Archive for November, 2016

Tough bearings and seals for river work to be showcased at International Workboat Show

Tough bearings and seals for river work to be showcased at International  Workboat Show
Taking stock. RiverTough Bearings prior to delivery. Thordon Bearings will present its environmentally safe and long-life RiverTough tailshaft bearings and TG100 shaft seals, which were developed specially for workboats, at the International Workboat Show, taking place in New Orleans this November/December.  The...
November 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets The fire Consortium of Tenerife…

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets The fire Consortium of Tenerife…
From the meeting Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with members of the Fire Consortium of Tenerife on the occasion of a training course on fire fighting on ships Members of the Fire Consortium of the island of Tenerife...
November 27th, 2016 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits Grupo Stier in Las Palmas

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago visits Grupo Stier in Las Palmas
Mr. Terence O´Brien, Ms. Ida Stier and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, visited the facilities of GRUPO STIER in Las Palmas, holding a meeting with its responsibles. During the meeting, both Ms. Ida Stier,...
November 27th, 2016 | Academia, Charity, Communication, Energy, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry

Greece announces huge new investment opportunities for the tourism industry
l to r: N. Vettas, G. Katrougalos, Paul Kazarian, Sotiris Leontaris, and Harris Ikonomopoulos Greece releases over half a million acres of land worth more than Euro 33 billion for tourism, hospitality and retail development.  Speaking at this week’s* ‘Greece: A Financial Overview and Investment...
November 26th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 NOVEMBER-10 DECEMBER 2016 Worldwide HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING CAUSING DISRUPTION Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 27 November-10 December 2016 Saturday, November 26, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming...
November 26th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention
The following article on the Ballast Water Management Convention comes from Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani   and at the end viewers can log on and read same in French and Italian: 1.What is Ballast Water Management (“BWM”) Convention? The BWM Convention is an IMO international Convention for the...
November 26th, 2016 | Environment, Legal, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Nov-2016 45TH UAE NATIONAL DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Dubai, United Arab Emirates BERTH CLOSURE FOR FENDER REFURBISHMENT Broome, Australia LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany 45th UAE National Day Public Holiday Friday, November 25, 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates On...
November 25th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers
The collapse of OW Bunkers led to numerous law suits and arrests across the globe as owners faced competing claims from both the physical bunker suppliers and ING as the liquidator for OW Bunkers. In the immediate aftermath the legal position varied greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. However,...
November 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Friend of the Sea in Lima announces its lead in sustainable fishmeal, fish oil and seafood certification in Peru

Friend of the Sea in Lima announces its lead in sustainable fishmeal, fish oil and seafood certification in Peru
Friend of the Sea, the international certification program for products from sustainable fishing and aquaculture, is one of the key players at this year’s LAQUA exhibition, premier Latin American event. Along with being one of the main speakers at the exhibition’s Aquaculture conference, Friend...
November 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212
Damen ASD Tug 3212 for TMM Colima Leading Mexican maritime operator, Grupo TMM, has signed a Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance with Damen Shipyards Group for a 70 tonne bollard pull ASD Tug 3212 named TMM COLIMA. The tug will operate in the Mexican port of Manzanillo on the Pacific Coast. Ongoing port...
November 25th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 25 Nov. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 25 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 343  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 World’s oldest bank in cash call The world’s oldest bank has won...
November 25th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 25 Nov. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 25 Nov. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: Measure of Indemnity and reinstatement: a victory for insureds – Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE v Western Trading...
November 25th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Maria Pittordis wins award

Maria Pittordis wins award
Maria Pittordis International Law Firm, Hill Dickinson LLP, is proud to announce that Maria Pittordis, head of marine, trade and energy has won Defendant Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards. The Eclipse Awards, which aim to encourage and reward high standards...
November 25th, 2016 | Awards, Events, Legal, News | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Skandiabanken ASA for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Skandiabanken ASA for listing
25/11/2016 – At its meeting on 25 November 2016, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in Arcus ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that, prior to the first day of listing the company must satisfy the requirements for 25 % spread of share ownership among the general public...
November 25th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016
ClassNK’s Regional Manager of Europe and Africa Dr. M. A. Rahim receiving the award London – ClassNK picked up the Environmental Protection Award for its activities at the IBJ Awards held on 21 November. This award recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to reducing...
November 25th, 2016 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

“K” Line Enhances RORO Services in Thailand-Australia Trade

“K” Line Enhances RORO Services in Thailand-Australia Trade
There are currently strong car sales in Australian domestic market, and it is forecasted to steadily and continuously grow in the future as well. On the other hand, the structure of Australian automobile industry is drastically changing, and imported vehicles are taking the place of domestic produced...
November 25th, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

International Coastal Cleanup campaign 2016: Results in Greece

International Coastal Cleanup campaign 2016:  Results in Greece
A total of 4,560 volunteers participated in the “Month of Voluntary Action for the Marine Environment”, which was coordinated by HELMEPA from 17 September to 17 October in Greece in the framework of ICC 2016. These volunteers organized and carried out 89 beach and 16 underwater cleanups throughout...
November 25th, 2016 | Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Friday and US Treasury yields remained in an upward trend on the prevailing...
November 25th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Premiums that provide certainty in uncertain times

Premiums that provide certainty in uncertain times
The trading conditions currently faced by many of our Members remain difficult. With pressure on incomes, vessel owners face the challenge of protecting their financial performance and inevitably all operational expenses are closely reviewed. It’s more important than ever for owners to be able to accurately...
November 24th, 2016 | P and I Clubs | Read More

BDA Stakeholders Update – November 2016

BDA Stakeholders Update – November 2016
BDA CEO Ross Webber Growing science When any legitimate, respectable and progressive company selects Bermuda as its home base, whether start-up, branch operation or relocation, it’s good news. When that company is a technology, biomed or life-sciences enterprise, we are especially gratified. The BDA...
November 24th, 2016 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI@1,201 – falling further

The BDI@1,201 – falling further
John Faraclas The Markets are causing concern given the Capers’ 133 points fall earlier on today bringing the BCI 2014 down at 2,374 points; Geopolitics will soon itch you too…. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today and with the dodgy Geopolitics...
November 24th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Nov-2016 FLYING MACHINE COMPETITION OFF KAI TAK RUNWAY PARK Hong Kong NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY Panama CHRISTMAS BOAT LIGHT PARADE IN CRUISE BAY Singapore Flying Machine Competition off Kai Tak Runway Park Thursday, November 24, 2016, Hong Kong A Flying Machine...
November 24th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

ITF congratulates Colombian union on CBA

ITF congratulates Colombian union on CBA
Transport workers and their families demonstrated in October ITF union the SNTT (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de Rama, Servicios de la Industria del Transporte y Logística de Colombia) has negotiated the first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with major transport company Transcaribe in Cartagena,...
November 24th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

British Safety Council is calling upon young filmmakers to share their perception of risk in a new film competition

British Safety Council is calling upon young filmmakers to share their perception of risk in a new film competition
Cyber bullying, depression or climate change? A new competition challenges young filmmakers to consider modern risks British Safety Council is calling upon young filmmakers to share their perception of risk in a new film competition The Young Filmmakers Competition 2017, launched to celebrate the...
November 24th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Film Industry, HR | Read More