Archive for April, 2014

Port of the month: Piraeus Port Authority

Port of the month: Piraeus Port Authority
An areal view of the Passenger and Cruise terminals of the Port of Piraeus Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00 – As from 1 January, Greece is holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It is no secret that Greece is a real maritime country, and not only because of its shipowners....
April 30th, 2014 | Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | 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 – Incident in the Gulf of Aden * Singapore, all ports – Directing of laser lights at aircraft * Australia, Hay Point – Changes to vessel acceptance rules * Australia, Abbot Point –...
April 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Stowaways by sea” – order your copy today

“Stowaways by sea” – order your copy today
Improvements in security have not reduced the number of stowaways or the number of incidents and it is seafarers who have to cope with the extra work, delay, uncertainty and possible violence. The Nautical Institute’s recent addition to its maritime security suite is a handbook that gives practical...
April 30th, 2014 | Arrest of ships, Books, Claims, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves African Petroleum and Havyard for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves African Petroleum and Havyard for listing
30/04/2014 – At its meeting on 30 April 2014, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in the companies African Petroleum Corporation Limited and Havyard Group ASA to listing. African Petroleum to be listed on Oslo Axess The Board stipulated that the company prior to the...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s: What’s in a name?

Lloyd’s: What’s in a name?
Wed 30 Apr 2014 – Recent research shows a very high level of awareness of the Lloyd’s brand globally, with the world’s oldest insurance market the second most spontaneously mentioned brand of insurers and reinsurers after AIG. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Lloyd’s brand tracking...
April 30th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Winners of the first ever BIMCO Awards announced

Winners of the first ever BIMCO Awards announced
Last night in Dubai, BIMCO announced the winners of their first ever set of awards for the shipping industry, following its annual conference in the same location yesterday. The awards were created to celebrate and highlight shipping companies and individuals who have excelled in areas reflecting BIMCO’s...
April 30th, 2014 | Awards, BIMCO, Events, People and Places | Read More

Port2Port Maritime joins BIMCO

Port2Port Maritime joins BIMCO
Manchester UK – Port2Port Maritime hasnow been formally accepted as an Associate Member of BIMCO, followingthe company’saccreditation of ISO/PAS 28007, the first assessment of a maritime security company’s quality management system against an International Standards Organisation framework...
April 30th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Swinoujscie, Poland Named As 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds Venue

Swinoujscie, Poland Named As 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds Venue
Swinoujscie, Poland has been named as the venue for the 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship. Located in West Pomerania in the North West of Poland, Swinoujscie is one of the most attractive destinations for sailors and tourists in Poland. Following a bid process, an ISAF Match Racing Committee...
April 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Windwave Workboats launching customer for the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2008

Windwave Workboats launching customer for the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2008
First contract for new type of Damen Twin Axe catamran Damen is proud to announce that Windwave Workboats will be the launching customer of the Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2008.The Twin Axe FCS 2008 is a smaller version of Damen’s successful FCS 2610 which launched in 2011 and has subsequently...
April 30th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC Bunker Fuels welcomes new traders to growing global team

GAC Bunker Fuels welcomes new traders to growing global team
New additions strengthen presence in key markets Dubai, UAE – 30 April 2014: GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd, the bunker trading arm of the GAC Group, has boosted its team with the addition of new traders covering strategic markets in the USA and Singapore. Houston-based Chris Brooks has joined Maurice Lara...
April 30th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RORO Exhibition and Conference

RORO Exhibition and Conference
24th – 26th June – ExCel Arena, London “Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and essential networking opportunities. It will be an essential event for any logistics professional involved in...
April 30th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park
– 316, 000 square foot distribution centre to be built with port, road and rail connectivity – – Building to be complete by spring 2015 –  Prologis, the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced the formation of a 50 / 50 joint venture...
April 30th, 2014 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even

Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even
An oil rig in the Valletta harbour, Malta, 20 April 2014. The Maltese Islands are located not far from the oil-rich waters of Libya – which holds Africa’s largest proven reserves of sweet oil. NEW EUROPE/KG Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even by Kostis Geropoulos (source: NEWEUROPE) VALLETTA,...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties; the London workshop to remember!

