Archive for the ‘HR’ Category

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics

Tough days for the struggling BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained three points since yesterday and now reads 1,723. Geopolitics and disasters – natural, technical and political ones are high on the agenda! John Faraclas’ brief Daily and Weekly Recap: So at 1,723 one must be more than happy as these thee plus points...
August 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Aug-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS AT TAI O Hong Kong SHORE PROTECTION WORKS AT CHANG CREEK Singapore PUBLIC HOLIDAYS FOR EID-EL-KABIR Nigeria Dredging Operations at Tai O Friday, August 17, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 8 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the area bounded by straight...
August 17th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight extends award submission deadline

SHIPPINGInsight  extends award submission deadline
Jim Rhodes, Frank Soccoli and Carleen Lyden Walker of SHIPPINGInsight; Tarang Valecha of ShipNet; Frederick Lerche Tornoe of Maersk Tankers, A/S SHIPPINGInsight announced today the extension of its Awards deadline to September 14th.  Tell us about your innovative solution and you could be accepting...
August 17th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Complete Tank Transport Solutions from GHH Rand at the 2018 IAA Show in Hannover

Complete Tank Transport Solutions from GHH Rand at the 2018 IAA Show in Hannover
… GHH Rand will showcase customized solutions for the unloading of silo and tank vehicles at stand E84 in Hall 25 Brussels, August 20, 2018 – GHH Rand, one of the biggest European manufacturers specializing in compressed air solutions for the unloading of dry bulk material from road tanker...
August 17th, 2018 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

HRAS News: Year four timeline of delivery infographic published

HRAS News: Year four timeline of delivery infographic published
Year Four Timeline of Delivery Infographic Published London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to publish its Year Four Timeline of Delivery infographic demonstrating the key highlights of its work in its fourth year between May 2017 – May 2018. The Timeline highlights just some of the most important...
August 17th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose for a second day in a row on Friday on the back of eased trade tensions between the United States and China in view of the scheduled new round of trade talks on 21-22 August. GREECE: According to the Public Debt Management...
August 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

DanVolt presents LIQUI MOLY’s Marine Line at Southampton Boat Show

DanVolt presents LIQUI MOLY’s Marine Line at Southampton Boat Show
JetClean Tronic II Motor oils, additives, other chemical helpers and a useful cleaning device for engines August 2018 – At the Southampton Boat Show, DanVolt presents the Marine product line of LIQUI MOLY. “LIQUI MOLY has more than 60 years of experience with internal combustion engines and their...
August 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea
Picture of Kit Gibson (left) and Jonah Gibson (right) making memories and building sandcastles on a family holiday A 200 year old maritime charity is calling on people to share their memories of the sea to highlight our connection and dependence on the sea. Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society’s CEO explained:...
August 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Photography, Reports | Read More

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Philippine Coast Guard meeting on security…

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Philippine Coast Guard meeting on security…
The first day of the meeting included a panel discussion to address questions from the audience on the current situation in the Sulu-Celebes Seas ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Philippine Coast Guard  Co-Organised Meeting with Government Agencies and Shipping Industry to Enhance Maritime Safety...
August 17th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics

BDI falls at 1,720 amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost seven points and now stands at 1,720; Perplexed and enigmatic Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ brief markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capes uncertainty brings the Dry Market down. The BCI lost 84 points and now stands at 3,476… below the 3,500 point threshold! The...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis

Diana announces period time charter contract for m/v Coronis
ATHENS, GREECE, August 16, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with CJ International Italy...
August 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose to EUR/USD1.1381 at the time of writing from Wednesday’s close of 1.1343 and the dollar index slipped 0.2 percent to 96.554 after news that a Chinese delegation will travel to the United States for trade talks. GREECE: According...
August 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
from the celebrations Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years...
August 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Pilot hydration campaign investigates seafarers’ water consumption on board

Pilot hydration campaign investigates seafarers’ water consumption on board
73 seafarers have taken part in a hydration health promotion campaign for 28 days to assess the effectiveness of materials to encourage fluid intake.  The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has published the results of a pilot hydration campaign on seafarers’...
August 16th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…

The BDI@1,727: Capes tumble; Geopolitics “await” the tsunami…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Exchange Dry Index) clinched two points and now reads 1,727 amid an uncertain global political, economic and waring future. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 27 points and now stands at 3,560 points… Good news for the...
August 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Salvage Association offers Honorary Membership to Academia

American Salvage Association offers Honorary Membership to Academia
Rebecca Garcia-Malone, ASA Education Committee Chair, presents Dr. Richard J. Burke, ABS Professor of Naval Architecture & Engineering, SUNY Maritime College, with an official invitation to join the ASA as the very first honorary maritime faculty member representative (July 20th, 2018 at SUNY Maritime...
August 15th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Awards, HR, Marine Insurance, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Dubai delegation putting together vibrant display for SMM 2018 Hamburg

Dubai delegation putting together vibrant display for SMM 2018 Hamburg
Nawfal Al Jourani, director of Dubai Maritime Cluster Office in DMCA Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai’s role as a global maritime hub will come into sharp focus at Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology (SMM) 2018, September 4-7, when coordinated teams from the Dubai Maritime City Authority...
August 15th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Nomination for IUMI President

Nomination for IUMI President
Richard Turner The presidency of IUMI – the International Union of Marine Insurance – is for a four-year term. The present incumbent, Dieter Berg, ends his full term at this year’s IUMI annual conference in Cape Town and will formally hand over the position to his successor on Wednesday 19...
August 15th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still chaotically messy! John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes still the main driver for the dry cargoes saw the BCIp up 51 points at 3,587. The Panamaxes managed...
August 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Navis to Unveil New Solutions and Upgrades at SMM 2018

Navis to Unveil New Solutions and Upgrades at SMM 2018
Maritime Industry Leaders Unite in Hamburg To Showcase Digital Advancement in the Industry  Oakland, CA / Flensburg, Germany — August 14, 2018 —Navis, the leading provider of maritime software solutions for cargo operations and vessel performance, announced it will be exhibiting at SMM 2018...
August 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day

Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day
Councillor Lindsay Hall, Westminster Lord Mayor Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day  The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Lindsey Hall, is supporting Seafarers UK’s ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’...
August 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, HR | Read More

Register now: Fall 2018 industry events in Bermuda

… Full schedule of Fall 2018 industry events A full slate of Bermuda-based industry events is shaping up for Fall 2018, including major new and returning conferences supported by the BDA. Click links below for details and registration: > Sept 5-7: Meeting of the Minds Bermuda (invitation-only) > Sept...
August 14th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China
Trans Global Projects’ Dalian team recently coordinated logistics for a shipment of equipment from China for a wind farm project in Thailand. Paddock Wood, 14 August 2018: Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift its Hong Kong branch to...
August 14th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…

BDI …“resurfaces” above the 1,700 point mark; Geopolitics chaotic…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 Thanks to the volatile Capes, the BDI begun the week on a positive note amid an alarming geopolitical environment given the Turkish despicable behaviour with the USA and others. John Faraclas’ brief market and geopolitics recap: The BDI gained 18 points...
August 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North P&I Club adds strength and depth to the Greek office team

North P&I Club adds strength and depth to the Greek office team
Paul Jennings August 13, 2018 – Leading global marine insurer North P&I Club has further strengthened its Greece based team with a number of new appointments and internal promotions, demonstrating North’s continuing commitment to providing the highest standards of service to its local...
August 13th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More