Archive for January, 2018

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were firmer in European trade on Thursday assisted by somewhat easing concerns about China’s stance on US bonds and...
January 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group
Mark Jackson Following an approach by leading Baltic Exchange LNG shipbroking companies, the Baltic Exchange has formed the Baltic LNG Panellists Group. The move comes as the Baltic Exchange looks to develop a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Index comprising several routes for the evolving LNG shipping...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

OI 2018: Everyone else is coming, are you?

OI 2018: Everyone else is coming, are you?
Oceanology International is the meeting place for the ocean technology and marine science community and you can’t afford to miss out. Join the likes of iXblue, Teledyne Marine, SaabSeaeye and many more, to be inspired by the latest marine technologies and solutions and ensure you expand your...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Is Shipmanagement Ready For Blockchain Technology?

Is Shipmanagement Ready For Blockchain Technology?
Secretary-General of InterManager, Captain Kuba Szymanski Is the shipmanagement industry ready for the new wave of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology that is taking the world by storm? That is the question being posed by the international ship managers’ body InterManager, which will focus on...
January 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intermanager, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä HYTug design with hybrid propulsion can meet stringent environmental demands of new Brazilian port

Wärtsilä HYTug design with hybrid propulsion can meet stringent environmental demands of new Brazilian port
The Wärtsilä HYTug delivers significant economic, operational, and environmental benefits Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 January 2018 at 10.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Petrocity, the parent company of the new port facility being...
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping Finance & Capital Markets

Shipping Finance & Capital Markets
A view of the audience The 10th Shipping Congress on “Shipping Finance & Capital Markets” meticulously organised by IMES and Maritime Economies at the Athens’ War Museum “Ioannis Kapodistrias” Amphitheatre, bearing the Question: “Shipping as Private or Listed?” – and “The Shipping...
January 10th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  10-Jan-2018 CRUDE OIL TANKERS COMING FROM US GULF, CARIBBEAN & LATIN AMERICAN HEADING FOR ASIA Suez Canal, Egypt GOETHALS BRIDGE DEMOLITION New York, United States CYCLONE ALERT PROCEDURE ACTIVATED Port Hedland, Australia PORT CLOSURE AHEAD OF CATEGORY 1 TROPICAL LOW Broome, Australia FAIRWAY...
January 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking a lead from higher US Treasury and JGB yields, core Eurozone government bond yields were under upward pressure in early trade on...
January 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities
Peggy Høegh Grays Peggy Høegh Grays knew at the age of just 12 that she wanted to spend her life in the maritime industry. Her step-father, Henrik Kjaersulf, was a chief steward with the Danish shipowner Rederiet Dannebrog/Nordana Line and had the opportunity to bring Peggy’s mother, Pia, and Peggy...
January 10th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report
Captain P. Mukundan London, 10 January 2018 – A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB)in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. It is the lowest annual number of incidents...
January 10th, 2018 | News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth
Howard Pridding Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home THE UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by British...
January 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

The BDI@1,395 losing steam; Wets too…

The BDI@1,395 losing steam; Wets too…
John N. Faraclas Once again it seems that the Market is losing steam amid the coming Geopolitical Armageddon. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch ten points but the omens don’t look promising for the short run and that’s until after the Chinese New Year....
January 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jan-2018 REBATE FOR CONTAINER SHIPS Suez Canal, Egypt VLCCS ROUTING THROUGH CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM EAST & SOUTH AUSTRALIA Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM SOUTH AFRICA Suez Canal, Egypt BUNKERING AT PORT DISCONTINUED Trieste, Italy Rebate...
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley’s Solutions Group reorganizes to better serve customers, names new leaders

Crowley’s Solutions Group reorganizes to better serve customers, names new leaders
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group announced today that it is reorganizing and establishing new leadership to better serve customers in need of engineering, project management and government services.  Solutions is the company’s dedicated,...
January 9th, 2018 | Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world
Sporting fans from all eras are set to enjoy some of the finest the sporting world has to offer with legends, trophies and heroes all to be seen, as the London Boat Show opens tomorrow (Wednesday 10 January). Footballing favourite Sir Geoff Hurst, best known for being the first person to score a hattrick...
January 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad
DJI PHANTOM – The DJI Phantom drone can operate for about 20 minutes and is lighter than the Custom drone. It is used for external surveys but can also be flown inside spaces such as tanks. When fitted with its protective shield it is more resistant to damage THE DRONE SQUAD Cezary Galinski, Senior...
January 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Failing to capitalize on positive euro area data, the EUR/USD was, 0.3% weaker on the day probably due to some position squaring after...
January 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG LONDON, PARIS, HONG-KONG, 09 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 the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale....
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme
l to r: Sophie Woolston, Ellie Lammiman and Charlie Taylor at the John Good Group Head Office in Hull Following another successful year for its national apprenticeship programme, a further seven apprentices have joined the John Good Group to begin careers in the shipping & logistics industry. The...
January 9th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance
The new shuttle tanker concept creates both economic and environmental benefits for owners. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 January 2018 at 11 a.m. EET A new shuttle tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services; TEEKAY, in close cooperation with Wärtsilä, will...
January 9th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now reads 1,385 points. Geopolitics still in a mess. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capers’ gained were contained to just 35 points and the BCI now reads 2,826 points. The Panamaxes also were on par with the...
January 8th, 2018 | News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission
Germany’s three-time Paralympic medallist, Jens Kroker, has been elected to World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, becoming the first Para World Sailing representative in the commission. Since its inception, World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission was open only to sailors who...
January 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More