Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing

Tina Raleigh, left, a member of ABP’s Green Team with local bee keeper Karen Wood. ABP Humber has taken...
The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the...
Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan

Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan

Pavlos Kontides CYP Laser Olympic medallists, World Champions and Continental titleholders were all battling...

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets — October 18, 2017 at 12:03 PM
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bunds retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday amid increased expectations that the ECB will adopt a cautious approach to winding down its asset purchases scheme at the October 26th monetary policy meeting on the back of...

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Marine Insurance

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report
Captain P. Mukundan London, 17 October 2017 – A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported...
Oct 17, 2017 8:23

Shipmanagement

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group...
Oct 18, 2017 9:49

Organisations

IMO regional centre assists in Agia Zoni II clean up

IMO regional centre assists in Agia Zoni II clean up
… 10/10/2017  – ​The IMO-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean...
Oct 10, 2017 14:53

Markets

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group...
Oct 18, 2017 9:49

Recent

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Oct-2017 PIRACY RATES DOWN IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017: IMB REPORT Worldwide Piracy rates down in first nine months of 2017: IMB report Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Worldwide A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine...
October 17th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up
Flagging up a new study by the team @ ICCT which assesses the maritime sector’s GHG from 2013-2015. Key findings include: Fuel consumption is increasing.  Maritime fuel consumption increased from 291 to 298 million tonnes (+2.4%) from 2013 to 2015, compared to a 7% increase in demand for...
October 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services
Antwerp, Belgium and the United Kingdom, October 17, 2017–Avantida has announced that Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the United Kingdom to offer its reUse container management services through the Avantida platform. The application allows the re-use of import containers for...
October 17th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Tecon Salvador completes Navis N4 implementation…

Tecon Salvador completes Navis N4 implementation…
Tecon Salvador Completes Navis N4 Implementation, Improving Operational Productivity & Enhancing Customer Service N4 Among Recent Terminal Enhancements to Optimize Operations, Prepare for Future Ocean Supply Chain Demands Oakland, CA—October 17, 2017 — Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation,...
October 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews
NSSLGlobal to disseminate ‘human factors’ cybersecurity awareness video on all newly-installed equipment 17 October 2017 – A survey by independent satellite communications provider, NSSLGlobal, has revealed that, although crewmembers understand that they are partially responsible for maintaining...
October 17th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Record Interferry conference reviews issues with financial impact

Record Interferry conference reviews issues with financial impact
Mike Corrigan The challenges and opportunities posed by alternative fuels, safety management and social media dominated Interferry’s 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, where a record 370 delegates shared insights on ship technologies, safety issues including cybersecurity and the customer experience. Attendance...
October 17th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Short-term UST bond yields moved higher on newswires conveying that Stanford University economist John Taylor made a positive impression...
October 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme
The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer-Based Training (CBT) programme that provides a comprehensive overview of cyber-security issues, including concepts such as malware, network security, identity theft, risk management, and other common threats to maritime security. Jorgen...
October 17th, 2017 | Flags, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Caution with the BDI@1,523… and geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 38 points higher since last Friday and  now reads 1,523 points – one of the best ever for many months now… Geopolitics as per our feelings – in writing as you can read all our previous...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AkzoNobel’s cargo tank coating wins ICIS Innovation Awards

AkzoNobel’s cargo tank coating wins ICIS Innovation Awards
October 16, 2017 – AkzoNobel scooped two prestigious honors at the recent ICIS Innovation Awards for the Interline 9001 ultra-performance cargo tank coating supplied through its International brand. As well as being awarded with the overall Innovation Award, Interline 9001 also received the Best Product...
October 16th, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

September was best month so far for American Hellenic

September was best month so far for American Hellenic
Vincent Solarino, After 15 months of successful operations and faster than expected growth, American Hellenic Hull’s Board of Directors analyzed the company’s standing during its meeting of 11th October that took place in the Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus, under the chairmanship of Vincent...
October 16th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

International Smart Ship Awards Launched

International Smart Ship Awards Launched
Fathom-news is pleased to announce the launch of its Smart Ship Awards, sponsored by Tototheo Maritime The Smart Ship Awards are the first awards solely dedicated to identifying the players making a real difference in leading the digital transformation of the shipping and maritime sectors to a smart,...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Oct-2017 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALLS AT FORMER KAI TAK RUNWAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Construction of outfalls at former Kai Tak runway Monday, October 16, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving the construction of two...
October 16th, 2017 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Take your seat for the ICS International Shipping Conference

Take your seat for the ICS International Shipping Conference
Esben Poulsson, ICS Chairman speaking at the ICS International Shipping Conference Emissions, green shipping, manpower – the debate at the International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) conference last month was fast paced and at times controversial. With a capacity crowd, and a full LISW schedule there...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government (Monday, October 16, 2017)

ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government (Monday, October 16, 2017)
Sebastian Kurz Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, October 16 2017) ÖVP wins October 15th Austrian snap election; far-right FPÖ likely to enter government October 15th Austrian snap election outcome. According to the results available so far, the centre-right Austrian...
October 16th, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city
l to r: Dr Peter Swift Vice Chairman Sailors’ Society, Bob Jones Chairman Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Sandra Welch Deputy CEO and director of programme Sailors’ Society, the Mayor of Southampton Councillor Les Harris and Stuart Rivers CEO Sailors’ Society at the centre’s opening on Friday International...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet
DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 16 October 2017: In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory...
October 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

NI Cork Command Seminar looks to future of shipping industry

NI Cork Command Seminar looks to future of shipping industry
Captain Robert McCabe FNI 16.10.17 – The latest in The Nautical Institute’s 2017 series of Command Seminars continues to focus on Navigation Accidents and their Causes, but also looks beyond that to wider issues affecting the future development of the shipping industry. “Human factors are the...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports Launches Sustainability Week

Abu Dhabi Ports Launches Sustainability Week
Abu Dhabi Ports Sustainability Week- Ribbon Cutting In collaboration with Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 October 2017 – Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of...
October 16th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More