Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Memories from the Market…

Memories from the Market…
Covent Garden wholesaler Trevor Clackett. Memories of the Market: old and New Covent Garden By James Brewer Let me take you down, ’cause I’m going to Strawberry Fields, sang the Beatles.  Unlike the dreamy haze in the Lennon-McCartney song from the psychedelic rock era, everything was real...
June 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Gains for the BDI@849, Wets are down and Geopolitics more than messy

Gains for the BDI@849, Wets are down and Geopolitics more than messy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points since yesterday – now standing at 849, and 19 plus since last Friday the 2nd of June when the main index stood at 830 points. Every single plus point counts. Not the same situ though...
June 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

HFW Briefing – Brexit negotiations begin now: business must prepare

HFW Briefing – Brexit negotiations begin now: business must prepare
Brian Perrott The votes have been counted and the Conservatives, who failed to maintain a majority, remain the largest party. Theresa May has confirmed that she will continue as Prime Minister and has this afternoon been invited by the Queen to form a government, working with Northern Ireland’s Democratic...
June 9th, 2017 | Comment, European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

What will power shipping in 2050?

What will power shipping in 2050?
Eleni Antoniadou Eleni Antoniadou, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Advisor at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was one of 19 experts asked by KNect365 Maritime “What will power shipping in 2050?” The answers appear on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. This followed a previous...
June 9th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Special Surveys | Read More

Diana’s latest period t/c fixtures

Diana’s latest period t/c fixtures
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRSINI WITH RWE AND  TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V ELECTRA WITH UNIPER, M/V ALCMENE WITH CARGILL, M/V OCEANIS AND M/V TRITON WITH AUSCA ATHENS, GREECE, June 9, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”),...
June 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The June  8th UK snap elections yielded a hung Parliament with the Conservative Party coming first but short of majority. In a knee-jerk reaction to the UK election...
June 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mighty May’s must!

Mighty May’s must!
Whatever the result in RBKC due to recounting, Mrs. Theresa May MUST remain and continue. Populists in the opposition DO NOT have the programme and live back in the 70’s… Luring the youngsters with the tuition fee issue and a few other “perks” is coincidentally due to the season, a midsummer...
June 9th, 2017 | Breaking News, Comment, Politics and Government | Read More

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus
The Board of WISTA Cyprus with the trainer and representation from WISTA Hellas. From left to right Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Maria Angelidou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Dilip Mukerjea, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. Photo Credit: Whiteleaf...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

MarineFields Holdings Ltd and Inmarsat have signed an MOU

MarineFields Holdings Ltd  and Inmarsat have signed an MOU
Socrates Theodossiou and Roland Spithout MarineFields Holdings Ltd (a member of Tototheo Maritime) and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) have signed an MOU to partner in investigating how sea traffic management and satellite connectivity can make port calls more efficient for all stakeholders through improved information...
June 8th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Veson Nautical Solution awarded European Union’s MRV certification

Veson Nautical Solution awarded European Union’s MRV certification
Verifavia Shipping Officially Certifies Veslink Voyage Reporting Boston, MA, London, Paris – June 8, 2017  Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced that Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK holds snap elections today with markets appearing to be pricing in a significant probability of a strong Conservative majority, a development that...
June 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships
The renewed service agreement between Wärtsilä and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings covers 10 cruise ships transiting around the world – here cruise ship Marina in Sydney. The technology group Wärtsilä and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a renewal of their...
June 8th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess

BDI …“gains” amid geopolitical losses and terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas Market intuition is what counts most, given that “news is what they don’t tell us” and the fact that nobody will really tell you  where the market is heading, you must rely in your business shipping intuition and geopolitical knowledge… John Faraclas’ daily recap…: Yesterday...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Mark Ford Close on 200 delegates are expected at two seminars being held next week in Amsterdam by the International Marine Contractors (IMCA). The 2017 IMCA Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ will be held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at  IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Alan Macleay International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) members and guests attending the association’s Europe & Africa Region meeting at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 13 June will hear two highly topical presentations. The first by Evert van Herel, Project Manager of...
June 7th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto

Diana Announces an Addendum to the T/C Contract for caper “Sideris GS” with Rio Tinto
The “Sideris GS” ATHENS, GREECE, June 7, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has agreed to extend and increase the time...
June 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data
At the Nor-Shipping presentation (from L to R): Hideyuki Ando, Senior General Manager, MTI/NYK Group, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL – Maritime, Svein Steimler, President and Chief Executive Officer, NYK Group Europe Ltd. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL...
June 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday ahead of a string of key events on Thursday, with Chinese stocks rallying on speculation that China’s...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation

New BIMCO President sets course for digitalisation
Anastasios Papagianopoulos Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 members in more than 120 countries. Papagiannopoulos has set three clear themes for his two-year presidential term....
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company
Ian Ball of Abitibi Royalties Inc Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company By James Brewer Canadian entrepreneur Ian Ball has been fascinated by the world of mining stocks since he was a boy. Now, with mature experience of the sector behind him, he is pioneering a business...
June 6th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More

The BDI@818: Mild losses but losses. Warring global concerns and election enigmas in the UK…

The BDI@818: Mild losses but losses. Warring global concerns and election enigmas in the UK…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points earlier on today standing at 818 points; contained losses due to the 13 plus points of the Capers – could it be   “..13 for luck” per Agatha Christie’s famous book… Wonder! The BCI 2014 at 1,336 – the 13 plus points mentioned...
June 6th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greece: Jan – Apr 2017 State Budget Execution & April 2017…

Greece: Jan – Apr 2017 State Budget Execution & April 2017…
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, June 6 2017) Greece: January – April 2017 State Budget Execution & April 2017 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – April 2017, the budget balance recorded a deficit of ca...
June 6th, 2017 | Country Profiles, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain
Fugro Venturer – copyright Fassmer With a maiden voyage that takes her to the deep waters of Ireland’s Atlantic margin and the far North of the Barents Sea, Fugro Venturer is the newest of Fugro’s successful purpose-designed, standardised survey vessels, originally formulated in 2013. The...
June 6th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More