Associations, Events, Reports — June 20, 2013 at 10:25 AM
The Baltic Exchange which also houses the offices of the GSCC GSCC Annual Report 2012-2013 Our viewers can log on the attached pdf herebelow and read the Annual Report 2012-2013 of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (G .S.C.C.), which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios. As always very important issues and matters of the maritime world as well as the most significant items...
Tom Boardley MOL Comfort an “Incident of Great Concern” – IACS Chairman, By Rob Almeida - on June 19, 2013 “We...
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Ballet big business: Swan Lake sails into a new dimension, initiating 3D broadcasts across the globe
Ekaterina Kondourova. Photo credit N Razina Ballet big business: Swan Lake sails into a new dimension, initiating...
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John N. Faraclas The G8 2013 summit, by John Faraclas Now, what do you make, sea wise, shipping-wise, or whatever you like...
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20/06/2013 - At its meeting on 20 June 2013, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in the company...
Jun 20, 2013 9:36
Peter Ward at W Hotel in Hoboken, New JerseyDP World’s London Gateway Hoboken, New Jersey: DP World’s London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park opening Q4 this year, was well received at a reception last night at the luxury W Hotel in Hoboken, New Jersey....June 20th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More
Wednesday 19 June 2013 - Ian Williams (GBR) holds onto World #1 in the Open Match Race Rankings whilst ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship silver medallist Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) moves to the World #1 position on the women’s rankings. Open Rankings Ian Williams (GBR) makes it...June 19th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, all ports – Transitional arrangements for competence certificates * Oman, Port of Sohar – Revised port tariffs to come into effect * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Sea Parade to mark Hong...June 19th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More
The ex “Swanland” 19 June 2013 – ITF seafarers’section chair Dave Heindel has echoed the Global Unions’ call to the G8 meeting to put fairness at the heart of their economies and added a plea for the same principles to be applied to the maritime world. He stated: “The Global Unions’...June 19th, 2013 | ITF, Maritime Accidents | Read More
Wednesday - 19 Jun 2013 – The wealth on display at this year’s Royal Ascot reflects a recovering bloodstock market for the owners, but for insurers it is still a very challenging class of business. (source: Lloyd’s of London) No other event in the racing calendar is as big a draw for...June 19th, 2013 | Events, Sports | Read More
19 Jun 13: Lerwick, Scotland – GAC UK has relocated its Shetland operations to larger facilities at Greenhead Base in the Shetland Islands’ capital and main port, Lerwick. The move places the company’s specialist offshore and tanker agency teams together, halfway between GAC’s...June 19th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More
Ian Moncrieff 12,000 digital charts on a single disc The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has unveiled plans to supply the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) on one DVD from summer 2013, providing customers with a range of benefits, including faster loading speeds, reduced data handling...June 19th, 2013 | IT and Communications | Read More
New Conference and Exhibition event catches tailwind with prestigious speakers and strong industry stakeholder presence The third Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will be held in May 2015 in Athens, the event’s organisers confirmed today, adding that the biennial event has managed to quickly establish...June 19th, 2013 | Tourism | Read More
Lloyd’s Register issues Guide to New Construction in South Asia As shipbuilding nations in South Asia mature, Lloyd’s Register’s new guide provides an overview of over 80 shipyards and 18 ship designers in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand...June 19th, 2013 | Books, Classification Societies, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More
Patrick Verhoeven Representatives of European port employers and trade union organisations are meeting in Brussels today for the official inauguration of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for the Port Sector. The committee will act as a platform to discuss issues of European social reference for...June 19th, 2013 | European Union, Ports & Terminals | Read More
Peregrine Storrs-Fox Specialist liability insurer for the international transport and logistics industry, TT Club is keen to focus industry attention on the risks associated with the incorrect packing and securing of cargo in containers and the debate over the accurate weighing of containers. London...June 19th, 2013 | P and I Clubs | Read More
Gerardo Borromeo, Intermanager President InterManager, the international association of in-house and third party ship managers, is calling on flag States to exercise tolerance and flexibility in the weeks and months following the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention. A poll of its member...June 19th, 2013 | HR, Intermanager, Regulatory | Read More
John N. Faraclas Greece: Samaras’ flotsam and jetsam* with the media, By John Faraclas The ERT fiasco was yet another palaver by the under the stairs politicians in Greece, and in particular that of the current Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his supporting other two partners for their...June 19th, 2013 | Comment, Press ans Media | Read More
The long and winding road in Argentina for wine lovers: Ruta 40 uncorks new delights for European connoisseurs
Fruitful bodegas The long and winding road in Argentina for wine lovers: Ruta 40 uncorks new delights for European connoisseurs, By James Brewer It has been likened to a Route 66 (the old highway from Chicago to Los Angeles that brought prosperity to many communities) for oenophiles. Ruta 40 in...June 18th, 2013 | Food and Drink, People and Places, Trade and Commerce | Read More
Andrew Lee joins as a new Bunker Trader to continue further growth in Asia OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuel oil and lubricants, today announced the appointment of Andrew Lee as a new Bunker Trader in its Hong Kong office. Mr. Lee has been appointed to...June 18th, 2013 | Bunkering, Company Profiles | Read More
Thouragia Krichen 18 June 2013 – In solidarity with ITF-affiliate the Syndicat Generale de la Marine Marchande et des Ports, the ITF has today urged its affiliates to send letters of protest to Tunisia’s minister of transport over apparent anti-union activities in the Port of La Goulette, Tunis. In...June 18th, 2013 | ITF | Read More
Tue 18 Jun 2013 -The recent Cannes jewellery heists highlight the risks of exhibiting precious gems. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The Cannes film festival in May this year was hit by two high-profile jewellery heists. In the first, Swiss jeweller Chopard had gems reportedly worth $1.4m stolen from...June 18th, 2013 | Accessories, Fashion, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2013 DATE: June 18, 2013 COUNTRY: Hong Kong PORT: Hong Kong Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2013 The 2013 Hong Kong International...June 18th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More
The aft part of the broken vessel 26 crewmembers of an MOL containership were forced to abandon ship Monday off Yemen after the ship suffered from catastrophic hull failure and reportedly sank. The MV MOL Comfort, an 8,000 TEU-type containership cracked in half about 200 miles from the Yemeni coast...June 18th, 2013 | Breaking News | Read More