Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Los Angeles Spirit, bought by Teekay Tankers in 2016, at Lisnave. Europe’s biggest shiprepair yard,...
UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters...
Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F ATHENS, GREECE, February...
Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG...

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Company Profiles, News, Reports, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair — February 21, 2017 at 11:52 PM
Los Angeles Spirit, bought by Teekay Tankers in 2016, at Lisnave. Europe’s biggest shiprepair yard, Lisnave, achieved positive results in 2016 although it was another difficult year for providers of such activity on a global scale. The yard’s directors noted that the sector was strongly affected by the crisis in the maritime transport sector, which suffered a sharp reduction in freight rates as the world...

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Marine Insurance

The Swedish Club delivers on a firm foundation

The Swedish Club delivers on a firm foundation
Lars Rhodin At the closure of the renewal season The Swedish Club is pleased to report performance in line with expectations...
Feb 21, 2017 12:17

Shipmanagement

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2017 – Diana...
Feb 21, 2017 14:46

Organisations

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters
Dr Georgina Tsagas BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters By Dr Georgina Tsagas* The...
Feb 17, 2017 16:53

Markets

The BDI@778: not sustainable; Geopolitics’ Tempest ante portas

The BDI@778: not sustainable; Geopolitics’ Tempest ante portas
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed at 778 points earlier on todays – that’s 21 points plus since yesterday...
Feb 21, 2017 21:49

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Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for Spain, held a meeting with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for the United States (USA) during the celebration of World Maritime Day in London (UK) Ms. Carleen...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Feb-2017 SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong Submarine cable repair works at Junk Bay Tuesday, February 21, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 8 weeks, submarine cable repair works will be carried out in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following...
February 21st, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Busy and encouraging renewal for London P&I Club

Busy and encouraging renewal for London P&I Club
Ian Gooch Moving into the new P&I policy year, the London P&I Club is in good shape after a busy renewal period. Instances of corporate consolidation and strategic management changes led to the termination of two entries at the renewal. But overall the club saw a high level of support from members,...
February 21st, 2017 | P and I Clubs | Read More

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed building and civil engineering company Britcon to build a new £2.1 million ‘bulk store’ at its busy port in King’s Lynn.   The contract includes the delivery of an 85m by 40m, steel-framed, reinforced concrete building to store dry bulk in four separate...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards…

Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards…
… Celestyal Cruises Receives Five Top 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards Including First Place in Categories: Best for Value, Best for Entertainment, Best for Embarkation and Best for Shore Excursions The cruise line additionally has been placed in the top 10 for Best Overall cruise line Celestyal...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, HR | Read More

“K” Line (India) Shipping Pvt. Ltd. becomes member of Indian National Shipowner’s Association

“K” Line (India) Shipping Pvt. Ltd. becomes member of Indian National Shipowner’s Association
“K” Line (India) Shipping Private Ltd (KLISP), affiliated company of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., joined Indian National Shipowner’s  Association(INSA) at the end of January 2017. KLISP was established in 2014 and actively participates in Indian Coastal Trade as well as International Trade business...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

Wealth tax avoided, for now: Daily Wealth Letter

Wealth tax avoided, for now: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit www.thewealthforums.com...
February 21st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration programme that was completed recently offshore Kenya. Undertaking a four-week campaign...
February 21st, 2017 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday, with the Japanese Nikkei-225 stock average index ending higher favored by the JPY’s weakness and the BoJ’s...
February 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017
JOIN DIGITAL SHIP IN MARSEILLE FOR FIRST MARITIME CIO FORUM MED ON 4TH APRIL 2017 Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development, with the digitalisation...
February 21st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner
Robin Meech Another successful event as Association continues to grow its reach and influence, introducing new Chief Executive and board members to the membership. Around 1,000 marine fuel professionals attended the prestigious International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) annual dinner on Monday...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Flag State Performance Table which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.   See www.ics-shipping.org/docs/flag-state-performance-table The ICS Table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference on Saturday in a bid to win further support for the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign.   RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom in the maritime sector. The collapse in the number of...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double Anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the Presidents Day given the new occupant of the White...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points since last Friday and now stands at 757 points; the Geopolitical issues are dangerously worsening. John Faraclas daily recap: It sounds lately as if you are reading the types of passenger aircrafts and particularly that of Boeing with the figures...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities – second on the left Congratulations to Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for opening the Canada vs USA rugby game  at Swangard Stadium on February 18th 2017. VIMC proudly...
February 20th, 2017 | People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2017 PORT DUES SUBSIDY WITHDRAWN Saudi Arabia SHOALING ALERTS Delaware River, USA CITY IN TOTAL BLACKOUT Aden, Yemen Port dues subsidy withdrawn Monday, February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia Saudi Ports Authority has withdrawn the subsidy on port dues, effective from 11...
February 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

150 companies sign up for campaign to cut haulage miles

150 companies sign up for campaign to cut haulage miles
  Patrick Walker –        Peel Ports’ initiative passes ¾ mark in attracting supporters of direct shipping calls to Liverpool –        Backers represent over 1.35 million TEU of UK trade, including international manufacturers and retailers –        Ambitious...
February 20th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer

Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer
… Bring innovation to your organization faster and with as much agility as possible with Euvic’s Agile and DevOps-based ideation and software development services Gliwice, Poland, 16/02/2017 – Euvic, Poland’s leading Agile and Mode 2 sourcing provider, has launched its new IDeation-as-a-Service...
February 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More