LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference

LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference

Joshua Rozenberg As part of its pledge to deliver debate of the highest quality, London International...
Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first...
LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

An image of Quadriga project ship model 16 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the...
PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim,...

Hot Port News from GAC

Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — August 16, 2017 at 7:20 PM
  16-Aug-2017 FLOATING OF LOCAL CURRENCY Yemen SHOALING IN SAN JOAQUIN RIVER Stockton, United States TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong CLOSURE OF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Floating of local currency Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Yemen On Monday (14 August), the Central Bank of Yemen issued a circular to all banks in the country instructing them to...

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Marine Insurance

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people
Dawn Robinson – Global Director of people at North P&I 14 August 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed...
Aug 14, 2017 16:28

Shipmanagement

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…
The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first vessel of its kind...
Aug 16, 2017 14:03

Organisations

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting...
Aug 16, 2017 11:54

Markets

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike…...
Aug 16, 2017 18:40

Recent

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter
… In this issue: 20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Hotel Room Booking: Special Rate for Participants Non-Operating Reefers – COA Guidelines published 2017 COA Flexitank Meeting to take place in Amsterdam COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA Asia-Pacific regional meeting taking place in Kuala Lumpur

IMCA Asia-Pacific regional meeting taking place in Kuala Lumpur
Allen Leatt The next International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Asia-Pacific regional meeting for members and invited guests will take place on Tuesday 29 August from 09:00 in Kuala Lumpur at the Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre. The meeting will be attended by IMCA’s Chief Executive,...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses Inbox x

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses  Inbox x
… From the Fairplay Daily Newswire: Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses A steadily improving market has pushed Maersk Group to a profit in Q2, although a possible USD300 million loss from the cyber attack will dent earnings in the next quarter.   Read...
August 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Press and Media | Read More

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home
The “Seccadi” A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence made funds available to support the crew of both this vessel and MV Toba,...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth
A snapshot of the approach to Portsmouth Harbour from the video using United Kingdom Hydrographic Office bathymetric data.© British Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Not to be used for navigation. UKHO’s specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise support safe arrival of HMS...
August 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite
John Faraclas It is always that we all go firstly for the Dry Markets and the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and on …second thoughts we refer and advise you on the Wets… as main news on the Markets which are edging towards the bottom lately… Geopolitics are about to ignite, delivering more and more mess!...
August 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
The Damen SeaXplorer 75 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The...
August 15th, 2017 | Jet set, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
The Stena Scotia A significantly upgraded vessel control software package from ABB is delivering the measurable operational efficiency gains promised to Stena Line for the freight ferry Stena Scotia within a month of commissioning.  The ‘DEGO IV’ advanced speed governor and actuation system onboard...
August 15th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals
Robert Keen Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK Government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade association that represents freight forwarding and logistics companies says that it is no surprise that the paper is all about...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity
IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity and expanding application to terminal loadings​ The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)  believes the benefits achieved from adopting mandatory use of Mass Flow Meters (MFMs) for marine fuel oil deliveries in Singapore must be protected...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…
Rolls-Royce autonomous ship rolls. DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland – One Sea implementation moves forward The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels,...
August 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate
Roger Harris 15 Sept. 2017 – There is so much talk today about unmanned and autonomous ships, but they are still a long way off. However, for now and the foreseeable future seafarers are still going to be necessary for safe shipping. While there are different challenges for the future of seafaring,...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 08/08/2017 Accepted date: 11/08/2017 Listing date: 15/08/2017 Ticker: FJORD   Fjord1 is a leading transport company in Norway, with a core business of owning and operating ferries and passenger boats. Furthermore, the...
August 15th, 2017 | Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More