Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

Red Funnel Ferries celebrates the keel laying of its new UK built freight ship

Red Funnel Ferries celebrates the keel laying of its new UK built freight ship
Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Karen George, Kevin George, John Syvret CBE New £10m ship scheduled to enter service in spring 2019, boosting local economies 31 May 2018 — At a keel laying ceremony held today, Red Funnel, the original Isle of Wight ferry operator announced that its new £10m freight ship will...
May 31st, 2018 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement
  Christine Cabau Woehrel and Ambroise Fayolle sign the €50 million agreement European Union institution the European Investment Bank (EIB) has renewed its partnership with leading French port Marseille Fos under a €50 million funding agreement to support five key development projects. The projects,...
May 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

Posidonia 2018 Sets the Course for Global Shipping

Posidonia 2018 Sets the Course for Global Shipping
Theodore El. Veniamis Event reflects market optimism on 50th Anniversary with record number of exhibitors and 16% floor space increase A total of 1,920 exhibitors from 92 countries and territories will participate at Posidonia 2018 as the world’s most prestigious shipping trade event is getting ready...
May 31st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Press and Media | Read More

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery

Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery
Spellbound. Jade Sea. Jade & Silver: beautiful paintings of Camille Wekesa at Framers Gallery By James Brewer After days of journeying through the “endless greyness” of arid Turkana county in the Kenyan interior, travellers come across the Jade Sea. The Jade Sea is a vision of startling colour,...
May 31st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The fall in the Dry markets continues. The Geopolitcs continue to be perplexed and uncertain and the American Club’s splash makes the headlines…. John Faraclas’ brief markets and geopolitics  report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points, a bit of...
May 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability
Neil Anderson, Director of Marine Technologies at LAB. Notion that scrubbers, are large, alloy units that are hard to install, maintain, and recycle needs to evolve, says manufacturer PARIS – 30 May 2018 – Global market-leader in flue gas treatment and desulphurisation, LAB, part of the CNIM Group,...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more
Glass being loaded on a roro-ferry Gavridis Glass has a history of 70 years within the glass industry. Starting from a small business run by just one individual – George Gavridis – it has now become a third generation family business run by his sons and grandchildren on its own premises of...
May 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…
Poseidon Med II representatives with the Minister Kouroumplis during the presentation of the Presidential Decree* A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework: Presidential Decree for LNG Bunkering in Greece Greek Minister of Shipping P. Kouroumplis presented the Presidential Decree...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell twenty points and now stands at 1,057; the Wets continued to rise but marginal; Europe with a possible Italexit ante portas and a weak Euro creating havoc amid Geopolitical chaos. Posidonia social and business...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More