Archive for October, 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 29 Oct. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 29 Oct. 2015
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 week’s...
October 29th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Oct-2015 CONSTRUCTION OF JETTY AND PONTOON Singapore NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAYS Panama ANCHORING GUIDELINES San Francisco, USA ADVANCED CARGO DECLARATION Nigeria ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2015) OF SHORE-BASED OPERATORS Singapore ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2015)...
October 29th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fertisa Port Terminal Selects World Class Navis N4 Terminal Operating System

Fertisa Port Terminal Selects World Class Navis N4 Terminal Operating System
The Port terminal of Fertisa Navis N4 Will Help the Terminal Obtain Optimization and Customer Service Excellence While Managing Growth Navis announced a new N4 terminal operating system (TOS) license agreement with Ecuador-based Fertisa Port Terminal. Moving from its in-house system to N4 will enable...
October 29th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

David Ridge Presented with Crowley’s Highest Honor, the Thomas Crowley Award

David Ridge Presented with Crowley’s Highest Honor, the Thomas Crowley Award
(ANCHORAGE; Oct. 28, 2015) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s David Ridge, director, marine operations, was presented with the 2014 Thomas Crowley award, the company’s highest honor, at a recent ceremony at the company’s Anchorage, Alaska, office. The exclusive employee recognition program was created...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“RES COGITANS”: Court of Appeal rules bunker supply contracts between OW Bunker and Owners not covered by SOGA 1979

“RES COGITANS”: Court of Appeal rules bunker supply contracts between OW Bunker and Owners not covered by SOGA 1979
“RES COGITANS” – What next for Owners? Court of Appeal decides bunker supply contracts between OW Bunker and Owners are not covered by SOGA 1979 On 22 October 2015, the Court of Appeal (Lord Justices Moore-Bick, Longmore and McCombe) delivered their judgment on Owners’ appeal of the...
October 29th, 2015 | Bunkering, Legal | Read More

ABPmer Undertakes Annual Bathymetric Survey of the River Hamble

ABPmer Undertakes Annual Bathymetric Survey of the River Hamble
ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbour Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbour Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture...
October 29th, 2015 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

First of two Shoalbusters for SMIT Amandla Marine named at Damen Shipyards Cape Town

First of two Shoalbusters for SMIT Amandla Marine named at Damen Shipyards Cape Town
Shoalbuster 3009 naming ceremony The naming ceremony for the first of the two Damen Shoalbusters 3009 being built for marine solutions specialist SMIT Amandla Marine at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT), was held on Thursday, 29 October 2015. Mrs Jenny Coltman, Spouse of the Chairman of De Beers Group...
October 29th, 2015 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Rio 2016 Provisional Schedule Released

Rio 2016 Provisional Schedule Released
A provisional racing schedule for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition set to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5-21 August 2016 has been released. Click here to view the race schedule. The Pão de Açucar, Ponte and Escola Naval courses inside Guanabara Bay and the Copacabana and Niteroi...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Champions make golden start as ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi

Champions make golden start as ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi
The 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final produced a fascinating opening day in Abu Dhabi, and it was business as usual for several of the defending champions setting out again on a gold medal course. Great Britain’s Bryony Shaw made the perfect start in her pursuit of a second successful World Cup...
October 29th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 October, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 October, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The tone of the FOMC policy statement released after the conclusion of yesterday’s meeting was more hawkish than expected, prompting...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015

Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (29 October 2015) Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015 According to the final State Budget (SG) Execution data for the year-to-September 2015 period, the budget balance recorded a ca €1.9bn deficit, improved relative...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK wins Innovation Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2015

ClassNK wins Innovation Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2015
Mr. Chris Jones, Director Asia Pacific, The Baltic Exchange presenting the award to Mr. Toshio Kurashiki, Operating Officer/Regional Manager of South Asia & Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – ClassNK picked up the Innovation Award for its 3D modeling software ClassNK-PEERLESS at the 18th Lloyd’s...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, People and Places, Technical, Technology | Read More

