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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2016 JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING WORK Singapore UNDERWATER SONAR EXPERIMENT Singapore IMMIGRATION INWARD FORMALITIES Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Jetty construction & upgrading work Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore The working period has been extended...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points and now at 864 proves that there is no sustainability and appropriate conditions to move over and above the 2,000 points… The explosive geopolitics might floor down all the efforts humanity did in seven decades and in particular following...
October 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Providing a #safehome to 321 unaccompanied refugee children

Providing a #safehome to 321 unaccompanied refugee children
We are delighted to share with you the first results of ‘Giving for Greece’ and its thematic programme for unaccompanied refugee children who arrive in Greece. Read the following received from the Bodossaki Foundation: #safehome: a new home for 321 unaccompanied minors Within six months of the announcement...
September 22nd, 2016 | Charity, Immigration | Read More

IMO attending key UN migrants summit

IMO attending key UN migrants summit
IMO is at the high-level UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants being held at the UN Headquarters in New York, United States (19 September). A number of IMO treaties include provisions relating to migration by sea. These includeSOLAS chapter V on Safety of Navigation, which requires the master of a ship...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Immigration, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, UN | Read More

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…
John Faraclas Despite going over and above the 700 threshold the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) we are still in a very low dry market; Geopolitics as said in the past, and shipfinance scandals that will surface, will drive the stakeholders mad. John Faraclas warns of dangers again: With a dozen points plus...
August 25th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Religion, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios
The St. Minas Church at the centre of the Monastery Time and again we have warned of what might happen with the influx not just from innocent Migrants to Greece’s Eastern Aegean Islands, mainland Greece and Europe but from covert operations of the ultra Islamist terrorists all over Europe. Greece and...
August 21st, 2016 | Comment, Immigration, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

The Mayor of Chios live interview

The Mayor of Chios live interview
Manolis Vournous, The Mayor of Chios We have devoted many articles and interviews on Chios, the Greek Island in the Eastern Aegean Sea that today Rules the Waves, as well as we have reported on many events that Chiots – including the Oinoussians and people from Psara,  organise world-wide; today...
August 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Communication, Holidays, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas Falling indices and bankruptcies as well as extraordinary Geopolitical events call for cautious navigation in turbulent waters; John Faraclas’ Daily Recap: The BDI lost another nine points earlier on today and now stands at 560 points. The Capers’ BCI 2014  lost 11 and at 757 it seems...
August 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market Indices drop continues in double figures…

Market Indices drop continues in double figures…
John Faraclas With minus 17 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day and with the current uncertain geopolitics things are getting more than sour. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: At 679 points the BDI, unless the slippage is prolonged – might go below the 600 points and then it is entirely...
July 27th, 2016 | Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry By James Brewer Shipping interests have been advised to seize the moment to lobby new ministers and their departments while the UK government is groping towards...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory
…clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade WITHOUT PREJUDICE On the latest developments in Turkey with the “failed Coup”, John Faraclas comments: Obviously one cannot call this a Coup d’état but definitely a Coup d’Erdogan....
July 16th, 2016 | Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, European Union, Immigration, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism, UN | Read More

Europe’s drama: no BREXIT yet in sight…

Europe’s drama: no BREXIT yet in sight…
Ten days after the UK Referendum on “Europe: should I stay or should I go”*, the picture is still blur with all possibilities still on the table. BREXIT has now become  Europe’s’ midsummer night’s dream. John Faraclas comments: Whatever happened has happened; from now on  Europe and its...
July 3rd, 2016 | Comment, European Union, Immigration, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Unique: NSSLGlobal with the BBC capturing the plight of refugees

Unique: NSSLGlobal with the BBC capturing the plight of refugees
Groundbreaking live ‘bonded HDR’ satellite video broadcasts from the Mediterranean Sea help capture the plight of refugees Live satellite transmissions throughout the day, with no picture break up, using two Land based Explorer 710 HDR terminals at sea, bonded together 28 June 2016 – NSSLGlobal has...
June 28th, 2016 | Film Industry, Immigration, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

