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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Mar-2020 PRECAUTIONARY PROCEDURES Yemen UK & IRELAND ADDED TO EUROPEAN TRAVEL BAN United States CLOSURE OF LAND AND AIR PORTS Libya SUSPENSION OF SHORE LEAVE Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Precautionary procedures Sunday, March 15, 2020, Yemen In response to the COVID-19...
March 15th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Health and Safety, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-Mar-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 MARCH 2020 Worldwide UPDATED CORONAVIRUS MEASURES Turkey REGULATIONS UPDATE IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Taiwan ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Poland VESSEL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ILLNESS OR DEATH United States EMBARKATION/DISEMBARKATION SUSPENDED Panama HEALTH...
March 14th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more

ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more
ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court, Lamont analyses end of austerity and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Most-Read Commentary ECB puts the ball in the fiscal court: In resisting market pressure to deliver a ‘whatever it takes’ message in response to the coronavirus shock to the euro area’s economy,...
March 14th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus…

Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus…
John Faraclas Perplexed Markets; and what a week that was… with Geopolitics and Coronavirus… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended down two points since yesterday at 631 amid an unprecedented Geopolitical mess and an “uprising” feeling that something very bad will develop all over Planet Ocean due...
March 13th, 2020 | Comment, Health and Safety, HR, Insight | Read More

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference There we are, preparing and enjoying the prospect of our best CIRM Annual Conference yet – more bookings than previously recorded, international delegates from all corners.  More sponsors,...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, IT and Communications | Read More

COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now!

COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now!
COVID-19: Transport workers need protection and Europe needs to act now! Friday, March 13 – Brussels Last week, the European Transport Workers’ Federation, who represents more than 5 million transport workers from more than 200 transport unions and 41 European countries, wrote to the Commission...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, News | Read More

2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled

2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled
2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled World Sailing’s Board of Directors will not call a 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The EGM was due to be held in London, UK on 2 May 2020. In a letter addressed and distributed to World Sailing’s Member National...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Sailing, Sports | Read More

HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures

HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures
HFW COVID-19 Plans and Measures To everyone in the HFW community, We are continually monitoring the developing COVID-19 outbreak and implementing contingency plans to protect our colleagues, clients and everyone in the HFW community. We have systems in place to allow remote working across our international...
March 13th, 2020 | Communication, Health and Safety | Read More

Hot Povt News from GAC

Hot Povt  News from GAC
Hot Port  News from GAC 13-Mar-2020 PROCEDURE FOR TESTING CREW Libya MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF POLICE COAST GUARD LIM CHU KANG BASE Singapore COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS Toamasina, Madagascar UPDATED COVID-19 MEASURES New Zealand COVID 19 TRAVEL ADVISORY Jaigad, India UPDATED DISEASE CONTROL MEASURES Uruguay CRUISE...
March 13th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab
The new Cyber SHIP Lab will complement the existing ship simulator (Image – University of Plymouth) Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab Experts in cyber security and maritime operations are forging ahead with the creation of a first-of-its-kind research facility...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule

SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule
The MV San Felice completed her retrofit on 5th March at COSCO Nantong under the supervision of a SeaQuest team. SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule Despite the COVID-19 delays impacting many of China’s repair shipyards, SeaQuest Shipmanagement has ensured that a client’s handysize...
March 13th, 2020 | Shiprepair | Read More

American Club Member Alert (March 13, 2020) Re – COVID-19 – New Working arrangements for Managers’ global offices

American Club Member Alert (March 13, 2020) Re – COVID-19 – New Working arrangements for Managers’  global offices
Club Member Alert (March 13, 2020) Re – COVID-19 – New Working arrangements for Managers’  global offices MARCH 13, 2020 COVID-19 – NEW WORKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR MANAGERS’ GLOBAL OFFICES Reference is made to the several Alerts issued over recent days in regard to revised...
March 13th, 2020 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs | Read More

Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?

Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?
Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping? The good news for the shipping sector in the 2020 Budget is that the Government has continued to ensure stability for the industry. As a consequence, the measures in the Budget will not impact the shipping sector any more than all businesses generally. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Taxation | Read More

New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president

New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president
John Denholm; photo by Mark Earthy New strategic plan published as Chamber confirms John Denholm as new president 13 March 2020 – The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched its new Strategic Plan for the next five years on the day John Denholm took over from Sir Michael Bibby as Chamber President. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

SYVR matchmaking platform and the International Institute of Marine Surveying announce joint initiative

SYVR matchmaking platform and the International Institute of Marine Surveying announce joint initiative
Henrik Uth, SYVR Managing Director SYVR matchmaking platform and the International Institute of Marine Surveying announce joint initiative After many months of discussion, SYVR, the first open worldwide matchmaking platform between clients and marine surveyors and the International Institute of Marine...
March 13th, 2020 | Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Studio Navale, COVID-19 Announcement

Studio Navale, COVID-19 Announcement
Studio Navale, COVID-19 Announcement Important information about Studio Navale reaction for the COVID-19 case WE STAY HOME!  In continuation of the Hellenic Government announcement about the infection of the Novel COVID-19, known as corona-virus, Studio Navale aims to continue business as...
March 13th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Technical | Read More

Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus

Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus
Christian Ioannou, Managing Director Galley crew prioritise safeguarding against the Coronavirus The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a worldwide issue. As the World Health Organisation has stated, it is uncharted territory. Key to prevention is hygiene, therefore it’s no surprise that MCTC has seen an increase...
March 13th, 2020 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety | Read More

ClassNK grants AiP on LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier

ClassNK grants AiP on LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier
l to r: Daihatsu Diesel President Shigeki Kinoshita, ClassNK Senior Executive Vice President Toshiyuki Shigemi ClassNK grants AiP on LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts...
March 13th, 2020 | Classification Societies | Read More

Significant ships of 2019

Significant ships of 2019
Significant Ships of 2019 Comprising a selection of around 35 newbuildings over 100m in length delivered during the year, the 2019 edition of Significant Ships will be published in February 2020. Featuring general arrangements, ship descriptions, technical particulars and photographs, the publication...
March 13th, 2020 | Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 13, 2020 Global Markets At its policy meeting yesterday, the ECB approved credit and liquidity measures that were not far from market expectations to contain the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak. A few hours...
March 13th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration

“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration
“People must be put first!” – ETF reaction to the Opatija Declaration On Wednesday, EU Transport Ministers adopted the Opatija Declaration on the future outlook of EU Waterborne Transport. It aims to provide guidelines for the EU Member States for the development of maritime policy...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

MacGregor enhances customer support capability in the Americas

MacGregor enhances customer support capability in the Americas
. MacGregor enhances customer support capability in the Americas MacGregor, part of Cargotec, announces that following the acquisitions of Rapp Marine and TTS in 2018 and 2019 respectively, customers in the Americas will benefit from extended coverage and capability to support all their service needs. MacGregor...
March 13th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) 2019 Financial Results Announcement

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) 2019 Financial Results Announcement
SCF Group’s President & CEO Igor Tonkovidov PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) 2019 Financial Results Announcement 2019 financial results see robust growth across key metrics and strategy on track PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), one of the world leaders in marine energy transportation solutions, has today...
March 13th, 2020 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement | Read More

IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes to Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf

IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes to Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf
Alan Marsh, Chairman of IFAN IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes tto Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf The board of the International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has met in London and highlighted the issue of non-payment of navigational dues as critical to the ongoing modernisation...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project
A PSA Marine Tug Master providing feedback on the smart navigation system during a usability test conducted on Wärtsilä’s autonomous ship simulator. Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project Wärtsilä Corporation,  13...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More