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India must regain investor trust

India must regain investor trust
… Second RBI chief quits amid autonomy clash with government By Meghnad Desai in London Tuesday 11 December 2018 Urjit Patel’s resignation as governor of the Reserve Bank of India echoes what his predecessor, Raghuram Rajan, did a little more than two years ago. India’s government is...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

ECSA welcomes the extension of the EU capacity building mission in Somalia

ECSA welcomes the extension of  the EU capacity building mission in Somalia
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners are pleased with the Council’s decision to extent the mandate of the EU capacity building mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia) until 31 December 2020. ‘The EU’s engagement in Somalia and the efforts the EU is deploying in this region has contributed to the...
December 11th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction
.. The House of Lords will tomorrow, Wednesday 12th December, debate the Science and Technology Committee’s report “Off-site manufacture for construction: building for change. Among those listed to speak are several members of the Committee including Lord Fox, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson...
December 11th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, News | Read More

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch

Diana fixes panamax bulker “Ismene” on period to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, December 11, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
December 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018
News from Oslo Børs 11/12/2018 – Oslo Børs has performed the semi-annual revision of the composition of the OBX Index, which consists of the 25 most traded shares at Oslo Børs. From 27 December 2018, NEL (NEL) and BW Offshore Limited (BWO) will be added to the index, while Norwegian Finans Holding...
December 11th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable

Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday, Global financial stability roundtable
. Commentary: Brexit tumult recalls Black Wednesday By Trevor Greetham in London The UK is in a fast-changing situation with much at stake. The degree of uncertainty over the future path of government policy on Brexit calls to mind the days running up to Black Wednesday in September 1992, when the UK...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018
All Winners THE WINNERS Platsidakis, Palios, Frangou and Kassidokostas-Latsis  win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – Contships, Euronav, Seajets, Signal Ocean Platform among others honoured – Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis was named Greek Shipping Personality of...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum
.. What’s in YOUR Stack? An industry forum on the rapidly changing “airscape” for ship emissions December 11, 2018 – A complimentary industry forum will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Dec-2018 MARINE WORKS EAST OF AIRPORT Hong Kong DREDGING OFF LIM CHU KANG POLICE COAST GUARD BASE Singapore Marine works east of airport Monday, December 10, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, marine works involving re-arrangement of silt curtains, sounding survey and seabed trimming [are...
December 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)

Nicolas Blanchard appointed new Chief Clients and Products Officer (CCO)
CCO Nicolas Blanchard HAMBURG/KIEL – The Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank has appointed Nicolas Blanchard (50) as a new Management Board member. He takes on the role of Chief Clients and Products Officer with immediate effect. Torsten Temp (58), the longstanding Board member for Markets, will resign...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100 to develop further measures to deal with the safety implications associated with the 2020 compliant marine fuels and their respective challenges The Union of the Greek...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE as Acting Chief Executive

UK Hydrographic Office appoints Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE as Acting Chief Executive
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, Acting Chief Executive & Accounting Officer TAUNTON, 10 DECEMBER 2018 – The UK Hydrographic Office has announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, the current UK National Hydrographer and Deputy Chief Executive, to the position of Acting Chief Executive...
December 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Person Profiles | Read More

Rescue diver from China who saved three recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Rescue diver from China who saved three recognized with IMO bravery accolade
Zhong Haifeng with his bravery award certificate A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship, received the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during the this year’s IMO Awards ceremony (6 December). Mr. Zhong Haifeng,...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen
Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen winner of the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 has been presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen, former Deputy Director-General of the Danish Maritime Authority. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim presented...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, IMO | Read More

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club presenting Seahorse Newcomer of the Year to Joseph Stewart, The Naval Architect London, 10th December, 2018 – Leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Seahorse Club Journalist Awards for some years. ...
December 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Exceptional Success for Dubai Maritime City at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018

Exceptional Success for Dubai Maritime City at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018
Eng. Ali Suwaidi welcoming Mr. Sultan Bin Sulayem As a world’s maritime cluster, Dubai Maritime City’s success has once again made the headlines at this year’s Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018. Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has no doubt been strongly active in the region and UAE, and much has been...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-off sentiment continued to engulf global market markets early today on mounting worries over the global growth outlook, increasing risks that the US/China trade negotiations may not deliver a successful outcome and expectations...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar
Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO at the IMCA Annual Seminar in The Hague Inspirational speakers captivate an audience of 300 delegates from across the industry The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Annual Seminar was enthusiastically greeted by delegates in a packed theatre at The World...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio
.. Commentary: AKK’s rise – France, euro repercussions By David Marsh in London Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s principal governing party, faces a complex struggle to impose her will on her fractious Christian Democratic Union. She will pursue a more conservative...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Silverstream welcomes increased air lubrication uptake as more owners seek viable fuel efficiency solutions ahead of 2020

Silverstream welcomes increased air lubrication uptake as more owners seek viable fuel efficiency solutions ahead of 2020
Animation still of the Silverstream® System on the flat bottom of a vessel. Clean technology leader highlights changing attitudes in the shipping industry about the ability of proven clean technologies to realise fuel and emissions reductions aims London, 09 December 2018 – Silverstream Technologies,...
December 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology | Read More

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar
“Year of Zayed” in Dakar, Senegal (Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or...
December 9th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-22 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 9-22 December 2018 Saturday, December 8, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Dec (Sun) – Day of Reconciliation (South Africa) 16 Dec (Sun) – Kazakhstan Independence...
December 8th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub
Wreck of HMS Tarpon. The Santi Find the Eagle project has made renewed progress with its fifth expedition after being hit by adverse weather in September 2018. The team’s quest is for the wreck of the Polish submarine ORP Orzeł which patrolled under Royal Navy command during the Second World War. Unrelenting...
December 8th, 2018 | Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

2019 TOUR VOILE: Spotlight on the most well-rounded sailors

2019 TOUR VOILE: Spotlight on the most well-rounded sailors
© Jean-Marie Liot / ASO Key points: Start from Dunkirk on 5 July / Finish in Nice on 21 July 17 days of adrenaline and confrontation with no quarter What’s new in the 2019 Tour Voile About 30 teams expected to start / Frank Cammas is back A PIONEERING EVENT AND A MONUMENT OF FRENCH SAILING Over...
December 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health
Dramatic changes in the extent of sea ice at the poles, huge variations in the ocean circulation in the Atlantic, a sharp increase in carbon uptake are some of the more sobering findings detailed in a comprehensive new report published as a supplement of the Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO),...
December 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More