ICS to tackle CO2 and Compliance at its LISW Conference

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will place the environmental debate at the heart of its annual conference during London International Shipping Week (LISW), with Secretary-General to the IMO Kitack Lim leading the discussions a week after the Ballast Water Management Convention comes into force. The Association will use its flagship conference on Wednesday 13th […]

Interorient Shipmanagement CEO re-appointed as President of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber

At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC), Themis Papadopoulos (pictured), CEO of Interorient Shipmanagement, was re-elected to the Board and re-appointed as its President for a further two year term commencing May 2017. The CSC is Cyprus’ main resident shipping association incorporating more than 170 shipping related member companies. Mr […]

Preparing for the unprepared

What’s the worst that can happen at sea? A passenger ferry capsizing? A cruise ship on fire? An airliner ditching? An oil rig explosion? Any incident that requires the rescue of large numbers of people at sea will be immensely challenging – and is likely to be beyond normal response capabilities. What can be done […]