Panamaxes stops collapsing BDI now one point plus @ 291

Panamaxes stops collapsing BDI now one point plus @ 291

John Faraclas Panamaxes’ BPI  saves  the day for the BDI; John Faraclas reports from Verona: So,...
Norwegian Hull Club to open first London office

Norwegian Hull Club to open first London office

Faz Peermohamed 12 February 2016, Bergen, Norway – The Norwegian Hull Club (NHC), one of the world’s...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 12, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 12, 2016)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
S.A.R and Immigration flow in the South Central Mediterranean Sea

S.A.R and Immigration flow in the South Central Mediterranean Sea

l to r: Commander Ian Millen, Rear Admiral Christiano Aliperta, and two student guests – Emma Buckels...

Nacra 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 13 Feb. 2016

Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting — February 13, 2016 at 1:49 AM
The NACRA 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 by Katy Nastro Clearwater, FL. Day four of the Nacra 17 World Championship went off without a hitch. The less than stellar wintery weather that Clearwater has produced has now subsided, and finally the sailors were able to sail in nearly perfect conditions out on the Gulf of Mexico. The fleet was sent out just before noonin a varying 8-12knot...

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Marine Insurance

Norwegian Hull Club to open first London office

Norwegian Hull Club to open first London office
Faz Peermohamed 12 February 2016, Bergen, Norway – The Norwegian Hull Club (NHC), one of the world’s largest pure marine...
Feb 12, 2016 20:33

Shipmanagement

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 Feb, 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 Feb, 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance...
Feb 12, 2016 15:33

Organisations

Livorno Port Authority – TENDER NOTICE

Livorno Port Authority – TENDER NOTICE
LIVORNO PORT AUTHORITY TENDER NOTICE Livorno Port Authority issues the following Restricted Call for Tender in accordance...
Jan 26, 2016 18:22

Markets

Panamaxes stops collapsing BDI now one point plus @ 291

Panamaxes stops collapsing BDI now one point plus @ 291
John Faraclas Panamaxes’ BPI  saves  the day for the BDI; John Faraclas reports from Verona: So, after three weeks of...
Feb 12, 2016 23:36

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Another Valentine’s Day Made Sweeter by CrowleyFresh

Another Valentine’s Day Made Sweeter by CrowleyFresh
(MIAMI, Fla.; February 12, 2016) ­– CrowleyFresh, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s cold storage warehouse and logistics services company in Miami, is expected to prepare more than 36,000 floral arrangements for this year’s Valentine’s Day. For the past six weeks, employees have been hard...
February 12th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays | Read More

Thailand Yacht Show 2016: Starting at Ground Zero

Thailand Yacht Show 2016: Starting at Ground Zero
Phuket, 12 February 2016 - After an hors d’oeuvre in the form of the hugely successful Thailand Yachting Forum, the inauguralThailand Yacht Show (TYS) opened its doors at Ao Po Grand Marina yesterday, 11 February. Guest of Honour for the Official Opening was Deputy Prime Minister General Thanasak...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news fro GAC

Hot Port news fro GAC
                   12-Feb-2016 DREDGING OPERATIONS OFF HONG KONG COLISEUM, HUNG HOM Hong Kong JETTY SHUTDOWN Teesport, UK LOCK CLOSURE AT VICTORIA LOCK Goole, UK CLOSURE OF IZMIT BAY Izmit Bay, Turkey Dredging Operations off Hong Kong Coliseum,...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maersk end-of-life vessels to hit the beaches again.

Maersk end-of-life vessels to hit the beaches again.
(Photo by Adam Cohn – www.adamcohn.com – Kicking an Oil Drum, Alang Shipyards, 2015) Maersk end-of-life vessels to hit the beaches again. NGOs denounce container ship company’s step back to boost profits Brussels, 12 February 2016 - The NGO Shipbreaking Platform and Transport and...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Serco procures new Damen tug to support Royal Navy aircraft carriers

Serco procures new Damen tug to support Royal Navy aircraft carriers
Artist’s impression of the new tug Friday 12 February 2016 - Serco has contracted Damen Shipyards Group to build a powerful new tug to support the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers at Portsmouth Naval Base as part of its contract to provide Marine Services to the UK’s Ministry of Defence...
February 12th, 2016 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Nacra 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 12 Feb 2016 00:30gmt

Nacra 17 Worlds Clearwater 2016 12 Feb 2016 00:30gmt
Ozzies Waterhouse / Darmanin make a move on light air dry by Andy Rice Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin made the best of a light airs day three at the Nacra 17 Worlds to move to 3rd overall after the young Australians scored 5,4,1. It was a long day on the water, almost six hours, so maintaining concentration...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

