Posts Tagged ‘France’

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche party and its ally centrist party MoDem won the French legislative...
June 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time
The mega yacht Ulysses La Rochelle, 2 June 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in complex superyacht and megayacht refits, has just completed its first project at La Rochelle since taking over the Atlantic Refit Center in September. Carried out in close collaboration with the...
June 2nd, 2017 | Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille Fos to cut port dues for eco-friendly ships Marseille Fos has joined the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) and is now set to reduce port dues for ships performing better than required under air pollution regulations.  From July 1 this year...
May 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market perception that fading political risks in Europe after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French Presidential elections will likely open the way...
May 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron won the second round of French presidential elections on Sunday against far-right and Eurosceptic Front National’s...
May 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the FOMC left unchanged its target range for the federal funds rate at 0.75%-1.00%. However, the tone of the accompanying...
May 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

French Navy’s AUVERGNE FREMM powered by GE LM2500+G4 Gas Turbine-Based Propulsion System

French Navy’s AUVERGNE FREMM powered by GE LM2500+G4 Gas Turbine-Based Propulsion System
The French Navy’s frigate “Auvergne” Power-Dense GE LM2500+G4 Marine Gas Turbine Propulsion System Onboard French Navy’s Auvergne FREMM Frigate EVENDALE, OHIO (May 2, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions reports that the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne was delivered to the French...
May 2nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kontides steals gold again

Kontides steals gold again
Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides who once again stole gold from underneath the nose of his rival. It was a case of déjà vu on the final day of racing at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France as Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides once again stole gold from underneath the nose of...
April 30th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hyères offers up perfection

Hyères offers up perfection
Botin and Lopez Seven medals were confirmed today (Saturday) at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France.   In the first of two live Medal Race days, France’s southern coast was blessed with glorious sunshine. Coupled with an 11-13 knot breeze from the west, the day was virtually perfect.   The...
April 29th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial

Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial
Mantis and Kagialis of Greece Sailors are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Then there are times when they are happy to come out in one piece, still within touching distance of the medals. That was the case today at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France...
April 28th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fixed-income safe havens remained under pressure in European trade on Wednesday weighed down by the improved tone of global equity markets. The 10-yr...
April 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fixed income safe-havens weakened in European trade on Friday pressured by global equity markets’ improved performance. On the flipside, French government...
April 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…

Market’s diving continues and Geopolitics get sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell substantially earlier on this afternoon at 1,243 points – minus 35… The geopolitics might cause, as said yesterday, tsunamis with incalculable repercurssions.  John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers suffered another major loss – 139 points less...
April 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Fos Distriport supports dangerous goods solution

Fos Distriport supports dangerous goods solution
Christine Cabau Woehrel Port news from Marseille Fos French transport and logistics company Groupe Charles Andre (GCA) has extended its operations at the port of Marseille Fos with the opening of a 34,000m2 warehouse in Fos Distriport.  The warehouse features 6,000m2 dedicated to packaged dangerous...
April 12th, 2017 | News, Ports & Terminals | 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

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today on a positive tone at 1,240 points; geopolitics though were far worse than last week. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 44 points since yesterday as well as from last week’s 1,196 points and managed to end the week in a positive...
March 24th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Financial results reward Marseille Fos strategy

Financial results reward Marseille Fos strategy
Marseilles Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel Midway through its 2014-2018 strategic plan, 2016 turnover at leading French port Marseille Fos rose to €148.7 million – marking a 9.7% increase over the first two years of a growth initiative based on diversification of trades, tight cost control and...
March 8th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017
JOIN DIGITAL SHIP IN MARSEILLE FOR FIRST MARITIME CIO FORUM MED ON 4TH APRIL 2017 Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development, with the digitalisation...
February 21st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

Ince & Co moves to modern offices in Le Havre

Ince & Co moves to modern offices in Le Havre
International law firm Ince & Co has announced the move of its Le Havre office on 20 February 2107 to 15 Quai Lamandé, located in the heart of the city’s port. Le Havre is the second largest port in France, after that of Marseille, for total traffic, and the largest French container port. The...
February 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More