Archive for November, 2019

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC 30-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 DECEMBER 2019 World Holidays: 1-14 December 2019 Saturday, November 30, 2019, Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 2 Dec (Mon) – UAE National Day 2 Dec (Mon) – Kazakhstan First President’s Day 5...
November 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas                             The BDI “recovers”, Wets “falling” and Geopolitics more than messy… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 61 points earlier on today and now reads 1,528 – over and above the 1,500 points....
November 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, IMO, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers | Read More

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success
Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success World Ocean Council SOS 2019 Success re “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy” Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 Generates Global, High-Level, High-Energy Dialogue...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes
. Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes Once again, Panama hosted their traditional Panama party for all IMO Delegates and guests, attending this week the 31st session of the IMO Assembly at IMO Headquarters in London, from 25 November to 4 December 2019. We...
November 29th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Nov-2019 OUTFALL STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION & INSTALLATION OF SILT CURTAINS Singapore COLLISION AT ISTANBUL ANCHORAGE AREA Bosphorus, Turkey HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR PLAGUE Philippines TYPHOON KAMMURI STRENGTHENS Philippines DREDGING WORKS Melbourne, Australia TRANSIT OF TANKERS...
November 29th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council
. IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium: Category (a)    10 States with the largest interest in providing international shipping services: China, Greece,...
November 29th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

Shipping number of the week: Most VLCCs delivered in 40 years

Shipping number of the week: Most VLCCs delivered in 40 years
The BIMCO House Shipping number of the week: Most VLCCs delivered in 40 years The Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) fleet has grown at a staggering rate of 8% year to date in November. The 65 VLCCs delivered in the first 11 months of 2019 will mark the highest number of deliveries since 1976. A total of...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward
Dr. Aleka Sheppard during her keynote speech Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward A vision of synergy for the exchange of knowledge, the forging of bonds and the promotion of the maritime and legal strengths of London gave birth to the London Shipping Law Centre and provided the...
November 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Insight, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Story of the Year | Read More

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)
Guy Platten Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC) LONDON, 29th NOVEMBER – The Indian government has ratified the HKC, significantly...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Ship Demolitions | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 29, 2019 Global Markets Investors retained a cautious stance on risk assets earlier today amid market concerns that the US law backing Hong Kong protestors could complicate the process towards a US/China...
November 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe

MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe
MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 29 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 10 AM EET MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide MacGregor equipment to a European port development project and TTS products to a...
November 29th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dry Market maintains its …“momentum”; the Wets falling…

Dry Market maintains its …“momentum”; the Wets falling…
John Faraclas Dry Market maintains its …“momentum”; the Wets falling… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 27 points and now stands at 1,467; Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes a whisker close to 3,000 points; the flirting continues and looks like tomorrow this threshold...
November 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos
Agios Ioannis Kastri. Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos By James Brewer The Aegean island of Skopelos is a dream destination, one the one hand for fans of the supergroup Abba and on the other… for lovers of the quieter Greek holiday spots. From May to September each year, tourists drive or are...
November 28th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia

From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia
… From LNG to Arctic travel: Bureau Veritas takes Asia FIRST CHINESE-BUILT CRUISE SHIP READY FOR ARCTIC ADVENTURES At the forefront of China’s expanding cruise market is China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), who recently delivered the first ever Chinese-built, Polar-class expedition cruise ship,...
November 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, LNG, Maritime Tourism | Read More

A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union

A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union
Martin Dorsman A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union On behalf of the whole European shipping industry, ECSA welcomes the confirmation of the new College of the European Commission, under the leadership of Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. “European shipping...
November 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force
Mr. Gopal Krishna, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping and Mr. Amitabh Kumar, India’s Director General of Shipping, deposited the instrument of accession to the treaty with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (l) today (28 November) during the thirty-first session of the IMO...
November 28th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft
. Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft 28 November 2019 – With the festive season approaching the wellbeing of seafarers is something shipping companies should prioritise as it can be a very challenging time for those who are away from...
November 28th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports sign agreement to enable digitalisation via Fleet Data platform

Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports sign agreement to enable digitalisation via Fleet Data platform
Stefano Poli, VP, Business Development, Inmarsat Maritime Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports sign agreement to enable digitalisation via Fleet Data platform Milestone for Fleet Data as ABB Marine & Ports signs application provider agreement to exploit Inmarsat IoT platform 28 November 2019: Inmarsat...
November 28th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021

Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021
Shipowners’ Club Renewal 2020/2021 At the 2019 half year point, the Club reported a Combined Ratio of 105.9%, with an underwriting deficit of US$ 5.7m. This represented a deficit higher than budgeted, which was determined to be largely the result of the increased quantum of claims in both 2018...
November 28th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 28, 2019 Global Markets US President Donald Trump signed into law congressional legislation supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, in spite of China’s fierce objection. On the data...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019 Container Shipping Pressure remains despite some of the trade war damage being offset by a reshuffling of manufacturing in Asia With fleet growth of 3.7%, compared to global container shipping demand growth of only 1%, even blanked...
November 28th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The Ince Group HY20 Results

The Ince Group HY20 Results
Andrian Biles The Ince Group HY20 Results 28 November 2019 The Ince Group plc (“Ince” or the “Group”) Interim unaudited results for the six months to 30 September 2019 Strong first half with revenue up 125% and adjusted profit before tax up 264% Nine partners hired across five offices   Successful...
November 28th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Legal | Read More

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November
Mick Cash RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November Maritime union RMT has announced today that is calling a protest in Portsmouth targeting rogue operator Condor Ferries to highlight the company’s exploitative and anti-trade union business model. The call comes in the...
November 28th, 2019 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020
. Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020 Thursday 28 November 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.48.3 Commentary: Mighty dollar maddens Trump By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is no secret that President Donald Trump is displeased with the dollar’s strength. Whether there is...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More