How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks?

How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks?

Albert Otesile of Sealandair. How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks? By...
Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

John Faraclas So with the BDI dropping further, Geopolitics in a total mess, and uncertainty governing...
Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC

Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC

Murray Bishop, GAC Pindar Superyacht Services (left) and Alan Priddy, Team Britannia’s Team Principal...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 2016)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...

How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks?

Insight, Markets, Ports & Terminals — July 23, 2016 at 9:46 PM
Albert Otesile of Sealandair. How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks? By Albert Otesile* The Nigerian economy has been buffeted in the past year as a result of depressed oil prices, since the economy is heavily dependent on oil revenues. It is quite significant also that the current period coincides with the new political regime of President Buhari. The current backdrop is that...

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Marine Insurance

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory...
Jul 22, 2016 17:20

Shipmanagement

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish...
Jul 23, 2016 17:01

Organisations

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge...
Jul 21, 2016 20:26

Markets

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas So with the BDI dropping further, Geopolitics in a total mess, and uncertainty governing all over Planet Ocean,...
Jul 22, 2016 21:37

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  23-Jul-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 JULY-6 AUGUST 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 July-6 August 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 1 Aug – August Bank Holiday (Scotland, Ireland) Mon 1...
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Stadium racing canceled due to strong winds

Stadium racing canceled due to strong winds
Key points . 25-30 kts + winds in Gruissan, committee canceled racing . First racing day canceled so far . Fleet moving to Marseille tonight for Act 7 . New crew onboard Oman Airports tomorrow Today was a perfect day for kitesurfing or windsurfing… But racing a Diam 24 in 30 knots of wind could...
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Team Lorina Limonade closer & closer from the TDFV title

Team Lorina Limonade closer & closer from the TDFV title
Key points : . Event leader Lorina Limonade wins Act 6 coastal race and increases lead overall . Trésors de Tahiti « at home » in the Med . Team Lorina Mojito-Golfe du Morbihan new leader of Young and Amateur rankings . Oman Airports score their best result since Dunkirk Tour de France à la Voile...
July 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  22-Jul-2016 SOIL INVESTIGATION IN EAST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore DREDGING OPERATIONS Delaware Bay, USA Soil investigation in East Jurong Channel Friday, July 22, 2016, Singapore From 25 July to 30 October, soil investigation work will be carried out in the East Jurong Channel...
July 22nd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Singapore’s Parry Oei

2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Singapore’s Parry Oei
Dr Parry Oei (right), recipient of the 2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award, with Rear Admiral Tim Lowe, UK National Hydrographer (left) UK National Hydrographer hails benefits of international partnership in raising global hydrographic standards The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), the world-leading...
July 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 22 July 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 22 July 2016
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NUMBER 259  FRIDAY,  JULY 22, 2016 Rothschild’s problems get worse The troubles of the Rothschild family...
July 22nd, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life
The incident A small pleasure yacht with three persons on board sailed in the evening, intending an overnight passage to the next port. In the early hours of the morning the vessel foundered on rocks that were close to the vessel and inshore. Two lives were lost in this incident. Observations The inquiry...
July 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Claims, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency
.. Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 July 2016 at 10 am EET – A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for UK operator Wightlink, will feature a comprehensive range of modern Wärtsilä equipment and systems to ensure a high level of environmental efficiency. In addition to conventional...
July 22nd, 2016 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Jul-2016 SAILING REGATTA Singapore BUSINESS AS USUAL DESPITE STATE OF EMERGENCY Turkey VESSEL RESTRICTIONS DURING DREDGING Matagorda Bay, TX, USA Sailing Regatta Thursday, July 21, 2016, Singapore The Republic of Singapore Yacht Club Sailing Regatta 2016 will be held...
July 21st, 2016 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships
Matthew C. DuBon and Clayton Riley Harbin (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 21, 2016) ­Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships are helping to further educational opportunities for two students of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA). Crowley recently awarded scholarships...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Trésors de Tahiti snatches victory in Roses

Trésors de Tahiti snatches victory in Roses
Key points . First win for Teva Plichart and his team onboard Trésors de Tahiti . Team Lorina Limonade increases lead overall thanks to consistent results . Team France Jeune bounds back after yesterday’s shocking results . Oman Airports scores best position in stadium racing They had a fantastic...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…
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July 21st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, IMO, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ABP announces City of Culture partnership at gateway to Europe

ABP announces City of Culture partnership at gateway to Europe
l-r: Martin Green, CEO & Director, Hull 2017; Mark Frith, ABP Port Manager Hull & Goole and Simon Bird, ABP Regional Director Humber at the site of the supersize banner at the Port of Hull. Image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography Associated British Ports (ABP) Humber and Hull UK City of Culture...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New BDA study on Bermuda’s ILS market

New BDA study on Bermuda’s ILS market
ILS industry generates 400 jobs in Bermuda: new BDA economic impact study of convergence sector Hamilton, Bermuda, July 21, 2016—Bermuda’s convergence and insurance-linked securities industry generated at least 400 jobs in the jurisdiction by the end of 2015, representing a 30-percent increase over...
July 21st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Reports | Read More

Construction of New Cold Storage in Vietnam Completed and now Open for Business

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July 21st, 2016 | Ship Supplies, Stores and Provisions | Read More

8th annual Maritime Employee Survey launched today

8th annual Maritime Employee Survey launched today
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July 21st, 2016 | HR, Jobs | Read More

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit
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July 21st, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Health and Safety, HR, People and Places | Read More

Fire-fighting ASD 2810 Tugs sail to Argentina

Fire-fighting ASD 2810 Tugs sail to Argentina
A pair of Damen ASD Tugs 2810 At the end of June, two Damen ASD Tugs 2810 set sail from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania to Puerto General de San Martin (Argentina) for towing, mooring, and fire-fighting operations in the Argentinian region around Rosario on the Paraná river. Built at Damen Galati...
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