Archive for November, 2015

Greece: Retail trade in September 2015 (Monday, November 30, 2015)

Greece: Retail trade in September 2015 (Monday, November 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, November 30, 2015) Greece: Retail trade September 2015  In September 2015 the seasonally adjusted volume index in retail trade decreased 1.4% compared...
November 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel
ABS-classed unit meets changing offshore support needs (Houston — ) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has announced that the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction...
November 30th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

Euronav announce Sale of the Suezmax Cap Laurent

Euronav announce Sale of the Suezmax Cap Laurent
ANTWERP, Belgium, 30 November 2015 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” or the “Company”) today announces that the Company sold its Suezmax Cap Laurent (1998 – 146, 145 dwt), for USD 22.25 million. The vessel was wholly owned by Euronav. The capital gain on that...
November 30th, 2015 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

High Winds in Southampton and Felixstowe

High Winds in Southampton and Felixstowe
Following comes from Mike Foulds, General Manager of Oceanside Logistics Ltd: Good Morning. Please note that the Port of Felixstowe is currently closed due to High Winds, and the Port of Southampton may follow suit. As you can imagine, this is likely to cause some disruption to our loading schedule,...
November 30th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Caterpillar Marine Unveils Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ Power Solutions for the Commercial Marine Market

Caterpillar Marine Unveils Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ Power Solutions for the Commercial Marine Market
Griffin, Georgia – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce its release of the Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ Marine platform to the commercial market. The EPA Tier 3 compliant marine C9.3 ACERT is an excellent addition to the Cat Marine power range. The engines and generators are MCS approved commercial...
November 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

KTN produces short film highlighting opportunities in the maritime sector

KTN produces short film highlighting opportunities in the maritime sector The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has produced a five-minute film highlighting opportunities presented by the UK’s strong maritime industry. It includes comment from senior industry figures and the UK government. The maritime...
November 30th, 2015 | Associations, Jobs | Read More

Maripur for Mercuur refit

Maripur for Mercuur refit
HNLMS Mercuur HNLMS Mercuur (A900), the Royal Netherlands Navy submarine support and torpedo recovery vessel undergoing retrofit work at Damen Shiprepair Den Helder, is to be fitted out with a MEPC 227(64) compliant wastewater management system from ACO Marine. The scope of supply is based around...
November 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wrist acquires leading Dutch offshore supplier

Wrist acquires leading Dutch offshore supplier
Den Helder Stores facilities The world’s leading ship and offshore supplier, Wrist Ship Supply, today took ownership of Dutch offshore supplier Den Helder Stores. This acquisition is another step in Wrist’s growth strategy: to build and offer clients a global value proposition in both the offshore...
November 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies | Read More

Lindley opens subsidiary in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Lindley opens subsidiary in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Marina de Bracuhy, Angra dos Reis Lindley continues to invest in internationalization, consolidating the expansion of its activity to the South America market. This Grupo Lindley company, specializing in the manufacture and installation of floating piers for marinas and ports, has created a subsidiary...
November 30th, 2015 | Marinas | Read More

New Regional Manager Ioannis Chiotopoulos announces Greece as DNV GL’s third home market

New Regional Manager Ioannis Chiotopoulos announces Greece as DNV GL’s third home market
from left to right: Andreas Pagalos, Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Ioannis Kourmatzis. Piraeus,  30 November 2015 – After being appointed as the new Regional Manager for the Maritime Region East Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas in July, Ioannis Chiotopoulos took the opportunity today to introduce...
November 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Damen Shipyards Cape Town hosts Netherlands Ministerial Trade Delegation

Damen Shipyards Cape Town hosts Netherlands Ministerial Trade Delegation
Patrick Kleinbooi (Deputy General Director STC-SA), Sam Montsi (Chairman of DSCT), Addy Houtappels (Business Development Manager STC worldwide) and Sipho Nzuza (Port Manager of the Port of Cape Town). DSCT makes full contribution to events and presentations Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) is honoured...
November 30th, 2015 | News | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: This week the financial markets are mainly focused on the ECB monetary policy meeting on Thursday, where the Central Bank is widely expected...
November 30th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Euronav board changes

