Archive for August, 2015

Venetia Norris will show her finely detailed artwork at north London venue…

Venetia Norris will show her finely detailed artwork at north London venue…
Venetia Norris will show her finely detailed artwork at north London venue, where Handel composed anthems and progressive  education for women flowered,  By James Brewer London artist Venetia Norris has an eye – and pens, pencils and a good deal of brass rubbing paper – for detail. Her first love...
August 31st, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Calnetix publishes White Paper on Shipboard Waste Heat recovery technology

Calnetix publishes White Paper on Shipboard Waste Heat recovery technology
Cerritos, Calif. – Aug. 31, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Calnetix Technologies, LLC has published a White Paper describing new processes for producing supplemental power for a ship’s electrical load. The White Paper, entitled New-Technology Shipboard System Converts Heat from Engine Jacket Water into...
August 31st, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments August 31, 2015, Indonesia, Tanjung Priok With effect from 01 September, the service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments are to be made at the counter available in Tanjung Priok Port Authority Main Office. Non-Tax Revenue...
August 31st, 2015 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain (31 August 2015)

August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain (31 August 2015)
August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain   According to the preliminary estimate published earlier today by Eurostat1 , Euro area headline HICP inflation was 0.2%YoY in August 2015 (Figure 1), unchanged compared to the prior month’s level, against consensus...
August 31st, 2015 | Banking, Finance, News | Read More

Port of the Month: Port of Marseille-Fos

Port of the Month: Port of Marseille-Fos
This month, we are taking you to the second largest Mediterranean port, the Port of Marseille. The Port of Marseille is not only a very spacious port – it covers an area as big as the city of Paris – it is also using its land for different purposes. So many reasons to visit this all-round port. ESPO:...
August 31st, 2015 | Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 31, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 31, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following China’s government decision to abandon its large-scale share purchases to boost the equity market, Chinese bourses lost ground on...
August 31st, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Emergency repair in Dubai keeps vessel on long drydock interval

Emergency repair in Dubai keeps vessel on long drydock interval
A 184-meter, 50.885 DWT chemical tanker had hit a buoy. A full underwater inspection and repair was needed. The vessel was only launched last year and was on a long drydock interval. Coming in for repairs now would have been a financial disaster for the owner. We therefore immediately mobilized an emergency...
August 31st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lasting cavitation damage protection for running gear

Lasting cavitation damage protection for running gear
Over the last few months a number of vessels have had their rudders coated with Ecoshield at shipyards in China, Singapore, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Hong Kong and Spain. These include several container vessels, ro-ro vessels, a crude oil tanker and a multi-purpose offshore vessel....
August 31st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä wins two more regasification module contracts for LNG vessels

Wärtsilä wins two more regasification module contracts for LNG vessels
The Wärtsilä regasification module seen here with storage tank and filter/heater module Wärtsilä Corporation, 31 August 2015 at 11.00 am EET – South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has placed two important contracts with Wärtsilä for seawater/propane based regasification modules....
August 31st, 2015 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Blue MBA graduate Søren Westerskov wins award for Integrated Strategy Project…

Blue MBA graduate Søren Westerskov wins award for Integrated Strategy Project…
Søren Westerskov receiving his degree… Blue MBA graduate Søren Westerskov wins award for Integrated Strategy Project charting how marine pilotage service DanPilot can thrive despite losing its monopoly State-owned marine pilotage operation DanPilot can adopt a “simple strategy” to meet the...
August 31st, 2015 | Academia, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News 30 AUG 2015

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News 30 AUG 2015
IN THE SPOTLIGHT What Will Marine Fuel Prices Be Over The Next 5 Years? In this week’s spotlight, Martyn Lasek, Managing Director of Ship & Bunker explains the relationship between oil and bunker prices and shares his understanding of both future oil and bunker prices. Read...
August 30th, 2015 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Hot Ports News from GAC

Hot Ports News from GAC
    30/08/2015 USE OF SHIPS’ LIFTING APPARATUS United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Use of ships’ lifting apparatus August 30, 2015, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi Please be informed that Abu Dhabi Ports reserves the right to refuse...
August 30th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    29/08/2015 WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 AUGUST-12 SEPTEMBER 2015 POSITIONING OF LIGHTS EXEMPT FROM COMPLIANCE IN HONG KONG Hong Kong, all ports CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Turkey, Bosporus World Holidays: 30 August-12 September 2015 COUNTRY:...
August 29th, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping Markets drop further; is it tomorrow’s full moon affecting them?

