And then there were 31! What a journey IMPA SAVE has been taking us on, with 31 major shipping companies representing over 12% of the global fleet having now committed to drastically reduce plastic drinking […]
Invited by long-standing IMPA ACT partners Incentra SA, Stephen and Jasmine from the IMPA team delivered a comprehensive presentation on IMPA ACT for the Norwegian shipping community. Long-standing IMPA ACT partner and Norwegian buying group […]
Mercy Ships operates the world’s largest charity hospital ship, providing free surgical care and healthcare services in sub-Saharan Africa. They are set to benefit from the generosity of ship charterers, brokers and owners through their upcoming […]
On Wednesday, 3rd November, the winners of this year’s Seatrade Awards, in association with Lloyd’s List, will be revealed during an exclusive online presentation. It’s set to be a truly momentous occasion for all, which […]
Celebrate being back together with fellow IMPA Londoners during a fun and lively late-night party on day one of the event. Opened to all exhibitors, attendees and supporters until 21:00; it’s a Christmas special after […]
After the success of the app we introduced for IMPA London 2019, we have decided to take things a step further this year. All who attend IMPA London 2021 will have full access to the […]
As the date for IMPA London 2021 nears, our team are finalising plans for the event’s learning and debate sessions. Today we have the pleasure of sharing the outlined sessions for day one of the […]
Starting September as we mean to go on and culminating a good few months of development work, the IMPA membership team is excited to announce at last the official launch of the brand-new IMPA website. […]
Upon approval by Shanghai Customs, RMS China bonded warehouse in Shanghai has been recently put into operation officially. Bonded spare parts have been supplied to vessels via RMS bonded warehouse successfully. The launch of the RMS […]
Earlier this year IMPA announced that the Association had joined forces with Seatrade Awards and created the very first award for sustainable supply chain management. The prestigious awards are operated in association with Lloyd’s List […]
BIMCO’s shipping number of the Week During the first seven months of 2021, only three actively trading Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) have been sold for demolition. The current market for seaborne transportation of crude […]
Owners, operators, and vessel managers choosing Klüber Lubrication’s premium products will now benefit from Wilhelmsen’s in-depth maritime expertise, market-leading customer service and unrivalled global distribution network. As from August 1st, 2021, Wilhelmsen will begin to […]
If you are a regular reader of the IMPA members’ newsletter or our great Marine Trader Journal, then you will have already seen how hard our team has been working across the board on all […]
With exactly 14 weeks to go, we are delighted to return to Greece with a one-day programme on the 7th October 2021. IMPA Greece is set in Athens and brings together procurement professionals from the […]
June 2021 marks the ten-year anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs or the “Protect, Respect and Remedy” framework) which represent the first and only soft law reference in […]
IMPA SAVE aims to vastly reduce the more than 40 tons of waste plastic bottles disposed of by the global shipping fleet each year. Synergy Group’s fleet of more than 375 ships are now committed […]
Maritime charity Sailors’ Society has launched a brand-new charity cycle challenge taking in some of the best routes of the UK’s south coast. The three-day ride (3 – 5 September) will see participants cycle 200 […]
Networking in person again, a brand new conference, multiple side events, alongside the dazzling London Christmas lights and mince pies… It’s a one-time special event! By the time you’re reading this you’ve probably heard that […]
When the industry asks, we listen! It has been a long time coming, but it is now finally around the corner: the first Sustainability Programme, Framework, and Certification for the global maritime industry. Work to green your business, get rewarded, become recognised!
In a repeat order for ABB, a new passenger and car ferry MyStar will join the growing number of vessels to benefit from sustainability and efficiency gains enabled by ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory Systems – […]
Survival technology leader Survitec today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a leading European provider of personal protective equipment. The transaction reinforces Survitec as the global leader for survival technology across […]
If you are looking to learn about setting up a responsible supply chain management system that is aligned to internationally-endorsed UN principles, consider joining the IMPA ACT Workshop taking place this year in London.
Here at IMPA, we are proud to be supporting The UK Ports Virtual Conference 2021, taking place across the mornings on 5th – 8th July; it is your essential update on the UK ports industry. […]
NORDEN is highly committed to its sustainability agenda and has put this at the heart of its business strategy, this article looks at one of their latest initiatives – Project Zero Bleach From IMPA’s perspective […]
Internet-enabled smart containers are helping shippers and their supply chains optimise logistics, protect cargoes and minimise risk, but are they key to maritime’s digitally-connected future and do some solutions perform better than others? Stephen Cousins […]
More than 80% of global trade by volume is carried by maritime transport which moves the world’s food, energy and raw materials, as well as manufactured goods and components, and that is vital to sustainable […]
Supporting your suppliers through the pandemic and beyond might just be the best thing you can do for your supply chain. Two procurement experts share their thoughts on what matters most It has been a bruising 12 […]
Uncertainty, conflicting information, new paperwork and processes, stockpiling essential supplies – the year of transition was challenging. And what of 2021? For many in the supply chain, Brexit has brought higher costs, delays at ports, […]
Almost three years from its initial joining, the Association publishes its Communication on Engagement, describing the practical actions taken to support the UN Global Compact.
