Archive for the ‘Sanctions’ Category

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

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

The Surge in Illegal Migration to the Old Continent…

The Surge in Illegal Migration to the Old Continent…
George Kiourktsoglou The Surge in Illegal Migration to the Old Continent: a Formidable Challenge to the European Intelligence Apparatus by George Kiourktsoglou, Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London Population transfers, a form of either directly or indirectly forced migration, have taken...
October 28th, 2015 | Corruption, European Union, Health and Safety, Immigration, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

The US further eases Cuban sanctions

The US further eases Cuban sanctions
On September 18, 2015, the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce announced further revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations consistent with the continued opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba by the Obama Administration. As Treasury Secretary Jacob...
September 28th, 2015 | Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Undeclared weapons in UN shipment cause of detention of Höegh Transporter

Undeclared weapons in UN shipment cause of detention of Höegh Transporter
Höegh Transporter has finally been released from detention in Mombasa, Kenya, and has continued her ocean voyage to South Africa, West Africa and Mexico, having suffered a delay of more than a week. No crew have been arrested, no drugs found on board but a consignment of undeclared United Nations weapons...
September 26th, 2015 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, News, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…

Continuous Capers Volatility and Geopolitical Uncertainty marks the shipping markets…
John Faraclas Our thirty-ninth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 25th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 21...
September 25th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…

Capers Volatility and Uncertainty reigns in the shipping markets; geopolitics of the edge…
John Faraclas Our thirty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 18th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up...
September 18th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, LNG, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Re-integrating Iran into the global port and trading community

Re-integrating Iran into the global port and trading community
TOC Middle East to examine the future post-sanctions direction for Iran’s ports  London,  17.09.15 – The door is opening for Iran to re-join global and regional container trades as sanctions imposed by the United Nations, the US and European Union now seem highly likely to be lifted. Potential...
September 17th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | 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

INTERTANKO still advising against Nigeria trade for banned tankers

INTERTANKO still advising against Nigeria trade for banned tankers
INTERTANKO’s continues to advise its Members against taking any vessel on Nigeria’s list of banned tankers either into Nigeria or into its EEZ, despite a recent letter from NNPC which some are interpreting as a lifting of the ban. Moreover we continue to advise Members who have ships on the banned...
September 10th, 2015 | Corruption, Disputes, EEZ, Intertanko, Maritime Fraud, Oil Industry, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Tankers | Read More

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!
Our thirty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 4thof September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Tienen, Belgium. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down 16points...
September 4th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Exmar – Half year results as per 30 June 2015

Exmar – Half year results as per 30 June 2015
The board of directors of EXMAR has approved the accounts for the period ending 30th June 2015. This press release also refers to the one distributed on 28th July 2015 (provisional results). Highlights of recent developments are: – EXMAR LNG: creation of a vertically-integrated pure LNG company...
September 4th, 2015 | Accountancy, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Sanctions update: Navigators Insurance Company Settles with US Sanctions Regulator

Sanctions update: Navigators Insurance Company Settles with US Sanctions Regulator
According to OFAC, between May 2008 and April 2011 US-based Navigators and its London branch: issued global protection and indemnity (“P&I”) insurance policies that provided coverage to North Korean-flagged vessels and covered incidents that occurred in or involved Iran, Sudan, or Cuba—some...
August 11th, 2015 | Sanctions | Read More

Only* a Naval Blockade can stop Migrants coming to Europe…

Only* a Naval Blockade can stop Migrants coming to Europe…
Outside a temporary… accomodation at the main port of  the Greek Island of Chios: washed clothes hanging before the migrants departure to Piraeus… The hypocrisy surrounding the Migrants issue is the biggest issue in halting these despicable acts which already/ possibly destabilize the foundations...
August 9th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Civil Unrest, Comment, Corruption, EEZ, Emissions, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions | Read More

Sanctions update: Sanctions relief announced under historic agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear programme

Sanctions update: Sanctions relief announced under historic agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear programme
Sanctions Relief Announced Under Historic Agreement Concerning Iran’s Nuclear Programme The E3/EU+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States, with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign...
July 14th, 2015 | European Union, Organisations, Sanctions | Read More

IMO and the UK National Maritime Museum explore migration at sea

IMO and the UK National Maritime Museum explore migration at sea
23/06/2015  – IMO has partnered with the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom,   to take a closer look at issues surrounding migration at sea. The RE•THINK space allows visitors to discover and reflect on a given theme from a different perspective. The current exhibition...
June 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Disputes, European Union, Health and Safety, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Sanctions update: EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016

Sanctions update: EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016
  EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016 On 22 June 2015 the Council of the EU announced the extension of its restrictive measures targeted against Russia. The measures will now remain in force until 31 January 2016. EU leaders had previously agreed...
June 23rd, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sanctions | Read More

Sanctions update: EU extends Crimea sanctions

Sanctions update: EU extends Crimea sanctions
The Council of the EU announced on 19 June 2015 that it has extended the applicability of EU sanctions concerning Russia’s annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. The measures will now remain in force until 23 June 2016, unless revoked or renewed. The Crimea and Sevastopol sanctions were introduced...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Legal, Politics and Government, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co: Libyan Investment Authority Update

Clyde & Co: Libyan Investment Authority Update
Glenn Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority The decision of Glenn Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority decided on 8 June 2015 is of interest to those involved in the sanctions field. A claim was made by The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) under a guarantee given by...
June 16th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co’s enhanced Sanctions Blog

Clyde & Co’s enhanced Sanctions Blog
Following is from Clyde & Co on their enhanced Sanctions Blog: We are delighted to launch our enhanced Sanctions Blog which gives you access to all key sanctions developments and updates. Our blog has been designed to help your business navigate the complicated and evolving sanctions landscape. Understanding...
June 10th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Legal, Reports, Sanctions, UN | 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

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

Mediterranean crisis- SHIPPING Industry comments on EU 10-point plan

Mediterranean crisis- SHIPPING Industry comments on EU 10-point plan
Peter Hinchliffe Merchant shipping industry repeats call for urgent and immediate collective action by EU member states Following the meeting of EU Foreign and Interior Ministers in Luxembourg yesterday (20 April) the European and global shipping industries have welcomed the increased attention that...
April 21st, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, European Union, Flags, Health and Safety, ILO, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More