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Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement (Friday, October 12, 2018)

Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement (Friday, October 12, 2018)
The City of London Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, October 12, 2018) Brexit negotiations- The bumpy road to a withdrawal agreement Brexit negotiations- Where we currently stand With just five and a half months before the planned Brexit date of 30 March 2019 and an agreement...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”, a software service for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line...
October 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter
From left: Henrik Pedersen with Nusrat Ghani, the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, at the launch event UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has thrown its weight behind a new initiative focused on recruiting more women into the maritime sector. The company has...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment towards risky assets improved today with major equity markets recovering part of Thursday’s hefty losses. Meanwhile, the 10-yr UST yield was 3bps higher on the day in spite of yesterday’s weaker than expected US...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies
Commentary: No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China By Mark Sobel in Washington When the Trump administration asserts that China steals intellectual property, violates foreign investor rights, engages in wholesale subsidisation of the economy, and raises questions about industrial policy pursuant...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

AAL gets to grips with vaculift technology, in Australian first!

AAL gets to grips with vaculift technology, in Australian first!
AAL Bangkok October 12, 2018 – AAL, one of the world’s leading breakbulk and heavy lift operators, has announced the successful deployment – for the first time in Australia – of multi-lift vacuum units used in the discharge of pipes with its partner Qube. The cargo, which comprised 24,996...
October 12th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London
Gallery director Ava Moradi. Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London  By James Brewer A new London gallery is hosting a celebration of distinguished film directors – unusually, without their movies, but showcasing their talent in fine art photography as reflecting...
October 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/10/11

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/10/11
Agenda     Registration     Hotel     Partnerships     Exhibitors     Speakers     Awards     News     Contact Next week will be the realization of a year’s worth of planning, outreach and effort to bring SHIPPINGInsight 2018 to the maritime industry.  We have been touting...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Crowley Presents Scholarships to Three University of Alaska Fairbanks Students

Crowley Presents Scholarships to Three University of Alaska Fairbanks Students
Sanderson, Dorsaz and Napier (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; October 11,2018) ­– Crowley Fuels announced today that it has awarded $7,500 in Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to three University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) students: Keenan Sanderson, Tibor Dorsaz and Jonathan Napier. Chosen for their...
October 11th, 2018 | Scholarships | Read More

Senior ‘Team Bermuda’ heads for Miami business forum

Senior ‘Team Bermuda’ heads for Miami business forum
Panellists and speakers at the Oct 18 Bermuda Executive Forum Miami include:(top row, from left) Premier David Burt, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez,National Security Minister Wayne Caines; (middle row) Craig Swan of the BMA,Bacardi’s Doug Mello, Florida House Representative Kristin Jacobs;(bottom row)...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Oct-2018 PORTS RE-OPENED AFTER MICHAEL MAKES LANDFALL Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport, United States EARTHQUAKES ROCK EAST JAVA, BALI & PAPUA NEW GUINEA Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Ports re-opened after Michael makes landfall Thursday, October 11, 2018, Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport,...
October 11th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

American Club Circular No. 39/18 – Continuing Warranty of Seaworthiness OF SEAWORTHINESS

American Club Circular No. 39/18 – Continuing Warranty of Seaworthiness OF SEAWORTHINESS
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club OCTOBER 11, 2018 CIRCULAR NO. 39/18 TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION Dear Member: CONTINUING WARRANTY OF SEAWORTHINESS It has come to your Managers’ attention that, from time to time, Members are offered...
October 11th, 2018 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

What will you discover at Oi Americas?

What will you discover at Oi Americas?
The newly rebranded Oi Americas is returning to San Diego after a successful first event. Come and celebrate Oi’s 50th anniversary in delivering world leading ocean technology and marine science events. The free-to-attend exhibition will showcase the latest technologies and innovations from...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary
l to r: Ward Puddle, centre co-ordinator, shakes hands with Peter Tomlin, CEO of Merchant Navy Welfare Board at unveiling of new seafarers’ bus for the centre on first birthday sponsored by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Seafarers Trust, Trinity House and Seafarers UK and provided by Viking Garages...
October 11th, 2018 | Charity, HR | Read More

Markets dive but Shipping Markets resurface…

Markets dive but Shipping Markets resurface…
John Faraclas Despite the fact that the World Stock Markets dive the odd happened and the Shipping Markets are all in black. Geopolitics though in …red. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The BDI@1,515 +22 points; pinch me… The Capes’ BCI  up 56 at 2,005 surpassing the 2,000 point threshold… The...
October 11th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lease accounting: are you up to speed with the new approach?

Lease accounting: are you up to speed with the new approach?
Michael Simms The new lease accounting standard IFRS 16 leases comes into effect for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. Shipping companies need to make sure they have assessed and understood its implications. We’ll be publishing a short series of blogs and factsheets looking at the impact...
October 11th, 2018 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

Clearwater works with Norway’s maritime war risk insurance club (DNK) to develop ground-breaking digital solutions for maritime insurance market

Clearwater works with Norway’s maritime war risk insurance club (DNK) to develop ground-breaking digital solutions for maritime insurance market
Clearwater Tracking and DNK have partnered to provide the first end-to-end truly digital platform for maritime insurance, operations and management, deploying advanced satellite technology from ORBCOMM for cost-effective, near real-time data on vessel position, breach reporting and other on-board information Poole,...
October 11th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate Surcharge

Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate Surcharge
Bill Gallagher Reston, VA, USA, 11 October 2018 International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) has announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry will not follow competitors by levying surcharges and commissions on vessel documents and  certificates issued on its behalf...
October 11th, 2018 | Flags | Read More

RG Connect18 provides insight, inspiration & connections!

RG Connect18 provides insight, inspiration & connections!
Wow, what a truly inspiring and engaging day at RG Connect18! The 5th Reload Greece conference brought together entrepreneurs, CEOs, academics, policy makers and investors toforge connections, exchange views and drive positive change and we’re pleased to announce that over 330 people attended the...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The EU calls Baleària’s project of switching to LNG engines in five ships in its fleet “excellent”

The EU calls Baleària’s project of switching to LNG engines in five ships in its fleet “excellent”
.. The European Union has classified the project submitted by Baleària for the call for CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) funds as “excellent”.  Its aim is to switch to liquid natural gas (LNG)-powered engines in five of its ferries. The European Commission has granted the shipping company a subsidy...
October 11th, 2018 | Bunkering, Cruise Industry, LNG | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón  at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz
l to r: Capt. Jens Gulowsen (Braemar), Capt. Mikael Degerlund (Boudicca), Capt. Henrik Mattsson (Black Watch), Capt. Juha Sartela (Boudicca), Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Mr. Fred Olsen Jr, President of FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES, Capt. Jozo Glavic (Braemar), Capt. Valentin Giuglea (Black Watch), Capt. Rommel...
October 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Alternative fuels: the options

Alternative fuels: the options
. DNV GL has issued a new white paper assessing a range of alternative fuels and technologies. Titled “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping”, the paper examines the cost, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies.   by...
October 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Insight | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO’s Jeff Bryant

Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO’s Jeff Bryant
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe giving the award to  Mr Alexander Bryant 2018 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Mr Jeff Bryant, former International Training and Capacity Building Manager at the UK Hydrographic Office. TAUNTON, 11 OCTOBER 2018 – Named in honour of the first Hydrographer of the Navy,...
October 11th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More