Managing Change and Empowering Success

Managing Change and Empowering Success

Jim Davis, David Buffin and Jean Richards Managing Change and Empowering Success – Leadership specialist...
Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.

Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.

ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping...
Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration- Shanghai Arbitration Commission

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration- Shanghai Arbitration Commission

Aiming to strengthen the relations and to develop the mutual cooperation in the field of commercial arbitration,...
My Eurasian Dream Garden

My Eurasian Dream Garden

Kathleen Dutton at Skylark 1 Gallery My Eurasian Dream Garden – London artist Kathleen Dutton’s new...

Managing Change and Empowering Success

Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, IMIF — July 28, 2014 at 9:46 PM
Jim Davis, David Buffin and Jean Richards Managing Change and Empowering Success – Leadership specialist David Buffin addresses International Maritime Industries Forum Businesses have to bring everyone ‘on board’ if they are to effect meaningful change that will improve profitability, the International Maritime Industries Forum was reminded at its last meeting before the summer break for 2014. David Buffin,...

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Marine Insurance

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration- Shanghai Arbitration Commission

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration- Shanghai Arbitration Commission
Aiming to strengthen the relations and to develop the mutual cooperation in the field of commercial arbitration, the Piraeus...
Jul 28, 2014 5:20

Shipmanagement

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza
The ITF today (Monday) delivered a first shipment of medical supplies to Gaza – where hundreds of civilians have been killed...
Jul 28, 2014 18:40

Organisations

The ICS London International Shipping Conference 10 September 2014

The ICS London International Shipping Conference 10 September 2014
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which is the principal international trade association for shipowners, is holding...
Jul 24, 2014 17:13

Markets

Evergreen Announces Improvements to UK and Ireland Services

Evergreen Announces Improvements to UK and Ireland Services
An Evergreen containerhsip July 28, 2014 - The global container carrier, Evergreen Line has announced enhancements to its...
Jul 28, 2014 16:05

Recent

First ITF medical aid cargo arrives in Gaza

First ITF medical aid cargo arrives in Gaza
A first cargo of medical aid sent by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its member unions has arrived in Gaza. The supplies have been delivered to UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) and the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, whose support includes the running...
July 28th, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Temprary blockage of Canal traffic July 28, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to engine black-out, a container feeder vessel touched the Kiel Canal embankment this morning (28 July) and is blocking traffic between sidings Konigsforde and Audorf-Rade. Canal traffic was unblocked at 15:00 hours local time. (For...
July 28th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Natural Gas takes the front stage as fossil fuel for sustainable energy development

Natural Gas takes the front stage as fossil fuel for sustainable energy development
July 28, 2014 Houston TX (GLOBALPRPLUS) The August Edition of USA Oil and Gas Monitor 2014 is out today. Indeed, it goes without saying that there is abundance of natural gas across the globe and the call for cleaner alternative to oil fuel, CO2 and GHG emission is making gas not only the fuel of the...
July 28th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Rio Ready To Host Sailing Test Event

Rio Ready To Host Sailing Test Event
28 July 2014 - The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will take place from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria. With 324 athletes from 34 nations, racing in 215 boats, it is set to be the largest Olympic classes...
July 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Joachim Aschenbrenner Takes Gold At ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds

Joachim Aschenbrenner Takes Gold At ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds
Monday 28 July 2014  - Denmark takes the gold medal in the first ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship, Australia gets silver, and bronze goes to the USA. Everybody was nervous in the morning as they waited for the wind to fill in. The wind was too light to start racing the important final matches....
July 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583,287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics
Houston – July 28 2014: GAC has moved Claus Schensema to Houston, Texas, to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics. Claus Schensema, Managing DirectorSchensema brings 25 years’ experience in shipping and logistics to his new role as GAC North America Logistics’ Managing Director,...
July 28th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Panama’s Alfonso Castillero joins Liberian Registry

Panama’s Alfonso Castillero joins Liberian Registry
Alfonso Castillero Alfonso Castillero, former Director-General of the Panama Registry, has joined the Liberian Registry as Vice-President. Castillero worked for sixteen years in the Panamanian maritime sector, rising through the ranks to become head of the registry and director-general of the merchant...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Flags, Legal | Read More

Reflecting on the proceedings of the 3rd Mare Forum in Cyprus

Reflecting on the proceedings of the 3rd Mare Forum in Cyprus
A view of the conference hall The 3rd Mare Forum, hosted in the Republic of Cyprus on 24th June 2014 at the Intercontinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel in Kouklia, Paphos, turned out to be a very well attended, inspiring and constructive event. The choice for Cyprus to act as the hosting place for...
July 27th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Russian insurers face premium and reserving risks…

Russian insurers face premium and reserving risks…
Chris Waterman and Anastasia Litvinova of Fitch Ratings Russian insurers face premium and reserving risks, Fitch Ratings warns, By James Brewer The Russian insurance sector remains over-reliant on loss-making motor business, where new rules have made it even more difficult to turn a profit, according...
July 26th, 2014 | Associations, Marine Insurance, Markets, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 27 July-9 August 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 28, Tue 29 & Wed 30 Jul – Ramadan Holiday (Sheker Bayrami) Mon 28-Tue 29 Jul – Hari Raya Puasa Wed 30 Jul-Fri Aug – Shared Holiday (Indonesia) Fri...
July 26th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping markets still low… caution!

Shipping markets still low… caution!
John Faraclas With a low market, close to 700 points the BDI brings havoc and the wets in mixed levels might add to a major market grounding with incalculable repercussions…  This is our twenty-eighth overview today Friday the 25th of July 2014 of www.allaboutshipping.co.uk with John Faraclas...
July 25th, 2014 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Globus Maritime announces annual meeting of shareholders

Globus Maritime announces annual meeting of shareholders
(NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that the annual meeting of  shareholders will be held at the offices of Globus Shipmanagement Corp. at 128 Vouliagmenis Avenue in Glyfada, Greece, on  August 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Shareholders of record at the close of business...
July 25th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Rock removal & sheet piling work July 25, 2014, Singapore, Singapore The working period and working area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised. According to the Maritime and...
July 25th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MOL’s LNG Carriers are Commended for ‘FY2013 Best Quality Ship Award’

MOL’s LNG Carriers are Commended for ‘FY2013 Best Quality Ship Award’
Captain Gaku Hinata (left) receives the certificate of commendation from MOL Managing Executive Officer Takaaki Inoue - President Muto Meets with Captain and Chief Engineer, Exchanging Views and Working to Establish a More Solid Safe Operation System – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President:...
July 25th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

ClassNK Holds LNG-Fuelled Vessel Technologies Seminars

ClassNK Holds LNG-Fuelled Vessel Technologies Seminars
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) held LNG-Fuelled Vessel Technologies seminars in Shanghai and Singapore on 22 July and 24 July 2014 respectively. With the industry looking to adopt cleaner fuels to meet new environmental regulations as well as future...
July 25th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ISS launches innovative series of new travel apps for cruise industry

ISS launches innovative series of new travel apps for cruise industry
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece, covering the major ports and islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia, Corfu and Syros. Further apps will also follow to cover the entire...
July 25th, 2014 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds Action Heats Up In Helsinki

ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds Action Heats Up In Helsinki
 Thursday 24 July 2014 - The ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship on water action matched the warm climate as the competition heated up on the second day in Helsinki, Finland. Temperatures in Helsinki reached a new summer high but that not did stop the on-water action with 12 more flights completed....
July 24th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in SE Asian waters: IMB COUNTRY: Worldwide The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yearly report. Globally,...
July 24th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Holidays, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More