Archive for October, 2017

The BDI@1,522: controlled fall amid geopolitical chaos

The BDI@1,522: controlled fall amid geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another dozen points earlier on today, but still the situ is controlled. John Faraclas’ market briefing amid the coming Geopolitical Chaos The Capers’ BCI gained two points – the only size with “gains” and now at 3,219 expects the volatile certain...
October 31st, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

KVH Launches New High-speed Maritime Network on Intelsat EpicNG Satellites

KVH Launches New High-speed Maritime Network on Intelsat EpicNG Satellites
Teams with leading satellite operator Intelsat to deliver expanded global Ku-band coverage  MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LUXEMBOURG, October 31, 2017 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced the launch of its next-generation, advanced maritime broadband network, joined by service partner,...
October 31st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Inaugural World Sailing Awards one week away

Inaugural World Sailing Awards one week away
In just one week (7 November), some of the biggest names in sailing will be celebrated in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the inaugural World Sailing Awards evening.   The World Sailing Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the world’s leading sailors and recognises the exceptional contributions...
October 31st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Sailing, Sports | Read More

KVH TracPhone V7-HTS System Delivers Maritime Broadband at Triple Previous Speeds for a New Era of Digital Life at Sea

KVH TracPhone V7-HTS System Delivers Maritime Broadband at Triple Previous Speeds for a New Era of Digital Life at Sea
KVH TracPhone V7-HTS The new 60 cm, Ku-band satellite antenna system enables leisure boaters and commercial mariners to stream HD content and conduct video calls at sea while simultaneously supporting a free, unlimited use data channel   MIDDLETOWN, RI – October 31, 2017 – An advanced, 60 cm marine...
October 31st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November)

20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November)
20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November) – Updated Conference Programme Published AMSTERDAM 2017 20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: AGENDA PUBLISHED, PLAN NOW TO PARTICIPATE 2017 COA Flexitank Division Meeting in Amsterdam COA Container Pavilion at...
October 31st, 2017 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Crayon approved for listing

Crayon approved for listing
31/10/2017 – Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in Crayon Group Holding ASA to listing on Oslo Stock Exchange. Oslo Stock Exchange stipulated that, prior to the first day of listing the company must satisfy the listing requirements for Oslo Stock Exchange. If the requirements...
October 31st, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FUGRO commences renewed ONGC survey contract offshore India

FUGRO commences renewed ONGC survey contract offshore India
Fugro has commenced integrated survey work offshore India for the country’s multinational oil and gas company ONGC, under a three-year contract valued at approximately US$ 7.7 million. The contract, awarded to Fugro for the third consecutive time, calls for engineering surveys in field developments...
October 31st, 2017 | Energy | Read More

Wisdom prevails

Wisdom prevails
– The risk of a tropical storm on the northerly route – Change of course announced by Race Management – A decision that changes the tone slightly Midway between the Bahamas and the Azores, a tropical wave is taking shape as an active storm formation looms. For the time being, the associated...
October 31st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (October 2017)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (October 2017)
Broad-based global economic recovery strengthens, triggering a material shift towards less accommodative policy from a number of G10 CBs, in spite of subdued inflation. US politics take centre stage, amid increased optimism on US tax reform plan and upcoming Donald Trump’s choice for Fed Chair nominee…  Viewers...
October 31st, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go

Oceans of Knowledge – 1 week to go
Tuesday 7 November 2017 – Royal Institution, London An event exploring how ocean observations improve ocean, weather and climate prediction enabling better informed business decisions at sea, on land and in the air. Important – Registration closes Friday Programme Highlights: We have a...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Insight – The “LONGCHAMP” – Supreme Court Ruling

Insight – The “LONGCHAMP” – Supreme Court Ruling
… The “LONGCHAMP” – Supreme Court: Hijacked vessel costs incurred during negotiations fall within Rule F of the York-Antwerp Rules 1974 by David Handley and Martin Hall* Last week, by a 4-1 majority, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeal in Mitsui & Co...
October 31st, 2017 | Insight, Legal | Read More

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018

Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018
Leading marine retailer to exhibit at London Boat Show 2018 One of the UK’s leading marine clothing and performance gear retailers, Andark Diving & Watersports, has signed up to exhibit at the new five-day London Boat Show in January 2018.  An established retailer at the Show, Andark...
October 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Paris-based logistics park developer Virtuo has signed an agreement with the Marseille Fos port authority for construction of a multi-user facility of almost 70,000m2 at Distriport, close to the Fos container terminals.  Due to open in the third quarter...
October 31st, 2017 | Construction, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2017 Shortlisted projects: Port of Oslo

