GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

Eric Barnard, Managing Director, GAC Shipping S.A. Shipping services to meet increased business demands Port...
CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China

l to r: YANG Lianghu, General Manager, Binjiang Investment and Development Company; WANG Hongqi, President,...
ESPO Conference – Rotterdam 31 May & 1 June 2018: let’s go through the programme!

ESPO Conference – Rotterdam 31 May & 1 June 2018: let’s go through the programme!

The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure, Cora van Nieuwenhuyzen 23 April 2018 – “Investing in the...
Transnet & Saldehco to develop SA’s first off-shore supply base in Saldanha

Transnet & Saldehco to develop SA’s first off-shore supply base in Saldanha

From the signing of the agreement; full caption * Signed Agreement between Transnet and Saldehco Paves...

Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss…

Corruption, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud — April 24, 2018 at 1:20 PM
Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss: the Commercial Court provides clarification on the proper construction of All Risks marine cargo cover Engelhart CTP (US) LLC v Lloyd’s Syndicate 1221 for the 2014 Year of Account and others [27.03.2018] On 23 April 2018 the judgment on the above action was handed down in the Commercial Court. The outcome of the case, in which Kennedys was instructed...

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Marine Insurance

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva
Greg Vines, ILO Deputy Director-General for Management & Reform Last night, the International Seafarers’ Welfare...
Apr 24, 2018 9:04

Shipmanagement

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth
Eric Barnard, Managing Director, GAC Shipping S.A. Shipping services to meet increased business demands Port Elizabeth, South...
Apr 24, 2018 12:30

Organisations

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva
Greg Vines, ILO Deputy Director-General for Management & Reform Last night, the International Seafarers’ Welfare...
Apr 24, 2018 9:04

Markets

Baltic Exchange sets out modernised Code for freight market

Baltic Exchange sets out modernised Code for freight market
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange will be introducing a modernised code of conduct for shipowners, charterers and shipbrokers...
Apr 24, 2018 12:42

Recent

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping
.. 24 April 2018 – ESPO welcomes the agreement reached at global level within the IMO to peak CO2 emissions from shipping as soon as possible and reduce them by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels. For European ports, the agreement reached last week is a real milestone and sends a strong...
April 24th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean
Mein Schiff 6 cruise docked in the terminal in Barcelona. April 17, 2018 (Author: María García) The German organisation, Control Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (henceforth NABU), together with Ecologists in Action, have carried out measurements of atmospheric emissions from sea traffic...
April 24th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: UST and German Bund yields were lower in early European trade on Tuesday and EMU periphery sovereign bonds retained a positive tone even though recent economic data point to a moderation in the pace of Eurozone economic growth and...
April 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018.

Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018.
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 24 April 2018 at 8.30 a.m. local time ORDER INTAKE AND NET SALES DEVELOPED WELL IN THE EQUIPMENT BUSINESSES This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is also available...
April 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT
Reconstructing and simulating ship operations Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see the shipping giant purchase its own in-house licence of BMT’s industry-leading navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.  Following several years of using...
April 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Markets slow down with the BDI now@1,306…

Markets slow down with the BDI now@1,306…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points earlier on today surpassing the 1,300-point mark; the Geopolitics deteriorate more than ever before. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The good thing is that both the BDI and BCI went over and above the 1,300 and 2,000 points respectively,...
April 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer

Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim with Ms. Sarah Fountain Smith, Deputy High Commissioner, High commission of Canada in the United Kingdom, Ratifications from Canada and Turkey bring key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship closer to entry into...
April 23rd, 2018 | IMO | Read More

Crowley, PowerSecure to Develop LNG Microgrids for Resilient, Dependable Power Supplies

Crowley, PowerSecure to Develop LNG Microgrids for Resilient, Dependable Power Supplies
Crowley carries LNG in ISO tanks to Abbvie Pharmaceuticals in Puerto Rico following the company’s plant expansion and conversion to LNG. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; April 23, 2018) – Crowley FUELS and PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, have formed an alliance to develop and deploy microgrid...
April 23rd, 2018 | Energy, LNG, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Apr-2018 DREDGING OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF DOCKING/UNDOCKING Dammam, Saudi Arabia Dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse Monday, April 23, 2018, Singapore The working period for dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse has been...
April 23rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship

International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship
UK freight association welcomes new International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the news that the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has delivered the final approval of the course assessment plan, which means that the International...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Education and Training | Read More

IMarEST Chief Executive shortlisted for Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award

IMarEST Chief Executive shortlisted for Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award
… David Loosley, Chief Executive of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, has been shortlisted for this year’s memcom Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award. Arguably the most prestigious award for an individual within the professional associations sector, the Louis Armstrong...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, IMarEST | Read More

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award
Kestrel Liner Agencies Chief Executive, Andy Thorne Kestrel Liner Agencies, the Caribbean region’s go-to shipping agency and gateway to the rest of the world, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award For International Trade 2018. The Award recognises Kestrel’s rapid growth over...
April 23rd, 2018 | Awards, Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Agencies | Read More

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations
… The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has launched the IMRF Awards 2018 and is calling for nominations and entries from around the world. The Awards are unique, in that they were specifically established to recognise and reward the selfless efforts of search and rescue (SAR) operators...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Mersey Maritime announced as supporting organisation of International Maritime Forum

Mersey Maritime announced as supporting organisation of International Maritime Forum
Chris Shirling-Rooke LONDON APRIL 23rd, 2018: Shipping Innovation is delighted to welcome Mersey Maritime as a supporting organisation of the International Maritime Forum – a global maritime and supply chain conference to be held on June 21stas part of the Liverpool-based International Business Festival...
April 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields remained in an upward trend in European trade on Monday while German Bunds continued to follow suit in spite of deteriorated euro area growth indicators in the last couple of months and persistently subdued inflationary...
April 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The UGS visits Washington DC for talks

The UGS visits Washington DC for talks
The UGS delegation with Mrs. E. Chao, US Secretary of Transportation A high-level delegation of the Union of Greek Shipowners headed by its President, Mr. Theodore Veniamis, completed one of its most successful regular visits to Washington DC from 16th to 20th April 2018. The delegation additionally...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Martime Big Data Forum, Oslo- 29 May 2018

Martime Big Data Forum, Oslo- 29 May 2018
… Big data has been on our maritime agenda for some years now. We have not only seen big data in shipping, but we are also increasingly experiencing the impact in the day to day. Digital frontrunners (such as Amazon and Alibaba) have found ways to drive value from the big data surrounding us. Meaning...
April 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018 opens

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018 opens
.. Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018 opens, shining a light on Vietnam’s promising automotive service industry Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City (AMHCMC) 2018, the leading regional trade fair for Vietnam’s automotive service sector, will open its doors at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center...
April 23rd, 2018 | Accessories, Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More