Archive for January, 2017

Idwal Marine launches first online ship inspection platform

Idwal Marine launches first online ship inspection platform
Nick Owens, Director of Idwal Marine Global provider of ship inspection services Idwal Marine has launched the shipping industry’s first cloud-based online platform to provide instant quotations and deliver reporting for complete vessel condition, pre-purchase and pre-charter inspection services. The...
January 24th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Technical | Read More

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship
Sergey Frank (left) SCF President & CEO awarding Nikolay Demchenko, master of tanker Elbrus certificate of appreciation On 19-20 January 2017 Novorossiysk Shipping Company (Novoship), a subsidiary of SCF Group, hosted special events dedicated to the company’s 50th anniversary. The anniversary...
January 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

UK forwarders look forward to action on new Government industrial strategy

Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a broad welcome to yesterday’s announcement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that the Government intends to build an industrial strategy to deliver a high-skilled, competitive economy that benefits people throughout the country. Robert...
January 24th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The first legislative Act of the “EU Maritime year”…

The first legislative Act of the “EU Maritime year”…
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, January 24th, 2017 – The first legislative Act of the “EU Maritime year” creates more expectations for an enabling framework for private investments in ports Yesterday, the European Agriculture Council has concluded the procedure, at first reading concerning...
January 24th, 2017 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hill Dickinson set to complete successful transition in Hong Kong

Hill Dickinson set to complete successful transition in Hong Kong
Damien Laracy International law firm Hill Dickinson has announced that its application to operate as a single entity in Hong Kong has been approved by the Law Society of Hong Kong following the completion of a three year period of association with a local Hong Kong firm, as required by local regulations. Currently...
January 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices edged lower overnight, the USD weakened and US Treasuries gained as US President Donald Trump’s protectionist...
January 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Evolving World Cup Series Miami

Evolving World Cup Series Miami
Regatta Park The first stage of the 2017 World Cup Series sees over 400 sailors from 44 nations competing out of Regatta Park in Coconut Grove, Miami, USA from 24-29 January with some exciting developments to further the experiences of not only the athletes, but for visiting spectators. Throughout...
January 24th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…
John Faraclas The BDI@914 raises serious questions following that all dry indices fall today and president Trump’s takeover of global affairs for the superpower will definitely shake the trade to its foundations; John Faraclas’ daily report: Down 11 points since last Friday the 20th of January, a...
January 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jan-2017 OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Jubail, Saudi Arabia URGENT MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE WARNING ISSUED New York, USA SIGNIFICANT STORM APPROACHING Northern New England, USA Operations suspended due to strong winds Monday, January 23, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia The...
January 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Danelec Marine receives type approval for New-Generation ECDIS Products

Danelec Marine receives type approval for New-Generation ECDIS Products
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Jan. 23, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) DNV GL has awarded a type approval certificate with EU Wheelmark for Danelec Marine DM700 and DM800 G2 ECDIS models.  The type approval signifies that the products meet all applicable technical requirements, including the new IEC 61174 Ed....
January 23rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

MCTC moves into new offices

MCTC moves into new offices
Staff at MCTC in their new building Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) moves into new offices Catering training provider MCTC Marine Ltd has started the year in new surroundings after moving offices in Limassol, Cyprus. Staff at MCTC, which specialises in the training of multi-national crew...
January 23rd, 2017 | Food and Drink, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

EFIP Annual Report 2015-2016

EFIP Annual Report 2015-2016
23 January 2017 The Annual Report 2015-2016 of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) is now available. In order to improve their environmental footprint, they no longer produce a paper version. You can find the Annual Report also on EFIP’s  website. We hope you enjoy reading this interesting...
January 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping

Diana fixes “Los Angeles” and “Selina” on period to Swiss Marine and BG Shipping
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V LOS ANGELES WITH SWISSMARINE AND M/V SELINA WITH BG SHIPPING  ATHENS, GREECE, January 23, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
January 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News | Read More

The essential app for the River Thames

The essential app for the River Thames
British Marine Thames Valley’s app, Explore Thames, has been enhanced and rebranded as the River Thames Guide. Instead of being a single app on IOS it is now available across available across iOS, Android and Amazon. The app itself is a complete planner and guide for travel and leisure on the River...
January 23rd, 2017 | Communication, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications | Read More

Pets replace children: Daily Wealth Report

Pets replace children: Daily Wealth Report
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 23rd, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

How do you build personal and organisational resilience?

How do you build personal and organisational resilience?
Nathan Douglas 23 January 2017 – Preparing for future challenges How do you build personal and organisational resilience? Tips and advice from the British Safety Council seminar speakers The political and social events of 2016 have proven that one thing that is constant in the modern world is...
January 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul
Shanghai, 23 January 2017: DNV GL has awarded the Chinese scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul Environmental Technology with an Approval in Principle (AiP) in recognition of the technical feasibility of the BlueSulf scrubber system. The AiP is the first of its kind for a scrubber according to the...
January 23rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: During his inaugural address on Friday, US President Donald Trump reiterated his administration’s vision to pursue new trade policies...
January 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore
Fire and blast testing at 0.25 bar over-pressure InterDam, supplier of fire and blast doors, walls and windows to the offshore Oil & Gas and Renewable sectors, is in the final stages of testing a new pre-fabricated fire and blast resistant panel. Called the Generation V, this new product comes...
January 23rd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry | Read More

A million senses from Greece

A million senses from Greece
Aggela Menni, Kostas Boulazeris and Vivi Sidirofagi We  dream to live in an autism friendly world “A million senses is a social start up, created in 2016, to design autism friendly holidays in Greece for people within the autism spectrum and their families.” There are a million different stories...
January 22nd, 2017 | Featured, Health and Safety, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017
Greeting guests at Foresight BBQ. A bitterly cold evening in London and even chillier freight markets failed to deter guests from flocking to one of the shipping calendar’s supreme events: the January 2017 winter barbecue hosted by Foresight Ltd, one of the capital’s best known operators in the sector....
January 22nd, 2017 | Events, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

A Vassilopitta to remember

A Vassilopitta to remember
From the Vassilopitta cutting; chairman Harry J. Fafalios speaking to members and guests A record attendance this year by both the members and guests attending Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee’s (GSCC) annual Vassilopitta event at the Baltic Exchange. A full house last Thursday night at the King...
January 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Jan-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 JANUARY-4 FEBRUARY 2017 Worldwide DRAFT RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR ARTHUR KILL New York, USA World Holidays: 22 January-4 February 2017 Saturday, January 21, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the...
January 21st, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Jan-2017 DISEMBARKING CREW DUE TO INJURY OR SICKNESS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates 2017 LUNAR NEW YEAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong DRAFT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SHOALING Sandy Hook, USA SEABED SAMPLING Singapore SEA KIDNAPPINGS RISE IN 2016 DESPITE PLUMMETING GLOBAL PIRACY – IMB REPORT Worldwide Disembarking...
January 20th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping Markets Fall; Trump rises in power

Shipping Markets Fall; Trump rises in power
John Faraclas The Markets fall continued in all sectors of the Shipping Markets; a new era of Geopolitics begins following Donald Trump’s rise into power. John Faraclas daily and weekly report: When we speak of certainty in this market’s uncertainty and volatility, we mean it. When we warned and...
January 20th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More