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Damen and De Beers Marine Namibia formalise new relationship, with Mangalia yard centre stage

Damen and De Beers Marine Namibia formalise new relationship, with Mangalia yard centre stage
Arnout Damen (CCO, Damen Shipyards Group) Ruud van der Stroom (Damen sales director offshore, Damen Shipyards Group), Otto Shikongo (CEO, De Beers Marine Namibia), Willy Mertens (Chief financial manager, De Beers Marine Namibia), Michael Curtis (Head of the Addition Mining Vessel 3 Project, De Beers...
May 17th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”
The Region of Attica stand Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show” With its participation at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”, which was organised by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA), from 10 to 13 May 2019 at the Zea Marina in...
May 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman
Dennis Petropoulos Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman Denis Petropoulos has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from 1 June 2019. He replaces Duncan Dunn who has held the position since January 2018. Denis Petropoulos was a founding partner of Braemar...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%
The Saint Petersburg container terminal Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%  In the first quarter of 2019, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg ZAO (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 202,300 TEUs, 20% more as compared with the result achieved in the first three months of the previous...
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes

Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes
A vessel’s loading / discharging operations at the Port of Tangrog Throughput of Tangarog Sea Commercial Port JSC in Q1 2019 totaled 323,000 tonnes In the first quarter of 2019, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, a company of UCL Port) handled 323,000 tonnes of cargo, down 3%, year-on-year....
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Live from the Volvo European Championship

Live from the Volvo European Championship
.. Live from the Volvo European Championship Day 5 of the European Championship is the second day of gold fleet racing. On the broadcast course first up is the Nacra 17.  https://youtu.be/7pxYk7L_Q54 or click on the picture above. On the secondary courses today are the 49er and 49erFX gold fleets,...
May 17th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Throughput of Tuapse Sea Commercial Port totaled 4.2 mio tonnes in Q1 2019

Throughput of Tuapse Sea Commercial Port totaled 4.2 mio tonnes in Q1 2019
A view from the Port of Tuapse Throughput of Tuapse Sea Commercial Port totaled 4.2 mio tonnes in Q1 2019 In the first quarter of 2019, Tuapse Sea Commercial Port (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding) handled 4.2 million tonnes, up 8%, year-on-year. The increase of total cargo throughput of 0.3 million tonnes...
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market uncertainty around the US-China trade dispute prevails, as the latest developments make it hard to expect a trade deal any time soon. Against this...
May 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained strangely enough unchanged given the odd figures of all indices which doesn’t match-up as it should have been on the plus! Geopolitics enter a weird phase; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes were up...
May 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications

BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications
Robert Keen BIFA warns of looming deadline for Customs training funding applications The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is alerting its members to a looming deadline by which they can apply for funding from the Government’s £5 million grant scheme opened in December 2018, as part...
May 16th, 2019 | Associations, Education and Training, Logistics, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-May-2019 DREDGING OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Hay Point, Australia Dredging off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter Thursday, May 16, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations [are being] carried out within the area bounded...
May 16th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019
.. YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, May 29th 2019 YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, from 14.00 to19.00. YES ...
May 16th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American
Kris Fumberger, Sustainability Manager, RightShip RightShip and South Pole deliver first reported entirely carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American Global mining company Anglo American has offset the carbon emissions for an ocean freight voyage from South Africa to Europe, using RightShip’s...
May 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece

Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece
Paul Herring Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece Athens, 16 May 2019: On the 9th May, Ince & Co Greece celebrated its 26th year in Piraeus at the forefront of the shipping and maritime sector with a party at the historic Four Seasons Astir Palace...
May 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal | Read More

RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book

RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book
Ugo Salerno RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book Genoa, 16 May 2019 – The 2018 consolidated financial statements for RINA S.p.A., approved today, reveal revenues of €440 million in line with the previous year and an EBITDA of €51 million. RINA concentrated on...
May 16th, 2019 | Accountancy, Classification Societies, Reports | Read More

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration

LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration
Theodosis Stamatellos LR awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration   16 May 2019 – Today Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded RO (Recognised Organisation) status by the Italian flag Administration and is now authorised to issue statutory certification...
May 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

Wide Strategy’s May 2019 Newsletter

Wide Strategy’s May 2019 Newsletter
. Wide Strategy’s May 2019 Newsletter Welcome to “Wide Blog” where guests are invited to experience little sparks of “wide intrigue”, solid pieces of communications insights, and wide strategy news bites. The aim of the blog is to provide a one-stop-shop for gaining a wider...
May 16th, 2019 | Press and Media | Read More

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame
Honorees of the 2019 International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards, May 8, 2019 (above from left to right)Harold J. Daggett (ILA, AFL-CIO), Rodolphe Saade (CMA CGM), Richard S. Weeks (Weeks Marine, Inc.), John F. Reinhart (Virginia Port Authority) and PhillipposEconomou (Dry Ships, Inc.) (accepting award...
May 16th, 2019 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019

ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019
Martin Dorsman ECSA marks the European Maritime Day 2019 20 May is the European Maritime Day. The Maritime Day was established in 2008 by the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission as part of the EU Maritime Policy to raise the awareness of the seas and their importance. This year,...
May 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell
. Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it will be supporting its partner ‘Guardian Geomatics’ on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell, the leading multinational energy company. The...
May 16th, 2019 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar

Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar
. Africa needs inclusive trade agreement, Czech National Bank seminar Commentary: Africa needs inclusive trade agreement By Jamie Macleod and David Luke in Addis Ababa The African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) is among the most interesting and momentous developments in trade. Signed by 52 African...
May 16th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Invest in Change

Invest in Change
Carleen Lyden Walker Invest in Change “Actions not Words” Kitack Lim opened the MEPC meeting in London with a call for “actions not words”.  This refrain is being echoed throughout the world as society demands the shipping industry work to reduce its contribution to climate change by reducing...
May 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Bureau Veritas advances the survey request process with Optimum Survey Planning

Bureau Veritas advances the survey request process with Optimum Survey Planning
Bureau Veritas advances the survey request process with Optimum Survey Planning   Bureau Veritas continues to develop its end-to-end digital platforms with the release of Optimum Survey Planning (OSP) The release follows completion of trials with shipowners and shipmanagers to provide a digital survey...
May 15th, 2019 | Classification Societies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-May-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION SOUTHEAST OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong UNDERWATER NOISE SURVEY SOUTHEAST OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong Marine site investigation southeast of Soko Islands Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, marine site investigation involving...
May 15th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More