Archive for November, 2019

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
Hot Pot News from GAC 21-Nov-2019 DEPARTMENT SHUTDOWN FOR CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR Australia Department shutdown for Christmas/New Year Thursday, November 21, 2019, Australia The Shipping Business Unit of Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development will be closed...
November 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fugro unveils latest solutions at WindEurope Offshore

Fugro unveils latest solutions at WindEurope Offshore
SEAWATCH Wind LiDAR buoy collects vital metocean data for a nearby offshore wind farm Fugro unveils latest solutions at WindEurope Offshore Fugro will present its latest developments in site investigation tools and services to support the development of offshore wind farms (OWFs) at the WindEurope Offshore...
November 21st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Nine Months 2019 Financial and Operating Results

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Nine Months 2019 Financial and Operating Results
Harry Vafias STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Nine Months 2019 Financial and Operating Results ATHENS, Greece, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today...
November 21st, 2019 | Accountancy, Chartering, Company Profiles, LPG, Reports, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Inmarsat, Addvalue and Network Innovations bring the first IP-based broadband terminal and vessel monitoring to U.S. fisheries market

Inmarsat, Addvalue and Network Innovations bring the first IP-based broadband terminal and vessel monitoring to U.S. fisheries market
Eric Griffin, VP of Offshore Energy, Inmarsat Maritime Inmarsat, Addvalue and Network Innovations bring the first IP-based broadband terminal and vessel monitoring to U.S. fisheries market Real-time fisheries management and governance to ensure robust quota compliance and safeguard sustainable fishing  21...
November 21st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper
Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper Global law firm Reed Smith today released the third edition of its white paper on the global legal landscape impacting blockchain technology. Blockchain – Distributed Ledger Technology and Designing the Future, Third Edition – focuses...
November 21st, 2019 | Legal, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Shipping number of the week: Chinese steel production declines for the first time in 21 months

Shipping number of the week: Chinese steel production declines for the first time in 21 months
The BIMCO House Shipping number of the week: Chinese steel production declines for the first time in 21 months Chinese steel production dropped by one million (1m) tonnes, a decline of 1.2%, compared to October last year. China produced 81m tonnes of crude steel in October 2019. This is the first decline...
November 21st, 2019 | BIMCO, Markets | Read More

RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay

RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay
Mick Cash RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay Maritime union RMT has today welcomed the commitment in Labour’s manifesto to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarers pay. Currently the law treats the maritime...
November 21st, 2019 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Politics and Government, Rail | Read More

RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap

RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap
. RightShip launches compliance “temperature check” ahead of 2020 Sulphur Cap New assessment to increase data availability and help manage new operational and safety risks arising from 2020 regulation London; 21st November 2019: To support improved industry management of risk and safety ahead of...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision

CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision
Dr. Elizabeth Lindstad, Chief Scientist, SINTEF Ocean, confirmed that the use of HFO+EGCS has a better air emissions quality than ships operating on compliant fuels CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have expressed disappointment in Malaysia’s decision...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking

Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking
New hire – James Whistler, Head of Energy Derivatives, SSY Simpson Spence Young (SSY) expands into energy derivatives broking Leading independent shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) is launching a new energy derivatives service through its derivatives business SSY Futures Ltd., based in New York,...
November 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Energy, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up

Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up
.. Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up GENOA, ITALY (21 November 2019) – RINA, one of the global leading classification societies, has signed an agreement with the augmented and virtual reality innovator VRMedia to boost the development of remote inspection technologies...
November 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019
Lesley Robinson Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019 British Marine members, Spirit Yachts and Princess Yachts, had a fantastic night at the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (19 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. Spirit...
November 21st, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess…

Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess…
John Faraclas Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 44  points earlier on today and now stands at 1,260. With the geopolitical issues having no end, things can get sour all over. John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The Capes’ BCI loss was a triple...
November 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Nov-2019 AMENDMENT OF PILOTAGE ALLOWANCE Aden, Yemen PORT OPS SUSPENDED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia Amendment of pilotage allowance Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Aden, Yemen Starting form 1 December 2019, YGAPC [Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation] will amend...
November 20th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America

Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America
Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America The implementation, part of a partnership with TPS and XVELA, will be the starting point for a global collaboration initiative OAKLAND, CA — 11/20/19 — XVELA, the world’s first maritime...
November 20th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill
. Diana Shipping Inc. announces direct continuation of time charter contract for m/v Polymnia with Cargill  ATHENS, GREECE, November 20, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
November 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020

Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020
Antwerp XL set to shape the future of breakbulk in April 2020 Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020 Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April...
November 20th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up
CARIBMEPA and NAMEPA Board members, and delegates of the 2019 WISTA International AGM and Conference, collect trash on a Grand Cayman beach in the Cayman Islands. WISTA and CARIBMEPA Lead Caribbean Coastal Clean Up  Members of The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Women...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal
Pratap Shirke, North’s Chairman North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal 20 November 2019 – Directors of North P&I Club have decided to set a general increase of 7.5% on P&I and FD&D premiums for the 2020/21 Policy Year. The increase is considered...
November 20th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy
Aldworth Mbalati, Chief Executive Officer, DNG Energy South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy Company to commence LNG bunkering operations from Algoa Bay in 2020 in line with ongoing investment drive London, November 20, 2019 – DNG Energy, the leading South...
November 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, LNG, Person Profiles | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 million investment by its chairman

Performance Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 million investment by its chairman
.. Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 Million Investment by its Chairman ATHENS, GREECE, November 20, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships and...
November 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel
Wärtsilä will upgrade the efficiency and environmental performance of the Norwegian fishing vessel ‘Brennholm’. Copyright: Gunnar Larsen Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 November 2019 at 12pm EET The...
November 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting

Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting
Callum Macpherson Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities “Over the last half of this year, the oil market has provided little cheer for the bulls. Even the attack on...
November 20th, 2019 | Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Tankers | Read More