Archive for October, 2018

Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life

Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life
Konstantin Molteninov. Konstantin Molteninov: honoured Russian painter of nautical and sports scenes and daily life By James Brewer Like the restless waves of the Baltic, Russian painters are constantly experimenting with ways of using the resources of their palette to illustrate the foaming sea. Their...
October 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI still “stranded”

The BDI still “stranded”
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) although was up five points standing at 1,584 points in reality same is stranded! Geopolitics and in particular the Trade Wars and Bankruptcy will turn things sour. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI gained 20 points and now reads 2,189; the only...
October 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Two Williams-Mystic Students

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Two Williams-Mystic Students
Molly Tucker (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Oct. 16, 2018) Two Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program students have been awarded scholarships by Crowley Maritime Corporation. Molly Tucker and Colby Weik were each chosen for their academic excellence, high morale and community involvement. The students also exhibited...
October 15th, 2018 | Academia, Scholarships | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg
The Normandie Express Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its second major high speed craft refit in France.  SMS has undocked Brittany Ferries’ Normandie Express in Cherbourg on the Ports of Normandy Authority’s (PNA) ship lift. Over...
October 15th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

VISION for Enabling Maritime Commerce, DFDS’s success shows apprenticeships can help in recruiting ratings

VISION for Enabling Maritime Commerce, DFDS’s success shows apprenticeships can help in recruiting ratings
Latest News News from Copenhagen Shipping Summit The new event Copenhagen Shipping Summit, taking place 10-11. April 2019 reports massive interest from both conference organisers and exhibitors. Fulfilling Africa’s Maritime Trade Potential Africa currently has minimal integration in world...
October 15th, 2018 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Press and Media | Read More

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement
OneOcean weather and route optimisation ChartCo selects MeteoGroup to integrate leading weather services into its OneOcean platform Enfield/London – 15 October 2018 – ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has selected MeteoGroup to deliver its...
October 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Technology, Weather | Read More

IBIA Seminar – Mass Flow Meters

IBIA Seminar – Mass Flow Meters
Sofia Konstantopoulou Have you registered for the IBIA Mass Flow Meters Seminar yet? You will experience a unique opportunity, featuring a live demonstration of a Mass Flow Meter instrument! Join us at the UK Chamber of Shipping and unlock networking opportunities, while learning about current...
October 15th, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric
Chelsea Technologies’ Wash Water Monitor Order from Japanese scrubber manufacturer reflects moves by Asian shipowners to align with an industry-wide uptake of scrubber technology  15 OCTOBER 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for...
October 15th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network
Top twelve carriers now available through INTTRA Parsippany, NJ, October 15, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean industry, today announced that Wan Hai Lines, Taiwan’s premier shipping company, has joined its network.  This...
October 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility
October 14, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) will be hosting its 11th Annual Conference and Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 25th aboard the Hornblower Infinity at Pier 40 in New York City. This year’s conference theme is “The New CSR: Ethical, Strategic,...
October 15th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths
Wojceich Holub Apostleship of the Sea Port Chaplain. Crew members from the tanker Key Fighter have spoken about the shock and sadness of losing two of their colleagues who died following an incident on board the ship in early September. The ship was in ballast from Norway to England and the men were...
October 15th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘The best of the best’ performers in health, safety or environmental management are named

‘The best of the best’ performers in health, safety or environmental management are named
  .. British Safety Council announces the winners of the 2018 Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards The British Safety Council has announced the winners of this year’s Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks by...
October 15th, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

Bank of Japan, Bank of Canada, and Bank of England

Bank of Japan, Bank of Canada, and Bank of England
Akinari Horii Discussion with Akinari Horii, former assistant governor of the Bank of Japan Tuesday 23 October 07:45 EDT New York Akinari Horii, former assistant governor of the Bank of Japan, leads a conversation with OMFIF members in New York. He will present views on the potential for Japanese growth...
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Escrow services for Baltic members now live

Escrow services for Baltic members now live
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange’s Escrow Service for its members to hold deposits for ship sale transactions goes live today (15 October). The service is run out of Singapore and led by Chris Jones, the Baltic Exchange’s Head of Asia who is a former Sale & Purchase shipbroker...
October 15th, 2018 | Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Poseidon Navigation Services enters chart supply agreement with Hapag-Lloyd

Poseidon Navigation Services enters chart supply agreement with Hapag-Lloyd
Thomas GunnManaging Director of Poseidon Navigation Services Leading global containership carrier Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Poseidon Navigation Services Ltd as the supplier of all Chart Management Services for the fleet managed by Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg.  The appointment, announced after an in-depth evaluation...
October 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Bavaria, suffered big losses in the elections of that state on Sunday 14 October. CSU defeat does not bode well with...
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Global momentum abating, The role of central banks in greening finance

Global momentum abating, The role of central banks in greening finance
. Commentary: Global momentum abating By David Skilling in Singapore The global economy is slowing, and headwinds are unlikely to disappear soon. But looking across small advanced economies – helpful indicators for the health of the world economy – suggests this is more a moderation in economic momentum....
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, News | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

An exceptional sea-passage with ANEK

An exceptional sea-passage with ANEK
. We have just been reminded that even in this sometimes soul-less age, one can experience at sea what seem like magical voyages, if the stars – the combination of quality ship, owner, management and crew – are gloriously aligned. We take pride in covering more than 150 categories in this medium,...
October 14th, 2018 | Coastal Shipping, Featured | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More