Archive for July, 2015

HHI to build an LNG FSRU for Gazprom under RS supervision

HHI to build an LNG FSRU for Gazprom under RS supervision
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will supervise the construction of a floating LNG storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for Gazprom, Georgy Bedrik, head of RS Business Development Department told IAA PortNews on the sidelines of the 7th International Maritime Defence Show in Saint-Petersburg.  The...
July 2nd, 2015 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Danish court allows industrial action against Ryanair

Danish court allows industrial action against Ryanair
The ITF HQ’s in London Today 1 July 2015, the Danish Labour Court ruled that Ryanair has to engage in collective bargaining with trade unions within five days and that the Flight Personnel Union (FPU), affiliated to the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the International Transport...
July 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Aviation, ITF, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

SIGMA SAILADVANCE™…

SIGMA SAILADVANCE™…
SIGMA SAILADVANCE™ – a new standard in advanced antifoulings from PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Low-friction, self-lubricating coatings use patented technology to deliver reduced fuel consumption and improved tolerance to idle time Pittsburgh, USA,  02 July 2015. PPG Protective and Marine...
July 2nd, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Heat wave in Dunkirk

Heat wave in Dunkirk
The beach of Malo-Les-Bains (Dunkirk’s seaside) was bustling with activity this Wednesday. A major part of France was hit by a heat wave, and crowds of people came down to the beautiful and endless sandbeach that stretches towards Belgium to get a chance to cool down in the water and enjoy the nice...
July 1st, 2015 | Holidays, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

EXMAR FLEX LNG

EXMAR FLEX LNG
EXMAR is pleased to announce that it has agreed with Flex LNG (“FLEX or the Company”) and Geveran Trading Co. Ltd. (“GEVERAN”) (a company indirectly controlled by trusts established by John Fredriksen for the benefit of his immediate family) on the main terms of a transaction whereby GEVERAN’s...
July 1st, 2015 | Energy, LNG, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ITF comment on election of new IMO secretary-general

ITF comment on election of new IMO secretary-general
Paddy Crumplin Commenting on the election of Lim Ki-Tack as the next president of the IMO (International Maritime Organization), Paddy Crumlin, president of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), said: “We congratulate Lim Ki-Tack on his election, and offer our best wishes to the...
July 1st, 2015 | HR, ITF, Person Profiles | Read More

First 69-metre Yacht Support vessel with Heli Hangar sold

First 69-metre Yacht Support vessel with Heli Hangar sold
The sale of a new 69-metre Yacht Support vessel marks the next level of development for the successful Yacht Support range built by DAMEN in cooperation with Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS. The new SEA AXE 6911 is the first in the Yacht Support range to feature the ultimate technical area for serious...
July 1st, 2015 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Shoaling in the Houston Ship Channel July 01, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas Effective immediately, the draft for the Houston Ship Channel will be limited to 43′-00″ fresh water with a zero tide. Yesterday (30 June), a vessel touched the bottom in the middle of the Channel near beacons...
July 1st, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

NAMEPA and Veson Nautical join for Beach Cleanup

NAMEPA and Veson Nautical join for Beach Cleanup
NAMEPA AND VESON NAUTICAL ORGANIZE A BEACH CLEANUP IN SOUTH BOSTON ON SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015 Leading marine industry-led nonprofit NAMEPA and Boston-based commercial maritime software provider Veson Nautical continue to collaborate on projects related to marine environmental conservation and maritime...
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, IT and Communications, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Shipping industry part and parcel of West Africa security situation

Shipping industry part and parcel of West Africa security situation
ECSA, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations, organised on 29 June, in cooperation with the European External Action Service and the European Commission, a very well attended workshop on the ways in which the shipping industry can get involved in the Gulf of Guinea Strategy and Action Plan....
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

VesselsValue.com Weekly Newsletter 1 July 2015

VesselsValue.com Weekly Newsletter 1 July 2015
Wednesday 1 July 2015 Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. CEO Richard Rivlin and TradeWinds Editor in Chief Julian Bray. Celebrating TradeWinds 25th birthday in Athens last week. Check out our blog to...
July 1st, 2015 | Bunkering, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Entries are now open for the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao, China

Entries are now open for the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao, China
Wednesday 1 July 2015 – Issued on behalf of ISAF Sailing World Cup – Returning to the waters of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, entries are now open for the fifth and final stop of qualification to the centrepiece final in Abu Dhabi (UAE), 26-30 November. The Qingdao regatta on the 14-20...
July 1st, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Successful Demonstration of the ME-LGI Concept

