Archive for the ‘Defense’ Category

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC

LCC: Constructive Total Loss and SCOPIC
James Turner, QC of Quandrat Chambers Members will be aware of the significant Court of Appeal judgment in “The Renos” last year. The claim dealt with the question of whether SCOPIC costs could count towards a CTL calculation in a Hull and Machinery claim. Because of the way in which SCOPIC operates,...
February 6th, 2019 | Claims, Defense, Disputes, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!

The BDI@1,296; “thanks” once again to the Capes… but: Caution should be observed!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 59 points earlier on today as the questionable Capes’ BCI clinched another three-digit points and now stand at 1,925 which is 186 plus since yesterday… and soon might be over and above the 2,000 threshold! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Panamaxes’...
December 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Claims, Comment, Defense, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training
ΝΕW! Cyber Security – General awareness training DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

The Swedish Club puts root cause of insidents into focus

The Swedish Club puts root cause of insidents into focus
The front cover of “Claims at a Glance” The Swedish Club has launched its latest publication,  Claims at a Glance, which provides an insight into the full range of claims the Club has handled over the last five years, and is intended as a tool to reduce the frequency of incidents for both...
July 11th, 2016 | Claims, Defense, Disputes, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Global Security threats assessed and displayed…

Global Security threats assessed and displayed…
GLOBAL SECURITY THREATS ASSESSED AND DISPLAYED ROUND THE CLOCK IN NEW INTERACTIVE MAP Ship owners and managers can now view what security threats a country poses to shipping lines with the click of a button thanks to a new live interactive map. The security and risk mapping system RiskMap provides a...
February 9th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

The Migrants issue continues…

The Migrants issue continues…
John Faraclas Without prejudice Anathema and Migrants: Human Aggression at its best! Why all this hypocrisy by all involved and in particular from the so called politically correct EU’s masters of colonialism? Do they have an idea what an… ism ending means and entails…? John Faraclas’s insight...
February 1st, 2016 | At the end of the day..., Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Religion, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Security Institute update

Security Institute update
Jonathon Bright Security Institute – a great time to join; an interesting letter received from Jonathon Bright: Dear John, Just a quick e-mail to wish you a Happy New Year and to highlight a few reasons why it is now a great time to join the largest membership organisation for security professionals...
January 15th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Home Office Security Minister to open Transport Security Expo

Home Office Security Minister to open Transport Security Expo
Rt Hon John Hayes MP On 2nd December, the Rt Hon John Hayes MP, UK Security Minister at the Home Office, will be officially opening this year’s Transport Security Expo at Olympia London. An MP since 1997, Mr Hayes has held a number of shadow ministerial and Government roles, including Minister of...
November 10th, 2015 | Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security

Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security
Jakob Paaske Larsen the global security manager for Maersk Line In a move intended to allow the European shipping industry to stay abreast of recent developments, European shipowners have widened the scope of the former ECSA Piracy Working Group, which has been renamed “ECSA Maritime Security Working...
November 10th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Company Profiles, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Marine Insurance, Military, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Transport Security Expo – 2 and 3 December 2015

Transport Security Expo – 2 and 3 December 2015
From last year’s Aviation’s Security Conference Transport Security Expo’s wide-ranging conference and seminar programme will be free-to-attend 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London Transport Security Expo will this year be delivering more learning opportunities than ever before – and all...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy

Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy
Captain P. Mukundan London 2 November 2015 – Despite an overall global reduction in serious piracy attacks this year, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) cautions against complacency in its 2015 report for the year to 30 September. Southeast Asia cracks down In Southeast...
November 2nd, 2015 | Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications
UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London 29 October 2015 – The recent growth in the number of UAVs – from the highly sophisticated devices deployed by the military to low-cost recreational versions –...
October 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

BIO-SEA wins a new contract with the French Piriou shipyards

BIO-SEA wins a new contract with the French Piriou shipyards
BIO-SEA by BIO-UV has just delivered the Piriou shipyards from Concarneau — France, with the first BIO-SEA100 skid version system for the National French Marine vessel B2M. The French manufacturer will deliver 3 B2M models, a well known vessel for his endurance et reliability. These vessels...
October 5th, 2015 | Corruption, Defense, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Mediterranean Migrant Mess

The Mediterranean Migrant Mess
Captain John B. Dalby Captain John Dalby (Captain), AFNI, CEO, Marine Risk Management Ltd and Globalert Airborne Reconnaissance and Surveillance report on  The Mediterranean Migrant Mess (with no apologies for the absence of tear-jerking images)… I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again....
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Company Profiles, Corruption, Defense, Groundings, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Religion, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy!

GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy!
Captain P. Mukundan In the shadow of alarming global statistics showing a continual increase in the number of piracy and armed robbery attacks against merchant ships, an international gathering of key maritime stakeholders discussed the major risks in a changing threat environment. These discussions...
September 15th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Migrants: For whom the bells toll

Migrants: For whom the bells toll
Chios, just off the Harbour Masters/Hellenic Coast Guard HQ’s: Young migrants playing around, whilst at the far end their parents wash their clothes… As we have reported over the last three years and in particular over the last six months, the focal point these days in the Mediterranean region,...
August 19th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Defense, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Story of the Month, Tourism | Read More

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…
Outside a temporary…accomodation: washed clothes hanging before the migrants departure to Piraeus… We have numerous times in writing expressed our dismay from the way the Migrants saga is being tackled by governments, politicians, organisations, ngo’s and others over the last four years,...
August 13th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

SSA stresses the importance of distinguishing between Piracy and Armed Robbery…

SSA stresses the importance of distinguishing between Piracy and Armed Robbery…
Singapore SSA STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY WHEN REPORTING INCIDENTS It is important to distinguish between armed robbery and piracy when reporting incidents in South East Asia waters says the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) which has commissioned a study...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Corruption, Defense, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

1 st private company for the protection of French flag vessels

1 st  private company for the protection of French flag vessels
During the commission of the 12 th of June 2015 presided by the SGMER, both companies PRORISK INTERNATIONAL SARL and PRORISK INTERNATIONAL LTD, subsidiaries of the holding GROUPE PRORISK, have been certified by the CNAPS as private company for the protection of French flag vessels. The executive managers...
June 15th, 2015 | Associations, Defense, Environment, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Collaboration, cooperation, integration and knowledge sharing the key themes of the UDT day 1 plenary

Collaboration, cooperation, integration and knowledge sharing the key themes of the UDT day 1 plenary
Vice Admiral Matthieu Borsboom, Director of the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation Vice Admiral Matthieu Borsboom, Director of the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation and Wim Bargerbos, Principal Director, Principal Directorate of General Policy Affairs, Netherlands MOD, gave the opening...
June 4th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Defense, EEZ, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Finance, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Ahoy there! Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exploring collaboration and cooperation in uncertain times

Ahoy there! Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exploring collaboration and cooperation in uncertain times
UDT 2015 conference and exhibition kicks off today at the Ahoy convention centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands. The opening keynote speakers and panel will present a range of views from the naval customer community at the most senior levels. Today’s keynote address will be delivered by Vice Admiral...
June 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Defense, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMDEX Asia cements its role as industry catalyst with its 10th Edition

IMDEX Asia cements its role as industry catalyst with its 10th Edition
Singapore Largest gathering of high-level delegations, over 180 exhibitors, stellar line-up of warships and comprehensive conference programme make IMDEX 2015 the industry’s must-attend show SINGAPORE, 18 May 2015 – IMDEX Asia, Asia Pacific’s premier international maritime defence show, kicks off...
May 18th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Defense, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exposec Defense World 2015

Exposec Defense World 2015
From last year’s event   Viewers can read the latest on the Conference Programme of EXPOSEC DEFENSE World 2015 which under the  circumstances comes at no better time and many issues will possibly determine the Greek, European and World policy on all, under discussion/debate issues:  C...
April 30th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, EEZ, European Union, Events, Executive Travel, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Military, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Technical, Technology | Read More

2015 GREEN4SEA Forum – One of the best ever global events

2015 GREEN4SEA Forum – One of the best ever global events
A panoramic view of the centre stalls One of its best ever events, an excellent conference/debate and a small exhibition, took place yesterday in one of Greek shipping’s modern temples: The Evgenidion Foundation. A full house witnessed and participated in all sessions issues, a very unique situation....
April 23rd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Claims, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Defense, Disputes, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More