Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day
John Faraclas Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) Was down two points at 726 but gained 15 points since last Friday- 5th of April, 15 (from 711). The Geopolitical turmoil continues on all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: With the “exception” of the...
April 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Argentina new board

WISTA-Argentina new board
WISTA-Argentina’s new board WISTA-Argentina new board Following the recent elections, the new board of WISTA Argentina has as follows: President: Mrs Dafne Anghelidis, owner of Agencia Maritima Intercontinental, Vice-president: Mrs. Maria Belen Espineira, owner of ITL Legal Consultant Law Firm, Secretary:...
April 12th, 2019 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi
Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 11th April 2019 London.UK. Attending the 2019 Empowering Women in the Maritime Community conference at the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, Human Rights at Sea legal researcher, Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi, submitted...
April 11th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry
The latest Inductees to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame – George S. Coumantaros (1922-2016) and John P. Goulandris (1907-1950). Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry Glittering event in Athens supports children’s charity...
April 11th, 2019 | Associations, Events, News, Story of the Month | Read More

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…
…and now back to the House of all Parliaments BREXIT: …an extension to ride… Just after midnight we learned that the EU27 granted UK a compromised six months flexible extension until the end of October 2019… There were some French “second thoughts” but unanimity was there… Let’s...
April 11th, 2019 | Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A NEW ERA IN BUNKERS: an Achilles heel for small companies ?

A NEW ERA IN BUNKERS:  an Achilles heel for small companies ?
Irene K. Notias A NEW ERA IN BUNKERS:  an Achilles heel for small companies ?              By Irene Notias, Bunker broker since 1998. Founder of Prime’s Bunkersplus and Prime Petroleum Services, Inc.   In 21 years working in the international bunker & shipping businesses, I have...
April 10th, 2019 | Bunkering, Comment | Read More

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019
Senior maritime personalities with the Deputy High Commissioner. UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019 By James Brewer Modernisation of seaport infrastructure is a vital engine of growth for the economy of India, an audience gathered in London for India National Maritime Day 2019 was assured. This...
April 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…
John Faraclas The BDI@725; a double digit rise but… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points since yesterday amid a worsening geopolitical environment… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Wonder how you interpret Aristotle’s maxim: “Nothing matters much and very little mattes at all” under...
April 9th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry
JIP participants at the DNV GL AM technology Centre of excellence, March 2019 Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry Singapore, 09 April 2019: DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based...
April 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Phaedra” on period to Uniper

Diana fixes post-panamax “Phaedra” on period to Uniper
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PHAIDRA WITH UNIPER ATHENS, GREECE, April 8, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a...
April 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge
Captain Prashant Widge, fourth from the left amongst other award winners Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge Capt Prashant Widge, a principal in sustainable ship-recycling at the AP Moller-Maersk group, has won a special recognition...
April 8th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!
A general view of the exhibition hall What a splash was the first day of the 23d Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel! Nothing can stop health, beauty and food – the three most ancient issues and causes of human life over many millennia! A great opening with too many guests from all...
April 7th, 2019 | Climate, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, HR, Medical, Pollution | Read More

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’
To the left at the podium, Dr. John Kokarakis who hosted and coordinated the meeting; to the right the panel of discussants ‘LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens, Greece, on a topic of growing interest for the Greek ship owners Piraeus, April...
April 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market Developments. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – no deal, no risk? No chance! The FCA has published a speech given by Nausicaa Delfas,...
April 4th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Women in Ports Mentoring Program launched by IAPH Women’s Forum

Women in Ports Mentoring Program launched by IAPH Women’s Forum
Operator at work at the Manzanillo International Terminal in Panama Women in Ports Mentoring Program launched by IAPH Women’s Forum IAPH Women’s Forum set to deploy online system to connect women port professionals with both female and male senior mentors Antwerp, 4 April 2019 The board of the...
April 4th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean
..Seas at Risk EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean The European Parliament plenary voted today on how to spend approximately EUR 6 billion of European taxpayers’ money on ocean-linked activities under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The decision to reintroduce subsidies...
April 4th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!
With the IBIA Annual Convention 2018, in Copenhagen rated as the #1 Convention of 2018 in the Global Shipping industry, by AllAboutShipping.co.uk,  the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 promises to be even better. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) would like to see you at the IBIA Annual...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters

End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters
Nigel Rogers (left) and Keith Jones End confusion around the Prudent Uninsured Test, urges claims expert at spring 2019 seminar of the Association of Average Adjusters Shipowners dealing with repairs and other essentials after a marine casualty are often asked by their insurer to treat such expenses...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian bourses ended to fresh multi-month highs earlier today and major European bourses retained a cautiously positive tone in early...
April 3rd, 2019 | News | Read More