Diana’s latest period dry fixtures

Diana’s latest period dry fixtures

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contracts for m/v New York with Koch, m/v Norfolk with Trafigura...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 2017)

Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC...
Lloyd’s Register (LR) works with its clients to unlock the value in their data

Lloyd’s Register (LR) works with its clients to unlock the value in their data

Singapore At Singapore Maritime Week, 22 – 28 April, LR launched their Marine Analytics service with...
Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

John Faraclas The fall continued today both for the Dry and the Wets; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost...

Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial

Sailing, Sports — April 28, 2017 at 9:30 PM
Mantis and Kagialis of Greece Sailors are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Then there are times when they are happy to come out in one piece, still within touching distance of the medals. That was the case today at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France as chaos reigned in the Laser Radial fleet. The competition in Hyères reached a critical stage on Friday with...

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Marine Insurance

More of the same but better: the new LMAA Terms 2017, April 2017

More of the same but better: the new LMAA Terms 2017, April 2017
Baptiste Weijburg, Senior Associate at HFW LLP The LMAA Terms 2017 (the 2017 Terms) come into force on 1 May 2017. The LMAA...
Apr 28, 2017 13:49

Shipmanagement

More of the same but better: the new LMAA Terms 2017, April 2017

More of the same but better: the new LMAA Terms 2017, April 2017
Baptiste Weijburg, Senior Associate at HFW LLP The LMAA Terms 2017 (the 2017 Terms) come into force on 1 May 2017. The LMAA...
Apr 28, 2017 13:49

Organisations

London voted world’s top maritime financial city

London voted world’s top maritime financial city
London has been voted the world’s leading financial maritime city, according to a report published by Menon Economics. The...
Apr 26, 2017 10:24

Markets

Diana Containerships fixes “Sagitta” on period to Hapag-Lloyd AG

Diana Containerships fixes “Sagitta” on period to Hapag-Lloyd AG
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SAGITTA WITH HAPAG-LLOYD         ATHENS, GREECE,...
Apr 28, 2017 16:17

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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Apr-2017 SCHEDULED CHANNEL CLOSURE FOR RIVERFEST Neches River, Port Neches TX, USA CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF A TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong DREDGING IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TO KWA WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS Kiel...
April 28th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K”Line: Management Policy and Medium-term Management Plan

“K”Line: Management Policy and Medium-term Management Plan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is pleased to introduce “K” Line Group’s new management policy and medium-term management plan: ’”Revival for Greater Strides” – ”K” Line Value for our Next Century –‘ which runs for three years from April 2017 toward our 100th anniversary...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

China’s largest semi-submersible sets new records for COSCO

China’s largest semi-submersible sets new records for COSCO
The world’s second-largest semi-submersible vessel Xin Guang Hua, On February 25, the 100,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Xin Guang Hua easily took the 31,000 ton load of the cylindrical Western Isles FPSO at Shanghai Luhuashan South Anchorage and began her journey via the Indian Ocean to the North...
April 28th, 2017 | Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

“K” Line: Financial Highlights for FY2016

“K” Line: Financial Highlights for FY2016
Following  from “K” Line and distributed Portcare International Ltd: Please be advised that we, “K” Line Tokyo Head Office, published the following press release today. Please click the following addresses to read our reports. ・Financial Highlights for FY2016 http://www.kline.co.jp/en/ir/library/bs/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2017/04/28/fh2016_4con_e_final_1.pdf ・Differences...
April 28th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

“K” Line: Changes of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Member Change of Executive Officers

“K” Line: Changes of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Member  Change of Executive Officers
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided during board meeting held today on changes of Executive Officers as per the attached announcements… Viewers can log herebelow in the attached PDF’s and read same: 170428 Change of Executive Officers    and 170428 Changes of Directors...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Wilhelmsen acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions

Wilhelmsen acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions
Thomas Wilhelmsen “This acquisition offers a unique opportunity to enhance the scale and geographic reach of our marine products division,” says Thomas Wilhelmsen, group CEO about Wilhelmsen’s acquisition of the technical solutions business from Drew Marine. The acquired business will be brought...
April 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2017 COLLISION OFF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Collision off Bosphorus Thursday, April 27, 2017, Turkish Straits, Turkey At 11.45 hours local time today, a Togo-flagged vessel and a Russian Navy Vessel collided 17 miles of Bosphorus, due to fog and low visibility. As...
April 27th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender
Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase up to 8,233,100 of its Class A Common Shares—Tender Offer will Expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City Time on May 26, 2017, Unless Extended or Earlier Terminated April 27, 2017 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq:...
April 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

IACS Publishes Inaugural Annual Review

IACS Publishes Inaugural Annual Review
Robert Ashdown Leadership, performance and transparency at the heart of IACS’ Annual Review. The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published its inaugural Annual Review, detailing the activities and specific tasks it undertook and completed in 2016. IACS’ technical...
April 27th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Reports | Read More

SCF Group recognized at 2016 Marine Money awards for USD 750-million Eurobond issue

SCF Group recognized at 2016 Marine Money awards for USD 750-million Eurobond issue
Nikolay Kolesnikov – Executive Vice-President of PAO Sovcomflot, Chief Financial Officer Marine Money, an international maritime finance publication, has awarded SCF Group in its annual industry awards for 2016: SCF’s USD 750 million 7-year bond offering has been named ‘Institutional Debt Deal...
April 27th, 2017 | Awards, News, Shipfinance | Read More

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort
  Erich Staake Duisburg, 27.04.2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is expanding its rail freight volume. The Port’s own rail company duisport rail will run one container train weekly between the Port of Duisburg and the container terminal of the JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven as of...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

One of biggest Russian ports, Port of Ust-Luga, raised its safety

One of biggest Russian ports, Port of Ust-Luga, raised its safety
The “Chernaya Barabulka” Port fleet of Baltic Sea Tug Agency (Port of Ust-Luga, Russia) expanded with two new tugboats Baltic Sea Tug Agency (BSTA LLC, commercial sea port of Ust-Luga) has put into operation two new tugboats, Kizhuch and Chernaya Barabulka, today, 26 April 2017, reports...
April 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was modestly weaker and US Treasuries gained some ground in European trade, in reaction to the lack of details in the US administration’s tax...
April 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity
“Thuraya Aero” enables applications such as SAR, ISR, telemedicine, office-in-the-sky and border surveillance DUBAI, UAE, 26 April, 2017 – Leading Mobile Satellite Service operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, has announced the launch of Thuraya AERO, a satellite communication service that...
April 27th, 2017 | Aviation, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery
GEODIS is testing the Com’hand system, which offers intuitive control capabilities for lifting and handling machinery, at a manufacturing site of Saint-Gobain. The innovative system has been developed by the technology start-up company Siatech and initial tests within a live logistics environment began...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Save 25% fuel and eliminate blackouts…. Meet Optixmarine at Nor-shipping

Save 25% fuel and eliminate blackouts…. Meet Optixmarine at Nor-shipping
SAVE 25% FUEL & ELIMINATE BLACKOUTS The gearbox OptixDrive enable main engines to run on variable (optimum) rpm instead of fixed rpm Saving up to 700 ton fuel annually per vessel Lowering emissions of CO2, NOx & SOx Eliminating 95% of all “blackouts” onboard MEET...
April 27th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Trump: The First One Hundred Days

Trump: The First One Hundred Days
Metamorphoses of President Trump US president running into contradictions and dangers Whatever may come of Donald Trump’s economic programme, it doesn’t seem likely to become reality any time soon. The new president, in office for 100 days on 29 April – offering what Steven Mnuchin, his Treasury...
April 27th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More