Archive for October, 2019

Markets in a free fall

Markets in a free fall
John Faraclas Markets in a free fall Markets in a fee fall amid Planet Ocean’s uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index lost 51 points earlier on today and now stand at 1,731 points amid Planet Ocean’s worse uncertainty; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI down 100 !! points at 2,978 losing...
October 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year
2019-2020 WISTA International Executive Committee. l to r: Fabiana Simoes Martins, Sanjam Gupta, Alexandra Anagnostis, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Connie Roozen, Angie Hartmann, Naa Densua Aryeetey. WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year October 31, 2019-...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Oct-2019 CYCLONE MAHA India Cyclone Maha Thursday, October 31, 2019, India Cyclone Maha formed over Comorin Area, near the southern-most end of the country and the adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean, and became more well-marked early on Wednesday. The system has concentrated...
October 31st, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Thursday, 31 October 2019) HIGHLIGHTS Risk sentiment improved in October, as some of the biggest downside risks facing the global economy have eased. However, incoming data point to weakening global economic momentum, as weakness in manufacturing and trade-related sectors...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Vessel operating costs expected to rise in 2019 and 2020

Vessel operating costs expected to rise in 2019 and 2020
Richard Greiner Vessel operating costs expected to rise in 2019 and 2020 International accountant and shipping adviser BDO says total operating costs in the shipping industry are expected to rise by 2.5% in 2019 and by 2.7% in 2020. Responses to the firm’s latest annual Future Operating Costs Survey...
October 31st, 2019 | Accountancy, HR, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou re-elected as WISTA International President

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou re-elected as WISTA International President
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, being re-elected as President of WISTA International Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou re-elected as WISTA International President Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, co-CEO of Tototheo Maritime, has been re-elected as WISTA International President during...
October 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO
.. PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ATHENS, GREECE, October 31, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that its board of directors has...
October 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Person Profiles, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years

ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years
Martin Dorsman ECSA launches strategic priorities for EU shipping policy for the next five years In line with the new cycle of the EU institutions where the European Parliament has just started its mandate and the European Commission’s College is being composed, ECSA publishes its new strategic...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, European Union, Organisations | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 31, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 31, 2019 Global Markets The Fed cut rates by 25bps at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting which concluded yesterday, taking the target range for the fed funds rate to 1.50-1.75%. Speaking...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck

Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck
The “Typhoon” Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck The official video of the October 2019 “Return to Antikythera” diving expedition at the Antikythera Wreck site. Artifacts are coming to the surface. Among them an intact amphora from Kos and timber from the ancient...
October 31st, 2019 | Archaeology, Maritime History and Museums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA to give opening address at the International Underwater Operations & Offshore Industry EXPO 2019 China

IMCA to give opening address at the International Underwater Operations & Offshore Industry EXPO 2019 China
Allen Leatt IMCA to give opening address at the International Underwater Operations & Offshore Industry EXPO 2019 China The International Marine Contractor’s Association’s (IMCA) Chief Executive Officer, Allen Leatt will address the opening ceremony of the fourth International Underwater...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BIMCOs Sand to offer shipping market insight in Hong Kong during Maritime Week (17-23 Nov)

BIMCOs Sand to offer shipping market insight in Hong Kong during Maritime Week (17-23 Nov)
Peter Sand BIMCOs Sand to offer shipping market insight in Hong Kong during Maritime Week (17-23 Nov) BIMCO to present shipping market insights in Hong Kong BIMCO will offer market insights at the inaugural Capital Link Hong Kong Maritime forum and at the Asian Logistics and Maritime conference. Chief...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets | Read More

Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation

Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation
Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet, The future of regulation Thursday 31 October 2019  –  Vol.110 Ed.44.3 Commentary: Claustrophobia on Fed balance sheet By Pierre Ortlieb in London The US Federal Reserve’s key challenge for the next six months is managing its liabilities. For central...
October 31st, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami

Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami
Frank Marmol (fourth from left) with the group that attended the session Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami A series of in-house training courses for technical personnel is planned to be held at Segumar-Miami. The courses are designed to keep abreast on the latest developments...
October 30th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications
Prof. Evangelos Markopoulos testing the technology at TUAS Game Lab prior the conference presentation. Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications  Maritime Safety Education...
October 30th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION!

Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION!
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 20 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,782 losing the 1,800 threshold!!! The geopolitical situation couldn’t be worse… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was stuck at 3,078...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

American Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019) re – Sulphur Cap

American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap
American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap OCTOBER 10, 2019 SULPHUR CAP 2020 UPDATE In view of the fast approaching IMO 2020 legislation, Members are reminded of some important issues to consider and ensure to have in place prior to January 1, 2020 including preparations...
October 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.
John Faraclas testing the MarSEVR, Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education. London. Allaboutshipping.co uk was invited on October 29, 2019 to attend a presentation of the MarSEVR (Maritime Safety Education with Virtual Reality) in London at the...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

ECSA supports the establishment of a co-programmed partnership zero-emission waterborne transport within Horizon Europe

ECSA supports the establishment of a co-programmed partnership zero-emission waterborne transport within Horizon Europe
Martin Dorsman ECSA supports the establishment of a co-programmed partnership zero-emission waterborne transport within Horizon Europe On behalf of the European shipping industry, ECSA expresses its support for the move by the European Commission and Member States to establish a co-programmed partnership...
October 30th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Oct-2019 ENHANCEMENT OF DRAFT Paradip, India SUSPENSION AT DARDANELLES Dardanelles, Turkey CONSTRUCTION OF LANDING FACILITY OFF MARINA BAY CRUISE CENTRE Marina Bay, Singapore Enhancement of Draft Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Paradip, India Enhancement of Draft at various berths...
October 30th, 2019 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager
Tom Adams Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager Navigate Response, the global maritime crisis communication consultancy, announced today that Tom Adams has joined its expanding London team as a Crisis Response Manager. Tom joins Navigate Response from the security sector...
October 30th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Claims, Company Profiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 30, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 30, 2019 Global Markets UK MPs voted yesterday in favor of PM Boris Johnson’s bill calling for an early election on 12 December. Meanwhile, activity in financial markets was relatively muted earlier...
October 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris

De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris
De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov) DE-RISKING BLUE ECONOMY INVESTMENT: LEGAL AND INSURANCE EXPERTS GATHER AT WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT (SOS) What are the risks for investors in the Blue Economy as it continues to...
October 30th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments
‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments Wednesday 30 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.44.2 Commentary: Only one justification for fresh ECB QE By Valentin Lazea in Bucharest In November the European Central Bank will restart...
October 30th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More