Archive for July, 2014

Fugro delivers high quality motion dataset…

Fugro delivers high quality motion dataset…
Fugro clamp-on subsea strain gauge. FUGRO DELIVERS HIGH QUALITY MOTION DATASET FOR DEEPWATER RISER MONITORING Using its innovative DeepData pods, Fugro has delivered a high-quality motion dataset from the BOP stack and lower riser of two deepwater wells in the Barents Sea. To verify the integrity of...
July 30th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MOL Ship Management Earns Certifications…

MOL Ship Management Earns Certifications…
The “Emerald Ace” MOL Ship Management Earns Certifications for Energy/Environmental Management Systems at the Same Time ~ First company to receive ISO50001 certification from Nihon Kaiji Kyokai ~ TOKYO — MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (MOLSHIP; President: Kazunori Furukawa; Head office:...
July 30th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Regulatory, Technical | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability…

Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability…
Lloyd’s Register Energy appoints Mark Bassett to strengthen safety capability for global nuclear industry. Nuclear role supports organisation’s global nuclear aspiration to become a leading Technical Support Organisation (TSO) benefiting nuclear plant operators, builders, owners, and regulatory...
July 30th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success

Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success
Hong Kong-based SART Underwriting poised to build on marine success,  By James Brewer Larry Kwok SART Underwriting Ltd, a Lloyd’s coverholder based in Hong Kong, has underlined its ambition for further growth by announcing enhanced roles for two of its key people. The risk and reinsurance underwriting...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Globecomm Maritime provides critical VSAT connectivity for Malaysia’s PBJV Group

Globecomm Maritime provides critical VSAT connectivity for Malaysia’s PBJV Group
Purpose-built accommodation and pipe-lay barge on charter to Petronas equipped with VSAT and L-Band services Hauppauge, NY. 29 July 2014. Globecomm Maritime, a leading provider of maritime communications solutions, has been awarded a contract to provide VSAT connectivity to PBJV Group’s barge Kota...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Energy, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technology | Read More

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014
Friesland Campina, Compagnie Fruitiere, Total Produce and Seafoodexport to engage with major carriers and cold chain experts at 6th international perishable logistics and transport conference London, 29.07.2014 – From fresh produce to protein, cargo owners involved in the fresh and frozen business...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Ukraine Sanctions Update

Ukraine Sanctions Update
The Council of the European Union has published two new regulations amending the sanctions already in place in relation to Ukraine. Regulation 810/2014 has added a further 15 individuals and 18 entities to the lists of persons subject to the restrictions under Regulation 269/2014. Regulation 811/2014...
July 29th, 2014 | European Union, Legal, Politics and Government, Sanctions, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Mass Flow Metering System for MFO delivery July 29, 2014, Singapore, all ports As the world’s leading bunkering port, it is important for Singapore to provide quality bunkering services to vessels lifting bunkers in the port. The use of the Mass Flow Metering (MFM) system for bunkering in the...
July 29th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Thome earns Green Award for long beach performance

Thome earns Green Award for long beach performance
Thome Ship Management has been awarded a Green Environmental Achievement Award by the Port of Long Beach, California, for high standards in performance during 2013. Yatin Gangla, Chief Operating Officer Bulk Division said: “This award is presented to operators whose vessels call at the Port of Long...
July 29th, 2014 | Awards, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

VSTEP wins Mexican Navy simulator contract

VSTEP wins Mexican Navy simulator contract
Veracruz, July 29th 2014 – The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz. The simulators will be installed at the new simulator training wing of the Heroica Escuela Naval Militar...
July 29th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technology | Read More

News from Diana Containerships Inc…

News from Diana Containerships Inc…
Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 Per Share for the Second QuarterAnnounces $92 Million Private Placement of Common Shares At-The-Market Offering Update ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2014 –...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, News, Stock Markets | Read More

XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology…

XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology…
XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology  Now Available from Carrier Transicold Improves Quality, Extends Shipping Distances for Perishables SYRACUSE, N.Y.,  July 29, 2014 – The innovative XtendFRESH™ atmosphere control system, which preserves quality and extends shipping distances...
July 29th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technology | Read More

TODDYMANDIAS

TODDYMANDIAS
  Joe Hughes and Stuart Todd To mark his retirement this month from the American Club, where he has headed the underwriting team for many years, the managers arranged a farewell dinner in New York for Stuart Todd and his colleagues as well as leading members of the local marine insurance community. Joe...
July 29th, 2014 | Marine Insurance, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., report financial results for Q2 and six months ended June 2014

Diana Shipping Inc., report financial results for Q2 and six months ended June 2014
ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of $5.7 million and net loss available to common stockholders of $7.2 million for the second quarter of 2014,...
July 29th, 2014 | Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest
Richard Schiferli The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to establish that watchkeeping personnel are meeting the requirements regarding hours of rest as...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, News, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Future London – An SPNL Report

Future London – An SPNL Report
Claudio Chiste and Gustav Ellingsen The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) today released their full Future London report, an initiative that gathered the views and opinions of London’s young shipping professionals on what needs to be done for London to retain and improve its position as a...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Reports | Read More

Managing crew and shore staff competence…

Managing crew and shore staff competence…
Managing Crew and Shore staff competence is an important contributor to safe operation of the fleet TCM – new initiatives in personnel competence assurance management Due to own initiative and increasing industry requirements, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (TCM) took the initiative to review...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…
UNIT45’s long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container 29 July 2014 – UNIT45 launches long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container Container specialist UNIT45 has opened up new opportunities for shippers seeking to move temperature-controlled products over...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Managing Change and Empowering Success

Managing Change and Empowering Success
Jim Davis, David Buffin and Jean Richards Managing Change and Empowering Success – Leadership specialist David Buffin addresses International Maritime Industries Forum Businesses have to bring everyone ‘on board’ if they are to effect meaningful change that will improve profitability, the International...
July 28th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, IMIF | Read More

ABS Chosen to Class the World’s First CNG Ship

ABS Chosen to Class the World’s First CNG Ship
Vessel to be built in China for Indonesian owners 28 July 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s...
July 28th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza

ITF delivers vital aid to Gaza
The ITF today (Monday) delivered a first shipment of medical supplies to Gaza – where hundreds of civilians have been killed – and called for an immediate ceasefire there. The federation is organising a trade union relief effort to get desperately-needed supplies to the area. Today’s cargo is expected...
July 28th, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

First ITF medical aid cargo arrives in Gaza

First ITF medical aid cargo arrives in Gaza
A first cargo of medical aid sent by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its member unions has arrived in Gaza. The supplies have been delivered to UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) and the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, whose support includes the running...
July 28th, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Temprary blockage of Canal traffic July 28, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to engine black-out, a container feeder vessel touched the Kiel Canal embankment this morning (28 July) and is blocking traffic between sidings Konigsforde and Audorf-Rade. Canal traffic was unblocked at 15:00 hours local time. (For...
July 28th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Natural Gas takes the front stage as fossil fuel for sustainable energy development

Natural Gas takes the front stage as fossil fuel for sustainable energy development
July 28, 2014 Houston TX (GLOBALPRPLUS) The August Edition of USA Oil and Gas Monitor 2014 is out today. Indeed, it goes without saying that there is abundance of natural gas across the globe and the call for cleaner alternative to oil fuel, CO2 and GHG emission is making gas not only the fuel of the...
July 28th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Rio Ready To Host Sailing Test Event

Rio Ready To Host Sailing Test Event
28 July 2014 – The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will take place from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria. With 324 athletes from 34 nations, racing in 215 boats, it is set to be the largest Olympic classes...
July 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More