Archive for March, 2016

Spinnaker Global and IMarEST to support maritime engineers in Asia Pacific

Spinnaker Global and IMarEST to support maritime engineers in Asia Pacific
Spinnaker Global and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) have today announced a partnership to support the professional development of engineers working in the maritime sector within Asia Pacific. The partnership will see Spinnaker Global candidates able to obtain a...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

SSA president tells CMA of technological advances shapping the industry

SSA president tells CMA of technological advances shapping the industry
http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Esben-Poulsson-2.jpg Esben Poulsson, President of the Singapore Shipping Association and Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, spoke at the CMA Shipping conference on the topic of ‘Defining the Successful Shipping Enterprise...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Absorbing the shock of the terrorist events in Brussels yesterday, the majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade supported...
March 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panels for Continuous Charging and Extended Refrigeration Units’ Battery Life

Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panels for Continuous Charging and Extended Refrigeration Units’ Battery Life
Thermo King ThermoLite Solar Panel. New Thermo King solar panel charging system is optimised to offset auxiliary loads as well as minimize battery failures, which can equate to the cost of a solar installation.  Brussels, Mar. 23, 2016 – Thermo King,  a manufacturer of transport temperature control...
March 23rd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Glander International Bunkering gains two new talents from their Internship Program

Glander International Bunkering gains two new talents from their Internship Program
Ahmet Han In 2014, Glander International Bunkering launched its first internship program with positive results. The 2016 internship campaign attracted skilled talents to the team with two successful candidates, Ahmet Han and Oleg Adamson. Ahmet and Oleg were selected from a large number of competitive...
March 23rd, 2016 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Genoil Inc. appoints marine energy and environment consultancy BLUE to support growth in shipping industry

Genoil Inc. appoints marine energy and environment consultancy BLUE to support growth in shipping industry
Alisdair Pettigrew Leading consultancy, with over 25 years combined experience of the shipping industry, to provide strategic counsel, communications expertise and network access to key stakeholders within the marine fuel supply chain  CALGARY, ALBERTA – March 23, 2016 – Genoil Inc. (GNOLF),...
March 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, Press and Media | Read More

Making space for quality logistics in Asia

Making space for quality logistics in Asia
Simon Pearson, Founder and Managing Director, Simon Pearson and Associates Supply chain expertise underpins the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia Conference, running alongside Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong this September HONG KONG & BERLIN, 23.03.2016 – Asian food import markets are no different...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Commerzbank International S.A. Luxembourg sets out its wealth management offering

Commerzbank International S.A. Luxembourg sets out its wealth management offering
Aggeliki Koutoulia Describing itself as “your competence partner for managing your internationally diversified assets, ” Commerzbank International SA in Luxembourg has set out its credentials as “the centre for the international wealth management.” The institution lists its specialisation in...
March 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News | Read More

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks
The ITF HQ’s in London To our colleagues in Belgium, 22/03/2016 – Today your country and its people were attacked by terrorists who targeted the users and workers of your nation’s transport systems. The attacks were cruel, deplorable and abhorrent to anyone who believes in decency, humanity...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Health and Safety, ITF, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Unsustainable shipping markets; the BDI stuck @398

Unsustainable shipping markets; the BDI stuck @398
John Faraclas At 398 the BDI confirms our past predictions and thoughts of unsustainability, volatility and uncertainty.  Add the latest massacre in Brussels and the existing world economic and geopolitical turmoil and see what you get and, more importantly where we are being directed – not heading;...
March 22nd, 2016 | Markets, Military, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                22-Mar-2016 IMPLEMENTATION OF FIRST DRAFT RESTRICTION Panama Canal, Panama AIRPORT AND METRO CLOSED AFTER EXPLOSIONS Brussels, Belgium Implementation of First Draft Restriction Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Panama Canal, Panama Effective April...
March 22nd, 2016 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

UN strongly condemns terrorist bombings in Brussels as ‘an attack on us all’

