Archive for June, 2016

The BDI …“hits” back @596…

The BDI …“hits” back @596…
John N. Faraclas With the world stuck in front of TV sets awaiting for the important UK Referendum’s  outcome  – whose result will re-shape Planet Ocean’s Economy, the BDI entertains us all today with its plus splash; John Faraclas daily market commentary: With a double plus figure the BDI...
June 23rd, 2016 | Comment, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Braemar Engineering managing director Sheila McClain, unveils her leadership team

Braemar Engineering managing director Sheila McClain, unveils her leadership team
Sheila McClain Sheila McClain, recently appointed Managing Director of Braemar Engineering, has unveiled the new management team that will spearhead the future strategic direction of Braemar Engineering. The team balances expertise, diversity, and continuity, and is fully representative of the depth...
June 23rd, 2016 | Energy, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port New from GAC

Hot Port New from GAC
  23-Jun-2016 CANAL EXPANSION INAUGURAL DATE Panama Canal, Panama VISA FOR NON-CITIZENS WORKING ON VESSELS AT AUSTRALIAN PORTS Australia CANAL EXPANSION INAUGURAL DATE AND TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST Port Kembla, Australia Canal expansion...
June 23rd, 2016 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Corvus Energy Awarded Supplier of the Year

Corvus Energy Awarded Supplier of the Year
Andrew Morden Corvus Energy selected as Supplier of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 2016 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards Richmond, B.C – June 23, 2016 – Corvus Energy has been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the 2016 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards being held at...
June 23rd, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ISWAN & Marlins collaborate to help seafarers prepare for piracy attacks

ISWAN & Marlins collaborate to help seafarers prepare for piracy attacks
Roger Harris 23 June 2016 – Marking IMO’s Day of the Seafarer on 25 June Marlins, part of V.Group and the charity, International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) have created a new elearning course to help seafarers prevent and prepare for piracy attacks. Although there have...
June 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Damen wins best paper award

Damen wins best paper award
 During the reward ceremony Mr Slager right received the award from Michael Gerhardt, Assistant Executive Director DCA middle Successful presentation at the WODCON 2016 in Miami At the WODCON 2016 held last week in Miami, USA, Damen has been awarded the “Best Paper Award”. The paper on dredge pump...
June 23rd, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

A Day For Pink raises over £24, 000 for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

A Day For Pink raises over £24, 000 for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
23rd June 2016 – Global bespoke logistics specialist Peters & May Group hosted its annual charity clay pigeon shoot in aid of Breast Cancer Clinical Trials on the 10th of June as part of its ongoing support for the charity. Eighteen teams took part in the day, with CEO David Holley missing...
June 23rd, 2016 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution Wins Prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution Wins Prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year’ Award
Judges describe world’s first renewable energy-powered vessel technology as “unlike anything else and…truly innovative” Helsinki, Finland – 23 June 2016: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the developer of the world’s first renewable energy-powered vessel technology, has announced that it has received the...
June 23rd, 2016 | Awards, Energy, Events | Read More

Cool Logistics, innovative topics: New box technology display and new speakers

Cool Logistics, innovative topics: New box technology display and new speakers
    NEW SPEAKERS INCLUDE   Kevin Bragg Managing Director,  Bonita Europe   Mark Dorey Chief Operating Officer,  Straightline Aviation   Julie Hanson Director, European Division,  Global Cold Chain Alliance   Clemens...
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Fracino clinches prestigious national award for manufacturing innovation

Fracino clinches prestigious national award for manufacturing innovation
Savouring national recognition: l to r Peter Atmore, Marion and Adrian Maxwell with Peter Roberts of Weightmans who presented the award. Image courtesy of Brian Lake Photography. Fracino has scooped a high-profile national accolade for its innovation, creativity and speed in designing and supplying bespoke...
June 23rd, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices edged higher on Thursday and most European equity bourses opened in the black with higher copper...
June 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…
Houston LCL Crowley to Launch Weekly LCL Shipping Service from Houston to 33 Port Destinations in the Caribbean from the 1st of July (HOUSTON, Texas; June 20, 2016) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping services from...
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2016
Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and legislative changes of the week. In this week’s bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Third party...
June 23rd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Standard Club announced as Platinum Sponsor for LISW17

