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Ringing the bell with artistic images inspired by stock market power.

Ringing the bell with artistic images inspired by stock market power.
Triumph of the Market by Sanjeev Khandekar  – Ringing the bell with artistic images inspired by stock market power.  Sanjeev Khandekar’s exhibition opens in London’s West End – By James Brewer In the last couple of years, the financial market “has become a kind of demigod in India,...
November 16th, 2012 | Exhibitions, Stock Markets | Read More

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

16/11/2012  – Oslo Børs has performed it’s the semiannualy revision of the composition of the Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The revisions means the number of shares in the index will be unchanged from 1 December.  EMGS and Songa Offshore are included in the index, while Funcom and Photocure are...
November 16th, 2012 | Stock Markets | Read More

ELABORATE and PETROSPOT join forces in shipping events launch

Sean Maloney Maritime publishing and PR experts Elaborate Communications and maritime publishing and events organisation Petrospot have come together to form a joint venture events company to provide world-leading conferences and exhibitions for the shipping industry. Shipping Innovation Ltd combines...
November 15th, 2012 | IT and Communications | Read More

Step into Seafarer’s shoes with VIDEOTEL at this year’s Manning & Training Conference

Step into Seafarer’s shoes with VIDEOTEL at this year’s Manning & Training Conference
Nigel Cleave This year, at the 13th Asia-Pacific Manning & Training Conference in Manila, Videotel will be inviting visitors to step into the seafarer’s shoes and try a hands-on simulation of the training that a seafarer can expect on board a vessel fitted with its brand new state of the art VOD...
November 15th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, all ports – Changes to bunkering Code & quality standards * Australia, Port Kembla – Mine supervisors to strike  DATE: November 15, 2012 COUNTRY: Singapore PORT: all ports Changes to...
November 15th, 2012 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISF disappointment at slow implementation of ILO 185

  Natalie Shaw The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, says that the low level of implementation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 185, concerning the facilitation of shore leave and crew transits, is a continuing source...
November 15th, 2012 | International Shipping Federation | Read More

WRIST SHIP SUPPLY strengthens global key account programme

World’s largest ship supplier continues to expand customer management network Wrist Ship Supply has appointed another dedicated global key account manager, based in Norway, as it continues to develop its operational network for customers. The complex procurement processes involved in providing...
November 15th, 2012 | Logistics, Stores and Provisions | Read More

GAC Pindar enters strategic partnership with TNL International

GAC Pindar enters strategic partnership with TNL International
TNL GAC Pindar Manager Richard Thorpe Joint venture strengthens Australasian operationsUK, November 15 2012 – GAC Pindar has today announced a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International, to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market. The...
November 15th, 2012 | News, People and Places, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Environmental salvage – Think out of the box!

Environmental salvage – Think out of the box!
  George A. Tsavliris George Tsavliris replies to salvage issues at the most appropriate time, on matters which are of paramount importance, come as headlines and few can understand –needless to say that some are still unresolved: 1.      What were the major improvements in the Titanic Centenary,...
November 15th, 2012 | Environment, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

PD Ports visits Asia to highlight changing face of UK logistics and promote inward investment

PD Ports visits Asia to highlight changing face of UK logistics and promote inward investment
  David Robinson, PD Ports CEO 15 November 2012   – PD Ports CEO, David Robinson and Business Development Director, Geoff Lippitt, have flown out to Asia to meet with customers and partners to highlight the changing face of UK logistics and the impact this will have on trade with Asia.  The...
November 15th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ClassNK Releases New Rule Amendments

Tokyo – ClassNK is pleased to announce that the release of the latest amendments to the ClassNK Rules. As a leading classification society, ClassNK constantly reevaluates its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships in order to incorporate the latest R & D results and feedback...
November 15th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

News from DNV’s Technical eNewsletter 12 Nov 2012

Latest IMO developments – MEPC 64 highlights The 64th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) was held at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters in London in October 2012. This newsletter covers selected highlights. HARMFUL AQUATIC ORGANISMS IN BALLAST WATER Despite...
November 15th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Environment, IMO | Read More

DVB Group: Sound operating performance during the first nine months of 2012 – Total income up 6.2%, to €262.7 million

