Archive for March, 2014

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: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Strike update (26 March) * United States, Houston, Texas – Texas City Y incident response update (26 March) * United States, Delaware River – End of Ice Season * United Arab...
March 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Familiar Faces To Resume Sailing World Cup Battles In Mallorca

Familiar Faces To Resume Sailing World Cup Battles In Mallorca
Over 850 sailors will be ready to fight hard for 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca – Trofeo Princesa Sofia honours when racing commences on 31 March through to 5 April. Fifty nations will be represented across one Paralympic and ten Olympic events at the fourth of five World Cup Regattas of the...
March 26th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Vardia Insurance Group for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Vardia Insurance Group for listing
26/03/2014 – At its meeting on 26 March 2014, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in Vardia Insurance Group ASA to listing. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the requirement for the number of shareholders as set out...
March 26th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Statistics | Read More

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal
On 23 May 2013, the Commission adopted the Port Regulation proposal. Almost one year later, the Parliament decided not to vote anymore on the proposal before the European elections. How to read this postponement? What will happen after the elections? What is happening in the Council? How is the Commission...
March 26th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

IMO MEPC meets for 66th session

IMO MEPC meets for 66th session
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meets for 66th session The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its 66th session from 31 March to 4 April 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London. Items on the agenda include the consideration...
March 26th, 2014 | Climate, EEZ, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014
We bring you herebelow the latest from Inetrmodal Asia 2014, so log on at the link after the WAM news. WAM demonstrates product development at Intermodal Asia WAM (Wireless Asset Management LLC) will be exhibiting for the first time at Intermodal Asia 2014 to introduce the WAM technology...
March 26th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Rowan Renaissance First Vessel Built Using ISQM

Rowan Renaissance First Vessel Built Using ISQM
Christopher Wiernicki A new high-specification ultra-deepwater drillship proves the value of Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM). 26 March 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has achieved an industry first with the...
March 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies | Read More

Nautisk receives DNV GL approval for Neptune Pay As You Sail ENC solution

Nautisk receives DNV GL approval for Neptune Pay As You Sail ENC solution
Peter J. Pran Global chart distributor Nautisk has confirmed DNV GL  approval for its Neptune Pay As You Sail (PAYS) Solution. PAYS enables users to access global ENCs for use with onboard ECDIS systems, whilst only paying for those that are actually used. Peter J Pran, Nautisk Project Manager says: “Despite...
March 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory | Read More

Glander International Bunkering appoints a new Bunker and Lubricant Trader to Singapore office – Rosalind Liu Qi

Glander International Bunkering appoints a new Bunker and Lubricant Trader to Singapore office – Rosalind Liu Qi
  Rosalind Liu Qi Glander International Bunkering, a leading global bunkering and lubricant trading & brokering company, is pleased to announce that Rosalind Liu Qi has joined their Singapore team. Rosalind continues her extensive career as a Bunker and Lubricant Trader with Glander International...
March 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, People and Places | Read More

Greece: Independence Day

Greece:  Independence Day
It is 193 years from the Greek Revolt back in 1821 against the Ottoman yoke which was based on the triumph of the Greek sails! The Greek modern heroes of 1821 defended their modern freedom and democracy (in its proper meaning and not that portrayed by the traitors, infidels and the hoi polloi today)...
March 25th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Events, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, What Others Say | Read More

Cassandras and Catastronomics

Cassandras and Catastronomics
Tuesday 25 March 2014 – The complex concept of “catastronomics” – how diverse multi-trillion dollar catastrophic scenarios could impact the economy – was under the microscope at a University of Cambridge seminar earlier this month. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Hosted by the...
March 25th, 2014 | Civil Unrest, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Hill Dickinson expands its aviation team

Hill Dickinson expands its aviation team
Maria Pittordis International law firm, Hill Dickinson has expanded its Aviation team by 7 this month. Joanna Kolatsis and Saleema Brohi joined the firm on 3 March to head up the Aviation team in London. Joanna and Saleema are both established experts in the aviation sector and were previously partners...
March 25th, 2014 | Aviation, HR, People and Places | 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: * Germany, Kiel Canal – 12 hour wait at Brunsbuettel for entry to Canal * United States, Houston, Texas – Texas City Y incident response update (25 March) * United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 2014 UAE...
March 25th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Trade union leaders pay tribute to Bob Crow

Trade union leaders pay tribute to Bob Crow
Bob Crow One of the world’s great working class heroes, Bob Crow, has been laid to rest in the presence of family, friends and comrades in a service in London. Thousands of supporters lined the streets of the East End to catch a final glimpse of Crow as his coffin was horse-drawn from his council flat...
March 25th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Liberia authorises Croatian Registry of Shipping as Recognised Organisation