The Standard Club announced as Platinum Sponsor for LISW17
Jeremy Grose London International Shipping Week (LISW) is delighted to announce that The Standard Club is confirmed as a Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 event. This further strengthens the established relationship between the two organisations following the club’s sponsorship of LISW15. The Standard Club...
June 23rd, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

Sydney fast ferries order Simrad system following on from Manly Ferries order success

Sydney fast ferries order Simrad system following on from Manly Ferries order success
The Ocean Surfer Sydney fast ferries order Simrad system following on from Manly Ferries order success Four new fast ferries, owned and managed by Manly Ferries and operating in the busy waters of Sydney Harbour, will rely on state-of-the art Simrad technology for safe navigation seven days a week. The...
June 23rd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

AkzoNobel’s methodology for sustainable ship owners wins major environmental award

AkzoNobel’s methodology for sustainable ship owners wins major environmental award
Mike Winter accepting award on behalf of AkzoNobel AkzoNobel’s pioneering methodology for rewarding ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings has been named Environmental Leader Product of the Year for 2016. The award recognizes the introduction of the shipping industry’s first carbon credits...
June 23rd, 2016 | Awards, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ASD 2411 joins German towage company Bugsier in its 150th year of operations

ASD 2411 joins German towage company Bugsier in its 150th year of operations
DAMEN-ASD-2411 ASD 2411 joins German towage company in its 150th year of operations Bugsier, the German towage and maritime service provider, has boosted its already extensive fleet with the addition of a Damen ASD 2411 tug. The tug represents the first purchase of a Damen vessel for Bugsier. Bugsier...
June 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”
A survey reveals the truth about the emotions of the seafaring community    23 June 2016, Kolkata: The unrest was already visible! Starting from community blogs to forum discussions seafarers across the globe expressed their disappointment as far as the working conditions in the ships are concerned....
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Elaborate conquers the three peaks for charity

Elaborate conquers the three peaks for charity
Sean Moloney, Gemma Mills and Phil Page at the summit of Ben Nevis Employees from Elaborate Communications, the leading maritime PR and publishing specialists, have scaled three of Britain’s highest mountains in less than 24 hours in aid of The Sailors’ Society charity. Managing Director, Sean Moloney,...
June 23rd, 2016 | Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Press and Media, Sports | Read More

InterManager welcomes seafarers awareness week

InterManager welcomes seafarers awareness week
Captain Kuba Szymnski InterManager, the international trade association for in-house and third party ship management, is giving its full support to this week’s Seafarers Awareness Week (20-26 June), co-ordinated by Seafarers UK. “Maritime Jobs for Future Generations” is the theme, aiming to raise...
June 23rd, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Corvus Energy’s Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to power fish farm support vessel

Corvus Energy’s Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to power fish farm support vessel
The all-electric fish farm support vessel Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected by GMV to power an all-electric fish farm support vessel designed to operate with zero emissions Richmond, B.C – June 23, 2016 – Grovfjord Mek. Verksted AS (GMV) has selected Corvus Energy...
June 23rd, 2016 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Panama: Look who is coming!

Panama: Look who is coming!
From Panama City, Maria Dixon writes: While the bulk carrier Baroque has been trialling passage through the new locks, and the containership Cosco Shipping Panama is crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first commercial transit  – this morning the TV reported that the ships were passing the island...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Month | Read More

Emerging artists put steel and hi-tech into the Royal Academy Schools final year show 2016

Emerging artists put steel and hi-tech into the Royal Academy Schools final year show 2016
Kira Freije’s work in focus. Emerging artists put steel and hi-tech into the Royal Academy Schools final year show 2016 By James Brewer School is almost out at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. This heralds the RA Schools final year show for 2016, in which 17 graduates present sometimes startling...
June 22nd, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Jun-2016 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT ANCHORAGES Hong Kong MODIFICATION OF MINIMUM VISIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Panama Canal, Panama Marine site investigation at anchorages Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Hong Kong From 23 June and for approximately three weeks, marine site investigation...
June 22nd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)

Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Wednesday, June 22, 2016) Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum Contents – The road to the UK’s June 23rd EU referendum – Economic arguments of the “Remain” and the “Leave” campaign – Near-term market reaction of the UK...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More