14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!

When we say a full house we mean a full house! For the 14 th year in a row, NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (28 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (28 November 2014)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
Intermodal Europe 2014 brings innovations to the growing market

Intermodal Europe 2014 brings innovations to the growing market

Intermodal Europe 2014 brings innovations to the growing market Intermodal freight transportation is...
CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class

CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class

The “CSCL Globe” is the world’s largest containership and will be deployed on the Asia-Europe...

Workers speak out on World AIDS Day

Anniversaries, Associations, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Medical — November 28, 2014 at 11:40 PM
The ITF HQ’s in London HIV positive workers from ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) trade unions are among those speaking out on World AIDS Day on Monday 1 December. All are involved in ITF programmes to challenge HIV/AIDS – and the stigma that surrounds it – in the workplace and the home. 28/11/2014 ITF unions will be taking part in the day with a variety of activities, including...

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Marine Insurance

There is no let-up in disturbances to global shipping operations, warns the Strike Club

There is no let-up in disturbances to global shipping operations, warns the Strike Club
Bill Milligan S&P maintains club’s rating of BBB+ The Strike Club, the market leader in the niche area of delay insurance...
Nov 27, 2014 13:53

Shipmanagement

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016
Patrick Verhoeven EU Member States have decided to extend the mandate of the EU anti-piracy naval mission off the coast...
Nov 28, 2014 16:17

Organisations

Shipping industry sets out progress on CO2 reduction on eve of un climate conference, but stresses industry is not “cash cow”

Shipping industry sets out progress on CO2 reduction on eve of un climate conference, but stresses industry is not “cash cow”
The global shipping industry, which transports around 90% of world trade, only produced about 2.2% of the world’s total...
Nov 28, 2014 19:29

Markets

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016
Patrick Verhoeven EU Member States have decided to extend the mandate of the EU anti-piracy naval mission off the coast...
Nov 28, 2014 16:17

Recent

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 2 Video Alert

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 2 Video Alert
28 November 2014 - Issued on behalf of ISAF - The leaderboards across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding event at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE are shaping up ahead of the penultimate day of racing. A lighter breeze in the region of 9-12 knots with gusts up to 13 knots...
November 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Leaderboards shape up at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

Leaderboards shape up at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final
28 November 2014 - Issued on behalf of ISAF - The leaderboards across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding event at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE are shaping up ahead of the penultimate day of racing. A lighter breeze in the region of 9-12 knots with gusts up to 13 knots...
November 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Construction of bridge over King’s Dock November 28, 2014, Singapore, Singapore From 12 December 2014 to 12 June 2015, construction works for a bridge over King’s Dock at Keppel Bay Drive will be carried out. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine...
November 28th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast
Zinzan Brooke pictured with Mersey Maritime apprentice Olivia Weston All Blacks rugby star Zinzan Brooke was a guest of honour at a Skills Breakfast hosted today at Mersey Maritime’s Birkenhead Headquarters. Zinzan Brooke now spends his time as CEO of Number 8 Group, a recruitment and skills specialist...
November 28th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Mexican salt exporter shows bold environmental leadership

Mexican salt exporter shows bold environmental leadership
State-controlled Exportadora de Sal SA de CV of Mexico (“ESSA”), one of the world’s largest salt exporters with a 10-million-ton annual production, has strengthened its commitment to the continued protection of its operating environment with the signing of a recent contract in China for...
November 28th, 2014 | Environment, Mining | Read More

Sevan Cylindrical high technology in FLNG

Sevan Cylindrical high technology in FLNG
Lars Odeskaug presenting his slides supported paper At a full house at ABS’ Auditorium earlier tonight RINA’s London Branch organised a rare presentation on advanced shipbuilding within the sphere of oil gas and LNG exploration. The slides presentation was delivered by Lars Odeskaug, Chief Operating...
November 27th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, HR, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EU regulation on CO2 reporting by ships may complicate global agreement, says ICS

