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Ships of the future – full steam ahead into ‘driverless’ seas?

Ships of the future – full steam ahead into ‘driverless’ seas?
We have all by now heard at least something regarding the ongoing march towards putting driverless cars on the roads. Less visible in the mainstream transport and technology press, though, is the significant work currently being put into the development of autonomous ships. Currently, Norway appears...
August 10th, 2017 | Legal, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives
… August 10, 2017 – People living in remote and isolated Amazonian communities will now have access to primary healthcare, thanks to the support of a medical ship operated by Vine Trust and restored using coatings from AkzoNobel. Vine Trust’s new vessel, named MV Forth Hope, is expected to...
August 10th, 2017 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety | Read More

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities
BISON, the container tech company, this week launched the C-Lift P32 – a portable container lift system that equips shipping, logistics and military operators to lift containers in any location. Recognising that conventional container handling equipment is typically big, heavy and expensive, BISON...
August 10th, 2017 | Containers, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Get September’s Navigation Safety Inspection campaign on your radar, says GNS

Get September’s Navigation Safety Inspection campaign on your radar, says GNS
Operational bridge teams should prepare to demonstrate compliance and competence across a range of navigational disciplines London, 10 August 2017. Global Navigation Solutions (GNS), the maritime services group, is supporting seafarers during the upcoming Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Navigation...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The volatility returns in the most unusual way both for the shipping Markets and  their respective Indices as well as for the ever turbulent Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI was up 12 points at 1,050 “rising” expectations given the Capers’ and Panamaxes’...
August 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Aug-2017 CABINET COUNCIL APPROVES CANAL TOLLS STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama LIMITATION OF ANCHORAGE USE Mississippi River, United States Cabinet Council approves Canal tolls structure modifications Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama The Cabinet...
August 9th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Get ready for the new season!

Get ready for the new season!
Get ready for the new year with the books of Geomares Publishing! The Electronic Chart, Voyage Planning with ECDIS and ECDIS Basics are the books of choice when you want to learn all about e-navigation and ECDIS systems. The handbooks are based on IHO and IMO standards and can be used at all courses...
August 9th, 2017 | Books, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright announces third Marshall Islands qualified attorney

Norton Rose Fulbright announces third Marshall Islands qualified attorney
Jonathan Silver becomes one of the largest Marshall Islands practices globally, covering all time zones Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce partner and head of shipping for North Asia, Jonathan Silver, has been sworn in as a member of the Marshall Islands Bar. Jonathan is Norton...
August 9th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

8th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 9th 2017

8th Hydra Shipping Conference  Saturday September 9th 2017
The 8th Hydra Shipping Conference takes place on Saturday September 9th, in Hydra’s Cathedral Conference Hall and this year’s conference theme is: “MONEY TALKS BUT WEALTH WHISPERS”. Leading Greek ship-owners, as well as senior shipping industry business executives, multinational...
August 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

MISC Group financial results…

MISC Group financial results…
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO MISC Group financial results for the 6 months period ended 30 June 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 9 August 2017  – MISC is pleased to announce its financial results for the financial period ended 30 June 2017. Financial Highlights: Group revenue for the quarter...
August 9th, 2017 | Accountancy, Markets, News, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!

CONFIRMED: Legends Theatre!
Artists impression The Legends Theatre, packed with sailing superstars from past and present, will be at the heart of the 2018 London Boat Show. Inspiring and exciting visitors to the Show and its two complementary events, the Boating & Watersports Holiday Show and Bespoke London, this intimate...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

New Seafood Supply Chain Code of Practice Published

New Seafood Supply Chain Code of Practice Published
 New Seafood Supply Chain Code of Practice Published PAS 1550:2017 Exercising due diligence in establishing the legal origin of seafood products and marine ingredients – importing and processing – Code of Practice. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce its close involvement in the Steering...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, Communication | Read More

DNV GL’s Digital Journey

DNV GL’s Digital Journey
From electronic certificates, machine learning tools and drone surveys to the launch of a new industry data platform, DNV GL is embracing digitalization to enhance class services and improve communication with customers. Shipping has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few decades....
August 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

4th Annual International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit

4th Annual International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intermanager, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed

BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed
Angus Frew NYPE 2015 and Chartering courses showcase new training offer   BIMCO – the world’s largest shipping association – has launched the first of a range of updated eLearning courses tailored to meet shipping professionals’ needs, using the very latest content authoring...
August 9th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas With only two points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,038 loses steam yet again and we reiterate the view that the need of an injection as we stressed yesterday, is a MUST. Geopolitics are so bad that the entire economy on Planet Ocean may actually collapse despite the figures you see...
August 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Aug-2017 PUBLIC HEARING ON TOLLS STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama FENDER REPLACEMENT WORKS FOR DOLPHINS AT TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong EXTENSION OF BOOKING CONDITION 2 DUE TO LOCKS MAINTENANCE Panama Canal, Panama Public hearing on tolls structure modifications Tuesday,...
August 8th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!
Have you been with your family for Whale Weeks? T / 3 September can still enjoy young and old of all the fun activities! The exhibition “Ode to Amsterdam ”s additional open until 21:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9th. Also, the Maritime Museum in the coming Uitmarkt...
August 8th, 2017 | Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus
Sailors-ready-to-launch-on-day-one-of-the-Aarhus-Worlds-Test-Event The Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships Test Event begins today in the Bay of Aarhus, for a week of preparations for sailors, Race Officials and event organizers, prior to the 2018 Worlds. Held from 7-13 August 2017 at the Egå Marina...
August 8th, 2017 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

How long to get to your holiday destination?

How long to get to your holiday destination?
As we enter peak holiday season, VesselsValue has been wondering how long it would take to get to some of the most popular holiday destinations if you went via boat rather than air. With the advent of cheaper air travel, the UK has seen a 68% increase in the average number of holidays taken over the...
August 8th, 2017 | Holidays, Reports | Read More

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…
Join your industry in Amsterdam this November 28 – 30 November 2017 | RAI Amsterdam Intermodal Europe brings together thousands of leading international companies within the container and intermodal industry, providing the ideal platform in Europe to do business and gain market insight. Contact...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Cool Logistics Asia returns with new format

Cool Logistics Asia returns with new format
     Co-located with This year, Cool Logistics Asia has a changed format. The event will be held on the floor of the Asia Fruit Logistica Exhibition. For the first time Cool Logistics Asia will be held across three days. This will provide visitors...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships 2016 Order

Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships 2016 Order
AVAILABLE TO ORDER IN THE RINA BOOKSHOP Significant Ships of 2016   Published February 2017 – Ref: SIGS16 Order now Significant Ships of 2016. The 27th issue of this annual RINA publication is now available, and features, in one volume, a total of approximately 50 of the most innovative and...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017)

Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017)
Greece’s parliament building Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017) Greece: January – June 2017 State Budget Execution & June 2017 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – June 2017, the budget...
August 8th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More