Archive for July, 2015

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Severe Tropical Storm Linfa east of Hong Kong July 08, 2015, Hong Kong, all ports Standby Signal No.1 is in force in Hong Kong, in anticipation of the possible impact of Severe Tropical Storm Linfa. According to the latest Tropical Cyclone Bulletin issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, at 5pm local...
July 8th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

NAMEPA and CYC join on Marine Environment Education

NAMEPA and CYC join on Marine Environment Education
NAMEPA VISITS CHICAGO YACHT CLUB, BELMONT STATION WITH EDUCATION INITIATIVES ABOUT THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT CHICAGO, IL. JULY 8, 2015 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) heads to the Chicago Yacht Club to share their marine environment education materials with the...
July 8th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Loïck Peyron, a special guest for Act 3 in Pornichet!

Loïck Peyron, a special guest for Act 3 in Pornichet!
Loïck Peyron Loïck Peyron will be in Pornichet on Thursday and Friday to compete with 30 Corsaires, led by Alexia Barrier in the Tour de Fance à la Voile 38th edition. The french sailing legend from La Baule will bring his multihull experience to the team for the coastal and stadium races. Loïck...
July 8th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Trumpet from VesselsValue.com 8 July 2015

The Trumpet from VesselsValue.com 8 July 2015
  Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising Wednesday 8 July 2015 Scrap Dominance Emma Svensson, one of our Research Analysts at the opening ceremony of the Island games – and she’s even valuing a ship...
July 8th, 2015 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Pacific Pilotage Authority Canada signs on with Helm CONNECT

Pacific Pilotage Authority Canada signs on with Helm CONNECT
Victoria, BC – Today, software developer Helm Operations announced that it has signed Pacific Pilotage Authority (PPA) Canada to its Helm CONNECT Preventive Maintenance software. PPA operates five pilot boats and provides complete pilotage services for all ports on Canada’s west coast including Vancouver...
July 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Mersey Maritime and Maritime London discuss how they can help organisations work more closely together

Mersey Maritime and Maritime London discuss how they can help organisations work more closely together
L-R: John Hulmes – Chairman of Mersey Maritime; Alderman the Lord Mountevans of Chelsea – Chairman of Maritime London; Doug Barrow – CEO of Maritime London; Chris Shirling-Rooke, Acting CEO, Mersey Maritime. Mersey Maritime has hosted a visit by Maritime London as part of an initiative to develop...
July 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Organisations | Read More

Two days of IMCA events in Vietnam as Asia-Pacific section meets

Two days of IMCA events in Vietnam as Asia-Pacific section meets
Jane Bugler The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has programmed two days of events in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 22 and 23 July. The first sees an afternoon’s ‘Vietnam Briefing’ open to IMCA members, and non-members including oil company representatives, contractors, consultants...
July 8th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Diana announces direct continuation of Time Charter Agreement for m/v Pucon

Diana announces direct continuation of Time Charter Agreement for m/v Pucon
ATHENS, GREECE, July 8, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend the present time charter contract for one...
July 8th, 2015 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 8, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 8, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian bourses broadly fell on Wednesday, while major European bourses were trading slightly higher in early trade trailing gains in...
July 8th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Argentina opened one of the most advanced engine room simulators in South América

Argentina opened one of the most advanced engine room simulators in South América
Last June, the Centro de Jefes y Oficiales Maquinistas Navales (Professional Association of Maritime´s Engine Officers), opened its elegant new headquarters in the heart of Buenos Aires, which will operate as a maritime training centre. The centre will be equipped with a modern engine room simulator,...
July 8th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
Christine Cabau Woehrel Marseille Fos and Miami twin for cruise and container growth   Fifteen years after they first twinned, the Marseille Fos and Miami port authorities have renewed the link in a move to support further development of their mutual cruise and container interests. The latest agreement...
July 8th, 2015 | Container shipping, Cruise Industry, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Container giant Maersk Line appoints GAC for husbandry services in Hong Kong

Container giant Maersk Line appoints GAC for husbandry services in Hong Kong
GAC will handle more than 1, 000 calls by Maersk Line and MCC vessels per year at all ports and terminals in Hong Kong. GAC Hong Kong to handle more than 1, 000 vessel calls per year. Hong Kong, 8 July 2015 –The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line, has appointed GAC to provide...
July 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Containers, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä: Rethinking marine maintenance – maximised uptime, higher profitability

