Time stands still…

Time stands still…

Tony Fandino Time Stands Still: solo exhibition by Tony Fandino at London’s A&D Gallery  By James...
Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 34 points and now...
The Power of the Public

The Power of the Public

Plastic Straws:  An Environmental Problem Gaining Importance to the Public- and the Marine Industry Every...
Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges

Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges

Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly...

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.

Sailing, Sports — July 15, 2018 at 5:48 PM
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. On Saturday’s capricious coastal race they were overshadowed by title challengers Beijaflore but when the seabreeze finally delivered on South Brittany’s beautiful Morbihan Bay it was the local aces on Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan who read it best and won the Stade Nautique Final on their home waters. As Act 4 of the 41st Tour Voile drew to a thrilling climax, just before...

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Marine Insurance

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11
Paris MOU Illustrates Risk and Opportunity Two weeks ago, I had the honor of meeting Richard Schiferil who is the Secretary-General...
Jul 13, 2018 15:35

Shipmanagement

COA launches re-designed website

COA launches re-designed website
The Container Owners Association has launched its new, re-designed, website – Members and other interested organisations...
Jul 13, 2018 12:42

Organisations

UK freight forwarders association expresses mixed feelings on Brexit White Paper

UK freight forwarders association expresses mixed feelings on Brexit White Paper
Robert Keen Responding to yesterday’s White Paper outlining the UK Government’s proposed future relationship between...
Jul 13, 2018 12:16

Markets

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics

Uncertain and perplexed markets and …geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 34 points and now reads 1,666; 44 points...
Jul 13, 2018 22:05

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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jul-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 JULY 2018 Worldwide NEW DRAFT LIMITATION IN SHIP CHANNEL Houston, United States World Holidays: 15-28 July 2018 Saturday, July 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Jul (Wed) – Nelson Mandela Birthday...
July 14th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Chaos and Calamity for 49er, FX Leaders as New European Champs crowned for both Classes

Chaos and Calamity for 49er, FX Leaders as New European Champs crowned for both Classes
Copyright © 2018 9er Inc, All rights reserved. Italy’s Tita/Banti Become First Back-to-Back European Champions in Foiling Nacra 17 Era With racing starting an hour early to compensate for lost races earlier in the week, sailors hitting the water for the final day of the 2018 49er and Nacra 17 European...
July 13th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Jul-2018 SPEED IN RESTRICTED ZONES  Hong Kong MERCHANT SHIPPING LEGISLATION AMENDMENTS COMING INTO EFFECT Hong Kong NEW PASSENGER LANDING CHARGES ANNOUNCED Tanjung Emas, Indonesia TRUCK DRIVERS’ STRIKE CALLED OFF Lagos, Nigeria DREDGING NEAR DENMAN SHOAL Singapore Speed in...
July 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Lorina Golfe du Morbihan Teams head to ‘Home’ Act in First and Third on 41st Tour Voile Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan win Act 3 Stade Nautique in Barneville-Carteret #sailingarabia Finish Fourth and Go to Act 4 in Fourth. On what promises to be a massive weekend...
July 13th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions Ready for SMM

MAN Energy Solutions Ready for SMM
The MAN 45/60CR engine Company stand at major trade fair to showcase new hardware and address industry trends including decarbonisation and digitisation MAN Energy Solutions has announced its agenda for SMM 2018, the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg from September 4th to 7th. The...
July 13th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US CPI rose 2.9%YoY in June, the biggest annual increase in nearly 6 ½ years and core CPI increased to an 18-month high of 2.3%YoY, supporting the case for two additional Fed rate hikes by the end of this year. Turning to FX markets,...
July 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal
Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems have the flexibility to operate in both open and closed loop. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2018 at 11.00 a.m. EEST – The year 2020 is approaching along with the Sulphur cap regulation of 0.5%, putting pressure on maritime agents to decrease emissions – and...
July 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Chelsea Technologies Group Wash Water Monitor Installed on Scrubber Retrofit in China

Chelsea Technologies Group Wash Water Monitor Installed on Scrubber Retrofit in China
(Left) Dr Brian Phillips, managing director, Chelsea Technologies Group One of the first scrubber retrofits in China reflective of a wider uptake in the global scrubber market 13 July 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the maritime...
July 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Jul-2018 TESTING OF AUV OFF SMALL CRAFT ANCHORAGE ‘A’ Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB  Hong Kong TRIMMING OF UNDERWATER HIGH SPOTS SOUTH OF SHEK KWU CHAU Hong Kong PORT AUTHORITY EXTENDS AND RENEWS PORT TARIFF ENVIRONMENT DISCOUNTS Gothenburg,...
July 12th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?

Dynama: Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning?
Lee Clarke Consolidation in the offshore industry – what does it mean for workforce planning? According to Lee Clarke at Dynama, today’s mega mergers and alliances signal a tremendous business opportunity but what is the impact on workforce planning?  Here he takes us through the challenges and...
July 12th, 2018 | Energy, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

DP World reiterates Validity of Doraleh Container Terminal Concession and Exclusivity Rights

DP World reiterates Validity of Doraleh Container Terminal Concession and Exclusivity Rights
Global trade enabler warns against violation or face legal action DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 12, 2018/ —   DP World (http://web.DPWorld.com),  reiterated today that its concession agreement for the Doraleh Container Terminal (DTC) remains in force, warning that the government’s illegal...
July 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Boskalis Nederland aiming for 35% CO2 reduction with GoodFuels biofuel

Boskalis Nederland aiming for 35% CO2 reduction with GoodFuels biofuel
.. Rotterdam, July 12, 2018 – Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment...
July 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina

Wind energy powers Kaleido in Argentina
.. Argentina’s growing interest in wind energy is giving the Spanish-based forwarding and logistics company, Kaleido, significant optimism for its recently opened branch in Buenos Aires. Whilst Argentina has a long tradition of using wind energy on its farms, the government is keen to make sure...
July 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper
Dave Matcham Viewers can find here below a comment from the International Underwriting Association on the publication of the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The IUA welcomes publication of the Government’s Brexit...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP The HFW Insurance Bulletin weekending 12 July 2018 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: EIOPA launches InsurTech insight survey UK: InsurTech – four legal and regulatory challenges that all new products face UK:...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More