Archive for March, 2017

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón gets more support from Naviera Armas and Berge Maritima

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón gets more support from Naviera Armas and Berge Maritima
Mr. Francisco J. Jalvo, Ms. Rocío Suárez, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Mr. Alfonso Pérez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, held a meeting with representatives of NAVIERA ARMAS and BERGE MARITIMA during the presentation of the Port of Huelva in Tenerife The meeting was attended by:...
March 28th, 2017 | Charity, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Mar-2017 TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore UNDERWATER SURVEY EXPERIMENT NORTH OF PULAU SEMAKAU Singapore TROPICAL CYCLONE DEBBIE: UPDATE NO.7 (28 MARCH 2017) North Queensland, Australia Transport of...
March 28th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner
King George V The leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, is holding its Centenary Dinner at Guildhall this evening, exactly 100 years to the day since the first meeting was held in 1917 in the City of London to discuss the formation of the charity (previously known as King George’s Fund for Sailors). Almost...
March 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability
André Veneman, AkzoNobel’s Corporate Director of Sustainability, with Annette Stube, Head of Sustainability, Maersk Transport and Logistics March 28, 2017 – AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon...
March 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services appoints new CEO

Greencarrier Freight Services appoints new CEO
Greencarrier Freight Services, one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned companies specialising in global transport solutions, has appointed Johan Jemdahl as CEO. Mr Jemdahl, aged 50, has wide experience in production and supply chain management around the world and was most recently MD for...
March 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the absence of major data releases, G10 currency pairs were little changed on a daily basis in European trade on Tuesday. Major US equity markets closed...
March 28th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The future of the East Med in the spotlight

The future of the East Med in the spotlight
CRUISE INDUSTRY LEADERS COME TOGETHER AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM With the cruise season in full swing, the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will once again place the East Mediterranean on center stage. Given the geo-political challenges faced at this juncture, it will be an especially valuable opportunity...
March 28th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry | Read More

Changes to Baltic Exchange dry bulk indices

Changes to Baltic Exchange dry bulk indices
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange will be implementing previously announced changes to its Supramax Index; launching dual reporting of a new Panamax Index on a trial basis and is in the final consultation process of a new Handysize Vessel dual reporting period for the Handysize Index. These actions...
March 28th, 2017 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

SingPost appoints CapitaLand to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre

SingPost appoints CapitaLand to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre
Singapore Singapore, 28 March 2017 — Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) signed a Property Management Agreement[1] yesterday with CapitaLand Mall Asia, CapitaLand’s wholly owned shopping mall business, to manage the retail mall at the new SingPost Centre.  Their scope of work will include overseeing...
March 28th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2017 SENTINEL FISH CAGE INSTALLED SELETAR DAM Singapore AAT TARIFF REVIEW FY2017: INCREASES FOR FISHERMAN ISLAND Fisherman Island, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE DEBBIE: UPDATE 6 (27 MARCH 2017) North Queensland, Australia Sentinel fish cage installed Seletar Dam Monday, March...
March 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Weather | Read More

BEECH Group’s Lauren Kemp is maritime industry Rising Star

BEECH Group’s Lauren Kemp is maritime industry Rising Star
Lauren Kemp, second left, collects her Rising Star award from Prof Ahmed Al-Shamma’a of Liverpool John Moores University, left, the award sponsor. Pictured here with joint Rising Star winner John-James Gallagher of Royal HaskoningDHV and event host BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin Demolition...
March 27th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities
The Ecofaith On 27 February 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the salvage tug “MICHELE FOSS” (7,270 BHP – 110 TBP) from Seattle, USA, to the assistance of Bulk Carrier “ECOFAITH G.O.” (GT 44,647 – DWT 81,883). The vessel was immobilised due to intermediate shaft breakage, resulting in the shifting...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity

Finning donates marine expertise to help medical charity
The MV Forth Hope Finning UK and Ireland (Finning) has donated parts and engineering expertise to oversee and commission the installation of Cat® engines and marine gensets on the MV Forth Hope; a brand new charity ship that will enable more than two million people in the developing World to receive...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky

Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky
Rodolfo Villaplana and Anastasia Belina-Johnson. Portraying in oil, words and music the neglected composer André Tchaikowsky By James Brewer A kaleidoscopic, fivefold vision of the impact of the 20th century composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982) thrilled a discriminating audience at an...
March 27th, 2017 | Events, Music | Read More

Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro

Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro
Silvana Salinaro (right) with Carola Syz. Abstractions: debut show in London of Sicilian painter Silvana Salinaro By James Brewer As a committed artist, Silvana Salinaro feels the psychological pull of the sea that surrounds her Sicilian homeland despite her family lacking the maritime connections of...
March 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of representatives of ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife Capt. Antonio M. Padrón (third from the right) with representatives...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis The 10 unmanned water craft that talk of the future There are a number of uniquely interesting projects underway that highlight how automation in shipping is advancing. More. FOCUS Short features and analysis Key...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
25-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 MARCH-8 APRIL 2017 Worldwide CYCLONE WATCH DECLARED North Queensland, Australia World Holidays: 26 March-8 April 2017 Saturday, March 25, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Mar (Thu)...
March 25th, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today on a positive tone at 1,240 points; geopolitics though were far worse than last week. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 44 points since yesterday as well as from last week’s 1,196 points and managed to end the week in a positive...
March 24th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Mar-2017 TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE North Queensland, Australia Tropical low expected to become cyclone Friday, March 24, 2017, North Queensland, Australia The Tropical Low in the Coral Sea is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone and move west towards the...
March 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward
Carleen Lyden-Kluss March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017

Celestyal Cruises wins five awards at Tourism Awards 2017
…Celestyal’s winners! Annual Ceremony Celebrates Excellence in Travel & Tourism Piraeus, Greece — Celestyal Cruises, the only home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent sea cruise line serving Greek destinations and the island of Cuba, today announced it won five...
March 24th, 2017 | Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society

#ChallengeYourself for Sailors’ Society
  Asian Challenge, Vietnam 21 – 24 April 2017   Join 50 international teams in a four-day climb of Mount Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam. The event ends with an awards dinner at the Pullman Hotel, Hanoi.   Registration fee 300 USD. Minimum fundraising...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!

ESPO Conference 2017: register now and be part of this major EU port event!
Port of Barcelona 24 March 2017 Ports in a changing climate, a changing world The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) is inviting its members, policy makers and stakeholders to join the 14thedition of its annual conference, which will be hosted by the Port of Barcelona. The event will take place on...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More