Archive for April, 2016

Game over in the 49er, 26 in a row for Burling and Tuke

Game over in the 49er, 26 in a row for Burling and Tuke
Burling and Tuke take hte win It’s game over in the 49er at Sailing World Cup Hyères with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) taking their 26th consecutive victory ahead of Sunday’s televised Medal Races. The Kiwis look unstoppable in the 49er and even though they ended up capsizing and...
April 30th, 2016 | News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  30-Apr-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 MAY 2016 Worldwide GROUNDED VESSEL REFLOATED Suez Canal, Egypt CANAL LOCKS LANE OUTAGES FOR REPAIRS Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 1-14 May 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two...
April 30th, 2016 | Canals, Groundings, Holidays, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Australia’s Bugg takes maiden international win

Australia’s Bugg takes maiden international win
Matthew Bugg At the Sailing World Cup Hyères a duck was broken as Australia’s Matthew Bugg got his maiden international event win in the 2.4 Norlin OD. In the Sonar class, Norway took the gold away from an up and down regatta for the team on the French Riviera. 2.4 Norlin OD In the first race...
April 30th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Trade opportunities beckon from dynamic Poland…

Trade opportunities beckon from dynamic Poland…
Nick Howe, Teresa Potocka, Ade Awokoya, Michael Dembinski, Timo Weber. Trade opportunities beckon from dynamic Poland, experts tell East London Export Club meeting By James Brewer Small and medium-sized companies in the UK are being encouraged to enter the often overlooked market of Poland, and at the...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Cock-up with the BDI down at 703, or what…?

A Cock-up with the BDI down at 703, or what…?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week down seven points since yesterday at 703 “reassuring” of tough times ahead; John Faraclas on the latest market …”twists and turns”: So, for a second day in row the BDI dropped enhancing our prediction for tough times ahead, but more importantly strengthening...
April 29th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fickle Friday breeze in Hyères

Fickle Friday breeze in Hyères
Enrique Arathoon of El Salvador. Sailing World Cup Hyères served up a light dose of wind for the third day of racing but big breeze is expected to follow on Saturday. Sailors had a short wait for breeze in the morning but a 7-8 knot southerly veering to the west came through allowing a good number...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Apr-2016 ISRA WAL MI’RAJ PUBLIC HOLIDAY Dubai, UAE VESSEL GROUNDED IN CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt Isra Wal Mi’raj Public Holiday Friday, April 29, 2016, Dubai, UAE On the occasion of “Isra Wal Mi’raj” DP World, UAE Region Administrative Offices will be closed on Thursday,...
April 29th, 2016 | Canals, Groundings, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley’s Roberts outlines support for Puerto Rico and Jones Act to Members of Congress

Crowley’s Roberts outlines support for Puerto Rico and Jones Act to Members of Congress
On the left, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Michael Roberts (JACKSONVILLE, Fla. April 28, 2016) – With U.S. lawmakers focusing on potential solutions to stabilizing Puerto Rico’s economy, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Michael Roberts, senior vice president and general counsel, recently testified...
April 29th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings introduces new Subsea coating system at OTC 2016

PITTSBURGH,  29 April, 2016 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) Protective & Marine Coatings will once again be exhibiting at next weeks’ Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2016 in Houston, using this year’s event to showcase its new PHENGUARDäSUBSEA coating system. PPG’s new PHENGUARD SUBSEA 610 and PHENGUARD SUBSEA...
April 29th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV
Kevin Gorman, MD Cory Brothers Cory Brothers Shipping Agency is delighted to announce the opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV, in the port of Amsterdam, servicing the ARA range. The new company commences operations on the 1st May 2016 and compliments the group’s recent office openings in...
April 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

British Marine Thames Valley re-launch its free interactive App

British Marine Thames Valley re-launch its free interactive App
Following the success of the launch of British Marine Thames Valley’s interactive Explore Thames App in 2014, the association is proud to be re-launching a new version this Bank Holiday weekend.  An innovative, interactive iOS App for anyone visiting the River Thames, it features a live Twitter feed,...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Communication | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016
ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016 29 April 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Nantes – Saint Nazaire (France) This month, we are taking you to the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire, situated on France’s Atlantic Seaboard. With a history dating back to ancient times, the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire...
April 29th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract

