Archive for November, 2015

Here is your monthly email from Lloyd’s Register

Here is your monthly email from Lloyd’s Register
LR to class nine tankers for Maersk to latest Common Structural Rules: the first ever vessels ordered by a Danish ship owner to the latest Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, which came into force in July this year for tankers and bulk carriers.  Find...
November 26th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Communication | Read More

Evoqua and Drew Marine sign partnership agreement

Evoqua and Drew Marine sign partnership agreement
Partnership offers marine industry full compliance package for ballast water management Evoqua Water Technologies and maritime solutions and logistics expert, Drew Marine, have announced a partnership to provide a full compliance package for ballast water management. The collaboration brings together...
November 26th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL: LNG as fuel for inland water vessels – New LNG Masterplan safety studies available

DNV GL: LNG as fuel for inland water vessels – New LNG Masterplan safety studies available
LNG as a ship fuel holds great potential for shipping to increase operational efficiency, while reducing its environmental impact – especially in the inland navigation sector. The LNG Masterplan safety studies, performed by DNV GL, were initiated by the Pro Danube Management and the Port of Rotterdam...
November 26th, 2015 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Inland Waterways, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SSA welcomes Singapore’s decision to extend The Block Exemption Order for Liner Shipping

SSA welcomes Singapore’s decision to extend The Block Exemption Order for Liner Shipping
Esben Poulsson The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has welcomed the decision by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry to extend the Competition (Block Exemption for Liner Shipping Agreements) Order (BEO) for another five years until 31 December 2020. This is in line with a recommendation...
November 26th, 2015 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Regulatory | Read More

Jackup players collaborate to increase reliability and reduce costs in new DNV GL JIP

Jackup players collaborate to increase reliability and reduce costs in new DNV GL JIP
Michiel van der Geest Lack of properly assessed and defined wear limits for jacking systems can lead to significant downtimes with financial implications for jackup operations. DNV GL, supported by leading global industry players in the jackup industry, has established a joint industry project (JIP),...
November 26th, 2015 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Holiday Bonanza For The Cyber Criminal

Holiday Bonanza For The Cyber Criminal
Joseph Carson KEEP THE ‘MINCE PIES’ PEELED THIS HOLIDAY* The staff slowdown in the run up to the festive season could leave companies vulnerable to a cyber-attack, according to ESC Global Security. With staff frequently away from their desks or, after a turkey lunch, a mince pie and a glass of mulled...
November 26th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 26, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 26, 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 Thursday and German government bonds retained a firm tone amid heightened expectations...
November 26th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Seagull Maritime brings crew knowledge benchmarking breakthrough to market

Seagull Maritime brings crew knowledge benchmarking breakthrough to market
Roger Ringstad Seagull Maritime has launched an advanced software tool able to benchmark seafarer knowledge levels, allowing shipowners and operators to compare their crew and potential recruits with industry peers. The new tool will provide shipping companies with online access to data that can help...
November 26th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Rickmers-Linie successfully completes recertification

Rickmers-Linie successfully completes recertification
Ulrich Ulrichs Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in worldwide liner services for heavy lifts and project cargoes, has successfully completed audits by DNV GL which took place between 3 and 5 November. As a consequence the company, which belongs to Rickmers Group, received new certificates...
November 26th, 2015 | Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä launches new digital services to enhance performance and predictability of customers’ assets

Wärtsilä launches new digital services to enhance performance and predictability of customers’ assets
Wärtsilä Corporation, 26 November 2015 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets,  launches a new service portfolio,  Wärtsilä Genius services to help Wärtsilä’s customers seize the opportunities from digitalisation. The...
November 26th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy will Introduce New Product and Service Offerings at IWS

Corvus Energy will Introduce New Product and Service Offerings at IWS
Corvus Energy will Introduce New Product and Service Offerings at the International Workboat Show: Turn-key Containerized Energy Storage System and Array of Services New containerized lithium ion Energy Storage System (ESS) solution offers increased deployment flexibility and accelerates project schedules,...
November 26th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UK freight forwarding comments on UK Government’s Autumn Statement

UK freight forwarding comments on UK Government’s Autumn Statement
Robert Keen BIFA, the British International Freight Association [www.bifa.org] has welcomed the news in the UK Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement that transport capital spending will increase by 50 percent to a total of £61 billion, funding the largest road investment programme since...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations | Read More

