Sovcomflot’s 16th annual Business Partners Meeting held in Moscow

Sovcomflot’s 16th annual Business Partners Meeting held in Moscow

Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot On 23-24 September 2017, SCF Group (PAO Sovcomflot) held...
Wärtsilä’s hybrid system increases offshore supply vessel’s engine efficiency

Wärtsilä’s hybrid system increases offshore supply vessel’s engine efficiency

The “Viking Princess” The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Eidesvik...
HSH Nordbank participated as MLA in the acquisition financing for Beacon Rail

HSH Nordbank participated as MLA in the acquisition financing for Beacon Rail

Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating as a Mandated Lead Arranger in providing...
39th Anniversary of Panama Gremial Movement of Lawyers

39th Anniversary of Panama Gremial Movement of Lawyers

Hernan Delgado delivering his speech Celebration of 39th Anniversary of the Foundation Panama Gremial...

Lloyd’s List Americas Awards 2017 Unveiled

Awards — May 26, 2017 at 8:50 PM
The Winners NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 – Last night at a gala awards event, the winners of the 2017 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards were unveiled. The awards honor the best in shipping over the past year.   The newly expanded awards now cover North, South and Central Americas. The program received entries from across the region including the US and Canada, Bahamas, Brazil, Panama, Uruguay, Dominican Republic...

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Marine Insurance

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017
In this week’s...
May 26, 2017 14:39

Shipmanagement

HudonAnalytix wins 2017 Digital Innovation Award

HudonAnalytix wins 2017 Digital Innovation Award
l to r: Liz McCarthy of Lloyd’s List; Max Bobys and Cynthia Hudson of HudsonAnalytix: Joe Hughes of the American Club who...
May 26, 2017 20:39

Organisations

Alfonso Castillero appointed CCO of Liberian Registry management team

Alfonso Castillero appointed CCO of Liberian Registry management team
Alfonso Castillero Alfonso Castillero has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the Liberian International Ship...
May 26, 2017 19:49

Markets

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes;...
May 26, 2017 13:57

Recent

BDA Newsletter: SPECIAL EDITION RIMS 2017 RECAP

BDA Newsletter: SPECIAL EDITION RIMS 2017 RECAP
Team Bermuda RIMS 2017 in Philadelphia saw a full delegation flying the flag for Bermuda. Premier Michael Dunkley was joined by Finance Minister Bob Richards, Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons, plus representatives from industry, the BDA, Bermuda Monetary Authority and Bermuda Tourism Authority...
May 26th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-May-2017 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2017 Hong Kong REMOVAL OF UNDERWATER OBSTRUCTIONS IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong ECDIS REQUIREMENTS UPDATE Australia INCREASED VIGILANCE IN THE MARITIME DOMAIN New England, United States PORT SERVICES NORMAL, UNAFFECTED BY...
May 26th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille Fos to cut port dues for eco-friendly ships Marseille Fos has joined the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) and is now set to reduce port dues for ships performing better than required under air pollution regulations.  From July 1 this year...
May 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine
Hamburg/Oslo, 26 May 2017: Just in time for the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo, DNV GL has published this year’s first issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. It covers such topics as the digitalization of shipping, outstanding projects with customers...
May 26th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, OPEC and non-OPEC members decided at their meeting on Thursday May 25th to extend for nine months to March 2018 the...
May 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Businesses challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives

Businesses challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives
Pupils at St Nicholas School in Ghana will benefit from the funds raised by competitors taking part in Sailors’ Society’s Commando Challenge Adventurous employees are being challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives – as international maritime charity...
May 26th, 2017 | Charity | Read More

Satcom Global completes rapid rollout of Aura VSAT across Parakou Fleet

Satcom Global completes rapid rollout of Aura VSAT across Parakou Fleet
… North Shields, UK, 26th May 2017; Leading Singapore based ship management company, Parakou, has selected Satcom Global Aura VSAT for installation across its fleet of tankers. The global Ku-band VSAT service is now live on eight vessels, following an eight week rapid installation programme in...
May 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 16 points at 918, Geopolitics continue to be messy all over, and Terrorism must be smashed here and now as excuses are, at best, SILLY! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI approaches the 900 point mark and if same is broken then you better dive in an...
May 25th, 2017 | Breaking News, Markets, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-May-2017 PORT WORKING HOURS DURING RAMADAN Yanbu, Saudi Arabia TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong RAMADAN PORT WORKING HOURS Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates MARINE WORKS AT OIL TERMINAL, CHAI WAN Hong Kong UNDERWATER INSPECTION WORKS AND SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS Hong Kong RAMADAN...
May 25th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Stealthgas Q1 results

Stealthgas Q1 results
Harry Vafias Harry Vafias-led owner’s earnings per share three cents ahead of consensus in first quarter. May 25th, 2017 14:16 GMT by Andy Pierce Published  in FINANCE StealthGas has recorded a stronger than forecast first quarter profit fueled by its highest fleet utilization performance in...
May 25th, 2017 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes bulkers “Astarte and “Erato” on period

Diana fixes bulkers “Astarte and “Erato” on period
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH  GLENCORE AND  M/V ERATO WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that,...
May 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Sembcorp Marine signs MOU with De Nora for the supply of BALPURE® system on ballast water technology retrofits

Sembcorp Marine signs MOU with De Nora for the supply of BALPURE® system on ballast water technology retrofits
Leading shipyard to supply patentedslip stream electrochlorination BWTS Singapore, May 25, 2017: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today announced the signing of an MOU with Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine on the supply and installation of De Nora BALPURE® ballast water...
May 25th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA aims to set the Jones Act record straight

IMCA aims to set the Jones Act record straight
Allen Leatt On May 10, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Customs Bulletin & Decisions, Vol. 51, No. 19, ‘Withdrawal of Proposed Modification and Revocation of Ruling Letters Relating to Customs Application of the Jones Act to the Transportation of Certain Merchandise and Equipment...
May 25th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NS Workboat™ Mobile Application Sub M Choice for Bering Marine Corp / Alaska Marine Lines

NS Workboat™ Mobile Application Sub M Choice for Bering Marine Corp / Alaska Marine Lines
Clients looking forward to greater accuracy and efficiency with maintenance and HSQE through the NS mobile platform. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has added another customer for the newly launched ABS Nautical Systems...
May 25th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

New LUKOIL Marine Cylinder MCL Extra approved by MAN and WinGD

New LUKOIL Marine Cylinder MCL Extra approved by MAN and WinGD
NAVIGO MCL Extra shows excellent piston cleanliness on E.R.TALINN at end of trial inspection Ready for the 2020 sulphur cap?   There is a big change in fuels ahead of us and the fuel suppliers are busy looking into several options. However, regardless of whether de-sulphurisation, MGO or distillate...
May 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL salvage support for the “Modern Express”

DNV GL salvage support for the “Modern Express”
When maritime incidents occur and the DNV GL Emergency Response Service (ERS) is called in, every minute counts, and close cooperation with salvage services is essential for a good outcome. One notable case was “Modern Express”. by Mick Potterton, Head of Section Emergency Response Service Last...
May 25th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More