Archive for November, 2015

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                   28-Nov-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 NOVEMBER-12 DECEMBER 2015 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 November-12 December 2015 Saturday, November 28, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon...
November 28th, 2015 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Para World Sailing Championships – Aussies and Brits shine in Melbourne’s sun

Para World Sailing Championships – Aussies and Brits shine in Melbourne’s sun
In  perfect conditions on Melbourne’s Port Phillip, the first two races of the Para World Sailing Championship were run today by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia. Winds were steady at around 10 knots and as cloud cover cleared all three course areas were bathed...
November 28th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Greece: UN labour agency outlines roadmap for tackling unemployment and weak economy

Greece: UN labour agency outlines roadmap for tackling unemployment and weak economy
Athens residents protest the Greek government’s handling of the financial crisis during a national strike in September 2012. Photo: IRIN/Kristy Siegfried 27 November 2015 – The head of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO), after meeting with Greek Government officials and labour...
November 28th, 2015 | Associations, ILO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Strikes, UN | Read More

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 27th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed UP 19 points since yesterday...
November 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Damen Marine Components Opens New Plant in China

Damen Marine Components Opens New Plant in China
DMC Opens New Plant in China Official Opening Ceremony Jiangyin, China took place on 27 November   Damen Marine Components (DMC) is proud to announce the opening of its brand new facility in Jiangyin, China. Those present at the opening ceremony included CEO of Damen Shipyards Group René Berkvens...
November 27th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
               27-Nov-2015 REPLACEMENT WORKS AT EXXON MOBILE BERTH Singapore Replacement works at Exxon Mobile berth Friday, November 27, 2015, Singapore From 1January to 7 February 2016, replacement work will be conducted at the Exxon Mobil Berth...
November 27th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin 27 Nov. 2015

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin 27 Nov. 2015
__________________________________________________________ IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Will COP21 Be A Game Changer For Shipping? With the shipping industry still sitting in the negotiation text for the COP21 climate conference we examine why stakeholders in the industry...
November 27th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greece – Downward revision in Q3 data…

Greece – Downward revision in Q3 data…
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Focus Notes Greece- Downward revision in Q3 data, not altering our expectation for a milder than expected full-year real GDP contraction (November 27, 2015) Greece’s statistics authority (EL.STAT.) released...
November 27th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

MacGregor wins breakthrough order in pioneering offshore wind farm project

MacGregor wins breakthrough order in pioneering offshore wind farm project
Statoil CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 27 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 1.30 PM EET – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for substructure connection mooring systems for the world’s first floating offshore wind farm: Statoil’s Hywind pilot park in Scotland. MacGregor will be responsible for the...
November 27th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s Group Review 2015 highlights continued strong performance

Lloyd’s Register’s Group Review 2015 highlights continued strong performance
Thomas Thune Andersen Global engineering, technical and business services organisation, Lloyd’s Register (LR), has published its Group Review 2015 which celebrates its work to place research and development at the heart of LR.  Chairman Thomas Thune Andersen reports that, while not immune to current...
November 27th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, News, Reports | Read More

the Enterprise Bill and damages for late payment of insurance claims

the Enterprise Bill and damages for late payment of insurance claims
Andrew Schütte This week saw lively exchanges in the House of Lords over proposed amendments to the damages for late payment of claims provisions at clauses 20 and 21 of the Enterprise Bill. On Wednesday 25 November 2015, a proposal that insurers should be allowed to adduce evidence of legal advice...
November 27th, 2015 | Legal | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Friday and German government bonds retained a firm tone amid heightened expectations...
November 27th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 27 Nov. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 27 Nov. 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...
November 27th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Results of the reopening of the takeover bid on CMB made by Saverco

Results of the reopening of the takeover bid on CMB made by Saverco
CMB and Saverco announce that on 25 November 2015, at the closing of the acceptance period of the reopening of the voluntary public takeover bid in cash made on CMB by Saverco (the “Bid”), a total of 1, 668, 043 shares were tendered into this reopening of the Bid (which represent 4.77% of the total...
November 27th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Markets, Mergers and Aquisitions, Shipmanagement | Read More

