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LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference

LISW17 welcomes Joshua Rozenberg and Microsoft to its flagship conference
Joshua Rozenberg As part of its pledge to deliver debate of the highest quality, London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) is delighted to announce two world class speakers destined to crank up the thought leadership stakes at the flagship LISW17 conference to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets | Read More

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses Inbox x

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses  Inbox x
… From the Fairplay Daily Newswire: Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses A steadily improving market has pushed Maersk Group to a profit in Q2, although a possible USD300 million loss from the cyber attack will dent earnings in the next quarter.   Read...
August 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Press and Media | Read More

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite
John Faraclas It is always that we all go firstly for the Dry Markets and the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and on …second thoughts we refer and advise you on the Wets… as main news on the Markets which are edging towards the bottom lately… Geopolitics are about to ignite, delivering more and more mess!...
August 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
The Stena Scotia A significantly upgraded vessel control software package from ABB is delivering the measurable operational efficiency gains promised to Stena Line for the freight ferry Stena Scotia within a month of commissioning.  The ‘DEGO IV’ advanced speed governor and actuation system onboard...
August 15th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals
Robert Keen Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK Government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade association that represents freight forwarding and logistics companies says that it is no surprise that the paper is all about...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 08/08/2017 Accepted date: 11/08/2017 Listing date: 15/08/2017 Ticker: FJORD   Fjord1 is a leading transport company in Norway, with a core business of owning and operating ferries and passenger boats. Furthermore, the...
August 15th, 2017 | Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month
Alex von Stempel Chinese consumption continues to drive fresh produce import growth. But can the logistics industry rest on its laurels?   HONG KONG, 14.08.2017 – According To Andrew Tilton of Goldman Sachs, mid-year economic projection for China points towards continued growth in consumption...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,138 points – plus 46 since yesterday and over one hundred since last Friday the 4th of August – to be precise it gained 106 points (from 1,032); The Geopolitics remain more than enigmatic and caution is advised… John Faraclas daily and weekly...
August 11th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument
… NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable Brussels, 11 August 2017 – The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable ship recycling under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation this week. Whilst it acknowledges...
August 11th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing
11/08/2017 – At its meeting on 11 August 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in Fjord1 ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. The Board authorised the Chief Executive...
August 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) – thanks to the Capers and partly to the Panamaxes, managed to gain 42 points and now reads 1,092… The Geopolitical uncertainty which seems a bit extended, as well as alarming, due to the North Korean palaver, might produce a bit of everything…and affect...
August 10th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities
BISON, the container tech company, this week launched the C-Lift P32 – a portable container lift system that equips shipping, logistics and military operators to lift containers in any location. Recognising that conventional container handling equipment is typically big, heavy and expensive, BISON...
August 10th, 2017 | Containers, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The volatility returns in the most unusual way both for the shipping Markets and  their respective Indices as well as for the ever turbulent Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI was up 12 points at 1,050 “rising” expectations given the Capers’ and Panamaxes’...
August 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MISC Group financial results…

MISC Group financial results…
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO MISC Group financial results for the 6 months period ended 30 June 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 9 August 2017  – MISC is pleased to announce its financial results for the financial period ended 30 June 2017. Financial Highlights: Group revenue for the quarter...
August 9th, 2017 | Accountancy, Markets, News, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed
Angus Frew NYPE 2015 and Chartering courses showcase new training offer   BIMCO – the world’s largest shipping association – has launched the first of a range of updated eLearning courses tailored to meet shipping professionals’ needs, using the very latest content authoring...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas With only two points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,038 loses steam yet again and we reiterate the view that the need of an injection as we stressed yesterday, is a MUST. Geopolitics are so bad that the entire economy on Planet Ocean may actually collapse despite the figures you see...
August 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…
Join your industry in Amsterdam this November 28 – 30 November 2017 | RAI Amsterdam Intermodal Europe brings together thousands of leading international companies within the container and intermodal industry, providing the ideal platform in Europe to do business and gain market insight. Contact...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Cool Logistics Asia returns with new format

Cool Logistics Asia returns with new format
     Co-located with This year, Cool Logistics Asia has a changed format. The event will be held on the floor of the Asia Fruit Logistica Exhibition. For the first time Cool Logistics Asia will be held across three days. This will provide visitors...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

The BDI needs an injection and Geopolitics psychiatrists

The BDI needs an injection and Geopolitics psychiatrists
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch just four points since last Friday and at 1,036 looks a bit stranded… The Geopolitical issues indeed …“dictate” for the politicians to seek, with all due respect, for  psychiatrics. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The...
August 7th, 2017 | Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Carrier Transicold Sensor Calibration helps shippers of Pharmaceuticals

Carrier Transicold Sensor Calibration helps shippers of Pharmaceuticals
PrimeLINE with Calibration for GDP SINGAPORE, Aug. 7, 2017 – Compliance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for the transport of pharmaceutical and biomedical products is improved with Carrier Transicold’s new temperature sensor calibration capability for its PrimeLINE® container...
August 7th, 2017 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More