Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 24, 2020 Global Markets The Fed announced yesterday additional measures to offset the severe disruption to the economy caused by COVID-19, including purchases of US treasuries and mortgage-backed securities...
March 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UGS: Aid of the shipping industry in the battle against the pandemic

UGS: Aid of the shipping industry in the battle against the pandemic
Theodore El. Veniamis, Aid of the shipping industry in the battle against the pandemic During these unprecedented trying times that our country is going through along with the entire planet, suffering from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), through its collective body, the...
March 24th, 2020 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA
Mikko Kuosa, CEO, NAPA Group Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA NAPA – intelligent, digital solutions for safer, greener and more efficient maritime industry Helsinki, Finland – 24 March 2020 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has today announced the appointment...
March 24th, 2020 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

YSA brings breath of fresh air to Splendor dining experience

YSA brings breath of fresh air to Splendor dining experience
La Veranda guests can dine in the intimacy of an alcove even as they look out over endless sea views. YSA brings breath of fresh air to Splendor dining experience  In upholding the luxury and sophistication for which the Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand has become renowned, new fleet addition Splendor also...
March 23rd, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Mar-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 MARCH-4 APRIL 2020 Worldwide UPDATED COVID-19 INFORMATION Norway SAFETY MEASURES FOR VESSELS Grand Bahama Anchorage, Bahamas MARINE CREW DEEMED ESSENTIAL Canada INSTRUCTIONS TO PORTS FOR DEALING WITH COVID-19 PANDEMIC India COVID-19 RESPONSE (20...
March 21st, 2020 | Health and Safety, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

COVID-19: Government Job Retention Scheme announced

COVID-19: Government Job Retention Scheme announced
COVID-19: Government Job Retention Scheme announced Financial support for workers and the self-employed On 20 March, the government also announced that pubs, restaurants and cafes are ordered to close from Friday evening and other leisure businesses as soon as possible to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak.  COVID-19...
March 20th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Maritime Association of NY/NJ Reschedules International Maritime Hall of Fame Dinner

Maritime Association of NY/NJ Reschedules International Maritime Hall of Fame Dinner
l to r: Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, Celebrity Cruises Inc.; James R. Mara, President Emeritus, Metropolitan Marine Maintenance Contractors’ Association; James I. Newsome III, President and CEO, South Carolina Ports Authority; Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, President and CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation...
March 20th, 2020 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Coronavirus- How to Beat it

Coronavirus- How to Beat it
COVID-19 symptoms are a dry cough and fever Coronavirus- How to Beat it In the wake of the pandemic COVID-19, leading maritime training companies Seagull Maritime and Videotel have launched a new programme called: “Coronavirus- How to Beat it.” Available free to the maritime industry, the programme...
March 20th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…
John Faraclas The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*… Is there any inasmuch proviso to solve the perplexed Dry and Wet Markets or the Coronavirus – this unprecedented story engulfing everything all over Planet Ocean, or anything else the Business Hooligans of the Universe have...
March 19th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual
In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – MARCH 19, 2020: Anyone working in the shipping industry will know that face-to-face meetings and networking is what we do best. As organisations worldwide increasingly turn to virtual solutions...
March 19th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting
COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting Thursday, March 19 – Brussels – In the wake of the informal meeting of the Council of Transport Ministers, the ETF has once again sent a letter to Commissioner Vălean. The ETF waited for the outcome of this...
March 19th, 2020 | Associations, Automobiles, Health and Safety, HR, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ron Krisanda appointed Executive Chairman, Survitec

Mr Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman, Survitec Ron Krisanda appointed Executive Chairman, Survitec Survitec, a global safety and survival solutions leader, has announced the appointment of Ron Krisanda as Executive Chairman for its worldwide life-saving equipment business. As Executive Chairman, Krisanda will...
March 18th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK appoints new President & CEO and executives

ClassNK appoints new President & CEO and executives
Hiroaki SakashitaPresident & CEO, ClassNK ClassNK appoints new President & CEO and executives Tokyo – Current Senior Executive Vice President Hiroaki Sakashita has been appointed as President & CEO as well as a Representative Director of leading classification society ClassNK, effective...
March 18th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

COVID-19 Latest developments from transport workers

COVID-19 Latest developments from transport workers
COVID-19: Latest developments from transport workers Tuesday, March 17- Brussels Ahead of tomorrow’s extraordinary meeting of the Council of Transport Ministers, the ETF is once again reiterating its previous demands to the European Commission (6/03, 11/03, 13/03). All transport sectors are being...
March 17th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Posidonia rescheduled for October 2020

Posidonia rescheduled for October 2020
. Posidonia rescheduled for October 2020 In view of the escalating challenges we all face as a result of the Coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic and the need to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our exhibitors and visitors while at the same time complying with WHO and Greek Government guidelines, we have...
March 17th, 2020 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Mar-2020 PRECAUTIONARY PROCEDURES Yemen UK & IRELAND ADDED TO EUROPEAN TRAVEL BAN United States CLOSURE OF LAND AND AIR PORTS Libya SUSPENSION OF SHORE LEAVE Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Precautionary procedures Sunday, March 15, 2020, Yemen In response to the COVID-19...
March 15th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Health and Safety, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-Mar-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 MARCH 2020 Worldwide UPDATED CORONAVIRUS MEASURES Turkey REGULATIONS UPDATE IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Taiwan ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Poland VESSEL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ILLNESS OR DEATH United States EMBARKATION/DISEMBARKATION SUSPENDED Panama HEALTH...
March 14th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus…

Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus…
John Faraclas Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended down two points since yesterday at 631 amid an unprecedented Geopolitical mess and an “uprising” feeling that something very bad will develop all over Planet Ocean due...
March 13th, 2020 | Comment, Health and Safety, HR, Insight | Read More

COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now!

COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now!
COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now! Friday, March 13 – Brussels Last week, the European Transport Workers’ Federation, who represents more than 5 million transport workers from more than 200 transport unions and 41 European countries, wrote to the Commission...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, News | Read More

HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures

HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures
HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures To everyone in the HFW community, We are continually monitoring the developing COVID-19 outbreak and implementing contingency plans to protect our colleagues, clients and everyone in the HFW community. We have systems in place to allow remote working across our international...
March 13th, 2020 | Communication, Health and Safety | Read More

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab
The new Cyber SHIP Lab will complement the existing ship simulator (Image – University of Plymouth) Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab Experts in cyber security and maritime operations are forging ahead with the creation of a first-of-its-kind research facility...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president

New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president
John Denholm; photo by Mark Earthy New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president 13 March 2020 – The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched its new Strategic Plan for the next five years on the day John Denholm took over from Sir Michael Bibby as Chamber President. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus

Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus
Christian Ioannou, Managing Director Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a worldwide issue. As the World Health Organisation has stated, it is uncharted territory. Key to prevention is hygiene, therefore it’s no surprise that MCTC has seen an increase...
March 13th, 2020 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety | Read More

Significant ships of 2019

Significant ships of 2019
Significant Ships of 2019 Comprising a selection of around 35 newbuildings over 100m in length delivered during the year, the 2019 edition of Significant Ships will be published in February 2020. Featuring general arrangements, ship descriptions, technical particulars and photographs, the publication...
March 13th, 2020 | Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 13, 2020 Global Markets At its policy meeting yesterday, the ECB approved credit and liquidity measures that were not far from market expectations to contain the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak. A few hours...
March 13th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More