Archive for September, 2019

Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed

Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed
  Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed Thursday 19 Septembre 2019 To note: – Start of the first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère postponed due to the weather conditions expected in the Bay of Biscay – Festivities will continue on Sunday with a prologue in the...
September 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Sep-2019 INCREASE OF MAXIMUM DRAFT Panama Canal, Panama PROHIBITION OF VESSELS Singapore CHANNEL CLOSURE Beaumont, United States Increase of maximum draft Thursday, September 19, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake for the upcoming...
September 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wide Strategy’s September Newsletter

Wide Strategy’s September Newsletter
Lydia Modiano Wide Strategy’s September Newsletter Welcome to “Wide Blog” where guests are invited to experience little sparks of “wide intrigue”, solid pieces of communications insights, and wide strategy news bites. The aim of the blog is to provide a one-stop-shop for...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Press and Media | Read More

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers
: Matthieu de Tugny, the President of Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore presents AIP to GTT GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers Approval in principle has been granted for the system that may be used in Ice...
September 19th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

William J. “Bill” Shea Awarded Annual Connie in Long Beach, CA by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

William J. “Bill” Shea Awarded Annual Connie in Long Beach, CA by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
From left: William J. “Bill” Shea, CEO of Direct ChassisLink, Inc and J. Christopher Lytle,recently retired Executive Director of the Port of Oakland, CA William J. “Bill” Shea Awarded Annual Connie in Long Beach, CA by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute J. Christopher...
September 19th, 2019 | Awards, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Omnia Management announced as winner of the 1st Cool Logistics ‘Innovation in Perishable Logistics’ Award at Cool Logistics Global 2019 conference

Omnia Management announced as winner of the 1st Cool Logistics ‘Innovation in Perishable Logistics’ Award at Cool Logistics Global 2019 conference
Jara Solar, Martico, Clive Lawrance, Omnia Management and Rachael White, Cool Logistics Global Omnia Management announced as winner of the 1st Cool Logistics ‘Innovation in Perishable Logistics’ Award at Cool Logistics Global 2019 conference Clive Lawrance, Omnia Management winner of the...
September 19th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards
Peter Broadhurst, Senior VP Safety and Security, receiving the award from broadcaster Colin Murray (left) and Guy Platten, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping. Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards Leading industry award for Inmarsat’s cyber...
September 19th, 2019 | Awards, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

North American acceptance of LNG marine fuel emphasised with latest Wärtsilä LNG Cargo System order

North American acceptance of LNG marine fuel emphasised with latest Wärtsilä LNG Cargo System order
Wärtsilä will supply its LNG Cargo Handling System for a new 5400 m3 LNG bunker barge being built in the USA. Copyright: VARD Marine. North American acceptance of LNG marine fuel emphasised with latest Wärtsilä LNG Cargo System order Wärtsilä Corporation, 19 September 2019 at 4 pm EEST –...
September 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SHI’s SVESSEL® wins Bureau Veritas Approval in Principle

SHI’s SVESSEL® wins Bureau Veritas Approval in Principle
: Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. receive Approval In Principle (AIP) from Bureau Veritas at Gastech 2019 SHI’s SVESSEL® wins Bureau Veritas Approval in Principle Paris-La Défense, France, September 19th, 2019: At Gastech 2019 taking place in Houston this week, Samsung Heavy Industries Co.,...
September 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies | Read More

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships
Captain Andy Goldsmith IMCA PROMOTES HYBRID BATTERY POWER SYSTEMS ON DP SHIPS The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is promoting ways of reducing carbon emissions in the marine environment as part of its strategic theme of environmental sustainability. The contribution of battery...
September 19th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community
Marta Lucía Ramírez, Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia, Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community “Shipping must draw talent from every corner of the globe and every sector of the population to ensure its own sustainability.” http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/19-Colombia-World-Maritime-Day-Parallel-Event-.aspx IMO...
September 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sustainable Ocean Summit – Draft Program and Speakers (Paris, 20-22 Nov 2019)

