Archive for January, 2017

Wärtsilä to optimise maintenance and engine performance of Tallink’s new M/S Megastar

Wärtsilä to optimise maintenance and engine performance of Tallink’s new M/S Megastar
Megastar starts operation on 29 January 2017. Wärtsilä will optimise the vessel’s performance, enhance its availability and reliability, and improve financial predictability for the customer. Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 26 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed a five-year...
January 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shaking off the Rio rust

Shaking off the Rio rust
Even sailors who have committed in advance to another campaign traditionally take some time away from the sport after the Olympic Games. The question is usually how much time is needed to refresh the batteries without getting too stale. Decades ago these hiatuses were usually measured in years. Now it’s...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BDI in free-fall; Geopolitics too

BDI in free-fall; Geopolitics too
John Faraclas At 862 points the BDI sends alarming bells all over Planet Ocean and this, coupled with Geopolitical commercial chaos, following the USA’s presidential elections, might lead to a point of no return for many economies; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI lost another 24 points and now stands...
January 25th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News | Read More

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2017 PORT RAISES ALERT LEVEL AS TROPICAL LOW APPROACHES Port Hedland, Australia Port raises alert level as Tropical Low approaches Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Port Hedland, Australia Port Hedland is at Cyclone Response alert level Stage 2 (Prepare) as the Tropical Low...
January 25th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up
Hallstein Havåg of Bellona speaking at the event today Tromsø, January 25, 2017: – A world-leading expedition cruise ship operator today joined international environmental organisations to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities and ecosystems from risks posed by the use of marine heavy...
January 25th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Matthew Cox, CEO North Atlantic Fish, joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees

Matthew Cox, CEO North Atlantic Fish, joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees
Matthew Cox Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to welcome Mr. Matthew Cox, CEO of North Atlantic Fish, who joins the charity’s Board of Trustees with immediate effect. Chair of Trustees, Fiona Laurence, Legal Director at Mishcon de Reya LLP, welcomed the latest trustee appointment commenting that:...
January 25th, 2017 | Associations, Charity | Read More

Industry experts join Sailors’ Society at first Wellness at Sea Conference

Industry experts join Sailors’ Society at first Wellness at Sea Conference
Yale University’s Dr Rafael Lefkowitz speaking at the first Wellness at Sea Conference in Singapore Sailors’ Society’s first Wellness at Sea Conference took place at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore this month, with experts from across the world of maritime and medicine discussing...
January 25th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New state-of-the-art tanker for major MOD project

New state-of-the-art tanker for major MOD project
RFA Tidespring Korean shipyard specialist SeaQuest Marine Project Management has successfully completed a major project overseeing the construction of one of the UK Ministry of Defence’s latest Naval Auxiliaries, that will provide support to the new UK aircraft carriers and other British &...
January 25th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Terrains of the Body…

Terrains of the Body…
Charlotte Gyllenhammar with Fall III. Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts By James Brewer International Women’s Day came early in 2017 to the London contemporary arts scene. The key day globally is March 8, but some unplanned coincidences made January 18...
January 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

UBS to try charming women: Daily Wealth Letter

UBS to try charming women: Daily Wealth Letter
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 NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 25th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In its ruling publicly announced yesterday, the UK Supreme Court upheld the High Court decision that parliamentary approval is required...
January 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs
Maritime school to include INTTRA training module in its coursework Cape Town, South Africa and Parsippany, NJ – January 25, 2017 – South Africa-based School of Shipping, which offers adults an education in maritime studies specifically relating to importing and exporting, and INTTRA, the...
January 25th, 2017 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation announce strategic performance-based partnership
Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation strengthen their existing partnership and joint continuous improvement efforts to maintain cruise ship safety and reliability Wärtsilä Corporation, Press Release, 25 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:...
January 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Technical, Technology | Read More

MSI extends online valuations to offshore sector to drive increased transparency

MSI extends online valuations to offshore sector to drive increased transparency
MSI’s James Frew Unique Forecast Marine eValuator service now includes future earnings, asset values and operating costs for offshore sector vessels London, January 25, 2017. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy firm, is bringing increased transparency...
January 25th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics | Read More

Ancient Thouria wins the minds and hearts in London

Ancient Thouria wins the minds and hearts in London
The Skouras’ delivering their illustrated lecture Earlier on tonight, being also one of the coldest so far this winter in London, a very “hot” and  besides cultural event took place at a full house in the Friends Room of the Hellenic Centre! Anna Menis was there with her camera: Dr George...
January 24th, 2017 | Archaeology, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Briefing – Parliamentary Sovereignty Supreme: UK government still on target for Article 50 Brexit trigger before the of end March

HFW Briefing – Parliamentary Sovereignty Supreme: UK government still on target for Article 50 Brexit trigger before the of end March
Parliamentary Sovereignty Supreme: UK government still on target for Article 50 Brexit trigger before the end of March In this briefing we discuss today’s Supreme Court judgment, which upheld the...
January 24th, 2017 | European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Jan-2017 PORT OPERATIONS STILL AFFECTED BY BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia TROPICAL LOW ALERT Port Hedland & Dampier, Australia Port operations still affected by bad weather Tuesday, January 24, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia Strong winds and foul weather are continuing...
January 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

IMO: Outcome of PPR Sub-Committee

IMO: Outcome of PPR Sub-Committee
Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), 4th session, 16-20 January 2017 Implementation of the 2020 0.50% sulphur limit The Sub-Committee began work to ensure the effective implementation of the 2020 0.50% m/m sulphur limit, which was decided by MEPC 70.. The proposed work would be aimed...
January 24th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, News, Politics and Government | Read More

TT Club Presents European Logistics Award at BIFA Ceremony

TT Club Presents European Logistics Award at BIFA Ceremony
Dave Gladen (centre) of Delamonde Group receives the European Logistics Award from Mike Yarwood of sponsors TT Club, with event host Sharon Davies London, 24th January, 2017 – At the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Annual Awards Lunch in London on 19thJanuary, the global freight...
January 24th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

Navis announces improvements in terminal software with launch of N4 3.3

Navis announces improvements in terminal software with launch of N4 3.3
Latest Version Built Following the Agile Methodology Offers New Set of Features for Improved Terminal Efficiency and Productivity Oakland, CA— January 24, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
January 24th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marine fuel price information – time for a change?

Marine fuel price information – time for a change?
A New Year is always a good time to make some changes… If you currently use a bunker price service, make sure you look at the Bunkerspot Price Index (BPi) when reviewing your subscription options. If you would like access to price information but have been deterred by the high cost of subscription...
January 24th, 2017 | Bunkering, Markets | Read More

Fundo Soberano de Angola announces $180 million Investment in Port Infrastructure

Fundo Soberano de Angola announces $180 million Investment in Port Infrastructure
Specifically, $32.5 million was committed towards developing large-scale wood fiber plantations spread over 80,000 hectares in the Planalto region of Angola LONDON, United Kingdom, January 24, 2017/ — Transport and Logistics Infrastructure Strengthen the Investment Landscape in West Africa FSDEA...
January 24th, 2017 | Finance, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SpeedCast names David Kagan as COO

SpeedCast names David Kagan as COO
SpeedCast Strengthens Executive Management Team with Naming of David Kagan as Chief Operating Officer Appointment to further speed integration activities and intensify focus on operational excellence Sydney, Australia, January 24, 2017 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global...
January 24th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

Fund to probe pay deals: Daily Wealth Letter

Fund to probe pay deals: 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 (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 24th, 2017 | Reports | Read More