Archive for the ‘Story of the Day’ Category

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas Further twists and turns for both the Markets and Geopolitics as the situ might get off hand for the masses but NOT for the real masters on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a modest 13 points since yesterday and now stands at 914, thanks to the volatile...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

EURO 2016: Parabéns a Portugal. Conseguiram!

EURO 2016: Parabéns a Portugal. Conseguiram!
En-lightening! Portugal all the way! Portugal all the way; what a soccer game that was earlier on last night! What a tournament that was! What a final that was; excitement at its best! Ole! The Portuguese built up began after their greatest disappointment when, as hosts of Euro 2004, lost to the Greek...
July 11th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sports, Story of the Day | Read More

American P&I Club reception excels at Posidonia

American P&I Club reception excels at Posidonia
Lined up welcoming guests, the all American – Greek team with (from the right): Arnold Witte, chairman of the board, Vincent J. Solarino, Dorothea Ioannou, Joe Hughes, George Alexandratos, Elias Tsakiris and Ilias Bobolos Witnessing rare moments in Shipping History is a blessing! A few hours ago...
June 2nd, 2016 | Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Story of the Day | Read More

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…
Clyde & Co’s lofty status. Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016 hears that firms must be clearer on how they keep their supply chains free of modern slavery By James Brewer Businesses are being slow to meet a new statutory responsibility to report on what they are doing to keep...
May 31st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Insight, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Flame in the sky…

Flame in the sky…
The Oceanus, the first vessel on the scene to search for the ill-fated Egypt air plane… Flame in the sky… Was that the ill-fated  MS804 Egypt Air A320? Could that be the plane south of the Greek Island of Karpathos in Greece’s south eastern seas? The “Oceanus”, a bulker operated...
May 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Story of the Day | Read More

University College London launches interactive shipping map

University College London launches interactive shipping map
CO2 emissions for every ship for every hour. Now that’s big data!Researchers at UCL Energy Institute (UCL EI) use the methodology they developed for the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 and AIS data to estimate emissions from five different ship types and display this in a new interactive map that plots...
April 22nd, 2016 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Story of the Day, Technical, Technology | Read More

Jeanius Consulting wins New Business Category at Milton Keynes Business Leaders Awards 2016

Jeanius Consulting wins New Business Category at Milton Keynes Business Leaders Awards 2016
MKBAA New Business Award, (l to r) Pam Gosal, Jean Gowin, Martine Frost and  Debra Stephenson Jeanius Consulting has been awarded New Business of the Year at the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards 2016, just one week after celebrating their move into brand new offices. The prestigious awards...
March 17th, 2016 | Awards, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Story of the Day | Read More

Sofia Spanopoulou graduates to exciting first stage of an events management career

Sofia Spanopoulou graduates to exciting first stage of an events management career
Sofia Spanopoulou Sofia Spanopoulou has graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies in the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with a degree ranked as very good, having studied for five years, including six months under the Erasmus programme at Charles University...
January 4th, 2016 | Academia, Art and auctions, Awards, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tourism | Read More

How soon will ships sailing without a crew be a reality?

How soon will ships sailing without a crew be a reality?
DNV GL’s ReVolt crewless ship concept How soon will ships sailing without a crew be a reality? Insurers offer a view during IUMI conference By James Brewer Unmanned merchant ships could begin sailing the seas in the next decade or so, according to the opinion of many professionals in the marine...
October 25th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Insight, Marine Insurance, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA – LRF Campaign on the island of Aegina comes to a close

HELMEPA – LRF Campaign on the island of Aegina comes to a close
The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences” in Aegina, under the auspices of the Municipality, was concluded with positive feedback and prospects for new partnerships. The environmental Exhibition of the Campaign was hosted between 24...
October 13th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, People and Places, Pollution, Story of the Day | Read More

IMO’s Sekimizu issues fresh condemnation of Mediterranean people smugglers

IMO’s Sekimizu issues fresh condemnation of Mediterranean people smugglers
Recent incidents in which hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe have lost their lives, including dozens found dead in the holds of the ships that were carrying them, have prompted strong condemnation and refreshed calls for concerted action to tackle people smugglers...
September 1st, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, IMO, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Military, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) elected as IMO Secretary-General

Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) elected as IMO Secretary-General
Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) who was elected as IMO Secretary-General Mr. Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with effect from 1 January 2016, for an initial term of four years. Mr. Lim is currently president...
June 30th, 2015 | Associations, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

Boosting regional maritime security coordination in west and central Africa

Boosting regional maritime security coordination in west and central Africa
The IMO’s HQ’s in London 26/03/2015 A regional workshop organized by IMO, in cooperation with the Government of Angola, is being held in Luanda, Angola (24-27 March), to discuss the implementation of the Code of Conduct concerning the repression of piracy, armed robbery against ships and...
March 26th, 2015 | Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, ILO, IMO, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Short Sea Shipping, Story of the Day, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

