Archive for October, 2013

Zamakona Yards delivers the “RONJA POLARIS” to Sølvstrans

Zamakona Yards delivers the “RONJA POLARIS” to Sølvstrans
Zamakona Yards delivers the Live Fish Carrier RONJA POLARIS to Sølvtrans AS at the shipyard in Bilbao – Spain to the satisfaction to the Owners and the Norwegian Regulatory bodies for food transportation. This ship is the first of the two sister vessels. Mr Roger CEO of Sølvtrans AS said on delivery...
October 18th, 2013 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stores and Provisions | Read More

Stipanovic rules and men’s 470 leaders ready for gold fight in Qingdao

Stipanovic rules and men’s 470 leaders ready for gold fight in Qingdao
Date: Friday 18 October 2013 – The action will heat up on the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao with equations and what ifs running through sailors heads after an intriguing penultimate day of racing in Qingdao, China. Light winds and a strong current made racing a tricky affair for...
October 18th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | 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, Baltimore, Maryland – ILO work stoppage: Update (18 October) * Singapore, Singapore – Construction of Changi East Finger Extension * Singapore, Jurong Port – Submarine cable repairs...
October 18th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Which strategies and regions? Asian Alternative Investments Network calls Tokyo event to debate best investment bets to ride out 2013

Which strategies and regions? Asian Alternative Investments Network calls Tokyo event to debate best investment bets to ride out 2013
Ryan Holland Investment professionals who face a baffling market will be looking for clues on the way forward at an imminent event in Tokyo.  They have watched the budget chaos in Washington keep the anxiety pot boiling – and tremors from that direction are not over yet. BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia,...
October 18th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

George A. Tsavliris is elected Chairman of CYMEPA

George A. Tsavliris is elected Chairman of CYMEPA
George A. Tsavliris Following the successful Maritime Cyprus 2013 Conference, the Cyprus Maritime Environment Protection Association (CYMEPA) hosted their 21st Annual General Meeting on the 8th October in Limassol, Cyprus, to discuss important issues on the CYMEPA agenda. During this meeting it gives...
October 18th, 2013 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Marine geoengineering including ocean fertilization to be regulated under amendments to international treaty

Marine geoengineering including ocean fertilization to be regulated under amendments to international treaty
The IMO HQ’s at Albert Embankment 35th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Convention) and 8th meeting of Contracting Parties to the 1996 Protocol thereto (London Protocol) (LC34/LP6):...
October 18th, 2013 | Environment, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Date for the 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Date for the 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, October 18, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 are scheduled to be released before the opening...
October 18th, 2013 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Delays causing hardship for shipowners and charterers

Delays causing hardship for shipowners and charterers
Bill Milligan Strike Club’s Warning The news this week that a longshoremen’s strike had effectively stopped cargo operations at the port of Baltimore, a major hub for foreign car imports into the US, underlines a new warning by The Strike Club. Strikes by stevedores continue to dominate the list...
October 18th, 2013 | P and I Clubs, Strikes | Read More

Jamaica visit identifies Canadian opportunities

Jamaica visit identifies Canadian opportunities
The Hon. Anthony Hylton Jamaica and Canada could both benefit from increased trade generated through the planned Jamaica Logistics Hub, according to Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon G. Anthony Hylton who led a ten-day trade mission to Canada. Potential synergies between...
October 18th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Interferry forum urges pro-active approach to industry challenges

Interferry forum urges pro-active approach to industry challenges
A view from the conference hall More than 250 top-level delegates attended trade association Interferry’s 38th annual conference in Malta to debate the major factors affecting ferry operations around the world.  Under a new format mixing presentations with panel discussions and audience input, the...
October 18th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Even when we’re laughing, we’re being serious

Even when we’re laughing, we’re being serious
Even When We’re Laughing We’re Being Serious. Resin cast, aluminum hydroxide, wood. By Misha Milovanovich, Even when we’re laughing, we’re being serious – new works by London artist Misha Milovanovich are by turn romantic and anti-romantic,  By James Brewer Psychedelia! Multiple...
October 17th, 2013 | Art and auctions | Read More

Securing our energy future highlighted at Offshore Energy 2013

Securing our energy future highlighted at Offshore Energy 2013
Ko Colijn, Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, the Association of Dutch Suppliers in the Oil and Gas Industry and Coert van Zijll Langhout, Managing Director of Offshore Energy’s organizer Navingo BV, Offshore Energy 2013 Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of Ko...
October 17th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions | Read More

