Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive Thursday 14 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.46.3 Commentary: Trump’s unmet economic promises By Desmond Lachman in Washington President Donald Trump is adamant the US economy has never performed...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination
Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination Thursday 17 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.42.3 Commentary: Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs By Chris Papadopoullos in London The macroeconomic consensus favours fiscal easing in Europe, but those countries...
October 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places
Image provided by Mats Ryde, SSRS, Exchange 2019 Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places IMRF holds its 8th annual European Lifeboat Crew Exchange, where crew members swap places to learn about different equipment and gain experience in new locations. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has...
October 10th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

AAL launches regular ‘Europe – Far East’ multipurpose heavy-lift service

AAL launches regular ‘Europe – Far East’ multipurpose heavy-lift service
AAL Dampier – Discharged trucks in Nakhodka from Australia AAL launches regular ‘Europe – Far East’ multipurpose heavy-lift service July 3, 2019 – AAL Europe has formally launched a ‘Europe – Far East Service’, to offer regular sailings and highly flexible port calls...
July 3rd, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE

The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE
. The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE Commentary: The fall of German banking By David Marsh in Berlin The collapse of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, the No.1 and No2. German lenders, marks the latest episode in a 30-year downward spiral of...
April 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: France, Germany and future of Europe By Sergio Fabbrini in Rome Europe continues to be prisoner to a concept of sovereignty developed for its past. Setting European sovereignty against national sovereignty...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027

European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027
Turi Fiorito European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027 26 March 2019 On 25 March the European Parliament adopted its final agreement with the European Council for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for the 2021-2027 period negotiated by Rapporteurs Marinescu,...
March 26th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World

Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World  Maritime Union RMT today said that the sale of P&O Ferries for £322m from Dubai World to Dubai Ports World raised fresh concerns over the future direction of shipping and ports policy in the UK, including the Port...
February 20th, 2019 | HR, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series

Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series
Margarita Mavromichalis. Lesvos: Between Hope and Despair. Margarita Mavromichalis shows London her moving photo series By James Brewer and John Faraclas In a series of 35 dramatic photos on display at the Hellenic Centre in London is crystalised the refugee crisis that gnaws at the eastern Mediterranean...
November 18th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography | Read More

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest
Mike Schwarz Presenters from the USA, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, mainland Europe  and the UK will be taking part in the inaugural Marine Surveying International Fest, a 24 hour non stop online marathon being hosted live from the head office of the International Institute of Marine Surveying...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Special Surveys, The Nautical Institute | Read More

What’s up with the Markets?

What’s up with the Markets?
John Faraclas The Stock Markets  opened in red in the Mighty Continent following the Far East’s fall. Is it the Trade War? Is it Ms Lagarde’s statement that the stock market valuations have been extremely high? How this will affect the shipping freight rates  – BDI etc etc? Are we going to...
October 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts
Nor Lines Norway services Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options to the logistics mix.  The overhaul, effective from October 1st,...
September 28th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | 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

Previewing the 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets for Euros

Previewing the 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets for Euros
Previewing the Nacra 17 Fleet    It’s been almost exactly 1 year since the relaunch of the Nacra 17 to fully foiling. Hordes of the worlds top talents are storming into the class along with ambitious newcomers. The 2018 European Championship will be contested this week from Gdynia from 58 boats,...
July 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances a portion of the Q-Park acquisition for KKR

HSH Nordbank finances a portion of the Q-Park acquisition for KKR
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to investment firm KKR a portion of the Q-Park acquisition finance and revolving facility totalling around EUR 1.4 billion as a mandated lead arranger in a global syndicate. Q-Park is Europe’s leading private provider of multi-storey...
November 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Inland Waterway Transport and Ports ask Europe for an ambitious policy action plan and continuity in funding

Inland Waterway Transport and Ports ask Europe for an ambitious policy action plan and continuity in funding
l to r: Theresia Hacksteiner (EBU), Karin de Schepper (INE), Alexander van den Bosch (EFIP), MEP Wim van de Camp, Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, Hester Duursema (ESO) 15 November 2017 – Today, a coalition of inland waterway transport (IWT) and ports has handed over a declaration with...
November 15th, 2017 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Organisations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania
Kate Barnes in her haberdashery. Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania By Graciete Amaro Once upon a time there were three bears, of the teddy variety, and now there are well over 170 of the cuddly creatures, on their way by road across Europe. The bears are carefully packed in a huge...
November 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, News, People and Places | Read More

New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia

New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia
Rad Vukcevic (left) and Aly Nazerali. New zinc-lead project beckons in historical mining area of Serbia By James Brewer Plans to revive operations in one of the oldest mining regions in Europe are gearing up, encouraged by a bull market in non-ferrous metals. The renewed focus is on Serbia, and the spotlight...
October 30th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy
… Just 3 weeks ago Ekol Logistics announced opening of new block train connecting Budapest with Cologne that was the first train solution in Ekol East-West corridor and now the company is announcing the launch of a new block train between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Trieste, Italy. This new connection...
September 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…
Join your industry in Amsterdam this November 28 – 30 November 2017 | RAI Amsterdam Intermodal Europe brings together thousands of leading international companies within the container and intermodal industry, providing the ideal platform in Europe to do business and gain market insight. Contact...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins
Daybrake start… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 42 points higher since last Friday the 24th of March at 1,282 points. Geopolitics though continue to be marred by uncertainty and AllAboutShipping’s London team begins a short crossing to Europe from London down to Athens via France and Italy...
March 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters

BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters
Dr Georgina Tsagas BREXIT and its implications for regulating takeovers in the UK: Why Law matters By Dr Georgina Tsagas* The regulation of takeovers constitutes a highly sensitive topic insofar as takeovers may be the means by which control over a typically dominant corporation in one EU Member State...
February 17th, 2017 | European Union, Insight, Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

ISS expands European business with Team Tankers International

ISS expands European business with Team Tankers International
Team Tankers’ vessel “Sichem New York” Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has greatly expanded its European business with Team Tankers International with a new port agency contract across the region. Under the new agreement with...
January 4th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More