Archive for April, 2015

Exmar First Quarter Results 2015

Exmar First Quarter Results 2015
Viewers can find herebelow for their information the latest on Exmar’s First Quarter Results 2015: 20150430_PR_first_Quarter_results
April 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

New water rules put yacht expeditions at risk if treatment fails the litmus test

New water rules put yacht expeditions at risk if treatment fails the litmus test
The introduction of new wastewater treatment technologies and regulations will have an impact on the operation of super yachts with more than 12 passengers, especially those embarking on expedition type cruises, according to ACO Marine managing director Mark Beavis. Speaking during the Palma Superyacht...
April 30th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

theBRIDGE – Issue 8 , April 2015

theBRIDGE – Issue 8 , April 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of theBRIDGE from The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI). In the eighth issue of our quarterly publication  we reflect on the latest issues from across the maritime security sector, as well as the work the Association and the wider membership has been...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Globus Maritime Announces Filing of its 2014 Annual Report on Form 20–F

Globus Maritime Announces Filing of its 2014 Annual Report on Form 20–F
Athens, Greece, April 30, 2015.   Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus, ” the “Company, ” “we, ” or “our”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F that contains the Company’s audited financial statements...
April 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

CT Upcoming Trade Missions

CT Upcoming Trade Missions
Welcome to the April edition of our dates for your diary email bulletin. This month we are pleased to advise the current Mission programme for May, June, September and October 2015. Early notification of planned Missions taking place later in the year can be found...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Nepal: quake’s impact on food security likely ‘very high, ’ warns UN agency

Nepal: quake’s impact on food security likely ‘very high, ’ warns UN agency
A woman feeds her infant, who was injured during the massive 25 April earthquake, at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1014/Nybo 30 April 2015 – Some eight million dollars is urgently needed to help disaster-struck Nepalese farmers rapidly...
April 30th, 2015 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, HR, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ITF unions act on container safety on Workers’ Memorial Day

ITF unions act on container safety on Workers’ Memorial Day
Remember the dead, fight like hell for the living. That’s the slogan for International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) and it was taken to heart by ITF unions this week when they took action around toxic gases and fumigation in containers. 30/04/2015 Members from the dockers’, road transport...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Safety and Security | Read More

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal
The National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) has brokered a pioneering HIV non-discrimination deal in an agreement signed with Mercantile Marine Management Ltd. 30/04/2015 The ‘special agreement’, added to the three-year memorandum of agreement that runs from 2015 to 2017, will cover around...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Medical | Read More

ITF condemns FWC ruling against Australian rail freight workers

ITF condemns FWC ruling against Australian rail freight workers
30 April 2015 -The ITF has warned the Australian government of an international trade union response to the ruling by the Fair Work Commission that the country’s largest rail freight operator could terminate 12 enterprise bargaining agreements, covering over 6, 000 workers. The ITF executive passed...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, ITF, Labour Disputes, Legal, Rail | Read More

Specialised LNG carrier ClassNK-NAPA GREEN software installed on vessels

Specialised LNG carrier ClassNK-NAPA GREEN software installed on vessels
New performance monitoring solution fully compatible with NAPA’s existing Gas Tanker Loading Computer to provide a ‘real time’ 360°view for growing LNG carrier market HELSINKI – APRIL 30, 2015 – NAPA,  the leading global maritime software house, and ClassNK, one of the world’s...
April 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 30 April 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 30 April 2015
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s...
April 30th, 2015 | Legal, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Lock chamber closure for maintenance works April 30, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to maintenance works on the substructures of the lockgates, the Big South Lock Chamber at Holtenau will be out of service from 0700 hours on 5 May to 1600 hours on 6 May. (For information about operations in Germany...
April 30th, 2015 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MISC Group financial results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2015

MISC Group financial results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2015
Group revenue of RM2, 490.3 million was higher than revenue in the quarter ended 31 March 2014 (“corresponding quarter”) and the quarter ended 31 December 2014 (“preceding quarter”). Profit before taxation of RM511.9 million. Entered into novation agreement for the construction and delivery...
April 30th, 2015 | Finance, LNG, Taxation | Read More

