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Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal

Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal
Sergey Frank Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal Sergey Frank, President & CEO of Sovcomflot, has been awarded the first-class Pyotr Stolypin Medal. The corresponding order was signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on 4 July 2019 on the eve of the Day of Russian Sea...
July 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News | Read More

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers
Sergey Frank at the centre flanked by the company’s senior fleet officers SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers On the eve of Russia’s Day of Marine and River Fleet Workers, celebrated on the first Sunday of July, Sovcomflot held a traditional meeting of the company’s...
July 9th, 2019 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, People and Places | Read More

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers
Igor Tonkovidov SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers a year ago, in July 2018, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary fuel for...
July 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Bunkering, LNG, Tankers | Read More

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime

TT Talk – Focus on freight crime
TT Talk – Focus on freight crime 9 JULY 2019 Focus on freight crime Aspirationally containerisation would reduce the likelihood of cargo being stolen in transit. Of course, the reality is that crime has merely become more sophisticated and for organised crime the rewards are too substantial to be...
July 9th, 2019 | Communication, P and I Clubs | Read More

“K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

“K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index
.. “K”Line Selected for Leading Global ESG Indices, including FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has been selected again as a constituent of the “FTSE4Good Index Series”, one of the leading global indices for ESG investing (*), for the...
July 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market | Read More

ibj e-newsletter 09 July 2019

ibj e-newsletter 09 July 2019
      IBJ e-newsletter 09 July 2019 Welcome to the IBJ e-Newsletter The IBJ e-newsletter is aimed specifically at the dry bulk cargo handling and shipping industry. It delivers regularly updated news on the bulk industry worldwide. The newsletter includes the latest developments in bulk...
July 9th, 2019 | Communication, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media | Read More

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire
Jerome Powell Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire Commentary: Market expectations test Fed mettle By Darrell Delamaide in Washington All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell when he goes to Capitol Hill this week for his twice-yearly testimony before Congress....
July 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

FCR Batteries Obtain ClassNK Acceptance

FCR Batteries Obtain ClassNK Acceptance
FCR Batteries Obtain ClassNK Acceptance New battery series now available for wide variety of applications including standby & emergency power. Fukuoka, Japan – 9th July 2019 – Eco Marine Power (EMP) in cooperation with the Furukawa Battery Company of Japan (Furukawa Battery) are pleased to announce...
July 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä achieves new marine benchmark with hybrid solution for bulk carriers

Wärtsilä achieves new marine benchmark with hybrid solution for bulk carriers
The new innovative hybrid solution to be installed on the M/V ‘Paolo Topic’ is another industry first from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä achieves new marine benchmark with hybrid solution for bulk carriers Wärtsilä Corporation, 09 July 7:30 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has achieved...
July 9th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Volatile Capes do it again

Volatile Capes do it again
John Faraclas Volatile Capes do it again The volatile Capes fell 86 points earlier on today bringing the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) down to 1,725 points – down 15. Mitsotakis sworn in as Greece’s PM following a landslide victory. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capes’ BCI was down 86 points...
July 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78

American Club member alert: New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78
  American Club member alert New US Coast Guard procedure for notification of non-availability of compliant fuel oil as per Annex V, Regulation 18.4.2 of the MARPOL Convention 73/78 JULY 8,2019   NEW US COAST GUARD PROCEDURE FOR NOTIFICATION OF NON-AVAILABILITY OF COMPLIANT FUEL OIL AS PER...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 08-Jul-2019 TSUNAMI WARNING LIFTED Sulawesi, Indonesia WEST AFRICA WORST FOR PIRATE ATTACKS, IMB REPORTS Worldwide PROPOSAL TO MODIFY TOLLS STRUCTURE Panama Canal, Panama Tsunami warning lifted Monday, July 8, 2019, Sulawesi, Indonesia The tsunami warning issued after a 6.9 magnitude...
July 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fugro and SLPE to present case study at Offshore Foundations Conference, Bremen

Fugro and SLPE to present case study at Offshore Foundations Conference, Bremen
Combined industry-leading design analyses successfully reduce risk and overall cost of offshore monopile foundations. Fugro and SLPE to present case study at Offshore Foundations Conference, Bremen Fugro and Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) will jointly present a case study at the 9th International...
July 8th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg
The Danish Port of Kalundborg is home to GAC Denmark’s latest new office GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg Providing ship agency and logistics support for liquid bulk  and energy sectors Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 July 2019 – GAC Denmark has opened a new branch in Kalundborg...
July 8th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system
.. Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system. LR to support LNG growth in China through collaboration with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, MARIC, SSSRI and CCS. 8 July 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
July 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19
Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19 There were a total of 193 ships broken in the second quarter of 2019. Of these, 146 ships were sold to the infamous scrapping beaches of South Asia, where working conditions are known to be dire and breaking practices cause irreparable damage to the...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, Reports, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Overall, the US’ June employment report which was released on Friday, suggests that although the pace of employment growth has slowed lately, it is still...
July 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

NAPA strengthens board with appointment of Tor E. Svensen

NAPA strengthens board with appointment of Tor E. Svensen
Tor E Svensen NAPA strengthens board with appointment of Tor E. Svensen Former CEO of DNV GL Maritime, chairman of IACS and current Vice President, Marine Technology at Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to add expertise to the development of safety and performance solutions for cruise and beyond Helsinki,...
July 8th, 2019 | IT and Communications | Read More

Chugoku Marine Paints expands Selektope®-containing antifouling coating range

Chugoku Marine Paints expands Selektope®-containing antifouling coating range
Philip Chaabane, I-Tech CEOrine Chugoku Marine Paints expands Selektope®-containing antifouling coating range    A new antifouling coating containing the barnacle-repellent active agent Selektope® has been introduced to the market by Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP). SEA PREMIER 3000 PLUS is the eighth...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, Technology | Read More

Seas off West Africa world’s worst for pirate attacks, IMB reports

Seas off West Africa world’s worst for pirate attacks, IMB reports
Captain P. Mukundan Seas off West Africa world’s worst for pirate attacks, IMB reports London and Kuala Lumpur, 8 July 2019 – The seas around West Africa remain the world’s most dangerous for piracy, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest report reveals. Of the 75 seafarers taken...
July 8th, 2019 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China
The signing ceremony was attended by senior management from both Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry. Copyright: CHI Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China Wärtsilä Corporation, 08 July, 10 AM, EEST – The technology...
July 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority
Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks under the Parthenon Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority Kyriakos Mitsotakis topples Alexis Trsipras with an overwhelming majority; end of the story! Centre-Right party Nea Demokratia headed by Kyriakos Mitsotakis  ridiculed the slogan “First time Left”...
July 7th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
. Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships Four sets of medallists were decided on an exciting fifth and final day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Damien Seguin (FRA), Fabrizio Olmi & Davide...
July 7th, 2019 | Rowing, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
. Qualification races end in style as the best progress on Day 4 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships The last day of fleet racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain saw the line-ups for Sunday’s final showdown confirmed. 33...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More