Archive for February, 2020

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea
Woman at the Shoreline. By Léon Spilliaert. Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea By James Brewer Looking out to the North Sea from his home in Ostend was endlessly fascinating for the artist Léon Spilliaert. From 1908 he rented an attic studio close...
February 23rd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World
. Your Transformation Update from Fathom World From Graig Eason:  Hello, I often hear that shipping has an image problem, that its value is underrated, and ships are quickly forgotten as they vanish over the horizon. A return to, or rather a move towards a new age of sail could help counter that. The...
February 23rd, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Feb-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 FEBRUARY-7 MARCH 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 February-7 March 2020 Saturday, February 22, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 23 Feb – Day of Defender of the Fatherland (Russia) Sun...
February 22nd, 2020 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more

When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more
.. When central bankers’ powers run out, Low trust impedes digital currency plans, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 17-21 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.6 Most-Read Commentary When central bankers’ powers run out: How can central banks and the outside...
February 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The Markets: put up or shut up…

The Markets: put up or shut up…
John Faraclas The Markets: put up or shut up… With the BDI still under the 500 points threshold and despite logical optimism that same might rise around Posidonia 2020 in the region of at least 1,500 points, things might turn sour. We are witnessing a Market catastrophe coupled with just a few but...
February 21st, 2020 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club Member Alert 21 Feb 2020 re -infectious diseases…

American Club Member Alert 21 Feb 2020 re -infectious diseases…
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT  FEBRUARY 21, 2020 – INFECTIOUS DISEASES: CHARTERPARTY AND OTHER CONTRACTUAL CONSIDERATIONS   In response to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, your Managers are pleased to announce the publication of Infectious Diseases: Charter Party and Other Contractual...
February 21st, 2020 | Chartering, Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019

Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019 The London Shipping Law Centre is delighted to announce that Dr Aleka Mandaraka Sheppard, its Founder and Chairman, has been ranked, at the top of the 100 list of remarkable women who have substantially...
February 21st, 2020 | Awards, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion

IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion
ISWA’s Gavin Allwright IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion  From Gavin Allwright, Secretary of International Windship Association (IWSA) Dear All, I would like to draw your attention to an IMO MEPC info document submission from the Comoros flag regarding wind propulsion...
February 21st, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Feb-2020 CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ALERT: FREE PRATIQUE REQUIREMENTS FOR CRUISE VESSELS Argentina MARITIME DECLARATION OF HEALTH London, United Kingdom RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS Covenas, Colombia APT BERTH, LINE & TANK SCHEDULED OUTAGES Immingham, United Kingdom COVID-19...
February 21st, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”
Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous” Draft regulation delays implementation of Arctic HFO ban unti 2029 London, Friday February 21, 2020:- NGOs and Indigenous groups today cautiously acknowledged progress by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...
February 21st, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact

Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact
Jonathan Moss, Head of Marine and Trade at DWF  Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact 21st February 2020 Jonathan Moss, Head of Marine and Trade at DWF comments on the repercussions of the pandemic on the shipping insurance industry: Jonathan said “Increasing factory closures across China...
February 21st, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Medical, Trade and Commerce | Read More

STEALTHGAS reports Q4 and Twelve Months Ended Dec 31, 2019 Financial and Operating Results

STEALTHGAS reports Q4 and Twelve Months Ended Dec 31, 2019 Financial and Operating Results
Harry Vafias STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2019 Financial and Operating Results ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international...
February 21st, 2020 | Accountancy, LPG, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Global shipping holds its breath as the coronavirus continues to spread

Global shipping holds its breath as the coronavirus continues to spread
Peter Sand Global shipping holds its breath as the coronavirus continues to spread The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, recently dubbed COVID-19, continues to generate massive economic and financial uncertainty when it comes to China and global shipping. Two weeks ago, we argued that – from an...
February 21st, 2020 | BIMCO, Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q4 and year ended 31 Dec 2019

Diana reports financial results for Q4 and year ended 31 Dec 2019
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE fourth quarter AND year ended December 31, 2019 ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported net loss...
February 21st, 2020 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

EU policymakers witness shipping’s decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp

EU policymakers witness shipping’s decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp
The impressive Port Authority Building designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, opened in 2016 EU policymakers witness shipping’s decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp Decarbonisation measures being implemented by the European maritime sector were seen first-hand today...
February 21st, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

The United States designates Rosneft Trading

The United States designates Rosneft Trading
The United States designates Rosneft Trading At a Glance… In a renewed attempt to exert pressure on the Maduro regime, OFAC has targeted a key subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company, Rosneft Trading. These sanctions prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in transactions with Rosneft Trading, unless an exception...
February 21st, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

West P&I to acquire stake in Nordic Marine Insurance

West P&I to acquire stake in Nordic Marine Insurance
om Bowsher, Group CEO, The West of England P&I Club West P&I to acquire stake in Nordic Marine Insurance Agreement to extend specialist NMI products to West Members and other ship operators The West of England P&I Club has announced that it will acquire a significant stake in specialist...
February 21st, 2020 | Mergers and Acquisitions, P and I Clubs | Read More

OCEAN Industries Orders MAN Propulsion Packages for Royal Canadian Navy Tugs

OCEAN Industries Orders MAN Propulsion Packages for Royal Canadian Navy Tugs
The Robert Allan Ramparts 2400 design OCEAN Industries Orders MAN Propulsion Packages for Royal Canadian Navy Tugs Tier III-compliant MAN 175D engines add to recent orders won by MAN Energy Solutions in Canada as Government continues to set focus on marine sector Copenhagen, 21st February 2020 − OCEAN...
February 21st, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure

GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure
GPI 2019 special report: Infrastructure Global infrastructure: Investors wanted The global demand for infrastructure will only continue to grow. The investment environment around it must mature for the private sector to close funding gaps. Around the world, populations are rising and urbanisation is...
February 21st, 2020 | Construction, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 21, 2020 Global Markets Risk-off mode prevailed in global equity markets earlier today, sovereign bonds firmed and gold advanced amid mounting concerns about the impact of the coronavirus outside...
February 21st, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä LPG Fuel Supply System the first ever to undergo engine testing

Wärtsilä LPG Fuel Supply System the first ever to undergo engine testing
BW LPG, the world’s largest gas shipping company, will retrofit eight very large gas carrier vessels with Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System (LFSS). Wärtsilä LPG Fuel Supply System the first ever to undergo engine testing Wärtsilä Corporation, 21 February 2020 at 9 am EET The technology...
February 21st, 2020 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer

Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer
Ray Fitzgerald Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Feb. 20, 2020) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that Ray Fitzgerald, who began his career with Crowley and most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Wallenius Wilhelmsen...
February 20th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Feb-2020 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS AT RAFFLES RESERVED ANCHORAGE Singapore ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SPM Seria, Brunei DISEMBARKING/SIGNING-OFF SHIP PERSONNEL Japan ENHANCED BORDER MEASURES New Zealand UPDATED PROCEDURE FOR ARRIVING VESSELS Thailand VESSELS ARRIVING...
February 20th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“What shipping did next”

“What shipping did next”
“What shipping did next” Some perspectives during European Shipping Week from Tom Boardley, Secretary General, Cruise Lines International Association European Shipping Week is always a great occasion to meet up with colleagues and friends from across the industry, exchange views and catch up on...
February 20th, 2020 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS

Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS
Mads Ebbesen, Sales Manager Maritime Cobham SATCOM Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS Dubai, 13 February 2020 – Elcome International hosted a special meeting of the IMarEST UAE branch to discuss the future of maritime communications.  The...
February 20th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications | Read More