Dispatches No. 334

We at InterManager are delighted to announce new Associate Member of our Association:


Africa Risk Compliance is an operational support and management company specialising in West Africa. Founded in early 2016 and with a background in security, ARC has aligned itself with the shipping industry in response to the need for an organisation to provide reliable services to the maritime sector in the region and now provides a range of support services to our clients. Through our network of government, military and local business contacts, we aim to provide a quality service; increasing efficiency to clients with integrity, transparency, incorporation of local content and building trust through relationships and reinvestment in the African people.



Last Week:

Working from the Isle of Man Office

02 – 09 April – Business School – IOM – Ship Superintendency Course; Markus Schmitz and Capt. Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

03-07 April – IMO – London – FAL 41 – Capt. Paddy McKnight representing InterManager – full report available from: https://www.intermanager.org/2017/04/imo-committee-on-facilitation-4-7-april-2017/



This Week:

Working from the Isle of Man


Looking forward:

17-18 April – UN – New York – 8th Ad hoc meeting Working Group of the Whole of the General Assembly on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects – Vice President George Hoyt representing InterManager members

19-20-21 April – ETC – 2017 Odessa Forum – Capt. Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager – Martha Workshop

26 – 28 April – IMO – London – LEG 104 – Capt. Paddy McKnight representing InterManager

11-12 May – Seagull – Bergen – Seagull user forum – Capt. Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

17-18 May – Nautical Institute – London – AGM – Capt. Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

01 June – InterManager Executive Committee Meeting – Cyprus

05-09 and 12-16 June – London – MSC98 – Capt. Paddy McKnight representing InterManager


26-28 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017

The biennial Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition is organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and would be held in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Week 2017.


25-28 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 10th Annual International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference and Exhibition

Organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the biennial International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference and Exhibition returns as Asia’s leading thought-leadership platform focusing on the preparedness and response strategies for oil and chemical spills.
InterManager members will now be able to get 20% off normal rates using their priority code P51502ITMG.


25 – 28 April 2017 Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Helsinki  – Arctic Shipping Forum and Innovation Award 2017

The leading industry-led event to keep up-to-date on new opportunities, technology, vessel designs and regulations for shipping in the Arctic and harsh environments.


View Agenda: https://maritime.knect365.com/arctic-shipping-forum/agenda?vip_code=ASFINTER
BOOK NOW – InterManager reader offer: save 20% when you use VIP code ASFINTER at checkout – https://maritime.knect365.com/arctic-shipping-forum/?vip_code=ASFINTER


InterManager members entitled to 20% discount.


9th -11th May CrewConnect Europe Partnership

Visit the largest and most interactive event dedicated to Crewing and Seafarer Education held in Copenhagen this year, A great line up to look out for including talks on responsible crew management, keeping up to date with technology changes and lessons to be learnt from the offshore industry!

Additionally, I wanted to remind you that InterManager members benefit from a 50% discount if you are Full member and 20% if you are Associate member.


22-26 May Maritime Week Americas 2017 will take place in Miami, The conference will again focus on the most pressing issues in bunkering, from planning for the global sulphur cap in 2020 to examining fuel strategies within the cruise industry, examining the progress of LNG bunkering and looking at changing patterns in fuel quality and specifications. It will also look at bunkering opportunities within the region, highlighting those areas that are now emerging as key refuelling locations of the future.


 21st & 22nd June in  Huston, USA ACI’s 16th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Conference

With the recently enforced Emission Control Area (ECA) and fuel / sulphur regulations, as well as the global sulphur cap agreement from the latest IMO MEPC meeting, this conference will specifically focus on the regulations affecting vessel operations & compliance for companies shipping in US Waters. We will further scrutinise the technologies available to assist with compliance as well as innovations to track and manage performance and specific fuel-efficiency improving equipment, plus analysis and practical feedback of how to increase overall efficiency and performance by minimising the fleet’s energy demands.

Essentially, the focus will be on how shipowners & the maritime industry can benefit from higher Return on Investment and optimise their performance with the latest vessel efficiency technology available. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the Maritime industry, including Shipowners, Shipmanagers and associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT and data associations, consultants, and technology providers.

As a supporting partner to the event we are delighted to offer InterManager members a 15% discount on registration. To receive a copy of the agenda or to register to the event contact Cheryl Williams on +44 (0) 203 141 0623 or email [email protected] and quote the code MBFMKT



Brgds Kuba

Capt. Kuba Szymanski

Secretary General

Mob: +44 7624 498 266




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