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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 for writing a distinctive essay on their home port operations and eight ports for presenting their innovative and exemplary port projects

29 May 2017 Monday Read More

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.

29 May 2017 Monday Read More

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.

11 May 2017 Thursday Read More

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.

26 May 2017 Friday Read More

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.

11 May 2017 Thursday Read More

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.

15 May 2017 Monday Read More

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.

12 May 2017 Friday Read More

ARCTIC ECONOMIC COUNCIL INVITES WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL INPUT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

WOC CEO Addresses Arctic Economic Council on Opportunities for Collaboration in Sustainable Development

09 May 2017 Friday Read More

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.

05 May 2017 Friday Read More

MARPOL Conference in Cayman Islands Explores Future Implementation in Caribbean a Concern

2017—Grand Cayman was the site of a pivotal conference on “Implementing MARPOL in the Caribbean” held on May 2 nd under the auspices of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) Cayman Islands and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA).

02 May 2017 Tuesday Read More

SUBMARINE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEADER, ORANGE MARINE, JOINS WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL

Orange Marine Ensures International Submarine Telecommunications Sector Involvement in the WOC – the International Business Leadership Alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”

02 May 2017 Tuesday Read More

NAMEPA receives 2 nd grant from Patagonia Environmental Grants and Support Program

(Westport, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) has received a grant from Patagonia’s Environmental Grants and Support Program for the second year. The ultimate goal of the project is “Save Our Seas” by encouraging an entire generation to become responsible stewards of the marine environment.  NAMEPA’s Campus to Community Marine Environmental Stewards project will guide NAMEPA Campus Chapters in using the Advocate, Educate, Activate methodology to accomplish program objectives toward this goal.

4 April 2017, Tuesday Read More

NAMEPA welcomes new members, Hudson Analytix, Viswa Lab and Marine Exhaust Solutions Showing continued commitment to the marine industry’s desire to promote sustainable marine industry best practices

March 31, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Hudson Analytix, Viswa Lab and Marine Exhaust Solutions have become new corporate members of NAMEPA. These companies have joined NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry organizations in our efforts to “Save Our Seas”.

31 March 2017 Read More

NAMEPA welcomes new Board Member Christian Mollitor, Vice President Liberian Registry

March 30, 2017 – Joe Hughes, Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today, “NAMEPA welcomes our newest board member, Christian Mollitor, Vice President of the Liberian Registry (LISCR). Mr. Mollitor brings additional depth to the NAMEPA board with his experience in the global maritime industry.”

30 March 2017 Read More

NAMEPA welcomes Wärtsilä as a new member underlining the marine industry’s commitment to promoting sustainable marine industry best practices

Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry stakeholders in our efforts to “Save Our Seas”.

22 March 2017, Wed Read More

World Maritime University and UN Environment step up cooperation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.

9 March 2017 Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education.

(Stamford, CT) The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) and Tall Ships America (TSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance education in seafaring skills, the nautical sciences, the maritime industry and protecting the marine environment.

9 Sep 2015, Wed Read More

Cayman’s Maritime Services Park to provide safety, stability, security and a pathway to prosperity to the maritime industry

George Town, Grand Cayman (March 17th 2017) Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s award-winning special economic zone, is geared up to target the world’s evolving maritime services industry in 2017 with Cayman Maritime Services Park (CMSP), the zone’s newest component. CMSP provides a pathway to prosperity for shipping companies and maritime service providers facing a climate of global instability, excessive regulation and environmental challenges, that are reshaping the industry.

9 March 2017 Read More

WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy Partner on New Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security

2Malmö, Sweden – 9 March 2017 The World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL Maritime Academy have launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) to help people involved in shipping operations, as well as the associated regulatory framework, develop the vital understanding of all aspects of safety and security required in today’s complex maritime industry.

9 March 2017 Read More

Cayman Maritime 2017 to Shine Spotlight on Cayman’s Role as the Caribbean’s leading International Maritime Centre

28th February, George Town, Grand Cayman - The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, in collaboration with a steering committee from the private sector, including Cayman Maritime Services Park and law firm Maples, is gearing up for Cayman Maritime 2017. This conference brings together a wide range of organizations and companies in the shipping and yachting industries to the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on May 1-2, 2017.

28th February 2017 Read More

16th BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

16 th Ballast Water Management Conference Dates: 9 th - 10 th November 2016 Location: Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium 9 th - 10 th November 2016 Read More

World port leaders meet in Panama for the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Mid-term Conference

TOKYO, May 18, 2016 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened at its Mid-term Conference in Panama City, Panama, 10-13 May 2016, was successfully concluded, attracting nearly 200 delegates, accompanying persons, guest speakers and exhibitors from across the world.

