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David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum
The Bornozis’ with captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at a full house during the event The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: A Vote of Confidence in Cyprus’s rising role in World Shipping; Dr. Loukas Gr. Glyptis writes on the afternoon sessions: The annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed

BDI’s controlled fall@1,084; Geopolitics more than perplexed
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost since four points yesterday,  44 since last week and now stands at 1,084 points – from 1,125. The Geopolitics are so perplexed – given also the amassed global debt for which we have warned long ago in various multi-theme reporting. John Faraclas’...
February 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
Mark Dion and Iwona Blazwick. Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World By James Brewer A material history of London dredged from the Thames going back to the 17th century and a tree-tall aviary with chirping birds manage to co-exist in the latest astounding exhibition mounted at the Whitechapel Gallery...
February 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture
A view of a stand In recent years, the shipping container has increasingly become a viable building material in commercial, domestic, temporary and permanent architecture. Combining environmental sustainability with cutting-edge design, container architecture has the potential to address some of the...
February 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office

HARRIS PYE launches Greece office
Tony Gennadopoulos, Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean, Harris Pye Global engineering group Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has launched Harris Pye Greece/Mediterranean based in Glyfada, Athens and appointed Tony Gennadopoulos Business Development Manager – Greece/Mediterranean. “Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields retreated from yesterday’s fresh multi-year highs as investors are probably getting more cautious, indicating no rush to price in a steeper path of Fed rate tightening in the coming months, in spite of higher than...
February 16th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested € 9.1M in development

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested  € 9.1M in development
A view from the container sector adjacent to the containers berth In 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) spent more than RUB 650 million (EUR 9.1 million) under its development programme. Of this amount RUB 643.6 million (EUR 9 million) was spent for the purchase...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI lost six points thanks to the surge of Panamaxes and the reduced fall of Capers. Geopolitics including the economy on Planet Ocean is in tatters. John Faraclas early daily briefing/recap: The Capers’ fall was a …bit contained and the loss of 58 points brought the BCI down at...
February 15th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection
Oil tanker in Turkey after first of only two layers of Ecospeed Two newbuild projects at Turkish shipyards have been protected using specialist coatings from Belgian coatings company Subsea Industries. Its Ecospeed hull coating and Ecoshield rudder protection coating have both been applied to a shallow-draught...
February 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
Propeller shaft system Hamburg/Høvik, 15 February 2018: DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services
Paul Butcher Leading assurance provider Lloyd’s Register [LR] is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services.  Based in Birmingham, UK, Paul brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC
Amy Boulden Dubai, 15 February 2018 – Rising young players on the international ladies’ golf circuit, Amy Boulden and Nicole Broch Larsen, have re-signed their sponsorship deals with the GAC Group. The 24-year-olds act as GAC’s brand ambassador wearing the corporate logo at tournaments, and attending...
February 15th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US inflation data for January surprised to the upside fueling another sell-off in US Treasuries. Along these lines, Bunds also moved lower, albeit to a lesser extent. Global equities were not affected by weaker bond markets. In FX markets,...
February 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published
ICHCA International has today published a digest of entries to the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, comprising no fewer than twenty-two effective improvements to supply chain practices 15.02.2018 – Presented at ICHCA’s 65th anniversary conference last year, the 2nd TT Club Innovation...
February 15th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet

Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet
The ferry “Nápoles of Baleària” Baleària invests 75 million euros in the purchase of three ships to reinforce its fleet The shipping company owns twenty-four ships and charters one Baleària recently invested nearly 75 million euros to purchase three ships to reinforce its fleet.  The...
February 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Survitec to present at the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum

Survitec to present at the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum
Safety solutions provider Survitec is to attend the Informal Tanker Operators’ Safety Forum (ITOSF) which takes place in Athens at the Grand Bretagne Hotel, on 21st and 22nd February 201 The two-day event is a gathering of representatives of more than 70 tanker management companies, exchanging views...
February 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Tankers | Read More

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now reads 1,095…. Geopolitics puts Peace on the shelf so we urge all to Give Peace ANOTHER chance! John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers begun to dive again; today the loss was 72 points with the BCI standing at 1,721...
February 14th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard
.. World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first International Sports Federation to be awarded the international sustainability standard ISO 20121. ISO 20121 specifies the requirements for an Event Sustainability Management System to improve the sustainability of events....
February 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More