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Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…
Robert Tomlinson (left) with Keith Martin, chairman, Association of Average Adjusters Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is highlighted at Association of Average Adjusters event in London Marine average adjusters are at the centre of a conflict over whether...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry now world’s 2nd largest

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry now world’s 2nd largest
Bill Gallagher   The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) fleet now stands at 223,262,177 deadweight tons (DWT), making it the second largest registry in the world in terms of DWT. The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Now World’s 2nd Largest  International Registries,...
March 21st, 2017 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Veson Nautical introduces Veslink Business Intelligence

Veson Nautical introduces Veslink Business Intelligence
Agya Garg STAMFORD, CT–March 21, 2017–Today, at CMA Shipping 2017, Veson Nautical unveiled Veslink Business Intelligence (Veslink BI), the latest addition to Veslink, Veson’s online solutions platform and maritime network. Designed for users of all levels of experience, Veslink BI combines voyage...
March 21st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions

Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions
Greece Macro Monitor (21.03.2017) Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions: How generous is it by international standards and relative to the rest of the EU? 1. For a couple of decades before the outbreak of the Greek sovereign debt crisis, Greece’s pension expenditure recorded...
March 21st, 2017 | Country Profiles, Reports | Read More

Survey reveals exporters’ optimism for global trade prospects

Survey reveals exporters’ optimism for global trade prospects
Global confidence: Institute of Export & International Trade Director General, Lesley Batchelor OBE. Ninety seven per cent of exporters questioned in a survey said they were optimistic about growing their businesses through international trade.   Spearheaded by the Institute of Export & International...
March 21st, 2017 | Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday as the less-hawkish-than-expected tone of last week’s FOMC monetary policy statement continued...
March 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval
Damen’s InvaSave team are proud to announce the IMO type approval of their innovative ballast water treatment solution Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours,...
March 21st, 2017 | Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary
Robert Wong, Marketing Director, Marine Coatings, and Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director, AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, celebrate the milestone with staff. March 21, 2017 – Ship owners and operators using the Intersleek® range of biocide-free marine coatings supplied by AkzoNobel...
March 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…

Capers rising, but uncertainty coupled with Geopolitical mess looms in the background…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up just nine points, thanks to the Capers as all other dry sizes are on a low modus; Geopolitics are getting sour and CAUTION should be observed. The architects and planners of the New World order have strange designs; brace for the inevitable ! John Faraclas’...
March 20th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Crowley and Penn Terminals sign stevedoring, terminal services agreement for Puerto Rico

Crowley and Penn Terminals sign stevedoring, terminal services agreement for Puerto Rico
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 20, 2017) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation has signed a multi-year stevedoring and terminal services agreement with Penn Terminals in Eddystone, Pa., to accommodate the company’s weekly Northeast container shipping service to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Crowley, which...
March 20th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Mar-2017 SANDSTORMS DISRUPTING OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia STRONG WINDS AND SEASONAL RAINS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT MONITORING TROPICAL LOW Dampier, Australia REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON AT TANG CHAU Hong Kong Sandstorms disrupting operations Monday, March 20, 2017,...
March 20th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster
the “BBC SHANGHAI” [EAST LONDON, South Africa, 20 March 2017]  Collaboration between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet...
March 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads
Paul Walton THE London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, and supported a recommendation to appoint a warranty surveyor to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project operations where appropriate. In an article...
March 20th, 2017 | Claims, Consulting, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

PAO Sovcomflot: 2016 Full Year Results

PAO Sovcomflot: 2016 Full Year Results
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot 2016 Audited Financial Results (Year to 31 December) Robust strategy delivering solid results despite market volatility in 2016 PAO Sovcomflot (‘SCF Group’), Russia’s largest shipping company and one of the world’s leaders in energy shipping, as...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races
–       Ten women intend to be at the start on 1 October –       Wide-ranging ambitions –       Prestigious elders  Decidedly, the Mini Transat is not an event like any other. In the offshore racing world, where women often struggle to carve out a niche for themselves,...
March 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series
The FM-MAN 14V48/60CR engine (T-AOX will use 2 x 12V46/60CR Engines) Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 programme The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit
Thermo King B 100 Van Thermo King Introduces New All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 Refrigeration Unit for Small Trucks and Vans The new B-100 30 unit features an added electric heating option and provides top performance to the “last mile” delivery applications. Brussels, March 20, 2017 – Thermo...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017
Charles Kirkconnell George Town, Grand Cayman (March 17th 2017) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s award-winning special economic zone, is geared up to target the world’s evolving maritime services industry in 2017 with Cayman Maritime Services Park (CMSP), the zone’s newest component....
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market
Henrik Uhd Christensen VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is experiencing a moderate slowdown following several years of continuous growth. In a market affected by continued decline in two important segments, cargo vessels and offshore, revenue for 2016 totaled DKK 1.858 billion, compared to DKK 1.891...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Aderco opens Singapore office

Aderco opens Singapore office
Philippe Lecloux Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximise uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the new office forms a mission-critical...
March 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017
Dr. Marina Papaioannou Dear Viewers of ALL ABOUT SHIPPING, In this edition you will read about:    WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy partner on new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security Cyber Security – now! DNV GL & Seagull Maritime launches Cyber Security training IMO clarifies...
March 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure across the board as the less-hawkish-than expected tone of the FOMC monetary policy statement released after the conclusion...
March 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol
  Dear viewers, Shipping and ship finance experts and investors from Cyprus, Europe and beyond will attend the inaugural Marine Money Cyprus Forum on 26 April 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol. Program is online at www.marinemoney.com/forums/cyprus17/index. Speakers to-date: Marios...
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop
Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Alfa Laval Exhaust Gas Cleaning Alfa Laval PureSOx is today’s most complete SOx scrubber platform, with multiple operating arrangements, two scrubber designs and a range of compliance profiles for meeting the 2020 global sulphur cap. Working closely with customers, Alfa...
March 20th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session
Scotland’s First Minister will speak at All-Energy 2017 SCOTLAND’S FIRST MINISTER TO SPEAK AT ALL-ENERGY’S OPENING PLENARY SESSION Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister,...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More