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Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up

Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up
.. Innovative solutions for remote inspection: RINA and Kiber team up GENOA, ITALY (21 November 2019) – RINA, one of the global leading classification societies, has signed an agreement with the augmented and virtual reality innovator VRMedia to boost the development of remote inspection technologies...
November 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019
Lesley Robinson Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019 British Marine members, Spirit Yachts and Princess Yachts, had a fantastic night at the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (19 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. Spirit...
November 21st, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess…

Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess…
John Faraclas Falling BDI amid Planet Ocean’s Geopolitical mess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 44  points earlier on today and now stands at 1,260. With the geopolitical issues having no end, things can get sour all over. John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The Capes’ BCI loss was a triple...
November 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Nov-2019 AMENDMENT OF PILOTAGE ALLOWANCE Aden, Yemen PORT OPS SUSPENDED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia Amendment of pilotage allowance Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Aden, Yemen Starting form 1 December 2019, YGAPC [Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation] will amend...
November 20th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America

Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America
Ocean Network Express chooses TPS Valparaíso to launch XVELA Collaborative Platform in Latin America The implementation, part of a partnership with TPS and XVELA, will be the starting point for a global collaboration initiative OAKLAND, CA — 11/20/19 — XVELA, the world’s first maritime...
November 20th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes post-panamax “Polymnia” on period to Cargill
. Diana Shipping Inc. announces direct continuation of time charter contract for m/v Polymnia with Cargill  ATHENS, GREECE, November 20, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
November 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020

Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020
Antwerp XL set to shape the future of breakbulk in April 2020 Plans Unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020 Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April...
November 20th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up
CARIBMEPA and NAMEPA Board members, and delegates of the 2019 WISTA International AGM and Conference, collect trash on a Grand Cayman beach in the Cayman Islands. WISTA and CARIBMEPA Lead Caribbean Coastal Clean Up  Members of The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Women...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal

North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal
Pratap Shirke, North’s Chairman North P&I Club opts for 7.5% General Increase at February 2020 Renewal 20 November 2019 – Directors of North P&I Club have decided to set a general increase of 7.5% on P&I and FD&D premiums for the 2020/21 Policy Year. The increase is considered...
November 20th, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy

South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy
Aldworth Mbalati, Chief Executive Officer, DNG Energy South Africa will be major global force within LNG bunker market says DNG Energy Company to commence LNG bunkering operations from Algoa Bay in 2020 in line with ongoing investment drive London, November 20, 2019 – DNG Energy, the leading South...
November 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, LNG, Person Profiles | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 million investment by its chairman

Performance Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 million investment by its chairman
.. Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire an Aframax Tanker and US$11.0 Million Investment by its Chairman ATHENS, GREECE, November 20, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships and...
November 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel
Wärtsilä will upgrade the efficiency and environmental performance of the Norwegian fishing vessel ‘Brennholm’. Copyright: Gunnar Larsen Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 November 2019 at 12pm EET The...
November 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting

Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting
Callum Macpherson Will history repeat itself? Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities comments on the upcoming OPEC meeting Callum MacPherson, Investec’s Head of Commodities “Over the last half of this year, the oil market has provided little cheer for the bulls. Even the attack on...
November 20th, 2019 | Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Tankers | Read More

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia

Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia
Awareness raising initiative by HELMEPA and Potentia The 5 seminars on “Empowering the Seafarer: Learning & Developing Soft Skills” of Potentia, which HELMEPA included for the first time in the Association’s 2019 training program, were successfully completed. Each seminar’s duration...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development
UK PM Boris Johnson Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development Wednesday 20 November 2019 Vol.10 Ed.47.2 Commentary: Awkward truths on UK campaign trail By John Nugée in London When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succeeded in persuading parliament...
November 20th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge”

Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge”
John Faraclas Skyfall …err Dryfall continues with the BDI@1,304; Wets …“surge” The Dry Market ‘s fall continued with the only excemption that of the Panamax which surprise surprise gained four points! The Wets on the up and Geopolitics as usual continue to deteriorate sending hint-alarms but...
November 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Nov-2019 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong REPLACEMENT OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION CABLE FOR CABLE CAR SYSTEM Singapore Around the island yacht race Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 24 November 2019 (Sunday)....
November 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector

Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector
Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector During Road Safety Week 2019, taking place 18-24 November, Mates in Mind are urging transport and logistic organisations to lead the way and prioritise the mental wellbeing of their...
November 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany

Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany
Olli Somerkallio has been appointed Managing Director of Foreship GmbH Foreship launches Hamburg business to grow in Germany  Leading naval architect and marine engineering company Foreship has announced plans to establish a new business entity in Germany, targeting January 1, 2020 as the launch date...
November 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome S-Model cyber protection introduced

Naval Dome S-Model cyber protection introduced
“The S-Model is something operators can use right now,” says Naval Dome’s Vice-President, Marketing, Paola Rossi Naval Dome S-Model cyber protection introduced No more waiting as Naval Dome unveils immediate security for ship, port and offshore operators To facilitate shipowner demand for an immediate...
November 19th, 2019 | Energy, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina
.. The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the “Dimitris Bogris” Auditorium of the Town Hall of Salamina Island and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 8 and 14 November 2019. In cooperation with the Directorate for Primary...
November 19th, 2019 | Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Rocktree completes FEED for Bauxite Hills Floating Terminal

Rocktree completes FEED for Bauxite Hills Floating Terminal
Rocktree’s 40,000 metric tonnes/day capacity Apollo floating terminal, which was commissioned in 2015 Rocktree completes FEED for Bauxite Hills Floating Terminal Rocktree Consulting, a division of Singapore-headquartered transhipment and logistics group Rocktree, has completed the front-end engineering...
November 19th, 2019 | Mining, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bourbon Mobility enhances its maritime services with Moment on-board entertainment platform

Bourbon Mobility enhances its maritime services with Moment on-board entertainment platform
. Bourbon Mobility enhances its maritime services with Moment on-board entertainment platform Paris (France), November 19th, 2019 Bourbon Mobility, a world leader in offshore passenger transportation for the oil industry, has chosen to partner up with Moment to provide an entertainment offer on-board...
November 19th, 2019 | Energy, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More