Archive for the ‘Headlines’ Category

Sovcomflot wins industry award for project financing

Sovcomflot wins industry award for project financing
Sovcomflot Wins Marine Money’s ”Deal of the Year” Award for Project Financing of LNG Carriers Construction. Sovcomflot’s USD 316-million project financing transaction has been recognised by the international shipping magazine Marine Money as one of the best financial transactions in 2013 and...
March 5th, 2014 | Awards, Headlines, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

The shipping markets in turmoil….

The shipping markets in turmoil….
John Faraclas The shipping markets in turmoil; the BDI still down 1, 121 points  – 50 centum in  50 days… Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s fifth overview of the Shipping Markets and the World Economy for 2014 with John Faraclas who recovered from his cold… The BDI  closed earlier on at 1, 106...
February 14th, 2014 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Fixtures, Headlines, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Taxation, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

The Hellenic Shipyards scandal…

The Hellenic Shipyards scandal…
At the centre left the Hellenic Shipyards docks can be easily seen empty – photo courtesy John Faraclas In all earnest: shouldn’t the judicial European Authorities check the Hellenic Shipyards et al issue…? John Faraclas writes: I have been a strong advocate for over two decades (twenty-two years...
February 4th, 2014 | At the end of the day..., Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Comment, Corruption, Country Profiles, Defense, Disputes, European Union, Headlines, HR, Labour Disputes, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Story of the Month, Technical | Read More

Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…? – The Safety of Shipping’s info…

Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…?  –  The Safety of Shipping’s info…
Without Prejudice Edward Snowden: Whose tipping was he…?  –  The Safety of Shipping’s info… By John Faraclas What a palaver, once again our western values are tainted by another* under-the-stairs bastard: Edward Snowden – John Major, the former British Prime Minister, was at least honest...
July 1st, 2013 | Breaking News, Comment, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Headlines, HR, IT and Communications, Military, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tax tribunal rules that security deposit interest is ring-fenced under tonnage tax

Tax tribunal rules that security deposit interest is ring-fenced under tonnage tax
Sue Bill International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens* has welcomed a decision by the UK First Tax Tribunal that interest received on security deposits relating to loans taken out to buy ships within tonnage tax is not taxable. HMRC had argued that the interest income was outside tonnage...
May 31st, 2013 | Headlines, Taxation | Read More

Baroness Thatcher sails to eternity

Baroness Thatcher sails to eternity
Ex-Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher dies Baroness Thatcher Baroness Thatcher, was the first woman to be UK prime minister Baroness Thatcher 1925-2013 Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died “peacefully” at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, her family has announced. Successor...
April 8th, 2013 | Headlines, News, Politics and Government, What Others Say, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ballast Water Convention – Tripartite meetings shares concerns with implementation

Ballast Water Convention – Tripartite meetings shares concerns with implementation
ICS Chairman Masamichi Morooka Representatives of the leading worldwide Associations of Shipbuilders, Classification Societies and Shipowners met in Busan, Korea for their annual Tripartite meeting hosted by the Korean Register of Shipping and KOSHIPA, the national shipbuilders association.  The meeting...
December 13th, 2012 | BIMCO, Headlines, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Theodore E. Veniamis re-elected president of the Union of Greek Shipowners

Theodore E. Veniamis re-elected president of the Union of Greek Shipowners
Veniamis re-elected! Theodore E. Veniamis Following the Annual Ordinary General Meeting of the UGS members, which took place last Wednesday the 8th of February at the Eugenides Foundation Mansion, the President Theodore E. Veniamis took the podium and reported on the activities of 2011, as well as ...
February 12th, 2012 | Associations, Headlines, News, People and Places, Politics and Government | Read More