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Official Opening of China Navigation Co in Vancouver

Official Opening of China Navigation Co in Vancouver
… The China Navigation, Co Pte. Ltd (CNCO), Swire Shipping CNCO office opening in Vancouver. Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 9th, 2018 Today The China Navigation Co (CNCo) opened its doors at a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new offices in Vancouver.  CNCo is a leading provider of sustainable...
August 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Aug-2018 TYPHOON NOTICE Hong Kong PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY SECOND EARTHQUAKE Lombok, Indonesia Typhoon notice Thursday, August 9, 2018, Hong Kong It is reported that the tropical cyclone over the central and northern parts of the South China Sea will move in the general direction towards the...
August 9th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

FUGRO’S new RAMMS technology advances Bathymetric Lidar mapping capabilities

FUGRO’S new RAMMS technology advances Bathymetric Lidar mapping capabilities
Fugro’s new first-of-its-kind airborne multibeam system, RAMMS, provides efficient bathymetric lidar surveys for nearshore and coastal mapping Fugro is introducing a new bathymetric lidar system that delivers industry-leading depth penetration and point densities for nearshore and coastal mapping....
August 9th, 2018 | News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

SEA\LNG reaches new markets with new member Énestas

SEA\LNG reaches new markets with new member Énestas
Mr. Caio Zapata M, Chief Executive Officer, ÉNESTAS Largest private LNG business in Mexico boosts SEA\LNG’s presence in the Americas LONDON, 9 August 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine...
August 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V PAMINA WITH HMM ATHENS, GREECE, August 9, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 9th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Newport Shipping signs cooperation agreements with equipment suppliers and service firms

Newport Shipping signs cooperation agreements with equipment suppliers  and service firms
Chief Operating Officer Roy Yap said agreements with scrubber and ballast water treatment system manufacturers will be announced shortly Newport Shipping has inked cooperation agreements with several marine equipment suppliers and service companies as part of the London-headquartered company’s commitment...
August 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Alexey Khaydukov elected President of PAO Novoship

Alexey Khaydukov elected President of PAO Novoship
Alexey Khaydukov President Novoship The Board of Directors of PAO Novoship has elected Alexey Khaydukov as the company’s new President. Igor Tonkovidov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PAO Novoship, introduced the new President to the company’s management team on 8 August, in Novorossiysk. Novoship’s...
August 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List
Southampton Boat Show The majority of Brits would buy a boat if they were to win the lottery A major study, carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, has revealed that Brits’ love affair with the sea is alive and well, with almost two thirds (63%) choosing to buy a boat if they were...
August 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Ship performance has a 80/20 rule

Ship performance has a 80/20 rule
Image by AvNitro/iStock by Getty Images Impact of weather underestimated by most voyage analysts, warns voyage insight and monitoring expert, StratumFive United Kingdom, 9 August 2018 – The shipping industry risks investing billions of dollars on vessel optimisation services that fail to deliver...
August 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 9, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 9, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Thursday, with China’s tech shares leading the gains amid news for possible government support to further open the domestic technology sector to foreigners. In FX markets, the Russian ruble plunged...
August 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

BDI@1,704: Mid-week Dry Market blues?

BDI@1,704: Mid-week Dry Market blues?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI ended up earlier on today at 1,702 –  down 28 points since yesterday; Geopolitics and in particular the Trade Wars continue. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: An unsustainable Dry Market with the Supras …”leading” the way… with...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HudsonAnalytix expands Cyber capabilities

HudsonAnalytix expands Cyber capabilities
Chronis Kapalidis Camden, New Jersey, United States, August 8, 2018 // HudsonAnalytix, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Chronis Kapalidis to the HudsonAnalytix team. Based in London, Chronis will focus on the enhancement and expansion of HudsonAnalytix’s strategic partnerships in Europe. An...
August 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?
“Subject to review” clauses are frequently used in fixture proposals to indicate that the parties have not yet agreed to an enforceable contract. However, the recent case of Toptip vs Mercuria in Singapore demonstrates such language may not be sufficient to avoid the contract coming into...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Aug-2018 FORM SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FUJAIRAH Fujairah, United Arab Emirates HOLIDAY NOTICE Turkey Form submission requirements for Fujairah Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates According to Port of Fujairah (POF) Notice to Mariner No.248 of 2018, with effect from 10 August...
August 8th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018
.. In July 2018, a total of seven incidents (all actual incidents) of armed robbery against ships were reported All incidents have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Points and Contact Point Compared to the preceding month of Jun 2018, there has been an increase in the...
August 8th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped the Jacksonville-based non-profit Dreams Come True and fulfilled the dream of a girl who wanted to create a library in her community in Grenada. Zinzee Noel of St. George, Grenada, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis...
August 8th, 2018 | Books, Charity | Read More

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report
Waberer’s CEO – Ferenc Lajko.j Double-digit revenue growth with temporary margin pressure Budapest, August 8, 2018 – WABERER’S INTERNATIONAL Nyrt., the European leader in full truckload (FTL) transportation, reports its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. Highlights...
August 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Execution of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s Development Programme in H1 2018

Execution of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s Development Programme in H1 2018
T In the first six months of 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TagSCP, part of UCL Holding) invested USD 2 million in the port infrastructure expansion programme, which represents a year-on-year 11-percent growth. Bulk of this amount was spent on the acquisition of a pair of rail-mounted slewing...
August 8th, 2018 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems
Robert Keen Responding to a statement by the owners of the port of Felixstowe that its recently introduced new terminal operating system (TOS) is now ‘stable’, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Our members still face significant problems...
August 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 8, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 8, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive momentum in Wall Street overnight, Asia equity indices traded in the black on Wednesday for a fourth day in a row. Nevertheless, China’s shares retreated on Wednesday after the US Trade Representative’s...
August 8th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines
Shaun Padulo and Terry McGowan – signing agreement Thordon Bearings Inc. and Heddle Marine Service Inc. have today signed a cooperative agreement under which the Canada-based ship repair company will work together with Thordon Bearings Inc. to promote the conversion of ships’ oil lubricated propeller...
August 8th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside
MSI has redesigned its Container Shipping Forecaster, increasing the focus on freight and charter markets and enhancing data on mainlane deployment and bunker charges London, 08 August, 2018. After a pattern of divergence at the start of the year, July saw a modest realignment between charter and freight...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran
Joe Hughes From the American Club to its members: AUGUST 07, 2018   CIRCULAR NO. 28/18   TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE UNITED STATES FORMALLY REIMPOSES SECONDARY SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN   Introduction On May 8, 2018, President Trump withdrew the United States from participation...
August 7th, 2018 | News, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More