Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Greece on the road to recovery

Greece on the road to recovery
Platon Monokroussos Adjustment program success stories, investment opportunities & challenges lying ahead Summary of views improvement in sentiment indicators increasingly reflected in hard economic data real GDP growth to shift into positive territory from Q3 2014 onwards upside risks to the...
July 21st, 2014 | Banking, News, Reports, Statistics | Read More

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE

An Interview with John Faraclas in NOUSE
Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou   John Faraclas Live interview at NOUSE to Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou*, politics editor  of the University of York’s Student newspaper on Friday the 11th of July 2014 and published today. On a summery yet rainy day, in a café at Holland Park, just a few minutes...
July 14th, 2014 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Cruise Industry, Defense, Energy, Environment, European Union, Flags, Gas, Holidays, HR, IT and Communications, Legal, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pensions, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Taxation, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL releases its new Maritime Impact magazine

DNV GL releases its new Maritime Impact magazine
Maritime Impact is the new DNV GL magazine for maritime customers and stakeholders. With a diverse range of stories and topics, this first issue shows how DNV GL is focussed on helping our customers, in both newbuildings and existing vessels, to maximise efficiency, ease regulatory compliance and improve...
July 14th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media, Reports, Technical | Read More

Port of Dover sets new record for export freight vehicles

Port of Dover sets new record for export freight vehicles
A record number of freight vehicles departed on services through the Port of Dover yesterday, reaching numbers not seen since before the recession. 5, 337 freight vehicles departed for Calais and Dunkirk from Europe’s busiest ferry port, beating the previous record of 5, 322 set in 2008. It...
July 9th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces date for 2014 Q2 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Shipping Inc., announces date for 2014 Q2 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2014 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, July 8, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 8th, 2014 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

2013 Annual Report on PSC

2013 Annual Report on PSC
Richard W.J. Schiferli, the Paris MoU Secretary General “Consolidating Progress” With a total number of 28 ships refused access to Paris MoU ports during 2013, this was the highest number recorded since 2005. Although it was anticipated that the number of banned ships would rise, an increase of 87%...
July 7th, 2014 | Associations, News, Organisations, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

Statistics from Oslo Børs

Statistics from Oslo Børs
2014 Facts and figures June 2014 Key figures equities – June 2014    Oslo Børs  Oslo Axess  Total Number of issuers 179 34 211 Number of foreign companies 39 8 47 New listings YTD 4 4 213 Market cap. all issuers (NOK bill.) 2 120 24 2 145 Issues this month (NOK mill) 2...
July 7th, 2014 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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