Newsletters

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 49

Not surprisingly, this issue of the Newsletter concentrates on the impact of COVID-19 on the maritime sector and the actions being undertaken by FONASBA and the international shipping community to mitigate its effects by ensuring the continued movement of goods and services worldwide and to allow the free passaage of seafarers. A copy can be downloaded here.

The contents include reports on:

  • The Meeting of the Executive Committee in Brussels in February
  • Recent Membership News, including the election of 11 new members
  • The launch of two new education initiatives with the World Customs Organisation and the International Chambers of Commerce
  • An update on the status of the FONASBA Quality Standard
  • Progress on the Review of the UNCTAD Minimum Standards for Ship Agents
  • Summary of recent developments in EU Maritime Policy
  • A report on ECASBA’s 2020 European Seminar
  • Photo Pages

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 48

This special edition of the Newsletter reports on FONASBA’s 50th Annual Meeting held in Miami on 1st – 3rd October. A copy is available to download here.

The contents include:

  • Thanks and Acknowledgements
  • The Keynote Address by Rear Admiral Richard Timme, US Coastguard
  • Participant Feedback
  • Report on the ECASBA plenary meeting
  • Chartering & Documentary plenary meeting
  • Liner & Port Agency plenary meeting
  • Host Association Seminar
  • The inaugural Association Best Practices plenary meeting
  • 2019 Council Meeting
  • Social events
  • Photo pages

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 47

The latest FONASBA Newsletter was published in June 2019 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • President’s message
  • 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting Update
  • New Members: Curaçao and Costa Rica
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Education, FONASBA Agent Diploma
  • Quality Standard Update
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Visits to Members
  • FONASBA² Registration
  • Website Advertising
  • International Relations
  • European update
  • Photo Pages

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 46

The latest FONASBA Annual Update was published in January 2019 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • 50th Anniversary
  • New President’s message
  • Executive Committee 2018 – 2021
  • New Members, Ukraine, Cameroon, Senegal
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Education, FONASBA Agent Diploma
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits: Morocco, IMO MSC, France, Uruguay
  • Website and Social Media: FONASBA²
  • Cancún Annual Meeting summary
  • ECASBA Seminar
  • Relations with International Organisations, IMO FAL, CMI, IMO Ports Group, United for Wildlife
  • European Developments, ECASBA Advisory Panel 2018 – 2021, Reporting Formalities, Port Reception Facilities, Customs Declarations, Cargoes of Animal Origin, Position Papers
  • Photo pages

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 45

The latest FONASBA Annual Update was published at the end of June 2018 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • New Members
  • Secretariat News
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Education, FONASBA Agent Diploma
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits: Far East, CIANAM, Spain, UAE
  • Social media
  • Dubai Annual Meeting summary
  • ECASBA Seminar, Barcelona
  • Relations with International Organisations, IMO, WCO PSCG, MACN, CMI
  • European Developments, Brussels Representation, Reporting Formalities, Port Reception Facilities, Customs Declarations, Cargoes of Animal Origin
  • Education, SAILNET Programme
  • Young Members’ Group
  • Photo pages

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 44

The latest FONASBA Annual Update was published at the end of June 2017 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • New Members
  • Scretariat News
  • Container Weighing
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits
  • Social media
  • Dubai Annual Meeting
  • ECASBA Seminars
  • Relations with International Organisations
  • European Developments
  • Young Members’ Group
  • Photo pages

THE NEW HORIZON – ISSUE 43

The latest FONASBA Annual Update was published at the end of June 2016 and is available for download here

The contents include:

  • Container Weighing
  • New Members
  • Education, Young Agent or Broker Award
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits
  • Website Advertising
  • Social media
  • Annual Meetings  – Vitória, London
  • ECASBA Seminars
  • Relations with International Organisations
  • European Update
  • Photo pages

The New Horizon – Issue 42

  • Membership News
  • Education
  • Quality Standards
  • Port Procedures Survey
  • Membership Surveys
  • Standard Document Update
  • Member Association Visits
  • Website and Social media
  • FONASBA/ECASBA events
  • Relations with International Organisations
  • European Update
  • Photo pages

