Archive for July, 2019

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?
John Faraclas The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 31 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,868… The Geopolitics continue not just to be enigmatically perplexed or getting worse, the will soon produce simultaneously too many issues detrimental...
July 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

EFIP Summer Newsletter July 2019

EFIP Summer Newsletter July 2019
EFIP Summer Newsletter July 2019 As summer is now in full swing and “political” Brussels is becoming calmer, we are looking back at the recent inland ports developments in Europe. An important milestone was the finalisation of the EFIP Strategy at our General Assembly in Aalborg. The strategy...
July 31st, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Jul-2019 HYDROGRAPHIC SOUNDING SURVEY OFF SHEUNG WAN Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE WIPHA Hong Kong SOUTHBOUND VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Hydrographic Sounding Survey off Sheung Wan Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 August and for approximately...
July 31st, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality
Evergreen Statement — Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality There have been recent reports of a fatality at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh. A worker sadly lost his life having accidentally fallen while scrapping a container ship. Evergreen wishes to express sympathy for this loss of life and for...
July 31st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Diana announces final results of self tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces final results of self tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES FINAL RESULTS OF SELF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, July 31, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the final results of its...
July 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

Davies Turner remains positive about Turkish trade

Davies Turner remains positive about Turkish trade
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner remains positive about Turkish trade Despite the ongoing economic uncertainties in the country, combined with currency volatility and inflation, Turkey remains one of Davies Turner’s most important trade lanes. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarder says that...
July 31st, 2019 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“K” Line: Announcement of Financial Highlights for 1st Quarter FY2019

“K” Line: Announcement of Financial Highlights for 1st Quarter FY2019
.. “K” Line: Announcement of Financial Highlights for 1st Quarter FY2019 Please be advised that “K” Line Tokyo Head Office published the following press release today. Please click the following addresses to read the reports. Financial Highlights for 1st quarter FY2019 It is also available...
July 31st, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles | Read More

KVH Joins Smart Maritime Network as Founding Member of Technology Development Initiative

KVH Joins Smart Maritime Network as Founding Member of Technology Development Initiative
KVH Joins Smart Maritime Network as Founding Member of Technology Development Initiative Maritime innovator KVH is pleased to announce it has joined the Smart Maritime Network (SMN) as one of the founding members of the initiative dedicated to supporting collaboration and standardization in the development...
July 31st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Throughput of Taganrog sea commercial port in H1 2019

Throughput of Taganrog sea commercial port in H1 2019
Throughput of Taganrog sea commercial port in H1 2019 In the first half of 2019, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 554,000 tonnes of cargo, down 11%, year-on-year. The decrease should be attributed to business decline in foreign trade market dealing with the...
July 31st, 2019 | News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW expands Singapore shipping practice with hire of Christopher Jones

HFW expands Singapore shipping practice with hire of Christopher Jones
HFW expands Singapore shipping practice with hire of Christopher Jones Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has hired Christopher Jones, a renowned former shipbroker with almost 50 years’ experience in the shipping industry. Chris will join the firm on 1 August as a Consultant in our Singapore...
July 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans

KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans
KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans The Korean Register (KR) has established a new greenhouse gas (GHG) online data management system KR GEARs (GHG Emission Authentic Reporting System). The new service will help shipowners to comply with GHG regulations...
July 31st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets traded in the red on Wednesday, following President Donald Trump’s complaints that China has not been “coming...
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ARACON 2019 • The new normal?

ARACON 2019 • The new normal?
. ARACON 2019 • The new normal? THE NEW NORMAL? BUNKERING AFTER 2020 – THE COMMERCIAL, OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTORS ARACON will be one of the last major platforms before IMO 2020 for industry players to have their say on how the global 0.50% sulphur regulation will impact – and irrevocably...
July 31st, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee
The inaugural Tech and Demo Day aims to help shipping companies adopt technological innovations by bridging the industry with technology start-ups Singapore Shipping Association Holds Inaugural Tech and Demo Day, Announces Formation of Digital Transformation Committee Initiatives aimed at accelerating...
July 31st, 2019 | Associations, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…
John Faraclas The BDI down @1,899 whilst Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today thanks mainly to the panamaxes’ fall. Geopolitics getting sour in all fronts; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI also lost the 1,900 threshold and let’s...
July 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension
. Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension Steamship Mutual Club Circular L.330 Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover  – Cyber Extortion Extension       30 July 2019 Steamship Mutual has for a number of years offered its Members cover for marine Kidnap & Ransom risks. This...
July 30th, 2019 | Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Jul-2019 WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PUBLIC LANDING STEPS Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS FROM JUNK BAY TO SIU SAI WAN Hong Kong Works at Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Tuesday, July 30, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Tuas...
July 30th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls
Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is conducting a public consultation on a proposal to adjust the Panama Canal tolls for containerships, vehicle carriers, dry bulk carriers, tankers, chemical...
July 30th, 2019 | International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support

Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support
Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support WATERLOO, Ontario, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that the Descartes ShipRush™...
July 30th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
All the Directors and partners. Jonathan Williams (MD Logistics), Victoria Williams, Ulla Williams, Philip Williams (MD Marine), Colin Williams (Director) Heather Williams, Chris Williams (Director – Willbox), Emily Walden, Mary Williams, Eric Williams (Chairman) Marine and logistics company, Williams...
July 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019
DIANA SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE second quarter AND six months ended June 30, 2019  ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of...
July 30th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner

IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner Thales VesseLINKTM to serve as the exclusive Iridium CertusTM broadband terminal for IMOCA race boats  MCLEAN, VA. – July 30, 2019 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the International Monohull Open Class...
July 30th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity
RT Kuri Bay – one of the three vessels used by KOTUG to serve the Shell Prelude facility Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity Significant workboat breakthrough for Fleet Xpress after leading towing services provider KOTUG International...
July 30th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference

FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference
. FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference SAVE THE DATE Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference Do we need a “Big Bang” for the European maritime logistics strategy? Brussels, November 28th, 2019 From 9:00 a.m. till 6:30 p.m.  Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Dear colleagues, We are pleased...
July 30th, 2019 | European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More