Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

Diana Containerships sells post-panamax contship “Hamburg”

Diana Containerships sells post-panamax contship “Hamburg”
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES the sale of A post-panamax container VESSEL, the m/v hamburg ATHENS, GREECE, May 17, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has signed,...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek Shipping Leading the Way

Greek Shipping Leading the Way
Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club Greek Shipping Leading the Way By Tony Allen, Director (Greece), North P&I Club It is nearly a decade since the global crisis began and Greek shipping has proven its ability to weather the storm. With freight rates improving a little at least in some...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?
John Faraclas The BDI had one of its most unexpected falls since the beginning of the year; at minus 65 points it now stands at 1,403 and about to go even below, given the Capes triple digit collapse… Geopolitics take a dive too… John Faraclas’ brief mid-week recap: The Capes lost 195 point and...
May 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures
… Amsterdam, May 16, 2018 – Pioneer and market leader in sustainable, advanced biofuels for the shipping and heavy land transport sectors, GoodFuels, has secured a major investment round with Amsterdam-based investment fund Social Impact Ventures (SIV). The investment will be used to boost product...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Land Trasnport, Markets, News | Read More

A “Fondaco 4.0” in Venice and Porto Marghera to take opportunities presented by the New Silk Road

A “Fondaco 4.0” in Venice and Porto Marghera to take opportunities presented by the New Silk Road
Pino Musolino, president of the Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Adriatico Settentrionale The speech by President Musolino at the Transport Logistic China trade fair in Shanghai Shanghai, 16th May 2018 A “Fondaco 4.0” (trading post) in Venice and Porto Marghera to take advantage of the opportunities...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions | Read More

‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’…

‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’…
Willum Richards, chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters ‘Who are the crew?’ and ‘what are wages?’ are just some of the areas of marine claims ‘shaded in grey’ says chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters Willum Richards Insurance market leaders have been urged to apply...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award
24mx4m Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Viking Grace. Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards HELSINKI – 16 May 2018: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Climate, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO
IACS’ chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen In support of the IMO’s programme of events to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the IMO Convention, IACS Council Chair, Mr Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, was delighted to speak at the IMO’s High-Level Forum held in London yesterday.  “With the...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave
Vassilis Antoniades, Senior Partner, Head of the Athens Office BCG, making the opening remarks New Technologies in Shipping was the main subject of the Shipping Event which took place at the SNFCC yesterday, organized by The Boston Consulting Group on the occasion of the Posidonia 2018; Emily Lionis...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts

‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts
The Vaults at the Royal Academy. ‘New’ Royal Academy of Arts unites its parts By James Brewer From top to bottom, the Royal Academy of Arts has been revamped. It has been a Herculean task, and in the vaults, none other than Hercules or Herakles, more than 3 metres tall, wearily rests on his heavy...
May 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

The BHSI clinches a point; all other indices dive…

The BHSI clinches a point; all other indices dive…
John Faraclas The BDI fell eight points and now stands at 1,468; the Geopolitics will soon bring-in the worse tsunami never ever imagined in your wildest dreams. John Faraclas’ brief market and geopolitics recap: The  Capes’ BCI was down  33 points and now reads 2,602 points… Let’s see the...
May 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt
Blue MBA salutes Frank Leonhardt. It was an inspired way to express appreciation to one of Europe’s most distinguished shipping chiefs for his hospitality: presenting him with a finely-crafted model of the type of vessel that has given stalwart service to his fleet. The surprise was prepared by members...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Posidonia 2018 – Statement by the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore Veniamis

Posidonia 2018 – Statement by the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore Veniamis
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners We are particularly proud that, amidst significant challenges both for the shipping industry and for Greece, Posidonia 2018 is once again here, manifesting the resilience, commitment and potential of our industry and our country. The achievements...
May 15th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini
.. HEALTHY SEAS JOINS FORCES WITH COUSTEAU DIVERS AND CARVICO SPA, FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST MARINE PROTECTED AREA IN SANTORINI The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organisation founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting...
May 15th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to clinch just four points since yesterday and now reads 1,496… The Geopolitical situation and conversely Peace – given what happened in the Middle East and particularly in the borders of Israel and Gaza, has spectacularly failed, “thanks”...
May 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tenders | Read More

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol
Janaina Baxevani, multi-disciplinary designer An unusual exhibition about Andy Warhol has popped up in a gallery in New Bond Street and it’s themed pink! “Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think...
May 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai
(l to r) Nikeel Idnani, Konstantinos Papalexopoulos, Andrea Di Bella & Stefanos Chatzinikolaou RINA sponsored an interactive knowledge sharing session on Ship Air Emissions – Main Challenges, Policies and Industry Developments at an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Posidonia sets compass for future global shipping agenda

Posidonia sets compass for future global shipping agenda
.. The biennial Posidonia 2018 Conference Programme is once again upon us with its trademark thought provoking constellation of conferences, seminars, workshops and heated panel discussions which are yet again set to shape the global shipping agenda and define the future of an industry that sits at the...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Human Rights in Japan…

Human Rights in Japan…
Dr Sanae Fujita. Human Rights in Japan: Freedom of Expression, the Media and the Constitutional Amendment By James Brewer Fundamental freedoms are at risk in Japan, the world’s third largest economy, a meeting in London heard. Draft revisions to the constitution prepared by the ruling Liberal Democratic...
May 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

And then come the …Capes, yet “again”…

And then come the …Capes, yet “again”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today up, yes up 19 points at 1,472, thanks – once again, to the predictably unpredictable and volatile Capes. It was also up 92 points since the 4th of May (from 1,384). The Geopolitics, as we have warned you, get worse at a faster pace...
May 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More