Happy New Year Last week Very quiet festive week


This Week 7th January

12th Night Party – ICS – London – Paddy and Kuba representing InterManager

8th January – Industry and Parliament Trust – Inmarsat – London – Kuba representing InterManager

9th January – Videotel – New Year’s Meeting – Kuba representing InterManager (hopefully)


Looking forward:

14th IMAREST Isle of Man – Health of Ship Management – Kuba Szymanski speaking

20-24 January – IMO – London – Ship Design and Construction – Paddy McKnight attending

21 January – Polish Masters Mariner Association – Kuba Szymanski speaking about InterManager

28-29 January – Szczecin – Poland – ITF Poland (Solidarity) – Tax of Polish seafarers – Kuba Szymanski attending

03-07 February – IMO – LONDON – Pollution and Prevention Response – Paddy McKnight attending

04 February – Videotel – London – Social Media Project – Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

05th February – London – InterManager Executive Committee Meeting

06th February – London – Shipping KPI Association Board of the Directors Meeting – Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager


Short summary of events attended on behalf of members:

12th Night Celebration party by ICS – excellent “NEW YEAR” get together organised by ICS in London. Shipping people of London gathered together to exchange views, gossip and generally to “catch up” in the New Year.

Industry and Parliament Trust meeting at Inmarsat. This time discussion about Image of Inmarsat. Ways Inmarsat and InterManager could co-operate on different projects. UK Government drive to return to Maritime Nation image.


Discounts and offers for members: We are now offering all InterManager members 10% discounts on all new online subscriptions What’s included in your subscription? Your subscription to Lloyd’s List is a comprehensive business resource designed to keep you out in front: Full and unrestricted access to Lloydslist.com Market data including:

– Clarkson’s Tanker & freight derivatives rates,

– Daily casualty reports and much more Full access to the archive, dating back to 1991, with fully functional search & advance search options. Daily breaking news, analysis & comment on the industry, which can be broken down by sector, data type & geographic filters. Daily emails with headlines and article summaries

– keeping you up-to-date with breaking news. Customised live updates

– select specific information from the entire Lloyd’s List coverage, by incorporating your selection into My Lloyd’s List. Your choice of e-alerts

– weekly email alerts to ensure you never miss an important development in the market sector(s) or region(s) that interests you. RSS or Twitter feeds so you can keep in touch with shipping news on your favourite mobile device. For more information or to place your order please get in touch with Kwasi Debrah at Lloyd’s List on either +44(0)20 7017 7772 or [email protected]


Special 15% discount for InterManager members in the Piraeus GLAROS Hotel. The Hotel Management has confirmed that they are willing to offer InterManager members (15%) off of internet prices I booked from their web site, www.glaros-hotel.gr/ This discount can not be combined with any other discounts. You only need to mention you are an “InterManager member” in the “Comments and Special Requests” section of the web site and/or mention your company is an “InterManager member” when you check into the hotel.

28th – 29th January 2014 Port Finance International London 2014 Copthorne Tara Hotel Kensington, London Website: http://portfinanceinternational.com/events/pfilondon Port Finance International PFI London 2014 will place a spotlight on the key drivers and inhibitors to expansion and development across Africa’s ports. This highly focused event will investigate the challenges ahead – as well as placing a strong focus on the impact of recent developments and their wider implications.


4th February 2014 IMarEST’s 2nd Arctic Shipping Technology Conference commences. Chaired by Professor John Carlton, this 2 day conference aims to discuss key themes including: Challenges of operations in extreme cold, Ship design and construction, Winterisation, Crew performance and safety and Propulsion. Email [email protected] for more information and registration.


11 – 12 February 2014 in Dubai – 2nd Annual Port Management Strategy Summit, will bring together distinguished maritime leaders to discuss and benchmark crucial issues on how to seize new opportunities with value-added Port strategies in today’s market and creating maximum impact in the business. It will comprise of case studies, interactive panel discussions and featured workshops from outstanding senior Maritime professionals. url: http://scl.fleminggulf.com/port-strategy-summit InterManager members – please apply for 2 Complementary VIP passes otherwise use 10% discount.


4-6 March 2013, 4th edition of Transport Week 2014, Gdansk, Poland Transport Week is one of the biggest platforms of communication created for key European transport market representatives (+350participants). It consists of several conferences, including: Clean Shipping Conference, Baltic Container Conference, Intermodal Conference and many more. Register only € 250/conference. More information on: www.transportweek.eu


18–20 March 2014 Green Ship Technology Conference 2014 Thon Hotel Arena, Oslo Join us at the 11th annual GST Conference – the biggest green ship technology event in the industry calendar! This is your opportunity to meet and network with our superb speaker line-up of 100+ industry leaders. VIP code: FKT2583IMWL to claim a 20% discount http://www.informamaritimeevents.com/FKT2583IMWL


Lloyd’s Register provides new DVD to promote safe boat transfers Short film to educate employees about the best ways to minimise risks when working over water Lloyd’s Register has issued a new short film entitled Safe Boat Transfers to help provide marine surveyors with comprehensive instructions on how to safely transfer between two vessels at sea. Working over water and, in particular, boat transfers, during which surveyors switch from a transfer vessel to the boat they are surveying, is a very high-risk activity. The film, originally developed for Lloyd’s Register employees, aims to raise awareness about the associated risks and hazards, and to provide instruction for every stage of the transfer. It is hoped that Safe Boat Transfers will help to significantly reduce the accidents associated with boat transfers. Receiving your copy: The DVD can be ordered from the Lloyd’s Register webstore: http://www.webstore.lr.org.

Brgds Kuba Capt. Kuba Szymanski

Secretary General InterManager +44 7624 498 266

web: www.intermanager.org


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