Archive for November, 2014

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Medal Race Video Alert

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Medal Race Video Alert
30 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – Racing at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates has wrapped up with praise in abundance for the venue. Abu Dhabi has spoilt the 270 competitors from 38 nations over four days of racing. Medal Races across the...
November 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final racing wraps up

Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final racing wraps up
30 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – Racing at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates has wrapped up with praise in abundance for the venue. Abu Dhabi has spoilt the 270 competitors from 38 nations over four days of racing. Medal Races across the...
November 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Shipyard risks described to IUMI as Asia-Pacific expertise builds in offshore construction

Shipyard risks described to IUMI as Asia-Pacific expertise builds in offshore construction
Samsung Heavy Industries newbuilding success: FPSO Bonga Shipyard risks described to IUMI as Asia-Pacific expertise builds in offshore construction,  By James Brewer A call for a closer look at the huge shipyard risks associated with giant energy construction projects has been made by two of the leading...
November 30th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class

CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class
CSCL Globe is the world’s largest containership and will be deployed on the Asia-Europe trade loop Ulsan, 28th November – CSCL Globe, the world’s largest containership and the first of a series of five 19, 100 TEU containerships ordered by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in 2013, has been...
November 30th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Containers, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

First Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup medals decided

First Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup medals decided
30 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The first medals have been decided at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A testing breeze in the region of 8-12 knots greeted the Women’s RS:X, Laser, 49erFX, Women’s 470 and Finn racers for the morning...
November 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 3 Video Alert

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 3 Video Alert
29 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The Medal Race places in the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding events were decided at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates after a tense day of competition. The top ten in each fleet will advance to the Medal Race...
November 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Necessary Preconditions for a Sustainable Shipping Recovery…

Necessary Preconditions for a Sustainable Shipping Recovery…
Peter Stokes with Jim Davis Necessary Preconditions for a Sustainable Shipping Recovery: Peter Stokes of Lazard uses IMIF talk to blast short-sighted speculation Shipping faces an asset bloodbath in the wake of the greed and ignorance of speculators from inside and outside the industry, investment banker...
November 29th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 30 November-13 December 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 30 Nov – Bonifacio Day (Philippines) Mon 1 Dec – Day of the First president of the Republic of Kazakhstan Tue 2 Dec – UAE National Day Fri 6 Dec...
November 29th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Medal Race places decided at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

Medal Race places decided at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final
29 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The Medal Race places in the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding events were decided at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates after a tense day of competition. The top ten in each fleet will advance to the Medal Race...
November 29th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Final day Abu Dhabi shootout for Laser And Laser Radial fleets

Final day Abu Dhabi shootout for Laser And Laser Radial fleets
29 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – It will be a final day shootout in the Laser and Laser Radial fleets at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. There is minimal separation in both fleets ahead of Sunday’s double points do or die Medal Races...
November 29th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HFW Logistics Bulletin

HFW Logistics Bulletin
LOGISTICS BULLETIN November 2014 Welcome to the November edition of our Logistics Bulletin. In this edition, we begin by reviewing the potential implications of the Insurance...
November 28th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Legal, Logistics, Press and Media | Read More

Emergency declared in Gaza following severe flooding – UN agency

Emergency declared in Gaza following severe flooding – UN agency
Gaza Flooding 28 November 2014 – The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza, has declared an emergency in Gaza City, following extreme weather and severe flooding over the past 48 hours exacerbating the already poor humanitarian situation in the enclave, which is dealing with the aftermath...
November 28th, 2014 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, UN | Read More

Workers speak out on World AIDS Day

Workers speak out on World AIDS Day
The ITF HQ’s in London HIV positive workers from ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) trade unions are among those speaking out on World AIDS Day on Monday 1 December. All are involved in ITF programmes to challenge HIV/AIDS – and the stigma that surrounds it – in the workplace...
November 28th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Medical | Read More

