Catch up on the latest activities from the Marine Stores Guide Over the last years, the MSG has implemented Industry-changing developments and completely overhauled its capabilities to offer more tools, services and improvements than ever […]
IMPA’s Industry-leading Reference Tool Gets Latest Update
The Marine Stores Guide 8th Edition is Currently in Development The leading product reference source for the maritime industry – the Marine Stores Guide (MSG), first appeared in 1978 as a printed book and is […]
It’s a wrap! IMPA Virtual Conference 2021 brings together close to 400 industry professionals during a fantastic day focused on sustainability in shipping
Innovation, collaboration and courage to change the status quo remain the three key ingredients for meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals; this is the consensus reached by everyone attending the IMPA Virtual Conference 2021. Almost […]
IHM-Maintenance Made Easy with the Marine Stores Guide
IMPA is setting the course for Marine Stores Guide customers by teaming up with GSR Services and NautilusLog for making knowledge and experience of IHM easily accessible, paving the way to efficiently comply with the […]
REGISTRATIONS FOR THE IMPA London 2021 Virtual Conference ARE NOW OPENED
📅 Tue, 14 Dec | ⏰ 08:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. GMT | Hear from the industry’s movers and shakers during an exclusive one-day virtual conference that will make you rethink procurement. Built around the theme […]
First IMPA members successfully complete the IMPA Green Business Bureau Programme, Now Officially Launched
Now officially live, the IMPA Green Business Bureau Programme has now seen its first cohort of five “graduates” successfully complete the online self-assessment during a period of beta-testing. Following feedback, the programme has had its […]
AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE IMPA EVENTS TEAM
CONCERNING IMPA LONDON 2021 AT THE QEII CONFERENCE CENTRE, WESTMINSTER, LONDON ON 13th, 14th and 15th december 2021 Dear valued stakeholder, With the weekend’s announcements and the UK government action to prevent further Covid outbreaks in […]
IMPA London is back. Let’s celebrate the opportunity!
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 […]
Managing suppliers through a crisis
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 […]
Brexit: the done deal
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, […]
IHM Maintenance Approaches
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 […]
Moving the needle on environmental action
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!
The Procurement of Spare Parts
“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 […]
Introducing… The IMPA CAST
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 […]
A new reality
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 […]
IHM and Ship Recycling: The Impact on Supply Chain Management
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.
IVEW 2020: IMPA SAVE AND ITS Battle Against Plastic, Part 2
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.
IVEW 2020: IMPA ACT and responsible supply chain management
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.
IVEW 2020: MSG team presents latest developments
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.
IVEW 2020: Wilhelmsen Ships Service: Reducing Plastics
Wilhelmsen Ships Service discuss their Marine Product initiatives to deal with the plethora of plastic.
IVEW 2020: Putting MSC Back on the industry’s radar
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.
IVEW 2020: Closelink on Smart Procurement of Marine Lubricants
Closelink share information on their tool to help you identify the best option for daily operations with lubricants.
IVEW 2020: Wilhelmsen presents Digital Solutions for Line Management
Wilhelmsen Ships Service introduce the Line Management Plan, an application to make rope management hassle-free.
IVEW 2020: Boa Praca on ERP Integration Challenges for a ship chandler business
Boa Praça discusses ERP integration challenges for a ship chandler business.
Introducing the IMPA Virtual Events Week 2020
Taking place between 12 and 16 October 2020, this is an online event that has a bit of everything. Make sure you do not miss out!
Navigating difficult waters
It comes as no surprise that shipping has been at the epicentre of the pandemic, and coming out of a difficult time has required more than business as usual. We sat down with IMPA ACT […]
The Battle Against Plastic: What Are The Alternatives?
The first IMPA SAVE webinar served as an introduction to the IMPA SAVE initiative and dealt with the council’s first milestone: reducing the use of single-use plastic drinking water bottles onboard the world’s fleet. If […]
Why now is the time to be “Getting To Zero”
It is the first project being born under IMPA SAVE’s umbrella and it aims to dramatically reduce the amount of plastic drinking water bottles purchased for the world’s fleet. Why did the IMPA SAVE Council choose this as the first SAVE goal?
Kicking off the battle against plastic with the first SAVE webinar on industry alternatives to plastic water bottles
The IMPA SAVE council is proud to be bringing together more than 100 industry professionals for an exciting webinar that will explore a dilemma as old as time: how to reduce the use of plastic water drinking bottles from the world’s fleet.
Incoterms 2020®: What has changed?
We spoke to DB Schenker’s Helge Jensen to discuss changes to the rules that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers for the delivery of goods
New on the BLOC
Developments in blockchain technology could revolutionise the way we buy fuels, says BLOC’s Deanna MAcDonald at IMPA London 2019
Part of the System
Technology is an enabler, says Efficio’s Peter Wetherill during IMPA London 2019 Conference, but it should not be the sole of focus of procurement’s efforts
Raise the Stakes
Having the bravery to make big decisions will define procurement’s success in a digital world, says speaker Richard Clayton at IMPA London
Deep tech has been a long time coming, and it will be a golden era for the resurgence of small businesses, especially those in the supply chain, says Michael Gravier
Worth the Hype?
Is blockchain a passing tech trend or the future? What do procurement professionals in maritime need to understand? Katja Grothe-Eberhardt answers our questions ahead of IMPA London 2019
Stem the flow
Value is the name of the game in procurement right now, especially when it comes to digitisation. Here we take a look at some of the tools that can help to prevent value leakage in your supply chain
From The Ground Up
Talking data and analytics is one thing, but implementing a successful programme is another, and we talk to procurement analyst Ivo Arts about his experience doing just that
Procurement consultant Lance Younger explains why procurement services could be on the rise, how consultancy work is changing, and how he recommends clients adapt to digital
Create Collaborative Resilience
Dr Sandra Bell explains how to make resilience a defining factor of digital supply chains
Managing Procurement Change In The Digital Age
Leading CPO and Procurement Consultant Bina Panchal gives IMPA the lowdown on procurement change in the digital era
Fuel efficiency has never been more important and IMPA spoke to GreenSteam Co-founder and CEO/CTO Daniel Jacobsen about how his organisation is using AI to help the industry meet demands
How to Future-Proof Your Procurement Function
The quickening pace of evolution in procurement and supply chain departments has been occurring at most companies for some time now, and Sam Jermy asks how you can adapt and keep apace
Better Buying: It’s Time to Shake Up Marine Purchasing
The marine procurement business is long overdue for better data, lower prices and improved delivery, writes Freddy Ingemann, founder of Moscord
We should be making time for disruptive technologies, urges IMPA COO & Secretary General Stephen Alexander
Optimise for Success
ESL’s Esa Huotari explains how he is optimising procurement processes in the digital age
Two sides of the same coin
Peter Hackshaw, erstwhile maritime CPO, talks shipping, financial procurement and why he’s on a crusade to combat fraud in the profession
Maritime Procurement Manager 4.0
IMPA COO Stephen Alexander delves into the mind of marine procurement leader Allan Muir, Director of Digital Supply Chain at Teekay Shipping
Trends in Procurement 2019
As we approach the new year, the team examines the trends that will influence the way you work in 2019
An Enduring Advantage Professor Martin Christopher makes the case for value-based procurement