Sustainable Ocean Summit – Draft Program and Speakers (Paris, 20-22 Nov 2019)
Sustainable Ocean Summit – Draft Program and Speakers (Paris, 20-22 Nov 2019) SOS 2019 Draft Program and Speakers The Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) has unveiled its ambitious program and initial speaker lineup, with more to be confirmed soon. With the theme of “Investing...
September 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 19 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 19 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 19, 2019 Global Markets As was widely expected, yesterday the Fed cut its target range for the federal funds rate by 25bps to 1.75-2.00%. The lack of clear hints for further Fed rate easing favored the USD, while the 2/10-yr UST yield curve flattened. Greece The...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece

West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece
Lucie Ryan, new Claims Handler at West of England’s Greek office West of England appoints a new claims handler in Greece The West of England P&I Club, a leading mutual marine insurer, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Claims Handler, Lucie Ryan. She will be based in the Club’s...
September 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village

Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village
Multimodal 2020 partners with BIFA to add freight forwarders village A major new attraction at next year’s Multimodal Exhibition and Conference will be the British International Freight Association’s Freight Forwarders Village, designed to provide a marketplace for BIFA members and associate members...
September 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power

South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power
Port of Incheon. Image credit Incheon Port Authority South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABB shore power ABB will install Port of Incheon’s first shore-to-ship power solution, enabling passenger vessels to cut emissions, noise and vibrations at berth ABB has secured the contract...
September 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

Launch: Baltic ICS Lecture Series 3

Launch: Baltic ICS Lecture Series 3
3rd annual Baltic ICS Lecture Series Attended by 600+ shipping professionals globally starts next week in  Shanghai, Singapore, Athens, London and now also Hong Kong Chartering, trading and operations staff are invited to join the 3rd annual lecture series supporting future generations of industry...
September 19th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019

What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019
Gerard Lyons What Lyons can bring to the Bank, Asia Infrastructure Forum 2019 Thursday 19 September 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.38.3 Commentary: What Lyons can bring to the Bank By Chris Papadopoullos in London Gerard Lyons’ candidacy for governor of the Bank of England may look like a pro-Brexit...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with innovative steel and slosh-free tank

LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with innovative steel and slosh-free tank
Odin Kwon, DSME Executive Vice President and CTO, with Mark Darley, LR’s North Asia President during the AiP ceremony at Gastech 2019 (Houston, Texas). LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with innovative steel and slosh-free tank LR presents AiP to DSME at Gastech 2019, taking place this week...
September 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Antony Gormley’s new show recasts Royal Academy galleries

Antony Gormley’s new show recasts Royal Academy galleries
Host, by Antony Gormley. Antony Gormley’s new show recasts Royal Academy galleries By James Brewer A large truck drew up on a cloudy Monday evening in the courtyard of the Royal Academy in London. Its just-in-time delivery was a container full of Atlantic Ocean water – 20 tonnes (20,366 litres) of...
September 18th, 2019 | Exhibitions | Read More

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 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 18-Sep-2019 MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT TERMINAL Dahej, India Maintenance dredging at terminal Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Dahej, India The Gujarat Chemical Port Terminal has announced plans to carry out maintenance dredging for about one day on 24/25 September and then for about...
September 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA
Frank Marmol new Head of Segumar Miami PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their   Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA Frank H. Marmol a Naval Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in classification societies, statutory certification and services...
September 18th, 2019 | Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Proto, four-way match, and some?

Proto, four-way match, and some?
. Proto, four-way match, and some? Among the 87 sailors competing in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, 22 are competing in the prototype category. Though four sailors stand out as firm favourites (François Jambou, Axel Tréhin, Erwan Le Méné and Tanguy Bouroullec), there are also some solid outsiders...
September 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students
l to r: Stan Herbert, vice president, student affairs, Cal Maritime; James Kling; Samuel Comerford; Jewel McLain; Jenny Johnson, Crowley; Spencer Hoffman; Susan Opp, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Cal Maritime. Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students (LONG BEACH, Calif.;...
September 18th, 2019 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More