Archive for August, 2019

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Aug-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 AUGUST-7 SEPTEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 August-7 September 2019 Saturday, August 24, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Aug (Mon) – August Bank Holiday (UK) 26 Jul (Mon)...
August 24th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz

Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz
. Pier Carlo Padoan on Italy’s latest setback, Macri defeat prompts crisis fears, and G7 descends on Biarritz THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 19-23 August 2019, Vol.10 Ed.34 Most-Read Commentary Italy’s latest crisis just beginning: Italian...
August 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News | Read More

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics
John Faraclas Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics The BDI (Batic Dry Index) ended up 50 points and now reads 2,168; same was also up 80 points since last week’s closing (16/8) when it stood at 2,088. Geopolitics continue to worsen with the Trade Wars widening and spreading in many fronts. John...
August 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 Hot Port News from GAC 23-Aug-2019 UNLOADING OF CAISSON UNITS Hong Kong SOUTH WEST PASS DRAFT INCREASED Mississippi River, United States NEW TOWAGE PROVIDER RATES Eden, Australia PIER CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE, READY FOR CRUISE SHIPS Gilimas Port, Lombok, Indonesia DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Unloading...
August 23rd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Calling all content creators! BorderlessLive is in 3 weeks!

Calling all content creators! BorderlessLive is in 3 weeks!
Calling all content creators! BorderlessLive is in 3 weeks! People do not buy goods & services. They buy relations, stories & magic’ – Seth Godin  In case you haven’t heard, on Friday 6 September, the much-anticipated show, BorderlessLive, will open its doors for the very first time,...
August 23rd, 2019 | Tourism | Read More

Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history

Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history
Commanding officer Geir-Magne Leinebø and expedition leader CAATEX Dr. Hanne Sagen at the North Pole. Photo courtesy of the Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history Norwegian Coast Guard’s vessel KV Svalbard was on an international...
August 23rd, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth
  Geest Line returns to Portsmouth Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is returning to Portsmouth two years after relocating to Dover. The company moved its cargo handling operation to the Kent port due to scheduling difficulties at Portsmouth, which have now been resolved. Geest Line’s...
August 23rd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000

Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000
Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000 23/08/2019 On 17 June 2019, Oslo Børs ASA imposed a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000 for breaches of the duty to disclose inside information. The Merkur...
August 23rd, 2019 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 23, 2019 Global markets Ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech today at 3pm GMT at Jackson Hole in Wyoming, markets retain a waiting stance; in Wall Street, the S&P and NASDAQ closed in marginally negative territory last night, Asian bourses traded...
August 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week

HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week
. HRH The Princess Royal to welcome global maritime leaders to London International Shipping Week HRH The Princess Royal will officially welcome five hundred of the world’s leading maritime executives, diplomats and heads of government to the UK for London International Shipping Week in September. The...
August 23rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News | Read More

Sustainable footwear company ALLBIRDS selects GEODIS to support its European E-Commerce expansion

Sustainable footwear company ALLBIRDS selects GEODIS to support its European E-Commerce expansion
. Sustainable footwear company ALLBIRDS selects GEODIS to support its European E-Commerce expansion AUGUST 23, 2019 SCHIPHOL/NETHERLANDS Global supply chain operator GEODIS has been chosen by Allbirds to service sales through its newly launched e-commerce website, www.allbirds.eu which caters to 12...
August 23rd, 2019 | Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse

The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse
John Faraclas The BDI surge whilst Planet Ocean recession gets worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 57 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,118, 129 points below the 2,247 points as of the end of December 2013 Geopolitics and Recession on Planet Ocean gets worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
August 23rd, 2019 | Reports | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Aug-2019 CANOE RACE Hong Kong Canoe Race Thursday, August 22, 2019, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place along eastern coast of Hong Kong Island on 25 August 2019 (Sunday) during the period from 0900 hours to 1600 hours. About 100 canoes are expected to participate in the...
August 22nd, 2019 | Sports | Read More

Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money

Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money
Active corrosion on water side steel surface without a passive magnetite layer (note the reddish shade) Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money BMON notation shows boiler maintenance pays off Hamid Reza Farmahiny Farahany, Principal Engineer, DNV GL Expert writes: Zero avoidable...
August 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Impressive speaker line up announced for Maritime Cyprus 2019

Impressive speaker line up announced for Maritime Cyprus 2019
Impressive speaker line up announced for Maritime Cyprus 2019 LIMASSOL, 22 August, 2019 – Maritime Cyprus has unveiled its impressive speaker line-up and programme for the October conference, themed ‘Sea Change’. The bi-annual conference, taking place between 6-9 October in Limassol, will tackle...
August 22nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer

Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer
. Italy’s latest crisis just beginning, Singapore roundtable with Grant Spencer Commentary: Italy’s latest crisis just beginning By Pier Carlo Padoan in Rome Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, heralding a complex political crisis. The economic landscape is somewhat less complicated....
August 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold
John Faraclas BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained two points – thanks to all Dry Indices rise and now stands at 2,061 points. Geopolitics still messy with BREXIT and Italy championing uncertainty. John Faraclas’ mid-week brief recap: The Capes’...
August 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Santi Find The Eagle – 8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data

Santi Find The Eagle –  8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data
Expedition team Santi Find The Eagle –  8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data On 31st July 2019 the eighth Santi Find the Eagle team expedition got underway. For the third time the crew set off from the Danish port of Thyborøn, sailing on a 27 m trawler Nemo A which was converted into a fully...
August 21st, 2019 | Maritime History and Museums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show

CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show
. CL Yachts Set to Debut at The Newport International Boat Show The buzz-worthy performance brand will display its popular CLB72 model in Rhode Island Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Aug. 21, 2019 – (Marine NewsWire) The luxury performance yacht brand making waves within the industry, CL Yachts, is gearing...
August 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 21-Aug-2019 CANAL’S ‘A’ RATING AFFIRMED WITH STABLE OUTLOOK Panama Canal, Panama Canal’s ‘A’ rating affirmed with stable outlook Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama For the fourth consecutive year, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the...
August 21st, 2019 | Awards, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS Professional Maritime Programme – New Groups

ICS Professional Maritime Programme – New Groups
ICS Professional Maritime Programme – New Groups Starting September 2019 New Groups The Hellenic Management Centre, official educational provider of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in Greece, offers the ICS Professional Maritime Programme; a 1-year Course which has been designed to...
August 21st, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1

SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1
.. SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1 Hamburg-based offshore service provider SeaRenergy has acquired Elbe-1, an engineering company that offers expertise and consultancy for design, certification and approval of offshore wind projects. Whereas SeaRenergy provides engineering,...
August 21st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel released on 20 August 2019. The...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IACS, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More