Archive for January, 2016

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #8

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #8
Representatives of Platform member organization BILS visit workers severely injured at Shitol Enterprise at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital Brussels, 21 January 2016 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today the eighth South Asia Quarterly Update, a briefing paper in which it informs...
January 22nd, 2016 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

January ECB meeting: Signalling further easing in March

January ECB meeting: Signalling further easing in March
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, January 22, 2016) January ECB meeting: Signalling further easing in March As widely expected, the ECB Governing Council decided to keep its monetary...
January 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, Reports | Read More

IBIA appoints new regional manager for growing Asia market

IBIA appoints new regional manager for growing Asia market
  Simon Neo IBIA, the International Bunker Industry Association has appointed a new Regional Manager to manage its office in Singapore, covering the Asia region. Mr Simon Neo, IBIA in Asia’s new Regional Manager has more than 30 years of oil and shipping industry experience including holding...
January 22nd, 2016 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DHL Deliver Innovative Fellowship Visit

DHL Deliver Innovative Fellowship Visit
Rob Flello MP with a Formula E car at DHL Rob Flello MP travelled to Germany to visit the new and improved DHL Innovation Centre. On the 22nd of January, Rob Flello, Member of Parliament for Stoke-On-Trent South, visited the DHL Innovation Centre in Bonn, Germany as part of his Industry and Parliament...
January 22nd, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics | Read More

Lifting of EU and US sanctions in respect of Iran following Implementation Day – 16 January 2016

Lifting of EU and US sanctions in respect of Iran following Implementation Day – 16 January 2016
Following comes from Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited with respect the Iranian sanctions; London Circular  L.268: Implementation Day under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) occurred on 16 January 2016, resulting in the general lifting of most (but not all) EU sanctions,...
January 22nd, 2016 | P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

New DNV GL notations for water-lubricated tail shafts

New DNV GL notations for water-lubricated tail shafts
Image of a stern tube (courtesy of Svenska Bearing) New DNV GL notations for water-lubricated tail shafts offers unlimited intervals between shaft withdrawals Two new tail shaft monitoring class notations from DNV GL offer ship owners and operators the possibility of unlimited intervals between tail...
January 22nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In spite of lower oil prices and renewed financial market jitters since the beginning of this year, the ECB stayed put on interest rates...
January 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 Jan. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 Jan. 2016
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...
January 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

MISC hands over vessel to Royal Malaysian Navy

MISC hands over vessel to Royal Malaysian Navy
HANDING OVER CEREMONY OF THE BUNGA MAS LIMA NAVAL AUXILIARY VESSEL TO THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY KOTA KINABALU, SABAH – MISC Berhad (MISC) today had successfully handed over to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) the Naval Auxiliary Vessel BUNGA MAS LIMA (BM5), joining the RMN’s current fleet that will...
January 22nd, 2016 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

UK freight forwarders take the plaudits

UK freight forwarders take the plaudits
  BIFA Awards Winners 2015 The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – has revealed the winners of its Freight Service Awards competition 2015. The winners of the ten General, Modal and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality...
January 22nd, 2016 | Awards, HR, Markets | Read More

New class rules sound death knell for oil-lubricated prop shafts

New class rules sound death knell for oil-lubricated prop shafts
Typical seawater lubricated propeller shaft system (courtesy of Thordon Bearings Inc) Thordon Bearings has welcomed the introduction this week of a new classification society notation allowing extended inspection periods for propeller shafts using seawater-lubricated bearings. DNV GL’s new voluntary...
January 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

OI 2016: Handling big data in the conference spotlight

OI 2016: Handling big data in the conference spotlight
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014 accross Kongsberg stand . Credit to: Trevor Smeaton ‘Handling Big Data’ appears on the conference agenda at the forthcoming Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016) for the first time. The half day conference at the world’s largest marine science...
January 22nd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Posidonia 2016 “Save Food Initiative”

Posidonia 2016 “Save Food Initiative”
Posidonia Exhibitions S.A. invites you to consider donating any left-over food or non-alcoholic beverages from your events during Posidonia week for a good cause. In cooperation with Boroume, a non-profit food rescue organization, we would like to encourage exhibitors and Posidonia participants who organize...
January 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

