Archive for September, 2016

Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria

Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria
Kastoria: 1930s community cohesion. Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria. Superb documentary chronicles forgotten history By James Brewer Strolling through Kastoria, a tranquil city of northern Greece perched on an isthmus by a lake teeming with fish and blessed with grand mountain scenery, you would...
September 30th, 2016 | Events, Featured, Film Industry, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Sep-2016 FIRST SHIP TO BUNKER LNG AT PORT Gothenburg, Sweden MATTHEW STRENGTHENS TO MAJOR HURRICANE OVER CARIBBEAN SEA Colombia/Venezuela/Aruba First ship to bunker LNG at port Friday, September 30, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden A green milestone is reached in the Port of Gothenburg....
September 30th, 2016 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, LNG, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers

Union mission stands alongside Korean strikers
Stuart Howard addresses strike rally A global union federation mission concludes today after standing alongside South Korean workers staging their largest public sector strike in 20 years. Korean unions are fighting back against government plans that would make sackings easier and muzzle trade unions. 30/09/2016 The...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Pragmatic forwarders make container weighing work

Pragmatic forwarders make container weighing work
Robert Keen Tomorrow (October 1) is a key date for members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the international freight forwarding community. It marks the end of the three-month settling-in period suggested by the IMO to its Member States in which competent authorities were...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – September 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – September 2016
30 September 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Koper (Slovenia) This month, the Port of Koper is ESPO’s port of the month. Situated along the coasts of the Adriatic Sea, the Port of Koper is the only port in Slovenia and it can be considered as a multipurpose port. Let’s have a closer look at...
September 30th, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Whatever happened to the Capers… and geopolitics…?

Whatever happened to the Capers… and geopolitics…?
John Faraclas Another drop for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) which lost 13 points – could be 13 for luck … per Agatha Cristie’s novel, now standing at 875 points, which is also 66 points down since last Friday’s (23/09) closing when the BDI stood at 941 points. As for the geopolitical issues, a...
September 30th, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing of addenda to the shipbuilding contracts of two newbuildings

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing of addenda to the shipbuilding contracts of two newbuildings
ATHENS, GREECE, September 30, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, it signed two addenda with China Shipbuilding Trading Company,...
September 30th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Project Connect: Opportunities at Sea – 6th of October 2016

Project Connect: Opportunities at Sea – 6th of October 2016
“Bridge to Success” Open forum by Project Connect “Opportunities at Sea for a successful career in Shipping” Following  the “Meet the Shipping Community” event of March 9th and the kind invitation of Tsakos Group of Companies to continue with a Forum at his premises; we are glad...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HELMEPA on World Maritime Day

HELMEPA on World Maritime Day
Yesterday Thursday, 29 September 2016, the international maritime community celebrated the World Maritime Day at IMO, in London. At a special forum titled “Shipping: Indispensable to the World”, which HELMEPA attended, the Secretary General of IMO, Mr. Kitack Lim, spoke about the importance...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Lloyds List Global Awards 2016 accolade goes to GAC EnvironHull

Lloyds List Global Awards 2016 accolade goes to GAC EnvironHull
l to r: Simon Mullet, Chief Financial Officer, HPH, sponsor of the HPH Environment Award, Neil Godfrey, Marketing Manager, Shipping Services, GAC UK and Fiona Bruce, hosting the evening Environment title recognises environmental and safety benefits of HullWiper underwater hull cleaning system London,...
September 30th, 2016 | Awards, Environment, Events, HR, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

IBIA drives industry issues at SIBCON

IBIA drives industry issues at SIBCON
  Robin Meech The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) will be taking part in the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) from 4-7 October. IBIA will be exhibiting, many of its board members and members are speaking as leading industry experts and IBIA...
September 30th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 30 Sept. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 30 Sept. 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 308  FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 US could go on blacklist U.S. reluctance...
September 30th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London

The Latest Travel Insights from WTM London
Luxury Travel is on the Rise. How Can Travel Brands Take Advantage? Jean Carmella shares 4 ways travel brands can take advantage of the growing luxury travel tribe. Read more UK...
September 30th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

