Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Maritime Women…a conference to remember in Malmö’s World Maritime University

Maritime Women…a conference to remember in Malmö’s World Maritime University
Global Leadership participants Maritime Women: Global Leadership Brings Together Women and Men  to Promote Gender Diversity in the Maritime Sector Malmö, Sweden – 2 April 2014 – The Maritime Women: Global Leadership International Conference was an unprecedented gathering of female maritime leaders...
April 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour
FUGRO EMU Appointed to undertake an environmental assessment and prepare subsequent environmental statement for potential expansion of Aberdeen Harbour Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental...
April 2nd, 2014 | Construction, Environment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

An exellent analysis of the market by vesselsvalue.com

This month’s Red Report* theme from  vesselsvalue is volatility, momentum and correlation in the dry bulk, tanker and container sectors. Viewers can log herebelow and have an interesting read! * Red Report march 2014
March 31st, 2014 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Greece’s current account drivers and forecasts

Greece’s current account drivers and forecasts
Platon Monokroussos   Greece Macro Monitor (31 March 2014) Greece’s current account drivers and forecasts An empirical study* The present study employs cointegration techniques and a vector correction model (VECM) to identify and analyze the main drivers of Greece’s current account in recent...
March 31st, 2014 | Banking, Insight, Reports | Read More

Shipping confidence hits highest level since 2008

Shipping confidence hits highest level since 2008
Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose to their highest level for almost six years in the three-month period to February 2014, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Freight rates look set to improve or maintain...
March 28th, 2014 | Insight, Markets, Reports | Read More

Euronav final year results*

Euronav final year results*
Highlights 2013  CORPORATE Euronav launched an exchange offer on all outstanding bonds with maturity 31 January 2015 in exchange for newly issued convertible bonds maturing 31 January 2018. The final aggregate principal amount of existing convertible bonds that were validly tendered for exchange was...
March 27th, 2014 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Lloyd’s achieves “outstanding” results for 2013

Lloyd’s achieves “outstanding” results for 2013
Wednesday  26 March 2014 – Lloyd’s has today announced a profit of £3.2bn with a combined ratio of 86.8%, in its most profitable year since 2009. (source: Lloyd’s of London) While the results were driven by a relatively benign year for catastrophes, along with prior year reserve releases,...
March 26th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Reports | Read More

Liner ‘Cargo Incident Notification System’ growing up

Liner ‘Cargo Incident Notification System’ growing up
  CINS Board (L-R): Marc LeFebvre, CMA CGM; Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Maersk Line, (Chairman); Dirk Vande Velde, MSC (Deputy Chairman); Lin Shyh-Horng, Evergreen Line; Ken Rohlmann, Hapag-Lloyd Records captured in the specialist CINS (Cargo Incident Notification System) database have increased by...
March 19th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, News, Reports | Read More

Sovcomflot 2013 audited financial results

Sovcomflot 2013 audited financial results
2013 Audited Financial Results (Year to 31 December) Despite another challenging year for the international tanker industry Sovcomflot maintains operational profitability and makes good progress with strategy implementation to develop and grow in key gas and offshore sectors. 2013 Highlights Gross revenue:...
March 19th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

Greece – Annual pace of GDP contraction seen decelerating further in Q1 2014

Greece – Annual pace of GDP contraction seen decelerating further in Q1 2014
Platon Monokroussos Greece – Annual pace of GDP contraction seen decelerating further in Q1 2014 (Greece Macro Monitor, March 19, 2014) The following is a summary and at the end there is a PDF file were viewers can read the report. This note presents a preliminary estimate of Greek GDP in the first...
March 19th, 2014 | Banking, News, Reports | Read More

New guideline for oil-sea interfaces: DNV GL makes EAL service available

New guideline for oil-sea interfaces: DNV GL makes EAL service available
The EAL Report Service helps ship operators to meet with the new rules New guideline for oil-sea interfaces: DNV GL makes EAL service available,  Nina  Riedel writes:  11.03.2014 – Nina  Riedel- The EAL Report Service helps ship operators to meet with the new rules Hamburg, 11 March 2014 –...
March 11th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Reports, Technology | Read More

Explaining and forecasting residential house prices in Greece

Explaining and forecasting residential house prices in Greece
Platon Monokroussos Greece Macro Monitor (10 Μarch 2014) Explaining and forecasting residential house prices in Greece A technical note The present paper – which please see herebelow, utilizes cointegration analysis and a vector error correction model (VECM) to explain and forecast residential...
March 10th, 2014 | Finance, Reports | Read More

Maritime and Offshore oil and gas skills gap highlighted

Maritime and Offshore oil and gas skills gap highlighted
David Loosley Ways of coming to terms with, and mitigating the present and future skills gaps in the UK’s vitally important maritime and offshore oil and gas industry lie at the heart of a new report published today (3 March) by  the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)...
March 3rd, 2014 | IMarEST, Reports | Read More

