Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019.

Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019.
CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019. Maritime conversation dominated by energy efficiency, technology and the need to address decarbonisation challenges at Marintec 2019, which took place last week...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Events, News | Read More

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.
The Members of the 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Piraeus, December 10th, 2019 The 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committee Meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus was held on the 19th of November...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Probunkers’ CEO Alexander Prokopakis with Lloyd’s Register’s Marine & Offshore Regional Manager, South Europe, Theodosis Stamatelos probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Athens, Greece, December 10th 2019 – probunkers...
December 10th, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, LNG | Read More

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America
. Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America Tuesday 10 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.1 Commentary: Fed’s enduring target rate debacle By Pierre Ortlieb in London A critical issue looms over US monetary policy-making: the choice of alternative reference and...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight
Island after island. Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight By James Brewer Ideal vacations for many thousands of people mean Greek islands, and a single name, Lipsi in the south-eastern Aegean, signifies a wealth of them. Lipsi is the collective name for 25 tiny...
December 9th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition
‘Christophe Chauviere, Marine Chief Executive, France for Bureau Veritas formally signs the coalition agreement alongside Elizabeth Borne, Minister for the Ecological Transition. On the left side of Mrs Borne sits Jean-Philippe Bonnet, Délégué régional Méditerranée chez RTE Réseau de Transport....
December 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019, The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019,  The Winners
Winners of 2019 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 THE WINNERS Economou, Hadjieleftheriadis, Martinos and Youroukos win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – M/Maritime, Latsco Shipping, Levante Ferries and Piraeus Bank among others honoured – Shipowner George Economou...
December 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more
. European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.49 Most-Read Commentary European reset on climate change: A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building...
December 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, has been awarded as International Personality of the Year at the 16th Lloyd’s List...
December 7th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit

Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit
Carbon Net Zero Shipping in the Spotlight at World Climate Summit MOVING TOWARDS COMMERCIALLY VIABLE NET ZERO VESSELS FOR DEEP SEA SHIPPING BEFORE 2030 WOC to Chair “Future of Shipping” Session at World Climate Summit, Madrid, 8 December 6 December 2019 The need for the global shipping industry...
December 6th, 2019 | News | Read More

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum
Fugro’s first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd, who praised the HSSE leadership shown throughout the campaign Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Fugro has successfully completed...
December 6th, 2019 | Energy, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota
The BIMCO House 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota In the first ten months of the year, the US imported 3.9 million tonnes of steel goods from Brazil, the same as was imported in the first ten months of 2017, despite the US putting in place quotas which was supposed...
December 6th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
The GloLitter Partnerships Project agreement was signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Wegger Chr. Strømmen, Norway’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on Thursday 5 December, 2019. Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from...
December 5th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary

Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary
Signs point to global economic recession, Celebrate OMFIF’s 10th anniversary Thursday 5 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.3 Commentary: Signs point to global economic recession By Desmond Lachman in Washington US economist Hyman Minsky never tired of warning that extended bull markets always...
December 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | 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

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due The chart below is from Splash, the maritime daily news outlet headed by Sam Chambers and Grant Rowles.  Taken from a survey they conducted, it illuminates the impact that China has had on shipping, with environmental issues right...
December 4th, 2019 | Environment, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
. Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.49.2 Commentary: Cutting ECB inflation target ill-advised By Mark Sobel in Washington The European Central Bank’s new president, Christine Lagarde,...
December 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports | 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

Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency

Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
Island House in Laguna Grande. Royal Academy hails Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency By James Brewer A world at the point of no return. Climate shocks devastating landscapes and populations, noxious emissions beyond control and species threatened. The warnings are frequent...
December 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Diana fixes on period t/c kamsarmax “Myrsini” and panamax Artemis

Diana fixes on period t/c kamsarmax “Myrsini” and panamax Artemis
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V MYRSINI WITH AUSCA AND M/V ARTEMIS WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, December 3, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
December 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Technology Outlook 2030: The ten technology trends and their risks that will shape industry and society in the next decade

Technology Outlook 2030: The ten technology trends and their risks that will shape industry and society in the next decade
Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO of DNV GL. Technology Outlook 2030: The ten technology trends and their risks that will shape industry and society in the next decade December 03 2019, Høvik, Norway – A new report from DNV GL, the global risk management and quality assurance company, has...
December 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Insight, Reports, Technology | Read More

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt
.   European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt Tuesday 3 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.49.1 Commentary: European reset on climate change By David Marsh in London A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building momentum following massive public...
December 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution | Read More

The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty

The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 40 points thanks to the triple-digit Capes rise and now stands at 1,568 points; wonder what’s up with the falling Wets. Geopolitics will surprise many in all...
December 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research
From the signing of MoU between LR and CSSC CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research MoU signed at Marintec 2019 will see partners jointly establish Technology Research Centre in Shanghai and launch biennial Global Shipping Forum.  Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
December 2nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More