Videotel training wins multiple awards

  Videotel’s training programmes have long been a watchword in the shipping industry for quality and effectiveness. A series of awards for outstanding performance on the international media stage has now recognised the effectiveness of Videotel’s films, animation and e-learning CBTs as a training medium, engaging the viewer emotively and graphically illustrating good and bad […]

Ioannis Stefanou appointed Global Technical Director of Wallem Ship Management

Wallem Group has appointed Mr Ioannis (Yanni) Stefanou (pictured) as Global Technical Director of Wallem Ship Management to lead the business as it positions itself for continued growth. Mr Stefanou will lead the Group’s technical teams in Hong Kong, Singapore and Europe (Hamburg) in delivering reliable, cost effective and safe shipping operations. Mr Stefanou has […]

Minute’s silence observed by IMO Legal Committee for Sewol accident victims

Delegates to the IMO Legal Committee observed a minute’s silence today to demonstrate their compassion for the victims of the tragic accident involving the ferry Sewol on 16th April 2014. During his opening address to the Legal Committee (the first IMO Committee to meet since the Sewol tragedy) IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu expressed his hope […]

Moore Stephens emphasises high cost to shipping of environmental regulatory compliance

International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has claimed that finding enough money to remain compliant with environmental regulation is going to be a challenge for ship owners and operators over the next few years. Moore Stephens shipping partner Michael Simms said: “The Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, for example, has not yet entered into […]