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Spanish 470 team get off to a flying start at the Hempel World Cup Series Final

Spanish 470 team get off to a flying start at the Hempel World Cup Series Final
Spain’s Jordi Xammar and Nicolás Rodriguez got off to a flying start at the Hempel World Cup Series Final in Marseille, France, winning both of their races in the Men’s 470. Spanish 470 team get off to a flying start at the Hempel World Cup Series Final In a variable 7-12 knot south easterly breeze,...
June 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation
Signing ceremony of the Cyber Secure notation for Stena Drilling’s Stena IceMAX drillship (from left to right): Henning Stokke (Fleet Responsible, DNV GL), Eirik Reinertsen (CCO, Stena Drilling), Erik Rønsberg (CEO, Stena Drilling), Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen (CEO, DNV GL – Maritime), Torgeir Sterri (Regional...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Regulatory | Read More

AiP granted to Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute for J-lay heavy lift vessel design.

AiP granted to Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute for J-lay heavy lift vessel design.
AiP granted to Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute for J-lay heavy lift vessel design AiP granted to Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute for J-lay heavy lift vessel design. LR presented the AiP in a ceremony at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway. 4...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract
Fugro Elda Sun Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract After initial vessel mobilisation and launch in March 2019, Fugro is pleased to confirm that its Edda Sun ROV support vessel has successfully completed its first IRM contract for a major energy company in the Danish...
June 4th, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

“Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster” proves strong attraction at Nor-Shipping 2019

“Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster” proves strong attraction at Nor-Shipping 2019
“Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster” proves strong attraction at Nor-Shipping 2019 Dubai Maritime City Authority reviews advantages of Smart Knowledge Platform in driving innovation, research and development Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The “Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster” platform, under...
June 4th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth
“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim delivered a strong reminder about the vital importance of balanced and sustainable development to delegates at the Ocean Leadership conference at the Nor-Shipping 2019 conference...
June 4th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.
LR-and-HGS-collaborate-on-digital-solutions-to-benefit-shipping Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway. 4 June 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have announced a new collaboration that will deliver added value to the shipping...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

Wärtsilä Operim enables smarter performance and greater profitability

Wärtsilä Operim enables smarter performance and greater profitability
Wärtsilä Operim utilises data collection and cloud-based analytics to enhance operational performance. Wärtsilä Operim enables smarter performance and greater profitability Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 June 2019 at 2 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä is launching a new, digital version...
June 4th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high

Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high
..  Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high Safety And Shipping Review 2019: 46 large ships lost worldwide in 2018, down by a record 50% annually and 55% below the 10-year average of 104. Total losses significantly fell in accident hotspots such as South East...
June 4th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Pireas 2019: Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers?

Pireas 2019: Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers?
 THE 7TH GLOBAL SHIPBROKERS FORUM Yacht Club of Greece, Piraeus, Thursday 20th June 2019 Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers? FORUM AGENDA 09:00 – 10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome speeches: – Mr. John N. Cotzias – President of H.S.A. – Mr. Fotis Kouvelis...
June 4th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Sales and Purchases | Read More

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | Read More

Hempel launches highly efficient and versatile antifouling coating

Hempel launches highly efficient and versatile antifouling coating
. Hempel launches highly efficient and versatile antifouling coating Today, leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel is launching Globic 7000, a new antifouling coating with enhanced operational flexibility for all vessel types and a speed loss* of 4.5 per cent, on average (according to ISO 19030)....
June 4th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HELMEPA is 37 years old!

HELMEPA is 37 years old!
HELMEPA is 37 years old!  Today, Tuesday 4 June 2019, is a very special day for HELMEPA, who is celebrating 37 years of operations and offering! We would like to express a big “thank you” to all the Members, Greek seafarers, companies and organizations, as well as stakeholders who contributed to...
June 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

Maritime VSAT Innovator Introduces ‘KVH Watch’ IoT Connectivity as a Service

Maritime VSAT Innovator Introduces ‘KVH Watch’ IoT Connectivity as a Service
.. Maritime VSAT Innovator Introduces ‘KVH Watch’ IoT Connectivity as a Service New KVH Watch service is designed for maritime equipment manufacturers, enabling them to conduct remote monitoring and real-time intervention MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 4, 2019 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today...
June 4th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth

Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth
Failure to incorporate terms and conditions could find shipping out of its depth International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned its members of the need to incorporate terms and conditions into their business dealings in order to limit their potential exposure to liability. ITIC cites the...
June 4th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 4 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Depressed market mood towards risk assets prevailed in early European trade on Tuesday amid rising worries over the global growth outlook on the back...
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks
Time is of the essence when Stena Roro decides to replace two existing systems onboard Stena Foreteller and Mont Ventoux with a new Fleet Management System. Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks Stena Roro initially signed up to SERTICA Maintenance and Procurement but decided to...
June 4th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL releases update to bulk cargo liquefaction guideline

DNV GL releases update to bulk cargo liquefaction guideline
 DNV GL releases update to bulk cargo liquefaction guideline Oslo, 4 June 2019: Classification society DNV GL has released an updated version of its bulk cargo liquefaction guideline at the Nor-Shipping trade fair this week. The guideline covers both the design and operation of vessels with bulk cargoes...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies | Read More

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar
How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar Commentary: How Tories can regain rationality By Meghnad Desai in London In Britain’s zig-zag course to leave the European Union, two things are clear, in the wake of the European elections and Theresa May’s decision to resign....
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes keep the BDI “buoyant”…

Capes keep the BDI “buoyant”…
John Faraclas Capes keep the BDI “buoyant”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven points earlier on today and now, thanks to the Capes, stands at 1,103 points. Geopolitics remain messy in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 30 points and now stands at 1,650… Ten...
June 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings
Joe Hughes American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings  JUNE 3, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 16/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM:...
June 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Jun-2019 MARITIME SAFETY WEEK 2019 United Kingdom PORT PRICING 2019/20 Mackay, Australia UPDATED BERTHING PROTOCOLS Townsville, Australia PORT PREPARATION FOR STRONG WINDS Port Botany, Australia ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia Maritime Safety Week 2019 Monday,...
June 3rd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve
  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presenting at DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve Oslo, 3 June 2019: At its Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Port pro of the month: Barbara Scheel Agersnap (DK-SE)

Port pro of the month: Barbara Scheel Agersnap (DK-SE)
Barbara Scheel Agersnap c) Dennis Rosenfeldt Port pro of the month: Barbara Scheel Agersnap (DK-SE) 03 June 2019 This month we are taking you to a port that is covering two countries: Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP). In what follows, Ms Barbara Scheel Agersnap will take us on a tour through this binational...
June 3rd, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review

Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review
Cover – ICS Annual Review Shipowners’ Global Trade Association Launches Annual Review In advance of its AGM in the Faroe Islands next week, the global trade association for shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has launched its Annual Review 2019, providing in-depth insight...
June 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More