Posts Tagged ‘UK Chamber of Shipping’

Government caves in to ship-owners as Chamber of Shipping confirms that announcement yesterday on minimum wage and Equality Act is meaningless

Government caves in to ship-owners as Chamber of Shipping confirms that announcement yesterday on minimum wage and Equality Act is meaningless
RMT’s Steve Todd SEAFARER RATINGS union RMT today responded with outrage to confirmation from UK ship owners that new Government guidance on seafarers and the National Minimum Wage will do nothing to tackle the sub-NMW pay rates which are rife in the UK merchant shipping industry. Comments from...
January 19th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

LISW17 Countdown: Opinion poll confirms ‘seablindness’ is a myth

LISW17 Countdown: Opinion poll confirms ‘seablindness’ is a myth
The City of London UK politicians and the general public have demonstrated overwhelmingly that they recognise shipping as the biggest mover of the nation’s imports and exports, according to a new study commissioned by the UK Chamber of Shipping. Leading pollster Comres surveyed 2,026 members of...
May 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seafarers UK to Host 24 Peaks Challenge Reception…

Seafarers UK to Host 24 Peaks Challenge Reception…
Photo of Carisbrooke Shipping team in Seafarers UK 24 Peaks Challenge event this year Seafarers UK to Host 24 Peaks Challenge Reception at UK Chamber of Shipping on 30 November For nearly a decade Seafarers UK has coordinated one of the most demanding and rewarding team-building events in the UK. The...
November 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry By James Brewer Shipping interests have been advised to seize the moment to lobby new ministers and their departments while the UK government is groping towards...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

European Maritime Social Partners visit Captain Mangouras

European Maritime Social Partners visit Captain Mangouras
The European Maritime Social Partners, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) together with the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) visited the Captain of the sunken Prestige oil tanker, Apostolos Mangouras in Athens on 24 June, to mark the International Day of the Seafarer. Fourteen...
June 29th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Society of Maritime Industries, British Marine and UK Chamber of Shipping sign MoU

Society of Maritime Industries, British Marine and UK Chamber of Shipping sign MoU
Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Shipping, Duncan Cunningham, Vice Chairman of The Society of Maritime Industries, Fiona Pankhurst, President of British Marine and Grahaeme Henderson, Vice President of The UK Chamber of Shipping signing the MOU at the Southampton Boat Show 2015. The Minister...
September 14th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

AkzoNobel’s Intersleek® and Carbon Credits methodology feature in the UK Chamber of Shipping’s ‘A Maritime Nation’

AkzoNobel’s Intersleek® and Carbon Credits methodology feature in the UK Chamber of Shipping’s ‘A Maritime Nation’
Trevor Solomon AkzoNobel’s Intersleek® marine coatings and its carbon credits methodology are to feature in a new in depth news programme A Maritime Nation.Commissioned by the UK Chamber of Shipping and produced by ITN Productions,  A Maritime Nation is an online news programme that will investigate...
September 8th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Survey of Global Industry Leaders

Survey of Global Industry Leaders
The UK Chamber of Shipping has published the results of a survey of 149 global shipping and maritime industry professionals’ attitudes to towards the UK, ahead of London International Shipping Week 2015. The findings provide a fascinating insight into the priorities of the global industry which moves...
September 7th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

Landmark Interferry conference looks to the future

Landmark Interferry conference looks to the future
Tim Reardon Issues including stowaway migrants, vehicle deck fires and the global economy will feature at the 40th annual Interferry conference, which takes place in Copenhagen from October 3-7 with an agenda shaped by headline news. The trade association is returning to the city for the first time...
August 12th, 2015 | Associations, Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping: Survey of global industry leaders

UK Chamber of Shipping: Survey of global industry leaders
            The ‘must attend’ event of 2015, offering well over 100 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry.   .   Ahead...
August 5th, 2015 | Associations, Shipping Centers | Read More

Efficient shipping finance seminar to be hosted in London next week

Efficient shipping finance seminar to be hosted in London next week
LONDON – 17 June, 2015: Fathom Maritime Intelligence and the UK Chamber of Shipping are set to host a unique seminar on efficient shipping finance on 24 June, 2015 in London. Held at Norton Rose Fulbright’s head office in Central London, the Efficient Shipping Finance seminar will provide a roadmap...
June 17th, 2015 | Shipfinance, Technology | Read More

WISTA – UK’s “Came by Ship” writing competition starts to take off!

WISTA – UK’s “Came by Ship” writing competition starts to take off!
Entries from UK schools and youth groups have already started to arrive for WISTA – UK’s maritime educational awareness competition – “CAME BY SHIP”. WISTA – UK, in conjunction with Seavision and Jeanius Consulting, and supported by the UK Chamber of Shipping, is running the “Came...
October 7th, 2014 | Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener…

Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener…
Martin Crawford Brunt presenting his paper at a full house Alternative fuels – Safer, Smarter, Greener – “A little bit of everything” By Jean Winfield, Jeanius Consulting Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) hosted another well attended event, sponsored by DNV-GL and held at the...
June 18th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Reception honours former UK Chamber Director-General Mark Brownrigg

Reception honours former UK Chamber Director-General Mark Brownrigg
Senior names from across the UK shipping sector attended a reception at the UK Chamber last night in honour of former Director-General Mark Brownrigg. Eight former UK Chamber Presidents, members of staff, representatives from Government and figures from across the sector were on hand to pay tribute to...
February 19th, 2014 | Associations, Events, People and Places | Read More

Feeding perpetual sea trial data to ships – Dr Rahim of ClassNK tells IMIF of this and other green, efficiency projects

Feeding perpetual sea trial data to ships – Dr Rahim of ClassNK tells IMIF of this and other green, efficiency projects
Michael Parker, Dr. Abdul Rahim and Jim Davis Shipping is a world leader in the proportion of money it spends on research and development, and classification societies are at the heart of initiatives promoting better ships, Dr Abdul Rahim, regional manager for Europe and Africa at ClassNK, told the latest...
November 20th, 2013 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, IMIF | Read More

UK Chamber welcomes first communications agency into membership

UK Chamber welcomes first communications agency into membership
Jean Winfield The UK Chamber of Shipping has today confirmed the first communications agency to join as one of its associate members. Jeanius Consulting is led by Jean Winfield, a PR, marketing and publishing specialist with more than twenty years’ experience in media and advertising. The Jeanius team...
November 14th, 2013 | Associations, Breaking News, Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Press and Media | Read More

United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping?

United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping?
Mark Brownrigg and Jim Davis United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping? UK Chamber chief offers answers at IMIF event British shipping interests have been buoyed by what they see as a new and constructive approach by the Government towards their industry. Speaking in London...
October 24th, 2013 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government | Read More

NGOs and shipping industry make ground-breaking joint call for review of legal discharge status of PIB

NGOs and shipping industry make ground-breaking joint call for review of legal discharge status of PIB
The number of seabirds recorded washed up on beaches in two incidents along the English Channel, covered in polyisobutene (PIB), has passed 4, 000. Now, leading wildlife conservation and animal welfare charities and the UK Chamber of Shipping, supported by the wider industry body MaritimeUK, have come...
May 13th, 2013 | Environment | Read More