Archive for April, 2019

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street

44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street
Kira Phoenix K’inan Travel Drawing, 1 44 Artworks at 44 Hallam Street What a wonderful evening at 44 Hallam Street. There was an array of artwork on display from the abstract paintings of Hamish MacAulay, to the colourful Summer of ’17 wall sculpture by Kas Williams to our very own Kira Phoenix...
April 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!

The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives!
John Faraclas The BDI subjected to Capes’ volatility whilst everything else dives! The BDI might have gone over and above the 1,000 point threshold – being not just a psychological barrier but even beyond that, at the same time though proves all along our two-fold view that one size cannot and...
April 30th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A quick introduction to ancient Democracies and “Republicanism”

A quick introduction to ancient Democracies and “Republicanism”
Petros G. Doukas A quick introduction to ancient Democracies and “Republicanism”   By Petros G. Doukas * Heraclitus (late 6th cent.BC) said it all: “… all things happen according to strife and necessity” [DK22B80], and that “war is the father of all and king of...
April 30th, 2019 | Insight, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Apr-2019 BREXIT POSTPONEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE NEED FOR PORTBASE REGISTRATION Rotterdam, Netherlands SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong HIGH WATER SAFETY ADVISORY (ABOVE 40′) Lower Mississippi River, United States Brexit postponement does not change need for...
April 30th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CV Show 2019 off to a storming start

CV Show 2019 off to a storming start
CV Show 2019 off to a storming start  The UK’s largest commercial vehicle event opened today at NEC Event runs until Thursday May 2 Exhibitor space sold out Raft of key model launches underlines confidence and buoyancy of UK commercial vehicle market The Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 currently taking...
April 30th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy

SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy
  … Hamburg, 30 April 2019 SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy Hamburg – SAL Heavy Lift GmbH and Genoa based Intermare Group is very happy to announce the appointment of SAL Heavy Lift, Italy as the official representative for SAL in the Italian market. Commencing...
April 30th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
Monaco Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge Principality of Monaco (April 30, 2019) – The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil...
April 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Graham Westgarth to lead V.Group

Graham Westgarth to lead V.Group
Graham Westgarth Graham Westgarth to lead V.Group London, 30 April 2019: V.Group, a leading global provider of ship management and marine support services, today announces the appointment of Graham Westgarth as Chief Executive Officer. Graham has served on V.Group’s board since September 2018 and will...
April 30th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety
MS Finlandia. Photo courtesy of Eckerö Line ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision, will allow MS Finlandia to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking ABB and Eckerö Line teams will install...
April 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Tips for employers to ensure diversity

Tips for employers to ensure diversity
Teresa Peacock  Tips for employers to ensure diveristy by Teresa Peacock, Managing Director, Spinnaker Global Recruitment Earlier in the year, I blogged about being part of the Women and Work All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and how they are examining the role of women in the workforce. The APPG...
April 30th, 2019 | Comment, HR, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina
. Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina [London: Tuesday 30th April] – Edinburgh Marina today confirmed that it had appointed Marina Solutions International Ltd (MSI) as its specialist marina consultant. MSI, which operates on a global scale, provides dedicated turnkey services to marina...
April 30th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office
GAC Qatar General Manager Daniel Nordberg, GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand and GAC Group Vice President for the Middle East Fredrik Nyström with the Ras Laffan team. GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office Ras Laffan, Qatar, 30 April 2019 – The inauguration...
April 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, LNG, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

The ESPO conference in Livorno (23-24 May)

The ESPO conference in Livorno (23-24 May)
Fortezza Vecchia Livorno ©Paolo Pampana The ESPO conference in Livorno (23-24 May) is approaching fast: are you ready to join us? 30 April 2019 In less than one month, the European port industry is gathering in Livorno for the 16th edition of the Annual ESPO Conference. The theme of this year’s...
April 30th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

