Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 26-Mar-2020 ADDITIONAL PORT CHARGES & FEES PROHIBITED Philippines ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Bahrain STATE OF EMERGENCY EXTENDED Bahamas PRECAUTIONS FOR PILOTS Turkey MEASURES TO REDUCE IMPACT OF COVID-19 Runcorn, United Kingdom REVISION OF ISLAND-WIDE CURFEW EXTENSION Sri Lanka PILOT...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Mar-2020 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION IN STARLING INLET Hong Kong PASSENGER BAN Taiwan COVID-19: STATE OF EMERGENCY UNTIL 15 APRIL Kazakhstan PORT OPERATIONS CONTINUING Saudi Arabia PASSENGER FLIGHTS SUSPENDED United Arab Emirates EXTENSION OF PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES (UPDATE 23...
March 23rd, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Mar-2020 ENTRY RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL VESSELS Australia PROCESSING OF MARITIME CREW VISAS Australia COVID-19 PORT CONDITIONS Azores Islands AIRPORT CLOSED TO NON-NATIONALS Trinidad & Tobago SAFEGUARDING DETAINED CREWMEMBERS New York & Newark, United States AIR...
March 19th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Mar-2020 COVID-19: TWO SHIPS UNDER INVESTIGATION Cape Town, South Africa ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Namibia AIRPORTS TO CLOSE TO ARRIVING INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER FLIGHTS Sri Lanka MAINTAINING OF RECORD Port Qasim, Pakistan BAN ON FOREIGN NATIONALS...
March 18th, 2020 | Canals, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312

Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312
l to r: Frank de Lange (Area director of North, West & South EU, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Stuart Wallace (COO Forth Ports Limited) Forth Ports places order for next generation Damen ASD Tug 2312 Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Forth Ports Limited for an ASD Tug 2312. The signing...
March 16th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?

Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping?
Budget 2020: What does it mean for shipping? The good news for the shipping sector in the 2020 Budget is that the Government has continued to ensure stability for the industry. As a consequence, the measures in the Budget will not impact the shipping sector any more than all businesses generally. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Taxation | Read More

IMO postpones further meetings due to COVID-19

IMO postpones further meetings due to COVID-19  IMO has decided to postpone a number of meetings following the global coronavirus outbreak.  Full Story »  The IMO Secretariat has been closely monitoring developments of the impact of COVID-19 at local and global levels and has followed advice provided...
March 12th, 2020 | Health and Safety | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from  GAC 11-Mar-2020 PLANNED SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey DRAFT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SHOALING Upper Mobile River, United States NOVEL CORONAVIRUS – UPDATE (CHANGE 1) United States FORTH PORTS MARINE GROUP: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE Firth of Tay, United Kingdom TRAVEL...
March 11th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage
Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage Sustainability issues within global supply chains will take centre stage at Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place...
March 9th, 2020 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality

Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality
Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality  This Sunday, 8th March, celebrates International Women’s Day as a focal point in the movement for women’s rights to help forge a gender-equal world and celebrate women’s achievements....
March 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Mar-2020 RESTRICTIONS AT TERMINAL Sikka, India FRENCH PORTS’ PRECAUTIONS UPDATE France WHO GUIDELINES FOR AVOIDING/MANAGING ONBOARD OUTBREAK Worldwide UPDATED RESTRICTION ON SHIP PERSONNEL DISEMBARKATION Sri Lanka HEIGHTENED ALERT & TIGHTENING OF SURVEILLANCE India TRAVEL...
March 5th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks

Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks
.. Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles, Financial innovation and central banks Wednesday 4 March 2020 Vol.11 Ed.10.2 Commentary: Rishi Sunak’s tax troubles By Meghnad Desai in London Rishi Sunak, the UK’s surprise new chancellor of the exchequer, has been appointed at an opportune time. Fortunately...
March 4th, 2020 | Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Mar-2020 KING GEORGE DOCK LOCK CLOSURE Hull, United Kingdom PRECAUTIONS FOR AIRLINES TO PREVENT COVID-19 OUTBREAK Saudi Arabia SMART NAVIGATION SYSTEM TESTS & MANOEUVRES OFF RAFFLES RESERVED ANCHORAGE Singapore COVID-19 MEASURES Taiwan COUNTRIES REMOVED FROM RISK LIST Turkey ADVANCE...
March 3rd, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event
HESGB president Dimitris Monioudis’ welcome speech HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event a note by Anny Zade With Dimitris Monioudis at the helm, his super team of members and the events secretariat, this HESGB (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) Anniversary, its Silver...
March 1st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, Social Columns, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Feb-2020 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION AT PULAU UBIN Singapore DAYLIGHT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO HIGH WATER Mississippi River, United States ADDITIONAL COVID-19 MEASURES South Africa ARRIVING/DEPARTING VESSELS Pakistan UPDATED PRE-ARRIVAL PREPARATIONS Chennai, Ennore, Karaikal, Kattupalli,...
February 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea
Woman at the Shoreline. By Léon Spilliaert. Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea By James Brewer Looking out to the North Sea from his home in Ostend was endlessly fascinating for the artist Léon Spilliaert. From 1908 he rented an attic studio close...
February 23rd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

British Marine Spring Expo 2020 closes with the vision of a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone

British Marine Spring Expo 2020 closes with the vision of a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone
Lesley Robinson British Marine Spring Expo 2020 closes with the vision of a thriving industry delivering amazing on water experiences for everyone The British Marine Spring Expo 2020 drew to a close last week (5 February) having invigorated the UK industry with an ambitious vision of the future and delivered...
February 13th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks
. Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 12 February 2020   –  Vol.11 Ed.7.2 Commentary: Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles By Chris Papadopoullos in London Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s financial rulebook after...
February 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports | Read More

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period
UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period At a Glance… Until the end of the Transition Period (currently 31 December 2020), during which the UK will be bound by existing EU sanctions decisions, the UK may, in exceptional circumstances, exercise discretion and decide to diverge from any new...
February 11th, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth

Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth
Lesley Robinson Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth The UK’s marine exports have grown by 4% to £1.5bn, higher than national average export growth. The industry’s revenue has hit £4bn in 2018/19, a 10% increase on...
February 11th, 2020 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10
The Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10 Wednesday 5 February 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.6.2 Commentary: Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution By John Orchard in London UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes to remove Brexit, its...
February 5th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Comment, News, Reports | Read More

GIWA 2020 makes waves

GIWA 2020 makes waves
The GIWA Committe on a l to r: Liza Koromila, Iro Koutsioumba, Mary Kate Marioulka, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Maria Hatziaslani, Naya Boltetsou, Fotini Voyiatzi, Sonia Chimona and Ioanna Paschalidou GIWA 2020 makes waves The opening event of the second GIWA Awards took place on Friday, January 17, at Greek...
February 1st, 2020 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Watershed for Europe and the world

Watershed for Europe and the world
. Watershed for Europe and the world David Marsh in London 31 January 2020 The UK’s departure from the European Union on 31 January, after constant internal attrition during 47 years of adherence, marks an end-point. Not of Europe, but of the hope that a Europe reborn from the ashes of 1939-45 could...
January 31st, 2020 | Comment, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Story of the Year | Read More

IMCA at SUBSEA EXPO 2020

IMCA at SUBSEA EXPO 2020
Allen Leatt IMCA AT SUBSEA EXPO 2020 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is exhibiting at this year’s Subsea Expo between 11-13 February 2020 at the P&J Live in Aberdeen, UK. Allen Leatt, IMCA Chief Executive said: “In IMCA’s 25th Anniversary year we thought it a great...
January 29th, 2020 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Fed faces repo firefighting fallout, The UK and international finance

Fed faces repo firefighting fallout, The UK and international finance
. Fed faces repo firefighting fallout, The UK and international finance Tuesday 28 January 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.5.1 Commentary: Fed faces repo firefighting fallout By Pierre Ortlieb in London The US Federal Reserve’s series of fixes to money market plumbing since September have taken effect gradually. Yet...
January 28th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More