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MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses Inbox x

Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses  Inbox x
… From the Fairplay Daily Newswire: Maersk back in black in Q2, but warns of USD300 million cyber attack losses A steadily improving market has pushed Maersk Group to a profit in Q2, although a possible USD300 million loss from the cyber attack will dent earnings in the next quarter.   Read...
August 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Press and Media | Read More

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home

IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence helps stranded Seccadi crew, now returned home
The “Seccadi” A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The IMarEST’s Guild of Benevolence made funds available to support the crew of both this vessel and MV Toba,...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth
A snapshot of the approach to Portsmouth Harbour from the video using United Kingdom Hydrographic Office bathymetric data.© British Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Not to be used for navigation. UKHO’s specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise support safe arrival of HMS...
August 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite

Wets Dry out… and geopolitics ignite
John Faraclas It is always that we all go firstly for the Dry Markets and the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and on …second thoughts we refer and advise you on the Wets… as main news on the Markets which are edging towards the bottom lately… Geopolitics are about to ignite, delivering more and more mess!...
August 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
The Damen SeaXplorer 75 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The...
August 15th, 2017 | Jet set, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
The Stena Scotia A significantly upgraded vessel control software package from ABB is delivering the measurable operational efficiency gains promised to Stena Line for the freight ferry Stena Scotia within a month of commissioning.  The ‘DEGO IV’ advanced speed governor and actuation system onboard...
August 15th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals
Robert Keen Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK Government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade association that represents freight forwarding and logistics companies says that it is no surprise that the paper is all about...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity
IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity and expanding application to terminal loadings​ The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)  believes the benefits achieved from adopting mandatory use of Mass Flow Meters (MFMs) for marine fuel oil deliveries in Singapore must be protected...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…
Rolls-Royce autonomous ship rolls. DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland – One Sea implementation moves forward The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels,...
August 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate
Roger Harris 15 Sept. 2017 – There is so much talk today about unmanned and autonomous ships, but they are still a long way off. However, for now and the foreseeable future seafarers are still going to be necessary for safe shipping. While there are different challenges for the future of seafaring,...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 08/08/2017 Accepted date: 11/08/2017 Listing date: 15/08/2017 Ticker: FJORD   Fjord1 is a leading transport company in Norway, with a core business of owning and operating ferries and passenger boats. Furthermore, the...
August 15th, 2017 | Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people
Dawn Robinson – Global Director of people at North P&I 14 August 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed a new Global Director of People as part of a company-wide focus on driving forward leadership and development. Dawn Robinson has joined the global marine insurer following three...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development
Bruce Reid  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 USD by The TK Foundation to support its work building vital maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in Africa. The funding will be spread over three years and will support the IMRF’s Global SAR Development...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award
Joe hughes with Jack Buono to his righ, former President and CEO of SeaRiver Maritime, accepts the 2016 NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award in the Individual category There are still 6 days to submit your nomination for the 2017 Marine Environment Protection Awards .   We urge you to consider...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month
Alex von Stempel Chinese consumption continues to drive fresh produce import growth. But can the logistics industry rest on its laurels?   HONG KONG, 14.08.2017 – According To Andrew Tilton of Goldman Sachs, mid-year economic projection for China points towards continued growth in consumption...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model
The Russian start-up freight forwarder, Deliver (www.deliver.ru) is an innovative online cargo transport operation that is among the first in the country to implement an ‘Uber-style’ mode of service.  Through its network Deliver aims to achieve greater convenience for its customers and efficiency...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More