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Surviving in a Changing Environment…

Surviving in a Changing Environment…
IUMI offshore energy committee workshop Surviving in a Changing Environment – challenge for both the oil industry and its insurers  By James Brewer It was a worrying start. Underwriters in the offshore energy sector who were present at a debate at the International Union of Marine Insurance 2016 conference...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  10-Nov-2016 REMOVAL OF WRECK AT WATERS SOUTH EAST OF TOWN ISLAND Hong Kong CANAL RECORDS THIRD-HIGHEST TONNAGE IN FISCAL YEAR 2016 Panama Canal, Panama Removal of Wreck at waters south east of Town Island Thursday, November 10, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 4 weeks, a...
November 10th, 2016 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North P&I Club supports Members in overturning ‘detrimental’ cargo carriage judgment

North P&I Club supports Members in overturning ‘detrimental’ cargo carriage judgment
Daniel Mayne North P&I Club has helped restore the commercial balance between shipowners and cargo interests by successfully supporting a Member in its appeal against a UK High Court decision today (10 November 2016). The Court of Appeal overturned the 5 March 2015 decision in Volcafe Ltd and others v. CSAV,...
November 10th, 2016 | Claims, Disputes, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Bremenports wins ESPO Award 2016!

Bremenports wins ESPO Award 2016!
10 November 2016 – Yesterday, bremenports was awarded the ESPO Award 2016 in recognition of its strategies in safeguarding and further upgrading the nature and ecosystem in the port area (on land and/or waterside). The ESPO Award was handed out by DG MOVE’s Director General, Henrik Hololei,...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 10, 2016

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 10, 2016
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The initial risk-off reaction to Republican candidate Donald Trump’s presidential election victory in early Wednesday was significantly...
November 10th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Project Connect at A-HC of Commerce

Project Connect at A-HC of Commerce
Irene K. Notias Bridge from education to employment Project Connect participated in forum by the Employment Committee  Project Connect Athens participated in the “Bridge from education to employment” forum, hosted by the American – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Athens...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Sailing World Cup Final heading to Santander in 2017, Kiel in 2018

Sailing World Cup Final heading to Santander in 2017, Kiel in 2018
Spectators watch on the Duna at the 2014 Santander Worlds The Sailing World Cup Final, the climax of the international series of Olympic & Paralympic class racing, has been awarded to Santander, Spain in 2017 and to Kiel, Germany in 2018. Santander hosted the most recent edition of the World Sailing...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

A quarter of the French delegation are exhibiting at METS 2016 for the first time

A quarter of the French delegation are exhibiting at METS 2016 for the first time
London, 10/11/2016 – Eighty-six French companies, representatives from across the industry, are exhibiting from 15th – 17th November 2016 at METS, the world’s largest marine equipment trade show in Amsterdam. The ever-growing number of exhibitors in the collective Pavilion organised by...
November 10th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX)

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX)
News from Oslo Børs : Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX) 10/11/2016 – With effect from 1 December 2016, 6 companies will be removed from the index, while 9 companies will be added to the index. Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Benchmark Index...
November 10th, 2016 | Regulatory, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EGYPTIAN Maritime Cluster – a strong plan is developing!

EGYPTIAN Maritime Cluster – a strong plan is developing!
A view from the event A gathering of important and diversified stakeholders, working within or with the maritime industry of Egypt have met for 1.5 day in Alexandria, Egypt to discuss the development and formation of a strong maritime cluster in Egypt. The meeting was the first step of a cluster project...
November 10th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough Water Test Kit to protect passengers and crew

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough Water Test Kit to protect passengers and crew
Detects presence of bacteria and confirms efficiency of a vessel’s water disinfection system LONDON – 10 November 2016 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has today announced the launch of its new HPC Water Test Kit. The kit represents a breakthrough...
November 10th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping market recovery faces multiple demand-supply challenges

Shipping market recovery faces multiple demand-supply challenges
MSI’s James Frew MSI Senior Analyst James Frew tells Hansa Forum recovery prospects are positive despite structural changes to demand growth London, November 10, 2016. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy firm, has forecast a stormy road to recovery...
November 10th, 2016 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory
Mexico’s huge presence at WTM. Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory By James Brewer After president-elect Donald Trump made his campaign threat to deport “illegal immigrants” to Mexico, it has been revealed that the number of US citizens travelling in the very same southerly...
November 10th, 2016 | Immigration, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

