Archive for November, 2012

IMCA publishes DP station keeping incidents

Jane Bugler Fifty six accounts of incidents that took place in 2010 on 41 vessels were submitted for the annual Dynamic Positioning (DP) Station Keeping Incidents report produced by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). These incident accounts have been analysed and included in the...
November 29th, 2012 | Maritime Accidents | Read More

New contracts for ROV, Support Vessel and associated work published by IMCA

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published the updated Contract for the Provision of ROV, Support Vessel and Associated Work (based on BIMCO Supplytime 89) – IMCA R 013 Rev, 1 and a new second publication based on BIMCO Supplytime 2005 (IMCA R 017), which is used by many...
November 29th, 2012 | Associations | Read More

Change in practice regarding approval of changes to takeover bids, and minor changes to the Listing Rules for Equities

9/2012: Change in practice regarding approval of changes to takeover bids, and minor changes to the Listing Rules for Equities For:Issuers of equities and equity certificates listed on Oslo Børs and Oslo Axess, and members of Oslo Børs Date:29/11/2012    •Oslo Børs, in its capacity as the takeover...
November 29th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

Admiral Mitropoulos’ speech at the ceremony to award to him the IMO Maritime Prize for 2011

Admiral Mitropoulos’ speech at the ceremony to award to him the IMO Maritime Prize for 2011
Admiral Mitropoulos at the podium delivering his speech We bring you herebelow Admiral Efthimios E.Mitropoulos’ speech held at the IMO Headquarters last Tuesday, at the ceremony to awaard him the IMO Maritime International prize: “Minister Excellencies Secretary-General Council Chairman Distinguished...
November 29th, 2012 | Events, IMO | Read More

Higher Standards of Private Security – How the ISO will benefit the Seafarer

Tony Chattin, CEO MSS Globl Ltd Tony Chattin CEO of MSS Global Ltd, writes: The International Standards Organisation (ISO) will present its draft standard for the selection and use of Armed Guards on commercial vessels to the IMO this week. Whilst the security industry draws another sharp intake of...
November 29th, 2012 | Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory | Read More

Greece deeply appreciates Admiral Mitropoulos’ services to international shipping and the IMO

Greece deeply appreciates Admiral Mitropoulos’ services to international shipping and the IMO
The Greek Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs and the Aegean Kostis Moussouroulis at the podium delivering his address Following our yesterday’s news and the Secretary-General’s of IMO Mr. Koji Sekimizu speech and delivery of the award “2011 International Maritime Prize” ...
November 29th, 2012 | Events, IMO | Read More

NAPA in landmark deal to fit loading computers to 55 Bourbon vessels

Software will optimise cargo intake, safety and operational performance HELSINKI NOVEMBER 29, 2012 – NAPA Group, the leading software house for ship design and operations, today announced the ongoing success of its contract with BOURBON, a leader in offshore oil and gas marine services, to provide...
November 29th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily* news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – IMB warns against fake cargo tracking websites South Africa, Cape Town – Declaration of Security Philippines, all ports – Bonifacio Day Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE...
November 29th, 2012 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2011 International Maritime Prize awarded to former Secretary-General Mitropoulos and portrait unveiled

2011 International Maritime Prize awarded to former Secretary-General Mitropoulos and portrait unveiled
  The Secretary-General of the IMO Mr. Koji Sekimizu at the podium announcing the prestigious International Maritime Prize; seated at the panel are the Greek Ambassador Mr. Konstantinos Bikas, The Greek Shipping Minister Mr. Costis Moussouroulis, Admiral Mitropoulos and the Chairman of the Council...
November 28th, 2012 | Events, IMO | Read More

Greek Government EUAs Auction by ATHEX on 28/11/2012

We would like to inform you that the Greek Government sold today, 28November 2012, half million spot EU Allowances for 6.73 euros each, during the thirteenth auction of 2012, hosted by the ATHEX trading platform. Four (4) ATHEX members in total participated in the auction and submitted guarantees that...
November 28th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 70 years Anniversary Dinner

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 70 years Anniversary Dinner
  The President of the Oinoussian Benevolent Fund, Mr Michael J. Monios The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund , (Tameion Efpragias Oinousson/TEO), was set up by Oinoussians living in London in 1942 to help those compatriots on the island who were suffering from war time difficulties. Today, the Fund provides...
November 28th, 2012 | Charity, Events | Read More

Esbjerg in the running to become one of the world’s 20 Energy Cities

Esbjerg in the running to become one of the world’s 20 Energy Cities
Mr Johnny Søtrup.Mayor of Esbjerg Esbjerg, Denmark has made a formal application to join the World Energies Cities Partnership (WECP), the elite network of cities around the globe that promotes knowledge exchange in the energy sector and mutual development in a wide range of strategic areas that include...
November 28th, 2012 | Energy, News | Read More

