Archive for July, 2018

Capes rule the day but caution is advised…

Capes rule the day but caution is advised…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained another 44 points and now stands at 1,747 thanks to the Capes’ continuous surge… Geopolitics a bit of the same – still getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was up 191 points – now reading 3,471 points. CAUTION as this...
July 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Blaze and Blame

Blaze and Blame
.John Faraclas WITHOUT PREJUDICE Blaze and Blame Eight days have passed since the despicable events of the 23rd of July in Attica – mainly hitting Kineta, Mati, Rafina, Little Red Port, Neos Voutzas in the wildfires inferno which until this moment have claimed the lives of 92 people including young...
July 31st, 2018 | Corruption, Health and Safety, Insight, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report
Anthony Woolich, partner Brexit: EU/UK progress report The EU/UK joint report on the progress of the Brexit negotiations, announced today, contains the following key points: Citizens’ rights Ireland and Northern Ireland Financial Settlement Other Separation Issues Way forward » Read more
July 31st, 2018 | European Union, Legal | Read More

INTTRA adds Turkon Line to its Carrier Network

INTTRA adds Turkon Line to its Carrier Network
Parsippany, N.J., and Istanbul, Turkey, July 30, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced the addition of Turkon Line, the latest regional carrier to join its rapidly expanding network. Turkon provides...
July 31st, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Final results of CIC on Safety of Navigation published

Final results of CIC on Safety of Navigation published
Richard Schiferli Today the final results of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation (including ECDIS) have been published. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (Paris MoU) on Port State Control (PSC) carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Safety of Navigation including...
July 31st, 2018 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Augmented reality creates a new dimension in marine maintenance services

Augmented reality creates a new dimension in marine maintenance services
… Digitalisation and the rapid development of new technologies is fundamentally transforming the marine industry. New innovations increase efficiency and flexibility. However, these innovations are no longer confined to products and systems. They will also revolutionise marine maintenance services....
July 31st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship
The “El Coqui” (San Juan, Puerto Rico; July 31, 2018) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new container/roll on-roll off “ConRo” ship El Coquí successfully delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Fla., to the company’s modernized Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan yesterday – a...
July 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, LNG | Read More

Baleària to invest 60 million euros in switching to natural gas engines in five of its ferries

Baleària to invest 60 million euros in switching to natural gas engines in five of its ferries
The fery “Nápoles” This project is an addition to the two ‘smart ships’ propelled by LNG being built in Italy The shipping company is maintaining its strategic commitment to this clean energy due to its competitivity and commitment to the environment The company Baleària is taking...
July 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Venezuela joins WISTA International

Venezuela joins WISTA International
l to r: Jeanne M. Grasso, Débora Valera, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues its expansion in South America, welcoming WISTA Venezuela. WISTA Venezuela joins WISTA Argentina, WISTA Brazil, WISTA Peru, and WISTA Uruguay in...
July 31st, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed in the red overnight for the third consecutive session as technology companies were further pressured, while Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected corporate profits announcements...
July 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries

Ireland-UK unions join forces over employment on Irish Sea ferries
.. British and Irish seafaring unions have called for an urgent meeting with Irish Ferries to discuss concerns over the pay and conditions of the crew that will work on a new ‘super-ferry’ due to come into service in the autumn. SIPTU, RMT and Nautilus trade unions have written to senior management...
July 31st, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results
A view of the Port of Tuapse TSCP Group’s H1’2018 volumes totaled 6.8 million tonnes Cargo throughput at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding) in the first six months of 2018 fell 10.7% to 6.8 million tonnes. The decrease should be attributed to a 29.4-percent decline year-on-year...
July 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

The TMS Tanker Conference in Dubai 16 Oct 2018

The TMS Tanker Conference in Dubai 16 Oct 2018
.. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR TMS TANKER CONFERENCE If you act fast you have a chance to take advantage of a fantastic discount on registration for the TMS Tanker Conference 2018, which will take place on Tuesday October 16th at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai. For a limited time only, attendees can benefit...
July 31st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Tankers | Read More

The Capes rollercoaster continues…

The Capes rollercoaster continues…
John Faraclas The BDI  ended up at 1,703, that’s  +27 points all thanks to the Capes as all other indices fell or remained idle. Geopolitics far worse than last Friday the 27th of July. John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics brief: The Capes’ BCI   gained 83 points and now reads 3,280,...
July 30th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Driving performance by leveraging superior connectivity

Driving performance by leveraging superior connectivity
(l to r) Rob Parkin, Milind Karkhanis, NIkeel Idnani and Bilal Al Habash As digital developments and consumer technologies continue to grow apace on land, the Digital Age is also driving a new chapter in ship communications and service.  Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science...
July 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jul-2018 SEA PARADE Hong Kong Sea Parade Monday, July 30, 2018, Hong Kong A sea parade comprising about nineteen vessels will take place on 5 August 2018. Participating vessels will gather at the waters off Central Harbourfront Event Space at about 1300 hours. The parade will start at about 1330...
July 30th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Portugal puts future challenges at the heart of its shipping week debate

Portugal puts future challenges at the heart  of its shipping week debate
Influential figures from throughout the international shipping community and senior Portuguese Government representatives will stand shoulder-to-shoulder to discuss and debate Future Challenges For A New Shipping Generation during the Flagship Conference of the first ever Portugal Shipping Week (September...
July 30th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future

Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future A new  short animated film shows how IMO has developed mandatory international regulations covering almost every aspect of shipping. As a result, modern shipping conforms...
July 30th, 2018 | Film Industry, IMO, Maritime History and Museums, Organisations | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize “Seattle” on period t/c with Koch

Diana fixes Capesize “Seattle” on period t/c with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SEATTLE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 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,...
July 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October

Call for entry of 5th Bluegrowth Competition is now open! Until October
The Bluegrowth aims to inspire and support startups with innovative ideas relating to the blue economy, including shipping, tourism, fisheries, and the marine ecosystem. The process is carried out through the big competition Bluegrowth, that was organized for the 4th year in a row, in which take part...
July 30th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

The Greek Economy: 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Greek Economy: 2018 Mid-Year Review
Economy and Markets  – “ The Greek Economy: 2018 Mid-Year Review ” Eurobank’s Economic Analysis and Financial Markets Research published today the second issue of the Economic Bulletin Economy & Markets for the year 2018. The issue features a study titled “The Greek Economy: 2018...
July 30th, 2018 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring Friday’s negative performance on Wall Street with the tech stocks underperforming on weaker-than-expected corporate reports, global equity markets traded in the red on Monday while major currencies consolidated around Friday’s levels...
July 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

AMERICAN P & I Club manager prepares for further growth with a series of new appointments

AMERICAN P & I Club manager prepares for further growth with a series of new appointments
Dorothea Ioannou, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Four ‘C Level’ positions filled by experienced Club employees to strengthen service capabilities for a growing membership and to help embrace future challenges  New York, July 30, 2018:  Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), the Manager of the American...
July 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Ince & Co Global Head of Yachts relocates to Monaco

Ince & Co Global Head of Yachts relocates to Monaco
International law firm Ince & Co has announced today that Andrew Charlier, Global Head of Yachts and Superyachts has relocated to its Monaco office with immediate effect. Andrew’s relocation is part of the continued expansion and growth of Ince & Co’s yacht practice. The firm opened its Monaco...
July 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles, Yachting | Read More