How to get cracking with fracking

How to get cracking with fracking

Siegfried Konig, executive chairman of LWP Technologies. How to get cracking with fracking: Proppants...
Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration…

Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration…

Paul Johnson of AIM-listed Metal Tiger. Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration: partner companies...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 28, 2016)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD...
Development of Energy Efficient Technologies

Development of Energy Efficient Technologies

Dr. Abdul Rahim, FIMArEST, FRINA This interesting paper, a meticulous organised slides presentation by...

Fickle Friday breeze in Hyères

Associations, Sailing, Sports — April 29, 2016 at 6:45 PM
Enrique Arathoon of El Salvador. Sailing World Cup Hyères served up a light dose of wind for the third day of racing but big breeze is expected to follow on Saturday. Sailors had a short wait for breeze in the morning but a 7-8 knot southerly veering to the west came through allowing a good number of races across the ten Olympic and two Paralympic fleets. Looking further afield and the breeze that pushed sailors...

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Marine Insurance

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract
Offshire dredging at Wheatcroft Yorkshire Water recently signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over...
Apr 29, 2016 11:36

Shipmanagement

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings introduces new Subsea coating system at OTC 2016

PITTSBURGH, 29 April, 2016 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) Protective & Marine Coatings will once again be exhibiting at next...
Apr 29, 2016 14:26

Organisations

Crowley’s Roberts outlines support for Puerto Rico and Jones Act to Members of Congress

Crowley’s Roberts outlines support for Puerto Rico and Jones Act to Members of Congress
On the left,Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Michael Roberts (JACKSONVILLE, Fla. April 28, 2016) – With U.S. lawmakers...
Apr 29, 2016 14:53

Markets

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract
Offshire dredging at Wheatcroft Yorkshire Water recently signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over...
Apr 29, 2016 11:36

Recent

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV
Kevin Gorman, MD Cory Brothers Cory Brothers Shipping Agency is delighted to announce the opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV, in the port of Amsterdam, servicing the ARA range. The new company commences operations on the 1st May 2016 and compliments the group’s recent office openings in...
April 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

British Marine Thames Valley re-launch its free interactive App

British Marine Thames Valley re-launch its free interactive App
Following the success of the launch of British Marine Thames Valley’s interactive Explore Thames App in 2014, the association is proud to be re-launching a new version this Bank Holiday weekend.  An innovative, interactive iOS App for anyone visiting the River Thames, it features a live Twitter feed,...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Communication | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016
ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016 29 April 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Nantes – Saint Nazaire (France) This month, we are taking you to the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire, situated on France’s Atlantic Seaboard. With a history dating back to ancient times, the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire...
April 29th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue
Viewers can find herebeow the latest issue of Bottom Line, the Newsletter from the Moore Stephens shipping team. This Spring 2016 edition includes articles on: New lease accounting standards Crew entitlement to UK pension rights Key points on cyber security, and Potential VAT opportunities for holding...
April 29th, 2016 | Accountancy, Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Shipping to be key ingredient of the EU’s Africa agenda

Shipping to be key ingredient of the EU’s Africa agenda
Patrick Verhoeven The African economy has become one of the most promising global growth markets. Shipping is taking care of the largest part of international trade and in Africa this is even more the case due to less developed land infrastructure. European shipowners strongly believe that maritime services...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Australia’s sporting capital to host 2016 Sailing World Cup Final

Australia’s sporting capital to host 2016 Sailing World Cup Final
St Kilda Sailing Precinct Australia’s sporting capital, Melbourne, is to host the 2016 Sailing World Cup Final from 4-11 December out of the St Kilda Sailing Precinct. The Sailing World Cup Final will bring together the world’s best sailors in the aftermath of the Rio 2016 Sailing Competitions...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury
At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case.  This judgement (in January 2016, but discussed by the IOPC Funds this week)...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Disputes, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 April 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 April 2016
Ian Brodie   DAILY WEALTH LETTER  a daily synopsis of wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable   Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com)     ____________________________________________ NUMBER 201  FRIDAY,  APRIL 29, 2016 China’s...
April 29th, 2016 | Markets | Read More

Vancouver’s Shipping Community Grows, VIMC returns from successful Asia Launch

Vancouver’s Shipping Community Grows, VIMC returns from successful Asia Launch
New shipping company establishes in Vancouver as Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) completes successful Asia tour, launching in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. VANCOUVER, BC (April 28, 2016). Greystoke Marine Management Ltd. is the latest company to choose Vancouver for its base of operations....
April 29th, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel fuel emulsion to power Team Britannia’s 24,000 mile world record attempt

Pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel fuel emulsion to power Team Britannia’s 24,000 mile world record attempt
A pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel (WiDE) fuel emulsion has been selected to power Team Britannia’s multi-million powerboat on its 24,000 mile world record attempt later this year. The company behind the revolutionary fuel, Clean Fuel Ltd, produces a range of emulsions, (water, diesel and an emulsifier)...
April 29th, 2016 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Mid-week weak Market blues…

Mid-week weak Market blues…
John Faraclas We do not hold any crystal ball when we write on the shipping markets; no one does! We try to be as pragmatic as we can; John Faraclas assesses today’s BDI’s 710 points: At 710 points the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is down five points, thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 23 points drop followed...
April 28th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
   28-Apr-2016 PORT CLOSED FOR LONG PERIOD WAVE EVENT Port Esperance, Australia Port closed for Long Period Wave Event Thursday, April 28, 2016, Port Esperance, Australia The Port of Esperance Harbour Master advises that due to a Long Period Wave event, coupled with present...
April 28th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Davies Turner debuts at Multimodal 2016 this year

Davies Turner debuts at Multimodal 2016 this year
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner – the UK’s leading independent freight forwarder – is looking forward to making its debut as an exhibitor at the forthcoming Multimodal 2016 event. Philip Stephenson, Group Chairman of Davies Turner, said: “We have decided to make our debut at this year’s event...
April 28th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 28 April 2016
INSURANCE BULLETIN 28 April 2016 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court...
April 28th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference
COSCO joins Maersk, Seabury and APM Terminals at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference to assess the changing face of container shipping and impact for regional perishable trades HONG KONG, 28.04.2016 – Turbulent changes in container shipping are likely to rebound on global and regional perishable...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Greece: January-March 2016 State Budget Execution, & February 2016 arrears

Greece: January-March 2016 State Budget Execution, & February 2016 arrears
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, April 28, 2016) Greece: January-March 2016 State Budget Execution, & February 2016 arrears According to the final State Budget Execution...
April 28th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

London P&I Club warns of dangers arising from carriage of Indonesian coal

London P&I Club warns of dangers arising from carriage of Indonesian coal
Carl Durow The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent incidents involving owners and charterers. Indonesian coal has a propensity to self-heat and/or emit methane. If uncontrolled,...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Disputes, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

BIFA says trade regulation set to get event more stringent

BIFA says trade regulation set to get event more stringent
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for over 1,500 UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, notes that HMRC is placing ever-increasing emphasis on compliance, with stricter enforcement being an inevitable outcome. BIFA reminds its members constantly...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Organisations, Politics and Government, Taxation | Read More

Lessons from Hillsborough trial

Lessons from Hillsborough trial
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council The preventable disaster British Safety Council endorses the Hillsborough disaster verdict arguing the deaths were avoidable and unlawful Following Wednesday’s announcement of Sir John Goldring, the Coroner presiding over the inquest into...
April 28th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Sports | Read More