Archive for January, 2018

Sentinel Marine awarded contract by European Fisheries Control Agency for charter of patrol vessel

Sentinel Marine awarded contract by European Fisheries Control Agency for charter of patrol vessel
Sentinel Marine has been awarded a contract to charter its Lundy Sentinel ERRV to the European Fisheries Control Agency. Framework contract provides for maximum of 20m Euros over four-year period Aberdeen-based Sentinel Marine has been awarded a contract to provide a patrol vessel to be chartered by...
January 25th, 2018 | European Union, Fisheries | Read More

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years
. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year service partnership agreement with the Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping. The new partnership agreement appoints...
January 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

The BDI@1,200…

The BDI@1,200…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points bringing some smiles in the Square Mile and beyond. Geopolitics continue to get worse, particularly during the current World Economic Forum at Davos; the rest is “fake news”. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI clinched...
January 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy

Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy
Crowning glory for Royal Academy. Charles I, King and Collector. Majestic show at the Royal Academy By James Brewer At this sumptuous banquet of superlative painting and sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts, there are two eminent “hosts” from four centuries ago. One is the titular King Charles...
January 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Port of Aalborg (DK) joins EFIP

Port of Aalborg (DK) joins EFIP
Alexander van den Bosch EFIP is delighted to welcome the Port of Aalborg as a new member. It’s the first Danish port that joins the network of European inland ports. The Port of Aalborg is one of Denmark’s leading ports, creating a production value of DKK 13 billion a year and a job effect of 9.145...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations

Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations
Angus Frew, BIMCO’s CEO In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area. The European...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets closed lower on Wednesday, albeit still not far from recent multi-year highs, as optimism on global...
January 24th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA puts dynamic positioning developments in the spotlight

IMCA puts dynamic positioning developments in the spotlight
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA IMCA’s Andy Goldsmith to speak at European DP conference IMCA provides DP event reporting across marine construction industry The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, will...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series
Philipp Buhl (GER) Laser (M) For athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle. The wind played hide and seek for all of the morning—tempting at least one race officer into starting a race...
January 24th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…
John Faraclas Despite the ups and downs, the hopes and worries, the expectations and projections and all that jazz, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains stuck in levels which prove our worries of yet another period of discontent…  Today the BDI gained 28 points and now stands at 1,157, thanks to the...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jan-2018 PORTS OPEN FOR ANOTHER 30 DAYS Hodeidah/Saleef, Yemen Ports open for another 30 days Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Hodeidah/Saleef, Yemen The Saudi-led Coalition announced yesterday (22 January) that the Yemeni ports of Hodeidah and Saleef will remain open to aid and...
January 23rd, 2018 | Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government
Paris, January 23, 2018, 6.00 pm – Ecoslops announces that it has made further progress in its project to expand in Egypt by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the development of a detailed feasibility study. The potential for recovering oil residues...
January 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018 Conference programme announced

Intermodal Asia 2018 Conference programme announced
The Intermodal Asia 2018 Conference will once again provide the latest market intelligence and knowledge on key industry topics, as well as providing the ideal opportunity to discuss issues and challenges directly with market-leading experts and develop long-lasting business relationships. Join an international...
January 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Royal Caribbean International’s Greg Purdy joins Seafarers’ House board of directors

Royal Caribbean International’s Greg Purdy  joins Seafarers’ House board of directors
Greg Purdy Jan. 23, 2018 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Seafarers’ House is pleased to announce that Greg Purdy, senior vice president, marine operations for Royal Caribbean International, was named to its Board of Directors. Purdy has been with Royal Caribbean since 2001, where he has held a number...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Jochen Müller becomes COO Air & Sea Logistics at Dachser

Jochen Müller becomes COO Air & Sea Logistics at Dachser
Jochen Müller Kempten, January 23, 2018. Jochen Müller took up the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Dachser’s Air & Sea Logistics business field on January 1, 2018. He replaces Thomas Reuter, who retired at the end of last year after 39 years at Dachser. Müller joined Dachser on...
January 23rd, 2018 | Airline Industry, Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches
Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL). The BinForGreenSeas project, organised by the GreenSeas Trust (www.greenseas.org) and supported by Arun District...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Jack Up Values Increase 36% in One Year

Jack Up Values Increase 36% in One Year
Rising oil prices have drawn more eyes to the offshore markets. There are signs of green shoots after a period of depressed sentiment that started in late 2014, pushing asset values downwards through 2016. VV’s Fixed Age Values for a 5 year old Jack Up Rig has increased 36% from Jan 2017, when...
January 23rd, 2018 | Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Inmarsat adapts Fleet Xpress for offshore support vessels

Inmarsat adapts Fleet Xpress for offshore support vessels
Move signals intention to provide high-speed broadband services to the energy sector 23 January 2018: Inmarsat has launched a new set of Fleet Xpress plans designed specifically to meet the technical and commercial requirements of offshore support vessels (OSVs). The new plan exploits the technical...
January 23rd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices opened higher on Tuesday following record highs in Wall Street overnight after the end of a three-day...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

CSSC launches global service agreement for WinGD Engines

CSSC launches global service agreement for WinGD Engines
Mr Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd being presented with supplier approval from Mr Anil Soni, GMr Anil Soni, General Manager Operations and Deputy Managing Director, China. CSSC Marine Service (CMS) formally launched its global service product lifecycle support and aftersales service...
January 23rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

‘Ambition 1.5’ Shipping Decarbonization Initiative shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Award

‘Ambition 1.5’ Shipping Decarbonization Initiative shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Award
LONDON – JANUARY 23, 2018: The organizers of the Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan summit have announced that the high-impact initiative has been shortlisted for the 2018 GREEN4SEA Awards in the category recognizing any organization or association that sparked, realized, or significantly...
January 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Improved Port Reception Facilities welcomed by European Shipowners

Improved Port Reception Facilities welcomed by European Shipowners
Martin Dorsman European shipowners welcome the Plastic Strategy adopted by the European Commission last week. The coherent and impressively first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastic forming part of the transition towards a more circular economy also included the long awaited revision of the Ports...
January 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Steps to positive mental health – infographics

Steps to positive mental health – infographics
In partnership with the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), the Club is releasing a series of Good Mental Health Guides to better mental wellbeing on board. The most recent release in the series provided seafarers with proactive Steps to Positive Mental Health. The Steps...
January 23rd, 2018 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Diana Shipping announces “Dione’s” period t/c fixture with Ausca

Diana Shipping announces “Dione’s” period t/c fixture with Ausca
ATHENS, GREECE, January 22, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Ausca Shipping Limited,...
January 22nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News | Read More

The BDI remains stuck… Wets too

The BDI remains stuck… Wets too
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “clinched” four points earlier on today, quite odd as the Capes lost 48 points and the Panamaxes gained 29… A bit of an oxymoron… So at 1,129 points the BDI remains stuck and wonder what’s next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers as said lost...
January 22nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More