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PPG and DNV GL collaborate to take hull performance beyond ISO 19030

PPG and DNV GL collaborate to take hull performance beyond ISO 19030
DNV GL’s George Dimopoulos, Head of R&D and advisory Greece and PPG’s Tom Molenda, Global Director Marine Coatings sign the collaboration agreement. Athens, 7 June 2018. PPG, a global leader in protective and marine coatings, and the global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL,...
June 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Jun-2018 ENTRY TO RESTRICTED AREAS Singapore NEW TOWAGE RATES Melbourne/Brisbane/Botany/Newcastle, Australia Entry to restricted areas Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Singapore All vessels (including all harbor and pleasure craft) are prohibited from entering the restricted areas outlined below, except with...
June 6th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

News from Marseille and Fos

News from Marseille and Fos
View of the Marseilles port Marseille Fos confidence boost as Maersk confirms two new calls   An agreement confirmed last week for Maersk Line to include direct calls at Marseille Fos on its ME2 Western Mediterranean-Middle East service has been welcomed by the leading French port as a double sign of...
June 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Piraeus Port Authority sets high standards for quality and environmental management

Piraeus Port Authority sets high standards for quality and environmental management
LR’s Nick_Brown presents certificates to Capt. Weng Lin of PPA at Posidonia Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) awarded double certification against ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 by Lloyd’s Register (LR) 06 June 2018 – At a ceremony today held during international shipping exhibition Posidonia,...
June 6th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners together with MEP Wim van de Camp yesterday organised a seminar in the European Parliament to discuss the International Maritime Organization (IMO) initial Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy for shipping. The initial strategy was adopted in the 72nd...
June 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018
Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018 By James Brewer He is as outrageous as ever – but always in aid of the cause he cherishes, that of democratising art. For once, here is an exhibition where there are more eyes are on the curator than the artists. Grayson...
June 6th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree
… Regulation and Competition Catalysts For Digital Transformation in Shipping Industry Digitalization, cyber technologies, autonomous mobility and artificial intelligence (AI) are the driving forces shaping tomorrow’s shipping industry today, as dozens of Internet service providers and AI specialist...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services

Verifavia Shipping first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority for IMO DCS verification services
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping World’s largest ship registry accredits Verifavia to offer independent IMO DCS verification services to its 8,000+ Panamanian registered vessels LONDON, PARIS, ATHENS – 06 June 2018: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport...
June 6th, 2018 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Shell Marine 40 launched for tug and fishing markets

Shell Marine 40 launched for tug and fishing markets
Formulated for tugs and fishing vessels Shell Marine 40 enhances engine performance onboard some of the hardest working assets at sea Shell Marine is launching Shell Marine 40, an engine oil for use in high-speed diesel engines in the fishing and tug boat segments, to support and help enhance the performance...
June 6th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President MOU will include a focus on satellite projects related to IOT and the maritime sector 06  June, 2018: Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hellenic...
June 6th, 2018 | Aviation, IT and Communications | Read More

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation
l to r: Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen, GAC Greece Assistant General Manager Socrates Zorbas, GAC Group Sales Director Neil Godfrey and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou (Green Award Foundation Chairman). Incentive scheme demonstrates commitment to environmental issues Athens, Greece, 6 June 2018 –...
June 6th, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Ship Agencies | Read More

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs, says The Nautical Institute

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs,  says The Nautical Institute
Captain Ghulam Hussain 06.06.18 – All vessels, regardless of whether they are autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, said Captain Ghulam Hussain FNI, head of The Nautical Institute’s delegation to the IMO as the debate into MASS started in earnest at the IMO. The introduction of autonomous...
June 6th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Management of lists of insiders with solution from Oslo Børs

Management of lists of insiders with solution from Oslo Børs
06/06/2018 – The solution for management of lists of insiders will be an integrated part of the stock exchange’s portal for listed companies and will be delivered as planned in 2018. Earlier this year, Oslo Børs announced that we will offer a solution for the management of lists of insiders...
June 6th, 2018 | Stock Markets | Read More

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network
Martin Kits van Heyningen The global VSAT leader’s approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 6, 2018 As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake
Press brake As part of its comprehensive programme on modernisation of production facilities Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (AO Okskaya Sudoverf, part of UCL Holding), has put into operation a new steel sheet hydraulic press brake IHPB 500 (of 500 tonnage) and an NC unit. The equipment is manufactured by...
June 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh
Edinburgh Marina [London: Wednesday 6 May 2018] The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500 million waterside development, will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool
Jouke Schaap Peel Ports has hired 25 full time staff to work at the Port of Liverpool as part of a local recruitment drive. Ten staff started at the port in May, with additional groups due to start work throughout June and July. All new staff will be employed on a full time and permanent basis, and will...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Brave new world?’ – What industry leaders really think the future holds for container transport

Charles Fenton –   a comprehensive report into the global container transport industry authored by TT Club and McKinsey Coinciding with its 50th anniversary, leading international freight transport insurer TT Club, in conjunction with global management consulting firm McKinsey, have today published...
June 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Containers, P and I Clubs | Read More

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President
New Bermuda Insurance Management Association (BIMA) President Kathleen Bibbings Hamilton, Bermuda, June 5, 2018 – Kathleen Bibbings, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry and currently heads up AIG’s Bermuda captive operations, has been appointed President...
June 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Killed Negatives…

Killed Negatives…
Killed Negatives in focus again. Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Asparagus rolls – 25c each. Such tempting fare in a smart American deli would have been considered a pricy snack for the hungry poor during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In...
June 5th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Jun-2018 DREDGING IN MARINA COVE BASIN AND ITS ENTRANCE HEBE HAVEN, SAI KUNG Hong Kong Dredging in Marina Cove Basin and its entrance Hebe Haven, Sai Kung Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the area bounded by straight lines joining...
June 5th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development

Nawfal Al-Jourani live on DMC’s success and future development
Nawfal Al-Jourani talking to allaboutshipping’s John Faraclas What a great chance that was to have live on camera Nawfal Al-Jourani during the first day of the Posidonia 2018 exhibition not just promoting business for the Dubai Maritime City Authority and in particular for the Dubai Maritime ...
June 5th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Interviews, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen joins Liberty Global Logistics

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen joins Liberty Global Logistics
Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) announced today that Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, former U.S. Maritime Administrator, has joined the Company as its Executive Vice President – US Flag. In his new position, he will be responsible for the oversight of the day to day aspects of the...
June 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Port Solent announces the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation as its Charity Partner

Port Solent announces the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation as its Charity Partner
Happiness and Recognition above all! This year, Port Solent has committed to helping disadvantaged children get out on the water by supporting the Andrew Simpson Foundation as its charity partner. The Andrew Simpson Foundation uses sailing to promote health and wellbeing and develop personal skills that...
June 5th, 2018 | Charity, Sailing | Read More