Posts Tagged ‘France’

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

Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role

Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role
Christine Cabau Woehrel Port news from Marseille Fos  14 February 2017 Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role                    Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel has called for a united approach to marketing hinterland rail and waterways connections after being...
February 14th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos 2016 results

Marseille Fos 2016 results
Port of Marseille Full year result at Marseille Fos reflects wide-ranging strategy                 Total 2016 cargo of 81 million tonnes at Marseille Fos was on a par with 2015 throughput in a year that confirmed the leading French port’s diversification strategy. Emerging trades –...
January 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative
Christine Cabau Woehrel Ports from around the Mediterranean coast have agreed to form a specific organisation to promote the region’s role in global maritime trade and to cooperate on issues including security, the environment and supply chain innovation.      The decision follows the inaugural...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Three years of low Markets

Three years of low Markets
John Faraclas The BDI looks downwards and peace on earth too given the three years worsening of the situation in both fronts; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down eight points since yesterday at 1,196 points, four points below the 1,200 threshold that many believed to...
December 1st, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices were lower in early European trade on market uncertainty over whether OPEC producers will manage to finalise at the November...
November 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to leadership structure at Ecoslops

Changes to leadership structure at Ecoslops
Ecoslops: – Vincent Favier appointed Chairman – 3% stake acquired by SOPREMA – Pierre-Etienne Bindschedler selected as a Board member PARIS, October 17, 2016 – Ecoslops (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker: ALESA / PEA-PME eligible), an innovative technology company that upgrades...
October 17th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
Port of Marseille Containers lead Marseille Fos growth trend Container throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos reached 956,999 teu for the first nine months, a 4% rise on January-September last year driven by 6% growth at the Fos deepsea terminals. Box tonnage also rose 4% to 9.18 million tonnes,...
October 11th, 2016 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Natural gas filling station ‘first’ for Fos container trucks

Natural gas filling station ‘first’ for Fos container trucks
The first truck-dedicated natural gas filling station in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of southern France is to open by the end of the year following an agreement between the Marseille Fos port authority and gas station developer/operator Proviridis. One of fewer than five such facilities in...
September 16th, 2016 | LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion
  The Wes Amelie Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 6, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class the first containership LNG–fuel conversion. Haren/Ems-based Wessels Reederei is to convert one of its fleet of 1,036 teu container vessels to LNG as fuel....
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France
GEODIS manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for KAPORAL, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days,...
September 5th, 2016 | Fashion, Logistics, Markets, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)

HFW Practical Law Chapters (Insurance & Reinsurance)
    Practical Law Chapters HFW have recently contributed several chapters to Practical Law’s jurisdiction guides. The guides provide a valuable overview of the key legislation and regulations affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry in numerous...
August 31st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

Hot month at Marseille Fos

Hot month at Marseille Fos
Port of Marseille In contrast to an international downturn, leading French port Marseille Fos has reported exceptional results for July with 7.8 million tonnes of cargo and 387,000 passengers – up by 18.6% and 13% respectively on the same month last year. General cargo totalled 1.64MT (+8%) after...
August 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends

GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends
The UK based charity GreenSeas Trust, with the support of the Mairie de Cannes in France, recently gave away free pocket ashtrays and leaflets at Plage-Midi to residents and tourists taking advantage of this popular beach and the sunny weather.  A group of GreenSeas Trust volunteers, made up of local...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Climate, Environment, Pollution | Read More

2016 TDFV wrap up

2016 TDFV wrap up
What you must remember from this 2016 edition : .Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan master victory Six different racing day winners 102 race starts Tahiti and Oman to come back next year. Young and Amateurs rankings… A glance on the top three They have flown over their Tour from Dunkirk to Nice....
July 31st, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

2016 TDFV ends in a spray of Limonade

2016 TDFV ends in a spray of Limonade
Key points Team Coved wraps up TDFV with a victory in Nice Gold final 2016 champion Lorina Limonade takes second place Grandeur Nature Vérandas sneaked in front of Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne to take second overall Oman Airports by Oman Sail in top 5 Team France Jeune snatched overall victory in Young...
July 30th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail, in Nice

First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail, in Nice
Key points : Although 2016 champion already, Lorina Limonade keeps dominating the fleet with another victory Trésors de Tahiti takes second place in Nice coastal race First podium for Oman Airports by Omansail who wins qualification in Gold final tomorrow Three groups, Gold, Silver and Bronze to compete...
July 29th, 2016 | Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan wins 2016 Tour de France à la Voile

Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan wins 2016 Tour de France à la Voile
Key points Team Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan won today’s stadium racing and snatched overall victory in Hyères, with still one Act to go Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne is winner of Act 8 and passes Grandeur Nature on the leaderboard. Huge competition for second and third place of the podium Young...
July 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne back in the game

Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne back in the game
Key points : Crédit Mutuel won Act 8 coastal race in Hyères Not much change overall, as rivals for podium Lorina Limonade and Grandeur Nature Véranda finished 4th and 2nd Oman Airports disappointed with 10th place today 2016 TDFV to finish in Nice, with sobriety and dignity for the victims of July...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Professor Constantinos Pangalos is elected Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine The distinguished medical geneticist Constantinos C. Pangalos*, who has served as Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the Medical Faculty of Necker-Enfants...
July 26th, 2016 | Academia, Awards, Health and Safety, Medical, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More