EU regulation on CO2 reporting by ships may complicate global agreement, says ICS
Peter Hinchliffe The global trade association for shipowners – the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – is disappointed and concerned that the European Union is about to pre-empt negotiations taking place at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the collection of data on CO2 emissions...
November 27th, 2014 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

Spectacular opening day show in Abu Dhabi

Spectacular opening day show in Abu Dhabi
27 November 2014 - Issued on behalf of ISAF - The opening day of racing at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates has been described as spectacular, fantastic and perfect. Smiles were present before racing at the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club, on the waters...
November 27th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 1 Video Alert

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 1 Video Alert
27 November 2014 - Issued on behalf of ISAF - The opening day of racing at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final has been described as spectacular, fantastic and perfect. A north westerly breeze that ranged between 9-14 knots greeted the sailors across the four race tracks. The outside courses...
November 27th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Findland fairway due law November 27, 2014, Finland, all ports Based on the Finland Ministry of Transport and Communication’s maritime strategy, the Finnish parliament has announced a final and lawful decision on the new fairway due law as follows: - The new fairway due law is temporary, being effective...
November 27th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Personnel changes on the Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank

Personnel changes on the Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank
HAMBURG/KIEL During their extraordinary general meeting today, the shareholders of HSH Nordbank appointed Dr. Philipp Nimmermann (48) to the Bank’s Supervisory Board. He has been State Secretary in the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Finance since 20 October 2014. He takes over this office from his...
November 27th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Silveryachts to debut at the Singapore Yacht Show 2015

Silveryachts to debut at the Singapore Yacht Show 2015
SILVERYACHTS to debut at the Singapore Yacht Show SILVERYACHTS has recently confirmed its first-time presence at Asia’s most important annual yachting event, the Singapore Yacht Show, in 2015. “We have chosen to participate at SYS 2015 as we know there are plenty of potential buyers...
November 27th, 2014 | Yachting | Read More

MSC Magnifica undergoes successful drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

MSC Magnifica undergoes successful drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam
MSC Magnifica Commenting on the MSC Magnifica project, Marc Derks, Shiprepair Rotterdam Project Manager, comments: “This was an excellent operation, I am very proud of the team. The advance planning and preparation paid off.” Khalil Benjelloul, Cruise Vessels Product Manager of Damen Shiprepair &...
November 27th, 2014 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

UASC Names First Ever LNG-Ready Ultra Large Container Vessel at HHI Shipyard in Ulsan

UASC Names First Ever LNG-Ready Ultra Large Container Vessel at HHI Shipyard in Ulsan
UASC Sajir Ulsan, Korea, 27 November 2014 – United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) today named the industry’s first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel.  MV “Sajir” is the first vessel in UASC’s current newbuilding program, comprising 17 of the world’s most eco-efficient vessels. With...
November 27th, 2014 | Container shipping, Events, LPG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise
Lesley Batchelor The Institute of Export’s flagship international trade qualifications are boosting the skills of government advisers helping UK companies to grow their businesses through exporting.   Sixteen of UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) 19 export finance advisers (EFAs) are currently studying...
November 27th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Education and Training, Finance, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute 27 Nov 2014

News from The Nautical Institute 27 Nov 2014
Anchorages: assessing the risks A temporary anchorage may appear suitable when the stay will be short and the weather forecast is good. But what if the wait for the intended berth is extended and the weather deteriorates? How can anchorages...
November 27th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Press and Media, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

There is no let-up in disturbances to global shipping operations, warns the Strike Club

There is no let-up in disturbances to global shipping operations, warns the Strike Club
Bill Milligan S&P maintains club’s rating of BBB+ The Strike Club, the market leader in the niche area of delay insurance for the marine trades, reports rising claims levels and warns that the claims climate has worsened considerably. This reflects the many geopolitical challenges and tensions,...
November 27th, 2014 | Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

ESPO meets with Commissioner Karmenu Vella

ESPO meets with Commissioner Karmenu Vella
Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:37 - On Thursday morning, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) met with the Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, to discuss maritime affairs. The meeting took place on the occasion of the 4th Maritime Spatial Planning conference...
November 27th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Logistics, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More