UGS Centenary Celebration

UGS Centenary Celebration
UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis delivering his speech Today, November 9, 2016, at 20.00 hrs, the anniversary of one hundred years since the foundation of the Union of Greek Shipowners was celebrated in the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) (“Christos Lambrakis” Hall) with the participation of 1800...
November 9th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of ESPO

Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of ESPO
Eamonn O’Reilly Eamonn O’Reilly elected as Chairman of the European Sea Ports Organisation 09 November 2016 – Eamonn O’Reilly was unanimously elected as Chairman following a vote of ESPO’s General Assembly in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon. E. O’Reilly succeeds Santiago Garcia-Mila...
November 9th, 2016 | HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Market reaction to Donald Trump’s victory and Republican clean sweep

Market reaction to Donald Trump’s victory and Republican clean sweep
Global Economic & Market Outlook (November 9, 2016)  Republican candidate Donald Trump wins November 8th US Presidential election Main agenda of the US President-elect Market reaction to Donald Trump’s victory and Republican clean sweep Defying the majority of recent opinion polls, Republican...
November 9th, 2016 | Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

MCTC invites crew connect global conference visitors to open day at new Far East offices

MCTC invites crew connect global conference visitors to open day at new Far East offices
Christian Ioannou Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) will be opening the doors to its new MCTC Far East offices to visitors of this year’s CrewConnect Global Conference and Exhibition in Manila.   MCTC Marine Ltd, which is based in Cyprus and specialises in the training of multi-national...
November 9th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

North Group concludes consolidation of Sunderland Marine in North America

North Group concludes consolidation of Sunderland Marine in North America
Tom Rutter, chief executive officer of North Group subsidiary Sunderland Marine North Group today (09 November 2016) confirms completion of the consolidation of its Sunderland Marine subsidiary’s operations in North America with the sale of its Seattle branch.  A management buy-out was agreed to take...
November 9th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 09, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 09, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Defying most recent opinion polls, Republican candidate Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th US President. He managed to secure...
November 9th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shell Indonesia lubes plant ramps up production, now producing marine lubricants

Shell Indonesia lubes plant ramps up production, now producing marine lubricants
Argina T40 Jakarta, 9 November 2016 – Just over one year from the start of its operations, Shell’s newest lubricant oil blending plant (LOBP), located in Marunda Centre, near Jakarta, Indonesia, has more than doubled its production slate and is now producing 99 different products.  This includes...
November 9th, 2016 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government

Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government
Incredible India dance troupe opens WTM. Cruise industry is priority area for Indian government By James Brewer India is fêting “cruise tourism” as an exciting emerging area, delegates to the World Travel Market 2016 have been told in London. Vinod Zutshi, Indian government secretary for tourism,...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Nov-2016 REPAIR OF JETTY RISER PIPES Hong Kong WINTER NAVIGATION STARTS Sabetta, Russia Repair of jetty riser pipes Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, repair of jetty riser pipes [at the Permanent Aviation Fuel Facility, Tuen Mun] will be carried...
November 8th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics to become more messy

Markets and Geopolitics to become more messy
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 41 points plus since yesterday reaching the 911 level, thanks to the Capers’ tremendous volatility. The USA election no matter the result triggers a big change. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2015 gained 150 points now standing...
November 8th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Iran maritime & offshore exhibition opens doors for international industry

Iran maritime & offshore exhibition opens doors for international industry
A view from conference hall Exhibitors highly satisfied with successful 1st edition of IRANIMEX2016, powered by Europort From 18 – 21 October 2016 the first edition of IRANIMEX, powered by Europort took place on Kish Island in Iran. The exhibition hosted 300 exhibitors from 22 different countries who...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents

When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents
A panoramic view of the dinner hall LSLC Cadwallader debate : When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents The incidence of criminalisation of shipmasters following accidents in United States waters has gathered momentum in recent years. According to maritime lawyer Michael Chalos,...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More