TOKYO, May 18, 2016 Read More

Resolution on Urging Ratification of HNS Protocol Adopted on May 11, 2016 by the IAPH Board of Directors at IAPH Mid-term Ports Conference in Panama

BEING AWARE that IAPH adopted during its 28th IAPH World Ports Conference in Los Angeles, USA, on May 9, 2013, its resolution on Urging Ratification of HNS Convention and which resolution is attached to this resolution;

May 11, 2016 Read More

Resolution on the Smooth Implementation of the SOLAS Convention on the VGM of Containers Adopted on May 11, 2016 by the IAPH Board of Directors at IAPH Mid-term Ports Conference in Panama

TOKYO, May 18, 2016 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened at its Mid-term Conference in Panama City, Panama, 10-13 May 2016, was successfully concluded, attracting nearly 200 delegates, accompanying persons, guest speakers and exhibitors from across the world.

May 11, 2016 Read More

Resolution on review of fuel oil availability for sea going ships as required by regulation 14.8 of MARPOL Annex VI Adopted on May 11, 2016 by the IAPH Board of Directors at IAPH Mid-term Ports Conference in Panama

RECOGNIZING that the Revised MARPOL Annex VI (Resolution MEPC.176(58) inter alia Requires in regulation 14.1.3 that the sulphur content of any fuel oil used on board ships shall not exceed 0.50% m/m on and after 1 January 2020;

May 11, 2016 Read More

Facing the challenges of the oceans – mapping the ocean floor

International experts in ocean exploration will be attending a major conference on the comprehensive mapping of the ocean floor in Monaco in June (15-17). They include Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography and discoverer of the Titanic; Simon Winchester OBE, eminent author and journalist; and Jyotika Virmani, the Ocean Prize Lead at the Shell XPRIZE competition.

10 May 2016 Read More

WOC ANNOUNCES THEME AND PROGRAM FOR 2016 “SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT”

“Ocean 2030: Sustainable Development Goals and the Ocean Business Community” is the Theme for SOS 2016 (30 Nov-2 Dec, Rotterdam)

8 May 2016 Read More

WMU Migration by Sea Symposium Addresses Complex Issues

Malmo, Sweden – 28 April 2016 The WMU Migrationby Sea Symposium took place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden from 26 to 27 April in partnership with the University of Genoa (Università degli Studi di Genova – UNIGE) and with support from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

28 April 2016 Read More

WISTA Converges in Sri Lanka Asian Shipping Conference and WISTA Leadership Connect

April 22, 2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka will be the venue for a gathering of global WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) Executive Committee and National WISTA Association (NWA) leaders converge on Sri Lanka. The meetings coincide with the WISTA-CASA (Ceylon Association of Ship Agents) Asian Shipping Conference 2016, entitled “Emerging Trends in Shipping & Logistics- Asia Connects”. The events occur around the May 6th conference at the Colombo Hilton.

April 22, 2016 Read More

WISTA Hellas New Board of Directors

Dear Members and Friends of WISTA Hellas, Please find attached Press Release, both in Greek and English, with respect to the WISTA Hellas AGM and Elections which took place on Wednesday, 6th April, 2016, as well as a photo of the Members of the new Board of Directors.

6th April, 2016 Read More

NAMEPA, Houston Maritime Museum Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) and the Houston Maritime Museum (HMM) have signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) to advance public awareness and education about the importance of the maritime industry and protecting the marine environment.

March 23, 2016 Read More

POLAR CHALLENGE: CREATING AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE FOR UNDER SEA-ICE EXPLORATION

WOC Partners with World Climate Research Programme and Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to Promote Industry Involvement in Polar Research Innovation

23 March 2016 Read More

CRUISE LINES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION JOINS WOC

Global Cruise Industry Comes Onboard World Ocean Council
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has partnered with the World Ocean Council (WOC), an international business leadership alliance dedicated to Corporate Ocean Responsibility.

10 March 2016 Read More

DEFINING PRIORITIES FOR POLAR RESEARCH

WOC is Working to Ensure Industry Input to Determining European Research Aims for Polar Regions

2 March 2016 Read More

INVOLVING INDUSTRY IN SUSTAINING ARCTIC OBSERVATIONS

WOC Co-Leading Private Sector Theme at Arctic Observing Summit (Fairbanks, Alaska, 16-18 March, 2016)

Alaska, 16-18 March, 2016 Read More

Future of the world’s oceans : Investment in our common future

A conference to be held in Monaco in June, on the future of ocean floor mapping, will examine the ever-increasing pressures on the oceans of the world – the largest living space on Earth and perhaps its most precious resource – and seek solutions on how to address present and future challenges.

