Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Merkel can help Christian Democrats, OMFIF-IBM digital currencies report

Merkel can help Christian Democrats, OMFIF-IBM digital currencies report
. Commentary: Merkel can help Christian Democrats By Michael Stürmer and David Marsh in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel bequeaths a political legacy that leaves leadership of Europe’s most powerful economy in less than wholly secure hands. The result of her manoeuvring is a country with...
November 8th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion

Winds of Change: Global Shipping, Decarbonisation & Wind Propulsion
The Ecoliner HAMBURG – NOVEMBER 06, 2018: A wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must decarbonize has catalysed over the past 12 months since the Bonn meeting of the UNFCCC COP23 and calls for shipping to move faster on this. We had the IMO initial strategy of at least 50% reduction in CO2...
November 6th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

‘Incertitudes allemandes’ back again, Global trends in interest rates

‘Incertitudes allemandes’ back again, Global trends in interest rates
Commentary: ‘Incertitudes allemandes’ back again By David Marsh in Berlin German instability is back again. Angela Merkel, presiding over the ruling Christian Democratic Union as chairman since 2000 and as chancellor since 2005, will step down from the party leadership in December. She protests...
November 1st, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 28 OCTOBER-10 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 28 October-10 November 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 October-3 November 2018 Saturday, October 20, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 20th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Merkel setback hurts EMU reform chances, Future of the euro area

Merkel setback hurts EMU reform chances, Future of the euro area
Angela Merkel Commentary: Merkel setback hurts EMU reform odds By David Marsh in Bali The stunning setback for Germany’s coalition parties in Sunday’s Bavarian state elections will toughen Chancellor Angela Merkel’s already difficult task of winning consensus for reforming and strengthening...
October 16th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Bavaria, suffered big losses in the elections of that state on Sunday 14 October. CSU defeat does not bode well with...
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 SEPTEMBER-13 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 30 September-13 October 2018 Saturday, September 29, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Oct (Mon)-7 Oct (Sun) – China National Day celebrations 1 Oct (Mon)...
September 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht
ABB’s Onboard DC Grid™ on a superyacht – illustration ABB will deliver electric, digital and connected solutions for one of the first superyachts built to meet strict new emissions standards. The 80-meter superyacht, built at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany, will feature a wide scope of ABB’s...
September 27th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market
Gunnar Georgs Gunnar Georgs, a maritime industry personality with impressive experience in Europe and Asia, is to be an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) with special responsibility for the German market. He will enhance the links of the world-renowned Copenhagen...
September 24th, 2018 | Academia, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 SEPTEMBER-6 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 September-6 October 2018 Saturday, September 22, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 22 Sep (Sat)-24 Sep (Mon) – Mid-Autumn Festival 23 Sep (Sun) – September...
September 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Sep-2018 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore SUPER TYPHOON MANGKHUT Hong Kong PORT READINESS CONDITION YANKEE SET Savannah, United States ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT RAMBLER CHANNEL Hong Kong FLORENCE MAKES LANDFALL NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA North &...
September 14th, 2018 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Media advisory: Foreign bribery goes unpunished by most big exporters

Media advisory: Foreign bribery goes unpunished by most big exporters
Berlin, 10 September 2018 – Most of the world’s most powerful export markets are failing to punish corporations paying bribes overseas, according to a new report from Transparency International to be released on 12 September 2018. Exporting Corruption 2018: Assessing Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery...
September 10th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”
Awarding the AiP at the SMM Trade Fair in Hamburg. First row from left to right: Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard; Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime; Lin Ou, Chairman & President of Jiangnan Shipyard. Hamburg, 6 September 2018: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, presented...
September 10th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight
Signing with WinGD and DNV GL (At table, L to R: Volkmar Galke, WinGD Global Head of Sales, Torsten Büssow, DNV GL Global Head of Fleet Performance Management) Hamburg, 7 September 2018: At the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL signed partnership agreements with WinGD, VAF Instruments and ViswaLab to...
September 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marine autonomous and robotic systems developers roll out their latest projects at Marinet Conference in Hamburg

Marine autonomous and robotic systems developers roll out their latest projects at Marinet Conference in Hamburg
l to r: Aleksey Dobrodeev, Alexander Troitsky and Alex Denskoy Russian companies have presented their projects on design and manufacturing of maritime robotics at the Marinet Conference organized in partnership with PortNews Media Group held in Hamburg as part of SMM 2018, September 5. Aleksey Donskoy,...
September 7th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Russia unveils a number of unmanned shipping test projects and implementation of proper regulation

Russia unveils a number of unmanned shipping test projects and implementation of proper regulation
From MARINET’s conference The Marinet Conference on the most promising maritime high technologies held at SMM 2018, Hamburg on 5 September 2018 gathered representatives of international companies and scientific centres.  The Conference programme included panel discussions on digital navigation...
September 6th, 2018 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever approval of a digital twin health management system for marine applications

First ever approval of a digital twin health management system for marine applications
LR’s Luis Benito with GE’s Brandon Larson at SMM Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents GE with an ‘Approval in Principle’ (AiP) to ‘Digital Twin READY’  06 September 2018 – At a press conference today during SMM – the leading international maritime trade fair held 4–7 September in...
September 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PortNews launches voting on issues to be addressed at SMM’s Marinet Conference in Hamburg, Sept 5

PortNews launches voting on issues to be addressed at SMM’s Marinet Conference in Hamburg, Sept 5
. Don’t miss out on SMM”s Marinet Conference expet discussions Russia based Industry Association MARINET has initiated the first-ever open discussion of the most sensitive hi-tech maritime issues covering military and civil technologies and innovations. An internet voting (in English) on...
September 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Military, Technology | Read More

David Marsh on Berlin, Desmond Lachman on Trump and the Fed, and more

David Marsh on Berlin, Desmond Lachman on Trump and the Fed, and more
Chancellor Angela Merkel COMMENTARY Berlin strains to flare again Strains in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s three-party coalition, which appear to have died down during the summer, seem ready to flare again in coming weeks, writes David Marsh. This will significantly influence German policy-making...
September 1st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Aug-2018 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOYS TO THE SOUTH OF CHEUNG CHAU, AND SOUTHEAST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong YACHT RACES BETWEEN DISCOVERY BAY AND MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS NEAR MAN KOK TSUI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGED...
August 31st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MacGregor is set to reveal industry-leading digital advances at SMM 2018

MacGregor is set to reveal industry-leading digital advances at SMM 2018
Cargotec Corporation,  28 AUGUST 2018 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will introduce a pioneering new digital solution – set to change the face of breakbulk stowage – at this year’s SMM exhibition. Alongside this, MacGregor has developed other elements of its digital portfolio,...
August 28th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Aug-2018 SAFETY ZONE FOR BIG RIVER REGIONAL PADDLE BOARD RACE Lower Mississippi River, United States ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany PORT STATUS UPDATE (27 AUGUST 2018) Yemen Safety Zone for Big River Regional Paddle Board Race Monday,...
August 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

FUELSAVE introduces containerised version of its engine optimisation and emissions abatement system

FUELSAVE introduces containerised version of its engine optimisation and emissions abatement system
The FS MARINE + Container has been designed to provide ship operators with a more cost-effective, plug-in and play version of its engine combustion optimisation and emissions abatement system FUELSAVE will unveil a containerised version of its revolutionary FS MARINE+ technology during the SMM 2018 trade...
August 23rd, 2018 | Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More