Archive for the ‘Mediterranean Shipping’ Category

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…

Dry Markets improve; wets “dive” …a bit…
Approaching the Port of Marseilles The BDI improved its position with 51 plus points, now standing at 1,333; Geopolitics still the same in all fronts and AllAboutShipping’s second day crossing into Europe is more than a success, coupled with good weather and luck. John Faraclas and Anny Zade report...
March 28th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä to power Mediterranean’s first LNG fuelled passenger ferry

Wärtsilä to power Mediterranean’s first LNG fuelled passenger ferry
Wärtsilä has been contracted to design and deliver the LNG power and propulsion installation for Baleària’s new RoRo passenger ferry. Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 October 2016 at 2.00 pm EET – Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Construcciones Navales del Norte SL (LaNaval) shipyard in...
October 14th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lacking Port Infrastructure hampers Greece’s Cruise Tourism potential…

Lacking Port Infrastructure hampers Greece’s Cruise Tourism potential…
Chrissie Palassis, A. Sharp,  R. Perocchio, Dr. Pallis, Nigel Lingard, M. Nestour Prof. Moutzouris and S. Hatzakos …limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for Mega Cruise vessel deployment Greece has failed to benefit from the exponential growth of...
May 27th, 2015 | Associations, Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Mediterranean Shipping, News, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

The shipping markets: Down and out?

The shipping markets: Down and out?
John Faraclas Our nineteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 8th of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was up just a point since yesterday at 574...
May 8th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Gas, HR, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…
A Guarda Costiera patrol boat from Italy, part of the Frontex Force in the port of Chios WITHOUT PREJUDICE Time and again I have stressed the fact that the media and politicians must come down to their senses and face reality on this ongoing inhumane issue. John Faraclas writes and provokes: The latest...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Medical, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Seizures, Short-sea shipping, UN | Read More

Greek Controlled Shipping: the undisputable leader for ten millennia

Greek Controlled Shipping: the undisputable leader for ten millennia
GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING   Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – Fairplay For the 28th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1, 000 GT, registered under...
April 1st, 2015 | Associations, At the end of the day..., Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Flags, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Ocean Shipping, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Centers, Statistics, Story of the Year, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards

Haifa Port contracts 70 t Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards
A model impression of the Haifa Tug late 14th of April, 2014  Haifa Port Company (HPC) has awarded the international tender for a new build VOITH SCHNEIDER tug to ZAMAKONA Yards. HPC has tendered a tug which is a sister vessel of the ones already operating in the harbor. The tug has 70 t bollard pull...
April 15th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

New CEO showcases Marseilles Fos initiatives

New CEO showcases Marseilles Fos initiatives
Christine Cabau Woerhel Christine Cabau Woehrel, 50, has taken up her new role as CEO of the Marseilles Fos port authority after two years heading the Port of Dunkirk.  She succeeds Jean-Claude Terrier following a French transport ministry nomination that was backed by the port’s supervisory board...
April 2nd, 2014 | Mediterranean Shipping, People and Places, Ports & Terminals | 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

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos
 Total 2013 throughput at Marseilles Fos confirmed containers, steel industry bulks, LNG and cruise traffic as the major growth drivers at the leading French port.  In contrast, a mounting decline in crude oil and petroleum volumes pegged overall cargo to 80 million tonnes for the year, down 7% on...
January 23rd, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*

An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…*
Without prejudice …clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade An explosion in Turkey will be devastating…* By John Faraclas The Americans have an interesting expression which refers to “new kids on the block”** and this matches...
June 9th, 2013 | Breaking News, Canals, Country Profiles, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, ITF, Marinas, Marine Insurance, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, UN, Yachting | Read More

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…
  John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 1st  of March 2013:  1)Thomakos started as usual with the question on the Markets, the shipping freight markets. Faraclas replying to Thomakos’ question...
March 6th, 2013 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dialogs and Debates, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intercargo, Jobs, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices | Read More

Arkas launches Fos link on Aegean-Spain service

Arkas launches Fos link on Aegean-Spain service
The Port of Fos Container Terminal Turkey’s Arkas Line has extended its Aegean-Spain(ASA) container service with a weekly call at Fos, offering French clients a direct link for Greece, Turkey and the Black Sea instead of requiring them to ship via Barcelona. The service also connects with a transhipment...
April 10th, 2012 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Mediterranean Shipping | Read More

Malta Maritime Review 2011: From Strength to Strength!

Malta Maritime Review 2011: From Strength to Strength!
 -John A. Gauci-Maistre, K.M., Chairman GM- – Malta’s quiet steady growth, by John Gauci-Maistre – As we begin to get into our stride following the New Year celebrations, we are always quick to compare the year on year stats to gauge how the industry fared over the previous year. ...
March 5th, 2012 | Flags, Legal, Mediterranean Shipping, Shipping Centers, Yachting | Read More