Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

IUA survey reveals importance of regulatory issues in London Company Market

IUA survey reveals importance of regulatory issues in London Company Market
Dave Matcham The three most important regulatory issues for the London company market are supervision by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, reform of UK insurance contract law and international trade sanctions. That ranking was revealed in the results of a survey conducted...
July 7th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Reports | Read More

First ship energy efficiency and technology transfer workshop held in Ghana

First ship energy efficiency and technology transfer workshop held in Ghana
03 July 2014 – Representatives from 11 West and Central Africa countries are in Accra, Ghana, to attend the first IMO regional workshop on “MARPOL Annex VI – Ship energy efficiency and technology transfer”, from 2 to 4 July, The workshop, which is being hosted by the Ghana Maritime Authority,...
July 3rd, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, HR, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Going beyond the minimum”

Going beyond the minimum”
David Patraiko, Bridget Hogan and Ian Millen “Going beyond the minimum” with The Nautical Institute by Jean Winfield, Jeanius Consulting Ian Millen, President, extended a warm welcome to over 30 members and guests at this month’s Propeller Club luncheon where members and guests were treated to...
July 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths…

Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths…
Sozopol harbour. Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths the ancient tools of maritime trade,  By James Brewer The sands of time will wipe out most remnants of any civilisation, but traces of maritime trade will stubbornly survive. Under water and on land near the Black Sea,...
July 2nd, 2014 | Archaeology, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Reports, Tourism | Read More

At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration…

At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration…
Tina Tamman (left) and Mirjam Maramaa. At the cutting edge of fabulous fashion: the secrets of vintage dress restoration unzipped by London couturiere Mirjam Maramaa,  By James Brewer Vintage clothing is a billowing business of impossibly wasp-like waists and of multi-billion dollar turnover. Whether...
June 28th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jet set, Jewelry, People and Places, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IUA reviews strategic issues facing London market

IUA reviews strategic issues facing London market
Malcolm Newman The International Underwriting Association has widened its discussion of strategic issues affecting the London Market and announced a new research project at its annual meeting. Chairman Malcolm Newman outlined how changes to the way the Board operated had enabled broader debates, reflecting...
June 26th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Global Public Investor 2014

Global Public Investor 2014
Central banks around the world are buying increasing volumes of equities as part of a diversification by official asset holders that are now a global force on international capital markets. This is among the findings of Global Public Investor (GPI) 2014, the first comprehensive annual survey of $29.1tn...
June 25th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Reports | Read More

IMCA latest guide on Transfer of personnel to/from…

IMCA latest guide on Transfer of personnel  to/from…
IMCA PUBLISHES REVISED GUIDANCE ON THE TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL TO/FROM OFFSHORE VESSELS AND STRUCTURES One of the activities specific to offshore operations is the transfer of personnel between vessels and other offshore structures. Such transfers can include movements of  personnel at crew change and...
June 24th, 2014 | Associations, Books, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

IMCA publishes “Guidance for diving supervisors”

IMCA publishes “Guidance for diving supervisors”
Jane Bugler The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) ‘Guidance for Diving Supervisors’ (IMCA D 022 Rev 1), (formerly ‘The Diving Supervisor’s Manual’) has been updated to reflect the latest diving industry good practice for diving supervisors all over the world, and is now...
June 24th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Health and Safety, News, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Ugly animals need love too

Ugly animals need love too
Lucy Cooke holding frog Not All Endangered Species Are Cute and Fluffy (source: National Geographic) Quick! Which species pulls at your heartstrings—a tiger cub or an algae-covered sloth? A panda or a toad? A lion or a dung beetle? When it comes to emotional attachment, research funding, global popularity,...
June 23rd, 2014 | Books, Environment, Reports | Read More

The best l(a)unch until now from OMFIF

The best l(a)unch until now from OMFIF
London, the City Hall In a full house at London’s Living Room at the top of the glassy classy City Hall …south of the river off The Queen’s Walk, the great, the good and powerful of the industry met last Tuesday the 17th of June for launching OMFIF’s first ever Global Public Investor, the GPI...
June 20th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2013

NGO Shipbreaking Platform presents Annual Report 2013
  Brussels, 20 June 2014 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations working to promote safe and clean ship recycling worldwide, presents its Annual Report 2013. You are invited to find out more in our report including: –...
June 20th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Maritime Accidents, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club Announces Strong Results

The Shipowners’ Club Announces Strong Results
The Shipowners’ Club Announces Strong Results Amid Competitive Market Conditions 20 June 2014  – The Shipowners’ Club, which is the leading P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has reported very healthy results for the twelve months ending 20th February 2014. Entered...
June 20th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

