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Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously

Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously
.. Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously Preventing stevedore injuries and deaths at the quayside: focussing a safety mindset at the ship-shore interface As recently as two years ago, the estimated number of preventable deaths by dockworkers registered by the International Transport Federation...
February 7th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations
2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations Nominations are now open for one of the logistics industry’s most popular awards schemes. “The 2020 Multimodal Awards give participants on all sides of the UK’s supply chains a unique opportunity to recognise outstanding achievements...
February 7th, 2020 | Automobiles, Aviation, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift
.. Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) in the Seychelles has stepped in to assist a crew of five fishermen who were cast adrift in the Indian Ocean following engine failure. The crew sent out a distress message and were...
February 7th, 2020 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software Tokyo – ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.7.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates...
February 7th, 2020 | Classification Societies, IACS, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 7, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment towards risk assets turned negative on the back of the latest coronavirus-related developments suggesting that the number of infections surpassed the 30,000...
February 7th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MARPRO welcomes Jakob Tørring as new Recruitment Partner

MARPRO welcomes Jakob Tørring as new Recruitment Partner
From left, Jakob le Fevre, Louise Windelboe and Jakob Tørring MARPRO welcomes Jakob Tørring as new Recruitment Partner Danish based maritime recruitment specialist MARPRO have strengthened the team, with the Shipping, Economic and Start-up expert Jakob Tørring. Jakob holds a Master of Science in Business...
February 7th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Consulting, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Feb-2020 TIGHTENING UP OF ENTRY AND VISA REGULATIONS Indonesia NOVEL CORONAVIRUS: ENTRY RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL VESSELS Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED North West Australia TEMPORARY TRAVEL BAN TO/FROM CHINA & ITS SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE AREAS Philippines CORONAVIRUS:...
February 6th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Immigration, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Join top industry shipowners at the ESW Flagship Conference

Join top industry shipowners at the ESW Flagship Conference
Join top industry shipowners at the ESW Flagship Conference European Shipping Week offers an unrivalled opportunity for cross-industry engagement, bringing together European shipowners, maritime organisations, commercial enterprises and EU policy makers to discuss the future of European shipping. Moderated...
February 6th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

How to avoid failures in scrubber operation

How to avoid failures in scrubber operation
Dr Fabian Kock, Head of Environmental Certification, DNV GL – Maritime How to avoid failures in scrubber operation To learn more about the challenges, owners face during installation and operation of scrubbers, DNV GL conducted a small study. Scrubbers are relatively new to the industry and one...
February 6th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry

Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry
The BIMCO House  Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has dented market sentiment and spooked markets around the globe. When China sneezes, we all catch the flu. This especially holds true for the commercial shipping markets, which...
February 6th, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Fugro wins ISFOG 2020 machine-learning competition

Fugro wins ISFOG 2020 machine-learning competition
Fugro ranked first in ISFOG’s recent offshore pile-driving prediction competition, where machine-learning tools predicted hammer blow count for applications such as the typical offshore installation using a hydraulic hammer shown in this photo Fugro wins ISFOG 2020 machine-learning competition A team...
February 6th, 2020 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.,

Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.,
.. Delivery of Coal Carrier “TOHOKU MARU” for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc., Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “TOHOKU MARU,” an 91,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on 6 February 2020. TOHOKU...
February 6th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS

Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS
Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS 06/02/2020 On 6 February 2020, Oslo Børs resolved to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 50,000 for breaches of the duty for timely disclosure of annual report and half-yearly interim report. The Oslo Stock Exchange has passed the following...
February 6th, 2020 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 6 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 6 February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 6 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 6, 2020 Global Markets Wall Street hit fresh all-time highs overnight following reports of a possible vaccine breakthrough for the 2019-nCoV (virus). Global equity markets also advanced further,...
February 6th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea

ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea
Martin Dorsman ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea At the ECR Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy yesterday in the European Parliament, ECSA raises the alarm about the dire security situation in the Gulf of Guinea “Urgent action has to be taken by the EU right away....
February 6th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market
. What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market Commentary: What Libra means for money creation By John Nugée in London When Facebook announced its intentions last June to issue a digital currency, Libra, the official sector was muted in its initial response. However, much research...
February 6th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

New Stena Line ferry route officially opened

New Stena Line ferry route officially opened
.. New Stena Line ferry route officially opened On Saturday 1 February 2020 Stena Line’s new ferry route between Halmstad in Sweden and Grenaa in Denmark was officially opened. Thousands of people visited the opening ceremonies on both sides of the sea, including both the infrastructure and transport...
February 6th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…

Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)…
John Faraclas Midweek blues, …a lonely green, a birthday, and an acquittal (?)… The Dry and Wet Markets continued to fall with the exception of this lonely green, the Cleans. Geopolitics as messy, perplexed  and unprecedented as ever. John Faraclas extra midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 5th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Markets, Medical, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Net Environmental Impact

Net Environmental Impact
.. Net Environmental Impact Despite learning this week that Japan plans to construct 22 new coal plants in response to their shift away from nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster, I think it is appropriate to say that industries and countries are trying to identify the most viable pathway forward...
February 5th, 2020 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Feb-2020 2019 NEW CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV) Panama Canal, Panama NOVEL CORONAVIRUS – NEW INSTRUCTIONS United States CORONAVIRUS MEASURES UPDATES (5 FEBRUARY) Australia PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH North West Australia GUIDELINES TO SEAPORTS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF 2019-NCOV ARD Philippines PROCEDURE...
February 5th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact

Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact
Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) has awarded GEODIS an “A -” rating for 2019. The Group is now categorized as a ‘Leader’ in environmental care. This result recognizes the global logistics provider as a Leader...
February 5th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Logistics | Read More

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.
Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A. Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) is an award winning filmmaker, writer and producer. His latest movie “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” recently won the Best Made for TV...
February 5th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Communication, Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (February 2020) HIGHLIGHTS Market focus has turned to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), with investors increasingly concerned about its potential impact on the Chinese and the world economy, especially...
February 5th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina
.. Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina The new sales office enhances Dachser’s “vineyard-to-shelf” supply chain capabilities and expands its South America footprint Mendoza, Argentina, February 4, 2020 — Dachser, a premier global logistics solutions provider,...
February 5th, 2020 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

The GTMaritime Download

The GTMaritime Download
The GTMaritime Download Welcome to the first edition of the GTMaritime Download, our new regular newsletter keeping you up to speed with latest developments at GTMaritime. Our primary intention is to update you on the GTMaritime services you’re currently using and tell you about the latest additions...
February 5th, 2020 | Communication, Press and Media | Read More