Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea

Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea
.. Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea By James Brewer One of the most dramatic shipbuilding contracts of the decade – one which would have been unthinkable just over a year ago – has emanated from South Korea’s struggling maritime sector. Setting out to double its fleet...
June 10th, 2018 | Featured, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects

Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects
Radost Ivanova. Outlook on Bulgaria: EBRD event weighs up prospects By James Brewer Bulgaria is promoting itself as a magnet for business investment, with Sofia the prime destination; but imminently one of the biggest focuses of attention will be a place 130 km distant from the capital and which has...
June 9th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Country Profiles, Markets | Read More

Posidonia lifts the BDI; Wets though …dry-out…

Posidonia lifts the BDI; Wets though …dry-out…
John Faraclas What a “finale” that was for the BDI as Posidonia 2018 comes to an end! Geopolitics to face a crucial week ahead. John Faraclas’ brief Markets and Geopolitics recap: The BDI although lost four points earlier on today – 1,391,  it gained 253 since last Friday the 1st of June when...
June 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Posidonia 2018: Prof. Mavrakos live on HCMR

Posidonia 2018: Prof. Mavrakos live on HCMR
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Spyridon A. Mavrakos What a nice encounter we had earlier on today at the stand of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research  – HCMR this last day of Posidonia, thanks to Extrovert Communications initiation. You all know that we are staunch supporters and attend for many years now...
June 8th, 2018 | Environment, Interviews, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Posidonia anchors Maritime World

Posidonia anchors Maritime World
A panoramic view from the stands Deals galore and trend-setting on display as global shipping renews                                          Posidonia rendezvous for 2020 The world’s most prestigious shipping trade event has scaled new heights this year with...
June 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”
From the UGS Press Conference – George Angelopoulos, Michael D. Chandris, Theodore El. Veniamis and John K. Lyras Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018” press conference The President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodoros Veniamis,...
June 8th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Press and Media | Read More

PPG and DNV GL collaborate to take hull performance beyond ISO 19030

PPG and DNV GL collaborate to take hull performance beyond ISO 19030
DNV GL’s George Dimopoulos, Head of R&D and advisory Greece and PPG’s Tom Molenda, Global Director Marine Coatings sign the collaboration agreement. Athens, 7 June 2018. PPG, a global leader in protective and marine coatings, and the global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL,...
June 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018
Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018 By James Brewer He is as outrageous as ever – but always in aid of the cause he cherishes, that of democratising art. For once, here is an exhibition where there are more eyes are on the curator than the artists. Grayson...
June 6th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake
Press brake As part of its comprehensive programme on modernisation of production facilities Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (AO Okskaya Sudoverf, part of UCL Holding), has put into operation a new steel sheet hydraulic press brake IHPB 500 (of 500 tonnage) and an NC unit. The equipment is manufactured by...
June 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Killed Negatives…

Killed Negatives…
Killed Negatives in focus again. Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Asparagus rolls – 25c each. Such tempting fare in a smart American deli would have been considered a pricy snack for the hungry poor during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In...
June 5th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development
Nawfal Al-Jourani talking to allaboutshipping’s John Faraclas What a great chance that was to have live on camera Nawfal Al-Jourani during the first day of the Posidonia 2018 exhibition not just promoting business for the Dubai Maritime City Authority and in particular for the Dubai Maritime ...
June 5th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Interviews, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…
… FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR CLEAN SHIPPING FUEL AS POSIDONIA SETS GLOBAL MARITIME ENERGY AGENDA Clean fuel is one of global shipping’s hottest topics as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 deadline for a global sulphur limit in fuel oil used on board ships is fast approaching. And as...
June 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Dry Market rebounds or this is just the norm volatility…?

Dry Market rebounds or this is just the norm volatility…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 37 points earlier on today and now reads 1,193 – a faction below the 1,200 point-threshold. Geopolitics as always chaotic and Posidonia is now in full swing; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 110 points...
June 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World
Thodoris Vokos, PM Alexis Tsipras, EU Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc and UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis Greek Prime Minister Mr Alexis Tsipras presided this evening over the official opening ceremony of Posidonia 2018, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event and one...
June 4th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary
Michalis Pantazopoulos LISCR Senior VP and Managing Director of LISCR Hellas, Liberian Commissioner James Kollie, George Procopiou, Scott Bergeron LISCR CEO The Liberian Registry has presented five of its Greek shipping partners with the Liberian Maritime Authority’s Commissioner’s Award for Excellence...
June 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Flags, People and Places | Read More

EU Commissioner for Transport, Ms Violeta Bulc, visits the Union of Greek Shipowners

EU Commissioner for Transport, Ms Violeta Bulc, visits the Union of Greek Shipowners
EU Commissioner for Transport, Ms Violeta Bulc with UGS president Theodore El. Veniamis The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly welcomed the EU Commissioner for Transport, Ms Violeta Bulc, to its premises in Piraeus today. The visit took place on the occasion of the Posidonia Exhibition 2018 and as Greek...
June 4th, 2018 | European Union, News | Read More

Celebrate Christo!

Celebrate Christo!
The Mastaba being built on the Serpentine. Celebrate Christo! His ‘revolutionising art’ is saluted by Bulgarians in London By James Brewer Christo, Bulgarian-born and for much of his life a resident of New York, is a revolutioniser of visual art. That description was bestowed by Konstantin Dimitrov,...
June 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Film Industry, Story of the Month | Read More

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success
Byron Vassiliades – picture credits: Anny Zade Following last year’s interview with Antipollution’s head Byron Vassilades and given whatever has happened ever since in the field of maritime accidents and the environmental sector mainly in Greece, we are honoured to have him live on the occasion...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Interviews, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20
The Belmax 2 On 31 May 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (Shipyard OKA, part of UCL Holding) has delivered second non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20, the Belmax 2, to the Customer PAO STLC. Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products...
June 1st, 2018 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction
Gibdock, Gibraltar, seen from the air The need for ship owners to comply with new rules on environmental responsibility should not disguise the fact that choosing the right repair facility is a critical commercial decision, according to Gibraltar-based Gibdock. With owners required to respond to new...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 48 points earlier on today, thanks to the Capers triple-digit rise amid an uncertain Geopolitical environment, which amongst other issues, we have the tentative TTs (Trumps Tariffs)  which stir-up the Markets… Posidonia 2018...
May 31st, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More