Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav  NV (NYSE EURONEXT...
Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector

Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector

Cassie Formann (NS) 27 August 2014 - A vote for independence from the UK would have a negative effect...
MacGregor conversion expertise secures new order from Stena

MacGregor conversion expertise secures new order from Stena

MacGregor’s conversion team is no stranger to the vessel, originally altering the ferry in 2008. CARGOTEC...
Gazprom and Sovcomflot expand cooperation in LNG transportation

Gazprom and Sovcomflot expand cooperation in LNG transportation

  SCF LNG Carrier Pskov naming ceremony 2 Today Gazprom and Sovcomflot named the new state-of-the-art...

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Tankers, Trade and Commerce — August 27, 2014 at 6:47 PM
ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav  NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) unanimously appointed Mr. Peter G. Livanos as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect in replacement of Mr. Marc Saverys who was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Marc Saverys said: “I am pleased to step down after one of the busiest times the company had in its...

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Marine Insurance

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Waiting time to enter Canal August 27, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Ships with LOA greater than 125m and/or draft over 6.5m...
Aug 27, 2014 18:05

Shipmanagement

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation
Datema has announced that through collaboration with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart...
Aug 27, 2014 18:00

Organisations

Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector

Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector
Cassie Formann (NS) 27 August 2014 - A vote for independence from the UK would have a negative effect on the Scottish shipping...
Aug 27, 2014 13:05

Markets

Sale of the “Cap Isabella”

Sale of the “Cap Isabella”
ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 1 August 2014, the owners of the Cap Isabella (2013 – 157,258 dwt), which the...
Aug 27, 2014 16:53

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Sale of the “Cap Isabella”

Sale of the “Cap Isabella”
ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 1 August 2014, the owners of the Cap Isabella (2013 – 157,258 dwt), which the company had on bareboat charter, decided to sell the  vessel to an unrelated third party. As announced in our press release of 19 March 2013, the company is entitled to a share of...
August 27th, 2014 | Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Euronav final half year results

Euronav final half year results
Viewers can find  herebelow attached for their information the link to the latest press release issued on behalf of Euronav relating to the company’s final half year results. 140827 Final half year results 2014
August 27th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Seaborne ethane and demand for a new ship type: Very large ethane carriers (VLECs)

Seaborne ethane and demand for a new ship type: Very large ethane carriers (VLECs)
Lloyd’s Register report looks at the commercial landscape, regulatory issues and technical realities of a new trade in ethane emerging as a result of increased US gas production – and the technology required for large ethane carriers US ethane production capability, as a by-product of total...
August 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

COA August 2014 Newsletter

COA August 2014 Newsletter
COA Members Newsletter: Issue 81, August 2014   COA North America Meeting: Register now – just one month to go IT options to be discussed in San Francisco Flexitank round-table at COA North America Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities at Intermodal Europe 2014 Banner and Website Advertising...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Containers, Environment, HR, Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Platform applauds Hapag-Lloyd for new ship recycling policy, calls on ship owners to follow

Platform applauds Hapag-Lloyd for new ship recycling policy, calls on ship owners to follow
Brussels, 27 August 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of organisations seeking to prevent dirty and dangerous shipbreaking practices worldwide, applauds Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd for having adopted a new, progressive ship recycling policy: Germany’s leading shipping company...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Shipping saving children’s lives

Shipping saving children’s lives
Phil Parry I hope you will give me 30 seconds to lend your support to a shipping industry campaign which is raising money to save children’s lives. Since 2012 the shipping industry has rallied behind the OSCAR Campaign, run by a board of well-known industry names. Shipping donors initially raised...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR | Read More

UN chief welcomes Egyptian-brokered ceasefire for Gaza

UN chief welcomes Egyptian-brokered ceasefire for Gaza
A young girl walks through a severely damaged street in Gaza. Photo: UNICEF/Eyad El Baba 26 August 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed today’s announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza, brokered under Egyptian auspices, and said he hopes this will lead to a political process...
August 26th, 2014 | Breaking News, Charity, Construction, Environment, Finance, Military, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Pollution, UN | Read More

