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Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019
Mario Draghi Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019 Commentary: Missing out on monetary normalisation By David Marsh in Boston The European Central Bank’s postponement until at least 2020 of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increase could mean it will miss...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition
Victor Vescovo (left) and Dr Graham Allen sign the Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Dr Mathias Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (Photograph: IHO) Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps...
March 11th, 2019 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark
The “Maersk Involver” Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark  Newbuild vessel, Maersk Involver, has been fixed for 161 days to support maintenance of the DAN F platform located offshore Esbjerg for walk-to-walk and accommodation services. The contract...
March 11th, 2019 | Energy, News, Supply ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning

Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning
The Lifebuoy of my life – readily prepared by that She… Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning You all know that I owe everything in shipping to women; they all acted and continue to act as a lifebuoy every single day of my life. All women in my life played...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, HR, Insight, Special Surveys, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

International Women’s Day – IMO women in maritime profiles launch

International Women’s Day – IMO women in maritime profiles launch
Today, IMO launches a video trailer for a forthcoming film which will showcase success stories of how IMO’s Women in Maritime programme has benefited women in ports, on the shoreside and on ships. A series of profiles of individual women also launches today, helping to inspire the next generation. Think...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greek Controlled Shipping Statistics 2019

Greek Controlled Shipping Statistics 2019
The Baltic Exchange Building were the GSCC’s offices are GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by IHS Markit For the 32nd consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables on Greek controlled ships over 1,000 GT, registered...
March 8th, 2019 | Headlines, Insight, Statistics | Read More

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day

Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day
Harry TheochariChair of Maritime UK Maritime UK makes a splash on International Women’s Day by launching two brand new initiatives aimed at boosting gender diversity within the maritime sector  •    Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Taskforce will meet in Belfast today to launch two new initiatives...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers

New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers
Nusrat Ghani MP, Maritime Minister  More young women will be encouraged to embark on a career at sea thanks to new funding announced on International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March) by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani.  Educational charity, the 1851 Trust, has been given £100,000 by the Department for...
March 8th, 2019 | Jobs, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657
John Faraclas The BDI@657; Capes and Panamaxes fall… Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down seven points; Geopolitics remain dodgy and perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost 34 points and the BCI now stands at 236 points…...
March 7th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step
Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step Today, the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament decided to reintroduce in the future .. – which amounts to approximately 6 billion Euros – subsidies which are harmful to the environment and which were phased out already 15 years ago. “The decision...
March 7th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation France: Towards increased regulation of...
March 7th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, News | Read More

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar

Fed to rethink inflation expectations, OMFIF-World Trade Organisation seminar
Commentary: Fed to rethink inflation expectations By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee is moving closer to consensus on exceeding its 2% inflation target to make up for the long period of inflation below that goal. Fed Chair Jerome Powell argued that inflation expectations...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched a point as the Capes dive further… Geopolitics still in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost another 29 points earlier on today and now reads 270; what’s next? A catastrophe?...
March 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

WISTA International announces inclusion pledge

WISTA International announces inclusion pledge
WISTA-International president Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou WISTA International Promotes Pledge For Inclusion of Women in the Shipping Industry “Women Move The World” March 6, 2019 -The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is proud to launch its inclusion...
March 6th, 2019 | HR, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union
Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union We have been closely following the Brexit negotiations and, as the UK nears departure from the EU, how we adapt and respond to the changes will shape the UK’s future economic strength and success. I feel that the time is right to contact...
March 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Germany just avoids technical recession By Carsten Brzeski in Frankfurt Germany narrowly escaped a technical recession at the end of 2018. Growth came in at zero, from minus 0.2% quarter-on-quarter in September. This performance...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Tim Protheroe as Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore With 40 years of industry experience from deck officer to senior industry professional, the class executive’s appointment is the latest...
March 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor
The Edinburgh Marina [London: 5th March 2019]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina today announced the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as the main contractor for the first phase of this major new development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront. McLaughlin &...
March 5th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System
Seppo Liukkonen, Principal Surveyor, DNV GL (centre), presenting the first-ever type approval design certificate for onboard wind propulsion system, to Jarkko Väinämö, Norsepower CTO (right), and Otto Valkeisenmäki, Norsepower Certification Engineer (left). HELSINKI – 5 March 2019: Norsepower...
March 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Weidmann ECB chances rising again, Launch of 2019 Gender Balance Index

Weidmann ECB chances rising again, Launch of 2019 Gender Balance Index
Jens Weidmann  Commentary: Weidmann ECB chances rising again By David Marsh in London The rising probability of a comparatively ‘soft’ British departure from the European Union has added to the chances that Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president, could after all become head of the European...
March 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Diplomacy of Shipping at the Piraeus Marine Club

Diplomacy of Shipping at the Piraeus Marine Club
Welcome speech from the President of Piraeus Marine Club Ms. Irene S. Daifas at the beginning of the event The Piraeus Marine Club Enhances Its Role as a Center for Regional Intelligence for its Membership On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series...
March 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More