Archive for July, 2015

Trade unionists launch Fair Transport Europe initiative to urge EC action

Trade unionists launch Fair Transport Europe initiative to urge EC action
A group of trade unionists sponsored by the ETF – the ITF’s European arm – submitted a formal request to the European Commission on 13 July to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) called Fair Transport Europe. Under the Lisbon Treaty, EU citizens can launch an ECI calling on the Commission...
July 23rd, 2015 | ITF | Read More

Cotton urges Indonesian president to intervene over terminal concession extension

Cotton urges Indonesian president to intervene over terminal concession extension
The ITF has urged the Indonesian president to intervene over the extension of the concession for the Jakarta International Container Terminal that has been granted to Hutchison Port Holdings by the Indonesia Port Company (IPC). The move follows grave concerns expressed by the ITF-affiliated Trade Union...
July 23rd, 2015 | ITF, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
New Canal trial July 23, 2015, Egypt, Suez Canal A trial for the new Suez Canal will be conducted on Saturday 25 July with three large container ships. The Northbound convoy will be 0400 hours local time until 0830, with a limit time of arrival the previous day at 2300. * ships arriving after 2300...
July 23rd, 2015 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Briefing: Nigeria bans 113 tankers

HFW Briefing: Nigeria bans 113 tankers
Nigeria bans 113 tankers On 15 July 2015, Nigeria’s state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation issued a list of 113 tankers prohibited, with immediate effect, from “engaging in...
July 23rd, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
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...
July 23rd, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets | Read More

Current Account and Balance of Travel Services in Greece – May 2015

Current Account and Balance of Travel Services in Greece – May 2015
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A GLOBAL FOCUS NOTE Current Account and Balance of Travel Services in Greece, May 2015 Viewers can read the full report herebelow: GLOBAL FOCUS NOTE_Current Account and Travel Services_May 2015
July 23rd, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Tourism | Read More

CMB – results first half 2015

CMB – results first half 2015
RESULTS FIRST HALF 2015 CMB’s executive committee has discussed the preliminary results recorded for the second quarter and those for the first half of 2015. All figures mentioned in this press release have been prepared under IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and have not been reviewed...
July 23rd, 2015 | Company Profiles, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crowley named a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider for seventh consecutive year

Crowley named a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider for seventh consecutive year
(Jacksonville, Fla.; July 23, 2015) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s logistics group has been named a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider by Inbound Logistics for the seventh consecutive year. Editors selected Crowley and fellow honorees from hundreds of candidates who submitted credentials...
July 23rd, 2015 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IOE launches inaugural ‘Green Light to Export’ conference

IOE launches inaugural ‘Green Light to Export’ conference
Lord Digby Jones The Institute of Export (IOE) has teamed up with International Trade Magazine to host its first annual ‘Green Light to Export’ conference for businesses who are seeking to harness the wealth of opportunities in international trade. Taking place at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham...
July 23rd, 2015 | Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Markets, News | Read More

GE Engines to power USS Cincinnati for United States Navy

GE Engines to power USS Cincinnati for United States Navy
EVENDALE, Ohio – July 22, 2015 – GE Marine’s LM2500 marine engines will power the United States Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to be named USS Cincinnati (LCS 20). The ships two engines will be manufactured at GE’s Evendale, Ohio facility. “We are excited to learn that the U.S. Navy has...
July 23rd, 2015 | Aviation, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Port of Teignmouth welcomes its first cruise ship

History was made at ABP’s Port of Teignmouth with the visit of its first ever cruise ship. The Hebridean Princess, a luxury cruise ship, arrived from Dartmouth carrying 50 passengers. They were welcomed by the town officials before embarking on a day trip around Teignmouth, which included a visit to...
July 23rd, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Clio with Transgrain

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Clio with Transgrain
ATHENS, GREECE, July 23, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on July 8, 2015, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with Transgrain...
July 23rd, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 23, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 23, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were firmer in early trade supported by news that the Hellenic Parliament endorsed late last night a draft...
July 23rd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IUMI 2015 asks if current business drivers are creating a new standard for marine insurance