OMFIF Bulletin – February 2016: China in transition

OMFIF Bulletin – February 2016: China in transition
OMFIF Bulletin – February 2016: China in transition 12 February 2016 Click here to read The Bulletin The February 2016 Bulletin focuses on China and the effects of a series of challenging transitions. The world’s second-largest economy is moving towards a more market-driven approach and opening...
February 12th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    11-Feb-2016 LIBERIA-FLAGGED VESSELS TO PAY PREFERENTIAL TONNAGE RATES China BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey ICE CONDITION 3 SET Delaware Bay & River, USA Liberia-flagged vessels to pay preferential tonnage rates Thursday, February 11, 2016, China Liberia will...
February 11th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

OSD designs IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for TORI

OSD designs IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for TORI
An artist’s impression of the vessel Offshore Ship Designers (OSD-IMT) has signed a new contract for an IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for the Taiwanese Ocean Research Institute (TORI). The vessel will be used to support long-term oceanographic observation programmes, including the operation...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IBIA appoints new board members and sets priorities for the future

IBIA appoints new board members and sets priorities for the future
Jens Paul Jorgensen IBIA celebrates 23th annual dinner Association appoints new board members and sets priorities for the future  The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has appointed three new members to its Management Board and one new member to the IBIA in Africa Board. The appointments...
February 11th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, People and Places | Read More

ICS Co-ordinates Maritime Employers at Important ILO Meeting

ICS Co-ordinates Maritime Employers at Important ILO Meeting
Sarah Cerche The International Chamber of Shipping, as the Secretariat for the Shipowner Group at the International Labour Organization, co-ordinated employers’ representatives from over 20 national shipowners’ associations at the second meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) for the Maritime...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Marine Industry Addresses RO-RO Safety

Marine Industry Addresses RO-RO Safety
Fabio Croccolo Marine industry professionals convened in Rome to consider the crucial issue of Ro-Ro safety. Marine industry professionals convened in Rome to consider the crucial issue of Ro-Ro safety. RINA Services in cooperation with Norwegian Hull Club and Interferry, were the supporting parties...
February 11th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

Aboard the Agios Efstratios

Aboard the Agios Efstratios
One of the specialist FRONTEX fast boats with the infra-red equipement, seen here moored at the port of Chios, Chios Island, Eastern Aegean Sea, Greece ABOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Aegean Sea, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Greek Captain Argyris Frangoulis lifts his binoculars and with eyes fixed on the Aegean...
February 11th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

SOLAS Weight verification – How and where to accommodate container weighing

SOLAS Weight verification – How and where to accommodate container weighing
ICHCA International Conference 2016  |  29 Feb – 2 Mar 2016  |  Barcelona, Spain Join your peers at the only international event bringing all the stakeholders together to foster best practice in safe container and cargo operations. REGISTER NOW SOLAS VGM & CONTAINER SUPPLY CHAIN SAFETY:...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HELMEPA hails the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Barcelona Convention…

HELMEPA hails the 40th anniversary  of the signing of the Barcelona Convention…
HELMEPAhails the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Barcelona Convention for the protection of the environment in the Mediterranean  The 19th Conference of Mediterranean States for the Environment in the framework of UNEP’s Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) is taking place until tomorrow,...
February 11th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NATO Ships on the way to The Aegean Sea to deter humane traffickers

NATO Ships on the way to The Aegean Sea to deter humane traffickers
BRUSSELS, Feb 11 (Reuters) – NATO ships are on their way to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling refugees into Europe, the alliance’s top commander said on Thursday. (source: thomsonreuters)  Hours after NATO defence ministers agreed to use...
February 11th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Military, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Port of Rotterdam offers solution to listing vessel in Bilbao

Port of Rotterdam offers solution to listing vessel in Bilbao
The striken vessel “Modern Express” Following Smit Salvage’s spectacular salvage of the stricken ship, Modern Express, in the Gulf of Biscay, another Rotterdam company is now involved in this rescue operation. The Koninklijke Roeiers Vereeniging Eendracht (KRVE) (Royal Boatmen Association...
February 11th, 2016 | Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

OECD and Adani Ports confirmed to speak at ICHCA International 2016 Conference

OECD and Adani Ports confirmed to speak at ICHCA International 2016 Conference
Olaf Merk from OECD and Capt. Sandeep Mehta from Adani Ports & SEZ will contribute to conference session looking in-depth at the impact of bigger ships on ports and logistics operations  11.02.2016 - ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has confirmed that Olaf Merk,...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Judges announced for 2016′s Intl Seafarers’ Welfare Awards

Judges announced for 2016′s Intl Seafarers’ Welfare Awards
11th February 2016 – The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network is delighted to announce the judging panels for The International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2016. For the first time, there will be separate judging panels for each category. The judges for each category...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Awards | Read More