MESPAS, the maritime software specialists, are making their state-of-the-art procurement software available free of charge to purchasers. MESPAS sees the digitalization of the maritime industry as a priority and believes that its unique, centralised smart […]
The pandemic was the disruption nobody was expecting. A year on and we’re still battling with the aftermath. Should we challenge the way we approach risk? Should we place more emphasis on resilience and less […]
Implementation of Hong Kong Convention (HKC) of IMO and EU-Ship Recycling Regulation is my professional mission for more than 15 years. From cradle to grave, or shipyards, manufacturers, suppliers, ship owners to recyclers, or desk […]
MT the industry leading journal for maritime procurement and supply chain management featuring… Fake/Fact IHM Maintenance ApproachesHenning Gramann shares some insights about how to evaluate compliant and cost-efficient IHM Maintenance. More Headaches for SuppliersIHM has […]
From ballast tank emptying to engine cooling to marine fuel transfer, it doesn’t go unknown that the marine market relies heavily on reliable pumping solutions for vessel operations. When sourcing a pump, it is essential […]
Fewer than eight months since its inception, the ambitious IMPA SAVE initiative is enjoying greater awareness and salience than many other industry counterparts. With more than 5,000 vessels being so far committed to the first milestone of the programme and many other companies considering jumping onboard, the strong group of global shipowners and suppliers at the helm of the initiative have big plans and goals in store for 2021. Let’s explore!
We have a bold vision for the future of our industry, and this year, we are fully embarking on a journey to achieve it. More research and development, more high-quality content that drives business improvements, […]
“OEM versus non-OEM” the story continues… Some years ago, I was allowed to publish an article in MT about the somewhat thorny subject of the procurement of spare parts and specifically I explored the discussion […]
Legal Affairs Committee MEPs pave the way for a new EU law that requires companies to comply with human rights and environmental standards within their value chains.
CMA CGM and the IMO become the shipping industry’s latest ransomware victims. Why does it keep happening? And more importantly, what can you do about it? If the aftermath of CMA CGM’s ransomware attack showed […]
Over 300 companies and organisations, including the International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA), join forces to help resolve a humanitarian crisis on the world’s ocean.
We are excited to introduce the IMPA CAST, a brand-new podcast bringing you essential industry topics and the latest information on our IMPA initiatives. Each month, we will be joined by guests to take a […]
Deepening crew change scenario threatening seafarer safety and maritime safety, leading industry figures warn The crew change crisis that has left some 400,000 seafarers stranded on vessels will not only damage the industry but also […]
Recent developments at European Union level shed light on the seriousness around making the UNGPs a mandatory reality for companies based in the EU. IMPA ACT investigates the latest. Earlier this year, we reported and […]
As a key value driver, procurement can and must play a decisive role in supporting sustainable business models. We explore four ways they can do that Disruption hits business in many ways – in the […]
December 16th 2020, IMPA hosted a webinar exclusively for our members. Speakers on the session included IHM expert, Henning Gramann, CEO of GSR Services and Filippo De Ferrari, Gianfranco Schirinzi and Stefano Bertilone from RINA. […]
As we break off for the festivities today, the IMPA Chairwoman, Council and Secretariat team have put together a lovely holiday message for all our members. Mostly filmed from the comfort of our own homes, […]
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Join fellow IMPA members for an exclusive MEMBER-ONLY online webinar and hear from the IMPA council and IHM experts about the upcoming IHM requirement. Let’s explore the impact on the supply chain.
Concerning IMPA London 2021 Dear valued stakeholder, First and foremost, we trust all our clients and friends, as well as their families, are healthy and well, and managing to adapt to the ongoing pandemic and all […]
We are ready to serve your good vessels in all Brazilian portS About us Help Marine started its activities in 2007 in Santos now it has 40,000 products in stock to provide fast delivery. In last years our […]
This event is a tribute to the UNSUNG heroes of the COVID-19 crisis who are the seafarers working tirelessly on ships around the world to bring us the food, fuel and day-to-day goods we all take for granted.
Solution providers join representatives of the IMPA SAVE Council for a live Q&A webinar session investigating solutions to the current global plastic waste crisis.
Global CSR CEO Sune Skadegaard Thorsen joins the IMPA ACT team to provide an in-depth update on the latest issues surrounding human rights in business.
The Marine Stores Guide team gives attendees the lowdown on what’s new and on the horizon for the industry’s favourite product reference source.
Ian Hutton, Curator at the Lord Howe Island Museum and Lecturer, joins us to discuss how plastic can and will ruin entire ecosystems.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service discuss their Marine Product initiatives to deal with the plethora of plastic.
Overfishing threatens the state of the world’s oceans and the livelihoods of millions of people worldwide. Find out how MSC encourages sustainable fishing through their certification scheme.
Closelink share information on their tool to help you identify the best option for daily operations with lubricants.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service introduce the Line Management Plan, an application to make rope management hassle-free.
Boa Praça discusses ERP integration challenges for a ship chandler business.