Euronav – Third Quarter Results 2015

Euronav – Third Quarter Results 2015
THIRD QUARTER RESULTS 2015 HIGHLIGHTS  EBITDA (before non-recurring items) USD 135.9m – strongest Q3 since 2008  Decision not to exercise options for 4 VLCCs – value of options written off  Resilient quarter for VLCC and Suezmax rates despite seasonal expectations  Delivery of first VLCC...
October 29th, 2015 | Accountancy, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ABP donation supports raft of improvements at Marfleet Primary School

ABP donation supports raft of improvements at Marfleet Primary School
Marfleet Primary Head Teacher Rachel Butler-Reid, Business Development Manager Sue Walker and Deputy Head Teacher Antonia Saunders, along with children from the school, look forward to their classroom plans becoming a reality (image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography Hull’s Marfleet Primary School...
October 29th, 2015 | Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä joint venture in China celebrates ground breaking for new factory

Wärtsilä joint venture in China celebrates ground breaking for new factory
Picture from the ground breaking ceremony with Roger Holm, Senior Vice President, Engines, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions and Wu Qiang, President of CSSC, in the middle. Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 October 2015 at 10 am EET – CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co. Ltd (CWEC) celebrated the commencement...
October 29th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (September-October 2015)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (September-October 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Risk sentiment improves in October on scaled back expectations of Fed rate tightening, likelihood of ECB QE programme extension REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Better than expected output...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC coordinates delivery of Swedish boats for Eastern Mediterranean sea rescue effort

GAC coordinates delivery of Swedish boats for Eastern Mediterranean sea rescue effort
Samos, Greece – Two high-speed boats from Sweden have joined the sea rescue effort in the Eastern Aegean, and it was GAC that coordinated their delivery to Greece. The craft were sent by the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS), in response to the growing humanitarian crisis that...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI

Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI
Reception at Deutsches Historisches Museum. Berlin’s extraordinary history is summoned up at venues for the social highlights of IUMI By James Brewer Marine underwriters and their guests were invited to two Berlin venues steeped in history, for the main social events of the 2015 conference of the International...
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

Genoa ‘La Superba’ sets out its credentials as host city for the 2016 conference of IUMI

Genoa ‘La Superba’ sets out its credentials as host city for the 2016 conference of IUMI
Matthias Kirchner (left), Cristina Castellini and Alessandro Morelli. Genoa ‘La Superba’ sets out its credentials as host city for the 2016 conference of the International Union of Marine Insurance  By James Brewer  Members of the International Union of Marine Insurance have already begun preparing...
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance | Read More

ABS Grants AIP to Altair’s LNG Containment Concept

ABS Grants AIP to Altair’s LNG Containment Concept
Christopher Wiernicki Innovative ‘cubic donut’ tank system design will deliver increased cargo capacity while reducing loading and sloshing risks. (Houston –) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, has granted Approval in Principle...
October 28th, 2015 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

Private companies and PCASP to protect French flagged vessels

Private companies and PCASP to protect French flagged vessels
The enactment of Law No. 2014-742 of 1st July 2014 and the signing of decrees related during late 2014 and early 2015 resulted in June 2015 to approve the first private companies wishing to conduct activities of protection of French flagged vessels (APPN). Active since 2011 in the training of PCASP...
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Flags, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

MeetU@Reload on Saturday!‏

MeetU@Reload on Saturday!‏
Dear Reloader Viewers, MeetU@Reload events are back and we are looking forward to seeing you all this Saturday at King’s College London. We have worked hard for this event and we are really proud to have these amazing speakers & mentors on board!        Why attend? Get inspired...
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs | Read More

Danelec Marine Publishes White Paper on New ECDIS Standards

Danelec Marine Publishes White Paper on New ECDIS Standards
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 28, 2015) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine has published a White Paper providing details on the new performance standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), which came into force in August 2015. The White Paper notes that the new standards provide...
October 28th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Oct-2015 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong CLOSURE OF BOSPHORUS Bosphorus, Turkey Yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay in the Mainland will take place on 30 October 2015 (Friday)....
October 28th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Elite athletes face stern Abu Dhabi test

Elite athletes face stern Abu Dhabi test
With nine gold medals at stake over four days of intense racing, the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi tomorrow with some of the sport’s most accomplished elite athletes facing a stern examination. Not even the multi-world title winning combination of Australia’s...
October 28th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More