Archive for February, 2015

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 1-14 March 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Wed 4 Mar – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) Thu 5 Mar – Medin Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka) Fri 6 Mar – Ghana Independence Day Sun 8 Mar – Women’s Day Sun 8...
February 28th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI gets its added value…

The BDI gets its added value…
John Faraclas Our ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 27th of February, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI closed earlier on this afternoon seven points up  since...
February 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Heritage Group buys 33% stake in MGA specialist Ambant Underwriting Services

Heritage Group buys 33% stake in MGA specialist Ambant Underwriting Services
Richard Tee of Heritage Group. Heritage Group buys 33% stake in MGA specialist Ambant Underwriting Services By James Brewer Insurance and financial services specialist Heritage Group has taken a 33% stake in City -headquartered Ambant Underwriting Services (AUS), which provides launch and host services...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Mergers and Acquisitions, News | Read More

Bringing together the world of art in the UK and China…

Bringing together the world of art in the UK and China…
Cover of issue 12 of ART.ZIP. Bringing together the world of art in the UK and China: new magazine ART.ZIP makes unique contribution By James Brewer A lively arts magazine has carved out an important niche in the international cultural scene. ART.ZIP has reached its weighty 12thprint issue in the role...
February 27th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Books, HR, News, Press and Media | Read More

ITF joins US Coast Guard shore leave debate

ITF joins US Coast Guard shore leave debate
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has submitted a deposition to the US Coast Guard’s consultation on seafarers’ access to maritime facilities – the Notice of Proposed Rule Making. The submission supports the USCG’s efforts to improve the shore leave/access situation for...
February 27th, 2015 | ITF, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

City of Sails ready for arrival of Volvo Ocean Race, thanks to GAC Pindar

City of Sails ready for arrival of Volvo Ocean Race, thanks to GAC Pindar
Auckland, 27 February 2015: Yachting logistics specialist GAC Pindar has been busy at New Zealand’s premier sailing hub, Auckland, getting everything ready for today’s arrival of the teams competing in the Volvo Ocean Race. As official logistics provider for the round-the-world race, GAC Pindar worked...
February 27th, 2015 | Logistics, Sailing | Read More

Chatham jobs fair

Chatham jobs fair
Peter Green Jobs in Maritime CEO Hundreds flock to learn more about maritime career opportunities on one of the UK’s greatest engineering projects. Hundreds of people attended an event in Chatham keen to learn more about exciting career opportunities in the maritime industry linked to the £4.2bn...
February 27th, 2015 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Auckland and the Volvo Ocean Race provide GAC Pindar with unique logistics challenges

Auckland and the Volvo Ocean Race provide GAC Pindar with unique logistics challenges
Auckland – 27 February 2015 – The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is due into Auckland, New Zealand imminently following a gruelling 5, 264 nautical mile race from Sanya, China. However, this is not the only race that has been taking place, GAC Pindar has been battling against the clock to ensure that...
February 27th, 2015 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Luba Freeport depot opens for business

New Luba Freeport depot opens for business
Hutton’s Group is delighted to announce that its new depot in Luba Freeport, Equatorial Guinea, is now open for business. Serving maritime and offshore customers in West Africa, the Luba depot provides a comprehensive range of frozen and dry provisions and a wide selection of cabin stores. Operated...
February 27th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Notices of Arrival and Departure: 90-day notice February 27, 2015, United States, all ports On 26 May 2015, an updated NOAD [Notices of Arrival and Departure] schema, versioned 3.5, will be released which will reflect recently released changes to 33 CFR 160 and improvements to vessel/crew longshoreman...
February 27th, 2015 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Yachting | Read More

Multraship takes delivery of Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug

Multraship takes delivery of Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug
Multraship, the Netherlands-based towage and salvage specialist, recently took delivery of a Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug vessel, built at Damen Shipyards Galaţi, in Romania. The delivery is part of Multraship’s current fleet expansion programme, which involves a number of Damen vessel orders. The ASD...
February 27th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sovcomflot launches new website

