Archive for August, 2016

Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation

Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation
Camille Wekesa Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation By James Brewer Camille Wekesa, a leading muralist and painter who conveys the glory of Kenyan flora and fauna, is marshalling wide enthusiasm for the arts into the campaign for heightened public recognition of...
August 31st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Nominations Still Open for 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award

Nominations Still Open for 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award
NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 31, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) The deadline for nominations for the 2016 SHIPPINGInsight Award is coming soon, but there’s still time to submit entries. The SHIPPINGInsight Award is given annually to a shipping company and its technology partners for the successful implementation...
August 31st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?

Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?
Hanjin in rehabilitation: what next?   The insolvency of Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh largest container line, is likely to have a significant impact throughout the maritime sector....
August 31st, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Legal, Markets, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Elcome Supplies Electrical and Electronic Systems to Abu Dhabi Ship Building for New Ships

Elcome Supplies Electrical and Electronic Systems to Abu Dhabi Ship Building for New Ships
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Aug. 31, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Elcome International is supplying electrical switchboards, safety, monitoring and control systems for three vessels under construction at Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB). Elcome, one of the world’s largest marine technology, system...
August 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Aug-2016 PORT SETS STATUS X-RAY Port Mobile, USA WATERWAY CLOSED AFTER ENGINE MALFUNCTION Bosphorus, Turkey Port sets Status X-Ray Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Port Mobile, USA As Tropical Depression Nine continues to develop and is expected to become a Tropical Storm making...
August 31st, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics
John Faraclas More losses today with Panamaxes paying the price; expect incalculable repercurssions from Turkey’s actions against Kurdish factions in Syria; John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus four points the BDI at 711 has lost steam and the situation even typically becomes more perplexed. Commodities...
August 31st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

AAL’S unique semi-liner capability between Asia and the Red Sea…

AAL’S unique semi-liner capability between Asia and the Red Sea…
AAL’S unique semi-liner capability between Asia and the Red Sea, delivers solution for Siemens’ Egyptian Megaproject August 2016 – Modules for a state of the art heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) and destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt, are loaded aboard the AAL Dalian in South...
August 31st, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)
    Practical Law Chapters HFW have recently contributed several chapters to Practical Law’s jurisdiction guides. The guides provide a valuable overview of the key legislation and regulations affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry in numerous...
August 31st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

FB Chain holds first long service awards

FB Chain holds first long service awards
This year FB Chain celebrates 30 years of business in the UK. To mark this impressive milestone, the company has held its first long service awards for seven staff – all local residents – who have a combined length of service of 132 years.  An award ceremony was held at a venue in nearby Baldock,...
August 31st, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pivotal LNG, Crowley’s Carib Energy Reach Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Puerto Rico

Pivotal LNG, Crowley’s Carib Energy Reach Multi-Year Supply Agreement for Puerto Rico
(ATLANTA, Ga.; Aug. 31, 2016) ­­ Pivotal LNG announced today a multi-year agreement to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Carib Energy LLC, a Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary. Crowley will transport and deliver LNG from the U.S. mainland to its newest client, Molinos de Puerto Rico, a subsidiary...
August 31st, 2016 | LNG, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot expands participation in the Sakhalin-2 project

Sovcomflot expands participation in the Sakhalin-2 project
Ole Myklestad, Sovcomflot Group (SCF Group) has significantly increased the involvement of its fleet in meeting the needs of Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy) in multi-purpose icebreaking supply vessels serving Sakhalin-2 offshore platforms. SCF Group, Sakhalin Energy, and Swire...
August 31st, 2016 | Energy, Markets | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 Aug 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 Aug 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 286  WEDNESDAY,  AUGUST 31, 2016 Asia hirings chase wealth growth Pacific Investment Management...
August 31st, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US stocks closed in the red overnight, as a decline in technology stocks dragged the S&P 500 Index lower for the fourth time in five...
August 31st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Evoqua Water Technologies to launch new Marine Chloropac® system at SMM Hamburg

