Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Insight from companies across the world brings the future...
Rising external deficit ‘made in USA’, In Conversation with Scott Morris

Rising external deficit ‘made in USA’, In Conversation with Scott Morris

Commentary: Rising external deficit ‘made in USA’ By Mark Sobel in Washington As US external...
A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember

From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write...
Plummeting Markets thanks to the Capes …et al…

Plummeting Markets thanks to the Capes …et al…

John Faraclas – photo by Theo Kapetanakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 84 points and now stands...

IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU

Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute — November 12, 2018 at 11:32 AM
Theresa Crossley CEO, IMRF and Capt. John Lloyd, CEO Nautical Institute The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) and The Nautical Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together on projects that support both organisations’ shared objective to improve safety at sea. The IMRF is the international charity that brings together the world’s maritime search...

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Marine Insurance

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi...
Nov 12, 2018 11:12

Shipmanagement

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi...
Nov 12, 2018 11:12

Organisations

Merkel can help Christian Democrats, OMFIF-IBM digital currencies report

Merkel can help Christian Democrats, OMFIF-IBM digital currencies report
. Commentary: Merkel can help Christian Democrats By Michael Stürmer and David Marsh in Berlin German Chancellor Angela...
Nov 8, 2018 6:12

Markets

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Insight from companies across the world brings the future in focus on the pace...
Nov 12, 2018 10:51

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HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP
Arrival of the SCAMP Workboat Palencia II at the Gibraltar Berth after attending to a full cleaning of a 285m commercial vessel. Gibraltar, 12 November 2018 – HullWiper Ltd, in partnership with global provider of ship fuel conservation and underwater services SCAMP, is now offering an affordable,...
November 12th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was under pressure across the board on mounting worries over a non-timely Brexit deal. Meanwhile, mounting Brexit jitters and concerns about a further increase in tensions between Italy and the European Commission over Italy’s...
November 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility
A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of...
November 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 11-24 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 11-24 November 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Nov (Sun) – Angola Independence Day 11 Nov (Sun) – Polish Independence Day 11 Nov...
November 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong RECORD ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE IN FISCAL YEAR 2018 Panama Canal, Panama SECURITY ZONE ESTABLISHED AROUND GROUNDED FRIGATE Bergen, Norway Around the Island Yacht Race Friday, November 9, 2018, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong...
November 9th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald, Received The United Seamen’s Service 2018 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards

Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald, Received The United Seamen’s Service 2018 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards
2018 AOTOS Recipients (From Left to Right) Salvador “Tony” Bruno, Paul Doell and Raymond F. Fitzgerald presented by Kenneth R. Wykle, LTG, USA (Ret.) NEW YORK, NY (NOVEMBER 7, 2018) – The significance of the merchant mariners and the importance of improving their lives in the future was the...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018)

Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018)
Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018) Greece: January – September 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January  – September 2018 the overall fiscal balance  registered a surplus...
November 9th, 2018 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of LSC

Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of LSC
Kierstin Lachtman Kierstin Lachtman to succeed Joe Ludwiczak as head of Liberian Shipowners’ Council Kierstin M Lachtman is to take over as General Secretary of the Liberian Shipowners’ Council Ltd (LSC) in February 2019 from Joseph E Ludwiczak, who is retiring after 17 years at the helm. Kierstin,...
November 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Flags, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Taganrog Sea Commercial Port injects US$4.3 million in its infrastructure development

Taganrog Sea Commercial Port injects US$4.3 million in its infrastructure development
In January – September of 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, part of UCL Holding) invested USD 4.3 million in the port infrastructure development programme, which is 2.5 times as much as in the same period a year earlier.   The bulk of the company’s money was spent on upgrading and...
November 9th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector, has launched a campaign to encourage seafarers to think about safety issues when working in enclosed spaces and to identify measures which they believe would reduce risks. Announcing the campaign during...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Palau lines up with BIMCO

Palau lines up with BIMCO
Panos Kirnidis The world’s fastest growing ship registry has now joined more than 2,000 other maritime professionals by becoming the latest associate member of BIMCO – The Baltic and International Maritime Council. Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) is the latest registry to join the world’s...
November 9th, 2018 | BIMCO, Flags | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 9, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 9, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Fed maintained the target range for the federal funds rate at 2.00% to 2.25% at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting, as was widely expected, and reiterated that “further gradual increases” will be consistent with its policy...
November 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again
NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to...
November 9th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

LUKOIL Marine wins Supplier of the Year Award by Incentra

LUKOIL Marine wins Supplier of the Year Award by Incentra
Award winners at the Incentra Council Meeting 9 November 2018 – At the annual Council Meeting of the Norwegian procurement organisation, Incentra in Oslo, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants was announced to be the winner of their Supplier of the Year 2018 Award. The Award was received by Mr. Arild Vartdal,...
November 9th, 2018 | Awards, Ship Supplies | Read More

ISWAN launches new-look website

ISWAN launches new-look website
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched its new-look website, which has a fresh design and layout aiming to enhance the user experience.   ISWAN’s website has been redesigned to make it easier for visitors to find what they need. Key features include...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

The winners of the IMRF Awards 2018 are….

The winners of the IMRF Awards 2018 are….
Theresa Crossley The winners of the IMRF Awards 2018 have been announced at a formal dinner and award ceremony attended by shortlisted finalists from around the world. Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says; “The winners of this years’ IMRF Awards include some outstanding individuals and exceptional...
November 9th, 2018 | Awards | Read More

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index
09/11/2018 – Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The number of companies included in the index will be 63. The Benchmark Index is intended to be an investable index that comprises a representative selection of all the shares listed on Oslo Børs. Since the index...
November 9th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

US midterms fulfil market expectations, Discussion with Mark Sobel on US economy policy

US midterms fulfil market expectations, Discussion with Mark Sobel on US economy policy
Commentary: US midterms fulfil market expectations By Elliot Hentov in London The results of the 6 November US midterm elections illustrate how President Donald Trump remains bound to historical norms around US voter preferences for shared power. That is the central insight from this result: the loss...
November 9th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News | Read More

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is now 1,016 points below the figure as of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics with all types of wars dangerously spreading; IBIA’s 2018 Convention finale more than a cause to celebrate! John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI by...
November 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports | Read More