Singapore’s Fort Canning Park Lighthouse shines again

Singapore’s Fort Canning Park Lighthouse shines again

Last Friday evening a replica of the 36m-tall beacon that guided ships in and out Singapore waters in...
Global Shipping Challenges, Geopolitical Issues and Risk Remedies

Global Shipping Challenges, Geopolitical Issues and Risk Remedies

The Hellenic Business Network Association is organising this unique discussion on the “Global Shipping...
The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations

The London Hellenic Centre The Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research (CEDAR)...
The economic and market significance of the new 5-year government bond

The economic and market significance of the new 5-year government bond

Platon Monokroussos The present note assesses the economic and market significance of the new Hellenic...

Ecstatic Breath of Freedom

Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture — April 16, 2014 at 7:12 AM
You all know how sensitive we are at www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  with the Arts, Arts of any kind, as well as how important any form of Art is for the Shipping Industry in its entirety; just for the record, the minimum you need for a cruise vessel is the commissioning of over 1,000 (yes one thousand) original paintings. Did I hear you say Maritime Art? We have devoted nearly a hundred and fifty articles and...

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Marine Insurance

DGS Marine opens new office in Manila

DGS Marine opens new office in Manila
David Skinner Expansion of global network follows 19% premium growth for DGS Marine in February P&I renewals DGS Marine,...
Apr 16, 2014 4:04

Shipmanagement

New joint venture targets nuclear industry

New joint venture targets nuclear industry
International maritime logistics expert Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services plc, has formed a joint venture...
Apr 15, 2014 16:56

Organisations

European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport

European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport
Siim Kallas Brussels, 15 April 2014 - The European Parliament voted today in first reading on two proposals by the Commission...
Apr 15, 2014 16:20

Markets

Singapore’s Fort Canning Park Lighthouse shines again

Singapore’s Fort Canning Park Lighthouse shines again
Last Friday evening a replica of the 36m-tall beacon that guided ships in and out Singapore waters in the early 20th century...
Apr 15, 2014 17:19

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Evolving Lloyd’s Vision 2025

Evolving Lloyd’s Vision 2025
Tuesday 15 April 2014 -Lloyd’s has published a new strategy for 2014-2016, setting out how it will work towards achieving its 2025 goals. The plan details how the Corporation will support managing agents, brokers and capital providers in an evolving distribution and capital environment. (source:...
April 15th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Yemen, all ports – Man overboard in the Gulf of Aden * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Tin Hau Festival * Chile, Valparaiso – Port & terminals partially operative after fire DATE: April 15, 2014 COUNTRY:...
April 15th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intersleek®1100SR fouling control system wins Clean Shipping category at 2014 Seatrade awards

Intersleek®1100SR fouling control system wins Clean Shipping category at 2014 Seatrade awards
The Seatrade Awards were presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal First biocide-free foul release technology to tackle ‘slime’ celebrated by industry AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business, the supplier of International® advanced hull coatings, has received the Clean Shipping award at...
April 15th, 2014 | Awards, Technology | Read More

IMO: Wreck-removal convention to enter into force

IMO: Wreck-removal convention to enter into force
Shipowner liability on the horizon as Denmark ratifies international instrument The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization...
April 15th, 2014 | IMO, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Public listing of Avance Gas Holding Ltd. at Oslo Børs

Public listing of Avance Gas Holding Ltd. at Oslo Børs
  Public listing of Avance Gas Holding Ltd. at Oslo Børs Applied date: 31/03/2014 Accepted date: 07/04/2014 Listing date: 15/04/2014 Ticker: AVANCE   Avance Gas Holding Ltd operates in the global market for transportation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The company...
April 15th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

E2S Warning Signals creates lifeboat launch alert

E2S Warning Signals creates lifeboat launch alert
UK signalling manufacturer E2S Warning Signals has designed and developed a bespoke siren system to alert people nearby when an RNLI lifeboat is launching. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the charity that saves lives at sea. It has 236 lifeboat stations around the coasts of the UK and...
April 15th, 2014 | Charity, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

WISTA flies flag for Shipping

WISTA flies flag for Shipping
Maria Dixon WISTA-UK, part of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year by launching the ‘Came by SHIP’ campaign.  WISTA-UK has launched an awareness campaign aiming to draw together all the UK shipping stakeholders with a common focus,...
April 15th, 2014 | Anniversaries, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ClassNK Opens New Exclusive Survey Office in Belem

ClassNK Opens New Exclusive Survey Office in Belem
Noboru Ueda Belem – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced that it has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil. Located on the northeast coast of Brazil adjacent to the Para River, Belem is the second largest city in the northern Brazil....
April 15th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR | Read More

ClassNK Releases Design Support Tools for EEDI Verification

ClassNK Releases Design Support Tools for EEDI Verification
Minimum Propulsion Power Calculation Software and ISO-based  Progressive Speed Trial Analysis Software Free to Industry  Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President:  Noboru Ueda) has released the new PrimeShip-GREEN /MinPower software.  PrimeShip-GREEN/MinPower was developed...
April 15th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards

Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards
A model impression of the Haifa Tug late 14th of April, 2014  Haifa Port Company (HPC) has awarded the international tender for a new build VOITH SCHNEIDER tug to ZAMAKONA Yards. HPC has tendered a tug which is a sister vessel of the ones already operating in the harbor. The tug has 70 t bollard pull...
April 15th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Crème of the crop to race at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Crème of the crop to race at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
Monday 14 April 2014 - Over 1,100 athletes have registered to sail at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with the crème of the crop of Olympic and Paralympic sailing set to compete in Hyères, France. Olympic medallists, World Champions and ISAF Sailing World Cup medallists will compete on the French Riviera...
April 14th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ITF signs memorandum of understanding with ACFTU

ITF signs memorandum of understanding with ACFTU
Steve Cotton 14 April 2014 - The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the ACFTU, the All China Federation of Trade Unions, that commits both organisations to a process of dialogue and information sharing. The MOU was signed in Beijing...
April 14th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Swazi union leader finally free

Swazi union leader finally free
  The ITF HQ’s in London 14 April 2014 – Basil Thwala, legal advisor to the Swaziland Transport & Allied Workers’ Union (STAWU), was released from prison this weekend. ITF affiliate STAWU has been fighting to free Thwala since 2012, when he was arrested and charged on a picket...
April 14th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Arab Emirates, all ports – New attestation & endorsement services * United Arab Emirates, Dubai – Unlit buoy * Singapore, Singapore – Construction of Changi East Finger Extension DATE:...
April 14th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Agri-sector to feature strongly at Cool Logistics Americas conference

Agri-sector to feature strongly at Cool Logistics Americas conference
JBS, CNA, Brado Logistics and Tecon Salvador are the latest companies to throw their weight behind Latin America’s premier perishable trade and logistics event in Brazil this May London and São Paulo, 14.04.2014 – Luis Carvalho de Andrade, General Manager Transport and Operations at JBS,...
April 14th, 2014 | Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

TT Club Signs Partnership in The Philippines

TT Club Signs Partnership in The Philippines
London & Hong Kong, 14th April, 2014 - Specialist transport insurance provider, TT Club has appointed a network partner in The Philippines. Del Rosario Pandiphil Inc. becomes the seventh such partner that the international logistics and freight handling insurer has in the Asia-Pacific region, underlining...
April 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Port of Rotterdam partners with TOC Worldwide

Port of Rotterdam partners with TOC Worldwide
Port of Rotterdam Europe’s largest port has inked a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide Events to promote dialogue and information-sharing along international maritime supply chains London, 14.04.2014 – Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s leading port, has signed a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide,...
April 14th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More