Archive for October, 2013

Oslo Børs VPS will introduce shorter settlement cycle in October 2014

Oslo Børs VPS will introduce shorter settlement cycle in October 2014
25/10/2013 – Oslo Børs VPS has decided to introduce T+2 with effect from 6 October 2014. This means that securities will be settled on the investor’s account in VPS two days after the transaction has taken place and consequently that the seller will receive payment after two days. Current...
October 25th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

The inauguration of the “HELMEPA Junior” Art Exhibition at the Hellenic Maritime Museum

The inauguration of the “HELMEPA Junior” Art Exhibition at the Hellenic Maritime Museum
  The President of the Hellenic Maritime Museum delivers her opening address at the Inauguration of the Exhibition. On Wednesday, 23 October at the Hellenic Maritime Museum in Piraeus, children-members of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program, together with the President of the Hellenic Maritime Museum...
October 25th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Environment | Read More

Public listing of REC Solar ASA at Oslo Børs

Public listing of REC Solar ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of REC Solar ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 28/08/2013 Accepted date: 25/09/2013 Listing date: 25/10/2013 Ticker: RECSOL REC is a leading global provider of solar energy solutions. With more than 15 years of experience, we offer high-quality solar products, project...
October 25th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

An exclusive partnership to provide logistics and security services…

Griffin Kinetic, (GK) (www.griffinkinetic.com) one of the world’s largest Marine Logistics Companies, and Tundra Maritime Defence Services, (Tundra MDS) (www.tundramds.com) a premiere Maritime Security provider, are delighted to announce an exclusive partnership to provide logistics and security services...
October 24th, 2013 | Logistics, Safety and Security | 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 – Port construction contract awarded * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Cheung Chau Typhoon Shelter submarine...
October 24th, 2013 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Navis to cooperate with Aker Arctic on dynamic positioning systems for icebreakers and ice-class vessels

Navis to cooperate with Aker Arctic on dynamic positioning systems for icebreakers and ice-class vessels
Navis Engineering Oy and Aker Arctic Technology Inc have signed a scientific and technical co-operation agreement covering the joint development of technology for dynamic positioning (DP) systems for icebreakers and ice-class vessels.The agreement was signed in St Petersburg during NEVA 2013 at the end...
October 24th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Technology | Read More

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee focuses on newbuilding and IACS issues

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee focuses on newbuilding and IACS issues
All Members of the Hellenic Advisory Committee that participated RINA’s Hellenic Advisory Committee meeting for 2013 was organized by RINA Hellas and took place on Tuesday the 8th of October 2013 at “TATOΪ Club” in Athens. The Hellenic Advisory Committee Members and distinguished guests were welcomed...
October 24th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Technical | Read More

Twenty years in research and consultancy recognised by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

Twenty years in research and consultancy recognised by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
Dr. Jason Devereux, Principal Consultant from Lloyd’s Register, has been elected as Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, formerly the Ergonomics Society, for demonstrating outstanding achievement over the past 20 years in consultancy, research and post-graduate teaching. Dr. Devereux...
October 24th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping?

United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping?
Mark Brownrigg and Jim Davis United industry needs a united Government – what next for UK shipping? UK Chamber chief offers answers at IMIF event British shipping interests have been buoyed by what they see as a new and constructive approach by the Government towards their industry. Speaking in London...
October 24th, 2013 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government | Read More

Kidnapping of US citizens off Nigeria was avoidable

Kidnapping of US citizens off Nigeria was avoidable
Damian-McCormack-Special-Projects-Manager-at-GoAGT-supervising-the-City-Guild-MSO-instruction-course-at-the-training-centre-in-Galle-Sri-Lanka The attack on a US-flagged platform supply vessel C-Retriever by pirates off Nigeria’s coast, which resulted in two US citizens being kidnapped, could have...
October 24th, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism | 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, Grangemouth – Petrochemical plant to close * United States, all ports – Customs and Border Protection system issues * Philippines, all ports – Changes to air traffic control radar...
October 23rd, 2013 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Alternative Energy Projects covered

Alternative Energy Projects covered
Wed 23 Oct 2013 – Lloyd’s is providing risk transfer expertise for pioneering renewable energy projects around the world. (source: Lloyd’s of London).- Lloyd’s coverholder GCube, which underwrites on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates, along with German reinsurer Munich RE, have been appointed...
October 23rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

She Landed by Moonlight

She Landed by Moonlight
She Landed by Moonlight. The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witheringto, ‘the real Charlotte Gray’ by Carole Seymour-Jones Book review by Jonathan Walker* Vera Atkins of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) mapped the destiny of every one of her missing female agents at the end of World War II. In...
October 23rd, 2013 | Books | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor wins a EUR 37 million order…

