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HudsonAnalytix expands Cyber capabilities

HudsonAnalytix expands Cyber capabilities
Chronis Kapalidis Camden, New Jersey, United States, August 8, 2018 // HudsonAnalytix, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Chronis Kapalidis to the HudsonAnalytix team. Based in London, Chronis will focus on the enhancement and expansion of HudsonAnalytix’s strategic partnerships in Europe. An...
August 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?

LCC: “Subject to review” clauses – Is there an intention to be immediately bound?
“Subject to review” clauses are frequently used in fixture proposals to indicate that the parties have not yet agreed to an enforceable contract. However, the recent case of Toptip vs Mercuria in Singapore demonstrates such language may not be sufficient to avoid the contract coming into...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Aug-2018 FORM SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FUJAIRAH Fujairah, United Arab Emirates HOLIDAY NOTICE Turkey Form submission requirements for Fujairah Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates According to Port of Fujairah (POF) Notice to Mariner No.248 of 2018, with effect from 10 August...
August 8th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018
.. In July 2018, a total of seven incidents (all actual incidents) of armed robbery against ships were reported All incidents have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Points and Contact Point Compared to the preceding month of Jun 2018, there has been an increase in the...
August 8th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped the Jacksonville-based non-profit Dreams Come True and fulfilled the dream of a girl who wanted to create a library in her community in Grenada. Zinzee Noel of St. George, Grenada, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis...
August 8th, 2018 | Books, Charity | Read More

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report
Waberer’s CEO – Ferenc Lajko.j Double-digit revenue growth with temporary margin pressure Budapest, August 8, 2018 – WABERER’S INTERNATIONAL Nyrt., the European leader in full truckload (FTL) transportation, reports its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. Highlights...
August 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Execution of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s Development Programme in H1 2018

Execution of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s Development Programme in H1 2018
T In the first six months of 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TagSCP, part of UCL Holding) invested USD 2 million in the port infrastructure expansion programme, which represents a year-on-year 11-percent growth. Bulk of this amount was spent on the acquisition of a pair of rail-mounted slewing...
August 8th, 2018 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems
Robert Keen Responding to a statement by the owners of the port of Felixstowe that its recently introduced new terminal operating system (TOS) is now ‘stable’, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Our members still face significant problems...
August 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 8, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 8, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive momentum in Wall Street overnight, Asia equity indices traded in the black on Wednesday for a fourth day in a row. Nevertheless, China’s shares retreated on Wednesday after the US Trade Representative’s...
August 8th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines
Shaun Padulo and Terry McGowan – signing agreement Thordon Bearings Inc. and Heddle Marine Service Inc. have today signed a cooperative agreement under which the Canada-based ship repair company will work together with Thordon Bearings Inc. to promote the conversion of ships’ oil lubricated propeller...
August 8th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside
MSI has redesigned its Container Shipping Forecaster, increasing the focus on freight and charter markets and enhancing data on mainlane deployment and bunker charges London, 08 August, 2018. After a pattern of divergence at the start of the year, July saw a modest realignment between charter and freight...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran

The United States formally reimposes secondary sanctions against Iran
Joe Hughes From the American Club to its members: AUGUST 07, 2018   CIRCULAR NO. 28/18   TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE UNITED STATES FORMALLY REIMPOSES SECONDARY SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN   Introduction On May 8, 2018, President Trump withdrew the United States from participation...
August 7th, 2018 | News, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Aug-2018 WORKS AT RAFFLES PIER (WEST), OFF KEPPEL SHIPYARD Singapore PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE Lombok, Indonesia YEMENI PORTS STATUS UPDATE (6 AUGUST 2018) Yemen BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG MEASURES – UPDATE Australia Works at Raffles Pier (West), off Keppel Shipyard Tuesday,...
August 7th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dry Market hiccups with the BDI down at 1,732…

Dry Market hiccups with the BDI down at 1,732…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 41 points and now thanks to the volatile Capes, reads 1,732. Geopolitics getting more perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes back again to volatility – 104 points were wiped-off earlier on from the BCI which now stands at 3,550 points. The...
August 7th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
Chilean Navy Asmar Icebreake Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard, Chile. Design of the vessel was...
August 7th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

More navigators set sail for U-Freight

More navigators set sail for U-Freight
Pictured left to right are Simon Wong, Joey Cheung and Alex Wong. The U-Freight Group Ltd (UFL), the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group, has promoted two key executives to a management team created almost a decade ago tasked with devising and implementing strategic...
August 7th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018
.. Clyde & Co partner Ed Mills-Webb is Contributing Editor of the ICLG to Shipping Law. Ed also authors the chapter svummarising key aspects of maritime law in the UK. Click here to view the full guide which provides an overview of maritime law in 47 jurisdictions and click here to view the...
August 7th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

Liberia introduces QR codes and other electronic certificate security features

Liberia introduces QR codes and other electronic certificate security features
Scott Bergeron Liberia continues to deploy significant improvements to its state-of-the-art web-based client interface system, WayPoint, by enhancing certificate security features, introducing a QR Code symbol for electronic certificates and streamlining the procedure for document verification. WayPoint...
August 7th, 2018 | Flags | Read More

Framo technology used to successfully install wind turbine foundations

Framo technology used to successfully install wind turbine foundations
Suction bucket foundation. Photo credit: NGI Framo’s pump technology has been used to successfully anchor 20 wind turbines at the wind farm Burkum Riffgrund 2. A total of 60 suction buckets have been pumped in place as foundation for the 20 wind turbines in Ørsted’s new wind farm Borkum Riffgrund...
August 7th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Half a million seafarers across the world have benefited from revolutionary app

Half a million seafarers across the world have benefited from revolutionary app
Two of the seafarers visited using the Ship Visitor app Half a million seafarers have benefited from an app that helps them as they move from port to port around the world, according to the charity that invented it. Developed by international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, the International Christian...
August 7th, 2018 | HR, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06–Aug-2018 RECLAMATION WORKS OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore PROHIBITION ON VESSELS TRANSITING, ANCHORING OR REMAINING IN DEMARCATED AREA OFF MARINA BARRAGE Singapore MARINE OPERATIONS HALTED DUE TO HIGH WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia FLOATING BARRIERS ACROSS STARLING INLET Hong Kong SAUDI ARABIA TO RESUME...
August 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panamaxes continuous losses ground the BDI@1,773…

Panamaxes continuous losses ground the BDI@1,773…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 Perplexed Market figures amid a Trade War fiasco, particularly for those seeking “revenge” but cannot go all the way… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained the same but the interest has been focused on both the Capes...
August 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018
.. from HFW: We are delighted to announce the publication of the fifth edition of The Shipping Law Review, an important legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The book is a cross-jurisdictional companion for those handling shipping disputes and contains a summary of key shipping law provisions...
August 6th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More