Archive for June, 2017

Veson Nautical Solution awarded European Union’s MRV certification

Veson Nautical Solution awarded European Union’s MRV certification
Verifavia Shipping Officially Certifies Veslink Voyage Reporting Boston, MA, London, Paris – June 8, 2017  Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced that Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Close cooperation between Trieste and Duisburg for the Chinese trade

Close cooperation between Trieste and Duisburg for the Chinese trade
Zeno D’Agostino, Presidente de porto Trieste, and Erich Staake, duisport’s Chief Executive Officer signing a strategic cooperation agreement in Duisburg.© duisport/krischerfotografie Strategic partnership for new Silk Road Duisburg, 08.06.2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the northern...
June 8th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed
Prescriptive rule calculation software: Initial design function/ ultimate strength evaluation results London – IMO Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules...
June 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

AET names tanker twins

AET names tanker twins
TOTAL-chartered LR2 sister vessels unveiled at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea 8 June, 2017, Korea – AET, one of the world’s leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, proudly commemorates a double naming ceremony of two long-range (LR2) petroleum tankers from Hyundai Heavy Industries...
June 8th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Time for new UK government to make some big decisions says freight forwarding body

Time for new UK government to make some big decisions says freight forwarding body
Robert Keen Commenting ahead of the results of today’s UK general election, British International Freight Association (BIFA) director general, Robert Keen says: “In the year since the Brexit vote, the UK has been in a period of great uncertainty on the political front and we hope that the new government...
June 8th, 2017 | Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK holds snap elections today with markets appearing to be pricing in a significant probability of a strong Conservative majority, a development that...
June 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Digital Ship is bringing The Maritime CIO Forum to Tokyo on 30 August 2017

Digital Ship is bringing The Maritime CIO Forum to Tokyo on 30 August 2017
Shipping is waking up to a new era, where digitalisation is creating increased opportunity for development and innovation. With this in mind, Digital Ship is excited to be heading back to Japan to hold the next in our series of highly respected Maritime CIO Forums, where the focus will be on how to...
June 8th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

CIC on MLC,2006 has achieved its goal of creating more awareness

CIC on MLC,2006 has achieved its goal of creating more awareness
Richard Schiferli Port State Control Officers in the Paris MoU region have performed a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 in the period from 1 September to 30 November 2016. The aim of the CIC was to verify that the minimum standards for working and living...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Bolidt lays first stone for Experience & Innovation Centre

Bolidt lays first stone for Experience & Innovation Centre
Artist impressions AREA 78 from a bird’s-eye view Image 1 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, 8 June 2017 – The first stone has been laid at the Bolidt Experience & Innovation Centre, a unique facility due to be opened by Dutch decking specialist Bolidt. The facility is also the initial project to get underway...
June 8th, 2017 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships
The renewed service agreement between Wärtsilä and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings covers 10 cruise ships transiting around the world – here cruise ship Marina in Sydney. The technology group Wärtsilä and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a renewal of their...
June 8th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas Market intuition is what counts most, given that “news is what they don’t tell us” and the fact that nobody will really tell you  where the market is heading, you must rely in your business shipping intuition and geopolitical knowledge… John Faraclas’ daily recap…: Yesterday...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Mark Ford Close on 200 delegates are expected at two seminars being held next week in Amsterdam by the International Marine Contractors (IMCA). The 2017 IMCA Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ will be held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at  IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Alan Macleay International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) members and guests attending the association’s Europe & Africa Region meeting at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 13 June will hear two highly topical presentations. The first by Evert van Herel, Project Manager of...
June 7th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Jun-2017 DREDGING WORKS AT NORTH-WESTERN CORNER OF KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong ROCK EXCAVATION AND DREDGING WORKS IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong UPDATE: PORT ENTRY RESTRICTIONS – ABU DHABI Petroleum Ports, Abu Dhabi PORTS RESTRICTIONS – SAUDI ARABIA Saudi...
June 7th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | Read More

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander
49erFX racing in the heart of Santande Santander was baked in sunshine for the second day of World Cup racing as sailors looked to either capitalise on a great opening day, or play catch up after slow starts.   Conditions were near on perfect for the 260 sailors from 41 nations racing across the ten...
June 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

ICS-WISTA Scholarship

ICS-WISTA Scholarship
Julie Lithgow and Karin Orsel June 7, 2017—London, UK—Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (The Institute) are partnering to increase the professional competence and enhance educational opportunities for women in the...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Scholarships, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto
The “Sideris GS” ATHENS, GREECE, June 7, 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 and increase the time...
June 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data
At the Nor-Shipping presentation (from L to R): Hideyuki Ando, Senior General Manager, MTI/NYK Group, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL – Maritime, Svein Steimler, President and Chief Executive Officer, NYK Group Europe Ltd. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL...
June 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday ahead of a string of key events on Thursday, with Chinese stocks rallying on speculation that China’s...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy
Patrick Verhoeven Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) encourage the intention of the European Union and the People’s Republic of China...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, European Union, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

PBES drives faster ROI for marine batteries through new Harpoon product line

PBES drives faster ROI for marine batteries through new Harpoon product line
‘Harpoon’ batteries cut battery cost, weight and volume by 35%*, and use latest advances in lithium-ion cells to deliver a safe, and commercially viable clean tech solution Trondheim, Norway, June 7, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES), the leading providers of battery energy solutions for...
June 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation
Anastasios Papagianopoulos Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 members in more than 120 countries. Papagiannopoulos has set three clear themes for his two-year presidential term....
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV strengthens maritime leadership

Royal HaskoningDHV strengthens maritime leadership
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 7 June 2017 – To give a strong boost to the growth ambitions of the company and to strengthen its maritime presence globally, Royal HaskoningDHV has appointed from its own ranks five maritime leaders on key positions worldwide. With a strong track record in the industry,...
June 7th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Construction, Energy, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company
Ian Ball of Abitibi Royalties Inc Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company By James Brewer Canadian entrepreneur Ian Ball has been fascinated by the world of mining stocks since he was a boy. Now, with mature experience of the sector behind him, he is pioneering a business...
June 6th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More