Dispatches No. 205

We Did It! InterManager teams scale peaks to raise funds

 

InterManager staff and members joined forces to raise more than £4,500 for charity Seafarers-UK.

 

Our team, comprising ship and shore staff from Associate members Soft Impact, Brightwell Payments and Kuba Junior and Senior, scaled 24 rugged hill peaks in just over 24 hours during the challenging fund-raising event held in the UK’s picturesque Lake District.

 

This year there were 14 teams and I was very pleased to see so many members of InterManager supporting the Challenge. Bernhard Schulte, Allmode, Shipserve, Hill Dickinson, Thomas Miller, KVH – that is 50% of all teams !!!

 

Kuba reported: “ Thanks to great support from InterManager members our team came 4th in fundraising effort with GBP 4 350, but we are still collecting J”

 

Seafarers UK is a charity that helps people in the maritime community, by providing vital funding to support seafarers in need and their families. The charity gives money to organisations and projects that make a real difference to people’s lives across the Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets, Royal Navy and Royal Marines.

 

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AGM 13-14.10.2014 to run alongside ship management conference – BOOK A DATE IN YOUR CALENDAR

Venue :

SingTel Comcentre Podium Block II, SingTel Podium Theatrette, Level 3

31 Exeter Rd

Singapore, 239733
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ISLE OF MAN SHIP REGISTRY CHARITY GOLF EVENT 2014

 

Following last year’s successful day which raised over £1,800 for the King George V Fund for Sailors, the event will be repeated this year on Friday 29 August, in association with the Isle of Man Shipping Association.  InterManager has entered a team which comprises  four members with the highest 2 scores at each hole to count in a Stableford format.  The team captain, Paddy McKnight is seeking 3 other golfers to join him in making up the InterManager team for this Charity event.  Tee-off at Rowany will be at 1330, (no doubt a shot-gun start) followed afterwards by a hot buffet, raffle and presentations in the clubhouse.  The leisurely afternoon tee-off time will enable participants to arrive in the IOM in the morning, and if so desired, fly out in the evening.

 

It would be  good for InterManager to put up a strong showing and volunteers to join the team should contact the S-G, Kuba or Paddy.  Meanwhile, happy golfing.

 

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Last week
All quiet

 

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This Week

24 Peaks Challenge – Lake District

15-16 July – Martha Project  Meeting – Southampton – Kuba Szymanski Attending

 

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Looking forward:

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Report from the activities attended on behalf of Members:

No event to report – 24 peaks – please wait for BI MONTHLY DISPATCH for full report soon with pictures

Discounts and offers for members:
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Special 15% discount for InterManager members in the Piraeus GLAROS Hotel. The Hotel Management has confirmed it is willing to offer InterManager members (15%) off its internet prices if booked from their web site, www.glaros-hotel.gr/ This discount cannot 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.
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Special discount on new Shipping book

 

Shipping: An Introduction to the Technical, Operational and Commercial Aspects is a comprehensive and well-planned book which is easy to read and highly accessible both to newcomers to shipping and to those needing to refresh their knowledge and understanding of this highly dynamic and global industry.
The book covers the essentials of shipping, taking the reader through manning, safety, training, navigation and communications. It covers classification and insurance, international conventions and maritime law, and it looks at ports, workboats, cranes and dry docks, as well as pilots and agents.
Author Nigel Draffin, has been involved in shipping for almost 50 years and with the commercial bunker market for over 25 years. He is a founder member of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and has served several times on its council of management and executive board and has served as Chairman.

 

In Shipping, Mr Draffin discusses charter parties and contracts of affreightment, shipbroking and vessel vetting, and the main costs, such as manning, maintenance, insurance and bunkering. He covers sale and purchase, new building and scrapping, as well as ownership structures, mortgages, and public and private ownership issues. Not forgotten are the engines and the propellers, speed and efficiency, emissions regulation and pollution.

The book also provides a handy ‘where to go for help’ section, a glossary of abbreviations and shipping terms, as well as informative appendices illustrating vessel type dimensions and what might be found in voyage and time charter contracts.

 

Published in May, the book retails at £75 per copy but InterManager members can take advantage of a special 15% discount by inputting the special code INTER15 when ordering online at: http://www.petrospot.com/petrospot-books/product/118-an-introduction-to-shipping

 

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16 July – London – COLD IRONING DEBATE – organised by Society of Maritime Industries.

Venue: Moore Stephens LLP, London, 150 Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4AB

If interested – please contact Kuba Szymanski at kuba.szymanski@intermanager.org

 

Brgds Kuba
Capt. Kuba Szymanski
Secretary General InterManager +44 7624 498 266
web: www.intermanager.org

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