Posts Tagged ‘China’

Further dropping of the shipping markets…

Further dropping of the shipping markets…
John Faraclas, London – photo by Panos J. Tsakos With a 66, 35 percent downfall, since the end of December 2013 (when the BDI stood at 2, 227 points), the BDI is collapsing further, and the 800 barrier, as envisaged last week has gone; the 700 is very near  to be broken too… This is our twenty-seventh...
July 18th, 2014 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times

Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times
A view of the Port of Marseilles Port news from Marseilles Fos 8 July 2014 Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times Rail operator Naviland Cargo is lifting the frequency of its Marseilles Fos-Strasbourg service from three to five round trips per week by the end of the year. Naviland announced...
July 8th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges
A recent arrival at Novorossiysk. Part of the China Shipping Line new deep-sea service from the Far East to Russia Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges,  says DELO Group Over the past three years, DELO Group, one of Russia’s leading private transport companies, has implemented a...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | 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

China explains P3 rejection

China explains P3 rejection
APM have announced that competition authorities in China have rejected the planned P3 Network alliance in East-West container trades. Photo: PA China’s Ministry of Commerce has confirmed its rejection of the P3 application. The P3 was to be an operational alliance made of three leading global container...
June 20th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade, 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

ASIA underinsurance warning

Wednesday 11 June 2014 – Asian Development Bank (ADB) focused on Asia’s natural catastrophes exposures in a recent report, calling on Lloyd’s research to voice its concern about the region’s high level of underinsurance. (source: Lloyd’s of London) The ADB referenced Lloyd’s...
June 11th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Shipping Markets: Caution to optimism as shipping is for the very few…

Shipping Markets: Caution to optimism as shipping is for the very few…
John Faraclas This is the twenty-first overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in Athens, the 6th of June 2014, the last day of the successful 2014 Posidonia:  The BDI closed up 12 points since yesterday the 5th of June at 989 points, which...
June 6th, 2014 | Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Ecoshield® rudder applications prevent cavitation erosion damage

Ecoshield® rudder applications prevent cavitation erosion damage
Over the last couple of months a number of vessels have had their rudders coated with Ecoshield at shipyards in China. These include several container vessels and a car carrier. The applications will protect the rudders against cavitation and corrosion damage for the remainder of the vessels’ service...
June 3rd, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä receives repeat order from Evergas…

Wärtsilä receives repeat order from Evergas…
Wärtsilä receives repeat order from Evergas to supply comprehensive integrated solution for three Multigas carriers Wärtsilä Corporation,  19 May 2014 at 10 am EET – Three new state-of-the-art 27, 000 cbm LNG/Multigas Carriers for Evergas, the Denmark based transporter of petrochemical gases...
May 19th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas speeds CSR-H implementation

Bureau Veritas speeds CSR-H implementation
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has completed a series of consequence assessments with all the major shipyards in Korea, China and Japan to help them speed the implementation of the IACS Harmonised Common Structural Rules. The assessments of current yard designs were made...
May 6th, 2014 | Classification Societies, IACS, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!
John N. Faraclas This is the sixteenth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in Singapore the 2 May 2014 The BDI closed up 24 points at 1, 017, which is 50 points up from last Friday’s (25/4) closing of 967. It’s been 18 days that...
May 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Airline Industry, Breaking News, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, People and Places, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation
Dino Cervetto International classification society RINA has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria. The Efficient Ship notation is granted to ships and new designs assessed by RINA to have  very high overall efficiency of engines, a lower...
May 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Environment, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL opens new South China office in Guangzhou

DNV GL opens new South China office in Guangzhou
DNV GL Vice President and Regional Manager for Greater China Torgeir Sterri (Left) and CSSC Huangpu Wenchong’s Deputy General Manager Wang Yi (Right) signed the 150th newbuilding vessel. 29 April 2014 – DNV GL opens new South China office in Guangzhou,  Per Wiggo Richardsen writes: DNV GL Vice...
April 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway
Peter Nevhagen Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate organisations in Norway for its freight forwarding and logistics activities, has decided to merge them as one entity. The new combined organisation will form a part of the Greencarrier Freight Services division. Peter Nevhagen,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ecoshield remedies rudder cavitation damage for good

