Archive for November, 2019

The Markets “still” buoyant…

The Markets “still” buoyant…
John Faraclas The Markets “still” buoyant The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 14 points and now stands at 1,440 points; the Wets with mixed feelings… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: What a contained rise of all Dry Indices, eh! The triple-digit surge of Capes during the beginning of the week (Monday...
November 27th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, IMIF, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Nov-2019 CABLE LAYING WORKS IN THE EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore JETTY CHANNEL DISRUPTION Corpus Christi, United States Cable laying works in the East Johor Strait Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Singapore The working period for cable laying in the East Johor Strait has been extended....
November 27th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Babcock completes NorthLink ferry docking

Babcock completes NorthLink ferry docking
The “Hildasay” in the  drydock Babcock completes NorthLink ferry docking Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence company, has successfully completed the dry docking of MV Hildasay. The NorthLink freight ferry, which runs between mainland Scotland and the Northern Isles of Orkney...
November 27th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

The highest health, safety and environmental management accolades for the best performing companies worldwide

The highest health, safety and environmental management accolades for the best performing companies worldwide
The winners of the Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour 2019 The highest health, safety and environmental management accolades for the best performing companies worldwide The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the highest standards in management...
November 27th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast

Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast
Jeremy Corbyn Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, World Gold Council podcast Commentary: Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election By Denis MacShane in London The manifesto submitted by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the run up to the 12 December UK general election contains...
November 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…
John Faraclas Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 75 points at 1,426… Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI is now over and above the 1,400 points; cross your fingers and don’t complain! The Capes’ three digit  plus figure...
November 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Press and Media, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping reports Financial Results for the Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2019

Performance Shipping reports Financial Results for the Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2019
.. Performance Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2019  ATHENS, GREECE, November 26, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships and tanker...
November 26th, 2019 | Accountancy, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action
… IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has opened the Organization’s 31st Assembly session, calling for concrete action to address climate change and other challenges. The...
November 26th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Headlines, IMO, Organisations | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 26, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 26, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, while the US dollar increased to a two-week high against the safe-haven Japanese yen on optimism that the US and China...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Presence in Greece strengthens as Attica Group chooses the Fleet Management System SERTICA

Presence in Greece strengthens as Attica Group chooses the Fleet Management System SERTICA
. Presence in Greece strengthens as Attica Group chooses the Fleet Management System SERTICA Attica Group, in the framework of its digital transformation, is implementing SERTICA Fleet Management System to ensure reliable vessel operations and high-quality ship management. The Danish software company...
November 26th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

IBIA and S&P Global Platts – Middle East Bunker Conference – Dubai

IBIA and S&P Global Platts – Middle East Bunker Conference – Dubai
IBIA and S&P Global Platts – Middle East Bunker Conference – Dubai Date: March 11-12, 2020 Location: Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, (QE2), Dubai, UAE WHERE THE BUNKER INDUSTRY CONNECTS Save the date: March 11-12, 2020   ADD TO CALENDAR By March 2020, the IMO sulphur...
November 26th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Oil Industry | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
.. New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.48.1 Commentary: New Fed reports fall short on risks By Mark Sobel in Washington In 2018, the Federal Reserve began issuing semi-annual financial stability reports;...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts

Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts
John Faraclas Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 67 points and now stands at 1,351 thanks to the Capes’ surge… The Geopolitical situation will turn Planet Ocean upside down. John Faraclas’...
November 25th, 2019 | IMO, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea
Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly of USCG, being warmly congratulated by IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly* receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Bravery at Sea He was called upon and said: “Good evening Ministers, Secretary General, Excellences, distinguished...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!
What a reaction! Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize! I was more than honoured to be present to this award for a man whom I know for years, his life being interwoven with the Shipping Industry in all sectors, particularly with tankers. Joe J. Angelo was the former Deputy Managing...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Intertanko, Person Profiles | Read More

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!
… Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port! At sea, the arrival of the final competitor, Georges Kick, on Saturday night through into Sunday, marked the official closure of the finish line for this second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Nov-2019 PILOTAGE ALLOWANCE AMENDMENT Aden, Yemen DIGITAL BERTH ADVICE APPLICATION TRIAL Rotterdam, Netherlands WORKS OFF SOUTH OF MARINA EAST Singapore Pilotage allowance amendment Monday, November 25, 2019, Aden, Yemen Starting from 1 December 2019, YGAPC [Yemen Gulf of Aden...
November 25th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Plakiotakis spells it out!

Plakiotakis spells it out!
Ioannis Plakiotakis at the podium address the 31st IMO Assembly opening session Plakiotakis spells it out! What an address that was by the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy on the  occasion of the 31st IMO Assembly Opening Session earlier on this afternoon; Ioannis Plakiotakis’...
November 25th, 2019 | Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Insight, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention
Martin Dorsman ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention The European shipping industry welcomes the recent announcement by the Government of India that the country intends to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention For Safe And Environmentally Sound...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

British success at METSTRADE 2019

British success at METSTRADE 2019
Lesley Robinson British success at METSTRADE 2019  Last week brought success for Britain’s thriving marine equipment sector with UK companies picking up a string of accolades and revelling in a flourish of business opportunities at the world’s largest trade marine equipment exhibition, METSTRADE...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of London Authority

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of London Authority
.. ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of London Authority The Port of London Authority (PLA) has appointed marine consultancy ABPmer to provide independent Designated Person (DP) services, as described in the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC). The PLA is a Trust Port and has responsibility...
November 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace

GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace
GAC Marine Logistics partners with Moscord to provide global last mile delivery of ship spares GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace Singapore, 25 November 2019  – GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has formed a partnership with maritime e-commerce developer Moscord to provide global last...
November 25th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 25, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 25, 2019 Global Markets Asian equity markets performed well in today’s session and European bourses opened in positive territory, amid increased hopes for progress in the US/China trade dispute....
November 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Davies Turner renews domestic distribution vehicle fleet

Davies Turner renews domestic distribution vehicle fleet
Davies Turner renews domestic distribution vehicle fleet Leading UK independent freight forwarder, Davies Turner, is undertaking a complete renewal of its domestic distribution vehicle fleet, operating from its main regional distribution hubs in the UK. Davies Turner offers a collection and delivery...
November 25th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Tanker shipping and Macroeconomics 25 Nov. 2019

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Tanker shipping and Macroeconomics 25 Nov. 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO December Market Outlook: Tanker shipping and Macroeconomics 25 Nov. 2019 MACROECONOMICS World growth and trade volumes under pressure, but still positive A continued slowdown in global growth, as well as a lower trade multiplier will reduce overall demand for shipping for the rest of...
November 25th, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Markets, Oil Industry, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More