IUA publishes 2014 energy claims best practice guidelines

IUA publishes 2014 energy claims best practice guidelines
Best practice guidelines for dealing with energy claims have been published by the International Underwriting Association. The principles have been drawn up with the aim of ensuring clients receive better service through a more streamlined and cohesive approach by companies. They are designed to improve...
March 3rd, 2014 | Books, Insurance and Reinsurance, Reports | Read More

IMCA’s “Design for surface oriented (air) diving systems” revised

IMCA’s “Design for surface oriented (air) diving systems” revised
  Jane Bugler ‘DESIGN for Surface Orientated (Air) Diving Systems’ has been revised and updated by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) to incorporate equipment improvements and changed operating practices since its first publication in 2000. The format has also been changed slightly...
February 28th, 2014 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry

Wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry
Current state-of-the-art wire ropes, updated regulation references, and flow diagrams to assist with the wire rope integrity management process have been included in the revised ‘Guidance on Wire Rope Integrity Management for Vessels in the Offshore Industry’ just published by the International Marine...
February 28th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Reports, Technology | Read More

IMCA publishes revised inter-vessel survey data standard telemetry protocol

IMCA publishes revised inter-vessel survey data standard telemetry protocol
Jane Bugler Small changes have been made to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Inter-Vessel Survey Data Standard Telemetry Protocol (IMCA S 006 Rev.2) “Our publications are constantly reviewed and revised and reissued where necessary, it is important that they are ‘living documents’,...
February 28th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Regulatory, Reports, Technical | Read More

EXMAR LPG disposes of 2 older LPG vessels

EXMAR LPG disposes of 2 older LPG vessels
EXMAR LPG (the Joint Venture between EXMAR and Teekay LNG PARTNERS) is pleased to announce the sale of the Very Large Gas Carrier FLANDERS HARMONY (85, 826 m³ – 1993 built) and the Midsize  Gas Carrier TEMSE (35, 754 m³ – 1994 built). TEMSE is expected to be delivered to its new owners...
February 17th, 2014 | Company Profiles, LPG, Reports, Sales and Purchases | Read More

The shipping markets in turmoil….

The shipping markets in turmoil….
John Faraclas The shipping markets in turmoil; the BDI still down 1, 121 points  – 50 centum in  50 days… Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s fifth overview of the Shipping Markets and the World Economy for 2014 with John Faraclas who recovered from his cold… The BDI  closed earlier on at 1, 106...
February 14th, 2014 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Fixtures, Headlines, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Taxation, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Fareast Fashion Excitement in New York

Fareast Fashion Excitement in New York
Elena Sendona Fareast* Fashion excitement rules 2014 NY fashion week’s 7th day were Elena Sendona reports from her encounters with the mysterious style and spirit of its designers. She begun with Lie Sang Bong’s powerful monochrome looks well interwoven with respective fabrics, she continued with...
February 13th, 2014 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Fashion, Jet set, Jewelry, Reports | Read More

New York’s fashion fantasy’s futuristic show et al

New York’s fashion fantasy’s futuristic show et al
Elena Sendona The imagination prevails as usual in the fashion industry and its concepts with Elena Sendonaa reporting on the Diesel Black Gold show, featuring avant-garde metallic shine, dynamic silhouettes you name it, with Andreas Melbostad leaving everybody ecstatic. This and other shows can be seen...
February 12th, 2014 | Accessories, Fashion, Jet set, Jewelry, Reports, Shopping | Read More

Pirates and Sea Rovers…err Corsaires if you like the French version…

Pirates and Sea Rovers…err Corsaires if you like the French version…
John Faraclas Piracy et al of any kind, including terrorism is as old as the world we live in – it is also an endemic pandemic which has risen, given the fact that it always existed, with tough and effective means being the only solution of any determined and honest world leader to eradicate (the international...
February 12th, 2014 | Immigration, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

New York is never out of Style…

New York is never out of Style…
Elena Sendona Elegance, confidence, impeccable style and great technique – the ingredients of style, dominated Elena Sendona’s fourth day of the New York Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2014. The David Tlale, Cesar Galindo’s Czar, Mongolia-inspired Katya Zol, the Custo Barcelona, The Porsche Design and...
February 10th, 2014 | Accessories, Fashion, Reports | Read More

The magic, mysterious and market place for fashion: New York!

The magic, mysterious and market place for fashion: New York!
Elena Sendona Elena Sendona continues her reporting from the World’s capital on the third day of the New York Fall/Winter Fashion Week with a maritime theme too, given the mermaid gown with a train at the back from Venexiana by Kati Stern, bringing fashion to new heights …given the very tall-looking...
February 9th, 2014 | Accessories, Fashion, Reports | Read More

The 23rd annual Runciman lecture: Alexander, Asia and the natural world

The 23rd annual Runciman lecture: Alexander, Asia and the natural world
Bettany Hudges, her daughter Sorrel Evans, H.E. The Greek Ambassador Constantinos Bikas and the speaker Professor Robin Lane Fox Despite the rain and above all the tube strike et al, which created havoc in the British capital last night, a full house at King’s Great Hall, heard and applauded Professor...
February 7th, 2014 | Academia, Books, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Insight, Reports | Read More