Archive for the ‘Trade and Commerce’ Category

Intermodal Asia 2015: Hear the Current Trends, See the Latest Products and Do Business

Intermodal Asia 2015: Hear the Current Trends, See the Latest Products and Do Business
ntermodal Asia is coming to Shanghai this March Intermodal Asia is a global showcase of the container, transport and logistics industry. The event is returning to Shanghai for its second year, with bigger exhibition space, more exhibitors, more content-driven conference sessions and...
February 11th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Chartering, Consumers Market, Containers, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

U-Freight gains trusted trader status in Taiwan

U-Freight Taiwan, the U-Freight Group’s (UFL) Taiwanese partner, has been certified by the Taiwan Customs Authority as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). U-Freight Taiwan’s accreditation follows that of U-Freight Holland in 2012, U-Freight’s Spanish (Tracosa) and German (Alpha trans Luft- und...
February 10th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Disputes, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Weekly Top 10 Emerging Trends in ‘Dry Cargo’ – 10FEB2015

Weekly Top 10 Emerging Trends in ‘Dry Cargo’ – 10FEB2015
  The following comes from Tradeviews:   Top 10 Emerging Trends Each week we provide 10 stats about Dry Cargo Trade to keep you informed about important trends: 1) The ‘rough wood’ trade has slowed in 2014 to a 2% growth at 122 million tonnes, compared...
February 10th, 2015 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down at 554 is the shipping world’s worst shipping economic disaster

The BDI down at 554 is the shipping world’s worst shipping economic disaster
It is to no surprise to see the collapse of the dry market earlier this afternoon and its respective index the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) at a historical low equalising that of the 6th of August 1986 level at 554 points! The situation, given the inflationary levels and the world’s worst economic crisis...
February 9th, 2015 | Comment, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maritime Supply Chain and Risks…

Maritime Supply Chain and Risks…
Rollo Greenfield, Shahab Mossavat, Steve Cameron, Anthony Rix and Christopher Leonard Maritime Supply Chain and Risks: Business Council for Africa and Afrimari joint event highlights challenges to trade growth By James Brewer Despite struggling with rickety road and rail logistics and frustrations with...
February 8th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Legal, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Now Launching MEA Trade Mission to Kurdistan

Now Launching MEA Trade Mission to Kurdistan
The Middle East Association, in collaboration with the Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation, are taking a Trade Mission to Kurdistan from 1st to 5th March 2015 visiting Erbil and Duhok.This will be the twelfth Mission the...
February 5th, 2015 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?

Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?
Join thousands of container, transport and logistics professionals in Shanghai this March for Asia’s leading intermodal event.Need a reason to visit Intermodal Asia? Well we’ll give you 10… 1. Source new business from over 170+ marketing leading Exhibiting...
February 5th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The true cost of the BDI at 577…

The true cost of the BDI at 577…
How much does this 577 points of the BDI today and all other Baltic Indices affect the markets? Are the brokers to blame? Was their advice conned? Are the geopolitics that we owe this drop? What does this means to the Shipfinance world? How are the Funds reacting? Are bankruptcies looming in the background? How...
February 3rd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Breaking News, Energy, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marine Money’s Capital Formation for Shipping Conference gets the crowds

Marine Money’s Capital Formation for Shipping Conference gets the crowds
Mia Jensen opening the event Never ever before such an event attracted so many delegates, journalists and also that special ingredient: a big variety of speakers! John Faraclas writes: Financing and Investment ideas for 2015 was the main title of the 6th Annual Marine Money London Forum at the Dorchester...
January 28th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Success celebrated again at UK freight association’s awards

Success celebrated again at UK freight association’s awards
All Winners* The winners of the eight General and Modal categories of the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality for the British freight forwarding industry for more than a quarter of a century, were: Samskip; Panalpina World Transport; Schenker; Unsworth Global Logistics; Allport Cargo...
January 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Events, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 21 Jan. 2015

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet 21 Jan. 2015
Wednesday 21 January 2015 Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. VV’s Toby Yeabsley meeting shipyard supervisors in Wolsey. Paddy Stern, Business Development UK & Northern Europe, in Oslo this week. VesselsValue.com’s VV+ showing...
January 21st, 2015 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK vision for Europe at EBA event in Athens

UK vision for Europe at EBA event in Athens
Ambassador highlights UK’s policies towards the promotion of an open and effective European economy “I want to emphasise today the importance the British Government attaches to entrepreneurship within the EU, to the promotion of an open and effective European economy that generates competition,...
January 20th, 2015 | Awards, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Short Sea Shipping 2015: the Challenges and the Potential

