Archive for January, 2018

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office
Mark Prendergast Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has opened a new office in Busan in South Korea primarily to keep pace with the demand by Korean shipowners and operators eager to bring their LNG carriers to shipyards in Korea for dry docking and inspection, repair or modification of their...
January 4th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Dry and Wet Market Blues…

Dry and Wet Market Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks to the Capers, following yesterdays major losses, managed to gain 32 points and now stands at 1,262 points; the Wets collapsed and all of us must consider the geopolitical effects. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Volatiles, …err the Capers clinched...
January 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, to be Honored as 2018 Person of the Year by NY/NJ Forwarders & Brokers Association

Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, to be Honored as 2018 Person of the Year by NY/NJ Forwarders & Brokers Association
Evergreen’s Roy Amalfitano, NEW YORK – Roy Amalfitano, Vice Chairman of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp., has been chosen by the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association, Inc. to receive the 2018 Person of the Year Award. The award will be presented...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum
The Baltic Exchange Building which houses Maritime London Members of UK maritime trade promotional body Maritime London have unanimously approved a proposal to incorporate The International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) into the association. Established in 1975, IMIF runs a programme of highly informative...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, IMIF, News, Shipping Centers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Jan-2018 SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY PUBLISHES NEW TARIFFS Sri Lanka ICE CONDITION ALERT Delaware Bay, United States Sri Lanka Ports Authority publishes new tariffs Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has published revised tariffs which come...
January 3rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

U-Freight welcomes Luxor Resolution on E-Commerce

U-Freight welcomes Luxor Resolution on E-Commerce
The U-Freight Group (UFL), with its considerable involvement in e-commerce logistics, has welcomed the recently-signed Luxor Resolution on cross-border e-commerce and believes it will help shape this rapidly evolving sector of global trade. Simon Wong, CEO of the UFL Group says: “We are pleased that...
January 3rd, 2018 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NAMEPA Kicks off 2018 with New Members

NAMEPA Kicks off 2018 with New Members
Carleen Lyden Walker NAMEPA welcomes new members,  Dome Chartering & Trading and lightering llc Evidence of the marine industry’s desire and commitment to promote sustainable marine industry best practices January 3, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North...
January 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Hospital ship sunk in Bristol Channel a century ago

Hospital ship sunk in Bristol Channel a century ago
Image of HMHS Rewa from online – this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less. One hundred years ago today (January 4) the sinking of a hospital ship by an infamous German U-boat...
January 3rd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…
John Faraclas Despite the BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) triple digit fall in an otherwise odd welcome for the New Year, the good news is that Shipping for the vey very very few begins to make waves; geopolitics getting worse and we can hear the barking dog coming… on the 16th of February… John Faraclas’...
January 2nd, 2018 | Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Jan-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS NO 1 OF KOWLOON PUBLIC PIER Hong Kong RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF LIGHT BUOY “AIRPORT 1” TO THE EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong PIPELINE INSTALLATION WORKS AT SHA CHAU Hong Kong DREDGING OPERATIONS AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL...
January 2nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brexit – where next?

Brexit – where next?
Margaret Pinder Brexit – where next? by Margaret Pinder, Head of Market Intelligence, Hill Dickinson Now that the Government has achieved sufficient progress in the Brexit negotiations to reach agreement to progress to stage two, this is a good time to review what this means for your business going...
January 2nd, 2018 | European Union, Legal, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Taxation | Read More

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City announces strategic partnership with LIQUI MOLY ahead of 2018 edition

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City announces strategic partnership with LIQUI MOLY ahead of 2018 edition
From the first edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City The organisers of next year’s Automechanika show in Ho Chi Minh City have announced a new strategic partnership with German automotive chemicals giant LIQUI MOLY. The company has joined the partnership programme of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City,...
January 2nd, 2018 | Automobiles, Markets | Read More

FUGRO’s Oil Seepage Mapping collaboration wins Environmental Leadership Award

FUGRO’s Oil Seepage Mapping collaboration wins Environmental Leadership Award
Todd Mitchell receives the award from NOAA’s Craig McLean Fugro has been honoured with an Environmental Leadership Award from The Maritime Alliance, a California-based non-profit organisation that promotes sustainable, science-based ocean and water industries. The recognition was received in...
January 2nd, 2018 | Awards, Environment | Read More

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)
… In New Year’s Eve an old tradition is revived in the island of Chios, Greece, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Groups of children and teenagers, who have constructed a model war ship, gather at the town square and sing the New Year’s traditional carols. Maritime Tradition at its best! Viewers...
January 1st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Music, People and Places | Read More