Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians
Esme Ward, Lord Desai and Sathnam Sanghera at the Nehru Centre. Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians By James Brewer Passions continue to run high a century after one of the most notorious episodes of colonial rule in India. Members of an audience vented their emotions...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Exhibitions | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath,...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more
. Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more 15-19 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.16 OMFIF update – Week 16 2019 COMMENTARY  Belt and Road delivers crucial capital China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets...
April 20th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter
John Faraclas The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 23 points earlier on today and looks likely same will go over and above the 800 points; let’s hope so! Geopolitics more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes after yesterday’s...
April 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

London International Shipping Week | What’s New

London International Shipping Week | What’s New
. London International Shipping Week | What’s New  The Northern Lighthouse Board’s 84m multi-function Tender PHAROS is set to play a significant role at London International Shipping Week this September. PHAROS will be berthed alongside HMS BELFAST in the Thames to provide a venue for seminars,...
April 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton
Red Kestrel arrives into Southampton Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton Red Kestrel, the newest addition to Red Funnel’s fleet, has just arrived at her new home in Southampton early this morning (Thursday 18 April, Berth 48, 07:30am).  The new freight-only Ro-Ro (roll on-roll...
April 18th, 2019 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?
John Faraclas The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a good 18 points earlier on today and slowly slowly begins to climb up from the very lows of the last two months… The Wets too are trying… Geopolitics look blur but nobody gives the pope attention until...
April 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bunkernet is excited for the successful 7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol

Bunkernet is excited for the successful  7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol
a full house with Unni Einemo at the podium Bunkernet is excited for the successful  7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol Bunkernet is excited to have welcomed more than 150 participants to the 7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference at Grand Resort Limassol on the 11th of April. Partnered with the...
April 17th, 2019 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs
Presentation of the AIPs in Shanghai DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs Shanghai, 17 April 2019: Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU
. Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU Commentary: Brexit delay may mean end of May By James Smith in London The agreement struck by the EU on the UK’s Article 50 negotiating period was a difficult compromise, with few predicting the six-month extension. Theoretically,...
April 17th, 2019 | European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019…

EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019…
Cdr Ian Hassall RN and Kevin Daffey EAAW VIII AND MECSS 2019 LOOK AT THE SAME ISSUES THROUGH A DIFFERENT LENS Two influential Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) events -Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VIII) and the Marine Electrical and Control...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Military, News | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

New start for Wallem as CEO sets out strategy for change

New start for Wallem as CEO sets out strategy for change
Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem New start for Wallem as CEO sets out strategy for change Wallem has updated its corporate identity to mark the beginning of a profound shift in its service offering that will harness the latest technology to improve asset management transparency and efficiency in a program intended...
April 16th, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable
Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable Commentary: Belt and Road delivers crucial capital By Yaseen Anwar in Singapore China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets that have not had the necessary investment grade...
April 16th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?
John Faraclas The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 12 points and now stands at 38; a good start for the market’s resurrection… Geopolitics still might produce upheavals in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up...
April 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana sells panamax bulker “Erato”

Diana sells panamax bulker “Erato”
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V ERATO ATHENS, GREECE, April 15, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate...
April 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019
(Middle) Mr. Shimogaki, V.P. from “K” Line Mexico, who participated in the awards ceremony as representative of the entire “K” Line group. (Right) Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary General of IMO April 15, 2019 – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd “K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award...
April 15th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Story of the Week | Read More

Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China

Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China
Stena Edda just before the water started to fill up the dry dock. Stena Line’s second next generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China Leading ferry company Stena Line has achieved another major milestone in its fleet investment program with the ‘float out’ ceremony of the second vessel...
April 15th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day
John Faraclas Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) Was down two points at 726 but gained 15 points since last Friday- 5th of April, 15 (from 711). The Geopolitical turmoil continues on all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: With the “exception” of the...
April 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Argentina new board

WISTA-Argentina new board
WISTA-Argentina’s new board WISTA-Argentina new board Following the recent elections, the new board of WISTA Argentina has as follows: President: Mrs Dafne Anghelidis, owner of Agencia Maritima Intercontinental, Vice-president: Mrs. Maria Belen Espineira, owner of ITL Legal Consultant Law Firm, Secretary:...
April 12th, 2019 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi
Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 11th April 2019 London.UK. Attending the 2019 Empowering Women in the Maritime Community conference at the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, Human Rights at Sea legal researcher, Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi, submitted...
April 11th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry
The latest Inductees to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame – George S. Coumantaros (1922-2016) and John P. Goulandris (1907-1950). Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry Glittering event in Athens supports children’s charity...
April 11th, 2019 | Associations, Events, News, Story of the Month | Read More

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…
…and now back to the House of all Parliaments BREXIT: …an extension to ride… Just after midnight we learned that the EU27 granted UK a compromised six months flexible extension until the end of October 2019… There were some French “second thoughts” but unanimity was there… Let’s...
April 11th, 2019 | Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More