman

The Killing of Fesaitu Riamkau: A Fijian Crewman
15 January 2019 Any advice for people going to sea? “It’s up to them. Anything can happen at sea.” Munivai Taukave Lorenti London.UK. Human Rights at Sea today publishes a new redacted case study, including witness statements detailing the background to the killing of Fesaitu Riamkau in Panama,...
January 16th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

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

RMT to take demands for a fair deal for workers on BREXIT Ferry contracts direct to Chris Grayling

RMT to take demands for a fair deal for workers on BREXIT Ferry contracts direct to Chris Grayling
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT will be taking the demands for a fair deal for British workers on Government Brexit ferry contracts direct to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling on Friday morning. RMT will be holding a protest outside the DfT at 10am on Friday 11th January (Department for Transport, Great...
January 8th, 2019 | Claims, Cruise Ferry, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | 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

The Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message – Call to action on seafarers’ mental health

The Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message – Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
London, December 13, 2018 – The Mission to Seafarers has reaffirmed its commitment to developing new mental health services in 2019 in response to increasing concerns around mental wellbeing at sea. Speaking to many leading industry figures, including the UK Shipping Minister, at its annual Festival...
December 13th, 2018 | Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall

Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall
Seafarer Adriano Gicos is recovering in hospital with support from Sailors’ Society port chaplain Ailton De Souza A Filipino seafarer is recovering in hospital after fracturing his spine falling from a ladder on 14 November. Adriano Gicos, 55, was descending into the ship’s hold when he slipped...
December 4th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills
The European Commission will co-finance the project ‘Futureproof Skills for the Maritime transport sector (SkillSea)’ as publicly announced at a signature ceremony hosted by the EU Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, on 20 November 2018. The project aims to develop strategies to identify and meet...
November 21st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More