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The New Horizon – Issue 41

  • New Members Elected
  • New President and Executive Committee Elected in Gothenburg
  • FONASBA Opens Flickr and LinkedIn Accounts
  • FONASBA Annual Meeting Gothenburg 2014
  • IMO Actions Update
  • FONASBA Raises New Record Amount for Woolly Hat Day
  • ESW 2015 Update
  • ECASBA Receives Positive Feedback from Commission on Veterinary Checks
  • ECASBA European Seminar 2015
  • Brazil is 2014 Eisbeinessen Partner Country
  • Member Association Reports – Australia
  • Member Association Reports – Denmark
  • Member Association Reports – India
  • Member Association Reports – Israel
  • Member Association Reports – Japan
  • Member Association Reports – Sweden
  • Photo pages

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The New Horizon – Issue 40

  • Annual Meeting Gothenburg 2014
  • New Assistant Appointed to London Secretariat
  • European Shipping Week 2015
  • ECASBA European Seminar 2014, Naples
  • ECASBA Presents to Port Community Systems Association
  • ECASBA Repeats Concerns Over EU Veterinary Checks
  • CIANAM Meets in Ecuador
  • AMANAC To Host Major Seminar on Structural Reform in Mexico
  • Shipping Australia Represents FONASBA At Brisbane WCO Conference
  • Member Association Reports – Cyprus
  • Member Association Reports – Denmark
  • Member Association Reports – Dubai
  • Member Association Reports – Germany
  • Member Association Reports – Italy
  • Member Association Reports – India
  • Member Association Reports – Japan
  • Member Association Reports – Mexico
  • Member Association Reports – Morocco
  • Late News

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The New Horizon – Issue 39

  • Current FONASBA Actions Summary Update
  • Liner Agency Agreement Update
  • FONASBA Handbook Status Report
  • IMO-FAL Review
  • IMO Container Weighing Initiative
  • FONASBA Website Education Pages Project Launched
  • Port Procedures Survey Update
  • Recognition and Licensing of Ship Agents
  • FONASBA Signs MoU with WCO
  • Membership News
  • FONASBA Visits to Dubai and Germany
  • Forthcoming Events

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The New Horizon – Issue 38

  • Annual Meeting Lima 2013
  • New Administration Assistant Appointed to London Secretariat
  • FONASBA Visits European Associations
  • FONASBA Attends BIMCO Paris Meeting
  • FONASBA Quality Standard Update
  • ECASBA European Seminar 2013, Hamburg
  • IMO Update
  • FONASBA Supports Major Industry Events
  • European Commission Launches 2013 Port Policy Initiative
  • CIANAM Holds 11th Annual Meeting in Uruguay
  • FONASBA Book Project Makes Good Progress
  • Member Association Reports

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The New Horizon – Issue 37

  • 2012 Annual Meeting Review
  • New Executive Committee Elected
  • Tunisia Elected to Full Membership
  • Revised FONASBA Website Launched
  • FONASBA Annual Meetings 2013 and 2014
  • Tonny Paulsen Awarded Honorary Membership
  • IMO Container Weight Initiative Update
  • FONASBA Port Procedures Survey Goes Live
  • ECASBA Presents Views on e-Maritime

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The New Horizon – Issue 36

  • 2012 Annual Meeting – Latest Update
  • New Members Elected
  • FONASBA Future Development Update
  • ECASBA European Seminar Summary
  • ECASBA Attends European Maritime Day 2012
  • FONASBA Visits Member Associations
  • FONASBA Suports Container Weighing Initiative in IMO
  • Member Association Reports
  • Picture Pages

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The New Horizon – Issue 35

  • 2012 Events Update
  • FONASBA Book and PR Initiatives Get Underway
  • FONASBA Endorses Norwegian SALEFORM Revision
  • Quality Standard – JAFSA Holds Presentation Ceremony
  • ITIC Issues Latest Claims Review
  • CIANAM Meets in Brazil
  • Australia
  • Croatia
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • Late News – Belgium
  • USA

