GLOBALMET Association international conference 2017
L4 Syndicate Manager Sumit Madhu recently presented at the international conference organised by The GLOBALMET Association on 3rd and 4th November 2017 in Mumbai. The theme was “Marine HR & Education – Today & Beyond!" GlobalMET achieved the NGO status at IMO and a representative regularly attends IMO Committee meetings dealing with maritime education and training.
Some of the others speakers at the event included Dr. Malini Shankar, DG Shipping India, Capt. Ashok Mahapatra Director at the IMO, Ms Mayte Medina, Chief maritime personnel qualifications division, US coast guard, Johan Gahnstrom , Senior marine manager INTERTANKO, Capt. Peter Rasmussen, Head of Marine , BIMCO, Frank Coles, CEO Transas.
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Australia: COVID-19 Update
Members are advised that effective 12:00pm, Thursday 22 July, South Australia transitioned from a 'low risk' state to a ‘medium risk’ state, advance warning of a FIC has also been given which will run in Australia from 1 August to 31 September 2021 to determine the level of compliance with the safety of navigation requirements of International Conventions and familiarity of the masters and officers with their processes for ensuring safety of navigation.
In order to keep our Members posted with the development of the changes in those areas, the UK Club’s correspondents Huatai have kindly issued a circular to introduce the current situation of fishery farm claims and update the latest geographical extent of the major fishery farms in China.