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Raising the bar with the ‘New GEA Marine Separator’

Raising the bar with the ‘New GEA Marine Separator’
(l to ): Armand Chua, Nikeel Idnani, Anastasiia Rybiakova, Faisal Basir, Sven Mario Jadzinski, Anu Mathew and Bilal Al Habash Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch, GEA, a leading system supplier of high-performance engine room equipment,...
November 20th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution
SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution 20 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE...
November 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

LIQUI MOLY sets new sales record

LIQUI MOLY sets new sales record
Ernst_Prost German oil and additives specialist achieves record turnover of € 53.8 million in October November 2018 – LIQUI MOLY rang in the last quarter of the year with a record result. In October, the company booked a turnover of 53.8 million euro. With that, the high reached eleven months...
November 20th, 2018 | Automobiles, Communication, Company Profiles | Read More

Improved Crew Evaluation System

Improved Crew Evaluation System
.. Personnel recruitment in the maritime sector has to comply with international and national requirements regarding the competence levels expected for rank. Shortage of qualified seafarers, especially officers, have been identified as a global issue that is likely to worsen in the future. For Crew Managers...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 20 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 20 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s losses overnight, global equity markets were under pressure in early trade today weighed down by worries over a slowing global growth momentum, lingering US/China trade tensions, rising borrowing...
November 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs
Mick Cash SEAFARER union RMT today demanded Government intervention to prevent the loss of hundreds of Scottish and UK seafarer Ratings’ jobs following Tidewater’s buy out of Gulfmark to form the world’s largest offshore supply vessel (OSV) company. Up to 300 Ratings jobs are on the line, with...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Opening for US-China renminbi action, Africa Financial Markets Index

Opening for US-China renminbi action, Africa Financial Markets Index
Commentary: Opening for US-China renminbi action By Mark Sobel in Washington Since early April, the renminbi has fallen 10% against the dollar, largely reflecting dollar strength. The causes lie in the cyclical and monetary policy divergence between the US and China. However, there is an alignment of...
November 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today with all other dry indices in red… Geopolitics more than crucial given the MIGRANTS, BREXIT, Italy et al… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI  lost seven and now stand at 1,050 points… A double digit loss for...
November 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Announcing the Summer of Sailing 2019/2020

Announcing the Summer of Sailing 2019/2020
The Summer of Sailing 2019/2020 We previously announced the 2019 Worlds will be in Auckland, New Zealand in early December 2019. Complimenting that regatta is the freshly signed 2020 Worlds to be held in Geelong, Australia in mid-February 2020. Our fleets will be able to head down under for a five regatta...
November 19th, 2018 | Sailing, Weather | Read More

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea

Fisheries ministers disregard their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020 in the deep sea
.. Brussels, 19th November 2018 – Seas At Risk is deeply disappointed by the decisions on fishing limits for deep sea fish stocks for 2019-2020 taken by the Fisheries’ Council of Ministers tonight. This was the very last opportunity fisheries ministers had to end overfishing of deep sea species...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Has George A. Papandreou learned his lesson yet?

Has George A. Papandreou learned his lesson yet?
A full house …awaiting George A. Papandreou As you read these lines, George A. Papandreou …aka GAP, is talking to Prof. Kevin Featherstone  – director of the Hellenic Observatory at the LSE –  a full house must admit, downstairs at the Sheikh Zayed Theatre in the New Academic Building...
November 19th, 2018 | Breaking News, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Nov-2018 CHARGES FOR VESSELS ANCHORED AT INNER ANCHORAGE AREA Ruwais Inner Anchorage, United Arab Emirates FIRE WIRES OR FIRE RESISTANT TOW-OFF PENDANTS Jebel Dhanna Ruwais, United Arab Emirates TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS NO.1&2 OF CENTRAL PIER NO.9 Hong Kong PUBLIC HOLIDAY FOR EID-EL-MAULUD Nigeria Charges...
November 19th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana fixes on period capesize m/v Sideris GS with Berge Bulk

Diana fixes on period capesize m/v Sideris GS with Berge Bulk
ATHENS, GREECE, November 19, 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 subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Berge Bulk Shipping...
November 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists
Sarah Hornshaw Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists By James Brewer This was an exhibition entitled Reflections – and it reflected the enormous variety and painstaking quality of work coming from emerging UK artists. The Hornshaw Gallery, which mainly markets its wares online,...
November 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles

ABPmer undertakes Port Marine Safety Code Assurance Audit in the Shetland Isles
Shetland Islands Council, in its role as Harbour Authority, recently contracted ABPmer to carry out an assurance audit of its compliance with the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).   The Council operates a number of ports, the largest of which is Sullom Voe, a major UK oil terminal.  In addition, it also...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones
Dr Stelios Kyriacou, General Manager of BALPURE® BWMS, De Nora De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration  MILAN, November 19, 2018: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today highlighted the superior safety aspects...
November 19th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award
Meena Mathews, GAC Group’s Regional Manager P&I – Middle East, receives the Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award from H.E. Fareed Lutfi, The Secretary General, Emirates Insurance Association & The Secretary General, Gulf Insurance Association and Sohan Roy, Founder...
November 19th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following President Donald Trump’s upbeat comments on Friday that he may not impose additional tariffs on Chinese imported goods as China offered a list of potential measures in order to resolve trade tensions, the majority of global...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

VIKING’s LifeCraft™ passes toughest ever test at sea

VIKING’s LifeCraft™ passes toughest ever test at sea
VIKING LifeCraft HWST 2018 Rough seas with wave heights up to 50% above the stipulated heavy weather testing requirements proved no obstacle for VIKING’s innovative LifeCraft™ system, paving the way for cruise ship operators worldwide to benefit from all the advantages that this new hybrid –...
November 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service
London, November 19, 2018 – International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, today announced that the UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani MP has been confirmed as a reader at this year’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, sponsored by Shell. Ms Ghani joins a number of other well-known...
November 19th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG
The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install...
November 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions | Read More

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards

IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental  Sustainability Awards
Allen Leatt Finalists announced for IMCA awards Awards to be presented at IMCA’s Annual Seminar, 28-29 November The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the finalists for its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards. Three companies have been short-listed...
November 19th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB

Five options if UK rejects May deal, Balancing the roles of the ECB
UK PM Theresa May – Commentary: Five options if UK rejects May deal By Charles Grant in London UK Prime Minister Theresa May has clinched her deal with the European Union and persuaded most of her cabinet to support it. But after EU leaders sign off the deal at a summit on 25 November, May has...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Insight, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high

Longstanding outgoing SPNL chairman bows out on a high
New Leader Award GENEVA – The longstanding outgoing Shipping Professional Network (SPNL) Chairman, Claudio Chiste, was presented the New Leader Award from the prestigious Crans Montana Forum for his work in promoting and empowering the next generation. After handing the reins over to Patricia Schlotmann,...
November 18th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series
Margarita Mavromichalis. Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series By James Brewer and John Faraclas In a series of 35 dramatic photos on display at the Hellenic Centre in London is crystalised the refugee crisis that gnaws at the eastern Mediterranean...
November 18th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography | Read More