Archive for July, 2014

Danelec Marine Wins More Orders in China

Danelec Marine Wins More Orders in China
(Birkeroed, Denmark – July 24, 2014) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China. The orders were taken by Danelec’s distributor Xiamen Huayi....
July 24th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seafarer beware – social media ahead

Seafarer beware – social media ahead
Videotel, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched a new programme,  Social Media at Sea, addressing the unique dangers of inappropriate use of social media by shipboard personnel and providing simple solutions to ensure that seafarers understand the dangers – and benefits – of this onboard...
July 24th, 2014 | Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Press and Media | Read More

ABPmer provides Shetland Islands Council with MarNIS toolkit to manage marine risk

ABPmer provides Shetland Islands Council with MarNIS toolkit to manage marine risk
ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned to provide Shetland Islands Council with a MarNIS “Port Assessment Toolkit” to manage marine risk. Shetland, the northernmost part of the United Kingdom, has over 900 miles of coastline with several ports and many piers. The largest...
July 24th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Insurance, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Thome is first ship manager to sign up to IMPA ACT

Thome is first ship manager to sign up to IMPA ACT
  Stephen Alexander, COO and Secretary General of IMPA with Ryan Dalgado, Procurement and Supply Chain Manager of Thome Ship Management. Leading integrated ship management service provider Thome Ship Management has become the first ship management company to join IMPA ACT, the responsible supply...
July 24th, 2014 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Nautisk strengthens PAYS solution with AVCS

Nautisk strengthens PAYS solution with AVCS
Peter J. Pran Global chart distributor Nautisk has announced an enhancement to its Pay As You Sail (PAYS) service with the addition of ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS). PAYS with AVCS enables users to take advantage of full AVCS coverage. By using PAYS with AVCS in combination with Nautisk’s...
July 24th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shippers and Freight forwarders debating ‘Intelligent Logistics’ at Intermodal Europe 2014

Shippers and Freight forwarders debating ‘Intelligent Logistics’ at Intermodal Europe 2014
Joost Sitskoorn, acting secretary-general of ESC A workshop addressing ‘Intelligent Logistics through Partnering in the Supply Chain’ will be chaired by European freight forwarders association, CLECAT, and the European Shippers Council (ESC) at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from 11-13...
July 24th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD 2-stroke joint venture

Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD 2-stroke joint venture
Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD 2-stroke joint venture Wärtsilä announces that it will divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co. Ltd (QMD), the joint venture company established for manufacturing large low-speed marine diesel engines. Wärtsilä’s...
July 24th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Seafarers benefit from Charity Ball

Seafarers benefit from Charity Ball
Dai Garland, AoS ship visitor, Father Paul Osunyikanmi AoS Milford Haven port chaplain, Captain David Parsons MNWB chief executive and Captain Glyn R Garland, Milford Haven Port Welfare Committee member. Seafarers’ welfare charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) and other UK-based seafaring charities...
July 24th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

North P&I Club publishes new edition of “Mills on Bills”

North P&I Club publishes new edition of “Mills on Bills”
The 181 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I club has published a new edition of its popular loss-prevention guide on bills of lading. Written by leading international shipping lawyer and mediator Stephen Mills, the third edition of Bills of Lading: A Guide to Good Practice has been comprehensively...
July 24th, 2014 | Books, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters

IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters
Pottengal Mukundan. London, 24 July 2014 – The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yearly report released today. Globally, 116 incidents of piracy...
July 24th, 2014 | Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

JPOA: Iran sanctions relief extended

JPOA: Iran sanctions relief extended
23 July 2014 – On 19 July 2014, the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) agreed by Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States), with support from the European Union, was extended for a further four months by mutual consent. This means that...
July 23rd, 2014 | European Union, Legal, Military, Politics and Government, Sanctions, UN | Read More

Nominations For 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards Open

Nominations For 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards Open
Wednesday 23 July 2014 – Nominations are invited for the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Since the first Awards presentation in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all...
July 23rd, 2014 | Military, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

