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Washington Supreme Court holds Punitive Damages available for General Unseaworthiness Claim

Washington Supreme Court holds Punitive Damages available for General Unseaworthiness Claim
On March 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington held that punitive damages are available to plaintiffs under a general maritime unseaworthiness claim. See Tabingo v. Am. Triumph LLC, No. 92913-1, 2017 Wash. Lexis 328 (Mar. 9, 2017).  In Tabingo, Plaintiff Allan Tabingo, brought a Jones...
March 13th, 2017 | Legal | Read More

Mersey Maritime announces winners of industry awards

Mersey Maritime announces winners of industry awards
MMIAs Rising Star joint winners – Prof Al-Shamma’a of Liverpool John Moores University (award sponsor), winners Lauren Kemp of Beech Group and John-James Gallagher of Royal HaskoningDHV, and event host Louise Minchin. Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

Digital Ship iShipping Copenhagen 2017 – Post Event

Digital Ship iShipping Copenhagen 2017 – Post Event
Copenhagen DIGITAL SHIP iSHIPPING CONFERENCE RECENTLY BROKE NEW GROUND IN COPENHAGEN iShipping Copenhagen 2017 was developed by Digital Ship to take a bird’s eye view of the technical and digital developments and drivers we have seen emerging over the last few years. Across two days of keynote presentations,...
March 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Diana Containerships reactivates “Pucon” on period fixture with OOCL

Diana Containerships reactivates “Pucon” on period fixture with OOCL
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE REACTIVATION AND  THE TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PUCON WITH OOCL ATHENS, GREECE, March 13, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that...
March 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Markets | Read More

Update Cuxhaven: Issue Q4 / 2016

Update Cuxhaven: Issue Q4 / 2016
If you have problems viewing this newsletter, you can download the PDF-version here: http://www.port-of-cuxhaven.de/index.php/en/latest-news/newsletter-eng.html   Dear readers, Let me introduce the new quarterly version of our English newsletter for the Cuxhaven Business Association (HWG). As...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum

Cyprus’ president Nicos Anastasiades to deliver keynote address at Capital Link’s New York forum
New York – picture credits Anny Zade H.E. NICOS ANASTASIADES, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS IN PERSON  AT CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 IN NYC NEW YORK, NY, March 13, 2017 – Capital Link is privileged to welcome President Anastasiades...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The winners of International Safety Awards 2017 are announced

The winners of International Safety Awards 2017 are announced
The British Safety Council has announced the winners of its 2017 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a real dedication to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2016 calendar year. This year, 531 organisations...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US’ non-farm payrolls report for February surprised positively providing further support to the prevailing market view for a 25bps rate hike at...
March 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Keeping dry when the outlook is wet

Keeping dry when the outlook is wet
Hydrex Production Executive Dave Bleyenberg (in blue) overseeing a repair operation Dave Bleyenberg explains how Hydrex Underwater Technologies’ next generation Mobdock and cofferdam designs are changing the way in which thrusters are removed and repaired. The introduction of advanced underwater repair...
March 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE
VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants team up to bring maritime and incident command simulator solutions to the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, 13 March 2017 – An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Wärtsilä launches SmartPredict to provide safer ship manoeuvring guidance

Wärtsilä launches SmartPredict to provide safer ship manoeuvring guidance
Looking into the future with Wärtsilä SmartPredict. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 March 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed...
March 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop organised by ITF
Luz Baz, ITF Inspector NW Spain and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, participated in the Inspectors’ Fisheries Workshop, organized by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in Vigo The Workshop, which was attended by a total...
March 12th, 2017 | Associations, ITF, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin

fathom-news e-bulletin
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis Six ways start ups disrupt shipping  THERE are six key approaches that start-up companies will take to totally disrupt shipping according to David Rowan, editor-at-large at the tech publication Wired.  More FOCUS...
March 12th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…

André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982)…
André Tchaikowsky. André Tchaikowsky (1935-1982): The Man Behind the Skull Polish-born British composer and pianist André Tchaikowsky never cared about having a career. Had he done that, his name would be much better known today, and he would be remembered as one of the most prominent musicians of...
March 11th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 MARCH 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 12-25 March 2017 Saturday, March 11, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 13 Mar (Mon) – Holi (India) 17 Mar (Fri) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes…

Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes…
Georgina Allen. Still life and Pembrokeshire landscapes: Georgina Allen’s new paintings By James Brewer A new stage in the oeuvre of London painter Georgina Allen took shape – almost by chance – on one of her frequent trips to the Pembrokeshire coast. As she sheltered in her car which she had stopped...
March 11th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week at 1,086 points, nearly 150 points plus since last week, but make haste slowly given that many believe the days of bad markets and geopolitical uncertainty are over; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points since yesterday – now...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Music, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Mar-2017 EXPANDED CANAL’S GLOBAL IMPACT GROWS, U.S. EAST COAST PORTS BEGIN TO BENEFIT Panama Canal, Panama Expanded Canal’s global impact grows, U.S. East Coast ports begin to benefit Friday, March 10, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Expansion [of the Panama Canal] nears its...
March 10th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU ship recyclers join voices to promote clean and safe practices

EU ship recyclers join voices to promote clean and safe practices
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 10 March 2017 – Five European ship recycling yards announced yesterday that they have joined forces to effectively raise awareness of existing best practice and the fact that there is capacity in Europe to properly recycle ships. The newly established European Ship Recyclers...
March 10th, 2017 | Environment, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

US adds more jobs than expected: Daily Wealth Letter

US adds more jobs than expected: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) SIGNPOSTS IN TROUBLED TIMES Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Reports | Read More

Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case

Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case
Costas Frangeskides, Partner,Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Challenge against Stern fails in Greek shipyard case UPDATED. Lebanese brothers bringing an ICSID claim against Greece have failed to unseat the state’s appointee to the tribunal, prolific French arbitrator Brigitte Stern, on the basis that her...
March 10th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Claims, Disputes, Legal, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN 10 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Insurance Distribution Directive – first draft UK legislation and...
March 10th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM
Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on Ballast Water Management Since 2001, the international maritime community has met in Singapore to discuss and monitor the administrative and technological developments in ballast water management under the auspices of...
March 10th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

IUMI launches new information portal

IUMI launches new information portal
Dieter Berg The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has successfully launched a new interactive information portal – www.iumi.com – which is not only a fitting shop window for IUMI but also a serious tool for those with an interest in marine insurance. The new portal contains IUMI’s...
March 10th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance | Read More