Women of spirit celebrated in London Art Fair 2016…

Women of spirit celebrated in London Art Fair 2016…
Blue Velvet. Pastel, conté and ink. By Eileen Cooper RA. Courtesy Rabley Contemporary. Women of spirit celebrated in London Art Fair 2016 display of intense drawings by Eileen Cooper RA By James Brewer Works by one of the leading British contemporary artists, Eileen Cooper RA, attracted constant attention...
January 22nd, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Lloyd’s Register 2016 traditional Vassilopitta London event

Lloyd’s Register 2016 traditional Vassilopitta London event
A full house – over 220 people, comprising many of today’s prominent members of Greece’s three-century old strong shipping fraternity and other shipping leaders – attended yesterday at lunchtime this special annual event at Lloyd’s Register headquarters in London’s Fenchurch Street.   John...
January 21st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              –   21-Jan-2016 SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURES: ICE CONDITION 3 Delaware Bay, River & tributaries, USA LOADING RESUMED AT COAL TERMINAL Port Kembla, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURE DUE TO FOG Mobile, Alabama, USA DENSE FOG REPORTED Texas ports,...
January 21st, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Another all time low BDI at 355 but…

Another all time low BDI at 355 but…
The Baltic Exchange Reserved optimism and reality is a fact and hope with good planning,  another deterrent particularly on extreme difficult issues, such as the state of the shipping markets from which the world economy on Planet Ocean depends. The BDI close down three points at 355; the Capes, the...
January 21st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Stock Markets | Read More

GoodFuels Marine receives highest standard certification…

GoodFuels Marine receives highest standard certification…
GoodNRG Sustainability Committee (l to r) Barbara Bramble, Chair of RSB Board of Directors; Martin Junginger, Associate Professor at Utrecht University; Patricia Osseweijer, Professor of Sustainability at TU Delft GoodFuels Marine receives highest standard certification for itssustainable marine biofuels The...
January 21st, 2016 | Energy, Environment | Read More

Wiltshire candle maker glows with success of scooping inaugural national export prize

Wiltshire candle maker glows with success of scooping inaugural national export prize
Boosting export goals: l-r, Victoria Eggs, Julian Hucker, Mark Pountain, Nick Rees, Lesley Batchelor and Chris Heyes. Charles Farris Ltd, the Wiltshire Chandlery, which holds two royal warrants and has been making candles in England since 1845 – has carried off the top prize in an inaugural government-backed...
January 21st, 2016 | Associations, Maritime Gifts, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter Contract for m/v Philadelphia with RWE

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter Contract for m/v Philadelphia with RWE
ATHENS, GREECE, January 21, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with RWE Supply & Trading...
January 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers’ excellent performance in 2015

Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers’ excellent performance in 2015
CSD500s at work Good year for Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers 2015 was very successful for Damen’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range. Throughout the year 12 CSDs were sold and delivered to clients around the world. Most of the deliveries were stock built vessels, a number of which were being built on...
January 21st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open

Please spread the word! The “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions are now open
After a successful launch in 2014, WISTA UK in conjunction with Seavision (and Image Line Communications), and supported by the UK Chamber of Shipping, is running the “Came by Ship” Photographic and Essay Competitions again this year. The “Came by Ship” overall awareness campaign was launched...
January 21st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Photography, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 21, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: After recording a surplus in the preceding five months (May-October 2015), Greece’s current account (CA) balance turned to a deficit of -€1.22bn...
January 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement now an official Marine Partner of IMarEST

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement now an official Marine Partner of IMarEST
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) is delighted to announce Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), an integrated maritime solutions leader, as a Marine Partner of the Institute. As part of the partnership, all BSM Superintendents will be awarded Affiliate membership...
January 21st, 2016 | Associations, IMarEST, Shipmanagement | Read More

Mark Preece brings specialist offshore expertise to HANSA HEAVY LIFT

Mark Preece brings specialist offshore expertise to HANSA HEAVY LIFT
Mark Preece New Senior Advisor role to help grow the global tramp carrier’s presence in the offshore and transportation and installation (T&I) sectors Hamburg, Germany,  Thursday, 21st January 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Mark Preece as its new Senior Advisor to help the company grow...
January 21st, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Company Profiles, Construction, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Supply ships | Read More