Wolfgang F. Driese Consolidated net income before IAS 39 and taxes rose to €125.6 million – a remarkable 7.8% year-on-year increase. Once again, the volatile net result from financial instruments in accordance with IAS 39 weighed on income before taxes which – as a result – declined...
November 14th, 2012 | Finance | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Singapore, Singapore – Revised details for dredging work Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Fishery survey off airport Singapore, Singapore – Revised details for soil investigation off Tuas View Bunker...
November 14th, 2012 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

German union delegation joins DHL Turkey picketline

Verdi representatives on the DHL picketline in Turkey 14 November 2012 – Verdi representatives on the DHL picketline in Turkey A delegation from a German ITF-affiliated union has travelled more than 2, 000 kilometres to Turkey to visit sacked DHL workers on their picketline.   The Verdi delegation...
November 14th, 2012 | ITF | Read More

MER December/January 2013 Features

On the latest MER  for December/January 2013 main features are: Bulk Carriers Modern Engine Room:  MER shines a light on the innards of the bulk carrier engine room with an emphasis on energy efficiency Defence Engineering:  This feature rounds up pieces of kit specifically designed for military...
November 14th, 2012 | Associations, Books | Read More

Austerity strike action hits European ports – ISS summary report

Austerity strike action hits European ports – ISS summary report
The Piraeus Container Terminal Portugal Strikes are being held by the Union CGTP, but not officially by UGT. Lisbon: Stevedores are on strike. Container terminals and depots have stopped. Authorities are working. Leixoes: All working. Aveiro and Figueira da Foz: Stevedores are on strike. Container terminals...
November 14th, 2012 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Unique Senior Leadership Forum to launch the BIMCO Shanghai Centre

Unique Senior Leadership Forum to launch the BIMCO Shanghai Centre
The President of BIMCO Yudhishthir Khatau BIMCO will be opening its Shanghai Centre office on the 25 February 2013 and in conjunction with the ceremony a unique “Senior Leadership Forum” will be held to further stimulate a mutually beneficial dialogue with the Chinese shipping community. The President...
November 14th, 2012 | BIMCO, Events | Read More

Platform News – Joint position paper on ship recycling by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform and Greenpeace EU

14 November 2012 – The NGO Shipbreaking Platform and Greenpeace EU, both based in Brussels, published yesterday a joint position paper on ship recycling called “A principled and practical solution for ship recycling: NGO Shipbreaking Platform and Greenpeace Position on the European Commission...
November 14th, 2012 | Environment, Ship Demolitions | Read More

WISTA UAE – DP World Event on Sunday 18 November, 2012

WISTA UAE’s Biggest event yet! WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) UAE regularly organises motivating yet unique events for its members in venues not open to the public; on a ship, in an engine room, in a port or even a drydock with great speakers and networking opportunities...
November 14th, 2012 | WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipham Valves launches new range of wafer check valves

Shipham Valves launches new range of wafer check valves
Shipham Valve A Shipham Valves, a subsidiary of Wärtsilä, has completed the development programme for a new range of composite single plate wafer check valves, which will be introduced to the market place at the Valve World Exhibition to be held in Düsseldorf at the end of November. Available in...
November 14th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

BV classes the largest containership in the world for CMA-CGM

BV classes the largest containership in the world for CMA-CGM
The CMA CGM Marco Polo LEADING international classification society Bureau Veritas has classed what is currently the largest containership in the world. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea for French operator CMA-CGM, CMA CGM Marco Polo is the first in a series of...
November 14th, 2012 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

London Company Market measured at £22bn IUA statistics report paints comprehensive picture of annual premium income

Dave Matcham More than £17bn of premium income was written by the company market in London during 2011, a new statistical analysis by the IUA has revealed. And a further £5bn was written elsewhere, but controlled by London market offices. The IUA’s London Company Market Statistics Report has, for...
November 14th, 2012 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United Kingdom, Eastham – New chart issued for Channel United Arab Emirates, Port of Fujairah – Crew changes at Fujairah port and offshore anchorage Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine Site Investigation...
November 14th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lloyd’s helps heroes back to work

Tue 13 Nov 2012 – Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund has announced a donation of £135, 000 to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.        The donation will fund three Specialist Employment Consultants as part of the charity’s ‘Wounded to Work’ project. The programme aims to ensure that injured soldiers...
November 13th, 2012 | Charity | Read More