Archive for the ‘News’ Category

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs

American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club American Club Circular no.25/19 – new video on the International Group of P&I Clubs JULY 16, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 25/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   NEW VIDEO ON THE INTERNATIONAL...
July 16th, 2019 | News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Signing of collaboration between XRTC Ltd. and eShipfinance.com –

Signing of collaboration between XRTC Ltd. and eShipfinance.com –
George Xyradakis Signing of collaboration between XRTC Ltd. and eShipfinance.com Piraeus, July 16, 2019 XRTC Business Consultants announces the official co-operation with the electronic platform for shipping funding eShipfinance.com, established by the experienced executives in banking finance Mr Dagfinn...
July 16th, 2019 | News, Shipfinance | Read More

Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data

Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data
.. Haifa Port Presents – A Brand-New Website Providing a Full, Transparent Real-Time Data After lengthy, meticulous planning, Haifa Port this week launched a single ground-breaking website which in effect is six different websites, presenting the Port’s activity in three languages attractively...
July 16th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin
. ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin Commentary: ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy By Neil Williams in London Rising populism, the exacerbation of economic inequality by quantitative easing, and calls for the reversal of globalisation point to...
July 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art
Self-portrait with Lilies. Detail. Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art By James Brewer She was the personification of the avant-garde before the avant-garde got into its ultra-provocative stride. Outraging early 20th century Russian society, Natalia Goncharova (1881–1962)...
July 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs Monthly Statistics June 2019

Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019
  Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019 12/07/2019 – The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of June 2019. The monthly report for the equity...
July 12th, 2019 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR.

DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR.
From the event DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR. 12 July 2019 – Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its Smart Ship Solution (DS4®). The fleet monitoring smart ECDIS and surveillance system...
July 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES INCREASE OF PURCHASE PRICE AND EXTENSION OF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, July 11, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds

New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds
Kyriakos Mitsotakis New Democracy, old challenges, History and outlook of covered bonds Commentary: New Democracy, old challenges By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Athens The victory of the centre-right New Democracy party and its leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Greece’s general election on Sunday 7 July...
July 11th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record
John Faraclas The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record The BDI Baltic Dry Index gained half of what achieved yesterday – the 34 points plus and now with the 18 points clinched today stands at 1,777… Geopolitics… err the world is on fire; John Faraclas early recap news: The Capes gained only 18...
July 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1  In this issue: In this issue: Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments 1. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Woodward v Phoenix: all’s fair in love and war? The Court of Appeal...
July 10th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Testing the potential of additive manufacturing

Testing the potential of additive manufacturing
. Testing the potential of additive manufacturing by Ramesh Babu Govindaraj, Principal Material Specialist When Wärtsilä Marine Solutions took the decision to utilize additive manufacturing (AM) to create a vital component for an inert gas system, initial production prototypes displayed an unexpected...
July 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP

ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP
. ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany, Roundtable with Bernard Jenkin MP Commentary: ECB deal ‘unbalanced’ for Germany By David Marsh in London In the drawn-out annals of Franco-German wrangles over economic and monetary union, last week’s deal over top European posts, including...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal

Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal
Sergey Frank Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal Sergey Frank, President & CEO of Sovcomflot, has been awarded the first-class Pyotr Stolypin Medal. The corresponding order was signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on 4 July 2019 on the eve of the Day of Russian Sea...
July 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News | Read More

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers
Sergey Frank at the centre flanked by the company’s senior fleet officers SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers On the eve of Russia’s Day of Marine and River Fleet Workers, celebrated on the first Sunday of July, Sovcomflot held a traditional meeting of the company’s...
July 9th, 2019 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, People and Places | Read More

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire

Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire
Jerome Powell Market expectations test Fed mettle, Living in a world on fire Commentary: Market expectations test Fed mettle By Darrell Delamaide in Washington All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell when he goes to Capitol Hill this week for his twice-yearly testimony before Congress....
July 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Volatile Capes do it again

Volatile Capes do it again
John Faraclas Volatile Capes do it again The volatile Capes fell 86 points earlier on today bringing the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) down to 1,725 points – down 15. Mitsotakis sworn in as Greece’s PM following a landslide victory. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capes’ BCI was down 86 points...
July 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system
.. Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system. LR to support LNG growth in China through collaboration with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, MARIC, SSSRI and CCS. 8 July 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
July 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority

Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority
Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks under the Parthenon Mitsotakis topples Tsipras with an overwhelming majority Kyriakos Mitsotakis topples Alexis Trsipras with an overwhelming majority; end of the story! Centre-Right party Nea Demokratia headed by Kyriakos Mitsotakis  ridiculed the slogan “First time Left”...
July 7th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More