Archive for August, 2014

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue
Donna Hatzioannou Herebelow, viewers can find this summer’s  second issue of EIRA, featuring articles as its authors   take a closer look at the developments that have been taking place in the international energy sector. In this issue the focus, amongst others, is the Israeli-Palestinian crisis,...
August 30th, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 31 August-13 September 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sat 30 Aug-Mon 1 Sep – Kazakhstan Constitution Day Sun 31 Aug – Malaysia Independence Day Sun 31 Aug – Trinidad & Tobago Independence Day Mon 1...
August 30th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Upwards indices doesn’t constitute a buoyant market…

Upwards indices doesn’t constitute a buoyant market…
John Faraclas The latest dry market improvement come as the… manna-from-heaven to all, but still is early days to celebrate the 1, 147 points of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), as this is 1, 100 points down from December 2013’s closing at 2, 247 points, a minus 48.9 percent and far behind the highest...
August 29th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Beware of fake BIMCO forms COUNTRY: Worldwide BIMCO has issued a warning about the use of unauthorised versions of BIMCO documents, a damaging practice that can have unexpected and costly implications because the law assumes that parties will have read their contract and so a later argument that the...
August 29th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Hand on the Oceanology International tiller

New Hand on the Oceanology International tiller
Jonathan Heastie Oceanology International, the global forum for marine technology and ocean science, has a new Event Director.  Reed Exhibitions’ Jonathan Heastie, Event Director of All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, has taken on a similar role for Oceanology...
August 29th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Oceanology, Person Profiles | Read More

Telemar supplied integrated broadband project to Herm. Dauelsberg, Bremen

27 August 2014: Telemar GmbH, the German subsidiary of the Telemar Group, closed an important agreement with Herm. Dauelsberg for the supply of a complete “turn-key solution” for their fleet of 18 vessels. The shipping company Herm. Dauelsberg is based in Bremen with a longstanding tradition going...
August 29th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot reports strong first half 2014 results

Sovcomflot reports strong first half 2014 results
SCF LNG Carrier Pskov naming ceremony 2 OAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”), Russia’s largest shipping company and a global leader in seaborne energy transportation and offshore services, today announces its financial and operating results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Highlights: Gross revenue...
August 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Markets | Read More

The September issue of Horizons is out now

The September issue of Horizons is out now
Safer, larger container ships, pioneering research into the potential for seaborne ethane and large ethane carriers and examples of German marine technology are three key themes of the September Horizons which will be available at SMM. You can read about LR’s German team and their activities,...
August 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Press and Media | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 August 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 August 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In FX markets,  selling pressure on the EUR persisted on Friday amid mounting expectations for further ECB monetary policy stimulus ahead....
August 29th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Exmar- HALF YEAR RESULTS as per 30 June 2014

Exmar- HALF YEAR RESULTS as per 30 June 2014
Viewers can find herebelow attached for their  information the latest  on behalf of Exmar relating to the company’s half year results. def results as per 30th June 2014  
August 28th, 2014 | Stock Markets | Read More

Ethical Business: Luxury or Necessity?

Ethical Business: Luxury or Necessity?
Andy Gibson Ethical Business: Luxury or Necessity? By Andy Gibson* This is the first of a series of three articles examining the need for a more overtly ethical approach to international business, both by those conducting it – i.e. manufacturers, producers, exporters and importers –  and by those...
August 28th, 2014 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Legal, News | Read More

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…
John Faraclas There are obviously two schools of thought on the above issue: the one saying that ISIS et al are a “naturally” unfolding case due to “various” reasons, the other that simply focusing so much attention on ISIS and the like and their actions, is a scam, a perfectly pre-arranged macabre...
August 28th, 2014 | Banking, Civil Unrest, Defense, Energy, Finance, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Globus Maritime announces results of annual meeting of shareholders

Globus Maritime announces results of annual meeting of shareholders
Athens, Greece, August 28, 2014  ‐  Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced the results of its annual meeting of shareholders, held earlier today in Glyfada, Greece. The following proposals were approved and adopted at...
August 28th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Longshore workers’ grain agreement heralds return to work