Liberia authorises Croatian Registry of Shipping as Recognised Organisation
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry has authorised the Croatian Registry of Shipping (CRS) to act on its behalf in connection with the survey, audit, certification, and plan-review of Liberian-flag ships and the companies which operate them. The Liberian Registry adopts a proactive approach to the service...
March 25th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags | Read More

CMB – Final results 2013

CMB – Final results 2013
Please find herebelow a PDF with a Press Release about the Belgian shipping company CMB. def resultaten 31 12 2012 ENG
March 25th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

PVI achieves ISO/PAS 28007 certification from LRQA

PVI achieves ISO/PAS 28007 certification from LRQA
LONDON,  25 MARCH 2014: Protection Vessels International (PVI), part of Protection Group International and the world’s leading provider of private maritime security services, today announced that it has achieved ISO/PAS 28007 certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). The partnership...
March 25th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Seatrade announces Seatrade Cruise Korea, Busan, to take place in Busan, Korea, 12-13 June, 2014.

Seatrade announces Seatrade Cruise Korea, Busan, to take place in Busan, Korea, 12-13 June, 2014.
l to r: Mr Sejoon YOU, Director of Korea Tourism Organization, Ms Jin-sun SHIN, Director of Busan Port Authority, Mr Yong-Sam SHIN, Director General of Busan Metropolitan City Government, Vanessa Stephens, Global Events Director, Seatrade Communications Ltd, Dan Read, Portfolio Director, UBM Seatrade...
March 25th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

DVB Bank posts slightly lower consolidated net income in 2013

DVB Bank posts slightly lower consolidated net income in 2013
Wolfang F. Driese Frankfurt/Main, 25 March 2014 – DVB Bank (ISIN DE0008045501), which is focused on international transport finance, posted consolidated net income after taxes of  €110.2 million, down 11.8% year-on-year (2012: €124.9 million). This decline was mainly due to a special effect which...
March 25th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

MAN L27/38-Powered Hybrid Package adds Flexibility, Optimisation and Environmental Safety to ‘Herøyhav’

MAN L27/38-Powered Hybrid Package adds Flexibility,  Optimisation and Environmental Safety to ‘Herøyhav’
The Norwegian company, Herøyhav AS, has taken delivery of a 69.95-m  trawler/purse seiner from Karstensens Shipyard, Denmark. The vessel is  hallmarked by its very flexible propulsion package that offers a number  of fuel-saving power modes to accommodate the different fishing  patterns it will...
March 25th, 2014 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Listing of Tanker Investments Ltd at Oslo Børs

Listing of Tanker Investments Ltd at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Tanker Investments Ltd at Oslo Børs Applied date: 28/02/2014 Accepted date: 14/03/2014 Listing date: 25/03/2014 Ticker: TIL     Tanker Investments Ltd. is a specialized investment company focused on the crude oil mid-size tanker market. Tanker Investments...
March 25th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä…

LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä…
Wärtsilä RT-flex50DF engine LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä’s new game-changing 2-stroke low-pressure dual-fuel engine as main propulsion Wärtsilä Corporation, 25 March 2014 at 3 am EET – The new Wärtsilä low-pressure, 2-stroke, dual-fuel engine (DF), that meets the demand of the market,...
March 25th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

All-Energy 2014

All-Energy 2014
Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 Ministers, “the great debate”, in-depth conference sessions, hydrogen buses and expansive exhibition – all-energy is all-set!  All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewables exhibition and conference, will get off to a flying start on Wednesday 21 May with...
March 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions | Read More

DRYNET GmbH Appointed as Agent for Maritime Broadband’s C-Bird™ VSAT in Germany

DRYNET GmbH Appointed as Agent for Maritime Broadband’s C-Bird™ VSAT in Germany
NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Maritime Broadband Inc. announced today that DRYNET GmbH, Kiel, Germany, has been appointed as agent of the Company’s groundbreaking C-Bird™ VSAT in Germany. Mary Ellen Kramer, CEO of Maritime Broadband, is very confident that DRYNET Maritime Communication...
March 24th, 2014 | Communication, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

World’s Best Ready For ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca

World’s Best Ready For ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca
From 31 March to 5 April 2014 882 sailors from 55 nations will race at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca – Trofeo Princesa Sofia. The fourth of five ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas will see the world’s top competitor’s race across one Paralympic and ten Olympic events. One hundred and sixty...
March 24th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More