Archive for August, 2019

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Aug-2019 MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong INSTALLATION OF PRECAST UNITS AT THE BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT LAI CHI WO Hong Kong REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN TO KWA WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Marine Works inside...
August 15th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers

Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers
Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers Following media reports of the Gibraltar court decision to drop charges against some of the Grace 1 tanker crew, it appears that the vessel is free to sail. Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris, hopes that...
August 15th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Charity | Read More

GTMaritime adds regional expertise to drive growth in Asia-Pacific

GTMaritime adds regional expertise to drive growth in Asia-Pacific
Keng Teen Phang (KT), Head of Sales for Asia-Pacific, GTMaritime GTMaritime adds regional expertise to drive growth in Asia-Pacific Leading maritime software specialist GTMaritime appoints satellite connectivity expert Keng Teen Phang (KT) as Head of Sales for Asia-Pacific to drive business development...
August 15th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

VIDEO: Crowley Solutions Partners with Small Business Carriers to Support U.S. Warfighters

VIDEO: Crowley Solutions Partners with Small Business Carriers to Support U.S. Warfighters
.. VIDEO: Crowley Solutions Partners with Small Business Carriers to Support U.S. Warfighters (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 15, 2019) ­– Two years ago, Kevin Bissonnette, president of Biss Transport in Duncannon, Pa., was running a one tractor-trailer operation. Then in late 2017, he met the Crowley...
August 15th, 2019 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing to set the 2020 Olympic scene one year out

Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing to set the 2020 Olympic scene one year out
. Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing to set the 2020 Olympic scene one year out Taking place between 15-22 August 2019 at Enoshima Yacht Harbour, the official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing venue, is Ready Steady Tokyo, the official test event for the Games in one year’s time. And if the last two Olympic Games...
August 15th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

TGP delivers pink modules to the red continent

TGP delivers pink modules to the red continent
TGP delivered 62 pink modules, weighing 68,000 freight tons, to a mining site near Newman, Australia TGP delivers pink modules to the red continent Paddock Wood, Kent, 15 August 2019: Over 60,000 freight tonnes of pink cargo – it’s quite a sight and not one heavy lift specialists are used to...
August 15th, 2019 | Logistics, Mining, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Adam Lippes Has a Great Sense of Style!

Adam Lippes Has a Great Sense of Style!
. Adam Lippes Has a Great Sense of Style! by Elena Sendona Understated, timeless luxury stands at the core of his philosophy. Adam Lippes treats his namesake fashion brand as an extension of his All-American lifestyle, one that he splits between Brooklyn Heights in NYC and a farm in the Berkshires in...
August 15th, 2019 | Accessories, Fashion | Read More

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean
Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean The boating community is being called upon to take part in a beach clean next Saturday (24 August 2019) to protect and support the iconic coastal habitat and wildlife. The clean, organised by Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat,...
August 15th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore
No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore Commentary: No-deal Brexit not inevitable By Charles Grant in London To prevent Brexit on 31 October, the UK parliament must either revoke Article 50, pass a deal, or compel the government to seek an Article 50 extension. Nobody can say...
August 15th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 86 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,950 points. A bit of an odd situation given the fact that Planet Ocean is already in recession.  Geopolitics still getting sour.  John Faraclas’...
August 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter

American Club member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter
American Club Member Alert (August 14, 2019) Re – Bilge Alarm and oil content meter  AUGUST 14, 2019 BILGE ALARM AND OIL CONTENT METER The US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a Lessons Learned alert 01-19, Avoid delays and keep your ship schedule! Does your BilgMon 488 Bilge Alarm/Oil Content...
August 14th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks

Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks
. Red Funnel opens its archives as it celebrates 50 years of high-speed travel via headline sponsorship of this year’s Cowes Week fireworks Red Funnel is celebrating 50 years of continuous high-speed service between Southampton and West Cowes this year. To mark the milestone, Red Funnel is proud to...
August 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019
ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is delighted to announce the first sponsors for the ICS Flagship Conference Setting Course for 2050: Powering World Trade, on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at the British Library. Lloyd’s Register; The...
August 14th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Approaching the Finish Line

Approaching the Finish Line
Finish Line. Digitally Generated Image; 19406922 Approaching the Finish Line: Picking up the pace of change With each day, we draw closer to the IMO2020 Sulphur reduction coming into force January 1st. Much has been written about preparation, strategies, enforcement and more. It is surprising, however,...
August 14th, 2019 | News | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
aden, Yemen Hot Pot News from GAC 14-Aug-2019 CEASEFIRE AGREED Aden, Yemen COLLISION AT ISTANBUL ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey THREATS TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF KEPPEL BAY Singapore VESSEL TRAFFIC AT DARDANELLES Turkey Ceasefire...
August 14th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Supporting offshore safety in Greece

Supporting offshore safety in Greece
Theodosis Stamatellos Supporting offshore safety in Greece by Theodosis Stamatellos, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore South Europe Regional Manager  Having completed the recent collaboration with the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) for the development of an Emergency Response...
August 14th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic
Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic Journey for the future. . Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic with minimal CO2 emissions, a journey that aims to change the mindset of people around the world. Torqeedo...
August 14th, 2019 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Sailing | Read More

London Shipping Law Centre 25-Year Celebration

London Shipping Law Centre 25-Year Celebration
A celebration of the learning and debates that it continues to provide to the shipping community   We have pleasure in inviting you to join the London Shipping Law Centre, its members and key shipping figures at the...
August 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Legal, News | Read More

West of England strengthens its New York team

West of England strengthens its New York team
Emily McCullock West of England strengthens its New York team The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has appointed a new Senior Claims Manager to work in its Americas team. Emily McCulloch joined the London office on the 7th August but will transfer to the New York City office before...
August 14th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry

Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry
An illustration of M/V Copenhagen with a Norsepower Rotor Sail. Scandlines installs Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution on board hybrid ferry Scandlines drives investment in wind propulsion technology on board the M/V Copenhagen reducing further carbon emissions HELSINKI – 14 AUGUST 2019: Ferry operator...
August 14th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

US soya bean exports, up or down?

US soya bean exports, up or down?
Peter Sand US soya bean exports, up or down? The trade war has brought increased attention to the soya bean trade between the US and China with 2019 offering conflicting narratives. On one hand, soya bean exports to China in the first six months of 2019 are up 10.9% compared with the first half of 2018,...
August 14th, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management

China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management
. China must rethink growth model, Monetary policy implementation and reserves management Commentary: China must rethink growth model By Mark Sobel in Washington The global press treats readers to a daily diet of US-alleged harmful Chinese trade and currency practices, as if this were the only Chinese...
August 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…
John Faraclas Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 90 points in one of the worse days and periods amidst Geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 188 points – a good triple digit surge and now at 3,454 brings some balance...
August 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Aug-2019 REMOVAL OF WRECK OFF SAM KA TSUEN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong UNDERWATER HOSE REPLACEMENT & CHAIN TENSIONING WORKS Singapore HIGH RIVER RECOMMENDATIONS RESCINDED Mississippi River, United States Removal of wreck off Sam Ka Tsuen Typhoon Shelter Tuesday, August 13,...
August 13th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services

Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services
Frank Coles Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services Wallem Group is introducing collaborative inboxes to its agency business line, in a move designed to enhance responsiveness in communications by overcoming the limitations of conventional end-to-end email. The rethink...
August 13th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Port Conditions, Ship Agencies, Technology | Read More