Longshore workers’ grain agreement heralds return to work
United States longshore workers who load grain in Pacific Northwest export terminals voted on 26 August to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with several multinational grain companies. ITF affiliate the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) had accused the global grain giants...
August 28th, 2014 | HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert Market Price Update 27/08/14 COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO Aberdeen 0 0 883.00 0 Aden 760.00 685.00 1, 100.00 0 Alexandria 755.00 655.00 1, 175.00 0 Amsterdam 598.00 575.00 850.00 0 Antwerp 595.00 570.00 845.00 0 Aqaba 0 730.00 1, 050.00 0 Bahrain 0 0 1,...
August 28th, 2014 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Managing crew and shore staff competence is an important contributor to safe operation of the fleet

Managing crew and shore staff competence is an important contributor to safe operation of the fleet
  Crew competence plays an important part in ensuring safety at sea 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 its personnel competence management...
August 28th, 2014 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Continued trade growth confirms Immingham’s importance to UK economy

Continued trade growth confirms Immingham’s importance to UK economy
Humber International Terminal at Immingham Official Government trade statistics have confirmed the central role that the Humber ports in general and Immingham in particular play in the economic life of the region and country. The figures show an increase in tonnage handled at Grimsby and Immingham in...
August 28th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

British Antarctic Survey blends science and surveillance at sea

British Antarctic Survey blends science and surveillance at sea
The RSS “James Clark Ross” Surveillance and science aren’t a typical combination but for British Antarctic Survey, it’s a perfect pairing for polar exploration. British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is one of the world’s leading environmental research bodies and is responsible for the...
August 28th, 2014 | Climate, Environment, News, Oceanology | Read More

ISS celebrates ISO accreditation in Middle East and Africa

ISS celebrates ISO accreditation in Middle East and Africa
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is celebrating the awards of ISO 22000:2005 – Food Safety Management System and ISO 9001:2008 for the company’s supply chain operations in Dubai, Mombasa and Mogadishu. Ceremonies recently took place at its global...
August 28th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Agencies | Read More

Daihatsu joins ClassNK Research Project on Cloud-based Maintenance System “ClassNK CMAXS LC-A”

Daihatsu joins ClassNK Research Project on Cloud-based  Maintenance System “ClassNK CMAXS LC-A”
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru  Ueda) has announced that it will embark on a joint research project together with  Daihatsu Diesel Mfg. Co., Ltd. (President: Takeshi Harada). ClassNK will support research that tests the extensibility...
August 28th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä signs long-term maintenance agreement to support Harvey Gulf’s LNG offshore supply vessels

Wärtsilä signs long-term maintenance agreement to support Harvey Gulf’s LNG offshore supply vessels
Harvey Gulf’s LNG fuelled Platform Supply Vessel Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 August 2014 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä,  the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has signed a long-term Technical Management Agreement with Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC (Harvey...
August 28th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS to Class First Self-Elevating Unit Built in Qatar

ABS to Class First Self-Elevating Unit Built in Qatar
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine’s LB310S lift boat will be the first self-elevating unit built by the shipyard and the first built in Qatar. 27 August 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, was selected by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore...
August 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav
Peter G. Livanos ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav  NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) unanimously appointed Mr. Peter G. Livanos as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect in replacement of Mr. Marc Saverys who was appointed Vice Chairman of...
August 27th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Waiting time to enter Canal August 27, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Ships with LOA greater than 125m and/or draft over 6.5m are currently facing a wait of about 10 hours to enter the Kiel-Canal at Brunsbuttel. At Kiel-Holtenau, the anticipated waiting time is approximately 2 hours. (For information about...
August 27th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation
Datema has announced that through collaboration with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) is now integrated into their Chartplanner and Pay As You Sail (PAYS) services. Datema’s PAYS service, ENCTrack, now includes AVCS – the world’s most chosen...
August 27th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More