Archive for November, 2018

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea
.. Brussels, 19th November 2018 – Seas At Risk is deeply disappointed by the decisions on fishing limits for deep sea fish stocks for 2019-2020 taken by the Fisheries’ Council of Ministers tonight. This was the very last opportunity fisheries ministers had to end overfishing of deep sea species...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Has George A. Papandreou learned his lesson yet?

Has George A. Papandreou learned his lesson yet?
A full house …awaiting George A. Papandreou As you read these lines, George A. Papandreou …aka GAP, is talking to Prof. Kevin Featherstone  – director of the Hellenic Observatory at the LSE –  a full house must admit, downstairs at the Sheikh Zayed Theatre in the New Academic Building...
November 19th, 2018 | Breaking News, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Nov-2018 CHARGES FOR VESSELS ANCHORED AT INNER ANCHORAGE AREA Ruwais Inner Anchorage, United Arab Emirates FIRE WIRES OR FIRE RESISTANT TOW-OFF PENDANTS Jebel Dhanna Ruwais, United Arab Emirates TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS NO.1&2 OF CENTRAL PIER NO.9 Hong Kong PUBLIC HOLIDAY FOR EID-EL-MAULUD Nigeria Charges...
November 19th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana fixes on period capesize m/v Sideris GS with Berge Bulk

Diana fixes on period capesize m/v Sideris GS with Berge Bulk
ATHENS, GREECE, November 19, 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, it has entered into a time charter contract with Berge Bulk Shipping...
November 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists
Sarah Hornshaw Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists By James Brewer This was an exhibition entitled Reflections – and it reflected the enormous variety and painstaking quality of work coming from emerging UK artists. The Hornshaw Gallery, which mainly markets its wares online,...
November 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles
Shetland Islands Council, in its role as Harbour Authority, recently contracted ABPmer to carry out an assurance audit of its compliance with the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).   The Council operates a number of ports, the largest of which is Sullom Voe, a major UK oil terminal.  In addition, it also...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones
Dr Stelios Kyriacou, General Manager of BALPURE® BWMS, De Nora De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration  MILAN, November 19, 2018: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today highlighted the superior safety aspects...
November 19th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award
Meena Mathews, GAC Group’s Regional Manager P&I – Middle East, receives the Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award from H.E. Fareed Lutfi, The Secretary General, Emirates Insurance Association & The Secretary General, Gulf Insurance Association and Sohan Roy, Founder...
November 19th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following President Donald Trump’s upbeat comments on Friday that he may not impose additional tariffs on Chinese imported goods as China offered a list of potential measures in order to resolve trade tensions, the majority of global...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

VIKING’s LifeCraft™ passes toughest ever test at sea

VIKING’s LifeCraft™ passes toughest ever test at sea
VIKING LifeCraft HWST 2018 Rough seas with wave heights up to 50% above the stipulated heavy weather testing requirements proved no obstacle for VIKING’s innovative LifeCraft™ system, paving the way for cruise ship operators worldwide to benefit from all the advantages that this new hybrid –...
November 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service
London, November 19, 2018 – International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, today announced that the UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani MP has been confirmed as a reader at this year’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, sponsored by Shell. Ms Ghani joins a number of other well-known...
November 19th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG
The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install...
November 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions | Read More

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental  Sustainability Awards
Allen Leatt Finalists announced for IMCA awards Awards to be presented at IMCA’s Annual Seminar, 28-29 November The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the finalists for its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards. Three companies have been short-listed...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB
UK PM Theresa May – Commentary: Five options if UK rejects May deal By Charles Grant in London UK Prime Minister Theresa May has clinched her deal with the European Union and persuaded most of her cabinet to support it. But after EU leaders sign off the deal at a summit on 25 November, May has...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Insight, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high
New Leader Award GENEVA – The longstanding outgoing Shipping Professional Network (SPNL) Chairman, Claudio Chiste, was presented the New Leader Award from the prestigious Crans Montana Forum for his work in promoting and empowering the next generation. After handing the reins over to Patricia Schlotmann,...
November 18th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series
Margarita Mavromichalis. Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series By James Brewer and John Faraclas In a series of 35 dramatic photos on display at the Hellenic Centre in London is crystalised the refugee crisis that gnaws at the eastern Mediterranean...
November 18th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography | Read More

HESGB autumn lunch back at The Real Greek

HESGB autumn lunch back at The Real Greek
The Petros Kontraros’ table; the most crowded one… The second post-summer social event of the HESBG (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) – following the Founders Arms at the south bank of Father Thames drinks and dips do two months ago, returned after three years, to The Real Greek...
November 17th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Food and Drink | Read More

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground
The “Bravo” ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, Nov.17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oceanco’s 109m/357ft ‘Project Bravo’ was launched on 17 November 2018. Bravo is a prime example of Oceanco’s new wave of forward-thinking yachts. With her naval architecture by Lateral Naval Architects,...
November 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

The BDI@1,031: between Scylla and Charybdis…

The BDI@1,031: between Scylla and Charybdis…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched another 11 points (same as  yesterday…) but remains down once again on a weekly basis. Geopolitics: between the devil and the deep blue sea… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The weekly loss of the BDI was 116 points – down from 1,147 recorded...
November 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Nov-2018 ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE SCHEME Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore CABLE LAYING IN EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore CHRISTMAS BOAT LIGHT PARADE Singapore Environmental Incentive Scheme Friday, November 16, 2018, Port Botany &...
November 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SCF back in the black in Q3

SCF back in the black in Q3
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot Sovcomflot: Q3/9 months 2018 Results (Third quarter/nine months to 30 September 2018 – unaudited, prepared under IFRS) Sovcomflot (SCF Group), a world leader in energy shipping and offshore services to the oil and gas industries specializing in harsh...
November 16th, 2018 | Accountancy, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award
. Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HSH Nordbank: Privatisation marks nine-month results

HSH Nordbank: Privatisation marks nine-month results
Stefan Ermisch Nine-month Group net income before taxes of € 8 (previous year: 201) million Guarantee brings negative impact of € -188 million – including cash settlement for early termination Administrative expenses reduced by 13% to € -319 million CET1-ratio consolidated at a good level...
November 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.
PRCA Annual Awards 2018 recognises the ‘ground-breaking’ research and media campaign taken by Lloyd’s Register to deliver commercial insights that drive change for their clients, transforming the energy industry for the better. Lloyd’s Register (LR), a leading global provider of engineering and...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Technology | Read More