Archive for January, 2018

Hot Port News from GAC

  31-Jan-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO AUCKLAND Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC Turkish Straits, Turkey Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Auckland Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Auckland, New Zealand on 7 February...
January 31st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…

The BDI@1,152: perplexed projections and expectations…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 39 points since yesterday thanks to the as ever volatile Capers as well as to all other main indicised sizes… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers on a triple digit downfall saw the BCI down 135 points and now at 1,613 pause a threat, needless to say...
January 31st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Samskip takes 360 view of sustainability

Samskip takes 360 view of sustainability
… The principle of sustainability influences every aspect of business at multimodal operator Samskip.  Earlier this year, international transport and shipping company Samskip unveiled an online CO2 carbon footprint calculator to help shippers quantify the impact using multimodal transport could...
January 31st, 2018 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Frank Coles wins inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award

Frank Coles wins inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award
Frank Coles (on the right) accepting the SMART4SEA Leadership Award 31 January 2018: Frank Coles, Chief Executive Officer of Transas, has won the prestigious inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award, recognising his outstanding contribution to transformative thinking in the maritime industry. The 2018 SMART4SEA...
January 31st, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, People and Places | Read More

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband
Jan Volk (left), Director Business Development Boat and Marine at LIQUI MOLY, DSV President Mona Küppers, as well as DSV General Secretary Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel. The Olympic elite sports association and the lubricant manufacturer agree to cooperation at boot Düsseldorf January 2018 – Well-known in...
January 31st, 2018 | Automobiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports | Read More

Salmones Camanchaca approved for listing

Salmones Camanchaca approved for listing
31/01/2018 Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in Salmones Camanchaca S.A. to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements for Oslo Børs. If the requirements for Oslo Børs are not satisfied, the...
January 31st, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Intelligent investor: Lessons for the next crisis

Intelligent investor: Lessons for the next crisis
Stephen Humphreys With the last global financial crisis now 10 years ago, it’s important not to forget the lessons of those turbulent times and the importance of continuing to follow sound investment principles – even when stock markets are tumbling. Above all, having an investment approach you can...
January 31st, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

HSH Nordbank to finance Brotorp wind farm in Sweden for BlackRock

HSH Nordbank to finance Brotorp wind farm in Sweden for BlackRock
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank will provide the investor BlackRock with a long-term loan amounting to about € 31 million to refinance the Brotorp wind farm in southern Sweden. The farm with 14 Vestas 126 type wind turbines and a total capacity of 46.2 megawatts (MW) has been in operation since...
January 31st, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)
Dr. Platon  Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In his first State of the Union address since becoming US President, Donald Trump urged lawmakers to work towards bipartisan compromises...
January 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

IUA cyber group calls for registry of claims data

IUA cyber group calls for registry of claims data
… The rapid growth of cyber threats has created challenges for the insurance industry in developing underwriting talent, acquiring claims data, establishing modelling techniques and securing reinsurance capacity. A new report by the International Underwriting Association’s Cyber Underwriting...
January 31st, 2018 | Associations, IUA | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Financial Statements Bulletin January-December 2017

Wärtsilä’s Financial Statements Bulletin January-December 2017
WÄRTSILÄ’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2017 2017 – A YEAR OF SOLID SALES AND STRONG ORDER INTAKE This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is also available athttp://www.wartsilareports.com/en-US/2017/q4/frontpage/ and...
January 31st, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191
John Faraclas The BDI as expected yesterday, given our title of our daily report, lost 23 points and went below the 1,200 point threshold; Geopolitics slide too… John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 36 points and now stand at 1,748… The Panamaxes BPI lost 35 and now read 1,450 points… The...
January 30th, 2018 | Events, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity
l to r: WISTA India President Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta; Director and Principal Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre Capt.Deboo; WISTA International President Ms.Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou; Director General of Shipping in India Dr. Malini Shankar; Chairman Shipping Corporation of India Capt. Anoop Kumar...
January 30th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Jan-2018 CHANGES TO PORT DEPTH LIMIT RESTRICTIONS Novorossiysk, Russia HIGH WINDS AND SWELL Port Kembla, Australia Changes to port depth limit restrictions Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Novorossiysk, Russia Changes to port depth limit restrictions are now in effect at Novorossiysk. For...
January 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Government bonds came under renewed selling pressure across the euro area and the US as investors are braced for a hawkish language from...
January 30th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool

SEA\LNG launches LNG bunker navigator tool
New tool provides evolving overview of the rapid development of LNG bunkering infrastructure AMSTERDAM, LONDON, 30th JANUARY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has...
January 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations
Spectra Logistics‘ container yard in operation. Sri Lanka, 30 January 2018 – GAC Logistics Sri Lanka and Hemas Transportation have opened a new 30,000m² container yard with a capacity of 6,000 TEUs at their joint integrated logistics facility in the Muthurajawela Industrial Zone, Wattala. It...
January 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marine Contracting Industry launches personal resilience awareness programme

Marine Contracting Industry launches personal resilience awareness programme
Allen Leatt IMCA member companies work together on the programme Resilience help us make better-quality decisions in stressful situations Leading members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) have come together to develop the IMCA Resilience Awareness Programme tailored specifically...
January 30th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error
Frank Coles, TRANSAS CEO 30 January 2018: Transas has launched its first package of applications built on THESIS, a unified cloud-based platform for managing operations across the full breadth of the maritime ecosystem. The advanced ‘A-Suite’ package also sets a new precedent by utilising the latest...
January 30th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Unsustainable BDI or what?

Unsustainable BDI or what?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day by losing five points and now stands at 1,214; not a good start for the week. Geopolitics are getting all over Planet Ocean more perplexed than ever. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI “reduced” its rise to a dozen point and now...
January 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jan-2018 ESTABLISHMENT/RE-ALIGNMENT OF FAIRWAYS & ANCHORAGES Hong Kong TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LOCK CHAMBER Kiel Canal, Germany PORT CLOSED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia NEW VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CREW OF VESSELS CALLING AT FPSOS Australia PORT STATUS UPDATE (29 JANUARY) Aden,...
January 29th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of the IACS Blue Bookwhich is now complemented by the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such, continue to demonstrate...
January 29th, 2018 | Books, Classification Societies, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules

Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules
Rules and regulations: Oslo Børs launches new web format for the issuer rules  29/01/2018 – Oslo Børs has launched a new web format for the rules that apply to issuers with shares, bonds and equity certificates admitted to our marketplaces. This applies to the following sets of rules in...
January 29th, 2018 | Communication, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses were slightly lower in early trade on Monday though risk sentiment remains positive overall with US equities hitting...
January 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More