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HFW Briefing – Adam & Eve & Arbitration

HFW Briefing – Adam & Eve & Arbitration
Brian Perrott  Adam & Eve & Arbitration There are still arbitration clauses that contain arcane language requiring arbitrators to be “commercial men”. In this article we examine how the English courts have interpreted this “commercial men” wording and consider whether...
February 12th, 2018 | Arbiitration, Legal | Read More

iShipping Copenhagen 2018

iShipping Copenhagen 2018
Achieving Differentiation through Digital Innovation 27 & 28 February 2018 – Copenhagen Given the speed of change in the maritime market, it’s no longer enough to look just one year, or even five years, ahead. There is a fundamental shift taking place, with shipping now facing a new landscape,...
February 12th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Clyde & Co expands in Germany with Hamburg office opening

Clyde & Co expands in Germany with Hamburg office opening
Clyde & Co’s lofty status. London, 12 February 2018. Global law firm Clyde & Co is pleased to announce further expansion in continental Europe with the hire of four leading marine partners and the opening of an office in Hamburg. The partners join from Ince & Co and are a highly regarded...
February 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Evergreen charters twelve 11,000 TEU containerships

Evergreen charters twelve 11,000 TEU containerships
Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) entered into an agreement with Shoei Kisen Kaisha today to charter twelve 11,000 TEU class containerships. The charter parties were signed by EMC Chairman Mr. Anchor Chang (left) and President of Shoei Kisen Kaisha Mr. Yukito Higaki (right). February 12, 2018 – Evergreen...
February 12th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Markets | Read More

AkzoNobel develops pioneering marine fouling prevention solution based on UV-LED technology

AkzoNobel develops pioneering marine fouling prevention solution based on UV-LED technology
UV Panel AkzoNobel is to develop a revolutionary fouling prevention technology which uses ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV-LED). The pioneering solution – which uses underlying technology developed by Royal Philips – will be applied to underwater surfaces to eliminate fouling growth.  By teaming...
February 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HRAS News: Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the BRS&LI

HRAS News: Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the BRS&LI
Dr. Sofia Galani Dr. Sofia Galani presents maritime security and human rights, and explores the ‘human rights at sea’ debate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased that Dr Sofia Galani, one of its Non- Executive Board of Advisors, gave an insightful academic presentation on January 23rd 2018 at the...
February 12th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

New company structure for Swissterminal Group

New company structure for Swissterminal Group
The Swissterminal facility in Frenkendorf / Basel Swissterminal AG paves way to enter new markets Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 12 February 2018: Swissterminal will change its company structure and bundle its activities into two divisions, one for operational and the other for non-operational activities....
February 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Rail | Read More

U-FREIGHT supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts

U-FREIGHT supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts
The news that cargo thefts at unsecured locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 173 or 85.1 percent of incidents reported in November 2017, is further evidence of the need for diligence in supply chain security, says international freight forwarding and logistics company,...
February 12th, 2018 | Associations, Claims, Corruption, Logistics, Port Conditions, Safety and Security | Read More

Hempel rolls out versatile and fast-drying cargo tank coating for the offshore oil & gas industry

Hempel rolls out versatile and fast-drying cargo tank coating for the offshore oil & gas industry
… Today – 12 February – world-leading coating manufacturer Hempel launches its high performance, chemical resistant, two component epoxy coating – Hempadur 15600 – to the offshore industry. Designed specifically for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) cargo tank protection,...
February 12th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Dualog rolls out state-of-the-art email platform across the Teekay Fleet

