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Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga
One of the four Volga-Don max ships Volga Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding) on Wednesday, April 25, held a ceremonial opening of the navigation season on the Upper Volga river. A convoy of four Volga-Don max ships and four pusher tugs towing deck cargo barges have transited the Gorodetsky hydrosystem...
April 25th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Baltic Exchange launches Escrow Service for vessel sales

Baltic Exchange launches Escrow Service for vessel sales
The Baltic Exchange will be launching an Escrow Service for its members to hold deposits for ship sale transactions. The move will allow Baltic Exchange members to take advantage of the Exchange’s trusted position in the marketplace when undertaking the sale or purchase of a vessel. Announcing...
April 25th, 2018 | News, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Abortive repairs: a new accident or the unfinished business of an old one?

Abortive repairs: a new accident or the unfinished business of an old one?
Stelios Magkanaris (left) and Keith Jones Abortive repairs: a new accident or the unfinished business of an old one? Association of Average Adjusters speaker tackles the dilemma A three-pronged approach is required when considering the issue of a new intervening cause in contentious instances...
April 25th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software

Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software
LMS page Seafarers To Benefit From Innovative Catering Training Software – Launched by MCTC As part of its dedication to providing catering crews with the best possible standard of training and management, Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) is delighted to announce the launch of its...
April 25th, 2018 | Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications
Asad Salameh, PresidentWorld-Link Communications Framingham, Ma. April 25th, 2018: Demand for higher bandwidth is on the rise in the shipping industry as owners and managers position themselves to meet the opportunities posed by improved digitalisation, according to World-Link Communications. Asad...
April 25th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation
Francis Sarre, Chairman of the BIMCO Documentary Committee BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry. It is a balanced...
April 25th, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering | Read More

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…
From the last Harbour Masters meeting, held in Madrid; eighth from the left is Capt. Antonio M. Padrón-Santiago The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” launched by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine together...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Singapore launches enhanced technical co-operation and training program for IMO and its member states

Singapore launches enhanced technical co-operation and training program for IMO and its member states
Singapore Singapore has launched an enhanced 5-year technical co-operation and training package for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States. Valued at USD 5 million (approximately SGD 6.5 million), the package comprises fellowships, scholarships, workshops, and courses to...
April 25th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Politics and Government | Read More

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company, is adding an export LCL cargo service by rail from the UK to China one year after launching an import LCL and FCL rail service in the other direction. Consignments destined for China are consolidated through the...
April 25th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, mounting inflation worries mainly on the back of higher commodity prices and expectations for higher Fed interest rates in the period ahead. The 10-yr yield broke...
April 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp
l to r: Antti Saurama, University of Turku, Janne Suominen, MacGregor, Karri Mikkonen, Turku Science Park, HE Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute and Toh Ah Cheong, Singapore Maritime Institute MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The giants make landfall in Marseille

The giants make landfall in Marseille
.. To note: The Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to host the Warm-Up for the Nice UltiMed from tomorrow For two days, the public will be able to admire Actual-Grand Large Emotion, IDEC SPORT and Sodebo Ultim’, moored in the Vieux Port alongside the Quai d’honneur, opposite the City Hall A...
April 25th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies
From the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding Wärtsilä Corporation  25 April 2018 at 10:00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different streams: digital...
April 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 24 points and now stands at 1,330 – all thanks to the Capers who clinched  121 points keeping the market “buoyant”… The geopolitics as mentioned in previous...
April 25th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity
Professor Angelos Delivorrias 1937-2018 The Benaki Museum’s Administrative Committee and Foundation staff express their deepest sorrow for the loss of the Academician and Professor Angelos Delivorrias, who for 45 years led the Foundation from the positions of Director and member of the Administrative...
April 24th, 2018 | Academia, News, Obituaries, Person Profiles | Read More

LIQUI MOLY is now able to delivery much more quickly

LIQUI MOLY is now able to delivery much more quickly
Improved supply chain in the UK. Company opens its own warehouse in Milton Keynes – better service for customers April 2018 – LIQUI MOLY improves its logistics in the UK. The German oil and additive specialist has now significantly improved its delivery times by opening a warehouse of its own in...
April 24th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

Global launches make CV show headlines

Global launches make CV show headlines
The Commercial Vehicle Show 2018 is open for business, with a raft of new van launches bringing crowds flocking to the NEC in Birmingham.  Major new launches from Ford, Mitsubishi and Isuzu are major draws at CV Show New Mercedes Sprinter also makes cameo appearance CV show is open for business until...
April 24th, 2018 | Automobiles, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage

1st World Congress on Maritime Heritage
Co-organized by the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage and Resorts World Sentosa The Congress will initiate a coordinated effort to communicate the importance of our maritime heritage and current maritime endeavors. It will bring together a diverse global array of maritime constituent groups,...
April 24th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Nautical Institute wins Excellence in Export award

Nautical Institute wins Excellence in Export award
Captain John Lloyd FNI with members of the NI and TestReach at the 2018 International e-Assessment Awards The Nautical Institute has been named the winner of the Excellence in Export award in the 2018 annual e-Assessment Awards. The awards honour organisations that seek to innovate in the way examinations...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, The Nautical Institute | Read More

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment
United We Stand: the Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Holds First Annual Meeting and Elects the Inaugural Board of Directors The New Association is Formed to Give a Voice to the Manufacturing Sector of Ballast Water Treatment ALEXANDRIA, VA – April 24, 2018 – The manufacturers...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston
Christa Klein will head up InterDam’s office in Houston A new office expansion will enable InterDam to accelerate growth in the US Onshore and Offshore Industry and Renewable Sectors. InterDam, leading supplier of Fire and Blast resistant architectural products for refineries, Oil & Gas Platforms...
April 24th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss…

Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss…
Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss: the Commercial Court provides clarification on the proper construction of All Risks marine cargo cover Engelhart CTP (US) LLC v Lloyd’s Syndicate 1221 for the 2014 Year of Account and others [27.03.2018] On 23 April 2018 the judgment on...
April 24th, 2018 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud | Read More