Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept

Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept
Viking Line seeks a project leader and a name for our new ship that will revolutionise the cruise concept  The new queen of the Baltic Sea is scheduled to begin cruising along the Turku–Mariehamn–Stockholm route in two years. Today, we have initiated a recruiting campaign to find a creative project...
April 3rd, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections
Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections Commentary: Time for a new European green bank By Denis MacShane in London In Paris, a group of economists and politicians, including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage...
April 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

GPS rollover – 6 April 2019: are you ready?

GPS rollover – 6 April 2019: are you ready?
GPS rollover – 6 April 2019: are you ready? 02/04/2019  – Maritime users of the Global Positioning System Standard Positioning Service (GPS-SPS) are urged to check their systems ahead of the week counter roll over on 6 April 2019. Some outdated GPS receiver systems may cease to function...
April 2nd, 2019 | IMO, IT and Communications, News, Regulatory | Read More

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
AiP handover session in Norway (from left): Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Pål Spilleth (DNV GL), Johan P. Tutturen (DNV GL), Ivar Kollsgård (ShipInox), Rune Østbøe (ShipInox), Endre O. Sund (ShipInox) and Karolina Lundgren (Norwegian Maritime Authority). (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL awards ShipInox first...
April 2nd, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker
.. Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker Commentary: Mood to be downbeat at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF spring meetings will undoubtedly seek to create a positive buzz around policy-makers. But international co-operation may prove to be in short supply....
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case.

Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case.
Nick Brown Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case. Lloyd’s Register (LR) Chief Surveyor Iain Wilson on how shipowners have been weighing up the efficiency benefits of remote surveys since LR issued its 2018 guidance. Remote survey techniques have been in use for many years but advances...
April 1st, 2019 | News, Technical | Read More

Port pro of the month: Sotirios Theofanis (GR)

Port pro of the month: Sotirios Theofanis (GR)
Sotiris Theofanis Port pro of the month: Sotirios Theofanis (GR) Our Port pro of the Month for April is Mr. Sotirios Theofanis, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Thessaloniki. In this interview, Mr. Theofanis discusses the privatisation of the port, the future...
April 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Interviews, Person Profiles | Read More

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre
Underwater services Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 April 2019 at 2.30 pm EEST Trident, a subsidiary of the technology group Wärtsilä is strengthening its underwater-related servicing...
April 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain

Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain
Monumental van Gogh show.  Van Gogh and Britain: a star-studded spectacular at Tate Britain By James Brewer Behind Vincent van Gogh’s expression in luxuriant brushstrokes of the unflinching energy he identified in nature is a large helping of the creativity he drew from his experience of British life...
March 31st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire
John Faraclas at HULT International Business School, London Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire…  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points earlier on today and now stands at 689. On a weekly basis same was down one point – from 690 on...
March 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

News from London International Shipping Week 2019

News from London International Shipping Week 2019
.. British Marine celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth in British boating sector British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry — and the latest industry organisation to join the LISW19 Steering Group — is celebrating a seventh consecutive...
March 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

£3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo

£3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo
Lesley Robinson  £3.17bn UK industry kicks off the season at British Marine Expo The inaugural British Marine Expo, in association with HPi Verification Services, drew to a close on Wednesday (27 March 2019) amongst a backdrop of learning, networking, awards and business deals being reported.  Offering...
March 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care
LaSonya Hill Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 28, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics has named LaSonya Hill, vice president, customer care, to further optimize the customer experience for those utilizing the company’s integrated supply chain solutions. Hill,...
March 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Markets, News, Person Profiles | Read More

LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports

LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports
LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a new airborne noise emission notation (ABN) and ShipRight procedure to meet increasing demand for a standard and methodology to control airborne noise emissions from ships. The new notation...
March 28th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Keynote speakers announced for EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019

Keynote speakers announced for EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019
Cdr Stephen P Markle USN (Ret) and Professor Christopher Hodge KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR EAAW VIII AND MECSS 2019 The keynote speakers for two influential Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) events – Engine As A Weapon (EAAW VIII) and the Marine Electrical and Control...
March 28th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation
Christine Lagarde US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation Thursday 28 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.3  Commentary: US proposal may address IMF resources By Mark Sobel in Washington Behind the scenes in Washington, the US is proposing to double...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention
The poster of the HONG KONG Convention, a vessel unde the recycling process and the Secretary-General of the IMO Kitack Lim with H.E The Japanese Ambassador Mr. Koji Tsuruoka Japan accedes to ship recycling convention IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling has received another...
March 27th, 2019 | IMO, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The Coop’s 5th Annual Meeting breaks the attendance record for the 2nd consecutive time

The Coop’s 5th Annual Meeting breaks the attendance record for the 2nd consecutive time
..  The Coop’s 5th Annual Meeting breaks the attendance record for the 2nd consecutive time More than 185 freight forwarders met at Abu Dhabi, UAE, from the 9th-11th March, 2019 During the meeting, all Coop members were given a demonstration of FreightViewer, a member-exclusive freight rate management...
March 27th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics | Read More

Interferry seeks step change innovation in call for conference papers

Interferry seeks step change innovation in call for conference papers
Mike Corrigan Interferry seeks step change innovation in call for conference papers A call for papers addressing transformational change has been launched by global trade association Interferry ahead of its 44th annual conference in London this October. The conference theme is Innovation – and CEO...
March 27th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wide Strategy: March 2019 Newsletter

Wide Strategy: March 2019 Newsletter
Lydia Modiano Welcome to “Wide Blog” where guests are invited to experience little sparks of “wide intrigue”, solid pieces of communications insights, and wide strategy news bites.  The aim of the blog is to provide a one-stop-shop for gaining a wider perspective through 3 main...
March 27th, 2019 | Communication, Company Profiles, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation EU: No-deal Brexit – Temporary Permissions...
March 27th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Company Profiles, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics

Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics
John Faraclas Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics The BDI lost another six points earlier on today and at 683 sends out another Mayday… Geopolitics with the BREXIT jargon gets seriously perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost the 200 points-threshold and now reads...
March 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II

European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II
Isabelle Ryckbost  European Ports welcome agreement on CEF II 26 March 2019 The European Seaports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the Common Understanding between the European Parliament and the Council on the future Connecting Europe Facility (CEF II). With its vote on 25 March, the European Parliament’s...
March 26th, 2019 | European Union, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are you ready for 2020 Fuels?

Are you ready for 2020 Fuels?
Are you ready for 2020 Fuels? IBC 2019 will most likely be the last conference to get the latest status, market overviews and solutions before you set sail into these challenging waters.  Bureau Veritas VeriFuel is proud to be the main sponsor of the International Bunker Conference (IBC) for the fourth...
March 26th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More