26 February 2016 Read More

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING PROGRAM

Fisheries and Marine Institute, a WOC Affiliate Member, Creates Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning and Management

16 February 2016 Read More

WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL ENGAGES OCEAN INDUSTRY AND STAKEHOLDERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

WOC CEO to Meet with Companies, Business Groups, and Government, Science and Environment Community Representatives

13 February 2016 Read More

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) still going strong

The International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) was launched in November 2008 to tackle global warming and climate change worldwide from a recognition that ports can contribute to and have responsibilities for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

TOKYO, 9 February 2016 Read More

WOC ADVANCES INDSUTRY UNDERSTANDING AND ENGAGEMENT ON MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING

WOC Delivers Information, Analysis and Dialogue to Improve Interaction between the Ocean Business Community and Marine Planning Efforts

4 February 2016 Read More

Revolutionising Asia and Indonesia’s gas market

Monday 1 February 2016, Singapore: Regional and international energy players to set tone and address investment and infrastructure development opportunities across Asia and Indonesia’s gas markets Indonesia’s first mini liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, Tanjung Benoa Terminal, heralds the start of Indonesia’s efforts to increase gas consumption and investment in its gas infrastructure.

1 February 2016 Read More

Carleen Lyden-Kluss and RADM Cari B. Thomas appointed IMO Maritime Ambassadors Mission to educate the public about the benefits and opportunities in the marine industry

Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Marketing & Communications, along with RADM Cari B. Thomas of the United States Coast Guard were recently appointed IMO Maritime Ambassadors by the International Maritime Organization. The two were nominated for this positon by the United States Coast Guard.

02 February 2016 Read More

Sweden’s Minister for Infrastructure Visits WMU

Malmo, Sweden – 27 January 2016 Ms. Anna Johansson, Sweden’s Minister for Infrastructure, was welcomed to WMU on 27 January by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President. The purpose of the visit was to renew the operating agreement between WMU and the host country of Sweden and also provided the opportunity for Minister Johansson to meet Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization and WMU Chancellor who was also visiting WMU.

27 January 2016 Read More

IMO Secretary-General Visits WMU

Malmo, Sweden – 27 January 2016: On 26 January, Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization and WMU Chancellor, was welcomed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, on his first official visit to the University since assuming the role of Secretary-General on 1 January 2016 Mr. Lim was accompanied by the Director of the Technical Co-operation Division, Mr. Nicolaos Charalambous.

27 January 2016 Read More

WISTA Hellas hosts debate on current challenges in shipping at its Annual Forum 2015!

WISTA HELLAS brought key players of the Greek shipping market together in a first ever pure panel discussion placing obstacles and challenges on the table for a candid debate in light of the current economic and political global climate, at its traditional Annual Forum, this year titled “The future of shipping in the face of current economic and geopolitical challenges”,

14 January 2016 Read More

Renowned Insurance personalities honored at IMC Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2016

Sharjah, 14 Jan 2016: International Maritime Club (IMC), organizing IMC Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2016 to honor the stalwarts from Marine, Energy and Oil & Gas Insurance Sector. The event was scheduled at Ocean Blue Theatre, Sharjah. The award function was inaugurated by Dr. Rashid Al Leem, Chairman, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) and H E Khamis Juma Buamim, The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI)& Chairman of the Federal committee for the revision & update of the UAE maritime law.

14 January 2016 Read More

WISTA Hellas hosts debate on current challenges in shipping at its Annual Forum 2015!

WISTA HELLAS brought key players of the Greek shipping market together in a first ever pure panel discussion placing obstacles and challenges on the table for a candid debate in light of the current economic and political global climate, at its traditional Annual Forum, this year titled “The future of shipping in the face of current economic and geopolitical challenges”,

14 January 2016 Read More

Join industry peers in Houston to discuss ’Pathways to Sustainability’

HOUSTON – Jan. 14, 2016 – North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is holding its Environmental Intelligence in Shipping Conference on “Pathways to Sustainability” on Feb. 5, 2016 at SeaRiver Maritime in Spring, Texas from 0730 to 1600hrs. This conference is designed to be a guide for navigating through the myriad of regulations leading to compliance.

