Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

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

“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration

“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration
“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration On Wednesday, EU Transport Ministers adopted the Opatija Declaration on the future outlook of EU Waterborne Transport. It aims to provide guidelines for the EU Member States for the development of maritime policy...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Almi Tankers S.A: one of the first maritime companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001 certification from Lloyd’s Register

Almi Tankers S.A: one of the first maritime companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001 certification from Lloyd’s Register
Capt. Stylianos Dimouleas, CEO, Almi TankersPhilippa Charlton, Marketing Director, Business Assurance & Inspection Services, Lloyd’s RegisterPanagiotis Kamarados, South East Europe Technical Manager, Business Assurance, Lloyd’s RegisterPetros Alafasos, Client Relationship Manager, Marine &...
March 11th, 2020 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events | Read More

British Safety Council welcomes government support for workers in the Budget Statement

British Safety Council welcomes government support for workers in the Budget Statement
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council British Safety Council welcomes government support for workers in the Budget Statement “It is right that the Chancellor is focusing on workers affected by the Coronavirus crisis” says British Safety Council Chief Executive Mike Robinson The...
March 11th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

British Safety Council announces winners of the International Safety Awards

British Safety Council announces winners of the International Safety Awards
Mike Robinson Chief Executive of the British Safety Council British Safety Council announces winners of the International Safety Awards 509 organisations from across the world achieve prestigious recognition of their work in health, safety and wellbeing The British Safety Council has today revealed the...
March 11th, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet
Liam Ryan St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet to attend WISTA’s 2020 International Conference In Hamburg The St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) has underlined it commitment to the need for greater gender diversity in the shipping industry by...
March 11th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 11, 2020 Global Markets Major global equity markets are back in the red amid growing scepticism about the effectiveness of measures adopted by governments and central banks to mitigate the economic...
March 11th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020

Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020
Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020 Annual dinner event and announcement of new Inductees have been rescheduled for Monday 5 October The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame has today announced that its Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020, that was scheduled...
March 10th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 10, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets bounced in early trade on Tuesday on market speculation for coordination stimulus from global policymakers to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak....
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Clyde & Co – Coronavirus and the impact on the cruise industry

Clyde & Co – Coronavirus and the impact on the cruise industry
Clyde & Co – Coronavirus and the impact on the cruise industry The cruise industry is the fastest growing sector of the travel industry, with an increase in demand of 20.5% in the past five years. Around 26.7 million people took a cruise in 2017, whereas around 28.5 million passengers chose...
March 10th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Holidays, Legal, Safety and Security | Read More

Posidonia Newsletter 2

Posidonia Newsletter 2
.. Posidonia Newsletter 2 Dear Viewers, Please find attached herebelow the 2nd Posidonia 2020 newsletter. We look forward to welcoming you to Posidonia 2020! The Posidonia Team Posidonia2020_Newsletter_Issue02
March 10th, 2020 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March

BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March
Peter Sand BIMCO: Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair 2020-10March Full report attached, extracts only below. Capesize remains submerged in the depths of despair While the Capesize segment has been massively impacted by the coronavirus, the smaller dry bulk segments are starting to recover...
March 10th, 2020 | BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index
.. Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index Tuesday 10 March 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.11.1 Commentary: Real-world engagement, better policies By Carolyn Wilkins in Ottawa The case for diversity and inclusion in central banks is clear. Central bank leaders recognise that welcoming...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, HR, Markets, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy

BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy
BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy BIOFOULING AND OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY – GLOFOULING PROJECT WEBINAR WOC Reaches Out to Engage Offshore Renewable Energy in Ocean re Solutions to Biofouling: Third GloFouling Project Webinar, 17 March 10 March 2020 The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the lead...
March 10th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean
John N. Faraclas Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 616; messy and perplexed Geopolitics coupled with chaotic Coronavirus advances brings down Planet Ocean’s economy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes,...
March 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage
Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage Sustainability issues within global supply chains will take centre stage at Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place...
March 9th, 2020 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Mar-2020 AMENDMENT OF BILLS OF LADING Chennai, India SUSPENSION OF CRUISE SHIP OPERATIONS United Arab Emirates CORONAVIRUS COUNTER-MEASURES Kuwait RESTRICTION ON CRUISE VESSELS ENTERING PORTS IN NORTHERN REGION Malaysia TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF ENTRY Qatar TEMPORARY BORDER RESTRICTIONS New...
March 9th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Medical, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday

BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday
.. BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Young Forwarders Network (YFN) is celebrating a very successful first year of operations. The YFN was launched in March 2019 to create several regional networking groups, run by young...
March 9th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, Logistics | Read More

LNG; A compass for sustainable shipping in the Eastern Mediterranean

LNG; A compass for sustainable shipping in the Eastern Mediterranean
Fernando Kalligas, Head of CEO Office at Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. (DESFA), Cpt. Weng Lin, Deputy CEO at Piraeus Port Authority S.A (PPA), Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy, YU ZengGang, Board of Directors Chairman at Piraeus Port Authority...
March 9th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG | Read More

RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal

RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal
Mick Cash RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal SEAFARERS Union RMT today responded to news confirming that Condor Ferries has been purchased by a consortium involving Brittany Ferries by demanding that the new owners take urgent action to resolve...
March 9th, 2020 | HR, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Shipping 4.0 Reimagined – New tech logs in and on full display at Posidonia 2020

Shipping 4.0 Reimagined – New tech logs in and on full display at Posidonia 2020
A view from the 2018 Posidonia exhibition Shipping 4.0 Reimagined – New tech logs in and on full display at Posidonia 2020. Tech start-ups and entrepreneurs will wow Posidonia 2020’s visitors and delegates this summer with their latest, high tech, digitally-enabled and data-driven solutions to age-old...
March 9th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More