Archive for the ‘News’ Category

BDI@1,077: the fall!

BDI@1,077: the fall!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) fell 32 points earlier on today sending the message to all those who wisely think what might be next if it goes below the 1,000 point threshold… Geopolitics: still perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly briefing: The BDI’s weekly fall stood at 196 points...
May 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

TCSP’s 1Q throughput down 8.4% to 3.88 million tonnes

TCSP’s 1Q throughput down 8.4% to 3.88 million tonnes
Port of Tuapse Cargo handling at the terminals of Tuapse Sea Commercial Sea Port Group (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding), between January and March 2018 decreased by 8.4% on the same period a year before to 3.88 million tonnes. The three-month result was attributed to a 25.4-percent decline in liquid...
May 25th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”
l to r: Prof. Kevin Featherstone, Michael Tsamaz, Dr. Vassili Apostolopoulos and Nikos Drandakis “Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy” – A Hellenic Bankers Association-UK & Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics panel discussion about the future of Greek...
May 25th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Events, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market dives further with the BDI@1,109; the Wets on upturn

Dry Market dives further with the BDI@1,109; the Wets on upturn
John Faraclas The BDI lost 53 points earlier on today; the Wets on an upturn and Geopolitics muddy… John Faraclas’ brief Markets  and Geopolitics report coupled with a live video: The Capes lost 208 points with the BCI now standing at 1,551 points… Ultra-caution should be observed… The  Panamaxes’...
May 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Events, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

“The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event on 21st May 2018”

“The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event on 21st May 2018”
Snapshot from the panel, Poseidon Med II event at Laskaridis Historical Library,21/5/2018 LNG for shipping makes headway through Poseidon Med II The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event on 21st May 2018 A truck loading station in Revithoussa LNG terminal, at least three new LNG-powered vessels, one LNG...
May 24th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North P&I Club reports an increase of US$20m in free reserves and a rise of 5m in Gross Tonnage

North P&I Club reports an increase of US$20m in free reserves and a rise of 5m in Gross Tonnage
Pratap Shirke May 24, 2018 – Leading global marine insurer North P&I Club has announced its annual results, confirming a 4.6% increase (US$20 million) in free reserves to US$451 million, a 2.6% (5M GT) rise in total entered tonnage to 195M GT, and a combined ratio of 104% for the year ended...
May 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 37 points earlier on today with Geopolitics becoming more perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capes loses  once again close to 100 points – 95 to be precise and the BCI now stands at 1,759 points. The Panamaxes down 17 with the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Online Registration Now Open for SHIPPINGInsight 2018 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition

Online Registration Now Open for SHIPPINGInsight 2018 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition
from last year’s reception sponsored by Chevron New Format, New Venue, New Ideas, New Opportunities for 2018 and Beyond  STAMFORD, Conn. – May 23, 2018 – Online registration is now open for the seventh annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition. The 2018 event will...
May 23rd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s London, 23 May 2018 – The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator – established to solve some of the toughest safety and risk challenges by creating, facilitating and guiding collaboration between innovative technology companies and industry – has...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history
All on stage, amongst them Irene S. Daifas, Rena Vasilaki, Eleni Meleti, Christina Alexanian, Despina Meleti, Emily Lionis, Fyllis Hioti, Lily Sgourou-Sylignakis, Nana Andrianopoulou-Daskalakis; bottom row: Matzi Gkika On 7th of May 2018, an extraordinary performance of The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

BDI’s summer blues at 1,199 !!!!

BDI’s summer blues at 1,199 !!!!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 40 points earlier on today and things might become nasty for the hoi polloi! Geopolitics are already creating chaos and we might see this time the famous point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Just below the 1,200 point threshold the BDI...
May 22nd, 2018 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes cape bulker “P.S.Palios” on period charter to Koch

Diana fixes cape bulker “P.S.Palios” on period charter to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
May 22nd, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

YES to Shipping Forum 2018

YES to Shipping Forum 2018
Danae Bezantakou YES Forum says YES to Shipping by organizing again, YES to Shipping Forum on Friday 8th June at Posidonia Conference Hall during Ρosidonia Exhibition 2018 at Metropolitan Expo. YES Forum was initiated by Danae Bezantakou, CEO – Navigator Shipping Consultants and is the...
May 22nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMCA announces new president

IMCA announces new president
Iain Grainger Iain Grainger of McDermott becomes IMCA’s new President and Chairman of the Board In accordance with its constitution, International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces that Iain Grainger is its new President and Chairman of the Board. Iain, Vice President Commercial at...
May 22nd, 2018 | Associations, News, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI’s fall raises many issues amid deteriorating Geopolitics

The BDI’s fall raises many issues amid deteriorating Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 34 points today and now reads 1,239 which is 1,008 points below the end of December 2013 closing; back to square one, unfortunately but expected. The Capes, the most volatile of all sizes id the culprit… Geopolitics might even get worse. As we have...
May 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo
.. Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo ATHENS, GREECE, May 21, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has...
May 21st, 2018 | Container shipping, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Bureau Veritas 21st Regional Hellenic & Black Sea Committee 2018

Bureau Veritas 21st Regional Hellenic & Black Sea Committee 2018
Didier Bouttier, Tony Lauritzen, Philippe Donche-Gay, George Procopiou, Paillette Palaiologou, George Dalacouras, Matthieu De Tugny. The 21st Annual Meeting of the Hellenic and Black Sea Committee of Bureau Veritas, hosted by the Vice President Regional Chief Executive Hellenic & Black Sea Region,...
May 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

New COO for Transnet National Ports Authority

New COO for Transnet National Ports Authority
Ms Nozipho Mdawe, Chief Operating Officer (COO), [Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 May 2018]  As Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) settles into the new financial year 2018/19 its focus is on using its strengths to grow and diversify its business and to establish itself as a world class ports authority. Ms...
May 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into...
May 21st, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London

Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London
Art advisor Elouise Lecuyer with ‘UK’ by Fereydoon Omidi. Sensation: Iranian art in sensational first exhibition at Cama Gallery, London By James Brewer Attempts to isolate Iran politically for these past four decades have had an unexpected result: they have driven forward a dramatically...
May 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

The BDI@ 1,273… Geopolitics going bung…

The BDI@ 1,273… Geopolitics going bung…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 32 points since yesterday and 199 since the 11 of May. CAUTION.  John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes lost 53 points with the BCI now at 2,053 – might go even below the 2,000 point threshold. On a weekly basis the loss was even worse: 577 points! The...
May 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Making a splash at Posidonia

Making a splash at Posidonia
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest tradeshows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show organisers.  Located...
May 18th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Endeavour Silver forecasts 20% production growth in 2018

Endeavour Silver forecasts 20% production growth in 2018
Chief executive Bradford Cooke. Endeavour Silver forecasts 20% production growth in 2018 By James Brewer Endeavour Silver Corp, a mid-tier precious metals miner that operates three high-grade, underground, silver-gold mines in Mexico, is forecasting a 20% increase in its production during 2018, targeting...
May 17th, 2018 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More

SEA\LNG bolsters its knowledge base with the addition of Man Diesel & Turbo

SEA\LNG bolsters its knowledge base with the addition of Man Diesel & Turbo
Peter Keller LONDON, 17 MAY 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has welcomed MAN Diesel & Turbo (MAN) to its membership coalition. As a world-leading provider of...
May 17th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News | Read More