Dispatches No. 64 20.07.2011

InterManager Dispatches No. 64 20.07.11

Please visit our website and submit your petition to your local government to END THE PIRACY
www.intermanager.org

WE DID IT J InterManager Team successfully completed 24 Peaks Challenge. Weather was absolutely atrocious whole 2 day. Very heavy rain and rather strong wind made the challenge even more challenging. Not only we were among only 5 teams who did the whole challenge but also thank you to your great support with have raised £ 6 666 which is well above required £ 5 000. THANK YOU J

New Member joining InterManager
We are very pleased to welcome SHIPVET as our new associate Member.
The leading independent vetting agency worldwide for oil tankers, chemical tankers, gas carriers, bulk carriers and container vessels. http://www.shipvet.co.uk/home.php
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Last week:

11-15 July – London – IMO – MEPC
15 July – London – Maritime Piracy – A Humanitarian Response Programme. Meeting, to discuss the Good Practice Guide for Seafarers, Nigel Cleave – Videotel, Keith Parsons – VShips, Capt. Ulrich Ganz – BSM Cyprus representing InterManager
16-18 July – Lake District – 24 peaks challenge
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This Week
19 July – Blame or not to Blame – Star Reefers Officers seminar – Kuba Szymanski speaking

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Looking forward:
27 July – London – ICS – Shipping Piracy Meeting – Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

Discounts for Members:
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1. Understanding LNG
GAC Training & Service Solutions has developed this two day Liquefied Natural Gas course to give a
structured introduction to LNG. Day One provides a practical approach to understanding the key
elements of the business; Day Two focuses on the supporting activities that underpin an LNG
operation.
When & Where: 14th & 15th of July-Houston When & Where: 22nd & 23rd Sept-Geneva When & Where: 8th &
9th Dec-Houston This course has been specifically designed to suit all managers and staff who want
a clear understanding and overview of the LNG industry To enrol please log onto www.nmci.ie/gtss or
contact Ms. Joanne Kelleher at nmci@gac.com
2. LNG Carrier Operations in Port
GAC Training & Service Solutions has developed this two day LNG terminal course which focuses on
the most critical part of the LNG Chain, the Ship to Shore interface and associated operations.
When & Where: 29rh & 30th of Sept-Geneva When & Where: 8th
& 9th Dec-Geneva This course is aimed at newcomers to the LNG world or for those already working in
the industry in need of a refresher.
To enrol please log onto www.nmci.ie/gtss or contact Ms. Joanne Kelleher at nmci@gac.com
3. Oil Tanker Operations in Port
GAC Training & Service Solutions has developed this two day Oil Tanker Operations course to give a
clear overview of the most critical aspects of the shipping and distribution of oil, especially the
ship/shore interface and associated operations.
When & Where: 27th & 28th Sept-Geneva
When & Where: 6th & 7th Dec-Geneva
This course has been specifically designed to suit all oil industry newcomers and veterans in need
of a refresher course.
To enrol please log onto www.nmci.ie/gtss or contact Ms. Joanne Kelleher at nmci@gac.com
4. Oil & Shipping Operations
GAC Training & Service Solutions has developed this two day Oil & Shipping Operations course to
provide core skills for those new to oil operations or in need of a refresher course in oil tanker
training.
When & Where: 27th & 28th Sept-Geneva When & Where: 6th &
7th Dec-Geneva This course is designed to suit anyone working in the shipping industry such as ship
owners, operators, brokers, managers, charterers, and commodity traders interested in gaining an
overview of oil and shipping operations.
To enrol please log onto www.nmci.ie/gtss or contact Ms. Joanne Kelleher at nmci@gac.com
5. Dry Cargo Operations & Chartering
GAC Training & Service Solutions has developed this two day Dry Cargo Operations course to provide
a clear understanding and better knowledge of various key aspects of commercial, legal and
practical dry cargo and shipping operations.
When & Where: 13th & 14th Oct-Geneva
When & Where: 8th & 9th Dec-Geneva
This course is designed to suit anyone working in the shipping industry such as ship owners,
operators, brokers, managers, charterers, and commodity traders interested in gaining an overview
of dry cargo operations and chartering.
To enrol please log onto www.nmci.ie/gtss or contact Ms. Joanne Kelleher at nmci@gac.com
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Combating Piracy: West African Maritime Security (24 – 25 August, London
Visit www.piracy-westafrica.com for more information.
Whether you currently operate in the Gulf of Guinea or you are concerned with the broader spread of
piracy and maritime crime, this conference provides essential intelligence in the fight for secure
global shipping.
What will the agenda cover?
• Get to grips with the true nature of the problem: The IMO, the Nigerian Government and
the Foreign and Commonwealth Office update you on the latest work being done at the national and
international level to combat the problems of maritime crime
• Learn about the innovative strategies being rolled out at the local and regional level to
combat maritime crime: Including insights from the Nigerian Ports Authority and NIMASA
• Hear first hand accounts from the oil and gas industry: With a large proportion of the
worlds’ oil and gas resources based in West Africa, hear the innovative work being done by Shell
Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Ltd and Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Limited to
protect their resources
• Share the concerns of the shipping industry: Tackling the challenges surrounding levels
of violence used, liability and the impact on the shipping industry – ISAN and BIMCO outline the
support that is available and the work that needs to be done
• Learning from Ghana and Cameroon: The Ghana Maritime Authority and the National Shippers’
Council, Cameroon outline the impact of the upsurge of piracy in territorial waters and reveal how
they’re talking steps to safeguard their offshore assets in the region
• Protecting yourself – Tackling the West African hub for drugs, arms and people smuggling:
Make sure you don’t get caught up in drugs, arms and people smuggling, with the latest
recommendations from INTERPOL and the Maritime Piracy Task Force
• Find out how West African maritime criminals are adopting traits of Somali pirates: What
will this mean for you?
• Exclusive firsthand account from a kidnap victim: How could this have been prevented and
what lessons can be learned?
InterManager members are eligible for a 15% discount off the conference registration fee – simply
email info@hansonwade.com and quote your booking code: INTERMANAGER
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Diploma in Ship Management – the only distance learning diploma qualification for ship managers
Commences 27th September 2011
Who should study this Diploma in Ship Management:
• Assistant Operator
• Captain
• Chief Officer
• Crewing Officer
• Fleet Operator/Administrator
• General Manager
• Operations Manager
• Superintendent
• Ship Broker
• Ship Inspector
• Ship Officers
How to register and incentive for InterManager members. You can easily enrol online by clicking on
this link – http://www.informaglobalevents.com/LP0077EB1B1
Lloyd’s Maritime Academy is offering a special discount of £150 to all InterManager members, so
make sure you enrol early.
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Digital Ship is pleased to announce their autumn conferences and exhibitions.
Taking place in:
Singapore (18 & 19 October 2011),
Korea (28 October 2011),
Athens (22 & 23 November 2011) and
Istanbul (1 December 2011) these are the leading events for maritime IT, satcom, technical,
electronics and navigation managers who want to know about the latest developments in satellite
communications, maritime software, bridge electronics and technology.
Admission is free of charge for employees of shipping companies.
There are also plenty of networking sessions to meet with business partners, customers and peers.
Please go to www.thedigitalship.com or call +44 20 7017 3411

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