Archive for June, 2015

United Greeks overwhelming wish to remain in Europe

United Greeks overwhelming wish to remain in Europe
Earlier on tonight at Athens’ Constitution Square thousands of Greeks defying an unprecedented rain, made their voice heard by saying: We want to remain in Europe. John Faraclas with the Athenian All About Shipping team was there: Speeches were delivered and the most powerful one come from the mayor...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

HFW Briefing: Argentine judge orders seizure of assets of oil drillers operating in the Falkland Islands

HFW Briefing: Argentine judge orders seizure of assets of oil drillers operating in the Falkland Islands
Paul Dean, partner Holman Fenwick Willan On 27 June 2015 a Federal Judge of Tierra del Fuego, Lilian Herraez, ordered the seizure of goods and assets, worth US$156, 432, 000, of companies alleged to be involved in the illegal exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons off the Falkland Islands. The...
June 30th, 2015 | Drill ships, Energy, Legal, Seizures | Read More

Transnet Awards Bid for Cape Town Cruise Terminal

Transnet Awards Bid for Cape Town Cruise Terminal
Richard Vallihu [Cape Town, South Africa, 30/06/2015]  Transnet National Ports Authority awarded the V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd the status of Preferred Bidder for the development of a cruise terminal at the Port of Cape Town, Transnet said on Tuesday. Once all negotiations are concluded, the V&A...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping confidence equals seven-year low

Moore Stephens says shipping confidence equals seven-year low
Richard Greiner Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to May 2015 to a level equal to the lowest rating recorded in the past seven years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Respondents...
June 30th, 2015 | Reports | Read More

MSc in International Shipping Finance and Management

MSc in International Shipping Finance and Management
ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS   Athens University of Economics and Business through its School of Business Administration (Departments of Accounting and Finance, and of Management Studies and Technology) and its School of Economics (Department of International & European Economic...
June 30th, 2015 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

INTERMANAGER welcomes the appointment of Mr. Ki-Tack Lim as the new IMO Secretary-general

INTERMANAGER welcomes the appointment of Mr. Ki-Tack Lim as the new IMO Secretary-general
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager, the international trade association for in-house and third party ship managers, has welcomed the appointment of Mr Ki-tack Lim of the Republic of Korea as the incoming Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation. Speaking minutes after the announcement...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, IMO, Intermanager | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  30/06/2015 SHOALING IN THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL United States, Houston, Texas DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore, Singapore HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2015 Hong Kong, Hong Kong PLANNED CLOSURE CANCELLED Turkey, Turkish Straits Shoaling...
June 30th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Associated British Ports unveil Hull’s biggest billboard

Associated British Ports unveil Hull’s biggest billboard
The banner on the silo at the Port of Hull measures 29 metres by eight metres (image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography Motorists heading west along Hedon Road towards the city centre in Hull now have a new landmark to look out for as Associated British Ports (ABP) has unveiled what is rumoured to...
June 30th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Aspida is the first PMSC to be permanently approved by CNAPS

Aspida is the first PMSC to be permanently approved by CNAPS
Aspida is the first PMSC to be permanently approved by CNAPS to provide armed guards onboard French flagged vessels. Aspida est la première EPPN à être approuvée indéfiniment par CNAPS de fournir des gardes armés à bord des navires battant pavillon français. As of June 12 2015 Aspida is the...
June 30th, 2015 | Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) elected as IMO Secretary-General

Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) elected as IMO Secretary-General
Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) who was elected as IMO Secretary-General Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with effect from 1 January 2016, for an initial term of four years. Mr. Lim is currently president...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

UK Maritime Unites for Seafarers Awareness Week

UK Maritime Unites for Seafarers Awareness Week
A full house attending the event! Last week saw a surge of activities around the UK during Seafarers Awareness Week; combining many events and media opportunities, with participants working together to raise the profile of seafaring and maritime jobs to the public – particularly young people, parents...
June 30th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Communication, Events, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Greek shipowners debate future at TradeWinds Forum‏

Greek shipowners debate future at TradeWinds Forum‏
A debate on the future of Greek shipping topped off a lively afternoon of wide ranging discussion at TradeWinds Shipowners Forum in Athens last Thursday. Offering instant reaction to the fevered negotiations taking place in Brussels, four in five participants used the online delegate polling system to...
June 30th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Alexander van den Bosch to Become New EFIP Director

