Safety News
 

29/05/2015 02:05

Federal agency cites Shell for oil-rig mishap in Gulf of Alaska - The Seattle Times
Marine LogFederal agency cites Shell for oil-rig mishap in Gulf of AlaskaThe Seattle TimesA National Transportation Safety Board report issued...

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28/05/2015 16:05

Suppression of Random Drug Test Results: A Bad - MarineLink
MarineLinkSuppression of Random Drug Test Results: A BadMarineLinkAmerican Maritime Safety, Inc. (AMS) considered the Hopper outcome to be a bad...

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28/05/2015 16:05

Suppression of Random Drug Test Results: A Bad and Unnecessary Decision - MarineLink
MarineLinkSuppression of Random Drug Test Results: A Bad and Unnecessary DecisionMarineLinkAmerican Maritime Safety, Inc. (AMS) considered the Hopper...

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28/05/2015 13:05

Associate or Assistant Professor - Times Higher Education
Associate or Assistant ProfessorTimes Higher EducationWMU offers three Master of Science programs, one in Sweden and two in China, and a Ph.D. program...

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28/05/2015 12:05

Angola organises international conference on maritime safety - Macauhub
Angola organises international conference on maritime safetyMacauhubAngola will host an international conference on maritime and energy security, held...

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28/05/2015 12:05

Lighthouses Soon to Rise in the South China Sea - Yibada (English Edition)
Yibada (English Edition)Lighthouses Soon to Rise in the South China SeaYibada (English Edition)... to carry out other benevolent undertakings, such as...

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      Security News
 

29/05/2015 16:05

23rd Japan-EU Summit, Tokyo, 29 May 2015 Joint Press Statement - EU News
23rd Japan-EU Summit, Tokyo, 29 May 2015 Joint Press StatementEU NewsWe are conducting joint efforts to build peace, security and stability around the...

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29/05/2015 01:05

Chinese Activities in IOR Monitored Minutely: Navy - The New Indian Express
Times of IndiaChinese Activities in IOR Monitored Minutely: NavyThe New Indian ExpressThe Navy chief reiterated that along with the submarines,...

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28/05/2015 14:05

Recent Piracy Activity Onboard Oil Tanker exposes need for greater Security ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Recent Piracy Activity Onboard Oil Tanker exposes need for greater Security...Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideUnfortunately, with a recent piracy...

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28/05/2015 14:05

Somalia:Maritime security workshop held in Mogadishu (EN/SOM) - SomalilandPress
Somalia:Maritime security workshop held in Mogadishu (EN/SOM)SomalilandPressEUCAP Nestor and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) co-hosted the...

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28/05/2015 13:05

Piracy in Southeast Asia - Lexology (registration)
Piracy in Southeast AsiaLexology (registration)Intelligence sharing mechanisms should be implemented and users of the region's waterways must take...

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28/05/2015 11:05

Shift to training regional forces as Somali piracy decreases - defenceWeb
Shift to training regional forces as Somali piracy decreasesdefenceWeb“It was for this reason the continent and the SADC region recognised the rise...

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      Enviroment News
 

19/05/2015 19:05

Belgium. An interview with Joachim Coens, Port of Zeebrugge - BYM News (press release)
Belgium. An interview with Joachim Coens, Port of ZeebruggeBYM News (press release)Does the port engage in any corporate social responsibilities (CSR)...

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18/05/2015 18:05

Thailand Largest Shipyard celebrates 2000th ship repair order - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Thailand Largest Shipyard celebrates 2000th ship repair orderHellenic Shipping News WorldwideUnithai Shipyard has earned the Ministry of...

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14/05/2015 22:05

Angelakos Hellas SA takes delivery of ECO bulk carrier “Sinica Graeca” from ... - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideAngelakos Hellas SA takes delivery of ECO bulk carrier “Sinica Graeca” from ...Hellenic Shipping News...

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07/05/2015 16:05

New Environmental Law May Be a Game Changer for CSR in China - Justmeans (blog)
Justmeans (blog)New Environmental Law May Be a Game Changer for CSR in ChinaJustmeans (blog)(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Research by Chris Marquis of the...

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27/04/2015 15:04

Drydocks World wins Dubai Chamber CSR Label - PortNews IAA
Drydocks World wins Dubai Chamber CSR LabelPortNews IAADrydocks World group the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping,...

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27/04/2015 14:04

UPDATE 2-China plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40 - state media - Reuters
UPDATE 2-China plans mergers to cut number of big state firms to 40 - state mediaReutersThe consolidation will first take place in commercial sectors,...

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      Company News

Wärtsilä to deliver scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two Dutch RoRo carriers

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Royal Wagenborg, the Dutch ship owner and operator, has ordered Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust emissions from two of its RoRo carriers, the ‘Balticborg’ and ‘Bothniaborg’.

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Offshore Technology Conference discussion session addresses social responsibility practices in oil and gas sector

Friday, 08 May 2015

Petrobras’ social responsibility policy and programs were presented today (May 7) at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), during the discussion session “Corporate Social Responsibility in Oil & Gas.”

