Seoul Central District Court has sentenced Kang Duk-soo, the founder and the former head of South Korea’s shipping and shipbuilding conglomerate STX Group, to six years in prison for a number of corporate crimes, ...read more →
China’s Sinotrans and German E.R. Group signed agreements on a long term cooperation on their bulk ...read more →
Growth across major trade lanes is expected to reach 5.5% in 2015, according to Drewry’s Outlook for ...read more →
The European shipowners have called for removal of market barriers for international shipping in China’s ...read more →
Increased competition is delivering improvements in Australian stevedoring, according to the 16th annual container ...read more →
Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has helped save almost 3,000 lives in the Mediterranean Sea during ...read more →
Japanese transportation company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line) reported a bigger income than forecast in ...read more →
Freeport LNG has through its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, entered into definitive agreements for the debt ...read more →
Gate terminal, the first LNG import terminal in the Netherlands, has signed a EUR 76 million (USD 95.4m) financing ...read more →
27th International Ship Finance & Investment Conference
26th International Ship Finance & Investment Conference Highlights included:
- Outlook for global growth and trade flows
- Prospects for rates and energy prices
- Macro economic influences on shipping markets
- The impact of shale oil and gas on the tanker sector
- How are supply and demand dynamics changing in the container sector?
- Market prospects for LNG and LPG sectors
- Dry bulk shipping analysis
- Are shipping stocks being given a fair hearing by investors
- Is now the time to invest?
- What next for the ship finance cycle?
- What opportunities exist for Western and Eastern banks to work together?
- Can bank ship finance still compete?
- Newbuilding price developments
- Latest Chinese bank strategy for ship finance
- How does today’s owner access finance given bank constraints?
- Can alternative finance provide solutions owners are looking for?
- Equity investment – latest perspectives
- What does the short to medium term future hold for private equity in shipping?
14TH WORLD CONFERENCE CITIES AND PORTS
This conferences organized every two years, the World Conferences of AIVP gather between 400 and 600 participants. The World Conferences are intended for port and urban decision-makers (elected representatives and technical experts), researchers and academics, as well as economical and institutional partners of the port areas’ development. These conferences have for main objectives to develop some practices and know-how but also to be a showcase of port’s projects or realizations, to exchange experiences between decision-makers and other economic actors for the ports’ development, to increase institutional and public authorities’ awareness of the main assets of the port area and finally, to reinforce transversal exchanges between the various decision-makers in order to initiate consultation and new working methods.read more >
Background to Shipping
Experience the maritime business first hand through our excellent practical and interactive sessions:
- Chair Tutorial: Mapping the maritime industry and stakeholders
- Combating Piracy Simulation Workshop
- Become a Ship Manager & Reduce Operating Costs
- Maritime law explained
- Time & Voyage Charterparties Workshop
- Lloyd’s of London Site Visit
- Marine Claims Workshop: Ships collide!
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ICSOT Indonesia: Developments in Ship, Design and Construction
The next conference is planned to be held at Hasanuddin University Makassar by cooperating with the Naval Architecture Department, Engineering Faculty,UNHAS Makassar. The main objective of this event is to give a chance for members of the international maritime industry to present and discuss the latest developments in marine research and technologies which could provide improvements and solution to the problems and challenges related to ship building and offshore applications. Besides that, it also could become a way to increase a number of international publications of researchers from local universities and institutions.read more >
The Asia Pacific LNG market is likely to continue to loosen this winter, favouring buyers however, this outlook ...read more →
Navig8 has acquired eight Konig & Cie Suezmaxes from Gemini Tankers that will form part of a new Suezmax pool, ...read more →
International shipping coalition Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), focused on uniting commercial growth with ...read more →
Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU SAVER design containership, the MOL Brightness, ...read more →
The first offshore ship arrived at the new Franklin Offshore quay on the Heysehaven, at the Port of Rotterdam on ...read more →
A strike deadline for workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway, set for just past noon today, has been extended to ...read more →
A brand new Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, made her debut in Southampton, England, ...read more →
Global developer of security systems Thales has chosen Euronaval 2014 to introduce Pastor – a service ...read more →
Eco Marine Power (EMP) has for the first time ever installed an Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) ...read more →
The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will ...read more →
The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI ...read more →
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a US-based specialist in grain processing, has taken delivery of the first ...read more →
The European Sectoral Social Dialogue on Ports ratified two joint papers dealing with “Recommendations on Women’s ...read more →
New York Exchange-listed DryShips Inc. has closed the previously announced offering of 250 million shares of its ...read more →
Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has teamed up with the Asia-Pacific Economic ...read more →