Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ESPO presents its sustainable agenda at the 2017 Greenport Conference Amsterdam

ESPO presents its sustainable agenda at the 2017 Greenport Conference Amsterdam
  Isabelle Ryckbost This week, Europe’s environmental port experts have gathered in Amsterdam for the 12th edition of the GreenPort Conference and 5th edition of the GreenPort Cruise Conference. Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, took the opportunity to present the ESPO sustainable...
October 13th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day
A full house ! Shipping heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017 Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day of the conference CYPRUS, 11th October 2017: The second day of the “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference successfully kept the momentum that was...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Shipping Heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017

Shipping Heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017
Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on day one of the conference CYPRUS, October 9, 2017: today marked the opening of the internationally renowned “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference at the “Evagoras Lanitis Centre”...
October 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Markets, News | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference
Wayne Jones Engine-retrofit commitment aims to move world’s fleet towards clean technology Malta set the scene for the invitation-only ‘Our Ocean 2017 Conference’ this past October 5th and 6th that brought together statesmen, government ministers and industry leaders from around the world to look...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Preparing for change

Preparing for change
Annual Conference 2017 – Lynda Armstrong, Mike Robinson, Dame Carol Black (right) Speakers at the British Safety Council’s 2017 Annual Conference warned of the challenges that are fast changing the world of work The British Safety Council’s Annual Conference ‘Health and safety: Preparing...
October 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech
WISTA-International new president Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou We are pleased to fully quote Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou’s unique speech,  a very inspiring speech from a true leader who utilises every single avenue to open ways for the next generation and show us that “sky is the limit”....
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI in search for survival…

The BDI in search for survival…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with a dozen points plus fights for survival; but everything is possible. Geopolitics are on the worse ever point and for sure will affect the Markets, Dry and Wets. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: With a dozen points at 1,320, following the recent 200 point...
October 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

QinetiQ to sponsor IMarEST’S MECSS 2017 Conference

QinetiQ to sponsor IMarEST’S MECSS 2017 Conference
Kevin Duffey QinetiQ is to be the Principal Sponsor of the Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017). The third conference in the series, being held in Glasgow on 22 and 23 November 2017, continues the theme of ‘Delivering integrated, dependable, safe and reliable systems’...
September 29th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs…

The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs…
Willum Richards (left) and Keith Martin. The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs: Association of Average Adjusters chairman details claims dilemmas Marine underwriters and insurance brokers have been urged to keep up to date with the changing ramifications for repair of casualty-stricken ships,...
September 26th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

The 8th Annual Hydra Shipping Conference “Money Talks but Wealth Whispers” makes waves!

The 8th Annual Hydra Shipping Conference “Money Talks but Wealth Whispers” makes waves!
John Sahinis – fifth from the left, flanked by the speakers* The successful 8th Hydra Shipping Conference took place on Saturday 9 September 2017, in Hydra’s Cathedral Conference Hall and the theme was: “Money talks but wealth whispers”. Leading Greek shipowners, as well as senior...
September 25th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

Winston Churchill: Aspects in Focus

Winston Churchill: Aspects in Focus
Winston Churchill portrait by Barbara Kaczmarowska Hamilton. Winston Churchill: Aspects in Focus By James Brewer Winston Churchill deserves to be much better recognised for the “the extraordinary contribution he made in the First World War” to the campaign by Britain and its allies, a leading military...
September 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Featured | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major government bonds were modestly firmer in European trade on Friday on renewed geopolitical jitters while, in FX markets, favored...
September 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IFSTS 2017 – An overview of the forum

IFSTS 2017 – An overview of the forum
On 13th September 2017 another IFSTS Forum was held at the sponsored premises of Clyde & Co at London. Although the content of the forum was the “Quality Criteria on STS Service Providers – The Tanker owners’ Perspective”, the delegates grabbed the opportunity to challenge the implementation...
September 19th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

IUMI calls for improved firefighting systems on board container vessels

IUMI calls for improved firefighting systems on board container vessels
Helle Hammer. With the growing size of container vessels, and a recent spate of fires on board these ships, IUMI is concerned that current firefighting provisions are insufficient.  The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has published today – Tuesday 19 September – a position...
September 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Ships and People in the future

Ships and People in the future
Steven Jones Ships and People in the future by Steven Jones, Partner at McWatt and Jones Shipping markets are at a very unusual, even pivotal time in history, and there is seeming confusion about what the future holds. For all the talk of the blockchain, will it be new technology that disrupts the markets,...
September 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight | Read More

LISW2017 comes of age and is hailed as the best yet

LISW2017 comes of age and is hailed as the  best yet
LISW17 opening the London Stock Exchange Monday September 11th, 2017 LONDON: SEPT 18TH, 2017: London International Shipping Week 2017 has been hailed a resounding success with thousands of global shipping industry leaders attending more than 160 official events throughout the week. Initial estimates...
September 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

IUMI President predicts shake-up in marine underwriting

IUMI President predicts shake-up in marine underwriting
Dieter Berg Opening today’s annual IUMI conference in Tokyo, President Dieter Berg predicted an impending shake-up in the marine insurance sector driven by the current environment of disruption. Disruption, according to Berg, is the raft of technology and business innovation that is destroying...
September 18th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Tomorrow’s Maritime World

Tomorrow’s Maritime World
Off to the Great Room for the Great Day London September 15, 2017. The sell-out one-day LISW17 Conference and Gala Dinner, both on Thursday September 14, attracted the very highest-level shipping leaders from the UK and around the world. In all, 550 people registered for the conference and 970 for the...
September 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets | Read More

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas As predicted yesterday the market “improved” today following its midweek fall, an easy job to do being familiarised with volatility which enable us to foresee the asymmetrical behaviour of the indices. Geopolitics continue an erratic course. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Major Port Group Warns UK Businesses Against ‘Brexit Blinkers’

Major Port Group Warns UK Businesses Against ‘Brexit Blinkers’
Theresa May visiting Teesport earlier this month EXPORTERS URGED TO EXPLORE EMERGING MARKETS AS INDUSTRY UNITES FOR LONDON INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WEEK. In the week that global maritime leaders gave the UK a vote of confidence, naming it one of the world’s leading maritime centres, PD Ports is urging...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More