U-Freight on the move in Beijing

U-Freight on the move in Beijing
One of UF-Logistics new warehouse U-FREIGHT ON THE MOVE IN BEIJING The Beijing office of U-Freight (Shanghai) Ltd has moved to a new office location to provide enhanced services for customers and staff. U-Freight (Shanghai) is one of a number of subsidiaries that the Hong Kong-based U-Freight Group has...
April 30th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter April 2019: “Ask not what your country can do for you…”

FEPORT Newsletter April 2019: “Ask not what your country can do for you…”
“Ask not what your country can do for you…” “Ask what you can do for your country” … or for the port neighbouring areas, for the people working in ports or for citizens living close to ports. This famous quote from John F. Kennedy reflects quite well the mindset prevailing among private...
April 30th, 2019 | Communication, Ports & Terminals | Read More

US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia

US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia
The US Treasury Department US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas, Economic outlook and challenges for East Asia Commentary: US Treasury misguided on IMF quotas By Mark Sobel in Washington The US Treasury’s welcome stance on sustaining overall International Monetary Fund resources merits support....
April 30th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI@913… Cross your fingers

The BDI@913… Cross your fingers
John Faraclas The BDI@913… Cross your fingers He Has Risen! This is the first wish to all following the end of this year’s long Easter fortnight. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 24 points earlier on surpassing the 900 points threshold and let’s hope soon the 1,000! Geopolitics still...
April 29th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Apr-2019 SINGAPORE MPA TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS ERNPEC (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD’S BUNKER CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCE Singapore NEW REGULATIONS AND TARIFF AT TABONEO, BANJARMASIN PORT – INDONESIA Taboneo, Banjarmasin port – Indonesia NEW REGULATIONS AND TARIFF AT TABONEO Taboneo,...
April 29th, 2019 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength
Cynthia Hudson, CEO of HudsonAnalytix Aon and HudsonCyber come together to deliver integrated cybersecurity capabilities to the global marine industry LONDON (April 29, 2019) – Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm providing industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, is joining...
April 29th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies
Bryan McGlinchy IMCA’s Diving Manager International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies The International Diving Industry Forum (IDIF) has been established by three key industry stakeholders – the International Marine Contractors Association...
April 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings

Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings
The crew of the ship B Gas Maud with AoS port chaplain Peter Barrigan and AoS ship visitors Hugh and Mary Ward. Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings Seafarers’ charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) extended a hand of friendship and support to seafarers from...
April 29th, 2019 | Charity, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

LISW19 announces speaker line-up for headline conference

LISW19 announces speaker line-up for headline conference
Paddy Rodgers, past-CEO of Euronav and current Director and Chairman of the ITOPF (International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Fund) LISW19 announces speaker lin-up for headline conference Thought leaders from the world of UK and international government, finance, trade and ship owning will be among...
April 29th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

NAPA and ChartWorld partner to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage optimization

NAPA and ChartWorld partner to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage optimization
ChartWorld’s Oliver Schwarz and NAPA’s Risto Kariranta are excited to start collaboration in providing AI-driven voyage planning and optimization. NAPA and ChartWorld partner to provide artificial intelligence-driven voyage optimization Helsinki, Finland and Limassol, Cyprus – 29 April 2019 –...
April 29th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Håvard S. Abrahamsen has taken up the role as the new President and CEO of Oslo Børs and Oslo Børs VPS Holding.

Håvard S. Abrahamsen has taken up the role as the new President and CEO of Oslo Børs and Oslo Børs VPS Holding.
Håvard S. Abrahamsen Håvard S. Abrahamsen has taken up the role as the new President and CEO of Oslo Børs and Oslo Børs VPS Holding. Håvard S. Abrahamsen joins the group from his position as a partner at PwC. He has been a partner at PwC since 2002, and he was Managing Director of PwC Norway...
April 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters
Safety, efficiency, and sustainability will be enhanced with the Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution ordered by Sovcomflot. Copyright: Sovcomflot Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters Wärtsilä Corporation,  29 April 2019 at 10 am EEST...
April 29th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More