Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Safety and Security — March 11, 2014 at 9:50 PM
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is honoured to be the classification society of choice for Mercy Ships latest endeavour, a new 36,600 GRT hospital ship scheduled for completion in 2017. “LR Marine’s global team – spanning the Americas, Europe and Asia, is very pleased to support Mercy Ships and their partners in the design, build and through life operation of the ATLANTIC MERCY, enabling this unique organization...
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, all ports – Reduced...
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New research from Lloyd’s Register and University College London’s Energy Institute explores the drivers for the future...
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On 6 March President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) imposing sanctions in connection with the evolving situation in...
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Tuesday 11 March 2014 - Recent extreme weather in the UK – the wettest winter since Met Office records began in 1912 – has disrupted a number of events. However, specialist event insurance will have softened the blow for many of those with cover. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Combined with...March 11th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Weather | Read More
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, all ports – Reduced visibility due to haze * Singapore, Singapore – Reclamation work at Tuas View Extension * Australia, all ports – Ports reopened * Turkey, Ceyhan – Berthing/unberthing...March 11th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More
11th March 2014 - OW BUNKER PREEMPTS STRICTER BUNKER BARGE REGULATIONS IN TURKEY WITH EARLY FLEET UPGRADE Upgrade of bunker vessels in Istanbul creates one of the most modern re-fuelling fleets in the region OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading physical distributors and resellers of marine...March 11th, 2014 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More
When items as seemingly innocuous as perfumes, dyes or plastics can be classified as ‘hazardous’, it is no wonder that businesses can easily fall foul of the regulations when exporting or importing goods. The many rules relating to packaging, labeling and stowing can vary according to a wide...March 11th, 2014 | Logistics | Read More
The EAL Report Service helps ship operators to meet with the new rules New guideline for oil-sea interfaces: DNV GL makes EAL service available, Nina Riedel writes: 11.03.2014 – Nina Riedel- The EAL Report Service helps ship operators to meet with the new rules Hamburg, 11 March 2014 –...March 11th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Reports, Technology | Read More
David Hammond Introducing the new international and independent maritime initiative “Human Rights at Sea“ (HRAS) from the Maritime Practice of 9 Bedford Row’s International Practice Group as an on-line resource for integration into State, business and individual practices. Human Rights at...March 11th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Legal, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More
the comprehensive order package includes MacGregor VDF electric cranes which are accurate and energy efficient in operation and can save up to 35% of energy Cargotec Corporation, 11 March 2014 at 10 AM (EET) - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured deck equipment contract for a series of eight 58,500...March 11th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More
Bob Crow 11 March 2014 - Bob Crow 1961 – 2014 - The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is mourning the shockingly early death of our comrade Bob Crow, general secretary of the ITF-affiliated RMT, and ITF executive board member from 2002 onwards. ITF acting general secretary...March 11th, 2014 | Breaking News, ITF, Obituaries, Rail | Read More
Alexia Protopapa We devote a great number of articles, news, views, reports and analysis on Piracy and Terrorism from all over the globe. We also support the new generation in our industry to also have their say. Here on the crucial issue on Marine Piracy and on the increase in insurance premiums, Alexia...March 11th, 2014 | Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More
Doc 8500 Cable Layer A charter agreement between expanding subsea contractor DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service has triggered an order for a Damen Offshore Carrier DOC 8500 – the second order for this new ship design from Damen Shipyards Group. The DOC 8500 will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities...March 11th, 2014 | Chartering, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Underwater Shipping | Read More
NSSLGlobal appointed as Inmarsat Global Xpress® Value Added Reseller for government sector in Europe 11 March 2014: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with NSSLGlobal, appointing the service provider for satellite communications...March 11th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More
Simon Hutt As major US maritime trade shows Cruise Shipping Miami and CMA kick off this week, Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s new VP for the Americas, Simon Hutt, says that it is time for WSS to put its’ ‘house in order’ and make good on its plans for growth across the Americas region. Hutt, who was...March 11th, 2014 | Ship Agencies | Read More
Asia – Pacific Maritime 2014 – Shipbuilding & Marine – Workboat – Offshore 19 -21 March 2014 Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore TECHNOLOGICAL E-VOLUTION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Resilient Asia Riding the Wave of Cautious Optimism Singapore, 10 March...March 10th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has made representations to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) about changing the way in which the written-down values of vessels are calculated under the UK tonnage tax rules, which it considers are not realistic in terms...March 10th, 2014 | Taxation | Read More
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, March 10, 2014 – Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, the world’s leading supplier of components and services to the wind industry. The framework agreement covers...March 10th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technology | Read More
ANTWERP, Belgium, 10 March 2014 – Euronav NV announces that on 10 March 2014 its share capital was increased following the exercise of the conversion option of 47 convertible bonds issued in 2013. That resulted in the issuance of 662,763 new ordinary shares. Viewers can open the PDF and get the info:20140310_Capital...March 10th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Finance, Stock Markets | Read More
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has strengthened its links to cruise industry owners and operators by becoming a member of the Cruise Lines Industry Association’s Global Executive Partner Program. WSS counts some of the world’s biggest cruise operators among its clients, providing port agency, safety...March 10th, 2014 | Associations, Safety and Security, Ship Agencies, Technical | Read More
March 10, 2014 – Evergreen Group today held the naming ceremony for EVER LUCENT, the fourth of its L-type vessel to be built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. The ceremony took place at CSBC’s Kaohsiung shipyard and was officiated by Ms. Molly Mok, Chairman of Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd....March 10th, 2014 | Events, Liner Shipping and Trade, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More