2016 World Maritime Day at the IMO

2016 World Maritime Day at the IMO
The panel with Karine Langlois, Julian Bray, Karin Orsel, Alistair Lindsay, Radm. Chris Parry and Hassiba Benamara World Maritime Day was celebrated across Planet Ocean yesterday afternoon being  more than a great success.  From Trinidad and Tobago, where celebrations in Port of Spain involved the...
September 30th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 30, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 30, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in Asia earlier today and in major European equity markets in early trading on the back of mounting worries over Deutsche Bank’s ability to withstand pending legal penalties. Lower...
September 30th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MISC takes delivery of new LNG carrier

MISC takes delivery of new LNG carrier
The “Seri Camellia”, MISC’s new LNG Carrier MISC BERHAD celebrates the naming and delivery of its new LNG carrier, “Seri Camellia” MISC Berhad (“MISC”), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider today held the naming and delivery ceremony of...
September 30th, 2016 | LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

National Marine Electronics Association Recognizes KVH Product Excellence with 2016 Awards

National Marine Electronics Association Recognizes KVH Product Excellence with 2016 Awards
KVH’s TracPhone satellite communications and TracVision satellite TV  systems honored at annual NMEA conference MIDDLETOWN, RI – September 30, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) is pleased to announce that the top marine electronics professionals in the country have honored two of...
September 30th, 2016 | Awards, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to introduce modular load resistors

Wärtsilä to introduce modular load resistors
The new Wärtsilä Jovyload Concept is a portfolio of modularised load resistors that allows customers to select the load resistor according to the precise needs of the required application. Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 September 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä announces the launch of its new Jovyload...
September 30th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capers fall brings market tsunamis; geopolitical events points to war!

Capers fall brings market tsunamis; geopolitical events points to war!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points today and now stands at 888 , “thanks” to the Capers. The war in Syria and the world economic recession might lead to an all out conventional war; John Faraclas reports: The BCI 2014 lost 129 points and now stands just above the 2,000 point...
September 29th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  29-Sep-2016 CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong FIRST RAIL SERVICE CHINA-NETHERLANDS LAUNCHED Rotterdam, Netherlands Cross Harbour Swimming Races Thursday, September 29, 2016, Hong Kong Swimming races across the Eastern Harbour from Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon to Quarry Bay, Hong...
September 29th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Financial Ombudsman Service report on PPI mis-selling – deadline on claims to follow? 2. Court cases and arbitration England &...
September 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

FUGRO’S 35-year asset integrity programme monitors CNRI North Sea oil platform

FUGRO’S 35-year asset integrity programme monitors CNRI North Sea oil platform
Fugro is marking a 35-year history of providing an asset integrity programme on one of the Ninian oil field platforms in the North Sea. Operator CNR International is working with Fugro to monitor the structural integrity of the Ninian Southern Platform (NSP) using a permanent online monitoring (OLM)...
September 29th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Invaluable diving terms document published as IMCA, ADCI AND IOGP JIP

Invaluable diving terms document published as IMCA, ADCI AND IOGP JIP
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘ADCI/IOGP/IMCA Diving Terms’ as IMCA D 057. “This invaluable document has been prepared as a joint industry project (JIP) involving representatives from IMCA, the Association of Diving Contractors International...
September 29th, 2016 | Associations | Read More

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 The annual Call for Papers for the UK’s largest conference devoted to renewable and low carbon energy solutions has been published. It appears both in a launch newsletter just hitting thousands of desks in hard copy and pdf formats, and online at www.all-energy.co.uk The...
September 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

Greece: January – August 2016 State Budget Execution, and July 2016 General Government Arrears

Greece: January – August 2016 State Budget Execution, and July 2016 General Government Arrears
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, September 29 2016) Greece: January – August 2016 State Budget Execution, and July 2016 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – August 2016, the budget balance recorded a deficit...
September 29th, 2016 | Banking, News, Reports | Read More