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Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium

Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium
Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators. A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for...
May 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp

Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp
Mountie meets gold bounty. Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp By James Brewer A sergeant-major of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Yukon poses for a photo with a 744 troy ounces gold doré bar – a symbol of the untapped riches that remain in the province. The bar – a...
May 1st, 2018 | Mining, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-May-2018 CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong INCREASE IN MAXIMUM BEAM FOR VESSELS IN NEOPANAMAX LOCKS  Panama Canal, Panama Continuous operation of temporary wind monitoring station Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Hong Kong A temporary wind monitoring...
May 1st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marine Towing of Tampa awarded industry First Sub M Certification

Marine Towing of Tampa awarded industry First Sub M Certification
Industry leaders use Helm CONNECT to earn First Certificate of Inspection (COI) issued under new Coast Guard regulations for towing vessels Tampa Bay –  Leading harbor towage operator Marine Towing of Tampa earned an industry first on April 20th, when its 86.7 foot, 4200 hp towing vessel Endeavor became...
May 1st, 2018 | Awards, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to class first ever floating storage regasification unit ordered for Indian waters

Lloyd’s Register to class first ever floating storage regasification unit ordered for Indian waters
01 May 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) recently signed a contract to class the first ever floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to be ordered for Indian waters. Stationed at Jafrabad port and operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, it will be built to LR’s Rules for the Classification...
May 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Talented Young Designer Joins The Team At Navalmartin

Talented Young Designer Joins The Team At Navalmartin
Agostina Alonso, New Designer with Navalmartin Leading ship design and marine consultancy firm Navalmartin is delighted to introduce the newest member of its team, industrial designer Agostina Alonso. Ms Alonso will be based at Navalmartin’s design studio in Poland where she will be working alongside...
May 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018
Louis Loizou, Anastasia Orfanidou and ‘Young Man from Piraeus’ Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018 By James Brewer Spanning a century and a half of achievement, masterpieces of Greek modern art are going under the hammer at London auction house Bonhams. The disposals...
May 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants

Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants
Giovanni Varriale Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants by Giovanni Varriale* Natural zeolites represent some of the most important inorganic ionic exchangers. Nowadays, considering their high availability and low cost, zeolites are used in a wide...
May 1st, 2018 | Featured, Insight, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched
Exis Technologies, with the support of leading shipping and freight insurers, TT Club and UK P&I Club, is announcing its next phase of implementation of its Hazcheck Restrictions Portal at the transport industry’s Multimodal 2018 event at Birmingham’s NEC today* Birmingham & Darlington, UK, 1...
May 1st, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Technology | Read More

Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues

Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues
Nick Lowe Dachser UK Annual Results Encouraging – Growth Continues Dachser Ltd., UK sales turnover up by 16% to £77 million Export services revenue increases by 21% No discernible downturn due to impending Brexit Further investment plans in both Northampton and Rochdale ‘eLogistics’ digital...
May 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

The BDI down@1,341; “thanks” to the Capers…

The BDI down@1,341; “thanks” to the Capers…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall. Today 20 points were lost as the volatility of the Capers …pays-off. Geopolitics still dangerous and enigmatic. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 78 points earlier on today and now reads 2,173 points… The Panamaxes’ BPI clinched...
April 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

WISTA USA appoints Parker Harrison as president

WISTA USA appoints Parker Harrison as president
Parker Harrison New York, NY – April 30, 2018 – The Board of the US Chapter of WISTA, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, appointed Parker Harrison, Vice President Procurement of Crowley Maritime Corporation, as President at WISTA USA’s Annual General Meeting in...
April 30th, 2018 | Charity, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Apr-2018 INCREASE IN BOOKING SLOTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama WATER SAFETY DAY Hong Kong ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN FOR DREDGING Hong Kong Increase in booking slots for Neopanamax Vessels Monday, April 30, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal Authority announces an increase...
April 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IBIA Caribbean Conference

IBIA Caribbean Conference
Rear Admiral Peter Brady, Mrs Brady, Nigel Draffin, Georgette Kounalakis Bell, Justin Murphy, Sofia Konstantopoulou, George Kontogeorgis and  Eric Deans The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and their partner The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) have reported that the recent IBIA...
April 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marcia Mar in guru mask Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery By James Brewer As a “collaborative gallery,” Espacio in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, brings scores of artists together.  Enlivening its latest exhibition, entitled Context Free, was the ultimate collaborative...
April 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Clubs, Communication, Events, Insight, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Diana fixes Caper “Salt Lake City” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes Caper “Salt Lake City” on period to Cargill
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SALT LAKE CITY WITH CARGILL ATHENS, GREECE, April 30, 2018 – 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...
April 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.
A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes Lloyd’s Register (LR), WorleyParsons,...
April 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC Group welcomes the fifth and final Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC Group welcomes the fifth and final Moss-type LNG carrier
MISC’s Fifth MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Cemara MISC Group, a leading provider of international energy-related maritime solutions and services, today announced it has taken delivery of Seri Cemara, the final edition to a series of five MOSS-Type Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. The 150,200...
April 30th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the advance estimate, US Q1 2018 GDP slowed to 2.1%qoq saar compared to 2.9% in Q4 2017, albeit higher than 2.0% expected. Looking ahead, the soft patch in Q1 is likely to prove transitory as business investment growth...
April 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion
The “Viking Grace” with its new rotor sail installed 30 April 2018 – Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking Grace, making it the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for the utilisation of wind power. Lloyd’s Register (LR) approved...
April 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG
LNG Maleo ©DSLNG Taiwan, 30 April 2018 – GAC Taiwan has secured an agency contract from Donggi Senoro Liquefied Natural Gas (DSLNG), Indonesia’s leading liquefied natural gas provider, to handle its vessels’ calls and provide discharge agency and husbandry services at the ports of Taichung and...
April 30th, 2018 | Energy, LNG, Ship Agencies | Read More

Clyde & Co Legal Update: Court denies security for costs to protect claimants

Clyde & Co Legal Update: Court denies security for costs to protect claimants
On occasion, parties engaged in court proceedings will consider procedural tactics with the ultimate intention of exerting such pressure on their adversaries that their weakened position, or even inability to pursue the proceedings, will work to their advantage. Such a situation arose in (1) Deleclass...
April 30th, 2018 | Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

SurvitecZodiac range set for NAVEXPO debut

SurvitecZodiac range set for NAVEXPO debut
… Safety solutions provider Survitec is to display its SurvitecZodiac range at NAVEXPO International in Lorient for the first time next month. The event runs from the 15th to the 17th of May in the South Brittany port and represents the perfect opportunity to showcase the SurvitecZodiac range...
April 30th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations
Richard Spiller, Partner Following the second phase of negotiations on the withdrawal agreement in March 2018, while progress has been made in clarifying the position in some respects, (re)insurance businesses are still waiting for answers to important questions on the future relationship between the...
April 30th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons
The Houses of Parliament Four years ago, the UK member of parliament Jim Fitzpatrick and his team organised his third fundraising dinner at the House of Commons, for the benefit of 150 destitute mothers and 500 children of Sreepur village orphanage in Bangladesh. Last Friday, parliament opened its doors...
April 29th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More