Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more
… OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 42  2018 15-19 October 2018 Vol.9 Ed.42 COMMENTARY US Treasury gets China largely right Despite much huffing and puffing about China, the US Treasury’s autumn foreign exchange report is status quo. The substance is unsensational, and little changed from the last report...
October 20th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Get ready for Oi in San Diego

Get ready for Oi in San Diego
Why should you attend? Taking place in San Diego on 25- 27 February, Oceanology International Americas provides a unique opportunity for you to discover the solutions transforming the ocean technology industry. Here are 5 reasons to attend Oi Americas in 2019: Discover the latest technologies &...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence

Bermuda showcased in Miami as centre of excellence
A full house Hamilton, Bermuda, October 18, 2018 – Bermuda’s breadth of multi-industry expertise and opportunities the island offers the Latin American region were the focus of a full-day forum in downtown Miami yesterday organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). Some...
October 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Investment Clock – A pivotal October, Risk management in Islamic finance

Investment Clock – A pivotal October, Risk management in Islamic finance
. Commentary: Investment Clock – A pivotal October By Trevor Greetham in London An astonishing 97% of global stock market returns since 1973 have accrued during the seven months from October to April. Volatility also tends to peak in October, underlined by famous crashes in 1929, 1987 and 2008. Cross-currents...
October 17th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Senior ‘Team Bermuda’ heads for Miami business forum

Senior ‘Team Bermuda’ heads for Miami business forum
Panellists and speakers at the Oct 18 Bermuda Executive Forum Miami include:(top row, from left) Premier David Burt, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez,National Security Minister Wayne Caines; (middle row) Craig Swan of the BMA,Bacardi’s Doug Mello, Florida House Representative Kristin Jacobs;(bottom row)...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Oct-2018 PORTS RE-OPENED AFTER MICHAEL MAKES LANDFALL Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport, United States EARTHQUAKES ROCK EAST JAVA, BALI & PAPUA NEW GUINEA Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Ports re-opened after Michael makes landfall Thursday, October 11, 2018, Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport,...
October 11th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

What will you discover at Oi Americas?

What will you discover at Oi Americas?
The newly rebranded Oi Americas is returning to San Diego after a successful first event. Come and celebrate Oi’s 50th anniversary in delivering world leading ocean technology and marine science events. The free-to-attend exhibition will showcase the latest technologies and innovations from...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

What’s up with the Markets?

What’s up with the Markets?
John Faraclas The Stock Markets  opened in red in the Mighty Continent following the Far East’s fall. Is it the Trade War? Is it Ms Lagarde’s statement that the stock market valuations have been extremely high? How this will affect the shipping freight rates  – BDI etc etc? Are we going to...
October 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Oct-2018 HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY RETAINED Fernandina & Jacksonville, United States PORT PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL Hampton Roads, United States POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC HURRICANE MICHAEL HEADING TOWARDS FLORIDA PANHANDLE Florida, United States PORT CONDITION YANKEE SET Savannah &...
October 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION ZULU SET (12 HOUR ALERT) Tarpon Springs FL, United States HURRICANE MICHAEL STRENGTHENING AS IT MOVES OVER SE GULF OF MEXICO Gulf of Mexico, United States PORT STATUS YANKEE SET Gulfport, Pascagoula, Mobile, Pensacola, Panama City & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, United States PORT...
October 9th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Two Webb Institute Students Honored with Thomas B. Crowley Scholarships

Two Webb Institute Students Honored with Thomas B. Crowley Scholarships
. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; October 9, 2018) ­– Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, has announced that the 2018-19 academic year recipients of Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship are Taylor Campbell (Class...
October 9th, 2018 | Scholarships | Read More

Euro will not survive if Italy fails, Assessing a decade of QE

Euro will not survive if Italy fails, Assessing a decade of QE
. Commentary: Euro will not survive if Italy fails By Desmond Lachman in Washington An Italian debt default would trigger a European banking crisis with global economic and financial market ramifications. Italy is the euro area’s third largest economy. If it fails, the single currency cannot survive....
October 9th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

