Posts Tagged ‘USA’

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment
Jeremy Herschaft of Blank Rome LLP Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft Appointed 2017 Tulane Law School Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

America after the Fall…

America after the Fall…
The Fleet’s In! 1934. By Paul Cadmus. America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s By James Brewer It is tempting to guess that the motive for the Royal Academy’s new exhibition, America after the Fall, with its Depression-era depictions, is the domestic political and industrial landscape highlighted...
February 22nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the President’s Day given the new occupant of the...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics

Mixed Market Results and worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 16 points since last Friday and now stands at 757 points; the Geopolitical issues are dangerously worsening. John Faraclas daily recap: It sounds lately as if you are reading the types of passenger aircrafts and particularly that of Boeing with the figures...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities – second on the left Congratulations to Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for opening the Canada vs USA rugby game  at Swangard Stadium on February 18th 2017. VIMC proudly...
February 20th, 2017 | People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2017 PORT DUES SUBSIDY WITHDRAWN Saudi Arabia SHOALING ALERTS Delaware River, USA CITY IN TOTAL BLACKOUT Aden, Yemen Port dues subsidy withdrawn Monday, February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia Saudi Ports Authority has withdrawn the subsidy on port dues, effective from 11...
February 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2017 Worldwide BAD WEATHER STILL AFFECTING PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 19 February-4 March 2017 Saturday, February 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19...
February 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Weather | Read More

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) “recovery”, if it happens, has a long way to go; indeed, coupled with certain Geopolitical uncertainties will create a new shipping, trade and logistics order – part of the Planet Ocean’s Transport Chain. John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Crowley Relocates Government Services Office in Washington, D.C.

Crowley Relocates Government Services Office in Washington, D.C.
The 100 M Street WASHINGTON, D.C.; Feb. 16, 2017) ­– To better serve its government customers, such as the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) and Naval Sea Systems Command, Crowley Maritime Corp. has moved its Washington, D.C., office to 100 M Street – adjacent to MARAD and the Navy Yard...
February 16th, 2017 | Company Profiles | Read More

“Focusing on Solutions” Maritime Event

“Focusing on Solutions”  Maritime Event
The maritime industry is experiencing the most aggressive regulatory change in history, with the adoption of a global sulphur cap of .5%, adoption of the ballast water management convention, a roadmap and strategy for greenhouse gases, including mandatory reporting of fuel efficiency by 2019, a NECA...
February 7th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
February 06, 2016 – Evergreen Line has received recognition for its excellent performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program, which started on July 1 last year and ended on November 15.  The initiative was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding...
February 7th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US’ non-farm payrolls report for January amid speculation for a positive surprise following the release earlier this week...
February 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

4,000 London bankers earn €1 million plus: Daily Wealth Letter

4,000 London bankers earn €1 million plus: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit www.thewealthforums.com...
February 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Banking, News, Reports | Read More

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…
John Faraclas More losses for all Dry and Wets Indices; Geopolitics are getting more than sour and it wouldn’t surprise us to watch very soon the beginning of Planet Ocean’s destruction. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 14 points and now reads 786 sending Mayday...
February 1st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The latest closing of the BDI not only sends alarming bells but coupled with the enfolding geopolitical chaos might create a multiple of ground zeros all over; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 16 points the BDI (Baltic...
January 31st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jan-2017 RELOCATION OF LIGHT BUOY FOR THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – HOTEL AVAILABILITY Houston, USA LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany Relocation of Light Buoy for Three-Runway System construction Monday, January 30,...
January 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices edged lower overnight, the USD weakened and US Treasuries gained as US President Donald Trump’s protectionist...
January 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…
John Faraclas The BDI@914 raises serious questions following that all dry indices fall today and president Trump’s takeover of global affairs for the superpower will definitely shake the trade to its foundations; John Faraclas’ daily report: Down 11 points since last Friday the 20th of January, a...
January 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jan-2017 OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Jubail, Saudi Arabia URGENT MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE WARNING ISSUED New York, USA SIGNIFICANT STORM APPROACHING Northern New England, USA Operations suspended due to strong winds Monday, January 23, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia The...
January 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Jan-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 JANUARY-4 FEBRUARY 2017 Worldwide DRAFT RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR ARTHUR KILL New York, USA World Holidays: 22 January-4 February 2017 Saturday, January 21, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the...
January 21st, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Jan-2017 DISEMBARKING CREW DUE TO INJURY OR SICKNESS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates 2017 LUNAR NEW YEAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong DRAFT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SHOALING Sandy Hook, USA SEABED SAMPLING Singapore SEA KIDNAPPINGS RISE IN 2016 DESPITE PLUMMETING GLOBAL PIRACY – IMB REPORT Worldwide Disembarking...
January 20th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BDI and Geopolitical volatility bites

BDI and Geopolitical volatility bites
John Faraclas Volatility and geopolitical knocks begin to bite following today’s fall, leaving the markets high and dry – …with the exception of the BDTI…; John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down ten points since yesterday at 942, sending more shocks, despite the...
January 19th, 2017 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

New challenge ahead for sailing ‘legend’

New challenge ahead for sailing ‘legend’
… World Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series in Miami, USA will see a ‘legend’ of the sport take on a new challenge as one of the most successful Olympic sailors exchanges the One Person Dinghy for the Men’s Skiff. Among the 453 sailors racing out of Regatta Park at Coconut Grove,...
January 19th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 19th, 2017 | Reports | Read More