Archive for April, 2013

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 States, Chesapeake & Delaware Canal – New air draft restrictions * United Arab Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah – ISPS Code Declaration of Security * India, Kandla – Deviations from approved...
April 18th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

News from the Square Mile

News from the Square Mile
John N. Faraclas This is our second live continuation on breaking news with John Faraclas, this time from the City of London at St. Mary Axe. We look forward to your comments,
April 18th, 2013 | Breaking News | Read More

ITIC highlights value of diligent debt collection

ITIC highlights value of diligent debt collection
ITIC has highlighted the value of diligently pursuing the collection of shipping industry debts in today’s difficult economic climate. In its latest Claims Review, ITIC notes that a shipbroker acting for charterers was owed $25, 000 in commission by an Indian voyage charterer under a charter party...
April 18th, 2013 | Marine Insurance | Read More

Oslo Børs emphasises the Nordic dimension for the bond market

Oslo Børs emphasises the Nordic dimension for the bond market
Oslo 18 April 2013 – As part of its Nordic focus, Oslo Børs announces that Oslo ABM has changed its name to Nordic ABM. Nordic ABM targets fixed income issuers throughout the Nordic region, and a number of Nordic issuers have already listed bond issues on Nordic ABM. Since the Burgundy markets...
April 18th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Amarcon and GTT signs cooperation agreement on sloshing prevention technology

Amarcon and GTT signs cooperation agreement on sloshing prevention technology
Amarcon and GTT will develop technology that enhances the quality of sloshing measurement and prediction for LNG carriers Dalfsen, Netherlands, April 18, 2013 – Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) to market...
April 18th, 2013 | LNG | Read More

Parat proves significant weakness with Oil Spill Response equipment.

Parat proves significant weakness with Oil Spill Response equipment.
Yngve M. Halvorsen, CEO at Parat Halvorsen AS. Parat Halvorsen AS has this week gathered key personnel from the maritime industry to a technical review and discussion of tank heating solutions for supply vessels with NOFO notation. Technical and operational persons from shipyards, shipowners, consultants...
April 18th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

The Greek Shipping Open 2013

The Greek Shipping Open 2013
The annual tennis event Charles Taylor is organizing in Greece exclusively for shipping executives is  fast approaching! The tournament will feature men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed-doubles matches. The matches will be held over the weekend of 20/21 April 2013 at Forty Love...
April 18th, 2013 | Charity, Sports | Read More

Wärtsilä’s latest achievement

Wärtsilä’s latest achievement
Wärtsilä to provide integrated power, propulsion and positioning system for DP3 offshore rig in China Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, will supply a comprehensive, fully integrated power, propulsion and positioning system for a DP3 Dynamically Positioned...
April 18th, 2013 | Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

MOL Pledges Assistance in Ocean Transport of Mobile Library Vehicles to South Africa

MOL Pledges Assistance in Ocean Transport of Mobile Library Vehicles to South Africa
in front of the mobile library vehicle TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced plans to assist the non-profit organization South Africa Primary Education Support Initiative (Sapesi-Japan, *1) with the ocean transport of mobile library vehicles to the Republic of...
April 17th, 2013 | Charity | Read More

Lloyd’s Charities Trust supports disaster relief charity RedR

Lloyd’s Charities Trust supports disaster relief charity RedR
Lloyd’s Charities Trust supports disaster relief charity RedR (source: Lloyd’s of London) Wed 17 Apr 2013 -Lloyd’s and international disaster relief charity RedR have announced a new partnership aimed at improving the capability of first responders to disasters hitting communities around...
April 17th, 2013 | Charity, Insurance and Reinsurance | 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 States, all ports – USCG accepts ballast water treatment systems as Alternate Management Systems * Singapore, Singapore – Pipeline repairs * Singapore, Singapore – Construction of Changi...
April 17th, 2013 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series
Wednesday 17 April 2013 – ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères will bring the 2012-2013 World Cup series to a close with over 800 of the world’s top sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events ready for action. Touching down in Australia, USA, Spain and finally Hyères, France from 22-27 April...
April 17th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Zamakona Yards signs a contract to build a Tuna Fisher

Zamakona Yards signs a contract to build a Tuna Fisher
An artist’s impression of the Ljubica Bilbao 17th of April, 2013  = Spanish shipyard Zamakona Yards has just been awarded a new contract for the construction of a tuna fishing and freezing vessel for the company Pesquera Miriam SA worth $ 35 million.         The ship “LJUBICA”,...
April 17th, 2013 | Fisheries | Read More

