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Brillante Virtuoso – an extraordinary attempt at maritime insurance fraud

Brillante Virtuoso – an extraordinary attempt at maritime insurance fraud
Brillante Virtuoso – an extraordinary attempt at maritime insurance fraud The High Court has today handed down its highly-anticipated judgment in the case of the Brillante Virtuoso – an extraordinary attempt at maritime insurance fraud. The alleged attack on the Brillante Virtuoso – some...
October 7th, 2019 | Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud | Read More

F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award

F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award
.. F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award Three diverse boats, all with unique characteristics that highlight the diversity of equipment and design in sailing, have been nominated for World Sailing’s 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award. The F50, a high-performance...
October 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October

Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October
Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October The detailed programme is now available here  –  https://bit.ly/2ovYPhC  IMO is hosting a Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels  on Thursday, 17 October and Friday, 18 October...
October 7th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO | Read More

Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship

Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship
From the signing ceremony © Ministry of National Defence Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship The Shipping Community is well known internationally for its charitable work, work encompassing every...
October 7th, 2019 | Charity, Military, News | Read More

GE Marine Gas Turbines Power USS CINCINNATI; Commissioned by United States Navy

GE Marine Gas Turbines Power USS CINCINNATI; Commissioned by United States Navy
Shown is the USS CINCINNATI at its commissioning on October 5, 2019 in Gulfport,Mississippi. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Rosalie Chang. GE Marine Gas Turbines Power USS CINCINNATI; Commissioned by United States Navy EVENDALE, Ohio – (October 7, 2019) – GE Marine’s LM2500...
October 7th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance

One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance
Rikku-Pekka Hägg, chairman ONE SEA One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance ONE SEA, the industry alliance  whose primary aim is to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as Chairman...
October 7th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus

Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus
IMO Secretary General, Mr Kitack Lim, addresses the audience during the first panel “Regulatory measures: a product of necessity or pressure?” at Maritime Cyprus 2019. Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus Highlights from speeches and panel...
October 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

IB Influencing Business signs up as Inmarsat Fleet Data application provider

IB Influencing Business signs up as Inmarsat Fleet Data application provider
l to r: Marco Cristoforo Camporeale, Head of Digital Solutions, Inmarsat Maritime and IBMarine CEO, Giampiero Soncini after signing agreement IB Influencing Business signs up as Inmarsat Fleet Data application provider IB Influencing Business and Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite...
October 7th, 2019 | IT and Communications | Read More

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens

INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens
Dimitris J. Fafalios INTERCARGO held its semi-annual meetings in Athens “2020 still dominates dry bulk shipping’s challenges” INTERCARGO held its Annual General Meeting, Executive and Technical Committees’ meetings in Athens on 3 and 4 October 2019, along with a well-attended dinner reception...
October 7th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Intercargo | Read More

Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office

Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office
Simpson Spence Young Strengthens Dry Bulk Team With New Dubai Office Simpson Spence Young (SSY), the world’s largest independent shipbroker, has today (7 October 2019) announced it will open a new office in Dubai in early November. Led by Manish Pamecha, the team will focus on dry bulk chartering. “Opening...
October 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 7 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 7 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 7 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 7, 2019 Global Markets Market focus this week is almost exclusively on the new round of US/China negotiations on 10-11 October in Washington for signs over whether the two sides could re-escalate or...
October 7th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2019 enfolds…

Maritime Cyprus 2019 enfolds…
Costas Iakovou, permanent secretary, Shipping Deputy Ministry of Cyprus, delivering the welcome address. Photo gratis KA Maritime Cyprus 2019 enfolds… Following last night’s reception it’s now business all the way until the end of this biennial event at the  Carob Mill Conference Centre,...
October 7th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Oct-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 OCTOBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 October 2019 Saturday, October 5, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Oct (Sun) – Armed Forces Day (Egypt) 6 Oct (Sun) – Turkmenistan...
October 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail The open ocean at last!

The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail The open ocean at last!
The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail : The open ocean at last! This Saturday 5 October, at 10:38 hours, the 87 sailors competing in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère set sail from La Rochelle on the first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Though the event kicked off in very manageable conditions, the competitors...
October 5th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Trouble in US repo markets, Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, and OMFIF’s latest Bulletin

Trouble in US repo markets, Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, and OMFIF’s latest Bulletin
Trouble in US repo markets, Draghi helps Lagarde gain her footing, and OMFIF’s latest Bulletin THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 30 September-4 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.40 Most-Read Commentary Trouble in US repo markets: There are many reasons that...
October 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

The BDI@1,767 with Geopolitics in dire straits…

The BDI@1,767 with Geopolitics in dire straits…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,767 with Geopolitics in dire straits… What a week that was in all fronts; the BDI down, the Geopolitics in total disarray and Shipping at the cross-roads of a new era. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI was up after a long time given its continuous fall and gained...
October 4th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Disputes, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Oct-2019 FIRST TRANSIT OF 2019-2020 CRUISE SEASON Panama Canal, Panama First transit of 2019-2020 cruise season Friday, October 4, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal [has] announced the transit of Princess Cruises’ Island Princess, marking the beginning of what...
October 4th, 2019 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey
IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is finally here! In less than 3 weeks, IBIA’s biggest and most anticipated bunker conference will take place on 22th-24th October 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is almost sold out with well...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura

Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura
The Port of Ngqura’s leadership celebrated their safety achievement with employees in the workplace by wearing blue overalls and handing out chocolates to them Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura  [Port Elizabeth, 4 October 2019] Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA)...
October 4th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

FCA General Insurance Pricing Practices Market Study – PwC comments

FCA General Insurance Pricing Practices Market Study – PwC comments
Mohammed Khan FCA General Insurance Pricing Practices Market Study – PwC comments Mohammad Khan, UK General Insurance Leader, PwC, said:  “Potential remedies to pricing and renewal processes can impact the industry hardest. The most significant are: restricting or banning pricing optimisation...
October 4th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”
Dimitris Mitsatsos, Director, General/HELMEPA, presenting the program “Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean” OnThursday, 3 October 2019 representatives of the maritime press in Piraeus, Greece were presented with this 3-year...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Blockchain trial signals Marseille hinterland logistics boost

Blockchain trial signals Marseille hinterland logistics boost
Marseille News from Marseille Fos                                                                                           Blockchain trial signals Marseille hinterland logistics boost   Completion of a Blockchain pilot scheme coordinated and part-financed...
October 4th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” – ICT utilization in remote surveys

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” – ICT utilization in remote surveys
ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” – ICT utilization in remote surveys Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “Guidelines for Remote Surveys” in preparation for carrying out remote surveys (*1) using ICT (Information and Communication Technology) (*2)....
October 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 4 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 4 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 4 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 4, 2019 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets remains cautious ahead of today’s US employment report and mounting worries over the global growth outlook. Recent PMI and ISM data from the...
October 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics September 2019

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics September 2019
Monthly Statistics September 2019 04/10/2019 – The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of September 2019 The monthly report for the equity markets...
October 4th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More