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Marine claims pose challenges to insurers on multiple fronts: TT Club specialists tell Blue MBA executives how they cope

Marine claims pose challenges to insurers on multiple fronts: TT Club specialists tell Blue MBA executives how they cope
Three ladies taking part in the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics relax in the London sunshine during a break in lectures for the finance and investment module Marine claims pose challenges to insurers on multiple fronts: TT Club specialists tell Blue MBA executives how they cope – By James...
September 18th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

IBEX offers free learning opportunities for 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY – Sept. 17, 2012* – (Marine NewsWire) The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) has announced a powerful lineup of free educational opportunities for attendees. “For this year’s IBEX, we are offering 16 exhibitor workshops on a wide range of subjects, ”...
September 18th, 2012 | Books, Maritime Education and Training, 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: * Worldwide – Mine Counter Measures Exercise near Straits of Hormuz * Australia, Port Kembla – Three-day maintenance shutdown * Bunker Update – GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 17/09/12 DATE: September...
September 18th, 2012 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Mexico, Coatzacoalcos – Ports reopen DATE: September 16, 2012 COUNTRY: Mexico PORT: Coatzacoalcos Ports reopen Coatzacoalcos commercial port opened 6at 1200 hoursa local time yesterday (15 September). Pajaritos...
September 16th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Onassis Prizes awarded at Guildhall in London

Onassis Prizes awarded at Guildhall in London
Prof. Costas Grammenos at the podium The 2012 Onassis Laureates were formally honoured at an awards banquet in London’s historic Guildhall. Renowned US economists, Professors Stephen Ross and Elhanan Helpman, and emeritus maritime academics, Professors Ernst Frankel, Richard Goss and Arnljot Stromme...
September 16th, 2012 | Events | Read More

Immigration officers start new wave of strike action in Brazil ahead of cruise season

Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of a new wave of strike action by immigration officers in Manaus and Amazonas which could impact the start of the cruise season in Brazil. The official strike by immigration officers follows a break up in salary...
September 16th, 2012 | Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Middle East Maritime professionals flock to North’s P&I cource in Dubai

A wide variety of shipowners, operators and other senior maritime professionals from throughout the Middle East region have attended NorthP&I club’s residential course in P&I insurance and lossprevention held in Dubai the week 10-16 September. A total of 46 delegates from 21 organisations...
September 16th, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – World Holidays: 16-29 September 2012 Singapore, Jurong Port – Soil investigation off Temasek Fairway, Jurong Island Singapore, Singapore – Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2012 DATE:...
September 15th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

GL Hellas Committee marks 35th year – expanded perspectives, built upon tradition

GL Hellas Committee marks 35th year – expanded perspectives, built upon tradition
The GL Hellas Committee. Athens, Greece, – The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen...
September 15th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Germany remains Europe’s number one wind market

Germany remains Europe’s number one wind market HSH Nordbank study examines domestic and international sector trends Offshore expansion targets too optimistic Continued stable growth in Europe HAMBURG/KIEL Wind energy recorded global growth of 40 gigawatts in the past year alone – meaning...
September 15th, 2012 | Banking, Energy | Read More

Media Alert – Shipbreaking continues to kill workers in Bangladesh

Media Alert – Shipbreaking continues to kill workers in Bangladesh
NGOs call on Europe to stop illegal traffic of toxic ships Brussels, 14 September 2012 – At least eight workers have lost their lives at the shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh this year. Two days ago, Ershadul Huq fell from a ship at the Sayed Steel Ship Breaking Yard, in Chittagong, Bangladesh (1)....
September 15th, 2012 | Health and Safety, HR, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012: Meet the Experts: GL Garrad Hassan presentations at HUSUM 2012

Hamburg/Germany, 14 September 2012 – For 25 years the HUSUM WindEnergy conference has been attracting international experts and decision makers from the wind energy industry, giving them the opportunity to discuss new technologies, innovative products and future market trends. GL Garrad Hassan...
September 15th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

How do you weigh an ocean?

