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Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”
Ian Webber delivering his slides speech Emerging trends in the benighted container shipping sector offer some grounds for optimism, the International Maritime Industries Forum heard at its latest meeting. Ian Webber, chief executive of Global Ship Lease Inc, discerned what he called some “reasons to...
January 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…
The panel with BIMCO’s Grant Hunter delivering his slides paper ‘Corruption in shipping has always been there, so there’s nothing we can do. I do not think that is enough any more’ Facilitation payments, made in order to “oil the wheels” to enable shipping operations to proceed on schedule...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Fraud | Read More

London is briefed on Russian National Reinsurance Co, new player on the insurance market

London is briefed on Russian National Reinsurance Co, new player on the insurance market
Russian National Reinsurance chief Nikolay Galushin (right) with broker Charles Catt. London is briefed on Russian National Reinsurance Co, new player on the insurance market By James Brewer Just opened for business, the Russian National Reinsurance Co will help provide cover for sanctions-hit domestic...
January 12th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Transas brings THESIS to its 2017 forum for change

Transas brings THESIS to its 2017 forum for change
Frank Coles Speakers at The Transas Global Conference in Malta will provide leadership and guide discussion towards the shipping industry’s digital operations eco-system CORK, IRELAND – 10th January, 2017: The speaker line-up at the next annual Transas Global Conference confirms that the innovative...
January 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement
l to r: John Foord and Han van Blanken FONASBA and BIMCO are pleased to announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document. This new form, which is based on BIMCO’s tried and tested box layout, provides a simple yet clear and effective means of confirming the details of an agency agreement...
January 9th, 2017 | BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year
  Joanna Lumley at the London Boat Show 06 Jan 2017 – The annual London Boat Show returns to ExCeL London with award-winning actress, Joanna Lumley OBE helping to open the Show in style The London Boat Show officially opened this morning to celebrity appearances, live entertainment and close...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Post-Brexit boom talk ‘misplaced’ – Daily Wealth Letter

Post-Brexit boom talk ‘misplaced’ – Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie 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 (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Reports | Read More

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty
John Faraclas Many times in the past we have explained that volatility is the stumbling block and the geopolitical mess bringing cataclysmic and destructive results in the entire shipping industry; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained, thanks to the Capers, 16 points rising...
January 4th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign

Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign
Some of the Belarus team at WTM. Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign By James Brewer and Graciete Amaro Meeting exhibitors from around the world who are attired in their beautiful national and regional dress is a memorable feature of the annual World Travel Market in London, and the delegation...
December 29th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market

Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market
An invitation from Portugal. Portugal sings praises of Alentejo province at World Travel Market By Graciete Amaro Some years ago – I won’t tell you how many – I had to commute from Aljustrel, the small town where I went to school in Portugal, to the city of Beja, the capital of the Baixo Alentejo...
December 27th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 23 Dec. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 23 Dec. 2016
Ian Brodie 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) NUMBER 363  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2016 We wish all our readers a peaceful and happy Christmas The Daily Wealth...
December 23rd, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment
… The WISTA Hellas 2016 Annual Forum brought key players from the Greek and international shipping community together for an animated panel discussion on the uncertainty dominating the global market at Intercontinental Hotel in Athens on Thursday 8 December. More than 300 shipping professionals...
December 21st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017

Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea conference, Singapore 17 Jan 2017
In 2015, Sailors’ Society launched its Wellness at Sea coaching programme. This initiative was developed in response to a call from within the industry to address the issue of poor mental health and the associated risks that can arise as a result of a life at sea. The vast majority of incidents occurring...
December 19th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News | Read More

2016 “Poseidon Med II calls at Piraeus” Conference successfully concluded on 8th December

2016 “Poseidon Med II calls at Piraeus” Conference successfully concluded on 8th December
Snapshot from the audience The 2016 Poseidon Med II Conference concluded on 8 December in Piraeus Municipal Theatre, highlighting mature technology and synergy building as stepping-stones towards LNG as fuel era. The conference, attracting more than 180 attendees, gathered together delegates from international...
December 19th, 2016 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

What to look for when investing in junior mining companies

What to look for when investing in junior mining companies
Tanya Matveeva. What to look for when investing in junior mining companies By James Brewer Investors are spoilt for choice as they search the stock markets – even in tough times, there are opportunities to buy shares in for instance hundreds of emerging companies specialising in mining exploration...
December 16th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, Mining | Read More

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and Dr. Sun Licheng signing the  respective MoA 15/12/2016 IACS Council meets latest GBS commitments, further enhances its quality offering and signs Memorandum of Agreement with IMO (London) - The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) met last...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative
Christine Cabau Woehrel Ports from around the Mediterranean coast have agreed to form a specific organisation to promote the region’s role in global maritime trade and to cooperate on issues including security, the environment and supply chain innovation.      The decision follows the inaugural...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ
John Faraclas Another day of losses as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) drops to 1,052 points – down 17 since yesterday and Geopolitics are about, like a volcanic eruption, to make the world ten times worse than things stand now; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Capers and Panamaxes continued their fall; the...
December 13th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE

Capital Link’s Greek Day at NYSE
NYSE in full colours Within the context of the 18th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum the New York Stock Exchange in cooperation with Capital Link organized a special ceremony in honor of Greece entitled “Greek Day at NYSE”. On Tuesday (today), December 13th, 2016, the New York Stock Exchange...
December 13th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Story of the Week | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsors Royal Institution’s renowned CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsors Royal Institution’s renowned CHRISTMAS LECTURES
Prof. Richard Clegg Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Royal Institution to work together in recognition of more than two centuries of shared heritage and a commitment to inspiring young people with the wonders and applications of science. The Foundation and the Royal Institution (Ri), have come together...
December 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipmanagement | Read More

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged
Darryl Kennard delivering his slides paper and the panel with Dr. Neil Baines, The Hon. Mr. Justice Tear, Mark Jones and Richard Sarll Admiralty procedures which did not sufficiently acknowledge the part played by digital aids in litigation came under the microscope at a London Shipping Law Centre Seminar...
December 9th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics

Falling Markets and Failing Geopolitics
John Faraclas The Dry Market, “thanks” to the Capers’ fall creates shocks and Geopolitical mess brings in total failure; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points and now reads 1,162… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 132 points – soon many will need …a triplex...
December 7th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Coastal security tops maritime agenda

Coastal security tops maritime agenda
Delegation from The Maritime Group International (TMG) and State 21 for coastal security presentation at Parliament. From left: State 21 managing director Richard Rowland, State 21 business director Tony Birr, TMG director and partner Les Chapman and TMG managing director Malcolm Parrott Concerns about...
December 7th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Collective strength of Italian law firms on show

Collective strength of Italian law firms on show
Elena Dell’Utri Vizzini and Lara Sandrone of TDP Avvocati. Collective strength of Italian law firms on show By James Brewer Maritime law firms based in Italy are enjoying an enhanced profile, thanks to their initiative in publishing a widely-supported periodical that surveys their entire specialist...
December 4th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, News, Press and Media | Read More

IUMI gets ready for 2017 conference in Tokyo

IUMI gets ready for 2017 conference in Tokyo
.. IUMI gets ready for 2017 conference in Tokyo By James Brewer Planning is well underway at the General Insurance Association of Japan to host the 2017 conference of the International Union of Marine Insurance, from September 17-20 in Tokyo. The IUMI flag was handed over to the Japanese delegation...
December 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More