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Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS

Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS
Arun Sharma Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS London, 5th September 2019 – Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has been formally introduced as the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to...
September 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Hempel pushes fuel efficiency boundaries with new Hempaguard MaX coating system

Hempel pushes fuel efficiency boundaries with new Hempaguard MaX coating system
. Hempel pushes fuel efficiency boundaries with new Hempaguard MaX coating system Today, leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an innovative new fouling defence system – Hempaguard MaX. This unique three-coat system provides vessels with a smoother hull. It reduces drag and results...
September 5th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Over 40% of Maritime Businesses Failing to Fund Training

Over 40% of Maritime Businesses Failing to Fund Training
Over 40% of Maritime Businesses Failing to Fund Training London: Global research recently conducted by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, the experts in life-long learning for maritime professionals, has revealed that over 41% of people surveyed still receive no funding from within their business for training,...
September 5th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council
NSR Public Council Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council On 4 September 2019, the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) Public Council was held in Vladivostok at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. It was attended by: the СEO of Rosatom, Aleksey...
September 5th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat
. Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat  Edel is the first hybrid vessel built for the aquaculture sector by Norwegian shipyard Moen Marin and NRS Farming’s first diesel-electric boat. Danfoss Editron has supplied two 105kW permanent magnet motors...
September 5th, 2019 | Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Bunker specialists set to hold important industry talks in Jamaica

Bunker specialists set to hold important industry talks in Jamaica
MAJ DG Rear Admiral Peter Brady Bunker specialists set to hold important industry talks in Jamaica Leaders from the world of ship bunkering will gather in Jamaica next week to discuss how the Caribbean maritime sector is working to ensure it meets the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) 2020...
September 5th, 2019 | Bunkering | Read More

Mark Stokes joins Blue to establish brand strategy practice

Mark Stokes joins Blue to establish brand strategy practice
Mark Stokes and BLUE Managing Director, Alisdair Pettigrew Mark Stokes joins Blue to establish brand strategy practice Former Lloyd’s Register communications head joins award-winning business, brand and communications consultancy to drive new brand strategy and employee engagement services LONDON –...
September 5th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, News, Press and Media | Read More

Nominations open for IMCA annual awards

Nominations open for IMCA annual awards
Allen Leatt Nominations open for IMCA annual awards  Nominations are now being accepted for the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Environmental Sustainability and Safety Annual Awards. As Allen Leatt, Chief Executive explains: “Following the success of the inaugural awards...
September 5th, 2019 | Associations, Awards | Read More

Videotel Offers Free Training Package to Industry on Sulphur 2020 Compliance

Videotel Offers Free Training Package to Industry on Sulphur 2020 Compliance
Videotel Offers Free Training Package to Industry on Sulphur 2020 Compliance Leading maritime training provider Videotel has announced that it is offering the maritime industry free access to its new training package called: “The 2020 Sulphur Regulations – Achieving Compliance”. As the first...
September 5th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show
Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show [London: 5 September 2019] Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer of Scotland’s premier waterside destination, has today confirmed that it will be exhibiting at the Southampton International Boat Show for the first time from Friday...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

CSM Energy teams up with Shipbroker Waterworks offshore to extend turnkey solutions

CSM Energy teams up with Shipbroker Waterworks offshore to extend turnkey solutions
Valentin Hartmann, Partner – Waterworks Offshore; Sven Boedewig, Managing Director – Waterworks Offshore; Joachim Brack, Managing Director – CSM Energy; Mark O’Neil, CEO – CSM CSM Energy teams up with Shipbroker Waterworks offshore to extend turnkey solutions Expanding Columbia...
September 5th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020
Martin Dorsman   European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020 Europe’s shipowners will once again join forces with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission to place shipping and maritime at the top of the agenda when European Shipping Week will be held in Brussels...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 5, 2019 Global Markets Major European equity markets opened higher today and US stock futures point to positive opening for Wall Street, on news that both the US and China agreed to resume high-level trade talks in early October. Reduced fears over...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün
MSC Gülsün MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  5 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 9.00 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has designed the cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, which was...
September 5th, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year

GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year
GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year GAC has been named the best ship agent in the ShipTek Maritime Awards for the second year running. The awards, held in conjunction with ShipTek Maritime Conference, recognise companies that have made significant contributions to the...
September 5th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs

Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs
. Big tech gaining trust over governments, Future of finance jobs Thursday 5 September 2019 Vol.10 Ed.36.3 Commentary: Big tech gaining trust over governments By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing Up until recently, there were doubts as to whether technology could garner the necessary trust to succeed in the...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Jobs, Markets, Shipfinance, Technology | Read More

Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference

Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference
Captain Patrik Dahlgren, Royal Caribbean Cruises Senior Vice President of Global Marine Operations Cruise Line Senior VP To Deliver Keynote Address at International Women in Shipping Conference Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Cayman’s Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association –...
September 5th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  Hot Port News from GAC 04-Sep-2019 UNIFICATION OF RULES FOR REBATES FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt DORIAN FORECAST TO MOVE ‘DANGEROUSLY CLOSE’ TO FLORIDA & GEORGIA United States PORTS CLOSE AHEAD OF HURRICANE DORIAN United States Unification of rules for rebates for transiting...
September 4th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge”

Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge”
Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge” International seafarer welfare charity issues water-based challenge to global maritime community in bid to raise money for vital seafarer support services LONDON, 4 SEPTEMBER 2019 – To celebrate World Maritime Day on 26 September 2019,...
September 4th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships. Environmental regulations continue to tighten, and as the IMO has announced its goal to completely eliminate...
September 4th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement
Robert Keen BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has expressed some reservations about yesterday’s Government announcement...
September 4th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement

Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement
Sergey Frank Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement  4 September 2019, Vladivostok: Today, during the 5th Eastern Economic Forum, PAO Sovcomflot and PAO NOVATEK concluded an agreement to establish a joint venture SMART LLC. The agreement was signed by Sergey Frank, President...
September 4th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation!

90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation!
.. 90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation! To note: –      Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère on Sunday 22 September at 14:15 hours in La Rochelle –      A record participation for this 22nd edition: 90 skippers to take the start,...
September 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 4, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets came under some pressure early today and the GBP’s recent downtrend came to a halt on hopes that the Brexit deadline on 31 October may be delayed. Meanwhile, BTPs extended recent gains as the positive outcome...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More