ISU President holds talks with China’s Minister of Transport

ISU President holds talks with China’s Minister of Transport
Andreas A. Tsavliris with China’s Minister for Transport Xi Zu Yuan In October 2012 Andreas Tsavliris, the President of the International Salvage Union and Principal of Tsavliris Salvage held talks with China’s Minister of Transport, Xu Zu Yuan, following the Comité Maritime International’s...
November 28th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMO: Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 91st session, 26 to 30 November 2012 – The Secretary-General’s opening speech

    IMO’s Secretary-General mr. Koji Sekimizu Good morning, Excellencies, distinguished delegates and observers.      Welcome to the ninety-first session of the Maritime Safety Committee.      As always, the Committee has a full agenda and many issues to discuss.  However, before making...
November 28th, 2012 | IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

Popular Market Briefings brought to Singapore by Braemar (incorporating the Salvage Association)

Popular Market Briefings brought to Singapore by Braemar (incorporating the Salvage Association)
Graeme Temple This autumn, Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (Braemar SA), has taken its successful formula of Lloyds market briefings to Singapore, and launched a new series of market briefings held at both Asia Square – known as ‘mini’ Lloyds – and at a number of corporate...
November 28th, 2012 | Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Wärtsilä wins integrated solutions contract for new Siem Offshore LNG Platform Supply Vessel

Wärtsilä wins integrated solutions contract for new Siem Offshore LNG Platform Supply Vessel
The image of the VS4411 Wärtsilä Corporation,   28 November 2012 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been contracted to supply an integrated solution comprising ship design services and the power and propulsion system for a newbuild...
November 28th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Mind the premium gap

The world has been battered by natural catastrophes in recent years, revealing a serious gap between the economic cost of natural catastrophes and the levels of insured risk. Recently published research for Lloyd’s reveals a $168bn annual shortfall between levels of insurance and actual economic losses...
November 28th, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

IMO Awards for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2012 go to Canadian and Chilean rescuers

Master Corporal Max Lahaye-Lemay and Master Corporal Marco Journeyman accepted their certificates in person, while Mrs. Mélisa Lesquir, Sergeant Gilbert’s widow, and his mother Mrs. Diane Pageau Gilbert, accepted his certificate on his behalf, and received the medal for the joint winners. They were...
November 28th, 2012 | IMO | Read More

Barfoots of Botley Tastes the Benefit of Outsourced EDI with Wesupply

COVENTRY, 27 November 2012: Barfoots of Botley, Europe’s largest processor and packer of fresh sweetcorn products, has switched to OneTime™, Wesupply’s fully managed Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) service, to improve the speed, ease and cost effectiveness of trading electronically with its major...
November 27th, 2012 | Food and Drink | Read More

Asia Pacific oil and gas leaders fear increased operating costs will derail growth

London & Singapore – 27 November 2012: Rising operating costs will be the biggest barrier to oil and gas companies’ growth in Asia Pacific next year, according to major new research on the outlook for the industry in 2013 by GL Noble Denton. While the sector’s rapid growth is bringing huge...
November 27th, 2012 | Energy | Read More

Maritime Aquarium selects Northern Lights Hybrid Marine for eco-friendly propulsion and power

SEATTLE – Nov. 27, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) Northern Lights, an industry leader in marine power, propulsion and HVACR is pleased to announce its Hybrid Marine system has been selected to power the new “floating schoolhouse” for the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Conn.  Northern Lights Hybrid...
November 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United Arab Emirates, Jebel Ali – 41st UAE National Day Public Holiday Australia, Dalrymple Bay – Maintenance shutdown planned Turkey, Turkish Straits – Fog halts traffic  DATE: November 27,...
November 27th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU jeopardizes jobs by exporting end-of-life vessels: Industry calls to promote green ship recycling in Europe

EU jeopardizes jobs by exporting end-of-life vessels: Industry calls to promote green ship recycling in Europe
View of the whole yard Van Heyghen Recycling Ghent Brussels, 27 November 2012 – Ship recyclers based in the EU are concerned that the future European regulation on ship recycling will divert even more end-of-life vessels to Asia and hamper their business instead of keeping this valuable stream...
November 27th, 2012 | News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Barfoots of Botley Tastes the Benefit of Outsourced EDI with Wesupply

COVENTRY, 27 November 2012: Barfoots of Botley, Europe’s largest processor and packer of fresh sweetcorn products, has switched to OneTime™, Wesupply’s fully managed Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) service, to improve the speed, ease and cost effectiveness of trading electronically with its major...
November 27th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Oil Companies Issue Recommendations on Seafarers’ Work Hour Rules

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), whose members charter tankers and offshore support vessels, has published new ‘Recommendations Relating to Requirements Governing Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest’ – http://www.ocimf.com/Library/Information-Papers “Safety and environmental...
November 27th, 2012 | Associations | Read More