Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Panasonic equips exploration expedition “Under The Pole III” with rugged mobile devices

Panasonic equips exploration expedition “Under The Pole III” with rugged mobile devices
Under The Pole III has arrived in French Polynesia. After a couple of weeks of workshop with the scientists of the CRIOBE to prepare for the upcoming scientific program ”Deep Hope” focusing on mesophotic corals, the program is done in Moorea and Bora Bora is the next island to be explored. Panasonic...
July 26th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

A letter from Maritime UK to New Prime Minister

A letter from Maritime UK to New Prime Minister
. Maritime UK has today written to the new UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The letter, from Maritime UK Chair, Harry Theochari, stresses the importance of the sector to national prosperity, and identifies key priorities for the UK’s maritime industries. These include protecting freedom of navigation,...
July 25th, 2019 | Associations, Letters, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes

Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes
The “Scot Explorer”; her transom Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd orders third vessel from Royal Bodewes Scotline Marine Holdings Ltd is pleased to announce the order from the Royal Bodewes Shipyard of newbuilding number 750 to be named Scot Ranger with Swedish/Finnish Ice Class 1A. After the...
July 25th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister
Pacific Fisheries Abuses: Testimony of Fijian Fishing Widows, Mother and Sister 24th July 2019 “He was stabbed with a knife below his heart by a Chinese crewman.” London. UK. In partnership with Fijian-based NGO, Pacific Dialogue, Human Rights at Sea publishes the fifth case study in the current...
July 25th, 2019 | Fisheries | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI
John Faraclas Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 151 points and now dangerously approaches / dives towards the 2,000 point-threshold… Boris Johnson enters no. 10 Downing Street following an emotional but also unusual, odd day holding the keys of power…Can...
July 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award
Marios Iliopoulos on the right with  Evangelos Bournous, the Mayor of the local harbour town near Mati, Rafina” Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award Seajets, one of the largest fleets in the Med reveals its social responsibility identity with a humanitarian award for its CEO,...
July 24th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference

Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference
Ursula von der Leyen Von der Leyen begins in frail position, DZ BANK international capital markets conference Commentary: Von der Leyen begins in frail position By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore Ursula von der Leyen was approved to become the next European Commission president by a wafer-thin...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, Immigration | Read More

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership
John Faraclas   Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,165 points increasing the gap to 82 points from that as of end of December 2013 (2,247) thanks to the Capes’ fall. Geopolitics remain more than crucial....
July 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role

Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role
Elliot Papageorgiou, Yan Gong, Mark Devaney and Rob Deans. Navigating the New Silk Road in intellectual property rights: Clyde & Co highlights China’s role  By James Brewer As China pursues its Belt and Road initiative, spanning 66-plus countries, it is officially taking the protection of intellectual...
July 23rd, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Legal, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break…

Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break…
Boris Johnson wins Tory contest but can he make or break… Boris Johnson won few mins ago the Conservative leadership contest to replace Mrs. Theresa May at Ten Dowing Street, but can we make or break, meaning can he offer the best deal for the well being of the people in the United Kingdom? Wonder...
July 23rd, 2019 | Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M
John Faraclas The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M The BDI is just 56 points apart as of the end of Dec 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247… Geopolitics being conspicuously “silent” might turn explosive to a degree of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With only 56 points...
July 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Sanctions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!
. Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy! by Elena Sendona Wes Gordon is the man at the helm of a historic fashion house that represents the vision of a woman. The look is always attention-getting, impeccable, and easy-to-wear. The colors in the palette are joyful; a reason to celebrate femininity with a big...
July 22nd, 2019 | Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

Diversity Study Group – Diversity in Shipping study

Diversity Study Group – Diversity in Shipping study
Heidi Heseltine, Co-Founder of the Diversity Study Group Diversity Study Group – Diversity in Shipping study The first ever survey and study to explore levels of diversity and inclusion across the shipping industry has been announced by the newly-formed Diversity Study Group.    The Diversity...
July 22nd, 2019 | News, Special Surveys, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda

Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda
Cary Cooper Exploring the key issues shaping the health, safety and wellbeing agenda British Safety Council 11th Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace, 16 October 2019 One of the major events in the calendar of health, safety and wellbeing professionals is fast...
July 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more
USA’s President Donald Trump Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-19 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.29 Most-Read Commentary Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea: Markets...
July 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens
A view of the west part of the plain of Athens A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens An strong earthquake shook the plain of Athens having its epicentre 22km (14m) north west of Athens at 12:20 BST (14:20 local time), possible in the same place with the very strong earthquake in 1999 at 6.1 of...
July 19th, 2019 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building
Lloyd’s of London Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building 19th July 2019 – Ince has today announced that it is moving its insurance practice from Aldgate Tower to the Lloyd’s building in the heart of the London insurance market. The well-established insurance team consisting...
July 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern
Moss Wall. Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern By James Brewer A baby reaches out to feel the texture of Moss Wall, a 20 m wide floor to ceiling blanket of Scandinavian reindeer lichen. The tactile tapestry is a 1994 artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist...
July 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register

Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register
Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register The development of an Emergency Response Plan for offshore hydrocarbon installations was the outcome of the successful cooperation between Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) and Lloyd’s Register. Lloyd’s Register’s global experience...
July 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy

Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy
. Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard, British and German economic and financial diplomacy Commentary: Towards new ‘de facto’ gold standard By Willem Middelkoop in Aerdenhout China wants to increase in the shortest time possible its gold reserves to at least 8,000 tonnes. This...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More