Archive for July, 2014

Fugro achieves innovation through integration

Fugro achieves innovation through integration
  Fugro service engineer installingreal-time helideck and enviro When Aberdeen-based Diamond Offshore wanted to add new functionality to the existing helideck monitoring system on the Ocean Guardian drilling rig in the North Sea, Fugro developed and delivered a fully integrated, user-friendly solution...
July 31st, 2014 | Drill ships, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

ITF backs ITUC’s call for world action on Gaza

ITF backs ITUC’s call for world action on Gaza
31 July 2014 – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is backing the call by the ITUC for immediate world action to secure a ceasefire and negotiated settlement in Gaza. In a hard hitting statement (available at www.ituc-csi.org/ituc-call-to-action-on-gaza) the ITUC (International...
July 31st, 2014 | ITF | Read More

Full speed ahead to Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Fair 2014

Full speed ahead to Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Fair 2014
WEG will showcase its wide range of drive solutions for the maritime industry WEG, a leading global supplier of drive systems, will showcase its wide range of reliable, robust and efficient systems for the shipbuilding and offshore industry at this year’s SMM (Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology...
July 31st, 2014 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Bunker barge scheduled for testing July 31, 2014, South Africa, Cape Town Chevron advise that the bunker barge “Southern Valour” at Cape Town will be out of service for scheduled annual delivery hose pressure testing on Wednesday 6 August. She is expected to be back in service by 1800...
July 31st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EXMAR – Provisional Results first semester 2014

EXMAR – Provisional Results first semester 2014
Viewers can log on herebelow and read EXMAR’s Provisional Results for the First Semester of 2014: http://www.exmar.be/file.aspx?id=1050  
July 31st, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

ABS, Maritime Administration Reaffirm Longstanding Relationship with New MOA

ABS, Maritime Administration Reaffirm Longstanding Relationship with New MOA
Christopher Wiernicki Agreement establishes continuous improvement process, leveraging latest technology to enhance efficiency and effectiveness 31 July 2014 – (Washington, DC) The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading provider of international marine classification services, and the US...
July 31st, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Tourism | Read More

Globalisation – A Personal View

Globalisation – A Personal View
A unique first-hand account of the inner workings of globalisation from the heady days of manic growth in the noughties, Around the World in Freighty Ways is a personal travelogue with a difference. Covering over 50, 000 miles with not a flight in sight, Gavin van Marle’s anthology puts into perspective...
July 31st, 2014 | Books | Read More

Hyères and Weymouth named European ISAF Sailing World Cup venues

Hyères and Weymouth named European ISAF Sailing World Cup venues
Thursday 31 July 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – Hyères, France and Weymouth, Great Britain have been named as the European venues for the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series. Bids to host the two European regattas of the ISAF Sailing World Cup were carefully considered by the International...
July 31st, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Refurbished Seajacks vessels leave Shipdock Amsterdam ready to work

Refurbished Seajacks vessels leave Shipdock Amsterdam ready to work
‘Seajacks Leviathan’ and ‘Seajacks Kraken’ are prepared for their coming assignments, following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam. The shipyard, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, had been commissioned for the two jack-ups by Seajacks UK Ltd. The Great Yarmouth...
July 31st, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Announcing the European Shipping Week 2015

Announcing the European Shipping Week 2015
ESWShip owners and shipping industry leaders have joined forces with global event organiser Shipping Innovation to launch the inaugural European Shipping Week (ESW) to be held in Brussels in the early part of 2015. The week-long series of high level events will centre on a major conference and Gala Dinner...
July 31st, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces t/c for “Naias” with Bunge

Diana Shipping Inc., announces t/c for “Naias” with Bunge
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V NAIAS WITH BUNGE ATHENS, GREECE, July 31, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly owned subsidiary,...
July 31st, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Patrik Wheater joins Image Line Communications

Patrik Wheater joins Image Line Communications
Patrick Wheater Patrik Wheater has joined leading media consultancy Image Line Communications as Public Relations Manager, Maritime, Offshore & Energy. He will manage the company’s new maritime, offshore and energy division. Patrik has over 16 years’ experience communicating the technical...
July 31st, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Jeanius Consulting awarded WISTA – UK Entrepreneur of 2014

