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GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS  April 9, 2020 Global Markets All eyes are on the Eurogroup that will continue deliberations by teleconference today (17:00 CET) to reach an agreement on the joint political response to the COVID-19 crisis....
April 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dynamic expansion of LOC Middle East’s footprint with appointment of Marine Engineer

Dynamic expansion of LOC Middle East’s footprint with appointment of Marine Engineer
Dynamic expansion of LOC Middle East’s footprint with appointment of Marine Engineer LOC Middle East is pleased to appoint Wayne Nash to the role of Marine Engineer within its Middle Eastern division. Wayne’s appointment is an important part of LOC’s expansion plans for its Hull & Machinery...
April 9th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Technical | Read More

Uncertainty Rules the Markets, Geopolitics AND Coronavirus

Uncertainty Rules the Markets, Geopolitics AND Coronavirus
John Faraclas by GTP Uncertainty Rules the Markets, Geopolitics AND Coronavirus The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 607, regaining the 600 point threshold; Geopolitics might develop total mess all over Planet Ocean and Coronavirus, this unprecedented anathema,...
April 8th, 2020 | Chartering, Headlines, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Work From Home’ Messages from the Designers

‘Work From Home’ Messages from the Designers
.. ‘Work From Home’ Messages from the Designers by Elena Sendona American fashion designers know a thing or two about courage, creativity, inventiveness, and resilience, so we decided to check some of the most popular designer Instagram accounts and feeds to see what they are up to at home and how...
April 8th, 2020 | Accessories, Fashion, News | Read More

Sovcomflot’s Board of Directors acknowledges Group’s performance in 2019

Sovcomflot’s Board of Directors acknowledges Group’s performance in 2019
Sovcomflot’s Board of Directors acknowledges Group’s performance in 2019 At a meeting held on 7 April 2020, the Board of Directors of PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”) reviewed the results of the Group’s operations in 2019. The Board gave provisional approval to the Group’s 2019 annual report...
April 8th, 2020 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stena Line plans to close the Trelleborg-Sassnitz route

Stena Line plans to close the Trelleborg-Sassnitz route
Sassnitz Stena Line plans to close the Trelleborg-Sassnitz route  On Saturday 14 March Stena Line suspended the operation of the ferry route between Trelleborg in Sweden and Sassnitz in Germany until further notice. Today, 8 April, the Company announced plans for the permanent closure of the route,...
April 8th, 2020 | HR, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event

International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event
International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event IOSC, Interspill, and Spillcon shift conference dates in unified response to COVID-19 impact In response to the escalating global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC), in conjunction...
April 8th, 2020 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill | Read More

West Announces New Senior Underwriter Appointment

West Announces New Senior Underwriter Appointment
West Announces New Senior Underwriter Appointment The West is pleased to announce that Sumit Madhu will join the Club’s London Underwriting Team as a Senior Underwriter on Tuesday 14th April. Sumit is a Master Mariner, having served as a Captain on LNG vessels with a major Japanese shipowner. After...
April 7th, 2020 | Company Profiles, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

ECSA and ETF launch joint project WESS

ECSA and ETF launch joint project WESS
ECSA and ETF launch joint project WESS ECSA and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are happy to announce that they have been awarded EU funding for a new joint social dialogue project that will be implemented over the next 24 months. The project is entitled “Contributing to an Attractive,...
April 7th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

RightShip and Human Rights at Sea join forces to help improve welfare for seafarers around the world

RightShip and Human Rights at Sea join forces to help improve welfare for seafarers around the world
David Hammond Esq. CEO of Human Rights at Sea Right: Martin Crawford-Brunt, CEO of RightShip RightShip and Human Rights at Sea join forces to help improve welfare for seafarers around the world New partnership sees RightShip back Human Rights at Sea’s global mission to end human rights abuses committed...
April 7th, 2020 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 7, 2020 Global Markets Risk-on mode prevailed in early trade with global equity markets gaining for the second session in a row, on tentative signs of a slowdown in the spread of the COVID-19 in some countries....
April 7th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

RMT on Stena Line announcement to furlough staff and issue redundancies

RMT on Stena Line announcement to furlough staff and issue redundancies
Mick Cash RMT on Stena Line announcement to furlough staff and issue redundancies STENA LINE union RMT reacted to today’s announcement that some 600 Stena Line staff from its 2000+ strong seafarer, docker and port service workforce in the UK and Ireland will be furloughed and a further 150 redundancies...
April 6th, 2020 | HR, Rail | Read More

“Next – Working for the Future.”