@605 the BDI continue to dive…

@605 the BDI continue to dive…
John Faraclas With minus 13 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 605 look likely to upset the markets; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers continue to receive turbulences and today the BCI 2014 lost 49 points bringing the respective index at 799, breaking also the 800 points threshold. CAUTION! The...
May 25th, 2016 | Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EU shipowners thank the IMRCC

EU shipowners thank the IMRCC
EU shipowners thank the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre for its efforts in search and rescue operations EU shipowners thank the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre for its efforts in search and rescue operations Migratory challenges remain one of the main security concerns of EU shipowners,...
May 24th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, Immigration, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Consider seafarers during the refugee migration, says the Mission to Seafarers

Consider seafarers during the refugee migration, says the Mission to Seafarers
The Revd Cannon Ken Peters.j Building on its position as the nominated charity for next month’s Posidonia shipping exhibition, The Mission to Seafarers will shine a spotlight on refugee migration by sea and its effect on vessel crewmembers at the show by hosting a seminar on this worrying issue. The...
May 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Immigration, Religion | Read More

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…
John Faraclas “Beating” Friday 13th’s superstition, the BDI was up 21 points; John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics affecting same in one of the most crucial periods for the entire seaborne-trade… Despite this “rebound” the BDI was down 31 points since last week’s 631 points...
May 13th, 2016 | Energy, European Union, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The Globalization and the need of the second Citizenship

The Globalization and the need of the second Citizenship
Panayiotis Michaelides In the previous decades we experienced the globalization of trade and capital which changed completely the world’s economy.  In the last 5 years we experience the phenomenon of globalization of people which today appears with increasing trends. We get to hear more often the...
April 26th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Construction, Holidays, Immigration, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Taxation, Tourism | Read More

Capers volatility brings the BDI@597

Capers volatility brings the BDI@597
John Faraclas With 30 points plus the BDI closed earlier on today at 597; a turning point? A seasonal rise or what… John Faraclas writes: The Capers and its respective BCI 2014 with an 87 points plus, now standing at 831, was the talk of the Square Mile echoing the “hidden” optimism down town Akti...
April 14th, 2016 | Corruption, Immigration, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

5-17 what another “coincidental” figure for the BDI…

5-17 what another “coincidental” figure for the BDI…
John Faraclas With 17 points plus the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 517 points, “thanks” to the otherwise  volatile and unpredictable” Capers who “stole” the show… John Faraclas reports on the Shipping Markets latest projections and Geopolitics affecting same for both...
April 7th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corruption, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

Passenger ferry “Ariadni” whilst berthing at the new Port of Mesta (video)

Passenger ferry “Ariadni” whilst berthing at the new Port of Mesta (video)
The “Ariadni” during berthing manoeuvers at the Port of Mesta, Chios, Greece The Passenger ferry “Ariadni” of Hellenic Seaways whilst berthing today at the new Port of Mesta (south west of Chios island in Greece) due to the fact that the island’s main port is blockaded...
April 3rd, 2016 | Breaking News, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Photography, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*
John Faraclas Earlier than usual due, to Christianity’s first** Easter Celebrations, comes our weekly market report; John Faraclas Writes: The BDI was up five points since yesterday at 406 points; that’s plus 11 since last week’s closing at 395 points – better than going down… The BCI 2014,...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMRF Aegean rescue makes an impact

IMRF Aegean rescue makes an impact
From the port of Chios London, Tuesday, March 22. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) remains committed to developing the maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability of the Greek volunteer service, even following the EU Turkey agreement. “We committed to help until the maritime rescue...
March 22nd, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Only at 2, 000 plus points the BDI(and Shipping) will make sense…

Only at 2, 000 plus points the BDI(and Shipping)  will make sense…
John Faraclas Whilst the BDI is…approaching the 400 points threshold, in reality and despite what the media and analysts report, as well as what the owners and managers want – needless to say the expectations from the stock markets for the listed companies and the financiers’ interest, given...
March 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Containers, Corruption, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Health and Safety, Immigration, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A struggling BDI @ 395…

A struggling BDI @ 395…
John Faraclas With a total geopolitical and economic mess and with the possibility of a total economic global collapse the BDI struggles at 395 points; John Faraclas on the weekly shipping markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up three point closing at 395, that’s seven points up since last week’s...
March 18th, 2016 | Corruption, Immigration, Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More