Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

Inauguration of HELMEPA’s Child Art Exhibition at the Museum of the City of Athens

Inauguration of HELMEPA’s Child Art Exhibition at the Museum of the City of Athens
The Chairman of the Museum of the City of Athens - Vouros-Eutaxias Foundation Anthony Vogiatzis, painter Achilleas Drougas, with Irene S. Daifas and HELMEPA's Managining Director Dimitris Mitsatsos The Inauguration of the Exhibition titled “The Seas, Forests and Mountains are our Treasure” took...
May 3rd, 2012 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Maritime Art | Read More

Joint HELMEPA – US Embassy initiative for Clean Beaches

Joint HELMEPA – US Embassy initiative for Clean Beaches
US Ambassador Daniel Smith and Helmepa's Chairman Dr. John Coustas in the centre Volunteers from the U.S. Embassy in Greece and the American Community School (ACS) of Athens gathered on Friday 27 April at Kavouri beach in Vouliagmeni to participate in a beach cleanup coordinated by the Hellenic Marine...
May 3rd, 2012 | Charity, Environment, Events, Politics and Government | Read More

GL Group presents: Latest edition of “energize oil & gas“ magazine out now!

GL Group presents: Latest edition of “energize oil & gas“ magazine out now!
This year’s first edition of “energize oil & gas”, the customer magazine for GL Noble Denton, the Oil & Gas business segment of the GL Group, is now available in an electronic version. Published to coincide with OTC 2012 in Houston, this latest edition of “energize oil & gas”...
May 3rd, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

NORTH P&I Club updates definitive Guide to P&I industry

The ‘A’ rated, 170 million GT North P&I club has published a second edition of its comprehensive introduction to the critically important topic of maritime liability cover – otherwise known as ‘protection and indemnity’ (P&I) – which recent international casualties, pirate...
May 2nd, 2012 | Books, P and I Clubs | Read More

Alert!

Alert!
Alert! Issue No.29 –Why maritime educators matter so much Maritime educators carry fearsome responsibilities and play a key role in ensuring the safety and efficiency of the ships in which their students serve. Issue 29 of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert! focuses on the...
May 1st, 2012 | Books, Charity, Comment, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Nelson Collection of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus Greece

The Nelson Collection of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus Greece
The Aikaterni Laskaridis Foundation Mansion in Piraeus The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation is proud to announce that it has recently completed the exhibition of its important Nelson Collection at its premises on 2as Merarchias and Akti Moutsoupoulou Street in Piraeus. Housed in one of the city’s...
April 27th, 2012 | Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Chios Marine Club Elections

Chios Marine Club Elections
  l to r: Dimitris Monogioudis, Markos Tripolitis, Marianna Lionti, Georgios Lignos, Captain Pantelis Monogioudis, Andreas Kavafis and George Los At the recent elections that took place at the Metropolitan Hotel in Athens, Markos J. Tripolitis was re-elected as President of the Club. He is a Naval...
April 26th, 2012 | Charity, Events | Read More

Accident prevention: dealing with the human factor

Accident prevention: dealing with the human factor
Proper charting: a must! Accident investigation is a painstaking and often painful process and, more often than not, the outcome is a raft of new policies and measures to avoid reoccurrence. Yet, if well thought out and established company procedures are followed in the first place, tragic consequences...
April 25th, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Launch of Polar Ship Operations by The Nautical Institute

Launch of Polar Ship Operations by The Nautical Institute
The Nautical Institute has today launched Polar Ship Operations aimed at providing a comprehensive easy reference book for seafarers, shipowners and others who are planning to operate in that extreme environment. There has been an increase in activity in the polar regions recently as the maritime and...
April 25th, 2012 | Books, News | Read More

The Irene Rosberg’s interview

The Irene Rosberg’s interview
  Irene Rosberg Education, knowledge, training, mentorship or whatever you think of around these matters, is obviously what Irene Rosberg devoted her life for nearly 12 years, ensuring the quality of these ingredients, all of which comprise this educational umbrella for quality, in creating the...
April 25th, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABP launches marine apprenticeship scheme

Associated British Ports (ABP) is launching a new marine apprenticeship training scheme at its Humber port of Grimsby, Immingham, Hull, and Goole.  The scheme will create exciting career opportunities for local young people interested in becoming part of the operational teams that control all the shipping...
April 24th, 2012 | Education and Training, Jobs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marsh presents Lloyd’s with the original slip for RMS Carpathia

l to r Dan Glaser and John Nelson Marsh has presented Lloyd’s with the original insurance slip for the Carpathia, the ship that rescued more than 700 survivors from the Titanic after she sank 100 years ago. The historic document will be kept on permanent loan from Marsh as part of the Lloyd’s Collection....
April 24th, 2012 | Marine Insurance, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

