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NEW HORIZON ISSUE 53

Issue 53 of the FONASBA newsletter was released in June 2021 and provided an end of year update on the actions and initiatives since the much more detailed May 2021 issue.

It therefore covered the following topics:

  • Rescheduling of the Antwerp Annual Meeting
  • The appointment of a Brussels representative for ECASBA
  • The start of a project by the Ship Agent Committee on protocols for ship agents attending vessels during infectious disease outbreaks
  • Expansion of the Quality Standard to more than 600 companies
  • The launch of the Young Agent and Broker Award 2021
  • FONASBA signing the Gulf of Guinea Declaration against piracy in the region

NEW HORIZON ISSUE 50

Issued at the end of FONASBA’s 2019/20 financial year, this issue provides a short summary of the major events and actions undertaken in the preceding twelve months.  A copy can be downloaded here.

The contents include reports on:

  • The 50th anniversary Annual Meeting in Miami in October 2019
  • The appointment to the Executive Committee of Dr. Dureid Mahasneh as Regional Vice President for the Middle East and South Asia
  • Welcoming eleven new members
  • The launch of the WCO and ICC education programmes
  • Expanding the Quality Standard to more than 40 countries
  • An update on the UNCTAD Minimum Standards project
  • Success in making changes to the EU Veterinary Checks regime
  • A summary of actions taken in conjunction with international association to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on maritime transport

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

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 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 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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