Archive for February, 2017

Designed by Jensen, First Tier IV, SCR Tugboat in America is Christened

Designed by Jensen, First Tier IV, SCR Tugboat in America is Christened
The “Earl W. Redd”, the first SCR tugboat Jensen Leads the Industry with Seven Tier IV, SCR Designs in Development (SEATTLE; Feb. 28, 2017) – The Jensen Maritime-designed Earl W. Redd, the first tractor tugboat in America to enter service in compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection...
February 28th, 2017 | Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) as we have warned run out of steam… Volatility is more than dangerous and is here to stay… In the Geopolitical front the fight begins for carving yet another new world and “order”.  Not just new World Order… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With the...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Feb-2017 PIPELINE INSTALLATION WORKS Hong Kong Pipeline installation works Tuesday, February 28, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 10 months, marine works involving pipeline installation works will be carried out [at Sha Chau] in the area bounded by straight lines joining...
February 28th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team
Nik Wittern Softship Data Processing GmbH Ltd – the global provider of liner and agent software applications – has expanded its global sales team with the appointment of a new Sales Director for its operations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America. The move follows the launch...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

ASPIDA Cyber Security – General Awareness Training

ASPIDA Cyber Security – General Awareness Training
DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security course in order to provide awareness for all personnel and...
February 28th, 2017 | Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

Oceanco unveils Amara – a 120-meter “resort” yacht

Oceanco unveils Amara – a 120-meter “resort” yacht
The “Amara” Amara, Oceanco’s newly designed and engineered 120-meter private yacht concept, designed in collaboration with Sam Sorgiovanni Designs was unveiled by His Excellency Saeed Harib, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, Vice President and Chairman of Dubai International Marine...
February 28th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

EU Shipping policy is solid, but…

EU Shipping policy is solid, but…
Niels Smedegaard EU Shipping Policy is solid, but needs a stronger global orientation to sustain further growth  The EU has an overall competitive regime in place for fiscal and social measures as well as quality registers and a strong skills base. This combination supports the current status of the...
February 28th, 2017 | Associations, News | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”
Stena CEO, Dan Sten Olsson (front, blue helmet) and Stena Line Technical Director, BjarneKoitrand (white helmet) pictured in Augsburg during a tour of the local MAN PrimeServ facility Agreement covers two superferries in Stena fleet MAN Diesel & Turbo recently signed a contract with Stena Line to...
February 28th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA salutes the “Clean Seas” Campaign of the United Nations

HELMEPA salutes the “Clean Seas” Campaign of the United Nations
It is with great satisfaction that HELMEPA salutes the launching of the United Nations’ marine litter campaign titled “Clean Seas”. Officially announced on      23 February at the Economist World Ocean Forum in Bali, the campaign is in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and specifically...
February 28th, 2017 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Fat salary ‘not enough:’ Daily Wealth Letter

Fat salary ‘not enough:’ 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) SIGNPOSTS IN TROUBLED TIMES Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
February 28th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Reports | Read More

Diana extends post-panamax “Polymnia’s” period charter to Cargill

Diana extends post-panamax “Polymnia’s” period charter to Cargill
ATHENS, GREECE, February 28, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend the present time charter contract with Cargill...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

OrderWise welcomes West Lindsey Chairman

OrderWise welcomes West Lindsey Chairman
West Lindsey District Council Chairman Roger Patterson with David Hallam, Director at OrderWise at the company’s Saxilby headquarters. Saxilby-based software specialists OrderWise recently welcomed a distinguished guest fromWest Lindsey District Council. The Chairman of West Lindsey District Council,...
February 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on US President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress for guidance about the administration’s plan on tax reform and infrastructure...
February 28th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers

The Swedish Club Improves Offering to Charterers
Lars Malm The Swedish Club has launched a new addition to its portfolio, Rules for Charterers’ Insurance, which has been written to recognise the specific needs of charterers and to ensure that cover can be more easily tailor made to meet their individual requirements. Rules for Charterers’ Insurance...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

NSSLGlobal selects Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE as award-winning network expands

NSSLGlobal selects Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE as award-winning network expands
REDHILL, SURREY, UK and OTTAWA, CANADA, February 28, 2017 – NSSLGlobal and Telesat today announce a significant expansion in their relationship which sees NSSLGlobal contract a satellite transponder on Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE satellite. The additional capacity will allow NSSLGlobal to further...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications | Read More

Inmarsat signs Radio Holland service agreement to meet demand surge for Fleet Xpress

Inmarsat signs Radio Holland service agreement to meet demand surge for Fleet Xpress
28 February 2017: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a service and installation agreement with Radio Holland to support strong customer demand for rapid migration from Ku-based XpressLink to Fleet Xpress services. Radio Holland is...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just three points and now reads 878 points “thanks” to the volatile Capers … Geopolitics are to spill over given some nations unprecedented demands and the fault rests with all six superpowers that look for their vested business interests rather than...
February 27th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Disputes, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
27-Feb-2017 DREDGING OPERATIONS AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 9 SOUTH Hong Kong Dredging Operations at Kwai Tsing Container Terminal 9 South Monday, February 27, 2017, Hong Kong With effect from 27 February 2017 and for a period of approximately 6 months, dredging operations...
February 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition
Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor UK-based Rivertrace will be show casing its new Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor, at booth 501 of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 1-4 May 2017 in Houston, Texas. Currently undergoing sea trials in the Norwegian North Sea Sector, the monitor measures...
February 27th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wealthy lost billions: Daily Wealth Letter

Wealthy lost billions: 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 (visit...
February 27th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

PEMA welcomes three new members at start of 2017

PEMA welcomes three new members at start of 2017
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) continues to expand its membership – which passed the 100 member mark in 2016 – with the addition of three new member companies: port equipment manufacturers Bedeschi S.p.A, Velodyne LiDAR Inc. and Samson Materials Handling Ltd. PEMA’s mission...
February 27th, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Scotline launches “Scot Navigator”

Scotline launches “Scot Navigator”
View from the launching of the Scot Navigator Scotline are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 the Scot Navigator was launched at GS Yard B.V in Groningen, Holland. With her modern, efficient design and the unavailability of suitable second-hand tonnage, Scotline decided she would...
February 27th, 2017 | Coastal Shipping, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More