Archive for December, 2019

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships
… DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships The 49er and 49erFX both saw new regatta leaders heading into the final day of competition, while the Nacra 17 title race looks wide open… The breeze was a little softer than previous days, and at times extremely unpredictable...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days
… 2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days Key points: Start from Dunkirk on 3 July / Finish in Nice on 19 July Major changes in the pipeline for the 43rd edition The Tour Voile’s first ever Act on an inland body of water Diam 24 od yachts to tackle an offshore leg for...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more
. European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.49 Most-Read Commentary European reset on climate change: A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building...
December 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, has been awarded as International Personality of the Year at the 16th Lloyd’s List...
December 7th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Dec-2019 WORKS AT VOPAK TERMINAL Singapore EXTENSION OF PORT DUES INCENTIVES ON USE OF LNG AS MARINE FUEL Singapore Works at Vopak Terminal Friday, December 6, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Vopak Terminal (Pulau Sebarok) has been extended. The work will now...
December 6th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit

Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit
Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit MOVING TOWARDS COMMERCIALLY VIABLE NET ZERO VESSELS FOR DEEP SEA SHIPPING BEFORE 2030 WOC to Chair “Future of Shipping” Session at World Climate Summit, Madrid, 8 December 6 December 2019 The need for the global shipping industry...
December 6th, 2019 | News | Read More

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum
Fugro’s first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd, who praised the HSSE leadership shown throughout the campaign Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Fugro has successfully completed...
December 6th, 2019 | Energy, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota
The BIMCO House 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota In the first ten months of the year, the US imported 3.9 million tonnes of steel goods from Brazil, the same as was imported in the first ten months of 2017, despite the US putting in place quotas which was supposed...
December 6th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 6, 2019 Global Markets USTs and German Bunds remained under pressure on the overall positive take on the US/China trade talks. In FX markets, the GBP remained well-supported on new polls indicating...
December 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list

Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list
Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list 06/12/2019 Teekay Shuttle Tankers today became the first shipping company to list green bonds on Oslo Børs. Green finance is growing strongly. In January 2015, Oslo Børs became the first stock exchange in the world with a separate list for green...
December 6th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Dec-2019 NEW PORT TARIFF RELEASED Marmara, Turkey ENHANCEMENTS & EXTENSION OF MARITIME SINGAPORE GREEN INITIATIVE – GREEN PORT PROGRAMME Singapore New port tariff released Thursday, December 5, 2019, Marmara, Turkey The new BOTAS Marmara Ereglisi port tariff has been...
December 5th, 2019 | Automobiles, Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review
World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review The World Sailing Trust is pleased to release its Strategic Review into Women in Sailing, a report that explores gender balance and makes a case for change to address disparities within the sport. Click here for the full Women in Sailing...
December 5th, 2019 | Reports, Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
The GloLitter Partnerships Project agreement was signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Wegger Chr. Strømmen, Norway’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on Thursday 5 December, 2019. Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from...
December 5th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots

IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots
Chris Jones IUA welcomes Registration and Testing for Drone pilots Registration requirements and the introduction of an online test for UK drone operators have been welcomed by the International Underwriting Association (IUA). The safety measures have been promoted by the IUA for a number of years and...
December 5th, 2019 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary
Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary Thursday 5 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.3 Commentary: Signs point to global economic recession By Desmond Lachman in Washington US economist Hyman Minsky never tired of warning that extended bull markets always...
December 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!
John Faraclas The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus! Strange things will always happen and the middleman in the street still questions odd things like today’s BDI (Baltic Dry Index) being down seven points at 1,599 whilst all Dry Indices are on the up, even a contained up with...
December 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3
… 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing : We’re Live – Day 3 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 WORLDS DAY THREE – LIVE ALERT The three 49erFX qualifying fleets will begin racing momentarily with Gold fleet in the balance. Only 25 teams will make it into the gold fleet, and anyone with Olympic...
December 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Dec-2019 EXTENSION OF GREEN SHIP PROGRAMME Singapore MARITIME GLOBAL PROCESSING CENTRE CLOSURE OVER HOLIDAYS Australia TYPHOON MOVING AWAY Philippines CONTAINER TERMINAL OPERATIONS Subic Bay, Philippines RE-OPENING OF TERMINAL AFTER TYPHOON Bataan, Philippines INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER Singapore Extension...
December 4th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due The chart below is from Splash, the maritime daily news outlet headed by Sam Chambers and Grant Rowles.  Taken from a survey they conducted, it illuminates the impact that China has had on shipping, with environmental issues right...
December 4th, 2019 | Environment, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IRClass and ShipParts.com Ink Cooperation Agreement to Promote Indian Equipment Suppliers

IRClass and ShipParts.com Ink Cooperation Agreement to Promote Indian Equipment Suppliers
Representatives of IRClass and ShipParts.com signing cooperation agreement IRClass and ShipParts.com Ink Cooperation Agreement to Promote Indian Equipment Suppliers The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and ShipParts.com have signed a cooperation agreement to develop mutually beneficial business...
December 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Oslo Børs and Hegnar Media join forces to provide webcast services

Oslo Børs and Hegnar Media join forces to provide webcast services
Partnership. Erlend Damon Stokke, leader of Hegnar Media Videoproduksjon, and Håvard S. Abrahamsen, CEO of Oslo Børs. Oslo Børs and Hegnar Media join forces to provide webcast services Euronext Corporate Services and Hegnar Media Videoproduksjon today announced a partnership to bring Euronext webcast...
December 4th, 2019 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Press and Media, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 4, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 4, 2019 Global Markets Global risk sentiment worsened, core government bonds firmed and safe-haven currencies climbed on the back of fading hopes for a near-term preliminary US/China trade deal....
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec)

Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec)
Peter Sand Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec) Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook 2020 marks a milestone for the shipping industry with the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap set for implementation on 1 January 2020. Join BIMCO’s...
December 4th, 2019 | BIMCO, Containers, Markets | Read More

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
. Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.2 Commentary: Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised By Mark Sobel in Washington The European Central Bank’s new president, Christine Lagarde,...
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More