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SEA Europe – ECSA joint announcement

SEA Europe – ECSA  joint announcement
Martin Dorsman European Shipowners and Maritime Technology Industry call for decisive actions against unfair trade practices and in favour of global playing field SEA Europe and ECSA, the trade associations representing respectively European shipbuilding and maritime equipment and European shipowners,...
October 5th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US non-farm payrolls report for September, and mostly, on average hourly earnings which are expected to rise by 0.2%mom pushing the annual growth rate to 2.8% from 2.9% in the prior month. Awaiting the key...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard
. Commentary: End of the ‘flat world’ By David Skilling in Singapore A few years before the 2008 financial crisis, journalist Tom Friedman captured the zeitgeist with his argument that ‘the world is flat’, that all competitors in the global economy have an equal opportunity to...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 20 points; it was an expected result following yestedays perplexed figures… the Geopolitical and mainly economic chaos and environmental “concerns” all over Planet Ocean will affect everything. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fuelled by strong US macroeconomic data, the 10-yr UST yield rose to a seven-year high of 3.23% in Asian trade on Thursday, marking the steepest daily increase since the US presidential election in November 2016, in what could be considered...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam
Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa,paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a number of other firsts, as it fuelled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the...
October 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Argentina President Mauricio Macri Commentary: Argentina and the IMF – Take Two By Mark Sobel in Washington Amid a plunging peso and falling confidence in Argentine economic policy, President Mauricio Macri turned to the International Monetary Fund for the second time in three months. His government...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation
Terminal Upgraded TOS to Handle Growing Container Volumes & Managing Evolving Customer Demands Oakland, CA, October 3, 2018 –Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading...
October 3rd, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to Italian press reports, following budget talks late yesterday between Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte, the two Deputy Prime Ministers, Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, the government might...
October 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 15 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,570; the Geopolitics are turning sour! Ultra-CAUTION should be observed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes increased its fortunes by another 87 points and now the BCI reads 2,148 points… On...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about escalating tensions between the Italian government and the EU are mounting. 10-yr Italian government bond yields rose further in early European trade on Tuesday hitting a 4½  year high of 3.44% while the EUR...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 15 points standing at 1,555 thanks to the Capes; Geopolitics deteriorate dangerously… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Here we go again with all the Dry Indices either falling or with minimal positive changes; the Capes’ BCI though was up 61 points...
October 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network

Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network
Samskip is launching a new shortsea service connecting Antwerp and Hull, in an expansion of its continent-UK multimodal network that also sees it debut at Belgium’s largest port. The initial schedule offers a twice weekly short sea container service, with its first departure from Antwerp on the 12th...
October 1st, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore
… Turnkey agency services for two tugs and FPSO Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2018 – When GAC South Africa’s team in Cape Town was appointed to handle the passage of two tugs, Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Expedition, towing the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Berge...
October 1st, 2018 | Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about Italy’s public finances stability prevail. Against this background, investors continued to demand a higher credit risk premium on Italian government bonds while the EUR/USD was hovering in early European trade...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management
Commentary: Fed moves to a hawkish consensus By Darrell Delamaide in Washington At the Federal Reserve, the doves are flocking to the hawk side of the perch as a consensus grows that policy-makers should temper robust US growth with a steady increase in interest rates, reflecting strong growth, low unemployment...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value
Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 October 2018 at 9.30 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise into two business areas, Wärtsilä Marine Business and Wärtsilä Energy Business, covering both new sales and services for the respective markets. With this change, Wärtsilä...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More

The Market: who’s in?

The Market: who’s in?
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,540 points earlier on today which is 16 points plus since yesterday and 127 points since last week when it clocked 1,413 points.  The Geopolitical situation looks like as depicting the Before the Storm …environment so to speak. John Faraclas...
September 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity
… Grangemouth, 28 September 2018 – GAC UK has opened its 19th branch, in the heart of Dundee harbour. Together with its long-established branches in Scotland at Aberdeen, Leith, Shetland, Invergordon, Orkney and Grangemouth, the new office enables GAC UK to better respond to the growing needs...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies | Read More

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts
Nor Lines Norway services Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options to the logistics mix.  The overhaul, effective from October 1st,...
September 28th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network
Michel Vanlerberghe, IFLN president Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has joined IFLN Global Projects, the expanding freight forwarder network that brings together project logistics specialists from around the world. WW Ocean forms part of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group, a market leader in roll-on/roll-off...
September 28th, 2018 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 21 points earlier on today greatly assisting the mood for the World Maritime Day! Geopolitics in perplexed jeopardy; ultra-caution should be observed. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI managed a good 39 points plus and now stands at 1,949...
September 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More