EURONAV preliminary half year results 2014

EURONAV preliminary half year results 2014
Preliminary Half year results 2014  Highlights of recent developments Acquisition of 4 VLCC vessels Successful equity capital raise of USD 125 million Recovery in crude tanker rates towards end Q2 Outlook positive on seasonal demand and improving fundamentals Paddy Rodgers said: “Following the purchase...
July 23rd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Markets | Read More

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding
Tom Boardley, LR’s Marine Director (left) and Brien Bolsinger, Vice President, Marine Operations, GE Marine signing the MOU GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register sign Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on applying gas turbines to power commercial ships GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register report...
July 23rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza

Union aid supplies on way to Gaza
As its first lorryload of medical supplies begins its journey to Gaza, the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), again backed calls for an immediate ceasefire there. The ITF has organised a programme to help trade unions send food and medicines to Gaza. The federation’s office in Amman,...
July 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Medical | Read More

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions secures Inert Gas System orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United
Breakthrough order in Japanese shipbuilding market sees largest ever capacity Maritime Protection IG units delivered for leading domestic owners Oslo, Norway, July 23, 2014. Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has secured multiple orders to supply its Maritime Protection Dry Inert Gas Generator (DIGG) systems...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, LPG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Visa required for foreign passport holders July 23, 2014, Mozambique, all ports With immediate effect, all foreign passport holders travelling to Mozambique for Business or Tourist purposes must apply for a visa prior to departure. The exception is for South African passport holders, who still do...
July 23rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced

SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Agenda Announced
Annual Conference, Exhibition and Networking Event Brings Together Shipowners and Technology Companies to Address Practical Solutions for Efficient Operations NORFOLK, Va. – July 23, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2014 report that the agenda has been finalized and all...
July 23rd, 2014 | LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Snow unbeatable on first day Of ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds

Snow unbeatable on first day Of ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds
23 July 2014 – America’s Nevin Snow was unbeatable on the opening day of the ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki, Finland as he stormed to five victories. The day started sunny with some light breeze present. The Race Committee was able to complete the first two flights...
July 23rd, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nominations for 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards open

Nominations for 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards open
23 July 2014 – Nominations are invited for the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Since the first Awards presentation in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all disciplines...
July 23rd, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Council adopts regulation on European Maritime Safety Agency funding

Council adopts regulation on European Maritime Safety Agency funding
The Council today adopted1 a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations in the years 2014 to 2020 (PE-CONS 66/14). Today’s final adoption of the legislative act by...
July 23rd, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Flags, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

ABP Hams Hall raises money for our heroes

ABP Hams Hall raises money for our heroes
Family fun at ABP Hams Hall Staff at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Hams Hall have raised over £1, 000 for UK military charity Help for Heroes. The money was raised through a fun-filled day at the rail freight terminal near Birmingham to mark the national Armed Forces Day 2014. The terminal opened...
July 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Ports & Terminals | Read More

USCG to assist Jamaica with MRO…

U.S. Coast Guard to assist Jamaica with Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) planing and capacity building Jamaica’s readiness for Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) in its maritime space will be boosted July 22-24, 2014 with the assistance of a subject matter expert from the U.S. Coast Guard, who will conduct...
July 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

MarinOIL and Tuco target offshore market…

MarinOIL and Tuco target offshore market…
The Tuco designed and built 16m surfer crew boat will be marketed by MarinOIL for offshore crew supply operations MarinOIL and Tuco target offshore market with ProZero range of composite surfer boats Upgraded crew boat design employs carbon-reinforced composite materials and is lighter, faster and more...
July 23rd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Underwater Shipping | Read More

LR wins tender for Hydrocarbons development in Cyprus

LR wins tender for Hydrocarbons development in Cyprus
Lloyd’s Register has been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Larnaca to prepare a High Level Master Plan addressing the impacts of Hydrocarbon development on Larnaca ports. The discovery of hydrocarbons within Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) necessitates the utilisation of ports to support...
July 23rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, EEZ, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More