Archive for the ‘News’ Category

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
Hamburg, 20 February 2018: With the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory. Now, just four months after the launch of this new service, more than 50,000 certificates have been issued. “We have been overwhelmed by the...
February 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were weaker in early European trade on Tuesday and the 2/10-yr yield curve flattened, in line with the recent equity market recovery.  In FX markets, the USD was firmer supported by higher US Treasury yields. Looking...
February 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Chaucer joins IUA

Chaucer joins IUA
Dave Matcham The International Underwriting Association has announced Chaucer Insurance Company DAC as its newest member company. The firm was established last year, as part of the wider Chaucer group, to write a broad range of international specialty insurance business. It offers clients greater choice...
February 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, News | Read More

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …kept its “pace” thanks to the rising Panamaxes trying to balance the continuous Capers fall. Geopolitics as expected and warned you already, entered the point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily markets and geopolitics briefing: The BDI clinched three...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA
From PEMA’s annual general meeting, which was held in the Spanish port city of Bilbao. The digitalisation of ports and terminal operations offers ways to realise a “fourth industrial revolution”, bringing with it safety, operational, and environmental benefits, delegates heard at the Port Equipment...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Bureau Veritas’ digital drive | P&I clubs aim to stay afloat | Sizing up 7mountains

Bureau Veritas’ digital drive | P&I clubs aim to stay afloat | Sizing up 7mountains
The leading source for maritime industry news & analysis SUBSCRIBE >>> Philippe Donche-Gay DAILY NEWSWIRE Technology partnerships and acquisitions key to Bureau Veritas’ digital drive Classification society’s president of marine and offshore and deputy chief executive...
February 19th, 2018 | Communication, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner
A full view during the chairman’s speech Glasgow, 17 February  2018  – The Scottish Branch of IMarEST hosted its 64th Annual Dinner with commendable success; Anna Kaparaki and Eleni Bouri report: Around 250 members and guests attended the 64th Annual Dinner of the Scottish Branch of the...
February 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, Food and Drink, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum
The Bornozis’ with captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at a full house during the event The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: A Vote of Confidence in Cyprus’s rising role in World Shipping; Dr. Loukas Gr. Glyptis writes on the afternoon sessions: The annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost since four points yesterday,  44 since last week and now stands at 1,084 points – from 1,125. The Geopolitics are so perplexed – given also the amassed global debt for which we have warned long ago in various multi-theme reporting. John Faraclas’...
February 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
Mark Dion and Iwona Blazwick. Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World By James Brewer A material history of London dredged from the Thames going back to the 17th century and a tree-tall aviary with chirping birds manage to co-exist in the latest astounding exhibition mounted at the Whitechapel Gallery...
February 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office
Tony Gennadopoulos, Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean, Harris Pye Global engineering group Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has launched Harris Pye Greece/Mediterranean based in Glyfada, Athens and appointed Tony Gennadopoulos Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean. “Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested € 9.1M in development

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested  € 9.1M in development
A view from the container sector adjacent to the containers berth In 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) spent more than RUB 650 million (EUR 9.1 million) under its development programme. Of this amount RUB 643.6 million (EUR 9 million) was spent for the purchase...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI lost six points thanks to the surge of Panamaxes and the reduced fall of Capers. Geopolitics including the economy on Planet Ocean is in tatters. John Faraclas early daily briefing/recap: The Capers’ fall was a …bit contained and the loss of 58 points brought the BCI down at...
February 15th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
Propeller shaft system Hamburg/Høvik, 15 February 2018: DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services
Paul Butcher Leading assurance provider Lloyd’s Register [LR] is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services.  Based in Birmingham, UK, Paul brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US inflation data for January surprised to the upside fueling another sell-off in US Treasuries. Along these lines, Bunds also moved lower, albeit to a lesser extent. Global equities were not affected by weaker bond markets. In FX markets,...
February 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet
The ferry “Nápoles of Baleària” Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet The shipping company owns twenty-four ships and charters one Baleària recently invested nearly 75 million euros to purchase three ships to reinforce its fleet.  The...
February 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now reads 1,095…. Geopolitics puts Peace on the shelf so we urge all to Give Peace ANOTHER chance! John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers begun to dive again; today the loss was 72 points with the BCI standing at 1,721...
February 14th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Posidonia 2018: Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history

Posidonia 2018: Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history
.. POSIDONIA 2018 TO HOST INTERNATIONAL UNVEIL OF INDUSTRY TITANS JV – INTERNATIONAL MARITIME INDUSTRIES (IMI) Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s state oil company, and its partners; Lamprell Plc; the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia...
February 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking next-generation FleetBroadband development

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking  next-generation FleetBroadband development
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime and Eric Sung, President & CEO, Intellian 14 February, 2018: Inmarsat and Intellian have today signed an outline agreement that will support major enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond. The new agreement will...
February 14th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dropping BDI@1,114; the world at War…

Dropping BDI@1,114; the world at War…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today; all other dry indices ended with losses. The Geopolitical  situation gets franticly worse and the drums of war can be heard; S H A M E! John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capers lost 31 points and now the BCI reads 1,793… The...
February 13th, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More