Next week’s SHIPPINGInsight a blockbuster

Next week’s SHIPPINGInsight a blockbuster
Carleen Lyden Walker- Chief Evolution Officer, SHIPPINGInsight Regulatory Deadlines, Disruptive Technologies, Digitalization and Survival Strategies for Shipping Lead Agenda at SHIPPINGInsight 2018 7th International Fleet Optimization and Innovation Conference Convenes in Stamford Next Week STAMFORD,...
October 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Technology | Read More

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA
USMCA Trade Deal – NAFTA Revised A collaboration between Floyd Zadkovich (US and English lawyers) & zeiler.partners (Mexican and Austrian lawyers) USMCA – Investment Protection Standards and Dispute Resolution Process After long and intense negotiations, the United States, Mexico...
October 5th, 2018 | Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard

End of the ‘flat world’, City Lecture with James Bullard
. Commentary: End of the ‘flat world’ By David Skilling in Singapore A few years before the 2008 financial crisis, journalist Tom Friedman captured the zeitgeist with his argument that ‘the world is flat’, that all competitors in the global economy have an equal opportunity to...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!
. Griffin Filtration opens its distributorship application for the Americas in IBEX Tampa, Florida USA Catch the last day to visit Griffin Filtration at the International Boat Builders Exhibition ( IBEX ) in Tampa, Florida USA today (10/4). Griffin’s stand is in Hall 2, No. 2346. Griffin Filtration...
October 4th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation
Terminal Upgraded TOS to Handle Growing Container Volumes & Managing Evolving Customer Demands Oakland, CA, October 3, 2018 –Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading...
October 3rd, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SQE Marine and HudsonAnalytix Create Alliance Providing a Global Framework for Maritime Risk Management

SQE Marine and HudsonAnalytix Create Alliance Providing a Global Framework for Maritime Risk Management
Cynthia Hudson, HudsonAnalytix Agreement Aligns Strengths of Both Teams October 2, 2018–  SQE Marine of Piraeus, Greece, and HudsonAnalytix, headquartered in the Philadelphia area of the United States, announce they have formed a Teaming Agreement between their respective organizations for collaboration...
October 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Thuraya brings its IoT/M2M capabilities to OILCOMM 2018

Thuraya brings its IoT/M2M capabilities to OILCOMM 2018
Dubai, 1 October 2018:  Thuraya Telecommunications Company will be taking part in OilComm 2018, the event where energy and maritime professionals come to learn about cutting-edge communications and network solutions and interact with experts in the field. Delegates to the two-day event in Houston, Texas...
October 1st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business
Marcus Höglund, Foreship Senior Vice President Engineering Services, Naval architecture, design and marine engineering specialist Foreship has transferred a senior member of its management team in Finland to head its Seattle operation, in a move aiming to expand West Coast activities and provide a new...
October 1st, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management

Fed moves to a hawkish consensus, Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management
Commentary: Fed moves to a hawkish consensus By Darrell Delamaide in Washington At the Federal Reserve, the doves are flocking to the hawk side of the perch as a consensus grows that policy-makers should temper robust US growth with a steady increase in interest rates, reflecting strong growth, low unemployment...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships
… Australian, British and Brazilian competitors clinched gold at the Para World Sailing Championships as the regatta drew to a close in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. After five days of competition in variable breeze, Matt Bugg (AUS) snapped up gold after the first ever 2.4 Norlin OD Medal Race, Will...
September 23rd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds
… Lake Michigan showed a different side on Friday as strong winds whipped up just off of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA at the Para World Sailing Championships.  After days of light, challenging breeze, gusts of up to 35 knots were recorded on the racing areas as a decision was made just before 12:00...
September 21st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers Presented with 2018 Connie Award

Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers Presented with 2018 Connie Award
l to r: Michael DiVirgilio, CII President; Ed DeNike, President of SSA Containers; Mrs. DeNike; Ronald J. Forest, President of Matson Navigation and Sue Coffey, CII Treasurer Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers presented with 2018 Connie Award in Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA (September 21, 2018)...
September 21st, 2018 | Awards, Containers, Markets | Read More