Tag: maritime

Transport & Logistics

SIGNALIS – ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’

As Senior Business Development and Services Manager for Signalis in Germany, Stephen Furness puts his VTS expertise and experience to use helping the business to develop specialised software and systems for civilian and military port surveillance. With 210 systems installed in 55 countries around the globe Signalis are the ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’. Stephen will be…

22 Mar 2016, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Location, location… the challenges of regional port security

Ricky Hall is Security Superintendent for the Pilbara Ports Authority. He is very experienced within industrial environments and has excellent knowledge of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act and Regulations.  As an industry expert, Ricky was kind enough to contribute his thoughts on National…

4 Feb 2015, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

The quest for transparency in port valuations – 60 seconds with David Bayne, Port Economist

Maritime Structures 2014 will take place in Sydney, 3-4 December. This is a two-day conference which explores the effective management of marine assets across their life cycle, whilst focusing on the latest port developments and expansions across Australia. In the lead up, we sat down with David Bayne, Port Economist with Drewrys Shipping. An expert…

3 Nov 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Goodbye Belgium, hello Vancouver – Highlights from the 9th IHMA Congress

The 9th IHMA Congress was held across the beautiful Cities of Bruges and Ghent in Belgium. The Host Ports - The Port of Zeebrugge and the Ghent Port Company delivered a conference that fed the mind as well as the body, with Belgium delivering on its reputation as a place for good food, enriching culture,…

14 Aug 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

What’s in the pipeline for LNG? Spotlight on Fluxys LNG terminal in Zeebrugge

Fluxys' LNG terminal in Zeebrugge has been in operation for over 25 years and their LNG Projects Manager, Dirk Nous*joins us to discuss what's in the pipeline for LNG demand and infrastructure requirements.  Can you briefly update us on the current supply and demand for LNG? Dirk Nous: The worldwide prices of LNG are driving…

27 Mar 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Shipmasters, IFSMA and IMO at Master Mariners Congress

Captain Christer Lindvall, President of the International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations (IFSMA) and Senior Advisor, Swedish Maritime Officers joined us to discuss IFSMA’s work, objectives and policies. With over 50 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Captain Lindvall provided an overview of the issues that impact today’s shipmaster and highlighted the need for international cooperation…

19 Mar 2013, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Navigating the future – How will technology, legislation and investment impact the safety of our waters?

As an island nation, Australia has a long and proud maritime tradition and its shipping task is now the fourth largest in the world. 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the Company of Master Mariners Australia and given the historic revitalization of the Australia shipping industry, there has never been a better time for the…

8 Jan 2013, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Maritime Logistics 2012 – Key conference findings

By Dr Ada Ng, Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management,  Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Maritime Logistics 2012 was held on 30 and 31 January 2012 as part of the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Exposition. The conference addressed various challenges the shipping industry will be facing in the near…

13 Feb 2012, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Interview with Capt. Yoss Leclerc: The Harbour Master as a Systems Manager Part 2

Captain Yoss Leclerc is delivering his presentation, ‘The Harbour Master as a Systems Manager’ at the 8th IHMA Congress on Monday 14th May 2012. How can harbour masters contribute to a port’s operational efficiency? Aren’t operating costs and customer service needs functions of other port departments? Harbour Masters are the corner stone of port efficiency…

16 Jan 2012, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 2

This topic will be discussed at the 8th Annual Port and Maritime Security 2011 Conference in September. Read Part 1 of the article here. *** Evolving That is not legally the status of private armed guards. Under the Mercenaries Convention, mercenaries have the backing of a sovereign and are involved in meddling in the affairs…

2 Sep 2011, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Two tides are turning on piracy Part 1

This just in - Just in time for our 8th Annual Port & Maritime Security 2011 Conference. *** MAYBE two tides are turning. Piracy seems to be declining – depending on the scale one uses for calculating. One would be fatuous to think armed guards are responsible simply because another tide is turning. Some flag…

1 Sep 2011, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Informa Interview – Captain Allan Gray on Master Mariners of Australia Congress

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA4RYdKBT00]   We had the opportunity to interview Captain Allan Gray, Federal Master of the Company of Master Mariners of Australia who will be speaking at the inaugural Master Mariners of Australia Congress on the 7th and 8th April 2011 in Fremantle, WA, Australia. 1. The Company of Master Mariners is hosting its inaugural Master…

6 Dec 2010, by Test Test