Archive for November, 2016

Greece: 2017 Budget Assessment

Greece: 2017 Budget Assessment
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, November 24 2016) Greece: 2017 Budget Assessment   The Greek Government submitted in Parliament the 2017 Budget. The 2017 Budget is to be voted by Parliament until December 10th 2016. Below we present a brief review of the basic 2017...
November 24th, 2016 | Country Profiles, Reports | Read More

New IMO website for kids promotes junior sectors of MEPAs

New IMO website for kids promotes junior sectors of MEPAs
A new kids-friendly website created by the International Maritime Organization(IMO) is now online and can be visited at http://kids.imo.org The website includes a special animation on the work of IMO towards protecting the marine environment and the atmosphere, as well as information on issues such as...
November 24th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, IMO, IT and Communications, Organisations | Read More

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee meets in Athens

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee meets in Athens
RINA Hellenic Committee hosted several leaders within the Greek shipping community on the 8th of November, to discussed important industry issues. Spyridon Zolotas, RINA’s Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus, in his introduction thanked the Members for their valuable support and outlined the company’s...
November 24th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

WCA launches eCommerce Logistics Network

WCA launches eCommerce Logistics Network
David Yokeum Connecting logistics providers in the new economy MIAMI, FL.,Thursday, 24th November 2016 – WCA Ltd has launched the world’s first dedicated eCommerce logistics network in response to the changing global economy and a marked shift towards online consumerism. The network is open...
November 24th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bernhard Simon accepts award for family owned businesses

Bernhard Simon accepts award for family owned businesses
The picture showing the winners of the Entrepreneur des Jahres 2016. (4th from the right) Bernhard Simon, CEO, Dachser For the 20th time, the consulting and auditing firm EY (Ernst & Young) has honored successful entrepreneurs with their “Entrepreneur des Jahres“ (Entrepreneur of the Year) award....
November 24th, 2016 | Awards, Events | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 24 Nov. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 24 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 342  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2016 Robo adviser takes PR initiative Robo-adviser...
November 24th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network
.. Global charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is stepping up its support for seafarers’ and fishers’ in the Indian Ocean region, following a regional heads conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation has drawn-up a new regional plan to improve communications between its...
November 24th, 2016 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Academy News November/December 2016

Maritime Academy News November/December 2016
  Following comes from DNV GL’s Maritime Academy Hellas: In our last newsletter of the year you will read about: Sailing in the Polar Region – requirements for seafarers Graduation Ceremony 2016 for the first 26 students from WMU and DNV GL’s Maritime Academy’s joint Postgraduate...
November 24th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US dollar continued its upward trend against its major currency peers while Treasury bond yields edged higher in early European trade on...
November 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand
Damen ASD Tug 2310 TOIA Port Nelson, positioned at the top of New Zealand’s South Island at the head of Tasman Bay, has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2310. Named TōIA, which is Maori for ‘to pull’, she is the first new tug there for 32 years and represents a significant upgrade of capability....
November 24th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network
Mobile Shell RLA reporting on Shell Marine app Shell Marine today announced that it has updated its Shell Marine App to include mobile reporting of customers’ Shell Rapid Lube Analyst reports.  This adds to other features such as mobile tracking of orders, interactive vessel guides to Shell Marine’s...
November 24th, 2016 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval announces new business manager for PureBallast

Alfa Laval announces new business manager for PureBallast
Kristina Effler Alfa Laval announces new business manager for PureBallast as industry readies for new regulations Beginning December 2016, Kristina Effler will assist marine customers navigating ballast water treatment alternatives as the new Global Business Manager for Alfa Laval PureBallast. Effler...
November 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Highlights from Wärtsilä’s stakeholder magazine

Highlights from Wärtsilä’s stakeholder magazine
IN DETAIL GAS ENVIRONMENT INNOVATION Highlights from Wärtsilä’s stakeholder magazine Harnessing killer watts An exciting project in Rwanda removes toxic methane from the bottom of Lake Kivu and uses it to produce electricity and, at the same...
November 24th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oslo Børs: Expiration date for derivatives will move to Friday

