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Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition

probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition
Prokopakis probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition  probunkers takes part in the multi-stakeholder environmental partnership Athens, Greece, 7 November 2019 – probunkers has become member of the “Getting to Zero” Coalition.  Aiming to lead the change towards clean marine fuels through...
November 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG | Read More

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves
John Faraclas Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell down to 1,533 points  – minus 123 since yesterday proving the volatility, unsustainability and the difficult times ahead amid a perplexed Geopolitical environment; John Faraclas’ brief daily...
November 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible
Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible Our latest Maritime Forecast to 2050 uses a new model to look at how different policies impact the IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals. With contributions from vessel speed reduction, energy-efficiency measures, and alternative fuels,...
November 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner
Back – Alexis Black (Marketing & Communications – GAC), Robert Wicks (Commercial Director – AFC), Gavin Johnston (UK Energy Manager – GAC), Adrian Henry (UK Agency General Manager – GAC). Front – AFC’s Scott Mckenna (Defender), Joe Lewis (Goalkeeper). GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s...
November 5th, 2019 | Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Sports | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  Do you think that the shipping industry, however one wants to define it, can decarbonise? Probably not without a lot of money, collaboration, and a lot of belief pumped into it....
November 3rd, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

EU-backed Wind-Assist Ship Propulsion Project Sets Sail on its Three-Year Voyage

EU-backed Wind-Assist Ship Propulsion Project Sets Sail on its Three-Year Voyage
EU-backed Wind-Assist Ship Propulsion Project Sets Sail on its Three-Year Voyage The WASP (Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion) project, funded by the Interreg North Sea Europe programme, part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to the tune of €5.4 million has been officially approved and launched....
November 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Organisations | Read More

“K” Line: Membership in “Getting to Zero Coalition” to promote GHG emission reduction

“K” Line: Membership in “Getting to Zero Coalition” to promote GHG emission reduction
.. “K” Line: Membership in “Getting to Zero Coalition” to promote GHG emission reduction “K” LINE expresses its concurrence with “Getting to Zero Coalition” (note 1 below), a corporate alliance launched at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September 2019. In “Getting...
November 1st, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

American Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019) re – Sulphur Cap

American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap
American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap OCTOBER 10, 2019 SULPHUR CAP 2020 UPDATE In view of the fast approaching IMO 2020 legislation, Members are reminded of some important issues to consider and ensure to have in place prior to January 1, 2020 including preparations...
October 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris

De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris
De-Risking Blue Economy Investment – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov) DE-RISKING BLUE ECONOMY INVESTMENT: LEGAL AND INSURANCE EXPERTS GATHER AT WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT (SOS) What are the risks for investors in the Blue Economy as it continues to...
October 30th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries
Victoria of Wight UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and yesterday (28 October 2019) Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry. Victoria...
October 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

High Level Investor Panel Kicks Off Global Blue Economy Finance Event – SOS 2019

High Level Investor Panel Kicks Off Global Blue Economy Finance Event – SOS 2019
. High Level Investor Panel Kicks Off Global Blue Economy Finance Event – SOS 2019 With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 (20-22 November, Paris)will be the foremost international business conference...
October 28th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation, India’s sudden announced ban of all single use plastics on ships in its waters will certainly get people’s interest this week. While such a move is bold and in line with growing...
October 27th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR and Maersk study indicates that achieving net zero is an ‘OPEX not a CAPEX challenge’.

LR and Maersk study indicates that achieving net zero is an ‘OPEX not a CAPEX challenge’.
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London LR and Maersk study indicates that achieving net zero is an ‘OPEX not a CAPEX challenge’. Joint study finds that to develop zero carbon ready ships, shipowners must invest for fuel flexibility and points to the need for policy interventions and...
October 24th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition
.. Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition Global coatings supplier Hempel announced on 24 October that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a multi-stakeholder group that aims to see the introduction of commercially viable zero emission shipping vessels by 2030. In 2018, the International Maritime...
October 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated CO2 in Maersk Pelican project

Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated  CO2 in Maersk Pelican project
.. Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated  CO2 in Maersk Pelican project Two 30-metre tall Rotor Sails installed match initial fuel saving expectations COPENHAGEN, LONDON, HELSINKI – 24 OCTOBER 2019: Norsepower Oy Ltd., together with project partners Maersk Tankers,...
October 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world

Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world
The Viking Glory Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world Thanks to its advanced solutions and technical innovations, M/S Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It is estimated that the ship will consume up to 10% less fuel...
October 24th, 2019 | Climate, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment | Read More

Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy

Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy
Blue Andrian Tolson Blue acquires Maritime Consultancy 20|20 Marine Energy BLUE Insight added to Inspire and Engage practices to provide commercial advisory services and research for business-critical areas that are evolving and disrupting traditional marine and energy business models LONDON and STAMFORD,...
October 24th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution

Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution
. Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution British Safety Council welcomes King’s College London’s research demonstrating a direct link between air pollution and health emergencies. More work is now needed on the effects of exposure on outdoor...
October 23rd, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Fugro Enters the South Korean Offshore Wind Farm Market

Fugro Enters the South Korean Offshore Wind Farm Market
Seawatch Wind LiDAR buoy performing site-specific wind resource assessments Fugro Enters the South Korean Offshore Wind Farm Market Fugro has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21) in a move that opens up the South Korean offshore wind farm market. Growing...
October 22nd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters

Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters
The German ferry ‘Münsterland’ will be retrofitted with a package of Wärtsilä LNG solutions to minimise its environmental footprint. Copyright: Aktien-Gesellschaft ‘Ems’ Photographer: Peter Andryszak. Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically...
October 22nd, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution
Sarah Zitouni Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution By Sarah Zitouni, Lean Marine Sweden AB In a world where ecological concerns run high, every industry is under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. The international shipping industry is no exception. During the 45th G7 summit held...
October 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, News, Pollution | 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

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping
. Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from...
October 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020
. IMO. Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020 Member States and industry stakeholders outline their readiness – and highlight challenges – for sulphur 2020 implementation.  More…    From 1 January 2020, sulphur oxide emissions from ships will be reduced...
October 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More