Jeanius Consulting awarded WISTA – UK Entrepreneur of 2014
Teamjeanius – Alicia Little (Marketing) , Jean Winfield (MD) & Amanda Roberts (PR Manager) Jean Winfield, Managing Director of PR and Marketing agency Jeanius Consulting, was last night presented with the Entrepreneur of 2014 award, at the prestigious WISTA –UK 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner*. WISTA...
July 31st, 2014 | Awards, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The first Mastiha Festival

The first Mastiha Festival
From the opening ceremony; sixth from the left is Notis Mitarakis, the greek undersecretary of Greece’s Ministry of Development The First Mastiha Festival on Chios 30th of July to 30th of August 2014 Arts, Culture, History, Tradition and Local Products The unification of Nine Aegean islands talents Aegean:...
July 30th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Associations, Books, HR, Immigration, Music, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Costa Concordia makes it to Genoa

Costa Concordia makes it to Genoa
The wreck of the Costa Concordia arrives at port of Genoa Pra-Voltri towed by several tugboats. Photo: PA Costa Concordia has been handed over to the team responsible for its breaking and recycling after being safely docked in the port of Genoa yesterday afternoon. (source: IHS Maritime 360 Fairplay) Ownership...
July 30th, 2014 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine launches ship recycling insurance facility

Eagle Ocean Marine launches ship recycling insurance facility
Joe Hughes New programme offers customised cover backed by Lloyd’s security NEW YORK, 30 July, 2014: Eagle Ocean Marine, a leading fixed-premium P&I facility operated as a joint venture between a number of Lloyd’s syndicates and the American Club, has established a dedicated programme for the...
July 30th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Update: Shahabi released to civilian hospital

Update: Shahabi released to civilian hospital
It has now been confirmed that Reza Shahabi, the imprisoned Iranian trade unionist and prisoner of conscience, has called off his hunger strike following his release on medical grounds to a civilian hospital on 11 July. Shahabi, the treasurer of the ITF-affiliated Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs...
July 30th, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Government announces new oil prices July 30, 2014, Yemen, all ports The Yemeni Government has today (30 July) announced new oil prices, as follows: Product Old Price/Litre New Price/Litre Benzene – Old price per litre: YR 200 – New price per litre: YR 125 Diesel – Old price per litre:...
July 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Comprehensive guide to ship performance management launched

Comprehensive guide to ship performance management launched
LONDON – July 30, 2014: Maritime efficiency specialists, Fathom, have launched a unique publication that provides maritime professionals with a comprehensive handbook to ship performance management. The publication, within which the acquisition, management and utilisation of data takes centre stage,...
July 30th, 2014 | Books, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics

Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics
Trio of certifications recognises Quality Management, Environmental Management and Occupational Health & Safety Systems Dubai, 30 July 2014 – Global ship spares logistics provider GAC Marine Logistics Inc. (GML) has secured ISO certifications in recognition of its Quality Management, Environmental...
July 30th, 2014 | Environment, Health and Safety, Logistics | Read More

Marine businesses choose DockMaster’s hosted solution

Marine businesses choose DockMaster’s hosted solution
From Coast to Coast, Dealers, Marinas and Boat Yards have Chosen a Simpler, More Convenient Technology Experience HOBE SOUND, Fla. – July 30, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Imagine running your business without having to purchase and maintain a server, incur heavy IT consultant expenses or perform regular...
July 30th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final qualification system published

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final qualification system published
Wednesday 30 July 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The qualification system to the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final – the world’s pinnacle sailing regatta contested by the best Olympic class competitors – has been published. Fleets of twenty boats in the Olympic events and...
July 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rio Set For Largest Olympic Class Regatta Ever

Rio Set For Largest Olympic Class Regatta Ever
Wednesday 30 July 2014 – More than 320 sailors from 34 nations will compete at the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is set to be the largest Olympic classes sailing competition...
July 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Expert appointed to head export finance advisory services for UK Export Finance

Expert appointed to head export finance advisory services for UK Export Finance
Ken Ackroyd UK Export Finance (UKEF) has appointed trade finance specialist Ken Ackroyd as its first head of UK trade finance and insurance advisory services in its increased drive to support exporters who are seeking to grow by entering new global markets.  UKEF, the UK’s export credit agency, helps...
July 30th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK in Collaborative Research of Condition-Based Engine…

ClassNK in Collaborative Research of Condition-Based Engine…
Noboru Ueda ClassNK in Collaborative Research of Condition-Based Engine Monitoring Systems for MAN B&W Engines Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has announced that it will participate in a joint project together with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding...
July 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More