Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

The AllAboutShipping Greek Pre-Election Interview on Shipping issues on SBC TV Channel

The AllAboutShipping Greek Pre-Election Interview on Shipping issues on SBC TV Channel
John Faraclas Following Posidonia’s opening last week and our international editor’s interview, we bring you two video’s with John Faraclas’ live interview today on Greek and International  Shipping issues to Vassilis Tsekouras. The interview covers the Legal status of Greek Shipping and its...
June 13th, 2012 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Flags, Immigration, Jobs, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Taxation | Read More

NITROX – IMCA publishes guidance on surface supplied diving OPS

One of the most recent publications from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is ‘Surface Supplied Diving Operations Using Nitrox’ (IMCA D 048). Surface supplied diving is sometimes carried out using a breathing gas mix of nitrogen and oxygen, with a higher percentage of oxygen...
June 13th, 2012 | Books, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

WISTAs knows best for success!

WISTAs  knows best for success!
Matina Dede, Rea Metropoulou and Elftheria Magiafi from WISTA-Hellas with WISTA-Cyprus' President Despina Panagiotou-Theodosiou Last Thursday, at the Margi Hotel’s poolside in Vouliagmeni – south seaside-suburbs of Attica, over 350 members and staunch supporters of WISTA Hellas joined in...
June 12th, 2012 | Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New ISS GMT service launched to meet growing demand for digital bookings

Tim Davey ISS GMT, the marine travel division of Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, is responding to industry demand for greater digital control over bookings with new online tools and resources for the processing of airline travel, hotel accommodation,...
June 12th, 2012 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Executive Travel | Read More

Pageant leader built to LR rules

Pageant leader built to LR rules
Final preparation to the Gloriana The 24 metre long wooden row barge “Gloriana” that headed up Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant on the Thames was under Lloyd’s Register supervision and was just one aspect of the involvement of Maritime London members in the celebration. The barge was...
June 11th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

International Panel of Judges lined up for Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards

International Panel of Judges lined up for Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards
– IMO Secretary General announced as Chairman of Judging Panel – The countdown has started as the maritime and shipping industry gears up for the 9th annual Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards held in Dubai. Hailed as the ‘Oscars’ of the maritime world, the awards are...
June 11th, 2012 | Events, HR | Read More

A fortnight to go before European Human-powered- Sub Races (Bath Uni is UK contestant at Gosport)

A fortnight to go before European Human-powered- Sub Races (Bath Uni is UK contestant at Gosport)
Bath University represent the UK at European International Submarine Races  The University of Bath is fielding an enthusiastic team of students who have designed, built and hope to pilot their human-powered submarine to victory in the inaugural European International Submarine Races (eISR), competing...
June 11th, 2012 | Charity, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Visit Greece’s Maritime Museum at Posidonia

To all our viewers, we herebelow bring you in full the leter send by Dimitri (Miki) Capaitzis, currently President of HMTCA and FEMAS and sincerely hope you all pay a visit as well as advise all your friends on the Maritime Museum of Greece stand at Posidonia. It is a unique chance once you visit Posidonia...
June 7th, 2012 | Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Allseas Marine receives MLC certification

Spyros Lamprinopoulos, GL Certification Hub Greece; Kostas Sismanides Health Safety Environment and Quality Manager, Allseas Marine; Erik van der Noordaa, CEO GL Group; Michael Bodouroglou, Chairman and CEO Allseas Marine; Athanasios Reisoupoulos, GL Vice President Area Southern Europe; George Skrimizeas,...
June 6th, 2012 | Classification Societies, HR | Read More

Bureau Veritas launches e-learning programme for MLC training

  Claude Mellot Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has launched a web-based training programme to help companies in the shipping industry train their personnel for implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention. As the deadline for implementation of the Maritime Labour...
June 4th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

West End of London welcomes leading Brazilian contemporary artist

West End of London welcomes leading Brazilian contemporary artist
Girls just wanna have fun Nina Pandolfo’s alluring exhibition Feelings launched at Lazarides Gallery – By James Brewer Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, says Brazilian artist Nina Pandolfo, who is in town for her first London solo show, entitled Feelings. Nina wants to have fun with her work – at...
June 2nd, 2012 | Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

The ISS Lighthouse Relay Voyage Baton Arrives in the Asia-Pacific

  Das Nair, General Manager ISS Singapore, hands over the baton to Capt Atul Sarin, Master, Santos Express. Over $120, 000 already raised for local charities around the globe The ISS Lighthouse Relay Voyage baton, which is raising money for local charities supporting sick and disadvantaged people...
June 1st, 2012 | Charity | Read More

In aid of Greek Action in Africa

Mrs. Mero Kececioglou at the podium Last Thursday at the Yacht Club of Greece, the Consulate of Ivory Coast organised a charity dinner event in support of the Foundation Greek Action in Africa. Many members of the shipping fraternity as well as from other sectors of business life whole-heartily participated...
May 30th, 2012 | Charity | Read More

