Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

IMCA welcomes the UK Home Office concession

IMCA welcomes the UK Home Office concession
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the short term concession by the Home Office to immigration rules concerning seafarers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. However, IMCA notes that the recent change by the Home Office...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The New World

The New World
Frank Coles, CEO Transas A message from Frank Coles, CEO of Transas on the International Day of the Seafarer 23 June 2017: On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea for extended periods of time. The future facing...
June 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, IMO, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations, Shipmanagement | 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

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017
The Baltic Exchange where the GSCC offices Viewers can find herebelow the link for the Annual Report 2016-2017 of the G.S.C.C., which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 22nd June 2017, at the Baltic Exchange. From the Chairman: Dear...
June 21st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Reports, 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

Express Pegasus ferry maneuvering at Mesta port in Chios

Express Pegasus ferry maneuvering at Mesta port in Chios
The “Express Pegasus” maneuvering at Mesta Port in Chios, Greece Here is one more video by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou with maneuvering of a roro/ferry, The Express Pegasus” of Hellenic Seaways at the southern port of Mesta on the Greek island of Chios in the eastern Aeagn Sea taken...
June 19th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Day of the Seafarer – ten days to go! take our new quiz (new questions for 2017!!!)

Day of the Seafarer – ten days to go! take our new quiz (new questions for 2017!!!)
15 June 2017 – Ten days to Day of the Seafarer 2017 …..to kick off our ten day countdown, IMO is launching a brand new Day of the Seafarer quiz, testing your knowledge of ports, maritime affairs and IMO instruments. Take the quiz and share your score on FaceBook and Twitter! With only ten days...
June 15th, 2017 | IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | 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

CIC on MLC,2006 has achieved its goal of creating more awareness

CIC on MLC,2006 has achieved its goal of creating more awareness
Richard Schiferli Port State Control Officers in the Paris MoU region have performed a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 in the period from 1 September to 30 November 2016. The aim of the CIC was to verify that the minimum standards for working and living...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Offshore rig market must drill deeper to achieve a lasting turnaround, says MSI

Offshore rig market must drill deeper to achieve a lasting turnaround, says MSI
MSI’s James Frew Analyst begins quarterly sector coverage by contrasting recent market optimism with the impact of rig utilisation rates on near-term earnings London, June 6, 2017. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy, has forecast a challenging...
June 6th, 2017 | Drill ships, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs

Shipowners’ Club: Yacht manning levels – FAQs
The Club is often approached by yacht owners and operators for advice on manning levels. This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions to assist Members with their specific operations. How are minimum safe manning levels established? Assessment criteria will vary between Flag States...
June 6th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Yachting | Read More

Seafarers ‘charity supports ship crew after master’s death

Seafarers ‘charity supports ship crew after master’s death
Fr Colum Kelly AoS port chaplain Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has responded to the pastoral needs of a group of seafarers after their captain was found dead on their ship during a voyage from New York, United States to Tilbury, Essex. The container ship, Santa Bettina, was a week...
May 24th, 2017 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Religion | Read More

Columbia and Marlow deal with Lufthansa

Columbia and Marlow deal with Lufthansa
COLUMBIA SHIPMANAGEMENT AND MARLOW NAVIGATION SIGN BLUE SKY THINKING PARTNERSHIP DEAL WITH LUFTHANSA INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS Columbia Shipmanagement together with Marlow Navigation have underlined their individual commitment to a digital agenda in quality shipmanagement by signing a ground-breaking partnership...
May 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dover launch of RMT SOS2020 seafarers’ campaign tomorrow

Dover launch of RMT SOS2020 seafarers’ campaign tomorrow
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT will formally launch the Dover element of the on-going “SOS 2020” campaign tomorrow, Thursday 11th May, 6pm at the RMT’s Dover Office, Maritime House, Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9BZ. As an island nation and net importer, our economic, social and security interests...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Less cash onboard isn’t just a saving, it’s necessary for sustainability, says ShipMoney

Less cash onboard isn’t just a saving, it’s necessary for sustainability, says ShipMoney
Stuart Ostrow, President, ShipMoney LESS CASH ONBOARD ISN’T JUST A SAVING, IT’S NECESSARY FOR SUSTAINABILITY, SAYS SHIPMONEY Speaking at CrewConnect Europe earlier today, global maritime financial services company ShipMoney has advised maritime leaders that reducing the amount of cash onboard can...
May 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

North P&I Club says good on-board interest is vital to getting the right crew

North P&I Club says good on-board interest is vital to getting the right crew
Tony Baker, Loss Prevention Director, North P&I Club North P&I Club is encouraging its shipowner members to consider the importance of internet access on their ships to ensure they continue to attract, recruit and retain high quality crews. The issue of internet access, part of a campaign by...
May 9th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs | Read More

MtS to develop its justice and welfare work in the United Arab Emirates

MtS to develop its justice and welfare work in the United Arab Emirates
THE MISSION TO SEAFARERS in the UAE (MtS) is refocussing its operations in the region to enhance its justice and welfare team and further combat human rights abuses against seafarers by unscrupulous manning agencies and ship owners. In the last two years, the Dubai-based team has dealt with 298 vessels...
May 4th, 2017 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

North P&I Club and Seagull Maritime team up to tackle global crew skills shortage

North P&I Club and Seagull Maritime team up to tackle global crew skills shortage
James Moran, Director (Singapore), North P&I Club 02 May 2017 – North P&I Club has entered into an exclusive partnership with Seagull Maritime AS to incentivise its shipowner members to consider Seagull’s crew evaluation and benchmarking service. The initiative is part of a pioneering campaign...
May 4th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

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