Archive for October, 2019

The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named

The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named
Sword of Honour Award The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named British Safety Council announces the winners of the 2019 Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards The British Safety Council has announced the winners of this year’s Sword of Honour and Globe...
October 14th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

SSA Project is Launched to Transorm Shipping Registries Globally

SSA Project is Launched to Transorm Shipping Registries Globally
Signatories of the International E-Registry of Ships (IERS) MoU (from left to right) Mr John Denton AO, Secretary-General of ICC, Mr Dorjee Sun, Chief Executive Officer of Perlin and Mr Steen Brodsgaard Lund, Chairman of SSA Digital Transformation Committee. MPA Chief Executive, Ms Quah Ley Hoon, witnessed...
October 14th, 2019 | Associations, Flags | Read More

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF SELF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, October 14, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the preliminary...
October 14th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus
.. Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus  ‘SEA CHANGE’ was the theme. Undoubtedly the organisers captured the mood and felt the pulse of a surge of awareness, an urge for a holistic evolution, or is it not a revolution, considering what has been happening on the streets of capital...
October 14th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Insight, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force
. Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force  The BWM Convention amendments formalizing the implementation schedule for the D-2 standard are now in force.  Amendments to an international treaty aimed at preventing the spread of potentially invasive...
October 14th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 14, 2019 Global Markets Asian bourses firmed in today’s session while USTs came under pressure following progress in US-China trade negotiations and positive developments regarding Brexit. US markets...
October 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast
. Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast Monday 14 October 2019  – Vol.110 ed.42.1 Commentary: Imperilled co-operation at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington As always, the global economy will be top of agenda at the International Monetary Bank-World...
October 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. joins the International Windship Association

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. joins the International Windship Association
. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. joins the International Windship Association TOKYO – October 14, 2019: On the back of the recent AIP approval for the Wind Challenger, wind-assisted vessel design by Class NK, Tokyo headquartered MOL O.S.K. Lines Ltd today has announced that it is joining the International...
October 13th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Liner Shipping and Trade, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks
Scott Abandons Cardiff 1910 AD. Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks  By James Brewer  A nautical setting is framing an inaugural international art competition named Wales Contemporary, or in the Welsh language Cymru Gyfoes. The competition, open to...
October 13th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Fugro completes deepwater AUV surveys for Shell in US Gulf of Mexico

Fugro completes deepwater AUV surveys for Shell in US Gulf of Mexico
Fugro Brasilis – close up view Subsea Vessel Fugro completes deepwater AUV surveys for Shell in US Gulf of Mexico Fugro has completed several high-resolution geophysical surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico for Shell International Exploration and Production Company. The project required data collection...
October 13th, 2019 | Energy | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World – 13 Oct 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World – 13 Oct 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation. I believe the first scrubber was trialled on a ship (the UK ferry Pride of Kent) in 2006, and even then wash water quality was being tested. Now 13 years later the discussions about wash water continue,...
October 13th, 2019 | Environment, Press and Media | Read More

They’re coming!

They’re coming!
They’re coming! The denouement of the first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère is imminent in the prototype category! At 15:00 UTC this Sunday, François Jambou was just 30 miles from the finish in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Tanguy Bouroullec and Axel Tréhin were respectively 15 and 25 miles...
October 13th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Oct-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 OCTOBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 October 2019 Saturday, October 12, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Oct (Mon) – Substitution for H.M. King Bhumibol Adilyadej Memorial...
October 12th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

High pressure, high intrigue!

High pressure, high intrigue!
High pressure, high intrigue! We are about to witness the denouement of this first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère. It’s a tense finale with a very light breeze, that fades away to nothing at times on the outskirts of the Canaries. In the prototype category, François Jambou has a slight edge...
October 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more

Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 7-11 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.41 Most-Read Commentary Carney’s proposals for multipolarity: At this year’s...
October 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…
John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now stands at 1,924; on a weekly basis though,  the BDI was up a “hefty” 157 points – from 1,767 last week (04/10/2019). The War in the Middle...
October 11th, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective
Anna Maria Maiolino. Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary. Whitechapel Gallery retrospective By James Brewer Crossing the Atlantic in the early 1950s on a passengership that rolled and pitched unnervingly was a daunting experience for a 12-year-old girl who with her mother and sister were seeking...
October 11th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Less than two days till the verdict!

Less than two days till the verdict!
Less than two days till the verdict! The leaders in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have passed the latitude of Madeira this evening. Though they can almost glimpse the finish of this first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the end of the course promises to be a bit of a struggle in light airs. The...
October 11th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News fom GAC

Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Oct-2019 CANAL CLOSES FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD TONNAGE Panama Canal, Panama JOINT PREPARATIONS & TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE NO-DEAL BREXIT Rotterdam, Netherlands NO DISRUPTION TO PORT OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Canal closes fiscal year with record tonnage Friday,...
October 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ocean carriers convene in Colombia to assess the regional maritime trade outlook

Ocean carriers convene in Colombia to assess the regional maritime trade outlook
Ocean carriers convene in Colombia to assess the regional maritime trade outlook IMO2020 is just one of the hot topics on the shipping line agenda for discussion at this year’s TOC Americas conference, taking place in Cartagena, Colombia on 29-31 October London, 11 October 2019 – With less...
October 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are New Business Models Driving M&A-Enabled Transformations?

Are New Business Models Driving M&A-Enabled Transformations?
Are New Business Models Driving M&A-Enabled Transformations? Deals, Downturns, and Pathways to Growth Inspiration and insights to help you win in the ’20s The 2019 M&A Report: Downturns Are a Better Time for Deal Hunting What can forward-looking dealmakers do to get ready for the difficult...
October 11th, 2019 | Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Reports | Read More

Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years

Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years
Mark O’Neil, CEO – Columbia Shipmanagement Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years COLUMBIA SHIPMANAGEMENT WELCOMES GUESTS TO MARITIME CYPRUS TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF VALUED SERVICE Capt Heinrich Schoeller, Chairman of Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) and the Columbia Board of Directors,...
October 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Electric vehicles now make up majority of ABP’s fleet at Southampton

Electric vehicles now make up majority of ABP’s fleet at Southampton
. Electric vehicles now make up majority of ABP’s fleet at Southampton  ABP has welcomed an additional 12 new electric vehicles to its fleet at the Port of Southampton so that electric vehicles now make up the majority of its fleet. Forging ahead with its commitments to improve air quality across...
October 11th, 2019 | Associations, Automobiles, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brexit: European shipping industry urges for negotiated settlement that includes transition period

Brexit: European shipping industry urges for negotiated settlement that includes transition period
Martin Dorsman Brexit: European shipping industry urges for negotiated settlement that includes transition period In a letter today to the EU’s Chief Negotiator for the exit of the UK from the EU, Mr Michel Barnier, ECSA and its member the UK Chamber of Shipping strongly urge for a negotiated settlement...
October 11th, 2019 | Associations, European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 11 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 11 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 11 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 11, 2019 Global Markets UST and German Bunds remained under pressure in early European trade amid increased optimism on the outcome of this week’s US/China trade negotiations and easing worries over...
October 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More