Archive for the ‘News’ Category

UK to act on blood money: Daily Wealth Letter

UK to act on blood money: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
February 23rd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Reports | Read More

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next generation DVB-S2X technology for Global Xpress

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next generation DVB-S2X technology for Global Xpress
Highest throughput rate recorded over the GX network in first round of over-the-air testing 23 February 2017: Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, has announced a significant advance in the on-going development of its Global Xpress (GX) high-speed, global,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The January 31/February 1 FOMC monetary policy minutes released yesterday supported the view that a gradual Fed rate tightening path is likely to be appropriate...
February 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI@806 just pays the OPEX; Geopolitics turbulent

The BDI@806 just pays the OPEX; Geopolitics turbulent
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a hefty 28 points surpassing the 800 point mark and now stands at 806 points, …“enough” to pay the OPEX but not a nickel of the Capital and Interest – and if you are heavily indebted, your lenders might call it a day. The Geopolitical environment...
February 22nd, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All-Energy to host a marine renewable “Dragon’s den-style’ investment challenge

All-Energy to host a marine renewable “Dragon’s den-style’ investment  challenge
Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources For developers of technology, projects or services getting the right expert advice can make all the difference when it comes to overcoming the ‘valley of death’ between innovation and commercialisation. Thanks to an initiative master-minded by Tim Cornelius,...
February 22nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian bourses firmed on Wednesday supported by upbeat euro area data...
February 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016
Los Angeles Spirit, bought by Teekay Tankers in 2016, at Lisnave. Europe’s biggest shiprepair yard, Lisnave, achieved positive results in 2016 although it was another difficult year for providers of such activity on a global scale. The yard’s directors noted that the sector was strongly affected...
February 21st, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Reports, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…
Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters within the National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering in Newcastle. From left to right: Nick Ridley, Project Manager & Technical Advisor, Jeff Neasham, Sonar Expert & Developer, Chris...
February 21st, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on February 17, 2017 it filed its...
February 21st, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports
Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG Bunkering Manoeuvring Simulation Study Report, November 2016) Since November 2016, a series of navigation simulation workshops have been delivered by the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in...
February 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration programme that was completed recently offshore Kenya. Undertaking a four-week campaign...
February 21st, 2017 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest Flag State Performance Table which can be downloaded free of charge via the ICS website.   See www.ics-shipping.org/docs/flag-state-performance-table The ICS Table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points since last Friday and now stands at 757 points; the Geopolitical issues are dangerously worsening. John Faraclas daily recap: It sounds lately as if you are reading the types of passenger aircrafts and particularly that of Boeing with the figures...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities – second on the left Congratulations to Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for opening the Canada vs USA rugby game  at Swangard Stadium on February 18th 2017. VIMC proudly...
February 20th, 2017 | People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political uncertainty is focused on France following news that the candidate of the socialist party for the upcoming presidential election, Benoit Haman,...
February 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Time is now

The Time is now
Spyridon Zolotas, Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus on the podium with Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, Manager of RINA Academy Hellas, Alessandro Pescetto, Sector Manager Innovation of RINA Services, Giorgos Plevrakis, Business Development Manager of RINA Hellas and Michael Markogiannis, Manager of Plan Approval...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Harnessing the intangible

Harnessing the intangible
Wärtsilä and IMarEST teams Dubai, UAE – Getting an accurate insight into a vessel’s hull fouling condition from energy consumption data is vital for maintaining vessel performance to economically feasible standards. The real-time analysis of “big data” per factors such as weather, water...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) “recovery”, if it happens, has a long way to go; indeed, coupled with certain Geopolitical uncertainties will create a new shipping, trade and logistics order – part of the Planet Ocean’s Transport Chain. John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art
Arifa Akbar: moving tribute to her sister Fauzia. Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art  By James Brewer An artist who during her short career demonstrated outstanding ability in portraying in embroidery and other graphic techniques the paradoxes of civil and religious society has been celebrated in a memorial...
February 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters
Dr Georgina Tsagas BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters By Dr Georgina Tsagas* The regulation of takeovers constitutes a highly sensitive topic insofar as takeovers may be the means by which control over a typically dominant corporation in one EU Member State...
February 17th, 2017 | European Union, Insight, Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Friday, February 17, 2017)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Friday, February 17, 2017)
Risk-on mood supports regional assets in early 2017 REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Q4-2016 flash GDP estimates confirm that the economies of the region are in good shape Private consumption in the driver’s seat on improved sentiment, rising real wages, firmer labor...
February 17th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Reports | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Fugro will use its deepwater survey expertise to support the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE with high resolution bathymetry data of the competition area. Fugro today announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which...
February 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The BDI@710 – take it easy…

The BDI@710 – take it easy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 22 points since yesterday at 710, offering a breathing space after weeks of falling and failing results and also surpassing the 700 points threshold! The Geopolitics though are getting far worse and will definitely influence the Markets – both Dry...
February 16th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More