Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

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

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…

The Markets and Geopolitics: not a pretty picture…
John Faraclas A dropping BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and uncertainty on geopolitics create the worse ever picture since the end of the Vietnam War; John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI lost 20 points since yesterday standing at 1,181 and 76 since last week’s 1,257 points sending shivering and multiple messages...
November 25th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Specops Group protects your assets and secures your working areas

Specops Group protects your assets and secures your working areas
The M5 Flashcam is a complete night vision system. It can switch automatically to the covert night vision mode and document all night time activities, inventories, investigations, crimes in progress, pest control evidence. A perfect tool for night watch security personnel, security response teams, narcotics...
October 25th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

African States, the European Union and European shipowners endorse maritime security

African States, the European Union and European shipowners endorse maritime security
Patrick Verhoeven African Heads of State and Government met in Lomé, Togo, on 15 October for a high level summit on maritime security. As the outcome of the summit they agreed on the ‘Lomé Charter’ that should be a next step in ensuring maritime security in Africa. European shipowners strongly...
October 21st, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

ECB Preview: Setting the ground for the next QE extension (Wednesday, September 07, 2016)

ECB Preview: Setting the ground for the next QE extension (Wednesday, September 07, 2016)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Wednesday, September 7, 2016) ECB Preview: Setting the ground for the next QE extension With the euro area inflation still weak and the full shock of the UK’s Brexit referendum outcome yet to come, the ECB is widely expected to announce an extension...
September 7th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Davies Turner expands UK-Poland services and European network

Davies Turner expands UK-Poland services and European network
Davies Turner is upgrading its two-way overland trailer services between the UK and Poland by including its Bristol and Manchester hubs in its direct service network. “In addition to our existing daily services from both Dartford and Birmingham, we now have scheduled direct departures from Bristol...
July 12th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas Earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 17 points higher since yesterday and 68 points plus since last week’s 609 points; with Geopolitics in a total mess, this is a unique time to remember the power of Shakespeare’s words in Hamlet: “cruel to be kind”! John Faraclas’...
July 1st, 2016 | European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@627 fuels uncertainty…

The BDI@627 fuels uncertainty…
John Faraclas Despite the fact that lately all dry indices are on a plus modus, this fuels uncertainty with global implications and might create more problems than initially envisaged; John Faraclas’ daily Market and Geopolitics briefing: With 11 points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fuels uncertainty...
June 28th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Insight, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite world turmoil due to BREXIT, the BDI “improves”…

Despite world turmoil due to BREXIT, the BDI “improves”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) moves …upwards, but world politics and economy, due to the BREXIT effects, turns sour for all; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics recap: With seven points plus the BDI closed up at 616 points and on …reflection* the Capers’ BCI at 919 points...
June 27th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…
Nothing changed at Pindar Plaza off Liverpool Street Station; business as usual… John Faraclas’ weekly shipping market recap and the Referendum …puzzle-result message: Agatha Christie would have loved it: “13 for luck”* and the BDI goes …above the 600 threshold -now reading 609...
June 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders
Robert Keen Following today’s announcement that the UK will be leaving the European Union, the trade association that represents UK freight forwarders says in the run up to that exit it will campaign to ensure that the movement of the UK’s visible import and export trade does not become overburdened...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More