Archive for July, 2013

Wärtsilä and CEVA Logistics receive Lean & Green Star Award for significant reductions in emissions

Wärtsilä and CEVA Logistics receive Lean & Green Star Award for significant reductions in emissions
Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 July 2013,  3 pm EET – Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of marine and power plant solutions and services, together with CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, have been recognised for their successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions...
July 2nd, 2013 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Seagull delivers Maritime Labour Convention wake up call

Seagull delivers Maritime Labour Convention wake up call
Norwegian training specialist Seagull is urging seafarers and shore-based staff alike to make themselves fully aware of their rights and obligations in the event of non-compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention. Failure to comply with the new legislation could lead to vessels being detained, the...
July 2nd, 2013 | HR | Read More

Update (No. 17): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort

Update (No. 17): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort
The aft part of the broken vessel which sunk TOKYO- Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) updates the status of the containership MOL Comfort as of 23:00 JST (18:00Dubai time) on July 01, 2013. The vessel could not continue sailing under its own power from June 17 because the hull...
July 2nd, 2013 | Breaking News, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Rickmers-Linie and Reederei Heino Winter celebrate the naming of “Rickmers Chennai”

Rickmers-Linie and Reederei Heino Winter celebrate the naming of “Rickmers Chennai”
  The 19, 100dwt Rickmers Chennai has been named in a ceremony in Hamburg by Dr. Christine Winter, acting as sponsor of the vessel. One of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers’ service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai. The former Pacific...
July 2nd, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, News | Read More

GL IHM Green Server Smoothes EU Ship Recycling Compliance

GL IHM Green Server Smoothes EU Ship Recycling Compliance
The IGS Interaction Model shows how project users can perform their tasts and interact throughout the life cycle of a ship. Hamburg,  2 July 2013 – A new software solution has been developed by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) to streamline compliance with the newly adopted European Union regulation on...
July 2nd, 2013 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News | Read More

Thermhex proves a winner for lightweight sandwich panels

Thermhex proves a winner for lightweight sandwich panels
Panel Systems, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke sandwich panels has seen a huge surge in demand for Thermhex, an innovative polypropylene honeycomb material which was launched into the UK market at the beginning of 2013. The company,  which is the UK distributor for the product, has secured a...
July 2nd, 2013 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Wet Boots and Tired Smiles

Wet Boots and Tired Smiles
Tour de France a la Voile 2013 – photo credits @JM LIOT / TFV / ASO >>> TV ALERT: Please find below our FTP details for free rights footages <<< >>>WEB ALERT: Please find below our FTP details and our youtube link for free rights daily 90’Clip Key points: –...
July 1st, 2013 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Insurance model data expose 2013

The Insurance model data expose 2013
The (re)insurance industry is a large consumer of models and data, but finding a broad range of suppliers can be difficult. (source: Lloyd’s of London 28 June 2013) Organised by the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network (FS KTN) and the Natural Research Environment Council (NERC), the Insurance...
July 1st, 2013 | 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, Houston, Texas – Shipping canal draft restriction * Singapore, all ports – Non-renewal of bunkering licence * Australia, Port Kembla – Force Majeure lifted * Bunker Update –...
July 1st, 2013 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Update (No. 14, 15 and 16): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort

Update (No. 14, 15 and 16): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort
The aft part of the broken vessel which sunk Update (No. 16): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort TOKYO- Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) updates the status of the containership MOL Comfort as of 23:00 JST (18:00 Dubai time) on June 30, 2013. The vessel could not...
July 1st, 2013 | Breaking News, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Safety and Security | Read More

2012 Annual Report on Port State Control

2012 Annual Report on Port State Control
Richard Schiferli “Taking Port State Control to the Next Level” Considered to be the worldwide index for flag performance, the Paris MoU “White, Grey and Black Lists” indicate further improvements towards quality shipping. Last year Faroe Islands, Iran, Latvia and Vanuatu were congratulated for...
July 1st, 2013 | Flags, News, Organisations | Read More

The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association in collaboration with ALBA offer 2 partial scholarships for S.G.C. graduates

The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association in collaboration with ALBA offer 2 partial scholarships for S.G.C. graduates
ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece offers, through The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, two partial scholarships (50% of the tuition fees) to two graduates of the S.G.C. (SHIPBROKING GNOSIS CERTIFICATE). Scholarship is open to all S.G.C. high-grade graduates, who wish...
July 1st, 2013 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

DSV Solutions to operate Eastern Europe Hub for Sealed Air

DSV Solutions to operate Eastern Europe Hub for Sealed Air
DSV Solutions in Slovakia was awarded a long term contract to operate Sealed Air warehousing and distribution operations from their facility in Senec, near Bratislava. To facilitate the entire operation, DSV Solutions extended the current Hazardous Goods warehouse with an additional 10, 000 m2 of new...
July 1st, 2013 | Logistics, News | Read More

Caterpillar to Acquire Berg Propulsion, Significantly Expanding Customer Options for Advanced Marine Power Solutions

Caterpillar to Acquire Berg Propulsion, Significantly Expanding Customer Options for Advanced Marine Power Solutions
PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Johan Walter Berg AB, including its core brand of Berg Propulsion, a leading manufacturer of mechanically and electrically driven propulsion systems and marine controls for ships. With the acquisition, Caterpillar...
July 1st, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

VIKING first with dual-approved thermal lifejacket

VIKING first with dual-approved thermal lifejacket
Following recent SOLAS approval, VIKING has launched a new dual-approved thermal lifejacket that raises the bar for its competitors. Leading marine and offshore safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has launched a new dual-approved thermal lifejacket with broad appeal for the offshore...
July 1st, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

American Club’s first PRC director

American Club’s first PRC director
Members of the American P&I Club have elected the first director to come from The People’s Republic of China (PRC). At the annual meeting in New York, Lianyu Zhu of CCCC International Shipping Corporation, Tianjin, was elected to the board for the forthcoming year. Mr. Zhu’s company is a subsidiary...
July 1st, 2013 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…? – The Safety of Shipping’s info…

Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…?  –  The Safety of Shipping’s info…
Without Prejudice Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…?  –  The Safety of Shipping’s info… By John Faraclas What a palaver, once again our western values are tainted by another* under-the-stairs bastard: Edward Snowden – John Major, the former British Prime Minister, was at least honest...
July 1st, 2013 | Breaking News, Comment, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Headlines, HR, IT and Communications, Military, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More