ABS Opens Beijing Office

ABS Opens Beijing Office
Office expands best-in-class service for the Chinese market. 26 August 2014 - (Houston) ABS, a leading global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the opening of a new office in Beijing. This move shows ABS’ determination in expanding best-in-class...
August 26th, 2014 | Accessories, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Tailoring Intelligence for the Lloyd’s Market

Tailoring Intelligence for the Lloyd’s Market
Filip Wuebbeler Tuesday 26 August 2014- With a decade of experience providing market & competitive intelligence in the London insurance market, we talk to Filip Wuebbeler, Senior Manager of Lloyd’s Market Intelligence team about the importance of monitoring, enhancing & sharing data with the...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Rowan Takes Delivery of Second Drillship Built Using ISQM

Rowan Takes Delivery of Second Drillship Built Using ISQM
Christopher Wiernicki The Rowan Resolute underscores the value of Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM). 26 August 2014 - (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, continues to improve construction and integration timeliness with the completion...
August 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, IT and Communications | Read More

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN
Photo: UNHCR/M. Sibiloni 26 August 2014 – The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reporting that at least 300 people have died in successive boat tragedies. “In...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, Civil Unrest, Corruption, European Union, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Reports, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Anchorage area obstruction August 26, 2014, United States, Freeport, Texas Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas, advise that a 600-700′ long wire is presenting a hazard to vessels in the north Freeport general anchorage. According to advice from the Association, yesterday (25 August)...
August 26th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Offshore Wind Services officially names new Damen FCS 2008 Offshore Waddenzee

Offshore Wind Services officially names new Damen FCS 2008 Offshore Waddenzee
Offshore Wind Services’ (OWS) latest Damen vessel – the Fast Crew Supplier 2008 ‘Offshore Waddenzee’ – was officially named at Damen Oranjewerf Amsterdam, on August 22. The FCS 2008 is the second vessel the Dutch company, which is a specialist in the provision of crew transfer vessels to...
August 26th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

CMB’s final half year results 2014

CMB’s final half year results 2014
FINAL HALF YEAR RESULTS 2014 During its meeting of today the 26 August 2014, CMB’s board of directors approved the final consolidated accounts for the six months period ended 30 June 2014. The consolidated result for the first half of 2014 amounts to USD -2.812.000 (2013: USD 22.788.000). As a reminder,...
August 26th, 2014 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Van Oord dredger returns to Gibdock

Van Oord dredger returns to Gibdock
Part of the Van Oord fleet, the 137m long trailing suction hopper dredger, Lelystad, has been through an extensive programme of works at Gibdock in Gibraltar. The vessel was in dock for an initial 26 days, then went alongside the South Mole before re-docking for a further 11 days. The far-reaching...
August 26th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

The State of Piracy

The State of Piracy
John Thompson Piracy’s gone away, right? You’d be forgiven for thinking that. The predominant narrative for the Indian Ocean is that Piracy has been suppressed to an extent that ship-owners are requesting fewer guards, even unarmed in some cases. Certainly private security team composition has adjusted...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Arctic Design: Sea spray icing models to be improved

Arctic Design: Sea spray icing models to be improved
Sea spray icing is one of the major challenges when operating in Arctic conditions. DNV GL is now launching an industry collaboration which will develop a simulation model that bridges functional winterisation requirements and real physical conditions for drilling rigs, production platforms and vessels....
August 26th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Supply ships | Read More

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. The EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday and euro area sovereign bond markets retained a firm tone on the back of...
August 26th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

ClassNK Release Annual Report on Port State Control

ClassNK Release Annual Report on Port State Control
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) have released their annual report on Port State Control. Port State Control (PSC) inspections have proved to be a highly effective tool for eliminating substandard ships that may be in operation, ensuring...
August 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies | Read More