Archive for April, 2013

F/T Kai Xin and m/v Skyfrost

F/T Kai Xin and m/v Skyfrost
The “Kai Xin” on fire Chinese Fishing trawler Kai Xin, operated by Shanghai Kaichuang Marine International Co., Shanghai suffered a serious fire on the 17th of April 2013 whilst fishing for krill in the vicinity of the South Shetland Islands. Her 97 crewmen abandoned the vessel and boarded...
April 30th, 2013 | News | Read More

ABB Turbocharging to attend 27th CIMAC World Congress in Shanghai

ABB Turbocharging to attend 27th CIMAC World Congress in Shanghai
Baden, Switzerland, April 30, 2013 – ABB Turbocharging will attend as one of four major sponsors this year’s 27th CIMAC World Congress on Combustion Engine Technology, held 13-16 May in Shanghai, China. The World Congress is held once every three years and constitutes the CIMAC’s major, most forward-looking,...
April 30th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK Issues First MLC Certification for Vietnamese Seafarer Recruitment Center

ClassNK Issues First MLC Certification for Vietnamese Seafarer Recruitment Center
ClassNK Country Manager of Vietnam Jun Sakamoto (left) with Southern Crewmanning Center Director Capt. Tran Trung Dung (right) Ho Chi Minh – Leading classification society ClassNK announced that it certified the Ho Chi Minh-based Southern Crewmanning Center (SCC), in accordance with the Maritime Labour...
April 30th, 2013 | Events, Regulatory | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event

GL Garrad Hassan hosts Solar Finance Event
London/UK, 30 April 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan organised a Solar Finance Q&A and Networking Evening in London recently. The event was co-hosted with UK law firm, Burges Salmon and was run as part of the Clean Energy Finance and Development event at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel. More than 60...
April 30th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

MOL’s Participation in China FOB Transportation Project

MOL’s  Participation in China FOB Transportation Project
We  are very pleased to announce that MOL has participated in both the ownership of  six new LNG ships to be built in China by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group)  Co., Ltd. (Hudong) and the associated ship-management agreements through the  relevant joint ventures that are already formed in Hong ...
April 30th, 2013 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MOL announced its FY 2012 results

MOL announced its FY 2012 results
Viewers can log on here MOL announded its FY 2012 results    and read MOL’s FY 2012 results
April 30th, 2013 | Company Profiles | Read More

Asia Offshore Drilling delisting from Oslo Axess

Asia Offshore Drilling delisting from Oslo Axess
30/04/2013    – Asia Offshore Drilling will be delisted from Oslo Axess. Last day of listing will be Friday 31 May. Asia Offshore Drilling Limited has in letter dated 18 April 2013 pursuant to Continuing Obligations section 15.1 (4) cf. Stock Exchange Act section 25 (1), applied for delisting...
April 30th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

MultiClient Geophysical to be listed on Oslo Axess Thursday 2 May

MultiClient Geophysical to be listed on Oslo Axess Thursday 2 May
30/04/2013  – MultiClient Geophysical ASA will be listed on Oslo Axess Thursday 2 May 2013. This is the fourth new listing on Oslo Børs’ market places in 2013. Representatives from the company will ring the bell at 09:00 AM and will afterwards give a short presentation of the company. The...
April 30th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Change in the Board of Directors, Corporate Auditors and Executive Officers

Change in the Board of  Directors, Corporate Auditors and Executive Officers
Koichi Muto Tokyo – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines,   Ltd. (President Koichi Muto) today announced that it has decided on the  following changes to its Board of Directors, Corporate Auditors, Executive  Officers, and their responsibilities. These changes are subject to approval at  the Annual Shareholders’...
April 30th, 2013 | Company Profiles | Read More

Smit Lamnalco sets 14‐year Oman milestone without incident

Smit Lamnalco sets 14‐year Oman milestone without incident
Anwar Al Mukhaini, Mukund Rajamani, Vivek Seth, Alex Borges Smit Lamnalco has passed a significant milestone in Oman after celebrating 14‐years of continuous marine and offshore support services with no Lost Time Incident (LTI). The 5, 100 day record covers support to Single Point Mooring operations...
April 30th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Recent Meetings Held by the Marshall Islands Registry

Recent Meetings Held by the Marshall Islands Registry
on the left: Simon Bennett, John Ramage and Radm Robert North and on the right: Theo Xenakoudis, Liz Bouchard and Thanos Theocharis Piraeus, 30 April 2013 – More than 190 delegates from the greater Piraeus shipping community joined representatives of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry...
April 30th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Marie Ghisi and her Venetian Mask

