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Dropping BDI@1,191 a concern; equally Geopolitics…

Dropping BDI@1,191 a concern; equally Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 21 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,191 – not nice to see same below the 1,200 threshold… The Geopolitics are beyond a perplexed puzzle. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capers as always volatile dropped down to 1,495 with the BCI falling...
March 7th, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Extension of SOME 2018 Symposium Early-Bird Registration

Extension of SOME 2018 Symposium Early-Bird Registration
Extension of SOME 2018 Symposium Early-Bird Registration – It Ends on March 11! SOME 2018 Symposium March 20-21, 2018 | Athens GR Dear SNAME Member, fiends and viewers of allaboutshipping Even though the 6th International Symposium on Ship Operations, Management and Economics (SOME 2018) is in less...
March 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (February 2018)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE  (February 2018)
Viewers can find herebelow Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE. It provides an insight of the latest global economic and market developments, focusing on the prevailing macro themes and their implications on the EA peripheral economies and the CESEE...
March 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers
Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The Mission to Seafarers will be the chosen charity for the GST & Shipping 2030 and Crew Connect Europe conferences LONDON, 6 March 2018 – Maritime event organiser Knect365 Maritime has placed seafarer welfare at the heart of the...
March 7th, 2018 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Religion | Read More

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
London, UK, 7 March, 2018 –The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration. Of the 19 teams that competed in the November 2017 semi-final,...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BCG at Delphi Economic Forum 2018

BCG at Delphi Economic Forum 2018
Chryssos Kavounides in conversation with Karolina Ekholm Last week, a BCG delegation had the opportunity to attend the third annual meeting of the Delphi Economic Forum. The many and diverse sessions, the high calibre of the participants and their contributions, as well as the unmatched setting of Delphi...
March 7th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

NGOs respond to legal threats by shipbreaking industry and withdraw from industry conference

NGOs respond to legal threats by shipbreaking industry and withdraw from industry conference
Ingvild Jenssen Hamburg, 7 March 2018 – On Monday, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, an international coalition of labour, human rights and environmental organisations, withdrew their participation from the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that starts today in Hamburg. This is in response to a letter...
March 7th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award
A view of Albwardy Damen Albwardy Damen, the joint venture shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, between the Damen Shipyards Group and UAE-based Albwardy Investment, has received a prestigious Superbrands 2018 Award from Superbrands Worldwide, the world’s largest independent arbiter of branding. It pays tribute...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral at the Port of Tyne. – pic credits John Fatkin Shipping and logistics provider to service Black Watch and Balmoral in Liverpool and Newcastle Grangemouth, UK, 6 March 2018 – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed GAC UK as its agent in Newcastle and...
March 7th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Sustained US freight volatility poses new automotive supply chain concern

Sustained US freight volatility poses new automotive supply chain concern
Evolution Time Critical managing director, Brad Brennan Emergency logistics expertise safeguards automotive production amid limited driver availability and rising costs A number of factors are conspiring to encourage rising US freight prices, which could impact the automotive supply chain. Limited truck...
March 7th, 2018 | Accessories, Automobiles, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”
National Apprenticeship Week (5 – 9 March) is bringing together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose them as a pathway to a great career. British Marine is championing apprenticeships and their worth...
March 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Danelec Marine and NAPA partner to offer complete End-to-End Internet of Things Cloud Solution

Danelec Marine and NAPA partner to offer complete End-to-End Internet of Things Cloud Solution
NAPA Ship Performance Analytics Dashboard (c) NAPA 2018 Collaboration removes need for costly custom interfaces, allowing wider access to valuable performance data and analytics 7 March 2018 – Danelec Marine, the manufacturer of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), ECDIS, and ship-to-shore data solutions...
March 7th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market fears over a trade war re-emerged following Gary Cohn’s resignation yesterday as the White House’s top economic advisor after disagreement with US President Donald Trump over the latter’s proposal for the introduction of...
March 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA introduces changes to its eCMID vessel inspection database

IMCA introduces changes to its eCMID vessel inspection database
Mark Ford Over 2,300 vessels listed on the eCMID database The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has seen a marked increase in the use of its eCMID inspection scheme for offshore vessels that benefit from an independent International Safety Management health check. Over 2,300 vessels...
March 7th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Index) gained just two points and remained stranded at 1,212 points; Geopolitics continue to be more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI lost ten points and now stands at 1,587… The Panamaxes “surged” with 26 points and the BPI now reads...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Automobiles, Corruption, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Europe in the Family – Polish landed gentry in the 20th century

Europe in the Family – Polish landed gentry in the 20th century
The Czapski family, 1902. Europe in the Family – Polish landed gentry in the 20th century By James Brewer Landowners without land: such has been the fate of thousands of formerly wealthy Polish individuals and aristocrats. They were dispossessed by the harsh political blasts that swept their country...
March 6th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Insight | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Mar-2018 MARITIME CREW VISA PROCESSING FOR EASTER 2018 Australia BANK AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION Sri Lanka The Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) Maritime Global Processing Centre (MGPC)...
March 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios
Eamonn O’Reilly 06 March 2018 – The European Sea Ports Organisation has developed a position paper to submit to the negotiators now that Brexit has entered the second phase. With this paper, ESPO calls on the Brexit negotiators to prioritise transport and more in particular maritime transport...
March 6th, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Offshore Ship Designers presents new series of Ice Class vessel designs

Offshore Ship Designers presents new series of Ice Class vessel designs
OSD Ice Class Shallow Draft AHTS range Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has unveiled a new series of Ice Class vessel designs, especially suited for marine services around the development of new arctic ports, terminals and offshore structures. A prerequisite for this type of vessel, operating under arctic...
March 6th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Energy, Supply ships | Read More

“Shipbroking and Chartering Practice”, 8th Edition

“Shipbroking and Chartering Practice”, 8th Edition
… Shipbroking and Chartering Practice 8th Edition By Evi Plomaritou, Anthony Papadopoulos © 2018 – Informa Law from Routledge 738 pages | 33 B/W Illus. Now in its eighth edition, this classic text is a first point of reference for anyone looking to obtain an understanding of chartering and shipbroking...
March 6th, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases | Read More

FUGRO begins complex Geotech project for TenneT’s high capacity grid development

FUGRO begins complex Geotech project for TenneT’s high capacity grid development
.. Fugro is about to commence a new site characterisation campaign following a second contract award from TenneT, theleading European electricity transmission system operator.  The new contract is part of TenneT’s grid development in northern Germany and involves detailed site characterisation...
March 6th, 2018 | Energy | Read More

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing IMO was adopted, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the occasion at IMO Headquarters in London Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing the United Nations...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification
From the conference On Tuesday 27 February 2018, 24 experts in five conference sessions discussed how Eastern Mediterranean region could become emissions-free through the application of electrification technologies in ports and vessels. The Conference entitled “Powering zero-emission marine transportation”...
March 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from US equities’ healthy gains overnight, European bourses were firmer in early trade on Tuesday supported by somewhat receding trade war fears. A number of leading Republicans warned that US President Donald Trump’s...
March 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas
Newly appointed, Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries at Bureau Veritas Paris-La Défense, France, March 6, 2018 – Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. This is a key role involved from the concept stages...
March 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More