Archive for November, 2017

Mr & Mrs Boheim: a novel of affairs of the rich

Mr & Mrs Boheim: a novel of affairs of the rich
Mr & Mrs Boheim: a novel of affairs of the rich Sex is the bedrock of this novel. The story is front-loaded with encounters that leapfrog a lot of the formalities. It is high-end living, with the hero, if so he can be called, focused on his ex-wife and succession of girlfriends rather than his profession. That...
November 30th, 2017 | Books, Insight | Read More

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild
.. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Nov. 30, 2017) ­– Crowley Puerto Rico Services is completing the offload of 1,204 utility poles in San Juan today as part of an ongoing series of shipments that could supply up to 65,000 poles to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria. A video...
November 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Logistics, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Nov-2017 PORT CHARGES TO RISE FOR LNG VESSELS Qalhat, Oman Port charges to rise for LNG vessels Thursday, November 30, 2017, Qalhat, Oman Oman LNG L.L.C. have advised that port charges for LNG vessels at Qalhat have been revised and will be increased with effect from 1...
November 30th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Launching Type Approval services that work harder

Launching Type Approval services that work harder
A new way for clients in the Americas to access Lloyd’s Register’s Type Approval services was launched today at the International WorkBoat Show, Morial Convention Centre, New Orleans. 30 November 2017 – A Type Approval from Lloyd’s Register (LR) demonstrates that your product conforms to recognised...
November 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Bermuda’s global business sector showcased in London

Bermuda’s global business sector showcased in London
Premier David Burt welcomed guests to the BDA’s well-attended executive industry forum in London, calling the event a good opportunity to promote Bermuda’s top-tier reputation and to attract new business to the island Hamilton, Bermuda, November 30, 2017 – Leaders of Bermuda’s...
November 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

World’s first Class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller unveiled

World’s first Class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller unveiled
Project team of WAAMpeller Following a rigorous testing process, verified by Bureau Veritas, the world’s first Class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands. This ground-breaking success is the result of a...
November 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome responds to Clarksons cyber attack

Naval Dome responds to Clarksons cyber attack
Itai Sela Viewers can find below a statement from Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela in response to Clarksons cyber security breach. “The announcement yesterday that ship broker Clarksons confirmed its computer systems were breached in a major cyber-security attack is a further indication how the global maritime...
November 30th, 2017 | Chartering, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 30, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 30, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Q3 GDP was revised upwards by three-tenths to 3.3% saar, the highest in three years mainly supported by a more positive assessment...
November 30th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

American Club: Good Housekeeping essential to keep a vessel ship-shape

American Club: Good Housekeeping essential to keep a vessel ship-shape
William Moore New York, November 30, 2017 – Daily maintenance and cleaning tasks are essential to supporting a safe working environment on-board a ship, but the importance of these simple actions can also often be overlooked. The latest in The American Club’s Pocket Guides, which contain...
November 30th, 2017 | Books, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award
From the awards ceremony 30 November 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award. This prestigious prize was presented by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm) in recognition of Damen’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Damen representatives...
November 30th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party

BIMCO and the UN World Food Programme issues modernised charter party
.. BIMCO has together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) updated and modernised the WORLDFOOD voyage charter party used by the UN organisation to transport food to emergency areas around the world. The aim was to create a contract that made WFP’s work easier and faster. “The WORLDFOOD...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering | Read More

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow
GEODIS has opened a new site in the 12th arrondissement of the French capital. After two years of construction, the new 15,000 m2 depot symbolizes the Group’s determination to strengthen and develop its position in the Paris region. The new facility also underscores GEODIS’ commitment to a...
November 30th, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping

Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping
Simon Bennett ICS Director of Policy Marine bunker suppliers should anticipate that there may no longer be significant demand for fossil fuels from shipping within as little as 25 years, if not sooner, and that the sector is now on an inevitable trajectory towards a future of zero CO2 emissions. This...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson OBE Brian Simpson, European coordinator for the Motorways of the Sea mega-project, has called for the European Union to support more vigorously the maritime sector in the transport network, when future Connecting Europe Facility calls for proposals are launched. He said: “Over 75%...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Insight, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Wärtsilä kicks off a SparkUp Challenge for start-ups at Slush Helsinki

Wärtsilä kicks off a SparkUp Challenge for start-ups at Slush Helsinki
SparkUp Challenge Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 November 2017 at 10:00 AM EET – The technology group Wärtsilä accelerates its collaboration with start-ups and universities by launching the Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for start-ups today at Slush Helsinki. The Challenge is divided into two different...
November 30th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marintec 2017: New VIKING MES cuts servicing costs

Marintec 2017: New VIKING MES cuts servicing costs
… Mandatory servicing of marine evacuation systems (MES) on board passenger vessels is both costly and labour-intensive. At Marintec 2017, VIKING will introduce visitors to its latest MES solution that enables shipowners and operators to significantly reduce servicing costs and administration. Set...
November 30th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry

Corvus Energy secures contract for new Norwegian all-electric, battery powered ferry
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected to power a new Fjord1 all-electric ferry Richmond, B.C. – November 30, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Norwegian Electric System (NES) to supply a lithium ion based energy storage...
November 30th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Nov-2017 CANOE RACE Hong Kong IMPLEMENTATION OF MERCHANT SHIPPING (LIMITATION OF SHIPOWNERS LIABILITY) ORDINANCE (AMENDMENT OF SCHEDULE 2) ORDER 2017 Hong Kong CRUISE SHIP SCHEDULE – DECEMBER 2017 & JANUARY 2018 Hastings, Australia Canoe Race Wednesday, November 29,...
November 29th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court
… Human Rights at Sea has been informed that the entire crew, including the six British maritime security guards known as the ‘Chennai 6’, have been acquitted of all charges by an Indian Court. This has followed a four year fight for justice since their arrest on the 12th October 2013 while...
November 29th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street surged to new record highs overnight, shrugging off the latest missile test by North Korea late on Tuesday. The prospects...
November 29th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Growth in income and new business for HSH Nordbank

Growth in income and new business for HSH Nordbank
Stefan Ermisch • Group pre-tax profit of € 201 million (183 in prev. year) • Non-Core Bank’s NPEs reduced by a substantial 40% to € 8.2 bn • New business up 11% to € 6.4 bn – of which € 1.4 bn with new clients • Solid CET1 ratio – 16.3% without guarantee • CEO Ermisch: “Good...
November 29th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations
.. WindGEMINI online digital twin software gives users 24/7 access to advanced wind turbine condition and performance analytics, enabling better informed decisions Software can be used to monitor any turbine, regardless of its make or model to increase production and assess turbine operating life Tool...
November 29th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, IT and Communications, News | Read More

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best The International Maritime Organization Awards Ceremony 2017, which took place at IMO headquarters, was a dignified occasion with much cause for celebration of achievement by individuals in the shipping industry.  Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Nov-2017 CLOSURES FOR MAT SINKING OPS Lower Mississippi River, United States Closures for mat sinking ops Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Lower Mississippi River, United States The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is conducting mat sinking operations near the HPL...
November 28th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

FUGRO to bring survey expertise to the search for lost WWI submarine

FUGRO to bring survey expertise to the search for lost WWI submarine
… Fugro is to join a campaign to find the First World War Australian submarine, HMAS AE1. From its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, skilled survey personnel from Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathymetric survey and a sophisticated autonomous underwater...
November 28th, 2017 | Military, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More