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GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 11, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 11, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets started the week on a weaker note and the safe haven yen rose amid escalation of violence in Hong Kong and news that a protester has been shot by police....
November 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary

On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Mick Cash On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Today we remember all those who have lost their lives in conflicts around the globe and as a maritime trade union we particularly remember...
November 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Military, News, Rail | Read More

IPCC Report on Ocean at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Paris 20-22 Nov)

IPCC Report on Ocean at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Paris 20-22 Nov)
. Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov) SPECIAL SOS BUSINESS BRIEFING: IPCC OCEAN REPORT SOS 2019 participants will benefit from a special briefing on the “Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” (SROCC) very recently released by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel...
November 11th, 2019 | Environment, Reports | Read More

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers
Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has welcomed Steamship Mutual as the new sponsor of its mental health resources for seafarers. ISWAN’s resources include a series of three self-help guides...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Four days away from denouement?

Four days away from denouement?
Four days away from denouement? After a little over eight days of racing, the fastest of the fleet have already completed two thirds of the 2,700 miles between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Le Marin in Martinique. According to the latest routing from Race Management, François Jambou and Ambrogio Beccaria,...
November 10th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  We focus again on the moves to monitor and reduce shipping’s emissions in this week’s instalment of the Transformation. Man Energy Solutions and Wessels are intent on...
November 10th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Press and Media | Read More

Ship Finance and Trade conference speakers stress the need for collaborative working

Ship Finance and Trade conference speakers stress the need for collaborative working
Tien Tai, HFW; Capt. S.R. Patnaik, International Shipping & Logistics; Zhang Wei, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC); Bobby Varghese, Abu Dhabi Port; Chris Peters, Emirates Ship Investment Company LLC; Martin Aarup, Abu Dhabi Ports; Clive Woodbridge, The Maritime Standard; Trevor...
November 10th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-23 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide BULBUL EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL West Bengal, India World Holidays: 9-23 November 2019 Saturday, November 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Nov (Sun) –...
November 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more
Olaf Scholz ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 4-8 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.45 Most-Read Commentary ECB-German charm offensive: In the first act in an elaborate series of manoeuvres...
November 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…
John Faraclas Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 50 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,378; it also lost 319 points since last week’s 1,697 points; Geopolitics entering a more than perplexed and messy period with incalculable repercussions...
November 8th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels
The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels François Jambou (865 – Team BFR Marée Haute Jaune) and Ambrogio Beccaria (943 – Geomag), the respective leaders in the Prototype and Production boat category in this 2nd leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, are at the midway mark in the course...
November 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The thriving world of Offshore Innovation

The thriving world of Offshore Innovation
The thriving world of Offshore Innovation THE AUTONOMOUS FUTURE OF OFFSHORE PLATFORMS Bureau Veritas is helping the offshore industry to develop a safer, more productive future with updated guidelines and cyber notations, some of which apply to autonomous offshore platforms.     TECHNIPFMC...
November 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Nov-2019 ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2019) OF SHORE-BASED OPERATORS Singapore ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2019) OF SHIPMASTERS Singapore COASTAL CANOE RACE Hong Kong REVISED BERTHING POLICY AND TRAFFIC STRUCTURE Dhamra, India BULBUL INTENSIFIES TO VERY HEAVY CYCLONIC...
November 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report

Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report
Central banks take on social media – OMFIF GPI 2019 special report   Most followed central banks on Twitter Global Public Investor 2019: Social media has become a pillar of central banks’ communications strategies. These institutions employ a broad array of tools, from music videos to Twitter...
November 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young Engineers in Greece

RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young Engineers in Greece
r to l: Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, RINA, Andreas Boudouvis, NTUA Rector, Nello Sulfaro, Ceo RINA Services, Gregory Grigoropoulos , Dean of NA&ME, Spyridon Zolotas, RINA and Ioannis Chatzigeorgiou vice rector, NTUA RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young...
November 8th, 2019 | Academia, Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Oslo Børs Statistics: Monthly Statistics October 2019

Oslo Børs Statistics: Monthly Statistics October 2019
Oslo Børs Statistics: Monthly Statistics October 2019 Monthly Statistics October 2019 08/11/2019 The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of October 2019. The...
November 8th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles!

Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles!
Research team using the compaction meter determine the density of the sand Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles! The second year’s fieldwork of “Exploration of potential nesting sites and design of conservation measures for sporadic nesting in Albania “(2018-2019) has successfully...
November 8th, 2019 | Environment | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 8, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Conflicting comments by high-level officials have raised questions as to whether the US and China will agree to lift existing tariffs gradually. In its Autumn 2019 Economic Forecast,...
November 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) calls for immediate and effective intervention by the international community to prevent and respond to attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) calls for immediate and effective intervention by the international community to prevent and respond to attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea
Theodore El. Veniamis presidentt of the UGS The UGS calls for immediate and effective intervention by the international community to prevent and respond to attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is following with great worry and concern the serious situation...
November 8th, 2019 | Associations, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Shell Marine signs fleet-wide lubricants and technical service contract in China

Shell Marine signs fleet-wide lubricants and technical service contract in China
From the signing ceremony Shell Marine signs fleet-wide lubricants and technical service contract in China Shell Marine signs framework agreement with China’s CCCC Dredging (Group) Co. Ltd covering the fleet-wide supply of marine lubricants and technical services Shell Marine has today signed a framework...
November 8th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Northern Drilling’s West Mira first rig to receive DNV GL Battery (Power) Notation

Northern Drilling’s West Mira first rig to receive DNV GL Battery (Power) Notation
By incorporating batteries on-board, the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible West Mira can reduce the runtime of its diesel engines significantly. The rig is heading for operations on the Nova Field in the North Sea Northern Drilling’s West Mira first rig to receive DNV GL Battery (Power) Notation Bergen/Hamburg,...
November 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IBIA Annual Convention 2019

IBIA Annual Convention 2019
Convention Gala Dinner IBIA Annual Convention 2019  With the global 0.50% sulphur cap just weeks away, the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 took place at the historical Çırağan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul. We gathered in this unique and historically significant city that straddles two continents across...
November 7th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

The Canal Connection – October 2019

The Canal Connection – October 2019
A vessel passing through the Panama Canal The Canal Connection – October 2019 Improved Technology Platform VUMPA Eases Maritime Procedures in Panama Earlier this month, the Panama Canal and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) upgraded their Panama Maritime Single Window System (VUMPA, for its acronym...
November 7th, 2019 | Canals, Press and Media | Read More