Shipping Markets drop further; is it tomorrow’s full moon affecting them?
John Faraclas Our thirty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 28th of August 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down two...
August 28th, 2015 | Markets, News | Read More

Global campaign launched to end sackings and union busting at Polish port

Global campaign launched to end sackings and union busting at Polish port
The campaign calls for activist Maciek Konopka to be reinstated A global campaign is being launched in support of Maciek Konopka and his colleagues at Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk as union-busting activity by management reaches new heights. 28/08/2015 Konopka has been sacked from his...
August 28th, 2015 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contract for m/v Alcyon with Transgrain

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contract for m/v Alcyon with Transgrain
ATHENS, GREECE, August 24, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with Transgrain Shipping B.V.,...
August 28th, 2015 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Advance notification of maintenance August 28, 2015, United Kingdom, Tranmere Oil Terminal Full schedules to be confirmed. Closure at Bosphorus August 28, 2015, Turkey, Bosporus The Bosphorus will be closed to traffic from 0500 to 1200 hours on Saturday (29 August) due to works on the 3. bridge...
August 28th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma
Steve Wright THOUSANDS of UK workers could be suffering from breathing and respiratory issues without realising that a huge range of everyday workplace substances, that are common across most industries, could be the cause according to a warning from workplace equipment supplier Slingsby. In many cases...
August 28th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Thordon Beaarings announces distributor changes in China

Thordon Beaarings announces distributor changes in China
August 28, 2015 Burlington, ON – Thordon Bearings Inc. of Canada is pleased to announce that CY Engineering Co. Ltd. will be the new, authorized distributor for the People’s Republic of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, effective August 28, 2015.   With this agreement, CY Engineering becomes...
August 28th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor (28 August 2015)

Greece Macro Monitor (28 August 2015)
Another positive surprise in Q2 data raises upside risks to the official forecast for full-year GDP growt Provisional Q2 GDP data surprise to the upside Greece’s statistics agency published earlier today provisional national accounts data for the second quarter of the year. The release contained another...
August 28th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

What’s going on this year at Ship Efficiency: The Event?

What’s going on this year at Ship Efficiency: The Event?
The Exhibition – SOLD OUT! This year’s exhibition will host 28 solutions providers offering a variety of products and services designed to increase efficiency and streamline operations. Who’s exhibiting? The...
August 28th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipmanagement | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute – August 2015

News from The Nautical Institute – August 2015
  Managing risk – don’t leave it to chance There are a growing number of codes, standards and guidelines that set out how to assess and manage risk. But what do these mean in practical terms – for seafarers...
August 28th, 2015 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Charity calls for Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, to be officially recognised by HM Government

Charity calls for Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, to be officially recognised by HM Government
Merchant Navy Day on 3 September has been recognised by UK seafarers since 2000. This year, in a bid to raise public awareness of this vital industry, more than 150 local authorities will be flying the Red Ensign, the UK Merchant Navy’s flag since 1854, on public buildings and landmark flagstaffs,...
August 28th, 2015 | Charity, Military, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 28, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 28, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street remained in the black yesterday for a second consecutive day, as Q2 GDP growth was revised up more-than-expected and crude...
August 28th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK conducts independent verification of Iino Marine Service’s GHG emissions based on reasonable assurance

ClassNK conducts independent verification of Iino Marine Service’s GHG emissions based on reasonable assurance
Left: ClassNK Executive Vice President Mr. Koichi FujiwaraRight: Iino Marine Service President Hisahiro Oshima Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has carried out the independent third-party verification of Iino Marine Service’s greenhouse gas (GHG)...
August 28th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More