Archive for November, 2019

3rd Annual Maritime Capital Forum Reinforces Singapore’s Role as Leading International Maritime Centre

Michael Phoon, Executive Director of SSA 3rd Annual Maritime Capital Forum Reinforces Singapore’s Role as Leading International Maritime Centre Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) in conjunction with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), will be running the 3rd Annual Maritime Capital...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System

Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System
Artist’s illustration of the Fugro RAMMS hydrographic mapping capability, now being used to inform maritime domain awareness for the US Navy Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System Fugro’s collaboration with Areté to develop the Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System (RAMMS) has...
November 13th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Nov-2019 FENDER REPLACEMENT WORKS AT CASTLE PEAK POWER STATION JETTY, TAP SHEK KOK Hong Kong NON-WEATHER WORKING DAYS DECLARED Dhamra, India TOLLS REDUCTION FOR CRUDE OIL TANKERS (AMENDMENT) Suez Canal, Egypt Fender replacement works at Castle Peak Power Station Jetty, Tap...
November 13th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with Norway’s Sveinung Oftedal Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project Partnerships and innovations are essential to combat climate change through reductions in GHG emissions. Norway has provided an additional NOK 40,000,000 (US$4.3. million)...
November 13th, 2019 | Environment, Flags, IMO | Read More

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78
. Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78 The Republic of Panama remains in the International Maritime Organization White List, according to confirmation received from the IMO maritime safety committee. It has proved “full and total effectiveness to the...
November 13th, 2019 | Flags | Read More

Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges

Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Seabury Maritime and Lloyd’s Register join forces to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges Partners to combine market knowledge and data capability to help clients optimize business performance. 13 November 2019, New York – Seabury Maritime,...
November 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Oslo Børs: Atlantic Sapphire wins Star of Innovation award in Brussels

Oslo Børs: Atlantic Sapphire wins Star of Innovation award in Brussels
Oslo Børs: Atlantic Sapphire wins Star of Innovation award in Brussels 13/11/2019 – Atlantic Sapphire was named Star of Innovation in the EU Commission’s awards to the best companies recently listed on stock exchanges across Europe. The European Small and Mid-Cap Awards are an annual award...
November 13th, 2019 | Awards, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 13, 2019 Global Markets Investors adopt a cautious stance in early trade today ahead of US President Donald Trump’s decision on whether he will impose higher tariffs on cars and auto parts imported...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads

Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads
Italy a picture of political surrealism, Europe at a crossroads Wednesday 13 November 2019  Vol.10 Ed.46.2 Commentary: Italy a picture of political surrealism By Antonio Armellini in Rome Italy’s political crisis appears surreal even by the country’s well-worn standards. Objective factors...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …”hit” back today and a …record of plus nine points was observed bringing same up to 1,354 points. The Geopolitics cannot be followed anymore and be prepared for everything… John...
November 12th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Nov-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong Seawall reinstatement at Shek Pik, Lantau Island Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately one month, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines...
November 12th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Safeguarding the development of sustainable cruise activity: a priority for European ports

Safeguarding the development of sustainable cruise activity: a priority for European ports
(c) Port of Oslo 12 November 2019 The sustainability of cruise activity in Europe is currently under pressure. European ports take the concerns expressed very seriously. The vicinity to Europe’s cultural heritage and main must-sees makes many European port cities attractive tourist destinations. Their...
November 12th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Europort attracts international visitors in record numbers

Europort attracts international visitors in record numbers
.. Europort attracts international visitors in record numbers Special ship markets in recovery and real progress on maritime digitalisation brought a feelgood finale to Europort 2019, as the last of 26,076 visitors from 93 countries departed from the biennial conference and exhibition after an energetic...
November 12th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Diana commences self tender offer to purchase up to 2,739,726 shares

Diana commences self tender offer to purchase up to 2,739,726 shares
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. COMMENCES SELF TENDER OFFER TO PURCHASE UP TO 2,739,726 SHARES ATHENS, GREECE, November 12, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the commencement of a tender...
November 12th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019

HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019
HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019 The UAE Insurance Authority has recently issued Administrative Decision No. 140 of 2019 Concerning the Exclusion of Some Insurance Policies From the Requirement of Being Written in the Arabic Language (the Decision)....
November 12th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Babcock LGE continues growth in LPG, LPG Fuel Gas and LNG carrier sectors

Babcock LGE continues growth in LPG, LPG Fuel Gas and LNG carrier sectors
Babcock’s LPG Fuel Gas Supply System Babcock LGE continues growth in LPG, LPG Fuel Gas and LNG carrier sectors Babcock’s LGE business – the global leader in liquid gas solutions – is celebrating its 26th order of 2019 from the world’s largest shipyards in South Korea and China, including several...
November 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, LPG | Read More

Hanging on in there!

Hanging on in there!
Hanging on in there! François Jambou is this morning less than 500 miles from the finish in Le Marin in Martinique. As such, the leader in the prototype category now has a glimpse of what looks set to be a victorious finish within the next two days. A little over 100 miles astern, Ambrogio Beccaria...
November 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019

IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019 Senior managers and QHSE professionals from organisations involved in the offshore...
November 12th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings
The study used the hull performance analysis methodology developed by DNV GL to analyze the performance of various major vessel types, including LNG carriers, bulk carriers, crude oil tankers and cruise vessels. Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull...
November 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Bund yields moved higher earlier today amid market expectations that US President Donald Trump will likely postpone again a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU auto...
November 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GTMaritime takes Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019

GTMaritime takes Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019
Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019 GTMaritime takes Cyber Security Award at Smart4Sea EUROPORT 2019 Industry-leading data and communications solutions company GTMaritime has won the Smart4Sea Award 2019 for Cyber Security, after a public vote recognised GTMailPlus as the product making the...
November 12th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Safety and Security | Read More

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead
.. Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 12 November 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.46.1 Commentary: Scepticism on second Plaza accord By Mark Sobel in Washington In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent weeks, market...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears

The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears
John Faraclas The BDI@1,345: The fall continues uninterrupted… amid other fears The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today another 33 points and now stands at 1,345 points amid verry serious geopolitical fears. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost the 2,400 points threshold with...
November 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

ADIPEC 2019 – BMT Delivers Real-Time Integrity Monitoring for Malaysia’s Helang FPSO

ADIPEC 2019 – BMT Delivers Real-Time Integrity Monitoring for Malaysia’s Helang FPSO
Mooring Installation ADIPEC 2019: BMT delivers mooring line monitoring system for Helang FPSO BMT teams with LMC on turret moored FPSO for field development (ADIPEC 2019: ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 11 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 1130 GST (LOCAL) / 0730 GMT; ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE) – BMT has...
November 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

World-Link appraises Cybersecurity solution at IMarEST UAE

World-Link appraises Cybersecurity solution at IMarEST UAE
90 delegates attended World-Link appraises Cybersecurity solution at IMarEST UAE Dubai, 7 Nov 2019 World-Link Communication in conjunction with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch hosted a knowledge sharing session for 90 delegates who connected with the...
November 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More