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WISTA-MED 2012 Conference in Cyprus

WISTA-MED 2012 Conference in Cyprus
  WISTA-Cyprus Executive Committee: Jane Melas – ExCo Member, Martina Meinders – Secretary General, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou – President, Sonia Ajini – Vice President, Victoria Kostic Nola – ExCo Member Only days away from the beginning of the Cypriot EU Presidency,   WISTA Cyprus...
June 28th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Open letter to the European Council: 32 billion EURO the best “MOVE” towards economic growth

Open letter to the European Council: 32 billion EURO the best “MOVE” towards economic growth
Isabelle Ryckbost This letter was send to us by  Isabelle Ryckbost, the Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP)         We quote same to you in full: We, European transport organisations, representing European maritime and inland port authorities, airport operators,...
June 28th, 2012 | European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PD Ports CEO appointed regional Ambassador for HRH The Prince of Wales at business in the community awards

PD Ports CEO appointed regional Ambassador for HRH The Prince of Wales at business in the community awards
ITV’s newsreader Nicholas Owen, David Robinson Chief Executive of PD Ports, Karen Wilkinson-Bell Regional Director of BITC and Ken McMeikan CEO of Greggs and former Regional Ambassador of HRH Prince of Wales. David Robinson, chief executive officer of PD Ports, has been appointed Regional Ambassador...
June 28th, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cargo Security International

Cargo Security International
 Cargo Security International is a unique source of intelligence covering all modes of transportation – air, rail, road and maritime – always with a sharp focus on security. The magazine and website are used by thousands of transport, shipping, cargo and security professionals, governments, legislators...
June 28th, 2012 | Books, Logistics, Maritime Fraud, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan releases update of wind farm design software – WindFarmer 5.0

“WindFarmer 5.0 includes wind flow modelling and data visualisation”, Image copyright – GL Group Hamburg/Germany, 28 June 2012 – Taking another step in the development of its wind farm design software, GL Garrad Hassan has released version 5.0 of WindFarmer. The software aids...
June 28th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Oslo Børs lists bond loans intended for Swedish investors

Bente Landsnes 28/06/2012 – Oslo Børs is today listing two bond loans that are intended for Swedish investors and are registered with Euroclear Sweden. The bonds are issued by Hafslund ASA. This is the first time that Oslo Børs has listed bond loans that are registered with a foreign central...
June 28th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

Favourites End Opening Day Of ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds Undefeated

Lucy Macgregor (GBR) Leading Silke Hahlbrock (GER) ©Dan Ljungsvik ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship Gothenburg, Sweden After the opening day of the 2012 ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds in Gothenburg, Sweden the early favourites have proven their worth and taken control. With...
June 27th, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Saab announces commercial availability of fifth-generation maritime Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)

The defence and security company Saab announces that the company’s advanced fifth-generation R5 family of AIS products are now commercially available. June 27, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) “The new R5 AIS products from Saab are the first to incorporate software-defined radio (SDR) transceivers together...
June 27th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Aspects of China Economy which I know

Aspects of China Economy which I know
Shicheng Yang, Jim Davis and Richrd Greiner Now you might think that we exaggerate; no, not at all! This IMIF congregation surpassed in spirited participation even the one hosted back in February by the ITF for the IMO Secretary-general Koji Sekimizu’s presentation! Jim Davis, the IMIF’s chairman...
June 27th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Opening new doors…

Opening new doors…
Keith Stern Tuesday 26 June 2012 – In October, Lloyd’s is supporting the Keychoice Broker conference ‘Opening New Doors’ – a title reflective of what we’ve been trying to do in the UK market for the past two years. Supporting insurance conventions is a crucial part of this....
June 27th, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Former Director of U.S Census Bureau to be keynote speaker at IBEX Industry Breakfast

Steve H. Murdock Will Address Changing U.S. Demographics and Impact on Boating Industry LOUISVILLE, KY – June 26, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) Steve H. Murdock (pictured) , former director of the U.S. Census, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference...
June 27th, 2012 | Trade and Commerce | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Norway, all ports – Pilot transportation strike warning Philippines, all ports – Tropical Storm “Dindo” Australia, Gladstone – SMIT Towage industrial action update (27 June 2012)...
June 27th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä specifies MARIS ECDIS training package

Wärtsilä has become the latest major marine company to specify MARIS hardware and software as part of its product specific training. The MARIS ECDIS900 system is to be installed at the Wärtsilä Land & Sea Training Academy Subic, the engine company’s instruction centre in the Philippines. The...
June 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ABB Turbocharging boosts fuel efficiency on smaller ships

