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Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)

Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II)
Deteriorating economy to dominate G7, Private debt: Too big to ignore (Part II) Commentary: Deteriorating economy to dominate G7 By Mark Sobel in Washington Leaders of the G7 will gather in Biarritz on 24 August for their annual summit. Expect a do-nothing affair, marked by notable absences. The formal...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore

No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore
No-deal Brexit not inevitable, Private debt: Too big to ignore Commentary: No-deal Brexit not inevitable By Charles Grant in London To prevent Brexit on 31 October, the UK parliament must either revoke Article 50, pass a deal, or compel the government to seek an Article 50 extension. Nobody can say...
August 15th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Join us at the LISW19 Conference

Join us at the LISW19 Conference
. Join us at the LISW19 Conference | London International Shipping Week Newsletter LISW19 CONFERENCE Whatever your plans for LISW19, do not miss the LISW Headline Conference on Thursday 12 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The combination of a remarkable line up of internationally renowned speakers...
August 8th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipping Centers | Read More

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
. Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference Thursday 8 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.32.3 Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform By Marcello Minenna in Rome Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels

Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels
(l to r) Aravinth Sridharan, Nikeel Idnani, Sanjiv Wazir, June Manoharan, Saif Anabtawi & Sajeevhan Manoharan Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels Dubai, 25 July 2019 The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) UAE branch hosted a conference sponsored by Lukoil where 151...
August 7th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

Further Market losses and crucial Geopolitics testing our patience; CAUTION!

Further Market losses and crucial Geopolitics testing our patience; CAUTION!
John Faraclas Further Market losses and crucial Geopolitics testing our patience; CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 40 points to 1,734 thanks to the Capes’ triple-digit fall. Geopolitics are not just testing our patience, they are more than messy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
August 6th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more
.                                         Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around...
August 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
.. China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification 01/08/2019  – Fisheries-related conventions are key tools used by flag, coastal and port States to effectively monitor and control fishing vessels and minimise the risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
August 2nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference
… Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference Commentary: Accelerating Islamic finance growth By Mohamed Damak in Dubai Total Islamic finance assets increased by only around 2% in 2018, compared with 10% in 2017. The market is unlikely to fare much better in the...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA HQ’s are FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies FONASBA’s Quality Standard (FQS), the only quality mark designed by, and specifically for, ship agents and ship brokers, reached another milestone this month when the number of companies...
July 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

10th Hydra Shipping Conference – 14 Sept. 2019: The Controversy in Shipping – Is it Justifiable?

10th Hydra Shipping Conference – 14 Sept. 2019:  The Controversy in Shipping – Is it Justifiable?
. 10th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 14th, 2019 Theme: The Controversy in Shipping – Is it Justifiable? Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots organises the Hydra Shipping Conference in the historic island of Hydra. The gathering has become a tradition in...
July 27th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference
Ursula von der Leyen Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference Commentary: Von der Leyen begins in frail position By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Ursula von der Leyen was approved to become the next European Commission president by a wafer-thin...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Immigration | Read More

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M
John Faraclas The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M The BDI is just 56 points apart as of the end of Dec 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247… Geopolitics being conspicuously “silent” might turn explosive to a degree of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With only 56 points...
July 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Sanctions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda
Cary Cooper Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda British Safety Council 11th Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace, 16 October 2019 One of the major events in the calendar of health, safety and wellbeing professionals is fast...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy
. Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy Commentary: Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard By Willem Middelkoop in Aerdenhout China wants to increase in the shortest time possible its gold reserves to at least 8,000 tonnes. This...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more
Christine Lagarde Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more OMFIF update week 27  – 1-5 July 2019 Vol.10  Ed.27 COMMENTARY  Ignore Lagarde’s doubters Christine Lagarde’s nomination to the ECB presidency has rightfully generated much positive...
July 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development»

9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum  «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility:  Pillars for Sustainable Development»
Marianna Politopoulou and Jeremy Downward 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development» Tuesday 25th of June 2019, Athens Hilton Hotel  July 3nd, 2019 – The 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum titled «Investments,...
July 5th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events | Read More

Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee

Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee
From the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC) meeting Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (ATHENS) Dual fuel engines, alternative fuels and new energy sources led the discussion at the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC). More than 40 leaders from the Greek shipping...
July 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19
Guy Platten ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference Setting...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities
The bunkering tanker “A.Michel” Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities On 12 May 2019, the Bunkering Tanker “A. MICHEL” (GRT 4,346 – DWT 6,711), laden with 1660 tonnes IFO 380 and 950 tonnes MGO, whilst anchored at Fujairah B anchorage, UAE, suffered an underwater explosion (reported as sabotage)...
July 3rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook
  Commentary: Currency action is a distraction By Mark Sobel in Washington Undoubtedly, the US current account deficit is attributable partly to harmful currency practices. The dollar’s function as reserve currency plays a role. But this deficit is also homemade. US macro policy can hardly...
July 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More