Archive for November, 2013

Hellenic Armed Forces Day 2013

Hellenic Armed Forces Day 2013
Hellenic Centre’s Christina Vagioti, Captain (HN) Apostolos Trivlidis, his wife Mrs. Marianna Stamati, and Captain Michael Kounoupas At a full house in London’s Hellenic Centre, on Thursday the 21st of November, the Hellenic Defence Attaché Captain (HN) Apostolos Trivlidis and his wife Mrs....
November 30th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Defense, Events, Military | Read More

Santé to Bureau Veritas

Santé to Bureau Veritas
Yannis Calogeras, Philippe Donche-Gay and Philippe Boisson Bureau Veritas Beaujolais Party 2013 With more than 300 guests from the entire spectrum of the Square Mile’s shipping world, this year’s event at the historic Trinity House was yet another memorable milestone! Given that four more receptions...
November 30th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Events, Food and Drink | 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 December 2013 * Panama, Panama Canal – Temporary reduction of booking slots DATE: November 30, 2013 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 December 2013 Public holidays...
November 30th, 2013 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska

Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska
Atlantic, Oil on canvas, By Maya Brodzinska Lines driven by movement and energy: the captivating contemporary paintings of London artist Maya Brodzinska,  By James Brewer Some of the most exciting contemporary artists are all the more intriguing because they are so hard to classify. Among them is Maya...
November 30th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

ITF demands protection for dock leader after attempt on his life

ITF demands protection for dock leader after attempt on his life
The ITF HQ’s in London 29 November 2013 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has demanded the reinstatement of protection for a dock workers’ union leader in Guatemala whose life is in danger. The ITF acted following an attack on the family of Lázaro Ramos, who is...
November 29th, 2013 | HR, ITF | Read More

The squeeze on Europe’s coastline continues

The squeeze on Europe’s coastline continues
Photo image credit and copyright by Don Sutherland European Environment Agency reports and advises:  Europe’s coastal regions are increasingly vital for its economy, yet their natural assets on which it depends continue to degrade. This is according to a new report from the European Environment...
November 29th, 2013 | Climate, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Geneva to host gathering of tanker trade executives

Geneva to host gathering of tanker trade executives
An exclusive meeting of top executives from the tanker sector will take place next Friday, 6th December, in Geneva at the Tradewinds Charterers’ Forum. The morning forum, to be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, will bring together key players from all sectors of the business to stimulate discussion...
November 29th, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Official discussions on the current review of Greece’s stabilization program to resume in early December

Official discussions on the current review of Greece’s stabilization program to resume in early December
Greece Macro Monitor (28 Nov 2013) Official discussions on the current review of Greece’s stabilization program to resume in early December Pending issues & progress attained thus far  This report* constitutes an update of our November 14th Greece Macro Monitor “5th troika review of Greece’s...
November 29th, 2013 | Banking, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RORO 2014

RORO 2014
RORO 2014 Date of event: 24-26 June 2014 Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and networking opportunities. It will be an essential visit for any logistics professional involved in the movement of cargo using...
November 29th, 2013 | Car trade, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2014

Intermodal Europe 2014
Intermodal Europe 2014 Date of event: 11-13 November 2014 Intermodal Europe is the must-attend event that brings the intermodal industry together. Visitors will have the opportunity to network with leading figures from the entire logistics supply chain. Unlike many industry shows Intermodal Europe is...
November 29th, 2013 | Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2014

Intermodal Asia 2014
Intermodal Asia 2014 Date of event: 1-3 April 2014 Intermodal Asia will be the event that brings Asia’s container industry together. The free-to-attend exhibition and conference will be the place for manufacturers, suppliers and end users of intermodal solutions to meet, discuss and do business. The...
November 29th, 2013 | Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Core Bank posted pre-tax profit of EUR 139 million after nine months

Core Bank posted pre-tax profit of EUR 139 million after nine months
Core Bank has thus been profitable for past five quarters New business up nine percent to EUR 4.9 billion. Restructuring Unit recorded a loss of EUR -271 million before taxes As expected, the Group posted a loss of EUR -104 million Core Tier 1 capital ratio further improved to a high level, i.e. 12.1...
November 29th, 2013 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Changes to fees on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Nordic ABM