“CUTTY SARK” – the great survivor

“CUTTY SARK” – the great survivor
The Cutty Sark during conversion Rhys Clift, Partner at Hill Dickinson on “CUTTY SARK” – the great survivor Captain Moodie, the first captain of “CUTTY SARK”, claimed she would “last forever”; and so far, even in the face of the ravages of time and misfortune, he seems to have been...
April 24th, 2012 | Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Marine experts join Hill Dickinson’s London team

Ian McLean Hill Dickinson’s outstanding marine, trade and energy team has been further enhanced by the appointments of legal director, Ian MacLean, and solicitors, Georgina Leonidou, Peter McNamee, Yumin Kim, Sophie Cordonnier and partner Andrew Gray. Ian, a master mariner, joins Hill Dickinson from...
April 24th, 2012 | HR, Legal | Read More

More power for EU Maritime Safety Agency to combat offshore pollution and piracy

 23 April 2012 – The European Agency for Maritime Safety (EMSA) would get new powers to step up cooperation against piracy, prevent maritime pollution, improve training for seafarers and help establish an EU maritime space without barriers under an informal deal struck on Thursday by Parliament’s...
April 23rd, 2012 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Cruising Through the Perfect Storm

Cruising Through the Perfect Storm
New report to analyse potential impact of IMO fuel emission regulations  Limits set out by the Marine Environment Protection Committee will reduce the maximum levels of sulphur in marine fuels to 0.1% and will come in to force in 2015.  This regulation is a positive step towards improving the environmental...
April 23rd, 2012 | Books, Cruise Industry, Environment | Read More

New “energize renewables​” magazine out now!

GL Group presents this year’s first edition of “energize renewables”, the customer magazine for the Renewables business segment of GL Group, available now as electronic version. Read “energize renewables” 1/2012 with articles on emerging wind energy markets such as Brazil and South Africa,...
April 23rd, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

The Antikythera Mechanism – ancient Greek inventions still at its best!

The Antikythera Mechanism – ancient Greek inventions still at its best!
Adm. (HN-rt) John J. Theofanides delivering his slides speech; on his right seated is the Centre's Director Adm. (HCG-rt) Stavros Michailides A two day event presentations in mid-March at the Island of Chios in Greece; the first day held at the amphitheatre of Homerion Cultural Centre* – Xylas’...
April 22nd, 2012 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The Maritime Law Library of Baron Leo Delwaide

The Maritime Law Library of Baron Leo Delwaide
The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation proudly announces the acquisition of the Delwaide Library of Maritime Law, one of the most important collections of books and scientific publications in the area of International Maritime Law. This Collection was put together over a period of almost 50 years by Prof....
April 20th, 2012 | Books, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

3rd IMarEST Condition based maintenance conference – dates annouced

David Loosley The removal of obstacles to cultural change for Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), and the human factors and strategic planning for optimised maintenance will lie at the heart of the 3rd IMarEST Condition Based Maintenance Conference to be held in London on Wednesday 26 – Thursday 27...
April 20th, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMCA Publishes two new pocket safety cards

Hugh Williams ‘Safety Coaching’ and ‘Workplace Fatigue’ are the two latest pocket safety cards in the series published by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) “These are card numbers 20 and 21 in the popular and effective series, ” explains Hugh Williams, IMCA’s Chief...
April 20th, 2012 | Associations, HR | Read More

WISTA Hellas Charity Event 2012

WISTA Hellas Charity Event 2012
l to r: Anna-Maria Monigioudi, Eleftheria Magiafi, Maria Alexandraki, Jenny Pournara, Eugenia Saridou - the leaving BoD of WISTA-HellasIn light of the international financial recession, the continuing shipping crisis, the local political instability and the forthcoming national elections; the departing...
April 20th, 2012 | Charity, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Justice for Sefarers?

Justice for Sefarers?
”The prospect of criminal charges is daunting for any human being…”. A worrying indictment of the plight of seafarers has been delivered by a far-reaching survey of the experiences of seafarers facing criminal charges with seafarers complaining of unfair treatment, intimidation and a lack of legal...
April 19th, 2012 | HR, News | Read More

Titanic: Selene and Helios, fire, ice and war

Titanic: Selene and Helios, fire, ice and war
Another account on the “Titanic”, this time by Rhys Clift, partner at Hill Dickinson. The British, Greeks and the Norse share a remarkable maritime heritage. And the Greeks, Norse and the Gaelic peoples, the forebears of the British, heavily represented by the men who built Titanic and those who...
April 18th, 2012 | Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Slips, trips and falls represent nearly one in three of the large personal injury claims submitted to the UK P&I Club

Slips, trips and falls represent nearly one in three of the large personal injury claims submitted to the UK P&I Club
New Risk Focus publication aims to reduce the incidence of such accidents Following the launch of its Bow Tie loss prevention initiative in January 2012, the UK P&I Club is now embarking on the publication of a series of ‘Risk Focus’ booklets which highlight specific areas of risk. This month...
April 18th, 2012 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More