Archive for November, 2016

Bid process opens for new venue for the 2017 Youth World Championships

Bid process opens for new venue for the 2017 Youth World Championships
The Israel Sailing Association (ISA) have withdrawn from hosting the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships which were due to take place in Akko, Israel in July 2017.   The Israel Sailing Association, national governing body of sailing in Israel, was able to exercise the right to withdraw from hosting...
November 29th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 Nov 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 29 Nov 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 345  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016 Singapore’s fund gets new head One of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds...
November 29th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore

New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore
Marine Aggregate Dredger 5600 New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore Damen Shipyards Group has announced a new line of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The new product range, comprising of the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 4000 and 5600 vessels, was introduced in response...
November 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mining, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Developments in shipping presented by the USCG following the recent session of the MCS of IMO

Developments in shipping presented by the USCG following the recent session of the MCS of IMO
l to r: RADM P. Thomas – USCG, P. Ioannidis – Honorary Member of HELMEPA, D. Mitsatsos – Director General of HELMEPA Developments in shipping presented by the USCG following the recent session of the Maritime Safety Committee of IMO On Monday 28 November 2016, Member company CERES...
November 29th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Cortland Seals Deal with KWINT Offshore B.V.

Cortland Seals Deal with KWINT Offshore B.V.
KWINT facilities – Port of Rotterdam Customized rope and cable specialist Cortland Company, Inc. has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with KWINT Offshore B.V. KWINT will be the European distributor of Cortland synthetic ropes and slings, including the highly respected Plasma® Rope and...
November 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Hatley elected as Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Wärtsilä’s Hatley elected as Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects
John Hatley Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 November 2016 at 10.30 am EET – The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) has elected John Hatley PE, Vice President, Americas, and Director of Market Shaping, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, as a Fellow of the institution. Candidates for election as a...
November 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs remained within recent ranges in European trade on Tuesday, ahead of a string of major risk events in the coming...
November 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Latitude Brokers launches PILOT for P&I

Latitude Brokers launches PILOT for P&I
The PILOT team Hong Kong, 29 November 2016 – Latitude Brokers, the Asia based marine insurance specialist, have launched PILOT – the first online P&I Club comparison tool. In time for the 2017 P&I renewal season, PILOT distils critical information for each IG Club in to an efficient,...
November 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG
29 November, 2016, London. SEA\LNG – which works to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel – has welcomed two new partners, each representing key aspects of the LNG maritime value chain. The recent decision by the International Maritime Organization...
November 29th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Technology | Read More

Fall in Government Technology Tenders Caused by Brexit Says hSo

Fall in Government Technology Tenders Caused by Brexit Says hSo
Chris Evans 29 November 2016, London, UK. Uncertainty around Brexit has caused a slowdown in the number of government tenders to the technology sector according to technology solutions provider hSo (http://www.hso.co.uk/). In the run up to the Brexit vote in June, government tenders were steadily being...
November 29th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics | Read More

HESGB 2016 Christmas Lunch

HESGB 2016 Christmas Lunch
The Amarantidis table Now this event really took us all by surprise as it was a sold out long before it was even …announced.  Yesterday at lunch time just off King’s Cross Station, overlooking the Regent’s canal at the Greek Larder – one more successful food and drinks Greek story in London,...
November 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility still rule the Markets…

Uncertainty and volatility still rule the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up just three points since last Friday and now reads 1,184 points. The Geopolitics must be closely monitored; John Faraclas daily market report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 following last week’s collapse continued with only three points fall and now stand at...
November 28th, 2016 | Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Nov-2016 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING (CONTROL OF HARMFUL ANTI-FOULING SYSTEMS ON SHIPS) REGULATION Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENDED AFTER VESSELS COLLIDE Bosphorus. Turkey Implementation of the Merchant Shipping (Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships) Regulation Monday,...
November 28th, 2016 | Canals, Environment, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley Awarded Large, Multi-year U.S. Department of Defense Freight Services Contract

Crowley Awarded Large, Multi-year U.S. Department of Defense Freight Services Contract
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 28, 2016) ­– The U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), an agency of the Department of Defense (DOD), has awarded Crowley Logistics Inc., a division of Crowley Maritime Corp., a multi-year contract to provide transportation and related services supporting Department...
November 28th, 2016 | Logistics, Military | Read More

HFW Briefing: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

HFW Briefing: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
UK Government to enact Order increasing the limits of liability under the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 On 19 April 2012, the Legal Committee of the...
November 28th, 2016 | Claims, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Salvage & Wreck Conference 2016

The Salvage & Wreck Conference 2016
7 – 8 December 2016  |  The Hilton Tower Bridge, London Dear Viewers,Don’t miss your chance to attend the 19th annual gathering of salvage & wreck professionals, 7th – 8th December in London. Engage with over 200 delegates...
November 28th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 28 Nov. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 28 Nov. 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 344  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 Barclays gets disappointing price Barclays...
November 28th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Marina d’Arechi leasure port invests in the ship repairing and maintenance

Marina d’Arechi leasure port invests in the ship repairing and maintenance
The Marina d’Arechi leisure port, in the gulf of Salerno (very close to Capri island and Sorrento Peninsula), has just confirmed order for a 60 tons carrying capacity boat-cart that is expected to strengthen its ship repairing and maintenance capacity. The new system will be supplied by the Italian...
November 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Leopard rules the waves

In a bid to master mountainous seas the Saab Seaeye Leopard ROV system recently delivered to Japan’s Kaiyo Engineering has added an active heave compensator (AHC) to its launch and recovery system. Kaiyo Engineering, a specialist marine science company, is undertaking seabed research for Tokyo University...
November 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Swords and globes for world leaders in health, safety and environmental management

Swords and globes for world leaders in health, safety and environmental management
Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour winners 2016 British Safety Council presents the most prestigious awards for the management of health, safety and environmental risks The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the exemplary management of...
November 28th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, HR | Read More

Gibdock welcomes back a familiar guest from Louis Cruises

Gibdock welcomes back a familiar guest from Louis Cruises
The “Thomson Majesty” A familiar cruise ship visitor has returned to Gibdock, with the Gibraltar yard undertaking exacting repair and renewal work on Thomson Majesty, the Thomson-operated luxury vessel owned by Louis Cruises. The project involved two weeks in Gibdock’s No. 1 dock for the...
November 28th, 2016 | News, Shiprepair | Read More

Helm to launch Subchapter M Compliance software at International Workboat Show

Helm to launch Subchapter M Compliance software at International Workboat Show
Victoria, BC – Today, software developer Helm Operations announced that it will launch its innovative Subchapter M compliance software, Helm CONNECT Compliance, at the International Workboat Show (IWS) in New Orleans from November 30 – December 2. Helm has been selling its Compliance software since...
November 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices were lower in early European trade on market uncertainty over whether OPEC producers will manage to finalise at the November...
November 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Chinese shipping community welcomes North P&I Club to Shanghai

Chinese shipping community welcomes North P&I Club to Shanghai
r to l: Yang Yuntao, Paul Jennings and Gary Chen at North P&I Club’s reception in Shanghai on Friday 25 November 2016. Over 100 prominent members of the Chinese shipping community celebrated the opening of North P&I Club’s new office in Shanghai at The House of Roosevelt on the west bank...
November 28th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

FEPORT – Second stakeholders’ conference

FEPORT – Second stakeholders’ conference
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid FEPORT – Second stakeholders’ conference – Final version of the program and call for registrations Following comes from Ms. Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid, Secretary General of FEPORT in view of the forthcoming conference: Honorable guests, Ladies and gentlemen, On...
November 28th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More