Archive for October, 2013

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: * Nigeria, all ports – Holidays declared for Eid-el-Kabir * Yemen, all ports – Attack on vessel south-west of Socotra * Oman, Port Sultan Qaboos – Port to cease commercial vessel activities * India,...
October 11th, 2013 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Willard Marine wins orders to supply patrol boats to international navies

Willard Marine wins orders to supply patrol boats to international navies
Anaheim, Calif., – October 2013 –  (Marine NewsWire) Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, is emerging as a leading supplier of patrol boats for international navies. Recent sales include the Lebanon Armed Forces, Egyptian navy, Ukrainian navy and Iraqi navy, under...
October 11th, 2013 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

INTERMEPA Steering Committee meets in Limassol

INTERMEPA Steering Committee meets in Limassol
George A. Tsavliris On the occasion of Maritime Cyprus 2013, the Annual Meeting of the Steering Committee of INTERMEPA, the International Marine Environment Protection Association, took place under the chairmanship of George Tsavliris, in Limassol, Cyprus on Monday 7 October. Present at the meeting,...
October 11th, 2013 | Associations, Environment | Read More

ILO confirmed to speak at ICHCA seminar

ILO confirmed to speak at ICHCA seminar
  HQS The Wellington London, October 2013 – Frank Leys, Ports Specialist at the International Labour Organisation (ILO), has been confirmed as the latest member of an expert panel of speakers at ICHCA International’s seminar “Understanding the new IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Pratice for Packing...
October 11th, 2013 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR | Read More

ITF and ETF back Sofia airport workers

ITF and ETF back Sofia airport workers
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the ETF (European Transport Workers’ Federation) today pledged their support for workers at Sofia airport. The two organisations are sounding the alarm after receiving information allegETFing that the management...
October 11th, 2013 | Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Extension of GAC-OMA network agreement to include Ivory Coast

Extension of GAC-OMA network agreement to include Ivory Coast
GAC Ghana’s Managing Director Neale Proctor (far left) poses with GAC-OMA colleagues Sam Edmund (Country Manager, Ghana), Ian Treder (Business Manager, Europe) and Gary Miller (Group Managing Director, OMA West Africa), following the announcement GAC-OMA’s operations to include the Ivory...
October 11th, 2013 | News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Strategies for a sustainable recovery dominate agenda at Shipping & The Law 2013

Strategies for a sustainable recovery dominate agenda at Shipping & The Law 2013
  Dr. Emanuele Grimaldi, Avv. Francesco S. Lauro Experts from shipowning, legal, insurance and finance sectors gather in Naples to debate shipping’s future direction Naples,  October 10, 2013. Speakers and panellists at the fourth Shipping and Law conference underlined the need for shipping to...
October 10th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, Trade and Commerce | 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, Freeport, Texas – Updated daylight hours * Oman, Port Sultan Qaboos – Port closure for Eid Al Adah holiday * India, Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) – Drafter restrictions amended at anchorage *...
October 10th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

French dominate home waters despite capsize

French dominate home waters despite capsize
Wednesday, October 10 – Day 2: Semaine Olympique Française, La Rochelle French dominate home waters despite capsize The second day of the inaugural Semaine Olympique Française in La Rochelle saw the fleets in the ten Olympic classes racing through thrills, spills and huge wind shifts. The fifth...
October 10th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MANP terminal near Moscow launches regular rail services to remote Russian provinces

MANP terminal near Moscow launches regular rail services to remote Russian provinces
MANP inland terminal, 45km south-west of Moscow, has launched regular intermodal services to a range of destinations in inland Russia, including the most remote provinces. MANP inland terminal, 45km south-west of Moscow, has launched regular intermodal services to a range of destinations in inland Russia,...
October 10th, 2013 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Sea School Alabama unveils their new NAUTIS Full-Mission Bridge Simulator

Mobile, AL, USA – October 9th, 2013 – Sea School Mobile, part of Ocean and Coastwise Educational Services Inc. family,  located in Bayou La Batre, AL has just acquired a NAUTIS  Full Mission Bridge Simulator and Instructor Station to enhance the training curriculum for its maritime students....
October 10th, 2013 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Wärtsilä releases another ECA compliant dual-fuel engine to the US market

Wärtsilä releases another ECA compliant dual-fuel engine to the US market
Wärtsilä 20DF Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has now released its Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel  engine for sale in the US market. The engine meets the strict emissions compliance criteria of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier...
October 10th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

