Croatia has a very strong tradition both in shipping, as well as in maritime law education, where this highly specialized field of law is taught as a separate subject on all four legal faculties in the country.
Kategoria: Maritime Bulletin
Shipping is key to achieve economic growth in the Central and Eastern Europe and China
Shipping in the 17 + 1 countries for the sake of being an important source of employment and income has always been the key to achieving prosperity and economic growth. In rapidly developing countries, investment in human capital plays a key role in economic development. The current changes and the growing importance of the Polish maritime economy create new perspectives for women in the maritime industry.
China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
Participants discussed China’s potential ratification and implementation of fisheries-related conventions aimed at improving safety standards on fishing vessels.
The role of women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea
The 17+1 format seek the opportunity to improve working conditions and promote the role of women in the fisheries sector and aquaculture. In 2019, the issues of professional activation in the maritime sector gain in importance. This report sheds a light on women’s presence in catching, aquaculture, processing, and fisheries-related activities which had not been well documented so far, particularly in the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins.
Highly Qualified Women dominate in the 17+1 format countries
According to the latest Women Forbes ranking, it is easier for women to succeed and have a creer in countries undergoing strong economic transition then in those with stable economies. In countries that are chasing the West and developing twice as fast as the EU average, it is easier to break the „glass ceiling” and get to the top. Women in Poland, Romania and China are leaders in this respect. While we observe a positive phenomenon in the context of maritime education, there is still a long way to go in the context of the maritime labor market.
A key partnership to empower port women
25 women from 17 developing countries took part in the two-week „Women in Port Management” course, hosted in Le Havre, France (24 June – 5 July). The course covered lectures on port management, port security, marine environment, facilitation of maritime traffic, marketing, port logistics and other topics.
A Look at the maritime economy from a different perspective
The year 2019 was established by the IMO International Maritime Organization as the year of recognizing the importance of the role of women in maritime economy. Highly qualified women who managed to gain their place on the maritime labor market showed their strength, qualifications and determination in gaining a high professional position. Women in Poland, Romania and China are leaders in this respect. The current UN, IMO trends, the emerging new formula of the sustainable, safe and ecological shipping, seem to be an opportunity to increase the participation of high qualified women on the maritime labor market.
The “16+1” becomes the “17+1”: Greece joins China’s cooperation framework in Central and Eastern Europe
On April 11 and 12, participants met in Dubrovnik for the framework’s 8th Summit, as well as for its 9th Business Forum, where the new member of the Format – Greece was announced.
Szczecin and Świnoujście – an universal ports complex
The universal ports complex of Szczecin and Świnoujście consists of two complementary entities. Port of Szczecin is a multi-cargo port. It consists of areas designated for general cargo and bulk cargo. In terms of general cargo the port handles all kinds of containers, roll-on roll-off cargo and project cargo such as wind tower components for the wind farms and steel constructions.[…]
Port of Gdynia modern, multipurpose and built with passion
Gdynia is a multipurpose port specialising in handling general cargo, especially unitised cargo transported in containers and in the ro-ro system. Container handling is carried out by the two container terminals located in the western part of the port: the Baltic Container Terminal owned by International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and the Gdynia Container Terminal owned by […]