Archive for May, 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: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 1-14 June 2014 * India, Mundra – Draft at berths & minimum depths for June 2014 * Australia, Port Kembla – Ship loaders break-down DATE: May 31, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World...
May 31st, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Posidonia 2014 Cup: by far, the shipping industry’s most spectacular regatta!

Posidonia 2014 Cup: by far, the shipping industry’s most spectacular regatta!
A view of the race – picture credit Nikos Marmatsouris Posidonia 2014 Cup Yesterday, Friday 30 May 2014 the international shipping community gathered for the 7th Posidonia Cup Yacht Race, which took place in Faliron Bay under the most favourable weather conditions – southerly winds with force...
May 31st, 2014 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Bureau Veritas… moves north

Bureau Veritas… moves north
A view of Ecali Club’s pool and the right ..embankment with guests It’s a… habit for Bureau Veritas to change venue, not only as we experience during its AGMs in Greece, but now for its Posidonia biennial reception. The interesting thing being that always the sports factor is there –...
May 31st, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, HR, People and Places | Read More

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014

Find the Cryobox LNG bunkering technology in Posidonia 2014
The Cryobox® Nano LNG-Station-the fuel producing unit developed by Galileo Kaminco, Galileo’s distributor of bunkering solutions for Greece and Cyprus, will welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia 2014, which will be held on June 2-6, 2014, at the Metropolitan Expo of Athens,...
May 31st, 2014 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Plain sailing at Lloyd’s Register pre-Posidonia reception

Apo Poulovassilis, having just greeted Anny Zade, James Brewer, Graciete Amaro and Andreas Bagias Rarely in Greece and in particularly on the Attica coast, whether east or west, does one encounter adverse weather during early June and in particular at Posidonia time, … once at that period of the year...
May 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, HR, People and Places | Read More

American P&I Club marks Posidonia 2014…

American P&I Club marks Posidonia 2014…
Joe Hughes … and Top Underwriter says his Farewells to Greece The American Club held its traditional party on Thursday evening (29th) to mark the start of Posidonia week. More than 600 guests from the club’s expanding Greek membership, as well as club directors and representatives from the Greek...
May 30th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism | 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, Singapore – Temasek Fairway reclamation works DATE: May 30, 2014 COUNTRY: Singapore PORT: Singapore Temasek Fairway reclamation works During reclamation work off Temasek Fairway, West of Jurong...
May 30th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Who can uplift the shipping markets?

Who can uplift the shipping markets?
John Faraclas Who can uplift the shipping markets? What can uplift the shipping markets? Two important questions!!!!!!!! This is the twentieth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in Athens the 30th of May 2014:  The BDI closed down six...
May 30th, 2014 | Associations, Breaking News, Events, Markets | Read More

ClassNK: Public Notification of Amendments to the Rules and Guidance

ClassNK: Public Notification of Amendments to the Rules and Guidance
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru  Ueda) has announced the release of the latest versions of its Rules and Guidance for  the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships. These versions include all amendments dated 30 May 2014. The amendments...
May 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Technical | Read More

HELMEPA’s Seagull on Facebook

HELMEPA’s Seagull on Facebook
HELMEPA Summer Campaign 2014 Following a tough contest run on the Association’s Facebook page, HELMEPA has chosen the slogan for this year’s summer public awareness campaign. From amongst the many clever and pithy messages submitted, the winning slogan that emerged was “Don’t trash the beach!”,...
May 30th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Climate, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Tourism | Read More

Captain missing after Japanese tanker explodes

Captain missing after Japanese tanker explodes
Photo taken from a Kyodo News helicopter shows black smoke rising from the tanker Shoko Maru. Photo: PA 29 May 2014 – The captain of a Japanese oil tanker is missing after a serious explosion on the vessel this morning. (source: IHS 360 30 May 2014) Japanese Coast Guard officials told IHS Maritime...
May 30th, 2014 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Argentina ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention

Argentina ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention
Argentina is the third Latin American country to ratify this convention The Government of Argentina deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). This brings to 59 the total number of ratifications received so far representing...
May 30th, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

HELMEPA at the US Coast Guard Academy’s 133rd Commencement Exercises

HELMEPA at the US Coast Guard Academy’s 133rd Commencement Exercises
  US Coast Guard Academy Graduation Ceremony It was a great event that the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris Mitsatsos, and the Association’s Executive Coordinator, Christiana Prekezes, attended at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, on May 21 2014. Invited by Rear Admiral...
May 30th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations | Read More

