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Moore Stephens says UK Autumn Budget preserves stable tax regime for shipping

Moore Stephens says UK Autumn Budget preserves stable tax regime for shipping
Susan Bill The stability of tax rules is of vital importance to the UK shipping sector, and international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says it is therefore encouraging that the UK government continued to provide a stable regime in its Autumn Budget 2017.  The Budget includes some specific...
November 22nd, 2017 | Comment, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event
The connections between ships, ports and people were once again the focus for an international audience, as Panama hosted the 2017 World Maritime Day Parallel Event (1-3 October). The event was formally opened by His Excellency Mr Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, President of the Republic of Panama. During...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas As predicted yesterday the market “improved” today following its midweek fall, an easy job to do being familiarised with volatility which enable us to foresee the asymmetrical behaviour of the indices. Geopolitics continue an erratic course. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017

UGS president Theodore Veniamis meets UK’s minister for Transport John Hays during LISW2017
Theodore Veniamis Meeting of the President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis,  with the UK Minister of State for Transport, Mr. John Hayes The President of the UGS, Mr. Theodore Veniamis, accepting a formal invitation, visited London on the occasion of the London International Shipping Week and had...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Hong Kong & UK commit to stronger maritime relationship

Hong Kong & UK commit to stronger maritime relationship
Left: Chan Fan, Frank, JP, Secretary for Transport & Housing, Hong Kong GovernmentRight: Maritime London Chairman, Lord Mountevans At back: UK Minister of State for Transport Legislation and Maritime, John Hayes, CBE, MP. Representatives of the British and Hong Kong maritime business sectors have...
September 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipping Centers | Read More

How Does Arbitration Support London?

How Does Arbitration Support London?
The panel with the Hon Sir Bernard Eder – fourth from the left who chaired the event. Picture credits Anna Kaparaki An exceptional event “How Does Arbitration Support London?” took place earlier on tonight at the DLA Piper premises in the City of London.  The event was organised by the London...
September 11th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipping Centers | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 942; the Geopolitics continue to shake the Globe to its foundations and expect a …tsunami, a business so to speak tsunami to strike soon. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI down 68 point...
July 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Headlines, Inland Waterways, Insight, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Centers, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Watch the Falling Market*

Watch the Falling Market*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was on a falling mode – down 12 points since yesterday and now stands at 968 points; the Geopolitics continue to build up a warring atmosphere despite what the mass media and its cronies say. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers were down 15 points with...
July 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Re-positioning Greece as a global maritime capital

Re-positioning Greece as a global maritime capital
Greece’s position is ideal to all intents and purposes for conducting  hipping business. Today, we are pleased to share with you a new, insightful EY study, titled “Re-positioning Greece as a global maritime capital”*. In this report, EY examines the role of Greece as a global shipping...
July 14th, 2017 | Accountancy, News, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim 16/05/2017  – ​A new regional centre, which will provide leadership in promoting ship energy-efficiency technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions from ships, has been launched at Shanghai Maritime University, China (15 May)....
May 16th, 2017 | Events, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

London voted world’s top maritime financial city

London voted world’s top maritime financial city
London has been voted the world’s leading financial maritime city, according to a report published by Menon Economics. The report’s authors said London had a “special position in the financial industry globally and was in 2017 again ranked as the leading financial city in the world.” According...
April 26th, 2017 | Awards, Breaking News, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipping Centers | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector
Dr Nikos P. Tsakos Operators of the global fleet of tankers have grounds for market optimism – although they should restrain any impulse to order more tonnage. This was the message from Nikos Tsakos, chairman of Intertanko, when he addressed a meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum...
March 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, IMIF, IMO, Intertanko, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

IMO head to speak at European Shipping Week

IMO head to speak at European Shipping Week
Key seminar announced at European Shipping Week The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, and Magda Kopczynska from the European Commission’s DG MOVE, which is the directorate responsible for freight transport safety within the EU, will join industry leaders...
February 17th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Tom Boardley appointed new Chairman at The Mission to Seafarers

Tom Boardley appointed new Chairman at The Mission to Seafarers
Tom Boardley, The Mission to Seafarers is pleased to announce that Tom Boardley, Executive Vice President of Lloyd’s Register has been appointed as the new Chairman of the global maritime welfare charity. Tom will formally take on the role from the incumbent Chairman Robert Woods CBE on the 1 April...
February 2nd, 2017 | Charity, HR, Shipping Centers | Read More

VIMC in the news – Advantage Vancouver: Building a Global Maritime Hub

VIMC in the news –  Advantage Vancouver: Building a Global Maritime Hub
… As Canada’s largest port, Vancouver B.C has always been big on shipping. Now they have their sights set on becoming a world-class maritime center. “There’s no problem selling Vancouver,” says Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein, Executive Director of the Vancouver International Maritime Center (VIMC),...
February 2nd, 2017 | Shipping Centers | Read More

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role
l to r: Søren Philip Sørensen, Anne Ries, Connie S. Gehrt “It’s all about people” – this was the fundamental message describing the role of Seahealth, a private organisation serving the maritime industry, from its managing director Connie Gehrt, to an invited group of members of WISTA Denmark. Ms...
December 21st, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, News, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Professor George C. Bitros on the success of Greek Ocean-going shipping

Professor George C. Bitros on the success of Greek Ocean-going shipping
Prof. George C. Bitros Ocean Shipping: By Far the Best Growth Model for Greece by Prof. George C. Bitros* Abstract: Today there is unanimous agreement that the country’s production model must change. But Greeks are very confused about the direction of the necessary changes. For, as the recent elections...
December 16th, 2016 | Academia, Insight, Reports, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…

Beware of the Market’s premature euphoria…
John Faraclas The BDI is just 1,000 (one thousand) points below December 2013 level, still a long way to go despite the latest  euphoria, as Geopolitics might be the “catalyst” for cataclysmical  events; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed with a 26 points plus since...
November 18th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More

BDI’s four digit and geopolitical uncertainty to be watched…

BDI’s four digit and geopolitical uncertainty to be watched…
John Faraclas The BDI “makes waves” at 1,045 at the end of a turbulent week which will, geopolitically, change the route of history; John Faraclas brief weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 71 points surpassing for the first time this year the 1,000 point mark reaching 1,045 points...
November 11th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

Ports should be at the heart of the UK’s Industrial Strategy

Ports should be at the heart of the UK’s Industrial Strategy
ABP Chief Executive James Cooper addresses the Maritime Nationat the Foreign and Commonwealth Office ABP Chief Executive James Cooper called on The Government to put ports at the heart of its Industrial Strategy. Speaking at a Maritime Nation event at the Foreign Office last night, Mr Cooper said ports...
November 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Thome welcomes Singapore government’s possible intervention to support marine and offshore sectors

Thome welcomes Singapore government’s possible intervention to support marine and offshore sectors
Claes eek Thorstensen, Thome has welcomed the recent announcement by the minister of trade and industry S. Iswaran that the Singapore government is working in consultation with the marine and offshore engineering sectors, plus the region’s financial institutions, to review the possible need for...
November 2nd, 2016 | Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers | Read More