Huelva, Koper, Lisbon, Marseille and Rotterdam on shortlist for ESPO Award 2014

Huelva, Koper, Lisbon, Marseille and Rotterdam on shortlist for ESPO Award 2014

Meeting ESPO award jury Huelva, Koper, Lisbon, Marseille and Rotterdam on shortlist for ESPO Award 2014 Today,...
Port of Dover breaks new ground

Port of Dover breaks new ground

l to r:George Jenkins OBE, Dover Harbour Board Chairman; Tim Waggott, Cheif Executive Dover Harbour Board;...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 September 2014)

Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
Permanent underwater wet welding repairs approved by DNV GL

Permanent underwater wet welding repairs approved by DNV GL

Underwater-wet-welding 02.09.2014 ,Simon Adams writes:  DNV GL 1 and Subsea Global Solutions LLC. are...

SOLAS version of Boat-In-A-Box to be premiered at SMM

Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security — September 2, 2014 at 5:01 PM
Xervo has put its extensive knowhow behind a new safe and cost-effective lifeboat system for the SOLAS market. Come experience it at the SMM conference in Hamburg September 9-12. The Danish lifeboat producer Xervo has introduced a new SOLAS version of its popular Boat-In-A-Box lifeboat system. The company has had great success with a NORSOK R-002 version of this state-of-the-art lifeboat and rescue boat system,...

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Marine Insurance

VIKING steps up the pace of innovation at SMM

VIKING steps up the pace of innovation at SMM
The VIKING LifeCraft – a revolutionary hybrid 1 September, 2014 - This year’s SMM in Hamburg will see VIKING release...
Sep 1, 2014 17:26

Shipmanagement

Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel…

Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel…
Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel and diversifies its services for the marine and offshore industry Neuilly-sur-Seine,...
Sep 2, 2014 15:45

Organisations

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…
John Faraclas There are obviously two schools of thought on the above issue: the one saying that ISIS et al are a “naturally”...
Aug 28, 2014 20:14

Markets

Rickmers-Linie appoints Interliner Agencies as agent for South Central Europe

Rickmers-Linie appoints Interliner Agencies as agent for South Central Europe
The Rickmers Savannah Hamburg, 2 September 2014 – Hamburg based Rickmers-Linie has appointed Interliner Agencies as its...
Sep 2, 2014 13:56

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Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel…

Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel…
Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel and diversifies its services for the marine and offshore industry Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 2, 2014 – Bureau Veritas acquires MatthewsDaniel Ltd, a global leader in loss adjusting and risk assessment services for the offshore industry. Created in...
September 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ITF/IUF delegation meets ‘disdainful’ treatment in Philippines tuna dispute

ITF/IUF delegation meets ‘disdainful’ treatment in Philippines tuna dispute
The ITF HQ’s in London 2 September 2014 – An international ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) delegation to the Philippines has expressed deep disappointment after it was met with hostile treatment...
September 2nd, 2014 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture in China

Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture in China
A view of Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture factory Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 September 2014 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine...
September 2nd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

European Business Growth Catalyst Programme

European Business Growth Catalyst Programme
In the frame of the EU funded “European Business Growth Catalyst” project, ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College in Greece offers a unique, hands-on training programme designed to equip the entrepreneurs with the tools needed to analyse their business and take action to achieve...
September 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Education and Training, HR | Read More

U-Freight welcomes Taiwan’s decision on multi-destination export consolidations

U-Freight welcomes Taiwan’s decision on multi-destination export consolidations
The U-Freight Group (UFL) - www.ufreight.com - has welcomed Taiwan’s decision to allow the country’s freight forwarders to operate multi-destination export consolidations, which will permit them to carry out the consolidation and transshipment and re-export of cargoes to multiple countries...
September 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Markets | Read More

DNVGL: Technical Update 10-2014‏

DNVGL: Technical Update 10-2014‏
APPLICATION OF LC AND RSCS NOTATIONS AND ACCEPTANCE OF CONTAINER SECURING EQUIPMENT 1 GL LEGACY NOTATIONS LC AND RSCS The GL legacy notation LC (Lashing Computer) provides requirements related to the strength safety of the stowage and lashing of containers on container ships in worldwide service, based...
September 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Containers, Technical | Read More

New shipping agency set to bring radical change to the industry

New shipping agency set to bring radical change to the industry
Lars Rosenkrands Wave Shipping to bring change to current industry practice with its differentiated value proposition Singapore, 2 September 2014 – The shipping industry is set to see an unprecedented paradigm shift with the launch of Wave Shipping. Through a fresh approach to meeting customers’...
September 2nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