UN strongly condemns terrorist bombings in Brussels as ‘an attack on us all’
22 March 2016 – The United Nations has strongly condemned today’s terrorist bombings in Brussels, extending condolences to the victims and their families while expressing solidarity with the people and Government of Belgium. A statement issued by the members of the Security Council indicated...
March 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Off-hire and delay under the MYBA Form

Off-hire and delay under the MYBA Form
Nathaniel Harding The MYBA Form is a common form of yacht charter and in most cases, its use is approved by the Club. For parties accustomed to traditional off-hire provisions in commercial time charters, the provisions under the MYBA Form may come as a surprise. These provisions are found in Clause...
March 22nd, 2016 | Chartering, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

GE, HHI and LR sign project to develop gas turbine powered 14K container ship design

GE, HHI and LR sign project to develop gas turbine powered 14K container ship design
With LNG fuelled gas turbines and electric motors, the design will be a clean powered ship with maximum efficiency and operational speed flexibility Project further develops HHI and LR’s work on maximised and safe container loading and continues GE’s collaboration with LR on the COGES (COmbined Gas...
March 22nd, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iran Trading – P&I cover update

Iran Trading – P&I cover update
Following from the Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited London Circular: L.273 Further to Club Circular L.272 concerning the lifting of EU and US sanctions under the JCPOA, the Club has published a follow-up circular addressing P&I cover issues in connection with trade to/from Iran, and...
March 22nd, 2016 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

A Brave New World: Afrimari on the generational challenges…

A Brave New World: Afrimari on the generational challenges…
Fotios Katsoulas, Richard Clayton, Temi Binitie, Gemina Dina and Ikenna Iroche. A Brave New World: Afrimari on the generational challenges of jobs, oil – and Africa By James Brewer Sharp downturns in key sectors of the economy call for marine and energy professionals to reassess the way they respond...
March 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

Diana announces developments related to the purchase of three panamaxes

Diana announces developments related to the purchase of three panamaxes
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO THE PURCHASEOF THREE PANAMAX VESSELS  ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the aggregate purchase...
March 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German government bonds firmed in European trade on Tuesday on the aftermath of explosions in Brussels airport and a metro station in...
March 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Civil Unrest, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE FILING OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 20-F  ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that yesterday it filed its...
March 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), 3rd session, 14-18 March 2016

Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), 3rd session, 14-18 March 2016
Mandatory requirements on periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats and rescue boats agreed Draft mandatory requirements relating to maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear were agreed by the...
March 22nd, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services expands in Mexico

Inchcape Shipping Services expands in Mexico
The team at ISS Veracruz will offer a full range of marine services including marine solutions, offshore services, logistics and project services and are primed for any offshore project in the area. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has...
March 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

IMRF Aegean rescue makes an impact

IMRF Aegean rescue makes an impact
From the port of Chios London, Tuesday, March 22. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) remains committed to developing the maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability of the Greek volunteer service, even following the EU Turkey agreement. “We committed to help until the maritime rescue...
March 22nd, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Oil market fundamentals set to support volatile Q2…

Oil market fundamentals set to support volatile Q2…
Oil market fundamentals set to support volatile Q2 crude and product tanker earnings MSI’s proprietary tanker market model predicts improved earnings for larger and smaller vessels on strong oil supply and higher refinery runs London,  March 22, 2016. The latest Tanker Freight Forecaster from Maritime...
March 22nd, 2016 | Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Tankers | Read More

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections
New guidance approach supports industry in the safe and effective deployment of next generation drone and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology that can significantly improve productivity gains through reducing risk exposure, survey times and in-service inspection costs of offshore, marine and onshore...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS CEO says change in talent approach and development is necessary for future of industry

ABS CEO says change in talent approach and development is necessary for future of industry
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki says risk-based, data-centric, cyber-influenced decision-making defines a new absolute value of talent. (Stamford, CT) Speaking at the opening session of the CMA Shipping 2016 Conference, ABS Chairman, President and CEO...
March 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More