Changes to fees on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Nordic ABM
Changes to fees on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Nordic ABM For: Issuers of securities listed on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Nordic ABM Date: 29/11/2013 Please find link below to circular No. 5/2013 setting out the changes to the fees for bonds and certificates listed on Oslo Børs and Nordic ABM, and for...
November 29th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

Tundra MDS ISO/PAS 28007 Certification

Tundra MDS ISO/PAS 28007 Certification
Tundra Maritime Defense Services ISO/PAS 28007:2012 Certification 29th November 2013 Tundra Maritime Defense Services (MDS), the maritime division of Tundra Group, is proud to announce it has been certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) to ISO/PAS 28007, the Guidelines for Private Maritime...
November 29th, 2013 | Defense, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | 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: * Indonesia, Merak – Terminal operations during monsoon season * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dredging at Yau Ma Tei Seafront * Singapore, Singapore – Core penetration test DATE: November 29, 2013 COUNTRY:...
November 29th, 2013 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Cornes partnership with MARIS reaps first ECDIS reward

Cornes partnership with MARIS reaps first ECDIS reward
MARIS Training The first contract has been secured under a new strategic alliance between maritime electronics specialist MARIS and Japanese high-tech powerhouse Cornes & Co., Ltd. The contract covers the delivery of ECDIS for the entire vessel fleet controlled by an unspecified Tokyo-based ship...
November 29th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

SPNL’s “Future London” initiative…

SPNL’s “Future London” initiative…
TEAM READY. Standing at the Royal Exchange meeting point Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) “Future London” initiative concludes with a walk to discover London’s maritime mysteries As a Thank You gesture to the particpants in the SPNL FutureLondon initiative, a guided walk to discover...
November 29th, 2013 | Charity, Clubs, Events, News, People and Places, Shipping Centers | Read More

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council
IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council Assembly: 28th session, 26 November to 4 December 2013 November 29, 2013 The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of its Council for the 2014-2015 biennium: Category (a) 10 States with the largest...
November 29th, 2013 | Breaking News, European Union, Events, IMO, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, UN | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., fixes m/v Triton with Bunge

Diana Shipping Inc., fixes m/v Triton with Bunge
Diana Shipping Inc., announces time charter contract for m/v Triton with Bunge – ATHENS, GREECE, November 29, 2013 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time...
November 29th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Date announced for LISW 2015

Date announced for LISW 2015
Date announced for London International Shipping Weeek 2015  Following the success of this year’s inaugural event, the date for the next London International Shipping Week (LISW) has been announced. London International Shipping Week 2015 will take place from September 7 to 11, 2015. Already maritime...
November 29th, 2013 | Shipping Centers | Read More

ITIC warning for ship managers on unsuitable cargoes

ITIC warning for ship managers on unsuitable cargoes
ITIC* has warned ship managers of the potentially severe financial implications of nominating unsuitable ships for the carriage of specific cargoes. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC cites the case of a commercial ship manager which fixed a ship for a voyage of 4, 000 metric tonnes of...
November 29th, 2013 | Associations, Chartering, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

UKHO launches new edition of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications

Bringing simplicity, flexibility and speed to passage planning and navigation The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office has launched its latest edition of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP), Version 14. Free as an upgrade to existing users and available as a 3 month free trial to new customers, ADP v14...
November 29th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Klaipeda: Port of the month!

Klaipeda: Port of the month!
An aerial view of the Port of Klaipeda Port of the month: Port of Klaipėda  There is the common saying “when you have seen one port, you have seen one port”. To help you discovering Europe’s seaports and understand their differences, ESPO intends to start its monthly overview by presenting you...
November 29th, 2013 | News, Ports & Terminals | 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: * Singapore, Sembawang – Repair & restoration to seawall at Sungei Sembawang * Singapore, all ports – Annual Administrative Fee Scheme * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dolphin Survey off airport * Bunker...
November 28th, 2013 | Bunkering, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bridge Energy to be delisted from Oslo Børs

Bridge Energy to be delisted from Oslo Børs
 28/11/2013 –  Oslo Børs has decided to delist the shares of Bridge Energy ASA. The last day of listing will be on 28 November 2013.  Oslo Børs has received an application from Bridge Energy ASA for delisting of the company’s shares. Pursuant to Continuing Obligations section 15.1...
November 28th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More