Saturday, April 21, 2018
In addition to sponsorship by KVH and Intelsat, the report received support from leading maritime organizations BIMCO, Alpha Navigation, PTC, ISWAN and InterManager, as was mentioned at NASDAQ's website. In this regard Futurenautics Maritime specialists interviewed about 6 000 seafarers. For...
A word “stevedore” was probably added in the English lexicon from the Portuguese “estivador” (literally: a man who stores cargo), what in turn comes from a Latin word “stīpāre” – fill stuff. Sailors called lumpers that. Such term was...
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is an agency of the European Union, which purpose is to reduce the risk of marine accidents, the level of pollution in marine environment, the number of injuries and deaths at sea. The...
The Maritime Telegraph congratulates all daughters of Eve connected with a sea with International Women’s Day and proposes to think about their destiny onboard the vessel. You probably heard such a sign that it's frightful bad luck to bring a...
The International code of signals (ICS) is an international system of signals and codes developed for communication between vessels about safety of navigation and so on. Signals can be sent by flaghoist, signal lamp, radiotelegraphy, radiotelephony and flag semaphore...
Markku Mylly is well known to maritime professionals not only as an Executive Director at EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency), but also as a participant in the work of IMO (International Maritime Organisation), ESPO (European Seaports Organisation) and IALA...
According to the United Nations, ocean and sea water hide about three million of sunken ships. Not all vessels of this quantity are full of treasures. In the XXI century wooden sunken vessels are so rare, that they are seemed...
The InterManager company was founded in 1991 and its original name was ISMA (International Ship Managers’ Association). Organisation aimed to improve the existing standards and make ship management industry safer, more environmental-friendly, dependable and controllable. The ISMA Code of Ship...
On 7 December Goldenport Odessa – Oceangold Odessa held their annual crew conference. It was the second time the seafarers and their guests who have worked with the company for many years gathered to discuss vital issues of the...
Captain Paris Dragnis retired from the Board of Goldenport in December 2015. Mr. Dragnis founded the Company and led it as Chief Executive Officer before handing it over to his son, John Dragnis, in April 2012. John has been the Executive Director and President since then. Paris...
This year Odessa celebrated the 25th anniversary of the win in the transatlantic Grand Regatta Columbus 92, devoted to Columbus’s discovering America. 500 years passed since 1492, when there was shouted «land!» on one of the Christopher Columbus’s ships. In 1992...
The Maritime Telegraph correspondent was pleased to speak with Mr. Alexander Tsitsonis, Crew Director of the group that includes Starbulk SA, Product Shipping & Trading SA and Oceanbulk Containers Management SA.  Mr. Tsitsonis has been working with the company for more...
Seafarers today are increasingly attracted to sophisticated training, professional development, and longterm employment. That’s according to a survey by MSC Shipmanagement, the Cyprus-based unit of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a leading global container line. The results of the biannual crew engagement...
The legend cruise liner The SS United States is planned to be turned into a maritime museum and a theatre, instead of getting rusty in dock. The vessel has been standing idle without any running for a long time. The...
On November 8, Seaspan Ship Management Ltd. with the support of indifferent seafarers and its partners – Univis Ltd. and Alpha Navigation – organized a charity event for children of the Odessa Specialized Children's Home No. 1. Seaspan Ship Management...
There is an active discussion of fish catch robbery from Ukrainian fishermen by Crimean border guards in social networks. It was reported that the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officials stated Ukrainian fishermen violate peninsula’s borders. Nobody knows if...
Founder of a Ukrainian shipping company VARAMAR Group, Alexander Varvarenko, has launched ShipNEXT, a first global digital marketplace for shipping. ShipNEXT is an online freight platform linking ships with cargoes around the world in what the company said “marks...
Alexander Varvarenko is the owner and CEO of the shipping company VARAMAR and the founder of the first global online shipping platform, ShipNEXT.In an interview with The Maritime Telegraph, he talked about his ties to Odessa, the events that...