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PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology

PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology
​ Pat O’Leary PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed Pat O’Leary as its first dedicated Head of Technology, a non-remunerated role to support the Association’s growing editorial output on key challenges facing the global...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’

Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’
Edward Stephenson (right), director of Davies Turner, with awards host Ade Adepitan, and a representative of category sponsor, TT Club. Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’ Davies Turner, the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding and logistics company, has taken first place in the...
January 17th, 2020 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum

The Baltic Exchange Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum When: 24 February 2020, 13:00 – 16:30, followed by a drinks reception Where: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London, W1J 8LT In a year where markets were resolutely focused on the long-anticipated IMO 2020 regulation,...
January 17th, 2020 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER
. Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER Brussels, January 17th, 2020 Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER to guarantee...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Logistics | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally sustainable performance for two new cruise ships

Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally sustainable performance for two new cruise ships
Wärtsilä will supply a comprehensive package of integrated solutions designed to support and enhance the efficiency and environmental sustainability of two new World Class cruise vessels being built by Chantiers de l‘Atlantique for MSC Cruises. Copyright MSC1: MSC Cruises, MSC2: Chantiers de l‘Atlantique. Wärtsilä...
January 17th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 17, 2020 Global Markets Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses moved higher in today’s early trade, following a string of positive US data releases...
January 17th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained unchanged since yesterday; the Geopolitical situation, as we have foreseen, will turn Planet Ocean upside down. At the GSCC’s annual Vasilopita, its chairman Harry J. Fafalios spells it out on IMO2020...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Jan-2020 HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR VIRAL PNEUMONIA Philippines TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPS’ GARBAGE SERVICES Esperance, Australia Heightened alert for viral pneumonia Thursday, January 16, 2020, Philippines China has reported an outbreak of a mysterious viral pneumonia which...
January 16th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions
  Leigh T. Hanson Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions At a Glance… The overturning by a federal court of an OFAC penalty imposed after a large oil and gas company entered into contracts signed by a blocked person addresses important...
January 16th, 2020 | Legal, Oil Industry, Sanctions | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH AQUAVITA ATHENS, GREECE, January 16, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
January 16th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years
.   INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years INTERCARGO is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020! Free copies of our Association’s 40-year anniversary special publication (please view https://www.intercargo.org/first-forty-years/) will be distributed to our Members during events within 2020. Non-members,...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Intercargo | Read More

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials
.. Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials The Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, has today (Thursday, 16 January) hailed the Port of Blyth as one of the leading lights in the British maritime industry’s push for a greener, cleaner future. Visiting the port, the Minister saw first-hand the...
January 16th, 2020 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast

Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast
. Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast Following last year’s geotechnical contract for the Hollandse Kust (west) Offshore Wind Farm Zone, Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation contract for the Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden Wind Farm Zone...
January 16th, 2020 | Construction, Energy, Environment | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating?

Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating?
.. Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating? I had the pleasure yesterday of meeting with Dr. Zoran Perunovic, Director of Executive Education at Rice University in Houston.  Dr.  Perunovic is a technical scholar who has spent a lot of time studying the state of change in industry, including...
January 15th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Panamaxes “lift” the  BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five vital points since yesterday but don’t count your eggs before they are hatched… In the Geopolitical front indeed we are at the cross roads were humanity meets...
January 15th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Jan-2020 MEASURES TO ENSURE WATER AVAILABILITY & ROUTE RELIABILITY Panama Canal, Panama PORT RE-OPENED BUT FULL Cape Lambert, Australia IMB ANNUAL PIRACY REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF GULF OF GUINEA CREW KIDNAPPINGS DESPITE DROP IN OVERALL GLOBAL NUMBERS Worldwide 5.9...
January 15th, 2020 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community
.. 2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community  “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference
IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference MIDDLE EAST BUNKER FUEL CONFERENCE  WITH S&P GLOBAL PLATTS    March 11-12, 2020 Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, (QE2), Dubai, UAE WHERE THE BUNKER INDUSTRY CONNECTS   Dear Colleague, The IMO 2020 sulfur cap has finally arrived. What is...
January 15th, 2020 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system
Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system  IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review the GMDSS requirements. IMO’s first meeting of 2020 is now in session.   Search and rescue at...
January 15th, 2020 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference
. Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference European Shipping Week 2020 (ESW2020) is pleased to announce its line-up of high-level industry speakers for its flagship conference to be held at The Hotel in Brussels, on Thursday 20th February 2020. Moderated by Carla Olival, President...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 15, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were little changed in early trade today ahead of the signing of the US/China Phase One trade deal agreement in Washington at 16:30GMT. According to...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh
ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to “PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited (PHP)”, a ship recycling facility in Chattogram...
January 15th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019
Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019 Annual Report (January to December 2019) released at the 11th Nautical Forum, ReCAAP ISC’s annual dialogue with maritime, diplomatic and regulatory/law enforcement communities ReCAAP...
January 15th, 2020 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More