Archive for October, 2012

Andy Haste joins Council of Lloyd’s as Deputy Chairman

Wed 31 Oct 2012 -Lloyd’s has today announced the appointment of Andy Haste as Senior Independent Deputy Chairman on the Council of Lloyd’s. Mr Haste, whose three-year term starts on 1 November 2012, has more than 30 years of international financial services experience gained in number of global financial...
October 31st, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

WTM welcomes 157 new exhibitors for WTM 2012

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is proud to announce a total of 157 new exhibitors at the event for WTM 2012. Tourist boards, technology companies, hotel chains, attractions and tour operators are all hosting their own stands for the first time from November 5-8...
October 31st, 2012 | Holidays | Read More

Greek Government EUAs Auction by ATHEX on 31/10/2012

The Greek Government sold today, 31October 2012, half million spot EU Allowances for 7, 99  euros each, during theseventh auction of 2012, hosted by the ATHEX trading platform. Three(3) ATHEX members in total participated in the auction and submitted guarantees that covered 2, 83times the quantity offered. The...
October 31st, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

European Union Measures against Iran – Council Decision 2012/635/CFSP – Frequently Asked Questions (updated on 30th October 2012)

TO ALL MEMBERS – 31st October 2012 Background 1. On 15th October 2012 the European Union Foreign Affairs Council agreed further measures restricting trade activities with Iran. The Council Decision 2012/635/CFSP will require an implementing Regulation to give effect to the Decision. Any new implementing...
October 31st, 2012 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

UK P&I Club announces 2013 policy year general increase and premium discount for 2011

UK P&I Club announces 2013 policy year general increase and premium discount for 2011
Dino Caroussis At its annual board meeting on 29 October 2012, the board of the UK P&I Club (the Club), one of the oldest shipping protection and indemnity insurance mutuals, agreed that the general increase for 2013 renewal will be 7.5 per cent.The premium rating increase is in addition to any increase...
October 31st, 2012 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Angola, Malongo Terminal – Force Majeure declared at Kuito United States, New York, NewYork – Port Authority staff assessing hurricane damage United States, New York, NewYork...
October 31st, 2012 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cargo Positive emissions management programme data to be verified by Lloyd’s Register

Cargo Positive emissions management programme data to be verified by Lloyd’s Register
Helena Athoussaki Ensuring data transparency of Carbon Positive Programme for Ships (CPPS)  Carbon Positive has signed an agreement with Lloyd’s Register, one of the world’s leading classification societies, to provide independent verification of data for the CPPS member vessels. This process...
October 31st, 2012 | Classification Societies, Environment, News | Read More

Smiles all round for the children of Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France as they go sailing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice

Smiles all round for the children of Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France as they go sailing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice
Happy faces! Children of Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris – Hôpitaux de France enjoy sailing with GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams on the Ex 40 boat. – Credit Lloyd Images GAC Pindar Children’s sailing programme looks to 2013 after successful year France – October 31 2012 – Dozens...
October 31st, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC Protective Solutions calls for multi-layered, non-lethal approach to sea defence

GAC Protective Solutions has published a new position paper calling for ship owners and operators to adopt a more systematic approach to sea defence that is based upon a multi-layered model of non-lethal risk mitigation measures, rather than automatically relying on armed guards for vessel protection. The...
October 31st, 2012 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Regulatory reform – debating the future

Regulatory reform – debating the future
l to r: Sean McGovern, George Brady and Philippe Brahim London – Tue 30 Oct 2012 – Delegates at last week’s Lloyd’s Insurance Regulation Conference were invited to cast their vote on the future of industry regulation. 41% of attendees cited regulation as the biggest risk to their businesses....
October 30th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Port remains at modified Hurricane Condition ZULU  United States, Hampton Roads, Virginia – Hampton Roads to relax Port Condition United States, Baltimore,...
October 30th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

US Coast Guard Safety Alert – Problem with Mustang Inflatable PFDs CRM:0164228

US Coast Guard Safety Alert – Problem with Mustang Inflatable PFDs CRM:0164228 Category: Safety Date: 30/10/2012 Area: Worldwide We would like to advise our Members that US Coast Guard has issued a safety alert on certain Mustang Survival Inflatable PFDs with Hammar MA1 hydrostatics (HIT) inflation...
October 30th, 2012 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

MOL Recognized by CDP for Climate Change Disclosure in Carbon Disclosure Project 2012 Japan 500

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K.  Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that it has been  commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP, *1) as one of the leading  companies in the  disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for climate change, based  on high scores in the...
October 30th, 2012 | Environment | Read More

