Archive for September, 2019

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Sep-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 SEPTEMBER-5 OCTOBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 22 September-5 October 2019 Saturday, September 21, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 24 Sep (Tue) – South Africa Heritage Day 24 Sep...
September 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time!

A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time!
A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time! To note:   – The Mini-Transat La Boulangère will not set sail before Wednesday – The competitors will have at least 48 hours advance warning of the start – Tomorrow, the 87 sailors will contest the event prologue: a 34-mile sprint...
September 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton
UK Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP with Stella Maris trustees, head office staff, Southampton port chaplains, ship visitors and volunteers. New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) has launched a new welfare facility for seafarers...
September 21st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank
Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 16-20 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.38 Most-Read Commentary Capital markets look beyond EU: One field for UK-Europe co-operation that is vital...
September 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 61 points earlier on today and 181 since last Friday the 13th of September (when it stood at 2,312 points) and now stands at 2,131 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes. Geopolitics are so dodgy with...
September 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, 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 20-Sep-2019 BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASONAL MEASURES Australia TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Brown marmorated stink bug seasonal measures Friday, September 20, 2019, Australia In response to the rapid expansion of the brown marmorated...
September 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Production boats: a wide open playing field

Production boats: a wide open playing field
Production boats: a wide open playing field To note: – The production Minis make up the bulk of the fleet with 65 entries – 60 rookies, 5 ‘repeat offenders’, 7 women in this category – Who are the favourites? Among the 87 sailors competing in the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat...
September 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more…

Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more…
Stable crewing, mental health awareness, and more… ‘Amazing’ LISW 2019 raises over £2 million for maritime charities According to event organisers, last week’s London International Shipping Week 2019 “exceeded all expectations by welcoming thousands of global shipping industry...
September 20th, 2019 | Associations, IMarEST, Press and Media | Read More

Mike Wilson honored with silver kingpin award at IANA Intermodal Expo

Mike Wilson honored with silver kingpin award at IANA Intermodal Expo
Mike Wilson, CEO, CCM (left) is presented with IANA’s SilverKingpin Award by IANA Chairman, Kevin Lhotak Mike Wilson honored with silver kingpin award at IANA Intermodal Expo Industry Veteran Says Respectful Collaboration Key to Stronger Intermodal Industry LONG BEACH, Calif. — Mike Wilson, CEO...
September 20th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs
The certificates were presented at DSME’s booth at Gastech in Houston (left to right): Odin Kwon, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of DSME, receives the AIP certificates from Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers (image courtesy of DNV GL) DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME...
September 20th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
The Shipowners’ team From the Shipowners’ Club following last Friday’s OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 which we attended:  On Friday 13 September the Shipowners’ Club were delighted to take part in the OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019. Out of the 27 teams that took part, we came a very respectable...
September 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Rowing, Sports | Read More

ESPO award jury puts the ports of Dublin, Dover, Stockholm and Union des Ports de France (UPF) in final competition for the Award 2019

ESPO award jury puts the ports of Dublin, Dover, Stockholm and Union des Ports de France (UPF) in final competition for the Award 2019
ESPO winner award ESPO award jury puts the ports of Dublin, Dover, Stockholm and Union des Ports de France (UPF) in final competition for the Award 2019 The projects of the ports of Dublin, Dover, Stockholm and Union des Ports de France (UPF) have been shortlisted for the 11th European Sea Ports Organisation...
September 20th, 2019 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels
. Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels Dear Viewers, The shipping industry must cut GHG emissions. A new joint study demonstrates how hybrid power systems can make a difference. MAN Energy Solutions, DNV GL and Corvus Energy looked into hybridization options for larger cargo vessels...
September 20th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIO-UV acquires Triogen Holdings

BIO-UV acquires Triogen Holdings
Benoit Gillmann, BIO-UV Group’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer BIO-UV acquires Triogen Holdings  BIO-UV GROUP ACQUIRES 100% STAKE IN OZONE AND AOP WATER TREATMENT SPECIALIST BIO-UV Group, the manufacturer of the BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system, has acquired a 100% stake in Scotland-based...
September 20th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Pollution | Read More

