AMERICAN CARIBBEAN MARITIME FOUNDATION HONORS SHIPPING INDUSTRY STALWARTS
The prestigious annual Anchor Awards, upcoming this fall in New York, will honor three top leaders in the global maritime industry—Michael Bayley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean International; Roland Malins-Smith, Founder and Retired President of Seafreight Line Ltd; and Rick Murrell, SVP Managing Director, Saltchuk Resources and Chairman Tropical Shipping.
CONNECTING AND CATALYZING PROMISING MARITIME TECH DEVELOPMENTS IN NEW YORK AND THE WORLD
On Tuesday June 19th during Marine Money’s marathon ship finance week at The Pierre Hotel in New York, there will be an afternoon session presented by the Maritime Global Technology Innovation Center (MGTIC) beginning at 2:00. Entitled “Connecting and Catalyzing Promising Maritime Tech Developments in New York and the World”, this session will showcase specific projects that are underway, and the opportunity which exists through this coalition group.
CHAIRMAN AND LEAD SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR SHIPPINGINSIGHT 2018 FLEET OPTIMIZATION AND INNOVATION CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
SHIPPINGInsight today announced the chairman and the developing list of major speakers for the 2018 Fleet Optimization and Innovation Conference and Exhibition, which will take place Oct. 16-18at the Stamford Hilton.
IAPH CONFERENCE IN BAKU, THE PEARL OF THE CASPIAN, MAKES A NEW RECORD
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, 8 – 11 May 2018, under the theme “Ports of the Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity. Hosted by "Baku International Sea Trade Port” CJSC (Dr. Taleh Ziyadov, Director-General), it turned out to be the most successful and well-attended Mid-term conference of IAPH, attracting more than 400 delegates, accompanying persons, speakers and exhibitors from 65 nations.
WMU GLOBAL OCEAN CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON BUILDING TRANSFORMATIVE PARTNERSHIPS FOR OCEAN SUSTAINABILITY
From 8 to 9 May, the WMU Global Ocean Conference brought together over 240 participants from more than 50 countries. The outcomes of the conference will inform the priorities for the newly inaugurated WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, as well as strategies to ensure active engagement by stakeholders with the new Institute.
WMU-SASAKAWA GLOBAL OCEAN INSTITUTE INAUGURATION
The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) was officially inaugurated on 8 May. The new Institute will act as an independent focal point for ocean related dialogue and capacity-building. The celebrations were marked by a gathering of over 200 distinguished speakers and invitees from over 50 countries around the globe.
ANDREAS CHRYSOSTOMOU JOINS TOTOTHEO MARITIME
Tototheo Maritime is pleased to announce that Andreas Chrysostomou has joined its ranks. As Chief Strategy Officer, Mr Chrysostomou will play a key role in developing and implementing the global satellite communications and technology provider’s strategic vision.
WMU-SASAKAWA GLOBAL OCEAN INSTITUTE INAUGURATION AND WMU GLOBAL OCEAN CONFERENCE 2018
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) is celebrating 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which established WMU in 1983, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. WMU is marking this milestone year with the Inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute). In addition, looking back at WMU’s legacy and impact in maritime and related ocean affairs over the past 35 years, the University is convening the WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018: Building Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability, which will take place at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden from 8 to 9 May 2018.
WOC, GEF, UNDP AND IOC-UNESCO TO ENGAGE BUSINESS IN REGIONAL OCEAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA-PACIFIC
World Ocean Council to Organize Business Roundtable at Asia-Pacific Large Marine Ecosystems Workshop, Bangkok, 3-4 May 2018, with Workshops in Africa and Latin America-Caribbean to follow Later in 2018.
SEMINAR AND AMVER RECEPTION BEING HELD ON NATIONAL MARITIME DAY
April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs for registration. The seminar will be followed by the United States Coast Guard AMVER Awards Reception, and 60th Anniversary Recognition.
U.S. SALVORS SUCCESSFULLY PASS EVERY COAST GUARD VERIFICATION - TO DATE
On April 18 th , Rear Admiral Anthony “Jack” Vogt, Assistant Commandant for Response Policy, released an update on the status of the most recent U.S. Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) industry verification initiative. According to the report, the Coast Guard has conducted 58 scenario-based SMFF verifications within the last year across 19 different Captain of the Port Zones, with 16 different vessel owners and operators. To date, all results have been found to be satisfactory and reflect compliance with the Coast Guard’s Salvage and Marine Firefighting regulations.
WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL ANNOUNCES TOPICS FOR 6TH SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT (SOS), HONG KONG, 14-16 NOVEMBER 2018
Since 2010, the WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) has uniquely brought together a global, cross-sectoral gathering of the world’s ocean industries around sustainable development, science and stewardship.
ASA President Responds to RORC Report: American Salvors Consistently Achieve Success!
As President of the American Salvage Association (ASA), I offer the following insights to the Rapid Ocean Response Corporation (RORC) contracted report on U.S. marine firefighting. Bottom line: Is the salvage industry meeting U.S. regulatory requirements? Yes. Should the U.S continuously improve its salvage and marine firefighting and capabilities? Yes. Should the U.S. government do so by granting what amounts to a monopoly for RORC to provide small boats to carry qualified professional salvors to a marine casualty incident? No.
