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ISS warns of USCG vessel reporting requirements

ISS warns of USCG vessel reporting requirements
ISS warns of foreign vessel reporting requirements as US Coast Guard assesses $75, 000 penalty for late reporting Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of foreign vessel casualty reporting requirements following a $75, 000 penalty assessment by...
June 21st, 2013 | Regulatory | Read More

Harbour expansion will boost growth potential of Port of Esbjerg

Harbour expansion will boost growth potential of Port of Esbjerg
The Mayor of Esbjerg Johnny Søtrup – at the new Østhavn The largest harbour in Denmark expands when the Port of Esbjerg’s new Østhavn (“East Harbour”) opens Friday 21 June. The 650, 000 square metre expansion of the harbour will consolidate Esbjerg’s position as the leading North...
June 21st, 2013 | Company Profiles, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Industry View: Peter Tyler on High Volume recovery of oil spills offshore

Industry View: Peter Tyler on High Volume recovery of oil spills offshore
Peter Tyler 20 Jun 2013 17:16 -Whilst the occurrence of major oil spills may be becoming more infrequent due to the combination of drilling technology and more safety and environmentally conscious operations, in reality significant environmental disasters will never be completely eradicated with wide-ranging...
June 21st, 2013 | Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

American Club report progress in 2012 despite challenging business climate

American Club report progress in 2012 despite challenging business climate
Joe Hughes Highlights from the annual meeting Effect of tonnage and premium ‘churn’ together with high International Group pool exposures balanced by superior investment returns Membership and free reserves grow and operating results strengthen in first half of 2013 2010 policy year formally...
June 21st, 2013 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Marital problems… Greek Politicians… an update!

Marital problems… Greek Politicians… an update!
Andreas Koutras Marital problems, by Dr. Andreas Koutras Don’t you just love Greece. It used to be the three S’s. Sun, Sea and Sex, were the reasons most people visited Greece but now there is a new attraction called Greek politicians. Ever since they figured out, that by screwing the country they...
June 21st, 2013 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Stock Markets | Read More

Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort – 5th update

Incident Involving the Containership MOL Comfort  – 5th update
The aft part of the broken vessel TOKYO- Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) updates the status of the containership MOL Comfort as of 23:00 JST (18:00 Dubai time) on June 20, 2013. The vessel could not continue sailing under its own power from June 17 because the hull fractured in...
June 21st, 2013 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Specialist Partner joins Hill Dickinson’s Commodities and Energy Group

Specialist Partner joins Hill Dickinson’s Commodities and Energy Group
Mark Evans International law firm Hill Dickinson has enhanced its market-leading Commodities and Energy Group with the appointment of Mark Evans from Watson, Farley & Williams. Mark has extensive experience as a transactional lawyer. He is an expert in regulatory issues, project development and financing,...
June 21st, 2013 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Panama Canal Reinforces Tug Fleet for Expansion

Panama Canal Reinforces Tug Fleet for Expansion
The stern of Cerro Itamur Panama City, Panama, June 19, 2013 – The Panama Canal has increased its tugboat fleet with the arrival of the first two of 14 tugboats that will improve the waterway’s resources to offer a safer and more efficient service to the global shipping industry. These tugboats...
June 20th, 2013 | Canals | Read More

Secrets of a society painter: Barbara Kaczmarowska Hamilton tells of portrait sittings with the royals

Secrets of a society painter: Barbara Kaczmarowska Hamilton tells of portrait sittings with the royals
HRH The Queen Mother. Pastel. By Barbara Kaczmarowska Hamilton. Secrets of a society painter: Barbara Kaczmarowska Hamilton tells of portrait sittings with the royals,  By James Brewer Her Majesty the Queen Mother, the Princess Royal,  Princess Tatiana Metternich, Prince George of Greece – the list...
June 20th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, all ports – Termination of 2 MHz distress watchkeeping service * Oman, Salalah Port – Section of distressed vessel sited * Singapore, Singapore – Dumping of excavated materials *...
June 20th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

WISTA Hellas Hosts 5th WISTA MED and Celebrates 20 Years!

WISTA Hellas Hosts 5th WISTA MED and Celebrates 20 Years!
Welcome Cocktail of Friday at the Historic Archieves Museum of Hydra (IAMY) area Further to our last on the 10th of May (see at the end the respective link*), the island of Hydra was the place to be from the 7th to 9th of June 2013, where over 80 representatives from all sectors of the shipping industry...
June 20th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HELMEPA Scholarship in memory of Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos

HELMEPA Scholarship in memory of Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos
The late Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos Following the decision of the Association’s Board of Directors at its most recent convening, HELMEPA is pleased to announce that this year’s scholarship in memory of the late Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, valued at €15, 000, has been awarded...
June 20th, 2013 | Charity, Environment | Read More

