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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

Greece: Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop…

Greece: Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop…
View from the BWMS workshop LR organised Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop as action from last Hellenic Technical Committee & Environmental Sub-committee On Thursday May 11th Lloyd’s Register (LR) held at its premises in Piraeus a Ballast Water Management Systems...
May 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Pollution | Read More

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives
Esben Poulsson At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea and AMVER Awards Event in Washington DC

NAMEPA’s Safety at Sea and AMVER Awards Event in Washington DC
Joe Hughes NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day Event highlights challenges for mariners and companies May 11, 2017 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA),...
May 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

North speaks at Greece’s Merchant Marine Academy on ‘Game Changing’ maritime casualties

North speaks at Greece’s Merchant Marine Academy on ‘Game Changing’ maritime casualties
Tony Allen (North P&I Director – Greece), left, and Vassilis Stavropoulos, Academy Director, Hydra Merchant Marine Academy with a commemorative shield presented in recognition of North’s support. May 10, 2017 – North P&I Club has delivered a presentation to the Merchant Marine Academy...
May 10th, 2017 | Claims, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017
Dr. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General, MEDCRUISE, Mr. Theodore Kontes, President, Union of Cruise Ship owners and Associated Members, Mr. Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Mr. Antonis Stelliatos, President,...
May 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Finalists announced for All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge

Finalists announced for All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge
Tim Cornelius The five finalists in the All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge, taking place on Wednesday 10 May on the first afternoon of the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference being staged at Glasgow’s Scottish Event Campus (SEC – formerly...
May 9th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting
World Sailing President Kim Andersen World Sailing, the international federation of the sport, today (8 May 2017) outlined its long-term priority areas as the meeting of the World Sailing Council concluded at the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting in Singapore. The meeting of the World Sailing Council brings together...
May 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference
Carleen Lyden-Kluss of NAMEPA, Sherice Arman of Maples and Calder, and Dr. Pauline Yearwood of CARICOM MARPOL Conference in Cayman Islands Explores Future Implementation in Caribbean a Concern May 4, 2017—Grand Cayman was the site of a pivotal conference on “Implementing MARPOL in the Caribbean”...
May 4th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union
Isabelle Ryckbost 03 May 2017 – Today the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) issued a statement to contribute to the Commission’s Maritime Year and to follow up on the Valletta Declaration, the ministerial declaration on maritime transport, adopted on 28 March focusing on competitiveness,...
May 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lloyd’s Register (LR) works with its clients to unlock the value in their data

Lloyd’s Register (LR) works with its clients to unlock the value in their data
Singapore At Singapore Maritime Week, 22 – 28 April, LR launched their Marine Analytics service with a methodology that will enable companies to obtain value from operational data and connected assets 28 April 2017 – The biggest challenge associated with data from multiple systems and connected...
April 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Baltic Exchange outlines bold plans to enhance maritime leadership role

Baltic Exchange outlines bold plans to enhance maritime leadership role
Mark Jackson – Development of post-trade digital maritime market infrastructure – Move into LNG and container indices – Enhancement of regulatory role – Change of data distribution policies Newly appointed Baltic Exchange Chief Executive Mark Jackson has set out the Exchange’s...
April 26th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More

LISW17 announces speaker line-up for flagship conference

LISW17 announces speaker line-up for flagship conference
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Thought leaders from the world of government, finance, international trade, shipowning and insurance as well as artificial intelligence innovation and technology will headline the speaker line-up at the flagship London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) conference...
April 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

NEVA 2017 heralds Russian maritime and offshore transition

NEVA 2017 heralds Russian maritime and offshore transition
Mr. Mikhail Gappoev – Technical Officer, Subdivision for Marine Technology and Cargoes, IMO Maritime Safety Division, speaking at the NEVA 2015 Conference in St Petersburg Momentum is building towards the most successful NEVA St Petersburg of recent times, after the organisers of the International...
April 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Cyber Security in Action

Cyber Security in Action
Andrew Fitzmaurice (left) and Alan McCarthy. Cyber Security in Action – IMIF hears of fight against attacks on businesses A stark warning of a new plague of technology-enabled criminal attacks on companies and individuals was delivered to an audience of maritime executives, financiers and lawyers in...
April 7th, 2017 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, IMIF, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

LNG-fuelled very large ore carrier (VLOC) joint design programme announced

LNG-fuelled very large ore carrier (VLOC) joint design programme announced
l to r: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, MD, Maran Gas Maritime Warwick Pointon, VP Shipping, Woodside Energy Kisun Chung, Executive VP, Corporate Planning Office, HHI Jim Smith, North Asia Area Manager, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register David Nelson, Director, Sales & Business Development, Marine,...
April 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maritime challenges demand enhanced skillsets, Panama conference is told

Maritime challenges demand enhanced skillsets, Panama conference is told
l to r: Flor de Maria Torrijos and Irene Rosberg Trends and challenges in the maritime industry mean that enhancing the skillsets of executives and aspiring leaders must be a priority. This was the message from Irene Rosberg, programme director of the Blue MBA ­ the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics...
April 4th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Human Rights at Sea outlines the first voluntary Code of Conduct for Search and Rescue NGOs in the European Parliament

Human Rights at Sea outlines the first voluntary Code of Conduct for Search and Rescue NGOs in the European Parliament
On Wednesday 29 March, CEO David Hammond spoke in the European Parliament to outline the new voluntary ‘Code of Conduct for Search and Rescue Operations undertaken by civil society Non-Governmental Organisations in the Mediterranean Sea’ and to urge European institutions to better support lawful...
March 31st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR | Read More

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy
Niels Smedegaard European Transport Ministers adopted Wednesday afternoon a ministerial declaration on maritime transport. The declaration outlines priorities for the EU’s maritime transport policy, focusing on competitiveness, digitalisation and decarbonisation. The so-called ‘Valletta Declaration’...
March 30th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, News, Organisations | Read More

The future of the East Med in the spotlight

The future of the East Med in the spotlight
CRUISE INDUSTRY LEADERS COME TOGETHER AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM With the cruise season in full swing, the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will once again place the East Mediterranean on center stage. Given the geo-political challenges faced at this juncture, it will be an especially valuable opportunity...
March 28th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry | Read More

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More