Archive for May, 2019

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…
John Faraclas What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended one point down at  1,096 points; on a weekly basis though same was up 30 points – from 1,066 (24/5). Geopolitics already make life uncomfortable all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
May 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The winners of inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Awards announced

The winners of inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Awards announced
Winners, Organisers and Sponsors on stage! The winners of inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Awards announced The winners across the eight maritime categories who walked with a Hellenic American Maritime Award were announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony which successfully concluded on May...
May 31st, 2019 | Awards, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance
l to r: John Kokarakis, Tom Perlich, Sotiris Raptis and Helena Athoussaki Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance The second day of the inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Forum was successfully concluded on Thursday 30rd of May, at...
May 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 1: Technology to shake up maritime industry

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 1: Technology to shake up maritime industry
l to r: Carleen Lyden Walker, Nicky Pappadakis, Cynthia Hudson, Dr. Kirsi Tikka and Thad W. Allen  Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 1: Technology to shake up maritime industry The first day of the inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Forum was successfully concluded on Wednesday 29th of May, at...
May 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-May-2019 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong PILOTAGE CHARGES TO RISE Port Kembla, Australia OBSTRUCTIONS IN VICINITY OF SHIP CHANNEL Corpus Christi, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Friday, May 31, 2019, Hong Kong Landing steps No. 3 of the Central...
May 31st, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Chief Executive

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Chief Executive
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE UK Hydrographic Office appoints Chief Executive TAUNTON, 31 MAY 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE as its new Chief Executive and Accounting Officer.  Tim joined the UKHO as National Hydrographer...
May 31st, 2019 | Associations, News, Person Profiles | Read More

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲
.. See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲 Transforming lives through safe, available and sustainable transport World Bicycle Day is almost here! Monday 3rd June is World Bicycle Day – and this year, Transaid has plenty of reasons to celebrate! Between launching our latest...
May 31st, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Building partnerships between the words of education and culture. VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone)

Building partnerships between the words of education and culture.  VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone)
Dr. Maray Georgousis Building partnerships between the words of education and culture. VASSO KATRAKI (giving life to stone) by Maray Georgousis* Education through art and vice versa is very important. There are fostering values and disciplines essential for full intellectual, emotional and social development...
May 31st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

AAL Boosts its European Commercial Operations with appointment of Marc-Oliver Brockmann

AAL Boosts its European Commercial Operations with appointment of Marc-Oliver Brockmann
– Marc-Oliver Brockmann, European Commercial Manager, AAL AAL Boosts ts European Commercial Operations with appointment of Marc-Oliver Brockmann Highly regarded Brockmann to spearhead its European Business Development Drive May 31, 2019 – Following a string of new agency appointments and office...
May 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Average Adjusters are firmly equipped for hi-tech challenges, declare speakers at Association’s annual dinner

Average Adjusters are firmly equipped for hi-tech challenges, declare speakers at Association’s annual dinner
Top table at annual dinner 2019 of the Association of Average Adjusters Average Adjusters are firmly equipped for hi-tech challenges, declare speakers at Association’s annual dinner As the Association of Average Adjusters marks its 150th anniversary, members are geared up to deal with the new era of...
May 31st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

KR launches remote survey service for ocean going vessels​

KR launches remote survey service for ocean going vessels​
. KR launches remote survey service for ocean going vessels​ The Korean Register (KR) has launched a new remote survey service for any of the classification society’s vessels engaged in international – ocean going – voyages. The scope of KR’s remote survey service is limited...
May 31st, 2019 | Classification Societies | Read More

Inside ICHCA International – April/May 2019 issue

Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue
.. Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue Welcome to the latest edition of Inside ICHCA International, our regular e-newsletter for association members, partners and cargo handling industry colleagues worldwide. Unfortunately, despite its relentless focus on health and safety, the...
May 31st, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

Taganrog Development in Q1/2019

Taganrog Development in Q1/2019
A bird’s eye view of the Port of Tagarong Taganrog Development in Q1/2019 IMPLEMENTATION OF TAGANROG SEA COMMERCIAL PORT’S DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2019 In the first quarter of 2019, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, a company of UCL Holding) invested USD 154,000...
May 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on
Sailors’ Society’s acting CEO Sandra Welch lowers the charity’s flag in memory of those lost in the HMS Thetis tragedy Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on The 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial maritime disasters in recent British history...
May 31st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Story of the Day | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 31 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Major European bourses were generally down in early trade today recording losses of around 1.0% at the time of writing, while US stock futures point to...
May 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RAM Intermodal Software rebrands as MRI Intermodal Software

RAM Intermodal Software rebrands as MRI Intermodal Software
RAM Intermodal Software rebrands as MRI Intermodal Software New name reflects global growth and innovation at MRI Intermodal Software London 31 May 2019 – The leading solutions provider to intermodal leasing companies and international tank operators formerly known as RAM Intermodal Software...
May 31st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics | Read More

Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince

Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince
Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince London, 31 May 2019: Ince Gordon Dadds, part of Gordon Dadds Group plc, has today announced that following a strategic review, it has changed the brand name of its legal businesses to ‘Ince’. From 31st May 2019: Ince: Most...
May 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal | Read More

The BDI “hiccups” …return

The BDI “hiccups” …return
John Faraclas The BDI “hiccups” …return The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell ten points earlier on today and now reads 1,097, thanks to the as ever volatile Capes. Geopolitics turn to become soon a Yellowstone… John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 36 points and now stands at 1,623… Just...
May 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing

INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing
Kira Phoenix K’inan with MagentaType series INSPIRED at London Glass Blowing What a wonderful evening at London Glass Blowing for the group exhibition, INSPIRED. Curated by glass artist Cathryn Shilling, all works flow together creating an exciting visual conversation. London Glass Blowing asked CGS...
May 30th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter May 2019

FEPORT Newsletter May 2019
FEPORT Newsletter May 2019 “Looking to the future…” For all those who evolve in the Brussels microcosm but luckily who live in other EU countries, the end of May 2019 coincides with the time of assessment of the last five years and generates some excitement or anxiety when thinking about the...
May 30th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cox to receive 2019 Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award

Cox to receive 2019 Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award
Jeremy Cox Cox to receive 2019 Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award Hamilton, Bermuda, May 30, 2019: Jeremy Cox, Executive Chair of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), will receive the fourth Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award at next month’s Bermuda Captive Conference, June 10-12. Cox, a...
May 30th, 2019 | Awards, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-May-2019 DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore MARINE WORKS AT HONG KONG BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong BUNKER SUPPLIER LICENCE REVOKED Singapore Dredging in Temasek Fairway Thursday, May 30, 2019, Singapore The...
May 30th, 2019 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Innovation in financial services – FCA sets out progress and next steps The FCA’s Executive Director...
May 30th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum
Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA IMCA TO STAGE LIFTING & RIGGING TECHNICAL FORUM The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum on 24 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport) with the theme ‘Offshore Lifting: Training, Certification,...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical | Read More

Outstanding successes emerge from latest Association of Average Adjusters exams

Outstanding successes emerge from latest Association of Average Adjusters exams
Willum Richards (2017-2019 chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters, second from left) congratulates newly qualified Fellows Peter Fei, Joseph Shead, George Margaritopoulos and William Lai. To the right of Mr Richards is Ryoko Shimura, newly qualified as Senior Associate. Outstanding successes...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More