Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification...
Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too

Weekly BDI falls further despite last minute rise… Geopolitics too

John Faraclas Despite today’s rally and turning upside down Friday 13th , the BDI lost 53 points since...
Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and  kamsarmax “Myrto” on period

Diana fixes caper “P.S.Palios” and kamsarmax “Myrto” on period

DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH KOCH AND DIRECT CONTINUATION...

Hot Port News from GAC

Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — January 16, 2017 at 6:59 PM
  16-Jan-2017 SAFE NAVIGATION IN POOR VISIBILITY Hong Kong HIGH SPOT DREDGING Singapore Safe navigation in poor visibility Monday, January 16, 2017, Hong Kong Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels are hereby reminded to strictly comply with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 when navigating within Hong Kong waters, especially in poor visibility.All...

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Marine Insurance

The American Club celebrates its Centenary

The American Club celebrates its Centenary
International P&I insurer publishes book to mark this milestone and its place in the global maritime industry  NEW YORK,...
Jan 12, 2017 9:29

Shipmanagement

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau...
Jan 16, 2017 8:38

Organisations

Hull Biofouling environmentally more damaging than ballasting

Hull Biofouling environmentally more damaging than ballasting
Boud van Rompay   The entry into force of the Ballast Water Convention this September will not prevent the transfer...
Jan 16, 2017 10:54

Markets

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC...
Jan 16, 2017 10:26

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Alan Priddy – “We will launch our round the world record attempt in October”

Alan Priddy – “We will launch our round the world record attempt in October”
  Allan Priddy Alan Priddy has confirmed that the Team Britannia will launch their round the world record bid in October. The ocean racing legend made the announcement earlier today, Monday 16th January, in Portsmouth. The decision comes after two further technical issues were discovered in December,...
January 16th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Aarhus 2018 Qualification System Released

Aarhus 2018 Qualification System Released
The qualification system for the 2018 Sailing World Championships set to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 30 July to 12 August 2018 has been released. Click here for the Aarhus 2018 qualification system. Click here for the Aarhus 2018 Test Event qualification system  The Sailing World Championships...
January 16th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

City faces new EU challenge: Daily Wealth Letter

City faces new EU challenge: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 16th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Port of Nansha owner Guangzhou Port Group expand offices into Europe

Port of Nansha owner Guangzhou Port Group expand offices into Europe
  From the signing ceremony After the succesful launch of the partnership with Guangzhou Port America LLC one year ago, Guangzhou Port Group is extending its network of offices into Europe with the partnership of Guangzhou Port (Europe) B.V. Johannes Nanninga, CEO of Guangzhou Port (Europe) B.V....
January 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Less pain but not much gain for dry bulk market in 2017 says MSI

Less pain but not much gain for dry bulk market in 2017 says MSI
The surge in spot earnings at the end of 2016 was welcome, but MSI warns not to rely on a continuation of this short term strength London, January 16, 2017. The dry bulk market’s strong end to 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, according to the latest research from Maritime Strategies International....
January 16th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

CEIMARPE and KMI supporting “Boarding programme for cadets” in Tenerife

CEIMARPE and KMI supporting   “Boarding programme for cadets”  in Tenerife
l to r: Dr. Han Deuk Hoon, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Mr. Manuel Vidal Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with representatives of CEIMARPE and the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI), who expressed their support for the...
January 15th, 2017 | Charity, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Jan-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 JANUARY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 January 2017 Saturday, January 14, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Jan (Thu) – India Republic Day 26 Jan (Thu) – Australia...
January 14th, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Vessel Clearance for STS Operation – A need for standardisation

Vessel Clearance for STS Operation – A need for standardisation
It is an industry practice where each tanker vessel owner has to assess the suitability or compatibility of nominated vessels for loading or discharge via Ship-to-Ship, when the cargo owners decides to proceed with such operation. This article will comment on the proposed documents required for such...
January 14th, 2017 | Shipmanagement | Read More

Would you like to #ChallengeYourself in 2017?

Would you like to #ChallengeYourself in 2017?
  Trinity House Drinks Reception 26 January 2017   Our annual networking drinks reception is to thank our supporters and an opportunity to share with them the Society’s future vision, our new event calendar and projects. We highly value the strong partnerships...
January 14th, 2017 | Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  13-Jan-2017 REINSTATEMENT OF REVETMENT AT NATURAL GAS STATION Singapore TESTING OF UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF STAGING GROUND Singapore OPENING OF MODIFIED CHANNEL Ruwais, United Arab Emirates MARINE WORKS AT BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong DEMOLITION OF TEMPORARY PIERS AT PENG CHAU...
January 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism

Full steam ahead for Anglo-French agreement to moost marine tourism
Howard Pridding, Brienc Morin and Jonathan Fielding at the London Boat S.how An agreement has been made between the UK’s South West and Northern French marine businesses in a bid to boost tourism amid the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. British Marine South West (BMSW), which represents 200 marine...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards

The world’s best marinas for 2017 are announced at the Marina of the Year Awards
… Yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2017) The Yacht Harbour Association (THYA), a group association within membership organisation British Marine, announced the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards, with proud sponsors GJW. Now in its fourth year, the Awards, sponsored by GJW, recognise...
January 13th, 2017 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Dropping the veil. Theatre Lab’s SALOME dances on stage of Hoxton Hall

Dropping the veil. Theatre Lab’s SALOME dances on stage of  Hoxton Hall
Denise Moreno in Salome Theatre Lab’s spellbinding production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome, comes to London’s historic Hoxton Hall later this month. This acclaimed visual spectacle, which evokes the soul of its flamboyant writer, Oscar Wilde, will play the recently beautifully restored Hoxton...
January 13th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Alibaba eyes Bulgarian hub: Daily Wealth Letter

Alibaba eyes Bulgarian hub: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 13th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Regional maritime piracy agreement broadened to cover other illicit maritime activity

Regional maritime piracy agreement broadened to cover other illicit maritime activity
An international agreement that has been instrumental in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden has seen its scope significantly broadened to cover other illicit maritime activities, including human trafficking and illegal, unreported and...
January 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, IMO, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD gained some ground in European trade on Friday, recovering part of the prior session’s losses mainly due to the lack of details...
January 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of its IACS Blue Book. The latest release of the Blue Book package continues to enhance IACS technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation,...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016
Pre-publication offer - saving 20% on the regular price (offer ends 31st January 2017) In February 2017, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) will publish Significant Ships of 2016 and Significant Small Ships of 2016. Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships are quality annual publications...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Initial EU ship recycling list shows clear need for global mind-set

Initial EU ship recycling list shows clear need for global mind-set
Patrick Verhoeven The European Commission recently published its first edition of the EU list of approved ship recycling facilities. At this stage, it only features yards situated in Europe and reaches under 30% of the EU’s own recycling capacity target. For ECSA, this demonstrates clearly that third...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More