Archive for February, 2020

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
Hot Port News from  GAC 29-Feb-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 MARCH 2020 Worldwide PREVENTIVE MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19 Cotonou, Benin PORTS’ PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES France CREW CHANGE OR VESSEL ATTENDANCE Turkey World Holidays: 1-14 March 2020 Saturday, February 29, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around...
February 29th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more
. Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 24-28 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.7 Most-Read Commentary Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back: ‘Europe needs a project.’ This statement from...
February 29th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety | Read More

Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues

Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues
John Faraclas Three M’s cause global chaos – Markets, Migrants and Medical issues The Shipping Markets remain low under with the BDI under the 600 points threshold. Migrants cause havoc in both side of the Atlantic and Medical issues – such as Coronavirus cause panic and chaos. John Faraclas brief ...
February 28th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping announces results of 2020 annual shareholders meeting and changes to BoD and executive officers

Performance Shipping announces results of 2020 annual shareholders meeting and changes to BoD and executive officers
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF  2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AND CHANGES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS ATHENS, GREECE, February 28, 2020 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
February 28th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana announces results of 2020 annual shareholders meeting, changes in exectutive officers and departure of directors

Diana announces results of 2020 annual shareholders meeting, changes in exectutive officers and departure of directors
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF  2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, CHANGES IN EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS ATHENS, GREECE, February 28, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk...
February 28th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

The Bermuda Angle, February 2020

The Bermuda Angle, February 2020
. The Bermuda Angle, February 2020 Welcome to The Bermuda Angle, a new bi-monthly round-up of international business news, views and events you need to know about from our world-leading financial jurisdiction. EU Confirms Bermuda’s ‘White List’ Status Bermuda has returned to the...
February 28th, 2020 | Communication | Read More

Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme

Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme
T31 Frigate Babcock Team 31 awards supply chain contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme Babcock Team 31, led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, is pleased to announce that the first round of supply chain contracts has been awarded on schedule to support the team as they deliver the Royal...
February 28th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Delivers Charitable Contribution to an Orphanage in Athens

ABS Delivers Charitable Contribution to an Orphanage in Athens
Director of the Charitable Institution, Ms Antonellou and Chris Leontopoulos, Director, Global Ship Systems Center, ABS ABS Delivers Charitable Contribution to an Orphanage in Athens ABS employees in Athens raised €1,660 for the PEN Orphanage in the Kallithea district, near the ABS Piraeus offices. Colleagues...
February 28th, 2020 | Charity, Classification Societies, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
Hot Port news from  GAC 28-Feb-2020 FURTHER PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES Malta DREDGING WORKS IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore DREDGING WORKS FOR PORT EXPANSION (ATLANTIC TERMINAL) Takoradi, Ghana CODE OF PRACTICE FOR BUNKER MASS FLOW METERING Singapore QUARANTINE PERIOD EXTENDED AGAIN Australia SHIP DECLARATION...
February 28th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New IMO department will tackle key global issues through innovative partnerships

New IMO department will tackle key global issues through innovative partnerships
New IMO department will tackle key global issues through innovative partnership A new department has been established within the IMO Secretariat to focus on supporting Member States to tackle key global issues in the context of international shipping – and help promote sustainable development. IMO...
February 28th, 2020 | Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year
Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year Brazilian iron ore exports had a slow start in January with exports totalling 26.7 million (m) tonnes, a 19% decline year-on-year. Two thirds of total exports, 18m tonnes, went to China. The coronavirus...
February 28th, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers

Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers
Photo courtesy of Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG) Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers In just eight years, worldwide coating manufacturer Hempel has painted 20,000 mining containers for Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG). The milestone 20,000th coating was completed in January 2020. ISG...
February 28th, 2020 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Chris David to leave Harris PYE Engineering Group

