Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

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

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and with a triple-digit fall of 124 points since last week (1,219) , brings-in the Aristotelian maxim as the title of today’s weekly report; try to interpret this and see what you get, not just for the shipping markets but for...
February 2nd, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191
John Faraclas The BDI as expected yesterday, given our title of our daily report, lost 23 points and went below the 1,200 point threshold; Geopolitics slide too… John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 36 points and now stand at 1,748… The Panamaxes BPI lost 35 and now read 1,450 points… The...
January 30th, 2018 | Events, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices opened higher on Tuesday following record highs in Wall Street overnight after the end of a three-day...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit – where next?

Brexit – where next?
Margaret Pinder Brexit – where next? by Margaret Pinder, Head of Market Intelligence, Hill Dickinson Now that the Government has achieved sufficient progress in the Brexit negotiations to reach agreement to progress to stage two, this is a good time to review what this means for your business going...
January 2nd, 2018 | European Union, Legal, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Taxation | Read More

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers
Dave Matcham Please see below an IUA comment on today’s PRA, FCA and HM Treasury announcements relating to authorisations and permissions for insurers post-Brexit. Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association welcomed news of the UK regulator’s intention to accommodate...
December 20th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets were slightly stronger in early trade on Tuesday, taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight...
December 19th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipowners urge for rapid and positive progress in the Brexit negotiations

Shipowners urge for rapid and positive progress in the Brexit negotiations
Niels Smedegaard In view of the European Council deciding this week on whether the Brexit negotiations can enter the next phase, ECSA representing European shipowners calls for rapid and positive progress to be made towards an EU/UK agreement. Shipowners look forward to an agreement which preserves...
December 13th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

BIFA welcomes news of progress in Brexit negotiations

BIFA welcomes news of progress in Brexit negotiations
Robert Keen Commenting on the European Commission’s announcement this morning that it has recommended to the European Council to conclude that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of the negotiations with the UK, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association...
December 8th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IUA media comment on Brexit negotiations

IUA media comment on Brexit negotiations
Dave Matcham Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “It is a great relief to hear that Brexit discussions are now ready to move onto the details of a new trading relationship between the EU and UK. London’s role as a global insurance centre, hosting branch...
December 8th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, IUA, Markets, Organisations | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent gains against the majority of its currency peers amid increased optimism that tax reform legislation could become law...
December 8th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More