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Britannia P&I Hosts European Members’ Forum in Greece

Britannia P&I Hosts European Members’ Forum in Greece
Dale Hammond (left) and Jonathon Bott (right) The important role that Members from Europe play within the Britannia P&I Club was among the issues discussed at its annual European Members Forum held on 9 November in Athens. The Forum, now in its 21st year, which was attended by 52 Members from across...
November 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision

Wärtsilä introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision
Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision is centred on high levels of connectivity and digitalisation. The smart technology group Wärtsilä is at the forefront of harnessing the changes taking place in the shipping industry to deliver value and optimisation for its customers. By orchestrating...
November 24th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award
Innovation is key to success in all sectors of the maritime industry, and such innovation will stem from the development of research carried out by engineers and scientists in universities and industry, pushing forward the boundaries of design, construction and operation of marine vessels and structures. The...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In reaction to firmer than expected euro area November flash PMIs and the likelihood the APP programme to not be extended beyond September...
November 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG
… On Tuesday 21 November 2017, the 5th consecutive annual meeting of HELMEPA Member Companies’ representatives and the United States Coast Guard took place at their Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meeting was hosted by RADM John P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, who...
November 24th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, People and Places | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appointed agents for COSCO SHIPPING Lines in Papua New Guinea

Inchcape Shipping Services appointed agents for COSCO SHIPPING Lines in Papua New Guinea
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is delighted to announce that it has secured a new liner agency contract with COSCO Shipping Lines in Papua New Guinea (PNG). ISS Regional Manager Gary Hailwood will manage the contract alongside a dedicated team based in Lae, the second largest city in PNG. Support will...
November 24th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon

Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon
John McConnell and Tara Christie. Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon  By James Brewer In what might be a first in investment circles, a husband and wife have delivered presentations on the same occasion in London detailing progress at their respective mining development and...
November 24th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News, Story of the Month | Read More

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre

Screening of the film ‘Cloudy Sunday’ by M Manousakis at the Hellenic Centre
Cloudy Sunday; a reality on “stage”… -pic by Omiros Angelopoulos The Hellenic Centre which promotes awareness of our Hellenic culture and history in the UK, via exhibitions, lectures, concerts etc, was successful in purchasing the rights from the distributor of the film Cloudy Sunday,...
November 23rd, 2017 | Books, Events, Film Industry, Music, News | Read More

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 32 points u thanks to the Capes volatile spike… Geopolitics  remain unchanged, slightly worse though. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capers as volatile as eve gained 122 points now at 3,420… The Panamaxes’ BPI up three at 1,284.. The...
November 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2017 AROUND THE ISLAND ROWING BOAT RACE AND CANOE RACES Hong Kong STRONG WINDS HALT PORT OPS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WORKING ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia Around the Island Rowing...
November 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

DVB Bank – Changes at the Board of Managing Directors

DVB Bank – Changes at the Board of Managing Directors
Wolfgang Köhler, Chairman of DVB Frankfurt/Main, 23 November 2017 – DVB Bank SE (DVB) announces that on 30 November 2017 Bart Veldhuizen will step down from the Board of Managing Directors and leave DVB. On 1 December 2017, David Goring-Thomas, Member of DVB’s Board of Managing Directors...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth
The Port of Blyth The Port of Blyth recently held a multi-agency exercise, facilitated by State 21 Ltd.  The exercise involving police, fire and rescue, the Border Force, along with Port of Blyth staff and Reay Security, tested both the port’s preparedness for emergencies and in particular their response...
November 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards
GAC Pindar’s Beth King with the Specialist Freight Solutions Provider award and Group Sales Director, Neil Godfrey, with the Project/Heavylift Forwarder prize. Group recognised for their project, marine sport, leisure and events logistics excellence Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 23 November 2017 –...
November 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

BDA partners with government to attract cryptocurrency

BDA partners with government to attract cryptocurrency
Premier the Hon David Burt announces a newgovernment initiative to attract and grow digital currency business in Bermuda Hamilton, Bermuda, November 23, 2017 – The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will take a lead role in an initiative launched by the Bermuda government to accelerate...
November 23rd, 2017 | Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget

European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget
This morning, the Transport Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament voted its opinion on the Multi-Annual financial Framework after 2020 (Marinescu report). Isabelle Ryckbost The Transport MEPs voted in favour of an updated and more effective Connecting Europe Facility. They have asked for an increased...
November 23rd, 2017 | European Union, Finance, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth
… There is never a dull moment in container shipping with constant challenges on the horizon – from overcapacity and bleak employment prospects to the impact of ever-growing sizes of ships capable of carrying 22,000 TEUs. Yet prudent and responsible ship owners know that in spite of the ups and...
November 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

SHIPSERV appoints Business and Account director for EMEA and opens Athens office

SHIPSERV appoints Business and Account director for EMEA and opens Athens office
Philip Nielsen, EMEA New Business & Account Director, ShipServ Philip Nielsen to support continued growth drive in Europe with specific focus on building relationships with Greek shipowners and operators in Southern Europe    LONDON – 23 November 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime...
November 23rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Sergey Kukushkin: Large shipping companies come to the NSR

Sergey Kukushkin: Large shipping companies come to the NSR
Sergey Kukushkin Considerable growth of cargo shipping in the Arctic has been driven this year by the Northern Sea Route, where new routes for the export of Russian hydrocarbons begin. Large foreign ship owners also use the lanes of the Northern Sea Route. That was the topic of IAA PortNews interview...
November 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, Interviews, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was under pressure while US government bonds were firmer in European trade on Thursday following the release of the FOMC minutes...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Palau Registry sails into top spot

Palau Registry sails into top spot
Panos Kirnidis Palau International Ship Registry has become the fastest growing flag in the shipping world with an impressive 43.2% growth in the number of vessels joining the registry since 2013 according to Fairplay magazine. Recording strong growth that puts it well ahead of other expanding registries...
November 23rd, 2017 | Flags | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
The new exploration cruise vessel being built for Sunstone is to be equipped with Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems. Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2017 at 9.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning...
November 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Is the BDI about to lift off…?

Is the BDI about to lift off…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up the day with a dozen points plus and now stands safely above the 1,400 threshold; Geopolitics become crucial. John Faraclas’ midweek market briefing: The BDI, thanks to all its indices – except the Handies ended  up at 1,413 points today – a good...
November 22nd, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Autumn Budget 2017 – looking forward, not backward

Autumn Budget 2017 – looking forward, not backward
Opt in | Contact us | Visit website Autumn Budget 2017 Looking forward, not backward Building a Britain ‘fit for the future’:...
November 22nd, 2017 | News, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Nov-2017 CHANNEL RESTRICTION FOR PIPELINE REMOVAL Neches River, United States Channel restriction for pipeline removal Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Neches River, United States Pipeline removal operations will begin on Friday, November 24, 2017 in the vicinity of Enterprise...
November 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar
John Hogan CMP, Chairman of the Global Marina Institute METSTRADE provided the ideal setting for the first outing of the GMI marina valuation and investment seminar on Monday 13 November. Delegates from the UK, Italy, Netherlands, France, Montenegro and the Middle East took part to discuss key topics...
November 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas | Read More