Archive for the ‘Oil Spill’ Category

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points earlier today and now stands at 1,730 points ending the surge(?) a correction or a pre-festive stagnation; the New Yea will tell… On the Geopolitical front things continue its steady course for the forthcoming Armageddon in all fronts. John...
December 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa
… Briefing: 31 17/11/2017  – A regional conference of countries in west, central and southern Africa has committed to continue to work at both national and regional levels to boost preparedness to deal with oil spill incidents which could be devastating both for the marine environment...
November 17th, 2017 | EEZ, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ocean at the heart of COP23

Ocean at the heart of COP23
The Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance launches the first synthesis  of the ongoing actions led by the ocean-climate community Ocean at the heart of COP23 The Presidency of Fiji at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting
Martin Dorsman ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that continuous progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) intersessional meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The meeting has further built on an initial strategy for reducing...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard officers

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard officers
The Greek Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean which also houses the Hellenic Coast Guard’s HQ’s To our great perplexity, we hear that the Greek minister of shipping and the Aegean has ordered the commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) to transfer to other posts the officers who dealt...
October 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too

Time to refloat dangerous wrecks and save the environment too
From the refloating of the “Cabrera” Following the successful refloating and raising of the aft section of the cargoship Cabrera Andros island in the Cyclades in Greece’s central Aegean Sea, it is a rare so to say opportunity to use the Smit crane involved for other actions while she’s...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Communication, Environment, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Refloating of “Cabrera’s” aft part successfully completed

Refloating of “Cabrera’s” aft part successfully completed
From the Cabrera’s refloating The refloating of the aft part of the cargo ship “Cabrera” was successfully completed today. The Cabrera during the early hours of 24 December 2016 due to bad weather conditions run aground at the north coast of the island of Andros resulting to her sinking The...
October 22nd, 2017 | Environment, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMO regional centre assists in Agia Zoni II clean up

IMO regional centre assists in Agia Zoni II clean up
… 10/10/2017  – ​The IMO-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) is providing technical expertise to help clean up beaches in Greece affected by an oil spill. Two experts are in Greece (8 to 14 October) to give technical support...
October 10th, 2017 | Environment, HR, IMO, Military, News, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Malta, October 9th, 2017:-  The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th, as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment...
October 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Communication, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference
Wayne Jones Engine-retrofit commitment aims to move world’s fleet towards clean technology Malta set the scene for the invitation-only ‘Our Ocean 2017 Conference’ this past October 5th and 6th that brought together statesmen, government ministers and industry leaders from around the world to look...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Sep-2017 “EXERCISE OVERLOAD” Melbourne, Australia HURRICANE MARIA HEADED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Caribbean Sea “Exercise Overload” Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Melbourne, Australia Port Users are advised that the whole of port all hazards field exercise...
September 19th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters
John Faraclas at Edem beach …Falifornia It is nearly a week now that the entire Athens Riviera in the Saronic Gulf is threatened from a maritime accident leading to a catastrophic pollution with incalculable repercussions on all sector of everyday day life – economic, environmental, financial,...
September 16th, 2017 | Associations, Corruption, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO KUALA LUMPUR, 10 August 2017 – MISC Berhad (MISC) today announced its five-year Sustainability Strategy through the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting the Group’s sustainability performance across a series of Economic, Social...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports | Read More

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues
Simon Btennet Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents the world’s national shipowners’ associations – says it is pleased with...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Headlines, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution, Story of the Month | Read More

IMO Secretary-General’s opening address

IMO  Secretary-General’s opening address
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 71st session, 3-7 July (opening address) Address by the Secretary-General at the opening of the 71st session of the MEPC Thank you Mr. Chair, Excellences, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning,...
July 6th, 2017 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Featured, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More