Posts Tagged ‘USA’

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston
Christa Klein will head up InterDam’s office in Houston A new office expansion will enable InterDam to accelerate growth in the US Onshore and Offshore Industry and Renewable Sectors. InterDam, leading supplier of Fire and Blast resistant architectural products for refineries, Oil & Gas Platforms...
April 24th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

U-Freight strengthens presence on US West Coast

U-Freight strengthens presence on US West Coast
On the west coast of the USA, U-Freight America is strengthening its presence in the greater Los Angeles area at a wholly-owned logistics hub in the City of Industry. The facility is an 80,000 sq ft hub from which U-Freight America offers fully-integrated logistics services, generated through its air...
April 16th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were firmer in early trade, US Treasuries weakened and safe-haven currencies lost some ground on somewhat easing market worries over an escalating US-China trade war. Speaking at the Bo’ao Forum for Asia, China’s...
April 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its board

IMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its board
Steve Sheppard Steve Sheppard joins IMCA Governing Board The international Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Stephen Sheppard to its Governing Board. Mr Sheppard is the Diving Manager at Helix Well Ops (U.K.) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA...
April 4th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!
…Byron Vassiliades on centre stage – second row, seventh from the left We are pleased to share with our international readership some interesting news given our support to all those who continue to get  further education and training. This one comes from our supporter Antipollution and...
April 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Education and Training, Environment, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

How HTS Technology and Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) are Changing Maritime SATCOM

How HTS Technology and Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) are Changing Maritime SATCOM
Ryan Smith, KVHspeaking at CMA Speakers from KVH and Intelsat present the advantages of HTS technology and Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) at the CMA conference in Stamford, CT. Ryan Smith from KVH and Dan Lesmez from Intelsat teamed up at CMA Shipping 2018, the annual conference of the Connecticut...
March 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Eurogroup that convened yesterday confirmed the completion of all prior actions attached to the 3rd ESM programme review opening the way for the disbursement of the fourth tranche of EUR 5.7 billion. As regards the growth-adjustment mechanism...
March 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Mar-2018 SVITZER ANNOUNCE INCREASES IN TARIFFS Australia APPROACHING WINTER STORM Northern New England, United States SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong SPILLWAY COMING INTO OPERATION Mississippi...
March 7th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY AT PORT Port Klang, Malaysia 70 STRAY CARGO CONTAINER POSE THREAT TO MARINERS North Carolina, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Monday, March 5, 2018, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 & 2 of Central Pier...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

AIG’s Duperreault announced as keynote for Bermuda NYC forum

AIG’s Duperreault announced as keynote for Bermuda NYC forum
AIG CEO Brian Duperreault Hamilton, Bermuda, March 1, 2018 – AIG Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault will be the keynote speaker at a multi-industry event hosted May 2 in New York by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). The one-day Bermuda Executive Forum will be officially...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

World Fuel Services strengthens customer offering with new physical marine fuel supply in Florida’s Tampa Bay Area

World Fuel Services strengthens customer offering with new physical marine fuel supply in Florida’s Tampa Bay Area
Port Manatee, Tampa, USA Miami, Florida (March 1, 2018) World Fuel Services (WFS) is pleased to announce a new physical marine fuel supply location in Tampa, Florida. WFS will supply fuel oil and marine diesel from Port Manatee to vessels in the Tampa Bay area. Joe Gowen, SVP Global Marine Supply, said;...
March 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers
Barcelona, 12 February, 2018 – Online freight forwarder iContainers says that the ongoing truck driver shortage problem plaguing the US at the moment is still to intensify. The problem, worsened by an overactive hurricane season which affected trucking in the Gulf region and high demand from the festive...
February 12th, 2018 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191
John Faraclas The BDI as expected yesterday, given our title of our daily report, lost 23 points and went below the 1,200 point threshold; Geopolitics slide too… John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 36 points and now stand at 1,748… The Panamaxes BPI lost 35 and now read 1,450 points… The...
January 30th, 2018 | Events, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong CHANGE TO SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURE STATUS Delaware Bay & River, United States COAL TRAIN DERAILMENT Gladstone, Australia STEVEDORES TO STOP WORK AS PART OF PROTEST Finland Around the Island Yacht Race Thursday, January 25,...
January 25th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series
Philipp Buhl (GER) Laser (M) For athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle. The wind played hide and seek for all of the morning—tempting at least one race officer into starting a race...
January 24th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With a narrow margin of 56%, SPD delegates approved at a special conference on Sunday the party’s entrance into formal Grand Coalition...
January 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Jan-2018 ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 8 WEST Hong Kong SUSPENSION DUE TO WEATHER Beaumont, United States Anchorage closed to shipping Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Following notification...
January 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside
New York – picture credits Anny Zade Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, January 12, 2018) US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside In line with consensus estimate, headline CPI inflation decelerated to 0.1%MoM (+2.1%YoY) in December from 0.4%MoM (+2.2%YoY)...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.
2.3 million orders shipped from Black Friday through Cyber Monday is a 14 percent increase from 2016 orders Further reinforcing the growth of online retail, global supply chain operator GEODIS announces that the critical four-day Thanksgiving shopping holiday was a record-breaker for the company’s...
January 11th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Jan-2018 ICE CONDITION ALERT – UPDATE Delaware Bay, United States SEVERE STORM ALERT New England, USA SEVERE STORM ALERT Boston, USA Ice Condition Alert – update Thursday, January 4, 2018, Delaware Bay, United States Further to yesterday’s notification,...
January 4th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More