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LIQUI MOLY is the Official Sponsor of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

LIQUI MOLY is the Official Sponsor of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship
Germany’s Philip Gogulla scores against Sweden’s goalkeeper Viktor Fasth and Sweden’s Anton Stralman during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Cologne on May 06th 2017. Liqui Moly Henkel The competition in Denmark marks the end of the winter sports season for the oil manufacturer  April...
April 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Be inspired and informed by the All-Energy/ SUMS 2018 conferences in Glasgow

Be inspired and informed by the All-Energy/ SUMS 2018 conferences in Glasgow
Scotland’s First Minister speaking in the opening plenary session at All-Energy 2017 With well over 400 speakers taking part in over 60 conference sessions and five exhibition show floor programmes the All-Energy and co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions conferences (SEC, Glasgow 2-3 May) are...
April 16th, 2018 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Apr-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT YUNG SHUE FERRY PIER Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 8 WEST Hong Kong Marine site investigation at Yung Shue Ferry Pier Monday, April 16, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately one month, marine...
April 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

U-Freight strengthens presence on US West Coast

U-Freight strengthens presence on US West Coast
On the west coast of the USA, U-Freight America is strengthening its presence in the greater Los Angeles area at a wholly-owned logistics hub in the City of Industry. The facility is an 80,000 sq ft hub from which U-Freight America offers fully-integrated logistics services, generated through its air...
April 16th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight forwarders at Multimodal 2018

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight  forwarders at Multimodal 2018
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) will once again be exhibiting at the upcoming Multimodal 2018 exhibition and conference. It will use the event to outline some of the work it is carrying out on behalf of its members that are facing significant challenges to their provision...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

The BDI@1,025: contained rise…

The BDI@1,025: contained rise…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) rise was contained earlier on today with almost 50 centum lower since last Friday’s the 13th of April level (plus 21). Geopolitics will become more perplexed and be braised for a long warring environment which will affect all business and conversely Shipping....
April 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 72nd session, 9-13 April 2018 Outcome

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 72nd session, 9-13 April 2018 Outcome
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO’s key environmental meeting adopted an initial GHG strategy for shipping, adopted amendments to the Ballast Water Management Convention; approved an amendment related to implementation of the sulphur 2020 fuel oil limit;  agreed to develop a ban on...
April 16th, 2018 | Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Story of the Month | Read More

Sunderland Marine’s Tom Rutter retires after 39 years

Sunderland Marine’s Tom Rutter retires after 39 years
om Rutter, Chief Executive Officer, Sunderland Marine April 16, 2018 – Following 39 years’ service with Sunderland Marine, Tom Rutter – Chief Executive Officer, will retire on 30 June 2018. Tom started his career with Sunderland Marine in 1979 in claims and then marine underwriting before moving...
April 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion
Naval Dome is protecting the Stamco Ship Management fleet of PCTCs against cyber attack Maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has confirmed it has signed a contract with Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management to install its maritime cyber defence system aboard 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC). Stamco...
April 16th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme
PJ Diesel Engineering stand When Danish Maritime Days open in Denmark for the fourth time, from 1st – 4th May, PJ Diesel Engineering will again exhibit at the Danish Maritime Fair in Copenhagen. PJ Diesel Engineering has exhibited at the fair since 2014, when the fair started, and has backed up...
April 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light

Angelos: Let There Be Light
Angelos: Let There Be Light An immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist addresses the decay of society and spiritual wealth Opens Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Hellenic Centre in London. A disgusting scent is arising to the atmosphere. It is the smell of a dying civilization. I suspect...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Appetite for risk taking appeared to be holding up well in early trade on Monday, denting the safe-haven appeal of core government bonds. Favored by higher German Bunds yields, yield premiums of EMU periphery sovereign bonds narrowed...
April 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap
Parker Kittiwake XRF Analyser The XRF Analyser provides in-situ analysis of the sulphur content of fuel oil for compliance testing LONDON – 16 April 2018 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has today announced the launch of its ground-breaking X-Ray...
April 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Smart tech on big display at Posidonia 2018

Smart tech on big display at Posidonia 2018
.. Smart tech on big display at Posidonia 2018 Over 60 ICT firms seek silver lining under Athens’ cloudless skies From fully-automated ports to unmanned smart ships and from far more reliable location-specific weather forecast to cloud gathering and process of ship data, the future of the shipping...
April 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy as a first but critical step towards the industry’s decarbonization The Union of Greek Shipowners welcomes the adoption of the IMO’s initial GHG reduction strategy by...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 April 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sat) – Tiradentes Day (Brazil) 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s...
April 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports launch NEESHAN Awards to recognise best practice excellence in Health, Safety and Environment

Abu Dhabi Ports launch NEESHAN Awards to recognise best practice excellence in Health, Safety and Environment
From the Abu Dhabi Ports NEESHAN Awards ceremony – Awards aim to recognise the best practices and initiatives introduced by internal departments, individuals, customers and partners – Abu Dhabi–UAE, 14 April 2018: In line with Abu Dhabi Ports’ commitment to promote adoption of international...
April 14th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…
John N. Faraclas Following a bad fortnight and the subsequent fall below the 1,000-point threshold, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” a correction on the plus side and now owners can “breath…” Geopolitics though are not so good and we might see a domino effect in the warring front...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Commonwealth sees $1trn trade on the near horizon

Commonwealth sees $1trn trade on the near horizon
Baroness Scotland. Commonwealth sees $1trn trade on the near horizon By James Brewer Trade and fresh investment within the 53-member Commonwealth is on track to exceed $1trn by 2020 — and could even climb to $1.5trn, new research has forecast. The growth trend was welcomed by the Rt Hon Patricia...
April 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

13-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike finished Friday, April 13, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal came to an end at 06:00 hours local time today (13 April). All locks at Brunsbuettel and Kiel are now back in service. (For...
April 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction
Johan Roos Confirmation by the International Maritime Organization of a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels has been welcomed by trade association Interferry as an incentive to revive newbuild projects that have been inhibited by...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping

UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping
… London, 13th April 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance applauded progress by International Maritime Organization member states today towards banning use of the world’s dirtiest fuel – heavy fuel oil – from Arctic shipping, and called for Member States to make every effort to adopt...
April 13th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Environment | Read More