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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Jan-2020 RECLAMATION WORKS FOR INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES Hong Kong NAVAL SEA FIRING EXERCISE Sri Lanka TAAL VOLCANO UPDATE – ALERT LOWERED Calaca, Philippines MEASURES TO PREVENT SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS Mina Al Ahmadi, Kuwait Reclamation works for Integrated Waste...
January 27th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Military, Ports & Terminals | Read More

JFD shortlisted as a finalist for the Offshore Achievements Awards 2020

JFD shortlisted as a finalist for the Offshore Achievements Awards 2020
. JFD shortlisted as a finalist for the Offshore Achievements Awards 2020 JFD’s Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) has been shortlisted in the Health, Safety and Environmental Innovation category Award recognises new technological ideas, developed in the UK, for the offshore energy sector COBRA...
January 27th, 2020 | Awards, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020

American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020
American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020  JANUARY 23, 2020 COVER FOR WAR AND TERRORISM RISKS FOR 2020 Reference is made to Circular No. 42/19 of December 23, 2019 which, inter alia, described the arrangements which have been made to provide...
January 23rd, 2020 | Marine Insurance, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf, The Bulletin: Eurovision

Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf, The Bulletin: Eurovision
The Straits of Hormuz Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf, The Bulletin: Eurovision Thursday 23 January 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.4.3 Commentary: Superpowers posturing in volatile Gulf By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore It was once conventional wisdom that the US had a near-vital interest...
January 23rd, 2020 | Comment, Military, News | Read More

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia In his statement yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said that the EU “[has] to revive” Operation Sophia. The deployment of the Operation Sophia’s naval assets will...
January 21st, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

All in red amid explosive geopolitics

All in red amid explosive geopolitics
  John Faraclas by GTP All in red amid explosive geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and all its indices which comprise same, Dries and Wets, fell further amid a cocktail of explosive Geopolitics. The BDI stood at 765 – minus nine points; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Its seems...
January 13th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance

American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance
American P&I Club: MSCI notice on the threat to commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies: guidance generally as to shipboard vigilance JANUARY 08, 2020 MARITIME SECURITY COMMUNICATIONS WITH INDUSTRY (MSCI) NOTICE ON THE THREAT TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS FROM IRAN AND ITS PROXIES: GUIDANCE GENERALLY...
January 8th, 2020 | Military, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points as well as the 900 points threshold thanks to yet another triple-digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics on the edge… John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost...
January 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 69 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capes and bunker prices pressing rates down. There will be corrections in …both directions so all stakeholders have to be ready for every eventuality. 2020...
January 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sea trials of Damen Mexican Navy frigate complete

Sea trials of Damen Mexican Navy frigate complete
Mexican Navy’s POLA-class ARM Reformador Sea trials of Damen Mexican Navy frigate complete ARM Reformador project shows economic impact of local shipbuilding Working in close cooperation, Damen Shipyards Group, the Mexican Navy, subcontractors and suppliers have completed successful sea trials of the...
December 27th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI dives further amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The BDI dives further amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI dives further amid Geopolitical uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) dives further amid Geopolitical uncertainty; John Faraclas’ pre-Christmas recap: The BDI lost 13 points and now stands at 1,090 losing even the 1,100 points threshold… The Capes’ BCI loss was minimal; minus...
December 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,103: contained losses but losses…

The BDI@1,103: contained losses but losses…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,103:Contained losses but losses… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 20 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,103 points. Contained losses but still losses marking the Festive Season and as we mentioned a few days ago we are back to square one! Geopolitics crucial with the...
December 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year

American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club circular no. 42/19 – cover for war and terrorism risks, and cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons – 2020 policy year DECEMBER 23, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 42/19   TO...
December 23rd, 2019 | Marine Insurance, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

New video chronicles Crowley’s support for veterans with wreaths across America

New video chronicles Crowley’s support for veterans with wreaths across America
New video chronicles Crowley’s support for veterans with wreaths across America (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 20, 2019) ­– In the spirit of the holiday season, Crowley Maritime Corp. successfully completed the transportation, delivery and placement of nearly 13,000 wreaths at veterans’ gravesites...
December 20th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Military | Read More

Dutch Cabinet decides to build Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder

Dutch Cabinet decides to build Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder
Combat Support Ship artist impression Dutch Cabinet decides to build Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder On 19 December the Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called D-letter to the Parliament, to begin the construction of the Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder. The D-letter,...
December 20th, 2019 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Philippine Coast Guard Jointly Convene Meeting with Regional Maritime Authorities, Shipping Industry and Diplomatic Community to Assess Evolution of Piracy and Sea Robbery in Asia

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and Philippine Coast Guard Jointly Convene Meeting with Regional Maritime Authorities, Shipping Industry and Diplomatic Community to Assess Evolution of Piracy and Sea Robbery in Asia
Admiral Joel S. Garcia, Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard and Chairperson of ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre Governing Council welcomed participants from the diplomatic community, ReCAAP Focal Points, regional law enforcement authorities and the shipping industry to the opening of the Cluster...
December 18th, 2019 | Corruption, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Falling BDI might be worse next week…

Falling BDI might be worse next week…
Falling BDI might be worse next week… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,355; on a weekly basis the BDI was down 203 points from last week’s (06/12) 1,558. So the 1,400 and 1,500 thresholds has …vanished. The main culprit being, one again, the Capes…...
December 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Markets, Military, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ship Agencies, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves
John Faraclas The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,500 points threshold by losing 68 points and now things, despite the volatile factor, might turn sour. The Geopolitics will bother us for a while with the addition of the outcome of the British...
December 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!

The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus!
John Faraclas The BDI in …red…despite all Dry Indices are on the plus! Strange things will always happen and the middleman in the street still questions odd things like today’s BDI (Baltic Dry Index) being down seven points at 1,599 whilst all Dry Indices are on the up, even a contained up with...
December 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe

MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe
MacGregor secures orders worth approximately EUR 8 million for port development and naval projects in Europe CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 29 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 10 AM EET MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders to provide MacGregor equipment to a European port development project and TTS products to a...
November 29th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State
Theodore El. Veniamis UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), through the Greek Shipowners’ Social Welfare Company Syn-Enosis (www.syn-enosis.gr),  responding with a sense of responsibility to the national challenges facing our country, donated...
November 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Military, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge”

Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge”
John Faraclas Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge” The Dry Market ‘s fall continued with the only excemption that of the Panamax which surprise surprise gained four points! The Wets on the up and Geopolitics as usual continue to deteriorate sending hint-alarms but...
November 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More