Nehru Centre seminar in London underlines enduring global appeal of 19th century poet Mirza Ghalib

Nehru Centre seminar in London underlines enduring global appeal of 19th century poet Mirza Ghalib

Keval Joshi on tabla, singer Swati Natekar, and Siddharth Singh on guitar. Substantial global interest...
Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change

Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change

Martyn Street Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change, warns...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 3, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 3, 2015)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
IMO – World Maritime Day 2015

IMO – World Maritime Day 2015

The IMO HQ’s at Albert Embankment The World Maritime Day theme for 2015 is  “Maritime education...

Willard Marine to Supply Philippine National Police Maritime Group with Patrol Boats

Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology — September 3, 2015 at 8:28 PM
Anaheim, Calif. – September 3, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) The United States Department of State awarded a contract to Willard Marine, Inc., to provide the Philippine National Police Maritime Group with patrol vessels equipped to conduct search and rescue operations along Philippine maritime borders. This contract marks the third time Willard Marine has been chosen to provide military vessels to the Philippines....

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Marine Insurance

Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change

Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change
Martyn Street Reinsurers are maintaining financial strength but face structural market change, warns Fitch Ratings in its...
Sep 3, 2015 18:50

Shipmanagement

ClassNK Magazine – 73rd Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 73rd Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine for September 2015, 73rd edition, is available for download here or via the following...
Sep 3, 2015 10:43

Organisations

Pole Star to feature in ‘A Maritime Nation’ news programme

Pole Star to feature in ‘A Maritime Nation’ news programme
Thursday, September 03, 2015 — London, United Kingdom - Pole Star to feature in ‘A Maritime Nation’ an exciting new...
Sep 3, 2015 14:19

Markets

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 3, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 3, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC...
Sep 3, 2015 10:56

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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
SUSPENSION OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DRAFT RESTRICTION Panama, Panama Canal PILOTAGE TAXES RAISED Brazil, Rio De Janeiro Suspension of previously announced draft restriction September 03, 2015, Panama, Panama Canal The Panama Canal Authority has announced the suspension...
September 3rd, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Busan port names Woo Ye-jong as new CEO

Busan port names Woo Ye-jong as new CEO
The Busan Port Authority (BPA)  – the 6th largest container port in the world – announces Mr Woo Ye-jong as its new CEO. The appointment was made by the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and Mr Woo was selected for his extensive experience in the maritime and shipping industries during...
September 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Winds of change gathering speed at the 2015 Ship Efficiency Awards

Winds of change gathering speed at the 2015 Ship Efficiency Awards
INTERNATIONAL WINDSHIP ASSOCIATION and MEMBERS Finalists in 3 Categories for the Ship Efficiency Awards -          IWSA is ‘Initiative of the Year’ Award finalist -          IWSA Member ‘Norsepower’ finalist in two categories – ‘Energy Efficiency’ and ‘One to Watch’...
September 3rd, 2015 | Associations | Read More

ASA & NAMEPA – Marine Science Projects Awards

ASA & NAMEPA – Marine Science Projects Awards
Alexandria,VA-The Education Committees of the American Salvage Association(ASA) together with the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association(NAMEPA) announce a special awards competition for marine science projects conducted at the high school and undergraduate college levels. This...
September 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Australian Senate Committee Recognises Breaches of Human Rights of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea Detained on Nauru

Australian Senate Committee Recognises Breaches of Human Rights of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea Detained on Nauru
David Hammond Human Rights at Sea has been following the investigations by the Australian Senate Committee concerning the detention of asylum seekers arriving by sea in the Nauru Regional Processing Centre. On 31 August 2015 the Australian Senate Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to...
September 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

MMO publishes underwater sound mapping project reports

MMO publishes underwater sound mapping project reports
Modelled Mapping of Continuous Underwater Noise Generated by Activities The reports associated with a recent MMO study that explored the quantification and mapping of underwater noise have been published. The research, undertaken by ABPmer, developed an innovative geographic information system (GIS)...
September 3rd, 2015 | Climate, Oceanology | Read More

ClassNK Magazine – 73rd Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 73rd Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine for September 2015, 73rd edition, is available for download here or via the following link: http://issuu.com/dvweert/docs/classnk_magazine_73_v5_lr We hope that you might find the articles included in this customer magazine of interest.
September 3rd, 2015 | Classification Societies, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Reports | Read More

Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen Completes 1,000km East African Kitesurf

Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen Completes 1,000km East African Kitesurf
Jacob Bliksted Sørensen completes his 1,000km kitesurf challenge in Mombasa, Kenya. Solo charity expedition from Mozambique to Kenya completed in 24 days Pacific Basin shipping executive Jacob Bliksted Sørensen has successfully completed his 1,000km solo charity kitesurf expedition between Mozambique...
September 3rd, 2015 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Oceanology, Sports | Read More

Arab World unions shape first climate change plans

Arab World unions shape first climate change plans
Participants at Cairo Climate Change Seminar Urban transport unions from the Arab World gathered in Cairo to discuss climate change for the first time and develop action plans, in the face of rising temperatures, more frequent dust storms and increased risk of rises in sea level in the region. 02/09/2015 Twenty-four...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Environment | Read More

Necotrans wins bid for multipurpose terminal at Kribi port, Cameroon

Necotrans wins bid for multipurpose terminal at Kribi port, Cameroon
Kribi is the only deep-water port in Central Africa Necotrans logistics group to guarantee operation and maintenance of future multipurpose terminal at the port of Kribi, Cameroon KRIBI, Cameroon, September 2, 2015/ – As the result of the tender launched in May 2014 by the authorities of Cameroon,...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

World-Link Communications and MariApps Marine Solutions at Maritime Cyprus 2015

World-Link Communications and MariApps Marine Solutions at Maritime Cyprus 2015
World-Link Communications and MariApps Marine Solutions are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting their products at the prestigious Maritime Cyprus conference, which will be held in Limassol from 13 to 16 September, 2015. By Jeanius Consulting The conference which is focused on the International...
September 2nd, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

Greek shipping company committing to early compliance with ship recycling regulations

Greek shipping company committing to early compliance with ship recycling regulations
Minerva Marine Inc. has chosen Hellenic Lloyd’s S.A. to work together in the IHM certification project for a fleet of 37 ships. Operating a young fleet ranging from MRs to VLCCs in the tanker segment and Cape size in the bulker segment, Minerva Marine Inc. is committed in achieving the best possible...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Ship Demolitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

UK freight association sets date for conference to discuss 
two major issues set to impact international trade

UK freight association sets date for conference to discuss 
two major issues set to impact international trade
Robert Keen The trade association that represents companies responsible for handling much of the UK’s visible trade is organising a one day conference to address two of the most pressing issues facing its members and international trade in general. On November 26th, the British International Freight...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone – and so does CMID

CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone – and so does CMID
Mike Schwarz (left) IIMS Chief Executive and Chris Baldwin (right) IMCA Technical Adviser The CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) Vessel Inspector Scheme has reached a milestone with the hundredth Vessel Inspector application having been received. The Inspectors accredited so far are based in over...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

POSEIDON MED concultation event in Limassol, Cyprus

POSEIDON MED concultation event in Limassol, Cyprus
We are pleased to announce that following information received, Poseidon Med Stakeholders Consultation Event will be held on Wednesday 16 September at the Columbia Plaza Venue Centre in Limassol. The conference aims to raise awareness on the Poseidon Med Project among the local Shipping and Energy...
September 2nd, 2015 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Consulting, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

VesselsValue.com: The Suezmax Market

VesselsValue.com: The Suezmax Market
Generating 400,000 valuations a year and rising Wednesday 2 September 2015    ...
September 2nd, 2015 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The US manufacturing sector expanded in August at its slowest pace in 2 years (2 September 2015)

The US manufacturing sector expanded in August at its slowest pace in 2 years (2 September 2015)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (2 September 2015) The US ISM manufacturing index declined more-than-expected to a two-year low of 51.1 in August (vs. consensus estimate of 52.5) from its July level of 52.7 (Figure 1). As was evident in earlier readings from regional manufacturing...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Draft increase at Southwest Pass – Mississippi River

Draft increase at Southwest Pass – Mississippi River
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended...
September 2nd, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary General, successfully defends PhD thesis

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary General, successfully defends PhD thesis
Patrick Verhoeven ECSA Secretary General Patrick Verhoeven successfully defended his PhD thesis on ‘Economic Assessment of Management Reform in European Seaports’ at the University of Antwerp yesterday: LARGER EUROPEAN SEAPORTS STAND TO BENEFIT FROM INDEPENDENT MANAGEMENT Reform efforts in...
September 2nd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Ports & Terminals | Read More