Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…

Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”…
John Faraclas Capes volatility keeps the Dry market “buoyant”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 75 points at 1,426… Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI is now over and above the 1,400 points; cross your fingers and don’t complain! The Capes’ three digit  plus figure...
November 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Press and Media, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts

Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts
John Faraclas Capes surge to lift BDI, Geopolitics stuck in uncertainty and the 31st IMO Assembly Opening session kick starts The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 67 points and now stands at 1,351 thanks to the Capes’ surge… The Geopolitical situation will turn Planet Ocean upside down. John Faraclas’...
November 25th, 2019 | IMO, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!
What a reaction! Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize! I was more than honoured to be present to this award for a man whom I know for years, his life being interwoven with the Shipping Industry in all sectors, particularly with tankers. Joe J. Angelo was the former Deputy Managing...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Intertanko, Person Profiles | Read More

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”

ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work”
Martin Dorsman ECSA: “IMO Intersessional Working Group meeting was good and fruitful preparatory work” To rectify statements put forward by organisations such as the Clean Shipping Coalition, ECSA stresses the IMO’s Intersessional Working Group meeting that took place this week in London...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions The IMO, which met in London this week to discuss how the shipping industry can continue to decarbonise, has agreed that a goal-setting approach is the best way to reduce carbon emissions in...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves

Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves
John Faraclas Markets collapse but Grammenos’ brigade makes waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell down to 1,533 points  – minus 123 since yesterday proving the volatility, unsustainability and the difficult times ahead amid a perplexed Geopolitical environment; John Faraclas’ brief daily...
November 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION!

Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION!
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets tumble; Geopolitics worsening… CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 20 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,782 losing the 1,800 threshold!!! The geopolitical situation couldn’t be worse… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was stuck at 3,078...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October)

Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October)
Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October) Oil spill response in Africa: GI WACAF project, 13 years of success From 28 to 31 October, Cape Town (South Africa) will host the eighth Regional Conference of...
October 24th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill | Read More

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition
.. Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition Global coatings supplier Hempel announced on 24 October that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a multi-stakeholder group that aims to see the introduction of commercially viable zero emission shipping vessels by 2030. In 2018, the International Maritime...
October 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020
. IMO. Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020 Member States and industry stakeholders outline their readiness – and highlight challenges – for sulphur 2020 implementation.  More…    From 1 January 2020, sulphur oxide emissions from ships will be reduced...
October 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

EU/IMO global project drives energy efficiency in the maritime sector

EU/IMO global project drives energy efficiency in the maritime sector
. EU/IMO global project drives energy efficiency in the maritime sector The GMN global network of maritime technology cooperation centres has completed numerous pilot projects over the past three years, helping to drive forward the changes which are required to reduce GHG emissions from shipping. More… A...
October 17th, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

IMO 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October

IMO 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October
IMO 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October Key speakers: there will be panel discussions and opportunities for Q and A. Thursday 17 October 09:45 – 10:30 Member States’ perspectives of IMO 2020 implementation and enforcement • Mr. Nicholas Makar, Deputy Commissioner of Maritime...
October 15th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Need to understand scrubbers? Attend the IMO symposium on Sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels

Need to understand scrubbers? Attend the IMO symposium on Sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels
Need to understand scrubbers? Attend the IMO symposium on Sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels Not sure about scrubbers? Attend the symposium http://www.imo.org/en/About/Events/Pages/Symposium-on-IMO-2020-and-Alternative-Fuels–.aspx  I would like to make sure that you are aware of the symposium...
October 1st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community
Marta Lucía Ramírez, Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia, Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community “Shipping must draw talent from every corner of the globe and every sector of the population to ensure its own sustainability.” http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/19-Colombia-World-Maritime-Day-Parallel-Event-.aspx IMO...
September 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution Speaking at London International shipping Week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, “The initial strategy adopted last year is a major policy commitment for a drastic reduction of GHG emissions...
September 13th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future
Dimitris J. Fafalios Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.  Top of the agenda were the preparations...
September 10th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

IMO, DP World & Maersk among confirmed speakers for ICHCA conference in Malta

IMO, DP World & Maersk among confirmed speakers for ICHCA conference in Malta
IMO, DP World & Maersk among confirmed speakers for ICHCA conference in Malta ICHCA International 2019 Conference – fostering safe, secure and sustainable cargo logistics chains IMO and high-level stakeholder speakers confirmed for ICHCA International 2019 Conference & Exhibition, 11-14 November...
July 2nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’

ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’
Guy Platten ICS Secretary General  ICS – Six Months’ Countdown to the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ With six months to go until the implementation of the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News | Read More

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”
Dimitris J. Fafalios Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality” INTERCARGO joins the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the international shipping community in celebrating the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2019 under the theme “I Am On Board with...
June 25th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, HR, Intercargo | Read More

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost

Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost
Johan Roos Interferry project identifies ‘paramount’ lessons from Philippines safety boost The FERRYSAFE project team formed by global trade association Interferry to study pronounced safety advances in Philippines ferry operations has completed the second of two visits to the country and is now...
June 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level
. ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level 09 May 2019 IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74), which is commencing next week in London, will discuss an EU proposal on the exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers). The proposal, which has been...
May 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal . The Atlantic Blue Port Services project will be addressing the contentious issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More