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Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus

Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus
Captain Neale Rodrigues, Divisional Director, Loss Prevention Britannia Hosts Members’ Seminar in Piraeus Britannia P&I Club is hosting a one-day Members’ seminar in Piraeus on Thursday 27 June. The seminar is aimed at senior managers, superintendents, DPAs and serving officers of Britannia’s...
June 24th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new FCS 7011 Crew Change

Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new  FCS 7011 Crew Change
From the keel laid ceremony Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new  FCS 7011 Crew Change Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun...
June 24th, 2019 | News | Read More

NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution

NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution
BC Ferries Cruise Vessel. NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution NAPA Logbook makes routines easier, increases transparency, and decreases workload and human error Helsinki, Finland – 24 June 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, today announced...
June 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!

SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!
Carleen Lyden Walker SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!  Registration open for SHIPPINGInsight 2019: North America’s Premier Shipping Technology Event Convenes in Stamford October 15-17 STAMFORD, Conn., June 24, 2019 – Registration for the 8th annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization and Innovation...
June 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Technology | Read More

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”
Mrs. Koula Louca, Ms Tassoula Tsakania, Mrs Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Mrs Natasa Pilides, Mrs Anna Vourgos, Mrs Uta Steffen, Mrs Natalia Bury and Ms Gina Panagiotou. Photo credits: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands” WISTA Cyprus (Women’s International...
June 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Jun-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 JUNE-6 JULY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 June-6 July 2019 Saturday, June 22, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Jun (Sun) – 30th June Revolution (Egypt) 1 July (Mon) – Hong Kong...
June 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more
Jair Bolsanoro David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more OMFIF Update 17-21 June 2019  Vol.110 Ed.25 COMMENTARY  Bolsonaro’s Brazil in public debt peril Jair Bolsanoro’s move into Brazil’s presidential palace raised market...
June 22nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports | Read More

A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239

A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239
John Faraclas A Capes’ market lifting the BDI@1,239 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 45 points earlier on today following a good triple-digit success by the Capes’ 198 and now stands at 1,239 points, over and above the 1,200 threshold. On a weekly basis the BDI was up 154 points – from 1,085 last...
June 21st, 2019 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sanctions | Read More

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Tube Station, by Cyril Power. Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A wonderful surprise awaited Gordon Samuel in summer 1983 as he began stock-taking at the Redfern Gallery in Cork Street, London, where he was a director and partner. Opening...
June 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022

The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022
. The Hague to become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022 The Hague, The Netherlands will become a city of sails in 2021 and 2022 with the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships heading to the city, one year ahead of the Sailing World Championships. World Sailing, the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association,...
June 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Jun-2019 TRANSPORTATION OF SAND OFF VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIER ANCHORAGE Singapore NEW TUG PROVIDER Port Hedland, Australia HIGH RISK CREWMEMBERS United States Transportation of sand off Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage Friday, June 21, 2019, Singapore The working period for...
June 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Aleksey Rakhmanov: “Hydrographic knowledge ensures safe shipping”

Aleksey Rakhmanov: “Hydrographic knowledge ensures safe shipping”
Aleksey Rakhmanov Aleksey Rakhmanov: “Hydrographic knowledge ensures safe shipping” In his interview with IAA PortNews on the World Hydrography Day, Aleksey Rakhmanov, President of United Shipbuilding Corporation, tells about ‘blue economy’, hydrographic science, construction of the research...
June 21st, 2019 | Interviews, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

American Club: Board news

American Club: Board news
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club JUNE 21, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 21/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   BOARD NEWS   At the one hundred and second Annual Meeting of the Members which took place in New York yesterday, all...
June 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities

Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities
From left, Honorary Consul of Canada in Bermuda Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone; Ontario Finance Minister Victor Fedeli; Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson; Andy Burrows, CEO, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities Toronto, ON, June 21, 2019:...
June 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

BIMCO: Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks

BIMCO: Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks
Peter Sand Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubles on the back of tanker attacks VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the aftermath of attacks on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Spot...
June 21st, 2019 | BIMCO, Canals, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club reports solid progress during 2018

American Club reports solid progress during 2018
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB REPORTS SOLID PROGRESS DURING 2018 NEW YORK, JUNE 21, 2019 Positive trends of recent years continue in 2019 P&I and FD&D entries grow by 8% and 6% respectively during 2018 Renewing tonnage...
June 21st, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 21 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Weighed down by renewed geopolitical tensions, the majority of Asian bourses ended in red territory today and major European equity markets opened lower,...
June 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes spoil the broth…

Panamaxes spoil the broth…
John Faraclas Panamaxes spoil the broth… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continue with its upwards mode and with 15 points plus now reads 1,194! Geopolitics more than crucial with to and fro actions and reactions; CAUTION! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 29 points and now stands at...
June 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 Hot Port News from GAC20-Jun-2019 PORT WORKS UPDATE Gilimas, Indonesia SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF TUAS POWER STATION Singapore Port works update Thursday, June 20, 2019, Gilimas, Indonesia Work is progressing at the port of Gilimas in Lembar, West Lombok, Indonesia. 89% of the 440m pier and 11% for...
June 20th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image

West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image
Tom Bowsher, WOE’s Global CEO West of England P&I Club looks to the future with a fresh new image The West of England P&I, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is launching a new brand identity which looks ahead to an exciting future while continuing to adhere to the values and ethos...
June 20th, 2019 | Communication, Company Profiles, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York
(Left to right): Ian Duthie, North P&I Director (Americas); Thya Kathiravel, North P&I Chief Underwriting Officer; Philip Shapiro, North P&I Member Board Director and President & CEO of Liberty Maritime Corporation; Peter Winkley, North P&I Member Board Director and Chief Financial...
June 20th, 2019 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 20 June, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  At this week’s two-day policy meeting, which concluded late yesterday, the FOMC adopted a more dovish tone compared to that in the prior meeting,...
June 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New London Market Data Protection group established

New London Market Data Protection group established
Chris Jones New London Market Data Protection group established A new group is being established to tackle data protection issues in the London company market. Members of the International Underwriting Association (IUA) want to discuss the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other...
June 20th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Hydrogen attracts attention as a potential future carbon-free fuel

Hydrogen attracts attention as a potential future carbon-free fuel
Gerd Petra Haugom Hydrogen attracts attention as a potential future carbon-free fuel by  DNV GL expert Gerd Petra Haugom Principal Consultant Building a marine supply infrastructure as part of a future hydrogen society DNV GL customers in many industries are starting their decarbonization journey....
June 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, CIRM, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA”

RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA”
Mick Cash RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA” Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be embarking upon a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline –...
June 20th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More