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Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping

Annual Statistical data on Greek Controlled Shipping
Greek Controlled Shipping An information paper, based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 30th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered under the Greek and other flags. The data has...
March 15th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV
Picture credit: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Norsafe has signed a new contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. It will be supplying two JYN-85...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for two new polar expedition vessels Richmond, B.C. – March 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract
ISS has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. The new business...
February 27th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot
left to right: three AEC Executive Committee members during the Q&A session with the media: Evgeny Ambrosov (Senior Executive Vice-President and COO of Sovcomflot); Tara Sweeney (Chair of the Arctic Economic Council and the Executive Vice President for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (Alaska, the...
February 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Oceanology | Read More

Cammell Laird awards Ecospeed contract for RRS Sir David Attenborough

Cammell Laird awards Ecospeed contract for RRS Sir David Attenborough
Following the performance on Ernest Shackleton (above), Ecospeed was applied to the hull of sistership James Clark Ross Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed hull protection system has been selected for RRS Sir David Attenborough, the polar research ship under construction at the Cammell Laird shipyard in...
February 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Unique Winter transit of Northern Sea Route: SCF tanker Shturman Ovtsyn

Unique Winter transit of Northern Sea Route: SCF tanker Shturman Ovtsyn
.. Russian ships complete a unique transit along the Northern Sea Route 11 January 2017 Key points about the voyage undertaken by Sovcomflot’s tanker Shturman Ovtsyn escorted by icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy. – Sovcomflot’s Arctic shuttle tanker Shturman Ovtsyn took part in a unique transit...
January 11th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping | Read More

HHL vessel sails open hatch through the NSR to deliver giant cranes

HHL vessel sails open hatch through the NSR to deliver giant cranes
The “HHL Valparaiso” HANSA HEAVY LIFT vessel sails open hatch through the Northern Sea Route to deliver giant cranes HHL Valparaiso is the first vessel to sail open hatch through the Northern Sea Route as it delivers two giant ship-to-shore (STS) cranes from the European to the Far East region...
January 4th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping | Read More

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force
Milestone for polar protection as comprehensive new ship regulations come into force With more and more ships navigating in polar waters, IMO has moved to address international concern about the protection of the polar environment and the safety of seafarers and passengers with the introduction of...
January 3rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, IMO, Organisations | Read More

ECSA adopts position on European policy for the Arctic

ECSA adopts position on European policy for the Arctic
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners welcomed earlier this year the adoption of the integrated European Union policy for the Arctic region. “We believe that the three priority areas identified cover all topical Arctic matters. Climate change and environment, sustainable development and international...
December 20th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, IMO | Read More

Royal Arctic Line integrates Navis N4 to modernize operations

Royal Arctic Line integrates Navis N4 to modernize operations
the Naja Arctica Oakland, CA—December 13, 2016—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, and Royal Arctic Line Denmark (RAL)...
December 13th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Thursday, 17 November, 2016: Responding to reports that the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) had reconfirmed its support of a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping during its annual general meeting [1], Clean Arctic Alliance advisor Dr Sian Prior said: “The Clean...
November 17th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Nov-2016 REPAIR OF JETTY RISER PIPES Hong Kong WINTER NAVIGATION STARTS Sabetta, Russia Repair of jetty riser pipes Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, repair of jetty riser pipes [at the Permanent Aviation Fuel Facility, Tuen Mun] will be carried...
November 8th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel
London, October 28 2016: As the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC70) meeting came to a close today [1], the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the progress made by member countries towards a phase out of the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by vessels operating...
October 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ecospeed Strengthens Polar Code Compliance

Ecospeed Strengthens Polar Code Compliance
Subsea Industries will apply its Ecospeed hull and Ecoshield coatings to the new 70t bollard pull vessel this December ECOSPEED STRENGTHENS POLAR CODE COMPLIANCE AS MORE ICE-GOING VESSELS OPT FOR THE HARD COAT Subsea Industries has received an order for its specialist hull and rudder coatings for application...
October 20th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The Polar Code will protect the environment of the Arctic

The Polar Code will protect the environment of the Arctic
Patrick Verhoeven The International Code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) will enter into force on January 2017 and applies to ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters. It covers the various environmental requirements and recommendations relating to oil, sewage, garbage, chemicals...
October 19th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Russia, and Canada to make historic London address on impacts of Arctic Ocean shipping

Arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Russia, and Canada to make historic London address on impacts of Arctic Ocean shipping
Six arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Canada, and Russia will travel to London next week to address the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regarding the impacts of shipping in the Arctic on indigenous communities.  Panelists are listed below.  To our knowledge, this is the first time that...
October 19th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Tanker Shturman Albanov carries her first cargo from Novy Port field to Murmansk

Tanker Shturman Albanov carries her first cargo from Novy Port field to Murmansk
Captain Garurov of MV Shturman Albanov On 16 September Shturman Albanov, Sovcomflot’s unique Arctic shuttle tanker, successfully delivered her first significant consignment of crude oil produced at Gazprom Neft’s Novy Port field to the port of Murmansk. The cargo, comprising 34,000 tonnes of crude...
September 19th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Markets, News, Tankers | Read More

Lloyd’s Register launches unique Polar Code offer at SMM

Lloyd’s Register launches unique Polar Code offer at SMM
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Hamburg, 8 September 2016 – Speaking today at SMM on the technology and regulation challenges for Arctic Shipping, Rob Hindley, LR’s Global Principal Specialist – Arctic Technology, welcomed the new Polar Code as a well-needed baseline of international...
September 8th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

Advanced MacGregor technology serves new polar research ship

Advanced MacGregor technology serves new polar research ship
he new polar research vessel will be equipped with MacGregor offshore cranes and Triplex systems specifically designed for handling research equipment in extreme temperature environments CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  29 JUNE 2016 AT 10 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply...
June 29th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB’s Azipod propulsion selected for first Chinese built icebreaker

ABB’s Azipod propulsion selected for first Chinese built icebreaker
An illustration of the icebreaker Azipod propulsion debuts on Chinese icebreaker market after being chosen to power polar science research vessel   Zurich, Switzerland, 12 May 2016 – ABB’s Azipod propulsion system will power a Chinese polar science research icebreaker, the first vessel of its...
May 12th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers | Read More

Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship

Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship
Tim Soper, Expedition Voyage Consultants In response to interest from clients in the fast-growing expedition cruise market, Damen has teamed up with Expedition Voyage Consultants Ltd. to develop a specialist Damen cruise ship, with capacity for around 100 passengers. The cruise ship combines Expedition...
May 2nd, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology, Tourism | Read More

GAC Russia joins forces with Far East Development Fund to develop Northern Sea Route

GAC Russia joins forces with Far East Development Fund to develop Northern Sea Route
Igo Polyakov Partnership will work closely with shipping community to optimise and facilitate shipping along the NSR Sabetta,  14 April 2016 – GAC Russia has teamed up with the Far East Development Fund to address the challenges faced by international shipping companies transiting the Northern Sea...
April 14th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Weather | Read More