Maritime HR: Planning for a future generation

Delegates from around the world gathered in London for the 11th annual Maritime HR conference from Spinnaker Global. The sessions were varied, including maritime economics, mental health in the workplace, HR strategies, gender diversity and Brexit, but the prevailing theme was: the maritime industry needs to prepare for a future workforce. Sessions at the two-day […]

Djibouti opens most advanced port in Africa

Djibouti has today (Wednesday) opened the country’s latest mega project – the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP). The official opening ceremony was held under the auspices of Djibouti’s President His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, together with His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia. The new 690-hectare facility is equipped with ultra-modern facilities that can accommodate […]

Piraeus Port Authority investment plans tabled at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Piraeus Port Authority is investing €294 million over a five-year period to upgrade its existing infrastructure and help it increase its competitiveness in the lucrative East Med cruise sector. Details of the specific plans were presented during the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum by Theodora Riga, Manager of Strategic Planning & […]