Archive for May, 2017

Wärtsilä: Guaranteed asset performance revolutionises offshore services

Offshore marine players are optimising their bottom line strategies and breaking away from prevalent operating models. Their eyes have turned to maintenance, which has traditionally been conducted according to a calendar based, defensive approach. Wärtsilä Services has responded by bringing to the...
May 23rd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

World Fuel Services heads to Nor-Shipping

World Fuel Services heads to Nor-Shipping
World Fuel Services sells fuel and delivers services to its clients at more than 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Showcasing at Nor-Shipping for the first time; global fuel logistics, transaction management and payment processing company, World Fuel Services (WFS)...
May 23rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Market Summer Blues or…

Market Summer Blues or…
The BDI drops further, a bit contained though as Capers are in demand. Geopolitics will prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ daily recap: John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points and now reads 954 sending alarms… The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained 26 points and now stands at 1,704....
May 22nd, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
22-May-2017 SUBMARINE CABLE DUCT CONSTRUCTION WORKS Hong Kong INCREASES TO PORT TARIFFS Hodeidah, Yemen PORT CLOSURE Jubail, Saudi Arabia OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO HIGH WINDS King Abdul Aziz Port, Damman, Saudi Arabia Submarine cable duct construction works Monday, May 22,...
May 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Two major sponsors at IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality

Two major sponsors at  IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality
BMT Defence Services and BAE Systems have joined the Babcock International Group as major sponsors of the 7thEngine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) being held in Bristol, UK on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June 2017, and will be featuring the power of virtual reality (VR) in both the conference...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL, ABB urge corporates to take part in Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run

DNV GL, ABB urge corporates to take part in Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run
… Nor-Shipping 2017 Fun Run will support seafarer welfare through nominated charity, the Mission to Seafarers LONDON, 22nd May 2017 – Nor-Shipping Charity Fun Run co-sponsor DNV GL and event participant ABB, who are sending a team of 19 runners, today called for more businesses to register...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures
Dr Georgina Tsagas ESG investing and section 172 of the Companies Act 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures by Dr. Georgina Tsagas, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School Section 172 CA 2006: Not worth the paper it is written on? Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006 has been...
May 22nd, 2017 | Academia, European Union, Legal, News, Organisations | Read More

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market
Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 22nd May 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has received a qualification certifying the company as a trusted partner for the oil and gas market from the Achilles FPAL Verify network, an industry-run assessment body that supports the European oil and gas industry. The Achilles FPAL qualification...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Regulatory | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $7.4 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $5.8 million for the respective...
May 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Innovative new Sailors’ Society shop is the future of charity retail

Innovative new Sailors’ Society shop is the future of charity retail
Sailors’ Society staff outside the new Eastleigh shop A new charity shop, opened on May 19 in Eastleigh, UK by international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has ditched the fusty image traditionally associated with charity shops in favour of a fresh approach. The store has the feel of a quirky...
May 22nd, 2017 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, HR | Read More

Poseidon Med II event in Patras

Poseidon Med II event in Patras
Poseidon Med II partners presenting, Patras, 19/5/2017 * Poseidon Med II event in Patras highlights the benefits of LNG as fuel and its prospects for sustainable development in Western Greece The benefits of the use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for the local community of Patras, was the core...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s positive tone in the prior session, the majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade on Monday. However,...
May 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Videotel Develops First Mobile Platform for Maritime eLearning Programmes

Videotel Develops First Mobile Platform for Maritime eLearning Programmes
Mark Woodhead VideotelTM, a KVH company, has launched a new eLearning content delivery platform that will allow users to view its comprehensive range of maritime training programmes on a wide variety of devices, including tablets and mobile phones. This development is a leap forward in maritime training...
May 22nd, 2017 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO
Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI Last week’s sold-out Nautical Institute London Command Seminar saw the appointment of Captain John Lloyd RD MBA FNI as the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Philip Wake OBE RD* MSc FNI, who is retiring after 14 years in post. Speaking at Trinity...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, HR, News, Person Profiles, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation
IMRF members conducting search and rescue The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focussed on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa Crossley will be its new Chief Executive. Theresa will join IMRF in October this year, when...
May 22nd, 2017 | Person Profiles, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony
… Under the Auspices HELLENIC MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments (GDDIA) Supporters Inaugural address...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach
The Normand Reach in drydock A surge in offshore vessel repair and maintenance work at Gibdock has included a special project for returning customer Solstad, to ensure that Normand Reach meets the exacting hull cleanliness standards set by Australia’s National Biofouling Management Guidelines for commercial...
May 22nd, 2017 | Regulatory, Shiprepair | Read More

Thome Sponsors Singapore Nite at Nor-Shipping

Thome Sponsors Singapore Nite at Nor-Shipping
Thome President and CCO, Claes Eek Thorstensen The Thome Group has agreed to sponsor the bi-annual “Singapore Nite” during Nor-Shipping (May 30-June 2). The invitation only event will take place at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Oslo on Wednesday 31stMay and is organised by The Singapore Maritime...
May 22nd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

ITIC and ASG launch new surveyors’ indemnity wording

ITIC and ASG launch new surveyors’ indemnity wording
Mark Brattman, ITIC’s legal director International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) and the Admiralty Solicitors Group (ASG) have launched a new surveyors’ indemnity wording designed to address the imbalance between owners’ and surveyors’ responsibilities typically encountered under existing...
May 22nd, 2017 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea
Alliance OneSea MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is one of several leading global companies that have teamed up for the advanced co-creation ecosystem, One Sea. Founded in 2016, the goal for the ecosystem’s partners is to jointly-develop the world’s first system of autonomous ships. The partner’s...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Europort Masterclasses shape industry thinking

Europort Masterclasses shape industry thinking
Europort 2017 will once again feature a series of masterclasses allowing leading maritime and offshore professionals and experts to share knowledge and experiences on the hot topics facing ship owners, operators and suppliers. For each masterclass, a plenary session with four invited speakers will be...
May 22nd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Adventure cruisers offered MissionEase

Adventure cruisers offered MissionEase
.. Vestdavit is bringing its MissionEase multiple-boat handling system to a new passenger ship audience, citing concerns that conventional launching and retrieval could compromise safety for a generation of expedition ships heading for remote locations. Increasingly, those onboard expedition yachts and...
May 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The Greek International Women Awards

The Greek International Women Awards
… The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) is a non-profit project, which wishes to recognise and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origination, who are spread across the globe, from Greece...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Supporting the inland waterways

Supporting the inland waterways
What a place to be… Allaboutshipping is renown for its support on the World’s Inland Waterways and whenever the chance we do report and support in a multitude of ways the canals either business ones for cargo or for those for leisure. Past live reports include Venice, Amsterdam, Hamburg,...
May 21st, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.
An aerial view of the Pontian Monument at Alexandra square Piraeus, Greece, May 21, 2017. A new Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus was today officially unveiled in Piraeus, and the newly reconstructed Alexandra Square was opened, in the presence of hundreds of people The Monument is...
May 21st, 2017 | Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More