Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 –...
What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…

What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…

  John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference...
Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value

Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value

  .. Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value Hamilton, Bermuda, March 22,...
Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

Korea’s DHSC  Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design In a joint development project, Korea’s...

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Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion — March 23, 2019 at 6:33 PM
23-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 MARCH-6 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 March-6 April 2019 Saturday, March 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Mar (Mon) – Annunciation Day 25 Mar (Mon) – Greek Independence Day 3 Apr (Wed) – Isra Miraj (Indonesia) 4 Apr (Thu) – Children’s Day (Taiwan) 5 Apr (Fri) – Tomb Sweeping Day (Taiwan) 5...

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Marine Insurance

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National...
Mar 21, 2019 14:22

Shipmanagement

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance...
Mar 22, 2019 17:50

Organisations

GloFouling project kicks off to protect marine biodiversity

GloFouling project kicks off to protect marine biodiversity
A major five-year project to help protect marine biodiversity has been kick-started at a global workshop at IMO Headquarters...
Mar 22, 2019 15:58

Markets

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019   ...
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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Mar-2019 PORT DEVELOPMENT TO BOOST CRUISE SERVICE Benoa, Indonesia CATEGORY 2 TROPICAL CYCLONE TREVOR FORECAST TO INTENSIFY Northern Territory, Australia PORTS CLEARED FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia UNDERWATER NOISE SURVEY OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong PLANNED SUSPENSION...
March 22nd, 2019 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North American Marine Environment Protection Association and Los Angeles Maritime Institute Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

North American Marine Environment Protection Association and  Los Angeles Maritime Institute  Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Carleen Lyden Walker North American Marine Environment Protection Association and  Los Angeles Maritime Institute  Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education March 22, 2019- The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) and Los Angeles Maritime Institute (LAMI) have signed a Memorandum...
March 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Latest news from London International Shipping Week 2019

Latest news from London International Shipping Week 2019
LISW Proud to Sponsor Maritime UK’s Public Speaking Workshops London International Shipping Week is sponsoring Maritime UK’s two newly-launched initiatives as part of its Women in Maritime Taskforce which are intended to help improve the sector’s gender diversity and pave the way for more women...
March 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Confidence up despite continuing geopolitical uncertainty

Confidence up despite continuing geopolitical uncertainty
 Confidence in the shipping industry has risen in the last three months despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty, according to our latest Shipping Confidence Survey. The average confidence level rose to 6.2 out of maximum score of 10.0 this quarter compared to 6.0 in Q4 2018. If you would like to...
March 22nd, 2019 | Reports | Read More

HRAS News: OP-ED: Alan McCulla OBE CEO Anglo North Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation

HRAS News: OP-ED: Alan McCulla OBE CEO Anglo North Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation
Alan McCulla OBE CEO Anglo North Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation  HRAS News: OP-ED: Alan McCulla OBE CEO Anglo North Irish Fish Producers’ Organisation OP-ED 19th March 2019 London. UK. Alan McCulla OBE Chief Executive of the Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation/Sea Source and Chair...
March 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)

 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of European bourses opened higher on Friday but gave back all gains standing into negative territory at the time of writing following negative surprises in the flash Eurozone PMIs for March 2019. German Bunds firmed...
March 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMO Events: Women, ports and facilitation (10 April); Making cross border trade simpler (11 April)

IMO Events: Women, ports and facilitation (10 April); Making cross border trade simpler (11 April)
Two key events are being held during the Facilitation Committee’s 43rd session (FAL 43, 8-12 April 2019) – and both are being livestreamed. http://www.imo.org/en/About/Events/Pages/portsandfacilitationevents2019.aspx Women, ports and facilitation (10 April) ​This special event on “Women,...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project

Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project
Bourbon 508, an OSV stationed off Angola Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project  Bureau Veritas has successfully completed the first remote inspection and audit survey using Kongsberg’s DP Digital Survey solution on ‘Bourbon 508’,...
March 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008, OMFIF-British Chamber of Commerce Singapore meeting

Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008, OMFIF-British Chamber of Commerce Singapore meeting
Commentary: Next financial crisis may eclipse 2008 By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is difficult to forecast when the next global economic recession will happen. It is much easier to predict its severity. Among the more disturbing vulnerabilities of the global economy is the large amount of debt spawned...
March 21st, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News | Read More

VARO and GoodFuels extend partnership to scale Bio Fuel Oil availability to deep sea segment out of Rotterdam

VARO and GoodFuels extend partnership to scale Bio Fuel Oil availability to deep sea segment out of Rotterdam
.. VARO and GoodFuels extend partnership to scale Bio Fuel Oil availability to deep sea segment out of Rotterdam GoodFuels Bio Fuel Oil now available out of Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp, powered by VARO Rotterdam, 21 March, 2019 – VARO Energy subsidiary REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels have extended...
March 21st, 2019 | Bunkering, Environment | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Awaiting the conclusion of the Fed’s monetary policy meeting, European bourses opened lower today on appetite for some profit taking following yesterday’s hefty gains. Headlines suggesting that a final trade agreement between...
March 20th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang
US President Donald Trump mentary: Trump must ‘get real on trade’ By Steve Hanke in Baltimore The US trade deficit is not made by foreigners who engage in unfair trade practices; it is homegrown. To the extent that domestic savings in the US fall short of domestic investments, the economy...
March 20th, 2019 | News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Mar-2019 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT NORTH POINT Hong Kong PORTS MONITORING TROPICAL LOW Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway system north of airport Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Hong Kong For...
March 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Award for latest generation CCS at Marseille Fos

From the awards ceremony  Award for latest generation CCS at Marseille Fos Cargo Community System (CCS) provider MGI and the Marseille Fos port authority have won the Digital Transformation Awards logistics category in recognition of the new generation system Ci5.  The award, from French magazine Solutions...
March 19th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

800 technology leaders to discuss digitalization of asset-intensive industries

800 technology leaders to discuss digitalization of asset-intensive industries
800 technology leaders to discuss digitalization of asset-intensive industries 18th March 2019, Oslo – For the second time, Ignite, a technology conference for asset-intensive industries, will gather 800 technology and industry leaders between 12-13 June 2019 in Oslo, Norway. Ignite is hosted...
March 18th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technology | Read More

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…
.. Panama Maritime makes a big splash… Panama Maritime makes a big splash north and south in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with a spectacular kick start at the Megapolis Convention Centre with over 400 delegates, speakers, guests and shipping dignitaries from all over Planet Ocean. A great opening...
March 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, Story of the Month | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 March 2019 Saturday, March 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland 21 Mar (Sun) – Holi (India) 21 Mar (Sun) – Nauryz...
March 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More