Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award
l to r: Jim Rhodes, Balentin Perret, Clément Renault, Frank Soccoli, and Carleen Lyden Walker Award Presented at 7th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization & Innovation Conference STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 17, 2018 – The prestigious SHIPPINGInsight Award for 2018 was presented today to CMA CGM Group...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, IT and Communications, People and Places, Technology | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide
.. KVH Videotel introduced a new training package, “Seafarers Mental Health and Wellbeing,” yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London, and announced that the package will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the critical...
October 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Global momentum abating, The role of central banks in greening finance

Global momentum abating, The role of central banks in greening finance
. Commentary: Global momentum abating By David Skilling in Singapore The global economy is slowing, and headwinds are unlikely to disappear soon. But looking across small advanced economies – helpful indicators for the health of the world economy – suggests this is more a moderation in economic momentum....
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, News | Read More

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies
Commentary: No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China By Mark Sobel in Washington When the Trump administration asserts that China steals intellectual property, violates foreign investor rights, engages in wholesale subsidisation of the economy, and raises questions about industrial policy pursuant...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018
Bjørg Ekornrud, President, WISTA Norway The international WISTA AGM & Conference 23-26 October 2018 in Tromsø, Norway Dear WISTA-members, dear friends! Welcome to the WISTA 2018 Conference website. We are proud and excited to host the international WISTA AGM and Conference in Tromsø – Norway’s...
October 9th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Euro will not survive if Italy fails, Assessing a decade of QE

Euro will not survive if Italy fails, Assessing a decade of QE
. Commentary: Euro will not survive if Italy fails By Desmond Lachman in Washington An Italian debt default would trigger a European banking crisis with global economic and financial market ramifications. Italy is the euro area’s third largest economy. If it fails, the single currency cannot survive....
October 9th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

Next week’s SHIPPINGInsight a blockbuster

Next week’s SHIPPINGInsight a blockbuster
Carleen Lyden Walker- Chief Evolution Officer, SHIPPINGInsight Regulatory Deadlines, Disruptive Technologies, Digitalization and Survival Strategies for Shipping Lead Agenda at SHIPPINGInsight 2018 7th International Fleet Optimization and Innovation Conference Convenes in Stamford Next Week STAMFORD,...
October 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Technology | Read More

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA  ‘Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working’   Highly relevant and topical programme looking at remote DP trials, CPD for the offshore sector, and featuring sector energy...
October 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard
. Commentary: End of the ‘flat world’ By David Skilling in Singapore A few years before the 2008 financial crisis, journalist Tom Friedman captured the zeitgeist with his argument that ‘the world is flat’, that all competitors in the global economy have an equal opportunity to...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 20 points; it was an expected result following yestedays perplexed figures… the Geopolitical and mainly economic chaos and environmental “concerns” all over Planet Ocean will affect everything. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Argentina President Mauricio Macri Commentary: Argentina and the IMF – Take Two By Mark Sobel in Washington Amid a plunging peso and falling confidence in Argentine economic policy, President Mauricio Macri turned to the International Monetary Fund for the second time in three months. His government...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMCA announces impending launch of code of conduct for members and “doing business without bribery” e-Learning module

IMCA announces impending launch of code of conduct  for members and “doing business without bribery”  e-Learning  module
Allen Leatt, CEO of IMCA Highly successful IMCA Contracts & Insurance Seminar attracts contractors, oil companies, legal and insurance firms Code of Conduct for IMCA members to be launched Q4 2018 IMCA-endorsed ‘Doing Business Without Bribery’ e-learning module lined-up for Q4 2018 launch Two...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Regulatory | Read More

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios
l to r: Cadets with the Harbour Master of Chios Captain (HCG) Irene Argiri, Danae Bezantakou, Dr.George D. Pateras, Commander (HCG) Panteleimon Vatousis, Director of the Oinoussian Deck Officers Merchant Marine Academy, Athena Kanellatou from platinium sponsor Macgregor and Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos The...
October 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution | Read More

Overcoming fragmenting geopolitics, OMFIF at the IMF

Overcoming fragmenting geopolitics, OMFIF at the IMF
.. Commentary: Overcoming fragmenting geopolitics By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF’s expert staff, surveillance and technical assistance are important public goods, as is its machinery for international financial co-operation. Financial crises will remain endemic. In those moments, even the...
September 28th, 2018 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London
Mr Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, Athens Stock Exchange The 13th Annual Greek Roadshow of Greek companies in London came to a close today. This year’s Roadshow, following in the footsteps of the twelve (12) previous events, served as a platform for companies listed on the Greek Stock Exchange to present...
September 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

North P&I Club encourages UAE & India membership to prepare early for changes to the shipping landscape

North P&I Club encourages UAE & India membership to prepare early for changes to the shipping landscape
North P&I Middle East & India Team: Mark Church, Paul Watson, Savraj Mehta, Simon MacLeod, Alvin Forster, Sanchit Dutta and Graham Anderson September 26, 2018 – Around 80 members of the maritime industry from the Middle East and India attended a seminar yesterday hosted by leading global...
September 26th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

9th Hydra Shipping Conference “Romanticism in Shipping”

9th Hydra Shipping Conference “Romanticism in Shipping”
John Sahinis fifth from the left with speakers and delegates The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference, organized by the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots (www.aya.com.gr)  successfully concluded on Saturday , September 15th, 2018 at the Conference Hall of the Holy Cathedral of Hydra, under the auspices of...
September 25th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, Markets | Read More

Chios: Navigator takes us back to our maritime roots!

Chios: Navigator takes us back to our maritime roots!
Danae Bezantakos at the podium introducing the event and welcoming speakers and delegates The kick start of Navigator Forum’s First ever Shipping Decision Makers weekend is now a reality! Our Chian contributor Galatia Paradisis was there with her camera covering this more than timely event at a full...
September 22nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Shipping Centers | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 17 points earlier on today and now reads 1,413; on a weekly basis same was up 47 points (from 1,366) thanks mainly  to the Supras and Handies which “kept” the pace up… Geopolitics are marred with all the issues we have extensively covered all these last six  years....
September 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Remembering Reggie Dale, Banks prepared for ‘guillotine Brexit’, Islamic finance podcast

Remembering Reggie Dale, Banks prepared for ‘guillotine Brexit’, Islamic finance podcast
Reginald ‘Reggie’ Dale, 1940-2018 Obituary: Reginald ‘Reggie’ Dale, 1940-2018 Reginald ‘Reggie’ Dale, OMFIF advisers network member, who died on 18 September, was a much-admired commentator on European politics and economics with a matchless catalogue of contacts...
September 21st, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, News, Obituaries, Reports | Read More

Miami Mayor Suarez to take part in Bermuda industry forum

Miami Mayor Suarez to take part in Bermuda industry forum
Bermuda Premier David Burt; Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Hamilton, Bermuda, September 20, 2018 – Miami Mayor Francis Suarez will join Bermuda Premier David Burt for a “fireside chat” kicking off next month’s multi-industry forum being held in his city by the Bermuda Business...
September 20th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Is there hope for the BDI?

Is there hope for the BDI?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 17 points earlier on today and now at 1,373 – as on the 20 June, takes a deep breath… Geopolitics once again more than perplexed. John Faraclas daily market briefing: Difficult days lie ahead for all sectors in the markets as nothing much has happened...
September 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More