Wärtsilä: Rethinking marine maintenance – maximised uptime, higher profitability
In today’s world, optimised efficiency is the goal every business is aiming for. But how to reach that goal? In the marine and offshore industry, safety cannot be compromised and regulations must be adhered to. Efficiency can nevertheless be increased by optimising maintenance. Moving from calendar-based...
July 8th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

High-profile line up in place for ICS conference in September

High-profile line up in place for ICS conference in September
ICS Chairman Masamichi Morooka The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced an exciting final programme for this year’s ICS International Shipping Conference which features high-profile speakers from across the global industry. The Conference is one of the principal events during the second...
July 8th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF | Read More

MacGregor secures comprehensive equipment package order for two bulk carriers from China

MacGregor secures comprehensive equipment package order for two bulk carriers from China
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to supply comprehensive MacGregor equipment package for two 38, 000 dwt bulk carriers. The order was booked into second quarter order intake and includes following equipment/ship: · design and key components for hatch covers · deck cranes · electric...
July 8th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Pink-Me-Ups!

Pink-Me-Ups!
Old Brompton Gallery frontage featuring artist Woozy’s portrait Elizabeth. Pink-Me-Ups! New exhibition at Old Brompton Gallery is a window on three extraordinary contemporary artists,  By James Brewer Three provocative painters parade their sometimes startling works in the second exhibition at...
July 8th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Greek Referendum: Tragedy at its best – update

Greek Referendum: Tragedy at its best – update
The 62 / 38 centum result of the Greek referendum last Sunday will create the worst ever situation for the Greek people, and for Europe too… but for the latter, to a minor extent. John Faraclas writes: The result and the follow-up of the negotiations will soon open not only the Pandora’s Box...
July 8th, 2015 | Comment, Communication, European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

SingPost and Alibaba Group to expand ecommerce logistics cooperation

SingPost and Alibaba Group to expand ecommerce logistics cooperation
SingPost and Alibaba Group taking next step to establish end-to-end ecommerce logistics platform – Alibaba investing in Quantium Solutions International, a SingPost subsidiary Alibaba Group to increase equity stake in SingPost to 14.51 percent subject to regulatory approval SingPost and Alibaba...
July 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners Annual Awards –

The Union of Greek Shipowners Annual Awards –
l t r : Radm. A. Athanassopoulos, Spiros Anastassovitis from Hellenic Lloyd’s, John Scordias, President and CEO of Chandris Hellas Inc., Irene S, Daifas, Gregorios-Konstantinos Serefias, Ariola Ligatai, Eleni Bouyoukou, Thodoris Dritsas, Stavros Akoumianakis, Demetrios Barbounis, and Theodore Veniamis Earlier...
July 7th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

MEPs support shipping industry’s call for stronger Member State action in the Mediterranean

MEPs support shipping industry’s call for stronger Member State action in the Mediterranean
ECSA, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) participated yesterday in a hearing on migration organised by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee in Strasbourg. The hearing was organised following...
July 7th, 2015 | Associations | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Ramazan Bayrami four-day holiday July 07, 2015, Turkey, all ports All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed for four days from Thursday 16 July to Sunday 19 July, inclusive. Vessel owners are urged to make arrangements for crew, spares, provisions, etc. in good time ahead of the...
July 7th, 2015 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PORT ALERT: 7 July – Latest update on port operations in Greece

PORT ALERT: 7 July – Latest update on port operations in Greece
Port of Piraeus – The container terminal Latest update on port operations in Greece Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) can provide the latest update on port operations in Greece and local conditions to 7 July 2015. Port operations: Cruise – no issues or changes of itinerary have been reported...
July 7th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Energy, HR, Port Conditions | Read More

Hempel unveils new brand on 100 year anniversary

Hempel unveils new brand on 100 year anniversary
Leading world-wide marine coatings manufacturer Hempel has rebranded on its 100 year anniversary and renewed its drive to offer complete coating solutions for its customers. As one of the fastest growing companies in the world, Hempel is on a roll with 2015 marking a 100 years in business and the company...
July 7th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Containers, Yachting | Read More

Danish ports approve HullWiper eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning system

Danish ports approve HullWiper eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning system
GAC EnvironHull continues its global expansion Denmark, 07 July 2015 – Authorities at the Danish ports of Copenhagen, Kalundborg and Fredricia have granted permission for GAC EnvironHull’s pioneering, diver-free, underwater HullWiper solution to be used within their ports and outside of holding areas. These...
July 7th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring uncertainty about the ongoing negotiations between Greece and the Institutions, Wall Street closed on a slightly negative ground...
July 7th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More