Archive for January, 2016

North P&I club warns on potential dangers of new technology on ships

North P&I club warns on potential dangers of new technology on ships
North P&I Club has warned its members that despite the enormous benefits of digital technology on and around ships, there may also be some downsides. In addition to its recent warning on cyber threats, the club highlights some less obvious risks from the digital age in the latest issue of its loss...
January 28th, 2016 | P and I Clubs, Technology | Read More

Renewables: HSH Nordbank to expand its business – focus on Scandinavia

Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank expects to achieve appreciable growth in its core renewable energies business in 2016. The focus will particularly be on the Scandinavian market, in which the Bank successfully established a presence last year. “We plan to generate new business of one billion...
January 28th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Environment, Finance | Read More

Oslo Børs – the best marketplace for Norwegian derivatives

Oslo Børs – the best marketplace for Norwegian derivatives
28/01/2016 – The quality is unmatched and Oslo Børs has 94% market share in Norwegian derivatives. Oslo Børs is the leading marketplace for Norwegian derivatives with a market share of 94 percentage in 2015. Oslo Børs can also demonstrate higher quality, in the form of improved prices and availability,...
January 28th, 2016 | Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement with Ensco…

Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement with Ensco…
ENSCO DS-8 drillship Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement with Ensco for sustained cost savings and improved reliability Wärtsilä Corporation, 28 January 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä, the leading global supplier of flexible and efficient power plant solutions and services, has signed a maintenance...
January 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vessels must rescue migrants in distress

Vessels must rescue migrants in distress
  Bruce Reid Poepople in distress should be rescued by all vessels at sea says IMRF London, Thursday, January 28. Recent reports that some would-be rescuers do not fully understand the legal context of rescue at sea, and may have been deterred from helping people in distress because of possible...
January 28th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Sandnes kommune lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs

Sandnes kommune lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs
28/01/2016 – The municipality of Sandnes lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs today. More and more municipalities are choosing to list their bonds on the Oslo Børs marketplaces. In 2015, six of the new issuers were municipalities. So far this year three municipalities have already listed...
January 28th, 2016 | Associations, Stock Markets | Read More

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers strikes co-operation agreements in UK and China

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers strikes co-operation agreements in UK and China
Signing of Co-operation Agreement with China’s Ministry of Transport and China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone launching International Shipping Professionalism Development Programme. Boost to professional maritime education around the world as UK body gains examination centres for next student intake January...
January 28th, 2016 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out

The BDI @ 337…and the Market completely bottoms-out
John Faraclas Hurray, amids the one-in-a-life-time Marine Money London conference at The Dorchester on Park Lane  during lunch when the indices were available, at last we are seeing the bottom so soon many troubles would seem far away* John Faraclas comments: The BDI was down eight points at 337, the...
January 27th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
     27-Jan-2016 DREDGING WORK OFF PULAU SATUMU Singapore CLOSURE TO TRAFFIC FOR BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey CRITICAL HABITAT FOR ENDANGERED NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE North Atlantic, USA Dredging work off Pulau Satumu Wednesday, January 27, 2016, Singapore From 27...
January 27th, 2016 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Oceanology, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced
REGISTER        CONFERENCE     CONTACT US     PHOTO GALLERY   Three days. Multiple events. One unique business platform…join the Intermodal Asia Experience! The world-renowned Intermodal Asia Exhibition & Conference...
January 27th, 2016 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Sailors’ Society funds eye and ear testing equipment for seafarers

Sailors’ Society funds eye and ear testing equipment for seafarers
Sailors’ Society has funded a free eye and ear testing service and machine for seafarers visiting Seafarers’ Home Kandla. Seafarers often do not have permission to leave the port, so the new service brings healthcare to them. Maritime welfare charity enables free healthcare provision for seafarers...
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Marseille Fos annual results

Marseille Fos annual results
Port of Marseille New records mark year of growth at Marseille Fos               Record container volumes headlined all-round freight growth at leading French port Marseille Fos in 2015, when total cargo rose 4.1% on the previous year to 81.7 million tonnes.  Meanwhile the best ever cruise...
January 27th, 2016 | Accountancy, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Rescue operation of 17 refugees by CSM Singapore managed tanker

Rescue operation of 17 refugees by CSM Singapore managed tanker
FSL Tokyo Refugees Rescue Seventeen refugees have been rescued by a Columbia managed tanker on 15th January 2016.  Whilst the vessel was on route to Kingston, Jamaica, the tanker responded to an alert from M/V Fast Titan requesting assistance with the rescue of seventeen persons from a raft. Technical...
January 27th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Mersey Maritime announces finalists for industry awards

