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Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 6 Dec. 2016

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums 6 Dec. 2016
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NUMBER 350  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016 Charities fined for wealth snooping Watchdogs have fined the RSPCA...
December 6th, 2016 | News, Reports | Read More

Celestyal Cruises’ fourth Cuba season sets sail

Celestyal Cruises’ fourth Cuba season sets sail
First Cruise Sailed from Montego Bay November 18th, arrived in Havana on the 21st Celestyal Cruises, the true specialist in destination centric cruising, is delighted to announce its fourth year operation in Cuba. After three successful seasons, the company now sails to Cuba year-round, providing thrilled...
December 6th, 2016 | Maritime Tourism | Read More

Dover Maritime Skills Academy launches new courses with HSBC support

Dover Maritime Skills Academy launches new courses with HSBC support
The unique maritime training development facility in Dover ***HSBC provides £1.55m funding towards new maritime academy*** **20 new courses launched following opening success*** A unique maritime training facility in Dover has launched 20 new training courses following the success of its opening in...
December 6th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Crew of Crowley-Managed Ocean Glory Awarded for Heroism at Sea with 2016 AOTOS Mariners’ Plaque

Crew of Crowley-Managed Ocean Glory Awarded for Heroism at Sea with 2016 AOTOS Mariners’ Plaque
Capt. Chris Hill from the Intermarine Fleet accepting the Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Mariner’s Plaque during the annual United Seamen’s ‘s Services (USS) Annual Gala Event for reproduction (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2016) ­– Officers and crewmembers of the Crowley Maritime Corp.-managed M/V...
December 6th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition
London, 6 December 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation has added to its portfolio of advanced data, digital and software solutions with the acquisition of Seasafe Marine Software & Computation (Seasafe). An unexpected incident,...
December 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 06, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 06, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: No staff level agreement was reached in yesterday’s Eurogroup, further negotiations will commence in the following days on the mechanism and...
December 6th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists
EUROPEAN SHIPPING WEEK 2017 WELCOMES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS European Shipping Week 2017 (ESW2017) is pleased to announce its line-up of high level industry speakers at its flagship conference to be held at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel in Brussels, on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Moderated...
December 6th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

U-Freight recognises the threats and opportunities from new e-business models

U-Freight recognises the threats and opportunities from new e-business models
Reacting to a recent report from international business consultancy Drewry, The U-Freight Group (UFL) says that any enterprise looking to capitalise on the opportunities presented by new e-business models and innovative online platforms needs to recognise the challenges they also pose. As the new e-business...
December 6th, 2016 | Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…
The Tycho Brahe ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead after Öresund Dry Docks selected for modernization Construction of shore side charging arm and HH Ferries’ upgrade is gathering pace  Helsinki, Finland, December 6, 2016 – ABB’s project to convert two HH Ferries’...
December 6th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ship Conversions | Read More

LRQA achieves UKAS accreditation for ISO 13485:2016

LRQA achieves UKAS accreditation for ISO 13485:2016
John Howlett, LRQA Technical Manager, Medical Devices, LRQA has been granted global accreditation to ISO 13485:2016, the international quality management system (QMS) standard for organisations involved in medical device manufacturing Following an extensive audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation...
December 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…

Caution as the Markets drop and Europe trembles…
John Faraclas The BDI was down  earlier on today sending shivering messages and Geopolitics are now an accident waiting to happen: John Faraclas daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell just two points  since last Friday the 2 Dec 2016 at 1,196, thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 losses of 56...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance

Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance
Jo Owen, Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance By James Brewer When the East India Company gained a royal charter in 1600 and established its shipping and trading empire, it adopted the strategy of “exporting the home nation around the world.”  This has been the traditional...
December 5th, 2016 | Books, Insight | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Dec-2016 REVISED TOWAGE CHARGES FOR 2017 Mackay, Australia AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Mackay, Australia Revised towage charges for 2017 Monday, December 5, 2016, Mackay, Australia Smit Lamnalco has advised that towage charges at the port of Mackay will be revised for...
December 5th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners
Mr. Junichiro Iida, executive vice president of Event Sponsor ClassNK, opened the event with a few words to the international audience.   Laskaridis, Efthymiou and Hajioannou win major awards as nearly 1,200 turn out for shipping awards gala – Thenamaris, Samos Steamship, National Bank of...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General

Cruise Lines International Association Names Tom Fecke CLIA Europe Secretary General
Tom Fecke ( WASHINGTON, December 2, 2016) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Tom Fecke will join the organization on January 3, 2017 as Secretary General, CLIA Europe. Fecke will be responsible for managing the European region and will play a key part in strategically implementing...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Person Profiles | Read More

Italian Referendum: Political uncertainty on the rise after PM referendum defeat

Italian Referendum: Political uncertainty on the rise after PM referendum defeat
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, December 05, 2016) Italian Referendum: Political uncertainty on the rise after PM referendum defeat Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced in the early hours of Monday his decision to resign, after a government-backed referendum...
December 5th, 2016 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LRQA expands client-specific business improvement services

LRQA expands client-specific business improvement services
Increased market demand reinforces LRQA’s decision to expand value-added bespoke assurance and training services  Leading professional assurance services organisation, LRQA, has today announced plans to strengthen its business improvementservices. Increased demand for client specific services, driven...
December 5th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary…

Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary…
Peter Hinchliffe Extension of EUNAVFOR mandate is necessary and welcome to counter continuing piracy threat The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the extension of EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta, following a decision by the EU Council, which will continue to see military forces deployed...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Moore Stephens wins Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award for OpCost

Moore Stephens wins Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award for OpCost
OpCost, the market-leading ship operating costs benchmarking tool from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, has won a prestigious Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award.  The Lloyd’s List Intelligence Big Data Award, sponsored by the Department of Merchant Shipping of the Republic...
December 5th, 2016 | Accountancy, Awards, HR, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums

Daily Wealth Letter from The Wealth Forums
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NUMBER 349  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016 Canada’s wealth stagnates A comprehensive...
December 5th, 2016 | Reports | Read More

OMERS Private Equity agrees to sell V.Group to Advent International

OMERS Private Equity agrees to sell V.Group to Advent International
Mark Redman London, 05 December 2016: OMERS Private Equity (“OPE”), part of OMERS Private Markets, announces that it has agreed to sell V.Group (“V.Group” or the “Company”) to Advent International (“Advent”). OPE will reinvest in a minority stake in V.Group, working with Advent and...
December 5th, 2016 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines. “Forwarders do not like shipping line surcharges and we have...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

News from the Singapore Reinsurers’ Association

News from the Singapore Reinsurers’ Association
Marc Haushofer MR MARC HAUSHOFER TO SUCCEED MR ALAIN FLANDRIN AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SINGAPORE REINSURERS’ ASSOCIATION WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2017 Monday, 5 December 2016 – The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) has announced that Mr Marc Haushofer,Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific...
December 5th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China
Chris David The Harris Pye Engineering Group has been awarded a contract by a prominent Chinese LNG company to convert six of their vessels to low Sulphur diesel oil (LSDO), with an option for conversions on further vessels to follow. The Group has undertaken work, predominantly on main and auxiliary...
December 5th, 2016 | Ship Conversions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 05, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 05, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With a turnout close to 70%, Italian voters rejected on Sunday constitutional reforms proposed by the government by a wide margin, 59.1%...
December 5th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More