TC A170 ABB Turbo Systems Baden, Switzerland, 27th June 2012 – ABB Turbo Systems Ltd. has played a key role in bringing the benefits of Wärtsilä’s RT-flex technology to two-stroke engine installation onboard smaller ships. Increasingly, owners of smaller merchant vessels prefer two-stroke,...
June 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

London’s Cavendish Square gets a melting monument to the prince who spurned the chance of being Lord High Admiral –

London’s Cavendish Square gets a melting monument to the prince who spurned the chance of being Lord High Admiral –
Equestrian Statue in Cavendish Square, Town and Country Magazine, February 1771 London’s Cavendish Square gets a melting monument to the prince who spurned the chance of being Lord High Admiral A soapy makeover for the Butcher of Culloden, By James Brewer Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland,...
June 27th, 2012 | Exhibitions | Read More

Location, location: landscapes​, seascapes and sailing scenes in the latest exhibition by London artist Bettina Schroeder –

Location, location: landscapes​, seascapes and sailing scenes in the latest exhibition by London artist Bettina Schroeder –
Bettina Schroeder – Location, location: landscapes, seascapes and sailing scenes in the latest exhibition by London artist Bettina Schroeder By James Brewer Bettina Schroeder is a painter who loves getting out on location, regardless of the wind, rain, cold or heat. Mostly she travels far away...
June 27th, 2012 | Exhibitions, Maritime Art | Read More

Lubmarine expands global network with new Copenhagen facility

Lubmarine expands global network with new Copenhagen facility
LEADING international marine lubricant supplier Total Lubmarine has extended its global network of service and supply centres with the opening of a dedicated commercial and supply hub in Copenhagen, Denmark. Already a significant player in the Nordic region, especially in Norway and Denmark, Lubmarine...
June 27th, 2012 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Shipping confidence rises for fourth successive quarter

Shipping confidence rises for fourth successive quarter
Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry increased in the three months ended May 2012, to reach their highest level since February 2011, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from leading accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. This is the fourth successive quarter in...
June 27th, 2012 | Markets, News | Read More

Do we have good enough marketeers in the Shipping Industry?

Do we have good enough marketeers in the Shipping Industry?
Iraklis Prokopakis, Kostis Tsalpatouros, George Avlonitis, Angelos Pantouvakis and Rafael Melachrinos Posidonia 2012: The 2nd International Forum on Shipping Marketing & Management This one was yet another one of the many Posidonia 2012 events – we still have more to put up in the site, and took...
June 27th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Bunkerspot Bunkerspot Bunkerspot

Bunkerspot Bunkerspot Bunkerspot
Why Bunkerspot is the Industry’s magazine of choice Bunkerspot magazine publishes six high quality magazines a year with exclusive features on key industry issues and is backed up with a 24/7 web-based news service. The magazine offers free daily price indications for the world’s 16 most influential...
June 27th, 2012 | Books, Bunkering, News | Read More

Customs officers’ strike in Brazil disrupts major ports and has potential to worsen

26 June 2012 Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, advises that strikes by Brazilian customs officers are disrupting major ports and that the clearance of imported goods has slowed significantly.  The company reports that unless this week’s negotiations with...
June 26th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Nigeria, Port Harcourt – Port operations halted by protest Australia, Gladstone – Eight-day tug strike planned Panama, Panama Canal – Security Service Tariff increase DATE: June 26, 2012 – COUNTRY:...
June 26th, 2012 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC Oslo’s second annual Spring Quiz

GAC Oslo’s second annual Spring Quiz
Mauritz Wahl, Espen Arentz-Grastvedt & Steinar Stubsrud of Christiana Shipbrokers (CSB), Ole Fredrik Torpe of GAC. The winning team was completed by N. William Nilsen (CSB), Tor Madsen and Jan Fredrik Hammer.GAC Oslo’s second annual Spring Quiz, introduced by the shipping, logistics and marine...
June 26th, 2012 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The House on Paradise Street

The House on Paradise Street
Following her first two acclaimed works of non-fiction, Eurydice Street: a place in Athens and Red Princess:  a Revolutionary life,   Sofka Zinovieff’s presented her new epic The House on Paradise Street I bet you will break all records. In 2008 Antigone Perifanis returns to her old family home in...
June 26th, 2012 | Books, Events | Read More

Bunker Fuel for Marine Engines

Bunker Fuel for Marine Engines – A Technical Introduction, By Nigel Draffin M.I.Mar.E.S.T. Overview Bunker Fuel for Marine Engines – A Technical Introduction focuses on the complicated relationship between ships’ engines and the marine fuels that power them. Complete with extensive glossary and...
June 26th, 2012 | Books, Bunkering | Read More