Archive for January, 2016

“Ask Fugro” campaign celebrates Fugro’s global ingenuity

“Ask Fugro” campaign celebrates Fugro’s global ingenuity
Fugro jackup on river Thames Dutch geoscience and inspection specialist Fugro is embarking on an ambitious, year-long celebration of its global ingenuity by launching ‘Ask Fugro’ – a media-wide campaign focusing on specific industry hurdles and innovative solutions. Each week during...
January 4th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Aleksandra Karpowicz: my 2015 in Numbers; 268 People Photographed, 7 Shows…

Aleksandra Karpowicz: my 2015 in Numbers;  268 People Photographed, 7 Shows…
My 2015 in Numbers 2015 has been an extremely busy year for me. And a very important one.  This year I have taken portraits of 268 people,  for both my artistic projects and the commissioned work. I have exhibited my work 7 times. The shows included 1 solo-exhibition,  3 group showsand 3 large art...
January 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Awards, HR, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Market Blues with the BDI’s 2016 low start…

Market Blues with the BDI’s 2016 low start…
  The Baltic Exchange Market Blues during the first market day for 2016 with the BDI standing at 473 points, down 5 since the 24th of December 2015! That’s just two points above the all time historic low of the 16th and 17th of December 2015 when the BDI stood at 471 points! The BCI and the...
January 4th, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More

Chief Executive of The Nautical Institute is awarded OBE

Chief Executive of The Nautical Institute is awarded OBE
Mr Philip Wake OBE RD MSc FNI London, 4.1.16 – Mr Philip Wake OBE RD* MSc FNI has been appointed an Ordinary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the UK’s New Year’s Honours’ List for his services to the maritime industry.  Philip was elected a Fellow of The Nautical Institute...
January 4th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, HR, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, The Nautical Institute | Read More

The Bunkerspot Update 04 Jan. 2016

The Bunkerspot Update 04 Jan. 2016
GLOBAL: Low bunker prices to remain in 2017, report predicts ASIA PACIFIC: Report highly critical of OW’s Singapore operations ‘The general market sentiment at the moment seems to be that oil prices stay under pressure for at least the first half of 2016 when additional...
January 4th, 2016 | Bunkering, Energy, Reports | Read More

ICMA licenses Chapplaincy technology from Sailors’ Society

ICMA licenses Chapplaincy technology from Sailors’ Society
The signing of the ‘Ship Visitor’ app agreement. On a l-r Revd Ken Peters, ICMA executive committee member and Mission to Seafarers director of justice & welfare, Revd Richard Kilgour, ICMA general secretary, and Sandra Welch, Sailors’ Society director of programme. International Christian...
January 4th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Rentals | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey office in Novorossiysk

ClassNK opens new survey office in Novorossiysk
Novorossiysk – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has opened a new exclusive survey office in Novorossiysk, Russia with operations beginning 1 January 2016. Novorossiysk is a port city in southwest Russia facing the Black Sea. It is the country’s main port...
January 4th, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

Underwater rudder repair in Rotterdam with Hydrex dive support workboat

In the beginning of December a Hydrex diving team mobilized to a 170-meter container vessel with one of our workboats. The team installed a doubler plate over the cavitated area of the rudder during the ship’s scheduled maintenance stop in Rotterdam. An earlier inspection carried out in Algeciras had...
January 4th, 2016 | Shiprepair | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey office in Charleston

ClassNK opens new survey office in Charleston
Charleston – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has opened a new exclusive survey office in Charleston, USA with operations beginning 1 January 2016. Charleston is a major port city located in South Carolina and home to one of the fastest growing ports in...
January 4th, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

ITOLEAD Newsletter – 4. January 2016

ITOLEAD Newsletter – 4. January 2016
Helle Gleie ITOLEAD Newsletter – 4. January 2016 – incl. “Communicating the Social Media Way” Viewers can read herebelow ITOLEAD’s first Newsletter for 2016 including the Seasons Greetings:  We wish you an enjoyable and prosperous New Year, and we hope that you have entered...
January 4th, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consulting, HR, Reports | Read More

When should you cancel a shipbuilding contract? When should you not?

