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Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo
From the Tripartite 2019 – pic credits MND Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo Over 90 representatives from ship builders, ship owners and classification societies met in Tokyo on the 17th and 18th October at the 2019 Tripartite Forum. This year, the participants acknowledged that...
November 11th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens
Dimitris J. Fafalios INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens “2020 still dominates dry bulk shipping’s challenges” INTERCARGO held its Annual General Meeting, Executive and Technical Committees’ meetings in Athens on 3 and 4 October 2019, along with a well-attended dinner reception...
October 7th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Intercargo | Read More

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia
Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia INTERCARGO’s thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the 25 seafarers, crew of the Indonesian Flagged 52,400 dwt bulk carrier “NUR ALLYA” (built 2002) reported missing...
August 29th, 2019 | Associations, Intercargo, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”
“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns” With 1 January 2020 less than five and a half months away, INTERCARGO expresses its growing concern in view of the magnitude of the challenge lying ahead for the industry and the need for a smooth transition. The global...
July 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo, Pollution | Read More

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”
Dimitris J. Fafalios Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality” INTERCARGO joins the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the international shipping community in celebrating the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2019 under the theme “I Am On Board with...
June 25th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, HR, Intercargo | Read More

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting
INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting INTERCARGO’s Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2018 provides an analysis of reported bulk carrier losses during the period from 2009 to 2018, when 188 lives were lost and 48 bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt were identified as total losses. Although there has...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Groundings, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary

FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary
The Baltic Exchange FONASBA celebrates 50th Anniversary Fifty years ago today, on 23rd April 1969, delegates representing Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and (as it was then) West Germany, met at the offices of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers...
April 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Intercargo, Intertanko, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean
Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong
 INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong “2019 is a year for dry cargo owners to prepare their vessels for landmark changes in shipping” INTERCARGO held its Executive and Technical Committee meetings in Hong Kong on 4 and 5 March 2019, along with the Dinner Reception on the first...
March 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report
The INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report has been sent to the printer. Members will be receiving their free copy. Non-members may order the report at info@intercargo.org or from Witherby Publishing Group (www.witherbys.com). Executive Summary INTERCARGO’s 2017–2018 Benchmarking...
February 21st, 2019 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intercargo, Markets, Reports | Read More

Cargo liquefaction continues to be a major risk for dry bulk shipping

INTERCARGO welcomes the latest amendment to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC 04-17) which entered into force on 1st January 2019 and includes important updates related to cargoes that may liquefy. Pertinent updates include: changes to section 4.5 of the Code which stipulates...
January 31st, 2019 | Associations, Intercargo | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead

The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead
Mr John Platsidakis, Chairman (middle) with Dimitris Fafalios, Technical Committee Chairman and Chairman elect (left) and Jay K Pillai Vice-Chairman (right) INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in London “The dry bulk sector and the critical challenges that lie ahead” INTERCARGO held its Annual...
October 3rd, 2018 | Intercargo, News | Read More

IMO Member States Must Progress on Key Sulphur Cap Issues at Critical Meeting in July

IMO Member States Must Progress on Key Sulphur Cap Issues at Critical Meeting in July
The shipping industry – as represented by its international trade associations (BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and WSC) – calls on the Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make progress on key challenges around the global sulphur cap to avoid compromising...
June 18th, 2018 | BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

“Regulation is welcome but should be measured and wise”

“Regulation is welcome but should be measured and wise”
John Platsidakis The Association held its semi-annual meetings in Singapore “Regulation is welcome but should be measured and wise” INTERCARGO held its Technical and Executive Committees’ meetings in Singapore on 5 and 6 March 2018, along with a well-attended Dinner Reception on the first day....
March 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Intercargo, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done

Shipping Industry ‘broadly satisfied’ with IMO progress on CO2 strategy – but much work still to be done
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO represented the global shipping industry throughout this week’s intensive discussions at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), which continued the development of a comprehensive CO2 reduction strategy for...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

INTERCARGO: On the tragic loss of “EMERALD STAR”

INTERCARGO: On the tragic loss of “EMERALD STAR”
INTERCARGO is deeply concerned with the tragic loss of the 57k dwt Bulk Carrier EMERALD STAR in the morning of the 13th October with 26 seafarers on board. To date, 16 crew members have been rescued while 10 crew members are still missing. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the seafarers....
October 24th, 2017 | Associations, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents | Read More

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual meetings in Athens

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual meetings in Athens
“Persisting industry challenges remain at the top of the INTERCARGO agenda while its Membership increases drastically” INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held in Athens their semi-annual meetings on 9 and 10 October 2017, along with a well-attended Dinner Reception on the first day....
October 10th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

BWM: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field

BWM: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field
Intercargo’s Secretary General Dr. Kostas G. Gkonis Ballast Water Management: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field In view of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee upcoming meeting (MEPC 71 during 3-7 July 2017), INTERCARGO...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly

After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” “After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly” INTERCARGO is deeply concerned at the tragic loss of the VLOC vessel STELLAR DAISY reported on 31 March 2017; our thoughts are with the families and...
April 6th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO holds its semi-annual meetings in Hong Kong
John Platsidakis “Regulations should achieve their core purpose in the most effective and practical ways possible” INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held their semi-annual meetings on 6 and 7 March, along with a well-attended Gala dinner on first day. This was one more opportunity...
March 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo | Read More

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships
Dr Kostas G. GKONIS, INTERCARGO’sSecretary General London, UK: INTERCARGO expresses its full support and total alignment with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim’s concerns that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse...
January 12th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Organisations | Read More