Sovcomflot launches new website
Moscow, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) announces the launch of its new corporate website at www.scf-group.com Available both in Russian and English, the new website has a contemporary design building upon the strong foundations of the Group’s corporate style. The main design features of the website are...
February 27th, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ClassNK updates its Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities

ClassNK updates its Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities
Tokyo – ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced today that it has released the latest version of its Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities for LNG/LPG Production, Storage, Offloading, and Regasification (Second Edition). In February 2011, the leading classification society released...
February 27th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor (27 February, 2015)

Greece Macro Monitor (27 February, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece Macro Monitor (27 February, 2015) Q4 2014 GDP data reveal positive real consumption growth, strong improvement in investment dynamics Viewers can log on herebelow and read the full report: GREECE MACRO...
February 27th, 2015 | Banking, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute – Feb. 2015

News from The Nautical Institute – Feb. 2015
The importance of keeping a proper lookout While underway in busy shipping areas during the hours of darkness, a separate dedicated lookout is needed on the bridge in addition to the watchkeeper. Read the MARS report on...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, HR, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Your monthly email newsletter from Lloyd’s Register Marine – Feb 2015

Your monthly email newsletter from Lloyd’s Register Marine – Feb 2015
We have produced a value proposition to address design and innovation challenges in the container shipping market. Read now Share Tweet Share We...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Transaid establishes a new partnership in Madagascar

Transaid establishes a new partnership in Madagascar
This February, Transaid started a new partnership with the Malagasy non-governmental organisation Lalana. This five-year relationship will focus on the promotion, development and implementation of initiatives and projects aiming to improve transport for development throughout the country. Click here to...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events | Read More

COMPIT 2015 showcases smarter ships, systems and solutions

COMPIT 2015 showcases smarter ships, systems and solutions
Improved data exchange for 3D models saves time and money in design and approval (as presented by Cabos et al.) Image care of DNV GL Hamburg, 27th February 2015 – The 14th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries (COMPIT) will take place from 11th to 13th May...
February 27th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q4 and year ended 21 Dec.2014…

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q4 and year ended 21 Dec.2014…
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2014  – DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.0025 PER SHARE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER  ATHENS, GREECE, February 27, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping...
February 27th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 27, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 27, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Friday favoured by hawkish comments by a couple of FOMC members y-day which supported...
February 27th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

British companies steal success at ShowBoats Design Awards

British companies steal success at ShowBoats Design Awards
On Monday (23 February 2015) Britain stole the show at the prestigious Superyacht Design Symposim in Kitzbuhel, Austria. From the 17 ShowBoats Design Awards presented on the night, 12 included the work of nine British-based architect and design companies.  The Awards aim to honour the creative talents...
February 27th, 2015 | Awards, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Thin Film Electronics ASA at Oslo Børs

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Thin Film Electronics ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Thin Film Electronics ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 28/01/2015 Accepted date: 25/02/2015 Listing date: 27/02/2015 Ticker: THIN   Thin Film Electronics has 15 years of experience in the field of non-volatile memories. Thinfilm’s unique all-printed...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

World Wide Supply lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM

World Wide Supply lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM
27/02/2015 – World Wide Supply lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM today. World Wide Supply is an offshore service vessel company. The bond loan that is admitted to listing today –  World Wide Supply AS 13/17 7, 75% USD C – is an issue of USD 150 million with an interest rate of...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Stock Markets | Read More

Working while kneeling without discomfort

Working while kneeling without discomfort
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February 27th, 2015 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River levels decreasing February 26, 2015, Argentina, all ports River levels in Argentina are currently decreasing and they are expected to continue over the coming week. The bottleneck remains in the River Plate access channel, where the maximum recommended sailing draft us 10.51 metres fw. Shippers...
February 26th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More