Oslo Børs: Expiration date for derivatives will move to Friday
24/11/2016 – Oslo Børs will change the expiration date for standardised equity-, and equity index derivatives, to the third Friday of the expiration month. The change will apply to all standardised derivatives listed on Oslo Børs with expiration date after 1 January 2018, while standardised...
November 24th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime announces the appointment of a new non executive director

Globus Maritime announces the appointment of a new non executive director
Athens, Greece,  November 23, 2016 – Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that Mr. Dimitrios Stratikopoulos has resigned from its Board of Directors due to  other recent pressing business commitments with the...
November 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping Markets and explosive Geopolitics are here to stay…

Dropping Markets and explosive Geopolitics are here to stay…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) stands at 1,224 points after losing another eight points earlier on today; the geopolitics any moment now will become unbearable. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The main culprit still remains the Capers; the BCI 2014 lost almost 100 points – to be precise another...
November 23rd, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2016 PIER RECONSTRUCTION WORK Novorossiysk, Russia RED ALERT ISSUED FOR HURRICANE OTTO Panama HURRICANE OTTO HEADING TOWARDS COSTA RICE & NICARAGUA Costa Rica & Nicaragua LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Pier reconstruction work Wednesday, November...
November 23rd, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Moore Stephens says Autumn Statement bodes well for UK business stability

Moore Stephens says Autumn Statement bodes well for UK business stability
Gill Smith International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the Autumn Statement from the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer should provide stability for UK businesses. Moore Stephens tax partner Sue Bill says, “While there are no new developments relating specifically to the shipping...
November 23rd, 2016 | Accountancy, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pär Sundblad becomes Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics

Pär Sundblad becomes Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics
Pär Sundblad Pär Sundblad becomes the new Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics.  He joined the company in 2015 as a Business Development Manager.  From November 1st 2016 he has taken over the role as Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics.  Sundblad has...
November 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Smart Ships. Smart Ideas. Smarter Working.

Smart Ships. Smart Ideas. Smarter Working.
Sue Terpilowski OBE (LONDON, 23 NOVEMBER 2016) Smart ships are likely to be carrying cargoes within 10 years but all in the logistics chain need to adapt in order to make good use of the new technology and the huge amount of data that will be available as a result. According to Sue Terpilowski,...
November 23rd, 2016 | Comment, Logistics, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Africa and shipping – a mutually benefiting cooperation

Africa and shipping – a mutually benefiting cooperation
Patrick Verhoeven African governments and businesses are important partners of European shipping companies and the region has become one of the most promising global growth markets. The “blue” economy offers a lot of opportunities, and close cooperation between EU and African institutions and stakeholders...
November 23rd, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 23 Nov. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 23 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 341  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016 Proposed wealth tax rubbished Left-wing parties in Ireland will...
November 23rd, 2016 | Reports | Read More

PEMA focuses on electrification, environment, and state of the art technologies at 2016 Members Meeting

PEMA focuses on electrification, environment, and state of the art technologies at 2016 Members Meeting
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) recently held its annual Members Meeting in Long Beach, California, during which delegates discussed key issues such as electrification, environmental management, and advanced technologies, and how the global ports and terminals industry can best...
November 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Reload Greece: Join our FREE IGNITE workshop at LBS

Reload Greece: Join our FREE IGNITE workshop at LBS
The first phase of Reload Greece’s Young Entrepreneurs Programme (RGYEP) is coming to an end.  During our IGNITE workshops, we traveled to 7 Universities across the UK, ran 14 workshops, and reached 300 participants.  Our mentors have committed 40 hours of their time to create business ideas,...
November 23rd, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Jobs, Markets | Read More

European Regional Development Meeting 2016

European Regional Development Meeting 2016
IMRF European Regional Meeting 14-16 November 2016 The European Regional Development Meeting 2016  The 2016 IMRF European Regional Development Meeting was held at the Clube Naval de Cascais, kindly hosted by the Portuguese Lifesaving Institute (ISN) and the Portuguese...
November 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More