ClassNK Chairman and President attends KOTC Delivery Ceremony

ClassNK Chairman and President attends  KOTC Delivery Ceremony
l to r: Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Chief Executive Officer of KOTC with Mr. Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK Geoje – Mr. Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK attended the  delivery ceremony for the M/T Al Yarmouk, constructed at Daewoo Shipbuilding &  Marine...
September 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Passenger surprise at Dover Port

Passenger surprise at Dover Port
l to r:Tim Waggott, Chief Executive Port of Dover, David and Jenny Young, Andy Gross, P&O Ferries; and PC Paul Skinner, Port of Dover Police. 1 September, 2014 - 2.3 million tourist passengers passed through the Port of Dover this summer, making it a fantastic year for Europe’s leading ferry port...
September 1st, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Holidays, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Salvage of wreck off Stonecutters Island September 01, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately 3 weeks, salvage operations to remove a wreck will be carried out (off Stonecutters Island) within an area bounded by straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D): (A)...
September 1st, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds an open game for Laser and Radial fleets

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds an open game for Laser and Radial fleets
1 September 2014 - Issued on behalf of ISAF - The game will be wide open in the Laser and Laser Radial at the Santander c with large numbers gunning for World Championship glory and a Rio 2016 Olympic place. Seventy two nations featuring 150 sailors will compete in the Laser fleet whilst 58 nations...
September 1st, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ATHEX Roadshow in London 2014

ATHEX Roadshow in London 2014
Following on the success of previous such events,  the Athens Exchange will organize The 9th Annual Greek Roadshow in London on September 17th*- 19th 2014  at Bloomberg Headquarters 39-45 Finsbury Square City Gate House, London Amongst the speakers in the early afternoon of the 18th of September will...
September 1st, 2014 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece Macro Monitor (1 September 2014) Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions Viewers can log on the PDF herebelow and read the entire report; we look...
September 1st, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

ESPO Port of the month: the Port of Gdansk

ESPO Port of the month: the Port of Gdansk
Monday, 01 September 2014 12:50 - This month, we want to put the port of Gdansk in the picture. As a steadily growing port in Eastern Europe, Gdansk definitely deserves a place in our “Port of the Month” column. Moreover, the port’s Marketing Director, Julian Skelnik is Vice Chairman of ESPO. Could...
September 1st, 2014 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

VIKING steps up the pace of innovation at SMM

VIKING steps up the pace of innovation at SMM
The VIKING LifeCraft – a revolutionary hybrid 1 September, 2014 - This year’s SMM in Hamburg will see VIKING release more innovations than at any other point in its 50-year history, including new developments in PPE clothing, safety equipment outsourcing, onboard training solutions, and evacuation...
September 1st, 2014 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA to hold fibre & Hybrid rope workshop in Amsterdam

IMCA to hold fibre & Hybrid rope workshop in Amsterdam
Mark Ford High value subsea construction rope plays a crucial role in the subsea construction industry. A seminar being held by the International Marine Contractors Association in Amsterdam on Wednesday 29 October will enable attendees to fully understand, and become involved with the discussion on,...
September 1st, 2014 | Associations, Construction | Read More

Keeping ship designers in the loop

Alert! Issue No.36 Keeping ship designers in the loop The latest issue of the human element bulletin Alert! investigates what makes it easy – or difficult – to operate and manoeuvre ships and encourages designers and operators of vessels to work together. Issue 36 looks at how individual and team...
September 1st, 2014 | Press and Media, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Two new MCS Exhaust Gas Boilers to TERSAN Shipyard

PARAT Halvorsen AS has been awarded new boiler plant contracts for two freezer trawlers to be built at TERSAN Shipyard located in Telova, Turkey. The boiler plants are for Tersan¹s new buildings No. 1060 & No. 1066 and which will be equipped with Parat combined oil fired and exhaust gas boilers,...
September 1st, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Dangerous times: “Fire fighting at Sea”

Dangerous times: “Fire fighting at Sea”
fighting fire Fighting a fire at sea is one of the greatest dangers facing seafarers. As a result, Videotel, the leader in maritime e-Learning and part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched an updated five-part series: Fire Fighting At Sea, with the support and expertise from marine fire specialists...
September 1st, 2014 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More