Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Leaderboards Take Shape At Aquece Rio

Leaderboards Take Shape At Aquece Rio
Wednesday 6 August 2014 – The leaderboards across the ten events on show at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 are starting to take shape following four days of competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Medal Race places have been decided in the Men’s and Women’s...
August 6th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Light Air Forces Aquece Rio Postponements

Light Air Forces Aquece Rio Postponements
Monday 4 August 2014 – For Rio de Janeiro’s thousands of tourists Monday 4 August was the perfect day with a beating Brazilian sun, clear South American skies and the occasional gust of light breeze to cool down bathers on Copacabana Beach. Unfortunately, for the 324 sailors from 34 countries...
August 4th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rio Set For Largest Olympic Class Regatta Ever

Rio Set For Largest Olympic Class Regatta Ever
Wednesday 30 July 2014 – More than 320 sailors from 34 nations will compete at the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is set to be the largest Olympic classes sailing competition...
July 30th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil
Henrique Schlaepfer Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Henrique will report directly to regional Executive Vice President, Jaime Otero. Commencing his maritime career in 1984,...
July 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
HURRICANE ARTHUR UPDATE (4 JULY) United States, all ports TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS AT PORTS AHEAD OF HURRICANE United States, Wilmington (North Carolina) RECLAMATION AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore, Singapore GUANABARA BAY OLYMPIC SAILING EVENT Brazil, Rio De Janeiro Hurricane Arthur update (4 July) July 04,...
July 4th, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Shipping Markets struggle

Shipping Markets struggle
John Faraclas This twenty-fourth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London today,  Friday the 27th June 2014, finds the market in a worse position and simultaneously an enigma! Are we close to the rock bottom, that of the 3rd of February...
June 27th, 2014 | Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Shipping Markets diving further to the “unknown” – do you know?

Shipping Markets diving further to the “unknown” – do you know?
John Faraclas This twenty-third overview of the shipping markets and world events affecting positively or negatively our trade by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London on  Friday 20th June 2014, continues to bring things to the fore!  Overall, things are worse than last week!  Our...
June 20th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Energy, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market blues…et al…

Market blues…et al…
John Faraclas This twenty-second overview of the shipping markets and world events affecting positively or negatively our trade by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London on a Friday 13th (the UK’s day… you know the meaning) June 2014, begins to bring things to the fore! Now this...
June 13th, 2014 | Markets, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, all ports – Cyclonic Storm ‘Nanauk’ * Australia, Dalrymple Bay – Revised Line Handling & Wharfage charges * Brazil, all ports – National stevedores’ strike postponed *...
June 11th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Wärtsilä signs extensive services supply agreement with Norwegian DOF Group

Wärtsilä signs extensive services supply agreement with Norwegian DOF Group
DOF Group owns and operates a fleet of 77 vessels Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 June 2014 at 12 noon EET – Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has signed an extensive three-year services supply agreement with the Norwegian DOF Group in the end of April...
June 11th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Bureau Veritas offshore rolling research rewarded

Bureau Veritas offshore rolling research rewarded
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, June 11, 2014 – A team in the R&D department of leading international classification society Bureau Veritas, working with Brazil’s Petrobras, has been awarded the prestigious OMAE 2013 Best Paper of Offshore Technology Symposium for its paper detailing ground breaking...
June 11th, 2014 | Awards, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Turkey, Bosporus – Fog at Bosporus * Brazil, all ports – Possible stevedores’ strike * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 09/06/14 DATE: June 09, 2014 COUNTRY: Turkey PORT: Bosporus Fog...
June 9th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil
ISS Brazil is advising of a potential national stevedores strike planned to commence on the 10th June 2014. The indefinite strike, organised by the Union of Stevedores, is expected to affect stevedore operations in all ports across Brazil and is predicted to cause considerable delays with cargo operations...
June 6th, 2014 | HR, Ship Agencies, Strikes | Read More

LATAM Airlines refuses to settle worker disputes in Peru and Argentina…

LATAM Airlines refuses to settle worker disputes in Peru and Argentina…
The ITF HQ’s in London LATAM Airlines Refuses to Settle Worker Disputes in Peru and Argentina Despite Negotiating in Brazil Warnings of Flight Cancellations and Delays Continue into World Cup LATAM Airlines refuses to discuss the injustices workers in Argentina and Peru are facing, despite negotiating...
June 5th, 2014 | Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Civil aviation unions demand rights agreement or risk World Cup flights

Civil aviation unions demand rights agreement or risk World Cup flights
19 May 2014 – Civil aviation union leaders have warned that World Cup flights could be delayed or cancelled unless LATAM Group employers agree to restart pay negotiations urgently with Peruvian unions. With less than a month to go before the World Cup starts, representatives of LATAM network trade...
May 19th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 18-31 May 2014 DATE: May 17, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 18-31 May 2014 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 19 May –...
May 17th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Civil aviation leaders reach out to Cuban workers

Civil aviation leaders reach out to Cuban workers
9 May 2014 – A team of ITF civil aviation representatives built stronger ties with Cuban workers as part of a solidarity mission to the country between 27 April and 2 May. The group included aviation worker representatives from Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Brazil, Spain and Venezuela. ITF civil...
May 9th, 2014 | Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 27 April-10 May 2014 * Brazil, Para State – New terminals inaugurated DATE: April 26, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 27 April-10 May 2014 Public holidays around the...
April 26th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CMM takes delivery of its first Damen PSV 3300

CMM takes delivery of its first Damen PSV 3300
“CMM Gravity” on deliveryCMM, Petrobras New supplier CMM Gravity to start on long-term contract with Petrobras Monaco, April 17th 2014. CMM has taken delivery of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 3300. The 80-metre, 3, 300t deadweight vessel CMM Gravity will be deployed in the Brazilian waters...
April 23rd, 2014 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 20 April-3 May 2014 DATE: April 19, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 20 April-3 May 2014 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun...
April 19th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Yemen, all ports – Incident in Bab El Mandeb * Singapore, Singapore – Revision of reclamation works * Singapore, Singapore – Soil investigation work at Gul Basin * Brazil, Rio De Janeiro –...
April 17th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ClassNK Opens New Exclusive Survey Office in Belem

ClassNK Opens New Exclusive Survey Office in Belem
Noboru Ueda Belem – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced that it has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil. Located on the northeast coast of Brazil adjacent to the Para River, Belem is the second largest city in the northern Brazil....
April 15th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 13-26 April 2014 DATE: April 12, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 April 2014 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 13...
April 12th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brazilian heavy-weight shippers line up for 1st Cool Logistics Americas

Brazilian heavy-weight shippers line up for 1st Cool Logistics Americas
brf, Pomagri and Agrícola Famosa executives to share views on market outlook and challenges at first dedicated Latin perishables trade and logistics forum in Brazil this May London and São Paulo,  26.03.2014 – José Perottoni, International Logistics Director of brf SA, one of the world’s...
March 26th, 2014 | Associations, Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rough diamond hints at vast quantities of water inside Earth

Rough diamond hints at vast quantities of water inside Earth
Battle-scarred diamond provides evidence of ‘wet zone’ 410km below the surface where water is locked up inside minerals,  Ian Sample, science correspondent from the Guardian writes: The diamond is pitted from its violent journey, which ended with the stone shooting up through the Earth’s...
March 21st, 2014 | Accessories, Jewelry, Oceanology | Read More