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Brazilian oil and gas industry offers favorable environment for foreign investment

Thursday, 07 May 2015

In Houston, Petrobras executives highlight business opportunities in the sector and results achieved through offshore logistics solutions

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NYK Group to Aid Victims of Nepal Earthquake

Thursday, 07 May 2015

In response to the earthquake that occurred in Nepal on April 25, the NYK Group has started to collect and match donations from executives and employees throughout the group to aid those affected. NYK has deep compassion for those harmed by this natural disaster.

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OTC 2015: ABS Addresses Improved Jackup Safety

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

ABS, a leading provider of maritime and offshore classification services, is investing in research and development (R&D) that will provide industry-critical data to promote jackup safety.

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STATOIL: Supporting earthquake victims in Nepal

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Statoil has decided to donate NOK 1 million to the Red Cross to support their disaster relief work in Nepal after the earthquake.

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      General News
 

stealthgas and stealth maritime corp news

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

ATHENS, GREECE, May 26, 2015.  STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. First quarter 2015 Results: § Revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2015 [...]...

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New London Market delegated authority group to be created

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A new London company market committee is being established to discuss delegated underwriting authorities. The group will be operated by the International Underwriting Association and is being set up in response to a growing number of queries about the subject from its member firms. Delegated agreements allow insurers to delegate their underwriting authority to coverholders [...]...

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Unlock the potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece, says CLIA Europe Chairman

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Further dialogue among stakeholders needed to overcome hurdles to growth  Athens, 26 May 2015 – CLIA Europe, the association representing the 40 billion euro cruise industry in Europe, stressed the need for greater cooperation among all stakeholders in order to unlock the potential of the cruise industry in Greece, at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism [...]...

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IAA PortNews publishes opinion of an industry specialist in support of Vitaly Klyuev’s program

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

The programme of Russian candidate Vitaly Klyuev, one of six candidates vying for the IMO Secretary-General post, meets the key objectives of the IMO activities, a shipping industry professional said.   In his analytical article contributed to IAA PortNews Captain Anastas Boran-Keshishyan said that “the program offered by Vitaly Klyuev, the candidate from Russia for [...]...

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DuPont™ Marine Scrubber introduced at Nor-Shipping 2015

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 26, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Belco Technologies Corporation (BELCO), a DuPont company, is pleased to introduce the DuPont™ Marine Scrubber (formerly the BELCO® Marine Scrubber) at Nor-Shipping in Oslo, the leading European shipping and maritime exhibition of 2015. “Our new DuPont™ Marine Scrubber reflects the DuPont commitment to bring innovations and value [...]...

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Focus on subsea recapitalisation

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Senior representatives of three nations that are recapitalising their submarine programmes – Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands – will provide a fascinating scene setting plenary session when the Undersea Defence Technology conference kicks off at Ahoy Convention Centre, Rotterdam on Wednesday, 3rd June.  Participants will include R Adm Andreas Olsson, Director Naval System and Procurement Management [...]...

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Lively discussions about gender diversity during WISTA meeting

Friday, 08 May 2015

The President of AIPFE (The International Association for the Promotion of Women of Europe) Cyprus, Anna Koukkides Procopiou presented the latest results of the Gender Diversity research project run by AIPFE.

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Polar Code environmental provisions set for adoption at IMO’s MEPC

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its 68th session from 11 to 15 May 2015, at IMO Headquarters in London.

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Exclusions of Seafarers: Social Partners welcome endorsement of the Rapporteur's report in the European Parliament

Friday, 01 May 2015

On 1 April, the Employment Committee of the European Parliament (EP) endorsed the report of Rapporteur Morin-Chartier (EPP, France), which puts forward amendments to the Commission’s proposal aiming at including seafarers in the existing directives on information and consultation, European Works’ Councils, transfer of undertakings, collective redundancies and employer insolvency.

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DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

Thursday, 30 April 2015

It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations.

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Peel Ports calls on industry to ‘act green’

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years.

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UASC names the world’s most environmentally friendly ultra-large container vessel

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) named the industry’s most eco-efficient container vessel at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), Mokpo South Korea today. M.V. ‘Barzan’ is a part of the industry’s first LNG-ready ultra-large container vessel fleet.

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      Events

7th Annual UK Ports Conference

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

London
This essential update for the UK ports industry allows senior representatives from across the ports, shipping & maritime sector to network and discuss the opportunities for ports in 2015 and beyond. Key themes that will be covered at this year’s event include policy updates, shipping trends and the latest logistics and supply chain guidance.

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35th WISTA International Conference

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 - Saturday, 10 October 2015

İstanbul
By the aim of 35th International WISTA "Veins of Shipping" Conference 2015, shipping & trade routes, shipping market overview, important trade points such as canals and straits, vessels' safety & quality and more subjects about shipping will be discussed including many representatives and state authorities all around the World who hold a significant role in maritime industry.

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5th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Lodnon
With greater industry sophistication, awareness, and expectations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important issue that shipping and offshore companies cannot afford to ignore. This forum will explore how companies can keep a competitive advantage in terms of gaining market share, attracting top talent, and preserving employee retention by adopting CSR policies.

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World Ocean Council SOS 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015 - Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Singapore
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.

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