News from Saab Seaeye – Second Cougar for tidal renewable energy installers

News from Saab Seaeye – Second Cougar for tidal renewable energy installers
For its mastery of strong currents around tidal turbines, Keynvor MorLift Ltd has added a second Saab Seaeye Cougar XT to their ROV fleet. This new addition comes fully containerised and can be easily transported across the globe. Alongside their more conventional Cougar assignments Keynvor MorLift...
April 30th, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Diana obtains US$30 mio term loan facility from Danish Ship Finance

Diana obtains US$30 mio term loan facility from Danish Ship Finance
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES SIGNING AND DRAWDOWN OF A US$30 MILLION TERM LOAN FACILITY WITH DANISH SHIP FINANCE  ATHENS, GREECE, April 30, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
April 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

TNPA’s tug project going full steam ahead

TNPA’s tug project going full steam ahead
Programme Manager for TNPA’s R1.4 billion tug contract, Eugene Rappetti (left), with Southern African Shipyards CEO, Prasheen Maharaj (right) in front of work on one of nine tugboats being built for the port authority. [Durban, South Africa, 30/04/2015] Transnet National Port’s Authority’s R1.4...
April 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen introduces new OPV to meet demand for multi-mission platforms

Damen introduces new OPV to meet demand for multi-mission platforms
On 20 April, Damen gave a sneak preview of their newly designed 2nd generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) during the annual OPVs&Corvettes Asia Pacific conference in Singapore. Damen’s Design & Proposal Manager Piet van Rooij explained how this new OPV has been configured for various missions. This...
April 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC North America completes transatlantic move of 14-ton dolly ahead of schedule

GAC North America completes transatlantic move of 14-ton dolly ahead of schedule
Houston, 30 April 2015 – GAC’s project logistics experts recently loaded a 14.1 ton assembly dolly and ensured quick transportation and early delivery from Houston through Los Angeles and on to Luanda, Angola, for Ensco plc, a global provider of offshore drilling services. Despite a timeline adjustment...
April 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Exposec Defense World 2015

Exposec Defense World 2015
From last year’s event   Viewers can read the latest on the Conference Programme of EXPOSEC DEFENSE World 2015 which under the  circumstances comes at no better time and many issues will possibly determine the Greek, European and World policy on all, under discussion/debate issues:  C...
April 30th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, EEZ, European Union, Events, Executive Travel, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Military, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Technical, Technology | Read More

April FOMC meeting: Prospect of higher fed funds rates by year-end still on the cards (30 April 2015)

April FOMC meeting: Prospect of higher fed funds rates by year-end still on the cards (30 April 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A As expected, the Federal Reserve left its monetary policy stance unchanged at the 28-29 April meeting. According to the post-meeting statement, 1 the economic slowdown in the first quarter of the year reflected...
April 30th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

ClassNK releases PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA

ClassNK releases PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA
Noboru Ueda New ISO-based Progressive Speed Trial Analysis software free to industry Tokyo – ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) releases PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA, making it the world’s first classification society to develop software which analyzes and calculates a ship’s speed trial...
April 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Sustainable Shipping Initiative Wins A Guardian Sustainable Business Award

Sustainable Shipping Initiative Wins A Guardian Sustainable Business Award
Carolyne Okeijn (Project Manager), Stephanie Draper (Chair SSI Board of Trustees) and Alastair Fischbacher (SSI Chief Executive). Members’ initiatives are recognised for their contribution to advancing the sustainability of the shipping industry London – 30 April 2015 – The Sustainable...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, News | Read More

ESPO joins a Plea for Exploiting the Full Potential of Short Sea Shipping

ESPO joins a Plea for Exploiting the Full Potential of Short Sea Shipping
ESPO is joining a group of transport stakeholder associations, including European association for forwarding, transport, logistics and customs services (CLECAT), The European Community Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (ECASBA), The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), ECS, European...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Markets, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Are you Exhibiting at Ship Efficiency: The Event Exhibition 2015?

Are you Exhibiting at Ship Efficiency: The Event Exhibition 2015?
SHIP EFFICIENCY: THE EVENT EXHIBITION STANDS AVAILABLE  Ship Efficiency: The Event Exhibition will run alongside the Ship Efficiency annual conference on 8- 9 September 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London. Book Your Exhibition Space Now WHY EXHIBIT? Through...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Energy, Environment | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thurday, April 30, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thurday, April 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the statement issued after the conclusion of its monetary policy meeting y-day , the FOMC acknowledged that the US growth slowdown in...
April 30th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More