Archive for June, 2018

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has started work with AkerBP for maintenance optimization of its Skarv FPSO infrastructure and equipment on a test project in Norway. Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf: Project between AkerBP and Lloyd’s Register tests latest software to optimise maintenance activities...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

US China Trade War: A Shipper’s Guide

US China Trade War: A Shipper’s Guide
Court Smith VV Analyst Court Smith, discusses what’s next for the shipping industry if possible tarrifs are put in place by the US against China. Tankers The restriction on US crude exports was lifted in December of 2015, removing a market distortion that reduced the value of US crude oil relative...
June 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Online Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2018 SHIPPINGInsight Awards

Online Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2018 SHIPPINGInsight Awards
… STAMFORD, Conn. – June 21, 2018 – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 SHIPPINGInsight Award, to be presented at an Awards luncheon on the second day of the seventh SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 16-18, in Stamford, Connecticut. The award is...
June 21st, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning
Wellness elearning site International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands...
June 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Offshore Ship Designers adopts OSD-IMT as name for entire group

Offshore Ship Designers adopts OSD-IMT as name for entire group
New name leverages quality and aligns company in a single brand name  Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has changed its company name to OSD-IMT. The goal of the name change is to leverage the strength of both OSD and IMT. IMT is the signature brand-name for vessels designed by OSD’s UK branch, which was...
June 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone government bonds retained a firm tone in European trade on Thursday supported by lingering concerns over an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, the ECB’s new dovish rate forward guidance...
June 21st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers
The new Approval Explorer allows users to identify, locate and contact Bureau Veritas approved service suppliers or manufacturers Paris-La Défense, France, June 21, 2018 – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore today launched the latest addition to their end-to-end and integrated platform of digital...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

GSCC’s Annual Report 2017 – 2018

GSCC’s Annual Report 2017 – 2018
Viewers  can find here below the Annual Report 2017-2018 of the G.S.C.C. (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee), which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios; a great message for all and to all intents and purposes. GSCC’s  Annual General Meeting will be held tomorrow Thursday,...
June 20th, 2018 | Associations, Reports | Read More

Liberia backs Australia’s push for IMO reform

Liberia backs Australia’s push for IMO reform
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry has confirmed its support for an initiative by Australia calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the organisation. Liberia is the largest flag state to support the push by Australia, which...
June 20th, 2018 | Flags, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Jun-2018 SEAWALL REPAIR WORKS AT TAI O Hong Kong PORT STATUS UPDATE (20 JUNE) Hodeidah, Yemen Seawall repair works at Tai O Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, seawall repair works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates...
June 20th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Markets unsustainable yet again with the BDI@ 1,373…

Markets unsustainable yet again with the BDI@ 1,373…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 46 points; Geopolitics coupled with the trade warring aspect of tariffs and other measures due, are already creating havoc, even among allies… John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The Capes lost nearly 100 points, to be precise 97...
June 20th, 2018 | Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece
Dr Chris Leontopoulos, Vice-President of the Hellenic Pilots Association 12TH “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” CONFERENCE INTERVENTION OF THE HELLENIC PILOTS ASSOCIATION The scientific conference with subject “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” was held in Athens for the twelfth year and presented...
June 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

IMCA annual seminar – ‘WORKING TOGETHER’ – with technical sessions on marine and diving

IMCA annual seminar – ‘WORKING TOGETHER’ – with technical sessions on marine and diving
Allen Leatt IMCA lines up Senior Executives from Shell, BP, Equinor, and Neptune Energy for its Annual Seminar Bain & Co Head of the global oilfield practice to speak on changes moving the industry Technical sessions on Marine and Diving addressing industry challenges The International Marine...
June 20th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market
Public listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market Listing date:   20/06/2018   Ticker:   LAVO-ME   Lavo.tv develops innovative mobile-applications for the TV-industry and together with the MTG Group the company is adapting its services to a continuously changing market. LAVO’s mobile...
June 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Smooth sailing for Humber Electrical

Smooth sailing for Humber Electrical
… The Humber Electrical Engineering Company (heeco) has consolidated its marine presence and developed into new oil and gas markets. The Hull-based electrical manufacturing business has a globally renowned reputation for the design and build of switchboards, motor control centres (MCCs) and control...
June 20th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military | Read More

The BDI@1,419: another coming low…

The BDI@1,419: another coming low…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today as all dry indices – except the BSI fell. Geopolitics and its short term outcome – don’t ask for the medium or long term, are more than crucial. John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics recap: The...
June 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Crowley adds 40 new ISO tanks to meet customer demand

Crowley adds 40 new ISO tanks to meet customer demand
ISO Tanks Additional Equipment Ups Company’s Annual Capacity to 20 Million Gallons of LNG (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 19, 2018) ­– In response to high customer demand in Puerto Rico, Crowley Fuels has acquired 40 additional ISO tanks for its Caribbean group that will be used to supply, transport...
June 19th, 2018 | Bunkering, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)
Submarine-4 UVIC In July, university teams from around the world will travel to QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK to compete in the fourth biennial European International Submarine Races. This unique engineering and sporting challenge has students design, build and race human-powered submarines...
June 19th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Underwater Shipping | Read More

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp
Harbourlife – Patick Verhoeven With the English edition of ‘Harbour Life’ the Antwerp-based publisher Pandora returns to its maritime roots. ‘Harbour Life’ presents the full gamut of life in the Port of Antwerp. In four walking and cycling tours through the city and port, author Patrick...
June 19th, 2018 | Books, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jun-2018 INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2018 Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2018 Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Hong Kong The 2018 Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races (IDBR) will take place off the Central waterfront between 0700 hours and 2000 hours from 22 to 24 June 2018. The race area...
June 19th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Liverpool ready to regain its status as the UK’s ‘gateway to the world’…

Liverpool ready to regain its status as the UK’s ‘gateway to the world’…
Chris Shirling-Rooke Liverpool ready to regain its status as the UK’s ‘gateway to the world’, Mersey Maritime chief to tell global audience Maritime Maritime chief executive Chris Shirling-Rooke will tell a global audience how Liverpool city region is now home to the most important industry cluster...
June 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Shelf Drilling for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Shelf Drilling for listing
19/06/2018 – At its meeting on 19 June 2018, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Shelf Drilling, Ltd. to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. If the requirements...
June 19th, 2018 | News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Swedish Club Appoints Five New Board Members

The Swedish Club Appoints Five New Board Members
Lars Rhodin,Managing Director, The Swedish Clubspeaking at the Club’s AGM AGM2018: The Swedish Club announced at its AGM last week that it has appointed five new Board members. The following new Board members were elected, bringing with them a wealth of experience from many sectors of the shipping...
June 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Ireland: HSH finances wind farm and expansion of transformer station

Ireland: HSH finances wind farm and expansion of transformer station
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to its Irish client Seahound Wind Developments Limited long-term project finance of just under € 40 million to realise the Letteragh wind farm project in the west of the Irish Republic. The farm with its six wind energy plants of the Enercon...
June 19th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy | Read More

In Rennes, Geodis implements a new intelligent lighting system to optimise site management

In Rennes, Geodis implements a new intelligent lighting system to optimise site management
After a successful initial pilot phase at the Lille Europe site in Lesquin, GEODIS has outfitted its Distribution & Express platform in Rennes (Brittany, France) with LED lighting and connected sensors. The objectives are to reduce electricity consumption, improve employee well-being with more natural...
June 19th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More