Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Mass rescue conference highlights capability gaps and importance of planning

Mass rescue conference highlights capability gaps and importance of planning
Dr. Doumbia-Henry Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University, delivers keynote speech More must be done to emphasis the importance of maritime mass rescue operation planning to identify and meet gaps in search and rescue (SAR) response capability. This was part of the message delivered...
June 16th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@855 might become …a liability; Geops too

The BDI@855 might become …a liability; Geops too
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another ten points since yesterday and now reads 855 becoming a liability for all stakeholders, despite the fact that in Feb’16 we have seen the BDI shrink  down to 290 points… The Geops are advancing fast towards a major collision between all despicable...
June 15th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Intervention to Tackle Vessel Oversupply Not Viable or Needed, Experts Agree

Intervention to Tackle Vessel Oversupply Not Viable or Needed, Experts Agree
Dr Nikos Mikelis Panel, including leading economist Martin Stopford, concludes that shipping is not in a sustained crisis, but if cycle extends to 2021 it  will be longest on record LONDON, 14TH JUNE, 2017: A panel of shipping industry experts, including leading economist Martin Stopford, has disputed...
June 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greater transparency needed to improve human rights in the shipping industry

Greater transparency needed to improve human rights in the shipping industry
… Shipping is “behind the curve” when it comes to human rights, expert panel declares at Nor-Shipping London, 12th June 2017 – At last week’s Nor-Shipping event, The Mission to Seafarers hosted a panel debate attended by leaders in seafarer welfare to discuss the very real risk of modern...
June 12th, 2017 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus
The Board of WISTA Cyprus with the trainer and representation from WISTA Hellas. From left to right Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Maria Angelidou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Dilip Mukerjea, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. Photo Credit: Whiteleaf...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Mark Ford Close on 200 delegates are expected at two seminars being held next week in Amsterdam by the International Marine Contractors (IMCA). The 2017 IMCA Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ will be held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data
At the Nor-Shipping presentation (from L to R): Hideyuki Ando, Senior General Manager, MTI/NYK Group, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL – Maritime, Svein Steimler, President and Chief Executive Officer, NYK Group Europe Ltd. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL...
June 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The week begins with the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) falling further – although a bit contained at 821 points, that’s minus nine points since last Friday’s report; the Geopolitical situation is more than explosive and Islamist Terrorism tries to disrupt our lives in London and elsewhere...
June 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ports are key assets which require a more strategic approach from national and European policy makers and regulators

Ports are key assets which require a more strategic approach from national and European policy makers and regulators
FEPORT’s President, Gunther Bonz. Gathered in Klaipeda for their General Assembly, FEPORT members have exchanged about the strategic roadmap of the organization for the three coming years. They have also commented the adoption of the Ports Regulation (in February 2017) and the General Block Exemption...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on and things are only rosy for the very powerful few! Geopolitics in total disarray with …NO Climate Change. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So, what can save the markets,...
June 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

39th Anniversary of Panama Gremial Movement of Lawyers

39th Anniversary of Panama Gremial Movement of Lawyers
Hernan Delgado delivering his speech Celebration of 39th Anniversary of the Foundation Panama Gremial Movement of Lawyers (MAG) with a great audience, including Panama Supreme Court Judge, Harry Diaz, President of Panama Bar Association and Presidents of Professional Associations in Panama including...
May 25th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal | Read More

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo

Leading fishing insurer Sunderland Marine puts safety first at Skipper Expo
Tom Rutter Chief executive officer of Sunderland Marine Sunderland Marine, the world’s leading international insurer of fishing vessels and aquaculture risks, is putting safety at the top of its agenda during the Skipper Expo International show at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 26-27...
May 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Fisheries, P and I Clubs | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2
Still a full house on Day 2 4TH POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM KICK STARTS EAST MED’S PORT AND MARINA INVESTMENT DRIVE Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential  through concession and PPP investment models Thanks to the recent formation of an integrated national strategy...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Maritime HR: Planning for a future generation

Maritime HR: Planning for a future generation
From the successful Maritime HR Association Annual Conference 130 delegates from across the world gathered in London for the 11th annual Maritime HR conference from Spinnaker Global. Described by delegates as a ‘well organised and engaging event’, with ‘great speakers and great sessions’, in...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR | Read More

Market tsunami; explosive geopolitics

Market tsunami; explosive geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost five points since yesterday and now stands at 949; the Wets gained a bit and Geopolitics become explosive. John Faraclas’ daily recap. The Capers’ BCI 2014 was up two points and at 1,706 loses steam.. The Panamaxes BPI lost four and now at 850  points...
May 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony
… Under the Auspices HELLENIC MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments (GDDIA) Supporters Inaugural address...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines
John Noble and his wife with the Nautical Institute’s President Captain David Snider 18.05.17 – It is rare for a book to sell out before publication, but demand for The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, has been so strong that it has had to be...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…
Keith Martin Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’, urges chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters A clearer approach to three critical aspects of “sue and labour” practice in marine and offshore claims has been advocated by Keith Martin, chairman of the Association of Average...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More