‘Captain Phillips’ and the current state of piracy

‘Captain Phillips’, the film about the American seaman played by Tom Hanks and the hijacking of his ship by Somali pirates, will open the London Film Festival tonight, October 9th. Even though piracy off the Horn of Africa seems to have disappeared, the threat is still latent. Piracy has not been...
October 10th, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Cool Logistics Global returns to Rotterdam in 2014

Cool Logistics Global returns to Rotterdam in 2014
Dates announced for 6th global perishables trade, logistics and transport forum London, 09.10.2013 – Following the success of the 5th Cool Logistics Global forum, held this September in Rotterdam, organiser Cool Logistics Resources has announced that the 2014 edition will return to the leading perishables...
October 10th, 2013 | Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Environmental Education at the fore in the city of Thiva

Environmental Education at the fore in the city of Thiva
HELMEPA’s Environmental Exhibition  HELMEPA’sMarine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign began in the city of Thiva on a positive note. The Campaign is being implemented across 12 Greek cities with the support of Lloyd’s Register Foundation* (LRF) and the activities of the Campaign...
October 10th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment | Read More

From the Stock Exchange Appeals Committee: IGE Resources AB

From the Stock Exchange Appeals Committee: IGE Resources AB
10/10/2013 -At a meeting on 9 October 2013, The Stock Exchange Appeals Committee considered an appeal by IGE Resources AB against the resolution passed by Oslo Børs on 29 August 2013 that imposed a fine as set out in the Securities Trading Act § 5-2 (1) for breach of the duty to disclose information...
October 10th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Saudi Ports Authority to speak and exhibit at TOC CSC Middle East

Saudi Ports Authority to speak and exhibit at TOC CSC Middle East
Saudi Ports Authority Director General to give a keynote address at 3rd TOC CSC Middle East conference in Dubai this December London, 10.10.2013 – TOC Events is delighted to announce that Mr. Musaad Bin Abdurahman Al-Drees, Director General, Administration, Saudi Ports Authority will give a keynote...
October 10th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

G6 Alliance implements Asia-Europe Winter Program

HONG KONG,  10 Oct, 2013: Members of the G6 Alliance have announced the withdrawal of eight Asia-Europe sailings from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand over the winter season. The void sailings will be made on the following services: Asia – North Europe services –...
October 10th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces delivery of the Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier m/v Myrsyni

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces delivery of the Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier m/v Myrsyni
ATHENS, GREECE, October 10, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it took delivery of the m/v “Myrsini” (formerly...
October 10th, 2013 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

BV to class largest container ships built in China

BV to class largest container ships built in China
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class three Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCSs) to be built for China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and chartered to French operator CMA CGM. The ships are due for delivery in 2015.  The 16, 000 teu vessels will be the largest...
October 10th, 2013 | Classification Societies | 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: * India, Mumbai – Naval firing practice on 23 October * Singapore, Singapore – Dredging at Benoi Basin * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 09/10/2013 DATE: October 09, 2013 COUNTRY: India PORT:...
October 10th, 2013 | Bunkering, Military, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A quick glimpse from Intermodal Europe 2013

A quick glimpse from Intermodal Europe 2013
Intermodal Europe 2013 at Hamburg – an event worth attending; a sector within hte shipping  industry worth following. Before we bring you over the entire four day events of the 37th Intermodal Europe Exhibition and Conference – this year at Hamburg Messe in Germany, one of the most important...
October 9th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services, Sweden helps Lagerhaus launch in Japan

Greencarrier Freight Services, Sweden helps Lagerhaus launch in Japan
Leading Swedish interior design company Lagerhaus has chosen Greencarrier Freight Services, Sweden to handle the logistics for its first shop outside Sweden. The shop will open in the department store APITA Nishiyamato in the Nagoya-Osaka area, Japan on 9 October. Lagerhaus has been working closely...
October 9th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

…to Father Elbe

…to Father Elbe
A view of some of the old Captains mansions in Elbterrassen – photo by Anny Zade Down Hamburg memory sea-lane…. After  57 years of …absence, and despite visiting Germany very often,  managed to visit Hamburg, the German port of ports on the occasion of Intermodal Europe 2013, which brought...
October 9th, 2013 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Pensions, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

From Father Thames’ Waverley evening Cruise…

From Father Thames’ Waverley  evening Cruise…
The Classic Annual Evening Cruise onboard the last Sea-Going Paddle Steamer in the World, The “Waverley”,  took place last Friday – one of the most lovely weather-wise evenings ever experienced! RINA London Branch with its spearheads Jonathan Morley and Peter Jenkins  and over 80 new and old...
October 9th, 2013 | Charity, Events, IMarEST, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More