Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Moore Stephens welcomes UK tonnage tax training initiative

Moore Stephens welcomes UK tonnage tax training initiative
Susan Bill International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has welcomed an initiative by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) which it says will encourage the training of ratings. The DfT is to pilot a change to the tonnage tax training commitment which will allow three ratings to be trained...
September 3rd, 2014 | Accountancy, Associations, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece Macro Monitor (1 September 2014) Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions Viewers can log on the PDF herebelow and read the entire report; we look...
September 1st, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) end of the Summer 2014 Issue
Donna Hatzioannou Herebelow, viewers can find this summer’s  second issue of EIRA, featuring articles as its authors   take a closer look at the developments that have been taking place in the international energy sector. In this issue the focus, amongst others, is the Israeli-Palestinian crisis,...
August 30th, 2014 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 August 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 August 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In FX markets,  selling pressure on the EUR persisted on Friday amid mounting expectations for further ECB monetary policy stimulus ahead....
August 29th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…

Is there a RWAD* policy to counter ISIS et al “incursion”…
John Faraclas There are obviously two schools of thought on the above issue: the one saying that ISIS et al are a “naturally” unfolding case due to “various” reasons, the other that simply focusing so much attention on ISIS and the like and their actions, is a scam, a perfectly pre-arranged macabre...
August 28th, 2014 | Banking, Civil Unrest, Defense, Energy, Finance, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Seaborne ethane and demand for a new ship type: Very large ethane carriers (VLECs)

Seaborne ethane and demand for a new ship type: Very large ethane carriers (VLECs)
Lloyd’s Register report looks at the commercial landscape, regulatory issues and technical realities of a new trade in ethane emerging as a result of increased US gas production – and the technology required for large ethane carriers US ethane production capability, as a by-product of total...
August 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

COA August 2014 Newsletter

COA August 2014 Newsletter
COA Members Newsletter: Issue 81, August 2014   COA North America Meeting: Register now – just one month to go IT options to be discussed in San Francisco Flexitank round-table at COA North America Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities at Intermodal Europe 2014 Banner and Website Advertising...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Containers, Environment, HR, Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN
Photo: UNHCR/M. Sibiloni 26 August 2014 – The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reporting that at least 300 people have died in successive boat tragedies. “In...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, Civil Unrest, Corruption, European Union, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Reports, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

CMB’s final half year results 2014

CMB’s final half year results 2014
FINAL HALF YEAR RESULTS 2014 During its meeting of today the 26 August 2014, CMB’s board of directors approved the final consolidated accounts for the six months period ended 30 June 2014. The consolidated result for the first half of 2014 amounts to USD -2.812.000 (2013: USD 22.788.000). As a reminder,...
August 26th, 2014 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. The EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday and euro area sovereign bond markets retained a firm tone on the back of...
August 26th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Safety & Environment and diving statistics produced by IMCA

Safety & Environment and diving statistics produced by IMCA
Jane Bugler The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has produced two important sets of statistics – ‘Safety and Environment Statistics for IMCA Members (1 January -31 December 2013)’ and ‘World-wide Diving Personnel Statistics for IMCA Members (2012)’.   “Safety and environment...
August 20th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, HR, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 August 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 August 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tracking gains in Wall Street overnight,  Asian stock markets moved higher on Tuesday on somewhat easing geopolitical concerns. Receiving...
August 19th, 2014 | Banking, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Shipowners face tough hurdles to secure cover for Arctic voyages…

Shipowners face tough hurdles to secure cover for Arctic voyages…
Steve Harris Shipowners face tough hurdles to secure cover for Arctic voyages, warn experts at insurance broker Marsh,  By James Brewer London underwriters will offer cover for the growing number of planned commercial voyages through Arctic waters only to the most prudent shipowners, leading insurance...
August 19th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reports | Read More

DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes its half-yearly financial report for 2014

DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes its half-yearly financial report for 2014
Wolfang F. Driese DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes its half-yearly financial report for 2014 – Consolidated net income before taxes of EUR41.4 million Frankfurt/Main,  14 August 2014 – During the first half of 2014, the performance of DVB Bank SE (ISIN: DE0008045501) in providing financing...
August 14th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Newport Shipping forecasts revival in the dry bulk segment

Freight rates are set to rise across all dry bulk carrier segments as the global economic recovery gains momentum, ending the sector’s most bearish run since the start of the economic crisis in 2008/2009. According to the latest edition of Newport Shipping’s Dry Bulk Market Outlook, seaborne trade...
August 11th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Unsustainable shipping markets: a liability…

Unsustainable shipping markets: a liability…
John Faraclas With a low market, close to mid 700s the BDI brings shivering feelings to the majority of the markets stakeholders and the tremors can now be felt… This comes at no surprise to us as we have well in advance warned you! This is our twenty- ninth overview today Friday the First of August...
August 1st, 2014 | Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

IMO Secretary-General welcomes Global Ocean Commission report

IMO Secretary-General welcomes Global Ocean Commission report
The IMO’s HQ’s in London International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the recently-published report of the Global Ocean Commission (GOC), From Decline to Recovery:  A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean, and its call for enhanced action at all...
August 1st, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Events, IMO, Oceanology, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Comprehensive guide to ship performance management launched

Comprehensive guide to ship performance management launched
LONDON – July 30, 2014: Maritime efficiency specialists, Fathom, have launched a unique publication that provides maritime professionals with a comprehensive handbook to ship performance management. The publication, within which the acquisition, management and utilisation of data takes centre stage,...
July 30th, 2014 | Books, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., report financial results for Q2 and six months ended June 2014

Diana Shipping Inc., report financial results for Q2 and six months ended June 2014
ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of $5.7 million and net loss available to common stockholders of $7.2 million for the second quarter of 2014,...
July 29th, 2014 | Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on STCW hours of rest
Richard Schiferli The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to establish that watchkeeping personnel are meeting the requirements regarding hours of rest as...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, News, Pollution, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Future London – An SPNL Report

Future London – An SPNL Report
Claudio Chiste and Gustav Ellingsen The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) today released their full Future London report, an initiative that gathered the views and opinions of London’s young shipping professionals on what needs to be done for London to retain and improve its position as a...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Reports | Read More

North P&I Club publishes new edition of “Mills on Bills”

North P&I Club publishes new edition of “Mills on Bills”
The 181 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I club has published a new edition of its popular loss-prevention guide on bills of lading. Written by leading international shipping lawyer and mediator Stephen Mills, the third edition of Bills of Lading: A Guide to Good Practice has been comprehensively...
July 24th, 2014 | Books, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor, July 2014

Greece Macro Monitor, July 2014
Platon Monokroussos Official discussions on Greece’s 5th program review to incept in mid-September; Key items on the agenda   This report takes a close look on a number of quantitative targets and structural benchmarks included in the agenda of the 5th review of Greece’s adjustment program, expected...
July 22nd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Market of River and Sea Freight Transportation…

Market of River and Sea Freight Transportation…
Market of River and Sea Freight Transportation: Complex Analysis and Forecast Until 2016 Subject of research: Market of sea and river freights transportation’s Goal of research: Evaluation of the market and forecast of its development for 2014-2016 Regions of research: Russia and world Main blocks...
July 22nd, 2014 | HR, Markets, Reports | Read More

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) Summer Issue

The “Energy International Risk Assessment” (EIRA) Summer Issue
Donna Hatzioannou Herebelow, viewers can find find this summer’s issue of EIRA, featuring articles Iraq, the Sectarian fightings and what comes out of it…., The Saddam revenge… The Kurds latest… and many other interesting report and news, as well as analysis! Log on and write...
July 21st, 2014 | Energy, Reports | Read More