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 […]
📅 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Graco introduce EcoQuip, the dust-free blast solution for onboard surface preparation and spot repair.
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!
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 […]
While we undertake the Herculean task of fighting and recovering from the consequences of COVID19, we can use the pandemic as a wake-up call that helps us not only rebuild the way in which we work, but also redesign it better and stronger.
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 […]
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?
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.
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
The IMPA Marine Stores Guide is undergoing a transformational process that is as significant as the launch of the standard itself. The IMPA team explains
Francois Marine and Offshore’s Mikael Karlsson discusses how sustainability is the platform from which its client partnerships are built
Developments in blockchain technology could revolutionise the way we buy fuels, says BLOC’s Deanna MAcDonald at IMPA London 2019
Ports are at the heart of the shipping industry, and will be the centre of its digital ecosystems says Wärtsilä’s Matteo Natali
Dr Tristan Smith of UCL’s energy institute warns at IMPA London Conference that those who do not have a strategy in place for dealing with Green House Gas emissions targets for 2050 will face an exceptionally difficult task to adapt and comply
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
The maritime industry is slowly advancing towards an autonomous ecosystem, says Saurish Nandi
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
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
We ask three experts: In an age of continuous disruption, how will shipping change?
Roger Harris of ISWAN discusses the importance of crew welfare and how his organisation is working to improve the lives of seafarers
Dr Anna-Mari Antoniou casts an eye over the next 12 months to see how the shipping market will develop in 2019
Digital Megatrends will propel procurement and shipping into a bright new future, Kate Adamson tells delegates at IMPA London 2018 Conference
In her final column for 2017, Dr Anna Marie Antoniou examines the trends likely to influence the shipping industry in 2018