Evoqua Water Technologies to launch new Marine Chloropac® system at SMM Hamburg
Evoqua Water Technologies will launch an updated version of its market-leading Chloropac® Marine Growth Prevention System (MGPS) at leading maritime trade show SMM Hamburg on 6th September 2016. Designed to provide owners and operators with a cost competitive electrochlorination alternative to copper...
August 31st, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence and SpecTec cooperate to raise maintenance management efficiency and cut costs

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence and SpecTec cooperate to raise maintenance management efficiency and cut costs
The parties are working on a joint solution to facilitate improved predictive maintenance, extend service intervals and reduce maintenance and repair costs Houston, US – Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence has announced a new innovative project with maintenance management specialist SpecTec focused...
August 31st, 2016 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Teekay chooses NSSLGlobal for enhanced VSAT capability across its fleet

Teekay chooses NSSLGlobal for enhanced VSAT capability across its fleet
Multimillion dollar contract renewal extends long-standing relationship 31 August 2016 – Teekay, one of the world’s largest marine energy transportation, storage and production companies, has signed a new $4m VSAT upgrade and contract extension with leading global satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal....
August 31st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sign up for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference

Sign up for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference
  Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The International Maritime Human Rights conference will provide a further forum to address the whole range of issues connected with human rights at sea and to ensure that hidden exploitation and abuse is clearly brought into the light....
August 31st, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems chosen by Maersk Tankers for three tanker newbuildings

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems chosen by Maersk Tankers for three tanker newbuildings
Wärtsilä Corporation,  31 August 2016 at 10 am EET – Maersk Tankers A/S of Denmark has selected Wärtsilä’s Electro Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for three new 50,000 DWT medium range (MR) tankers being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) yard in...
August 31st, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market falls amid global uncertainty

Market falls amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Once again we were verbatim right and the Market’s fall come at no surprise to us and our supporters; add the uncertainty deriving from the Geopolitical chaos and see what’s up next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI closed down five points since last Friday at 715 points and...
August 30th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Aug-2016 PORT STATUS WHISKEY SET Port Mobile, USA PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (72 HOUR ALERT): TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE Tampa, St. Petersburg & Manatee, FL, USA Port Status Whiskey set Tuesday, August 30, 2016, Port Mobile, USA Tropical Depression Nine entered the Gulf of...
August 30th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

American Club’s “Currents” is now on…

American Club’s “Currents” is now on…
CURRENTS – THE AMERICAN CLUB’S IN-HOUSE NEWSLETTER Reference is made to Circular No. 08/16 of February 11, 2016 which  informed Members of the electronic format being adopted for the publication of Currents, the American Club’s in-house newsletter. The link contained in the previous sentence...
August 30th, 2016 | Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Calnetix Publishes White Paper Validating Results from Hydrocurrent™ System on First Ship Installation

Calnetix Publishes White Paper Validating Results from Hydrocurrent™ System on First Ship Installation
CERRITOS, Calif. – Aug. 30, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Calnetix Technologies has just released a White Paper describing the operational results from the first shipboard installation of its new Hydrocurrent™ system. The White Paper, entitled Commissioning and Initial Shipboard Operation of Hydrocurrent™ 125...
August 30th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…
Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” – Joint Venture for Cargo handling Service in India KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. ( “K” Line ) has established its Cargo Handling Service Joint Venture “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” in India with our group company “Nitto Total Logistics...
August 30th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

DP Energy congratulates Scotrenewables Tidal Power

DP Energy congratulates Scotrenewables Tidal Power
Simon De Pietro, CEO of DP Energy As shareholders in Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd, DP Energy congratulates the Scotrenewables team on the imminent installation of their SR2000 turbine which is undergoing final commissioning checks prior to beginning testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)...
August 30th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Top risk-industry speakers scheduled for ALARYS 2016

Top risk-industry speakers scheduled for ALARYS 2016
ALARYS 2016 speakers: (top row, from left) Ross Webber, Marian Fenton, Javier Mirabal, Brad Kading, Jorge Luzzi; (bottom row) Eduardo Fox, Elman Myers, Cinthia Motley, Marcelo Ramella and Janita Burke Hamilton, Bermuda, August 30, 2016—Experts on hot topics affecting Latin America’s risk-management...
August 30th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More