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Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award
Athena Kanellatou giving the award to Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award  The Efkranti Awards are presented annually by the renowned Greek publication Naftika Chronika by Gratia Publications....
May 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, HR, IT and Communications, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V BALTIMORE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
May 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Brands Debut Innovative Products at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo

Brands Debut Innovative Products at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo
Dianthus Miami 1 Brands Debut Innovative Products at Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Cruise Ship Interiors Expo will take place on June 19 and 20, 2019, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, FL, USA. More than 250 marine interior suppliers will display their products and services on the show floor. The most...
May 22nd, 2019 | Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions
Pictured left to right are the governors and chairs of Midlands region: Scott Powell (Europa), Colin Smith (Metro Shipping), Chadd Blunt (Millennium Cargo), Jay Williams and Julian Frattaroli (both Kuehne+Nagel). BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions The British International...
May 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services
Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services VeriFuel has now added hydrocarbon forensic services to our service portfolio. Our industry leading marine fuel services can identify specific characteristics of petroleum products to help resolve liability issues...
May 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May offered yesterday a number of sweeteners to MPs, including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to ratify the...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä simulator software selected to teach modern navigational skills at three Netherlands training locations

Wärtsilä simulator software selected to teach modern navigational skills at three Netherlands training locations
Wärtsilä NTPRO 5000 simulator software is designed to provide highly realistic training. Wärtsilä simulator software selected to teach modern navigational skills at three Netherlands training locations Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 May 2019, 10:30 AM EEST – Software solutions from the technology...
May 22nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

I-Tech expands team with Technical Director appointment

I-Tech expands team with Technical Director appointment
Dr. Markus Hoffmann I-Tech expands team with Technical Director appointment I-Tech AB, the bio-technology company responsible for the unique marine anti-fouling active agent Selektope®, has appointed Dr. Markus Hoffmann to the role of Technical Director. In the newly-created senior position, Dr. Hoffmann...
May 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting
EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting Commentary: EU elections may end Italy coalition By Antonio Armellini in Rome For Italy’s ruling coalition, the European parliamentary elections are a test on the viability of governing together. If Salvini’s...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, European Union, Events, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform
NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform NAPA will provide performance analytics and voyage optimization expertise via platform Helsinki, 22 May 2019: NAPA the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced that it has become...
May 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography
The Beach of Jesolo Pineta. By Giovanni Vecchiato. Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography  By James Brewer  He is “the van Gogh of the drone.” This avid assertion is advanced for photographer Giovanni Vecchiato who, at the Italian consulate in London, is exhibiting...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story
John Faraclas An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points and now stands at 1,049 amid an explosive geopolitical environment. John Faraclas brief recap: The Cape’s BCI went over and above – by a whisker, the 1,501 points. These 31 plus points make...
May 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, 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 21-May-2019 TARIFF ADJUSTMENTS ANNOUNCED Mobile, United States PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS CANCELLED Dardanelles, Turkey GREEN CONNECTION ENVIRONMENTAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS Panama Canal, Panama Tariff adjustments announced Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Mobile, United States Mobile...
May 21st, 2019 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

Underwater rudder operation in Dubai

Underwater rudder operation in Dubai
  Hydrex diver performing welding work on the rudder. Underwater rudder operation in Dubai Hydrex as contacted by the owner of a 193-meter roro ship to secure both rudders of the vessel. This would allow the OEM to safely perform repairs on the rudders from inside the engine room. A team of the...
May 21st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Balancing the maritime recruitment process

Balancing the maritime recruitment process
Nicky Goldsbrough, Director of Corporate Services at Shoreham Port Balancing the maritime recruitment process Finding the right person to recruit is often made doubly difficult with some interview panels failing to understand the importance of gender equality and the benefits it offers in the initial...
May 21st, 2019 | HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Concept illustration of a push boat powered by fuel cell system ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells ABB strengthens its position...
May 21st, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning
Anders Lindmark takes on new role as Business Unit President, Gas Systems Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning Anders Lindmark, formerly Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, has transitioned from ballast water treatment into another compliance application....
May 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

WISTA MED 2019

WISTA MED 2019
WISTA MED 2019 Key players from the Greek and international shipping community will come together for the WISTA MED 2019 Conference at the Costa Navarino Hotel in Pylos, from 23-25 May. The theme of the conference – “Turbulence or fair winds in the Med” – will be discussed and analyzed...
May 21st, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.
The Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. “K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “MIYAGAWA MARU,” a 100,000...
May 21st, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden
‘Anna Bergdahl (third from left) and her ASL Sweden team’ Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden Kempten/Gothenburg, May 21, 2019 – Dachser Air & Sea Logistics enters the Swedish market and now has an office for air and sea freight in Gothenburg. “For us, Dachser Air...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes
Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes London, UK, 21.05.2019 — One of the UK’s many SME importers, Active Products (UK) Ltd, has successfully become an early adopter of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), following advice...
May 21st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cruising in higher latitudes

Cruising in higher latitudes
M/Y “Lady M” 65m Palmer Johnson, sailing up the river Clyde past Port Glasgow into Glasgow city center. Cruising in higher latitudes As the Med. gets increasingly crowded, and with much attendant hassle in the day to day logistics of operating amidst such overcrowding, more and more large yachts...
May 21st, 2019 | Yachting | Read More