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Capt. Antonio M. Padrón visits ECNSM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón visits ECNSM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Prof. José D. Padilla, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón and Prof. Sergio Marrero Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, visited the facilities of the ESCUELA CANARIA DE NAVEGACION Y SEGURIDAD MARITIMA (ECNSM) in Santa Cruz de Tenerife During...
April 16th, 2017 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Apr-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 APRIL 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 April 2016 Saturday, April 15, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 17 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 21 Apr (Fri)...
April 15th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Germany’s most sustainably transported coffee arrives

Germany’s most sustainably transported coffee arrives
The “Avontuur” Organic coffee transported between continents by wind, the sailing cargo ship the Avontuur will arrive in Bremen, Germany on Earth Day 2017 signalling a foundational shift towards a truly sustainable shipping culture. Timbercoast, the owner of the Avontuur, with their partners...
April 15th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More

Hope on canvas

Hope on canvas
Hope, oil and acrylic, by Christine Jamil. London artist Christine Jamil captures Hope on canvas By James Brewer Her eyes are anxious, a little wary of her surroundings, but there is quiet determination in the face of the young girl in the painting by Christine Saleh Jamil. Above all, her bearing signifies...
April 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Epitaph procession on orthodox Good Friday goes to roro/ferry Ariadne in Chios port!

Epitaph procession on orthodox Good Friday goes to roro/ferry Ariadne in Chios port!
The Epitaph process at the port of Chios a few yards away from the “Ariadne” Epitaph procession on orthodox Good Friday goes to Ariadne ship in Chios port! Another interesting coverage by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou, this time during the Holy Easter Week on the island of Chios, Greece,...
April 15th, 2017 | Film Industry, Religion | Read More

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 14 points at 1,296 amid an ultra-dangerous Geopolitical pre-Easter period. John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI’s daily (1,296 – plus 14) and weekly (73 points – from 1,223) gains, marks the pre-Easter period positively, despite the fact that...
April 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Cobalt revival: former mines hold out promise for Castle Silver Resources

Cobalt revival: former mines hold out promise for Castle Silver Resources
Frank Basa of Castle Silver Resources. Cobalt revival: former mines hold out promise for Castle Silver Resources By James Brewer In the minerals sector, cobalt was once a “second class citizen.” The blue metal was often considered a “waste” product from silver mining and worth next to nothing....
April 13th, 2017 | Mining, News | Read More

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings
April 13, 2017 – AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating, part of the International® range. The milestone was achieved with the Al Gattara LNG...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“Safety at Sea” Seminar & AMVER 2017

“Safety at Sea” Seminar & AMVER 2017
About “Safety At Sea” Seminar and AMVER Awards Reception   This seminar is designed to bring industry and governmental leaders together to discuss concerns about safety and strategies for meeting them. Why are ships finding themselves in distress, running aground, colliding?...
April 13th, 2017 | News | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
13-Apr-2017 RECLAMATION WORK IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY, WEST OF JURONG ISLAND Singapore Reclamation work in Temasek Fairway, west of Jurong Island Thursday, April 13, 2017, Singapore The working period has been revised for reclamation work in Temasek Fairway, west of Jurong Island....
April 13th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Xantrex Celebrates 25 Years of the Famous FREEDOM Series

Xantrex Celebrates 25 Years of the Famous FREEDOM Series
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – April 13, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) Xantrex is celebrating 25 years of Freedom series products in 2017. The first Freedom inverter was manufactured way back in 1992. It was the first micro-processor controlled inverter designed for boats and RVs. Over time,...
April 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, IT and Communications | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
        In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland: Supreme Court affirms SAAMCO principle 2. Market developments UK:...
April 13th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program
Hobart AWD during sea acceptance trials march 2017 – 300 dpi courtesy of AWD Alliance EVENDALE, OHIO (April 13, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions reports several milestones have been reached on the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. The three Hobart class destroyers, being built for the Royal...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

LISW17 announces speaker line-up for flagship conference

LISW17 announces speaker line-up for flagship conference
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim 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...
April 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker in European trade on Thursday while US Treasuries gained in reaction to comments by US President Donald that the US dollar was “getting...
April 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

SCF Group chooses WinGD’s X-DF technology for the first ever gas-powered Aframax tanker

SCF Group chooses WinGD’s X-DF technology for the first ever gas-powered Aframax tanker
The X62DF dual-fuel engines with X-DF low-pressure gas injection technology designed by Winterthur Gas & Diesel will power four ice class 1A, 114,000 dwt Aframax tankers of SCF Group Extending the benefits of its dual-fuel technology beyond LNG carriers with a world premiere, Winterthur Gas &...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close
Myth: Improved U.S. Jobs Market The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Jobs, Oil Industry | Read More

Flexible and Modular “Natural gas operating fleet” concept receives Approval in Principle

Flexible and Modular “Natural gas operating fleet” concept receives Approval in Principle
Sanjay Verma, Wärtsilä, Jim Smith, Lloyd’s Register and Zhao Zhijian, CHI with the Natural Gas Operating Fleet concept’s AiP Certification. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä and COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have announced...
April 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports
Corvus Energy’s Orca ESS to Power Multiple Hybrid RTG Cranes at Changshu Port Richmond, BC – April 13, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) for CCCC Shanghai Equipment...
April 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón attends José Segura Clavell book presentation

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón attends José Segura Clavell book presentation
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Hon. Mr. Fernando Clavijo, Mr. José Segura and Mr. Francisco Pomares Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the presentation of the book “Special Registry of Ships and Shipping...
April 12th, 2017 | Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil

Capers and Panamaxes “lift” the markets amid another Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 20 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,282 – minus 1,000 points though from the levels creating sustainable and real breakeven, that is to say the level of December 2013! Until then don’t count your eggs… The Geopolitics hour by hour continue...
April 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Apr-2017 PILOTAGE RESUMED Port Botany, Australia PORT REOPENED Jeddah, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE AT KIEL-HOLTENAU Kiel Canal, Germany Pilotage resumed Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Port Botany, Australia The Duty Pilot at Port Botany has advised that after an assessment...
April 12th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”
Anna Stamatiou The international environmental NGO MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), working to protect sea turtles and their marine and coastal habitats in the Mediterranean, launches its new online game “TEAM TURTLE” at the 37th International Sea Turtle Symposium (15...
April 12th, 2017 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s Register receives Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code

Lloyd’s Register receives Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code
Rafael Riva Lloyd’s Register (LR) is proud to announce that they have been registered as a United States Government Certified Vendor having received Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code from the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Defense Logistics Agency. LR has been assigned...
April 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 6 days to go –

Myth: Economic Investment The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 12th, 2017 | Gas, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More