Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 11-24 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 11-24 November 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Nov (Sun) – Angola Independence Day 11 Nov (Sun) – Polish Independence Day 11 Nov...
November 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 October 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 12 Oct (Fri) – Religious Holiday (Brazil) For information about operations around the world...
October 6th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 SEPTEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 September 2018 Saturday, September 1, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 3 Sep (Mon) – Labor Day (USA) 7 Sep (Fri) – Brazil Independence Day 11 Sep (Tue) –...
September 1st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AET and Shell agree first contract for dynamic positioning shuttle tanker

AET and Shell agree first contract for dynamic positioning shuttle tanker
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO 20 August 2018, Singapore, AET Inc Limited formally agreed its first contract with Brazil Shipping Limited 1 (“Shell”) to time charter one new-build dynamic positioning (IMO Class 2) shuttle tanker (DPST) in Brazil.  “MISC Group’s wholly-owned...
August 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Tankers | Read More

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back
Vestas 11th Hour Racing’s yacht going back on the water in Auckland Official logistics provider GAC Pindar delivered yacht and replacement bow to Auckland for repairs Auckland, New Zealand, 16 March 2018 – The Vestas 11th Hour Racing team has come back from a major set-back to join the line-up...
March 16th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä HYTug design with hybrid propulsion can meet stringent environmental demands of new Brazilian port

Wärtsilä HYTug design with hybrid propulsion can meet stringent environmental demands of new Brazilian port
The Wärtsilä HYTug delivers significant economic, operational, and environmental benefits Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 January 2018 at 10.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Petrocity, the parent company of the new port facility being...
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling

Liberia strikes blow for global shipping with challenge to Brazilian court ruling
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry, in co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has succeeded in helping the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the Brazilian courts which, if left uncontested, could have had serious adverse legal and economic consequences...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Flags, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipfinance | Read More

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411
The ASD Tug 2411 SST-Aruá Second tugboat in the series of four delivered to SAAM SMIT Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels. The first of...
October 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Oct-2017 DAYLIGHT SAVING Brazil POST-STORM PORT CONDITION CHANGES Mobile/Pensacola/Panama City & GICWW, United States Daylight Saving Monday, October 9, 2017, Brazil Daylight Saving will come into effect in Brazil from 00:00 hours on Sunday (15 October) and remain...
October 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

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