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Korea’s Wonwoo And Italy’s Fanciulli Out To Defend RS:X ISAF Youth Worlds Titles

Wednesday 4 July 2012 – The 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships sees 2011 RS:X Boys gold medallist Cho Wonwoo (KOR) and RS:X Girls gold medallist Veronica Fanciulli (ITA) return to defend their titles. Fanciulli was locked in a tense fight with Siripon Kaewduang Ngam (THA)...
July 4th, 2012 | Yachting | Read More

Concentrated Inspection Campaign on fire safety system arrangement by Paris and Tokyo MoUs on Port State Control

Category: Safety Date: 04/07/2012 Area: Worldwide We would like to advise our Members that the 43 Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose of ensuring compliance...
July 4th, 2012 | P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Team ISS conquers Britain’s highest peaks for the Sailors’ Society

Diana Vilarino and pictured right, Graham Pearson, with team leader, Dan Whysall taking the picture at the top of Snowdon. A team from Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has conquered three of Britain’s highest peaks, Ben Nevis in Scotland, Helvellyn...
July 4th, 2012 | Sports | Read More

Sailors’ Society Clipper Yacht Regatta

Sailors’ Society Clipper Yacht Regatta Wednesday 12th September – Portsmouth, UK After last year’s success the Sailors’ Society will be holding another Clipper Yacht Regatta. Once again this will be an ideal opportunity to compete against other shipping companies as well as entertain clients....
July 4th, 2012 | Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply integrated power and propulsion systems for three offshore service vessels

Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 July 2012 at 11 am EET Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, is to supply complete and fully integrated power generation and propulsion packages for three vessels being built for Pacific Radiance Ltd., the Singapore based company specialising...
July 4th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | 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 – Autonomous system experiments off Tuas Bay DATE: July 04, 2012 COUNTRY: Singapore PORT: Singapore Autonomous system experiments off Tuas Bay From 3 August to 5 August, autonomous system...
July 4th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cyprus aspirations become a reality!

Cyprus aspirations become a reality!
Alexandros N. Zenon, the Cyprus High Commissioner delivering his speech Since the 1st of July, Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union is a reality, and what a better way to celebrate this in London, at the most appropriate place with the most appropriate theme: art, art that heals, art...
July 4th, 2012 | News | Read More

What next for WISTA-Hellas?

What next for WISTA-Hellas?
Eleftheria Magiafi, Dorothea Ioannou – holding the Award, Rea Metropoulou and Anna-Maria Monogioudi Vocational Training Institute “IEK XINI” of Piraeus awards WISTA Hellas! The vocational training Institute “IEK XINI” based in Piraeus and offering many areas of vocational study, including...
July 4th, 2012 | Events, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMarEST’s Condition Based Maintenance Conference aims to move CBM up companies’ agenda

IMarEST’s Condition Based Maintenance Conference aims to move CBM up companies’ agenda
Removing obstacles to cultural change David Loosley Maritime condition monitoring technologies and methods, which permit a Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) regime, are becoming increasingly mature. Now it is essential to make the business case for the adoption of the approach rather than simply discussing...
July 4th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas launches Wind Farm Service Ships guidance

Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has published guidance for designers and builders of Wind Farm Service Ships. Maxime Pachot, offshore service vessel manager at Bureau Veritas, says, “Although some of the existing Offshore Service Vessel fleet can perform the tasks necessary...
July 3rd, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex Regulated Navigation Area United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Safety Zone established Singapore,...
July 3rd, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Australian Federal Court rules that FFA-linked ship arrest was not legally justified

 Australian Federal Court rules that FFA-linked ship arrest was not legally justified Justice Gordon of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled in the case of Transfield ER Futures Ltd v The Ship Giovanna Iuliano that ships cannot be arrested on the basis of claims relating to Forward Freight Agreements...
July 3rd, 2012 | Chartering | Read More

International Code for the Application of Fire Test Procedures (2010 FTP Code) mandatory from 1 July 2012

The FTP Code – 2012 edition Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make mandatory the International Code for the Application of Fire Test Procedures (2010 FTP Code) came into force on 1 July 2012, thereby enhancing the fire safety provisions onboard...
July 3rd, 2012 | Books, Safety and Security | Read More