Short Sea Shipping 2015: the Challenges and the Potential
Copenhagen. Photo by Danny Cornelissen. Challenges faced by the European Union programme Motorways of the Sea, in the form of new regulatory demands and sluggish economic growth, will be addressed head-on by the next European Short Sea Shipping Conference, set for June 18 and 19 2015 in Copenhagen. The...
January 17th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes capesize Santa Barbara on period to RWE

Diana fixes capesize Santa Barbara on period to RWE
ATHENS, GREECE, January 14, 2015 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that yesterday, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with RWE Supply &...
January 14th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Thermo King at FRUIT LOGISTICA

Thermo King at FRUIT LOGISTICA
Thermo King Magnum Plus Optima Thermo King Shows How to Extend Shipping Distance while Maintaining Quality During Transport of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables at FRUIT LOGISTICA  Visit Thermo King at the stand A-01 in Hall 7.1a of the FRUIT LOGISTICA show in Berlin to learn about innovations that helpdeliver...
January 13th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Port and landside congestion the big issues facing West Africa container trades

Port and landside congestion the big issues facing West Africa container trades
Port and landside congestion the big issues facing West Africa container trades TOC Market Briefing delegates hear that West African ports will see a wave of larger container ships sailing into the region’s trades. But problems of congestion and inland logistics need to be addressed London,...
January 13th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Fishing Trawlers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sinwa commences Thailand operations

Sinwa commences Thailand operations
Bruce Rann With the Gulf of Thailand seen by many as the fastest developing oil field in the world, and perhaps even set to eclipse the Gulf of Mexico, Sinwa has recently added this new growing region to its network, complementing its established operations across the Asia-Pacific. Bruce Rann, CEO, Sinwa...
January 13th, 2015 | Energy, News, Oil Industry, Trade and Commerce | Read More

114 days to go before All-Energy 2015 opens!

114 days to go before All-Energy 2015 opens!
Sir Jim McDonald and Fergus Ewing at AE2014 The time is ticking by fast; and the excitement mounting with just 114 days to go before All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference opens at the SECC in Glasgow.  “The show is now 78% booked, by exhibitors from Austria, Belgium,...
January 12th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG, LPG, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PTi Trade Mission to Kurdistan

PTi Trade Mission to Kurdistan
Michael Thomas Michael Thomas, a leading expert on the Middle East and Chairman of Pathfinder Trade & Invest, will be taking a bespoke Trade Mission to Kurdistan from 15th to 19th March 2015. Join him on this exclusive event. Following the very successful luncheon organised by Pathfinder on behalf...
January 9th, 2015 | Associations, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Moore Stephens shipping newsletter – 7th January 2015

The Moore Stephens shipping newsletter – 7th January 2015
Richard Greiner Viewers can find attached the latest issue of Bottom Line, the newsletter of the Moore Stephens Shipping Industry Group, which includes articles on  risk management, Chinese freight tax, and tonnage tax guidance. Enjoy the read and look forward to your comments! Bottom Line Winter 2015...
January 7th, 2015 | Accountancy, News, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Port of Dover celebrates record-breaking freight boom

Port of Dover celebrates record-breaking freight boom
The Port of Dover has just recorded its busiest ever year for freight with 2.42 million freight vehicles handled in 2014.  That is a phenomenal growth story of 9.7% compared with the previous year and is 2.5% higher than the previous record of 2.36 million set in 2007. The most recent forecasted...
January 5th, 2015 | Associations, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Record freight volumes at Dover

Record freight volumes at Dover
Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, The Port of Dover recorded its highest levels of freight traffic since 2007 with throughput in 2014 reaching 2, 368, 182 vehicles as of Wednesday 16 December 2014. As the Port handles £89bn worth of trade each year, traffic is expected to maintain the present...
December 19th, 2014 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event.

Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event.
Business Council for Africa presents: Maritime Supply Chain and Risk event. Wednesday 4th February: 18.00 – 21.00     Ticket Price includes VAT @ 20% and refreshments       To register for this event please:  www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/134873 Members: £25 Partners: £35 Non Members:...
December 18th, 2014 | Banking, Energy, Markets, Organisations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?
COMMERCIAL BRIEFING December 2014 Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all? The duty to act in good faith and what it means to act reasonably The English courts...
December 18th, 2014 | Communication, Legal, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger

Even ‘small’ vessels are getting bigger
The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.  These vessels, active in a range of different operations, are at the lower end of the size spectrum and, in keeping with the trend...
December 18th, 2014 | P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More