Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour

Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour
Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour OAKLAND, Calif.–Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations...
August 10th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives

AkzoNobel supports Vine Trust medical ship set to transform thousands of lives
… August 10, 2017 – People living in remote and isolated Amazonian communities will now have access to primary healthcare, thanks to the support of a medical ship operated by Vine Trust and restored using coatings from AkzoNobel. Vine Trust’s new vessel, named MV Forth Hope, is expected to...
August 10th, 2017 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety | Read More

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil
The “Fugro Aquarius” Fugro has been awarded a further 2-year contract by Petrobras to provide comprehensive inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and pipeline inspection services in Brazil. This new award follows Fugro’s successful completion of an initial 12-month contract for the oil...
July 4th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 884. The Wets still low and Geops (Geopolitics) unpredictably predictable…lead to an all-out war!  John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers managed to clinch 18 points and the BCI 2014 managed to go over and...
June 26th, 2017 | Comment, Energy, Environment, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Apr-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 APRIL 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 April 2016 Saturday, April 15, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 17 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 21 Apr (Fri)...
April 15th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 NOVEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 November 2016 Saturday, November 12, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Tue 15 Nov – Brazil Republic Day Tue 15 Nov – Ivory Coast...
November 12th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 NOVEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 November 2016 Saturday, November 5, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Fri 11 Nov – Poland National Independence Day Fri 11 Nov –...
November 5th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Aussie gold rush on the shores of Rio de Janeiro

Aussie gold rush on the shores of Rio de Janeiro
Australians celebrating There was Aussie elation at the Marina da Gloria on day five as the Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medals were wrapped up in the Two Person (SKUD18) and Three Person Keelboat (Sonar) with a day to spare. Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch in the SKUD18 were yet again on fire as they...
September 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Sep-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 SEPTEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 4-17 September 2016 Saturday, September 3, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 5 Sep – Labor Day (USA) Wed 7 Sep – Brazil Independence...
September 3rd, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Market falls amid global uncertainty

Market falls amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Once again we were verbatim right and the Market’s fall come at no surprise to us and our supporters; add the uncertainty deriving from the Geopolitical chaos and see what’s up next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI closed down five points since last Friday at 715 points and...
August 30th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WISTA Brazil launched

WISTA Brazil launched
WISTA Brazil: A fact! WISTA Brazil Formed as 36th National WISTA Association Planting Date Trees Leads to a Productive Harvest August 25, 2016 – Karin Orsel, President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) announced the formation of the 36th National WISTA Association...
August 25th, 2016 | HR, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports giant pipe racks for new FPSO unit in Brazil

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports giant pipe racks for new FPSO unit in Brazil
HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported five pipe racks and three modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 metric tonnes and measuring 24,075 m³, for a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil. Hamburg, Germany, Thursday, 25th August 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has...
August 25th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Brazil clinches 49erFX gold by just two seconds

Brazil clinches 49erFX gold by just two seconds
The Olympic Sailing Competition rose to a dramatic crescendo, with the home nation winning a gold medal in the Women’s Skiff by the most ridiculously small margin, just two seconds. Silver would have been great, but gold for Brazil has set off a party that will last for days. In the Men’s...
August 19th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Golds secured early by British 470 Women and Kiwi 49er Men

Golds secured early by British 470 Women and Kiwi 49er Men
There has been plenty of drama going on across Guanabara Bay besides the four Medal Races at Rio 2016’s Olympic sailing competition. Two gold medals have been decided with a day to spare and the 49erFX Medal Race is set to be a humdinger. Men’s Skiff – 49er Peter Burling and Blair Tuke...
August 17th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs
Singapore, 16 August 2016 – SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal with two commemorative slogan designs. On 12 August 2016, Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with...
August 16th, 2016 | Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Too little wind, then a demolition derby to round off the day

Too little wind, then a demolition derby to round off the day
It was the most frustrating day so far of the Olympic sailing competition with the wind refusing to play fair on Guanabara Bay. After sitting around for most of the day in next to no wind, the ten finalists for the Women’s Laser Radial Medal Race were released from the shore just before 16:00 local...
August 15th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety
John Faraclas With ten points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reached 681 points; Geopolitics though bring bad news world-wide. John Faraclas’ daily market report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continued to rise by 29 points reaching 920! The Panamaxe’s BPI gained ten points and now reads 713. The Supras’...
August 15th, 2016 | Energy, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Great Scott secures gold for Great Britain

Great Scott secures gold for Great Britain
As the RS:X fleets did battle in their Medal Races, the Finns, 470s, and Nacra 17 fleets continued their racing across Rio de Janeiro. Giles Scott (GBR) has won gold in the Finn with a race to spare. The reigning Olympic Champions in the Men’s and Women’s 470s are struggling to defend their...
August 14th, 2016 | News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Too close to call for Olympic debutants

Too close to call for Olympic debutants
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will welcome the new, fast and intense 49erFX and over the Rio 2016 cycle, the Women’s Skiff has not failed to disappoint. By Richard Aspland – World Sailing In its first Olympic outing, the 49erFX looks set to be one...
August 6th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined
Sailing will have more flag bearers than Beijing 2008 and London 2012 combined at the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Maracana Stadium. In total, 13 athletes will lead their nation around the stadium this evening for the eyes of the world to witness. But who are sailing’s...
August 5th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Open Women’s 470 game at Rio 2016

Open Women’s 470 game at Rio 2016
Lara Vadlau and Jolanta Ogar The Women’s Two-Person Dinghy (470) fleet at Rio 2016 will be a wide open game and a number of teams will start racing on 10 August believing they have what it takes to succeed. Over the four-year quadrennial, no team has truly dominated with ups and downs aplenty....
August 3rd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016
Echavarri and Pacheco   The Mixed Multihull (Nacra 17) will make its Olympic debut at Rio 2016 and a fast, furious, wild ride could be on the cards for the 20-boat fleet in Brazil.   When the wind and waves are up, the Nacra 17, the fastest Olympic boat, flies around the race course and sometimes,...
August 2nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore
The PSV 5000 “Larus” Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore, a joint venture between Wilson Sons and the Chilean maritime services provider Ultramar, has taken delivery of a Damen PSV 5000. The vessel was built at Wilson Sons shipyard in Guaruja, Brazil. The delivery is the first of a two-vessel contract,...
July 29th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port
Photo credit: Prumo Logistica GAC Brazil has opened its seventh office in Port Açu, which has ten berths, with plans to add another 20, and at 21 metres is deep enough to accommodate some of the world’s largest freight vessels. Açu becomes seventh office offering GAC shipping, logistics and bunker...
July 27th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More