Archive for the ‘Sanctions’ Category

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

2015 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2015 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan One coastal tanker hijacked every two weeks in South East Asia London and Kuala Lumpur, 21 April 2015 – A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau...
April 21st, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Clyde & Co legal update: US Sanctions and foreign insurers – The JCPOA effect

Clyde & Co legal update: US Sanctions and foreign insurers – The JCPOA effect
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, announced on April 2, 2015, is expected to substantially ease U.S. sanctions that apply to both U.S. and non-U.S. insurers. The JCPOA will be the final product of the lengthy negotiations between Iran and the “P5+1” (the U.S., U.K., Germany, France,...
April 16th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter
Donna Hatzioannou EIRA, Volume 3 Issue 4 is out  in a special April 2015 Newsletter. The Easter Oil/Energy geopolitical saga at its best: In this issue Greece posses as the key hub in Southern Europe/ the Russian factor; Uncovering the EU Energy Union; Yemen, a dangerous proxy war; Cyprus at the crossroad;...
April 13th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Comment, Construction, Energy, Finance, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Sanctions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: Stolt Tankers B.V. THOUSANDS OF LIVES WILL BE LOST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN UNLESS EU GOVERNMENTS TAKE URGENT ACTION,  SAY SHIPOWNER GROUPS AND SEAFARER UNIONS  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member...
April 8th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, BIMCO, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, IACS, ILO, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 8, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The two-day BoJ policy meeting concluded earlier today with the Central Bank keeping its monetary policy on hold on the view that rising...
April 8th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Food and Drink, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

On Sanctions…

On Sanctions…
Nadia A. Zormpa Marine Insurance threatened by Sanctions? Nandia A. Zormpa* writes: Sanctions.  A phenomenon that until recently seemed to have only political aspects. The great impact of sanctions is not only illustrated on financial results for the sanctioned countries but it expands in shipping industry ...
April 7th, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Comment, Corruption, Disputes, Finance, Legal, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipfinance | Read More

Sanctions Update: P5+1 agree framework for lifting of sanctions

Sanctions Update: P5+1 agree framework for lifting of sanctions
Lengthy negotiations in Switzerland between the P5+1 and Iran finally concluded on 2 April 2015 with the announcement that the parties had agreed the key parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding Iran’s nuclear programme, which would eventually result in the suspension...
April 7th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

The Big Drop…

The Big Drop…
Jeffrey Hartman, Temi Binitie and Debbie Turner The Big Drop: oil price collapse fuels upheaval in African and global energy and shipping, Afrimari meeting hears By James Brewer Some of the hottest projects in the oil and gas market have cooled in response to the dramatic fall in crude oil prices –...
April 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Corruption, Energy, Gas, HR, LNG, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

US Enters Into Sanctions Settlement Agreements with Schlumberger and PayPal

US Enters Into Sanctions Settlement Agreements with Schlumberger and PayPal
On March 25, 2015, separate US government departments announced the settlement of sanctions matters.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had entered into a settlement agreement with Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. (Schlumberger), under which the company entered a guilty plea to criminal...
March 26th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Boosting regional maritime security coordination in west and central Africa

Boosting regional maritime security coordination in west and central Africa
The IMO’s HQ’s in London 26/03/2015 A regional workshop organized by IMO, in cooperation with the Government of Angola, is being held in Luanda, Angola (24-27 March), to discuss the implementation of the Code of Conduct concerning the repression of piracy, armed robbery against ships and...
March 26th, 2015 | Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, ILO, IMO, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Short Sea Shipping, Story of the Day, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Post eclipse BDI…

Post eclipse BDI…
John Faraclas Our twelve weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, on yet another special Friday, the 20th of March 2015, the day of yet another great solar eclipse, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The...
March 20th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Energy, European Union, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

EU renews restrictive measures regarding actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

EU renews restrictive measures regarding actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
The Council of the EU has renewed its sanctions regarding Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence for a further 6 months. This follows a 6-month renewal on 8 September 2014 and means Regulation 269/2014 (as amended) will remain in force until 15 September 2015, though the...
March 16th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

RUSCON opens a veterinary control station at Novorossiysk

RUSCON opens a veterinary control station at Novorossiysk
RUSCON establishes off-dock veterinary control station at Novorossiysk. RUSCON opens a veterinary control station at Novorossiysk as economic sanctions change Russian import patterns  The economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU and the US have prompted RUSCON, one of the leading container specialists...
March 16th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

ISIS export gateway to global crude oil markets

ISIS export gateway to global crude oil markets
Dr. George Kiourktsoglou ISIS EXPORT GATEWAY TO GLOBAL CRUDE OIL MARKETS George KIOURKTSOGLOU*,  Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London  – Dr Alec D COUTROUBIS,  Principal Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London Abstract The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) began to take...
March 12th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Energy, European Union, Gas, Health and Safety, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intertanko, LNG, LPG, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: New US Sanctions Against Venezuela

Clyde & Co Update: New US Sanctions Against Venezuela
On March 9, 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order imposing new sanctions against individuals and entities involved in certain activities in Venezuela. This Executive Order follows the enactment in December 2014 of the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act (the Venezuela Sanctions),...
March 11th, 2015 | Associations, Organisations, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets

Clyde & Co Update: EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets
EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets The Council of the EU has amended Council Decision 2014/119/CFSP of 5 March 2014. By that decision, the EU froze all funds and economic resources belonging to persons identified by the EU as being responsible...
March 6th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

North P&I club publishes quick reference guide to Iranian sanctions

North P&I club publishes quick reference guide to Iranian sanctions
The ‘A’ rated 167 million GT North P&I club has produced a quick reference guide which aims to simplify European Union and United States sanctions legislation governing what can and cannot be shipped in and out of Iran. ‘Current EU and US sanctions against Iran are incredibly complex and change...
February 26th, 2015 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More