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Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector
Alf Stian Mauritz,CEO of IEC Telecom Norway Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector Global satellite communications solutions provider IEC Telecom has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning Scandinavian yacht racing sector by teaming up with...
March 7th, 2019 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria
Marcus Kleiner Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria Hamburg – Hamburg Commercial Bank will provide the Austrian broadband company Infotech with a loan in the amount of € 30 million for a rollout of an FTTH-Network (fiber to the home). This is the first project...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Communication, Finance, IT and Communications | Read More

Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy

Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy
Mick Cash  Offshore union RMT raises concerns over the impact on workers from today’s Government offshore wind energy strategy   Offshore energy union RMT today raised concerns over the impact on workers from the Government’s Offshore Wind Energy Industrial Strategy which was published this...
March 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched a point as the Capes dive further… Geopolitics still in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost another 29 points earlier on today and now reads 270; what’s next? A catastrophe?...
March 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Celebrating Diversity in Maritime

Celebrating Diversity in Maritime
Celebrate (more) women in your life!! March 8th is International Women’s Day, and the maritime industry is embracing the recognition of women’s contributions and value with a vengeance!  Not only has the IMO made “Empowering Women” their 2019 World Maritime Day theme (complete with a logo...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hellenic American Maritime Forum announced

Hellenic American Maritime Forum announced
Hellenic American Maritime Forum Founders: Carleen Lyden Walker of SHIPPINGInsight and Apostolos Belokas of SAFETY4SEA Hellenic American Maritime Forum Announced SAFETY4SEA and SHIPPINGInsight Partner to Bring Titans Together ATHENS, March 4, 2019- Apostolos Belokas of SAFETY4SEA and SHIPPINGInsight’s...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

WISTA International announces inclusion pledge

WISTA International announces inclusion pledge
WISTA-International president Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou WISTA International Promotes Pledge For Inclusion of Women in the Shipping Industry “Women Move The World” March 6, 2019 -The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is proud to launch its inclusion...
March 6th, 2019 | HR, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published
ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published: Global tank container fleet reaches 604,700 units ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has published its 7th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. This year’s Survey estimates that, at 1 January 2019, the global tank container fleet had...
March 6th, 2019 | Containers, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 06-Mar-2019 AIRPORT CLOSURE FOR BALINESE NEW YEAR Bali, Indonesia REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS OFF PA-WATER VENTURE SEMBAWANG Singapore Airport closure for Balinese New Year Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Due to Silent Day (Nyepi), which marks the Balinese New Year, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport...
March 6th, 2019 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost
View of the Marseille port  Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost The Marseille Fos port authority is among financial backers of a Blockchain technology pilot scheme that aims to demonstrate enhanced freight logistics on the Mediterranean-Rhone-Saone (MeRS) axis. Due on stream...
March 6th, 2019 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS

More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS
Roger Stevens More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of EGCS Wallenius Wilhelmsen is the latest shipowner to join the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation’s membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2500 vessels. Other companies to have recently...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia
… Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia Around 200 participants gathered during the first day of the ninth edition of the Transport Weeek conference. The event, held at the Courtyard by Marriott Waterfront hotel in Gdynia, Poland, on 5-7 March, 2019,...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support

Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support
Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 6 MARCH 2019 AT 10 AM EET MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Ocean Sourcing Pte Ltd to support MacGregor equipment installed on the Anglo Eastern Univan Group fleet of 650 managed vessels. The agreement...
March 6th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award

AMO’s Paul Doell to receive Golden Compass Award
Paul Doell March 6, 2019 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Paul Doell, National President of the American Maritime Officers (AMO), has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2019. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction in...
March 6th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Person Profiles | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, European bourse opened slightly lower today ahead of the highlights due later this week, including the ECB’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday and US February’s non-farm...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union
Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union We have been closely following the Brexit negotiations and, as the UK nears departure from the EU, how we adapt and respond to the changes will shape the UK’s future economic strength and success. I feel that the time is right to contact...
March 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports
Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service solution will increase both efficiency and safety for two Portuguese ports. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 March 2019 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully...
March 6th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum

YES to Sea Tourism Forum
YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, 14.00-19.00. The YES  Forum  is the leading platform for open dialogue in the Greek Shipping...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast

Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast
Germany just avoids technical recession, Ahead of the ECB podcast Commentary: Germany just avoids technical recession By Carsten Brzeski in Frankfurt Germany narrowly escaped a technical recession at the end of 2018. Growth came in at zero, from minus 0.2% quarter-on-quarter in September. This performance...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong REBATES FOR DRY BULK VESSELS EXTENDED Suez Canal, Egypt Seawall reinstatement works at Ap Lei Chau Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Hong Kong For a period of approximately 10 weeks, seawall reinstatement works [are being] carried out within the...
March 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More