Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Market recovery continues across Japan for WSS

Market recovery continues across Japan for WSS
Iizuka San Speaking ahead of Sea Japan today, WSS General Manager for Japan Yoshihiro Iizuka says that although the Japanese market is moving towards growth for 2014, the recovery will be stronger in the second half, with an increase in newbuilds expected towards the end of the year. Iizuka says: “Overall,...
April 9th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Launch of “Maritime Security handbook: stowaways by sea”

Launch of “Maritime Security handbook: stowaways by sea”
Steven Jones Launch of Maritime Security handbook: stowaways by sea,  by The Nautical Institute 09 April 2014 – Improvements in security have not reduced the number of stowaways or the number of incidents and it is seafarers who have to cope with the extra work, delay, uncertainty and possible...
April 9th, 2014 | Books, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

New editions of ITOPF’s Handbook & ocean orbit published

New editions of ITOPF’s Handbook & ocean orbit published
The “Ocean Orbit” – frontcover The 2014/15 ITOPF Handbook contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil and chemicals from ships. It features information on ITOPF’s technical and information services, oil spill statistics,...
April 9th, 2014 | Books, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Our ocean in crisis? 2014’s first issue of Insight examines our ocean’s survival

Our ocean in crisis? 2014’s first issue of Insight examines our ocean’s survival
New app version available of Lloyd’s Register’s issues-driven magazine The survival of the ocean is the lead theme of the seventh issue of Insight, Lloyd’s Register’s issues-driven magazine for clients and other industry stakeholders. We rely on the sea as a food source, for supply chain distribution,...
April 8th, 2014 | Books, Classification Societies, Reports | Read More

GSCC: Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

GSCC: Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
  GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING   Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – Fairplay  For the 27th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto*, on Greek controlled ships over 1, 000 GT,...
April 4th, 2014 | Associations, News, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Methane-spewing microbes led to worst extinction on Earth, new theory says

Methane-spewing microbes led to worst extinction on Earth, new theory says
Volcanic-nickle-fed microbes boomed in oceans, acidifying and warming seas, similar to current climate change April 1, 2014 8:57AM ET – Methane-spewing microbes — not volcanoes or asteroids — triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out nearly all life on Earth, according...
April 4th, 2014 | Academia, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Reports, Technology, Weather | Read More

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures March 2014

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures March 2014
  Statistics from Oslo Børs 2014 Facts and figures March 2014 Strong growth in share trading volumes. The volume of share trading in the first quarter of the year was 34% higher than in the same period in 2013. Strongest derivatives market since 2008. The Oslo Børs derivatives market can...
April 3rd, 2014 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

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