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CSA 2020 Wins Green Shipping Award

CSA 2020 Wins Green Shipping Award
Charis Plakantonaki and Christopher Fee collected the Green4Sea award on behalf of CSA 2020 CSA 2020 Wins Green Shipping Award The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has won the Clean Shipping category of this year’s Green4Sea Awards, which took place yesterday in Athens, Greece. CSA 2020 was...
March 13th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to secure last-minute legal assurances from the EU over the contentious Irish backstop issue, the UK House of Commons rejected yesterday her Brexit plan for the second time, by a majority...
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

V.Group strengthens board with appointment of Steve Holland as non-executive director

V.Group strengthens board with appointment of Steve Holland as non-executive director
Steve Holland  V.Group strengthens board with appointment of Steve Holland as non-executive director  London, 13 March 2019: V.Group, the leading global marine support services provider, announced today that it has appointed Steve Holland as a non-executive director.  Steve brings a wealth of knowledge...
March 13th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling
‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling Commentary: ‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility By Pierre Ortlieb in London Globalisation and technological advances have allowed a small number of firms to become dominant within their industries....
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown…

The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown…
John Faraclas The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch two points thanks to the … Capes! Geopolitics in real mess; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI managed to gain 28 points and now stands at 278 points… The Panamaxes on...
March 12th, 2019 | Reports | Read More

BREXIT: Twist and Shout

BREXIT: Twist and Shout
.. BREXIT: Twist and Shout The romantics will definitely sing the Beatles song “Twist and Shout” – just read and paraphrase the lyrics and you will see what I mean. The hard “…rockers” will simply wonder by saying: “Who’s calling a fast one on the United Kingdom, eh?” Whatever, it is...
March 12th, 2019 | Breaking News, Politics and Government | Read More

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…
Dr. John Kokarakis ‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus, addressed the needs of managers in today’s ever more complex world Following presentations by BV experts, the seminar focused on the latest digital tools that Bureau Veritas has launched in...
March 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change
.. Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change New United Nations GESAMP report reviews wide range of proposed marine geoengineering techniques. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/04-marinegeoengineeringGESAMP.aspx Adding iron or other nutrients...
March 12th, 2019 | Climate, Environment | Read More

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA
The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA The regulations that are governing Safety and Environmental Protection in shipping as well as the technological developments are “running” at such a high speed that the continuous information is of an even more particular importance. Therefore, HELMEPA could...
March 12th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet

Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet
Bulk Ship Management vessel Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet Oslo-based Bulkship Management AS has chosen Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for compliance in ballast water treatment. The company has signed a comprehensive fleet agreement that includes 30 PureBallast...
March 12th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil
Picture credit: CMA CGM World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil  •    Landmark refuelling scheduled for March 19th on a CMA CGM vessel, marks a major step towards the decarbonisation of ocean freight •    Second generation...
March 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was firmer across the board in early European trade on Tuesday and European bourses opened higher amid increased hopes for parliamentary approval of the UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan at today’s “meaningful vote” in...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019
Mario Draghi Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019 Commentary: Missing out on monetary normalisation By David Marsh in Boston The European Central Bank’s postponement until at least 2020 of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increase could mean it will miss...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…
John Faraclas The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost four points earlier on today and 624 tries to survive… All we all want is to avoid a drop below the 600 points. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and wonder who really knows what’s net to come....
March 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Mar-2019 TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT CONSTRUCTION OF ECO-SHORELINE AT SIU HO WAN, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong MARINE INCIDENT AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Tung Chung New Town Extension Project Construction of Eco-shoreline at Siu Ho Wan, Lantau Island Monday, March 11, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
March 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition
Victor Vescovo (left) and Dr Graham Allen sign the Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Dr Mathias Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (Photograph: IHO) Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps...
March 11th, 2019 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels

Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels
Mark Gaetje (Sales Manager, Damen Shipyards Group), Dr. Louis Ekere (Managing director, Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd) Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels Damen Shipyards Group and Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Lagos have...
March 11th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal
Marshall Islands-flagged LNG carrier ‘LNG/C Golar Snow’ GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal  India, 11 March 2019  – GAC has handled the first tanker to berth at the newly constructed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal inside Kamarajar Port, Ennore in Chennai, India. The Marshall...
March 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark
The “Maersk Involver” Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark  Newbuild vessel, Maersk Involver, has been fixed for 161 days to support maintenance of the DAN F platform located offshore Esbjerg for walk-to-walk and accommodation services. The contract...
March 11th, 2019 | Energy, News, Supply ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference announces Maritime Excellence Award recipients

Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference announces Maritime Excellence Award recipients
Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference Announces Maritime Excellence Award Recipients The Conference Agenda includes logistics, maritime & port international experts The organisers of the most important regional maritime conference, Panama Maritime 17-20 March 2019, have finally contacted and confirmed...
March 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 March 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Mar (Mon) – Clean Monday (Greece & Cyprus) 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more

David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more
David Marsh on ECB leadership, Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, and more 4- 8 March Vol.10 Ed.10 COMMENTARY  Fed to rethink inflation expectations The Federal Reserve is pausing its interest rate increases, and will suspend its balance sheet runoff later this year. The Federal Open Market Committee is...
March 9th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning

Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning
The Lifebuoy of my life – readily prepared by that She… Women’s year in shipping 2019 makes a big splash right from the beginning You all know that I owe everything in shipping to women; they all acted and continue to act as a lifebuoy every single day of my life. All women in my life played...
March 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, HR, Insight, Special Surveys, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*
John Faraclas The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down eight points today thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capes are settling(?) down a bit. Geopolitics remain very perplexed in all fronts and issues. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The weekly loss...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More