Accountancy, Politics and Government, Taxation — November 25, 2015 at 6:58 PM
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has highlighted a number of issues arising from the UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2015 which may be of interest to the shipping industry. Sue Bill, Moore Stephens tax partner, says, “The government is to invest £1.3 billion to transform HMRC into ‘one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations’ in the world. Most...
Pratap Shirke Directors of the 175 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club and Sunderland Marine Insurance Company (North...
Nov 24, 2015 14:55
A full house ! “Taking maritime transport into the digital era” – is the MONALISA 2.0 motto and almost 300 people...
Nov 25, 2015 17:12
Indonesia ratifies environment treaty 24/11/2015 – Indonesia today (24 November) became the latest country to ratify...
Nov 24, 2015 16:38
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC...
Nov 25, 2015 13:00
The Baltic Exchange housing the offices of ICS ENTRY INTO FORCE OF IMO BALLAST CONVENTION WILL NOT RESOLVE THE EXTREME DIFFICULTIES IN THE U.S. SAYS ICS ICS notes that the IMO Secretary General has announced that the Ballast Water Management Convention will enter into force worldwide from 24 November...November 25th, 2015 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More
Pusnes deck machinery CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 25 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 9.30 AM EET - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders for a series of Pusnes deck machinery packages for various shipowners. The Pusnes equipment has been specified for different ship types that are going to be built by the Hyundai...November 25th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More
The Cap de Creus lighthouse Almarin, a Spanish manufacturer of Marine Aids to Navigation, carried out the design, supply and installation of three lantern rooms with its respective domes for Port of Barcelona. The first was to renovate the Cap de Creus lightroom together with two other for the lighthouses...November 25th, 2015 | Maritime History and Museums, Ports & Terminals | Read More
VSTEP OSV Simulator delivered to leading offshore services provider in the Middle East. Doha, November 25th 2015 – Halul Offshore Services Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milaha, has recently procured a state-of-the-art Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) Ship Handling Simulator from VSTEP, which...November 25th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More
French Sonar Team More than 140 sailors from 31 nations will sail across the three Paralympic sailing events at the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships set to be held in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia from 27 Novemberthrough to 3 December. As the final qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More
Christer Sjodoff Dubai – GAC has unveiled a new version of its mobile phone application that gives users instant access to a directory of GAC contact details, wherever they are. The latest upgrade of the app, which was originally launched three years ago, offers enhanced integrated search capabilities...November 25th, 2015 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Nov. 24, 2015) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine today announced that DNV GL has awarded a type approval certificate with EU Wheelmark designation for the new DM800 ECDIS G2 series Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS). The DNV GL approval certifies that...November 24th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More
(NORFOLK, Va.; November 24, 2015) – To better serve government agencies such as the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), Crowley Maritime Corp. has opened a government services office in downtown Norfolk, Va. Additionally, this new location will be used...November 24th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ports & Terminals | Read More
The ITF has demanded that the Korean president act to end the government and police onslaught against workers and unions over their right to organise. 24/11/2015 This follows an outcry by the ITF, global unions and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) over the attacks on the ITF-affiliated...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More
Indonesia ratifies environment treaty 24/11/2015 – Indonesia today (24 November) became the latest country to ratify a key international measure for environmental protection, the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. Aimed at preventing the spread of harmful and invasive aquatic species...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More
TOC Middle East to examine progress in Saudi port developments London, 24.11.15 – Ports in Saudi Arabia are well on the way to becoming world scale, world class facilities, delegates will hear at this year’s TOC Middle East conference to be held on 8-9 December 2015 at the Le Méridien Dubai...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More
Monument to the heroic deeds of seafarers from the Soviet merchant fleet that lost their lives in the Arctic convoys of the Great Patriotic War (Second World War), by the Zolotoy Rog Bay Bridge in Vladivostok, Russia* Russia’s Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University in Vladivostok held a series...November 24th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Maritime Education and Training | Read More
Pictured at the signing of the turbocharger contract * PrimeServ Clinches Large Retrofit Contract Major cruise line signs up for new turbochargers MAN PrimeServ has won the contract from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) to retrofit the turbochargers aboard four cruise liners from its fleet. The contract...November 24th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 24 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 2 PM EET - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been contracted by the South Korean shipbuilding group Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for a series of two post-Panamax 8,000 lane metre’s RoRo carriers. The...November 24th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More
Steve Parker The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – welcomes the appointment of BIFA Board Member Steve Parker as President of CLECAT, the Brussels-based European Association for forwarding, transport, logistics and customs services. CLECAT’s...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More
Fitzgibbon and Tesch at the 2014 World Cup Melbourne The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships will see 142 sailors from 31 nations compete across three Paralympic events in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia from 27 November to 3 December. World Championship titles and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games places...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for container carriers. The amendments were approved by the ClassNK Technical Committee in Tokyo on 19 November. The ClassNK Technical Committee...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, IACS, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More
Mr. Sekimizu highlighted Mr. Sasakawa’s long-standing dedication to maritime education and training through the initiatives of the Nippon Foundation and its unstinting support to the World Maritime University (WMU), based in Malmö, Sweden and the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in...November 24th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Amid persisting expectations for further ECB monetary policy stimulus at the next policy meeting on December 3rd, the EUR remained under...November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More