IMO: MSC 100 summary

IMO: MSC 100 summary

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) completed its landmark 100th session, with progress in the regulatory...
The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!

John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) 11 points losses were considerably...
Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE

.. New York, December 11, 2018 – Within the context of the 20th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece...
Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets

Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets

… Podcast: Ahead of the ECB Expected end of QE and implications for markets Marcin Stepan, deputy...

IMO: MSC 100 summary

News — December 13, 2018 at 12:51 PM
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) completed its landmark 100th session, with progress in the regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous surface ships; approval of revised guidelines on fatigue and further updates on work on goal-based standards, polar shipping and safety issues relating to low-sulphur fuel. A special session brought in invited speakers who discussed future technologies and the continued...

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Marine Insurance

ECSA welcomes the extension of the EU capacity building mission in Somalia

ECSA welcomes the extension of  the EU capacity building mission in Somalia
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners are pleased with the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EU capacity...
Dec 11, 2018 15:20

Shipmanagement

HMRC on panel at MTD events

HMRC on panel at MTD events
Invite eminder: Making Tax Digital: HMRC to join panel for January events With the Making Tax Digital (MTD) April 2019 deadline...
Dec 13, 2018 9:27

Organisations

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) 11 points losses were considerably marginal given...
Dec 12, 2018 21:13

Markets

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) 11 points losses were considerably marginal given...
Dec 12, 2018 21:13

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Methanol as Fuel

Methanol as Fuel
.. Weighing in on Methanol as a Marine Fuel Greetings from Dubai where I was invited to present at a conference entitled “Methanol as a Marine Fuel” produced by Capt. Saleem Alavi’s Sea Commerce. What a fascinating voyage into the opportunities, and challenges, presented by methanol as a bridge...
December 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Trends for the Ocean Shipping Industry to Watch in 2019

Trends for the Ocean Shipping Industry to Watch in 2019
.. Navis Identifies Trends to Watch for Ocean Shipping in 2019: Collaboration and Data Standardization, Smart Containers, Trade Wars, Increased IT Spend, Automation Gains, Capacity Management OAKLAND, CA, December 12, 2018 — Major opportunities are on the horizon for ocean shipping as the rapid...
December 12th, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Dec-2018 DREDGING OFF EASTERN ANCHORAGE Singapore BIOSECURITY ALERT FOR ASIAN PADDLE CRAB Western Australia Dredging off Eastern Anchorage Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Singapore The working period for dredging off Eastern Anchorage has been extended. The work will now be conducted from 15 December...
December 12th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New recognition for hydrographers

New recognition for hydrographers
The Pearl of Doha in Qatar aerial view The IMarEST has launched a new hydrography descriptor for its Chartered Marine Scientist register to allow hydrographers to distinguish themselves by using the letters “CMarSci(Hydrography)” after their name. No such designation has previously existed and the...
December 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, IMarEST | Read More

Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears

Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears
Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Wednesday, December 12, 2018) Greece: January – October 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January  – October 2018, the overall fiscal balance registered a surplus...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

RMT response to today’s Government publication of figures of the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry

RMT response to today’s Government publication of figures of the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry
Mick Cash RATINGS union RMT today responded with scepticism to the Government’s publication of figures for the number of UK seafarers in the shipping industry, based on data produced by the UK Chamber of Shipping. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Today’s figures are helpful in demonstrating,...
December 12th, 2018 | Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

New Hire To Lead MarineTraffic Commercial Focus

New Hire To Lead MarineTraffic Commercial Focus
Vlassis Papapanagis, new Head of Sales at MarineTraffic Global shipping intelligence platform MarineTraffic has appointed a new Head of Sales to spearhead an international drive for more enterprise clients in the maritime, insurance, finance and logistics sectors. Vlassis Papapanagis will be based in...
December 12th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hempel launches the one-stop coating solution for 60 minutes fire protection

Hempel launches the one-stop coating solution for 60 minutes fire protection
  The Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg was coated with a Hempel PFP solution. Besides protecting the structures from every-day wear and tear in the adverse weather of the gulf of Finland, the coating system ensures the protection of the steel structure in the case of a fire. Today, world leading...
December 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train
Christophe de Margerie On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, owned and operated by Sovcomflot, loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced on the third high-tech production line of the Yamal LNG project, at the Port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula. Dmitry...
December 12th, 2018 | LNG | Read More

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin
Andy Goldsmith The IMCA DP Station Keeping Bulletin is the 4th this year The Bulletin proves to be invaluable to DP crew The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published its latest Dynamic Positioning (DP) Station Keeping Bulletin. Published quarterly, the Bulletin is a reliable...
December 12th, 2018 | Associations, Technology | Read More

India must regain investor trust

India must regain investor trust
… Second RBI chief quits amid autonomy clash with government By Meghnad Desai in London Tuesday 11 December 2018 Urjit Patel’s resignation as governor of the Reserve Bank of India echoes what his predecessor, Raghuram Rajan, did a little more than two years ago. India’s government is...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction
.. The House of Lords will tomorrow, Wednesday 12th December, debate the Science and Technology Committee’s report “Off-site manufacture for construction: building for change. Among those listed to speak are several members of the Committee including Lord Fox, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson...
December 11th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, News | Read More

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, December 11, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
December 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Acknowledging that her government would have faced a heavy defeat, UK Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled the vote in the House of Commons on her proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, which was scheduled for today....
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018
News from Oslo Børs 11/12/2018 – Oslo Børs has performed the semi-annual revision of the composition of the OBX Index, which consists of the 25 most traded shares at Oslo Børs. From 27 December 2018, NEL (NEL) and BW Offshore Limited (BWO) will be added to the index, while Norwegian Finans Holding...
December 11th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable
. Commentary: Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday By Trevor Greetham in London The UK is in a fast-changing situation with much at stake. The degree of uncertainty over the future path of government policy on Brexit calls to mind the days running up to Black Wednesday in September 1992, when the UK...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018
All Winners THE WINNERS Platsidakis, Palios, Frangou and Kassidokostas-Latsis  win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – Contships, Euronav, Seajets, Signal Ocean Platform among others honoured – Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis was named Greek Shipping Personality of...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum
.. What’s in YOUR Stack? An industry forum on the rapidly changing “airscape” for ship emissions December 11, 2018 – A complimentary industry forum will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More