SL16 And 29er Gold Medallists Venture Back For 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Worlds

Tuesday 3 July 2012 – The 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Dublin, Ireland is set to welcome back 2011 gold medallists in the SL16 and 29er.  Martin Lowy and Kim Andrade (BRA) head to Dublin, Ireland to defend the SL16 title they comprehensively won in Zadar, Croatia...
July 3rd, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

LNG is the first step towards carbon neutral shipping

LNG is the first step towards carbon neutral shipping
Glutra – the first LNG fuelled ship in the world 3  July 2012 – In 1996, the Norwegian Government decided they wanted domestic ships in Norway to run on natural gas, and four years later the passenger ferry Glutra was launched as the worlds first LNG fuelled ship. The motivation behind this...
July 3rd, 2012 | Breaking News, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

OW Bunker strengthens presence in Taiwan with local representative office

Götz Lehsten, Executive Vice President, OW Bunker OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel, today announced that it has opened a new representative office in Taiwan.OW Bunker’s new office in Taipei will be managed by Mr. Victor Huang, who has over 16 years...
July 3rd, 2012 | Bunkering | Read More

Videotel and Bimco extend joint E-learning initiative oceanwide

Videotel and Bimco extend joint E-learning initiative oceanwide
Officer VOD Videotel Marine International and BIMCO are delighted to announce the extension of its ground-breaking venture offering the BIMCO eLearning Diploma Programme (BeDP) throughout the entire Videotel on Demand (VOD) fleet. This new facility allows ship officers on board to study the same BeDP...
July 3rd, 2012 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Phil Cowan returns to Moore Stephens

Phil Cown Corporate finance specialist Phil Cowan has returned to leading shipping accountant and consultant Moore Stephens as Head of Corporate Finance. Formerly Group CFO of V.Group Limited and Chairman of V.Ships Capital, Cowan has first-hand experience of ship management, marine services, shipbroking...
July 3rd, 2012 | Accountancy | Read More

IUA elects two new board members

Karen Green Two new members have been elected to the Board of the International Underwriting Association. Karen Green, Chief Executive Officer, Aspen Insurance UK Limited and Aspen Managing Agency Limited and David Robinson, Regional President, UK and Ireland at ACE Group were appointed at the association’s...
July 3rd, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

ABS Endows Chair in Ocean Engineering at University of California at Berkeley

ABS Endows Chair in Ocean Engineering at University of California at Berkeley
Prof. Ronald W. Yeung A newly established chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering underscores ABS’ ongoing commitment to education2 July 2012 -(Houston, TX—) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global maritime industry, has established the American Bureau of...
July 2nd, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, 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: United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Subaqueous stone paving United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Salvage Ops on Mississippi River Mile Marker 209 Australia, Port Kembla – Coal...
July 2nd, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sea Marshals expands operations centre

The Sea Marshals operatons centre Sea Marshals, the international maritime security specialist, has expanded its UK Operations Centre and introduced the latest tracking technology to protect vessels under its protection. The company has transferred its Operations Centre to larger premises in Cardiff...
July 2nd, 2012 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces time charter contract for m/v Dione with EDF

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces time charter contract for m/v Dione with EDF
Diana’s panamax “Dione” ATHENS, GREECE, July 2, 2012 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with EDF Trading Limited, London, through...
July 2nd, 2012 | Chartering, Markets, Ocean Shipping | Read More

World records set at the inaugural European Human-powered sub races

World records set at the inaugural European Human-powered sub races
Omer 8 A new human powered submarine world speed record was achieved at the inaugural European International Submarine Races (eISR) which were held at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin test tank at Haslar, Gosport, UK, when École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Québec’s submarine Omer 8 travelled at...
July 2nd, 2012 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

The Hellenic Shipyards (et al*) saga continues…

The Hellenic Shipyards (et al*) saga continues…
At the centre left the Hellenic Shipyards docks can be easily seen empty – photo courtesy John Faraclas WITHOUT PREJUDICE Now what do you make of the latest “patriotic intrusion” of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE)? The nearly 100 years old tertiary trade union  body in Greece...
July 2nd, 2012 | Breaking News, European Union, Politics and Government, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More