Archive for the ‘Medical’ Category

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Publication released on World Mental Health Day to promote the recognition of mental wellbeing as a key component of the health of seafarers, who live and work in conditions which sometimes generate not only...
October 9th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Synergy launches helpline to reduce seafarer suicides

Synergy launches helpline to reduce seafarer suicides
Captain Unni speaking at the annual Surabhi Synergy iCALL is available 24/7 and free of charge to maritime personnel worldwide Synergy Group has launched a new counselling service aimed at improving mental health support for sea and shore-based maritime personnel. iCALL is a free psychological helpline...
October 8th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Medical | Read More

Community Health Boost for Edinburgh Marina

Community Health Boost for Edinburgh Marina
.. London: Wednesday 26 September 2018 The developer of the landmark Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that detailed planning consent has been received for its community health centre and local retail provision at Chestnut Yard in the heart of the £500 million waterside scheme. The delivery...
September 26th, 2018 | Construction, Medical | Read More

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game
GAC Dubai’s Qualilty Manager, Sandeep Kumar, receiving the award from DNV representative Medical Devices Management System certification demonstrates company’s ability in specialised field Dubai, UAE 2 August 2018 – GAC Dubai has been awarded the ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Management...
August 2nd, 2018 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Medical | Read More

Eagle LNG, Crowley to Provide LNG for Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico

Eagle LNG, Crowley to Provide LNG for Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 27, 2018) ­– Crowley Fuels and Eagle LNG Partners have signed a multi-year agreement to supply a major pharmaceutical company in Puerto Rico with containerized liquefied natural gas (LNG) – an expansion of LNG supply chain services for customers seeking...
June 27th, 2018 | LNG, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Feb-2018 MOSQUITO ERADICATION CERTIFICATE  China MEASURES TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF YELLOW FEVER  China Mosquito Eradication Certificate Thursday, February 8, 2018, China Vessels from Nigeria, Peru and Brazil (except for the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba,...
February 8th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

VANQUISH TM – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures

VANQUISH TM – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures
… VANQUISH – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures by Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki M.D. Dermatologist, Dermatology Microsurgeon, Clinical Fellow Royal Free Hospital Non-invasive body contouring treatment is an ever-expanding category in aesthetics. Today there is an...
August 21st, 2017 | Health and Safety, Insight, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Canadian company ProMIS Neurosciences targets Alzheimer’s disease

Canadian company ProMIS Neurosciences targets Alzheimer’s disease
Gene Williams of ProMIS Neurosciences. Canadian company ProMIS Neurosciences targets Alzheimer’s disease By James Brewer A Canadian development-stage biotech company is using precision medicine to target what it says is the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...
May 31st, 2017 | Insight, Medical, Technology | Read More

Scientists at Bellerophon Therapeutics progress new therapy for deadly lung diseases

Scientists at Bellerophon Therapeutics progress new therapy for deadly lung diseases
Fabian Tenenbaum of Bellerophon Therapeutics. Scientists at Bellerophon Therapeutics progress new therapy for deadly lung diseases By James Brewer A big advance in therapy looks to be in sight for millions of people who suffer from serious lung disease. Nasdaq-listed Bellerophon Therapeutics is targeting...
May 1st, 2017 | Health and Safety, Medical, News | Read More

Specialist hygienic surfaces manufacturer cleans up with Queen’s Award

Specialist hygienic surfaces manufacturer cleans up with Queen’s Award
The whole world in their hands: BioClad director, Lindsay McKenzie, left and his team celebrate winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. BioClad, a specialist manufacturer, supplier and installer of hygienic cladding technology is the first business of its kind to scoop a Queen’s Award for Enterprise...
April 21st, 2017 | Awards, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

Enabling stem cells…

Enabling stem cells…
Shai Yarkoni (left) and Eyal Leibovitz of Cellect. Enabling stem cells: Cellect Bio sets out to offer ‘holy grail’ By James Brewer It is the holy grail of today’s advanced medicine – replacing a patient’s damaged tissues and parts with stem cell technology rather than attempting to fix the...
April 17th, 2017 | Medical, News | Read More

