Archive for November, 2019

Anglo-Eastern leads in digital transformation with Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution

Anglo-Eastern leads in digital transformation with Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution
Wärtsilä’s Fleet Operations Solution utilises digital technology to optimise the voyage planning and performance of shipping fleets Anglo-Eastern leads in digital transformation with Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution Wärtsilä Corporation,  25 November 2019 at 10 am EET Anglo-Eastern has...
November 25th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review
Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has published 2018-19 statistics from its international helpline for seafarers and their families, SeafarerHelp, as part of its first annual review. ISWAN...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships
… Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships Glamour conditions greeted the 178 international teams on the opening day of racing at the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra17 Oceania Championships. The three-day warmup regatta before next weeks world championships is hosted by Auckland’s...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations.

The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations.
Lida and Zika Ascher. The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations. by James Brewer Beauty imprinted on wool, linen, mohair, chenille, silk, cotton, crepe, rayon, even nylon as used in wartime parachutes and flimsy material that wrapped electric cables. Fabrics...
November 24th, 2019 | Books, Fashion, News | Read More

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector
Captain Arshad Rashid outside of The Royal Courts of Justice. International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector In an unprecedented case for the oil and marine industry, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), regarded...
November 24th, 2019 | Associations, Legal, Regulatory | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  Wind propulsion is the talk of the town at the moment, and DFDS announced it was testing one system on a vessel because it was simply easy and efficient to do so. Surely that’s...
November 24th, 2019 | Environment, Press and Media, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The 19th Navigator 2019 – The Shipping Decision Makers Forum

The 19th Navigator 2019 – The Shipping Decision Makers Forum
Danae Bezantakou «19th NAVIGATOR 2019 – THE SHIPPING DECISION MAKERS FORUM» Athens, 22 November 2019 The “19th NAVIGATOR 2019 – THE SHIPPING DECISION MAKERS FORUM” will be held for the 19th consecutive year on Friday November 29, 2019 at “Faros” of the Cultural Center...
November 23rd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 NOVEMBER-7 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 November-7 December 2019 Saturday, November 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama Independence Day 28 Nov...
November 23rd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!
… Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show! St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show December 5 – 8 | St. Petersburg, FL Are you ready to discover the trip of a lifetime? Join MarineMax Vacations at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, December 5 – 8. Let us...
November 23rd, 2019 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation
. Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation Over a period of 6 months, from May to November 2019, the research schooner Tara voyaged along the 4 European sea fronts and took samples from 9 major rivers in Europe. This is the very first mission dedicated to...
November 23rd, 2019 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip®

The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip®
… The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip® Vindskip®, developed by company Lade AS, Ålesund, Norway, is the winner of the German Design Award 2020 in the category Excellent Product Design – Conceptual Transport. Organised by the German Design Council and judged by an...
November 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Environment | Read More

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more

India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi India hands economic reins to China, Boris Johnson on the campaign trail, and more 18-22 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.47 THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world Most-Read Commentary India hands reins to China: Amid ongoing tensions...
November 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless…

The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless…
John Faraclas The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,284! One a weekly though basis the BDI was down 73 points! Geopolitics in jeopardy…  John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capes did it...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Music, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Nov-2019 ICE RESTRICTIONS & PRECAUTIONS FOR WINTER 2019-2020 Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2 Singapore SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Ice restrictions & precautions for winter 2019-2020 Friday, November...
November 22nd, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move

American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move
American Club circular no. 38/119 – SCB Management Consulting (China) Co., Ltd – Office move NOVEMBER 22, 2019 2019年11月22日   CIRCULAR NO. 38/19 通函:38/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION 致协会会员:   Dear Member: 敬爱的会员:   SCB MANAGEMENT CONSULTING (CHINA)...
November 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State
Theodore El. Veniamis UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), through the Greek Shipowners’ Social Welfare Company Syn-Enosis (www.syn-enosis.gr),  responding with a sense of responsibility to the national challenges facing our country, donated...
November 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Military, News, Safety and Security | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner
. LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner A 25-year voyage around the world of shipping is set to continue In a quarter century of navigating the unpredictable currents of commercial and legal maritime matters, the Forum for Shipping, Commercial Law & Dispute Resolution has provided a world class...
November 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

Diana fixes post panamax “Electra” and panamax “Protefs” on period

Diana fixes post panamax “Electra” and panamax “Protefs” on period
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ELECTRA WITH OLDENDORFF AND  M/V PROTEFS WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, November 22, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
November 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What Makes an Optimized Weather Routing System? Three Factors for Success

What Makes an Optimized Weather Routing System? Three Factors for Success
.. What Makes an Optimized Weather Routing System? Three Factors for Success Article by “MeteoGroup” Discover the three factors that are essential for an optimized weather routing system. What makes an optimized weather routing system? Surely the answer is simply accurate weather routing? Not quite!...
November 22nd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Weather | Read More

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”
WISTA-Hellas president Angie Hartmann during her opening address WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach” Over 200 key players from the Greek and international shipping community came together for the WISTA Hellas 2019 Annual Forum at Athens’ Hilton Hotel on...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Do you need an ethical hacker?

Do you need an ethical hacker?
Felix Griman Do you need an ethical hacker? Questions to ask before hiring by Felix Griman* Most IT systems and networks work under the assumption that everything is working well because we don’t see any evidence of failure or errors while performing routine activities, however, this assumption is...
November 22nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

GAC opens in Gibraltar

GAC opens in Gibraltar
l to r: Sergio Delatorre (Agency Coordinator), Manuel Tirado (CEO & Captain of the Port of Gibraltar), Herman Jorgensen (MD, GAC UK), John Ghio (Deputy Captain of the Port) and Ivo Verheyen (GAC Group VP, Europe). GAC opens in Gibraltar Gibraltar, 22 November 2019 – As part of its ongoing European...
November 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Contained dry fall and continued wet surge

Contained dry fall and continued wet surge
John Faraclas Contained Dry fall and continued Wet surge The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell five points and now stands at 1,255. The Wets’ surge and will continue to surge. Geopolitics for strong nerves with the Migrants creating havoc in South Europe. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was...
November 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables
… COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables High-Level Plenary Session Sponsored by WOC Member Mercator Ocean International to Explore Investment and Innovation Needs and Opportunities for Expanding Ocean Data Monitoring for...
November 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . . Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019

Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . .  Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019
Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . .  Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019  The analysts’ numbers for shipyard productivity are in—and they are down.  Who can blame a shipowner for hesitating to commit to a starting point of $50 million per ship for a vessel whose requirements...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Trade and Commerce | Read More