Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

Inmarsat and IMSO collaborate to promote and enhance maritime safety in Vanuatu

Inmarsat and IMSO collaborate to promote and enhance maritime safety in Vanuatu
The tugboat “Warringa” 24 May 2017: Inmarsat (ISAT.L) has made available five Fleet One units to a pilot initiative that aims to bring change to the way ships connecting island communities in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu communicate. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) endorsed...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón in front of the monument dedicated to Seafarers at the Entrance of the IMO Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, visited the “International Monument to the Seafarers”, which is located at the entrance of the IMO headquarters, in London The monument,...
February 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for Spain, held a meeting with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for the United States (USA) during the celebration of World Maritime Day in London (UK) Ms. Carleen...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel
… Currently, global production of plastic surpasses 300 million metric tons per year and is forecast to double over the next 20 years. Only 10% of the waste generated is recycled with the remainder being incinerated, sent to landfill or left to pollute land and sea.* If the current trend continues...
January 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Environment, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Palumbo Shipyards CEO Antonio Palumbo

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Palumbo Shipyards CEO Antonio Palumbo
l to r: Mr. Antonio Palumbo, Ms. Lucía de Suñer and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Mr. Antonio Palumbo, CEO of PALUMBO Shipyards and his representative in Tenerife During the meeting,...
December 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”
Cadets ready to board “Volcán del Teide” Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the embarkation of other 26 Maritime Cadets in the ship “Volcán del Teide” of NAVIERA ARMAS A total of 26 Maritime Cadets...
December 17th, 2016 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with members of the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedoring Companies of Tenerife During the meeting, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón explained the progresses in the Boarding Program...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

SEA\LNG grows as 2020 global sulphur cap approved

SEA\LNG grows as 2020 global sulphur cap approved
1 November, 2016, London – SEA/LNG applauds the action taken by the International Maritime Organization at the 70th meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee, confirming that the global 0.5% cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel will come into force in 2020.  Certainty of the regulatory...
November 1st, 2016 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 31 October 2016 at 10 am EET – The IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has agreed to implement the global cap on the sulphur content of marine fuels effective from January 2020. Wärtsilä’s proactive development of exhaust...
October 31st, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit
London, Monday, October 17. Representatives from the African SAR (search and rescue) Group were able to pick up ideas on how to create a model based on the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (RCC) of the North Atlantic Group when the two parties met. The meeting was facilitated by the International...
October 17th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Capt. Mircea Sarbu from Galati Port Authority meets Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago in Tenerife

Capt. Mircea Sarbu from Galati Port Authority meets Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago in Tenerife
l to r: Capt. Sarbu Mircea and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of Capt. Mircea Sarbu, Harbour Master and Naval Authority of the Port of Galati (Romania). Galaţi is a city located in...
September 18th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

South Africa ratifies treaty covering fishing vessel safety

South Africa ratifies treaty covering fishing vessel safety
Peace Kennedy and Jan de Boer 19/08/2016  – Efforts to increase global fishing vessel safety have received a boost with South Africa becoming the seventh State to ratify the 2012 Cape Town Agreement. The treaty, which implements the Torremolinos Protocol, covers various important safety requirements...
August 19th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago on watersports events

Ms. María del C. Pérez, Mr. Carlos E. Alonso and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the presentation of the Plan on Nautical Activities and Water Sports “TENERIFE + BLUE”, at the Island Council...
August 18th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Sports | Read More

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”
A survey reveals the truth about the emotions of the seafaring community    23 June 2016, Kolkata: The unrest was already visible! Starting from community blogs to forum discussions seafarers across the globe expressed their disappointment as far as the working conditions in the ships are concerned....
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IBIA surveys members on transition to the 0.50% global sulphur caps

IBIA surveys members on transition to the 0.50% global sulphur caps
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall Ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) decision on the timing of the global 0.50% sulphur cap for marine fuels, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is advising its members on the potential impact of the shift. IBIA, whose members include...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The importance of Palumbo Tenerife Shipyards

The importance of Palumbo Tenerife Shipyards
l to r: Caudio M. Marciano, Lucía de Suñer, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Joseph Calleja and Vittorio Carratú Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with representatives of the company PALUMBO TENERIFE SHIPYARD in relation...
June 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Practical Exams on board…

Practical Exams on board…
The “Bencomo Express” Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, aboard the ship BENCOMO EXPRESS, carrying out the practical examination to three Captains of FRED OLSEN EXPRESS in order to obtain their “pilotage exemption” According...
April 5th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Waste dumping treaty celebrates 10th birthday Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force

Waste dumping treaty celebrates 10th birthday Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force
24/03/2016  – Precautionary sea dumping treaty celebrates ten years since entry into force The 1996 “London Protocol” covering the dumping of wastes at sea entered into force ten years ago today (24th March). The Protocol modernized the original “London Convention” dumping treaty,...
March 24th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, HR, Pollution | Read More

Compliance, communication and contingency – Counting down to SOLAS VGM

Compliance, communication and contingency – Counting down to SOLAS VGM
      Following from ICHCA: As you know, ICHCA as an NGO to IMO was involved in drafting the new SOLAS VGM regulations and is now working alongside IMO and other key industry bodies to facilitate global implementation of this landmark container safety rule. If you have not already done...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago at the SANTACRUCEROS Festival

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago at the SANTACRUCEROS Festival
Stand of Correíllo “LA PALMA” with a group of members of the Foundation; Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago is third from the left Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the stand of the “Correíllo LA PALMA Foundation”...
March 24th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), 3rd session, 14-18 March 2016

Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), 3rd session, 14-18 March 2016
Mandatory requirements on periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats and rescue boats agreed Draft mandatory requirements relating to maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear were agreed by the...
March 22nd, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s presentation at the Santacruceros festival

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s presentation at the Santacruceros festival
Presentation of “SANTACRUCEROS” Festival Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife participated in the presentation of the SANTACRUCEROS Festival, organized by Cohesion City-Port Factory (FACOCIP). FACOCIP is a non profit organization...
March 20th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More