Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
Fed running out of monetary ammunition, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: Fed running out of monetary ammunition By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is clear that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with whether the US will have enough resources left to fight...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable
Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable Commentary: Belt and Road delivers crucial capital By Yaseen Anwar in Singapore China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets that have not had the necessary investment grade...
April 16th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA

American Club circular no. 12/19 – US Sanctions on Venezuela: Risks for non-US persons concerning transactions with PDVSA
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 12/19 – US SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELA: RISKS FOR NON-US PERSONS CONCERNING TRANSACTIONS WITH PDVSA APRIL 12, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 12/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear...
April 12th, 2019 | Corruption, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Apr-2019 FRESHWATER DRAFT INCREASED New Orleans, United States LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Freshwater draft increased Friday, April 12, 2019, New Orleans, United States The Crescent River Port Pilots have increased their maximum recommended freshwater...
April 12th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden Walker Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA April 9, 2019- NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker, welcomes The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) as a new member of NAMEPA. MSC shares a common interest with NAMEPA in maintaining best industry practices...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Apr-2019 PORT LIMITS SUSPENSION Singapore PROHIBITED ANCHORING OUTSIDE DESIGNATED ANCHORAGES Singapore SEISMIC EXPLORATION Marmara Sea, Turkey RESPONSE TO CHEMICAL FIRE AT ITC DEER PARK, UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL (UPDATE) Houston, United States Port limits suspension Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Singapore The...
April 9th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row
Peter Sand US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row US exports of crude oil have, since August 2018, continued to rise every month, with a new record high in January of 9.6 million tonnes. Exports rose in January on the back of increased sales to Europe, which rose from...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bermuda to promote tech cable corridor at SubOptic 19

Bermuda to promote tech cable corridor at SubOptic 19
Bermuda Premier the Hon David Burt Hamilton, Bermuda, April 8, 2019: A Bermuda delegation attending a high-profile conference for the global submarine cable industry this week will promote the island as a strategic Atlantic landing hub for fibreoptic corridors. SubOptic, a triennial event being held...
April 8th, 2019 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more
Jay Powell Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more OMFIF update – 1-5April 2019 Vol.101 Ed.14 COMMENTARY Clash over Fed policy escalates The reversal of US monetary policy by Chair Jay Powell has done little to quell the pressure on the Federal...
April 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…
John Faraclas Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 27 points earlier on today. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and the Round Table Arbitration Debate of the LSLC event at Quadrant Chambers the best so far event of its...
April 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime…

At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime…
NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019 winning team “Doc-it” presents its solutions to judges,seated on far right, as well as event participants. At the NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019—Connecting Big Data and Maritime: 150 Developers, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Maritime Executives, Investors and Influencers...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, IT and Communications, Logistics, Shipfinance | Read More

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate

Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Jay Powell Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates  By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status
.. The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry Achieves QUALSHIP 21 Status for Unprecedented 15th Consecutive Year Reston, VA, USA, 2 April 2019 The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has been recognized on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster for 2019-2020....
April 2nd, 2019 | Flags, Regulatory | Read More

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker

Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker
.. Mood set to be downbeat at IMF meetings, Fed Talk with Patrick Harker Commentary: Mood to be downbeat at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington The IMF spring meetings will undoubtedly seek to create a positive buzz around policy-makers. But international co-operation may prove to be in short supply....
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

U-Freight strengthens partnership with Easyship to target global e-commerce market

U-Freight strengthens partnership with Easyship to target global e-commerce market
U-Freight strengthens partnership with Easyship to target global e-commerce market Hong Kong, April 1, 2019, the U-Freight Group (UFL) is further strengthening its relationship with Easyship, the leading global cloud-based shipping software and technology platform that enables e-commerce merchants to...
April 1st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics | Read More

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day
John Faraclas The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched two points  earlier on today thanks to the Panamaxes’ “surge”… Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ fall continued; minus 11 points and the BCI now stands...
March 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care

Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care
LaSonya Hill Crowley Logistics Names Hill as Vice President, Customer Care (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 28, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics has named LaSonya Hill, vice president, customer care, to further optimize the customer experience for those utilizing the company’s integrated supply chain solutions. Hill,...
March 28th, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Markets, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2019 STEERING LIGHT CONTROLS REQUIREMENTS (CLARIFICATION) Panama Canal, Panama INSPECTION OF EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SIU A CHAU, SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES...
March 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices
The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices At a Glance… On Thursday March 21 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the advisory document it published on February 23 regarding North Korea’s...
March 28th, 2019 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation

US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation
Christine Lagarde US proposal may address IMF resources, Partnering for sustainable investment and financial innovation Thursday 28 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.3  Commentary: US proposal may address IMF resources By Mark Sobel in Washington Behind the scenes in Washington, the US is proposing to double...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value

Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value
  .. Bloomberg, Duperreault spotlight Bermuda’s global value Hamilton, Bermuda, March 22, 2019: Industry titans Michael Bloomberg and Brian Duperreault highlighted Bermuda’s value to global business and the United States, delivering a dynamic launch yesterday to a full-capacity Bermuda...
March 22nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang

Trump must ‘get real on trade’, In conversation with Nellie Liang
US President Donald Trump mentary: Trump must ‘get real on trade’ By Steve Hanke in Baltimore The US trade deficit is not made by foreigners who engage in unfair trade practices; it is homegrown. To the extent that domestic savings in the US fall short of domestic investments, the economy...
March 20th, 2019 | News, Trade and Commerce | Read More