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Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh
… Chittagong, 18 February 2019 – Today, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers. Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR (IMO 9191412) at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard. According...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’

UN criticism of Irish fishers’ scheme ‘a vindication’
  The ITF HQ’s in London In an unprecedented move, four United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs have signed a joint letter damning the Irish government’s work permit scheme for non-European workers in the fishing industry. The letter comes from the special rapporteurs for the human rights...
February 18th, 2019 | ITF | Read More

Shell Marine integrated solutions save costs for China ro-ro ships

Shell Marine integrated solutions save costs for China ro-ro ships
Hainan Strait Shipping Co Ltd. Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage. On Shell’s advice, Hainan Strait Shipping...
February 18th, 2019 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018
The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018 Following our last upload  yesterday on the top 100 individuals for 2018 in Shipping,  another special survey was conducted by the AllAboutShipping’s team and we are pleased to announce  the top 25 companies....
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Special Surveys | Read More

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector. The launch will take place...
February 18th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices made a strong start on the first day of this business week amid positive rhetoric on the US-China trade negotiations. In FX markets, helped by the increased risk-on mode amid trade negotiations optimism, the EUR/USD...
February 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port
Nagaraja Sekhar, Assistant Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Krishnapatnam (left), receives the award from Sri S Faheem Ahmed, Principal Commissioner, Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), VijayawadaBehind from left: R. Muthuraj, Indian Trade Service, Development Commissioner, Sri City SEZ, Andhra Pradesh,...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime, maps out how class can help maritime navigate the new digital reality. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is unflappable. Sling a question his way regarding Donald Trump, IMO, cyber security, scrubbers, unpredictable market cycles,...
February 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Interviews, News | Read More

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality
Pat Whalen Belgium-headquartered EXMAR Ship Management has selected the LuminUltra Quench-Gone Aqueous (QGA) test kit to monitor the quality of the drinking water produced onboard the LPG FSO NKOSSA II. The decision follows the success of the QGA solution in analysing the quality of the water produced...
February 18th, 2019 | Health and Safety, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum
WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum WISTA Cyprus announces their 3rd annual shipping forum. The forum’s theme for 2019 is “CrewingCyprus 2019” and it will be held on 20th of March, 2019, at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, offering free admission to all participants. CrewingCyprus 2019, will...
February 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions
Eva Marda Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions by Eva Marda The glamorous awards ceremony of Berlinale 2019 that lasted an hour and a half began with a tribute to and standing ovation for Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who starred in the role of Adolf Hitler...
February 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, Events, Film Industry, News | Read More

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…
The “Orcades” One of  the 40 or so stands at the London Cruise Show at Olympia this weekend which attracted my interest was that of the “Orcades” “Orcades” is a luxury motor yacht, available for private hire to explore the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides....
February 17th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister
r to l:Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Shipping Deputy Minister, Cyprus with Ms. Gina Panayiotou, Head of Shipping, Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC “It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, was hosted...
February 17th, 2019 | Interviews, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March
 World Ocean Council COO Christine Valentin will be Speaking on “The Role of Shipping in ‘The Blue Economy’” at GST Europe, 20-21 March, Copenhagen 17 February 2019 – With the theme of “A New Dawn for Sustainable Shipping: 2020 to 2050”, Green Ship Technology (GST) 2019 (20-21 March,...
February 17th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018
Simos P.  Palios The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  top 100 Shipping and shipping related individuals for 2018 Following a special survey conducted by AllAboutShipping’s team we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive list including as much as possible  all of Shipping’ s professions… Running...
February 17th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more

Mark Sobel on the Fed, Steve Hanke on Venezuela, and more
OMFIF update Week 7 2019 11-15 February 2019 Vol.10 Ed.7 COMMENTARY Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis After a brief recovery, Italy has succumbed to its third recession in a decade. Its government is unlikely to revive flagging investor confidence. Ahead of the European elections, it...
February 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…
John Faraclas The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with  11 points plus and 38 points also plus(!) since last week’s 601 (08 Feb. 2019). Geopolitics are now on the edge more than your imagination can think of…...
February 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values
Eva Marda Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values by Eva Marda Colours. Lights. Red bears. Pretzels. Beers at Alexanderplatz. Packed cinema theatres. We are in Berlin for the annual German film festival, Berlinale. The 69th Berlin International Film Festival which takes...
February 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong CHANNEL DREDGING PROJECT Port Hedland, Australia VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore Marine site investigation off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Friday, February 15, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 15th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 15, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 15, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Averting another government shutdown, the US President Donald Trump agreed to sign a spending bill yesterday that envisions around $1.4bn allocated for a fence and other forms of border security, much less than $5.7bn he originally...
February 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Jurisdictional speciality

Jurisdictional speciality
The Club’s global claims team is organised into regional departments which are dedicated to specific jurisdictions or vessel types. This ensures the claims team has specialist knowledge of jurisdictions which enables us to better advise Members of the strategy to adopt when facing claims in that particular...
February 15th, 2019 | Claims, P and I Clubs | Read More

Danica takes on ultramax new building

Danica takes on ultramax new building
Snowman built on the “Port Imabari’s” maiden voyage. Crew management specialist Danica is pleased to announce it has been entrusted with the crew management of the newbuilding ultramax Port Imabari for Lisbon headquartered Portline Bulk International. Delivered in January, the 63,500...
February 15th, 2019 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

Region of Attica at “Ferie for Alle 2019”

Region of Attica at “Ferie for Alle 2019”
.. The Region of Attica participates in the greatest Tourism Exhibition in Denmark with a new tourism campaign slogan and many attractive suggestions for Scandinavian travellers The Region of Attica participates in the greatest Tourism Exhibition in Denmark with a new tourism campaign slogan and many...
February 15th, 2019 | Tourism | Read More

Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme

Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme
The “Maersk Maker” Maersk Maker, the final vessel of Maersk Supply Service’s Starfish AHTS newbuilding series, was delivered yesterday from Kleven Yard. The vessel’s arrival completes Maersk Supply Service’s Fleet Renewal Programme, with ten new-build vessels delivered and 23 vessels...
February 15th, 2019 | Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More