InterManager supports seafarers’ survey in a bid to tackle red tape

InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement and crewmanagement industry, is supporting a survey which aims to identify how much of a burden red tape places on seafarers.  The Association is urging its members to encourage their staff to take part in the online survey, being organised by the Danish Maritime Authority. The worldwide […]

Ambrey Risk awarded Panama-flagged security accreditation

Maritime Security specialist Ambrey Risk has been awarded accreditation to work with Panama-flagged vessels, making the company one of the first maritime security firms to be granted official accreditation from the Panama Maritime Authority, sanctioning the services of armed and unarmed escort guards on vessels transiting piracy high risk areas. Ambrey Risk were quick to react […]

Student maritime job shadow helps New York youths

In late October, Kirby Inland Marine Corp. hosted three New York students at its facility in Staten Island, sponsored by Virginia’s House of Hope, a charity that supports opportunities for underprivileged young people in the New York area. The three candidates were welcomed by Thomas Sullivan, President-Atlantic Region of Kirby Offshore Marine. Mr Sullivan expressed Kirby’s […]

Thuraya appoints new Regional Director for North America

Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company has announced the appointment of Joseph R. Francis (known as JR) as its Regional Director, North America. Mr Francis will be based in the US and will oversee business development and solidify Thuraya’s support of the Government market. His areas of focus will include operations, management and support of […]