'Go Maritime' Event: Thessaloniki Merchant Marine Academy, Greece.
Claims Executive Efcharis Rocanas and Senior Loss Prevention Executive David Nichol recently participated in the 'Go Maritime' event at Thessaloniki Merchant Marine Academy, Greece.
In the stand hall, they were accompanied by a number of Greek shipping companies and around 400 deck and engineer cadets were in attendance. The opportunity was taken to promote the our 150th anniversary competition and our Loss Prevention 'Lessons Learnt' project.
David also participated in a panel for the deck cadets entitled: "Opportunities and challenges for the modern merchant marine" where a variety of questions wee answered on the role of P&I Clubs, how young seafarers should prioritise studies and future challenges facing the industry.
The panel was followed by a lunch near the university which most guest participants attended.
You may also be interested in:
The IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) held its 78th session (MEPC 78) remotely from June 6-10, 2022, and this article seeks to summarise the outcomes from MEPC 78.
Go Maritime conference- Greece
The UK Club was represented at the recent "Go Maritime" conference held at the Golden Sand hotel on the Aegean island of Chios.
On Thursday 05 May, the Club held their latest Loss Prevention webinar discussing the practical aspects of mitigating and clean-up of pollution and examining the critical task that P&I clubs hold with organisations such as ITOPF and salvors to mitigate and clean up various types of pollution at sea and on the coast.
Persian Gulf Security Update
Following the recent incidents where two Greek-Flagged ships were seized by Iranian forces, the Combined Maritime Force (CMF) and the EU’s Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) have issued an Industry Releasable Threat Bulletin (IRTB) on the incident.