Archive for September, 2015

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30/09/2015 BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 30/09/2015 GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert Market Price Update 30/09/2015 COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO Aberdeen 0 0 331.00 0 Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0 Alexandria 0 0 820.00 0 Antwerp 250.00 214.00 431.00 0 Aqaba 0 510.00 790.00 0 Bahrain 0 0 541.00 0 Bergen 0 0 486.00 0 Busan 293.00 274.00 464.00 454.00 Cape...
September 30th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius…

The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius…
The Professor, sculpted by Imre Varga. The ‘mad scientist’ who was a physics genius is celebrated among skilfully-crafted public sculptures in Debrecen, Hungary By James Brewer Under a huge oak tree which must be 150 to 200 years old, among the greenery outside the main building of Debrecen University,...
September 30th, 2015 | Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Port of the Month: CMP – Copenhagen Malmö Port (Denmark/Sweden)

Port of the Month: CMP – Copenhagen Malmö Port (Denmark/Sweden)
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00 The port of this month is Copenhagen Malmö Port, which includes two ports in two different countries (Denmark and Sweden). This is a story about a unique cross-border alliance. For the first time in history, two ports in two different countries have joined all...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Retail trade in Greece – July 2015

Retail trade in Greece – July 2015
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (30 September 2015) Retail trade in Greece, July 2015 The Hellenic Statistical Authority released on September 30th 2015, provisional data regarding retail trade in Greece in July 2015. Key points:  In July 2015, the first full month after the...
September 30th, 2015 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, Insight, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Willard Marine Touring New MISSION PRO(tm) 730 Boat Throughout the United States

Willard Marine Touring New MISSION PRO(tm) 730 Boat Throughout the United States
MISSION PROTM 730, the fiberglass rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) Anaheim, Calif. – September 30, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Willard Marine, Inc., will be touring the United States offering test drives of their new MISSION PROTM 730, a fiberglass rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) that they designed...
September 30th, 2015 | Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Awards Four Scholarships to CMA Cadets at 2015 Connie Awards Dinner

Crowley Awards Four Scholarships to CMA Cadets at 2015 Connie Awards Dinner
l to r: Griffin Sims, Alex Leonard, Bonnie Claire Muchnick and Crowley’s Victoria Ellis (LONG BEACH, Calif.; September 30, 2015) – Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded four Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial scholarships to California Maritime Academy (CMA) cadets at the Containerization &...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

British Safety Council steps forward as a supporter…

British Safety Council steps forward as a supporter…
British Safety Council steps forward as a supporter of The Work Foundation’s research programme into Health at Work The British Safety Council has announced its support for the Health at Work Policy Unit at The Work Foundation, part of Lancaster University, a leading provider of evidence-based research...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Priorities to drive forward the marine industry…

Priorities to drive forward the marine industry…
Priorities to drive forward the marine industry in today’s volatile market by  Tim Schweikert, VP, GE Marine Over the past 18 months, fluctuations in oil prices have caused serious disruptions within the oil and gas marine sector. While some tanker operators received a boost earlier this year due...
September 30th, 2015 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Future of Marine…

The Future of Marine…
The Future of Marine: the Power of Data by Andy McKeran, Digital Marine Leader, GE Marine Unfavourable macroeconomic conditions have weighed down on marine operators over the last few years. The sector is under significant pressure and today the focus for vessel owners and operators is set firmly on...
September 30th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Sailors’ Society expands its global port chaplaincy network

Sailors’ Society expands its global port chaplaincy network
Rajan Pillai, Sailors’ Society port chaplain in Kandla, India, meeting with two seafarers Seafarers and their families to benefit from maritime charity’s enhanced welfare provision On 1 September the latest additions to Sailors’ Society increasing flotilla of port chaplains began working for the...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

GMS welcomes Gujarat ship recyclers compliance

GMS welcomes Gujarat ship recyclers compliance
GMS has welcomed news that two ship recycling yards in Alang , India have been issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) bythe Japanese and IACS member classification society, ClassNK. This confirms that the yards – Kalthia and Priya Blue Industries – comply with the technical standards of Hong Kong...
September 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Students given opportunity to design art installations for new Alexandra Dock footpath

Students given opportunity to design art installations for new Alexandra Dock footpath
                  A group of students and interns from the Hull School of Art & Design have been given the opportunity to design a series of art installations which will be located along the new diverted public right of way which runs around Hull’s...
September 30th, 2015 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre Network concept mooted at Future Ready shipping conference

