Archive for July, 2016

2016 TDFV wrap up

2016 TDFV wrap up
What you must remember from this 2016 edition : .Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan master victory Six different racing day winners 102 race starts Tahiti and Oman to come back next year. Young and Amateurs rankings… A glance on the top three They have flown over their Tour from Dunkirk to Nice....
July 31st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Jul-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 31 JULY-13 AUGUST 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 31 July-13 August 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 1 Aug – August Bank Holiday (Scotland, Ireland) Mon...
July 30th, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2016 TDFV ends in a spray of Limonade

2016 TDFV ends in a spray of Limonade
Key points Team Coved wraps up TDFV with a victory in Nice Gold final 2016 champion Lorina Limonade takes second place Grandeur Nature Vérandas sneaked in front of Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne to take second overall Oman Airports by Oman Sail in top 5 Team France Jeune snatched overall victory in Young...
July 30th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-
At Chios Airport We welcome the inauguration of Paros’ airport today by Greece’s prime minister despite the opposition’s silly media uploads and we invite PM Alexis Tsipras to give the go ahead here and now for the ailing Chios airport! A timely reminder by John Faraclas:  It is a must for the...
July 29th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, Construction, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Finn heavyweights ready to rock

Finn heavyweights ready to rock
Giles Scott at the 2015 Test Event Twenty-three Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy (Finn) sailors will race at the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with one name in particular touted as the one to watch. Great Britain’s Giles Scott. The towering Briton has dominated in the Finn, winning 19 of 21...
July 29th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jul-2016 OIL SPILL AT DOCK Houston/Galveston, USA LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama Oil spill at dock Friday, July 29, 2016, Houston/Galveston, USA VTS Houston/Galveston temporarily suspended vessel movements within Jacinto Port Slip, including Houston Fuel and Oil...
July 29th, 2016 | Environment, Inland Waterways, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail, in Nice

First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail, in Nice
Key points : Although 2016 champion already, Lorina Limonade keeps dominating the fleet with another victory Trésors de Tahiti takes second place in Nice coastal race First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail who wins qualification in Gold final tomorrow Three groups, Gold, Silver and Bronze to compete...
July 29th, 2016 | Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Record-breaking industry support for Transaid

Record-breaking industry support for Transaid
Sharing emergency transport with communities Our team has been visiting communities in Adamawa State, Nigeria, to raise awareness of the emergency transport scheme (ETS), which encourages local taxi drivers to transport the women to health centres free of charge, or at minimal cost.Check out our Knowledge...
July 29th, 2016 | Charity | Read More

General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)

General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the Comite Maritime International (CMI)
This circular on the General Average – York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016 adopted by the CMI comes from the Steamship Mutual: London Circular: L.281  New Circular relating to the adoption of the “York Antwerp Rules (YAR) 2016” by the Comite Maritime International (CMI) General Average...
July 29th, 2016 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas The Markets lost steam and Geopolitics are a burden; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points since yesterday standing now at 656 points which is 62 points down since last week’s 718. The 700 points barrier is now causing problems. The Capers and its...
July 29th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

From brain drain to brain gain. Learn how.

From brain drain to brain gain. Learn how.
    Reload Greece Conference ’16 ———————————————————————————————————   Enterprising...
July 29th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 July 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 July 2016
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NUMBER 264  FRIDAY,  JULY 28, 2016 Tough conditions ahead, warns Singapore fund Singapore’s...
July 29th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago continues to mentor newcomers

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago continues to mentor newcomers
l to r: Max Sommerkamp, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Roberto N Rodríguez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with two of the Cadets who have embarked on Drill Ships of PACIFIC NAVAL REGISTER OF LONDON LTD. (PNRL) The...
July 29th, 2016 | Associations, Drill ships, Energy, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian equity indices closed in the red on Friday led by commodity producers and a disappointing BoJ decision. European shares edged higher in...
July 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Elomatic and Deltamarin sign contract with MV Werften to design mega passenger ship

Elomatic and Deltamarin sign contract with MV Werften to design mega passenger ship
From the contract signing. On a l to r: Mika Laurilehto (Managing Director Deltamarin), Jarmo Laakso (Managing Director MV WERFTEN), Patrik Rautaheimo (CEO Elomatic) Elomatic Ltd and Deltamarin Ltd have signed a large scale tri-party engineering contract with MV Werften in Germany for the design of a...
July 29th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

TT Club warns of fraud issues faced by Customs Brokers

TT Club warns of fraud issues faced by Customs Brokers
            Kate Hollis, Senior Claims Executive at TT Club in Sydney, discusses the risks faced by licenced customs brokers and mitigation steps to take: “As the international trade regulatory landscape continues to change and the commercial environment becomes increasingly...
July 29th, 2016 | Corruption, Legal, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Evoqua selected to provide Chloropac® systems for Australian Navy ANZAC Class frigates

Evoqua selected to provide Chloropac® systems for Australian Navy ANZAC Class frigates
Pittsburgh, PA and Melbourne, Australia – July 29, 2016 – Evoqua Water Technologies has been selected by BAE Systems Australia Ltd. to design and deliver technology and products that prevent marine growth in seawater cooling systems for installation onto the Royal Australian Navy ANZAC Class frigates. Evoqua’s...
July 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liverpool takes delivery of container handling fleet

Liverpool takes delivery of container handling fleet
The fleet of YT222 tractors and Seacom 70 tonne trailers Thirty-three new tractor units and trailers have arrived at the Port of Liverpool to serve its existing Royal Seaforth Container Terminal and the new Liverpool2 development. The fleet of YT222 tractors and Seacom 70 tonne trailers represents an...
July 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore
The PSV 5000 “Larus” Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore, a joint venture between Wilson Sons and the Chilean maritime services provider Ultramar, has taken delivery of a Damen PSV 5000. The vessel was built at Wilson Sons shipyard in Guaruja, Brazil. The delivery is the first of a two-vessel contract,...
July 29th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!
Activists occupy Shell’s London offices. Photo: RMT North Sea oil strikers want to hear from you – that’s the message the ITF is delivering to its unions after an appeal from the RMT and Unite the Union, whose members are challenging an employer trying to slash their wages. 28/07/2016 – The...
July 28th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo

A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo
Sini Tuomisalo on stage at Pori festival. A never-ending summer for Finnish singer and comedienne Sini Tuomisalo By James Brewer Sweet, sentimental melodies weave through the air, the voice emanating from inside one of the wooden, pastel-hued buildings in a charming village on the Finland shore of the...
July 28th, 2016 | Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

The return of the Radial medallists

The return of the Radial medallists
Laser Radial racing by Sugar loaf Mountain China’s Lijia Xu, The Netherlands’ Marit Bouwmeester and Belgium’s Evi Van Acker, medallists from London 2012, will make their Olympic return in the One Person Dinghy (Laser Radial) at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The trio were locked in a thrilling...
July 28th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points  today  standing at 665 –  a point below the most sacred number of numerology… so the curse has gone… Geopolitics are increasingly worrying even for the warring ones; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 23 points...
July 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Jul-2016 UPDATED INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETION OF NSW PASSENGER MANIFEST Finland PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS South Africa REPAIRS AT IOT BERTH Immingham, UK Updated instructions for completion of NSW passenger manifest Thursday, July 28, 2016, Finland Following...
July 28th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan wins 2016 Tour de France à la Voile

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan wins 2016 Tour de France à la Voile
Key points Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan won today’s stadium racing and snatched overall victory in Hyères, with still one Act to go Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne is winner of Act 8 and passes Grandeur Nature on the leaderboard. Huge competition for second and third place of the podium Young...
July 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More