Press releases

Discover the future of asset values, freight rates and operating costs with MSI FMV

      Leading independent research and consultancy firm launches unique online tool providing forward assessments for all major ship types London, February 1, 2016. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy firm, has launched MSI Forecast Marine eValuator (FMV), the first web-based tool to provide historical and forecast earnings, costs and [more…]

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers wins BIMCO Education and Training Award

Institute honoured for its ongoing commitment in supporting professional maritime education around the world London 19 November 2015. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the maritime industry’s only body dedicated to professional education, has won the BIMCO Education and Training Award 2015. The Institute scooped the award in recognition of its investment in new learning, growth [more…]

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers promotes shipping to the next generation on World Maritime Day

Institute joins IMarEST and the Merchant Navy Training Board to share the story of shipping with primary school children at IMO headquarters London, September 22, 2015. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the maritime industry’s only body dedicated to professional education, is spreading the story of shipping to primary school students as part of the International [more…]

Sailors’ Society launches ‘Chapplaincy’ to transform provision of port to port welfare

Smartphone App created with support from Augustea Group and MarineTraffic will help charity deliver improved service and better measure impact of its work September 4, 2015. Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, has developed ‘Chapplaincy’ a Smartphone App which will enable port chaplains and ship visitors to deliver more effective [more…]

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Director Julie Lithgow named WISTA-UK Woman of the Year

National nomination goes forward on shortlist for international award at WISTA conference in Istanbul in October 2015 London, September 8, 2015. Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Director Julie Lithgow has been named Woman of the Year by the Executive Committee of WISTA-UK for her work in education and training. WISTA-UK President Sue Terpilowski OBE, said the [more…]

Sailors’ Society launches Crisis Response Centre to support seafarers affected by piracy

Durban-based facility will provide 24-hour rapid response and trauma counselling for survivors of piracy attacks and other disasters at sea July 1, 2015. Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, has launched a Crisis Response Centre to support seafarers in need throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The Centre offers a rapid response service [more…]

Third Asian Challenge raises US$570,000 to fund Sailors’ Society’s work with seafarers

45 industry teams scale 4,000m peak ahead of Sea-Asia 2015 to demonstrate their support for mariners around the world   Singapore, 20 April 2015. Teams from across the maritime industry have completed the third biennial Asian challenge on behalf of Sailors’ Society, raising more than half a million US dollars towards the support of seafarers [more…]

Sailors’ Society brings Wellness at Sea programme to Asia to promote seafarer health and well-being

Seminar during Sea Asia 2015 sees industry representatives join Sailors’ Society to launch programme designed to improve welfare and drive retention   Singapore, 22 April 2015. Sailor’s Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, has used Singapore Maritime Week to launch its unique Wellness at Sea coaching and support programme to Asia’s [more…]

Sailors’ Society invests in seafarer education with sponsorship of MaritimeONE scholarships

Sponsorship of diplomas administered by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) will support efforts to attract the next generation of seafaring professionals   Singapore 23 April 2015. Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, is to sponsor four scholarships on two diplomas offered under the MaritimeONE programme. Under the terms of the [more…]