Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar’

MEPSEAS project launched to protect South-East Asia marine environment

MEPSEAS project launched to protect South-East Asia marine environment
.. Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment protection treaties. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/11-MEPSEASLAUNCH.aspx Senior...
June 27th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Letter from ICS to Myanmar Transport Minister

Letter from ICS to Myanmar Transport Minister
Peter Hinchliffe LETTER FROM ICS TO MYANMAR TRANSPORT MINISTER – RECENT CHANGES TO MYANMAR’s NATIONAL CARGO COLLECTION AND RELEASE POLICY Viewers might be interested in this letter sent from the International Chamber of Shipping addressed to Hon. U Thant Sin Maung (Myanmar Minister for Transport),...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar
Myanmar’s message. A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar By James Brewer Myanmar, seen by travel operators as one of the world’s most promising tourist magnets, attracted more than 5m international visitors in 2015. Hardly any of them got as far as the hilly eastern state of Kayah, but that...
November 11th, 2016 | Container shipping, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 13th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
November 13th, 2015 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

Cotton hails ‘momentous day’ for Myanmar labour movement

Cotton hails ‘momentous day’ for Myanmar labour movement
Steve Cotton ITF general secretary Steve Cotton hailed a momentous and historic day for the labour movement in Myanmar when he spoke at the inaugural congress of the Independent Federation of Myanmar Seafarers (IFOMS) on 31 March. 10/04/2015 In the presence of IFOMS union activists, a large international...
April 10th, 2015 | Associations, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Thome Group boost its presence in South East Asia…

Thome Group boost its presence in South East Asia…
Olav Eek Thorstensen THOME GROUP BOOSTS ITS PRESENCE IN SOUTH EAST ASIA BY OPENING MYANMAR MANNING AGENCY Thome Group, a global leader in quality ship management, has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning South East Asian shipping cluster by opening a Crew Recruitment and Placement Services Agency...
May 6th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

WSS invests in Asia to support increased offshore oil & gas activity

WSS invests in Asia to support increased offshore oil & gas activity
Joe Peng Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is expanding its network of supply points across Asia as it responds to an increasing level of offshore oil and gas exploration and production. The first new WSS supply point, at Songkhla, southern Thailand opened in January 2014 and other locations have been identified...
March 19th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

MOL President Koichi Muto Visits Myanmar

MOL President Koichi Muto Visits Myanmar
Koichi Muto MOL President Koichi Muto Visits Myanmar to Further Strengthen Business Cooperation with the Country – 11 March 2014 – TOKYO–Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) hosted an appreciation cocktail party for government leaders, customers, partners and MOL employees...
March 11th, 2014 | Events, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WSS opens Myanmar office to service opportunities in natural resources and offshore market

WSS opens Myanmar office to service opportunities in natural resources and offshore market
Bjorn Tonsberg Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened its first office in Myanmar (formerly Burma) as part of its global expansion programme. Since Burma has opened up to foreign investment following recent political reform, WSS has made plans on how to offer its customers a direct service from inside...
August 5th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More