Marie Ghisi and her Venetian Mask
Marie Ghisi The Venetian Mask is about to come out and give us another taste on Trade, Diplomacy and other issues,  parts of the political game then and now… “revisited”… In the short video that follows, Marie Ghisi announes the coming of her new book “The Venetian Mask”;...
April 30th, 2013 | Books, People and Places | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 explained at busy WISTA meeting in Limassol

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 explained at busy WISTA meeting in Limassol
The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) regulates the rights of 1, 2  million seafarers worldwide and on the other hand secures the economic interests  and fair competition for quality ship owners and -managers.  International  seafarers’ and ship owners’ organizations and their governments...
April 30th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

ABB Turbocharging’s high-pressure tuning (HPT)…

ABB Turbocharging’s high-pressure tuning (HPT)…
ABB Turbocharging’s high-pressure tuning (HPT) to be added to MAN Diesel & Turbo’s two-stroke engine tuning options Baden, Switzerland, – ABB Turbocharging announced today that its innovation, high-pressure tuning (HPT), was added to MAN Diesel & Turbo’s two-stroke engine tuning options...
April 30th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Dockwise delisting from Oslo Børs

Dockwise delisting from Oslo Børs
Dockwise Ltd. will be delisted from Oslo Børs. Last day of listing will be Friday 3 May. Dockwise Ltd has in letter dated 5 April 2013 pursuant to Continuing Obligations section 15.1 (4) cf Stock Exchange Act section 25 (1), applied for delisting of the company’s shares from Oslo Børs. Oslo Børs...
April 30th, 2013 | Stock Markets | 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: * Russia, all ports – Public holidays * Oman, all ports – Overtime payment on public holidays * India, Mumbai – Monsoon period 2013 * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Removal of current meters *...
April 29th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Opportunity Brazil! Trade tempo surges, but – mind the cultural gap!

Opportunity Brazil! Trade tempo surges, but – mind the cultural gap!
Opportunity Brazil speakers Opportunity Brazil! Trade tempo surges, but – mind the cultural gap! Institute of Export London seminar sets scene for dealing with the South American giant By James Brewer Companies keen to break into the booming Brazilian market should not be seduced by the relaxing rhythm...
April 27th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Immigration, Trade and Commerce | Read More

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles
•    Belcher and Ryan maintain unbeaten Men’s 470 partnership •    Olympic medallists Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Przemyslaw Miarczynski (POL) make a golden return •     Thirteen nations share the 30 medals available across the ten Olympic events The medals were decided across the...
April 27th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | 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: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 28 April-11 May 2013 * Singapore, Singapore – Soil investigation at Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island DATE: April 27, 2013 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 28 April-11 May...
April 27th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

“The Greek Shipping Open 2013”– Winners announced

“The Greek Shipping Open 2013”– Winners announced
The Charles Taylor team: Hunter Smith, Angeliki Kallini, Anna Doumeni, Mark Collins, Maria Mavroudi, Keith Sturges, Andrew Paton, Philip Stephenson Richards Hogg Lindley (Hellas) Ltd (www.rhlg.com) and The Standard Club (www.standard-club.com) held their annual tennis tournament for clients and friends...
April 27th, 2013 | Events, People and Places, Sports | Read More

An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series

An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series
A good read. Part of Mali’s series of women with books. An open book. London artist Mali turns up the volume with a new chapter in his Book series, By James Brewer For the London-based conceptual artist Mali, the book is the thing, the great symbol of communication in an incoherent world. It remains...
April 27th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Books, Clubs, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art | 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: * United Kingdom, Immingham – Fender out of service * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine works off Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre * Australia, Geraldton – Maintenance shut-down * Turkey,...
April 26th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
The Medal Race places were decided on the penultimate day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day. Tricky conditions have evident throughout the week and the fifth day of racing was no different as an early morning easterly breeze...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
Racing in the Paralympic classes came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères  as Heiko Kroger (GER) and France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary took the 2.4mR and Sonar honours. Kroger impressed all week in Hyères winning five of ten races after a shaky start that saw...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping should explore leasing solutions

Moore Stephens says shipping should explore leasing solutions
Phil Cowan International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says shipping companies should explore leasing opportunities as a way of adjusting their self-owned and chartered-in tonnage balance in response to the radical changes that have taken place in ship financing in recent years. Phil...
April 26th, 2013 | Finance, News | Read More