HOUSTON – Jan. 14, 2016 Read More

NYMAR announces the 2016 Oracles of Shipping

NEW YORK-- On Thursday, January 14th, NYMAR will present its annual "The Oracles of Shipping: A Look at 2016”, where industry pundits share their thoughts on what we can expect for shipping in 2016.  The event will be hosted by Jefferies at their global headquarters (520 Madison Ave, between 53rd & 54th, 10th floor, New York). The networking and panel meeting will go from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

14th January 2016 Read More

IMC – Cochin Chapter and IMC Excellence Awards 2015 concludes successfully in Cochin

The ceremony was held during the silver jubilee reunion of Department of Ship Technology, CUSAT’s 11th Batch. IMC – Cochin Chapter was inaugurated by Mr. Sohan Roy, IMC Global President, Dr. P.G. Sunil Kumar, Capt .T. J. Mathew and Mr. K. K. Devanandan.

27 December 2015 Read More

WMU Marks International Migrants Day and Announces its Symposium on Sea Migration

The sea serves as one of the most dangerous routes for migration. In the Mediterranean region alone, almost a million people have crossed the waters this year in search for a better home. Thousands of lives were swept away tragically by unseaworthy vessels or poor navigational support and awareness.

18 December 2015 Read More

WMU Welcomes Paris Agreement

The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is a postgraduate maritime university founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. The aim of WMU is to further enhance the objectives and goals of IMO and IMO member States around the world through education, research, and capacity building to ensure safe, secure, and efficient shipping on clean oceans.

15 December 2015 Read More

WOC AND MAERSK LINE PARTNER WITH UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I TO ADVANCE TSUNAMI DETECTION AT SEA

Maersk Line vessels operating across the North Pacific are hosting instruments that create a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems. Maersk's involvement in the project was organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC) “Smart Ocean-Smart Industries” Program, which works as a broker between the science community and the ocean business community in order to advance the use of ocean industry vessels and platforms for data collection.

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum 2015

The President, Angie Hartmann, and the Board of Directors of WISTA Hellas, have the pleasure to invite you to this year’s WISTA Hellas Annual Forum 2015 to take place on Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 18:00hrs, at the Aegean Sea room on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Hotel, Athens.

Grant from Norway Provides 10.5 Million NOK in Fellowships

Malmo, Sweden, 8 December 2015: WMU is pleased to announce the conclusion of a grant agreement with the Government of Norway. A total amount of up to NOK 10.5 million will be made available through the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) in 2015-2017 to support student fellowships for excellent candidates from developing countries

8 December 2015, Tue Read More

PRESS RELEASE - The American Club - 8 December 2015 - Greek Market Presentation Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2015

The American Club hosted almost 300 guests at the Piraeus Marine Club on Tuesday, December 8 th , requiring exclusive reservation of all three floors of the Marine Club to accommodate all who came to hear the latest news and developments of the Club at the traditional December pre-Christmas gathering.

New International Coalition of Navigation Infrastructure Associations urge Think Climate

TOKYO, 4 December 2015: On Sunday 6th December, Transport Day at the Paris #COP21 (1) , PIANC’s Think Climate coalition will formally launch its 2015-2020 Action Plan, entitled Navigating a Changing Climate

6 December 2015, Sun Read More

IMC Golden Anchor Awards 2015 (Middle East) honors the HR Professionals in the Maritime Industry

Sharjah: International Maritime Club (IMC) hosted IMC Golden Anchor Awards 2015 (Middle East) at Ocean Blue (AIMRI), Sharjah, UAE on 25th November 2015.

25 November 2015, Wed Read More

WORLD MARITIME UNIVERSITY GRADUATION 2015

On Sunday, 1 November, WMU’s Chancellor and Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, conferred postgraduate degrees on the World Maritime University’s Class of 2015. In total, there are 202 graduates in the Class of 2015 including the M.Sc. programmes in Malmö, and Dalian and Shanghai, China, as well as the the distance-learning Postgraduate Diploma graduates. Overall, the graduates represent over 40 countries.

2 November 2015, Mon Read More

International Golden Helm Excellence Awards 2015 (Middle East) concludes successfully at Sharjah

Sharjah: International Maritime Club (IMC) hosted IMC Golden Helm Excellence Awards 2015 (Middle East) at Ocean Blue (AIMRI), Sharjah, UAE

The award ceremony honoured the prominent names in the Maritime, Oil & Gas and Offshore industry who have been leading their way to improve the maritime sector in the Middle East to celebrate the essence of true talent and merit...

9 Sep 2015, Wed Read More