Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent losses in European trade on Monday on the view that other G10 central banks will follow the Fed in gradually...
January 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

QuantiServ introduces robotised laser technology that drastically increases the lifespan of 2-stroke engine pistons

QuantiServ introduces robotised laser technology that drastically increases the lifespan of 2-stroke engine pistons
QuantiServ’s new laser cladding technology revolutionises the reconditioning of 2-stroke engine pistons Wärtsilä Corporation, 15 January 2018 at 11.45 a.m. EET Wärtsilä Services’ Business Line QuantiServ, which offers specialised maintenance and repair services for marine and energy customers...
January 15th, 2018 | News | Read More

Threesome and 3×3…

Threesome and 3×3…
Sadie Lee, Ursula Martinez, Roxana Halls and Sarah Jane Moon. Threesome and 3×3: exploring the gaze and gesture of gay women By James Brewer Any eroticism in these works is strictly intentional, says the publicity for the exhibition Threesome. Certainly, this fascinating spectacle is full of imagery...
January 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its twists and turns and let’s see how the hoi polloi respond as well as how the capable ones react to this downfall… Geopolitical turmoil at its… best. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: With a loss of 24 points today and 92 since...
January 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen

In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen
Actors Toyah Frantzen and Elie Haddad. In Another Life: refugee dignity and desperation on screen By James Brewer “Some are living in mansions, some are living in halls – when there is no place for us, my dear.” This is one of many paradoxes that play out brutally for the world’s refugees, more...
January 12th, 2018 | Film Industry, Immigration, Insight | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle
Provence Promotion head Philippe Stéfanini, Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and Que Weidong, founder and CEO of Quechen Silicon, with his wife A rail shuttle container service linking the major French ports of Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland...
January 12th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Tuapse Commercial Seaport to invest RUB 1.93 bn under the 2018 development programme

Tuapse Commercial Seaport to invest RUB 1.93 bn under the 2018 development programme
The Port of Tuapse Tuapse Commercial Seaport JSC (TCSP, part of UCL Holding) says it is going to allocate RUB 1.931 billion of its own funds for financing of the company’s investment programme in 2018. According to the statement, this year’s investment programme of Tuapse Commercial Seaport provides...
January 12th, 2018 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to today’s newswires, preliminary talks in Germany between the CDU/CSU and SPD for the formation of a grand coalition concluded...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Factum: the BDI@1,303

Factum: the BDI@1,303
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 63 points earlier on today thanks to the as ever volatile Capers and to a lesser extent the enigmatic Panamaxes; both Wets fell too. Geopolitics still enigmatic and perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capers triple-digit fall was more...
January 11th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register
Lloyd’s Register Surveyor (front) and David Knukkel, CEO, RIMS BV (back) during practical audit. Drone and robotics specialist RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) have received their fourth Classification Certificate as Recognized External Specialists, from Lloyd’s Register for the use of Remote...
January 11th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner
l to r: British Marine Trades Association ‘Chairman’s Special Award’ – Paul Martin, Chairman, British Marine Trades Association; Neil Chapman, Founder, Boatshed The 2018 British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner last night (Wednesday 10 January) crowned a highly successful first day...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were firmer in European trade on Thursday assisted by somewhat easing concerns about China’s stance on US bonds and...
January 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking a lead from higher US Treasury and JGB yields, core Eurozone government bond yields were under upward pressure in early trade on...
January 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities
Peggy Høegh Grays Peggy Høegh Grays knew at the age of just 12 that she wanted to spend her life in the maritime industry. Her step-father, Henrik Kjaersulf, was a chief steward with the Danish shipowner Rederiet Dannebrog/Nordana Line and had the opportunity to bring Peggy’s mother, Pia, and Peggy...
January 10th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report

Maritime piracy and armed robbery reaches 22-year low, says IMB report
Captain P. Mukundan London, 10 January 2018 – A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB)in 2017, according to the latest IMB report. It is the lowest annual number of incidents...
January 10th, 2018 | News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth
Howard Pridding Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home THE UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by British...
January 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad
DJI PHANTOM – The DJI Phantom drone can operate for about 20 minutes and is lighter than the Custom drone. It is used for external surveys but can also be flown inside spaces such as tanks. When fitted with its protective shield it is more resistant to damage THE DRONE SQUAD Cezary Galinski, Senior...
January 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Failing to capitalize on positive euro area data, the EUR/USD was, 0.3% weaker on the day probably due to some position squaring after...
January 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition

Societe General becomes first financial institution to join growing SEA\LNG Coalition
Peter Keller of SEA\LNG LONDON, PARIS, HONG-KONG, 09 January 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 the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale....
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance

Exciting new shuttle tanker concept with Wärtsilä solutions creates optimal economic and environmental performance
The new shuttle tanker concept creates both economic and environmental benefits for owners. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 January 2018 at 11 a.m. EET A new shuttle tanker concept developed by the world’s largest provider of shuttle tanker services; TEEKAY, in close cooperation with Wärtsilä, will...
January 9th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now reads 1,385 points. Geopolitics still in a mess. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capers’ gained were contained to just 35 points and the BCI now reads 2,826 points. The Panamaxes also were on par with the...
January 8th, 2018 | News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life
. The London Boat Show and the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, powered by British Marine, are delighted to announce Rockley Watersports as a partner for three key attractions. The Activity Pool, Beach Club and Starter Boat area are all aimed at bringing boating and watersports to life,...
January 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Extending recent gains, the majority of European bourses retained a positive tone in early trading on Monday amid expectations that...
January 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line: 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami

“K” Line: 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami
Eizo Murakami,  “K” Line Group, President & CEO 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami “Working Together, Let’s Make 2018 the Link to a New Era” To everyone of the “K” Line Group, I extend my very sincerest wishes for a Happy New Year. As we enter 2018, I would like...
January 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Liner Shipping and Trade, News | Read More