Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

Experience the future of ship management – Hanseaticsoft to launch Crewing 2.0 at SMM Hamburg 2018

Experience the future of ship management – Hanseaticsoft to launch Crewing 2.0 at SMM Hamburg 2018
… Experience the future of ship management Hanseaticsoft to launch Crewing 2.0 at SMM Hamburg 2018 4th– 7th September 2018 6 August 2018 – Hanseaticsoft GmbH a provider of innovative, cloud-based maritime software, is exhibiting at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, the leading international...
August 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries
.. British and Irish seafaring unions have called for an urgent meeting with Irish Ferries to discuss concerns over the pay and conditions of the crew that will work on a new ‘super-ferry’ due to come into service in the autumn. SIPTU, RMT and Nautilus trade unions have written to senior management...
July 31st, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

HRAS & University of Bristol publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ report

HRAS & University of Bristol publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ report
 HRAS & University of Bristol Publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ Report Tuesday 24 July 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea in partnership with University of Bristol Human Rights Clinic and Human Rights Implementation Centre have published the first report on ‘Flag States and Human Rights’....
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Survey launched on welfare needs of superyacht crew

Survey launched on welfare needs of superyacht crew
… The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is partnering with MHG Insurance Brokers to launch a survey of seafarers who work on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector. Questions will be asked on food, cabins and communications, as well...
July 26th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security, Yachting | 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

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?
Lee Clarke Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning? According to Lee Clarke at Dynama, today’s mega mergers and alliances signal a tremendous business opportunity but what is the impact on workforce planning?  Here he takes us through the challenges and...
July 12th, 2018 | Energy, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018
News from The Nautical Institute includes: The New issue of The Navigator (No.18) Meeting the new president Members Webminar on MASS and a few more than interesting reports and news; log on and tell us your views: NEW! Issue 18 of The Navigator Vessel...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | 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

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday
Pope Francis has prayed for seafarers and fishermen and their families as churches across the world celebrated Sea Sundayon July 8. “I pray for them and their families as well as for the chaplains and volunteers of the Apostleship of the Sea,” the Pontiff said at the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s...
July 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Partnership launched to tackle slavery at sea

Partnership launched to tackle slavery at sea
William Azuh (Head, Africa Section, International Maritime Organization), Simon O’Toole (AoS Chair of Trustees), Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Captain Esteban Pacha (AoS Vice Chair of Trustees), Juvenal Shiundu (Senior Deputy Director, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organization). Seafarers’...
July 3rd, 2018 | Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

European social partners eager to make shipping more attractive for women seafarers

European social partners eager to make shipping more attractive for women seafarers
Martin Dorsman European Transport Workers Federation, (ETF) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) have today discussed possible solutions to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry in Europe. Currently only 2% of the seafaring workforce available for the EU fleet...
June 26th, 2018 | Associations, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer
Cadets on board The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme. Scott Bergeron,...
June 26th, 2018 | Flags, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning
Wellness elearning site International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands...
June 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday
The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP and Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society CEO, at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary reception at Westminster A host of industry representatives, MPs and members of the House of Lords joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society to mark its 200 years of supporting...
June 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference
GASLOG, an Associate Corporate Member of HELMEPA, held its European Crew Conference at Divani Apollon Hotel, in Athens, 8-9 May 2018, under the title “Guiding the Way into the 21st Century”. During the first day of the Conference, HELMEPA was invited and presented the issue of “Marine Litter, Plastics...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT today welcomed what it described as a long overdue but important breakthrough in qualifications to train the next generation of maritime‎ catering staff.   The union response follows an announcement by the Maritime Trailblazer Working Group,  which was set up to agree...
May 11th, 2018 | Education and Training, Food and Drink, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Rail | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – South Asian trade unions assert their rights

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – South Asian trade unions assert their rights
… Brussels, 4 May 2018 – In Chittagong, Bangladesh, on the International Labour Day of 1 May, the Platform member organisation YPSA brought together shipbreaking workers for a demonstration to claim their right for a healthy and safe workplace. OSHE, another Platform member, and YPSA also...
May 4th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired
In recognition of her dedicated service to the charity, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent presented Ann with a certificate at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary service The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has retired yesterday ...
May 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?
Constandinos Karikoglou Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done? by Constandinos Karikoglou* …More often than not, your ship condition suffers, as a direct consequence of ill use of office human resources, and bad cooperation within and between office departments. The recent market...
May 2nd, 2018 | Communication, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but…

RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but…
Mick Cash RMT welcomes news that Scottish government is purchasing NorthLink vessels but demands services are now taken into public ownership  RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “The union welcomes the news that these three leased vessels are being brought into the NorthLink fleet on a permanent...
April 26th, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva
Greg Vines, ILO Deputy Director-General for Management & Reform Last night, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) revealed the 2018 winners of its prestigious International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards at a high-profile ceremony in Geneva.  The awards honour...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, ILO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More