Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — December 6, 2013 at 7:56 PM
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock operations update (19:15 hours on 6 Dec) * Finland, Helsinki – Record-breaking cruise season * United States, all ports – Comment period for proposed new measures extended * India, New Mangalore – Maximum drafts at berths increased DATE: December 06, 2013 COUNTRY: Germany PORT:...
Affiliates in Indonesia mark World Aids Day 2013 5 December 2013 Around 140 ITF affiliates marked World AIDS Day with a range...
Dec 5, 2013 22:52
Captain Tony Field, Lloyd’s Register Marine Business Manager SE Europe & EMEA Regional Marine Consultancy Manager,...
Dec 5, 2013 22:37
Commemoration at River Waal near Nijmegen. Copyright Liberation Route Europe Foundation. Liberation Route Europe project...
Dec 4, 2013 20:39
Among the Nordic stock exchanges, Oslo Børs has the most new listings and the most active capital market. The Danish company...
Dec 6, 2013 10:42
Important container shipping and supply chain topics will be addressed during free-to-attend conference sessions at the Intermodal Asia 2014 exhibition and conference, which takes place from 1-3 April 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Centre. Key speakers will tackle important issues during...December 6th, 2013 | Associations, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More
Inchcape Shipping Services, (ISS), is advising that an orange alert warning has been issued for parts of Pahang and Terengganu in Malaysia, following severe flooding which has forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes. The ports of Kuantan, Kemaman and Kertih and all land transport, have been...December 5th, 2013 | Weather | Read More
Thursday 5 December 2013 - A quiet cheer went up around the boat park at Sandringham Yacht Club as AP over A was hoisted on the official flag pole for all classes competing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. With a cold 30 knot wind from the south whistling through the regatta venue, sailors sheltered...December 5th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More
Alexander G. Tsavliris The following announcement comes from the TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP: It is with great pleasure that Tsavliris Salvage Group announces the induction of their founder, Alexander G. Tsavliris, to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame on Friday 29th November 2013 at the Lloyd’s List Greek...December 5th, 2013 | Awards, Person Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More
Finnish-headquartered Navis has installed and commissioned the first dynamic positioning (DP) simulator with Chinese language interface, at the renowned Dalian Maritime University, one the world’s largest training facilities for seafarers. “The successful implementation marks a major step forward...December 5th, 2013 | Academia, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More
France and Japan have recognised that piracy is an on going threat to shipping by allowing armed guards on their ships said UK maritime security company GoAGT. Gerry Northwood OBE, Chief Operating Officer for the company, said: “Countries that have not adopted these procedures yet should do so if the...December 5th, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens say the UK government’s Autumn 2013 Statement, issued on 5 December, is good news for the shipping industry in that it ensures the continuation of a stable tax regime. Moore Stephens tax partner Sue Bill says, “Overall, the Autumn...December 5th, 2013 | Legal, Taxation | Read More
ATHENS, GREECE, December 5, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), today announced that its subsidiary, Diana Shipping Services S.A. (“DSS”), was sentenced by the United States District Court in Norfolk, Virginia to a fine of $1,100,000 and a period of probation of three years...December 5th, 2013 | Legal, Regulatory | Read More
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Brunsbuttel locks closed due to extreme high water * Finland, Helsinki – Port dues to rise in 2014 * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Demolition of temporary platform * Singapore, Pasir...December 5th, 2013 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More
Efrosyni Kountouri, accepted the award on behalf of her brother Capt. Pavlos Kountouris, Alexander A. Tsavliris and Capt. Dimitris Manolas For the 9th consecutive year TSAVLIRIS took to the podium on Friday 29th November to present the “Seafarer of the Year” Award at the 10th Annual Lloyd’s...December 5th, 2013 | Awards, Events, HR | Read More
05/12/2013 -Napatech A/S will be listed on Oslo Børs on Friday 6 December. This is the tenth new listing on Oslo Børs’ market places in 2013. Representatives from the company will ring the bell at 09:00 AM and will then give a short presentation of the company. The presentation will start...December 5th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More
Socialising at the Gathering. Photo courtesy Brian Jean-Paul. It’s a wonderful wordings world: London market acclaims Wordings Specialists’ Gathering XXI, By James Brewer London insurance market businesses are under more pressure than ever to get their policy ‘small print’ right. Major natural...December 5th, 2013 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More
The end of the year is fast approaching. And along with it, the last chance to use the rest of this year’s repair and maintenance budget for your ship(s). This is not simply a matter of using available funds which cannot be recovered. A failure to use your full budget for this year could impact next...December 5th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More
To celebrate the launch of Ecoshield, the ultimate cavitation damage protection coating for rudders and other underwater ship gear, Subsea Industries is announcing three special offers. 1.The first is for any shipowner who has ever applied Ecospeed or Ecoshield to a rudder, stabilizer fin or other part...December 5th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V HOUSTON WITH CLEARLAKE ATHENS, GREECE, December 4, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that yesterday through a separate wholly-owned...December 4th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More
Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 December 2013 at 1.45 pm EET - Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading provider of innovative products, solutions and services, has launched its new 2-speed marine gearbox offering notable economic and environmental benefits. The product will serve vessels having multiple...December 4th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More
1st Primary School of Nikea – Grades 5 and 6 The “HELMEPA Junior” Art Exhibition titled, “Sailing in Clean, Blue Seas”, has come to a successful close. The Exhibit was kindly hosted by the Hellenic Maritime Museum between 23 October and 22 November in Piraeus. Besides the hundreds of adult...December 4th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, all ports – Increased SAMSA levies in force * India, Cochin – Oil terminal draft increased * Australia, Port Kembla – Pilotage fees to increase * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE...December 4th, 2013 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More