Archive for July, 2013

Australian And Italian 420 Teams To Go Head To Head Again At Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds

Australian And Italian 420 Teams To Go Head To Head Again At Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds
Carrie Smith and Ella Clark – photo credit: David Branigan Tuesday 9 July 2013 – One hundred and twenty 420 sailors will make up the 32-boat Boys and the 28-boat Girls fleet at the Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Limassol, Cyprus. 420 Girls The 420 Girls fleet features...
July 9th, 2013 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Memorandum on Ship Mortgages under Cyprus Law

Memorandum on Ship Mortgages under Cyprus Law
Sofi Mylona Memorandum on Ship Mortgages under Cyprus Law, by Sofi Mylona, Senior Lawyer at Chrysses Demetriades & Co. LLC , and member of WISTA-Cyprus One can briefly defined a mortgage as a charge on a property securing money or money’s worth.  It is the creation of a charge or encumbrance...
July 9th, 2013 | Legal, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Asiana Airlines flight 214 tragedy

Asiana Airlines flight 214 tragedy
The ITF HQ’s in London ITF statement: Asiana Airlines flight 214 tragedy 8 July 2013 – Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed dramatically on arrival at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. Footage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 showed the full horror of the crash, and the professionalism...
July 9th, 2013 | Aviation | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to support development of LNG bunkering in Singapore

Lloyd’s Register to support development of LNG bunkering in Singapore
  Port of Singapore. Photo credits S.Venardos Lloyd’s Register wins Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) contract to develop operational procedures and technical standards required to develop LNG bunkering capabilities in the Port of Singapore. In the contracted work, which has already...
July 9th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Oman, Port Sultan Qaboos – Working schedule for Ramadan Fasting Period * Singapore, Jurong Port – Soil investigation at Ayer Chawan Basin * Singapore, all ports – Cancellation of bunkering licence *...
July 8th, 2013 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

All You Need Is Downwind Sailing

All You Need Is Downwind Sailing
>>> 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: – Sodebo won the only in-port race today in Deauville – The fleet leaves...
July 8th, 2013 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Spearman Returns To Defend Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds Radial Title

Spearman Returns To Defend Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds Radial Title
Mark Spearman celebrates his 2012 success in Dublin, Ireland. Photo credits ISAF. Monday 8 July 2013 -The Laser Radial Boys’ and Girls’ fleets at the 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Limassol, Cyprus will be the largest with 97 boats expected to take to the Cypriot waters. Fifty...
July 8th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

NORTH P&I Club launches campaign to highlight issues relating to carriage of reefer containers

NORTH P&I Club launches campaign to highlight issues relating to carriage of reefer containers
The ‘A’ rated 170 million GT North P&I club has launched a campaign to help its members reduce their growing exposure to cargo damage claims when carrying refrigerated or ‘reefer’ containers. The increasing global demand for imported fresh produce – ranging from fish, flowers and fruit...
July 8th, 2013 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

MOL To Start Test Operation of NOx-reducing SCR System

MOL To Start Test Operation of NOx-reducing SCR System
SCR catalytic reactor onboard the vessel July 8, 2013 – Demonstration Test in Response to IMO Tier III NOx Regulations – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced plans to install the Selective catalytic Reduction (SCR) system — jointly developed by MOL,...
July 8th, 2013 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Shipowners’ P&I Club sponsors Thames Sailing Barge Match in its 150th year

Shipowners’ P&I Club sponsors Thames Sailing Barge Match in its 150th year
The “Cambria” Credits to The Thames Match Arhieves The Shipowners’ P&I Club is sponsoring the Mark Boyle Memorial Thames Sailing Barge Match which takes place on 13th July 2013 in this its 150th anniversary year.  The event is held this year in memory of Captain Mark Boyle, who revived...
July 8th, 2013 | Charity, News, Sailing | Read More

Commission Issues Proposals to Establish Internal Market for Shipping

Commission Issues Proposals to Establish Internal Market for Shipping
The European Commission published today its so-called ‘Blue Belt’ communication, which contains two concrete proposals that will contribute to establishing an internal market for maritime transport. The first proposal contains an improvement to the already existing Regular Shipping Services (RSS),...
July 8th, 2013 | European Union, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Breaking News with Updates 19, 20 and 21 on the MOL Comfort

Breaking News with Updates 19, 20 and 21 on the MOL Comfort
The fore part of “MOL Comfort” on fire and a fire fighting tug trying to put the fire off – photo crdits The Indian Navy Further to our last a few minutes ago, herewith pleasse find the latest Updates on the MOL Comfort: Update (No. 19): Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort July...
July 8th, 2013 | Breaking News, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Clipper Bulk establishes new Logger Pool

Clipper Bulk establishes new Logger Pool
  The “Clipper Ichiban” with logs Clipper Bulk establishes new Logger Pool Clipper Bulk has established a new pool for modern bulk carriers fitted for logs trading. The new pool will commence operation in August with 10 vessels initially scheduled to deliver in the first year. All of...
July 8th, 2013 | News, Shipmanagement | Read More