Wild Surfaces

Wild Surfaces
Interior Arched Summer “These photographs are images of birds such as we have rarely seen.” (Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum) Tristan Hoare and Jean-Michel Wilmotte are delighted to announce the first UK solo exhibition of Edith Marie Pasquier, Wild Surfaces...
June 20th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Total Lubmarine’s triple S

Total Lubmarine’s triple S
    Serge Dal Farra POLL: 93% of Shipowners and managers using Universal cylinder oils cite Safety, savings and Simplicity as main benefits PARIS (20 June 2013): Over nine out of ten ship owners and managers using single oils believe that the main benefits are the assurance of safety in operations,...
June 20th, 2013 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SBS Worldwide Appoints Terry Percival as Operations Manager – Ocean Freight Division

SBS Worldwide Appoints Terry Percival as Operations Manager – Ocean Freight Division
  Terry Percival SBS Worldwide has appointed Terry Percival as Operations Manager of its Ocean Freight Division, based in Dartford, UK. He has worked in the shipping industry for more than 35 years, most recently with Logistics Plus UK Ltd. He started as a messenger delivering documents by hand...
June 20th, 2013 | Ship Agencies | Read More

New ISIS software provides cost-saving solution for drilling operator

New ISIS software provides cost-saving solution for drilling operator
Lloyd’s Register launches its Integrated Software Intensive Systems (ISIS) notation to help prevent a range of safety and efficient issues which impact offshore drilling operators and can result in high non-productive downtime. Lloyd’s Register has used its technical expertise to launch its ISIS...
June 20th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications | Read More

UK Shipping Minister on the global maritime race and his views on London International Shipping Week

UK Shipping Minister on the global maritime race and his views on London International Shipping Week
Shipping Minister Stephen Hammond MP has just returned from a Greek-British Shipping Forum where he addressed Greek businesses. Here he writes, exclusively for Maritime UK, on the success of the event and the importance of Britain’s growing shipping industry. I was pleased to be invited to give the...
June 20th, 2013 | Politics and Government | Read More

Commission Refers Spain to Court in Port Labour Case

Commission Refers Spain to Court in Port Labour Case
The European Commission has today decided to refer Spain to the European Court of Justice over its rules on hiring port labour. Currently, cargo-handling companies in several Spanish ports are not allowed to resort to the market to employ their staff. The rules in place oblige cargo-handling companies...
June 20th, 2013 | Legal, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Energy from Waste: the Risks

Energy from Waste: the Risks
Energy from waste: The Risks (source: Lloyd’s of London 20 June 2013) Increasingly waste is being used to generate power, which is creating new risks for the developers and operators of energy from waste plants, and a growing market for insurers. In the UK we recycle 43% of household waste and...
June 20th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

All-Energy 2013 – post-show facts and figures

All-Energy 2013 – post-show facts and figures
Rt Hon Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State, DECC speaking at the All-Energy 2013 conference. With two Ministers both making powerful and highly significant statements, All-Energy got off to a flying start when the thirteenth in the annual series was held 22 and 23 May at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference...
June 20th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

GSCC Annual Report 2012-2013

GSCC Annual Report 2012-2013
The Baltic Exchange which also houses the offices of the GSCC GSCC Annual Report 2012-2013 Our viewers can log on the attached pdf herebelow and read the Annual Report 2012-2013 of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (G .S.C.C.), which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios.   As...
June 20th, 2013 | Associations, Events, Reports | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Ocean Yield for listing on Oslo Børs

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Ocean Yield for listing on Oslo Børs
20/06/2013 – At its meeting on 20 June 2013, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in the company Ocean Yield ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that, prior to the first day of listing the company must satisfy the requirement for the number of shareholders...
June 20th, 2013 | Stock Markets | Read More

DP World London Gateway Rides the Wave on the Gold Coast

DP World London Gateway Rides the Wave on the Gold Coast
Peter Ward at W Hotel in Hoboken, New JerseyDP World’s London Gateway Hoboken, New Jersey: DP World’s London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park opening Q4 this year, was well received at a reception last night at the luxury W Hotel in Hoboken, New Jersey....
June 20th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The G8 2013 summit

The G8 2013 summit
John N. Faraclas The G8 2013 summit, by John Faraclas Now then, what do you make, sea-wise, shipping-wise, or whatever you like to call it from the latest G8 summit in Lough Erne up in Northern Ireland? Good news for cracking down the dearest ransoms paid to release crew-members and ships in the piracy...
June 20th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Silhouettes at the Muse gallery

Silhouettes at the Muse gallery
Scarf in silk satin chiffon The Muse Gallery is delighted to present ‘Silhouettes’, a solo exhibition by contemporary artist Nariman Fadakar, brought to you by Wearable Art London. The collection will include paintings on canvas, digital prints, silk scarves and accessories. The event on Saturday...
June 20th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More