RINA Annual Report 2013‏

RINA Annual Report 2013‏
Ugo Salerno Ugo Salerno, the Chairman of RINA presents us the Annual Report of RINA in a digital form, in line with the results achieved in 2013. As usual, in line with the environmental policy adopted by the Group, RINA decided not to publish the hard copy; a great and brave initiative!       If...
June 19th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Environment, Reports | Read More

American Club reports excellent progress in 2013…

American Club reports excellent progress in 2013…
Joe Hughes American Club reports excellent progress in 2013  despite challenging business climate  Positive trends continue into 2014 • GAAP free reserves increased by nearly 6% during 2013: grew by a further 9% into first quarter of 2014 • Tonnage and premium continue to rise into first half of...
June 19th, 2014 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Bagged rice shipments – worrying increase in P&I claims

Bagged rice shipments – worrying increase in P&I claims
American Club’s Definitive Guidance for All Involved In This Trade Rice is of course a staple food in many Eastern/Asian countries and is also consumed in restaurants and domestic kitchens around the world. According to estimates, of the nearly 475m metric tons of rice produced globally in 2013, the...
June 16th, 2014 | Books, Food and Drink, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Central banks and public sector funds in diversification drive

Central banks and public sector funds in diversification drive
Central banks around the world, including in Europe, are buying increasing volumes of equities as part of diversification by official asset holders that are now a global force on international capital markets. This is among the findings of Global Public Investor (GPI) 2014, the first comprehensive survey...
June 16th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

HELMEPA’s collaboration with The Nautical Institute yields the first Greek-language edition of “The Navigator” publication

HELMEPA’s collaboration with The Nautical Institute yields the first Greek-language edition of “The Navigator” publication
Captain Chris Adams, Head of Syndicate and Loss Prevention at Steamship Mutual, Captain David Patraiko, Director of Projects at The Nautical Institute, Christiana Prekezes, HELMEPA Executive Coordinator In collaboration with the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association-HELMEPA, The Nautical...
June 16th, 2014 | Environment, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment’s post Posidonia news…

Energy International Risk Assessment’s post Posidonia news…
Donna Hatzioannou Herebelow, viewers can find find this month’s issue of EIRA, featuring articles on Nigeria, Libya and Cyprus. This month  the  report  also looks at hydrocarbons in the Adriatic sea, Austria, as well as Bulgaria’s decision to cooperate with Gazprom on the South Stream...
June 9th, 2014 | Energy, Reports | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor…

Greece Macro Monitor…
Platon Monokroussos Greece Macro Monitor (June 6, 2014) A brief overview of recent macroeconomic developments in Greece High frequency indicators signal ongoing stabilization in domestic economic activity After an unusually steep and prolonged economic recession that has slashed some 26 points from Greek...
June 6th, 2014 | Banking, Markets, Reports | Read More

Sovcomflot Q1 2014 results

Sovcomflot Q1 2014 results
Strong start to the year Q1 2014 Highlights: Gross revenue (freight and hire) increased 16.5 per cent to USD 361.5 million  Time charter equivalent (TCE) revenues increased 34.1 per cent to USD 270.6 million EBITDA increased 65.7 per cent to USD 153.6 million Net profit reached USD 58.1 million...
June 6th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

HSH Nordbank starts fiscal 2014 with a good first quarter

HSH Nordbank starts fiscal 2014 with a  good first quarter
Constantin von Oesterreich, • New business almost doubled year on year to EUR 2.1 billion • Loan loss provisioning expense down substantially • Pre-tax profit of EUR 354 million • Common equity Tier 1 capital ratio including buffer solid at 13.0 percent – capital protection clause working...
June 6th, 2014 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Action challenges ‘Black Sea of shame’

Action challenges ‘Black Sea of shame’
Black Sea week of action 30 May 2014 – A multinational week of action by the ITF and maritime unions in ports around the Black Sea has brought results and challenged conditions for seafarers working on what the ITF has called the ‘sea of shame’. The action by inspectors and union members in...
May 30th, 2014 | HR, ITF, Reports | Read More

June 2014 issue of Horizons out now

June 2014 issue of Horizons out now
The new, bumper size edition of Horizons, Lloyd’s Register’s marine magazine is out now. In this special Posidonia issue, you can read the pithy and perceptive views of eight leading Greek shipping figures as they reflect on Greece’s present and future. Find out about Lloyd’s Register’s role...
May 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

The 4th Blue Shipping Summit 2014: the best performance the environment faithful ever had…

The 4th Blue Shipping Summit 2014: the best performance the environment faithful ever had…
The first session panell with (l to r): P. Zachariadis, Colin Cridland, R. Cazulo, G. Gratsos, N.Pappadakis, Ph. Embirikos, G.A.Tsavliris, J.Kostoulas and K. Kokabi This Mare Forum and Blueship pre-Posidonia summit as our title implies was indeed the best performance on environmental issues influencing...
May 29th, 2014 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More