Archive for January, 2017

Chios Marine Club 2017 Vassilopitta

Chios Marine Club 2017 Vassilopitta
Konstantinos Vassiliadis, president of Chios Marine Club, cutting the Vassilopitta Chios Marine Club’s (CMC) annual Vassilopitta cutting event took place last Wednesday at Athens’ Metropolitan Hotel in the Corfu Room with the presence of nearly 180 members and friends. The event began with the welcome...
January 27th, 2017 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street consolidated overnight retaining recent hefty gains, with the S&P500 index closing flat on the session despite the overall...
January 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei
A DNV GL HazMat Expert doing a visual check for pipe gasket sampling. Hamburg, 27 January 2016: DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. The...
January 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More

RMT to demonstrate today over £1.64 per hour poverty pay at Rosyth Port

RMT to demonstrate today over £1.64 per hour poverty pay at Rosyth Port
  Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT is holding a demonstration today over poverty pay on Scotland’s only roll-on roll-off freight link to Europe. The Lithuanian-registered Finlandia Seaways, DFDS freight service operates between Rosyth and Zeebrugge in Belgium, employ Lithuanian seafarers on the vessel...
January 27th, 2017 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HSH relieved by about € 1.64 billion – 1st part of the NPE market portfolio sold

HSH relieved by about € 1.64 billion – 1st part of the NPE market portfolio sold
  Stefan Ermisch Further sales from the legacy portfolio expected by mid-year CET1 ratio up by 0.1 pp NPE ratio down by about 1.3 pp CEO Ermisch: “Important milestone on the road to a change of ownership” HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank has taken a further step along the road to avchange...
January 27th, 2017 | Banking | Read More

European sector indices on Oslo Børs

European sector indices on Oslo Børs
27/01/2017 – Thanks to new exchange traded products, you can now trade European sector indices on Oslo Børs. The range of exchange traded products available is now wider than ever before. New exchange traded securities that provide exposure to European shares in the banking, healthcare, telecoms,...
January 27th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin January – December 2016

Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin January – December 2016
Wärtsilä Corporation FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN 27 January 2017 at 8.30 a.m. local time WÄRTSILÄ’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2016 SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE SUPPORTED BY GOOD FOURTH QUARTER This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin...
January 27th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay
For Swiss RS:X sailor Mateo Sanz Lanz, success on the third day of racing at the 2017 World Series Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella was as much about what he didn’t do as what he did do. In a gusty and shifty northeasterly breeze that moved about like an over-caffeinated flyweight boxer, Lanz finished...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…
John Faraclas Another falling day for the BDI and hiccups from geopolitics; John Faraclas’ brief daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points since yesterday  and now stands at 840; one wonders when this falling will end, as if it goes beyond the 700 points level, things can...
January 26th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’

Capital Ship Management Corp. Takes Delivery of M/V ‘Amigo II’
Athens, Greece, January 26, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel M/V ‘Amigo II’ (ex name ‘K Endeavor’), a 179,016.8 dwt, Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2011 by Sundong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, S.Korea. It is the second...
January 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Jan-2017 TROPICAL LOW 14U: UPDATE 26 JANUARY 2017 Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STONECUTTERS ISLAND Hong Kong Tropical low 14U: Update 26 January 2017 Thursday, January 26, 2017, Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Tropical...
January 26th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, January 26 2017) Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – December 2016, the budge balance recorded a deficit...
January 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Reload Greece: Second speaker announced, plus more entrepreneurs and mentors

Reload Greece: Second speaker announced, plus more entrepreneurs and mentors
For the last four months we have travelled around the country to find inspiring ideas from young talented entrepreneurs as part of our Young Entrepreneurs’ Programme. We have now selected our 11 finalists who will receive free acceleration to kick start their business, and who will have the opportunity...
January 26th, 2017 | Communication, Consulting, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 Jan 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 Jan 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU and US: No consensus among industry experts on EU-US reinsurance agreement 2. Court cases and arbitration England: Supreme Court rules...
January 26th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

GE’s Latest MV7-5L Drive Chosen for Greater Enfield Offshore Project

GE’s Latest MV7-5L Drive Chosen for Greater Enfield Offshore Project
GE’s MV7Series 5 Level Drive is the Latest Addition to the MV Drive Product Portfolio The High Voltage and Smaller Footprint of the MV7Series 5 Level Drive Make It Ideal for Applications in the Offshore Support Industry The Smaller Footprint Leads to Less Installation Costs for the Customer and Gives...
January 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven
Poole Quay Boat Haven wins Marina of the Year award For the second year running Poole Quay Boat Haven has picked up one of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards.  It beat off competition from 40 marinas around the UK to be named as UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths) by...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marinas, People and Places, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Exhibit at WTM Latin America

Exhibit at WTM Latin America
Stand Enquiry Why Exhibit Events Visitor Profile Present the tourist trade with the very latest in technology The Travel Tech Show is a perfect opportunity for exhibiting your technology products...
January 26th, 2017 | Exhibitions | Read More

London will stay top, says banker: Daily Wealth Letter

London will stay top, says banker: Daily Wealth Letter
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 NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 26th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

IMarEST opens office in China as membership grows

IMarEST opens office in China as membership grows
(IMarEST President, Dr Jane Smallman and IMarEST Director of Asia Pacific meet the Shanghai International Shipping Center Development & Promotion Organization at their offices in Shanghai The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST | Read More

IMCA liaises with EU offshore regulators

IMCA liaises with EU offshore regulators
Eleni Antoniadou speaking at the 15th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit Promoting collaboration between key international and regional regulators – such as the IMO and the European Commission – to achieve common positions on matters which affect the operations of offshore contractors...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Register for 8th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Athens, Greece

Register for 8th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Athens, Greece
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 8:15 AM – 5:00 PM (Followed by Networking Cocktail Reception) Venue: Divani Caravel Hotel                Registration is complimentary for qualified attendees Capital Link’s 8th Annual Greek Shipping Forum in Athens, Greece will take place...
January 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipmanagement | Read More

Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers joins IBIA

Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers joins IBIA
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall Boost for both organisations, giving buyers a stronger voice within the global bunker industry association. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and the Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers (IBBC) are pleased to announce that IBBC will become a sub-group...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight where the Dow Jones Industrial Average index moved above the 20,000 level...
January 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Five weeks to go until European Shipping Week

Five weeks to go until European Shipping Week
Exactly 32 days from now, policy-makers and shipping executives will meet in Brussels for the second edition of European Shipping Week. The central event of the week is the Flagship Conference, which will be held Wednesday 1 March at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel. The conference programme is...
January 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

WISTA Cyprus 4th AGM held on the 19th of January, 2017, in Limassol, Cyprus.

WISTA Cyprus 4th AGM held on the 19th of January, 2017, in Limassol, Cyprus.
l to r: Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. (WISTA Cyprus New Board 2017)Photo Credit: Whiteleaf Pictures The Agenda of the AGM included an address by the President of WISTA Cyprus, Ms....
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More