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Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor
l to r: Richard W. Roberts, CEO & Founder of TheYachtMarket.com, and Grant Burgham, Head of Commercial at British Marine, celebrate new partnership British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce a partnership deal with TheYachtMarket.com for the world-class Southampton Boat Show. The two-year...
June 20th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Protefs” on period with Hudson

Diana fixes panamax “Protefs” on period with Hudson
ATHENS, GREECE, June 20, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Hudson Shipping Lines...
June 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare

UK P&I Club continues to invest in seafarer welfare
To date more than 1,000 seafarers have benefited from Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme, equipping them to better cope with the stresses of life at sea Leading P&I insurance provider renews its support of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea programme for a further year The...
June 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields were modestly higher in European trade following comments by NY Fed President William Dudley that US inflation will gradually rise...
June 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LISW17 Conference Programme and Speakers announced!

LISW17 Conference Programme and Speakers announced!
Thought leaders from the world of government, finance, international trade, shipowning and insurance as well as artificial intelligence innovation and technology will headline the speaker line-up at the flagship London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) conference to be held at the Grosvenor...
June 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Performance lists Paris MoU

Performance lists Paris MoU
Richard Schiferli At its 50th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2016 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2017. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum,...
June 20th, 2017 | Flags, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Next generation’ tankers to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

‘Next generation’ tankers to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
The new efficient and environmentally sustainable tankers for Erik Thun AB will feature Wärtsilä propulsion and fuel supply solutions. The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels. The ships will run on both...
June 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..
Coupled with its vast proven technical experience, we believe LR’s continued responsiveness will be pivotal in accelerating our momentum to successful project completion in 2018. S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register for risk-based inspection analysis of it USD $4.2 billion...
June 20th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, News | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jun-2017 NEW MOORING, MOVING & UNMOORING CHARGES Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia FOUR-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey New mooring, moving & unmooring charges Monday, June 19, 2017, Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia North Queensland Shipping Services (NQ Shipping Services...
June 19th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

FUGRO returns to Borssele Offshore Wind Farm Zone to conduct UXO survey

FUGRO returns to Borssele Offshore Wind Farm Zone to conduct UXO survey
Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. The multimillion-Euro contract, for Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V., includes specialised survey and identification work in relation to...
June 19th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has refreshed its logo to mark the organisation’s renewed outward-facing international approach and its desire to add greater value to its customers’ businesses, under new Chairman and CEO, Lee Jeong-Kie. The new logo features...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Royal Moroccan gendarmerie picks Falcon for emergencies

Saab Seaeye – Royal Moroccan gendarmerie picks Falcon for emergencies
For their search, rescue and recovery operations The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle. They choose the Falcon as a small, yet powerful resource for rapid deployment from a small boat or RIB and which can accommodate an array of search and recovery...
June 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Safety and Security, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance
The MAN B&W G70ME-GI engine Texan shale-gas deals confirm popularity of ME-GI engine within LNG carrier market Knutsen OAS Shipping, the Norwegian operator, has ordered 4 × MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems in connection with the construction of two 180,000 m3 LNG tanker newbuildings....
June 19th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling
Chris Reed of Neometals. Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling By James Brewer Like the motor industry on which it keeps a watchful eye, a burgeoning lithium development company is at a crossroads. Vehicle manufacturers are revving up plans to move production...
June 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Mining, News | Read More

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year

The Swedish Club appoints three ew Board Members in its 145th Year
Lars Rhodin, Managing Director, The Swedish Club Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish Club, announced three new appointments to the board during the Club’s 2017 AGM held in Gothenburg on Thursday 15 June – the 145th since The Swedish Club was established in 1872. Representing a cross...
June 19th, 2017 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association – www.bifa.org – has added a culinary touch to its annual Freight Service Awards event as this year’s competition opens for entries. BIFA’s Director General, Robert Keen has revealed that the celebrity host for the awards ceremony...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche party and its ally centrist party MoDem won the French legislative...
June 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

EAAW VII set for success

EAAW VII set for success
Over 120 delegates from 5 countries are expected at this week’s Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) in Bristol (20 and 21 June at No.1 Brunel Square), with its topical theme ‘Combat Power at Sea’. Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of the Institute of Marine Engineering,...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

Express Pegasus ferry maneuvering at Mesta port in Chios

Express Pegasus ferry maneuvering at Mesta port in Chios
The “Express Pegasus” maneuvering at Mesta Port in Chios, Greece Here is one more video by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou with maneuvering of a roro/ferry, The Express Pegasus” of Hellenic Seaways at the southern port of Mesta on the Greek island of Chios in the eastern Aeagn Sea taken...
June 19th, 2017 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow

Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future. Increased world trade will likely increase the 95% of imports...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, Jobs, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause
Chris Jones The Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (AICG) has published a new model EU contract continuation clause (reference AVN 121). The AICG was established in June 2005 by the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association.  It publishes non-binding standard...
June 19th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
Peter Hinchliffe The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Regulatory | Read More