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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

IUA event discusses social media revolution

Digital Risk Working Party highlights dangers and opportunities for insurers Insurers must embrace the social media revolution, both to protect their own corporate image and fully understand the underwriting opportunities and risks it presents. Industry experts taking part in a roundtable discussion...
June 26th, 2012 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Newly appointed distributor for MacGregor and Allset ship lashings, Buffers USA, to also cover US West Coast from1 July 2012

CARGOTEC Corporation, 26 June 2012  Cargotec appointed Buffers USA Inc as distributor for its MacGregor and Allset brands of lashing equipment for US East, and Gulf coasts, Canada and Mexico from 1 April 2012 and is now expanding the territory to also include the US West coast. Established in 1989...
June 26th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

21 Facts for WTM Meridian Club’s 21st Anniversary

21 Facts for WTM Meridian Club’s 21st Anniversary
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, will this year be celebrating the 21st Anniversary of WTM Meridian Club. WTM Meridian Club – The leading global business network: making contacts, concluding deals – is World Travel Market’s business club for senior...
June 26th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Holidays, Sports, Tourism, Underwater Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Paris MOU: New monthly detention lists available again

Paris MOU: New monthly detention lists available again
The Paris MoU Secretariat has published new monthly detention lists on the web site. Detention information is available in EXCEL and PDF format, including the number of detentions in the past 36 months. The M/V “VENEZIA” (IMO 7726093) was detained 4 times and the M/V “GOLD STAR”...
June 26th, 2012 | News, Organisations | Read More

Unions slam “sea of shame”

Unions slam “sea of shame”
The ITF HQ’s in London Trade unions from Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine, working with the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), are releasing a report today*, Monday 25th June, that they hope will help shame governments into action over the shocking condition...
June 26th, 2012 | Events, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Tsavliris’ dedication to Seafarers

Tsavliris’ latest brochure published last month reviewing the last four years of the company’s work and achievements to all intents and purposes, is dedicated to the Seafarers everywhere. And yesterday it was Seafarers Day!* A more than interesting account coinciding with this year’s “Titanic”...
June 26th, 2012 | Books, Charity, Company Profiles, Environment, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More