ANEK’s Olympic Champion-ship

ANEK’s Olympic Champion-ship 

ANEK’s Olmpic Champion berthed at the Port of Patras

One might think that we exaggerate with this title, but we don’t. Nothing is by chance and this year, the actual year of the Olympic Games, the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the year we begin to make a breakthrough with Covid-19, we have yet another alignment – as in 2018 when we sailed with ANEK’s Hellenic Spirit from Patras, Greece to Ancona, Italy and that was more than a banner year! 

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https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/20/aneks-olympic-champion-ship/

The CMI Crew Training Academy

The CMI Crew Training Academy

Cruise Management International and Simwave Team Up to establish a State-of-the-Art Crew Training Academy!

Miami, Rotterdam, October 14, 2021 – CMI Ship Management announces the establishment of the CMI Crew Training Academy in partnership with Simwave’ Maritime Centres of Excellence. Jim Barreiro de Leon, President & CEO at CMI and Marcel Kind, CEO & Founder of Simwave have worked on the creation of a bespoke, turn-key solution for CMI’s crew training needs. “We...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/the-cmi-crew-training-academy/

Get to know the human factors – a new campaign by VENLYS

Get to know the human factors – a new campaign by VENLYS

Editorial
by Katerina Skourtanioti
Managing Director

VENLYS is following all developments of the maritime industry and the role of the human element and as result, we are launching a communication campaign titled GET TO KNOW THE HUMAN FACTORS. A series of targeted articles on skills, new services and techniques will be disseminated to our clients and the maritime community to discuss and promote the role and capabilities of the human...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/get-to-know-the-human-factors-a-new-campaign-by-venlys/

Inmarsat announces Ben Palmer as President of its Maritime Business Unit

Inmarsat announces Ben Palmer as President of its Maritime Business Unit

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has today announced that Ben Palmer OBE will be joining the company as President of its Maritime Business Unit on 8th November 2021.  Most recently head of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems division across Europe, Ben brings 25 years’ experience of driving transformational change in technology-heavy industries, including maritime, with a strong...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/inmarsat-announces-ben-palmer-as-president-of-its-maritime-business-unit/

WISTA International elects new board members to continue championing equality in the maritime industry

WISTA AGM Hamburg 2021

WISTA International elects new board members to continue championing equality in the maritime industry
 
Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) executive committee held its election for three executive positions during their International AGM yesterday (13 October). The AGM was hosted in Hamburg alongside a conference that is taking place today and Friday.
 
Connie Roozen, WISTA Netherlands, retains her position as treasurer for another term, whilst two...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/wista-international-elects-new-board-members-to-continue-championing-equality-in-the-maritime-industry/

IMCA and NI expand DPO CPD App to Key DP Personnel

IMCA and NI expand DPO CPD App to Key DP Personnel

Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO

The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continue to build on their Dynamic Positioning continuing professional development (CPD) app with the launch of a second module.  In response to industry demand in recent months, the scheme has now been expanded to include all key DP personnel. 

The scheme, originally aimed at supporting Dynamic Positioning Operators, is designed to help...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/imca-and-ni-expand-dpo-cpd-app-to-key-dp-personnel/

Stagflation will change Brexit political calculus, The future for multilateralism

Stagflation will change Brexit political calculus, The future for multilateralism

Thursday 14 October 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.41.4

Commentary: Inflation might break Brexit’s political magic

By John Orchard in London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed that recent queues at petrol stations in the UK are part of a necessary adjustment to a high-wage, high-productivity economy. Economists are scratching their heads about how raising HGV driver pay, however desirable, will achieve this on its own. More...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/stagflation-will-change-brexit-political-calculus-the-future-for-multilateralism/

VesselsValue launches Aviation

VesselsValue launches Aviation

Richard Rivlin

VesselsValue brings disruption and transparency to a highly opaque market with their daily updated aircraft values and transaction information. 

Leading online valuation and data provider, VessesValue, are excited to announce their launch into the Aviation market with an automated daily valuation platform, an industry first, as well as an extensive fleet search and transactions database across all widebody and narrowbody aircraft.

The company who...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/08/vesselsvalue-launches-aviation/

Cadets are missing out on sea time due to pandemic travel restrictions

Cadets are missing out on sea time due to pandemic travel restrictions

Restrictions on crew change and repatriations are impacting cadets at a time when the shipping industry desperately needs to recruit more young people.

Crew travel problems can have a knock-on effect on cadet training by preventing a cadet from reaching their ship placement to gain vital experience at sea or delaying them from returning to continue the next phase of their maritime studies.

During a webinar on Seafarers’...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/08/cadets-are-missing-out-on-sea-time-due-to-pandemic-travel-restrictions/

Maritime industry making empty promises on mental health support

Maritime industry making empty promises on mental health support

Managing Director and Clinical Psychologist, MHSS 

A clinical psychologist has challenged the maritime industry to stop making empty promises about helping to improve seafarers’ welfare and mental health.
 
Occasions like World Mental Health Day (10 October) give shipping companies an excuse to promote themselves as caring employers that want the best for their crew members, according to Charles Watkins.
 
However, the founder and...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/08/maritime-industry-making-empty-promises-on-mental-health-support/

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