Archive for June, 2014

OW Bunker launches third bunker barge in Singapore

OW Bunker launches third bunker barge in Singapore
The “Marine Noel” Company continues physical expansion in the region, and has an MPA-approved Coriolis Flow Meter installed to ensure product quantity   OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading physical distributors and resellers of marine fuels, today announced the launch of its third...
June 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Tyco Marine’s bespoke fire protection…

Tyco Marine’s bespoke fire protection…
TYCO MARINE PROVIDES BESPOKE FIRE PROTECTION FOR ROYAL NAVY After an extensive tender process, Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions has been awarded a contract to design the fixed fire fighting solutions for the UK MOD’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship Programme. Appointed by main contractor BAE Systems,...
June 30th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Efforts are under way to ease Africa supply chain frustrations…

Efforts are under way to ease Africa supply chain frustrations…
From left: Beatrice Njindou, Toufak Ahangari, Kevin Korgba, Rollo Greenfield, Steve Cameron, Geoffrey de Mowbray, Grace Asemota, Donna Marsh, Andy Gibson. Efforts are under way to ease Africa supply chain frustrations, Institute of Export London meeting on Exporting to African Markets hears,  By James...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets | Read More

Paris MoU confirms Liberia as best-performing major ship registry

Paris MoU confirms Liberia as best-performing major ship registry
Scott Bergeron Liberia has been confirmed as the best-performing major ship registry worldwide over the last three years in the latest statistics from the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control. The Paris MoU statistics confirm that Liberia had the best detention rate during the...
June 30th, 2014 | Flags, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Danelec’s DM100 VDR is type approved to new IMO standard

Danelec’s DM100 VDR is type approved to new IMO standard
(Birkeroed, Denmark – June 30, 2014) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine, a leading supplier of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), today announced that its new-generation DM100 VDR has been type approved byBundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) in Germany. The BSH type approval certifies...
June 30th, 2014 | IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

ICS produces guidelines on plans for recovery of persons from hte water

ICS produces guidelines on plans for recovery of persons from hte water
Guidelines to help shipowners comply with a new International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation requiring ship-specific plans and procedures for the recovery of persons from the water, have been launched today by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners. Under...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Port of the month: the Port of Livorno

Port of the month: the Port of Livorno
Port of Livorno Monday, 30 June 2014 00:00 As from tomorrow  1 July, Italy is holding the Presidency of the European Union. Italy has 14 core TEN-T ports. One of the them is the Port of Livorno. Time for a visit. Livorno is an important cruise port. Can you draw us a picture of the Livorno cruise port....
June 30th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, 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: United States, New Orleans, Louisiana – Lock repairs complete United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Safety zone for 4 July fireworks  display Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Sea Parade Bunker Update...
June 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Urgent preparation needed now for 2015 sulphur regulations…

Urgent preparation needed now for 2015 sulphur regulations…
Lars Moller URGENT PREPARATION NEEDED NOW FOR 2015 SULPHUR REGULATIONS –SAYS DYNAMIC OIL TRADING With six months to go until 1 January 2015 deadline, owners and operators urged to plan ahead to manage their ECA fuel needs Singapore,  1 July 2014 – With exactly six months to go until the 2015...
June 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Jeanius Consulting – established ‘new kids on the block’

Jeanius Consulting – established ‘new kids on the block’
Award winning Jeanius Consulting has announced the official launch of its new extended www.jeaniusconsulting.com – a double website which enables its two growing specialist divisions to promote and care for its multi-industry clients’ PR, marketing & social media needs. Jeanius’ expertise...
June 30th, 2014 | Awards, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, News, Press and Media | Read More

Container Owners Association appoints two new Board Members

Container Owners Association appoints two new Board Members
Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen The Container Owners Association is pleased to announce that it has added two new members to its Board of Directors. The two new Board Members are Mr. WJ Yang, Senior Vice-President and Operation Group Head, Hanjin Shipping; and Mr Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Head of Cargo Management,...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, HR | Read More

RINA Services authorised as Recognised Organisation by Russian Federation

RINA Services authorised as Recognised Organisation by Russian Federation
Michele Francioni (left) and Viktor A Olerskiy signing RO agreement International classification society RINA Services has been authorised by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation as a Recognized Organisation to perform surveys of vessels flying the flag of the Russian Federation and registered...
June 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

