Archive for September, 2019

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Sep-2019 TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus, Turkey DREDGING OPERATIONS AT TAI O Hong Kong STRONG CURRENT MEASURES CANCELLED Port Arthur, United States NEW CRITERIA FOR GRANTING OF LANDING PERMITS New York/Newark, United States INJECTOR TRIAL RUNS SOUTH OF TUAS VIEW...
September 26th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and Legislation; Court cases and arbitration; HFW publications and events 1. Regulation and legislation UK: ISPV regime – PRA proposes updates to its approach, but great...
September 26th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

Moran Cyber- Digital Security’s Future at SHIPPINGInsight

Moran Cyber- Digital Security’s Future at SHIPPINGInsight
. Moran Cyber- Digital Security’s Future at SHIPPINGInsight SHIPPINGInsight 2019 Breakfast Briefing: The Future of Maritime Digital Security: Captain Alexander Soukhanov, Director of Moran Cyber Moran Cyber is pleased to invite you for breakfast during the SHIPPINGInsight conference on Wednesday,...
September 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV

McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV
McQuilling and IFCHOR form Latin American JV New York/Lausanne – 26 September 2019 – Leading independent shipbrokers McQuilling Partners, Inc. and IFCHOR are pleased to announce the formation of McQ-IFCHOR SA, a joint venture focused on the Latin American dry bulk chartering and advisory...
September 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets | Read More

BDI falls below 2,000!!!!!

BDI falls below 2,000!!!!!
The Baltic Exchange BDI falls below 2,000!!!!! The (Baltic Dry Index) fell 90 points and now reads 1,963 points amid dramas in Politics and Geopolitics all over Planet Ocean. More news in tonight’s Market and Geopolitics recap by John Faraclas; watch this space!
September 26th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

We must all play our part in empowering women in the maritime sector, says MAJ on World Maritime Day

We must all play our part in empowering women in the maritime sector, says MAJ on World Maritime Day
Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, speaks in Jamaica this week. We must all play our part in empowering women in the maritime sector, says MAJ Maritime professionals must all play a part in challenging stereotypes and changing mindsets in order...
September 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations
CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations Hamburg, 26 September 2019. The Container Ship Safety Forum e.V. (CSSF), a global business-to-business network and industry association aiming to improve safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry, today...
September 26th, 2019 | Books, Containers | Read More

S&P Affirms The Swedish Club Ratings at ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable

S&P Affirms The Swedish Club Ratings at ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable
Lars RhodinManaging Director of The Swedish Club S&P Affirms The Swedish Club Ratings at ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable The Swedish Club is delighted to report that S&P Global Ratings has affirmed its ‘A-‘ long-term insurer financial strength and issuer credit ratings on The Swedish...
September 26th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 26, 2019 Global Markets USTs were firmer on the day as the latest mixed signals from US President Donald Trump dented market optimism for an imminent resolution to the US/China trade dispute....
September 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On (Updated in September 2019)

ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On (Updated in September 2019)
ClassNK Advises Existing Ships to Install Ballast Water Management Systems Early On (Updated in September 2019) Tokyo – In September 2018, Leading Classification Society ClassNK analyzed the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships and confirmed that installation...
September 26th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Shipmanagement | Read More

World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry

World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry
… World Maritime Day 2019: We are committed to a strong, attractive, competitive, prosperous and socially sustainable shipping industry Today, European shipowners are marking World Maritime Day. The theme this year is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”. ECSA and its members are...
September 26th, 2019 | Associations, ILO, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

RBI’s waning independence, Public pensions: The shift into private markets

RBI’s waning independence, Public pensions: The shift into private markets
. RBI’s waning independence, Public pensions: The shift into private markets Thursday 26 September 2019 – Vol. 110 Ed.39.3 Commentary: RBI’s waning independence By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi In 2018, India’s finance ministry clashed with the Reserve Bank of India, saying it...
September 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