Chris David to leave Harris PYE Engineering Group
  Chris David, Harris Pye’s COO, who will leave the company in mid-April Chris David to leave Harris PYE Engineering Group Chris David, Chief Operating Officer (and CEO from August 2019)  of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company, has announced that he is to leave the company in mid-April....
February 28th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 28, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 28, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets continued to plunge for the seventh consecutive session earlier today amid mounting concerns about the unprecedented speed of the COVID-2019 transmission...
February 28th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back
. Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back Friday 28 February 2020 Vol.11 Ed.9.4 ‘We need to worry about panic’ By David Marsh in Frankfurt ‘Europe needs a project.’ This statement from a senior European Commission official, at an OMFIF seminar in Frankfurt on Thursday, epitomises a mood...
February 28th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, News | Read More

American Club Member Alert (Feb 27, 2020) re- Covid-19 guidance now in traditional and simplified Mandarin

American Club Member Alert (Feb 27, 2020) re- Covid-19 guidance now in traditional and simplified Mandarin
American Club Member Alert (Feb 27, 2020) re- Covid-19 guidance now in traditional and simplified Mandarin FEBRUARY 27, 2020 COVID-19 GUIDANCE NOW IN TRADITIONAL AND SIMPLIFIED MANDARIN The Club’s recent publication, Infectious Diseases: Charter Party and Other Contractual Considerations, is...
February 27th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
Hot Port News from  GAC 27-Feb-2020 FIRING PRACTICE Chattogram (Chittagong), Bangladesh IMPACT OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK ON SINGAPORE-REGISTERED SHIPS Singapore MARITIME DECLARATION OF HEALTH Singapore EXTENSION OF COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES Singapore BERTHING OF SHIPS WITH CARGO FROM AFFECTED COUNTRIES Kuwait FURTHER...
February 27th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICHCA and ABTO ink MoU

ICHCA and ABTO ink MoU
Head of ICHCA International, Richard Brough O.B.E (right) and ABTO Chief Executive Simon Gutteridge sign a MoU on collaboration ICHCA and ABTO ink MoU GLOBAL VOICE FOR CARGO SAFETY STRENGTHENS AS ICHCA AND ABTO ANNOUNCE FUTURE COLLABORATIONS ICHCA International, the International Cargo Handling Coordination...
February 27th, 2020 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Strong ROI for LNG fuelled Ore Carrier

Strong ROI for LNG fuelled Ore Carrier
Strong ROI for LNG fuelled Ore Carrier Latest independent study confirms LNG delivers a strong return on investment for Capesize bulker on Australlia to China trade route LONDON, February 27 2020: Global multi-sector industry coalition SEA-LNG today announced the results of its latest independent...
February 27th, 2020 | Bunkering, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow

Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow
Robert Keen Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow Speaking after today’s ruling by the Court of Appeal in London in favour of campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport, Robert Keen, Director General of the...
February 27th, 2020 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East

Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East
Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has appointed Panahon Marine Surveys Services Pte Ltd in Singapore as one its new Deputy Registrars in the Far East as it continues to develop its global presence in the shipping world. PISR has been recruiting the...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana sells Capesize bulker “Norfolk”

Diana sells Capesize bulker “Norfolk”
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A CAPESIZE DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V NORFOLK ATHENS, GREECE, February 27, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Journalists “navigate” tanker at HELMEPA’s Simulator

Journalists “navigate” tanker at HELMEPA’s Simulator
l to r:  Antonis Tsimplakis, Naftemporiki, Minas  Tsamopoulos, Proto Thema, Nikos Doukas, Nafs, Dimitris  Mitsatsos, Director General/HELMEPA, J. Megariotis, Maritime Economies, Christiana Prekezes, Executive Coordinator/HELMEPA, and G. Tziagkidis, Simulator Instructor/HELMEPA Journalists “navigate”...
February 27th, 2020 | Associations, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO

Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO
Katarina Lindström Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from 1 August 2020 and will play a central role in delivering on the company’s ambition to double in size. As Executive Vice President &...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 27, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets remained under pressure earlier today and UST and German Bunds retained a firm tone, on the latest evidence suggesting that the spread of the coronavirus...
February 27th, 2020 | Markets, Reports | Read More