GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding

Tom Boardley, LR’s Marine Director (left) and Brien Bolsinger, Vice President, Marine Operations,...
Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United

Breakthrough order in Japanese shipbuilding market sees largest ever capacity Maritime Protection IG...
MarinOIL and Tuco target offshore market…

MarinOIL and Tuco target offshore market…

The Tuco designed and built 16m surfer crew boat will be marketed by MarinOIL for offshore crew supply...
Cruise Industry Manifesto for the EU institutions

Cruise Industry Manifesto for the EU institutions

Following the European Parliament elections in May, CLIA Europe has presented its Manifesto for the EU...

Nominations For 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards Open

Military, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting — July 23, 2014 at 8:49 PM
Wednesday 23 July 2014 - Nominations are invited for the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Since the first Awards presentation in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all disciplines of the sport. Inspiring individuals and dynamic combinations are nominated each year – from windsurfers,...

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Marine Insurance

Master pieces, Master criminals

Master pieces, Master criminals
Tuesday 22 July 2014 – The FBI puts the worldwide cost of crimes linked to art at nearly $4bn a year – eclipsed only...
Jul 22, 2014 22:40

Shipmanagement

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding
Tom Boardley, LR’s Marine Director (left) and Brien Bolsinger, Vice President, Marine Operations, GE Marine signing...
Jul 23, 2014 20:26

Organisations

LR wins tender for Hydrocarbons development in Cyprus

LR wins tender for Hydrocarbons development in Cyprus
Lloyd’s Register has been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Larnaca to prepare a High Level Master Plan addressing...
Jul 23, 2014 12:44

Markets

EURONAV preliminary half year results 2014

EURONAV preliminary half year results 2014
Preliminary Half year results 2014  Highlights of recent developments Acquisition of 4 VLCC vessels Successful equity capital...
Jul 23, 2014 20:40

Recent

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza
As its first lorryload of medical supplies begins its journey to Gaza, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), again backed calls for an immediate ceasefire there. The ITF has organised a programme to help trade unions send food and medicines to Gaza. The federation’s office in Amman,...
July 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Visa required for foreign passport holders July 23, 2014, Mozambique, all ports With immediate effect, all foreign passport holders travelling to Mozambique for Business or Tourist purposes must apply for a visa prior to departure. The exception is for South African passport holders, who still do...
July 23rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced
Annual Conference, Exhibition and Networking Event Brings Together Shipowners and Technology Companies to Address Practical Solutions for Efficient Operations NORFOLK, Va. – July 23, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2014 report that the agenda has been finalized and all...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Snow unbeatable on first day Of ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds

Snow unbeatable on first day Of ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds
23 July 2014 - America’s Nevin Snow was unbeatable on the opening day of the ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki, Finland as he stormed to five victories. The day started sunny with some light breeze present. The Race Committee was able to complete the first two flights before...
July 23rd, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nominations for 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards open

Nominations for 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards open
23 July 2014 - Nominations are invited for the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Since the first Awards presentation in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all disciplines of...
July 23rd, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ABP Hams Hall raises money for our heroes

ABP Hams Hall raises money for our heroes
Family fun at ABP Hams Hall Staff at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Hams Hall have raised over £1,000 for UK military charity Help for Heroes. The money was raised through a fun-filled day at the rail freight terminal near Birmingham to mark the national Armed Forces Day 2014. The terminal opened...
July 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s…

Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s…
Key leadership appointments strengthen Lloyd’s Register’s Management Systems business, LRQA Lloyd’s Register (LR) announces a number of key appointments to strengthen one of LR’s core business streams John Rowley has been appointed Managing Director LR Management Systems, effective 1st July,...
July 23rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship Opens In Helsink

ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship Opens In Helsink
 Tuesday 22 July 2014 Two practice days are behind the competitors and racing at the 2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship is set to commence on Wednesday 23 July.Both Monday and Tuesday have been quite ideal conditions, having had nice moderate wind and sun. Only on...
July 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BIFA names new director general

BIFA names new director general
Robert Keen BRITISH INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION NAMES NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Robert Keen as its new Director General to succeed Peter Quantrill who retires from the trade association in August. Mr Keen, joined the industry in 1970...
July 22nd, 2014 | Associations, HR, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor, July 2014

Greece Macro Monitor, July 2014
Platon Monokroussos Official discussions on Greece’s 5th program review to incept in mid-September; Key items on the agenda   This report takes a close look on a number of quantitative targets and structural benchmarks included in the agenda of the 5th review of Greece’s adjustment program, expected...
July 22nd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Official insititutions & banks to close for holiday July 22, 2014, Turkey, all ports During the five-day holiday from Saturday (26 July) to Wednesday 30 July, all official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed. Arrangements for crew, spares, provisions, etc. should therefore be made...
July 22nd, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ITF: Swazi court case ‘nakedly political’

ITF: Swazi court case ‘nakedly political’
The ITF HQ’s in London 22 July 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today denounced the guilty verdicts delivered against Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) lawyer Thulani Maseko and magazine editor Bheki Makhubu. The ITF has always maintained that their...
July 22nd, 2014 | HR, ITF, Legal | Read More

Official opening of FUGRO’s new Angola facility

Official opening of FUGRO’s new Angola facility
Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, officially opens the Fugro facilities in Angola. Also pictured (left): Mr Wilhard Kreijkes, Fugro Regional Director Africa Leidschendam, The Netherlands, 22 July 2014 - To accommodate the future needs of the rapidly...
July 22nd, 2014 | Energy, Events, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

Smart devices, real time data…meet the future

Smart devices, real time data…meet the future
Monday 21 July 2014 – Soon, billions of objects will have their own IP address. And this connected world could turn insurance models on their heads. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The Internet of things (IoT), uniquely identifiable objects that have their own Internet Protocol (IP) address,...
July 21st, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Pilotage tariffs to rise in 2015 July 21, 2014, Finland, all ports Finnpilot Pilotage Oy has announced an increase of 30 Euros to pilotage tariffs from 2015 onwards. For information about operations in Finland contact GAC Finland Oy at shipping.finland@gac.com Repairs to seawall at SAF Ferry Terminal...
July 21st, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS calls for harmonised port state control with respect to sulphur emission control areas

ICS calls for harmonised port state control with respect to sulphur emission control areas
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is encouraging the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control to ensure that a harmonised approach to PSC inspections has been developed in advance of the 1 January 2015 deadline with respect to the implementation of the 0.1% Sulphur Emission Control...
July 21st, 2014 | IMO, Politics and Government | Read More

Singapore Approves Danelec Marine’s New-Generation VDR

Singapore Approves Danelec Marine’s New-Generation VDR
(Birkeroed, Denmark – July 21, 2014) – (Marine NewsWire) The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has issued a certificate of approval for the Danelec DM100 VDR for installation on ships under the Singapore registry. The Singapore approval follows on the type approval and European Union Wheelmark...
July 21st, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More