Ecoshield remedies rudder cavitation damage for good
Over the last couple of months a number of vessels have had their rudders coated with Ecoshield. These include a tanker, a ferry, two container vessels and several car carriers. The applications were carried out in Greece, Poland and China and will protect the rudders against cavitation and corrosion...
April 7th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Growth across the board for the Swedish Club

Growth across the board for the Swedish Club
Lars Rhodin BEIJING, 27 MARCH 2014: The Swedish Club announced to its Board today a significant increase in financial strength, with a positive underwriting outcome and investment earnings leading to a surplus of USD 17 million overall – a testament to the strategy of diversification and focused...
March 28th, 2014 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs | Read More

DGS Marine reports significant growth in fixed premium P&I market

DGS Marine reports significant growth in fixed premium P&I market
Increase take-up following 2014 P&I renewals as ship owners look to cut operating costs and control insurance spend DGS Marine, a leading global P&I (protection and indemnity) management provider, and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O) P&I facility, has announced...
March 27th, 2014 | Markets, P and I Clubs | Read More

IMO should focus on developing global CO2 reporting system before looking at ship indexing

IMO should focus on developing global CO2 reporting system before looking at ship indexing
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which starts on 31 March, will seek to make progress on the development of a global system of monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from ships. This is supported by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which has made a detailed submission...
March 21st, 2014 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Container shipping industry leaders at Intermodal Asia opening ceremony

Container shipping industry leaders at Intermodal Asia opening ceremony
Mai Bo Liang CEOs and VIPs from leading container and shipping companies will be in attendance for the official Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Intermodal Asia 2014, which takes place from 1-3 April at the Shanghai World Expo Center. The opening ceremony commences at 10am on Tuesday 1 April outside...
March 21st, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MOL Exhibits at Breakbulk CHINA 2014

MOL Exhibits at Breakbulk CHINA 2014
In front of the MOL Group booth March 20, 2014 – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that MOL had a booth for the first time at the project cargo, heavy lift & RO-RO logistics exhibition Breakbulk China 2014, which was held March 12-13 in Shanghai,...
March 20th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

COA report shows fall in use of waterborne coatings in the container industry

COA report shows fall in use of waterborne coatings in the container industry
A new report released by the Container Owners Association (COA) shows a drop in the use of waterborne coatings in the container industry, with production of containers using waterborne paint amounting to just 20, 000TEU in 2013, compared to 30, 000TEU in 2012. Most of the production of waterborne paint...
March 20th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Politics and Government | Read More

Juan Perdomo (PUR) Named Youth Olympic Games Sailing Athlete Role Model

Juan Perdomo (PUR) Named Youth Olympic Games Sailing Athlete Role Model
Monday 17th March 2014 – Puerto Rican Laser sailor Juan Perdomo has been named as an Athlete Role Model (ARMs) for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games from 16-28 August in Nanjing, China. Perdomo will play a key role in supporting, mentoring and offering advice to the 100 young sailors who will...
March 17th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Caution for the markets as volatility is here to stay

Caution for the markets as volatility is here to stay
John Faraclas Did I hear you say Volatility? Volatility in all fronts! The World is still on the edge and market volatility creates further uncertainty! The Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s tenth overview and recap of the Shipping Markets and the World’s various situations  for 2014 with John Faraclas: As...
March 14th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMIF, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lloyd’s Register selected as classification society for world’s largest civilian hospital ship

Lloyd’s Register selected as classification society for world’s largest civilian hospital ship
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is honoured to be the classification society of choice for Mercy Ships latest endeavour, a new 36, 600 GRT hospital ship scheduled for completion in 2017. “LR Marine’s global team – spanning the Americas, Europe and Asia, is very pleased to support Mercy Ships and their...
March 11th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More