Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!
. Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce! by Elena Sendoa Beyond talented and with strong work ethic, Christian Siriano at 33-years-old is already a red carpet staple. A-listers such as Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Zendaya are stunning the world clad in Siriano’s...
August 9th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

HFW to launch Monaco office with hire of market-leading team

HFW to launch Monaco office with hire of market-leading team
Paul Dean HFW to launch Monaco office with hire of market-leading team Global, sector-focused law firm HFW is launching an office in Monaco with the hire of a market-leading team to be led by partners Ian Cranston, Andrew Charlier and Marco Crusafio. The team, which will also include legal directors...
August 9th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Energy, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, Yachting | Read More

With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis

With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis
. With deep sadness we announce the passing of Takis It is to our deep regret to learn that Takis the iconic man of arts and in particular of sculpture,  coupled with physics and Cosmos begins his journey to Sea of Eternity. The communique for the Takis Foundation reads: “It is with deep sadness...
August 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Breaking News, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture | 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

Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations

Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations
. Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency enacts new crew welfare regulations London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to report that as of 23 May 2019, the 17 member State Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has enacted new agreed minimum terms and conditions in relation to crew employment conditions in...
August 8th, 2019 | Fisheries, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Join us at the LISW19 Conference

Join us at the LISW19 Conference
. Join us at the LISW19 Conference | London International Shipping Week Newsletter LISW19 CONFERENCE Whatever your plans for LISW19, do not miss the LISW Headline Conference on Thursday 12 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The combination of a remarkable line up of internationally renowned speakers...
August 8th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipping Centers | Read More

Remote surveys minimize disruption to operations

Remote surveys minimize disruption to operations
. Remote surveys minimize disruption to operations Minimizing disruption to operations while ensuring top quality are key goals of DNV GL’s remote surveying offer. “It’s all about doing things faster and more efficiently, but still doing them well,” says Stener Olav Stenersen, head of services...
August 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
. Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference Thursday 8 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.32.3 Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform By Marcello Minenna in Rome Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Capes’ triple-digit fall continues; geopolitics sour…

Capes’ triple-digit fall continues; geopolitics sour…
John Faraclas Capes’ triple-digit fall continues; geopolitics sour… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,712; Geopolitics getting sour all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI might go below the 3,000 points if the daily...
August 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

CSA’s Kathy Metcalf to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

CSA’s Kathy Metcalf to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Kathy Metcalf CSA’s Kathy Metcalf to receive Lifetime Achievement Award Maritime champion Kathy Metcalf chosen as Lloyd’s List’s  Americas Lifetime Achievement Award winner Kathy Metcalf, President and Chief Executive of the Chamber of Shipping of America, has been selected by Lloyd’s List’s...
August 7th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels

Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels
(l to r) Aravinth Sridharan, Nikeel Idnani, Sanjiv Wazir, June Manoharan, Saif Anabtawi & Sajeevhan Manoharan Lukoil Lubes ready for Compliant Fuels Dubai, 25 July 2019 The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) UAE branch hosted a conference sponsored by Lukoil where 151...
August 7th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings
Mick Cash RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings Maritime union RMT will be holding demonstrations in Liverpool highlighting the scandal of low pay, recruitment of UK and Irish Ratings, and the failure to redeploy our members who worked on P&O’s...
August 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council

‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council
.. ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation, OMFIF joins EEM Pilot Scheme advisory council Wednesday 7 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.2 Commentary: ‘Foolhardy’ to cry manipulation By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, and Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman,...
August 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Energy, Finance | 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

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics July 2019

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics July 2019
Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics July 2019 06/08/2019 The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of July 2019. The monthly report for the equity markets includes...
August 6th, 2019 | News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UGS Annual Report 2018-2019

UGS Annual Report 2018-2019
Theodore El. Veniamis, UGS Annual Report 2018-2019 Viewers can  find attached herebelow for their  information, the Annual Report 2018-2019 of the Union of Greek Shipowners with a more than interesting prologue by its chairman Theodore El. Veniamis.   UGS ANNUAL REPORT 2018-2019-ENG Enjoy the read.  
August 6th, 2019 | Associations, Insight, News, Reports | Read More

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report
Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report Tuesday 6 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.1 Commentary: Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman, on the meaning and...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

“Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics

“Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas “Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,774; the geopolitical situation has never been so tense and everything can be expected. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes were down 12 points and the...
August 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping announces delivery of Aframax tanker “Blue Moon”

Performance Shipping announces delivery of Aframax tanker “Blue Moon”
.. Performance Shipping announces delivery of Aframax tanker “Blue Moon” ATHENS, GREECE, August 5, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
August 5th, 2019 | Markets, News, Oil Industry, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf
John Green Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), is calling for seafarers rights to be respected as a second tanker has been seized. Iranian state TV reported that their forces had seized a...
August 4th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Safety and Security, Seizures, Shipmanagement | Read More

Another tanker is arrested by Iran

Another tanker is arrested by Iran
the …”dire” Straits of Hormuz.. Another tanker is arrested by Iran Following the seizure of Stena Imperio – still under arrest and the  Mesdar – released, another tanker was arrested a few hours ago in the Persian Gulf area with the Iranian accusing her for smuggling fuel. Will...
August 4th, 2019 | Breaking News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Seizures, Tankers | Read More

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018

Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018
Total value of sovereign sukuk grew 42% in 2018 GPI 2019 special report:  Islamic finance Malaysia dominates sukuk markets The OMFIF Islamic finance special report, contained in the Global Public Investor 2019, draws attention to the rapid growth of the global sukuk market. While corporate sukuk...
August 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more
.                                         Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around...
August 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.-

The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.-
John Faraclas The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.- Whatever you see, read, hear or imagine one thing is for sure: the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is down 24 points today and 149 since last week’s closing of 1,937. Geopolitics in complete jeopardy; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
.. China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification 01/08/2019  – Fisheries-related conventions are key tools used by flag, coastal and port States to effectively monitor and control fishing vessels and minimise the risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
August 2nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More