Mersey Maritime announces finalists for industry awards
Chris Shirling-Rooke The finalists of the 2016 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIAs) have been announced. The winners will be announced at a prestigious black tie dinner that will have a Ministerial presence and promises to bring together the best of the maritime industry right across the maritime,...
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, HR | Read More

TRAN ports report a first step but not reaching far enough on market access

TRAN ports report a first step but not reaching far enough on market access
Knut Fleckenstein On 25 January the Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted its report on the ports’ Regulation. Dating back to 2013, the Commission’s proposal went through a laborious process before finally being adopted by the TRAN Committee, the first step in the legislative...
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

JFD expands leadership team as the company continues rapid growth

JFD expands leadership team as the company continues rapid growth
Valerio Percoco Valerio Percoco appointed as Sales Director Business demonstrates commitment to ambitious growth plans Appointment follows expanses of UK footprint JFD, one of the world’s leading subsea operations and engineering companies, has today announced the appointment of Valerio Percoco as...
January 27th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Human Rights at Sea welcomes ITF pledge to fund MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew legal costs

Human Rights at Sea welcomes ITF pledge to fund MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew legal costs
MV Seaman Guard Ohio “Our families face financial ruin. Men have lost wives, houses have been repossessed, family members have died and one of the men is due to become a father in the next few days. This existence cannot be sustained indefinitely. Politicians on both sides should resolve their differences....
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Legal, People and Places, Safety and Security | Read More

PETERS & MAY merger creates a new bread of logistics solution

PETERS & MAY merger creates a new bread of logistics solution
27th January 2016 – Specialist global logistics company Peters & May has announced a strategic merger with Peters & May Global Logistics to create a new breed of bespoke logistics solution. The move will see the Southampton-based company, which has provided specialist logistics and consultancy...
January 27th, 2016 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

NSSLGlobal’s VSAT network gets major coverage boost in Africa, the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

NSSLGlobal’s VSAT network gets major coverage boost in Africa, the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
Image of the C-Band Ku-beam New Ku- and C-band beams launched in response to customer demand  27th January 2016 – NSSLGlobal, independent provider of satellite communications and winner of VSAT Service Provider of the Year 2015, announces a significant upgrade to its fully-owned and...
January 27th, 2016 | IT and Communications | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 27, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 27, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus is on the FOMC monetary policy meeting which is scheduled to conclude later in the day. Market participants expect the Central...
January 27th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Keep your head on a screw at World Cup Miami

Keep your head on a screw at World Cup Miami
Sailors opening their curtains in Miami this morning would have been welcomed by a pleasant breeze that was enough to put a grin on their faces. Upon arriving at the venues of Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella their grins were to turn into a smile as a 14 knot south eastern breeze whipped...
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

WÄRTSILÄ’S Financial Statements bulletin Jan-Dec. 2015

WÄRTSILÄ’S Financial Statements bulletin Jan-Dec. 2015
Wärtsilä Corporation FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN 27 January 2016 at 8.30 local time WÄRTSILÄ’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2015 SOLID DEVELOPMENT DESPITE CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin 2015....
January 27th, 2016 | Accountancy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Rollback of Iranian Sanctions: What does this mean for the international oil and gas sector?

The Rollback of Iranian Sanctions: What does this mean for the international oil and gas sector?
January 26, 2016 | Written by Clare Hatcher, Richard Devine, Brett Hartley and Thomas Chapple Iran is one of the most significant producers of crude oil and natural gas in the world. According to the OFAC Annual Statistical Bulletin 2015, Iran has proven crude oil deposits equating to 157, 530 million...
January 26th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
   –    26-Jan-2016 SUNKEN VESSEL IN ATLANTIC OUTER ANCHORAGE Panama Canal, Panama PLANNED CLOSURE CANCELLED Bosphorus, Turkey CORAL SURVEY Hong Kong Sunken vessel in Atlantic Outer Anchorage Tuesday, January 26, 2016, Panama Canal, Panama The M/V ALITA. IMO 8503814...
January 26th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Livorno Port Authority – TENDER NOTICE

Livorno Port Authority – TENDER NOTICE
LIVORNO PORT AUTHORITY TENDER NOTICE Livorno Port Authority issues the following Restricted Call for Tender in accordance with art. 55, paragraph 6, of Legislative Decree No. 163/2006, single project financing under art. No. 153, paragraphs 1-14, of the same Decree, for “The final and executive design...
January 26th, 2016 | Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Tenders | Read More