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Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show

Millie Mackintosh to officially open 2017’s TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
Millie Mackintosh Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Millie Mackintosh, will headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year. Often found out on the water herself, Millie will be officially opening the Show on Friday 15 September at 11am, helping to kick off 10 days of incredible fun at...
August 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…
Rolls-Royce autonomous ship rolls. DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland – One Sea implementation moves forward The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels,...
August 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate

Time to tackle the Great Shore Leave debate
Roger Harris 15 Sept. 2017 – There is so much talk today about unmanned and autonomous ships, but they are still a long way off. However, for now and the foreseeable future seafarers are still going to be necessary for safe shipping. While there are different challenges for the future of seafaring,...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 08/08/2017 Accepted date: 11/08/2017 Listing date: 15/08/2017 Ticker: FJORD   Fjord1 is a leading transport company in Norway, with a core business of owning and operating ferries and passenger boats. Furthermore, the...
August 15th, 2017 | Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people

North P&I Club appoints Dawn Robinson as global director of people
Dawn Robinson – Global Director of people at North P&I 14 August 2017 – North P&I Club has appointed a new Global Director of People as part of a company-wide focus on driving forward leadership and development. Dawn Robinson has joined the global marine insurer following three...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development
Bruce Reid  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 USD by The TK Foundation to support its work building vital maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in Africa. The funding will be spread over three years and will support the IMRF’s Global SAR Development...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award
Joe hughes with Jack Buono to his righ, former President and CEO of SeaRiver Maritime, accepts the 2016 NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award in the Individual category There are still 6 days to submit your nomination for the 2017 Marine Environment Protection Awards .   We urge you to consider...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month
Alex von Stempel Chinese consumption continues to drive fresh produce import growth. But can the logistics industry rest on its laurels?   HONG KONG, 14.08.2017 – According To Andrew Tilton of Goldman Sachs, mid-year economic projection for China points towards continued growth in consumption...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model
The Russian start-up freight forwarder, Deliver (www.deliver.ru) is an innovative online cargo transport operation that is among the first in the country to implement an ‘Uber-style’ mode of service.  Through its network Deliver aims to achieve greater convenience for its customers and efficiency...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
12-Aug-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 AUGUST 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 August 2017 Saturday, August 12, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Aug (Mon) – Pakistan Independence Day 15 Aug (Tue) – Assumption Day 15 Aug (Tue) – Congo...
August 12th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,138 points – plus 46 since yesterday and over one hundred since last Friday the 4th of August – to be precise it gained 106 points (from 1,032); The Geopolitics remain more than enigmatic and caution is advised… John Faraclas daily and weekly...
August 11th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Aug-2017 FENDER REPAIR & REPLACEMENT WORKS FOR TYPHOON SHELTER DOPHINS Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT TAI KWAI WAN, CHEUNG CHAU & HA SO PAI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR KITE FEST Turkish Straits, Turkey Fender repair & replacement works for typhoon...
August 11th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe
Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone completes batch shipment of twelve vessels The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that...
August 11th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument
… NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable Brussels, 11 August 2017 – The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable ship recycling under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation this week. Whilst it acknowledges...
August 11th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

HRAS: Year 4 Corporate Profile Document published

HRAS: Year 4 Corporate Profile Document published
“Over the past year Human Rights at Sea has successfully brought fundamental seafarers’ rights issues to the attention of a wider audience than ever before.  The detailed list of achievements from David Hammond and his small but very dedicated team is impressive by any standards, bringing home the...
August 11th, 2017 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing
11/08/2017 – At its meeting on 11 August 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in Fjord1 ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. The Board authorised the Chief Executive...
August 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) – thanks to the Capers and partly to the Panamaxes, managed to gain 42 points and now reads 1,092… The Geopolitical uncertainty which seems a bit extended, as well as alarming, due to the North Korean palaver, might produce a bit of everything…and affect...
August 10th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ICHCA community to discuss how to protect global cargo chain against physical and cyber attacks

ICHCA community to discuss how to protect global cargo chain against physical and cyber attacks
… ICHCA will use its 65th anniversary conference in October to tackle risks to the cyber and physical security of the global cargo chain 10.08.2017 – Following the Petya attack in June, one of the biggest cyber-attacks ever experienced in global shipping which crippled A.P. Moller-Maersk’s...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More