Posts Tagged ‘FRONTEX’

EU shipowners thank the IMRCC

EU shipowners thank the IMRCC
EU shipowners thank the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre for its efforts in search and rescue operations EU shipowners thank the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre for its efforts in search and rescue operations Migratory challenges remain one of the main security concerns of EU shipowners,...
May 24th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, Immigration, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*
John Faraclas With another 16 points plus earlier on today since last Friday’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 555 is trying to maintain a level of fewer losses given that all ships more or less need US$ 2-2500 daily support/self-finance from its owners to avoid lay-ups or being by its creditors...
April 11th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security

Shipowners’ holistic approach to maritime security
Jakob Paaske Larsen the global security manager for Maersk Line In a move intended to allow the European shipping industry to stay abreast of recent developments, European shipowners have widened the scope of the former ECSA Piracy Working Group, which has been renamed “ECSA Maritime Security Working...
November 10th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Company Profiles, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Marine Insurance, Military, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!

Global Economy and shipping markets drop further; geopolitics in a mess!
John N. Faraclas Our forty-second weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 16th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit ‘Appears to Fall Short’, says Merchant Shipping Industry

EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit ‘Appears to Fall Short’, says Merchant Shipping Industry
Patrick Verhoeven The merchant shipping industry – which in the past 16 months participated in almost 1, 000 migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean – welcomes the decision by EU leaders to triple resources of the Triton operation. The shipping sector similarly supports the commitment of...
April 24th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping industry calls on EU leaders to be decisive…

Shipping industry calls on EU leaders to be decisive…
Patrick Verhoeven SHIPPING INDUSTRY CALLS ON EU LEADERS TO BE DECISIVE AND IMMEDIATELY INCREASE MEDITERRANEAN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESOURCES  In advance of the emergency EU Council Summit tomorrow (Thursday 23 April) to address the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, the European and global shipping...
April 23rd, 2015 | Civil Unrest, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Military, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

Shipping Industry Calls on EU Leaders to be Decisive and Immediately Increase Mediterranean Search and Rescue Resources

Shipping Industry Calls on EU Leaders to be Decisive and Immediately Increase Mediterranean Search and Rescue Resources
In advance of the emergency EU Council Summit tomorrow (Thursday 23 April) to address the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, the European and global shipping industries insist that the urgent priority is for EU Member States to immediately launch a proper EU Search and Rescue operation with sufficient...
April 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security | Read More

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…
A Guarda Costiera patrol boat from Italy, part of the Frontex Force in the port of Chios WITHOUT PREJUDICE Time and again I have stressed the fact that the media and politicians must come down to their senses and face reality on this ongoing inhumane issue. John Faraclas writes and provokes: The latest...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Medical, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Seizures, Short-sea shipping, UN | Read More

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard!

Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard!
Without Prejudice Hands off the Hellenic Coast Guard,  by John Faraclas Taking advantage of an incident to serve partisan purposes, particularly when human life is involved as are the competent authorities responsible for prohibiting illegal entry into any country’s waters, and people are risking...
January 27th, 2014 | News, Organisations | Read More