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Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on

Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on
Fresher, bigger, stronger – WTM London – the countdown is on WTM London – Th e unmissable travel event of the year The countdown has just started and we are excited to be back and talking to you about WTM London. So, get ready to start looking forward to one of the biggest travel events...
July 16th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin

‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin
. ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy, OMFIF’s Summer Bulletin Commentary: ‘Japanification’ of monetary policy By Neil Williams in London Rising populism, the exacerbation of economic inequality by quantitative easing, and calls for the reversal of globalisation point to...
July 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission

Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission
Mike Corrigan Interferry to back Mercy Ships healthcare mission Global trade association Interferry and Mercy Ships today announced that Interferry will support Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase access to healthcare in developing nations through a fleet of hospital ships. ...
July 16th, 2019 | Associations, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 15-Jul-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION & PILING WORKS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong 40′ DRAFT RESTRICTION PENDING SURVEYS New Orleans, United States POST-HURRICANE BARRY UPDATE Gulf ports, United States Marine site investigation & piling works at Discovery...
July 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment

New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment
Bicomponents filaments cross-section New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment SeaBioComp, is a new collaborative project that has been launched to develop and produce novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials and the analytical protocols...
July 15th, 2019 | Academia, Environment | Read More

International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference

International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference
Lois Zabrocky, President and CEO, International Seaways International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference Convergence of Change in Shipping  STAMFORD, Conn., July xx, 2019 – Lois Zabrocky, President and CEO of International Seaways, will open Day 2 (October 16th) of the...
July 15th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins the International Windship Association

Bureau Veritas joins the International Windship Association
.. Bureau Veritas joins the International Windship Association PARIS – July 15, 2019: The decarbonisation drive is gearing up to be the defining issue faced by the shipping sector in the coming decades and the industry is searching for low carbon and zero emissions technologies that will deliver on...
July 15th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  15 JULY 2019 AT 9.00 EEST Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

IUA comment on discount rate announced

IUA comment on discount rate announced
Dave Matcham IUA comment on discount rate announced The announcement of a new personal injury discount rate of minus 0.25% is a surprising and disappointing outcome for insurers, the International Underwriting Association has stated. Dave Matcham, IUA chief executive, said: “The new methodology for...
July 15th, 2019 | IUA | Read More

New PBST Brand combines extensive range of Air-Management Systems

New PBST Brand combines extensive range of Air-Management Systems
The recently-launched TCT turbocharger series of PBST increases the overall efficiency of two-stroke engines up to 80% New PBST Brand Combines Extensive Range of Air-Management Systems Augsburg, 15th July 2019 – The PBST brand is positioning itself in the market with a new range of air-management...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™

Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™
Captain Rajesh Unni, Co-CEO of AOT and CEO and Founder of leading Singapore-based shipmanager Synergy Group  Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™ Leading ship classification society ClassNK has confirmed type approval certification for SMARTShip™, the patented digital...
July 15th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings

Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings
Nippon Paint Marine has introduced a range of darker coatings that reflect heat Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings White paint doesn’t look clean for long. Yet ship coatings of a darker hue absorb more heat, increase the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirement...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Notwithstanding Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s unambiguously dovish tone at his semi-annual testimony mid-last week, US Treasury yields continued to rise...
July 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards

Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards
Wärtsilä solutions have again been chosen for another environmentally sustainable large Marine Aggregate Dredger from Damen. Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 July 2019 at 11 am EEST – The technology group...
July 15th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner

Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner
The “KDDI Cable Infinity” Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner LONDON – July 15, 2019: Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered a modern Cable Laying Vessel to Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS). The vessel is the first to be built ‘in its class’ by a Sri Lankan...
July 15th, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization

MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization
MAN CEON sends and processes data continuously and is designed to monitor thousands of ships or machines in parallel MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization Companies aim to build framework for digital cooperation Augsburg, 15.07.2019 − On July 11...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art

Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art
Self-portrait with Lilies. Detail. Natalia Goncharova: Tate Modern celebrates trailblazer of modern art By James Brewer She was the personification of the avant-garde before the avant-garde got into its ultra-provocative stride. Outraging early 20th century Russian society, Natalia Goncharova (1881–1962)...
July 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
. Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships The Port of Gdynia was baked in sunshine on Sunday night as the 409 sailors from 66 nations took to the city beach for the opening ceremony of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. A party atmosphere was present in the Polish city,...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins
. In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services Make It Three Stadium Wins Stevie Morrison the Oman Sail team on Renaissance Services became the only team on the 2019 Tour Voile to win three Stade Nautique finals when they emerged triumphant from the most exciting stadium...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne it’s a second coastal win for Beijaflore

In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne it’s a second coastal win for Beijaflore
.. In Sunny Les Sables d’Olonne It’s A Second Coastal Win For Beijaflore Valentin Bellet and the Beijaflore team won the 32 nautical miles Act 4 coastal race off Les Sables d’Olonne today. As the seven stage 2019 Tour Voile passes its theoretical midway point today, the team which finished third...
July 13th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 JULY 2019 Worldwide PORT CONDITION ZULU SET New Orleans, United States TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Port Kembla, Australia World Holidays: 14-27 July 2019 Saturday, July 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the...
July 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rest, Recover and Recap

Rest, Recover and Recap
. Rest, Recover and Recap It is a well-deserved rest day on the Tour Voile 2019. Racing resumes in Les Sables d’Olonne and there are still    four of the seven Acts still to be contested: Les Sables d’Olonne on the Atlantic Vendée coast followed by the Med events at Port Barcarès, Hyères...
July 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More