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The New Horizon – Issue 34

  • Sydney Annual Meeting Report
  • New Member News
  • FONASBA Website Upgrade
  • Norwegians Celebrate First FONASBA Wedding
  • Europe: TRAN Committee calls for deadlines on White Paper actions
  • Commission Unveils Ports Package in 2012 Work Programme
  • Japan Approves First Quality Standard Companies
  • FONASBA Addresses Liverpool Student Body

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The New Horizon – Issue 33

  • Sydney Annual Meeting Update
  • ECASBA Brussels Seminar Report
  • FONASBA Quality Standard – Malta and Japan Accredited
  • Europe Consults in Transport Policy, River Transport and Waste Reception
  • ECASBA Advisory Panel and FONASBA Executive Committee Meet
  • NIgeria and Greece Join FONASBA
  • CIANAM Meets in Buenos Aires
  • Port Procedures Survey Review Update
  • Cyprus
  • Slovenia

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The New Horizon – Issue 32

  • Sydney Annual Meeting Update
  • ECASBA Brussels Seminar Update
  • FONASBA Quality Standard – Finland Accredited
  • Norway Initiates Saleform Revision
  • ECASBA Contributes to Consultation on Waste Inspections
  • ECASBA Reviews Transport White Paper
  • ECASBA Re-affirms Views in Pilotage Exemption Certificate Criteria
  • CIANAM to Meet in Buenos Aires
  • ECASBA Reviews ENS/EXS Implementation Post 01.01.2011
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Great Britain
  • Turkey
  • USA

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The New Horizon – Issue 31

  • Council Elects New Executive Committee at Varna Annual Meeting
  • FONASBA Office Relocates
  • Membership Expands in Turkey and Asia
  • Annual Meeting Varna 2010
  • Quality Standard Update
  • Visa Requirements for Schengen Countries Changed
  • ECASBA Position on Single Windows Noted
  • ECASBA Highlights the Role of the Agent in European Short Sea Course
  • Australia – Update
  • Japan – Open Seminar in Kobe
  • Peru – Pronouncement of the Peruvian Association of Maritime Agents on the Concession of the North T
  • USA – ASBA Cargo Conference another major success

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The New Horizon – Issue 30

  • The Ship Agent Is The Port Single Window
  • ECASBA Seminar 2010
  • Annual Meeting 2010
  • CIANAM Washington Meeting Report
  • ECASBA Presents Case e-Maritime Workshop in Brussels
  • Great Britain-UK Government Announces Closure of its Trade Facilitation Organisation
  • Peru – APAM Fears Port Companies Will Have to Bargain With Unions By Branch of Activity

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The New Horizon – Issue 29

  • ICS Presents Books to Simon’s Town School
  • CIANAM To Meet in Washington
  • ECASBA Seminar 2010/European Maritime Day
  • European Commission Unveils Work Programme for 2010
  • EMSA to Introduce Revised PSC Inspection Regime
  • South Africa – SAASOA Elects New Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • FONASBA Helps SAASOA Secure Reduction in Port Tariff Increase
  • Peru – Dialogue with Ministries Over Additional Port Costs
  • USA – ASBA Elects New President
  • Finland – Association Elects New Chairman at 90th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Morocco – Port Modernisation Plan
  • Netherlands – WCO Recognises John Stolk

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The New Horizon – Issue 28

  • 2009 Annual Meeting Report
  • Membership Expands in Asia
  • FONASBA Quality Standard Update
  • Brazil Hosts Ceremony to Award First Quality Certificates
  • Port Procedures Survey Launched
  • INTERTANKO Revises Agency Clause
  • Slovenia Celebrates FONASBA’s 40th Anniversary at Annual Dinner
  • Influential US Report Calls for Rethink on 100% Scanning
  • Member Association Reports
  • CIANAM Meeting
  • Netherlands
  • Peru
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • New Parliament and Commission
  • European Developments Update

