Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Layers of London

Layers of London
Discover fascinating collections of material related to London’s history and see these records on a map of London. Explore Layers of London – a new digital platform enabling you to peel back the layers of London’s history to discover its people and places, and to share your own stories. Did...
September 21st, 2018 | Archaeology, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea
Simon Clarke MP presenting an award to David Jones, Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager at PD Ports, to mark their signing up to Operation Clean Sweep, at the British Plastics Federation Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons today, Monday 10 September. Teesport has become the first...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

LOC Acquires REMBRANDT Licence

LOC Acquires REMBRANDT Licence
Collision Tanker Vs Bulker View from Bulker Maindeck (LONDON, U.K.) – London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has announced that it has purchased its own in-house licence of BMT’s industry-leading navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.  The software which has been developed over a 25-year period, is already...
September 17th, 2018 | Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook

Threat of ‘currency bullying’, The UK’s macroeconomic outlook
.. Commentary: Threat of ‘currency bullying’ By Otaviano Canuto in Washington In July the IMF released its 2018 External Sector Report, its latest assessment of the current account balances of the world’s 30 largest economies. There are reasons to expect abrupt alterations ahead, particularly...
September 14th, 2018 | Banking, Insight, Markets, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation
James Holmes, CIO, North P&I September 10, 2018 – North P&I Club has recently been awarded the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which is awarded to companies who have successfully implemented systems to protect themselves against common cyber threats.  With constant...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Merchant seafarer union RMT celebrates Merchant Navy Day by flying the Red Ensign

Merchant seafarer union RMT celebrates Merchant Navy Day by flying the Red Ensign
Mick Cash Merchant seafarer union RMT today celebrated Merchant Navy Day by flying the Red Ensign, the flag of the UK Merchant Navy from Maritime House in London and Regional Offices across the country. RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “We are pleased to participate in the annual Merchant Navy...
September 3rd, 2018 | Anniversaries, HR | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: After the US and Mexico reached a NAFTA deal earlier this week, Canada rejoined talks aiming to either participate in this agreement or strike a separate one. Otherwise, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on...
August 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Integration programme focuses on uniting strengths of Evac and Cathelco

Integration programme focuses on uniting strengths of Evac and Cathelco
Cathelco Factory  In the three months since Evac Group acquired Cathelco, the UK manufacturers of equipment for the marine industry, considerable progress has been made in harmonising the operations of the two companies. The aim is to create a single integrated global business drawing on the technical...
August 27th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Forwarders say Government statements still leave questions unanswered

Forwarders say Government statements still leave questions unanswered
Robert Keen It is interesting that the UK Government has today supplied information to businesses on trading with the EU if there’s no Brexit deal. “As most of the visible trade that takes place between the EU and the UK is managed by freight forwarders and logistics professionals on behalf...
August 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Alex Hersham, CEO of Zencargo comments on Dr.Liam Fox’s new export strategy

Alex Hersham, CEO of Zencargo comments on Dr.Liam Fox’s new export strategy
Alex Hersham “Dr.Liam Fox’s ‘exporting superpower’ idea is a good start to help British businesses compete on a global level. A one-stop shop that mirrors the functionality of large ecommerce stores would increase the UK’s openness to trade. This could transform the success of UK PLC as...
August 21st, 2018 | Trade and Commerce | Read More

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List
Southampton Boat Show The majority of Brits would buy a boat if they were to win the lottery A major study, carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, has revealed that Brits’ love affair with the sea is alive and well, with almost two thirds (63%) choosing to buy a boat if they were...
August 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems
Robert Keen Responding to a statement by the owners of the port of Felixstowe that its recently introduced new terminal operating system (TOS) is now ‘stable’, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Our members still face significant problems...
August 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries
.. British and Irish seafaring unions have called for an urgent meeting with Irish Ferries to discuss concerns over the pay and conditions of the crew that will work on a new ‘super-ferry’ due to come into service in the autumn. SIPTU, RMT and Nautilus trade unions have written to senior management...
July 31st, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause
Chris Jones A second Brexit contract continuity clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association. Last month the association issued a policy clause to help companies manage insurance contracts as the UK leaves the European Union and this has now been followed up with a supporting...
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Music for the Soul

Music for the Soul
Sally Wave, Joy Tedford and Petia Kassarova. Music for the Soul: the triumph of Trio Bourgas  By James Brewer  A friendship between three girls brought up in the Black Sea city of Bourgas has blossomed into full maturity as they reunited in the UK, now all accomplished and celebrated musicians. Summoning...
July 24th, 2018 | Events, Music | Read More

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit
John Barrass, PIMFA Deputy CEO 24th July 2018 – Following the fast-moving Brexit developments, PIMFA – the UK’s leading wealth management and financial advice association – has raised concerns on the potential impacts of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and how it will affect private investors and...
July 24th, 2018 | European Union, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

Radical overhaul of construction sector needed or will struggle to meet housing and infrastructure needs

Radical overhaul of construction sector needed or will struggle to meet  housing and infrastructure needs
… The construction sector as it currently operates cannot meet the UK’s need for housing and may struggle to meet the need for infrastructure. Given that the UK already lags behind other countries in construction productivity, and is facing a labour shortage, the Government and the construction...
July 19th, 2018 | Construction, Politics and Government | Read More

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas
Tall Ships off Neva Yacht Club St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas  By James Brewer  Ships at war and in peacetime – Russian painter Vladimir Yarkin has executed more than 50 significant maritime paintings ranging from 18th century scenes to modern-day nautical life. Many of his works...
July 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Port Solent celebrates its 30th anniversary by going back to the 80s

Port Solent celebrates its 30th anniversary by going back to the 80s
Lisa Fowler Get your leg warmers on and join Port Solent to celebrate its 30th Birthday on Saturday 28 July with an 80’s themed event suitable for all the family, featuring live music, outdoor cinema, children’s activities and the return of the Lively Lady, the very first boat to visit the marina...
July 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team
The National Lobster Hatchery’s two new graduate researchers, (L) EmmaTheobald and (R) Elsa Domoney. Photo credit: Ikandi Media The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The...
July 12th, 2018 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Fisheries, HR, Oceanology | Read More

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –
‘It’s coming home’ WIGHT SHIPYARD COMPANY AND SMS: “IT’S COMING HOME” The UK based Wight Shipyard Company and its sister company SMS are proudly backing England in their soccer world cup bid  by making a truly exceptional public statement. The Columbine Building in Cowes currently sports...
July 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In protest against UK PM Theresa May’s soft Brexit plan on the future UK/EU relationship, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also resigned, just a few hours after David Davis quit as Brexit Secretary, raising the risk of an imminent...
July 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships

HELMEPA’s Scholarships
.. Another 5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

WISTA International approved for consultative status

WISTA International approved for consultative status
WISTA-International president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) governing body, the IMO Council, approved the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) application for consultative status on 5 July 2018. “Consultative...
July 6th, 2018 | IMO, News, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A special event: The launch of Wealth Forum Advisors

A special event: The launch of Wealth Forum Advisors
Richard Moir An Exclusive Invitation to attend the launch of Wealth Forum Advisors on Thursday 19th July 2018 from 6.30pm to  8.30pm at the Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin Street, Belgravia, London, SW1X An evening with  internationally acclaimed speakers: Patrick Jephson: an illustrated presentation “Lessons...
July 6th, 2018 | Communication, Consulting, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More