RINA recognised as best classification society by Indonesian shipowners

RINA recognised as best classification society by Indonesian shipowners

Indonesian Shipowners president Carmelita Hartoto presents RINA award RINA recognised as best classification...
Unique crane launch for OSD-IMT PSV

Unique crane launch for OSD-IMT PSV

Nordic Trym prior to lift and launch The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment...
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 December 2014)

Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD...
Grimsby and Immingham first ABP ports to sign formal learning agreement with Unite

Grimsby and Immingham first ABP ports to sign formal learning agreement with Unite

image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography – see at the end the caption The port of Grimsby and...

P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai

P and I Clubs — December 19, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Captain Kavinit Uberoi, DGS Marine, speaking at P&I Seminar in Mumbai DGS MARINE CALLS ON INDIAN SHIP OWNERS TO CONSIDER FIXED PREMIUM P&I COVER P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai DGS Marine, a leading global P&I management provider and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O) P&I Facility, has advised Indian ship owners to consider the...

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Marine Insurance

Uberrima Fides in Marine Insurance Contract…

Uberrima Fides in Marine Insurance Contract…
Mariella Theophanous Uberrima Fides in Marine Insurance Contract; Fairness, Commercial Suitability and Possible Reforms, by...
Dec 19, 2014 11:12

Shipmanagement

Peters & May Celebrates Record Month

Peters & May Celebrates Record Month
Southampton based global boat transport provider Peters & May is celebrating its best ever month in November, having...
Dec 19, 2014 16:09

Organisations

Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event.

Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event.
Business Council for Africa presents: Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event. Wednesday 4th February: 18.00 – 21.00     Ticket...
Dec 18, 2014 21:04

Markets

Record freight volumes at Dover

Record freight volumes at Dover
Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, The Port of Dover recorded its highest levels of freight traffic since 2007...
Dec 19, 2014 16:24

Recent

INTERMANAGER president’s New Year message

INTERMANAGER president’s New Year message
Gerardo Borromeo, Intermanager President INTERMANAGER PRESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGES KEY ACHIEVEMENTS AND REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO BE A STRONG VOICE FOR SHIPMANAGEMENT InterManager President Gerardo Borromeo has reaffirmed that his association will continue to serve as the strong voice for the shipmanagement...
December 19th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Intermanager, Press and Media, Shipmanagement | Read More

CWM FX London Boat Show gets immersive, interactive and engaging at The Datatag Lab

CWM FX London Boat Show gets immersive, interactive and engaging at The Datatag Lab
The 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show (9-18 January 2015) is bringing together the latest in innovation and technology on one of its key attractions, The Datatag Lab. Throughout the 10 days it will showcase some recognisable names with their own designated display area.  Raymarine and Landau UK will be demonstrating...
December 19th, 2014 | Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

DNV GL PSC Update 08-2014/December – PARIS MOU Guidelines for fuel oil quality in emission control areas

DNV GL PSC Update 08-2014/December – PARIS MOU Guidelines for fuel oil quality in emission control areas
From January 2015, the requirements for Sulphur Emission (SOx) in the Emission Control Areas(ECA) of The North Sea, English Channel, Baltic Sea and in areas 200 nautical miles from the US and Canada coast will be strengthened. Vessels operating in these areas will have to reduce their Sulphur emissions...
December 19th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tradeviews trends

Tradeviews trends
Each week we provide 10 facts about Dry Cargo Trade to keep you informed about emerging trends: This Week’s Top 10 Trends 1) Indian subcontinent dry cargo demand is slowing from 12% growth in 2013 to an estimated 6% 2014. 2) South American export growth should remain flat for 2014...
December 19th, 2014 | Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä receives full notice to proceed for its first LNG terminal

Wärtsilä receives full notice to proceed for its first LNG terminal
Tornio Manga LNG terminal Wärtsilä Corporation, 19 December 2014 at 10 am EET - Wärtsilä has been given full notice to proceed (NTP) from Manga LNG Oy for the supply of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Tornio, Northern Finland. Wärtsilä will commence construction on the site near...
December 19th, 2014 | Construction, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

