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NEWS

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI

This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong.

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. : New buildings M/V’s Magna Graecia, Europa Graeca & Oceania Ggraeca

On 21st May, 19th June and 30th July 2019, Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. took delivery of three Kamsarmax newbuilding vessels on behalf of their Principals.

ERMA FIRST invests in METIS Cyberspace Technology

Strategic alliance strengthens ability to provide solutions for ‘smarter, safer, greener and more efficient shipping’.

IMO 2020 – 22% unable to comply – Palau Registry survey

An IMO 2020 survey by Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) provides insight into the readiness of smaller owners for the sulphur cap with some 22% saying there is no way they can comply.

End of supply glut in sight for dry bulk

The dry bulk shipping market is “slowly and steadily” recovering from years of sluggish earnings for operators as the demand-supply equation is getting to a better balance.

Aframax: Demand & Supply Trends

The Aframax sector has come out on top as having the largest percentage rise in ton miles over fleet growth in the past 3 months.

Tanker Deliveries Are Soaring As Demolitions Hit Decade-Lows

Delivered tonnage of crude oil tankers have grown by +37%, whereas total fleet demolitions for 2019 have slumped to the lowest in a decade with a reduction of 52% from the year before.

Key Developments and Growth in Global Ship-Finance

By Ted Petropoulos, Head, Petrofin Research ©.

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be speaking and providing the audience with unique insights on the container market at the European Shipping Seminar on 27 November 2019 in Athens, Greece.

21st Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum : GREEK SHIPPING STAYING AHEAD

21st Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum was held on Tuesday 15th October 2019 at the Athens Hilton.

Gazprom: Starring in major energy projects inside and outside Russia

Russian company Gazprom continues its operations in and out of Russia successfully and according to a recent announcement constructs gas pipelines to China from Yakutia, Irkutsk, Sakhalin and Krasnoyarsk.

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020

[October 16, 2019] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its next major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 6 April 2020 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.

Cross-sector earnings index, the ClarkSea, recorded its biggest ever

Last week our cross-sector earnings index, the ClarkSea, recorded its biggest ever weekly percentage move (23% to $20,096/day), and this week we have another record, including the biggest absolute increase (55% to $31,207/day).
INTERVIEWS

We wanted to provide the best service to the market, we proved it over the years : Vincent J. Solarino, President and Chief Operating Officer, American P&I Club

With Greece at the epicenter of global shipping we wanted to make sure that we have provided the best service to the market and I think believe we proved it over the years, Vincent J. Solarino, President and Chief Operating Officer, American P&I Club, told Maritimes.gr.

Key to Success of American P&I Club is high quality service: George Gourdomichalis, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.

In the insurance market, it is important for the insurer to be financially sound and provide high quality services with no delays and the American P&I Club does so, said George Gourdomichalis, President & CEO of Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A., speaking at maritimes.gr during the inauguration of the club’s new offices in Piraeus last week.

We grew up with Greek ship owners and together we will become better: Dorothea Ioannou, Chief Commercial Officer-SVP, American P&I Club

In the 14 years of the American P&I Club's presence in Greece, the club has grown together with Greek ship owners as a family and the goal is to move forward together and become better, said Dorothea Ioannou, Chief Commercial Officer-SVP, American P&I Club , speaking to maritimes.gr during the inauguration of the club's new offices in Piraeus last week.