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Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials
.. Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials The Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, has today (Thursday, 16 January) hailed the Port of Blyth as one of the leading lights in the British maritime industry’s push for a greener, cleaner future. Visiting the port, the Minister saw first-hand the...
January 16th, 2020 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast

Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast
. Fugro wins geotechnical site investigation contract off the Dutch coast Following last year’s geotechnical contract for the Hollandse Kust (west) Offshore Wind Farm Zone, Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation contract for the Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden Wind Farm Zone...
January 16th, 2020 | Construction, Energy, Environment | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating?

Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating?
.. Shipping is Changing. . . but is it Innovating? I had the pleasure yesterday of meeting with Dr. Zoran Perunovic, Director of Executive Education at Rice University in Houston.  Dr.  Perunovic is a technical scholar who has spent a lot of time studying the state of change in industry, including...
January 15th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Panamaxes “lift” the  BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five vital points since yesterday but don’t count your eggs before they are hatched… In the Geopolitical front indeed we are at the cross roads were humanity meets...
January 15th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Jan-2020 MEASURES TO ENSURE WATER AVAILABILITY & ROUTE RELIABILITY Panama Canal, Panama PORT RE-OPENED BUT FULL Cape Lambert, Australia IMB ANNUAL PIRACY REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF GULF OF GUINEA CREW KIDNAPPINGS DESPITE DROP IN OVERALL GLOBAL NUMBERS Worldwide 5.9...
January 15th, 2020 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community
.. 2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community  “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference

IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference
IBIA & S&P Global Platts – Dubai Conference MIDDLE EAST BUNKER FUEL CONFERENCE  WITH S&P GLOBAL PLATTS    March 11-12, 2020 Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, (QE2), Dubai, UAE WHERE THE BUNKER INDUSTRY CONNECTS   Dear Colleague, The IMO 2020 sulfur cap has finally arrived. What is...
January 15th, 2020 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system
Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system  IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review the GMDSS requirements. IMO’s first meeting of 2020 is now in session.   Search and rescue at...
January 15th, 2020 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference
. Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference European Shipping Week 2020 (ESW2020) is pleased to announce its line-up of high-level industry speakers for its flagship conference to be held at The Hotel in Brussels, on Thursday 20th February 2020. Moderated by Carla Olival, President...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 15, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were little changed in early trade today ahead of the signing of the US/China Phase One trade deal agreement in Washington at 16:30GMT. According to...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh
ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to “PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited (PHP)”, a ship recycling facility in Chattogram...
January 15th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019
Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019 Annual Report (January to December 2019) released at the 11th Nautical Forum, ReCAAP ISC’s annual dialogue with maritime, diplomatic and regulatory/law enforcement communities ReCAAP...
January 15th, 2020 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system
. 2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system Wednesday 15 January 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.3.2 Commentary: 2020s will test leaders’ conviction By Mark Sobel in Washington The global economic outlook for the 2020s depicts a baseline picture of stagnant,...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Adnavem enables sustainable container shipping by launching the Greenest Choice

Adnavem enables sustainable container shipping by launching the Greenest Choice
Andreas Wramsmyr CEO Adnavem Adnavem enables sustainable container shipping by launching the Greenest Choice  The tech company is launching a new service on their online marketplace allowing companies to easily identify the greenest route and consciously choose transport modes with the least impact...
January 15th, 2020 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics
John Faraclas by GTP Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today since yesterday and now stands at 763 – as we also stand on shifting sand given the geopolitical conundrum. CAUTION! John Faraclas’ daily brief: Let’s hope the Dry Markets’...
January 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review
AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 03/20 – THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW JANUARY 14, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 03/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW The International Group of P&I...
January 14th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-Jan-2020 VOLCANIC ERUPTION UPDATE (14 JANUARY 2020) Philippines ATTEMPT TO RESUME OPERATIONS Calaca, Philippines PORT CLEARED FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE Port Lambert, Australia Volcanic eruption update (14 January 2020) Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Philippines The Philippine Institute...
January 14th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami

Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami
.. Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami The Hempel World Cup Series rolls into Miami, in the sunshine state of Florida, USA from 19 – 25 January 2020 for the second instalment of the 2020 Series. 205 sailors from 50 nations will race across seven fleets in Miami and the stakes are high for North...
January 14th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress

ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress
ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress ABB Marine & Ports delivered testimony in the US House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure about the future of...
January 14th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability
The expanded Panama Canal Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability Following an extended period of low rainfall, the waterway will implement changes to sustain water levels and minimize impacts on customers. Panama City, Panama, January 13, 2020 –...
January 14th, 2020 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials.

Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials.
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London3D Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials. The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production...
January 14th, 2020 | Classification Societies, News, Technology | Read More

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)
. Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) by D. Kehaidis, which is staged for the first time in London. ‘To Tavli’ is a modern classic one-act Greek comedy performed in Greek, about...
January 14th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Capt Eero Lehtovaara appointed ONE SEA chairman as ship autonomy climbs agenda

Capt Eero Lehtovaara, Chairman, ONE SEA Capt Eero Lehtovaara appointed ONE SEA chairman as ship autonomy climbs agenda  ONE SEA, the industry alliance which aims to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Capt Eero Lehtovaara as its new Chairman. Eero,...
January 14th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More