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Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 4

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 4
Nick Egnot-Johnson (NZL) had a good day Friday, advancing to the semi-finals and then going 1-1 with Jack Parkin (USA). In the other Semi, pre-regatta favorite Leonard Takahashi (NZL) lost two races to Frank Dair (USA). The Semis, first-to-win-three-races, continue on Saturday, followed by the first-to-three...
July 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf

Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf
Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), says the impact of the reports of another tanker ‘seizure’ will pile stress and anxiety on all seafarers navigating the region. Media reports say the British...
July 19th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz

International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz
Guy Platten International Chamber of Shipping expresses concern over developing situation in the Gulf of Hormuz The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is receiving reports that a British registered vessel – Stena Impero – has been diverted from its original course in the Strait of Hormuz...
July 19th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Tankers | Read More

Dramatic conclusion to Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Dramatic conclusion to Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
.. Dramatic conclusion to Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships A dramatic final race in the Boy’s Laser Radial turned the podium inside out in Gdynia, Poland as the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships came to a close. Poland’s Tytus Butowski and Australia’s Zac Littlewood were fighting...
July 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Marine works off Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Friday, July 19, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 2 months, marine works involving reinstatement of breakwater and backfilling operations [are being] carried out...
July 19th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères

Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères
Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères Robin Follin, Gaulthier Germain and Antoine Rucard of Cheminées Poujoulat shot off the line in today’s Nautical Stadium Final and stormed around the course in textbook fashion, never really looking like they were in danger of being caught. Coupled with...
July 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet
The front cover of the Gangway Guidance Booklet The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet The Club regularly deals with claims involving access to vessels. Given their size, the majority of vessels entered with the Club utilise gangways rather than accommodation ladders which tend to be constructed...
July 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC
Sally-Ann Underhill The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC Ship Law Log Comment and analysis by Reed Smith lawyers on the latest developments in the shipping industry MV “ARCTIC” – Obligation to “keep vessel in class” is an innominate...
July 19th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens
A view of the west part of the plain of Athens A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens An strong earthquake shook the plain of Athens having its epicentre 22km (14m) north west of Athens at 12:20 BST (14:20 local time), possible in the same place with the very strong earthquake in 1999 at 6.1 of...
July 19th, 2019 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”
“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns” With 1 January 2020 less than five and a half months away, INTERCARGO expresses its growing concern in view of the magnitude of the challenge lying ahead for the industry and the need for a smooth transition. The global...
July 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo, Pollution | Read More

Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 Vincenzino O. in Cagliari

Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 Vincenzino O. in Cagliari
Achille Onorato (CEO, Moby), Antonio Marte (Sales manager, Damen Shipyards Group) Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 Vincenzino O. in Cagliari On 18 July 2019, Moby held a naming ceremony for their new Damen ASD Tug 2813, Vincenzino O. in Cagliari as part of the company’s plans to upgrade its fleet. Moby’s...
July 19th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market sentiment towards risk assets improved in early trade on Friday with Asian bourses ending higher followed by modestly firmer European equity markets...
July 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers

RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers Maritime union RMT today demanded action from the Government in an on-going pay dispute involving workers at the Royal Navy supplies lifeline – the Royal Fleet Auxiliary...
July 19th, 2019 | Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building
Lloyd’s of London Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building 19th July 2019 – Ince has today announced that it is moving its insurance practice from Aldgate Tower to the Lloyd’s building in the heart of the London insurance market. The well-established insurance team consisting...
July 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 —
Jack Parkin (USA, Riverside YC) and his team of Bram Brakman, Victoria Thompson, and Wiley Rogers had a stellar day, 4 wins and 1 loss, to advance to second on the leaderboard Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019 — 53rd GovCup: Leonard Takahashi (NZL) continues his winning ways;...
July 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation
. SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation The social and political acceptability of ocean industries, sometimes known as the “social license to operate”, plays a fundamental role in securing the future potential...
July 19th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern
Moss Wall. Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life – his exhibition inside and outside Tate Modern By James Brewer A baby reaches out to feel the texture of Moss Wall, a 20 m wide floor to ceiling blanket of Scandinavian reindeer lichen. The tactile tapestry is a 1994 artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist...
July 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
… Three gold medals decided at the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship The penultimate day of the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships in Gdynia, Poland saw three gold medals decided ahead of Friday’s final races. There are double celebrations in the 420 fleets tonight after Seb...
July 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF WAN CHAI Hong Kong DREDGING IN SHING MUN RIVER CHANNEL, SHA TIN Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey Marine Works off Wan Chai Thursday, July 18, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, trimming and levelling of seabed works [is being]...
July 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman
International Maritime Organization Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman at its meeting in London held from 15-19 July. After...
July 18th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

LISW19 Conference Programme Announced

LISW19 Conference Programme Announced
… LISW19 Conference Programme Announced LISW19 Conference – Programme revealed today! The London International Shipping Week Conference is one of the most important and influential shipping industry events anywhere in the world. Building on LISW19’s overarching theme of International Trade...
July 18th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register

Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register
Cooperation between HHRM and Lloyd’s Register The development of an Emergency Response Plan for offshore hydrocarbon installations was the outcome of the successful cooperation between Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) and Lloyd’s Register. Lloyd’s Register’s global experience...
July 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows
Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows Wallem Group is rolling out cloud-based software to reduce paperwork and streamline workflows across its ship agency business. Simplifying the management of documentation and actions required in port calls in...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More