Archive for October, 2016

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty

Caution for both Markets and Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 23 points since last Friday reading 857, thanks to the volatile as usual Capers’ behaviour and Geopolitics are getting an unprecedented catastrophical twist and turn; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers gained 117 point with the respective BCI 2014...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

World Sailing’s Sustainability Strategy to be presented Live and Online at the 2016 Annual Conference

World Sailing’s Sustainability Strategy to be presented Live and Online at the 2016 Annual Conference
At World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference, the governing body will be laying down plans for a healthy sustainable future for the sport, as well as the more specific subject of sustainability in the waters of the world. On Monday 7 November World Sailing’s sustainability strategy as well...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Oct-2016 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong THREAT TO SEAFARERS REMAINS DESPITE PIRACY CLAMPDOWN Worldwide BUNKERING OPERATIONS FOR LNG CARRIERS IN CANAL ANCHORAGE AREAS Panama Canal, Panama Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao Monday, October 31, 2016, Hong...
October 31st, 2016 | Bunkering, Canals, LNG, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Global Eagle Entertainment and Radiance Communications team to provide Satellite Communications for Nakilat Fleet

Global Eagle Entertainment and Radiance Communications team to provide Satellite Communications for Nakilat Fleet
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 31, 2016 – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (“GEE”) (NASDAQ:ENT) and Radiance Communications are deploying marine VSAT services for Nakilat’s fleet of LNG and LPG carriers. GEE’s EMC service line and Radiance Communications, an EMC maritime service partner and reseller,...
October 31st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

WMU graduates

WMU graduates
No more homework 31/10/2016  – The maritime leaders and experts of tomorrow have graduated from the World Maritime University (29 October). The class of 2016, boasting graduates from over 50 countries, has been equipped to contribute to safe, environmentally sound, energy efficient and secure...
October 31st, 2016 | Academia, Energy, Environment, HR, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, UN | Read More

SSI calls on IMO and member states to continue progress made at MEPC 70

SSI calls on IMO and member states to continue progress made at MEPC 70
Ian Petty Critical work must now be done to enable shipping industry to define the ‘level of ambition’ for emissions reduction London – 31 October 2016 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, today...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2016 and 2017

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2016 and 2017
Richard Greiner Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2016 and 2017, according to the latest survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. Repairs and maintenance and spares are the cost categories which are likely to increase most significantly in each of...
October 31st, 2016 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

BLOK-BEAM container handling system – designed to ease port congestion

BLOK-BEAM container handling system – designed to ease port congestion
Loading six containers at a time could save the container shipping industry as much as US$2 billion per year A revolutionary new container handling system, aimed at easing the increasing problem of port congestion, is being launched at a technical demonstration in Shanghai at the end of November. Designated...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 31, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 31, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD gave back some of its recent gains and major European equity markets opened lower on Monday amid market anxiety ahead of the November...
October 31st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Thermo King to Address Customer Needs for Marine Temperature Control Technologies at the Intermodal Europe Show

Thermo King to Address Customer Needs for Marine Temperature Control Technologies at the Intermodal Europe Show
A Thermo King container Case studies from marine and intermodal applications from around the world, new app for AFAM+ air management technology and refrigerant choices to highlight the Thermo King stand.   Brussels, Oct. 26, 2016 – Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions...
October 31st, 2016 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers | Read More

Maritime salary survey released

Maritime salary survey released
The Maritime HR Association has just published its tenth annual salary survey – allowing members to benchmark their shore based roles around the globe. The HR Consulting team at Spinnaker Global have spent the last few months receiving, checking and reviewing thousands of lines of salary data provided...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 Oct. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 31 Oct. 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 329  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016 Biggest fund removes Brexit caution Norway’s $870 billion sovereign...
October 31st, 2016 | Reports | Read More

