Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism

Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism
Tourism minister Theoharis Greece pledges a sustainable approach to cruise tourism By James Brewer Greece’s new tourism minister has said he is working on plans which in effect could save the country from the blight of cruiseship-led over-tourism. Harry Theoharis told a press conference at the World...
November 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Latest Seafarers Happiness report paints optimist picture across the shipping industry

Latest Seafarers Happiness report paints optimist picture across the shipping industry
Latest Seafarers Happiness report paints optimist picture across the shipping industry New report from the Mission to Seafarers shows increased positivity and satisfaction among those working at sea LONDON, 4 NOVEMBER 2019: After concerning reports earlier in the year, the latest Seafarers Happiness...
November 4th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more

‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more
‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE, Libra and the global monetary system, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 28 October-1 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.44 Most-Read Commentary ‘Only one justification’ for fresh ECB QE: In...
November 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Reports | Read More

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points losing also the 1,700 points threshold in a week’s time! At 1,697 seems vulnerable and ultra-CAUTION should be observed. Geopolitics are the name of the game in all fronts and as News is what they...
November 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications
Prof. Evangelos Markopoulos testing the technology at TUAS Game Lab prior the conference presentation. Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications  Maritime Safety Education...
October 30th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.
John Faraclas testing the MarSEVR, Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education. London. Allaboutshipping.co uk was invited on October 29, 2019 to attend a presentation of the MarSEVR (Maritime Safety Education with Virtual Reality) in London at the...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive

The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The Markets: still in red; the geopolitics more than explosive The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now stands at 1,779 points losing the 1,800 point-threshold. The Geopolitical situation is not just perplexed, its explosive and except despicable thing to happen in all fronts....
October 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today and now reads 1,806 thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit loss. Geopolitics puts Planet Ocean in limbo with BREXIT’s serial a catastrophe...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada
Juan de Fuca Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses.  In Venetian-occupied Kefallonia of the 16th century, trying to recover after...
October 22nd, 2019 | Books, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more
IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 14-18 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.42 Most-Read Commentary Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings: With multilateral co-operation...
October 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’
John Faraclas Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point earlier today and now stands at 1,897 points. The wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics completely out of hand. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’...
October 16th, 2019 | European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess
John Faraclas Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points as well as the 1,900 points-threshold. The Wets still doing well… but perplexed Geopolitics will create total chaos – in the entire Middle East and beyond. John...
October 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying

An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying
Geoff Waddington An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying The International Institute of Marine Surveying has written an open letter in the form of a Press Release to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry...
October 15th, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Letters | Read More

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus
.. Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus  ‘SEA CHANGE’ was the theme. Undoubtedly the organisers captured the mood and felt the pulse of a surge of awareness, an urge for a holistic evolution, or is it not a revolution, considering what has been happening on the streets of capital...
October 14th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Insight, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…

What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further…
John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI@1,924 and Armageddon advancing further… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now stands at 1,924; on a weekly basis though,  the BDI was up a “hefty” 157 points – from 1,767 last week (04/10/2019). The War in the Middle...
October 11th, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence
UK PM Boris Johnson UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 23-27 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.39 Most-Read Commentary UK judgment...
September 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem…

The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,857: an expected fall amid the geopolitical mega mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) seems to lose its “credibility” as the latest fall during this morning of 106 points and 274 since last week – when it stood at 2,131 points proves our prediction when same went over the...
September 27th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?
John Faraclas Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..? Per our upload earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went on a free fall headed by the triple digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics still getting sour. John Faraclas end of the day recap: The BDI lost 90 points thanks...
September 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, IMO, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: September 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and Legislation; Court cases and arbitration; HFW publications and events 1. Regulation and legislation UK: ISPV regime – PRA proposes updates to its approach, but great...
September 26th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall
John Faraclas Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points earlier on today “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes who lost 153 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down at 2,053 points and if same goes below...
September 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO Dry Bulk Shipping 2019/3 report: Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn

BIMCO Dry Bulk Shipping 2019/3 report: Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn
Peter Sand Dry Bulk Shipping Rates may have climbed out of the abyss, but challenges remain in place for the autumn Demand drivers and freight rates Earnings for Capesize vessels have continued their rollercoaster ride, reaching their highest level since the end of 2013, at USD 36,101 per day on 2 September...
September 18th, 2019 | BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets | Read More

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration
An ABS technical investigation identified occasional vibrations exceeding limits on a twin propeller LNG carrier during the second gas trial An ABS technical investigation, conducted at the request of a prominent Greek-based operator of LNG carriers, identified occasional, but infrequent, vibrations...
September 11th, 2019 | Insight, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success
John Faraclas Capes lead the way to Dry Market success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 59 points and now stands at 2,501 thanks to the Capes surge; Geopolitics more than enigmatically perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 203 points and now reads 4,862… The Panamaxes’...
September 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up…

Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up…
John Faraclas Surprise surprise the BDI is on the up The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up eight point higher since yesterday and now stands at 1,720 points. Geopolitics as usual enigmatically perplexed might produce explosive situations from which Humanity will be greatly affected and conversely Shipping;...
August 8th, 2019 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Comment, Corruption, Environment, Immigration, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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