Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG
… On Tuesday 21 November 2017, the 5th consecutive annual meeting of HELMEPA Member Companies’ representatives and the United States Coast Guard took place at their Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meeting was hosted by RADM John P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, who...
November 24th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The 435-seat US House of Representatives approved its tax draft plan late on Thursday with 227 Republican in favor votes. All Democrats...
November 17th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Nov-2017 PROPOSED TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE Delaware River, United States CREW CHANGES CEASE Port Latta, Australia Proposed temporary safety zone Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Delaware River, United States The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the...
November 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Worries over the prospects of the US tax reform bill prevailed in European trade on Monday. Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses on...
November 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting

Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting
Minnie Churchill and Simon Bird. Minnie Churchill: my grandfather-in-law Sir Winston’s passion for painting By James Brewer Winston Churchill, “the British bulldog,” regularly packed paintbrushes and palette on his visits overseas. He even set to painting straight after a summit in Morocco with...
November 13th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Nov-2017 MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE DREDGING UPDATE Delaware River, United States NEW ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE RECORD IN FISCAL YEAR 2017 Panama Canal, Panama MOORING BUOY RESTORED Hong Kong Marcus Hook Anchorage dredging update Thursday, November 9, 2017, Delaware River, United States The...
November 9th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sheboygan to host 2018 Para World Sailing Championships and bid process for 2019 opens

Sheboygan to host 2018 Para World Sailing Championships and bid process for 2019 opens
From 16-22 September 2018, the US Sailing Center of Sheboygan in Sheboygan, USA will host the 2018 edition of the Para World Sailing Championships.   The Para World Sailing Championships is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Para Sailing with clear objectives to showcase and develop paralympic...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Nov-2017 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong SPEED RESTRICTION TO PROTECT NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALES Atlantic Seaboard, United States NOTICE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sydney, Australia NATIONAL UNITY DAY HOLIDAY Russia Marine works in Hung Hom Fairway Friday, November...
November 3rd, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade
455-3 Sailed Tuesday with First Commercial and FEMA Loads … (SAN JUAN, PR; Nov. 2, 2017)  –  Crowley Maritime Corp. has retrofitted two of its heavy lift, flat-deck barges, 455-3 and Marty J, to provide additional capacity to customers shipping cargo between the U.S. mainland and...
November 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Oct-2017 FREEPORT STATUS UPDATE Freeport, USA Freeport status update Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Freeport, USA According to the Brazos Pilots Association, the recommended fresh water draft for Freeport has been increased to: 41’ zero mean low low water 42’ with +1’...
October 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Another Successful Year for SHIPPINGInsight

Another Successful Year for SHIPPINGInsight
Carleen Lyden Walker NORFOLK, Va. – Oct. 23, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) More than 240 shipping industry professionals from 15 countries gathered earlier this month in Stamford, Connecticut, for the sixth Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition presented by SHIPPINGInsight. The annual SHIPPINGInsight...
October 23rd, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS RETURNS TO NORMAL WITH RESTRICTIONS Gulfport, United States MARIBYRNONG RIVER BATHYMETRIC SURVEY COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia YARRA RIVER – INSPECTION COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER Durban, South Africa CLOSURE...
October 11th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up just six point today at 1,411 proving once again our views AND not our fears – to make things clear, on how uncertain and without steam the Markets stand. Geopolitics on par with our past reporting: simply getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
October 9th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience
Brad Brennan The need for US residents to replace vehicles lost during recent hurricanes has helped boost September car sales in North America to an unexpected high. Major vehicle manufacturers experienced a year-on-year sales increase of up to 12% and the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate for light...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

IUA media comment on EU-US covered agreement

IUA media comment on EU-US covered agreement
Dave Matcham Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The EU-US covered agreement offers a number of business advantages to both sides and I am pleased to see its signing today after several months of review and many years of formulation. I am looking forward...
September 23rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Premier, Minister meet New York business execs on BDA trip

Premier, Minister meet New York business execs on BDA trip
At Oliver Wyman Group, from left, BDA’s Sean Moran; Michael Zeltkevic, Partner and Head of Americas, Financial Services; Premier Burt;Michael Moloney, Partner and Head of Americas, Insurance; Minister Simmons; Rick Chavez, Partner and Americas Head of Digital Strategy Acceleration Hamilton, Bermuda,...
September 22nd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Health of US Presidents

The Health of US Presidents
Dr John Mather. The Health of US Presidents: Fitness to Lead By James Brewer A call for rigorous monitoring of the health of American presidents and other leading statesmen and stateswomen has been made by an eminent medical expert, in an intriguingly documented presentation at a meeting in London. John...
September 17th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Insight, News | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 SEPTEMBER 2017 Worldwide TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS RESUMED AFTER SUSPENSION DUE TO LISTING VESSEL Vizag, India ANTICIPATED PORT CONDITIONS FOR HURRICANE IRMA Brunswick & Savannah, GA, United States FLORIDA PREPARES FOR HURRICANE IRMA Florida ports, United...
September 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Sep-2017 NEW PILOTAGE DUES Novorossiysk, Russia POST-HARVEY RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY Houston, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET, YANKEE AND ZULU EXPECTED LATER TODAY Port Everglades, United States SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR PARTIALLY SUNKEN VESSEL Intracoastal Waterway, United States New...
September 8th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Sep-2017 PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Vizag Port, India IRMA HEADING FOR TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS Caribbean Sea HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY SET, X-RAY ANTICIPATED LATER TODAY Fernandina/Jacksonville, United States PORTS BRACE FOR HURRICANE Savannah/Brunswick, United States PORT CONDITION...
September 7th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just four points earlier on and now reads 1,187 points! Wets get better all the time and Geopolitics are a tinder box ready to go off with incalculable repercussions for all; John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers lost 21 points since last Friday the...
September 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Sep-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR TUEN MUN-CHEK LAP KOK LINK CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong MAXIMUM DRAFT REVISED Freeport, United States PORT RESTORATION Houston/Texas City/Galveston/Freeport, United States PORTS STATUS UPDATE Corpus Christi/Calhoun/Brownsville, United States NEW PRE-ARRIVAL...
September 4th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 SEPTEMBER 2017 SAFETY ZONE FOR FIREWORKS EVENTS Delaware River, United States PORT OPENED Corpus Christi, United States PORT CONDITION RECOVERY Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/ Lake Charles, United States World Holidays: 3-16 September 2017 Saturday,...
September 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More