Marion O’ Sullivan writes: Oceanographers have come up with the unusual idea of weighing the global ocean at a single point to assess how big it is. Professor Christopher Hughes from the National Oceanography Centre says that ‘making accurate measurements of changing pressure at a single...
September 15th, 2012 | Oceanology | Read More

Discussion about the Greek crisis and its possible resolutions

Discussion about the Greek crisis and its possible resolutions
On 11 September 2012 a discussion took place at the London School of Economics about the Greek crisis. The first part of the discussion focused on (a) what should be the long-term “vision” for Greek economy and society, and (b) what obstacles are preventing the evolution towards that vision and what...
September 14th, 2012 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Politics and Government | Read More

Rescued from the deep: a shipwreck treasure is centre stage at Bronze, the new Royal Academy exhibition

Rescued from the deep: a shipwreck treasure is centre stage at Bronze, the new Royal Academy exhibition
Chimaera of Arezzo, Florence, Etruscan, 400 BC, Bronze, Soprintendenza per I Beni archeologici della Toscana Photo Antonio, Quattrone, Florence – Rescued from the deep: a shipwreck treasure is centre stage at Bronze, the new Royal Academy exhibition – By James Brewer Modern man has recovered...
September 14th, 2012 | Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber closures for repairs & maintenance Singapore, Singapore – Jurong Island reclamation Phase 4 & jetty construction DATE: September 14, 2012 COUNTRY: Germany...
September 14th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

New global headquarters for Korean Register

Due to continuing international growth, the Korean Register of Shipping – an IACS member classification society – has opened a new global headquarters building in Busan, South Korea. The new headquarters building was officially opened today 13 September by Dr Oh, Kong-gyun, Chairman & CEO of...
September 13th, 2012 | Classification Societies | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – IMO Secretary-General urges decisive action Nigeria, all ports – Introductory Sea Protection Levy Singapore, Singapore – Dredging at Mencast Foreshore Australia, Port Kembla –...
September 13th, 2012 | IMO, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New magazine for marine navigators launches today

New magazine for marine navigators launches today
Front cover of The Navigator 13.09.12 – The Nautical Institute has chosen today’s Celebrating Navigation conference at Plymouth University to announce the launch of its new magazine The Navigator. Published with the help and support of the Royal Institute of Navigation, the magazine aims to highlight...
September 13th, 2012 | Associations, Books | Read More

ABB Turbocharging in Dubai and Drydocks World sign cooperative agreement at SMM

Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2012: ABB Turbocharging will now have a dedicated service point for ABB turbochargers in the Drydocks World facility in Dubai, a leading international player in ship repair, ship conversion, ship building and offshore fabrication. This new cooperative agreement was marked formally...
September 13th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ECDIS manufacturers to publish information on updated software

The manufacturers of ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems) equipment are to publish information on the latest versions of the software used to operate their equipment, in order to help clarify certain anomalies that had been identified with some older systems. This was the principal...
September 13th, 2012 | IMO | Read More

EasyJet CEO to speak at WTM 2012

EasyJet CEO to speak at WTM 2012
Carolyn McCall is joined by Birds Eye boss and Saatchi & Saatchi executive as part of new WTM Talk Business Series EasyJet Chief Executive Carolyn McCall OBE will headline World Travel Market’s new Talk Business Series on Thursday 8 November. McCall will be the first of three senior business leaders...
September 13th, 2012 | Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Tourism | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens 10 new offices in India

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened 10 new offices in India. Based inland, the offices in Ludhiana; Jaipur; Jodhpur; Nagpur; Kanpur; Ahmedabad; Vadodara; Indore; Hyderabad and Bengaluru, result from a significant increase in business with Hapag-Lloyd...
September 13th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Another milestone for Laskaridis Shipping Co Ltd!

Another milestone for Laskaridis Shipping Co Ltd!
The reefer “Skyfrost” Laskaridis Shipping Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce that its Ice-Classed reefer vessel M/V Skyfrost (470, 604cbft, Vessel Class Bureau Veritas) has exited the Northern Sea Route Passage (NSR) on the 9th of September 2012 en route to St. Petersburg with a cargo of frozen...
September 13th, 2012 | News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Smit Lamnalco secures major O&M Contract in Iraq

Smit Lamnalco secures major O&M Contract in Iraq
Smit Lamnalco SPM support will be critical to the drive to increase Iraq’s oil exports Smit Lamnalco has secured the turnkey contract to support Single Point Mooring operations for The Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The scheme, 20 km off the Al Fao Peninsula, looks to triple oil...
September 13th, 2012 | Energy, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More