Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

Navigating the future of our industry has never been more interesting

Navigating the future of our industry has never been more interesting
Joanna Pohorski,  Lloyd’s Register, Marine & Offshore Area Manager, UK & Ireland It has always been a privilege for me to be able to work in an industry whose purpose is to safeguard the safety of people, assets and the environment, while continuously striving to add value to our clients’...
February 23rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Insight | Read More

Ince & Co advises Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (AMPNI) on the US$367 million acquisition of HEC Europe

Ince & Co advises Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (AMPNI) on the US$367 million acquisition of HEC Europe
Matthew Stratton Ince & Co was instructed by longstanding client, the world’s largest independent physical bunker supplier, on its approx. US$367 million acquisition of HEC Europe. The acquisition signed on 20 February. Consideration for the acquisition included a mixture of accounts receivable...
February 23rd, 2018 | Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended today’s trading at 1,167 points, up 21 thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capers advance was minimal. Geopolitics more than turbulent suggesting CAUTION for all as Peace all over Panet Ocean is at stake; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers were up eight...
February 22nd, 2018 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

STEALTHGAS Inc. reports 12 months ended 31 Dec 2017, financial and operating results

STEALTHGAS Inc. reports 12 months ended 31 Dec 2017, financial and operating results
Harry Vafias ATHENS, GREECE, February 22, 2018. STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months...
February 22nd, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Gas Carriers, News, Reports | Read More

The “AQASIA” – Court of Appeal rules on the Hague Rules limitation

The “AQASIA” – Court of Appeal rules on the Hague Rules limitation
The m/v “AQASIA” Regular recipients of our email updates may recall that this case is about whether a carrier of bulk cargo can limit its liability for a cargo damage claim under Article IV Rule 5 of the Hague Rules, and, in particular, what is the meaning of “unit” in this provision....
February 22nd, 2018 | Claims, Legal, News | Read More

Survitec to deploy evacuation Super Slide in the US for the first time at Seatrade Cruise Global

Survitec to deploy evacuation Super Slide in the  US for the first time at Seatrade Cruise Global
A view of the Super Slide Safety solutions provider Survitec will be demonstrating its evacuation Super Slide at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale in March, a US first for the company. The SurvitecZodiac slide will be mounted from the third level of the exhibition to the second level, allowing...
February 22nd, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä to ensure and optimise the performance of four TMS Cardiff Gas vessels

Wärtsilä to ensure and optimise the performance of four TMS Cardiff Gas vessels
… Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 February 2018 at 11 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is expanding its co-operation with the Athens based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd. Under the recently signed maintenance agreement, Wärtsilä ensures the maintenance predictability...
February 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Biofouling during outfitting at South Korean shipyards drives high demand for Selektope® antifouling solution

Biofouling during outfitting at South Korean shipyards drives high demand for Selektope® antifouling solution
Philip Chaabane, CEO, I-TECH AB As global water temperatures increase, global ‘biofouling hotspots’ in subtropical/tropical areas are intensifying, exposing newbuildings at the world’s major shipyards to greater risk of hard fouling during the outfitting process. The effects of intense hard fouling...
February 21st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered

World’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier delivered
Image of the LNG-fuelled bulk carrier 50,000 dwt LNG-fuelled bulk carrier uses new LNG storage material approved by LR 21 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and ILSHIN LOGISTICS have successfully delivered the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier under the dual-class of Lloyd’s Register...
February 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, News | Read More

New Chairman and board members announced as IBIA celebrates 25th annual dinner

New Chairman and board members announced as IBIA celebrates 25th annual dinner
A view of the Ball Room The next chairman of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and the result of board elections were announced at IBIA’s AGM on Monday 19 February, a few hours before more than 1,000 marine fuel professionals gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park...
February 20th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and year ended December 31, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and year ended December 31, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, February 20, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $16.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $8.5 million for the same...
February 20th, 2018 | Accountancy, Container shipping, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
Hamburg, 20 February 2018: With the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory. Now, just four months after the launch of this new service, more than 50,000 certificates have been issued. “We have been overwhelmed by the...
February 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…
Maersk Drilling Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 February 2018 at 10.30 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling have joined forces...
February 20th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range. Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open gears and chains...
February 20th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 Feb 2018 – Edition 3

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 Feb 2018 – Edition 3
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: Prudential Regulation Authority’s Report on General Insurance Actuarial Function Reports 2. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION UK: Fundamental dishonesty overrides substantial injustice argument UK: P.I. insurance:...
February 19th, 2018 | Communication, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet
Damen ASD Tugs 2810. Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden/Amsterdam, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The vessels were built at Damen Song Cam Shipyards, Vietnam, and delivered last year to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands,...
February 19th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA
From PEMA’s annual general meeting, which was held in the Spanish port city of Bilbao. The digitalisation of ports and terminal operations offers ways to realise a “fourth industrial revolution”, bringing with it safety, operational, and environmental benefits, delegates heard at the Port Equipment...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Demonstrated compliance in CIC on Safety of Navigation

Demonstrated compliance in CIC on Safety of Navigation
Richard Schiferli Port State Control Officers in the Paris MoU region and the Tokyo MoU performed a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Safety of Navigation, including ECDIS, 2017 in the period from 1 September to 30 November 2017. The aim of the CIC was to verify that the minimum standards...
February 19th, 2018 | Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum
The Bornozis’ with captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at a full house during the event The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: A Vote of Confidence in Cyprus’s rising role in World Shipping; Dr. Loukas Gr. Glyptis writes on the afternoon sessions: The annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office
Tony Gennadopoulos, Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean, Harris Pye Global engineering group Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has launched Harris Pye Greece/Mediterranean based in Glyfada, Athens and appointed Tony Gennadopoulos Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean. “Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection
Oil tanker in Turkey after first of only two layers of Ecospeed Two newbuild projects at Turkish shipyards have been protected using specialist coatings from Belgian coatings company Subsea Industries. Its Ecospeed hull coating and Ecoshield rudder protection coating have both been applied to a shallow-draught...
February 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
Propeller shaft system Hamburg/Høvik, 15 February 2018: DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services
Paul Butcher Leading assurance provider Lloyd’s Register [LR] is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services.  Based in Birmingham, UK, Paul brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News | Read More