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The New Horizon – Issue 27

  • 2009 Annual Meeting Update
  • ICC Calls on Governments to Support Rotterdam Rules
  • FONASBA Attends French Association Meeting
  • FONASBA Quality Standard Update
  • ECASBA 4th Brussels Seminar a Major Success
  • ECASBA Speaks at European Maritime Day Event

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The New Horizon – Issue 26

  • Quality Standard Takes Off
  • Annual Meeting 2008
  • John W. Barclay
  • ECASBA 2008 Brussels Seminar Programme Finalised

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The New Horizon – Issue 25

  • IMO Consultative Status Confirmed
  • Peruvian Association Joins FONASBA
  • FONABA Quality Standard Launched
  • 2007 Annual Meeting Report
  • Recent Membership Detail Changes
  • Commission Publishes Communications on Logistics, Maritime, and Port Policy
  • Visit to Brussels November 2007
  • ECASBA Brussels Seminar 2008

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The New Horizon – Issue 24

  • Revised Newsletter Format
  • FONASBA Attends First IMO Meeting
  • New Membership Activity
  • CIANAM Annual Meeting – Paris:
  • Australia to Introduce Maritime Crew Visa
  • 2007 Annual Meeting Update
  • South African Association Changes Name and Structure
  • US Continues to Push for 100% Container Scanning
  • Updated FONSABA Website Now Online
  • Second Brussels Workshop is Major Success
  • ECASBA Presentation to Naples Port Policy Workshop
  • ECASBA Presents Port Policy Views at ESPO Annual Meeting
  • DG-TAXUD Introduces Cash Reporting Procedure
  • ECASBA Young Members Initiative

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The New Horizon – Issue 23

  • FONASBA Granted IMO Consultative Status
  • Marrakech Annual Meeting Report
  • Annual Meeting Makes Headlines in Morocco
  • Executive Committee Membership 2006/8
  • European Update
  • ECASBA Seminar 2007

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The New Horizon – Issue 22

  • ECASBA Brussels Seminar Report
  • ISPS Code Clause Adopted
  • EC Maritime and Transport Policy Reviews
  • Quality Assurance in Morocco
  • South Africa – Mission Statement
  • European Update
  • CIANAM Chile Meeting

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The New Horizon – Issue 21

  • EU Port Services Directive Withdrawn
  • Port Services Directive – What Next?
  • ISPS CODE Compliance – Warning to Agents
  • FONASBA Signs up to INTERTANKO Poseidon Challenge
  • European Update
  • CIANAM Membership Increases
  • IMO Amends IMO-FAL Form

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The New Horizon – Issue 20

  • Toyko Annual Meeting Report
  • EU Maritime Policy Initiative
  • FONABA Cookbook Launched
  • INTERTANKO Calls for Realistic Agency Fees
  • 2006 Annual Meeting Date

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The New Horizon – Issue 19

  • Bulgarian Association Promoted To Full Membership
  • FONASBA attends BIMCO Centenary Celebrations
  • ECASBA Presents Port Services Directive Proposal To European Parliament
  • ECASBA visits Brussels
  • New Brussels Representative For ECASBA
  • ASBA Agent Certification Programme Completed
  • Tokyo Annual Meeting Plans Finalised
  • EU Maritime Developments Summary
  • New Newsletter Format
  • CIANAM Holds Second Annual Meeting

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The New Horizon – Issue 18

  • Advisory Panel and Executive Committee Meet
  • ECASBA attends European Maritime Industries Forum
  • 2005 Annual Meeting
  • Port Services Directive v2 – National action required
  • CIANAM to hold meeting in Uruguay
  • Hellenic Shipbrokers Association elects new Board
  • FONASBA London Secretariat
  • Late News

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The New Horizon – Issue 17

  • Budapest Annual Meeting
  • New President and Executive Committee Elected
  • 2005/6 Annual Meetings
  • ECASBA Brussels Office
  • ITIC Issues Warning on Switch Bills of Lading

