Archive for July, 2019

MAN Energy Solutions team up with Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies and Frames Group to build hydrogen storage systems

MAN Energy Solutions team up with Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies and Frames Group to build hydrogen storage systems
Analysis of the hydrogen carrier oil – Picture by Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies MAN Energy Solutions team up with Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies and Frames Group to build hydrogen storage systems Cooperation agreement on industrial-scale hydrogenation plants Augsburg, July 25, 2019 − MAN Energy...
July 25th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI
John Faraclas Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 151 points and now dangerously approaches / dives towards the 2,000 point-threshold… Boris Johnson enters no. 10 Downing Street following an emotional but also unusual, odd day holding the keys of power…Can...
July 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire

American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire
American Club Circular no. 26/19 – Loss Prevention Questionnaire July 24, 2019 – CIRCULAR NO. 26/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   LOSS PREVENTION QUESTIONNAIRE The American Club prides itself on the range and diversity of its loss prevention materials and related...
July 24th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Jul-2019 WORKS WEST OF JURONG ISLAND Singapore NEW INCENTIVES FOR SHIPPING LINES Egypt NEW LINESMEN & BERTH UTILITIES CHARGES Port Kembla, Australia Works west of Jurong Island Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Singapore The working period for works west of Jurong Island has been...
July 24th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical
From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical – the pathway to Zero-Emissions Shipping  Peering into the future – the near future, not the distant future – we see the beginnings of a pathway towards a goal that some believe is only aspirational: a zero-emissions shipping industry. It...
July 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh
Entrance gate to one of the Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yards – © NGO Shipbreaking Platform 2019 Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh Yesterday, cutter man Shahidul lost his life while working at Kabir Steel’s Khawja shipbreaking yard in Chattogram (f.k.a....
July 24th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award
Marios Iliopoulos on the right with  Evangelos Bournous, the Mayor of the local harbour town near Mati, Rafina” Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award Seajets, one of the largest fleets in the Med reveals its social responsibility identity with a humanitarian award for its CEO,...
July 24th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  As expected, Eurosceptic Boris Johnson was declared yesterday the winner of the Conservative leadership contest and consequently, the new UK’s Prime...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SCALA continues growth with new executive appointment

SCALA continues growth with new executive appointment
Nigel Smith SCALA continues growth with new executive appointment SCALA, a leading provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector, is continuing to go from strength to strength with a new appointment to its executive board. With 35 years’ experience in the manufacturing...
July 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Marseille Fos boosts drive towards cutting air emissions

Marseille Fos boosts drive towards cutting air emissions
Marseille Marseille Fos boosts drive towards cutting air emissions Among a string of new eco-friendly initiatives, the Marseille Fos port authority is to spend €20 million over the next six years to extend shoreside electrical connections for berthed vessels to every ferry, cruiseship and repair quay...
July 24th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

HFW announces development partnership with litigation analytics start-up Solomonic

HFW announces development partnership with litigation analytics start-up Solomonic
. HFW Announces Development Partnership With Litigation Analytics Start-Up Solomonic Leading global shipping law firm HFW has announced a development partnership with litigation analytics start-up Solomonic. Under the partnership, HFW lawyers will be able to access the Solomonic system, which uses detailed...
July 24th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan

DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan
Sample vessel in DNV GL’s web-based Ship Implementation Plan application DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan Oslo, 18 July 2019: As the days count down to the entry into force of the 2020 0.5% sulphur cap, preparation is key. DNV GL offers a free web-based application...
July 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

RMT writes to Government to demand urgent meeting over Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay dispute as it increases deployment in the Gulf

RMT writes to Government to demand urgent meeting over Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay dispute as it increases deployment in the Gulf
Mick Cash RMT writes to Government to demand urgent meeting over Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay dispute as it increases deployment in the Gulf Maritime union RMT today wrote to Government minister Tobias Ellwood demanding an urgent meeting over the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) pay dispute after it was confirmed...
July 24th, 2019 | Labour Disputes, Military | Read More

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference
Ursula von der Leyen Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference Commentary: Von der Leyen begins in frail position By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Ursula von der Leyen was approved to become the next European Commission president by a wafer-thin...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Immigration | Read More

Obsessed with Jonathan Simkhai!

Obsessed with Jonathan Simkhai!
. Obsessed with Jonathan Simkhai! by Elena Sendona I’ve got some sweaters and blouses and I’m eternally planning to buy one of this ethereal dresses. In the FW19 presentation we saw an array of high-profile fashionistas feeling mesmerized by his creations. Lately, Karlie Kloss wore a Jonathan Simkhai...
July 24th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Fashion | Read More

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership
John Faraclas   Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,165 points increasing the gap to 82 points from that as of end of December 2013 (2,247) thanks to the Capes’ fall. Geopolitics remain more than crucial....
July 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Jul-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SIU SAI WAN Hong Kong Seawall reinstatement works at Siu Sai Wan Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following...
July 23rd, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019

American Club member Alert 23 July 2019
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (July 23, 2019) RE – ENHANCED VIGILANCE RECOMMENDED FOR VESSELS TRANSITING ARABIAN GULF (AG), STRAITS OF HORMUZ (SOH) AND GULF OF OMAN (GOO)  Following incidents of conflict, and the continuing risk of acts of piracy affecting merchant vessels operating in the Red Sea,...
July 23rd, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role
Elliot Papageorgiou, Yan Gong, Mark Devaney and Rob Deans. Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role  By James Brewer As China pursues its Belt and Road initiative, spanning 66-plus countries, it is officially taking the protection of intellectual...
July 23rd, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Legal, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO Council selects theme for 2020 / Bravery Award recipient / International Maritime Prize recipient

IMO Council selects theme for 2020 / Bravery Award recipient / International Maritime Prize recipient
IMO Council selects theme for 2020 / Bravery Award recipient / International Maritime Prize recipient  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/Home.aspx American rescuer who saved four to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade  Petty Officer Michael Kelly, a rescue swimmer with...
July 23rd, 2019 | Awards, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market

West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market
West of England P&I Club makes key appointment in the offshore market The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is today announcing the appointment of a key strategic hire to support its strategy of expansion in the offshore market. Will Tobin will join the Club in July to head...
July 23rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Iranian Ship Detentions: Time for updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Iranian Ship Detentions: Time for updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance
The “Stena Impero” Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Iranian Ship Detentions: Time for updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance Iranian Ship Detentions: Time for updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance 22 July 2019 London. UK. Following the detention by Iranian Revolutionary...
July 23rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Two more Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited of Nigeria

Two more Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited of Nigeria
Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessel Guardian 9 Two more Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessels delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited of Nigeria Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two additional Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3307 vessels configured as patrol boats to leading West African offshore services...
July 23rd, 2019 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break…

Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break…
Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break… Boris Johnson won few mins ago the Conservative leadership contest to replace Mrs. Theresa May at Ten Dowing Street, but can we make or break, meaning can he offer the best deal for the well being of the people in the United Kingdom? Wonder...
July 23rd, 2019 | Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More