Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Mar-2020 ADDITIONAL PORT CHARGES & FEES PROHIBITED Philippines ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Bahrain STATE OF EMERGENCY EXTENDED Bahamas PRECAUTIONS FOR PILOTS Turkey MEASURES TO REDUCE IMPACT OF COVID-19 Runcorn, United Kingdom REVISION OF ISLAND-WIDE CURFEW EXTENSION Sri Lanka PILOT...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil

IMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil
Captain Andy Goldsmith IMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is presenting at The Global Offshore Brazil Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2020.  IMCA’s Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine and Fugro’s John Chatten,...
February 26th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Feb-2020 TIGHTENING UP OF ENTRY AND VISA REGULATIONS Indonesia NOVEL CORONAVIRUS: ENTRY RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL VESSELS Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED North West Australia TEMPORARY TRAVEL BAN TO/FROM CHINA & ITS SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE AREAS Philippines CORONAVIRUS:...
February 6th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Immigration, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly
Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly  The French Courts stopped the scrapping of the asbestos-laden aircraft carrier Clemenceau on the beach of Alang, India [1]. Fifteen years later, France is faced with a second toxic headache. The Clemenceau’s sister...
January 30th, 2020 | Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

China’s thirst for crude oil pushes Brazil’s December exports to all-time high

China’s thirst for crude oil pushes Brazil’s December exports to all-time high
Peter Sand China’s thirst for crude oil pushes Brazil’s December exports to all-time high Brazilian crude oil exports hit a record high in December 2019 with a total 8.7 million tonnes of crude oil exported, as China continues to turn to Brazil for crude. Annual export volumes grew by 5% compared...
January 22nd, 2020 | BIMCO, Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota
The BIMCO House 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota In the first ten months of the year, the US imported 3.9 million tonnes of steel goods from Brazil, the same as was imported in the first ten months of 2017, despite the US putting in place quotas which was supposed...
December 6th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead
.. Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 12 November 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.46.1 Commentary: Scepticism on second Plaza accord By Mark Sobel in Washington In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent weeks, market...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-23 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide BULBUL EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL West Bengal, India World Holidays: 9-23 November 2019 Saturday, November 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Nov (Sun) –...
November 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 November 2019 Saturday, November 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Nov (Sat) – Prophet’s...
November 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil

Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil
The CSD350 is a dismountable cutter suction dredger which has a dredging depth between 1 and 9 m Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil From contract to shipping in just under four months Damen has just shipped a fully customised Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350,...
November 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Shipping industry more hurt by developments in soya bean trades this year than last

Shipping industry more hurt by developments in soya bean trades this year than last
Peter Sand Shipping industry more hurt by developments in soya bean trades this year than last Combined soya bean exports from Brazil and the US are down 7.8% in the first eight months of this year, as the main Brazilian soya bean export season disappointed. The fall in volumes from the two countries...
October 9th, 2019 | BIMCO, Markets | Read More

Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil
The Maerks Achiever Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil October 9 2019 Maersk Supply Service will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, including project management, engineering, interface management and offshore execution off...
October 9th, 2019 | Ship Supplies | Read More

Sea Commerce hosts Brazil seminar to share knowledge on Methanol as marine fuel

Sea Commerce hosts Brazil seminar to share knowledge on Methanol as marine fuel
Mari Couva is among the latest additions to the Methanol-fuelled merchant fleet. (Picture: Waterfront Shipping) Sea Commerce hosts Brazil seminar to share knowledge on Methanol as marine fuel September event will seek to raise awareness of IMO2020 compliant fuel with local shipowner and operator community 26...
August 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Aug-2019 FIVE-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey BAD WEATHER/STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil PORT STILL OPERATING DESPITE CLASHES Aden, Yemen ONE-WAY TRAFFIC RECOMMENDED FOR STONE PLACEMENT WORKS Lower Mississippi River, United States Five-day public holiday Thursday, August 8, 2019, Turkey All...
August 8th, 2019 | Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more
Christine Lagarde Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more OMFIF update week 27  – 1-5 July 2019 Vol.10  Ed.27 COMMENTARY  Ignore Lagarde’s doubters Christine Lagarde’s nomination to the ECB presidency has rightfully generated much positive...
July 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jul-2019 WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS Brazil REVISED TOWAGE RATES Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia Weather and wind warnings Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas: ALPHA AREA NOTICE...
July 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook
  Commentary: Currency action is a distraction By Mark Sobel in Washington Undoubtedly, the US current account deficit is attributable partly to harmful currency practices. The dollar’s function as reserve currency plays a role. But this deficit is also homemade. US macro policy can hardly...
July 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-Jul-2019 AMENDED DECLARED DEPTHS Port Kembla, Australia COMMISSIONING TESTING OF BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Singapore OIL TERMINAL PIER OUT OF OPERATION Novorossiysk, Russia BAD WEATHER & STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil Amended declared depths Monday, July 1, 2019, Port...
July 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more

David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more
Jair Bolsanoro David Marsh and Meghnad Desai on Boris Johnson, Desmond Lachman on Bolsonaro’s Brazil, and more OMFIF Update 17-21 June 2019  Vol.110 Ed.25 COMMENTARY  Bolsonaro’s Brazil in public debt peril Jair Bolsanoro’s move into Brazil’s presidential palace raised market...
June 22nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision

Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision
Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism, Harnessing AI and data analytics for financial supervision Commentary: Emerging markets spoil IMF optimism By Desmond Lachman in Washington The IMF is pinning its hopes for a much-needed boost to the world economy on an emerging market rebound in the second half of...
June 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, Tourism | Read More

GAC expands South American reach with office in Uruguay

GAC expands South American reach with office in Uruguay
GAC expands South American reach into Uruguay. (Photo courtesy of ANP) 21 January 2019 – Growing demand for professional shipping services from the offshore oil & gas industry has prompted GAC to open an office in Uruguay. The new office continues 2018’s expansion of the Group’s Americas region...
January 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More