Dualog rolls out state-of-the-art email platform across the Teekay Fleet
Thomas Heide Dualog, one of the world’s leading providers of ship-to-shore data communications services, has won a major contract to install and upgrade email capability on 160 Teekay vessels worldwide. Work has already started on the project with over 100 vessels being equipped in just three months...
February 12th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers
Barcelona, 12 February, 2018 – Online freight forwarder iContainers says that the ongoing truck driver shortage problem plaguing the US at the moment is still to intensify. The problem, worsened by an overactive hurricane season which affected trucking in the Gulf region and high demand from the festive...
February 12th, 2018 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the US Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Friday’s two-year budget deal, which follows the sweeping overhaul of the US tax code in December, is projected to push the federal government deficit to levels above...
February 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments
Marcia Vieira-Royle Autonomous ships and regulatory developments By Marcia Vieira-Royle* The First Autonomous Vessels Initiatives and Immediate Similar Developments The idea of having an autonomous or an unmanned 105 teu vessel crossing the oceans had hardly been met with belief and acceptance by the...
February 11th, 2018 | Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 19 points and overall 30 since last Friday the 2nd of February thanks to the Capers’ surge… Geopolitics and the Global economy in tatters… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly market briefing: The BCI gained 128 points today standing at 1,790 points...
February 9th, 2018 | News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

How to Survive the New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

How to Survive the New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018
By Elena Sendona I’ve been attending the NYFW since September 2009 and through this fascinating experience I saw all the difficulties and pleasures derived from it. Attending it in winter time is more challenging due to weather conditions, especially the extremely low temperatures of the last couple...
February 9th, 2018 | Fashion, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Feb-2018 STEVEDORES ANNOUNCE RISE IN INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGES  Sydney/Fremantle/Brisbane/Melbourne, Australia Stevedores announce rise in infrastructure surcharges Friday, February 9, 2018, Sydney/Fremantle/Brisbane/Melbourne, Australia Patrick Stevedores have decided to increase infrastructure...
February 9th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

New program improves Used-Vehicle Export Process from Port Everglades

New program improves Used-Vehicle Export Process from Port Everglades
… (PORT EVERGLADES, Fla.; Feb. 9, 2018) – Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped launch a pilot Vehicle Validation Export Process Program that now allows shippers to submit original vehicle export documentation electronically instead of delivering physical copies to a local customs trade office....
February 9th, 2018 | Automobiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed
Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed IMO has agreed to move forward with a prohibition on the carriage of fuel oil for use on board ships, when that fuel oil is not compliant with a new low sulphur limit which comes into force from 2020. ...
February 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager during his presentation ABS Hong Kong hosted a seminar on “Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval” last November as part of Hong Kong Maritime Week activities. The aim of the seminar was to increase the participants’ awareness of the significant...
February 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoE MPC voted unanimously at the February 7 meeting to keep its Bank Rate at 0.50% and maintain its current stock of asset purchases at GBP435bn. However, it adopted a more hawkish than expected tone, raising worries over a steeper...
February 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ekol Poland starts comprehensive logistics services with Regatta Ltd.

Ekol Poland starts comprehensive logistics services with Regatta Ltd.
… At the begging of January Ekol opened a company in Sweden but it still keeps developing the current locations and expending the services. Ekol Logistics is launching comprehensive logistics services in the branch in Poznań, Poland. “We established cooperation with Regatta the UK’s best loved...
February 9th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with nine points plus thanks once again to the Capers as all other indices dive. Geopolitics including the world economy in tatters; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ volatile “surge” continued and the BCI gained 84 points and now stands at 1,662…...
February 8th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators

Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators
Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators A new concept for this industry Frequently Asked Questions  Are the current applicable standards adequate to ensure healthy competition among STS Service Providers? What is the scope of approvals on behalf of Tanker Operators? Why is there...
February 8th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rick Meidel joins Crowley Fuels as VP and General Manager in Alaska

Rick Meidel joins Crowley Fuels as VP and General Manager in Alaska
Rick Meidel (ANCHORAGE, Alaska; February 8, 2018) – Crowley Fuels announced today that Rick Meidel has joined the company as vice president and general manager, responsible for the performance and day-to-day operations of Crowley’s Alaska division. He will be based in Anchorage and report to Rocky...
February 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More