NAMEPA, Liberian Registry and ProSea Win 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards for Collaborative Marine Environment Training Program

NAMEPA, Liberian Registry and ProSea Win 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards for Collaborative Marine Environment Training Program
l to r: Rightship’s Captain Anuj Chopra, Carleen Lyden Walker, GMS’ Evan Sproviervo, LISCR’s Stephen Bomgardner, WGMA’s Niels Aalund, and Gareth Burton of ABS NAMEPA, Liberian Registry and ProSea Win 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards for Collaborative Marine Environment Training Program Collaborating...
September 26th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit

Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit
Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit World Ocean Council to Convene the 2nd Global Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders (ROIAL) at the SOS 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov, 2019) 26 September 2019 The 2nd Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders (ROIAL) will...
September 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall
John Faraclas Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points earlier on today “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes who lost 153 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down at 2,053 points and if same goes below...
September 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, People and Places, 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 25-Sep-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN Hong Kong MODIFICATION TO BAPLIE FILE REQUIREMENT FOR FULL CONTAINER VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama Seawall reinstatement works at Chai Wan Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement...
September 25th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Meet BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit 2019 in Miami, Florida, US; 20-22 October 2019

Meet BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit 2019 in Miami, Florida, US; 20-22 October 2019
Peter Sand Meet BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit 2019 in Miami, Florida, US Join Peter Sand at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit in Miami, Florida, US. The Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating in the panel discussion: 2020 is rapidly approaching – are shipowners prepared? The...
September 25th, 2019 | BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Interviews | Read More

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London
. IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London International Symposium on Extreme Maritime Weather – Towards Safety of Life at Sea and a Sustainable Blue Economy https://public.wmo.int/en/events/meetings/londonsymposium Identifying ways to reduce the loss...
September 25th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Weather | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 25 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 25 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 25 September 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 25, 2019 Global Markets The leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives announced last night a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, data from both...
September 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A world first in 3D printing

A world first in 3D printing
A world first in 3D printing Lloyd’s Register and Lloyd’s Register Foundation support the development of the world’s first 3D printed rescue boat. Lloyd’s Register (LR) is partnering with Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), Autodesk, ST Engineering’s...
September 25th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, Monetary dominance in question

Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, Monetary dominance in question
Christine Lagarde Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, Monetary dominance in question Wednesday 25 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.39.2 Commentary: Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revoltBy David Marsh in Berlin Christine Lagarde, who takes over from Mario Draghi as European Central Bank...
September 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Capes “did it” again

Capes “did it” again
John Faraclas Capes “did it” again – in a positive way though but still we fear of minor volatility and uncertainty amid a Geopolitical perplexed mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points earlier on today and now stands at 2,116 “thanks” to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

10th Hydra Shipping Conference “The Controversy in Shipping – Is It Justifiable ?”

10th Hydra Shipping Conference  “The Controversy in Shipping – Is It Justifiable ?”
John Sahinis introducing the event 10th Hydra Shipping Conference – “The Controversy in Shipping – Is It Justifiable ?” The aftermath:  Saturday, September 14th, 2019 – Conference Hall of the Holy Cathedral of Hydra The 10th Hydra Shipping Conference, organized by the Fraternity of...
September 24th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Sep-2019 LOCK REPAIRS PARTLY COMPLETE Kiel Canal, Germany MARINE SURVEYS AT CASTLE PEAK POWER STATION, TUEN MUN Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong Lock repairs partly complete Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Kiel Canal, Germany Kiel Canal...
September 24th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Spinnaker Global wins prestigious national diversity award

Spinnaker Global wins prestigious national diversity award
Karen Waltham Spinnaker Global wins prestigious national diversity award Spinnaker Global has proven it’s the best of the best after picking up a national maritime sector award. The company was named as the winner of the Diversity award at the Maritime UK Awards in Southampton on September 19. The...
September 24th, 2019 | Awards | Read More