Archive for September, 2013

Thai unions challenge climate change

Thai unions challenge climate change
ITF Thai affiliates came together for a climate change seminar in Bangkok last week. Between 20-22 August, 22 participants from eight transport unions looked at the impact and causes of climate change – and the role transport workers can play in the struggle for sustainable transport. Attendees were...
September 1st, 2013 | ITF | 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: 1-14 September 2013 * Indonesia, Dumai – Pilotage and towage tariffs to rise * Venezuela, all ports – New tariffs for oil terminals DATE: August 31, 2013 COUNTRY:...
September 1st, 2013 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

London Gateway begins haulier registration

London Gateway begins haulier registration
London Gateway begins haulier registration The hauler registration procedure for London Gateway has started. The registration of hauliers will allow London Gateway to maintain a safe and efficient working environment when the operations start with the port opens in Q4 this year. To register with the...
September 1st, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A happy time for Somali Pirates

A happy time for Somali Pirates
Iro J. Theophanides A happy time for Somali Pirates,   by Iro J. Theophanides Strategic director of Unics Ltd. A strike to Assad’s arsenal may have a possible domino effect in the entire Middle East. If so, most of the naval units which provide a protective shield for the steaming of Merchant vessels...
September 1st, 2013 | News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Masters of merchant vessels need to put heightened security in place

Masters of merchant vessels need to put heightened security in place
Heightened security should be implemented now on all merchant ships transiting the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean, a UK Maritime security company has warned. The warning comes after reports that the “Cosco Asia”, a Panamanian registered ship, was attacked on Saturday while transiting...
September 1st, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More

Market blues et al

Market blues et al
John Faraclas outside the Greek Parliament: Watch this space… Once again the John Faraclas live interview to Lilian Margaritis took place at the SBC TV studios last Thursday the 29th  of August 2013, and was primarily focused on the markets, war, maritime tourism, the  Greek coastal services...
September 1st, 2013 | Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Markets, News | Read More