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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
02-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 February 2019 Saturday, February 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Feb (Mon) – National Day of the Armored Effort (Angola) 4 Feb (Mon) – Sri Lanka National...
February 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Gary Kleiman on emerging markets, James Carrick on China, and more

Gary Kleiman on emerging markets, James Carrick on China, and more
Vitor Constâncio OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 4  21-25 Januaryy 2019  Vol.10 Ed 4 NEWS Euro: Success and vulnerability Challenges facing Europe’s unfinished monetary union were discussed in a wide-ranging OMFIF London City Lecture with Vitor Constâncio, former vice-president, European Central...
January 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

A graduation to remember

A graduation  to remember
… A graduation to remember! John Faraclas was there with his camera and writes: Graduation is the pinnacle of a student’s academic life and an opportunity to celebrate the culmination of the hard work that has gone into achieving one’s award! Very honoured and lucky to be present and in a...
January 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Shipping Centers | Read More

IMO leader uses Foresight event to praise shipowners’ response to 2020 greener fuel challenge

IMO leader uses Foresight event to praise shipowners’ response to 2020 greener fuel challenge
Ravi Mehrotra greets IMO’s Kitack Lim. International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim has taken advantage of his guest appearance at one of London’s top maritime social events to express his appreciation of the shipping industry’s alignment with the global strategy to limit...
January 20th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 JANUARY-2 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 January-2 February 2019 Saturday, January 19, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jan (Mon) – Thaipusam (Malaysia) 25 Jan (Fri) – 25th January Revolution...
January 19th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fiscal money solution for Rome, 100th edition of The Bulletin

Fiscal money solution for Rome, 100th edition of The Bulletin
. Commentary: Fiscal money solution for Rome By Biagio Bossone, Marco Cattaneo, Massimo Costa, and Stefano Sylos Labini Fiscal money is a transferable and negotiable government-issued security that bearers may use for obtaining tax rebates two years from issuance. In the case of Italy, FM could fund...
January 15th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition
. January 2019 Vol.10 Ed.1 The 100th Edition of the OMFIF Bulletin OMFIF was born on a wave of reflection that the good times couldn’t possibly last – because they only recently had come to an end. January 2010, the date of the first of what has now become 100 monthly Bulletins, marked the onset...
January 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Press and Media, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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12-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 January 2019 Saturday, January 12, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Jan (Mon) – Coming of Age Day (Japan) 15 Jan (Tue) – Tamil Thai Pongol day (Sri Lanka) 21...
January 12th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“K” Line Group: 2019 New Year Message from the President

“K” Line Group: 2019 New Year Message from the President
Eizo Murakami, President & CEO “Coming together, let’s step forward towards a new 100 years” To everyone throughout the entire “K” Line Group, I extend my very sincerest Happy New Year wishes. As we enter 2019, I would like to take this opportunity to share a few words with you.  During...
January 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News | Read More

Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore
Genting Cruise Lines presents a symbolic cheque for USD125,000 in cabin equivalent to Make A Wish International. l to r:  Dream Cruises’ Mermaid mascot, Mr. Hui Lim, Mr. Hui Lim, Executive Director & CIO, Genting Hong Kong, Ms. Michaela Felber, Director, Corporate Alliances and Development, Make-A-Wish...
December 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry | Read More

IMO: MSC 100 summary

IMO: MSC 100 summary
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) completed its landmark 100th session, with progress in the regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous surface ships; approval of revised guidelines on fatigue and further updates on work on goal-based standards, polar shipping and safety issues relating to...
December 13th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, IMO, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club presenting Seahorse Newcomer of the Year to Joseph Stewart, The Naval Architect London, 10th December, 2018 – Leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Seahorse Club Journalist Awards for some years. ...
December 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal 06/12/2018 – Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited IMO Headquarters in London (5 December). The Princess Royal was received by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and addressed the 100th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and took a keen interest...
December 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

Visions of the future as Maritime Safety Committee celebrates 100th session

Visions of the future as Maritime Safety Committee celebrates 100th session
John Faraclas Evolution not revolution. Autonomous and remote-controlled ships are being trialled but seafarers, for now, remain indispensable to safe shipping. These were key takeaways from a special session (3 December) of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, which is celebrating its 100th session.   Delegates...
December 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
01-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 December 2018 Saturday, December 1, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence Day 16 Dec (Sun) – Day of Reconciliation (South Africa) 16...
December 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transaid turns 20!

Transaid turns 20!
.. “Transaid’s programmes have been proven to work and I hope the industry recognises the value they add.” HRH The Princess Royal Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry supporters, partners...
November 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity | Read More

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 49 points earlier on today “thanks” to the Capes, the culprits of the Dry Market. Geopolitics couldn’t be more perplexed; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another triple-digit loss for the Capes with the BCI down at 1,950 points – down 171 point losing...
November 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…
A full house at the Nine Kings Suite Following last year’s 75th anniversary of the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund and its Oinoussian Ball at the historic Tower of London – whose battlements were adorned with the OBF logo sending the message from Father Thames to the rest of Planet Ocean, this year’s...
November 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
24-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 NOVEMBER-8 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 November-8 December 2018 Saturday, November 24, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Nov (Fri) – St Andrew’s Day (Scotland) 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence...
November 24th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,018, thanks to the mild rise of the Capes; Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 33 points and now stands at 1,089 points, a bit of a less than yesterday’s gains… The...
November 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary
Group photo at the new Dubai Maritime City facility Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over 100 guests from both the regional maritime industry and the Dubai government joined the Albwardy...
November 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember
From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write or simply think of… This year marks a century since the Armistice, when the guns fell silent at 11:00 GMT, hence its special significance, bringing the end of the war, the end of The Great War...
November 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Story of the Year | Read More