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WOC and U.N. World Meteorological Organization Sign MOU

WOC and U.N. World Meteorological Organization Sign MOU
WOC and U.N. World Meteorological Organization Sign MOU WMO – the World’s Global Weather and Climate Organization – Partners with WOC on Engaging Ocean Industries in Meteorological and Oceanographic Data Collection 20 June 2019 – The World Ocean Council (WOC) and the World Meteorological...
June 20th, 2019 | Associations, Organisations, UN | Read More

IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks

IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim International Maritime Organization – 13 June 2019, 15:56 BST IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks ​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has condemned the suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Oman that occurred earlier...
June 13th, 2019 | IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…
John Faraclas Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 19 points – same as yesterday and now stands at 1,141 Geopolitics messy and dangers loom in the background. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI continue...
June 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s active engagement on ocean industry issues recognised with attendance at high-level UN meeting.

Lloyd’s Register’s active engagement on ocean industry issues recognised with attendance at high-level UN meeting.
Elaine Roberts Lloyd’s Register’s active engagement on ocean industry issues recognised with attendance at high-level UN meeting. Company among a select group of 35 maritime organisations to collaborate on sustainable ocean business principles. Lloyd’s Register (LR) will attend the ‘High-Level...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Organisations, UN | Read More

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions
Theodore El. Veniamis, Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions Ahead of the critical UN IMO Marine Environment and Protection Committee 74 (MEPC 74) meeting of next week, the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) urges IMO Member States...
May 10th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100 to develop further measures to deal with the safety implications associated with the 2020 compliant marine fuels and their respective challenges The Union of the Greek...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

IMO Council agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term

IMO Council agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim The IMO Council has agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term, beginning 1 January 2020, subject to the approval of the IMO Assembly in December 2019. ___ www.allaboutshipping.co.uk congatulates and...
November 23rd, 2018 | IMO, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Shipping Centers, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

Despite the global financial turmoil the BDI’s renowned volatility is here to stay…

Despite the global financial turmoil the BDI’s renowned volatility is here to stay…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 53 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,503 points surpassing the crucial but also psychological threshold of 1,500. The Geopolitical turmoil coupled with the Trade War, Sanctions, Tariffs will soon become a catalyst and the shit will hit the fan… John Faraclas’...
September 26th, 2018 | Comment, European Union, IMO, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Shipping Industry Increasingly Worried About EU Member States’ Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea

Shipping Industry Increasingly Worried About EU Member States’ Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea
Peter Hinchliffe The global trade association for ship operators – the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – is increasingly concerned about the new policy of the Italian Government to close its ports to migrants rescued by ships at sea.  In the interest of protecting safety of life at sea,...
June 25th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing IMO was adopted, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the occasion at IMO Headquarters in London Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing the United Nations...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

IMO and EBRD sign new partnership to support sustainable shipping

IMO and EBRD sign new partnership to support sustainable shipping
From the signing ceremony The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has signed a new partnership agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The agreement will help promote sustainable shipping through a range of safety- and environment-focused capacity-building...
February 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, IMO, Organisations, Shipfinance, UN | Read More

The falling BDI@1,082 raises concerns…

The falling BDI@1,082 raises concerns…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) begun the week with a controlled fall. Geopolitics on a turning point. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI lost 13 points and now reads 1,082 points amid a general market fall with the Dow Jones on record losses since the crisis of 2008 and that surely...
February 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, UN | Read More

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?
John Faraclas With eight points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) opened this week’s dry market …deliberations, thanks to the Capers as all the other dry sizes remained more or less stagnant… The Geopolitical situation smells of more gun powder… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was...
October 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Ocean Change requires solutions – UN Oceans Envoy

Ocean Change requires solutions – UN Oceans Envoy
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with ​Fiji’s Ambassador Peter Thomson, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean Solutions to address human-induced “Ocean Change” are needed to save life in the ocean and reverse the cycle of decline in which it is caught, according...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Organisations, UN | Read More

New UN sanctions target North Korea’s exports of strategic commodities

New UN sanctions target North Korea’s exports of strategic commodities
On 5 August 2017 the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a significant expansion of the UN sanctions regime against North Korea, in response to North Korea’s recent ballistic missile tests.    Resolution 2371 (2017) (the Resolution) targets key elements of North Korea’s economy,...
August 6th, 2017 | Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sanctions, UN | 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

World ports contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

World ports contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Santiago Garcia-Mila TOKYO, 14 June 2017 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) President Santiago Milà delivered a keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum that took place in Ningbo, China, 11-12 July. Mr. Zhang...
July 14th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, UN | Read More

European MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea SAR publication

European MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea SAR publication
26 MEPs uphold Human Rights at Sea work in support of search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean With the on-going European migrant crisis, including the continued tragic loss of life in the southern Mediterranean offshore Libya, Human Rights at Sea and its supporting advisory work has been recognised...
July 12th, 2017 | European Union, Headlines, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on and things are only rosy for the very powerful few! Geopolitics in total disarray with …NO Climate Change. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So, what can save the markets,...
June 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@878: Tempest ante portas and climate change in tatters…

The BDI@878: Tempest ante portas and climate change in tatters…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI lost its 900 point-base threshold and things as you understand are becoming grave for the hoi polloi; the geopolitical issues with the president Trump’s position can cause tsunamis. John Faraclas’ mid-week market...
May 31st, 2017 | Breaking News, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, UN | Read More

The BDI@900 and messy geopolitics; it’s the nature of the beast…

The BDI@900 and messy geopolitics; it’s the nature of the beast…
John Faraclas As mention last Friday the eventuality of further frustrating losses particularly in the Dry market now creates the mess! Geopolitically the mess is here to stay. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: With the BDI losing 12 points the Dry Market enters a very difficult and unpredictable period...
May 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, UN | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes; geopolitics are worsening and Terrorism of ANY kind must be curbed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI was also down  44 points since last week’s closing...
May 26th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Climate, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More