Posts Tagged ‘Mediterranean Sea’

m/v Kobi Ruegg joins FUGRO’s survey vessels fleet

m/v Kobi Ruegg joins FUGRO’s survey vessels fleet
Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg will deliver Fugro’s marine site characterisation services to the offshore survey market, primarily in the Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea. The newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the...
November 13th, 2017 | Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Unsafe mixed migration by sea – an ongoing humanitarian challenge

Unsafe mixed migration by sea – an ongoing humanitarian challenge
… Unsafe mixed migration by sea continues to claim many lives, despite the strenuous efforts made by Governmental and naval rescue services, often supported by merchant vessels, abiding by the long-standing tradition and legal obligation to go to the rescue of persons in distress at sea. The complexities...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Immigration, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

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

40 years protecting the Mediterranean

40 years protecting the Mediterranean
IMO joined celebrations marking four decades of cooperation in the Mediterranean to prevent and combat marine pollution from ships under the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC). Speaking at the REMPEC 40th Anniversary Conference during the Malta Maritime...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMRF launches children’s lifejacket campaign

IMRF launches children’s lifejacket campaign
London Monday, September 26. Lifejackets have been donated by ActionAid to the International Maritime Rescue Federation to send to the Mediterranean to help adults and children who need rescuing on a daily basis. The 300 lifejackets – 150 for adults and the rest for children – will be sent to Sea-Watch...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Last days in the Med

Last days in the Med
After four Acts on the Atlantic and three in the Med, the 2016 Tour de France à la Voile is coming to an end, and while event title is likely to go to Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan, competition is fierce for podium second and third place and for the Young and Amateur title. With their 55 point lead...
July 26th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Unique: NSSLGlobal with the BBC capturing the plight of refugees

Unique: NSSLGlobal with the BBC capturing the plight of refugees
Groundbreaking live ‘bonded HDR’ satellite video broadcasts from the Mediterranean Sea help capture the plight of refugees Live satellite transmissions throughout the day, with no picture break up, using two Land based Explorer 710 HDR terminals at sea, bonded together 28 June 2016 – NSSLGlobal has...
June 28th, 2016 | Film Industry, Immigration, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation
Georgia Trismpioti, MEDASSET’s Director writes: The Korean leading company NK CO., Ltd., being a global leader manufacturing Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) for ships, and fire- fighting equipment, has entered in to a new environmental sponsorship agreement with MEDASSET (Mediterranean...
June 1st, 2016 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Med Migrants vs EU Ostriches

Med Migrants vs EU Ostriches
Captain John B. Dalby Another interesting account by John B Dalby (Captain), AFNI Founder & CEO of Marine Risk Management Ltd  and  Globalert Airborne Reconnaissance and Surveillance as well as of  Globalert Africa (Pty) Ltd on the Migrants issue Thousands of migrants Thousands of Migrants 28...
March 17th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios

The “Celestyal Crystal” call at Chios
The ” Celestyal Crystal” arriving at the Port of Chios The “Celestyal Crystal” a cruise ship with a very colourful life visited Chios on the 24th of September. The 1980 built vessel had also the honour to accommodate and entertain famous personalities, amongst them Sweden’s Royal...
September 28th, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Film Industry, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Photography, Press and Media, Tourism | Read More

IMO’s Sekimizu issues fresh condemnation of Mediterranean people smugglers

IMO’s Sekimizu issues fresh condemnation of Mediterranean people smugglers
Recent incidents in which hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe have lost their lives, including dozens found dead in the holds of the ships that were carrying them, have prompted strong condemnation and refreshed calls for concerted action to tackle people smugglers...
September 1st, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, IMO, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Military, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | 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

UN agencies meet to address unsafe mixed migration by sea

UN agencies meet to address unsafe mixed migration by sea
United Nations agencies are meeting in London today (Wednesday, 4 March) to discuss concerted ways to address the high numbers of lives being lost at sea in unsafe craft, particularly in the Mediterranean Sea, where hundreds of people are reported to have died in recent weeks alone on dangerous and unregulated...
March 4th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Flags, ILO, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

Crisis in the Mediterranean: EU governments must act before thousands more lives lost, shipowners to tell UN summit

Crisis in the Mediterranean: EU governments must act before thousands more lives lost, shipowners to tell UN summit
Peter Hinchliffe The humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea is spiralling out of control. EU Member States must act urgently to prevent the loss of thousands more lives, as hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees seek to escape to Europe in boats that are unfit for purpose and which are...
March 3rd, 2015 | Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

ICS repsonds to migrant crisis with guidelines for large scale rescue operations at sea

ICS repsonds to migrant crisis with guidelines for large scale rescue operations at sea
ICS Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea cover In response to the continuing crisis in the Mediterranean, necessitating commercial ships to rescue tens of thousands of migrants and refugees during 2014, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale...
December 9th, 2014 | Associations, Corruption, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Port news from Marseilles Fos

A view of the Port of Marseilles 4 July 2014 – Marseilles Fos looks to extend Morocco links          Cooperation between Marseilles Fos and Moroccan ports could be boosted by three potential new ventures – covering ferry services and agricultural trades – after the leading French port’s...
July 4th, 2014 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More