Archive for May, 2016

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…
Clyde & Co’s lofty status. Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016 hears that firms must be clearer on how they keep their supply chains free of modern slavery By James Brewer Businesses are being slow to meet a new statutory responsibility to report on what they are doing to keep...
May 31st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Insight, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-May-2016 DREDGING & CONSTRUCTION OF SLIPWAY IN SOUTHERN TUAS BASIN Singapore Dredging & construction of slipway in Southern Tuas Basin Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Singapore From 1 June to 30 September, dredging and construction work for a slipway will be carried out in...
May 31st, 2016 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow
ITF’s Steve Cotton Airport workers will unite across borders tomorrow, 1 June, to deliver the message that while airlines and airports are getting richer their workers are being paid less, worked more, and having their job security torn away. Workers will be flying banners and leafleting in over...
May 31st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

From one Olympic venue to the next

From one Olympic venue to the next
Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin Weymouth and Portland, the London 2012 sailing venue, will play host to the final big hit out before sailors make their way to Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. From 6-12 June, Weymouth and Portland will host 380 sailors from 44 nations...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Capers subject the Markets…

Capers subject the Markets…
  “Contemplating” over the spring Holiday with respect to the BDI and all respective Baltic Indices performance leads no were, as the Capers did it again; John Fracas daily market briefing: The BDI gained six points – now reading 616, thanks to the Capers. The BCI 2014 at 854 gaining...
May 31st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

BIFA seeks to ‘trailblaze’ freight forwarder qualification

BIFA seeks to ‘trailblaze’ freight forwarder qualification
Robert Keen In advance of the potential development of a professional qualification, the trade association for the UK freight forwarding and logistics industry is undertaking a survey to find out exactly what sort of skill development the sector wants. Robert Keen, director general of the British International...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Win a limited edition FB Chain professional chain wear gauge

Win a limited edition FB Chain professional chain wear gauge
Trusted supplier to the materials handling industry FB Chain is celebrating its 30th anniversary by giving away a limited edition professional chain wear gauge every month in its anniversary year. FB Chain’s patented professional chain wear gauge has long been the go-to tool for service technicians...
May 31st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

It’s closer then you think!

It’s closer then you think!
“Trading in U.S. Waters | Ensuring a Culture of Environmental Compliance” – a Posidonia Conference Program Event – will take place on June 9, 2016 at 10.30-14.30 hours, at Metropolitan Expo Center Seminar Room 1. This highly specialized seminar is the result of the combination...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2015

NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2015
Brussels,  31 May 2016 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents its Annual Report 2015. Check the new Annual Report to find out more about: – our findings about global shipbreaking practices in 2015, including an overview of developments on the ground and statistics on the total number...
May 31st, 2016 | Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Visiting IFB2016? Register now for Investinblue 15-16 June, Liverpool

Visiting IFB2016? Register now for Investinblue 15-16 June, Liverpool
 15-16 June International Festival for Business 2016,  Exhibition Centre, Liverpool   About Investinblue Investinblue – The only maritime related event at IFB2016, is a unique two day event that will showcase the maritime sector to UK and overseas investors....
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

BCA: Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Africa with Tony Elumelu CON

BCA: Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Africa with Tony Elumelu CON
The Business Council for Africa is delighted to be hosting Tony Elumelu CON,  to give this year’s Kaye Whiteman Memorial address. Mr Elumelu CON, is an entrepreneur and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, which was established in 2010 to catalyse economic and social...
May 31st, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 May 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 May 2016
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 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 221  TUESDAY,  MAY 31,  2016 Slim tax payments could embarrass Trump Donald...
May 31st, 2016 | Reports | Read More

IMCA’s 7th Rope Forum workshop scheduled for Amsterdam

IMCA’s 7th Rope Forum workshop scheduled for Amsterdam
Richard Benzie ‘Validity of rope discard criteria: Cost reduction within assured limits’ is the theme of the seventh Rope Forum Workshop organised by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The full day event (09:00-17:30) will be held at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Wednesday...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Damen delivers bespoke floating pump station Sauger III to Hamburg Port Authority

