Posts Tagged ‘USA’

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

In A Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way?

In A Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way?
.. In a Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way? On Wednesday March 18, 2020, crude prices fell to their lowest levels in 18 years. As companies and industries around the world are bracing for an unknown global economic slowdown brought on by COVID-19, domestic oil companies and others...
March 19th, 2020 | Markets, Oil Industry, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes

US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes
Peter Sand US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes Even before the effects of the coronavirus, the ‘Phase One’ agreement between China and the US failed to boost volumes of the implicated goods in January. In fact, exports of the manufactured, agricultural and energy goods...
March 12th, 2020 | BIMCO, Markets | 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

Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges

Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges
Joe Baiden Biden’s surge and the power of fear, Central banks’ 2020 challenges Wednesday 11 March 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.11.2 Commentary: Biden’s surge and the power of fear By Darrell Delamaide in Washington Democratic primary voters weary of President Trump’s disruptions...
March 11th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

American Club Member Alert (March 9, 2020) – Re- American Pilots’ Association Request – Dangerous Trapdoors

American Club Member Alert (March 9, 2020) – Re- American Pilots’ Association Request – Dangerous Trapdoors
American Club Member Alert (March 9, 2020) – Re- American Pilots’ Association Request – Dangerous Trapdoors MARCH 9, 2020 AMERICAN PILOTS’ ASSOCIATION REQUEST – DANGEROUS TRAPDOORS Following the tragic fall of a New York pilot on December 30th, the American Pilots’...
March 9th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU

Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU
. Volatility threatens Libor replacement, Poland’s role in the EU Tuesday 3 March 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.10.1 Commentary: Volatility threatens Libor replacement By Oonagh McDonald The UK’s regulatory authorities have decided not to require banks to make submissions to the London interbank...
March 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
Hot Port news from  GAC 28-Feb-2020 FURTHER PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES Malta DREDGING WORKS IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore DREDGING WORKS FOR PORT EXPANSION (ATLANTIC TERMINAL) Takoradi, Ghana CODE OF PRACTICE FOR BUNKER MASS FLOW METERING Singapore QUARANTINE PERIOD EXTENDED AGAIN Australia SHIP DECLARATION...
February 28th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support
Joe Hughes NAMEPA Houston event receives strong industry support Disruption in Maritime Industry Prompts High Participation, Support  for NAMEPA Houston Conference HOUSTON, TX – February 24, 2020 – Uncertainty and disruption in the maritime industry has drawn unprecedented support from corporate...
February 25th, 2020 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers

Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers
Pete Buttigieg Buttigieg shifts focus, Interest rate winners and losers Tuesday 25 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.1 Commentary: Buttigieg positions himself as Obama successor By Darrell Delamaide in Washington Pete Buttigieg has used his New Hampshire rallies to burnish his centrist credentials...
February 25th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Feb-2020 MARINE PILING WORKS OFF JURONG ISLAND Singapore Marine piling works off Jurong Island Monday, February 24, 2020, Singapore The working period for piling works off Jurong Island has been extended. The works will now be carried out 29 February to 30 April. According...
February 24th, 2020 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The United States designates Rosneft Trading

The United States designates Rosneft Trading
The United States designates Rosneft Trading At a Glance… In a renewed attempt to exert pressure on the Maduro regime, OFAC has targeted a key subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company, Rosneft Trading. These sanctions prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in transactions with Rosneft Trading, unless an exception...
February 21st, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 17, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 17, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 17, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 17, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment for risk assets improved modestly, supported by a new string of measures by the Chinese authorities to cushion the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. Today,...
February 17th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC   15-Feb-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 FEBRUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 February 2020 Saturday, February 15, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 17 Feb – Presidents’ Day (USA) Sun 23 Feb – Day of...
February 15th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk

US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk
. US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, Official institutions’ approach to climate risk Thursday 13 February 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.7.3 Commentary: Commerce’s harmful proposal By Mark Sobel in Washington Last week, the US Department of Commerce finalised its rule on treating...
February 13th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

US seaborne crude oil export jump 51% in 2019 – BIMCO shipping number of the week

US seaborne crude oil export jump 51% in 2019 – BIMCO shipping number of the week
The BIMCO House US seaborne crude oil export jump 51% in 2019 – BIMCO shipping number of the week December could boast another all-time high for US seaborne crude oil exports, totalling 13.9 million tonnes and exceeding the previous October record by almost a million tonnes. In 2019, 133m tonnes...
February 12th, 2020 | BIMCO, Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market
. What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market Commentary: What Libra means for money creation By John Nugée in London When Facebook announced its intentions last June to issue a digital currency, Libra, the official sector was muted in its initial response. However, much research...
February 6th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Feb-2020 2019 NEW CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV) Panama Canal, Panama NOVEL CORONAVIRUS – NEW INSTRUCTIONS United States CORONAVIRUS MEASURES UPDATES (5 FEBRUARY) Australia PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH North West Australia GUIDELINES TO SEAPORTS TO PREVENT SPREAD OF 2019-NCOV ARD Philippines PROCEDURE...
February 5th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.
Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A. Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) is an award winning filmmaker, writer and producer. His latest movie “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” recently won the Best Made for TV...
February 5th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Communication, Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL MONTHLY (February 2020) HIGHLIGHTS Market focus has turned to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), with investors increasingly concerned about its potential impact on the Chinese and the world economy, especially...
February 5th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The International Dockworkers Council adapts its structure in accordance with the growth in affiliations

The International Dockworkers Council adapts its structure in accordance with the growth in affiliations
… The International Dockworkers Council adapts its structure in accordance with the growth in affiliations General Coordinator, Dennis A. Daggett, met a few days ago in the United States with representatives from all continents to unanimously approve the new Action Plan Daggett’s goal is...
February 3rd, 2020 | HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans

IMCA speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans
Pete Sieniewicz IMCA speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is being represented by Peter Sieniewicz, IMCA Technical Adviser – Diving at this year’s Underwater Intervention (UI) on 5 February 2020. UI, which takes place in New...
January 31st, 2020 | Associations, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Aces…

Aces…
John Faraclas Aces… Aces come in many forms and categories in all sectors of everyday life, be it business, sports – say tennis for example, negotiations – particularly on S&P, politics – to be impeached or not, in numerology, in card games we might hear the cry “Aces high.”  This is...
January 30th, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Jan-2020 WUHAN CORONAVIRUS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR VESSELS WITH CHINA IN LAST 5 PORTS New Orleans, United States FURTHER EXTENSION OF HOLIDAY Qingdao, China TRANSPORT SAFETY DUES Vanino, Russia NEW RATES FOR ECOLOGICAL DUES AT CPC TERMINAL Novorossiysk,...
January 30th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Angus Campbell to Chair SHIPPINGInsight 20/20 “A Vision for the Decade”

Angus Campbell to Chair SHIPPINGInsight 20/20 “A Vision for the Decade”
Bernard Schulte’s Angus Campbell at the 2019 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization &Innovation Conference and Exhibition Angus Campbell to Chair SHIPPINGInsight 20/20 “A Vision for the Decade” Campbell Returns to Fleet Optimization and Innovation Conference and Exhibition for Fourth Year as Chairman  Greenwich,...
January 30th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More