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The New Horizon – Issue 16

  • Budapest Annual Meeting
  • Romanian Association joins FONASBA
  • French and Israeli Associations elect new Presidents
  • CIANAM appoints first Executive board
  • ASBA introduces minimum standards for membership
  • ISPS code implementation in Morrocco
  • European Commission completes overhaul of competition rules and procedures
  • De Palacio proposes revised Port Services Directive
  • Netherlands to assume EU Presidency

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The New Horizon – Issue 15

  • FONASBA to strengthen London secretariat
  • European Parliament votes down Port Services Directive
  • Executive Committee and Advisory Panel meet
  • ICS Professional Education Programme
  • President attends Irish Association dinner
  • Personnel Changes
  • In Memoriam – Lt. Cdr. Liam Smith

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The New Horizon – Issue 14

  • Successful Annual Meeting
  • Mexico joins FONASBA
  • FONASBA attends BIMCO General Meeting
  • Enhanced FONASBA website on line
  • Interim ECASBA representative appointed
  • In Memoriam – Jean Pierre Besman

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The New Horizon – Issue 13

  • Annual Meeting – Istanbul
  • FONASBA Office Relocates
  • Advisory & Executive Committees Meet
  • President Takes On Senior Role In ESN
  • Expansion In Latin America Makes Good Progress
  • Website Upgrade Underway
  • EU Developments Update
  • FONASBA TO Contribute To Chemical Cargo Safety Programme
  • MEXICO JOINS FONASBA

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The New Horizon – Issue 12

  • Advisory Panel And Executive Committee Meet
  • Liner Agents Remuneration Survey
  • New Members
  • Port Services Directive Update
  • ECASBA Port Policy Working Group Port Policy
  • Harmonisation Of Intermodal Loading Units
  • FEPORT Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  • FONASBA London Office Move

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The New Horizon – Issue 11

  • U.S. Invokes 24 Hour Manifest Rule
  • EU Opposition to CSI Measures
  • FONASBA Annual Meeting Rio 2002
  • ECASBA Attends European MIF Meeting
  • And Finally…

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The New Horizon – Issue 10

  • Annual Meeting – Rio De Janeiro
  • Port Security Measures
  • Council Of Ministers Agrees Text On Port Services Directive
  • KSAA Joins FONASBA
  • Membership Contact Details

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The New Horizon – Issue 9

  • President Hosts China Delegation
  • Dubai Association Becomes Newest Member
  • Finnish Association – New Secretary / Contact Details
  • European Commission Proposes New Industry Profession
  • Strong Support For UK Short Sea Shipping Promotion Bureau
  • Request For Input

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The New Horizon – Issue 8

  • SL & GAA Achieves BIMCO Approval
  • Documents On FONASBA Website
  • Plans For Rio Annual Meeting Well Advanced
  • Advisory Panel And Executive Committee Meet
  • Membership News
  • Newsletter Dispatch By E-mail

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The New Horizon – Issue 7

  • Antwerp Annual Meeting Report
  • New Greek Federation Formed
  • Late News

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The New Horizon – Issue 6

  • FONASBA Gives Further Support to ASBA Over Mississippi Tugs
  • Brussels Proposes New Transport Promotion Initiative
  • Norgrain South
  • Membership Information
  • Publisher To Withdraw ‘Ships Agent & Broker’ Magazine
  • Norwegian Victory On VAT On Broker’s Commissions
  • Antwerp Annual Meeting

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The New Horizon – Issue 5

  • ECASBA Comments On Recent EU Proposals
  • The Ship’s Agent & Broker
  • Despatch Of FONASBA Documents
  • 2001 Annual Meeting – Antwerp
  • Membership News
  • ECASBA Internet Education Project Update

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The New Horizon – Issue 4

  • Edouard De Clebsattel
  • A Tribute From The President
  • European Commission Draft Directive On Vessel Documentation
  • ECASBA Advisory Panel And FONASBA Executive Committee
  • Change Of Contact Details

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The New Horizon – Issue 3

  • Message From The New President
  • Annual Meeting – Paris
  • Membership Changes
  • Equasis
  • ECASBA ENDORSES PORT SERVICES DIRECTIVE COMPROMISE TEXT

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