Archive for March, 2018

New BD Director for Radio Holland Middle East

New BD Director for Radio Holland Middle East
NIkeel Idnani, BDD Radio Holland Middle East Radio Holland announced the appointment of Nikeel Idnani as the Business Development Director for the region Middle East, Indian subcontinent & Africa. Based in Dubai, he will report to the Regional Director. Nikeel holds an MBA and was a Chief Engineer....
March 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 April 2018 Saturday, March 31, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 1 Apr (Sun) – Cyprus National Day 2 Apr (Mon)...
March 31st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose
The top table with r to l: Irene S. Daifas, Afksendiyos Kalangos, HRH Prince Alexander, Dr. Douglas Jackson, Stella Mantzaris, Natalia Kalangos,  Nassia Papamanolis, Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Panagiotis Antonakopoulos, Irini Vassilopoulou, Zisis Boukouvalas. Thanks to the president of the Fraternity...
March 30th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
30-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS SURFACE VEHICLE OFF REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE YACHT CLUB Singapore UNDERWATER INSPECTION WORKS AND SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS Hong Kong RECLAMATION WORK AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF PULAU TEKONG Singapore Testing of Autonomous...
March 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Yachting | Read More

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries
The Osservatorio sulla Giustizia Civile (monitoring group about civil justice) at the Tribunal of Milan made public the 2018 edition of their “Tables for the assessment of non-pecuniary damages arising out of personal injuries and loss of parental relationship”. The Tables are widely used by...
March 30th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Legal, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices recorded sharp gains overnight supported by technology stocks’ recovery and perceived progress on North Korea’s nuclear programme. Elsewhere, core bond markets remained well supported on Thursday while,...
March 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation

Educational course on Bunkers by IBIA Bunkering Training – Invitation
Piraeus Akti Miaouli Dear Valued Client, Buyer and Associate, In accordance to our interest and effort to educate bunker buyers, we are pleased to support this training course by Mr Nigel Draffin and the International Bunker Industry Association.  Pls see attached and send your RSVP to Sofia Konstantopoulou...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF TANAH MERAH FERRY TERMINAL Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphurus, Turkey Marine Site Investigation Thursday, March 29, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, marine site investigation involving...
March 29th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1,055; plain sailing only for the very very very few…

The BDI@1,055; plain sailing only for the very very very few…
John N. Faraclas – picture by George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 25 points today – a bit of a contained so to speak fall, and now at 1,055 causes major concerns; it was down 67 points since last Friday the 23rd of March (from 1,122). The Geopolitics as mentioned yesterday...
March 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement

WTM Latin America: Heart racing with excitement
Do you know who will be at WTM Latin Ameica 2018    Destinations? Argentina, Brazil (27 States), Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Dominican Republic, USA, Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, Palestine Hotels and Resorts? Accor, Am...
March 29th, 2018 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018
l to r: Maria Angelidou, Marsia Ioannidi, Ioanna Topaloglou, Elpi Petraki, Angie Hartmann. WISTA-Hellas -23rd Annual General Assembly The 23rd Annual General Assembly of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association) Hellas took place on Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 at the Athenaeum...
March 29th, 2018 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Make it happen: Register now for the ESPO Conference 2018 in Rotterdam

Make it happen: Register now for the ESPO Conference 2018 in Rotterdam
29 March 2018 The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) is inviting its members, policy makers and stakeholders to join the 15th edition of its annual conference, which will be hosted by the Port of Rotterdam. The event will take place on 31 May and 1 June 2018 in the Onderzeebootloods. Why you...
March 29th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization
A group photo from the event RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee meeting, organised by RINA Hellas, on Thursday March 15th at the Yacht Club of Greece, gathered its members to facilitate marine industry discussion and provide an update on RINA’s developments and growth. Spyros Zolotas, RINA Marine...
March 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

Hill Dickinson: Shipping case digest – March 2018

Hill Dickinson: Shipping case digest – March 2018
Shipping case digest Welcome to this month’s edition of our shipping case digest, providing you with concise and useful summaries of recent legal decisions in the shipping market.    The “RENOS”: Court of Appeal clarifies costs to be included in calculations for CTL The owners of the “MV...
March 29th, 2018 | Communication, Legal | Read More

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order
The Exmar fleet already contains a number of VLGCs such as that pictured here. The twonewbuildings will be the first to feature LpG-powered, dual-fuel MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engines MAN B&W ME-LGIP with high-pressure SCR for VLGCs Hanjin Heavy Industries has announced that it will construct 2 ×...
March 29th, 2018 | LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company
Safety solutions provider Survitec has reached agreement to provide Tallship Company, a Dutch sailing charter outfit, with 23 Extended Service Rafts (ESR) over a five-year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The new equipment will replace existing DSB Inflatable Rescue Boats on...
March 29th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street declined modestly overnight, as gains in consumer staples and healthcare were offset by a continuing slide in tech stocks amid expectations for tighter government regulation for the industry. Nevertheless, Asian equity indices...
March 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

OCIMF releases new information paper Safety Critical Equipment and Spare Parts Guidance

OCIMF releases new information paper Safety Critical Equipment and Spare Parts Guidance
Captain Andrew Cassels 29 March 2018 – (London) Addressing the need for clear and consistently applied definitions of ‘critical spares’ and ‘critical equipment’ across the industry, this information paper provides guidance on the identification of safety critical spare parts for companies to...
March 29th, 2018 | Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius Electro-Chlorination BWMS is now expected to receive USCG Type Approval. Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 March 2018 at 10.00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for US Coast Guard (USCG)...
March 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow
John Faraclas For those you have studied our predictions and projections all these years on the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), today’s fall of the Dry Market shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.- The Geopolitics are getting 100 centum more than messy and Greek Shipping still goes strong. John Faraclas’...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report
Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report One-sixth of the seafarers surveyed from the UK More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg 2018

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg 2018
Announcing the Speaker line-up for Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg on 24 April Shipping is waking up to a new age where digitalisation is re-shaping the world and creating increased opportunity for development and innovation. Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms...
March 28th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore CANAL STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA Hong Kong INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong DEEPENING OF NIEUWE WATERWEG (NEW WATERWAY) Rotterdam,...
March 28th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

World Sailing News

World Sailing News
This week in sailing, there has been sad news from Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil. Race Control for the Volvo Ocean Race was informed by Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag of a man overboard incident involving John Fisher (GBR) on Monday afternoon at approximately 1342...
March 28th, 2018 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More