Posts Tagged ‘Asia’

IMarEST calls for papers for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2015

IMarEST calls for papers for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2015
Themed “Adapt and Transform”, the International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC) will be held from 20-21 May at IMDEX Asia 2015. Singapore,  24 September 2014 – The International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX Asia), Asia Pacific’s premier international...
September 24th, 2014 | Associations, IMarEST, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Neptune provides safe port in storm

Neptune provides safe port in storm
Neptune Maritime Security has successfully delivered crisis management training to bolster defences at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA) amid increasing instability in the region. An expert team from the company’s Dubai head office and operational support centre recently performed...
August 11th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IUMI turns the spotlight on Asia….

IUMI turns the spotlight on Asia….
Ole Wikborg IUMI turns the spotlight on Asia as it gears up for its 2014 annual conference in Hong Kong,  By James Brewer  A strong emphasis on Asian markets will be a feature of the 2014 annual conference of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), it is clear from the agenda for the major...
July 17th, 2014 | Associations, Marine Insurance | Read More

Increasing demand for insurance in Asia

Increasing demand for insurance in Asia
Dylan Bryant Wednesday 16 July 2014 – A few months into his new role at Lloyd’s as General Representative for Hong Kong, we ask Dylan Bryant about the opportunities and challenges in the Asian insurance market.(source: Lloyd’s of London) What was your previous role and what attracted you...
July 16th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers

ABB wins order for Arctic ice-going LNG carriers
ABB technology will power ice-going LNG carriers carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to Europe and Asia. Zurich, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first...
June 17th, 2014 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

Asia undersinsurance warning

Asia undersinsurance warning
Asian Development Bank (ADB) focused on Asia’s natural catastrophes exposures in a recent report, calling on Lloyd’s research to voice its concern about the region’s high level of underinsurance. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The ADB referenced Lloyd’s 2012 Global Underinsurance...
June 11th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

MOL, Evergreen Line and COSCON to Launch Direct Asia-West Africa ‘WA1’ Service

MOL, Evergreen Line and COSCON to Launch Direct Asia-West Africa ‘WA1’ Service
One of MOL containerships May 7, 2014 – Taipei – MOL Liner Ltd. (MOL), Evergreen Line and COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of a weekly direct service from Asia to West Africa, branded the ‘WA1’. The new express link will further enhance each company’s service network...
May 7th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

New head of office for Ince & Co Hong Kong

New head of office for Ince & Co Hong Kong
David Beaves New head of office for Ince & Co Hong Kong David Beaves succeeds Andrew Chan as head of the Hong Kong office Ince & Co partner Andrew Chan, who has advised maritime and trade clients throughout  a career spanning more than 30 years with the firm, is retiring from Ince & Co....
April 11th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal | Read More

Thome Ship Management introduces Competence Management System from Seagull

Thome Ship Management introduces Competence Management System from Seagull
Frank Pete Thome Ship Management has migrated its existing Thome Competence Management System (TCMS) into the Seagull Competence Manager online platform to manage its ever-growing demand for crew training and gap identification. Thome Ship Management is a dynamic provider of integrated ship management...
March 21st, 2014 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Fast growing Asia needs a strong unified voice

Fast growing Asia needs a strong unified voice
Esben Poulson With Asia’s dynamic, robust and increasingly affluent economies helping to keep the international shipping industry buoyant, “the need for a unified Asian voice has never been more important”, Esben Poulsson, Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Shipping Association told delegates...
March 19th, 2014 | Associations, Shipping Centers | Read More

Chris Jones to head Baltic Exchange’s Singapore office

Chris Jones to head Baltic Exchange’s Singapore office
The Baltic Exchange has appointed Chris Jones as its new Asia-Pacific director, to be based at its Singapore office. Chris Jones is an experienced shipbroker who joins the Baltic Exchange from ICAP Shipping Singapore where he was director of sale & purchase. He will replace Philip Williams who retires...
February 5th, 2014 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, HR, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

IBIA Hong Kong convention focuses on Asian growth

IBIA Hong Kong convention focuses on Asian growth
The 2013 IBIA Annual Conference in Hong Kong this November will be examining whether or not Asian economic growth will be enough to fuel a global recovery in the bunker markets. Sales of marine fuel oil have been weak worldwide due to slow economic growth, a sluggish shipping market and more widespread...
July 24th, 2013 | News | Read More

Asia demand for fine art insurance

Asia demand for fine art insurance
Resting Dancer. Charcoal on canvas by Anny Zade (source: Lloyd’s of London) Tue 07 May 2013 –  Despite record claims in 2012 the art insurance market is in rude health. Higher prices for high-end art and rising demand from Asia are creating opportunities for Lloyd’s insurers High demand The...
May 7th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Insurance and Reinsurance, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

MOL Announce Launch of Asia – Mexico Express Service (“AME”)

MOL  Announce Launch of Asia – Mexico  Express Service (“AME”)
TOKYO- Mitsui O.S.K. Lines,   Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) today announced  its new Asia-Mexico Express  Service, departing Ningbo on June 24, 2013. MOL will offer a new  weekly service operated by Hapag-Lloyd. In addition to the  present CWL services calling Manzanillo, MOL will be able to...
May 7th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More