“Next – Working for the Future.”
. “Next – Working for the Future.” The International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus, launches a free online interactive psychological counseling and coaching program for crew members at sea. The Board of Governors of the Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus, is launching an important initiative...
April 6th, 2020 | Clubs, Health and Safety | Read More

HFW Briefing: Distressed Businesses and Merger Control

HFW Briefing: Distressed Businesses and Merger Control
HFW Briefing: Distressed Businesses and Merger Control In the current economic climate many businesses may wish to negotiate rescues other than by State aid, for example through acquisitions, mergers, buyouts and/or emergency investments. Equally, there may be opportunities for businesses to acquire...
April 6th, 2020 | Communication, Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 6, 2020 Global Markets Oil prices fell early on Monday with Brent crude standing 1.2% lower on the day at $33.55/bbl on oversupply jitters after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed the OPEC+ teleconference...
April 6th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye
.. ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye Marine consultancy ABPmer has been appointed by the Environment Agency to provide independent Designated Person (DP) services for the Port of Rye, as described in the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).  Located on the River Rother with open navigational...
April 6th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Launch of Emergency Funding Campaign for Developing World Seafarers

Launch of Emergency Funding Campaign for Developing World Seafarers
. Launch of Emergency Funding Campaign for Developing World Seafarers London, 06 April 2020: Today sees the launch of a charity crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for developing world seafarers and their families that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. While much of the shipping...
April 6th, 2020 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Colour of Starlight connects London-based artists Kira Phoenix K’inan and Hannah Pratt.

Colour of Starlight connects London-based artists Kira Phoenix K’inan and Hannah Pratt.
Left, Hannah Pratt and Right, Kira Phoenix K’inan Colour of Starlight connects London-based artists Kira Phoenix K’inan and Hannah Pratt. Kira brings together fine art, design, science and craft through glass sculptures, works on paper, installations and multi-exposure photography. Kira’s...
April 5th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

On Board but not alone

On Board but not alone
. On board but not alone! Steps to protect mariner wellbeing aboard ship during COVID-19 By Maria Christopoulou Our seafarers are ON BOARD BUT they must NOT feel ALONE! Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the maritime industry once again faces a great challenge to overcome this unprecedented situation...
April 5th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Artist Pledge – Works so far

Artist Pledge – Works so far
Spectral Type Star O in Glass_1_Glass in Box Frame_37.5x30cm_£200 Artist Pledge – Works so far Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many artists, including Glass Artist Kira Phoenix K’inan, have had events and exhibitions cancelled, as well as seeing sales disappear. Matthew Burrows (@matthewburrowsstudio)...
April 4th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Employers must protect workers or face the consequences: British Safety Council

Employers must protect workers or face the consequences: British Safety Council
Employers must protect workers or face the consequences: British Safety Council British Safety Council backs statement from HSE, CBI and TUC The British Safety Council has today backed a joint statement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the CBI and the TUC calling for employers to ensure safe...
April 4th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Delphi Economic Forum: Outlook for an evolving situation

Delphi Economic Forum: Outlook for an evolving situation
Delphi Economic Forum: Outlook for an evolving situation As organizations and people around the world attempt to navigate the uncharted waters of the pandemic, we invite you to a series of online events exploring an evolving situation and what it takes to lead through uncertainty. Tuesday April 7, at...
April 4th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…
John Faraclas What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus… Lack of steam is this week’s market is the main characteristic for both the Dry and Wet Markets; Geopolitics seem on hold but this is the biggest bluff; Coronavirus raises the stakes for what is yet to come. John Faraclas’...
April 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Concordia Damen nominated to build new, sustainable training vessel for STC Group

Concordia Damen nominated to build new,  sustainable training vessel for STC Group
Training vessel Ab Initio Concordia Damen nominated to build new,  sustainable training vessel for STC Group Following a competitive European tender process, Concordia Damen has been nominated to build a new training vessel for the STC Group. The new vessel will be used in the training of students...
April 3rd, 2020 | Maritime Education and Training, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR leading drive to maintain critical global supply chains during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

LR leading drive to maintain critical global supply chains during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Nick Brown LR leading drive to maintain critical global supply chains during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Active and focused support for IMO’s recommendations on ensuring shipping services and seafarers can deliver vital goods critical to responding and overcoming this pandemic. 3 April 2020 – Lloyd’s...
April 3rd, 2020 | Classification Societies, HR, News | Read More