Cargotec’s MacGregor wins a EUR 37 million order…
Cargotec’s MacGregor wins a EUR 37 million order for 45 electric winches from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries    CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 23 OCTOBER 2013 AT 10 A.M. (EEST)   Cargotec’s MacGregor has won an order worth approximately EUR 37 million for 45 electric winches from Hyundai Samho...
October 23rd, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Satire and sensitivity: Royal Academy brilliantly honours Honoré Daumier in its latest show

Satire and sensitivity: Royal Academy brilliantly honours Honoré Daumier in its latest show
Lunch in the Country. By Daumier. Oil on panel. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Photo (c) National Museum of Wales Satire and sensitivity: Royal Academy brilliantly honours Honoré Daumier in its latest show,  By James Brewer  One of the world’s greatest satirists by dint of his outrageous caricatures,...
October 23rd, 2013 | Art and auctions | Read More

TT Club Sees Latin American Trade Growth Creating Infrastructure Challenges

TT Club Sees Latin American Trade Growth Creating Infrastructure Challenges
  Dan Negron Speaking at the recent TOC Americas Conference in Miami TT Club’s Senior Underwriter, Dan Negron outlined his views on future Latin American trade growth and the pressures that this will create on the region’s transport infrastructure. London & Jersey City, NJ:  23 October...
October 23rd, 2013 | P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Realising the Full Asset Value

Realising the Full Asset Value
Innovation and collaboration head agenda-setting  programme next week at  SPE Intelligent Energy Conference & Exhibition in Dubai The countdown is gathering pace to SPE Intelligent Energy’s global conference in Dubai fromOctober 28-30, where delegates will gather to analyse and debate cutting...
October 23rd, 2013 | Energy | Read More

A Northern European Shipping CSR Event

A Northern European Shipping CSR Event
The BIMCO House On 12 November 2013, the Northern European Shipping CSR Symposium – Making the Business Case for a Sustainable Shipping Industry, will take place at the Culture Wharf at Helsingør/ Elsinor, Denmark. Funded by The Nippon Foundation, the Japanese International Transport Institute (JITI),...
October 23rd, 2013 | Academia, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility | Read More

IMO/IPIECA Global Initiative to hold its flagship oil spill response conference for west, central and southern Africa in November 2013

IMO/IPIECA Global Initiative to hold its flagship oil spill response conference for west, central and southern Africa in November 2013
The IMO HQ’s at Albert Embankment IMO/IPIECA Global Initiative to hold its flagship oil spill response conference forwest, central and southern Africa in November 2013 The biennial Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF Project) will be held...
October 23rd, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMO, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ISRA welcomes new EU regulation

October 23, 2013 – The International Ship Recycling Association (ISRA) congratulates the European Parliament with the overwhelming number of votes with which the new Regulation was adopted yesterday. Chairman of ISRA Adem Simsek: “ This is great news for all the yards which have invested in...
October 23rd, 2013 | Associations, Environment, HR, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ITF speaks out in support of Grangemouth refinery workers

ITF speaks out in support of Grangemouth refinery workers
The ITF HQ’s in London 23 October 2013 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has described as outrageous the decision to close the Grangemouth petrochemical facility with the probable loss of over 700 jobs. The ITF stands ready to offer all lawful support to ensure Unite...
October 23rd, 2013 | Energy, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ICS launches new website

ICS launches new website
  Simon Bennett The principal international trade association for shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has launched a new website, see www.ics-shipping.org The updated ICS website has been designed to work on tablets and on other mobile devices. In addition to news about ICS’s...
October 23rd, 2013 | International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, News, Press and Media | Read More

“Paradise Cruise & Ferry Holding” to acquire the second vessel for Black Sea fleet

“Paradise Cruise & Ferry Holding” to acquire the second vessel for Black Sea fleet
The “Poseidon Express” October 2013  – The fleet of an international company- ferry operator “Paradise Cruise & Ferry” has acquired the second cargo- passenger vessel, m/v “Poseidon Express”, Ro-Pax class. M/v “Poseidon Express” to be purchased from Messrs. Finnlines...
October 23rd, 2013 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Short-sea shipping, Tourism | Read More

GAC rig move brings Hercules Triumph from Sri Lanka to India

GAC rig move brings Hercules Triumph from Sri Lanka to India
  The oil rig “Hercules Triumph” Sri Lanka, 23rd Oct 2013 – GAC Sri Lanka has completed the movement of offshore drilling rig Hercules Triumph from the port of Trincomalee to India. The rig, owned by Hercules Offshore, Inc., USA, is now safely anchored at Kakinada, ready to start...
October 23rd, 2013 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC: GloBal TestNet group launched

Hot Port News from GAC: GloBal TestNet group launched
HOT PORT NEWS from GAC Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – GloBal TestNet group launched DATE: October 22, 2013 COUNTRY: Worldwide A new formal group of organizations involved in testing for the certification of ballast water treatment...
October 22nd, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More