Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Jun-2017 MARINE WORKS IN THE HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/Lake Charles, USA Marine works in the Hung Hom Fairway Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Hong Kong From 23 June and for approximately 8 months, marine works involving dredging,...
June 20th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jun-2017 SEA DREDGING MAINTENANCE PROJECT Philadelphia, United States INCREASE IN ARRIVALS AND DEMAND FOR BOOKING SLOTS Panama Canal, Panama Sea Dredging Maintenance Project Friday, June 16, 2017, Philadelphia, United States The Coast Guard is establishing three safety zones...
June 16th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2017 TROPICAL STORM MERBOK Hong Kong DREDGING AT ALHAMBRA CROSSING Mississippi River, United States QATAR SANCTIONS UPDATE United Arab Emirates Tropical Storm Merbok Monday, June 12, 2017, Hong Kong According to the update issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:00...
June 12th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions, Weather | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jun-2017 CALCASIEU RIVER SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE Lake Charles, United States Calcasieu River Ship Channel update Friday, June 2, 2017, Lake Charles, United States Traffic at Calcasieu River Ship Channel is currently limited to vessels with a draft of 15′ or less, after...
June 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Jun-2017 PORT MOVEMENTS AT DAMMAM REMAIN SUSPENDED Dammam Port, Saudi Arabia CHANNEL CLOSURE DUE TO SPUD REMOVAL Lake Charles, USA BULKHEAD REMOVAL WORKS AT WEST KOWLOON CULTURAL DISTRICT Hong Kong TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITORS FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY Hong Kong Port...
June 1st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group

Hughes bullish on Club’s future, and that of the International Group
Joe Hughes NEW YORK MARITIME INC. HOSTS ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS. AMERICAN CLUB’S JOE HUGHES DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS CELEBRATING CLUB’S CENTURY OF SERVICE TO THE GLOBAL SHIPPING COMMUNITY, EXEMPLIFYING NEW YORK’S OUTREACH TO THE WORLD. HUGHES BULLISH ON CLUB’S FUTURE, AND THAT OF THE INTERNATIONAL...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

The BDI@878: Tempest ante portas and climate change in tatters…

The BDI@878: Tempest ante portas and climate change in tatters…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI lost its 900 point-base threshold and things as you understand are becoming grave for the hoi polloi; the geopolitical issues with the president Trump’s position can cause tsunamis. John Faraclas’ mid-week market...
May 31st, 2017 | Breaking News, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, European Union, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, UN | Read More

BDA Newsletter: SPECIAL EDITION RIMS 2017 RECAP

BDA Newsletter: SPECIAL EDITION RIMS 2017 RECAP
Team Bermuda RIMS 2017 in Philadelphia saw a full delegation flying the flag for Bermuda. Premier Michael Dunkley was joined by Finance Minister Bob Richards, Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons, plus representatives from industry, the BDA, Bermuda Monetary Authority and Bermuda Tourism Authority...
May 26th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-May-2017 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2017 Hong Kong REMOVAL OF UNDERWATER OBSTRUCTIONS IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong ECDIS REQUIREMENTS UPDATE Australia INCREASED VIGILANCE IN THE MARITIME DOMAIN New England, United States PORT SERVICES NORMAL, UNAFFECTED BY...
May 26th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA aims to set the Jones Act record straight

IMCA aims to set the Jones Act record straight
Allen Leatt On May 10, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Customs Bulletin & Decisions, Vol. 51, No. 19, ‘Withdrawal of Proposed Modification and Revocation of Ruling Letters Relating to Customs Application of the Jones Act to the Transportation of Certain Merchandise and Equipment...
May 25th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
15-May-2017 SHOALING IN CHESTER RANGE Delaware River, USA BMW SAILING FEST Turkish Straits, Turkey Shoaling in Chester Range Monday, May 15, 2017, Delaware River, USA The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is notifying mariners of shoaling that has been reported in the Delaware...
May 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Going to California: THORDON man prepares for 877km charity race

Going to California: THORDON man prepares for 877km charity race
Sam wearing his Thordon-sponsored jersey outside the famous Raffles Hotel, Singapore, during training sessions for the LifeCycle ride Sam Williams, Thordon Bearings’ Regional Manager, Eastern Asia, will join 3000 cyclists this June in an 877km bike ride across California to raise funds for the...
May 15th, 2017 | Charity, Sports | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were firmer in early trade on Tuesday, with investors focusing on stronger than expected US tech industry earnings...
May 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Pure cobalt in Idaho

Pure cobalt in Idaho
Wayne Tisdale of Scientific Metals. Pure cobalt in Idaho: Scientific Metals Corp furthers scarce resource By James Brewer North-western US state Idaho is popular for its fishing, rafting, hunting and other recreations. Suddenly the state has become a beacon for a potentially more lucrative outdoor activity:...
April 29th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Mining, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Apr-2017 SCHEDULED CHANNEL CLOSURE FOR RIVERFEST Neches River, Port Neches TX, USA CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF A TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong DREDGING IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TO KWA WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS Kiel...
April 28th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive
Butler University students at the BDA offices, with BDA Business Development Coordinator Mark Darko and Professor Zach Finn (fifth and sixth from left, front row) Hamilton, Bermuda, April 23, 2017 – An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive...
April 24th, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down two points since last Thursday the 13th of April at 1,294 proving that there isn’t much steam to raise the dry markets and lead to the mana from heavens…. err to the 2,200 point-mark – the level as of the end of December 2013 which might...
April 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…

Markets on a positive Easter mode; Geopolitics in total mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 14 points at 1,296 amid an ultra-dangerous Geopolitical pre-Easter period. John Faraclas weekly recap: The BDI’s daily (1,296 – plus 14) and weekly (73 points – from 1,223) gains, marks the pre-Easter period positively, despite the fact that...
April 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close
Myth: Improved U.S. Jobs Market The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Jobs, Oil Industry | Read More

Croatian-based Sarda d.o.o. to Integrate INTTRA Ocean Shipping Solutions into its Software Applications

Croatian-based Sarda d.o.o. to Integrate INTTRA Ocean Shipping Solutions into its Software Applications
Parsippany, N.J., and Rijeka, Croatia, April 12, 2017 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and Sarda d.o.o., a Croatian-based software development company specializing in maritime transportation, today announced  an alliance under which Sarda has integrated INTTRA...
April 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications | Read More

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities
Dr. Thanos Dokos delivering his speech The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its Membership On Wednesday the 29th of March 2017 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series of Working Luncheons highlighting key current events issues entitled...
April 7th, 2017 | Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics

Still caution on both the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today on a positive tone at 1,240 points; geopolitics though were far worse than last week. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 44 points since yesterday as well as from last week’s 1,196 points and managed to end the week in a positive...
March 24th, 2017 | Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More