Global Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre Network concept mooted at Future Ready shipping conference
Singapore financial centre – picture credits S.Venardos The concept of a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the maritime field was one proposal discussed during the two-day inaugural Future-Ready Shipping 2015...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Palau ship registry expansion strengthens Asian presence

Palau ship registry expansion strengthens Asian presence
Jai Acharya The Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has opened three new offices in Asia as it pushes ahead with an ambitious growth strategy intended to place the Palau flag as the region’s foremost ship register.   PISR already has offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Fuzhou-China,...
September 30th, 2015 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard in Crete

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard in Crete
the “Grot-Yug” under arrest in the Port of Souda, Crete, Greece A small freighter, the “Grot-Yug” under the Sao Tome flag was arrested in the early hours yesterday in Crete and her six member crew too for smuggling cigarettes. The vessel  is now at the Port of Souda in Chania. This is yet another...
September 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Seizures | Read More

A packed day of debate at annual conference, Health and Safety – What’s Next? in London

A packed day of debate at annual conference, Health and Safety – What’s Next? in London
Kevin Myers director of general regulation HSE speaking at the British Safety Council’s annual conference Top speakers across compliance, enforcement, health and policy engaged an audience of over 120 delegates at the British Safety Council’s Annual Conference, on Wednesday 23 September. Held...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 30, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian bourses closed in the black on Wednesday on a relief rally after plunging to 3-year lows yesterday. Trailing gains in Asian equity...
September 30th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Windsor Marine signs Exclusive Distributorship agreement with ‘Raytec’ UK

Windsor Marine signs Exclusive Distributorship agreement with ‘Raytec’ UK
Krishna Kumar of Windsor Marine & Callum Ryder of Raytec Windsor Marine Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Sinwa Group, has signed an exclusive agreement with Raytec UK for distribution of their Ex Lighting products across parts of South East Asia. Raytec manufacture a full range of hazardous area lighting,...
September 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Marine Money Greek Forum – 14 October 2015 – PROGRAM

The Marine Money Greek Forum – 14 October 2015 – PROGRAM
From last year’s event; l to r: Konstantinos Rokkos, George Gourdomichalis, Jerry Kaligiratos, Aristides Pittas, Iraklis Prokopakis and Glen Peters 17th Annual Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum Wednesday, 14 October 2015, Athens Ledra Hotel www.marinemoney.com/forums/GR15/index Only a fortnight...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

SingPost’s ezyCommerce Receives Accolades for Digital Innovation…

SingPost’s ezyCommerce Receives Accolades for Digital Innovation…
SingPost’s ezyCommerce Receives Accolades for Digital Innovation of the Year at Postal Technology International Awards 2015  SingPost to roll out next phase of ezyCommerce solutions globally  Singapore,  30 September 2015 – Singapore Post (SingPost) won the 2015 Digital Innovation of the...
September 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ABS Grants AIP for MES FPSO Design

ABS Grants AIP for MES FPSO Design
Christopher Wiernicki New design and construction method accelerate time to production. (Houston –) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has granted Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (MES) approval in principle (AIP) for a floating...
September 29th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Old Brompton Gallery presents Compass…

Old Brompton Gallery presents Compass…
Alina Teodorescu (left) and Michaela Vergottis, with Alina’s acrylic works Parallel Solitudes and Hugging Angels. Old Brompton Gallery presents Compass: multi-layered work by versatile London artist Alina Teodorescu By James Brewer Within the compass of 17 powerful works on show at the Old Brompton...
September 29th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Where would you invest next?

Where would you invest next?
Anil Deshpande, Jean Richards, Jim Davis and Ravi Mehrotra Where would you invest next? Executives of Foresight Ltd offer their insights to IMIF meeting in London Shipping and offshore markets are predicted to be tough for some time to come, so members of the International Maritime Industries Forum eagerly...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, IMIF, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979

“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979
“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979 29 September 2015 On 17 September 2015, the Court of Appeal (Lord Justices Moore-Bick, Longmore and McCombe) heard Owners’ appeal of the...
September 29th, 2015 | Bunkering, Legal, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
RECLAMATION WORK Singapore, Singapore SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS Hong Kong, Hong Kong Reclamation work September 29, 2015, Singapore, Singapore The working period for reclamation work at Tuas View, off Temasek Fairway, has been extended. The work will now...
September 29th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More