US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers

US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers
Edwin Thomas of Eleison Pharmaceuticals. US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers By James Brewer Patients with rare, life-threatening cancers may be offered new hope by therapeutic drugs which are in an advanced stage of development at a US private pharmaceutical company. The...
January 7th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Medical, News | Read More

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification
Hardware and web applications meet the requirements to support customers that store and transport pharmaceuticals throughout Europe Rochelle Park, NJ, September 20, 2016 –ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced...
September 20th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

The OSCAR Campaign

The OSCAR Campaign
Hello All, The OSCAR Campaign (one of Wista UK’s Charity of the Year) Next Friday, 16th September, we are hoping that we will be able to celebrate having raised £1.5m for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Can I tempt you to sponsor the Spinnaker boat in the third OSCAR Dragon Boat...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Despite Brexit, UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies project positive outlook

Despite Brexit, UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies project positive outlook
Stephen Elliott BREXIT WORRIES HOLD BACK SOME INVESTMENT BUT UK CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES PROJECT POSITIVE OUTLOOK Despite weakening sales and exports in Q2 2016, chemical and pharmaceutical companies are continuing their positive outlook in the midst of significant post-Brexit concerns....
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Medical, News | Read More

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide
“Zika Virus – Staying Safe, ” produced by Videotel, a maritime e-Learning leader, explains the dangers of the virus and how to help prevent its spread MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – July 27, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that it is offering Videotel’s new safety...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Breakthrough genetic test…

Breakthrough genetic test…
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Breakthrough genetic test reveals genetic diseases associated with ultrasound abnormalities in the embryo An innovative test reveals the genetic disorder in a fetus when the 1st or 2nd trimester ultrasound reveals abnormal findings. The test is called Fetalis®, the first...
July 26th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Professor Constantinos Pangalos is elected Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine The distinguished medical geneticist Constantinos C. Pangalos*, who has served as Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the Medical Faculty of Necker-Enfants...
July 26th, 2016 | Academia, Awards, Health and Safety, Medical, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry
Deteriorating seafarer health and poorly-stocked onboard medical chests are still major issues concerning maritime medical practitioners, which is why the International Maritime Medical Association (IMMA) has developed an App-driven Maritime Medical Stores Catalogue designed to ensure that vessel owners...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma
Steve Wright THOUSANDS of UK workers could be suffering from breathing and respiratory issues without realising that a huge range of everyday workplace substances, that are common across most industries, could be the cause according to a warning from workplace equipment supplier Slingsby. In many cases...
August 28th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…
Outside a temporary…accomodation: washed clothes hanging before the migrants departure to Piraeus… We have numerous times in writing expressed our dismay from the way the Migrants saga is being tackled by governments, politicians, organisations, ngo’s and others over the last four years,...
August 13th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment
Maria Pittordis In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended a UK class action case involving a Norovirus outbreak onboard a cruise liner.  The case, which involved an outbreak of gastroenteritis onboard the “THOMSON SPIRIT”, chartered...
July 31st, 2015 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Legal, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal
The National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) has brokered a pioneering HIV non-discrimination deal in an agreement signed with Mercantile Marine Management Ltd. 30/04/2015 The ‘special agreement’, added to the three-year memorandum of agreement that runs from 2015 to 2017, will cover around...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Medical | Read More

Asklepios Group achieves further growth in financial year 2014

Asklepios Group achieves further growth in financial year 2014
Stephan Leonhard, Vice-Chairman of the Group Hamburg, 28 April 2015. At Group level the Asklepios Kliniken Group is looking back at successful business performance in 2014. On the basis of a clear alignment as an integrated healthcare group,  the Asklepios Group posted particularly good growth rates...
April 28th, 2015 | Health and Safety, Medical | Read More