Three cheers for the falling shipping markets…

Three cheers for the falling shipping markets…
John Faraclas We could have won any bet whatsoever had we opened a fortune teller’s company….err market prognosis company, a betting office if you like, given the latest market sky-fall…now and many years ago! We could have been easily billionaires! Any objection? Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation...
November 28th, 2014 | Associations, Corruption, Energy, Environment, European Union, Fixtures, HR, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance | Read More

Shipping industry sets out progress on CO2 reduction on eve of un climate conference, but stresses industry is not “cash cow”

Shipping industry sets out progress on CO2 reduction on eve of un climate conference, but stresses industry is not “cash cow”
The global shipping industry, which transports around 90% of world trade, only produced about 2.2% of the world’s total Green House Gas emissions during 2012 compared to 2.8% in 2007. Shipping’s total emissions have reduced by more than 10% during the same period. In advance of the United Nations...
November 28th, 2014 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Unions act to eliminate workplace violence against women

Unions act to eliminate workplace violence against women
ITF trade unions worldwide acted in unison to back the ITUC’s call for an ILO convention on gender-based violence at work on 25 November, the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. 28/11/2014 – Workers said NO to violence against women on every continent, with...
November 28th, 2014 | Health and Safety, ITF, Safety and Security | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 2 Video Alert

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, Abu Dhabi – Day 2 Video Alert
28 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The leaderboards across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding event at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE are shaping up ahead of the penultimate day of racing. A lighter breeze in the region of 9-12 knots with gusts up...
November 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Leaderboards shape up at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

Leaderboards shape up at Abu Dhabi, ISAF Sailing World Cup Final
28 November 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The leaderboards across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding event at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, UAE are shaping up ahead of the penultimate day of racing. A lighter breeze in the region of 9-12 knots with gusts up...
November 28th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Construction of bridge over King’s Dock November 28, 2014, Singapore, Singapore From 12 December 2014 to 12 June 2015, construction works for a bridge over King’s Dock at Keppel Bay Drive will be carried out. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine...
November 28th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transaid’s latest Newsletter 28 Nov 2014

Transaid’s latest Newsletter 28 Nov 2014
HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s road safety efforts Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal praised the vital and life-saving work of Transaid during the charity’s annual showcase in November. As patron of the charity The Princess Royal addressed a room of 80 transport...
November 28th, 2014 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR, Press and Media | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s achievements

HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s achievements
HRH The Princess Royal 20 November 2014 Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal praised the life-saving work of international development charity Transaid, after the organisation revealed at its annual showcase it is now delivering more programmes in more countries to help improve road safety than ever...
November 28th, 2014 | Charity, Communication, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Hellenic Carriers AGM Results

Hellenic Carriers AGM Results
Hellenic Carriers Limited, (“Hellenic” or the “Company”) (AIM: HCL), an international provider of marine transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announces that at their Annual General Meeting held todayon 28 November 2014 in Athens, all resolutions, mentioned below, were duly passed. The...
November 28th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, HR, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast
Zinzan Brooke pictured with Mersey Maritime apprentice Olivia Weston All Blacks rugby star Zinzan Brooke was a guest of honour at a Skills Breakfast hosted today at Mersey Maritime’s Birkenhead Headquarters. Zinzan Brooke now spends his time as CEO of Number 8 Group, a recruitment and skills specialist...
November 28th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016

Shipowners welcome revamped EU anti-piracy naval mission that will run until 2016
Patrick Verhoeven EU Member States have decided to extend the mandate of the EU anti-piracy naval mission off the coast of Somalia both in terms of scope and duration. EU Navfor Atalanta will now run until 12 December 2016 and will include several new secondary objectives, designed to combat piracy...
November 28th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 – The Decision Makers Forum”; a success!
When we say a full house we mean a full house! For the 14 th year in a row, NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS organized its annual highlevel event, “The Shipping Decision Makers Forum”. The Forum took place on the 20th of November 2014 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel in Athens and was attended...
November 28th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Flags, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Story of the Week, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More