An Update on Cuxhaven: Issue 12/2014

An Update on Cuxhaven: Issue 12/2014
Hans-Peter Zint Dear readers, The year is coming to an end, encouraging us all to reflect on the last twelve months. What have we accomplished so far, and what do we still want to achieve? This year, again, the analysis is positive: Cuxhaven is forging ahead. As should be the case for a multipurpose...
December 18th, 2014 | Communication, Company Profiles, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

Chinese yards apply for EU regulation on Ship Recycling

Chinese yards apply for EU regulation on Ship Recycling
Section of oil drilling rig being offloaded at the recycling facility in Zhoushan China   Brussels, December 18, 2014 – Two leading Chinese ship recycling yards have applied for inclusion of their facilities in the future EU list of Ship Recycling Facilities. The official documents for the application...
December 18th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions | Read More

International union mission urges transparency in aid distribution for refugees in Turkey

International union mission urges transparency in aid distribution for refugees in Turkey
International trade union representatives on a fact-finding mission to the Turkish-Syrian border found local authorities struggling to support Kurdish refugees fleeing the barbaric violence of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, and called for greater transparency on how Turkey has spent and distributed...
December 18th, 2014 | Associations, ITF | Read More

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?
COMMERCIAL BRIEFING December 2014 Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all? The duty to act in good faith and what it means to act reasonably The English courts...
December 18th, 2014 | Communication, Legal, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River closure for dredging operations December 18, 2014, United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana Due to dredging operations, the Lower Mississippi River will be closed to navigation from 0600 to 1800 hours local hours tomorrow (Friday, 19 December). The tentative back-up closure schedule –...
December 18th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Send a gift of hope to a seafarer this Christmas with The Mission to Seafarers

Send a gift of hope to a seafarer this Christmas with The Mission to Seafarers
The Mission to Seafarers’ global maritime welfare charity has launched a national radio campaign this week in the UK to help raise awareness and bring in vital funds to support seafarers in need over Christmas time. For the world’s 1.5 million seafarers, Christmas will be just another day at sea....
December 18th, 2014 | Charity, Holidays | Read More

Multraship and Damen agree deals for three more ASD Tugs

Multraship and Damen agree deals for three more ASD Tugs
Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship and Damen Shipyards Group have confirmed an agreement for three new ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) Tugs, all for delivery in 2015. After delivery in Vietnam, scheduled for the end of first-quarter 2015, two state-of-the-art ASD Tugs 3212 will operate for Multraship...
December 18th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger
The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.  These vessels, active in a range of different operations, are at the lower end of the size spectrum and, in keeping with the trend...
December 18th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Videotel programmes help ship owners prepare for Jan 1 MARPOL Annex VI deadline

Videotel programmes help ship owners prepare for Jan 1 MARPOL Annex VI deadline
London, U.K. – 18th December 2014 – Videotel™, a KVH company, has recently produced two new programmes designed to help ship owners meet progressively tighter fuel and emission controls including a limit that will go into effect from 1 January 2015. Ship owners and ship managers need to be aware...
December 18th, 2014 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

BestShip: Experts in Energy-efficient Ship Operation and Modification

Hamburg, 18 December 2014 – The Hamburg-based ship-owning and ship management company E.R. Schiffahrt has established a new subsidiary: BestShip GmbH & Cie. KG. BestShip provides comprehensive consultancy services on energy-efficient ship operation to shipowners, shipping companies and ship managers....
December 18th, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, HR, Shipmanagement | Read More

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Pre Renewal Report 2014

Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited: Pre Renewal Report 2014
Pre Renewal Report 2014 This report provides Members with a further update and evidence of the continuing improvement in the Club’s financial position with the benefit of figures to 20 November. In particular the report identified the following highlights: • The current year claims at the nine month...
December 18th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More