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News from Marseille Fos

News from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille hails Morocco Express benefits The new Morocco Express ro-ro service launched by CMA CGM on October 21 has been welcomed by the Marseille Fos port authority as a time-saving and eco-friendly alternative route between Morocco and southern Europe. The...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting to keep its key interest rates stable and extend the APP programme...
October 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to reveal the finalists of its 29th BIFA Freight Service Awards 2017 with a late flurry of entries resulting in a near record number of entrants. Those short-listed in the various categories are as follows: Air Cargo Services...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, HR, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal
Starlight Express, the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo). As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s...
October 27th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Locus Software Joins INTTRA’s Network

Locus Software Joins INTTRA’s Network
Sherrie Orzechowski, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, INTTRA Parsippany, NJ, and Hampshire, UK – INTTRA, the world’s largest neutral electronic transaction platform, today announced Locus Software Limited has joined its network of partners. Locus Software is the developer of Odyssey,...
October 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,555…

The BDI@1,555…
John Faraclas Correction, loss of steam, uncertainty, volatility, you name it..? To “entertain” your wonder and possibly your curiosity, the reply is simply: “oh well, all in one; a bit of everything”. The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) recovery from the 10th of February 2016 – when it clocked...
October 26th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley
Jansson’s Keep Sweden Clean poster. Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley By James Brewer Devotion to the oceans and to the cause of cleaner seas – such are among the many facets of an artist best known for her creation of the intriguing Moomin characters. The lesser chronicled characteristics of...
October 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2017 and 2018

Moore Stephens says ship operating costs are set to increase for 2017 and 2018
Richard Greiner Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2017 and 2018, according to the latest survey by international account and shipping consultant Moore Stephens. Repairs & maintenance and spares are the cost categories which are likely to increase most significantly in each of the...
October 26th, 2017 | HR, News, Reports | Read More

IMO promotes fishing vessel safety agreement to save lives

IMO promotes fishing vessel safety agreement to save lives
​“We want to reduce loss of life in one of the most dangerous professions in the world, and we want to enhance safety on board fishing vessels,” said Ms Allnutt, Head of Maritime Technology in IMO’s Maritime Safety Division. When it comes to fishing vessel safety, the mission is clear, says...
October 26th, 2017 | Environment, News, Reports | Read More

SHIPSERV appoints new executive management to drive ambitious growth strategy

SHIPSERV appoints new executive management to drive ambitious growth strategy
Kim Skaarup, Chief Executive Officer, ShipServ Executive team to focus on delivering a strong pipeline of innovative solutions to meet customer needs   LONDON – 26th October 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform, announced today that it has made new appointments...
October 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Maritime security for sustainable development

Maritime security for sustainable development
IMO’s Chris Trelawny outlined the current trans-national threats to shipping, A gathering of navy chiefs from around the world have heard how effective, joined-up and forward-looking maritime security can be key to an efficient maritime sector, and, therefore, national and regional economic development....
October 26th, 2017 | Associations, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is expected to taper further, announcing a reduction to...
October 26th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market drops with the BDI@1,573…

Market drops with the BDI@1,573…
John Faraclas As predicted in our yesterday’s recap the Markets are losing steam; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points and now reads 1,573! Geopolitics worsens, despite the politicians efforts to hide the real situation; shame! John Faraclas’ midweek market recap: The Capers remained stuck with...
October 25th, 2017 | News | Read More

World Sailing launch consultation on ambitious sustainability targets

World Sailing launch consultation on ambitious sustainability targets
World Sailing will launch a bold ambition for sailing’s contribution to global sustainability at its Sustainability Forum in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Tuesday 7 November 2017.   At the Forum, World Sailing will launch its Sustainability Agenda 2030 which sets out World Sailing’s commitment...
October 25th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels
New Deal Sees Danelec Partner Installing 18 Units Through 2019 (Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 25, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Maritime technology company Danelec Marine announced today a new partnership with the government of India. The deal, struck by a Danelec local distributor, is the first Indian...
October 25th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia’s WayPoint takes client interface standards to new levels

Liberia’s WayPoint takes client interface standards to new levels
WayPoint Home with WRC R. Liberia has further strengthened its reputation as the world’s most technologically advanced and sophisticated ship register with a major upgrade of WayPoint, its state-of-the-art web-based client interface system When WayPoint was launched in late-2016, it provided the owners...
October 25th, 2017 | Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

Tanker conference focuses on environmental and human capital challenges and growth opportunities

Tanker conference focuses on environmental and human capital challenges and growth opportunities
Image Caption; see at the end of this news* The second The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai, on 24th October, underlined the potential that exists for growth and development within the region’s tanker sector. To achieve this, however, speakers...
October 25th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry
Fugro Discovery Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together a comprehensive picture of surficial geological...
October 25th, 2017 | Energy, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2018 7-day idyllic Aegean itinerary
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Company offers the best all inclusive cruises in the Greek Islands with overnights in Mykonos and Santorini Ports of Call Include Milos, Heraklion and Samos or Kusadasi Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce its 2018 7-Day Idyllic Aegean itinerary, which the...
October 25th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Wednesday on newswires suggesting that Stanford University economist John Taylor is the potential...
October 25th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä Interim Report January-September 2017

Wärtsilä Interim Report January-September 2017
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 25 October 2017 at 8.30 a.m. local time WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-SEPTEMBER 2017 STRONG DEVELOPMENT IN ORDER INTAKE This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-September 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as...
October 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

Are the shipping markets losing steam or what…?

Are the shipping markets losing steam or what…?
John Faraclas With the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,588 points, plus two it seems that we are in an odd market. Geopolitics are so perplexed and you must have magic, superior qualities to know and understand of is yet to come. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The volatile Capers’ BCI gained 15...
October 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Oct-2017 FREEPORT STATUS UPDATE Freeport, USA Freeport status update Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Freeport, USA According to the Brazos Pilots Association, the recommended fresh water draft for Freeport has been increased to: 41’ zero mean low low water 42’ with +1’...
October 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution
McCombs Supply WATERLOO, Ontario, October 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Lancaster, PA-based McCombs Supply, a successful retailer of appliance parts, is using its...
October 24th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

INTERCARGO: On the tragic loss of “EMERALD STAR”

INTERCARGO: On the tragic loss of “EMERALD STAR”
INTERCARGO is deeply concerned with the tragic loss of the 57k dwt Bulk Carrier EMERALD STAR in the morning of the 13th October with 26 seafarers on board. To date, 16 crew members have been rescued while 10 crew members are still missing. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the seafarers....
October 24th, 2017 | Associations, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents | Read More