Euronav board changes
ANTWERP, Belgium, 30 November 2015 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of Directors unanimously appointed Carl Steen as member of the Board and has elected him Chairman, following the resignation of the following non-independent...
November 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

London International Shipping Week 2015 Post Event Report

London International Shipping Week 2015 Post Event Report
London International Shipping Week 2015 proved beyond any doubt how important a role the city, and the UK, play in international shipping and maritime affairs.    Click here to view the LISW15 post event report.  To visit the website please click here. To register your interest in the LISW2017...
November 30th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Wärtsilä enhances leading position with new propulsion orders

Wärtsilä enhances leading position with new propulsion orders
The new marine geological research vessels under construction in China will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä engines and propulsion equipment. Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 November 2015 at 11.30 am EET – Two new marine geological research vessels under construction in China will feature a broad...
November 30th, 2015 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces the Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal…

Wärtsilä introduces the Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal…
Wärtsilä Sternguard In Water Serviceable Seal Wärtsilä introduces the Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal – the first seal that can be fully serviced underwater Wärtsilä Corporation,  30 November 2015 at 10.30 am EET – Wärtsilä, the marine and offshore industry’s...
November 30th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro Performs offshore survey programe in Equatorial Guinea

Fugro Performs offshore survey programe in Equatorial Guinea
The 65-metre high spec. survey vessel, Fugro Searcher, is one of three specialist vessels deployed by Fugro on the contract at the Fortuna Project Fugro has been awarded a contract by Ophir Equatorial Guinea (Block R) Limited for the provision of survey services for the development of large scale assets...
November 30th, 2015 | Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Collisions and Broken Masts in Wild Williamstown Wind

Collisions and Broken Masts in Wild Williamstown Wind
Sailing – Para World Sailing Championships 2015, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, Williamstown (Aus). 30/11/2015. Photo: Teri Dodds. Broken masts, collisions and a tough old day for the sailors at the Para World Sailing Championships as Port Phillip showed its wild side on the third day of competition...
November 30th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

RINA launches Competence Management System certification

RINA launches Competence Management System certification
Paolo Moretti International classification society RINA Services has launched a new Competence Management System certification which helps ship owners and managers to raise the skill levels of their crews and shore staff above the basic statutory requirements. Italy-based PB Tankers is the first company...
November 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

HESGB Autumn lunch at The Real Greek

HESGB Autumn lunch at The Real Greek
HESGB members, their families and guests enjoying their meal Following the successful late September gathering on the 22 September at the All Bar One at Tower Bridge south of the river Thames to …”contemplate” on the result of the latest Greek elections, another successful social event...
November 29th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower

Commercial opportunities for Shipping from Decarbonisation through windpower
As the interconnector of global trade shipping facilitates every other part of the economy, and decision making around low-carbon pathways in other transport modes and industries will both influence and constrain decarbonisation in shipping. Whatever the outcomes at UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21)...
November 29th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Polish sailors make strides at Para World Sailing Championships

Polish sailors make strides at Para World Sailing Championships
Poland’s Monika Gibes and Piotr Cichocki are making strides at the Para World Sailing Championships in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia as they bid to qualify their country for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships is the final opportunity for sailors to seal...
November 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Para World Sailing Championships – Perfect Melbourne Conditions Continue

Para World Sailing Championships – Perfect Melbourne Conditions Continue
Melbourne’s run of perfect sailing conditions continued on the bay for races three and four of the Para World Sailing Championships out of Williamstown’s Royal Yacht Club of Victoria. The breeze was generally southerly, starting at around eight knots and steadily building to approximately...
November 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Ban takes call for action on climate change to Commonwealth summit in Malta

Ban takes call for action on climate change to Commonwealth summit in Malta
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) confers with Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at a special session on climate change as the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government meet in Malta. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 27 November 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban...
November 28th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Cynthia Tzitzis’ W1D

Cynthia Tzitzis’ W1D
George Leventis (SYCO Entertainment)-Angelika Kavouni (Plastic Surgeon) Sofia Konstantopoulou Papadopoulos Meliora Communications Cynthia Tzitzis’ solo photo-documentary exhibition organized by Meliora Communications is taking place until the 2nd December 2015 at the iconic Friends Room of the Hellenic...
November 28th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More