Moore Stephens highlights potential tax issues for shipping in UK Autumn Statement

Moore Stephens highlights potential tax issues for shipping in UK Autumn Statement
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has highlighted a number of issues arising from the UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2015 which may be of interest to the shipping industry. Sue Bill, Moore Stephens tax partner, says, “The government is to invest £1.3 billion...
November 25th, 2015 | Accountancy, Politics and Government, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Nov-2015 SANDRA COULD REACH HURRICANE STRENGTH Eastern Pacific STRONG POTENTIAL FOR FOG Galveston Bay, USA BIMCO LAUNCHES ANTI-CORRUPTION CLAUSE FOR SHIPPING CONTRACTS WORLDWIDE Worldwide Sandra could reach hurricane strength Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Eastern Pacific Interests...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Maritime Fraud, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

We Google again! Will you?

We Google again! Will you?
It’s 30 days until Christmas but ONLY 10 DAYS until our next MeetU@Reload! We are back at Google Campus along with:   – A great speaker line up   – Our amazing mentors who will be there to support and give feedback to all the ideas presented. – and some...
November 25th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Markets | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarship to Great Lakes Maritime Academy Cadet

Crowley Awards Scholarship to Great Lakes Maritime Academy Cadet
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; November 25, 2015) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation recently awarded Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA) Cadet Michael Atwell a Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship based on his strong academic record, leadership ability and financial need. Atwell, a senior at GLMA, is...
November 25th, 2015 | Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Military, Scholarships | Read More

MONALISA 2.0 – A grande finale is just the start

MONALISA 2.0 – A grande finale is just the start
A full house ! “Taking maritime transport into the digital era” – is the MONALISA 2.0 motto and almost 300 people from more than 20 countries joined the final conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 10 -11 November to see the progress made. The STM Validation Project kicked-off as well. It is...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UK Chemical Industry reacts to autumn statement and spending review

UK Chemical Industry reacts to autumn statement and spending review
Steve Elliott The UK’s biggest manufacturing exporter has given a cautious welcome to the Chancellor’s combined Autumn Statement and Spending Review announcements. Speaking immediately after listening to George Osborne, Steve Elliott – the Chemical Industries Association’s Chief Executive, said...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ardmore Shipping expands global reach with new Singapore office

Ardmore Shipping expands global reach with new Singapore office
Celio Wakamatsu Ardmore Shipping opens new commercial office in Singapore,  with Celio Wakamatsu hired as Chartering Manager  SINGAPORE – NOVEMBER 25, 2015– Ardmore Shipping Corporation has opened a new office in Singapore, with Celio Wakamatsu joining the Ardmore team as Chartering Manager...
November 25th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry
Deteriorating seafarer health and poorly-stocked onboard medical chests are still major issues concerning maritime medical practitioners, which is why the International Maritime Medical Association (IMMA) has developed an App-driven Maritime Medical Stores Catalogue designed to ensure that vessel owners...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – November 2015

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – November 2015
To access the PDF version of the newsletter, please click here. Written by legal experts, Clyde & Co’s Shipping Newsletter is a regular publication which reports on recent legal developments and issues of general interest to the marine sector. In this issue: “MTM HONG KONG”...
November 25th, 2015 | Legal | Read More

Offshore Energy has a new home

Offshore Energy has a new home
In the past eight years Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) has experienced continual growth and it has the ambition to continue this steady course. In that respect we have exciting news to share: OEEC will have a new home in 2016 and will move to hall 1, 2, 4 and 5 of Amsterdam RAI. The...
November 25th, 2015 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 25, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 25, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil supply worries pushed crude prices higher with the US crude trading in European trade close to a two-week high. Higher oil prices,...
November 25th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation

US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (25 November 2015) US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation According to the second estimate of the US Bureau of...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Entry into force of IMO Ballast Convention will not resolve…

Entry into force of IMO Ballast Convention will not resolve…
The Baltic Exchange housing the offices of ICS ENTRY INTO FORCE OF IMO BALLAST CONVENTION WILL NOT RESOLVE THE EXTREME DIFFICULTIES IN THE U.S. SAYS ICS ICS notes that the IMO Secretary General has announced that the Ballast Water Management Convention will enter into force worldwide from 24 November...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More