Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos

The BDI@ 1,725 amid an upcoming geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still chaotically messy! John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes still the main driver for the dry cargoes saw the BCIp up 51 points at 3,587. The Panamaxes managed...
August 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock

Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock
Giving insurance a voice: Brexit ‘nightmare’ for industry unless government breaks political deadlock We are delighted to introduce our latest report – Brexit and the insurance sector: Towards 2020 and beyond – as part of Kennedys’ ongoing commitment to providing key business insights...
August 10th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report
Anthony Woolich, partner Brexit: EU/UK progress report The EU/UK joint report on the progress of the Brexit negotiations, announced today, contains the following key points: Citizens’ rights Ireland and Northern Ireland Financial Settlement Other Separation Issues Way forward » Read more
July 31st, 2018 | European Union, Legal | Read More

BREXIT benefits on horizon in Great Yarmouth

BREXIT benefits on horizon in Great Yarmouth
… Great Yarmouth’s prime position to provide supply chain solutions for post-Brexit challenges is set to be discussed at a roundtable event later today. Featuring local businesses and senior government ministers, and hosted at the Port of Great Yarmouth by Peel Ports, the debate will consider...
July 27th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause

IUA issues new Brexit contract continuity clause
Chris Jones A second Brexit contract continuity clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association. Last month the association issued a policy clause to help companies manage insurance contracts as the UK leaves the European Union and this has now been followed up with a supporting...
July 27th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUA Chairman addresses Annual General Meeting

IUA Chairman addresses Annual General Meeting
Malcolm Newman Brexit is the greatest structural challenge facing the London company market, the Chairman of the International Underwriting Association declared at its annual general meeting today (25 July). Speaking to member representatives at the association’s Minster Court office, Malcolm Newman...
July 25th, 2018 | Associations, IUA | Read More

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit

PIMFA warns on the consequences of a no deal Brexit
John Barrass, PIMFA Deputy CEO 24th July 2018 – Following the fast-moving Brexit developments, PIMFA – the UK’s leading wealth management and financial advice association – has raised concerns on the potential impacts of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and how it will affect private investors and...
July 24th, 2018 | European Union, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper
Dave Matcham Viewers can find here below a comment from the International Underwriting Association on the publication of the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The IUA welcomes publication of the Government’s Brexit...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem

Dry Market Volatility and Geopolitics Mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Dry Baltic Index) despite gaining 31 points since yesterday , looks volatile and vulnerable; geopolitics might redraw European and World order. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI now stands at 1,586 points thanks to the Panamaxes’ maintained low-level surge – 64 points...
July 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In protest against UK PM Theresa May’s soft Brexit plan on the future UK/EU relationship, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also resigned, just a few hours after David Davis quit as Brexit Secretary, raising the risk of an imminent...
July 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IUA publishes BREXIT contract continuity clause

IUA publishes BREXIT contract continuity clause
Chris Jones A Brexit clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association to help companies manage insurance contracts as the UK leaves the European Union. The Brexit Contract Continuation Clause aims to clarify how firms will continue to pay claims despite any business disruption...
June 25th, 2018 | European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The next EU budget and inland waterways in Europe

The next EU budget and inland waterways in Europe
… European Commissioner Günther Oettinger announced on Wednesday the Commission proposal for the EU budget 2021-2027, the so-called Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF).  Last Friday in Ljubljana, the transport coalition of over 40 transport organizations, authorities, cities and industries...
May 4th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Changing work, new risks: are we prepared?

Changing work, new risks: are we prepared?
Young man is controlling robotic hand with virtual reality headset. British Safety Council’s conference in Bristol explores how the risks associated with work are changing and what can be done to prepare for the future: –       What are the health implications of working with robots that...
May 2nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,327: Contained fall, still a fall…

The BDI@1,327: Contained fall, still a fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 14 points as all dry indices fall. Geopolitics enigmatic and we suggest we should all be on guard as things can turn sour anytime now in many of Planet Ocean’s hot spots. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI  was down 37 points...
May 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations
Richard Spiller, Partner Following the second phase of negotiations on the withdrawal agreement in March 2018, while progress has been made in clarifying the position in some respects, (re)insurance businesses are still waiting for answers to important questions on the future relationship between the...
April 30th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

BIFA welcomes Transport Committee inquiry

BIFA welcomes Transport Committee inquiry
Robert Keen Yesterday saw the launch by the UK Parliamentary Transport Committee of an inquiry to examine the potential effects of Brexit on UK freight operations and assess the preparatory steps operators, their customers and the Government need to take. Robert Keen, the British International Freight...
April 27th, 2018 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VARTAN successfully steers Forth Ports through AEO accreditation

VARTAN successfully steers Forth Ports through AEO accreditation
Port of Leith obtains AEO status Leading compliance specialists, VARTAN, has successfully guided Forth Ports in obtaining Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for part of its Scottish operations, as part of its post-Brexit plans. This newly awarded certification makes these the first ports in Scotland...
April 17th, 2018 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight forwarders at Multimodal 2018

BIFA focuses on issues facing freight  forwarders at Multimodal 2018
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) will once again be exhibiting at the upcoming Multimodal 2018 exhibition and conference. It will use the event to outline some of the work it is carrying out on behalf of its members that are facing significant challenges to their provision...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Port of Antwerp sponsors the International Maritime Forum

Port of Antwerp sponsors the International Maritime Forum
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes LONDON: APRIL 13TH, 2018:  Shipping Innovation is delighted to welcome the Port of Antwerp as a Gold Sponsor of the International Maritime Forum which will be held in Liverpool on 21 June, 2018 as part of the International Business Festival (www.internationalbusinessfestival.com). The...
April 13th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,122: uncertainty rules the waves…

The BDI@1,122: uncertainty rules the waves…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week at 1,122 points – that’s plus five since yesterday but down 21 since last week’s 1,143 points. Geopolitics might completely rock Peace all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly briefing:ock The Capers managed to clinch...
March 23rd, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the FOMC policy announcement at 19:00 CET and the updated Summary of Economic projections, in particular the growth forecasts and interest rate projections (the “dots”). Market consensus is for a 25bps...
March 21st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Briefing – The maritime arbitration universe in numbers: will Brexit impact London’s standing?

HFW Briefing – The maritime arbitration universe in numbers: will Brexit impact London’s standing?
… Looking back on the rather bumpy ride of the last few years, the maritime industry is taking stock. Global economic challenges have impacted shipping as the industry is faced with significant geo-political change, including the UK’s surprise vote to exit the European Union. DOWNLOAD FILE AS...
March 15th, 2018 | Legal, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,207; still tough times ahead amid perplexed Geopolitics

The BDI@1,207; still tough times ahead amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) with 11 points plus, went over and above the 1,200-point threshold; on a weekly basis 22 plus wasn’t bad… up from 1,185! The Wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics are going to cost still more human lives and billions of unnecessary spending… Shame!...
March 2nd, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the Supras and Handies …and a bit to the Capers…Geopolitics as always chaotic. We observe ultra-caution! John Faraclas brief market report: The Capers managed to clinch eight points and the BCI now reads 1,568 points… The...
March 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018
Andrew Bandurka Regulation and Legislation Europe: Council of Europe agrees to delay the IDD On 14 February 2018, the Council of the EU announced in a press release that the transposition deadline and application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) will be delayed. The...
February 23rd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More