Archive for October, 2017

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 OCTOBER-4 NOVEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 22 October-4 November 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sat) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sat-Sun)...
October 21st, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Typhoon approaches as first medals decided

Typhoon approaches as first medals decided
 Daniel Smith – World Sailing writes: The first medallists at the inaugural World Cup Series event in Japan have been decided after a wet Saturday in Gamagori. Typhoon Lan is expected to hit Japan late on Sunday 22 October, well after competition has concluded in Gamagori, but in advance of...
October 21st, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Watch now – Medal Races live at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Gamagori

Watch now – Medal Races live at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Gamagori
October 21st, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Oct-2017 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia Temporary closure of landing steps Friday, October 20, 2017, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 of Kowloon Public Pier will be temporarily closed from 1800 hours to 2300 hours on 10...
October 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

U-Freight gains further accreditation for E-Commerce capabilities

U-Freight gains further accreditation for E-Commerce capabilities
The U-Freight Group (UFL) – www.ufreight.com – has seen its North American E-commerce Fulfillment Centre (EFC) being named as one of the most valuable by the China Cross Border Electronic Commerce Professional Committee. Diana Peng, Vice President of the Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study
… A global maritime consultancy has carried out a pivotal assessment review of tugboat operations in the new third set of NeoPanamax locks of the $5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal and made other operational observations. The Maritime Group (International) Ltd (TMG) was instructed by Autoridad...
October 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

First set of sailors book Medal Race places at World Cup Series Japan

First set of sailors book Medal Race places at World Cup Series Japan
Pavlos Kontides (CYP) – Laser (M) By Ross Gale – World Sailing writes: The line-up for the first set of Live Medal Races, on Saturday 21 October, were confirmed today at the World Cup Series Japan in Gamagori. The day got off to an all too familiar start, for this week, with the wind once...
October 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets | Read More

From Cyprus we cover a world of ships’, says American Hellenic Hull at Maritime Cyprus 2017

From Cyprus we cover a world of ships’, says American Hellenic Hull at Maritime Cyprus 2017
AHHIC CEO  Ilias Tsakiris, welcomes Minister Marios Demetriades,  Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO and Mrs. Magda Kopczynska, Director of DG Move of the European Commission – and a warm handshake with Dorothea Ioannou on the left… Vincent J. Solarino is to the right of Ilias...
October 20th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

London companies record £22.7bn premium income

London companies record £22.7bn premium income
Dave Matcham IUA research identifies business likely to be impacted by Brexit rule changes Overall premium income for the London company market in 2016 was £22.725bn, a new report by the International Underwriting Association has revealed. Gross premium written in London totalled £16.034bn, while a...
October 20th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Friday and UST yields moved higher on the back of increased US tax reform optimism. With a...
October 20th, 2017 | At the end of the day..., Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business

Wärtsilä’s asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business
Gaslog Greece Wärtsilä Corporation,  20 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a maintenance agreement with Monaco-based GasLog LNG Services, covering eight LNG carriers operating on Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines. The agreement ensures the certainty and predictability...
October 20th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Self Storage Group for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Self Storage Group for listing
20/10/2017 – At its meeting on 19 October 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Self Storage Group ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. Oslo Børs resolved to grant an exemption from the listing requirements regarding three years’ history, cf. the Listing Rules sections...
October 20th, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

The Blue MBA Ambassador

The Blue MBA Ambassador
Thomas Damsgaard The Blue MBA appoints Thomas Damsgaard as Ambassador to enhance links with North and Central America Thomas Damsgaard, a global maritime and logistics executive based in Houston, Texas, has been formally named as an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue...
October 20th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping & The Law conference draws maritime royalty to Naples

Shipping & The Law conference draws maritime royalty to Naples
Studio Legale Lauro Managing Partner Francesco S Lauro. Thought leaders from shipping, regulation, finance, law and insurance convene at the Royal Palace to hold court on future maritime threats and opportunities Naples, Italy, 20 October 2017. Influencers and thought leaders from across the maritime...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal | Read More

Enigmatic BDI and geopolitics: the name of the game…

Enigmatic BDI and geopolitics: the name of the game…
John Faraclas With just 16 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued to climb and now stands at 1,582 sending mixed signals, whilst Geopolitics keep us guessing what’s next to expect in the divide and rule world we live… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes steady upwards with the classic 50...
October 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia

Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia
Dr. Vis, CEO of Viswa Group Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia Organic Chlorides Risk to Marine Equipment October 18, 2017–In the last 2 weeks the presence of organic chlorides has been identified in 4 cases of fuels bunkered in South East Asia, announced Dr. Vis of Viswa...
October 19th, 2017 | Bunkering | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Oct-2017 TEMPORARY REPLACEMENT OF BEACON NO.5 IN CORIO CHANNEL Geelong, Australia APPLETON DOCK ‘D’ PILE REHABILITATION WORKS Melbourne, Australia NOTICE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sydney, Australia Temporary replacement of beacon No.5 in Corio Channel Thursday, October 19,...
October 19th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Britannia P&I Launches New Branding

Britannia P&I Launches New Branding
Britannia P&I today unveiled its new brand identity to reflect its role as a dynamic, market leading P&I Club owned by and operated for the benefit of its Members. The new image visually depicts how Britannia has developed and modified its services to meet the changing demands of its Members...
October 19th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement
Athens, Greece,  October 19, 2017 Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it has signed a share and warrant purchase agreement providing for the issuance, for gross proceeds of $2.5 million, of an aggregate...
October 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017
… British entries account for more than a third of final nominations Nominations for the prestigious DAME Award 2017 have been announced, with British innovation and engineering at the forefront once again, with UK products making up over a third (22) of the 64 selected entries. The DAME Awards,...
October 19th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races
The Institute of Marine Engineering,Science and Technology is delighted to announce that QinetiQ and DE&S are once again the principal sponsors of its biennial European International Submarine Races (eISR), hosted at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin (one of the world’s largest indoor water tanks)...
October 19th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue, a Leer-based German shipping company to provide classification services to the company. KR and Liberty Blue representatives at the signing of the agreement; From Left to right Mr. Min (KR),...
October 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

FUGRO secures new contract for marine site investigation in Mexico

FUGRO secures new contract for marine site investigation in Mexico
Fugro’s high resolution surveys offshore Mexico will support Pemex in platform and pipeline design and installation Fugro, in conjunction with long-time associates, Constructora Subacuática Diavaz, S.A. de C.V., has been awarded a large survey contract by Mexico’s national oil company, Pemex. Valued...
October 19th, 2017 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In a letter sent to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier today, Catalan leader Puigdemont said that the Catalan parliament will...
October 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More