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An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes

Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes
Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Luiza Barbachan Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes Brazil snapped up two gold medals on the final day of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Genoa, Italy with Hungarian, Danish and Kiwi sailors claiming the remaining gold medals. Fernanda Oliveira...
April 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” 21 April 2019 – Korean Register’s response to the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ report on the loss of Stellar Daisy Korean Register (KR), its Chairman, management and entire staff would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the families and...
April 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 20-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 APRIL-4 MAY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 22 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 25 Apr (Thu)...
April 20th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain

First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain
.Odile van Aanholt and Marieke Jongens First Hempel World Cup Series Genoa medals go to Australia, The Netherlands and Spain Hempel World Cup Series Genoa delivered the first three medals as Dutch, Australian and Spanish sailors claimed titles in the 49erFX, 49er and Nacra 17. Odile van Aanholt and Marieke...
April 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more
. Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more 15-19 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.16 OMFIF update – Week 16 2019 COMMENTARY  Belt and Road delivers crucial capital China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets...
April 20th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races

Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races
Copyright © 2019 9er Inc, Live Alert from Genoa Medal Races Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races The scene has been set for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa following the conclusion of fleet racing in the Italian city. The fifth day of competition...
April 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races

Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races
. Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races The scene has been set for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa following the conclusion of fleet racing in the Italian city. The fifth day of competition in Genoa saw a long awaited 6-9 knot steady western breeze...
April 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Apr-2019 INSTALLATION OF SILT BARRICADES NORTH OF PULAU TEKONG Singapore Installation of silt barricades north of Pulau Tekong Friday, April 19, 2019, Singapore From 20 to 30 April, work will be conducted north of Pulau Tekong to install silt barricades. According to the Maritime...
April 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Eurozone government yields posted their biggest one-day decline in three weeks yesterday after Euro area April flash PMIs disappointed, suggesting that...
April 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members

37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members
(L-R) D.C. Mitsatsos, Dir. General, Dr G. Gratsos, Chairman, N. Bafaloukos, Treasurer and N. Gerassimou, Legal Advisor of the Board of Directors of HELMEPA 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members  The 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019 and was hosted once again by...
April 19th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter
John Faraclas The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 23 points earlier on today and looks likely same will go over and above the 800 points; let’s hope so! Geopolitics more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes after yesterday’s...
April 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News fom GAC

Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Apr-2019 MOORING & UNMOORING IN TUAS FINGER ONE PROJECT AREA Singapore ADDITION OF INFORMATION TO STATISTICAL DECLARATION Suez Canal, Egypt TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT WEST KOWLOON CULTURAL DISTRICT Hong Kong Mooring & unmooring in Tuas Finger One Project Area Thursday,...
April 18th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 18 April 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva (Spain) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS) after obtaining it for the first time in 2016. Being PERS certified requires...
April 18th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment

ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment
ETF and ECSA welcome the adoption of the Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment April 2019 The EU Social Partners in the maritime sector, ECSA and ETF, welcome the adoption by the Members of the European Parliament of the proposal for a Regulation establishing a European...
April 18th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IT and Communications | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year

The Shipowners’ Club results for the 2018 financial year
From the CEO of The Shipowners’ Club:  financial results for the 2018 financial year In updating on our financial results for the 2018 financial year, the Club has reported a combined ratio of 104.2%, with an increase in Member and vessel numbers, an uplift in gross tonnage to 27.3m but with...
April 18th, 2019 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

London International Shipping Week | What’s New

London International Shipping Week | What’s New
. London International Shipping Week | What’s New  The Northern Lighthouse Board’s 84m multi-function Tender PHAROS is set to play a significant role at London International Shipping Week this September. PHAROS will be berthed alongside HMS BELFAST in the Thames to provide a venue for seminars,...
April 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

WinGD reports strong first quarter as the 2020 sulphur cap draws near

WinGD reports strong first quarter as the 2020 sulphur cap draws near
WinGD’s X92DF engine WinGD reports strong first quarter as the 2020 sulphur cap draws near A newbuild order spree of LNG carriers affirms the market leading position of WinGD’s XDF engines. WinGD is reporting a very solid order intake for the first quarter of 2020 for their low-pressure, dual-fuel...
April 18th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton

Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton
Red Kestrel arrives into Southampton Red Funnel’s new freight ferry has arrived in Southampton Red Kestrel, the newest addition to Red Funnel’s fleet, has just arrived at her new home in Southampton early this morning (Thursday 18 April, Berth 48, 07:30am).  The new freight-only Ro-Ro (roll on-roll...
April 18th, 2019 | News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch
Teijha Smyth, Deputy Director (FE&D), North P&I North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch 18 April 2019 – North P&I Club has updated its guidance on the 2020 Sulphur Cap for Members, helping them prepare for the big switch to compliance on 1 January 2020....
April 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the release of April PMIs for the manufacturing and services sector in the Eurozone for more clues over the economic growth outlook. ...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Association for Maritime Arbitration – PAMA’s new board

Association for Maritime Arbitration – PAMA’s new board
We have the pleasure to inform you that the new Board of Directors of PAMA* (The Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration) which emerged from the recent Elections – 28 March 2019, has as  follows: President Leandros Rakintzis Vice President Antonios Tsavdaridis Secretary General Jenny Pounara...
April 18th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Associations | Read More

Wärtsilä software will enable innovative new Simulation Centre to meet needs of cruise, ferry and superyacht clients

Wärtsilä software will enable innovative new Simulation Centre to meet needs of cruise, ferry and superyacht clients
The new simulation centre will be located at the Lakeside North Harbour business hub, near Portsmouth, UK. Copyright: Lakeside North Harbour Wärtsilä software will enable innovative new Simulation Centre to meet needs of cruise, ferry and superyacht clients Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 April 2019...
April 18th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?
John Faraclas The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a good 18 points earlier on today and slowly slowly begins to climb up from the very lows of the last two months… The Wets too are trying… Geopolitics look blur but nobody gives the pope attention until...
April 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More