Archive for March, 2016

TT Talk 211 – Two types of fatigue

TT Talk 211 – Two types of fatigue
TT Talk 211 Publications |  Knowledge  |  Contact In the most general sense, everyone will be familiar with the concept of fatigue, particularly in relation to the human kind. Just as life can wear each of us down, so machines and structures will become worn down through...
March 1st, 2016 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) appoints new Regional Unit London Head of Marine

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) appoints new Regional Unit London Head of Marine
Andrew Whitehouse London,  1 March 2016 – Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Andrew Whitehouse as Regional Unit London (RUL) Head of Marine. He will report to Brian Kirwan, AGCS Chief Executive Officer UK, and Paul O’Neill, Global Head of Marine and Energy, starting...
March 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level

ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level
ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level to raise the profile of the cargo handling industry 01.03.2016 – ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has agreed to work with the Federation of European Private Port Operators (FEPORT) on matters of mutual interest....
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mayor of Rotterdam to renew logistics MOU

Mayor of Rotterdam to renew logistics MOU
Roterdam’s Mayor Aboutaleb Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb will take the 550th anniversary of the Rotterdam philosopher Erasmus’s birth as an occasion to visit Basel. During the Mayor’s visit Rotterdam will renew its existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Swiss city. The municipal...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Top of the Class for Lowestoft College

Skills key for renewable energy sectors Top of the Class for Lowestoft College Apprenticeship Provision Rates 13% above National Average  National Apprenticeship Week 14th – 18th March, 2016 Lowestoft College is a leading provider of training and competence services to the offshore, energy and maritime...
March 1st, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q4 and year ending 31Dec15; declares cash divident…

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q4 and year ending 31Dec15; declares cash divident…
Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2015; Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 Per Share for the Fourth Quarter ATHENS, GREECE, March 1, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
March 1st, 2016 | Accountancy, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Boating participation buoyed by a budding community

Boating participation buoyed by a budding community
According to new research released today ( 1 March 2016), 3.2m UK adults participated in one or more of 12 boating activities[1] in 2015. This accounts for 6.5% of the total adult population in the UK. In light of the poor weather conditions and an overall downward trend experienced across recreational...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 01, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 01, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Euro area inflation re-entered into negative territory in February supporting market expectations for further monetary policy stimulus...
March 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Topping Out Ceremony marks milestone for SingPost…

Topping Out Ceremony marks milestone for SingPost…
Dr Sascha Hower (Group COO of SingPost & CEO of Quantium Solutions), Ms Susan Goh (Director of JTC), Mr Goh Yeow Tin (Deputy Chairman of SingPost), Mr Yam Ah Mee (CEO of Sembcorp Design & Construction), Mr Lim Ho Kee (Chairman of SingPost), Mr Lee Eng Keat (Director of EDB), Mr Mervyn Lim (Deputy...
March 1st, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

ICS launches new bridge procedures guide

ICS launches new bridge procedures guide
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of the ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, widely acknowledged as the principal shipping industry guidance on best practice for safe navigation, which is used by seafarers and training institutes worldwide.   The fifth edition has been...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Inmarsat C marks quarter century of saving lives at sea

Inmarsat C marks quarter century of saving lives at sea
1 March 2016: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has marked the 25th anniversary of Inmarsat C by revealing that more than 600 distress alerts from vessels in urgent need were broadcast over the service in 2015. The disclosure demonstrates how the...
March 1st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Communication, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

New satellite data centre hosted at Portsmouth

New satellite data centre hosted at Portsmouth
Professor David Brown The University of Portsmouth is to host a new centre of excellence for satellite data, which will promote economic growth in the UK’s space sector. The centre will allow the south coast business community to tap into satellite technology that could improve their products and services,...
March 1st, 2016 | Academia, Communication, IT and Communications, News | Read More

OI 2016 two weeks to go: the facts and figures

OI 2016 two weeks to go: the facts and figures
OI 2014 view across Kongsberg stand. Photo by Trevor Smeaton  Oceanology International (OI2016), the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference opens in two weeks’ time at ExCeL London (15-17 March). Online registration is open at www.oceanologyinternational.com–...
March 1st, 2016 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMCA workshop at OI2016

IMCA workshop at OI2016
Richard Benzie IMCA WORKSHOP AT OI2016: SHARED VEHICLE-BORNE SENSORS FOR ROV AND OFFSHORE SURVEY APPLICATIONS The rise of ‘ROV DP’, the capability to hold an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) stationary in the water column, has led to an increase in the sharing of ROV-mounted sensors, for ROV positioning,...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

First of two energy efficient dry cargo vessels coated with Ecospeed

First of two energy efficient dry cargo vessels coated with Ecospeed
The EEVA VG At the end of January the application of newbuild m/s Eeva VG with Ecospeed was finalized. The vessel is the first of two very energy efficient dry cargo carriers managed by VG-Shipping. They will operate in the Baltic region. Both ships are VG EcoCoasters. They are owned by Meriaura...
March 1st, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Class approved underwater shell plating replacement in Algeciras

Class approved underwater shell plating replacement in Algeciras
A 175-meter tanker suffered cavitation damage to the inside shell plating of one of its ballast water tanks. We mobilized a team to Algeciras to perform a permanent insert repair that would prevent an unscheduled drydock visit for the vessel. The team sailed with a workboat and all necessary equipment...
March 1st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Shiprepair | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with Bergé Marítima

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with Bergé Marítima
l to r: Dácil Barreto, Fernando Reino, Antonio M. Padrón and Juan C. Núñez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife was visited by the Regional Director of BERGE MARITIMA, Mr. Juan C. Núñez Cuyás accompanied by Mr. Fernando Reino...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Agencies | Read More