ESPO Award 2017 Shortlisted projects: Port of Oslo
31 October 2017 The ESPO Award 2017 will be presented to the port authority that succeeds best in the societal integration of the port with the city or wider community in which it is located, through involvement in art or culture. The five projects that are shortlisted for this year’s Award are the...
October 31st, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AkzoNobel surpasses 100 Intercept 8500 LPP applications, saving 25.5m USD of fuel and 274,000 MT of CO2

AkzoNobel surpasses 100 Intercept 8500 LPP applications, saving 25.5m USD of fuel and 274,000 MT of CO2
.. October 31, 2017 – Owners and operators are saving fuel costs and reducing carbon emissions with AkzoNobel’s patented biocidal antifouling coating Intercept® 8500 LPP, part of the International® product range. The coating, which has seen rapid adoption among customers with over 100 applications...
October 31st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Continuing to pay crew with cash will bring further challenges, says ShipMoney

Continuing to pay crew with cash will bring further challenges, says ShipMoney
Stuart Ostrow, President, ShipMoney Paying crew members in cash will lead to further challenges of increased incidents of piracy and theft, says global financial payments company ShipMoney. ShipMoney President Stuart Ostrow will address delegates at Crew Connect Global, taking place between 6th to 8th...
October 31st, 2017 | Accountancy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Resolution to delist RenoNorden ASA from Oslo Børs

Resolution to delist RenoNorden ASA from Oslo Børs
31/10/2017 – Bankruptcy has been opened in RenoNorden ASA, and the last day of listing will be 1 November 2017. Pursuant to Continuing Obligations section 15.1 (1) cf. Stock Exchange Act section 25 (1), Oslo Børs has today passed the following resolution: “The shares of RenoNorden ASA will...
October 31st, 2017 | Markets, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was little changed on the day but still below recent multi-month highs as investors turned more cautious on news that two former...
October 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

I-Tech AB recognized with European Marine Biocides Technology Innovation Award for Selektope® antifouling ingredient

I-Tech AB recognized with European Marine Biocides Technology Innovation Award for Selektope® antifouling ingredient
Dr. Oliver Weigenand – I-TECH COO receiving the Frost & Sullivan Award I-Tech AB has been recognized as the technology innovation leader in the European marine biocides market, resulting in the company receiving the 2017 Technology Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan. Each year, Frost &...
October 31st, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä combines competences to ensure ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel

Wärtsilä combines competences to ensure ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel
The new research vessel will feature an ultra-silent propulsion system from Wärtsilä Wärtsilä Corporation,  31 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an ultra-silent propulsion package for a new research vessel to be built for the Faroe Islands Marine Research Institute,...
October 31st, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Falling BDI and squeezed Wets raises eyebrows…

Falling BDI and squeezed Wets raises eyebrows…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another dozen of points earlier on today and now stands at 1,534 points. Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI was down three points at 3,217… The Panamaxes lost 19 with the BPI now reads 1,498… The...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia

New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia
Rad Vukcevic (left) and Aly Nazerali. New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia By James Brewer Plans to revive operations in one of the oldest mining regions in Europe are gearing up, encouraged by a bull market in non-ferrous metals. The renewed focus is on Serbia, and the spotlight...
October 30th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Pot News for GAC

Hot Pot News for GAC
  30-Oct-2017 CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Istanbul, Turkey Closure at Bosphorus Monday, October 30, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey Bosphorus vessel traffic has been suspended all types vessels which are the LOA more than 200m and 10 knots under manoeuvre speed due to strongly counter current...
October 30th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Unsafe mixed migration by sea – an ongoing humanitarian challenge

Unsafe mixed migration by sea – an ongoing humanitarian challenge
… Unsafe mixed migration by sea continues to claim many lives, despite the strenuous efforts made by Governmental and naval rescue services, often supported by merchant vessels, abiding by the long-standing tradition and legal obligation to go to the rescue of persons in distress at sea. The complexities...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Immigration, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Liberia’s electronic oil record book scoops up two more innovation awards

Liberia’s electronic oil record book scoops up two more innovation awards
Pictured from left to right: Mark Laudi, host of the 2017 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards, Scott Bergeron, CEO, Liberian Registry, and Liz McCarthy, Publisher, Lloyd’s List Intelligence. The innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB) produced by LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry,...
October 30th, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Environment, Flags | Read More