Archive for October, 2015

On Customer Experience-part 2

On Customer Experience-part 2
In part 2 of their feature on customer experience, DAVID BATUP and LISA MULLER explain       how to start out on your CX journey The grid on page 26 makes it a fairly simple task to agree where you are. It helps a lot at this stage if you are realistic, open and honest in your assessment, as...
October 31st, 2015 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              31-Oct-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 NOVEMBER 2015 Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 November 2015 Saturday, October 31, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 1 Nov – Anniversary...
October 31st, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup set for golden climax

ISAF Sailing World Cup set for golden climax
The 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final is set for a dramatic climax in Abu Dhabi after a spectacular day of racing saw the sailors battling to grab the initiative in the gold medal chase. Honours in the eight Olympic sailing classes as well as an open kiteboarding competition will now be decided in a...
October 31st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

VIDEO – Jordi Xammar happy to slow down after setting speed record with Team Abu Dhabi

VIDEO – Jordi Xammar happy to slow down after setting speed record with Team Abu Dhabi
Xammar on the wheel Jordi Xammar, one of the rising stars of world sailing, has set his own personal speed record on the water in Abu Dhabi, but the young Spaniard was happy to slow down dramatically on the World Cup stage today. Xammar was thrilled to accept an invitation from Team Abu Dhabi to drive...
October 31st, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ABS to Class LNG Bunker Barge for WesPac Midstream and Clean Marine Energy

ABS to Class LNG Bunker Barge for WesPac Midstream and Clean Marine Energy
Christopher Wiernicki Major step in development of North American LNG fuel infrastructure draws on multi-disciplinary gas sector experience (Houston–) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, has been selected to class an LNG bunker barge...
October 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style

Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style
Members of Shanty-Chor Berlin. Munich Re hires a lively crew to entertain marine insurance community sea-shanty style,  By James Brewer Sea shanties are alive and well and living, among other cities, in Berlin! Executives of the mighty Munich Re insurance and reinsurance group harboured a musical surprise...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Oct-2015 SWIMMING RACE OFF TSIM SHA TSUI Hong Kong PUBLIC SERVICES TO CLOSE FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAYS Ecuador DREDGING TO START AT TURNING BASIN AND BUNKER ANCHORAGE Lake Charles, USA Swimming Race off Tsim Sha Tsui Friday, October 30, 2015, Hong Kong A swimming race in the...
October 30th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 30th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down seven...
October 30th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, HR, IMO, Jobs, LNG, Markets, Music, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo
On 24 October 2015 the bulk carrier “LOS LLANITOS” (71, 665 DWT – 38, 105 GRT) due to hurricane Patricia, dragged anchor and grounded at Barra de Navidad (off Manzanillo), West Coast Mexico. Tsavliris Salvage was contracted on the same day under LOF/SCOPIC to provide salvage assistance. Tsavliris...
October 30th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Greece: Retail Trade August 2015 (Friday, October 30, 2015)

Greece: Retail Trade August 2015 (Friday, October 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (30 October 2015) The Hellenic Statistical Authority released on October 30th 2015, provisional data regarding retail trade in Greece in August 2015. Key...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Energy, Finance, Jobs, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Spinnaker Global makes charity promise for USA recruitment

Spinnaker Global makes charity promise for USA recruitment
Spinnaker Global is a big supporter of maritime charities, and this year has been no exception. With a major event – the Dragon Boat Race – for the OSCAR Campaign in September and individual fundraisers throughout the year, Spinnaker has raised money for Sailors’ Society, Apostleship of the Sea,...
October 30th, 2015 | Charity, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Battle for gold heats up in Abu Dhabi

Battle for gold heats up in Abu Dhabi
Tom Burton The battle for gold in the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final is turning into a classic contest of skill and concentration in Abu Dhabi, with the sport’s top athletes turning on a spectacular display in near perfect conditions. The second day of the Sailing World Cup grand finale brought...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015

Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015
Shipping Focus – Autumn 2015 Welcome to the Autumn 2015 edition of Shipping Focus, the e-update from Thomas Cooper’s Shipping Group, in which you can review the latest legal developments in your area of shipping and keep up to date with Thomas Cooper’s news and events. Salvage...
October 30th, 2015 | Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2015 and 2016

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2015 and 2016
Richard Greiner Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2015 and 2016, according to the latest survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. Crew wages, repairs and maintenance, and drydocking are the cost categories likely to increase most significantly over...
October 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

Diana announces date for th 2015 Q3 financial results, conference and webcast

Diana announces date for th 2015 Q3 financial results, conference and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2015 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST   ATHENS, GREECE, October 30, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
October 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Communication, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications
UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London 29 October 2015 – The recent growth in the number of UAVs – from the highly sophisticated devices deployed by the military to low-cost recreational versions –...
October 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for 2015 Q3 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships announces date for 2015 Q3 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2015 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, October 30, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
October 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Port of the Month: the Port Network of Rome and Lazio – Porti di Roma e del Lazio

Port of the Month: the Port Network of Rome and Lazio – Porti di Roma e del Lazio
Friday, 30 October 2015 – The port of this month is the Port Network of Rome and Lazio. The ports in this network, all situated in the very heart of Italy, have a rich history of maritime activity, some of them even going back to Roman times! Off course, since then a lot has changed since then....
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PortRisk joins the Risk Intelligence range of products

PortRisk joins the Risk Intelligence range of products
Hans Tino Hansen Risk Intelligence has announced the launch of PortRisk, a service that makes comprehensive and reliable intelligence on risk in ports available on demand. PortRisk provides security information and threat, vulnerability and risk assessment covering countries, ports and cities. Together...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Sigmar Gabriel visits the Port of Duisburg

Sigmar Gabriel visits the Port of Duisburg
Wilhelm Oberste-Beulmann (Managing Director of START Zeitarbeit NRW GmbH), Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Erich Staake (Chief Executive Officer of Duisburger Hafen AG). © duisport/ Heike Kaldenhoff Vice-Chancellor gets first-hand look at leading logistics hub in Central Europe / duisport and START...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (30 October, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoJ stayed put on interest rates at this two-day policy meeting that concluded earlier today and reiterated its pledge to increase...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Busan Port Authority hosts 3rd Busan International Port Conference at the Newly opened International Passenger Terminal

Busan Port Authority hosts 3rd Busan International Port Conference at the Newly opened International Passenger Terminal
Busan International Conference; view from last year’s event Date October 2015, Busan, South Korea – 3rd Busan International Port Conference(BIPC 2015), hosted by the Busan Port Authority, Korea, is going to be held at the newly opened Busan Port International Passenger Terminal from November...
October 30th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

London companies record £23bn premium income in 2014‏

London companies record £23bn premium income in 2014‏
Dave Matcham New IUA research analyses market performance over five year period The overall premium total for the London company market in 2014 was £22.943bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association has revealed. Gross premium written in London totalled £15.855bn while a further...
October 30th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Halloween plea. Dont let safety fears stop volunteering says BSC

Halloween plea. Dont let safety fears stop volunteering says BSC
‘It might be Halloween but don’t let health and safety fears stop young people getting involved in volunteering and social action’ says British Safety Council. The British Safety Council is supporting an ambitious national campaign to encourage more young people to take practical action in the...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Briefing: English jurisdiction up in smoke!

HFW Briefing: English jurisdiction up in smoke!
English jurisdiction up in smoke! British American Tobacco Denmark A/S and others (Respondents) v Kazemier Transport BV (Appellant) and British American Tobacco Switzerland SA (Respondents) v H Essers...
October 30th, 2015 | Legal, Logistics | Read More