Archive for November, 2012

OW Bunker lauches physical supply operation in the Gulf of Mexico

OW Bunker lauches physical supply operation in the Gulf of Mexico
m/v Elisalex Schulte Vessel Elisalex Schulte to provide bunkering service in the Gulf of Mexico lightering zones OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, today announced the launch of a new supply vessel in North America; the 2011-built double-hulled...
November 21st, 2012 | Bunkering, News | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens North Africa operations desk

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened a new North Africa operations desk to co-ordinate customer requirements across ports in Libya, Algeria and Morocco. Providing a new single point of contact for North Africa will deliver quick and decisive solutions...
November 21st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves a transfer of Brigde Energy from Oslo Axess to Oslo Børs

The Board of Oslo Børs approves a transfer of Brigde Energy from Oslo Axess to Oslo Børs
21/11/2012  – At its meeting on 21 November 2012, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs approved the transfer of Bridge Energy from listing on Oslo Axess to listing on Oslo Børs. Bridge Energy has been listed on Oslo Axess since May 2010. At its meeting on 21 November 2012, the Board of Directors...
November 21st, 2012 | News, Stock Markets | Read More

Announcing London International Shipping Week

Announcing London International Shipping Week
London is to host its own International Shipping Week in 2013. Maritime industry leaders from across the globe will gather in London during the week of September 9 to 13, 2013, for meetings and events, concluding in a day-long Government and industry conference and gala dinner. ‘London International...
November 21st, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | 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, New York, NewYork – Temrinals open and returning to normal Turkey, Turkish Straits – Rise in numbers of tankers awaiting transit DATE: November 20, 2012 COUNTRY: United States PORT:...
November 20th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

60 seconds with Tim Hollinrake

60 seconds with Tim Hollinrake
Tim Hollinrake Tue 20 Nov 2012 – As a loss adjuster based in Bangkok Tim Hollinrake has had the most challenging year of his career so far. The Thai floods, which peaked in October 2011, led to an unprecedented number of claims – many of them arising from seven of Thailand’s major industrial...
November 20th, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Smit Lamnalco newbuilds to meet Shell Gabon renewal

Smit Lamnalco has renewed its marine support services contract with oil major Shell in Gabon, in a deal that has triggered investment in three auxiliary vessel newbuildings. The five year contract renewal extends an uninterrupted relationship between the marine support specialist and Shell Gabon dating...
November 20th, 2012 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

UK P&I Club welcomes Standard & Poor’s upgrade

UK P&I Club welcomes Standard & Poor’s upgrade
  Dino Caroussis UK P&I Club welcomes Standard & Poor’s upgrade The UK P&I Club (the UK Club), one of the oldest shipping protection and indemnity insurance mutuals, has welcomed an announcement by the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s upgrading the UK Club’s outlook from “Stable”...
November 20th, 2012 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Argentinian ports hit by further strike action

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of a 24 hour general strike in Argentina on Tuesday 20th November. The strike will affect all transportation including ports, airports, trains and road transport. It is anticipated that all ships will remain...
November 20th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Latest from Diana Shipping Inc.,

DIANA SHIPPING INC. report financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012 – Announces delivery of the post-panamax dry bulk carrier m/v Polymnia and entry into time charter contract – Announces time charter contract for the m/v Arethusa ATHENS, GREECE, November...
November 20th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

Port Security through Total Quality Management –

Port Security through Total Quality Management –
Nikos K. Deniozos Port Security through Total Quality Management -A Primitive Approach- by Nikos K. Deniozos M.Sc. Ph.D., Commodore H.C.G. (ret) The shipping industry being one of the largest economic activities all over the world, ‘sweeps’, as is quite natural, in a dynamic evolution the...
November 20th, 2012 | Comment, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Industry professionals flock to Transport Security Expo 2012 in vast numbers

Industry professionals flock to Transport Security Expo 2012 in vast numbers
A view from the exhibition hall Record delegate attendance reflects continued concern over the state of security across the transport sectors London, 15 November 2012 – Transport Security Expo has closed its doors after another highly successful event. The two-day conference, exhibition and workshop...
November 19th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

