Archive for July, 2019

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria
. Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria When Bilyaminu became an ETS driver, his entire community reaped the benefits. The Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) is a free of charge service in which volunteer drivers from the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)...
July 26th, 2019 | Charity, Land Trasnport | Read More

Diana sells panamax “Nirefs”

Diana sells panamax “Nirefs”
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE  OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V NIREFS ATHENS, GREECE, July 26, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate...
July 26th, 2019 | News, Sales and Purchases, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panasonic equips exploration expedition “Under The Pole III” with rugged mobile devices

Panasonic equips exploration expedition “Under The Pole III” with rugged mobile devices
Under The Pole III has arrived in French Polynesia. After a couple of weeks of workshop with the scientists of the CRIOBE to prepare for the upcoming scientific program ”Deep Hope” focusing on mesophotic corals, the program is done in Moorea and Bora Bora is the next island to be explored. Panasonic...
July 26th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah

Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah
Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah The ReCAAP ISC has produced the “Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah”. Between 2016 and 2019, a total of 29 incidents of abduction of crew (comprising 18 actual incidents...
July 26th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Corruption, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

“K” Line: Delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “CORONA ZENITH”

“K” Line: Delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “CORONA ZENITH”
.. Delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “CORONA ZENITH” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “CORONA ZENITH,” an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at on 25 July 2019. CORONA ZENITH is same type as “K” Line’s...
July 26th, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   In the monetary policy meeting yesterday, the ECB left its monetary policy unchanged, disappointing those who were positioned for lower interest rates...
July 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019

Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019
Carien Droppers, Deputy Secretary General Paris MOU Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019 LAUNCH OF JOINT CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN ON EMERGENCY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES The Member Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding...
July 26th, 2019 | Associations, Safety and Security | Read More

The “Nissos Samos” gives honorary salutation at Agia Paraskevi church, Chios, Greece (Video Drone)

The “Nissos Samos” gives honorary salutation at Agia Paraskevi church, Chios, Greece (Video Drone)
. The “Nissos Samos” gives honorary salutation at Agia Paraskevi church, Chios, Greece (Video Drone) The “Nissos Samos” a Ro-Ro/Passenger vessel gives an honorary salutation at Agia Paraskevi church on the day of its celebration, at Chios island, Eastern Aegean, Greece. Viewers...
July 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Religion | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Think of Rodarte Ruffles!

Think of Rodarte Ruffles!
Think of Rodarte Ruffles! by Elena Sendona .. It occurs to me that every time I’m thinking of ruffles, romanticism, and new-age femininity, I end up looking at Rodarte images. Like no other, the Rodarte sisters define the dreamy and powerful nature of a woman. It comes down to poetry and fantasy. Couture-level...
July 25th, 2019 | Fashion | Read More

A letter from Maritime UK to New Prime Minister

A letter from Maritime UK to New Prime Minister
. Maritime UK has today written to the new UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The letter, from Maritime UK Chair, Harry Theochari, stresses the importance of the sector to national prosperity, and identifies key priorities for the UK’s maritime industries. These include protecting freedom of navigation,...
July 25th, 2019 | Associations, Letters, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

BMT awarded ELMS2 contract to support Royal Canadian Navy

BMT awarded ELMS2 contract to support Royal Canadian Navy
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto departs Halifax, Nova Scotia for a 6 month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, January 19, 2019. Photo: Mona Ghiz, MARLANT PA, HS88-2019-0033-096 BMT awarded ELMS2 contract to support Royal Canadian Navy Department of National Defence turns to BMT to provide...
July 25th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military | Read More

White Paper: Avoid In-Transit Loss

White Paper: Avoid In-Transit Loss
White Paper: Avoid In-Transit Loss Gain Competitive Edge with End-to-End Multimodal Supply Chain Visibility As supply chain networks feel the impact of things outside their control, such as consolidation, tightened capacity and rising carrier costs, shippers seek strategies to eke improvements where...
July 25th, 2019 | Communication, Logistics, Markets, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club circular no. 27/19 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: changes in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation

American Club circular no. 27/19 – Pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: changes in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club JULY 25, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 27/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGES IN KALININGRAD, RUSSIAN FEDERATION Members are asked to...
July 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Jul-2019 RECLAMATION WORK OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore DEPLOYMENT AND INSTALLATION OF DATA MARKER BUOYS Singapore MAXIMUM DRAUGHT INCREASE Torres Strait, Australia SCHEDULED LANE OUTAGE AT MIRAFLORES LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Reclamation work off Changi East Thursday, July 25,...
July 25th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team

West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team
Tom Bowsher, WOE’s Global CEO West of England P&I Club strengthens its Fixed team The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Fixed P&I underwriting team. Tom Davies has joined the Club to enhance the existing team...
July 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap

WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap
A group photo just before the presentation WISTA UK – Autonomous Shipping — Small Steps not a Giant Leap The paraphrasing of Neil Armstrong’s words some fifty years ago sums up one visionary’s thoughts on the impact of autonomy on the future of global shipping. A presentation by Filip...
July 25th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes

Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes
The “Scot Explorer”; her transom Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd is pleased to announce the order from the Royal Bodewes Shipyard of newbuilding number 750 to be named Scot Ranger with Swedish/Finnish Ice Class 1A. After the...
July 25th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather
The Time to Breathe campaign poster Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather British Safety Council welcomes HSE guidance on working in hot weather and looks forward to the regulator’s advice for outdoor employees working in polluted urban air As temperatures in Britain soar...
July 25th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

First Azimut Grande 25 metri sold in the USA delivered by MarineMax yachts team

First Azimut Grande 25 metri sold in the USA delivered by MarineMax yachts team
First Azimut Grande 25 metri sold in the USA delivered by MarineMax yachts team POMPANO, FL (July 25, 2019) – MarineMax Yacht team, Mike Bader and Darren Phillips, find the perfect boat for a long-time customer, selling the first Azimut Grande 25 Metri in the USA. “Selling a boat to a repeat...
July 25th, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister
Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister 24th July 2019 “He was stabbed with a knife below his heart by a Chinese crewman.” London. UK. In partnership with Fijian-based NGO, Pacific Dialogue, Human Rights at Sea publishes the fifth case study in the current...
July 25th, 2019 | Fisheries | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Global equity markets advanced on Thursday as investors looked with hope to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s and U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem?

LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem?
LCC: Contaminated bunkers — Is there an answer to the problem? Problems with bunkers supplied in the U.S Gulf region, South America, Caribbean and Far East have been widely reported as causing damage and failure of vessel engines resulting in serious safety concerns. Our latest LCC article, discusses...
July 25th, 2019 | Bunkering, P and I Clubs | Read More

New feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients

New  feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients
Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA New  feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has introduced a new feature to their eCMID website to enable vessel operators to upload additional documents that may be of interest to their...
July 25th, 2019 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership

Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership
Flag and class: Forging a new digital partnership DNV GL met with the Marshall Islands Registry to discuss modernizing the relationship between flag and class. Both agree that the main objective of digital class should be to reduce the workload and save money, while ensuring safety and integrity. International...
July 25th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More