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ARACON 2019 • The new normal?

ARACON 2019 • The new normal?
. ARACON 2019 • The new normal? THE NEW NORMAL? BUNKERING AFTER 2020 – THE COMMERCIAL, OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTORS ARACON will be one of the last major platforms before IMO 2020 for industry players to have their say on how the global 0.50% sulphur regulation will impact – and irrevocably...
July 31st, 2019 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee
The inaugural Tech and Demo Day aims to help shipping companies adopt technological innovations by bridging the industry with technology start-ups Singapore Shipping Association Holds Inaugural Tech and Demo Day, Announces Formation of Digital Transformation Committee Initiatives aimed at accelerating...
July 31st, 2019 | Associations, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…
John Faraclas The BDI down @1,899 whilst Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today thanks mainly to the panamaxes’ fall. Geopolitics getting sour in all fronts; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI also lost the 1,900 threshold and let’s...
July 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension
. Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension Steamship Mutual Club Circular L.330 Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover  – Cyber Extortion Extension       30 July 2019 Steamship Mutual has for a number of years offered its Members cover for marine Kidnap & Ransom risks. This...
July 30th, 2019 | Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Jul-2019 WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PUBLIC LANDING STEPS Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS FROM JUNK BAY TO SIU SAI WAN Hong Kong Works at Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Tuesday, July 30, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Tuas...
July 30th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls
Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is conducting a public consultation on a proposal to adjust the Panama Canal tolls for containerships, vehicle carriers, dry bulk carriers, tankers, chemical...
July 30th, 2019 | International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support

Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support
Descartes ShipRush™ Ecommerce Shipping Solution Now Offers Full LTL Freight Support WATERLOO, Ontario, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that the Descartes ShipRush™...
July 30th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
All the Directors and partners. Jonathan Williams (MD Logistics), Victoria Williams, Ulla Williams, Philip Williams (MD Marine), Colin Williams (Director) Heather Williams, Chris Williams (Director – Willbox), Emily Walden, Mary Williams, Eric Williams (Chairman) Marine and logistics company, Williams...
July 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019
DIANA SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE second quarter AND six months ended June 30, 2019  ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of...
July 30th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner

IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner Thales VesseLINKTM to serve as the exclusive Iridium CertusTM broadband terminal for IMOCA race boats  MCLEAN, VA. – July 30, 2019 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the International Monohull Open Class...
July 30th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity

Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity
RT Kuri Bay – one of the three vessels used by KOTUG to serve the Shell Prelude facility Fleet Xpress leads the line as KOTUG International commits APAC services to high-speed connectivity Significant workboat breakthrough for Fleet Xpress after leading towing services provider KOTUG International...
July 30th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference

FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference
. FEPORT: Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference SAVE THE DATE Fifth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference Do we need a “Big Bang” for the European maritime logistics strategy? Brussels, November 28th, 2019 From 9:00 a.m. till 6:30 p.m.  Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Dear colleagues, We are pleased...
July 30th, 2019 | European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index advancing 0.4% and showing limited reaction to the...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report
. Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report Commentary: Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale By Mark Sobel in Washington It’s not easy steering monetary policy given the need to anticipate the future amid tweets and challenges to central bank ‘independence’,...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too

The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too
John Faraclas The BDI down @1922: the heat is on for Geopolitics too The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points earlier on today and now stands at 1922 points as the Panamaxes fell sharply. Geopolitics in total mess all over Planet Ocean and BREXIT will cause upheavals. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 29th, 2019 | Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation

Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation
Helene Schjerfbeck, Self-portrait, Black Background – detail Helene Schjerfbeck. Royal Academy revelation  By James Brewer All hail Helene Schjerfbeck! Hers is an illustrious name in Finland’s pantheon of modern artists, but she has been sadly overlooked in the UK. No longer, and about time...
July 29th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head

Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head
Robert Keen Freight forwarders say CBI’s Brexit report hits the nail on the head The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics sector says that the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has hit the nail on the head with its warning that neither the UK nor the EU...
July 29th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Jul-2019 INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF LAVIS SHOAL AT EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore PANAMA CANAL & UN ENVIRONMENT JOIN FORCES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION Panama Canal, Panama VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE WORK Dardanelles, Turkey Installation...
July 29th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019

Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2019 ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today reported a net loss...
July 29th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

International Safety Awards 2020 are launched

International Safety Awards 2020 are launched
James Tye – drawing International Safety Awards 2020 are launched British Safety Council launches new categories of International Safety Awards to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who campaign to transform health, safety and wellbeing The British Safety Council’s International...
July 29th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

GEODIS 2018 Activity and CSR Report: Executive Summary

GEODIS 2018 Activity and CSR Report: Executive Summary
GEODIS 2018 ACTIVITY and CSR Report: Executive Summary Ambition 2018: Strategic Plan At the end of 2018 GEODIS brought its first five-year strategic plan, Ambition 2018 to a favorable close. The plan had three main focuses Turn-around Building on solid foundations Stepping up the profit. Financial...
July 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Reports | Read More

Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA

Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA
David Parslow, Survitec’s Marine Industry Surveillance Manager, has been appointed Vice-Chair, ILAMA Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA Members of the International Lifesaving Appliance Manufacturers Association (ILAMA) have appointed Survitec’s David Parslow as Vice-Chair,...
July 29th, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Asian equity indices started the week on a soft note, with the Hang Seng and Kospi indices reporting heavy losses on Hong Kong’s continued local protests...
July 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA HQ’s are FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies FONASBA’s Quality Standard (FQS), the only quality mark designed by, and specifically for, ship agents and ship brokers, reached another milestone this month when the number of companies...
July 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More