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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 JUNE 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 4-17 June 2017 Saturday, June 3, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 5 Jun (Mon) – Whit Monday 5 Jun (Mon) – June Bank Holiday (Ireland) 6 Jun...
June 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sun and sea breeze, the battle in Scheveningen is on!!

Sun and sea breeze, the battle in Scheveningen is on!!
… The Hague – Scheveningen, 27 May – 4 June 2017 Another sunny day in Scheveningen. Day 2 for the Worlds J22 and the first race day for the 120 yachts in all ORC and IRC classes on the North Course. All smaller boats sailed together on the South Course, seven classes in total including...
June 2nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The “Celestyal Nefeli” hosts the Heineken Champions League

The “Celestyal Nefeli” hosts the Heineken Champions League
Kyriakos  Kerry Anastassiadis 500 Lucky Winners from Around the Globe Will watch the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final onboard the Nefeli On A Magnificent Cruise to Mykonos Celestyal Cruises, one of the only cruise lines based in Greece, announces that the Celestyal Nefeli will host the Heineken Champions...
June 2nd, 2017 | Maritime Tourism, Sports, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jun-2017 CALCASIEU RIVER SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE Lake Charles, United States Calcasieu River Ship Channel update Friday, June 2, 2017, Lake Charles, United States Traffic at Calcasieu River Ship Channel is currently limited to vessels with a draft of 15′ or less, after...
June 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Descartes acquires PCSTrac business

Descartes acquires PCSTrac business
Expands Community and Extends Technology Platform for Pool Distribution and Carton-Level Tracking WATERLOO, Ontario, June 2, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce via the Global Logistics...
June 2nd, 2017 | Consumers Market, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shopping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time
The mega yacht Ulysses La Rochelle, 2 June 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in complex superyacht and megayacht refits, has just completed its first project at La Rochelle since taking over the Atlantic Refit Center in September. Carried out in close collaboration with the...
June 2nd, 2017 | Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans
DNV GL – Maritime’s George Teriakidis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East (left) and Andreas Pagalos, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for East Mediterranean (right), present Mattheou Dimitrios, Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Statement of the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore E. Veniamis

Statement of the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodore E. Veniamis
Mr. Theodore E. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners “The recent and unwarranted attack on our country by the German Finance Minister, Mr. Schäuble, and in particular against Greek shipowners has raised questions.   It seems Mr. Schäuble has chosen to ignore the particularly...
June 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding
(front – from left to right) Gui Ming Zhu, Deputy General Manager of CMIH and Director of Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Limited, and Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime, signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Nor-Shipping this week. Oslo, 2 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets were firmer in early trade on Friday supported by solid May manufacturing PMI readings from both sides of the Atlantic. In FX markets,...
June 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oslo Børs: Delisting of bond

Oslo Børs: Delisting of bond
Oslo Børs has on 1 June 2017 decided the following in accordance with the ABM rules section 7: “Island Offshore Shipholding L.P, the issuer of the bond with ISIN NO0010673866, has violated the ABM rules section 3.1.5 (5). According to this provision Oslo Børs may request any information from the...
June 2nd, 2017 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Detyens is first shipyard to join NAMEPA

Detyens is first shipyard to join NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA welcomes new member  Detyens Shipyards, Inc. Expanding the diversity of membership and the commitment to  promote sustainable marine industry best practices June 2, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection...
June 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on and things are only rosy for the very powerful few! Geopolitics in total disarray with …NO Climate Change. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So, what can save the markets,...
June 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A sunny start to the North Sea Regatta Week 2017

A sunny start to the North Sea Regatta Week 2017
Rotterdam Offshore Sailing Team takes line honours in Vuurschepenrace The Hague – Scheveningen, 27 May – 4 June 2017 On Saturday 27 May the North Sea Regatta Week 2017 kicked off with the Vuurschepen Race from Scheveningen to Harwich. The almost 70 teams participating in the Vuurschepenrace...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

John Good Group Board Succession

John Good Group Board Succession
Stewart Oades The John Good Group, headquartered in Hull, is delighted to announce that Stewart Oades has been appointed Deputy Chairman as the next step in its long-term succession plan. This appointment is a statement of the Group’s determination to achieve its long-term goal of developing its...
June 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book
Christian Mollitor, vice-president of the Liberian Registry LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has won the Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award 2017 for the innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB), which is now accepted for use on board Liberian-flag ships.  The ε-ORB, launched...
June 1st, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Environment, Flags, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Jun-2017 PORT MOVEMENTS AT DAMMAM REMAIN SUSPENDED Dammam Port, Saudi Arabia CHANNEL CLOSURE DUE TO SPUD REMOVAL Lake Charles, USA BULKHEAD REMOVAL WORKS AT WEST KOWLOON CULTURAL DISTRICT Hong Kong TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITORS FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY Hong Kong Port...
June 1st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts
Isabelle Ryckbost 29 May 2017 The 20th anniversary of the EcoPorts network has been celebrated today during the first day of the annual ESPO Conference, which takes place in Barcelona this year. EcoPorts, the main environmental initiative of the European port sector, started in 1997 as a separate initiative...
June 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group
Joe Hughes NEW YORK MARITIME INC. HOSTS ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS. AMERICAN CLUB’S JOE HUGHES DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS CELEBRATING CLUB’S CENTURY OF SERVICE TO THE GLOBAL SHIPPING COMMUNITY, EXEMPLIFYING NEW YORK’S OUTREACH TO THE WORLD. HUGHES BULLISH ON CLUB’S FUTURE, AND THAT OF THE INTERNATIONAL...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

American Salvage Association Upholds Value of Response Providers Salvage and Marine Firefighting Services Under Commercial Attack

American Salvage Association Upholds Value of Response Providers Salvage and Marine Firefighting Services Under Commercial Attack
Todd Schauer June 1, 2017- Washington, DC   In a recent statement at a Congressional hearing, American Salvage Association (ASA) President, Todd Schauer, was required to defend the response capabilities of the industry, and, by extension, the implementation of regulations themselves by the United States...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects,...
June 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

British Steel delivers £126 million turnaround in first year

British Steel delivers £126 million turnaround in first year
British Steel CEO Peter Bernscher British Steel today reported a £126 million turnaround in its first year as an independent business, providing a solid foundation for further growth. The company made £47 million profit* (EBITDA) in the 12 months ending March 31, 2017 – its best performance for a...
June 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Statistics | Read More