When should you cancel a shipbuilding contract? When should you not?
The panel on a l to r: Max Lemanski, Nicholas Vineal, The Honourable Mr. Justice Picken and Alexander McCooke The complexities, pitfalls and consequences of terminating shipbuilding contracts (SBCs) were considered at a London Shipping Law Centre seminar on December 3rd, the 10th seminar in the Centre’s...
January 4th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Multi-purpose survey vessel coated with Ecospeed in Poland

Multi-purpose survey vessel coated with Ecospeed in Poland
The “IMOR” before the coating procedure on drydock In November Ecospeed was applied on the hull of the multi-purpose research vessel Imor in Gdańsk, Poland. The  32, 5-meter catamaran is owned by the Maritime Institute in Gdańsk and was designed to perform a range of tasks such as oceanographic...
January 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Intermodal operator Ruscon edges forward in tough market

Intermodal operator Ruscon edges forward in tough market
Vladimir Bychkov, Chairman of Ruscon The third quarter results for Intermodal operator Ruscon shows that the company continues to increase its market share in Russia maintaining a strong position in a country which has seen imports fall by over 20% in the last 12 months. By the end of the third quarter...
January 4th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

UN officials ‘deeply dismayed’ by Saudi executions, urge commuting all death sentences

UN officials ‘deeply dismayed’ by Saudi executions, urge commuting all death sentences
UN Photo/Martine Perret 3 January 2016 – Top United Nations officials have expressed deep dismay and regret over yesterday’s executions by Saudi Arabia of 47 people, including the cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, and called on the country’s authorities to commute all death sentences. “Sheik...
January 3rd, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Religion | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin – 03 Jan. 2016

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin – 03 Jan. 2016
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Great Big News Review 2015 – Regulation & Green Shipping Initiatives   As the industry sails into 2016, Fathom Maritime Intelligence reviews the key ship efficiency and environmental impact regulatory milestones that were passed in 2015 and...
January 3rd, 2016 | Communication, Environment | Read More

University of La Laguna (ULL): solving maritime training end employment issues

University of La Laguna (ULL): solving maritime training end employment issues
A photo call from the joint Tenerife and South Korea meeting Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife -accompanied by several maritime businessmen and Professors of the University of La Laguna (ULL) – held a meeting with Mr. Kang-Ki...
January 3rd, 2016 | Academia, Associations, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

A message from the president and general secretary of the ITF

A message from the president and general secretary of the ITF
The ITF HQ’s in London We would like to wish transport workers all over the world a very happy New Year. We hope you have had a peaceful festive season and the break has been a chance for members, staff and officers to regroup, to renew commitments and to gather collective strength for the challenges...
January 3rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, ITF | Read More

2015 Youth Worlds – Video Highlights

2015 Youth Worlds – Video Highlights
Sirre Kronlof and Veera Hokka(FIN) The final day of the 45th Youth Sailing World Championships produced some tense finishes as medal places were mixed about on the waters of Langkawi, Malaysia.   Lighter winds awaited the record 425 sailors from 76 nations to end a regatta that has seen a constant 20...
January 3rd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Shake ups and surprises decides medals at the Youth Worlds

Shake ups and surprises decides medals at the Youth Worlds
Alistair Young(AUS)   The final day of the 45th Youth Sailing World Championships produced some tense finishes as medal places were mixed about on the waters of Langkawi, Malaysia.   Lighter winds awaited the record 425 sailors from 76 nations to end a regatta that has seen a constant 20 knots...
January 3rd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              02-Jan-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 JANUARY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 January 2016 Saturday, January 2, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Wed 6 Jan – EpiphanyFor...
January 2nd, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

New Year World Record Breaker Sails to Britain’s DP World London Gateway Port

New Year World Record Breaker Sails to Britain’s DP World London Gateway Port
UASC’s Al Muraykh UASC’s MV Al Muraykh has sailed to UK’s new premier hub port and logistics park carrying a world record 18, 601 TEU. London, UK, 2nd January 2016:– DP World London Gateway Port has welcomed one of the world’s largest container ships carrying a recorded 18, 601...
January 2nd, 2016 | Container shipping, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Early gold rush at the Youth Worlds

Early gold rush at the Youth Worlds
Alistair Young There were early gold’s cemented on day five of the 45th Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia as some moved to an insurmountable lead ahead of the final day. As the sailors returned to shore, there were a couple that stepped back on to solid ground safe in the...
January 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC rings in New Year with management changes

GAC rings in New Year with management changes
Peter Österman   Continues tradition of innovation in 60th anniversary year Dubai, 1 January 2016 – Four managers from the GAC Group start 2016 with a new challenge as they take on new roles for the global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services. Peter Österman moves to his native...
January 2nd, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Seaborne Communications, the new voice in maritime PR and communications

Seaborne Communications, the new voice in maritime PR and communications
Patrik Wheater Seaborne Communications, the new voice in maritime communications, has appointed Patrik Wheater as Managing Director. As MD, Patrik will be developing strategies that increase awareness of companies operating in this vitally important industry to a global audience. “Having operated...
January 1st, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

French domination at the Youth Worlds

French domination at the Youth Worlds
France SL16 One team is determined to dominate at the 45th Youth Sailing World Championships as the SL16 fleet brought in 2016 with a bang.   As the majority of the record 425 sailors enjoyed New Year’s day in Langkawi, Malaysia, the SL16 sailors went to work in a 20 knot breeze. Using the rest...
January 1st, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More