Battle is on to save WW1 Royal Navy warship

HMS President 1918, one of just three remaining Royal Navy warships from the First World War, could be scrapped at the end of the year, because funds have not been secured to maintain her upkeep. Last week it was announced that the vessel did not receive the £330,000 Heritage Lottery grant needed and now the […]

Website launched for GloMEEP energy efficiency project

IMO’s continuing efforts to promote environmentally sound shipping has received a boost with the launch of The new website provides important information and updates on the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships (GloMEEP) project – a GEF-UNDP-IMO initiative that supports the uptake and implementation of energy efficiency measures for shipping, thereby reducing the industry’s greenhouse […]

SCIPSI receives Investors in People’s Gold Employer of the Year

South Cotabato Integrated Port Services (SCIPSI) was recently awarded the Gold Employer of the Year Award (International) at the annual Investors in People Awards 2016 at the Old Billingsgate Market in London. The Gold Employer of the Year (International) award is given to high-performing and high-achieving organisations that show commitment to exceptional practices like involving […]

Round table looks at professional development of seafarers

Captain Antonio M Padrón y Santiago, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the Annual Congress of the National Association of Harbour Pilots, presenting a paper at the Round Table on ‘The professional development of Seafarers: A national matter’. The Congress was held in the Superior Nautical School of Santander (Cantabria) and […]