Members News


AWO Holds Spring Convention

May 09, 2016

AWO members converge on Washington D.C. for another record-setting barge-in; new leadership elected The American Waterways Operators’ (AWO) 2016 Spring Convention attracted more than 200 members to Washington, D.C. April 19-21, including 36 first-time attendees…

CLIA Names Senior VP for Member Operations

May 02, 2016

Caroline Johnson has joined the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) as Senior Vice President, Membership Operations. Johnson will be responsible for leading membership strategy, planning and business operations in North America. Johnson…

Petrobras Board Member Fraga Britto Quits

Mar 22, 2016

Luiz Augusto Fraga de Britto Filho quit as board member of embattled Brazilian state-controlled oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro SA on Monday. In a securities filing, the company known as Petrobras said Fraga Britto had resigned to take…

UK P&I Extends PEME Program to Russia

Mar 22, 2016

The PEME Program, part of UK P&I Club’s Loss Prevention department, has expanded its existing clinic network to include Russia through the services of AP Companies Global Solutions, which has joined the PEME network as healthcare provider in this region…

Statoil Reccommends Van der Veer for BoD

Mar 15, 2016

The nomination committee in Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) recommends that the company's corporate assembly elects Jeroen van der Veer as a new member of Statoil's board of directors.   Van der Veer was the Chief Executive Officer in the…

USCG Names New NBSAC Members

Mar 10, 2016

U.S. Coast Guard announces National Boating Safety Advisory Council appointments The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Thursday the appointments of the chairman and seven members to serve on the 21-member National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC)…


Mar 03, 2016

HELMEPA purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members. The simulator was delivered and installed by VSTEP at HELMEPA premises in Athens, Greece.The simulator purchased by HELMEPA included…

CGF Announces 2016 Scholarship Opportunities

Feb 23, 2016

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced that it has kicked off its 2016 scholarship season. Accepting applications until March 15th, children…

ABS' Tikka Elected Foreign Member of NAE

Feb 09, 2016

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, announced the election of ABS Europe and Africa Division President Dr. Kirsi Tikka as a Foreign Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE)…

Executives and Stakeholders Gather for FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit

Jan 19, 2016

Relationship and business building moved into high gear on the high seas as more than 100 FCCA Platinum Members, key cruise industry stakeholders, joined over 30 high-ranking FCCA Member Line cruise executives from January 14-18 for the PAMAC Cruise Summit…

New Appointments for Subsea UK Board

Dec 24, 2015

Subsea UK has unveiled its new Board, following a members’ ballot at the industry body’s Annual General Meeting.  Following an unprecedented number of member nominations, two new Board members were appointed and seven members reelected.Cameron Mitchell…

IMO Amendments Coming into Force on 1 January

Dec 23, 2015

A number of important amendments to IMO treaties enter into force on 1 January 2016, including new requirements for verification of compliance, making audits mandatory under the IMO Member State Audit Scheme. Other amendments entering…

Indonesia Tops in Piracy and Armed Robbery

Nov 09, 2015

The IMB cautions against complacency in its latest report on piracy and armed robbery which covers the period from 1 January 2015 to 30 September 2015, says The Standard Club. 190 incidents have been reported to the IMB in 2015, with the…

North P&I Club Sets 2.5% Premium Increase

Nov 06, 2015

Directors of the 175 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club have set a general premium increase of 2.5 percent for both protection and indemnity (P&I) cover and freight demurrage and defence (FD&D) cover in the 2016/17 policy year. According to the club…

SSA Names Manpower Issues a Top Priority

Aug 19, 2015

Playing an active role and making meaningful contributions to the workings and development of the Tripartite Maritime Manpower Taskforce initiatives for both seafaring and shore-based jobs will be one of the major priorities for the new Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Council…

Logistics News

DP World Puts Cars in Containers

DP World Puts Cars in Containers

Freeport LNG Seeks to Restart More of Export Plant in Texas

Freeport LNG Seeks to Restart More of Export Plant in Texas

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

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