Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

John Faraclas Our thirty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices...
Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Maria Pittordis In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to...
Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2015

Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2015

ATHENS, GREECE, July 31, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping...
Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital controls in Greece

Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital controls in Greece

Greece Macro Monitor (31 July, 2015) - Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital...

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

Canals, Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets — July 31, 2015 at 5:37 PM
John Faraclas Our thirty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 31st of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 31 points since yesterday Thursday the 30th of July at 1,131 points which is 55 points up since last week’s 1,086...

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Marine Insurance

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment
Maria Pittordis In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended...
Jul 31, 2015 15:07

Shipmanagement

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment
Maria Pittordis In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended...
Jul 31, 2015 15:07

Organisations

Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital controls in Greece

Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital controls in Greece
Greece Macro Monitor (31 July, 2015) - Some preliminary thoughts on the macroeconomic effects of capital controls in Greece The...
Jul 31, 2015 13:40

Markets

Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2015

Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for Q2 and Six Months ended June 30, 2015
ATHENS, GREECE, July 31, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
Jul 31, 2015 14:01

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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31/07/2015 LOCK CLOSURE AT ALBERT DOCK United Kingdom, Immingham LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Germany, Kiel Canal Lock closure at Albert Dock July 31, 2015, United Kingdom, Immingham Due to an event in the vicinity of Albert Dock...
July 31st, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Join Us in Copenhagen for Smart Operations

Join Us in Copenhagen for Smart Operations
Will You Be Joining Us? Smart Operations: Copenhagen Save the date: 6 October 2015 National Museum of Denmark Smart Operations examines how the requirements of individual shipping operations can be met through new technology.The third event in the 2015 series,...
July 31st, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ISAF Statement ahead of Aquece Rio Test Event

ISAF Statement ahead of Aquece Rio Test Event
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) continues to address concerns and is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of all athletes who will be competing in the upcoming Aquece Rio, Olympic Test Event and the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition. ISAF continues to work closely with senior staff...
July 31st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

For unexploded ordnance Subsea Vision add another Cougar

For unexploded ordnance Subsea Vision add another Cougar
Subsea Vision has added a fourth Saab Seaeye Cougar XT to its fleet. The 2000 metre-rated Cougar is to assist in unexploded ordnance (UXO) disposal. The ROV is used to locate and identify UXOs, which can include excavating the seabed to see the objects more clearly. The Cougar then lays a charge alongside the...
July 31st, 2015 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 31, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 31, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following a rather mixed picture of corporate earnings and a strong Q2 GDP report that added to the view that the Fed is closer to an interest...
July 31st, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Amanda Naylor joins GAC Superyacht Services

Amanda Naylor joins GAC Superyacht Services
Amanda Naylor Latest addition to growing team dedicated to serving Superyacht sector  Southampton, UK, 31 July 2015 – GAC Superyacht Services has further strengthened its team of dedicated professionals serving the superyacht market with the appointment of Amanda Naylor. Amanda brings a wealth of...
July 31st, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Yachting | Read More

The SYRIZA Clash

The SYRIZA Clash
Time and again we have warned you of the world’s biggest scam that takes place in Greece from within and from external factors and forces – always looming in the background for 2015 years (the last 40 being more detrimental than one can imagine…). We have also expressed in the most open way...
July 31st, 2015 | Breaking News, European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

Tara Schooner coming to London

Tara Schooner coming to London
Tara calls in London to share its recent results unveiling the planktonic world from September 9 to 14 On the road to Paris Climate 2015 After Greenland, Stockholm and before Paris, the French scientific research vessel Tara will arrive in London on September 9th for a five-day stay. Three years after...
July 30th, 2015 | News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exmar Provisional Results First Semester 2015

Exmar Provisional Results First Semester 2015
The Executive Committee of EXMAR today reported preliminary unaudited results for the first semester 2015. Highlights of recent developments are: EXMAR LNG: creating a vertically-integrated pure LNG company with EXMAR, FLEX LNG and Geveran Ltd OFFSHORE: Purchase option OTTO 5 (renamed WARIBOKO) exercised LPG:...
July 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Pilotage rates increase July 30, 2015, United States, Corpus Christi, Texas A 2½% increase in pilotage rates for the port of Corpus Christi will come into effect from 1 August 2015. This increase is the final tier of a 3-year rate increase granted by the Pilot Board at a Public Hearing on 29 July...
July 30th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Book Highlights the Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change

New Book Highlights the Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change
FARMINGTON, Conn., July 30, 2015 — If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States. Yet, the connection between food waste and climate change is often missing. UTC Building & Industrial Systems has unveiled a new book...
July 30th, 2015 | Books, Food and Drink | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 30 July 2015 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market...
July 30th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Monthly News from Lloyd’s Register – July 2015

Monthly News from Lloyd’s Register – July 2015
Lloyd’s Register teams with Penn Oak Energy Corp to help develop LNG-fuelled ship industry. Find out more Share Tweet Share LR first class society to certify...
July 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Peters & May Announce New Transport Options for ARC Participants

Peters & May Announce New Transport Options for ARC Participants
Southampton based global boat transporter Peters & May is pleased to announce that it has opened up further transport options for participants competing in the prestigious Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. Peters & May will now be giving rally participants the option to load in Antigua as well...
July 30th, 2015 | Associations, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sea Hawk Paints provides professionals and DIY’ers informative Hawk Epoxy training video series

Sea Hawk Paints provides professionals and DIY’ers informative Hawk Epoxy training video series
CLEARWATER, Fla. – July 30, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Today Sea Hawk Paints, the world’s leading premium nautical coating brand, announced the introduction of a new series of informative Hawk Epoxy training videos to provide marine service professionals and do-it-yourselfers proven techniques for...
July 30th, 2015 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Eurobank Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (July-August, 2015)

Eurobank Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (July-August, 2015)
Please find herebelow Eurobank’s Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor which presents the bank’s views on the outlook of the main developed economies as well as its forecasts about major fixed income and currency markets.  Note: Due to technical reasons, this month’s issue does...
July 30th, 2015 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Royal Bahamas Defence Force Damen RoRo 5612 launched in Vietnam

Royal Bahamas Defence Force Damen RoRo 5612 launched in Vietnam
This month, a Damen RoRo 5612 was launched at Halong Shipyard in Vietnam. The RoRo is one of nine Damen vessels ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force as part of its Sandy Bottom Project. The vessel’s multi-purpose capabilities will be put to use by the Defence Force in a range of situations including...
July 30th, 2015 | Military, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2015 DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.0025 PER SHARE FOR THE SECOND QUARTER   ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company...
July 30th, 2015 | Containers, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for CNG Carriers

ClassNK releases Guidelines for CNG Carriers
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has released its Guidelines for Compressed Natural Gas Carriers. Global economic and population growth is bringing about increased energy production and consumption. In its latest forecast, CEDIGAZ,...
July 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies | Read More

Regional Economics & Market Strategy Monthly (June-July 2015)

Regional Economics & Market Strategy Monthly (June-July 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional assets recover on subsided Greece-related concerns post the July 12 Euro Summit agreement  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Sentiment indicators in the region suggest economic...
July 30th, 2015 | News | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #6

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #6
Ebrahim walking again in his home village, thanks to an operation performed on his leg Brussels, 30 July 2015 - The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the sixth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan....
July 30th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Jobs, Organisations, Pollution, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More