SRI announces new legal charter to support seafarers

SRI announces new legal charter to support seafarers
In an important contribution to the legal support of seafarers worldwide, SRI (Seafarers’ Rights International) has launched a Charter of Good Practice for the Provision of Legal Services to Seafarers. “For seafarers, seeking the advice of a lawyer can be one of the most stressful events of their...
July 8th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Breaking news for the MOL Comfort

Breaking news for the MOL Comfort
The fore part of “MOL Comfort” on fire We are receiving news and expect also the official ones we receive from MOL via Image Line to re-confirm the following: Indian Coast Guard pollution response vessel, “ICGS Samudra Prahari” has arrived on scene to assist in the firefighting efforts...
July 8th, 2013 | Breaking News, Maritime Accidents | Read More

IMO turns to DNV for US gas fuel report

IMO turns to DNV for US gas fuel report
The IMO has selected DNV to gather knowledge about the potential of LNG powered shipping in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and identify the necessary conditions for the successful implementation of LNG as a fuel source in the region. Natural gas is a widely available fuel across North...
July 8th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IMO, LNG | Read More

Business Development Manager Appointed to Secure New Maritime Security Relationships as part of Company Expansion Plans

Business Development Manager Appointed to Secure New Maritime Security Relationships as part of Company Expansion Plans
Leading maritime security consultancy Eos Risk Management Ltd. has recruited an exciting new addition to their fold. Mr Randy Esposito has been appointed as Senior Manager, Business Development as part of their plans to expand Eos’s reach within the global maritime and offshore security sector. Mr...
July 8th, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

ITF launches resource pack for tackling HIV/AIDS in ports worldwide

ITF launches resource pack for tackling HIV/AIDS in ports worldwide
The ITF HQ’s in London 8 July 2013 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will release a new tool for unions fighting the negative effects of HIV/AIDS in the world’s ports today. The official launch will take place at the ITF dockers’ section conference in Chicago,...
July 8th, 2013 | Health and Safety, ITF, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The shipping markets: Be vigilant on the shipping markets and beyond…

The shipping markets: Be vigilant on the shipping markets and beyond…
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Lilian Margaritis of SBC TV last Friday the 5th f July 2013; please log below, listen and comment: Faraclas briefly explained why the improvement of the BDI by 200 points was short-lived and what is yet...
July 8th, 2013 | Company Profiles, Defense, European Union, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Sanctions | Read More

Cyprus flag: a flag of progress and quality

Cyprus flag: a flag of progress and quality
Cyprus flag: A flag of progress and quality, by Esme Palas In the small Island of Cyprus “Shipping is almost as old as time itself “. With an ideal geographical location at the crossroads of three continents Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa, Cyprus has been constantly striving for perfection...
July 8th, 2013 | Associations, Flags, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Antwerp port strike ends following agreement over dockers’ work

Antwerp port strike ends following agreement over dockers’ work
Belgian dockers were on strike for six days 8 July 2013  –  A strike in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium which began after union delegates were refused entry to a warehouse during a routine inspection, has come to an end. ITF- and ETF-affiliated unions ACV Transcom, ABVV-BTB, ACLVB were all involved...
July 8th, 2013 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

IMO Secretary-General meets new IACS chairman

IMO Secretary-General meets new IACS chairman
​IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu met mid-last week* with the new Chairman of IACS, Mr. Roberto Cazzulo, Chairman of RINA Services. Mr. Sekimizu congratulated Mr. Cazzulo on his appointment and expressed his appreciation to IACS for its long and ongoing support of IMO’s work on maritime safety,...
July 8th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IMO | Read More

Wimbledon: Game, set, match for a Briton after 77 years on 7/7!

Wimbledon: Game, set, match for a Briton after 77 years on 7/7!
Andy Murray, picture by Cavan Pawson from the Evening Standard Andy Murray did it, yes he did and  now claims one of the most memorable days in British sports history alleviating the pain for many people after the 7/7 terrorist attack. The last time a Briton won Wimbledon was in 1936 with Fred Perry!...
July 7th, 2013 | Sports | 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, New Orleans, Louisiana – LMR closed from HOP to MM-8 AHOP due to sunk vessel * Turkey, Bosporus – News bulletin from Bosphorus DATE: July 07, 2013 COUNTRY: United States PORT: New Orleans,...
July 7th, 2013 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Silhouettes by Nariman Fadakar

Silhouettes by Nariman Fadakar
Nariman Fadakar with Demetra Papachristou Silhouettes Over 250 arts/fashion faithful defying the afternoon heat wave attended the private view for the Wearable Art exhibition where contemporary artist Nariman Fadakar presented his collection of paintings in the form of graphic art. A special technotropy...
July 7th, 2013 | Accessories, Art and auctions, Fashion | Read More