Yorkshire Water award 5 year £100 million marine framework contract
Offshire dredging at Wheatcroft Yorkshire Water recently signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100 million over the next five years. The four framework partners include ABCO Marine, Farrans Construction, Van Oord and Ward & Burke. Between 2010 and 2015 Yorkshire Water spent £110 million...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Tourism, Pollution, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter Spring 2016 issue
Viewers can find herebeow the latest issue of Bottom Line, the Newsletter from the Moore Stephens shipping team. This Spring 2016 edition includes articles on: New lease accounting standards Crew entitlement to UK pension rights Key points on cyber security, and Potential VAT opportunities for holding...
April 29th, 2016 | Accountancy, Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Shipping to be key ingredient of the EU’s Africa agenda

Shipping to be key ingredient of the EU’s Africa agenda
Patrick Verhoeven The African economy has become one of the most promising global growth markets. Shipping is taking care of the largest part of international trade and in Africa this is even more the case due to less developed land infrastructure. European shipowners strongly believe that maritime services...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Australia’s sporting capital to host 2016 Sailing World Cup Final

Australia’s sporting capital to host 2016 Sailing World Cup Final
St Kilda Sailing Precinct Australia’s sporting capital, Melbourne, is to host the 2016 Sailing World Cup Final from 4-11 December out of the St Kilda Sailing Precinct. The Sailing World Cup Final will bring together the world’s best sailors in the aftermath of the Rio 2016 Sailing Competitions...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury
At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case.  This judgement (in January 2016, but discussed by the IOPC Funds this week)...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Disputes, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 April 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 April 2016
Ian Brodie   DAILY WEALTH LETTER  a daily synopsis of wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable   Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com)     ____________________________________________ NUMBER 201  FRIDAY,  APRIL 29, 2016 China’s...
April 29th, 2016 | Markets | Read More

How to get cracking with fracking

How to get cracking with fracking
Siegfried Konig, executive chairman of LWP Technologies. How to get cracking with fracking: Proppants Investment Forum in the City hears the options By James Brewer Fracking – the hydraulic fracturing of solid ground to reach for oil and gas – has recently sometimes hit the financial rocks as a result...
April 29th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Insight, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

Vancouver’s Shipping Community Grows, VIMC returns from successful Asia Launch

Vancouver’s Shipping Community Grows, VIMC returns from successful Asia Launch
New shipping company establishes in Vancouver as Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) completes successful Asia tour, launching in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. VANCOUVER, BC (April 28, 2016). Greystoke Marine Management Ltd. is the latest company to choose Vancouver for its base of operations....
April 29th, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel fuel emulsion to power Team Britannia’s 24, 000 mile world record attempt

Pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel fuel emulsion to power Team Britannia’s 24, 000 mile world record attempt
A pollution cutting Water-in-Diesel (WiDE) fuel emulsion has been selected to power Team Britannia’s multi-million powerboat on its 24, 000 mile world record attempt later this year. The company behind the revolutionary fuel, Clean Fuel Ltd, produces a range of emulsions, (water, diesel and an emulsifier)...
April 29th, 2016 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Mid-week weak Market blues…

Mid-week weak Market blues…
John Faraclas We do not hold any crystal ball when we write on the shipping markets; no one does! We try to be as pragmatic as we can; John Faraclas assesses today’s BDI’s 710 points: At 710 points the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is down five points, thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 23 points drop followed...
April 28th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Exmar announce Q1 Results 2016

Exmar announce Q1 Results 2016
Viewers can read the full report of EXMAR’s Q1 Results for 2016 by logging herebelow: First_quarter_results_2016
April 28th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration…

Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration…
Paul Johnson of AIM-listed Metal Tiger. Spectacular start to Kalahari copper exploration: partner companies Metal Tiger and MOD Resources update the London market By James Brewer After hitting a cyclical low, the resource sector is seeing some optimism.  “This looks like we are recovering now, ”...
April 28th, 2016 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
   28-Apr-2016 PORT CLOSED FOR LONG PERIOD WAVE EVENT Port Esperance, Australia Port closed for Long Period Wave Event Thursday, April 28, 2016, Port Esperance, Australia The Port of Esperance Harbour Master advises that due to a Long Period Wave event, coupled with present...
April 28th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More