Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

IMCA Contracts & Insurance seminar attracts impressive list of speakers and delegates

IMCA Contracts & Insurance seminar attracts impressive list of speakers and delegates
Allen Leatt Back to the Negotiating Table – Working Together Speakers and delegates from oil companies, contractors and the legal and insurance sectors to attend IMCA Seminar Exploring new ways for oil companies and contractors to work together on sharing risks and liabilities The programme for the...
September 13th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership
Signing ceremony at SMM Klüber Lubrication and Wilhelmsen Ships Service have signed a close distribution partnership, with Wilhelmsen becoming a global partner for marine lubricants from Klüber Lubrication. With the deal, signed at the maritime industry’s largest exhibition SMM Hamburg, Wilhelmsen...
September 12th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018
London, September 10 2018 – Global spending on energy, as proportion of economic output, is set to slow sharply because the world’s energy demand will decline from 2035 onwards – that is according to DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook. The historically significant change in our energy needs...
September 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery
Mikhail Karikis An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery – Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest By James Brewer  Greek-born artist Mikhail Karikis has joined with school children aged just seven years old to raise clamorous voices urging society to cleanse the oceans of pollution. Mikhail, who...
September 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Music, Pollution, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Staging Jackson Pollock

Staging Jackson Pollock
Trevor Dannatt Staging Jackson Pollock – Whitechapel Gallery relives great moment in modernist art By James Brewer Trevor Dannatt is a modernist architect celebrated for involvement in projects ranging from the Royal Festival Hall, to repurposing the Royal Naval College buildings at Greenwich, to being...
September 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation

North P&I Club awarded with cyber essentials plus accreditation
James Holmes, CIO, North P&I September 10, 2018 – North P&I Club has recently been awarded the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which is awarded to companies who have successfully implemented systems to protect themselves against common cyber threats.  With constant...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

What an ARMATA that was !

What an ARMATA that was !
Like every year, the ARMATA anniversary events on the heroic island of Spetses – off the coast of Argolis – end with the burning of a locally made replica of an Ottoman warship.   ARMATA was a boost for the Greek Revolution of 1821 as the Hellenes’ merchant navy – mostly conversions to warships...
September 8th, 2018 | Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses
Mezzo-Soprano Eleni Voudouraki In tribute to the world-famous composer Mikis Theodorakis, a special performance took place earlier tonight in Spetses at the Posidonion Square, as part of the Armata 2018. Featured in a programme orchestrated, chorally produced and musically directed and conducted by Panagis...
September 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Music, News, People and Places | Read More

Alfa Laval is securing future flexibility with Alfa Laval PureSOx

Alfa Laval is securing future flexibility with Alfa Laval PureSOx
Erik Haveman, Sales Director Exhaust Gas Cleaning at Alfa Lava SOx compliance and the approaching global sulphur cap are among the marine industry’s most pressing concerns. Alfa Laval is not only working to meet today’s scrubber demand, but also securing long-term peace of mind for those who invest...
September 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight
Signing with WinGD and DNV GL (At table, L to R: Volkmar Galke, WinGD Global Head of Sales, Torsten Büssow, DNV GL Global Head of Fleet Performance Management) Hamburg, 7 September 2018: At the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL signed partnership agreements with WinGD, VAF Instruments and ViswaLab to...
September 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine
The world’s first ME-GI engine, an MAN B&W 8L70ME-GI type now acting as main engineaboard TOTE’s ‘Isla Bella’, pictured at the works of MAN Energy Solutions’ licensee,Doosan, in Korea TOTE’s world-first, LNG-powered containerships prove reliability of mature, dual-fuel technology American...
September 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven vital points earlier on today and now stands at 1,484. Perplexed geopolitics got worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Once again both Capes and Panamaxes after a downward period were today on the plus, with Supras and Handies stuck… The BCI...
September 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Yaya Touré Returns to Olympiacos

Yaya Touré Returns to Olympiacos
.. For football fans the world over Yaya Touré is considered a “legend” but for the fans of Olympiacos he is now elevated to the ranks of the Immortals. Touré returned to Olympiacos, twelve years after his last season at the serial Greek Champions, on Sunday as arguably the most high profile...
September 6th, 2018 | News, Sports | Read More

From sea to shore and shipping law

From sea to shore and shipping law
Helene Peter-Davies Helene Peter-Davies is the first British female Master Mariner to become Partner in a law firm. Her fascinating career has spanned almost three decades, with twelve years at sea. Spinnaker Global’s Managing Director, Teresa Peacock, finds out how Helene got into law, her thoughts...
September 6th, 2018 | HR, Interviews, Legal, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NAMEPA Announces 2018 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners

NAMEPA Announces 2018 Marine Environment Protection Award Winners
ADM Karl Schultz, USCG USCG, Euronav and Port of Montreal to receive NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards for 2018 Caribbean Maritime University, TMS Ocean Guardian, Blank Rome’s Joan Bondareff, Seafarers International House and Restore Americas Estuaries also recognized September 6, 2018 Joseph...
September 6th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

USA HONORED COUNTRY Thessaloniki International Fair

USA HONORED COUNTRY Thessaloniki International Fair
As part of the celebrations for the U.S. Honored Country at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) – the largest international Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer event in Greece and Southeast Europe – Found.ation is organizing, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Greece, a...
September 5th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel
At the SMM trade fair today in Hamburg, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and classification society DNV GL announced the signing of a joint development project (JDP) agreement to develop a new 23,000 TEU LNG fuelled ultra large container vessel (ULCV). (L to R Signing the agreement were:...
September 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…

“Ships are not operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman…
Esben Poulsson “ships are note operating in a regulatory vacuum” says ICS Chairman, at start of major UN negotiation on future ocean governance   At the United Nations in New York, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is representing shipowners at the start of a major negotiation to...
September 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology | Read More

Moore Stephens identifies weak spots in shipping risk management

Moore Stephens identifies weak spots in shipping risk management
Michael Simms Confidence in the ability of sound risk management to contribute to commercial success in the shipping industry has fallen in the last 12 months, according to the latest annual Shipping Risk Survey from leading accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. Respondents to the survey rated...
September 5th, 2018 | Reports, Special Surveys | Read More

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders
The MAN 51/60DF engine involved in the latest cruise orders New orders cover broad range of company’s marine portfolio MAN Energy Solutions is currently experiencing a record order-intake within its cruise business. The company reports that, in the first eight months of 2018, it has won orders to...
September 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More