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Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography

Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography
The Beach of Jesolo Pineta. By Giovanni Vecchiato. Views-My-Eye: the marvel of Giovanni Vecchiato’s drone photography  By James Brewer  He is “the van Gogh of the drone.” This avid assertion is advanced for photographer Giovanni Vecchiato who, at the Italian consulate in London, is exhibiting...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story
John Faraclas An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points and now stands at 1,049 amid an explosive geopolitical environment. John Faraclas brief recap: The Cape’s BCI went over and above – by a whisker, the 1,501 points. These 31 plus points make...
May 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-May-2019 TARIFF ADJUSTMENTS ANNOUNCED Mobile, United States PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS CANCELLED Dardanelles, Turkey GREEN CONNECTION ENVIRONMENTAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS Panama Canal, Panama Tariff adjustments announced Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Mobile, United States Mobile...
May 21st, 2019 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

Underwater rudder operation in Dubai

Underwater rudder operation in Dubai
  Hydrex diver performing welding work on the rudder. Underwater rudder operation in Dubai Hydrex as contacted by the owner of a 193-meter roro ship to secure both rudders of the vessel. This would allow the OEM to safely perform repairs on the rudders from inside the engine room. A team of the...
May 21st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Balancing the maritime recruitment process

Balancing the maritime recruitment process
Nicky Goldsbrough, Director of Corporate Services at Shoreham Port Balancing the maritime recruitment process Finding the right person to recruit is often made doubly difficult with some interview panels failing to understand the importance of gender equality and the benefits it offers in the initial...
May 21st, 2019 | HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Concept illustration of a push boat powered by fuel cell system ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells ABB strengthens its position...
May 21st, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning
Anders Lindmark takes on new role as Business Unit President, Gas Systems Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning Anders Lindmark, formerly Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, has transitioned from ballast water treatment into another compliance application....
May 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

WISTA MED 2019

WISTA MED 2019
WISTA MED 2019 Key players from the Greek and international shipping community will come together for the WISTA MED 2019 Conference at the Costa Navarino Hotel in Pylos, from 23-25 May. The theme of the conference – “Turbulence or fair winds in the Med” – will be discussed and analyzed...
May 21st, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.
The Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. “K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “MIYAGAWA MARU,” a 100,000...
May 21st, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden
‘Anna Bergdahl (third from left) and her ASL Sweden team’ Dachser Air & Sea Logistics launches operations in Sweden Kempten/Gothenburg, May 21, 2019 – Dachser Air & Sea Logistics enters the Swedish market and now has an office for air and sea freight in Gothenburg. “For us, Dachser Air...
May 21st, 2019 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes
Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes London, UK, 21.05.2019 — One of the UK’s many SME importers, Active Products (UK) Ltd, has successfully become an early adopter of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), following advice...
May 21st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cruising in higher latitudes

Cruising in higher latitudes
M/Y “Lady M” 65m Palmer Johnson, sailing up the river Clyde past Port Glasgow into Glasgow city center. Cruising in higher latitudes As the Med. gets increasingly crowded, and with much attendant hassle in the day to day logistics of operating amidst such overcrowding, more and more large yachts...
May 21st, 2019 | Yachting | Read More

OrderWise Director announced as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

OrderWise Director announced as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
David Hallam OrderWise Director Announced as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist OrderWise’s David Hallam is among the finalists for EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019. EY Entrepreneur of the Year has been recognising and celebrating the work of entrepreneurs who make a positive impact on their society...
May 21st, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation
Timothy Wilson LR Invitation – IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation [16:00-18:30] With the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74  in mind – which took place on 13-17 May 2019, Lloyd’s Register’s Timothy Wilson, Principal Marine...
May 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers

Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers
Wärtsilä’s long-term service agreements play an important role in maintaining optimal performance for vessels of all kinds. Copyright: JERA/NYK Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers Wärtsilä Corporation,  21 May 2019 at 10 am EEST The technology...
May 21st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting
Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting Commentary: Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown By Mark Sobel in Washington A media furore has flared over whether China will dump US Treasury holdings or ‘weaponise’ the renminbi....
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-May-2019 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS AT SUNGEI JURONG Singapore WAITING TIMES UP TO 10 HOURS Kiel Canal, Germany Marine soil investigation works at Sungei Jurong Monday, May 20, 2019, Singapore From 21 May to 14 September, marine soil investigation works will be carried...
May 20th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction
. UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity
The 3DMSI laser scanner at work in Falmouth Dry Dock 3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity Imagine there was a technology that could provide a 3D scan of the interior and exterior of a ship, including its systems, and synchronise that with the data provided by the ship’s own onboard...
May 20th, 2019 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More