Archive for December, 2017

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Dec-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 31 DECEMBER 2017-14 JANUARY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 31 December 2017-14 January 2018 Saturday, December 30, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Mon) – New Year’s Day 6...
December 30th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Dec-2017 HMPE LINES MANDATORY FROM 2019 Dalrymple Bay, Australia MARINE WORKS EAST OF AIRPORT Hong Kong CONSTRUCTION OF THE HONG KONG BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES Hong Kong CHANGES IN CLOSING TIME FOR ACCEPTANCE OF BOOKING APPLICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama NEW YEAR & ORTHODOX...
December 29th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

An exceptionally good year for the Oslo stock exchange

An exceptionally good year for the Oslo stock exchange
29/12/2017 – 2017 was an exceptionally good year for the Oslo stock exchange, with the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index achieving more than 50 new highs and climbing 19.1% over the course of the year. The Oslo Børs Benchmark Index achieved more new highs in 2017 than in any year since 2005, with the...
December 29th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Record oversized cargo transportation by North-Western Shipping Co. in the 2017 navigation season

Record oversized cargo transportation by North-Western Shipping Co. in the 2017 navigation season
… Volgo-Baltic Logistic, a subsidiary of North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding), and Infotech Baltika successfully completed a joint project of transportation of an oversized unit intended for modernization of Gazprom Neft’s Omsk Refinery. According to NWSC, the C-201 vacuum...
December 29th, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  28-Dec-2017 OPENING OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE Hong Kong RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF LIGHT BUOY Hong Kong Opening of Central Marine Office Thursday, December 28, 2017, Hong Kong The Central Marine Office on 3/F., Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong will be opened from...
December 28th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K” Line has been selected as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017 in the Netherlands for the second time

“K” Line has been selected as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017 in the Netherlands for the second time
Left Rogier Spoel of EVO FENEDEX, Middle Steven Lak Chairman EVO FENEDEX and to the right Fer Penders Managing Director “K” Line (Nederland) B.V receiving the Award. It was announced that “K” Line has been selected by EVO FENEDEX* as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017. It is...
December 28th, 2017 | Awards, Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work

The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work
Tracy Chevalier. The Sleep Quilt project: Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work By Graciete Amaro An impressive new programme of bringing the skills of the quiltmaker into problem areas of society has been championed in a new book. The novelist Tracy Chevalier joined with a charity to commission a quilt...
December 27th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Leto” on period to Glencore

Diana fixes panamax “Leto” on period to Glencore
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Leto with Glencore ATHENS, GREECE, December 27, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
December 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Dec-2017 NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong REVISED SANITARY DUES Turkey PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT REOPENED Jubail, Saudi Arabia REVISED STRUCTURE FOR TUG DUES AND CHARGES Novorossiysk, Russia TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE TO BE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi...
December 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Warehouse and Container Depot Company in Thailand Acquires “ISO 28000 and C-TPAT Certification”

Warehouse and Container Depot Company in Thailand Acquires “ISO 28000 and C-TPAT Certification”
.. December 27, 2017- Warehouse and Container Depot Company in Thailand Acquires “ISO 28000 and C-TPAT Certification” We proudly announce that K Line Container Service (Thailand) Ltd. (KCST), an affiliated company of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) that operates warehousing and container...
December 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 25 December 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
December 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

Family footprint: fine art through the generations

Family footprint: fine art through the generations
Talented trio: Suda, Tomiri and Sumi. Family footprint: fine art through the generations By James Brewer Sumi Perera, an award-winning artist, has had a joyful year with her installations gaining further acclaim in London and beyond; and above all in becoming, belying her youthful looks, a grandmother. Now...
December 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Dec-2017 CHANGES TO MOORING PROCEDURE Novorossiysk, Russia PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia PORT ACTIVATES TROPICAL CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE Port Hedland, Australia Changes to mooring procedure Tuesday,...
December 26th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland

Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland
Anna Steinhouse with her daughter Sophie. Georgia in her heart: London painter Anna Steinhouse’s paean to her homeland By James Brewer Just four years after first taking in hand paint brushes and palette, former banking sector analyst Anna Steinhouse-Kandelaki is accruing acclaim in London fine art...
December 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I

Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I
Dorothea Ioannou. Dorothea Ioannou – on top of what’s trending in P&I By James Brewer Trending on social media is one thing; trending in the marine insurance arena is another. In the latter, it means keeping up – on a global scale – with what shipowners require from their insurers. This is...
December 23rd, 2017 | Interviews, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Dec-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 DECEMBER 2017-6 JANUARY 2018 Worldwide WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 DECEMBER 2017-6 JANUARY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 December 2017-6 January 2018 Wednesday, December 6, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks...
December 23rd, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,366 points; end of the story!

The BDI@1,366 points; end of the story!
John Faraclas On a daily basis this last day of  trading for 2017, the BDI lost 64 points; Geopolitics on the edge… John Faraclas’ daily, weekly and end of the year recap: These 64 points that the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost are sending more than a Mayday, add also that the weekly fall was...
December 22nd, 2017 | Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA
Jim Stanko, Envirocleanse NAMEPA welcomes new members, The American Waterways Operators and Envirocleanse, LLC Marking continued commitment to the marine industry’s desire  to promote sustainable marine industry best practices December 21, 2017 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Dec-2017 RISE IN RO-RO VOLUMES FOR THIRD YEAR Gothenburg, Sweden 2017 ORCV MELBOURNE TO HOBART RACE Melbourne, Australia ESTABLISHMENT OF TEMPORARY VIRTUAL AIDS TO NAVIGATION FOR MELBOURNE TO HOBART RACE Melbourne, Australia MARINE WORKS AT LUNG MEI, TAI PO Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT...
December 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands to support marine economy and international obligations

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands to support marine economy and international obligations
… 22 December 2017 – The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered two boats to survey the waters off Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac as part of the UK’s Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme (OTSMP) commitments. The survey data gathered will be used to produce more accurate...
December 22nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Oslo Børs: Received APA license from Finanstilsynet

Oslo Børs: Received APA license from Finanstilsynet
22/12/2017 – Oslo Børs has received a license from Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority  of Norway) to offer services as Approved Publication Arrangement – APA. With implementation of MiFiD II, all trades that are defined as OTC-trades (i.e. not entered into under the rules...
December 22nd, 2017 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ROTTERDAM WITH WAN HAI LINES    ATHENS, GREECE, December 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
December 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen

A single market for shipping – time to make it happen
Martin Dorsman The single market is one of the most celebrated successes of the EU. It is a central element of the EU growth agenda. It is, however, clear that the single market remains incomplete and dysfunctional in some sectors. This is particularly true for shipping. Shipping remains disadvantaged...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations | Read More

FUGRO’S data brings successful close to the search for lost Sub AE1

FUGRO’S data brings successful close to the search for lost Sub AE1
Fugro’s underwater technology helped to locate the lost WWI submarine Fugro’s role in the expedition to find HMAS AE1 has helped to solve Australia’s oldest naval mystery, 103 years after the First World War Australian submarine vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.  In waters over 300...
December 22nd, 2017 | Military, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Record year for issues at Oslo Børs

Record year for issues at Oslo Børs
22/12/2017 – More new debt and equity capital was raised on the Oslo Børs marketplaces in 2017 than ever before, with the previous record years for both equities and bonds already exceeded. So far this year the combined total value of funds raised through the equity and debt markets stands at...
December 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More