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Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019

Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019 The London Shipping Law Centre is delighted to announce that Dr Aleka Mandaraka Sheppard, its Founder and Chairman, has been ranked, at the top of the 100 list of remarkable women who have substantially...
February 21st, 2020 | Awards, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019 2019 was the year devoted to Women in the Shipping Industry: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was IMO’s theme for World Maritime Day 2019. This year, we …drop our annual lists of Top 100...
February 19th, 2020 | Awards, Breaking News, IMO, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?
John Faraclas Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up four points since yesterday following a 48 hours stagnation and now reads 425. On a weekly basis, hooray hooray, same was up ten points from last Friday’s (07/02) when same...
February 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Health and Safety, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…
John Faraclas Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)… The Dry and Wet Markets continued to fall with the exception of this lonely green, the Cleans. Geopolitics as messy, perplexed  and unprecedented as ever. John Faraclas extra midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 5th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Markets, Medical, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Green deal’ could deepen EU tensions, Developments in global financial stability

‘Green deal’ could deepen EU tensions, Developments in global financial stability
.. ‘Green deal’ could deepen EU tensions, Developments in global financial stability Tuesday 4 February 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.6.1 Commentary: ‘Green deal’ could deepen EU tensions By Miroslav Singer in Prague The European Union is seemingly united on a ‘green new deal’,...
February 4th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Organisations | Read More

Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout

Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout
. Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 27-31 January 2020, Vol.11 Ed.3 Most-Read Commentary Watershed for Europe and the world: The UK’s departure from the European Union on 31...
February 1st, 2020 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too… The falling markets, an unprecedented for many development – although we have witnessed a BDI down to 290 points in Feb 10 2016 and the falling apart of the European Union with the United Kingdom’s BREXIT  is the...
January 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Coronavirus global health emergency – IMO issues advice to Member States, seafarers and the shipping industry

Coronavirus global health emergency – IMO issues advice to Member States, seafarers and the shipping industry
. Coronavirus global health emergency – IMO issues advice to Member States, seafarers and the shipping industry Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx Nouveau coronavirus (2019-nCoV) http://www.imo.org/fr/mediacentre/hottopics/pages/coronavirus.aspx  Nuevo...
January 31st, 2020 | Breaking News, Health and Safety, IMO, Medical | Read More

EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit

EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit
Martin Dorsman EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit ECSA insists that the only and most economically sensible future is for the EU and the UK to remain an integrated and seamless shipping centre. Brexit discussions have brought to the forefront...
January 31st, 2020 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Watershed for Europe and the world

Watershed for Europe and the world
. Watershed for Europe and the world David Marsh in London 31 January 2020 The UK’s departure from the European Union on 31 January, after constant internal attrition during 47 years of adherence, marks an end-point. Not of Europe, but of the hope that a Europe reborn from the ashes of 1939-45 could...
January 31st, 2020 | Comment, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Story of the Year | Read More

US economy may derail Trump 2020 victory, Japan’s economy: Challenges and prospects

US economy may derail Trump 2020 victory, Japan’s economy: Challenges and prospects
US economy may derail Trump 2020 victory, Japan’s economy: Challenges and prospects Thursday 30 January 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.5.3 Commentary: US economy may derail Trump 2020 bid By Desmond Lachman in Washington James Carville famously remarked that when it comes to winning elections ‘it’s...
January 30th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation

Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation
Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation Wednesday 29 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.5.2 Commentary: Five scenarios for Brexit By Denis MacShane in London On 31 January, the UK will cease to be a member of the European Union. Having previously insisted there would be no EU-UK regulatory...
January 29th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance | Read More

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with WISTA Int’nal president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou holding the signed MoU and other IMO and WISTA members and BoD WISTA International signs MOU with the International Maritime Organisation, IMO 27 January 2020, London, UK  WISTA (WISTA) International...
January 27th, 2020 | Events, IMO, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market
Photo Credit: Ajax News & Feature Service / Alamy Stock Photo Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market – IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally – Urgent questions to be answered by oil...
January 27th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Markets dramatic fall

Markets dramatic fall
John Faraclas Markets dramatic fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now stands at 557 which is also 197 points down since last week’s 754 points. The Geopolitical perplexed mess continues with the Year of the Rat ante portas. All in all, as we have said last year, 2020...
January 24th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, IMO, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Shipping Indices | Read More

Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent

Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent
Professor Graham Baldwin Third generation Mariner to turbocharge the future of Maritime’s brightest talent Chair appointed to lead new Maritime Skills Commission Commission will look to understand existing and future skills the industry will need to continue its success Announcement made as Minister...
January 24th, 2020 | Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita
Harry J. Fafalios GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita  The Annual Vasilopita event of the GSCC (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee) took place earlier on tonight at the Royal  Victoria, Royal Albert and King Geoge V Rooms of the Baltic Exchange – the temple of British and International shipping. Over...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Events, IMO, People and Places, Politics and Government, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system
Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system  IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review the GMDSS requirements. IMO’s first meeting of 2020 is now in session.   Search and rescue at...
January 15th, 2020 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system
. 2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system Wednesday 15 January 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.3.2 Commentary: 2020s will test leaders’ conviction By Mark Sobel in Washington The global economic outlook for the 2020s depicts a baseline picture of stagnant,...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics
John Faraclas by GTP Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today since yesterday and now stands at 763 – as we also stand on shifting sand given the geopolitical conundrum. CAUTION! John Faraclas’ daily brief: Let’s hope the Dry Markets’...
January 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline

North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline
Colin Gillespie North P&I Club Launches New Initiative to Help Members Prepare for the IMO’s Cyber Security Deadline 10 January 2020 – North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to...
January 10th, 2020 | IMO, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance…

The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance…
John Faraclas; photo by Niki Paterakis                           The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point since yesterday and now stands at 772 points. Geopolitically...
January 9th, 2020 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020 et al…

Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020 et al…
This is what 2020 will be like… Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020* et al… Geopolitical challenges particularly face Shipping where many issues are at stake… In a world of political and economic uncertainty anything can happen and we urge all stakeholders in the shipping industry...
January 1st, 2020 | Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More