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The Bulletin: Eurovision

The Bulletin: Eurovision
. The Bulletin: Eurovision Winter 2020 Vol.11 Ed.1 Eurovision: Saving the European project More than 60 years ago, the French statesman Charles de Gaulle said, ‘From the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe… that will decide the fate of the world.’ Today, putting its own affairs in order, rather...
January 19th, 2020 | Comment, Communication, Insight, Reports | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef
. Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef  Ahead of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Miami, USA, sailors and officials teamed up on Friday 17 January to rescue a coral reef. The expedition, led by World Sailing and the University of Miami, and supported by Hempel,...
January 18th, 2020 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 JANUARY-1 FEBRUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 19 January-1 February 2020 Saturday, January 18, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Thu 23 Jan-Wed 29 Jan – Chinese New Year Sun 26 Jan...
January 18th, 2020 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more

Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more
. Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 13-17 January 2020, Vol.11 Ed.1 Most-Read Commentary ECB must keep its monetary pillar: The European Central Bank’s two pillars of...
January 18th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.
l to r: Koula Louca, Georgia Demetriou, Natalia Bury, Anna Vourgos, Helen Joannou, Chrysostomou, Monica Potsou. In absence: Gina Panayiotou and Uta SteffenPhoto Credit: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda. WISTA Cyprus...
January 18th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope

The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope
John Faraclas The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell both on a daily as well as on a weekly basis and the Markets turn to become as we have said many times before: Markets for the vey very few. The geopolitical...
January 17th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-Jan-2020 TERMINAL EXTENDS LANDSIDE OPERATING HOURS Melbourne, Australia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS & HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY Hong Kong CORAL TRANSLOCATION Hong Kong Terminal extends landside operating hours Friday, January 17, 2020, Melbourne, Australia Growing volumes...
January 17th, 2020 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CAPAS 2020 pinpoints new energy sector to drive continuous growth in Southwest China’s automotive market

CAPAS 2020 pinpoints new energy sector to drive continuous growth in Southwest China’s automotive market
. CAPAS 2020 pinpoints new energy sector to drive continuous growth in Southwest China’s automotive market Serving as a business gateway into Southwest China’s evolving automotive market and supply chain, the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) has...
January 17th, 2020 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program
. New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program A new decade has begun with renewed hopes and aspirations for all of us. Global shipping enters the new era facing a complex, demanding regulatory framework in pursuit of the goal of “Safe, Secure and Efficient Ships on Clean Seas”. To assist its Volunteer...
January 17th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton
A photo taken on a day when the port welcomed six cruise ships in 2018 A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton This year, the Port of Southampton is expecting a record number of cruise ships making maiden calls to the port.   In 2020, the port will see 14 maiden calls from cruise vessels...
January 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39)

BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39)
. BIMCO: Phase one deal will deliver both trade creation and trade diversion (CNBC 02:39) BIMCO: The “Phase one deal” delivers a mixed bag for the global shipping industry. But overall positive to see the first non-escalation of the trade war. Oil tankers are likely to benefit, dry bulkers...
January 17th, 2020 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology

PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology
​ Pat O’Leary PEMA announces appointment of Head of Technology The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed Pat O’Leary as its first dedicated Head of Technology, a non-remunerated role to support the Association’s growing editorial output on key challenges facing the global...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’

Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’
Edward Stephenson (right), director of Davies Turner, with awards host Ade Adepitan, and a representative of category sponsor, TT Club. Davies Turner wins freight industry ‘Oscar’ Davies Turner, the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding and logistics company, has taken first place in the...
January 17th, 2020 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum

The Baltic Exchange Register now for the Tanker Freight Risk Forum When: 24 February 2020, 13:00 – 16:30, followed by a drinks reception Where: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London, W1J 8LT In a year where markets were resolutely focused on the long-anticipated IMO 2020 regulation,...
January 17th, 2020 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER

Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER
. Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER Brussels, January 17th, 2020 Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistic Supply urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER to guarantee...
January 17th, 2020 | Associations, Logistics | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally sustainable performance for two new cruise ships

Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally sustainable performance for two new cruise ships
Wärtsilä will supply a comprehensive package of integrated solutions designed to support and enhance the efficiency and environmental sustainability of two new World Class cruise vessels being built by Chantiers de l‘Atlantique for MSC Cruises. Copyright MSC1: MSC Cruises, MSC2: Chantiers de l‘Atlantique. Wärtsilä...
January 17th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 17, 2020 Global Markets Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses moved higher in today’s early trade, following a string of positive US data releases...
January 17th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita
Harry J. Fafalios GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita  The Annual Vasilopita event of the GSCC (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee) took place earlier on tonight at the Royal  Victoria, Royal Albert and King Geoge V Rooms of the Baltic Exchange – the temple of British and International shipping. Over...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Events, IMO, People and Places, Politics and Government, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained unchanged since yesterday; the Geopolitical situation, as we have foreseen, will turn Planet Ocean upside down. At the GSCC’s annual Vasilopita, its chairman Harry J. Fafalios spells it out on IMO2020...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Jan-2020 HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR VIRAL PNEUMONIA Philippines TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPS’ GARBAGE SERVICES Esperance, Australia Heightened alert for viral pneumonia Thursday, January 16, 2020, Philippines China has reported an outbreak of a mysterious viral pneumonia which...
January 16th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions
  Leigh T. Hanson Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions At a Glance… The overturning by a federal court of an OFAC penalty imposed after a large oil and gas company entered into contracts signed by a blocked person addresses important...
January 16th, 2020 | Legal, Oil Industry, Sanctions | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH AQUAVITA ATHENS, GREECE, January 16, 2020 – 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...
January 16th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years
.   INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years INTERCARGO is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020! Free copies of our Association’s 40-year anniversary special publication (please view https://www.intercargo.org/first-forty-years/) will be distributed to our Members during events within 2020. Non-members,...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Intercargo | Read More

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials
.. Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials The Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, has today (Thursday, 16 January) hailed the Port of Blyth as one of the leading lights in the British maritime industry’s push for a greener, cleaner future. Visiting the port, the Minister saw first-hand the...
January 16th, 2020 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More