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Two 24 m Explorer Type Motor Yachts delivered to owners

Two 24 m Explorer Type Motor Yachts delivered to owners
. Recently the two Danish Owners Lars and Per Thrane have taken delivery of these two remarkable yachts designed by KNUD E. HANSEN and build by Holland Jachtbouw Zaandam, Netherlands. The yachts have been transferred to Denmark and are safely moored in a marina north of Copenhagen. The yachts are mainly...
October 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Orolia Maritime’s World First AIS EPIRB Wins Product of Excellence at NMEA Awards 2018

Orolia Maritime’s World First AIS EPIRB Wins Product of Excellence at NMEA Awards 2018
5  October 2018: Orolia Maritime is celebrating after its McMurdo SmartFind G8 AIS EPIRB won Product of Excellence in the Safety Category at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Awards 2018 last week. The McMurdo SmartFind G8 AIS is the world’s first EPIRB to include 406MHz,...
October 5th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Shipowners beat bankers in hard-fought game

Shipowners beat bankers in hard-fought game
. Shipowners beat bankers 2-0 in hard-fought game Dear Football Friends and Business Partners, Football was the winner in a hard-fought game as Hamburg’s shipowners finally overcame the city’s bankers with two late goals in front of 200 raucous fans at the Adolf-Jäger-Kampfbahn stadium in Hamburg-Altona. This...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Shipmanagement, Sports | Read More

Marine-i helps Cornish company to pioneer innovative marine propulsion system

Marine-i helps Cornish company to pioneer innovative marine propulsion system
Dr Rachel Nicholls-Lee at Ocean Village in Southampton A Cornish company is planning a completely new development in electric marine vessels, with the help of a Rapid Innovation Grant from Marine-i. Whiskerstay Ltd is based in Falmouth and was set up three years ago by Dr Rachel Nicholls-Lee, who is...
October 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures. The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of vehicles carriers by using direct calculation. Vehicles carriers are designed...
October 5th, 2018 | Automobiles, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US non-farm payrolls report for September, and mostly, on average hourly earnings which are expected to rise by 0.2%mom pushing the annual growth rate to 2.8% from 2.9% in the prior month. Awaiting the key...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA  ‘Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working’   Highly relevant and topical programme looking at remote DP trials, CPD for the offshore sector, and featuring sector energy...
October 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

UK’s largest marine simulation training centre to operate using Wärtsilä equipment

UK’s largest marine simulation training centre to operate using Wärtsilä equipment
l to r: Lars Lippuner, Head of Commercial Operations, Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering; Alex Ponomarev, Area Sales Manager, Wärtsilä; Muhammad Shafique, Senior Lecturer, Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering; Syamantak Bhattacharya, Dean, Warsash School of Maritime Science...
October 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard
. Commentary: End of the ‘flat world’ By David Skilling in Singapore A few years before the 2008 financial crisis, journalist Tom Friedman captured the zeitgeist with his argument that ‘the world is flat’, that all competitors in the global economy have an equal opportunity to...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status
SailGP, a thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit, has received Special Event status from World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport.    Special Event status ensures the world governing body formally recognises and sanctions the event. Over the course of the 11-year partnership,...
October 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 20 points; it was an expected result following yestedays perplexed figures… the Geopolitical and mainly economic chaos and environmental “concerns” all over Planet Ocean will affect everything. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Oct-2018 AIRPORT OPERATING ROUND-THE-CLOCK FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF Sulawesi, Indonesia ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia AREA ON VOLCANO ALERT Sunda Strait, South Lampung, Indonesia Airport operating round-the-clock for emergency relief Thursday, October 4, 2018, Sulawesi, Indonesia Mutiara...
October 4th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Greece: January – August 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears

Greece: January – August 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, October 4, 2018) Greece: January – August 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears  According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – August 2018, the overall fiscal balance registered...
October 4th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!
. Griffin Filtration opens its distributorship application for the Americas in IBEX Tampa, Florida USA Catch the last day to visit Griffin Filtration at the International Boat Builders Exhibition ( IBEX ) in Tampa, Florida USA today (10/4). Griffin’s stand is in Hall 2, No. 2346. Griffin Filtration...
October 4th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Smart torque tool takes off

Saab Seaeye – Smart torque tool takes off
The new small self-calibrating class 1-4 torque tool is bringing considerable savings to torque tool tasks. Considerable savings in major torque intervention projects are reported by five subsea operators who were early to adopt the new smart electric torque tool from TMT and Saab Seaeye and is now available...
October 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator Announces Four New Innovation Challenges and Industry Pilots for Safetytech Startups

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator Announces Four New Innovation Challenges and Industry Pilots for Safetytech Startups
Prof Richard Clegg The latest round of innovation challenges from the Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator, ‘Innovation in Detecting Safety Risks in Critical Infrastructure Industries’, offers startups trial funding and partnerships with leading commercial partners: Scorpio, Pacific International...
October 4th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO, Day of the Seafarer photo competition – winners announced!

IMO, Day of the Seafarer photo competition – winners announced!
This year’s Day of the Seafarer campaign held its first-ever photo competition, providing a fascinating insight into the daily life of a seafarer. The winning entry – a bold geometric composition, focusing on the deck of a ship and the blue ocean beneath – was submitted by Zay Yar Lin,...
October 4th, 2018 | Awards, Photography | Read More

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend their partnership to 2028

Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean extend their partnership to 2028
Allure of the Seas Wärtsilä Corporation,  4 October 2018 at 11.30 am EEST – The marine and cruise industry is moving more and more toward long-term partnerships. Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. are leading the way by strengthening their long-term cooperation and extending their...
October 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bloc wins MIT solve competition for coastal communities with Blockchain Shipping Emissions MV Solution

Bloc wins MIT solve competition for coastal communities with Blockchain Shipping Emissions MV Solution
Deanna MacDonald CEO of BLOC presenting at the MIT’s Solve’s Coastal Communities Challenge, for its work in developing shipping Emissions Monitoring Reporting (MRV) solutions. Recognition for project focused on custody chain and traceability for marine fuels as part of instigating blockchain...
October 4th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS
LDA’s Ciudad de Cadiz will be retrofitted with the BIO-SEA UV BWTS BIO-SEA BWTS SELECTED FOR A RAFT OF NEWBUILD AND RETROFIT PROJECTS BIO-UV Group has signed an agreement to supply its fully type-approved BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system for retrofit installation to Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’...
October 4th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fuelled by strong US macroeconomic data, the 10-yr UST yield rose to a seven-year high of 3.23% in Asian trade on Thursday, marking the steepest daily increase since the US presidential election in November 2016, in what could be considered...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam

LNG bunkering marks number of firsts for Shell and Sovcomflot in Rotterdam
Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa,paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a number of other firsts, as it fuelled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the...
October 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index

Argentina and the IMF – Take Two, Absa Africa Financial Markets Index
Argentina President Mauricio Macri Commentary: Argentina and the IMF – Take Two By Mark Sobel in Washington Amid a plunging peso and falling confidence in Argentine economic policy, President Mauricio Macri turned to the International Monetary Fund for the second time in three months. His government...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More