Dispatches No. 357

We would like to thank all our members who actively participated in the World Maritime Day and were with us in IMO last week.


Last Week:

25 – 29th September – London – IMO – Sub-committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments 4th Session – Capt. Paddy McKnight attended and report is now available from: https://www.intermanager.org/2017/10/imo-sub-committee-on-implementation-of-imo-instruments-4th-session-25-29-september-2017/


28th September – London – IMO – Worlds Maritime Day – Capt. Paddy McKnight representing InterManager. Members attending.



This Week:

Working on projects and administrative work:

  • High Seas Project (continuation of Martha – prep work)
  • Sustainable Manning Levels – prep work
  • Accounts with Auditors
  • Superintendency Course – prep work (course start this weekend)
  • Cyber Security workshop in the IOM – prep work for next week workshop
  • Adopt the Ship – communication with potential participants
  • Members Benchmarking
  • Minutes of last ExCom meeting
  • Next year AGM – timing and venue + agenda

04-06 October – The Hague – Paris MOU – Inspectors Seminar – Human Element – Capt. Kuba Szymanski running MARTHA workshop


Looking forward:

07-15 October – Superintendency Course – Isle of Man – Capt. Kuba Szymanski lecturing

13th October – Cyber Security Lunch seminar for shipping community – InterManager and Ship Registry Isle of Man organised event. Lee Williamson – SOFTImpact presenting18 October in Athens – Seagull Athens User Forum – George Hoyt and Capt. Kuba Szymanski Attending

23-27 October – London – IMO – MEPC GHG – Capt. McKnight representing InterManager members

06-08 November – Manila – Crew Connect – Capt. Kuba Szymanski representing InterManager

09 November – Manila – PTC – Shipping KPIs seminar – Capt. Kuba Szymanski attending

24th November – Hong Kong – Nautical Institute Conference – $afe Manning on board the ships – Capt. Kuba Szymanski speaking and presenting Martha Project results + participating in the House Debate

27th NOV – 06th December – London – IMO – 30th Assembly – Capt. Paddy McKnight representing InterManager members


Electric & Hybrid Propulsion Seminar

10-11 October 2017, London

Electric & hybrid propulsion technology – what are your options, how long before you will see a return on investment, what are the challenges, and how can you overcome them? Get all your questions answered at this 2 day training course. Get it right, the first time. Seminar will dig deep into the options available, ROI, challenges & solutions, risk analysis & much more.


InterManager readers save 20% – use VIP code MP17INM or visit https://goo.gl/FSGz18


6-17 of October 2017, Rotterdam  –  2nd International Summit Green Shipping Rotterdam encourages innovative thinking and discusses all things maritime from current issues to future plans. The biggest names in the industry, including but not limited to Carnival Corporation & Plc, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Samsung Heavy Industries, will gather in Rotterdam  on October 16-17, 2017 to deliver informative presentations, eloquent debates and vibrant networking sessions in the closed-door environment.
Go to http://gssummit.org/ and register.



1st November, 2017 Capital Link will hold its “7th Annual Operating Excellence in Shipping & Maritime CSR Forum” at the Chartered Accountants Hall at One Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA in cooperation with the Danish Shipowners’ Association, the German Shipowners Association and with the Support of the UK Department for International Trade and many industry associations.




6-8 November 2017 | Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila



In 2015, Asia-Pacific Manning and Training conference became CrewConnect Global. The conference now includes a truly international community of Marine HR professionals, covering more sectors of the industry than ever before.

Returning to Sofitel to bring you new perspectives on recruitment strategies, MET solutions and seafarer safety & welfare. New themes based on industry feedback Include: Seafarers – better off with or without access to communication tech? Crew supply – can crew agencies deliver and how to connect the crews of the cruise industry and digital disruption in shipping


Use code CCG17INTERMGR and save 20% on the registration fee – book via https://goo.gl/pkxPnq  to claim



10th & 11th November 2017 – Greece – Athens  ISSA Convention & Trade Exhibition – the 62nd such annual event we have staged – will be held at Hotel Divani Caravel, Athens,


We would be delighted if you would join us for this event full details of which may be found at www.issa2017.com


Because of our close relationship and as Associate Members of InterManager we are offering an extra special discount to you of 25% off the usual Delegate Fee.


This can be obtained when you go on-line to register at the Convention Web Site and use the dedicated registration facility just for InterManager Members.


We do hope we will be able to welcome you at ISSA 62 Athens.


Green Ship Technology North America

15-17 November, New York

Survival of the fittest in maritime: Make smart investments, ensure you are compliant, future proof your fleet.

The Green Ship Technology North America Conference will take place with Shipping2030, offering attendees access to 200+ technical experts & policy makers. Gain fresh insights into the global sulphur cap, ballast water regulation, the future of green ship design and much more.


InterManager readers save 20% – use VIP code MP17INM or visit https://goo.gl/EYgGvy



Shipping2030 North America

15-16 November, New York

Survival of the fittest in maritime: Make smart investments, harness innovation, stay ahead of the curve.

Shipping2030 North America will take place with Green Ship Technology conference, connecting 200+ senior level execs and tech innovators across the maritime industry. Gain fresh insights into IoT, digital infrastructure, smart ports, 3D printing and much more.


InterManager readers save 20% – use VIP code MP17INM or visit https://goo.gl/Nuetse


Brgds Kuba

Capt. Kuba Szymanski

Secretary General

Mob: +44 7624 498 266



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