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties; the London workshop to remember!
A view of the audience at the Great Hall of London’s Hellenic Centre The Centre of Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research (CEDAR) of UClan Cyprus, the Enterprising British University on the Island, in cooperation with www.allaboutshipping.co.uk and with the support of the Hellenic Centre...
April 30th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

EIRA celebrate their first anniversary!

EIRA celebrate their first anniversary!
Donna Hatzioannou This month EIRA, the Energy International Risk Assessment medium  celebrate the first year of their internationally distributed, independent  monthly newsletter!  Please find Volume 2 – Issue 4 and do please sent us your comments. Very interesting coverage of events and...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL boosts role of simulators in DP operator training

DNV GL boosts role of simulators in DP operator training
30.04.2014 – DNV GL has introduced a new recommended practice for the training of dynamic positioning (DP) operators. The new standard is based on the latest training and certification principles and defines the role that simulators can play in giving candidates better and more efficient training,...
April 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technology | Read More

Glander International Bunkering promotes Staff Member

Glander International Bunkering promotes Staff Member
Glander International Bunkering DMCC is please to announce the promotion of Mr. Alexandros Margaritis to Senior Bunker & Lubricant Trader and Team Leader as of  tomorrow 1st May 2014. “Alex has proved to be a hardworking and valuable team member, who takes responsibility in the office. He has...
April 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

ABS Reports Continued Successes in 2013

ABS Reports Continued Successes in 2013
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Reports Continued Successes in 2013 151st Meeting of the Classification Society 29 April 2014  –  (New York) ABS, the leading provider of maritime classification services, hosted its Annual Meeting in New York on 29 April 2014. ABS Chairman and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki...
April 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, People and Places, Reports | Read More

Key players discuss Greece’s prospects in the energy sector

Key players discuss Greece’s prospects in the energy sector
  H.E. John Kittmer, the British Ambassador in Athens 29 April 2014 – Greece – British Embassy Athens  – Improving business and investment links between the UK and Greece (source: gov.uk) A number of key energy players, Government officials and private sector representatives from...
April 29th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, Politics and Government | 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, Mississippi River, Louisiana – High water regulations rescinded * Ecuador, all ports – Public services to close for holiday DATE: April 29, 2014 COUNTRY: United States PORT: Mississippi...
April 29th, 2014 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition
NORFOLK, Va. – April 29, 2014 – Maritime industry executives Captain Michael Wilson and Jim Watson are keynote speakers for SHIPPINGInsight 2014, North America’s premier maritime industry technical forum, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2014 in Stamford, Conn., at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. Wilson,...
April 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Technical | Read More

Baltic Exchange to implement new capesize vessel description & routes

Baltic Exchange to implement new capesize vessel description & routes
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange will be making changes to the Baltic Capesize Index including a change to its vessel description, amends to the route weightings and the addition of three new routes on 6 May 2014. The move follows a trial which began in February and formal consultation with the...
April 29th, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for Q1 2014 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships announces date for Q1 2014 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2014 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, April 29, 2014 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
April 29th, 2014 | Container shipping | Read More

First ever carbon credit methodology developed for international shipping approved by The Gold Standard

First ever carbon credit methodology developed for international shipping approved by The Gold Standard
April 29, 2014 – New approach drives uptake of foul release eco-efficiency technologies and provides revenue from carbon reductions AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business, supplier of International® advanced hull coatings and The Gold Standard Foundation have announced a new and unique marine-based...
April 29th, 2014 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Stefan Rensinghoff heads Corporate Finance division

Stefan Rensinghoff heads Corporate Finance division
Stefan Rensinghoff The former Products division and the subsidiary HSH Corporate Finance GmbH, specialising in mergers & acquisitions, are to be merged Hamburg/Kiel,  April 29, 2014 – On 1 April Stefan Rensinghoff took charge of the Corporate Finance division. Most recently he worked as an...
April 29th, 2014 | Banking, Person Profiles | Read More