Archive for the ‘News’ Category

EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme

EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme
Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister EU Commission prolongs Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport scheme Approved scheme bolsters the competitiveness of the EU maritime transport sector and ship registration in Europe CYPRUS, 17 December 2019: The EU Commission, under EU state...
December 17th, 2019 | European Union, News, Taxation | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port
The Wärtsilä VTS will effectively manage vessel traffic in the French harbours of Calais and Boulogne to deliver greater operational efficiency and safety. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port Wärtsilä Corporation, 17 December 2019 at 10...
December 17th, 2019 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019

Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019
Maria Mavroudi Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019 Today, 14 December 2019, took place the Career4Sea Forum and Awards at Eugenides Foundation, organised by Safety4Sea. During the forum, various aspects of the Shipping Industry were presented to young students and trainee naval officers, while the speakers...
December 14th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more
Boris Johnson Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.50 Most-Read Commentary Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn: Britain will leave the European...
December 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Falling BDI might be worse next week…

Falling BDI might be worse next week…
Falling BDI might be worse next week… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,355; on a weekly basis the BDI was down 203 points from last week’s (06/12) 1,558. So the 1,400 and 1,500 thresholds has …vanished. The main culprit being, one again, the Capes…...
December 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Markets, Military, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ship Agencies, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fifth ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting

Fifth ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting
… Fifth ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting More than 40 maritime industry leaders took part in a lively workshop at the fifth ABS Hellenic Technical Committee. The committee heard from three guest speakers. Joe Baker, Anemoi Marine Technologies, UK, spoke on Flettner Rotors; Georgios Bourtzos,...
December 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation
Simon Bennett, Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation Today at COP 25, the UN Climate Change Conference, in Madrid, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), and the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) organised...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn

Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn
Boris Johnson Message from the Chairman: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn Friday 13 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.50.4 Commentary: Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn By David Marsh in London Britain will leave the EU at breakneck speed following a sweeping Conservative victory in yesterday’s...
December 13th, 2019 | News, Politics and Government | Read More

Sulphur readiness and Gas as fuel in the focus of Lloyd’s Register Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC)

Sulphur readiness and Gas as fuel in the focus of Lloyd’s Register Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC)
.. Sulphur readiness and Gas as fuel in the focus of Lloyd’s Register Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC) Almost 60 representatives from the Greek shipping industry, participating at the Lloyd’s Register Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC) convened on 10th December 2019, to have a closer look on the...
December 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone
The BIMCO House BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone BIMCO welcomes the recognition of the European Commission (EC) that climate change is a global issue that requires mobilisation of partners internationally. In The European Green Deal, published on 11 December...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Climate, Environment, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…

The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory…
John Faraclas The BDI dives further amid an expected landslide Tories victory… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,400 points threshold and now stands at 1,388 points. Let’s hope, all of us all over Planet Ocean that Boris Johnson’s outright win will be for the benefit, primarily of the British...
December 12th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy
Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy Thursday 12 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.3 Commentary: Five ways to advance on climate change By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Madrid This year’s United Nations Conference of the Parties in Madrid has heard plenty of...
December 12th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves

The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves
John Faraclas The BDI@1,460; geopolitics in turmoil and BV makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost its 1,500 points threshold by losing 68 points and now things, despite the volatile factor, might turn sour. The Geopolitics will bother us for a while with the addition of the outcome of the British...
December 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 11, 2019 Global Markets Risk sentiment remained cautious early today on the back of prevailing uncertainty ahead of the US administration’s 15 December deadline for new tariffs on Chinese imports....
December 11th, 2019 | News | Read More

Remembering Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling, Forecasting Lagarde’s direction

Remembering Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling, Forecasting Lagarde’s direction
Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling Remembering Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling, Forecasting Lagarde’s direction Wednesday 11 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.2 Remembering Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling By David Marsh in London Paul Volcker and Wilhelm Nölling were united by staunch commitment...
December 11th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019.

Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019.
CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research Celebrating 150 years in China: Lloyd’s Register at Marintec 2019. Maritime conversation dominated by energy efficiency, technology and the need to address decarbonisation challenges at Marintec 2019, which took place last week...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Events, News | Read More

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.

Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary.
The Members of the 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Piraeus, December 10th, 2019 The 31st Hellenic Marine Technical Committee Meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus was held on the 19th of November...
December 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Probunkers’ CEO Alexander Prokopakis with Lloyd’s Register’s Marine & Offshore Regional Manager, South Europe, Theodosis Stamatelos probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Athens, Greece, December 10th 2019 – probunkers...
December 10th, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, LNG | Read More

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America
. Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America Tuesday 10 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.1 Commentary: Fed’s enduring target rate debacle By Pierre Ortlieb in London A critical issue looms over US monetary policy-making: the choice of alternative reference and...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight

Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight
Island after island. Islands upon islands: Greece’s secluded Lipsi hops into the eco-limelight By James Brewer Ideal vacations for many thousands of people mean Greek islands, and a single name, Lipsi in the south-eastern Aegean, signifies a wealth of them. Lipsi is the collective name for 25 tiny...
December 9th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, News, Tourism | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition
‘Christophe Chauviere, Marine Chief Executive, France for Bureau Veritas formally signs the coalition agreement alongside Elizabeth Borne, Minister for the Ecological Transition. On the left side of Mrs Borne sits Jean-Philippe Bonnet, Délégué régional Méditerranée chez RTE Réseau de Transport....
December 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019, The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019,  The Winners
Winners of 2019 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 THE WINNERS Economou, Hadjieleftheriadis, Martinos and Youroukos win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – M/Maritime, Latsco Shipping, Levante Ferries and Piraeus Bank among others honoured – Shipowner George Economou...
December 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more
. European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.49 Most-Read Commentary European reset on climate change: A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building...
December 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, has been awarded as International Personality of the Year at the 16th Lloyd’s List...
December 7th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More