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Successful Demonstration of the ME-LGI Concept
Scene from the ME-LGI demonstration at the Tamano works Successful Demonstration of the ME-LGI Concept Mitsui tests first commercial model on HFO and methanol Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) – the MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee – recently demonstrated the liquid-gas-injection...
July 1st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Frost & Sullivan lauds AVEVA’s Customer-centric growth strategy in the engineering information management solution market

Frost & Sullivan lauds AVEVA’s Customer-centric growth strategy in the engineering information management solution market
AVEVA awarded the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership – Image shows AVEVA NET. AVEVA has consistently and effectively balanced short-term performance needs with the company’s long-term vision and aspirations. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. —July 1, 2015...
July 1st, 2015 | Awards, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ISAF appoints Peter Sowrey as new CEO

ISAF appoints Peter Sowrey as new CEO
Peter Sowrey The world governing body for sailing, International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has appointed former Managing Director of Business Process Outsourcing and Sales for Accenture as the new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. ISAF President Carlo Croce said, “Peter has vast experience...
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Person Profiles, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

UK Maritime Unites for Seafarers Awareness Week

UK Maritime Unites for Seafarers Awareness Week
1. At the Seafarers Awareness Week reception on 25 June, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu met three of the young people filmed by Seafarers UK embarking on their careers at sea.From left to right: Aaron Adam, Royal Navy Weapons Engineering Trainee; Georgia Atkins, Warsash Maritime Academy Cadet; Koji...
July 1st, 2015 | Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Funding Announcement: INTTRA, Raises $9.5 Million

Funding Announcement: INTTRA, Raises $9.5 Million
John Fay Parsippany, NJ, July 1, 2015 — INTTRA, the world’s largest ocean shipping electronic marketplace, today announced that it has raised $9.5 million in a strategic financing round with participation by ABS Capital Partners, a growth equity firm, as well as other existing INTTRA shareholders...
July 1st, 2015 | Banking, Finance, IT and Communications | 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...
July 1st, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Cambiaso & Risso Group expands operations in the Middle East with the opening of a new hub in Dubai

Cambiaso & Risso Group expands operations in the Middle East with the opening of a new hub in Dubai
Giovanni Paolo Risso Cambiaso & Risso Group, a leading shipping company founded in Genoa (Italy) in 1946, today announces the opening of its Dubai subsidiary. Dubai will be the Hub Office to serve customer’s interests in the ports of UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and later...
July 1st, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Paris MoU 2014 Annual Report published: “Adjusting Course”

Paris MoU 2014 Annual Report published: “Adjusting Course”
Richard Schiferli 2014 ANNUAL REPORT ON PORT STATE CONTROL “Adjusting Course” Refusal of access (banning) has been used 63 times since 2012. Most cases involved ships which have been banned for multiple detentions (46), while a significant number (13) were banned for failing to call at an indicated...
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Environment, Flags, Maritime Accidents, News, Organisations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Update on port operations in Greece

Update on port operations in Greece
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising the following details on the current capital controls and potential effects on operations in Greece. The capital controls enforced by the Greek Government on 28th June are continuing: –  All Greek Banks are currently closed until Tuesday 7th July. –...
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Ship Agencies | Read More

DNV GL launches external hearing of new rule set

DNV GL launches external hearing of new rule set
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen Hamburg,  1 July 2015 – Today more than 800 customers and stakeholders will receive the new DNV GL rules, as part of an extensive external hearing process before their publication and entry into force. The rules are the signature of the classification society, forming the basis...
July 1st, 2015 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory | Read More

MAJ welcomes new IMO Secretary-General

MAJ welcomes new IMO Secretary-General
The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) has welcomed the appointment of Mr Ki-tack Lim of the Republic of Korea as the incoming Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation. Jamaica has been a Category C member of the IMO Council since 2007 and its Director General, Rear Admiral Peter...
July 1st, 2015 | Company Profiles, Education and Training, HR, IMO, Person Profiles | Read More

Poseidon Med Announcement

Poseidon Med Announcement
POSEIDON MED ANNOUNCEMENT: STAKEHOLDERS CONFERENCE AT ZAPPEION CANCELLED We regret to announce that the Conference of the POSEIDON MED Programme, which was scheduled to take place on 30th June at the Zappeion Megaro, has been cancelled due to force majeure. The latest developments have created significant...
July 1st, 2015 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

NAPA to streamline compliance with new Class Society design rules

NAPA to streamline compliance with new Class Society design rules
NAPA Steel and NAPA Designer updated to reduce man-hours and duplication associated with new Common Structural Rules BC&OT HELSINKI – JULY 1, 2015 – NAPA, the global leader in maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced the release of new tools and interfaces with class...
July 1st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More