World’s riskiest cities

World’s riskiest cities
Tokyo, Japan moments after the devastating eartquake Tokyo tops the list of cities most at risk of natural catastrophes, according to new research that compares exposures of cities around the world. (Source; Lloyd’s of London) The world’s most exposed urban area is the Tokyo-Yokohama region where...
October 17th, 2013 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, People and Places, 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: * Worldwide – Piracy at sea falls to lowest level in 7 years: IMB * United States, all ports – Agreement reached to end government shutdown * United States, Freeport, Texas – Return to basic operations *...
October 17th, 2013 | Holidays, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CMB – Third Quarter Results 2013

CMB  – Third Quarter Results 2013
Herebelow please find attached for your information the latest press release issued on CMB’s (Compagnie Maritime Belge, the maritime group with its registered offices in Antwerp) relating to the company’s Third quarter results 2013.Please log here: resultaten 30.09.2013 ENG
October 17th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Winner of TT Club Sponsored Young Freight Forwarder – Award Announced

Winner of TT Club Sponsored Young Freight Forwarder – Award Announced
Janna Van Burgeler 17 October, 2013 – The 2013 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award has been presented to German forwarder Janna Van Burgeler at a ceremony during the FIATA Congress in Singapore.  Earlier this year, entrants from all over the world submitted papers focusing...
October 17th, 2013 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, People and Places | Read More

TT Talk – Protecting your supply chain – refrigerants

TT Talk – Protecting your supply chain – refrigerants
TT Talk – Protecting your supply chain – refrigerants Date: 15/10/2013 (Source: TT Talk 180) The Container Owners Association (COA) has now launched its ‘COA Reefer Service Facility Directory’, a database of reefer service companies. Shipping lines would be prudent to ensure that suppliers...
October 17th, 2013 | Books, Container shipping, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Regulatory | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast
ATHENS, GREECE, October 17, 2013 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 are scheduled to be released before the opening of the U.S....
October 17th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Focus and Fitness tested in Qingdao

Focus and Fitness tested in Qingdao
Thursday 17 October 2013 – Sailors focus and fitness were tested on the fourth day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao as a teasing light southerly breeze played its way across the race tracks. Qingdao has showcased a whole host of conditions taking the 131 sailors from 24 nations from...
October 17th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Industrial relations collective, the International Bargaining Forum, marks landmark tenth year as it enters new round of negotiations

Industrial relations collective, the International Bargaining Forum, marks landmark tenth year as it enters new round of negotiations
The ITF HQ’s in London 17 October 2013 – ST. PETERSBURG – This week the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) has commenced a new round of negotiations, marking the tenth year of industrial relations between the Forum’s members. The IBF was formed in 2003 as a mechanism for collective...
October 17th, 2013 | ITF | Read More

Hill Dickinson’s Marine Trade and Energy team announces promotions

Hill Dickinson’s Marine Trade and Energy team announces promotions
Kamal Mukhi Hill Dickinson is pleased to announce the promotion of Kamal Mukhi of its commodities team to the position of Legal Director, with effect from 1 October, 2013. In addition, seven members of its highly successful marine, trade and energy team have been promoted to the position of Associate....
October 17th, 2013 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal | Read More

Martek delivers emissions monitoring system so complex no competitor would even quote

Martek delivers emissions monitoring system so complex no competitor would even quote
Martek Marine has delivered the most sophisticated emissions monitoring system ever built for marine use to Daewoo for the world’s largest Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The 173, 400m3 vessel, which can also function as an LNG carrier, is due for delivery in May 2014 when it will...
October 17th, 2013 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s Register unveils market-focused technological innovations at its GTC research lab and LRED Training Academy opening event

Lloyd’s Register unveils market-focused technological innovations at its GTC research lab and LRED Training Academy opening event
Leading independent assurance company, Lloyd’s Register (LR) unveils market-focused technological innovations at the opening of its Global Technology Centre (GTC) research lab and LR Energy – Drilling (LRED) Training Academy today in Singapore. Each initiative further extends LR’s contribution...
October 17th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Carnival Corporation & plc chooses Marioff for an extensive HI-FOG® maintenance frame agreement

Carnival Corporation & plc chooses Marioff for an extensive HI-FOG® maintenance frame agreement
HELSINKI, Finland, 17th October — Marioff has signed a five-year frame agreement for maintenance services with Carnival Corporation & plc. The agreement covers servicing and maintaining HI-FOG® water mist fire suppression systems already installed onboard 66 cruise vessels owned by Carnival Corporation...
October 17th, 2013 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Dynamic Oil Trading continues growth with new appointment

Dynamic Oil Trading continues growth with new appointment
Nic Tan Nic Tan joins Singapore-based worldwide bunker trading team Singapore, 16 October 2013 – Dynamic Oil Trading, the global trading company for marine fuels and lubricants, has announced the appointment of Nic Tan as a bunker trader in their Singapore office. Nic Tan has started working...
October 16th, 2013 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR | Read More