Tanker: First GL certification for LEHNKERING according to TMSA

Certificate handover: (from left to right): Hendrik Lorenz, Director Fleet Service of IMPERIAL Shipping Group, and Dr. Ulrich Ellinghaus, Head of GL Systems Certification Germany. Hamburg/Germany, 30 October 2012 – The first companies to be certified by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) as complying with...
October 30th, 2012 | Classification Societies | Read More

Sandy smashes property on land and sea, testing the global reinsurers that AM Best recently judged well capitalised

Sandy smashes property on land and sea, testing the global reinsurers that AM Best recently judged well capitalised
John Andre, Group vice-President AM Best Company Sandy smashes property on land and sea, testing the global reinsurers that AM Best recently judged well capitalised  By James Brewer Raging through North America, super-storm Sandy has already cost lives and wreaked much property damage – with casualties...
October 30th, 2012 | Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, News, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Herbert Lom, the Pink Panther, and a lucky escape from being trapped in the meltdown at Lloyd’s

Herbert Lom, the Pink Panther, and a lucky escape from being trapped in the meltdown at Lloyd’s
Herbert Lom Herbert Lom, the Pink Panther, and a lucky escape from being trapped in the meltdown at Lloyd’s By Antony Delderfield Herbert Lom, the much loved actor, who died at the age of 95 on September 27 2012 in London, was greatly tempted to invest his impressive earnings in Lloyd’s in the 1970s...
October 30th, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance, People and Places | Read More

Seatrade tanker industry gathering proves ideal opportunity for WISTA champions to meet

Seatrade tanker industry gathering proves ideal opportunity for WISTA champions to meet
Katharina Stanzel (WISTA Personality of the Year, 2012) on the right, with Irene Rosberg (president, WISTA Denmark). Seatrade’s Tanker Industry Conference in Copenhagen provided an excellent  opportunity for the new WISTA Personality of the Year Katharina Stanzel, and WISTA Denmark president Irene...
October 30th, 2012 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GL Noble Denton to survey oil and gas profession​als on the industry’s outlook for 2013

GL Noble Denton to survey oil and gas profession​als on the industry’s outlook for 2013
Pekka Paasivara Results will contribute to a new report on the challenges and opportunities expected to face the sector next year. London – 30 October 2012: GL Noble Denton has called upon hundreds of oil and gas sector professionals to contribute to a comprehensive new research programme investigating...
October 30th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

GREEK EUAs Primary allocation auction calender in ATHEX

ATHEX reminds our viewers that on Wednesday, 31  of October 2012, auction of European Union Emission Allowances (EUAs) by the Greek Government’s New Entrants’ Reserve will take place.   A quantity of 500.000 EUAs will be auctioned through the OASIS trading platform of Athens Exchange (ATHEX)....
October 30th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

The AMVER Awards 2012 in Athens – the President’s speech

The AMVER Awards 2012 in Athens – the President’s speech
  The President of the Propeller Club Antonis D. Faraklas delivering his welcome speech Following our reporting on the AMVER Awards Athens 2012 on the 25th of October, we bring you herebelow the President’s Antonis D. Faraklas brief, but to the pont, welcome speech:Dear Honorary Guests, As...
October 29th, 2012 | Charity, Events, Safety and Security | Read More

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Baltimore, Maryland – Maritime Condition YANKEE set United States, Baltimore, Maryland – Public terminals closed United States, New York, NewYork – Hurricane Condition ZULU in...
October 29th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective – part 1.

The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective  – part 1.
The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective  – part 1. By John Faraclas All our previous analysis and views on the Shipping Markets and the world at large as same are in this site* as well as in live interviews of the writer, remain unchanged! On...
October 29th, 2012 | Accountancy, Comment, European Union, Flags, IMO, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Taxation | Read More

Professional Learning for Adults on the move!

ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece, via the European project MOVE ON (move-on.exodussa.com), offers the opportunity to Greek executives and any other interested parties to attend three full courses through mobile, reaching a certificate of attendance! The courses are: Introduction...
October 29th, 2012 | Education and Training, IT and Communications | Read More

Worldpay to exhibit at World Travel Market 2012

Worldpay to exhibit at World Travel Market 2012
Worldpay, a major global leader in payment processing, is exhibiting at World Travel Market for the first time, to promote its significant investment in innovation and growth. Peter Wickes, Worldpay’s Vice President, Business Development UK/EMEA, said: “WorldPay considers WTM as a key event. We work...
October 29th, 2012 | Exhibitions | Read More

Complete collapse of euro is unlikely

Despite continued anxiety around the future of the euro it is unlikely that the single currency will completely collapse, lloyds.com has been told. Although an exit by one or more countries from the euro is possible. Stuart Simpson, treasurer of Lloyd’s, said: “The euro will continue to exist, unless...
October 29th, 2012 | European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More