Alexander van den Bosch to Become New EFIP Director
Alexander van den Bosch Alexander van den Bosch has been appointed as the new Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). He succeeds Kathrin Obst, who took on a position at the European Commission, DG MOVE in April. Alexander van den Bosch (picture) has been working for more than thirteen...
June 30th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets retained a negative tone on Tuesday amid heightened concerns about the Greek issue. Elsewhere,...
June 30th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Survey reveals 73% of exporters enjoying growth in international trade

Survey reveals 73% of exporters enjoying growth in international trade
  Lesley Batchelor. Almost three quarters of exporting businesses are experiencing growth in their export trade according to the latest International Trade Survey commissioned by the Institute of Export. The annual survey, sponsored by AIG and carried out by TAEFL, also found a similarly positive...
June 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen’s penultimate L-type is named

Evergreen’s penultimate L-type is named
(from left to right) Mr. Sun-Quae Lai, CSBC Chairman, Mr. Pier Luigi Maneschi, Chairman of Evergreen Shipping Agency (Italy) S.p.A., his wife Mrs. Anna U. Obermeier and Mr. Bronson Hsieh, Evergreen Second Vice Group Chairman June 30, 2015 – Evergreen Group today held the naming ceremony for EVER...
June 30th, 2015 | Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Listing of Sevan Drilling Limited at Oslo Børs

Listing of Sevan Drilling Limited at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Sevan Drilling Limited at Oslo Børs Applied date: 24/04/2015 Accepted date: 26/05/2015 Listing date: 30/06/2015 Ticker: SEVDR       Sevan Drilling Limited is an international offshore drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater segment....
June 30th, 2015 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä Tunnel Thruster granted ground breaking Type Approval certificate by Lloyd’s Register

Wärtsilä Tunnel Thruster granted ground breaking Type Approval certificate by Lloyd’s Register
The Wärtsilä WTT11 tunnel thruster has successfully passed the final step of the Lloyd’s Register (LRS) classification society’s Type Approval process. Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 June 2015 at 10.00 am EET – Wärtsilä has successfully passed the final step of the Lloyd’s Register...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Propeller Club of London welcomes Nick Harvey of Seafarers UK as its guest speaker for June Luncheon

Propeller Club of London welcomes Nick Harvey of Seafarers UK as its guest speaker for June Luncheon
Propeller Club President-Ian Millen and Seafarers UK Campaigns Manager Nick Harvey The prestigious Naval Club in Mayfair opened its doors once again on Wednesday 24th June for this month’s Propeller Club luncheon, with over 30 members and guests turning out for the event. The Guest Speaker for the...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

United Kingdom: Chancellor’s statement on Greece

United Kingdom: Chancellor’s statement on Greece
George Osborne George Osborne on the latest developments in the financial crisis in Greece and how they might affect British citizens. 29 June, 2015 at 05:24pm – Mr Speaker, let me report to the House on the latest developments in the financial crisis in Greece, how they might affect British citizens,...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Locks closure for maintenance works June 29, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal The Kiel Canal Authority has announced that due to maintenance works, the Big South Lock Chamber at the Kiel-Holtenau locks will be out of service from 07:30 to 15:30 hours tomorrow (30 June). (For information about operations...
June 29th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Offshore Bulletin

asdfgh Welcome to the June edition of our offshore bulletin. In this edition of the bulletin we review the Polar Code, which is expected to come into force on 1 January 2017. This code will be mandatory...
June 29th, 2015 | Energy, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

Transcript of President Jean-Claude Juncker’s press conference on Greece

Transcript of President Jean-Claude Juncker’s press conference on Greece
Jean-Claude Juncker Brussels, 29 June 2015 (SOURCE: Reuters) [1. Union of goodwill versus divisive national self-interest] Ladies and Gentlemen, When I embarked on my European career – way back in December 1982 – there were just ten Member States. The tenth member had just joined the European family...
June 29th, 2015 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

FUGRO and CROSS Group awarded multi well GoM contract

FUGRO and CROSS Group awarded multi well GoM contract
The “Fugro Synergy” Fugro’s dynamically positioned multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel,  Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf of Mexico. The campaign involves utilisation of a top...
June 29th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maritime and migration heads pledge action on unsafe mixed migration by sea

Maritime and migration heads pledge action on unsafe mixed migration by sea
Mr Sekimizu (left) and Mr. Swing pledged to work together on a number of specific actions, including the establishment of an inter-agency platform for information sharing on unsafe mixed migration by sea and the dissemination of information material on the dangers of such migration, in collaboration...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Immigration, IMO, Organisations | Read More