Action challenges ‘Black Sea of shame’

Action challenges ‘Black Sea of shame’
Black Sea week of action 30 May 2014 – A multinational week of action by the ITF and maritime unions in ports around the Black Sea has brought results and challenged conditions for seafarers working on what the ITF has called the ‘sea of shame’. The action by inspectors and union members in...
May 30th, 2014 | HR, ITF, Reports | Read More

Port of the month: the Port of Dublin

Port of the month: the Port of Dublin
Port of Dublin Friday, 30 May 2014 00:00 – This month, ESPO news is heading to Dublin. We believe Dublin Port deserves a place in our “Port of the Month” column. Moreover, Eamonn O’Reilly, CEO of the Dublin Port has been Vice Chairman of ESPO since 2012. Could you give us a short overview...
May 30th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Key Maritime Security stakeholders welcome ISO announcement

Key Maritime Security stakeholders welcome ISO announcement
RTI Certification Group LONDON, UK – May 30th 2014: At a presentation ceremony held in London, key industry stakeholders have praised newly accredited certifying body RTI Ltd for its unique “master mariner” approach to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) maritime security...
May 30th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Organisations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Propeller Club of London welcomes Mr Mukundan…

Propeller Club of London welcomes Mr Mukundan…
Cdr Ian Millen and Mukundan. Propeller Club of London welcomes Mr Mukundan from the IMB as its guest speaker,  By Martine Frost, Jeanius Consulting The Propeller Club members once again enjoyed the hospitality of the Naval Club in Mayfair for their May networking lunch. Following pre-lunch drinks and...
May 30th, 2014 | Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth
Samskip is pleased to announce the following organisational changes within the Samskip group. The main goal of the changes is to simplify and streamline the operations and business approach, as well as to further strengthen Samskip‘s position to even better take advantage of the many opportunities...
May 30th, 2014 | HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Themis Vokos has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa

Themis Vokos has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa
l to r: Prof. Costas Th. Grammenos and Themis Vokos Themis Vokos* has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa Recently, at the Graduation Ceremony of the School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies of the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, our...
May 30th, 2014 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Glander International Bunkering hires new Senior Trader

Glander International Bunkering hires new Senior Trader
Brian Turnbull It is with great pleasure that Glander International Bunkering announces that they have hired Brian Turnbull as a Senior Bunker & Lubricant Trader. Brian will begin working with Glander International Bunkering in their Dubai office. Brian comes to Glander International Bunkering with...
May 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, News | Read More

USCG Approves New Willard Marine SOLAS Rescue Boat with Volvo Penta Power

USCG Approves New Willard Marine SOLAS Rescue Boat with Volvo Penta Power
ANAHEIM, Calif., – May 29, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Willard Marine, Inc., a leading manufacturer of composite and aluminum boats for more than 50 years, today announced that the U.S. Coast Guard has approved its SEA FORCE® 670 SOLAS rescue boat with Volvo Penta diesel power. Willard Marine also...
May 30th, 2014 | IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Public listing of African Petroleum Corporation Limited at Oslo Axess

Public listing of African Petroleum Corporation Limited at Oslo Axess
  Public listing of African Petroleum Corporation Limited at Oslo Axess Applied date: 28/04/2014 Accepted date: 30/04/2014 Listing date: 30/05/2014 Ticker: APCL   African Petroleum Corporation Limited is an independent oil and gas exploration company focused on West Africa....
May 30th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Engine Emission System for Carrier Transicold’s PowerLINE®…

Engine Emission System for Carrier Transicold’s PowerLINE®…
Carrier Transicold now offers a verified engine emissions system for PowerLINE RG (top) and UG generator sets used in California. Engine Emission System for Carrier Transicold’s PowerLINE® Generator Sets Fully Verified by CARB Syracuse, N.Y., May 29, 2014 – An optional new engine emissions...
May 29th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

UK forwarders ‘not surprised’ by further US climbdown on 100 percent container scanning

UK forwarders ‘not surprised’ by further US climbdown on 100 percent container scanning
Peter Quantrill According to Peter Quantrill, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), it was ‘hardly surprising’ to hear the recent news that the USA has delayed new rules requiring all cargo containers entering the USA to be security scanned prior to departure from...
May 29th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Marine Insurance, 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: * Singapore, Singapore – Repairs to revetment seawall & drain outfalls * Singapore, Singapore – Construction of offshore containment bund * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 29/05/14 DATE:...
May 29th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More