Posts Tagged ‘HELMEPA’

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program
. New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program A new decade has begun with renewed hopes and aspirations for all of us. Global shipping enters the new era facing a complex, demanding regulatory framework in pursuit of the goal of “Safe, Secure and Efficient Ships on Clean Seas”. To assist its Volunteer...
January 17th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA

Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA
Ms Irene S. Daifas, General Secretary of the BoD/HELMEPA, receiving the award Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA On Wednesday 11 December 2019, during an event hosted at the Athens Club, the Greek Section of The Club of Rome presented an award to HELMEPA for “its diachronic sensitivity and...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia
Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia The 5 seminars on “Empowering the Seafarer: Learning & Developing Soft Skills” of Potentia, which HELMEPA included for the first time in the Association’s 2019 training program, were successfully completed. Each seminar’s duration...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina
.. The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the “Dimitris Bogris” Auditorium of the Town Hall of Salamina Island and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 8 and 14 November 2019. In cooperation with the Directorate for Primary...
November 19th, 2019 | Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture
(L-R) L. Makris, Surveyor (Yachts & Small Crafts) /Hellenic Lloyd’s, Dr N. Mazarakis, Professor /Marine Meteorology, RADM J. Drymoussis, Deputy Commander/Hellenic Navy Fleet, G. Genikaliotis, Chairman/Vourkari Sailing Club and C. Triantafillou, HELMEPA “Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture” The...
November 14th, 2019 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

7th Annual HELMEPA – USCG meeting in Washington, DC

7th Annual HELMEPA – USCG meeting in Washington, DC
A commemorative photo call of the participants 7th Annual HELMEPA – USCG meeting in Washington, DC On Tuesday 15 October 2019, representatives of seven managing companies members of HELMEPA, accompanied by its Director General, Dimitris Mitsatsos and the Executive Coordinator Christiana Prekezes,...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”
Dimitris Mitsatsos, Director, General/HELMEPA, presenting the program “Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean” OnThursday, 3 October 2019 representatives of the maritime press in Piraeus, Greece were presented with this 3-year...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020
HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2019-2020 For yet another year, HELMEPA supports young people who want to continue their academic career, awarding scholarships for postgraduate studies in the fields of shipping, environmental science and marine engineering/technology. The 7 new scholars for the 2019-2020...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

HELMEPA is 37 years old!

HELMEPA is 37 years old!
HELMEPA is 37 years old!  Today, Tuesday 4 June 2019, is a very special day for HELMEPA, who is celebrating 37 years of operations and offering! We would like to express a big “thank you” to all the Members, Greek seafarers, companies and organizations, as well as stakeholders who contributed to...
June 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance
l to r: John Kokarakis, Tom Perlich, Sotiris Raptis and Helena Athoussaki Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance The second day of the inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Forum was successfully concluded on Thursday 30rd of May, at...
May 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide
.. HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide This summer, as has been the case for the last 37 years, HELMEPA is circulating motivational posters to remind us all of our duty to ourselves not to throw garbage in seas and on beaches! Featuring the “Seagull”, the two...
May 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA
A full house attending Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA On Thursday 18th April, the following day of the 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members, 40 Executives of Managing Companies, Members and non Members, were informed at the Piraeus Marine Club by the Association’s Director General,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members
(L-R) D.C. Mitsatsos, Dir. General, Dr G. Gratsos, Chairman, N. Bafaloukos, Treasurer and N. Gerassimou, Legal Advisor of the Board of Directors of HELMEPA 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members  The 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019 and was hosted once again by...
April 19th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…”

HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…”
1st Prize of the drawing competition in the category of children 5-7 years old and special Education Schools HELMEPA Junior members “dive into the ocean and discover…” With the theme “I dive into the ocean and discover…”  2,521 children members of the HELMEPA Junior...
April 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA
l to r:  Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Y. Shimizu and Chr. Prekezes, HELMEPA Executive Coordinator, at the environmental exhibition in Paleon Faliron The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA Today, 4 April 2019, HELMEPA was honored by the visit of Mr. Yasuhiro Shimizu, the Japanese Ambassador in Greece, who has...
April 4th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close
.. HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the Apostolopouleio Cultural Center of Tripolis and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 19 and 28 March 2019. In cooperation...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…
…  Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris, we thank you for everything you have contributed for the protection of the environment in our country. With great sorrow we were informed of the passing away of Niki Goulandris. Τhe Museum of Natural History will remind us all, in the years to come, of her...
February 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

HELMEPA cuts its traditional “Pita”

HELMEPA cuts its traditional “Pita”
HELMEPA’s Chairman, Dr George Gratsos cuts the traditional “pita” for the New Year In the presence of HELMEPA’s Honorary Members, the Board of Directors, the Chairman of the Ukrainian Marine Environment Protection Association- UKRMEPA, representatives of Moore Stephens Chartered Accountants and...
January 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HELMEPA at the USCG Eighth District in Louisiana

HELMEPA at the USCG Eighth District in Louisiana
  Commemorative photo of the meeting of HELMEPA representatives and senior officials of USCG Eighth District Following the meeting of the delegation of HELMEPA Member operators with the US Coast Guard at their Headquarters in Washington, DC, the association’s contacts extend to USCG Eighth District...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

“Dive into the Ocean”…

“Dive into the Ocean”…
“Dive into the Ocean” HELMEPA’s new environmental education Program It was with great satisfaction that HELMEPA received the approval of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs regarding the “HELMEPA Junior” environmental educational Program for the school year 2018-2019,...
September 28th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology | Read More

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters
. The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, was established on 4 June 1982 by the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and ship owners, who co-signed the Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Seas”.  By the Article 4 they declared: “We pledge our...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment | Read More

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close
George Gratsos receiving the commemorative plaque from HORC’s president  Ioannis Marangoudakis The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, which was organised by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club – HORC and this year was dedicated to the protection of the seas in cooperation with HELMEPA, came to a close...
August 1st, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta
HORC’s HQ’s The island of Paros was the last port of call of the contesting sailing boats in the 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, to which HORC (Hellenic Offshore Racing Club) and HELMEPA had given the motto “To Save the Seas”. Motivated by this motto, the crews of both the boats...
July 30th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HELMEPA and the Aegean Sailing Regatta at the island of Lipsi

HELMEPA and the Aegean Sailing Regatta at the island of Lipsi
All participants in a photo call… The informative and awareness-raising activities are continuing with HELMEPA’s support in the framework of the 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, which the organizer, Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC), has dedicated this year to the protection of the seas. On...
July 26th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More