Archive for July, 2016

Baltic Exchange panellist agreement

Baltic Exchange panellist agreement
Guy Campbell In the context of the Baltic Exchange’s potential acquisition by Singapore Exchange (SGX) an agreement, which documents and reinforces existing processes established by the Baltic Exchange and its 48 shipbroking panellists, has today (25 July) been sent to each firm for signature. The...
July 25th, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Member of Parliament visits world leader Saab Seaeye

Member of Parliament visits world leader Saab Seaeye
Jon Robertson, managing director and Suella Fernandes, MP for Fareham, alongside the Seaeye Leopard – the most powerfully advanced deep sea robotic system in the world. The Member of Parliament for Fareham, Suella Fernandes, visited Saab Seaeye,  the world’s largest electric underwater robotic...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group
RINA S.p.A, the holding company of the multinational testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering group based in Genoa, Italy, is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of the entire share capital of Edif Group Limited for £118.5 million (around €151 million). High...
July 25th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime
Michele Francioni RINA Services, a world leader in marine classification and certification, recently awarded Carnival Maritime GmbH ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certificates.  Now the Carnival Maritime office in Hamburg as well as 26 ships in Carnival Maritime’s fleet have been awarded environmental...
July 25th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, News, Safety and Security, Technical | Read More

Christening Reylaver’s new Damen ASD Tug 2411, Jesus

Christening Reylaver’s new Damen ASD Tug 2411, Jesus
ASD-Tug-2411-Jesus-naming-ceremony Damen congratulates Reylaver on the safe arrival and naming ceremony of the new ASD Tug 2411 Jesus. In order to reach her owners, the vessel undertook, on her own keel, a significant voyage covering 10, 500 nautical miles. Reylaver ordered the new vessel from Damen...
July 25th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports

Sea piracy drops to 21-year low, IMB reports
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, July 2016 – Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa,  according to a new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB’s...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Seizures, Shipmanagement | Read More

Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan sparkles in Marseille

Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan sparkles in Marseille
Key points : Limonade scores another victory in Act 7 coastal race 25 miles along Marseille outstanding coastline Grandeur Nature Veranda takes 2nd place on the finish line and on the leaderboard Lorina Mojito – Golfe du Morbihan completes podium Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan seems to be...
July 24th, 2016 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks?

How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks?
Albert Otesile of Sealandair. How can the Nigerian ports industry overcome obstacles after oil shocks? By Albert Otesile* The Nigerian economy has been buffeted in the past year as a result of depressed oil prices, since the economy is heavily dependent on oil revenues. It is quite significant also that...
July 23rd, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jul-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 JULY-6 AUGUST 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 July-6 August 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 1 Aug – August Bank Holiday (Scotland, Ireland) Mon 1...
July 23rd, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Stadium racing canceled due to strong winds

Stadium racing canceled due to strong winds
Key points . 25-30 kts + winds in Gruissan, committee canceled racing . First racing day canceled so far . Fleet moving to Marseille tonight for Act 7 . New crew onboard Oman Airports tomorrow Today was a perfect day for kitesurfing or windsurfing… But racing a Diam 24 in 30 knots of wind could...
July 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas So with the BDI dropping further, Geopolitics in a total mess, and uncertainty governing all over Planet Ocean, take cover in whatever business you are in; shipping being the sector to be mostly affected. John Faraclas’ weekly Market and Geopolitics Recap. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost...
July 22nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC

Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC
Murray Bishop, GAC Pindar Superyacht Services (left) and Alan Priddy, Team Britannia’s Team Principal (right), sign the deal in Southampton Shipping and logistics support for round-the-world powerboat record attempt Southampton, UK, 22 July 2016 – As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break...
July 22nd, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Team Lorina Limonade closer & closer from the TDFV title

Team Lorina Limonade closer & closer from the TDFV title
Key points : . Event leader Lorina Limonade wins Act 6 coastal race and increases lead overall . Trésors de Tahiti « at home » in the Med . Team Lorina Mojito-Golfe du Morbihan new leader of Young and Amateur rankings . Oman Airports score their best result since Dunkirk Tour de France à la Voile...
July 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  22-Jul-2016 SOIL INVESTIGATION IN EAST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore DREDGING OPERATIONS Delaware Bay, USA Soil investigation in East Jurong Channel Friday, July 22, 2016, Singapore From 25 July to 30 October, soil investigation work will be carried out in the East Jurong Channel...
July 22nd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Singapore’s Parry Oei

2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Singapore’s Parry Oei
Dr Parry Oei (right), recipient of the 2016 Alexander Dalrymple Award, with Rear Admiral Tim Lowe, UK National Hydrographer (left) UK National Hydrographer hails benefits of international partnership in raising global hydrographic standards The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), the world-leading...
July 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 July 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. This will be the last edition of the Bulletin until September 2016, when we will include...
July 22nd, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Press and Media | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 22 July 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 22 July 2016
Ian Brodie 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 259  FRIDAY,  JULY 22,  2016 Rothschild’s problems get worse The troubles of the Rothschild family...
July 22nd, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB stayed put at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting. The main interest rates were kept unchanged...
July 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life
The incident A small pleasure yacht with three persons on board sailed in the evening, intending an overnight passage to the next port. In the early hours of the morning the vessel foundered on rocks that were close to the vessel and inshore. Two lives were lost in this incident. Observations The inquiry...
July 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Claims, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency
.. Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 July 2016 at 10 am EET – A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for UK operator Wightlink, will feature a comprehensive range of modern Wärtsilä equipment and systems to ensure a high level of environmental efficiency. In addition to conventional...
July 22nd, 2016 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry By James Brewer Shipping interests have been advised to seize the moment to lobby new ministers and their departments while the UK government is groping towards...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Jul-2016 SAILING REGATTA Singapore BUSINESS AS USUAL DESPITE STATE OF EMERGENCY Turkey VESSEL RESTRICTIONS DURING DREDGING Matagorda Bay, TX, USA Sailing Regatta Thursday, July 21, 2016, Singapore The Republic of Singapore Yacht Club Sailing Regatta 2016 will be held...
July 21st, 2016 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships

Two Great Lakes Maritime Academy Students Awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships
Matthew C. DuBon and Clayton Riley Harbin (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 21, 2016) ­Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships are helping to further educational opportunities for two students of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA). Crowley recently awarded scholarships...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Trésors de Tahiti snatches victory in Roses

Trésors de Tahiti snatches victory in Roses
Key points . First win for Teva Plichart and his team onboard Trésors de Tahiti . Team Lorina Limonade increases lead overall thanks to consistent results . Team France Jeune bounds back after yesterday’s shocking results . Oman Airports scores best position in stadium racing They had a fantastic...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More