ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

Isabelle Ryckbost 19 October 2018 – ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia (Spain), Ports of Bremen...
Volatile Capes raise the BDI@1,565…

Volatile Capes raise the BDI@1,565…

John Faraclas With 11 plus points, thanks to the volatility of the Capes – down 58 yesterday and plus...
Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap

Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek shipowners strongly support the...
CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

l to r: Jim Rhodes, Balentin Perret, Clément Renault, Frank Soccoli, and Carleen Lyden Walker Award...

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more

Reports — October 20, 2018 at 8:47 AM
… OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 42  2018 15-19 October 2018 Vol.9 Ed.42 COMMENTARY US Treasury gets China largely right Despite much huffing and puffing about China, the US Treasury’s autumn foreign exchange report is status quo. The substance is unsensational, and little changed from the last report in April. Once again, there is no ‘manipulation’ finding. The report got the main conclusions largely right,...

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Marine Insurance

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018
UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018 Thursday 18th of October is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. While many may think slavery...
Oct 19, 2018 12:30

Shipmanagement

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry
Pictured is MarineTraffic Partner, Business Development, Argyris Stasinakis (L) with IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim MarineTraffic...
Oct 19, 2018 10:18

Organisations

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018
Bjørg Ekornrud, President, WISTA Norway The international WISTA AGM & Conference 23-26 October 2018 in Tromsø, Norway Dear...
Oct 9, 2018 13:59

Markets

Stranded BDI@1,575… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics

Stranded BDI@1,575… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 11 points up since yesterday at 1,575 which is though minus...
Oct 19, 2018 16:50

Recent

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Oct-2018 REPAIR WORKS AT THE COAST OF SENTOSA ISLAND Singapore REMOTE OPERATION OF BRIDGE Delaware River, United States Repair works at the coast of Sentosa Island Friday, October 19, 2018, Singapore From 22 October 2018 to 21 April 2019, repair works will be carried out at the coast of Sentosa Island. According...
October 19th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Get ready for Oi in San Diego

Get ready for Oi in San Diego
Why should you attend? Taking place in San Diego on 25- 27 February, Oceanology International Americas provides a unique opportunity for you to discover the solutions transforming the ocean technology industry. Here are 5 reasons to attend Oi Americas in 2019: Discover the latest technologies &...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

News from port of Marseille Fos

News from port of Marseille Fos
.. QUECHEN SILICON CHEMICAL, the world’s 3rd-largest manufacturer of silica for green tires, has signed a ground lease to build its new European factory in Fos-sur-Mer in the South of France. The largest Chinese industrial investment for a new factory in France has taken another major step forward...
October 19th, 2018 | Construction, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Revised Code of Practice for Corporate Governance

Revised Code of Practice for Corporate Governance
19/10/2018  – The Norwegian Corporate Governance Board has issued a revised Code of Practice on Corporate Governance. The reasons for the revision are changes in laws and regulations, international development and experience with the use of the Code of Practice. A number of the changes aim at...
October 19th, 2018 | Stock Markets | Read More

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence
A full house Hamilton, Bermuda, October 18, 2018 – Bermuda’s breadth of multi-industry expertise and opportunities the island offers the Latin American region were the focus of a full-day forum in downtown Miami yesterday organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). Some...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Recent fires at Gadani yards prompt authorities to shut down all shipbreaking activities

Recent fires at Gadani yards prompt authorities to shut down all shipbreaking activities
Shipbreaking Workers Union and NTUF jointly organized a protest rally in Gadani against the increase in accidents and the closure of the yards NGOs call for the relocation of the industry to facilities equipped for safe and clean recycling Brussels/Islamabad, 19 October 2018 – On 11 October a...
October 19th, 2018 | Environment, Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

HFW: Iran sanctions – The English Court steers a course

HFW: Iran sanctions –  The English Court steers a course
Daniel Martin, partner HFW In our previous briefing, we looked at the challenges of complying with EU and US sanctions from 5 November 2018, when further US sanctions are re-imposed, and the need to steer a course between the divergent approaches which are being taken by the EU and the US. The Commercial...
October 19th, 2018 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists
More than a quarter of products nominated are designed and manufactured by British Marine members The nominations for the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for 28.6% (18) of the 63 selected entries. As the...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German government bonds were firmer in early European trade on Friday and the EUR/USD came under renewed pressure amid mounting worries over a possible rise in tensions between the Italian government and the EU Commission. In the first...
October 19th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Workplaces remain dangerous environments

Workplaces remain dangerous environments
Working with dangerous fumes and substances British Safety Council supports 2018 European Week for Safety and Health at Work Every year, 8,000 people die because of exposure to  carcinogens at work and 13,500 new occupational cancer cases are registered in Britain (source: HSE). In the EU context, the...
October 19th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT has announced that it is in dispute with P&O Dover after it unilaterally imposed and refused to withdraw a new sickness procedure. The union wrote to P&O asking the company to withdraw their sickness toolkit policy until such time as a formal agreement can be agreed...
October 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail | Read More

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits
To reduce emissions across the maritime sector, national authorities need to first quantify those emissions and then develop a strategy to reduce them. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the International Maritime Organization...
October 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS AT MA TAU KOK Hong Kong HARBOUR DUES AT CNOOC TIANJIN LNG TERMINAL Tianjin, China Marine works at Ma Tau Kok Thursday, October 18, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 30 months, marine works involving construction of temporary reclamation, reinstatement and dredging of seabed,...
October 18th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018

Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018
The “Atrotos” Capital Ship Management Corp. is Selected as a Finalist for Two Categories at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2018 Athens, Greece, October 18, 2018. Capital Ship Management Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Lloyd’s List Global Awards for two categories: ‘Company...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards | Read More

Britannia announces a further USD10m Capital Distribution and no General Increase for 2019/20

Britannia announces a further USD10m Capital Distribution and no General Increase for 2019/20
Andrew Cutler, CEO Tindall Riley (Britannia) Limited At its Members’ Representative Committee and Board Meetings on 16 October in Hamburg, Britannia P&I Club announced that for 2019/20 there would be no General Increase to its advance call for P&I Members. In addition, Britannia continues to...
October 18th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019

Spirit of compromise thrives as Nordic Marine Insurance Plan heads for revision in 2019
Keith Jones of Aon Risk Solutions, John Martin of Gard and Paul Calvert of the International Underwriting Association The Nordic Marine Insurance Plan will continue to operate in a spirit of compromise and consensus amid modest amendments expected to emerge from the latest regular review of its clauses,...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More