Archive for October, 2011

MOL Receives Silver Logistics Supplier Award From Cabot Microelectronics

MOL Receives Silver Logistics Supplier Award From Cabot Microelectronics
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) was awarded the Silver Logistics Supplier Award by Cabot Microelectronics Corporation for outstanding service.  Cabot Microelectronics annual awards ceremony recognises suppliers that provide the best strategic value to its global operations. On a semi-annual basis, Cabot Microelectronics...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

BIMCO releasing first version of the EEDI Calculator

BIMCO releasing first version of the EEDI Calculator
It was today announced that BIMCO is releasing first version of the EEDI Calculator Development and verification testing is now completed for the first version of the BIMCO EEDI Calculator which is now ready for download from the BIMCO web site. BIMCO has developed the easy-to-use EEDI Calculator to...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Paragon sells handymax in renewal move

Paragon sells handymax in renewal move
Nigel Lowry of Lloyd’s List writes: Crystal Seas fetches US$14m as it makes way for Paragon’s incoming handysize newbuildings DRY bulk carrier owner Paragon Shipping has clinched a deal to sell a 16-year-old handymax as the company awaits delivery of a quartet of handysize newbuildings under...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Rickmers-Linie puts Bilbao on its list of regular calls

Rickmers-Linie puts Bilbao on its list of regular calls
Rickmers-Linie, the German liner specialist for project cargoes and heavy lifts, will be making regular monthly calls at the Port of Bilbao in Northern Spain.  Manuel Torres, line manager at E Erhardt y Cia, agents of Rickmers-Linie in Spain, is delighted to have this regular call: “The Port of Bilbao...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

UK P&I Club announces 3 per cent general increase for 2012

UK P&I Club announces 3 per cent general increase for 2012
UK P&I Club announces 3 per cent general increase for 2012 Key financial indicators * General increase for 2012 set at 3 per cent * Combined ratio for 2011 policy year on target for underwriting balance * Free reserves and capital increased to $486 million at 20th August 2011 * 2011 policy year...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Hellenic War Risks Club celebrates its 50th anniversary as it reports year end reserves have increased to $68.6m

The Hellenic War Risks Club is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2011. The Association’s founding Directors, which included J C Carras,   J E G Kulukundis, C M Lemos, D J Chandris and F P Lykiardopulo, recognised a need for Greek shipowners to come together on a mutual basis to provide the...
October 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Shipping Markets Growth Predictions and World Politics

John Faraclas John N. Faraclas’ November 11 2010 presentation. Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for being here and please note I am not here to defend my past accurate prediction of the Market Collapse in 2008 in this very room on the 23rd of October 2008. I am here to tell you, and I hope you and...
October 15th, 2011 | Markets, News | Read More

AMVER 2011 Awards

AMVER 2011 Awards
Rear Admiral James Watson Once more the International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus in cooperation with the United States Embassy to the Hellenic Republic and the United States Coast Guard organized the AMVER Awards Ceremony.  The ceremony took place at the Athenaeum...
October 15th, 2011 | Environment, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, News, People and Places, Safety and Security | Read More

Amver 2011 Awards 13 October 2011

The International Propeller Club announces the 2011 AMVER Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 13th at the Athens Athenaeum InterContinental. It is our pleasure to announce that the International Propeller Club of the USA, International Port of Piraeus, is organizing a dinner on the occasion of the presentation...
October 10th, 2011 | News | Read More

Shipping Scholar-Ships

Shipping Scholar-Ships
Postgraduate students have been honoured with prestigious scholarships from the City Law School of City University London. The award is given to graduates and professionals and graduates committed to careers related to International Commercial Law. The £12, 500 scholarship is awarded to a student of...
October 10th, 2011 | Featured, News, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More