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Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster
the “BBC SHANGHAI” [EAST LONDON, South Africa, 20 March 2017]  Collaboration between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet...
March 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads

London P&I Club supports appointment of warranty surveyors for deck cargo loads
Paul Walton THE London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, and supported a recommendation to appoint a warranty surveyor to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project operations where appropriate. In an article...
March 20th, 2017 | Claims, Consulting, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

PAO Sovcomflot: 2016 Full Year Results

PAO Sovcomflot: 2016 Full Year Results
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot 2016 Audited Financial Results (Year to 31 December) Robust strategy delivering solid results despite market volatility in 2016 PAO Sovcomflot (‘SCF Group’), Russia’s largest shipping company and one of the world’s leaders in energy shipping, as...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races
–       Ten women intend to be at the start on 1 October –       Wide-ranging ambitions –       Prestigious elders  Decidedly, the Mini Transat is not an event like any other. In the offshore racing world, where women often struggle to carve out a niche for themselves,...
March 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series
The FM-MAN 14V48/60CR engine (T-AOX will use 2 x 12V46/60CR Engines) Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 programme The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit
Thermo King B 100 Van Thermo King Introduces New All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 Refrigeration Unit for Small Trucks and Vans The new B-100 30 unit features an added electric heating option and provides top performance to the “last mile” delivery applications. Brussels, March 20, 2017 – Thermo...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017

Cayman Maritime Services Park CEO to be at Shipping 2017
Charles Kirkconnell George Town, Grand Cayman (March 17th 2017) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s award-winning special economic zone, is geared up to target the world’s evolving maritime services industry in 2017 with Cayman Maritime Services Park (CMSP), the zone’s newest component....
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags | Read More

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market
Henrik Uhd Christensen VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is experiencing a moderate slowdown following several years of continuous growth. In a market affected by continued decline in two important segments, cargo vessels and offshore, revenue for 2016 totaled DKK 1.858 billion, compared to DKK 1.891...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Aderco opens Singapore office

Aderco opens Singapore office
Philippe Lecloux Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximise uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the new office forms a mission-critical...
March 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017
Dr. Marina Papaioannou Dear Viewers of ALL ABOUT SHIPPING, In this edition you will read about:    WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy partner on new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security Cyber Security – now! DNV GL & Seagull Maritime launches Cyber Security training IMO clarifies...
March 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure across the board as the less-hawkish-than expected tone of the FOMC monetary policy statement released after the conclusion...
March 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol

Speakers – Marine Money Cyprus Forum, 26 April 2017, Limassol
  Dear viewers, Shipping and ship finance experts and investors from Cyprus, Europe and beyond will attend the inaugural Marine Money Cyprus Forum on 26 April 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol. Program is online at www.marinemoney.com/forums/cyprus17/index. Speakers to-date: Marios...
March 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop
Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Alfa Laval Exhaust Gas Cleaning Alfa Laval PureSOx is today’s most complete SOx scrubber platform, with multiple operating arrangements, two scrubber designs and a range of compliance profiles for meeting the 2020 global sulphur cap. Working closely with customers, Alfa...
March 20th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session
Scotland’s First Minister will speak at All-Energy 2017 SCOTLAND’S FIRST MINISTER TO SPEAK AT ALL-ENERGY’S OPENING PLENARY SESSION Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister,...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

The ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture

The  ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture
Bernard Twomey THE ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT 4TH FIGS EVENTS TECHNICAL LECTURE The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support for cyber enabled vessels is moving forward at a rapid rate and is a technology embedded by a number of manufacturers. As Bernard Twomey...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared?
.. ARE YOU PREPARED? NEW IMCA SAFETY VIDEOS AND POCKET CARDS LAUNCHED Effective promotion of safe working practices is high on the workplace agenda, and keeping safety material fresh and accessible remains vital to putting over the message. This has led to the International Marine Contractors Association...
March 20th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd
20 March 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping...
March 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation

Shell is first lubricants supplier to secure IMPA ACT Accreditation
Shell’s marine lubricant supply network extends to more than 700 ports in 58 countries Shell Marine has become the first company involved in the development, supply and support of marine lubricants to receive accreditation under the International Marine Purchasing Association’s IMPA ACT Sustainable...
March 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
18-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 MARCH-1 APRIL 2017 Worldwide PORT DECLARES READY TO RECEIVE CONTAINERS & OTHER CARGO TRAFFIC Aden, Yemen World Holidays: 19 March-1 April 2017 Saturday, March 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include...
March 18th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Is Capers’ rise a bubble or the start for a sustainable upturn…?

Is Capers’ rise a bubble or the start for a sustainable upturn…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued to rise all through the week and now, with 24 plus points earlier on today, stands at 1,196 points. Geopolitics though are very dodgy and as we have warned, needless to remind you what you and all of us experienced this last week globally, can be a major...
March 17th, 2017 | Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Mar-2017 SHIP CHANNEL BLOCKED Houston, USA Ship channel blocked Friday, March 17, 2017, Houston, USA Vessel transits between lights 34 and 50 in the Houston Ship Channel were halted at 1234 hours local time yesterday (16 March), due to a ship which has lost propulsion blocking...
March 17th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece
The winners with the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG at the centre The winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece were announced at a prestigious award ceremony on Wednesday 1 March at the British Ambassador’s Residence. The ceremony was hosted by the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith...
March 17th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, Events, People and Places | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 17 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: What should the role of government be in managing cyber risks? 2. Court...
March 17th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update
The Aris 13 Following our last yesterday, we advise our viewers that EU Naval Force (Somalia) has confirmed that fuel tanker Aris 13 and her crew are now en route to a safe port on the north coast of Somalia after armed pirates, who had been holding the crew since Monday 13 March 2017, departed the ship....
March 17th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference
Joe Hughes Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director NAMEPA and IMO Maritime Ambassador says: Please join NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) and Tall Ships America as they solidify their collaboration to bring education about protecting the marine environment,...
March 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More