Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager

Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager
John Adams Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding and logistics services provider, has added John Adams to its Ocean Management Team as head of trade, Middle East, Indian Sub Continent, South Africa and emerging markets. Adams is...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

The future of health and safety in the Middle East

The future of health and safety in the Middle East
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council How do you future-proof your organisation? At its fourth annual conference in Dubai, the British Safety Council will explore how local businesses can prepare for opportunities and challenges ahead The British Safety Council, one of the most trusted...
January 29th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Central banks greening financial system, Politics in the Middle East podcast

Central banks greening financial system, Politics in the Middle East podcast
Commentary: Central banks greening financial system By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Geneva Central banks’ remits have changed profoundly since the 2008 financial crisis, notably – and sometimes controversially – in relation to their monetary policy practices and quantitative easing policies. Their...
October 31st, 2018 | Banking, Climate, Finance | Read More

Conference highlights importance of industry collaboration to boost shipping and trade investment

Conference highlights importance of industry collaboration to boost shipping and trade investment
Participants, officials and speakers* Abu Dhabi – The 3rd Annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, held at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, assembled a high quality panel of speakers, from a wide variety of backgrounds, to discuss and debate the key issues and...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running
Fredrik Nyström, Group Vice President – Middle East, GAC Group, is presented with the Ship Agent Award by Rene Kofod-Olsen, CEO Topaz Energy and Marine, Andrew Williams, Aviation and Seatrade Group Director, Seatrade and Emma Howell, Group Marketing Manager, Seatrad Recognised for commitment to operational...
October 11th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Capers …“save” the BDI; Geopolitics in turmoil…

Capers …“save” the BDI; Geopolitics in turmoil…
John Faraclas As Capers remained …”afloat” with 86 plus points, bringing the BCI up at 1,225 points; so does the BDI@946 – up 13 – for luck… per Agatha Cristies’ novel. The geopolitics are anytime now going to produce, as we have foreseen, a total mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
July 31st, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas The Markets continue to drop and Geopolitics will become like Yellowstone… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down 32 points since yesterday and now reads 894 – below the 900 point-mark! The volatile Capers’ BCI 2014 lost another triple-figure 144 points...
January 11th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Elcome Signs New Fleet Service Agreements

Elcome Signs New Fleet Service Agreements
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – July 13, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Elcome International, one of the largest marine technologies and system integrators in the world, today announced the signing of fleet service agreements with two major ship operators in the Middle East. Elcome will provide shore-based...
July 13th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ISS drives Middle East business with Arabian Gulf short sea service appointment for Neptune Lines

ISS drives Middle East business with Arabian Gulf short sea service appointment for Neptune Lines
Vessel Neptune Ploes accommodates up to 750 vehicles at a time. Image credit: Neptune Lines Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, is driving its business in the Middle East with an appointment for Neptune Lines’ new Arabian Gulf short...
July 5th, 2016 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

RINA Services expands in Middle East luxury mega yachts

RINA Services expands in Middle East luxury mega yachts
DUBAI, classed as a luxury mega yacht, is 162m long; designed by Winch Design and will sail under the UAE flag. DUBAI is ranked as being the third largest and most luxurious mega yacht in the world today. Managed by Platinum Yachts. Two luxury yachts recently received the final stamp to join the fleet...
March 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology, Yachting | Read More

The Genocide of Pontian Greeks

The Genocide of Pontian Greeks
Prof. Konstantionos E. Fotiadis at the podium delivering his speech   What an event that was earlier on tonight at London Hellenic Centre’s Main Hall! An excellent speech*, brief and to the point by Professor Konstantinos E. Fotiadis, a unique recital performance by Konstantinos and Matthaios...
October 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, People and Places, Politics and Government, 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

The Swedish Club: thirty five years in Greece and counting

The Swedish Club: thirty five years in Greece and counting
Michael Bodouroglou of Allseas Marine S.A., John Coustas of Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd., Demetri Dragazis of Latsco London Ltd., Lars Rhodin MD of The Swedish Club and Diamantis Manos of Costamare Shipping Co. S.A. — all members of The Swedish Club’s Board. Yesterday, The Swedish Club celebrated the...
October 5th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

FUGRO Scout completes maiden project in the Middle East

FUGRO Scout completes maiden project in the Middle East
Fugro Scout Fugro Scout, the new 83-metre geotechnical drilling vessel, has completed its maiden project in the Middle East. Since its maiden project in the Persian Gulf it has been successfully deployed in the Arabian Sea and the Red Sea, completing several geotechnical and geophysical survey scopes...
October 5th, 2015 | Drill ships, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

First Damen twin axe workboat for offshore platform passenger and crew transfer in the Middle East

First Damen twin axe workboat for offshore platform passenger and crew transfer in the Middle East
From the delivery ceremony Safe and cost-efficient marine access for oil and gas industry  Damen Shipyards Group
September 1st, 2015 | Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter June 2015

The  EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter June 2015
George Hatzioannou EIRA, Volume 3 Issue 6 is out  in a special June 2015 Newsletter. These the  right issues covered at the right time entering the summer…break: In this issue: Can cash-trapped Greece afford a risky policy? Bulgaria’s energy agenda. The virtue of flexibility, Turkish geopolitical...
June 9th, 2015 | Energy, Gas, LNG, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian agent Afifi

Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian agent Afifi
A container ship passes under the Suez Canal Bridge. Panalpina is set to acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a family-owned company specializing in freight forwarding, customs clearance and logistics The move is an important step in Panalpina’s continued strategic expansion in growth economies, in particular...
May 29th, 2015 | Aviation, Canals, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!
John Faraclas Our sixteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 17th of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI managed to climb up four points at 597, which is 17...
April 17th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, European Union, HR, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, UN | Read More

Grounded shipping markets need a salvor*…

Grounded shipping markets need a salvor*…
John Faraclas Our fifteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 10th of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI remained the same for three consecutive days at 580...
April 10th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Post eclipse BDI…

Post eclipse BDI…
John Faraclas Our twelve weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, on yet another special Friday, the 20th of March 2015, the day of yet another great solar eclipse, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The...
March 20th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Energy, European Union, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

EIRA’s double special – Energy coverage at its best!

EIRA’s double special – Energy coverage at its best!
Donna Hatzioannou Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) double Newsletters for January and February 2015 are now available herebelow and given the importance of the issues covered, we eagerly expect to read your comments, evaluation  and points. Energy to all intents and purposes, as the latest...
February 17th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Stock Markets, Supply ships | Read More

TT Club appoints regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa

TT Club appoints regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa
Kevin King TT Club, the leading international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has appointed Kevin King as Regional Director Europe, Middle East and Africa. Based in London, he will be responsible for overseeing Member service and business development across EMEA for the TT Club. Kevin...
February 3rd, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Markets challenged by a dropping BDI

Markets challenged by a dropping BDI
John Faraclas Our fifth  weekly recapitulation of the markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 30th of  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London.  After the Midweek Blues, the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 608...
January 30th, 2015 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!
John Faraclas Our second weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 9thof  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 709 points which is 15 points down since yesterday the 8th of...
January 9th, 2015 | Breaking News, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

The Dry Markets get wet…

The Dry Markets get wet…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 12th of December 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, continue to confirm our …short and long term predictions! • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon down...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, HR, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shopping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More