Archive for March, 2016

‘London to Nicosia – Art, Expression and Connection’

‘London to Nicosia – Art, Expression and Connection’
St. Brides Church – Fleet Street, by Renos Lavithis A first group exhibition of London Cypriot artists in Nicosia ‘London to Nicosia – Art, Expression and Connection’, an exhibition which aims to link Cypriot artists of the British diaspora with their homeland, will be hosted at the Zmart...
March 29th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A string of downbeat US data yesterday supported the view that, in spite of the recent hawkish commentary from a number of FOMC policymakers,...
March 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ICS Representing Shipowners at Important UN Meeting on Future of Oceans Governance

ICS Representing Shipowners at Important UN Meeting on Future of Oceans Governance
Simon Bennett At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing the interests of shipowners at the opening session of a UN Preparatory Committee starting work on a new legal instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The...
March 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

NYK choose GNS

NYK choose GNS
NYK LNG SHIPMANAGEMENT (UK) LTD CHOOSE GNS ENC BUNDLE FOR THEIR LONDON MANAGED VESSELS Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’), the maritime services group, announces that it has agreed terms with NYK LNG,  one of the world’s largest independent owners and managers of Liquefied Natural Gas vessels,...
March 29th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem
Corvus will use advanced LG Chem lithium ion battery cells in their next generation maritime energy storage systems that will launch later in 2016 Richmond, B.C – March 29, 2016 – Corvus Energy (Corvus), the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime...
March 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Qatar Airways joins Greek Shipping Hall of Fame for Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016

Qatar Airways joins Greek Shipping Hall of Fame for Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016
From the previous event Five-star airline is official Travel Partner for second time, underlining status as a key logistics provider for Greece’s shipping industry  [March 28, 2016] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Qatar Airways is again lending its support to the Greek...
March 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Awards, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

UN chief strongly condemns Sunday suicide bombing in Pakistan

UN chief strongly condemns Sunday suicide bombing in Pakistan
Ban Ki-moon 28 March 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the suicide bombing that targeted a park in Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 60 people and wounding over 100, including many women and children. In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr. Ban called...
March 28th, 2016 | Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain
Nelly Yunta (MIAMI, Fla.; March 28, 2016) ­– Nelly Yunta, vice president of Customized Brokers, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Miami-based subsidiary specializing in Customs clearance of all U.S. imports, was recently recognized as a “Rock Star of the Supply Chain” by Food Logistics magazine...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA, Houston Maritime Museum Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education Organizations’ work will focus on maritime history and culture and the importance of protecting the marine environment. (Stamford, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA)...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Diana charters panamaxes “Erato” and “Atalandi” on period to Glencore

Diana charters panamaxes “Erato” and “Atalandi” on period to Glencore
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ERATO AND M/V ATALANDI WITH GLENCORE  ATHENS, GREECE, March 28, 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...
March 28th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States
We noticed with interest that professional Bridge Simulators, similar to the one DNV GL donated to HELMEPA for its refresher training to merchant mariners, is to be used for a different educational purpose. Specifically, Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, has acquired two NAUTIS Simulators...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were standing in negative territory in early trading on Monday following recent hawkish comments from...
March 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016
Who are fighting for the last Olympic spots for the Nacra17 at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR The 47th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR for Olympic, Paralympic classes and the Dragon class to be held from 25th March to 2nd April in the bay of Palma, registers a record participation...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greek Independence Day in London –

Greek Independence Day in London –
The Greek Ambassador delivering his speech The 193rd Anniversary from the Revolution of 1821 by Greeks to get rid of the Ottoman yoke was celebrated in Greece and all over the world. Great military, students, public parades and events took place in Greece’s major cities as well as in major centres...
March 27th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              26-Mar-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 MARCH-9 APRIL 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 March-9 April 2016 Saturday, March 26, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 27 Mar –...
March 26th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Exmar announcement – Final results 2015

Exmar announcement – Final results 2015
During its meeting of 24 March 2016, the Board of Directors of EXMAR reviewed the results for the year ending 31 December 2015. Viewers can log herebelow and read the full report:  EXMAR_press_release_final_results_2015  
March 26th, 2016 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
               25-Mar-2016 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT LUNG KWU TAN Hong Kong Marine Site Investigation at Lung Kwu Tan Friday, March 25, 2016, Hong Kong From 5 April 2016 and for approximately 4 months, marine site investigation works involving...
March 25th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO reveals new Top 10 Environmental Priorities of Ports

ESPO reveals new Top 10 Environmental Priorities of Ports
Antonis Michail, senior policy advisor and EcoPorts coordinator at ESPO   25th March 2016 –  On 23 March, ESPO released the results of its recent environmental review 2016 during the PORTOPIA conference in Lisbon. The aim of the review is to update the top 10 environmental priorities of...
March 25th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Succesful sea trial first AMELS 242

Succesful sea trial first AMELS 242
The new 74-metre AMELS 242 during her trials First 74-metre AMELS 242 in sea trials Even the chilly Dutch North Sea looks rather nice when graced by the gorgeous lines of the new 74-metre AMELS 242, out for sea trials near the AMELS yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. With her long streamlined looks...
March 25th, 2016 | Jet set, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has new acquisitions by CN Bunkers ready for operations in eight weeks

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has new acquisitions by CN Bunkers ready for operations in eight weeks
The SANNA in the drydock Four bulk carriers brought up to standard in two locations Damen has completed maintenance and surveys on four bulk carriers recently bought at auction by CN Bulkers, a joint venture between Universal Shipping & Trading and NedNor. The work took place at its Rotterdam yards;...
March 25th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vyron Vassiliades has been selected as Young Global Leader 2016

Vyron Vassiliades has been selected as Young Global Leader 2016
Vyron Vassiliades Enterpreneur and Chairman of Antipollution S.A. &  GREEN S.A., Vyron Vassiliades, has been selected as one of the 121 Young Global Leaders (YGL) for 2016 by the World Economic Forum* The Forum of Young Global Leaders is an international community that consists of politicians,...
March 25th, 2016 | Awards, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*
John Faraclas Earlier than usual due, to Christianity’s first** Easter Celebrations, comes our weekly market report; John Faraclas Writes: The BDI was up five points since yesterday at 406 points; that’s plus 11 since last week’s closing at 395 points – better than going down… The BCI 2014,...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                24-Mar-2016 EXPANSION INAUGURATION DATE ANNOUNCED Panama Canal, Panama LOCKS OUTAGE SCHEDULED Panama Canal, Panama Expansion inauguration date announced Thursday, March 24, 2016, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal Expansion...
March 24th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four SUNY Maritime College Cadets

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four SUNY Maritime College Cadets
The awardees, in no particular order, Daniel Press from Middletown, Del., Richard Scales from Huntsville, Ala., Conner McDaniel from Islip Terrace, N.Y., and Andrew Scalice from Howard Beach, N.Y. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 24, 2016) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation’s 2016 Thomas B. Crowley Sr....
March 24th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

GMS launch Korean operation

GMS launch Korean operation
Dr. Anil Sharma GMS expands global network with launch of new Korean operation Gyungbae Gil appointed to head Korean division of GMS MARCH 24, 2016 – GMS, the world’s largest cash buyer of ships and offshore structures, today announced the launch of a new operation in Korea. The office will be headed...
March 24th, 2016 | Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More