Archive for February, 2019

AllAboutShipping’s Top 25 Conferences for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s Top 25 Conferences for 2018
… AllAboutShipping’s  Top 25 Conferences, Forums, Debates et al for 2018 was a tough, possibly the toughest process from all  our surveys given not only the distance to travel to the one or to the other end on Planet Ocean but imperatively the attendance issue. You just can’t go for a...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The BDI@643: struggling…

The BDI@643: struggling…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up four points earlier on today but also left too many questions… Geopolitics now prove and confirm our worries. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 14 points and now stands at 714 points; many thought that last Friday’s falloff just...
February 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Batteries not required!

Batteries not required!
Christophe Grammare, AAL’s Commercial Director AAL delivers region’s largest transformer to major South East Australia windfarm February 19, 2019 – Award-winning global breakbulk and project heavy lift carrier, AAL, has recently delivered Victoria’s – and possibly Australia’s – largest...
February 18th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong OPERATION OF TEMPORARY JETTY & RORO RAMP Singapore Seawall reinstatement works at Sai Kung Monday, February 18, 2019, Hong Kong From 25 February and for approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out within the...
February 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand
… Asian governments have been hard at work improving the facilities and easing the regulations to attract more superyachts to cruise in the region and spend time in their marinas. The value of this category of marine tourism is high and brings with it many benefits for the economy generally, the...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh
… Chittagong, 18 February 2019 – Today, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers. Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR (IMO 9191412) at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard. According...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’
  The ITF HQ’s in London In an unprecedented move, four United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs have signed a joint letter damning the Irish government’s work permit scheme for non-European workers in the fishing industry. The letter comes from the special rapporteurs for the human rights...
February 18th, 2019 | ITF | Read More

Shell Marine integrated solutions save costs for China ro-ro ships

Shell Marine integrated solutions save costs for China ro-ro ships
Hainan Strait Shipping Co Ltd. Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage. On Shell’s advice, Hainan Strait Shipping...
February 18th, 2019 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018
The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018 Following our last upload  yesterday on the top 100 individuals for 2018 in Shipping,  another special survey was conducted by the AllAboutShipping’s team and we are pleased to announce  the top 25 companies....
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Special Surveys | Read More

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector. The launch will take place...
February 18th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices made a strong start on the first day of this business week amid positive rhetoric on the US-China trade negotiations. In FX markets, helped by the increased risk-on mode amid trade negotiations optimism, the EUR/USD...
February 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port
Nagaraja Sekhar, Assistant Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Krishnapatnam (left), receives the award from Sri S Faheem Ahmed, Principal Commissioner, Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), VijayawadaBehind from left: R. Muthuraj, Indian Trade Service, Development Commissioner, Sri City SEZ, Andhra Pradesh,...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime, maps out how class can help maritime navigate the new digital reality. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is unflappable. Sling a question his way regarding Donald Trump, IMO, cyber security, scrubbers, unpredictable market cycles,...
February 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Interviews, News | Read More

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality
Pat Whalen Belgium-headquartered EXMAR Ship Management has selected the LuminUltra Quench-Gone Aqueous (QGA) test kit to monitor the quality of the drinking water produced onboard the LPG FSO NKOSSA II. The decision follows the success of the QGA solution in analysing the quality of the water produced...
February 18th, 2019 | Health and Safety, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum
WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum WISTA Cyprus announces their 3rd annual shipping forum. The forum’s theme for 2019 is “CrewingCyprus 2019” and it will be held on 20th of March, 2019, at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, offering free admission to all participants. CrewingCyprus 2019, will...
February 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions
Eva Marda Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions by Eva Marda The glamorous awards ceremony of Berlinale 2019 that lasted an hour and a half began with a tribute to and standing ovation for Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who starred in the role of Adolf Hitler...
February 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, Events, Film Industry, News | Read More

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…
The “Orcades” One of  the 40 or so stands at the London Cruise Show at Olympia this weekend which attracted my interest was that of the “Orcades” “Orcades” is a luxury motor yacht, available for private hire to explore the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides....
February 17th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister
r to l:Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Shipping Deputy Minister, Cyprus with Ms. Gina Panayiotou, Head of Shipping, Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC “It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, was hosted...
February 17th, 2019 | Interviews, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March
 World Ocean Council COO Christine Valentin will be Speaking on “The Role of Shipping in ‘The Blue Economy’” at GST Europe, 20-21 March, Copenhagen 17 February 2019 – With the theme of “A New Dawn for Sustainable Shipping: 2020 to 2050”, Green Ship Technology (GST) 2019 (20-21 March,...
February 17th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018
Simos P.  Palios The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  top 100 Shipping and shipping related individuals for 2018 Following a special survey conducted by AllAboutShipping’s team we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive list including as much as possible  all of Shipping’ s professions… Running...
February 17th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more
OMFIF update Week 7 2019 11-15 February 2019 Vol.10 Ed.7 COMMENTARY Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis After a brief recovery, Italy has succumbed to its third recession in a decade. Its government is unlikely to revive flagging investor confidence. Ahead of the European elections, it...
February 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…
John Faraclas The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with  11 points plus and 38 points also plus(!) since last week’s 601 (08 Feb. 2019). Geopolitics are now on the edge more than your imagination can think of…...
February 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values
Eva Marda Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values by Eva Marda Colours. Lights. Red bears. Pretzels. Beers at Alexanderplatz. Packed cinema theatres. We are in Berlin for the annual German film festival, Berlinale. The 69th Berlin International Film Festival which takes...
February 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places | Read More