IUMI 2015 asks if current business drivers are creating a new standard for marine insurance
The marine insurance sector is changing and new business drivers are fast impacting on the way the market operates. Key influencers will be identified and debated at IUMI’s most important event of the year, the 2015 Annual Conference in Berlin, 13-16 September, under the theme: “Technical, Financial...
July 23rd, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Technical, Technology | Read More

Big names line up to speak at ISSS Shipowning conference held as part of LISW15

Big names line up to speak at ISSS Shipowning conference held as part of LISW15
Major players from global shipowning, shipmanagement and associated service industries such as satellite communications and P&I insurance are among the confirmed speakers at the 2nd International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS), to be held during London International Shipping Week 2015. Chaired...
July 23rd, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Damen launches second of two ferries for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Damen launches second of two ferries for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
The second of two 80-metre ice class Ro-Pax ferries – the MV Legionnaire – has been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. The naming was performed by Mrs. Lori Anne Companion, Deputy Minister at the Department of Transportation and Works of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador,...
July 23rd, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Alma Anaptixis spells it out!

Alma Anaptixis spells it out!
The panellists A “Friendly Society of the 21st  Century which will bring together people, think tanks, groups and political parties in an effort to create a productive and innovative Greece”; this is how Prof. George Bitros, president of the its steering committee,  “branded” ALMA ANAPTIXIS...
July 22nd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Corruption, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Featured, HR, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

IUA Underwriting Groups discuss aviation drones

IUA Underwriting Groups discuss aviation drones
Chris Jones A coordinated international approach to the regulation of aviation drones is essential for the technology to thrive, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has stated. Rapidly expanding interest in the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has prompted the subject to become...
July 22nd, 2015 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 22 July 2015

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 22 July 2015
Wednesday 22 July 2015 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The ISAF Match Racing Rankings for 22 July 2015 have been released. Ian Williams (GBR) and Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) have regained World #1 in the Open and Women’s Rankings after they were overhauled on the 17 June 2015 release. Open...
July 22nd, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Gold League decided in ISAF Team Racing World Championship

Gold League decided in ISAF Team Racing World Championship
Wednesday 22 July 2015 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – Day three of the ISAF Team Racing World Championships was all about consistency and trying to make the Gold grade. The top nine teams progressed into the Gold League and would keep their chances of a medal alive. Since the beginning of...
July 22nd, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Groupama fights back

Groupama fights back
Pierre Pennec and his crew win Marseille Coastal race and take the lead back from CombiWest Act 7, scene 1. Just three more days of racing to go and the competition is fiercer than ever. Groupama tops the leaderboard again, with a small three point margin over their rival CombiWest. And this margin between...
July 22nd, 2015 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
SE Asian attacks against small tankers continue: IMB report COUNTRY: Worldwide Published today (22 July), a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlights a continuing trend in South East Asia in the hijacking of small coastal tankers by...
July 22nd, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Union achieves CBA and ends Air Madagascar strike

Union achieves CBA and ends Air Madagascar strike
A bitter, month-long dispute at Air Madagascar that grounded most of the carrier’s fleet for weeks finally ended on 17 July, following successful negotiations between the carrier and the ITF-affiliated Syndicat General Maritime de Madagascar (SYGMMA). Lucien Razafindraibe, SYGMMA general secretary,...
July 22nd, 2015 | Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

On the road to Paris Climate 2015

On the road to Paris Climate 2015
Tara calls in London to share its recent results unveiling the planktonic world from September 9 to 14. After Greenland, Stockholm and before Paris, the French scientific research vessel Tara will arrive in London on September 9th for a five-day stay. Three years after her last call in London, Tara continues...
July 22nd, 2015 | Climate, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

The despicable Migrants saga continues…

The despicable Migrants saga continues…
A helicopter searching for migrants Shame shame shame! The despicable Migrants saga continues with one more incident, this time in Greece and in particular in eastern Crete, at the port of Sitia where one more boat with illegal immigrants, victims of migrants traders/traffickers safely arrived. John...
July 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, EEZ, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More