Bureau Veritas Marine Newsletter: December 2015 issue

Bureau Veritas Marine Newsletter: December 2015 issue
December 2015 issue The latest news and events are in this month’s VeriSTAR News Marine Chinese solutions save energy and emissions Interview with New Times Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. Advanced Technology and Research Centre strengthened Design approval for...
November 27th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

Third FUGRO vessel – Havilla Harmony – joins search for MH370

Third FUGRO vessel – Havilla Harmony – joins search for MH370
Fugro is providing an additional vessel, the Havila Harmony, to join the search for the missing flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. From the 93-metre multi-role vessel, Fugro will deploy the Echo Surveyor VII autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Havila Harmony is under long-term charter to Fugro...
November 27th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Aviation, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

European Regional Meeting of IMRF…

European Regional Meeting of IMRF…
European Regional Meeting of IMRF, Mariehamn, Aland Islands – Summary & Presentations IMRF European Regional Meeting 28-30 October 2015 Summary & Presentations News: 50 Year Anniversary of Åland Sea Rescue Society  Wednesday, 28 October 2015 was a day...
November 27th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel
The new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built for Heerema Offshore Services will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions Wärtsilä Corporation, 27 November 2015 at 10 am EET – A new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built at the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard in...
November 27th, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Australian Paralympic sailors ready for World Championship challenge

Australian Paralympic sailors ready for World Championship challenge
Matt Bugg (c) Bernie Kaaks Australia’s leading Paralympic sailors are ready for the challenge that awaits them when racing starts at the Para World Sailing Championships in Williamstown, Melbourne this Saturday (28 January). More than 140 sailors from 31 nations are in Melbourne, Australia’s...
November 27th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hellenic Carriers: Notice of General Meeting

Hellenic Carriers: Notice of General Meeting
Notice of AGM 2015 Hellenic Carriers Limited, (“Hellenic” or the “Company”) (AIM: HCL), an international provider of marine transportation services, which owns and operates, through its subsidiaries a fleet of five dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, grain, steel products...
November 27th, 2015 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

ITF intervenes over Senegal aviation worker punishments

ITF intervenes over Senegal aviation worker punishments
The ITF has urged the Senegalese president to act over punitive actions taken against aviation workers and their union, following a plea for help from its affiliate, the Syndicat Unique des Travailleurs des Transports Aériens et Activités Annexes du Sénégal (SUTTAAAS). 26/11/2015 – The union...
November 26th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology…

Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology…
Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology to measure seabed scour, erosion and silting ‘EXPOSURES’[i] is an EU funded project working to establish a new marine information data collection system which can be exploited for the benefit of commercial marine applications such...
November 26th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
     26-Nov-2015 PORT WORKERS VOTE IN FAVOUR OF STRIKES Rotterdam, Netherlands TOWAGE PRICE INCREASE IN THE NEW YEAR Port Lincoln, Australia SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Port workers vote in favour of strikes Thursday, November 26, 2015, Rotterdam, Netherlands Container...
November 26th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

IMO Assembly confirms Mr. Kitack Lim as Secretary-General

IMO Assembly confirms Mr. Kitack Lim as Secretary-General
In a symbolic act of transition and succession, Mr. Sekimizu handed over to Mr. Lim a comprehensive briefing paper on IMO’s recent achievements and ongoing objectives, the Secretariat’s structure and support work, the Organization’s financial arrangements and other relevant topics. The IMO Assembly...
November 26th, 2015 | Associations, IMO, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government | Read More

Sailors’ Society’s Singapore Shipping Dinner

Sailors’ Society’s Singapore Shipping Dinner
Cargill staff and guests enjoying the Singapore Dinner Sailors’ Society supporters rally to raise funds for seafarers in need SG$140, 000 (£65, 000 GBP) raised at Sailors’ Society Singapore Shipping Dinner Sailors’ Society’s Singapore Gala Shipping Dinner has raised SG$140, 000 (£65’000)...
November 26th, 2015 | Charity, Events, HR | Read More