Liberian Registry, NAMEPA and ProSea launch environmental training program
The Liberian Registry, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Netherlands-based ProSea Marine Education, and Maritime Training Services (MTS) of Seattle, Washington, have jointly developed a ground-breaking marine environmental awareness training program for seafarers and shoreside staff.
MARITIME CLUSTERS AND OCEAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: WOC ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
World Ocean Council White Paper Analyzes Maritime Clusters and Recommends Actions to Advance Ocean Sustainable Development/SDGs, Especially in Developing Countries and Small Island States.
WOC BRINGS INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL ARCTIC RESEARCH ICEBREAKER CONSORTIUM (ARICE) LAUNCHED IN BREMERHAVEN
The ARICE Consortium Launched Last Week, with the World Ocean Council as the Lead Partner to Ensure Industry Interaction with the Arctic Marine Research Community
SHIPPINGInsight 2018 Rides the Wave of Maritime Change Fleet Optimization and Innovation Key to Success
February 7, 2018- STAMFORD, CT “The operative word to describe SHIPPINGInsight 2018 is “new”- new venue, new format, new ideas, new opportunities and new era” declared Carleen Lyden Walker, Managing Partner, in announcing plans for the 7 th SHIPPINGInsight Conference and Exhibition being held in Stamford, Connecticut October 16-18 at the newly renovated Stamford Hilton. Carleen is taking over the reins from the event’s founders Jim Rhodes and Frank Soccoli, and intends to match the industry’s confrontation with change by re-visioning this annual event.
WMU - Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inauguration and WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) will celebrate 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which established WMU in 1983, will celebrate its 70th anniversary.
WiMAC JOINS HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS FOR THE CARIBBEAN “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”
The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief fund to provide aid to its Caribbean colleagues/sisters as they try to recover from the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which have devastated several Islands. The relief fund called “HURRICANE RELIEF FUND FOR CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES”, has been established to expand the appeal for resources to these badly affected communities.
IMC honor stalwarts from Insurance & Assurance Sector with IMC Golden Shield Awards –UK Chapter United Kingdom
International Maritime Club (IMC) honor stalwarts from Insurance & Assurance Sector with IMC Golden Shield Awards – UK Chapter United Kingdom, 15 Sept 2017: International Maritime Club (IMC), a non – profit making & largest conglomerate of over 250 organizations across the globe...
WISTA International elects new President and Secretary
Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime, as International President and Diane Edwards, General Manager People, Systems and Technology Ports of Auckland as International Secretary at their 37th International Annual General Meeting in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on October 4, 2017.
WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award
It is a great honour to announce that Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been awarded the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level.
Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime received the prestigious “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” Award at the Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India on 8th May. The main theme for WEF 17 was “Creating, Innovating, Understanding and Driving the Future.
Lloyd’s List Americas Awards 2017 Unveiled.
Last night at a gala awards event, the winners of the 2017 Lloyd's List Americas Awards were unveiled. The awards honor the best in shipping over the past year. The newly expanded awards now cover North, South and Central Americas. The program received entries from across the region including the US and Canada, Bahamas, Brazil, Panama, Uruguay, Dominican Republic and beyond.
At 30TH IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali, Ten IAPH Members Were Recognized For Their Excellence In Port Management And Operations
At the Annual General Meeting held on the last day of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference in Bali, Indonesia, 7-12 May 2017, IAPH recognized and honored two individuals...
30th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference convenes in Bali, Indonesia
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened at its 30th World Ports Conference in Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia, 7-12 May 2017, under the theme of “Enabling Trade, Energizing The World”, was successfully concluded, attracting more than 650 delegates, accompanying persons, guest speakers, sponsors and exhibitors from 50 countries in the world.
NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day Event highlights challenges for mariners and companies
The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22 nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs for registration. The seminar will be followed by the United States Coast Guard AMVER Awards Reception.
Global Ports Support Ambitious IMO Greenhouse Gas Strategy
Seaports all over the world wish to support and contribute to the roadmap for developing a comprehensive IMO strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships and facilitate the shipping and port industry in all possible ways to curb their GHG emissions.
ARCTIC ECONOMIC COUNCIL INVITES WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL INPUT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
WOC CEO Addresses Arctic Economic Council on Opportunities for Collaboration in Sustainable Development.The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) invited the World Ocean Council (WOC) to provide a briefing on the WOC and to identify and foster discussion on priorities for collaboration in Arctic sustainable development....
IAPH appoints Patrick Verhoeven as Managing Director-Policy and Strategy
IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà has announced the appointment of Patrick Verhoeven as the IAPH Managing Director-Policy and Strategy.
HudsonAnalytix’s CyberLogix takes Digital Innovation Award Maritime Cyber Security System Powered by NTELX Technology
New York-- HudsonAnalytix walked away with the prestigious Lloyd’s List 2017 Intelligence Digital Innovation Award for its CyberLogix sytem at the annual Lloyd’s List Americas Awards Dinner held in New York.