Further global appointments in P&I claims team for North

Further global appointments in P&I claims team for North
l to r: Andrew Taylor, Mike Salthouse, Matthew Moore, Iain Gilchrist, Gagan Dhillon Further Global Appointments in P&I Claims Team for North 20 September 2019 – Following the recent expansion of the senior leadership team, North P&I Club has made a further series of senior appointments...
September 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

NorthLink union RMT reacts with fury to news that specialists in failure SERCO have been awarded ferries contract

NorthLink union RMT reacts with fury to news that specialists in failure SERCO have been awarded ferries contract
Mick Cash NorthLink union RMT reacts with fury to news that specialists in failure SERCO have been awarded ferries contract NORTHLINK union RMT today responded with fury to the news that the Scottish Government has awarded the specialists in failure Serco the Northern Isles Ferry Services contract...
September 20th, 2019 | Labour Disputes | Read More

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines

New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. New ITF report on “Maritime subsidies”: FEPORT calls for more transparency and a review of the Maritime State Aid Guidelines to achieve it Brussels, September 20th, 2019 FEPORT who represents the private port companies and terminals performing cargo handling activities...
September 20th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 20 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 20 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 20, 2019 Global Markets UST and Bunds were little changed on the day while, in FX markets, the GBP gained after comments by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker fueled hopes for a Brexit deal by 31 October. The ECB allotted yesterday €3.4bn...
September 20th, 2019 | News | Read More

BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review

BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review
BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review https://www.bmt.org/news/2019/bmt-spins-off-smart-to-greensteam/ (TEDDINGTON, U.K., 20 SEPTEMBER 2019 at 0630 BST)  –  BMT, a leading international design, engineering, science and management consultancy, has sold its UK-based SMART...
September 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marine Money Korea – 6th November 2019

Marine Money Korea – 6th November 2019
13th Annual Marine Money Korea Ship Finance Forum Wednesday, 6th November 2019 Paradise Hotel, Busan https://www.marinemoney.com/forum/KOR19 Dear All Viewers, Marine Money Asia together with our Co-Partners, Korea Trade Insurance Corp. (K-sure), Korea Development Bank (KDB) and The Export-Import...
September 20th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?
John Faraclas Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 74 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,192 points – for a second day below the “famous threshold” as of the end of Dec 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics in uncharted waters. John...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Carrier Transicold Introduces Micro-Link® 5 Controller, Industry’s First Container Refrigeration Unit Controller with Wireless Connection Capability

Carrier Transicold Introduces Micro-Link® 5 Controller, Industry’s First Container Refrigeration Unit Controller with Wireless Connection Capability
The new Micro-Link 5 controller from Carrier Transicold Carrier Transicold Introduces Micro-Link® 5 Controller, Industry’s First Container Refrigeration Unit Controller with Wireless Connection Capability   Brings controller visibility and accessibility to mobile devices using DataLINE Connect™...
September 19th, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
LR’s Commercial Director, Andy McKeran and GTT’s CEO and Chairman, Philippe Berterottière, during the announcement at Gastech 2019 (Houston, Texas). Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC.  Lloyd’s Register in JDP with China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC and DSIC for first in...
September 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent

Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent
Portion Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent Efforts enacted aboard M/S Mariella have succeeded in reducing the amount of food waste by an estimated 27 tonnes over a period of four months. The amount of food saved is equal to approximately 70,000 meals. Viking...
September 19th, 2019 | Food and Drink | Read More

Global BlueTech Summit

Global BlueTech Summit
Global BlueTech Summit SeaAhead’s inaugural Global Bluetech Summit Next Generation Bluetech aAhead’s inaugural Global Bluetech Summit will bring together hundreds of high-level stakeholders from across the marine and maritime ecosystem on October 9th and 10th in New York City for the...
September 19th, 2019 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More