Plan to sell London’s Polish Hearth Club is quashed by members

Plan to sell London’s Polish Hearth Club is quashed by members
Basia Hamilton Overwhelming vote foreshadows new leadership for Kensington-based institution By James Brewer An extraordinary situation faces the Polish Hearth Club in London, following its extraordinary general meeting when a convincing vote overturned a decision of a few weeks ago to put the club premises...
May 30th, 2012 | Charity, Clubs, News | Read More

Renting an iPad at Posidonia

Renting an iPad at Posidonia
Coming to Posidonia? You can leave your laptop or tablet back home! An innovative travel service has started in Athens, offering travelers and visitors the option to rent Apple’s best selling gadget, the iPad. TravelPad Guides will be offering  travelers an Apple iPad with unlimited 3G Internet...
May 28th, 2012 | Executive Travel, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Art that heals, art that unites; art is truth!

Greek painters of Istanbul* The subject of this book** which has been painstakingly and loving prepared by Mayda Saris, is about Greek painters who were either born in Istanbul or raised there. A unique work which sets the example for more to be done and conquer the freedom and peace of reality; this...
May 27th, 2012 | Books, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The Hamburg School of Business Administration new educational fully accredited programmes in maritime management

The Hamburg School of Business Administration new educational fully accredited programmes in maritime management
Professor Orestis Schinas replying to questions Last Thursday Professor Orestis Schinas of the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) presented in the Piraeus Marine Club, a new fully accredited postgraduate programme in Shipping. HSBA is offering the MBA-Shipping, a part-time course aiming...
May 26th, 2012 | Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Children envisage our Planet in vibrant colors!

Children envisage our Planet in vibrant colors!
1st prize The young volunteers of the “HELMEPA Junior” environmental program showed us that they wish to live on a planet whose colors far surpass just those of grey and black. This is the conclusion that ensues from the artworks submitted as part of the 2011-2012 Panhellenic Drawing Competition...
May 25th, 2012 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Maritime Art, News | Read More

On Biodiversity Day, UN Chief Calls for Greater Protection of World’s Oceans

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Marking the International Day for Biological Diversity, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the fragile state of the world’s oceans, urging greater protection for marine biodiversity.   “Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the surface area of the globe. They...
May 25th, 2012 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations | Read More

Videotel launches new dynamic positioning course

High quality graphics and animations demonstrate clearly the principles and practice of dynamic positioning. VIDEOTEL launches new dynamic positioning course at 2012 DP Conference in London Dynamic positioning (DP) is essential to an ever increasing number of maritime sectors. Today there are over 1,...
May 22nd, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Municipality of Thessaloniki hosts HELMEPA

The Municipality of Thessaloniki hosts HELMEPA
The Mayor John Boutaris and on his left, HELMEPA's Director General Dimitris Mitsatsos HELMEPA is continuing the implementation of the Association’s “Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness” campaign, which is supported by the UK-based independent charity Τhe Lloyd’s Register Educational...
May 22nd, 2012 | Charity, Education and Training, Environment, Events | Read More

Oceanic power inspires vibrant creations by artist Misha Milovanovich

Misha Milovanovich Memories of seaside days by the Adriatic lift the London fashion spirit. By James Brewer Artist and designer Misha Milovanovich delights in looking back on a happy childhood spent by the Adriatic Sea, which she credits for giving a dramatic impetus to her creativity. These days Misha...
May 21st, 2012 | Charity, Fashion, Maritime Art | Read More

Sailors’ Society Scottish Bike Ride Saturday 15th September 2012

Get on your bike for the Sailors’ Society! We’re challenging teams of three to cycle 80km of beautiful Highland countryside and raise vital funds to support seafarers worldwide. This one-day ride will follow the Deeside Way, an existing cycle route following an old railway line built for Queen...
May 21st, 2012 | Charity, Sports | Read More

GAC calls for businesses to invest in ‘borderless learning’

GAC calls for businesses to invest in ‘borderless learning’
Damien O'Donoghue General Manager of GAC Corporate Academy left-presented with a token of appreciation by the HRM Awards Learning Conference In-house learning academies, e-learning technologies and robust ROI measures are key to modernising training and driving up performance, says GAC 21 May 2012,...
May 21st, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HRH Princess Anne visited the collection of Admiral Nelson

HRH The Princess Royal with Panos Laskaridis and his wife Marilena Laskaridis Last Thursday, the 17th of May,   HRH Princess Anne  visited the “Aekatherini Laskaridis Foundation” in Piraeus. The Princess Royal was welcomed by the President of the Foundation Panos Laskaridis, Vice-president...
May 20th, 2012 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Sports | Read More