Damen delivers bespoke floating pump station Sauger III to Hamburg Port Authority
Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station by Damen Shipyards Group for supporting dredging operations. Situated 110 km inland on the River Elbe and with a tidal range of 3.6 metres, the Hamburg Port requires regularly dredging like most ports. 37...
May 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Fugro commits support to SUT’s eighth OSIG international conference

Fugro commits support to SUT’s eighth OSIG international conference
– More than 200 abstracts already submitted for 2017 event – The Society for Underwater Technology’s (SUT’s) eighth Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics (OSIG) International Conference has received substantial support from Fugro, with the company becoming the principal sponsor...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

Dassault Systèmes congratulates Heesen Yachts on the delivery of its 70-meter Galactica Super Nova

Dassault Systèmes congratulates Heesen Yachts on the delivery of its 70-meter Galactica Super Nova
The Galactica Super Nova May 31 2016 – Heesen Yachts has delivered its largest yacht to date, the Galactica Super Nova, measuring 70 meters with a maximum speed of 30.3 knots.  The fully customized yacht was built and delivered in just 35 months usingDassault Systèmes’ virtual collaborative...
May 31st, 2016 | Jet set, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Cargo Care Solutions to showcase project management at Posidonia

Cargo Care Solutions to showcase project management at Posidonia
Peter Peltenburg Cargo Care Solutions (CCS), the cargo hold hatch cover and Ro-Ro equipment specialists will showcase the growing demand for project management the company has seen at next week’s Posidonia. As a result of continuing demand, CCS will be showcasing its latest involvement in project management...
May 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Ship Salvage Conference 2016, London

Ship Salvage Conference 2016, London
IMarEST Ship Salvage Conference  29 June 2016, Cavendish Conference Centre, London We are pleased to announce Simon Rickaby, Past President of IMarEST will be chairing this special one-day conference. The early bird discount has been extended until 3rd June 2016.This conference will deliver: Session...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Environment, IMarEST, Marine Insurance, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints first ever General Manager

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints first ever General Manager
Alastair Fischbacher Ian Petty brings wealth of experience, as leading maritime NGO invests in more resource to deliver its Vision for sustainable shipping London – 31 May 2016 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping...
May 31st, 2016 | Charity, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 31, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 31, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone and US Treasuries moved lower in European trade on Tuesday amid expectations that the Fed will likely raise...
May 31st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GEODIS moves to a new office in Mumbai

GEODIS moves to a new office in Mumbai
  GEODIS increases its presence in Mumbai, India. The global transport and logistics provider is relocating its premises to “The Qube” at M.V. Road in Andheri (East). The move is driven by the continuous growth of GEODIS’ India business and the expansion of the Mumbai team. “The relocation will...
May 31st, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics | Read More

ABB’s Marine Software to help ensure safe passage of entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet

ABB’s Marine Software to help ensure safe passage of entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet
Xiang Rui Kou Xiang Rui Kou semi-submersible vessel to be outfitted with ABB’s decision support system.  Zurich, Switzerland,  May 31, 2016 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system to the Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift...
May 31st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

World premiere of new boat with diesel outboard engines at HSBO in Gothenburg

World premiere of new boat with diesel outboard engines at HSBO in Gothenburg
Marathon 900 Norsafe has launched a brand new boat, the Marathon 900 RIB. Complementing an already wide range of boats for professional and military customers, the company’s first RIB was launched at High Speed Boat Operations (HSBO) in Gothenburg this month. Not only the boat was new, but Norsafe’s...
May 31st, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Royal Museums Greenwich and Art Fund appeal for help to save iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I

Royal Museums Greenwich and Art Fund appeal for help to save iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I
The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I. c 1590. English School. Royal Museums Greenwich has joined forces with the Art Fund, the national charity for art, in a fundraising campaign for £8.6m to save for the nation the Armada Portrait from around 1590 of Queen Elizabeth I. The portrait commemorates the outstanding...
May 30th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Charity, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-May-2016 RAMADAN WORKING HOURS United Arab Emirates SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS Hong Kong MAINTENANCE DREDGING IN SUNGEI PANDAN Singapore Ramadan Working Hours Monday, May 30, 2016, United Arab Emirates During the holy month of Ramadan [due to start around 6 June +/-...
May 30th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More