“K Line Announce Financial Highlights for 2nd quarter FY2016

“K Line Announce Financial Highlights for 2nd quarter FY2016
Please be advised that “K” Line Tokyo Head Office, has published the following press release today: Viewers can click the following addresses to read the reports. ・Financial Highlights for 2nd quarter FY2016 –  Click here ・Differences from Previously Announced Forecast of Financial...
October 31st, 2016 | Accountancy, Liner Shipping and Trade, Shipmanagement | Read More

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter for Autumn 2016

Moore Stephens shipping newsletter for Autumn 2016
Viewers can find attached herebelow the latest issue of Bottom Line, the newsletter of the Moore Stephens shipping team. This includes articles on: OpCost 2016 The major challenges for shipowners following ratification of the BWM convention The perceived barriers for women in shipping The UK National...
October 31st, 2016 | Accountancy, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime London and SPNL sign MoU

Maritime London and SPNL sign MoU
from the MoU signing at Mansion House Maritime London and the Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on co-operation between the two associations at Mansion House on the 24th October. The MoU outlines mutual co-operation between the members of the two organisations...
October 31st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, News | Read More

duisport is expanding its China business

duisport is expanding its China business
“When you are in Duisburg, you are in Europe”Duisburg, 31 October 2016 – The Port of Duisburg (duisport) continues to expand its economic and strategic relations with China. “When you are in Duisburg, you are in Europe. Our Chinese partners know that we are Europe’s major domestic...
October 31st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New CEO for The Nautical Institute

New CEO for The Nautical Institute
Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI The Nautical Institute is pleased to announce that it has selected a new Chief Executive Officer after interviewing a competitive shortlist of six candidates. Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI, currently the Institute’s Chief Operating Officer, will take over from Philip Wake...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, News, People and Places, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to collaborate with new Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore

Lloyd’s Register to collaborate with new Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore
Prof Chan Eng Soon – picture credit: National University of Singapore. Singapore – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation, and the new Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) have agreed to jointly develop technology,...
October 31st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

KVH Adds NEWSlink Editions in Japanese and Korean, Expanding the News Service’s Reach

KVH Adds NEWSlink Editions in Japanese and Korean, Expanding the News Service’s Reach
Leading provider of international news for seafarers extends its Far East coverage, now addresses the crew welfare needs of the majority of the world’s seafarers MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LIVERPOOL, UK – October 31, 2016 – KVH Media Group, part of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has expanded...
October 31st, 2016 | HR, Press and Media | Read More

IUA Group to monitor new technologies

IUA Group to monitor new technologies
Chris Jones A new London Market group is being established by the International Underwriting Association to examine the future impact of technology on underwriting. The association’s Developing Technology Monitoring Group will consider how new risks may be written in London and existing insurance policies...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Technology | Read More

Plain sailing for SpeedCast and e3 Systems

Plain sailing for SpeedCast and e3 Systems
SpeedCast and e3 Systems team up to provide always-on, reliable broadband communications solutionsto Super Yachts around the world Mallorca, Spain, October 31, 2016 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, and e3...
October 31st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has applauded the agreement, last Friday, by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to develop a comprehensive Road Map for addressing CO2 emissions from international shipping – with initial CO2 reduction commitments to be...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC
David Pascoe Liberia is leading a move to amend the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which will allow certain ships additional time beyond 2020 in order to ensure that adequate new ballast water management (BWM) systems are commercially available, along with the necessary dockyard space for...
October 31st, 2016 | Environment, Flags, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 31 October 2016 at 10 am EET – The IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has agreed to implement the global cap on the sulphur content of marine fuels effective from January 2020. Wärtsilä’s proactive development of exhaust...
October 31st, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Threat to seafarers remains despite piracy clampdown, IMB reports

Threat to seafarers remains despite piracy clampdown, IMB reports
Captain P. Mukundan London and Kuala Lumpur, 31 October 2016 – Kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, despite a 20-year low in piracy on the world’s seas, according to new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime...
October 31st, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More