ClassNK retakes top position

ClassNK retakes top position
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has just announced its official registration figures in addition to Clarkson’s data which reveals that it is once again the world’s largest classification society. The Society made the announcement at its annual Japanese press conference...
March 17th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Environment, HR, News, Press and Media, Reports, Story of the Day | Read More

Greeks stand up for the dignity of their Nation – A Statement

Greeks stand up for the dignity of their Nation – A Statement
We have inserted herebelow the text of The Statement and also attached at the end the text with the Greek Translation including those who have signed/supported  same, as well as their status/professions/positions within the Greek and International spectrum. We hope soon to have thousands signing this...
February 21st, 2015 | Academia, Associations, At the end of the day..., Banking, Comment, Communication, EEZ, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Insight, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Letters, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Story of the Day, What Others Say | Read More

CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class

CSCL Globe – World’s largest containership named with DNV GL class
The “CSCL Globe” is the world’s largest containership and will be deployed on the Asia-Europe trade loop. Ulsan, 28th November – CSCL Globe, the world’s largest containership and the first of a series of five 19, 100 TEU containerships ordered by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL)...
November 28th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Story of the Day, Technical, Technology | Read More

First Chemical Tanker to Use Combination of Duplex Stainless Steel and Stainless Clad Steel Delivered

First Chemical Tanker to Use Combination of Duplex Stainless  Steel and Stainless Clad Steel Delivered
The “Sunrise Hope” Tokyo – The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steeland stainless clad steel in the construction of its cargo tanks was successfully delivered to Oita-based Hiro Naviera S.A. (President: Tomonori Yoshimura) on 15 November2014...
November 17th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award
Julian Parker OBE (left), Chairman of the Organising Committee presents the award to Richard Sadler, CEO of LR. Richard Sadler, CEO of Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd (LR), was honoured with the Maritime Fellowship Award at the Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Media Awards, held at the Institute of Directors...
November 10th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Story of the Day | Read More

“EDITH MAERSK”: The largest ship ever on the Thames

“EDITH MAERSK”: The largest ship ever on the Thames
17th October 2014 – The largest ship ever to enter the Thames is due to call at DP World London Gateway at the weekend, with estimated time of arrival in the early hours of Sunday morning,  October 19. The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 metres and can carry...
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Story of the Day, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers
ABB technology will power ice-going LNG carriers carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to Europe and Asia. Zurich, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first...
June 17th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

What’s next for and on Ukraine?

What’s next for and on Ukraine?
So what can you see behind the Ukrainian flag? The latest events and the enfolding events as you read these lines on the future of Ukraine will be at best sour if logic doesn’t prevail; John Faraclas writes: As we have said in our shipping market reports and as I have personally long ago mentioned...
February 23rd, 2014 | Breaking News, Civil Unrest, Comment, Corruption, Country Profiles, Energy, Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

Lloyd’s covers largest ever floating vessel

Lloyd’s covers largest ever floating vessel
The Prelude Thursday 09 January 2014 – From the procurement of the steel to pumping the first gas, Lloyd’s is leading the insurance of Shell’s pioneering liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, Prelude. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The hull of Prelude, Shell’s new LNG facility and the...
January 9th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Marine Insurance, Story of the Day | Read More

Euronav acquisition of Maersk VLCC fleet

Euronav acquisition of Maersk VLCC fleet
ANTWERP, Belgium, 5 January 2014 – Euronav is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to acquire fifteen (15) Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) from Maersk Tankers Singapore Pte Ltd for a total acquisition price of USD 980 million payable as the vessels are being delivered. The vessels...
January 6th, 2014 | Energy, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More

Astir Marina in Vouliagmeni Greece becomes the first globally Lloyd’s Register accredited one!

Astir Marina in Vouliagmeni Greece becomes the first globally Lloyd’s Register accredited one!
Captain Tony Field, Lloyd’s Register Marine Business Manager SE Europe & EMEA Regional Marine Consultancy Manager, with the Chairman & CEO of Astir Marine Vouliagmenis S.A. Polychronis Griveas ASTIR MARINA Vouliagmeni receives accreditation by Lloyd’s Register becoming the first Marina...
December 5th, 2013 | Marinas, Regulatory, Story of the Day | Read More

Stormy Shipping Stories…

Stormy Shipping Stories…
John N. Faraclas Stormy Shipping Stories…err News The second Autumn www.allaboutshipping.co.uk live presentation of  week 43 by John Faraclas covered: The stormy weather in England and Wales; the equally stormy shipping/chartering markets with the BDI ending down to 1671 points (18/10) and today down...
October 28th, 2013 | Chartering, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Day | Read More