Grup TCB orders Orbita gate automation solution for flagship Barcelona container terminal

Grup TCB orders Orbita gate automation solution for flagship Barcelona container terminal
Container terminal operator Grup TCB has selected process automation and engineering specialist Orbita to automate the new 10-lane truck gate at its flagship TCB Barcelona facility Container terminal group to install Orbita’s GateSuite OCR system as part of a major expansion project at its TCB Barcelona...
April 17th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Samskip supports EC proposal on container weight

Samskip supports EC proposal on container weight
Samskip Multimodal supports the European Commission‘s proposal to revise the “Maximum Authorized Vehicle Weight” article to allow maximum combined transport laden weights of up to 44 tonnes to move using 45ft containers. April 15th the European Commission proposed revising Directive 96/53...
April 17th, 2013 | European Union, Logistics, Regulatory | Read More

Cyprus Shipping Industry : Business as usual!

Cyprus Shipping Industry : Business as usual!
Esme Pala Cyprus Shipping Industry : Business as usual. Why despite recent events Cyprus remains an international maritime and major ship management centre, by Esme Pala* Cyprus is the third most populated island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Africa...
April 17th, 2013 | News | Read More

Tsavliris cross the finish line FIRST!

Tsavliris cross the finish line FIRST!
Alexandros Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris and Keith Gardener On Thursday 11th April, the Tsavliris Group took part in the physically challenging Baltic Exchange Go-Kart Race at The Raceway in London. There were 19 teams made up of minimum three drivers (60 drivers in total), and the endurance race lasted...
April 17th, 2013 | Sports | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., sells the Maersk Madrid

Diana Containerships Inc., sells the Maersk Madrid
Diana Containerships Inc., announces the sale of a Panamax Container vessel, the m/v Maersk Madrid ATHENS, GREECE, April 17, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, today announced that it signed yesterday, through...
April 17th, 2013 | Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Global shipping professionals show commitment to ICS examination programme

Global shipping professionals show commitment to ICS examination programme
London tops the list with Athens second most popular location to sit ICS exams Julie Lithgow April 17, 2013. Newly-released figures from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) reveal that a record number of shipping professionals around the world are choosing to sit the institute’s exams. At...
April 17th, 2013 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Jim Davis’ thoughts for shipping and the world economy

Jim Davis’ thoughts for shipping and the world economy
  Once again Jim Davis CBE K(DK)*,   Chairman of the International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF)** shares his thoughts with us following John Faraclas’ questionnaire on  the ever Changing World, the current economic crisis, the many issues deriving from overcapacity and how important is...
April 16th, 2013 | News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply inert gas systems for three new Oil & Gas sector vessels

Wärtsilä to supply inert gas systems for three new Oil & Gas sector vessels
Wärtsilä Moss inert gas generators Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, is to supply inert gas systems for a Floating Storage Unit (FSU) to be located on Norway’s Heidrun offshore oil and gas field, and for two shuttle tankers that will support the...
April 16th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | 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 States, Boston, Massachusetts – MARSEC Level increased * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dredging at Kwai Chung Container Terminals 6 & 7 * Panama, Bahia Las Minas – Buoys out of service DATE:...
April 16th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

How fast LNG will conquer the marine fuel market

How fast LNG will conquer the marine fuel market
  Lars Petter Bilkom Over the past week, here at DNV, we have done another market analysis to assess how fast LNG will win into the marine fuel market. I am not at liberty to share the results, but it got me thinking about a broader theme. But first, here’s what we did: We have developed a model...
April 16th, 2013 | LNG | Read More

Jamaica joins India to celebrate 50th National Maritime Day

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica and former chairman of the International Maritime Organisation’s Standards of Training & Watchkeeping  sub-committee, was guest of honour at the 50th anniversary National Maritime celebrations in Mumbai,...
April 16th, 2013 | Anniversaries | Read More

Sea trial sucess for the Voyager 4

Sea trial sucess for the Voyager 4
New Voyager 41 Sea trial success for the latest version of Thomas Gunn’s voyager service Thomas Gunn, the maritime services company and leading Admiralty distributor, today announced the results of sea trials of its new Voyager 4 on-board navigation data management system. The sea trials are the...
April 16th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More