ISAF Invites Bids To Host The 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship

ISAF Invites Bids To Host The 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship
ISAF is now inviting all Member National Authorities to bid for the 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship is ISAFs longest running event, having taken place every year since the first championships hosted by Sweden in 1971. The event has been held in 26...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Organisations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Shipping confidence softens amid concerns about overtonnaging

Shipping confidence softens amid concerns about overtonnaging
Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell slightly during the three-month period to May 2014 but remain at their second-highest level for the past six years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Expectations...
June 30th, 2014 | Accountancy, Markets | Read More

IACS updates strategy and elects new chairman

IACS updates strategy and elects new chairman
Philippe Donche-Gay The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has updated its forward strategy and work plan for the upcoming year at its 69th Council meeting held in Santa Margherita, Italy, chaired by Roberto Cazzulo, Chairman of RINA Services and outgoing IACS chairman. During...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, IMO, News, People and Places, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules

ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules
Noboru Ueda ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced today that it had released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and...
June 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges
A recent arrival at Novorossiysk. Part of the China Shipping Line new deep-sea service from the Far East to Russia Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges,  says DELO Group Over the past three years, DELO Group, one of Russia’s leading private transport companies, has implemented a...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Time and tide wait for nobody…

Time and tide wait for nobody…
Patrick Verhoeven Time and Tide wait for nobody:  Shipowners and ports call for scrubber clarifications Following the plenary meeting of the ESSF (European Sustainable Shipping Forum) last week, European shipowners and port authorities urgently call for the clarification of the rules pertaining to the...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, European Union, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä to deliver generating sets for two new offshore vessels…

Wärtsilä to deliver generating sets for two new offshore vessels…
A Wartsila 32 gen set Wärtsilä Corporation,  30 June 2014 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä to deliver generating sets for two new offshore vessels to ensure reliable energy supply Wärtsilä has received an order to deliver generating sets for two new well intervention vessels for Siem Offshore...
June 30th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

What a HESGB Summer BBQ 2014 that was!

What a HESGB Summer BBQ 2014 that was!
A full house… the right side of the Trailfinders recreation hall Despite the wrong weather – cloudy with showers at places (west London) but thanks to the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB) events committee’s organising skills, this year’s Summer BBQ took place without...
June 29th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Clubs, Events, HR, Technical | Read More

LAN Argentina workers prepare for strike; Unanimous vote of LAN Peru mechanics for new contract

LAN Argentina workers prepare for strike; Unanimous vote of LAN Peru mechanics for new contract
The ITF HQ’s in London 29 June 2014 – Peru aviation mechanics have unanimously approved the proposal for a new contract with the airline group, averting a planned strike – but Argentinian cabin crew are still seeking justice in their dealings with LATAM. The new agreement won by Peruvian...
June 29th, 2014 | Aviation, ITF, Strikes | Read More

Cargo veteran Nicholas Gooding warns that Lloyd’s claims reform process is backfiring…

Cargo veteran Nicholas Gooding warns that Lloyd’s claims reform process is backfiring…
Nicholas Gooding Cargo veteran Nicholas Gooding warns that Lloyd’s claims reform process is backfiring and calls for closer market dialogue,  By James Brewer A senior figure in the Lloyd’s marine market has lambasted Lime Street’s claims reform project, which was introduced with the stated aim...
June 28th, 2014 | Associations, Claims, Marine Insurance | 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: 29 June-12 July 2014 * United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – L’Auberge 4th of July celebration DATE: June 28, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 29 June-12 July...
June 28th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration…

At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration…
Tina Tamman (left) and Mirjam Maramaa. At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration unzipped by London couturiere Mirjam Maramaa,  By James Brewer Vintage clothing is a billowing business of impossibly wasp-like waists and of multi-billion dollar turnover. Whether...
June 28th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jet set, Jewelry, People and Places, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album – at the Royal Academy…

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album – at the Royal Academy…
Double Standard, 1961. Photograph, by Dennis Hopper. C Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust. www.dennishopper.com Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album – at the Royal Academy, photography from a Sixties rebel with a cause By James Brewer Be ready to rethink your ideas about Dennis Hopper, the wayward...
June 28th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places, Photography | Read More