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HFW Briefing – Something rotten in the state of shipping:

HFW Briefing – Something rotten in the state of shipping:
Paul Dean, partner Something rotten in the state of shipping: what you need to know about Mandate Fraud and the fraudulent redirecting of payments A recent shipping review lists fraud, as well as theft and corruption, as the joint second highest risk to the shipping sector, ranked only behind that of...
October 6th, 2017 | Corruption, Insight, Legal, Maritime Fraud | Read More

BIMCO SUPPLYTIME 2017: A modern update to an established form

BIMCO SUPPLYTIME 2017: A modern update to an established form
SUPPLYTIME 2005, the standard form of charterparty for offshore vessels, has undergone an update to modernise and improve the form. At first glance, the revised 2017 form is very similar to its predecessor; however, it contains some important changes, some of which are more apparent than others. The...
October 6th, 2017 | BIMCO, Chartering, Legal | Read More

Preparing for change

Preparing for change
Annual Conference 2017 – Lynda Armstrong, Mike Robinson, Dame Carol Black (right) Speakers at the British Safety Council’s 2017 Annual Conference warned of the challenges that are fast changing the world of work The British Safety Council’s Annual Conference ‘Health and safety: Preparing...
October 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Building synergies for the promotion of LNG in the East Mediterranean Region

Building synergies for the promotion of LNG in the East Mediterranean Region
… Poseidon Med II & CYnergy Conference Outcome: “Building synergies for the promotion of LNG in the East Mediterranean Region” On Friday 29th September 2017, thirty-one experts discussed how two major co-financed projects –Poseidon Med II & CYnergy- could be the stepping stones...
October 6th, 2017 | News | Read More

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim In his exclusive interview with IAA PortNews in Moscow, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim covered a wide range of IMO activities: fuel and environmental regulations, Polar Code, autonomous ships, cybersecurity, and many others:  – What is your first impression...
October 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, IMO, Interviews, News, Organisations, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Gertsen Global appointed global distributor of an innovative disinfectant concept

Gertsen Global appointed global distributor of an innovative disinfectant concept
Gertsen Global, a young brand under the umbrella of Danish based company Hans Buch now introduces a multi-purpose biocidal disinfectant from UK based Steri-7. Steri-7 is manufactured based on a philosophy unique to the cleaning business: BREAK the chain of infection, TREAT pathogens at the source, PREVENT...
October 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Spanish government bonds were firmer in European trade on Friday on news that the Spanish Constitutional Court suspended the Catalan...
October 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Webstep for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Webstep for listing
06/10/2017 – At its meeting on 6 October 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Webstep ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The company must satisfy the listing requirements for Oslo Børs prior to the first day of listing. The Chief Executive Officer is authorized to fix the...
October 6th, 2017 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue

Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue
Lobster Telephone (red). Salvador Dalí and Edward James Dalí/Duchamp: Royal Academy reveals a deep dialogue By James Brewer In the April 1959 edition of ArtNews magazine, Salvador Dalí listed 13 reasons why a single title by Duchamp is “worth miles of pseudo-decorative modern painting.” The flamboyant,...
October 5th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Oct-2017 TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Tropical Storm Nate: Port Condition Whiskey set Thursday, October 5, 2017, Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Due to the possibility of gale force winds (34-47 knots)...
October 5th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä ups the ante of smart marine technologies

Wärtsilä ups the ante of smart marine technologies
Dave Adams, VP Sales at Wärtsilä Dynamic Positioning Wärtsilä, a trailblazer in marine technology, continued its steadfast support of the IMarEST UAE branch by sponsoring a riveting technical meeting underlining decades of design and engineering expertise in the realms of Dynamic Positioning, Automation...
October 5th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Knit one, purl one

Knit one, purl one
– The Mini fleet zigzags along the coast of Portugal, wind on the tail. – A unit of commandos en route to Fred Guérin and Julien Mizrachi. – The game of strategy begins. Whilst making the most of the last puffs of downwind breeze and continuing to make headway towards the goal without...
October 5th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Learning from Pilots in The Navigator

Learning from Pilots in The Navigator
16 Piloting The Navigator October 2017 cover 04.10.17 – Pilots and their relationship with bridge teams is the focus of the latest edition of The Navigator, the magazine available for free to all seafarers from The Nautical Institute. Issue 16 examines how best to support a pilot’s skills when...
October 5th, 2017 | Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Press and Media | Read More

As the wreck of the Athenia is thought to have been found…

As the wreck of the Athenia is thought to have been found…
The SS Athenia seen in Montreal Harbour 1933 – credits National Archives of Canada Wartime spirit As the remains of the first British ship to be sunk in WW2 are thought to have been found, international maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s archives reveal the tragic aftermath. Marine scientist...
October 5th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd
(l-r) Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club; Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director Cargo Service, Hapag-Lloyd (Winner: Hapag-Lloyd Cargo Patrol) ; Joseph Westwood Booth, IMO’s Senior Deputy Director, Maritime Safety The TT Club Innovation in Safety Award was presented earlier this week to...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

St Helena Line to withdraw RMS St Helena from service and seeks buyer for vessel

St Helena Line to withdraw RMS St Helena from service and seeks buyer for vessel
The RMS “St Helena” St Helena Line has announced today, (Thursday 5th October 2017), that it is to withdraw the Passenger Cargo Royal Mail Ship St Helena (RMS) from service in February 2018 and has appointed London ship broker CW Kellock & Co Ltd to handle her sale. Operated...
October 5th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary
WISTA International Executive Committee October 5, 2017-London, United Kingdom Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime, as International President and Diane Edwards, General Manager People, Systems and Technology...
October 5th, 2017 | Associations, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, October 5, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell up to seven of its containership vessels for an aggregate purchase...
October 5th, 2017 | Containers, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech
WISTA-International new president Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou We are pleased to fully quote Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou’s unique speech,  a very inspiring speech from a true leader who utilises every single avenue to open ways for the next generation and show us that “sky is the limit”....
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ekol has activated Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal

Ekol has activated  Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal
Yalova Ro-Ro Terminali A source of inspiration through innovation for the industry, Ekol has commissioned the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal. After two-years of legal process and construction work, the Terminal now helps companies that import/ export to Turkey or use it as a hub for other destination for example...
October 5th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event
The connections between ships, ports and people were once again the focus for an international audience, as Panama hosted the 2017 World Maritime Day Parallel Event (1-3 October). The event was formally opened by His Excellency Mr Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, President of the Republic of Panama. During...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

The BDI in search for survival…

The BDI in search for survival…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with a dozen points plus fights for survival; but everything is possible. Geopolitics are on the worse ever point and for sure will affect the Markets, Dry and Wets. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: With a dozen points at 1,320, following the recent 200 point...
October 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More