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IMCA supports IOGP updated life saving rules

IMCA supports IOGP updated life saving rules
  Allen Leatt Positive messages feature in nine life-saving rules Common set of industry rules for industry workers globally The International Marine Contractors Association is fully supportive of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers’ (IOGP) updated and simplified Life-Saving...
October 2nd, 2018 | Regulatory | Read More

SQE Marine and HudsonAnalytix Create Alliance Providing a Global Framework for Maritime Risk Management

SQE Marine and HudsonAnalytix Create Alliance Providing a Global Framework for Maritime Risk Management
Cynthia Hudson, HudsonAnalytix Agreement Aligns Strengths of Both Teams October 2, 2018–  SQE Marine of Piraeus, Greece, and HudsonAnalytix, headquartered in the Philadelphia area of the United States, announce they have formed a Teaming Agreement between their respective organizations for collaboration...
October 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Central banks face ‘hot breath’ over QE, Technology, investment and the future of cities

Central banks face ‘hot breath’ over QE, Technology, investment and the future of cities
. Commentary: Central banks face ‘hot breath’ over QE By David Marsh in New York Political constraints on the US Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank restarting large-scale asset purchases to combat a future recession will be much greater than after the 2008 financial crisis. Interest...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News | Read More

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 15 points standing at 1,555 thanks to the Capes; Geopolitics deteriorate dangerously… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Here we go again with all the Dry Indices either falling or with minimal positive changes; the Capes’ BCI though was up 61 points...
October 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Suppliers need to fundamentally change business models to survive – says 20|20 – marine energy

Suppliers need to fundamentally change business models to survive – says 20|20 – marine energy
Andrian Tolson Fuel suppliers need to transform their business models in line with future marine energy requirements, the convergence of shipping’s Sulphur and GHG emissions challenges, and advancements in technology NEW YORK – 2nd October 2018: Physical fuel suppliers need to fundamentally transform...
October 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with announcement of this year’s winner

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with  announcement of this year’s winner
(l to r) Thomas Sim, Chairman of FIATA’s ABVT Group; Award Winner Louis Perring, Hemisphere Freight (UK); Michael Yarwood of Sponsor, TT Club; Huxiang Zhao, immediate past President, FIATA The FIATA award programme, exclusively sponsored by freight insurance specialist TT Club, was completed with the...
October 1st, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening

Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening
Britannia Announces Team for Greek Office Opening Britannia has finalised its Greek office opening plans by announcing the team that has recently taken up residence in Piraeus, Greece. The office will be tasked with enhancing service delivery to its Greek members and is part of an ongoing expansion of...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Oct-2018 STRIKE CALLED OFF Nigeria NEW CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT Fujairah, United Arab Emirates MAJOR DAMAGE TO PORT Sulawesi, Indonesia Strike called off Monday, October 1, 2018, Nigeria The indefinite strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) last week has been called off. Business...
October 1st, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

MAJ Deputy DG to Chair IMO sub-committee

MAJ Deputy DG to Chair IMO sub-committee
Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), has been elected chairman of an important sub-committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). An experienced maritime professional,...
October 1st, 2018 | Flags, IMO, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network

Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network
Samskip is launching a new shortsea service connecting Antwerp and Hull, in an expansion of its continent-UK multimodal network that also sees it debut at Belgium’s largest port. The initial schedule offers a twice weekly short sea container service, with its first departure from Antwerp on the 12th...
October 1st, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Thuraya brings its IoT/M2M capabilities to OILCOMM 2018

Thuraya brings its IoT/M2M capabilities to OILCOMM 2018
Dubai, 1 October 2018:  Thuraya Telecommunications Company will be taking part in OilComm 2018, the event where energy and maritime professionals come to learn about cutting-edge communications and network solutions and interact with experts in the field. Delegates to the two-day event in Houston, Texas...
October 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore
… Turnkey agency services for two tugs and FPSO Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2018 – When GAC South Africa’s team in Cape Town was appointed to handle the passage of two tugs, Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Expedition, towing the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Berge...
October 1st, 2018 | Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

Preparing for the health and safety challenges ahead

Preparing for the health and safety challenges ahead
10th Annual Conference 2018 – Health and safety in uncertain times – 14 November 2018 One of the major events in the health & safety calendar is fast approaching. The British Safety Council is holding its 10th Annual Conference ‘Health and safety in uncertain times’ on Wednesday,...
October 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Naval Engineers from around the globe gather in Glasgow tomorrow for INEC 2018 and iSCSS

Naval Engineers from around the globe gather in Glasgow tomorrow for INEC 2018 and iSCSS
Duo of topical themes Inspiring Naval Engineering and Revolutionary Technology Inspiring Ship Control 325+ delegates from 18 countries – Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, United Arab...
October 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST | Read More

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October
Port Solent Prosecco Festival fire dancers Following the success of last year’s event, Port Solent is offering Prosecco lovers another evening to remember on Saturday 20 October from 6.30pm with a show-stopping, glitz and glamour-styled festival of Prosecco. Spread across the entire Boardwalk, guests...
October 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about Italy’s public finances stability prevail. Against this background, investors continued to demand a higher credit risk premium on Italian government bonds while the EUR/USD was hovering in early European trade...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GTMaritime celebrates 20 years delivering essential maritime communications with excellence

GTMaritime celebrates 20 years delivering essential maritime communications with excellence
GTMaritime, the maritime communication specialists, are celebrating 20 years of delivering essential maritime communications with excellence. Since 1998 GTMaritime has been providing a range of technology solutions to the maritime industry that serve to enable effective communications over satellite. In...
October 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business
Marcus Höglund, Foreship Senior Vice President Engineering Services, Naval architecture, design and marine engineering specialist Foreship has transferred a senior member of its management team in Finland to head its Seattle operation, in a move aiming to expand West Coast activities and provide a new...
October 1st, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management
Commentary: Fed moves to a hawkish consensus By Darrell Delamaide in Washington At the Federal Reserve, the doves are flocking to the hawk side of the perch as a consensus grows that policy-makers should temper robust US growth with a steady increase in interest rates, reflecting strong growth, low unemployment...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value
Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 October 2018 at 9.30 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise into two business areas, Wärtsilä Marine Business and Wärtsilä Energy Business, covering both new sales and services for the respective markets. With this change, Wärtsilä...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More

Glander International Bunkering Opens New Office in Spain

Glander International Bunkering Opens New Office in Spain
Hernan B. Ortiz Glander International Bunkering, a leading marine fuel and lubricant trading firm, has now opened in Valencia, Spain. The Valencia office will be the company’s seventh office globally and third service point in Europe, serving clients in the Mediterranean and Spanish-speaking regions. As...
October 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 SEPTEMBER-13 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 30 September-13 October 2018 Saturday, September 29, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Oct (Mon)-7 Oct (Sun) – China National Day celebrations 1 Oct (Mon)...
September 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master

Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master
Apollo and Marsyas. Ribera: Art of Violence, the first UK exhibition of Baroque master By James Brewer Prepare for portrayals of pain: Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition turns to a man who illustrated  the everyday story of torture, retribution and martyrdom in 17th century Naples. A procession...
September 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Market: who’s in?

The Market: who’s in?
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,540 points earlier on today which is 16 points plus since yesterday and 127 points since last week when it clocked 1,413 points.  The Geopolitical situation looks like as depicting the Before the Storm …environment so to speak. John Faraclas...
September 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More