GlobeMobile Surpasses One Million GSM Minutes per Month

Dave Kagan Palm Bay, Florida, USA (16th Nov. 2012): Globe Wireless today announced it has reached a significant milestone, surpassing one million GSM minutes per month. Since its launch in April 2009, GlobeMobile has grown to become the world’s largest Maritime GSM network with over 20, 000 active...
November 19th, 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: Australia, Dalrymple Bay – Bills of Lading Australia, Port Kembla – Stoppages affecting port operations Turkey, Turkish Straits – Bosphorus traffic suspended due to engine failure DATE: November...
November 19th, 2012 | Chartering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Safebridge Releases Its Third Online ECDIS Familiarisation Course for the ChartWorld eGlobe

  Ulf Steden, managing director of Safebridge Hamburg, Germany – 19 Nov. 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) The third online ECDIS familiarisation course from Hamburg-based online training specialist, Safebridge, has been released covering the ChartWorld eGlobe.  Structured in the same way as the earlier...
November 19th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Greek Government EUAs Auction by ATHEX on 19/11/2012

ATHEX would like to inform you that the Greek Government sold today, 19 November 2012, half million spot EU Allowances for 6.64 euros each, during the tenthauction of 2012, hosted by the ATHEX trading platform. Four (4) ATHEX members in total participated in the auction and submitted guarantees that...
November 19th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

ISS appointed as new agent for Grieg Star Shipping in Houston

ISS appointed as new agent for Grieg Star Shipping in Houston
Elaine Penton, ISS vice president for US Gulf Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has been appointed as the new agent for the port of Houston by specialist transportation & logistic services company, Grieg Star Shipping. Houston is a major market for...
November 19th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places | Read More

Green Rapporteur’s plan against dumping of toxic ships denounced

EU withdrawal from International Obligations Illegal, says legal expert Brussels, 19 November 2012 – The draft report prepared by rapporteur MEP Carl Schlyter on the European Commission proposal for a ship recycling regulation[1] received failing marks from a global coalition of environmental and...
November 19th, 2012 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC., reports financial results for the 3rd quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012

Declares cash dividend of US$ 0.30 per share for the third quarter Announces the delivery of Panamax Container vessel, the APL Garnet, and commencement of time charter contract  ATHENS, GREECE, November 19, 2012 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in...
November 19th, 2012 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Governmental intervention with… clienteles’ objectives is what destroys Greece et al

Governmental intervention with… clienteles’ objectives is what destroys Greece et al
John Faraclas’ latest live telconv interview on the 16th of November  2012 to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV dealt with: The Markets and the continuation of the downward  trend yet again! His insistence on who firstly predicted the state of the markets long before the other brokers, particularly in Greece The...
November 19th, 2012 | Environment, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Taxation | Read More

Lloyd’s Register appoints R. S. Sharma as Chairman for South West Asia Operations

Lloyd’s Register appoints R. S. Sharma as Chairman for South West Asia Operations
R.S. Sharma Acclaimed industry veteran to support the organisation’s ambitious plans in energy and transport sectors Lloyd’s Register has appointed R. S. Sharma, the former Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of India’s high-profile Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), as Chairman of Operations...
November 19th, 2012 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2012 * Singapore, Singapore – Changes to soil investigation works DATE: November 17, 2012 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December...
November 17th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Navigator 2012 conference: Steady as she goes

The Navigator 2012 conference: Steady as she goes
Captain Dimitris Bezantakos and his daughter Danae greet the Minister of Shipping and the Aegean Kostis Moussouroulis 11th Maritime Conference NAVIGATOR 2012, Wednesday,  7th November 2012, Athenaeum InterContinental – Athens Navigator Shipping Consultants organised with remarkable success the...
November 17th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Singapore, all ports – Annual Marine Services Survey: shipmasters Australia, all ports – Guidelines for revised garbage discharge regulations Australia, Port Kembla – Marine pilots’ industrial...
November 16th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brazilian artist serves up a fresco fusion for diners at new London restaurant Coya

Brazilian artist serves up a fresco fusion for diners at new London restaurant Coya
Brazilian artist LoRo VeRz Brazilian artist serves up a fresco fusion for diners at new London restaurant Coya – By James Brewer A feast for the eyes – that is the description by Brazilian artist LoRo VeRz of the mural work that he has lavished on the brand new restaurant Coya, located just a...
November 16th, 2012 | Exhibitions | Read More