DNV GL: PSC Interactive Workshop offered via virtual classroom

DNV GL: PSC Interactive Workshop offered via virtual classroom

Port State Control (PSC) has become more active in recent years and PSC regimes will continue to take measures to ensure that ships are in compliance with international requirements related to safety, pollution prevention and manning conditions on board.

Aim:

This one-day workshop offers practical guidance on how to prepare for and manage PSC inspections. Participants will be introduced to a number of useful PSC tools specially...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/07/20/dnv-gl-psc-interactive-workshop-offered-via-virtual-classroom/

Supply chain radar: Maersk leads or lags Cosco?

Let’s set the record straight: an orthodox Loadstar Premium investment analysis of China’s vast Cosco grouping is doomed well before rolling the dice.
Unlevel playing field 
We mildly criticised Maersk’s and CMA CGM’s bullishness recently in the wake of their interims, yet those headline financials that are published in English for Cosco – to be found on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for the seven listed entities – shine a narrow light on …

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‘Storage in transit’ products expand to head off looming box congestion crisis

MSC has announced four additional container wayport storage hubs as part of its Covid-19 suspension of transit (SOT) offering to shippers looking to avoid congestion and high storage costs at destination ports on non-essential goods.
The SOT product is targeted at shippers that have been unable to cancel or halt orders from Asia and will have containers en route in the coming weeks for markets in lockdown.
Freeport (Bahamas), Gioia Tauro (Italy), …

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LNG; A compass for sustainable shipping in the Eastern Mediterranean

Fernando Kalligas, Head of CEO Office at Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. (DESFA), Cpt. Weng Lin, Deputy CEO at Piraeus Port Authority S.A (PPA), Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy, YU ZengGang, Board of Directors Chairman at Piraeus Port Authority S.A (PPA), Konstantinos Xifaras, Chief Executive Officer, Public Gas Corporation of Greece S.A. (DEPA)  & Coordinator of Poseidon Med II Project

LNG; A compass for sustainable shipping in the...

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/03/09/lng-a-compass-for-sustainable-shipping-in-the-eastern-mediterranean/

Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy on “Developments in Greek Shipping”

Ioannis Plakiotakis during his speech at the Piraeus Marine Club

Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy on “Developments in Greek Shipping”

The Piraeus Marine Club Enhances Its Role as a Center for Regional Intelligence for its Membership

On Tuesday November 12th, 2019 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series of Working Luncheons highlighting key current events issues, this time with honored guest speaker Mr. Ioannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of...

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2019/11/15/ioannis-plakiotakis-greek-minister-of-shipping-and-islands-policy-on-developments-in-greek-shipping/

A win for mental health with Synergy technology award

Collecting the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Technology Award for Synergy Group: Mr. Antonios Vrondissis, Vice President QHSE and Vetting of Navios group (left); Mr. Rune Zeuthen, the recently appointed head of Synergy’s new Europe office located in Copenhagen (centre); and Dimitrios Maniatis, COO, Diaplous (right).

A win for mental health with Synergy technology award

Synergy Group’s collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS, Mumbai) in the development of a nine-language help line...

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2019/10/06/a-win-for-mental-health-with-synergy-technology-award/

New President and Board of Governors for the Propeller Club

Costis Frangoulis

New President and Board of Governors for the Propeller Club

Costis Frangoulis takes over as President of the Propeller Club and sets goals for the club to continue its work with strength and vision, with the valuable assistance of the new Board of Directors.

“I consider this position as an honor and, together with the Club’s Governors, we will do our best to continue the successful course of the Propeller Club. Giorgos Xiradakis has given the Club a new impetus and deserves our...

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2019/10/03/new-president-and-board-of-governors-for-the-propeller-club/

LR further strengthens Piraeus team

Theodosis Stamatellos

LR further strengthens Piraeus team
Lloyd’s Register has announced new appointments within its Business Development function in Piraeus, reflecting its ongoing commitment to service excellence.

We are delighted to welcome Nikos Skaribas to Piraeus as Area New Buildings Business Development and Liaison Manager. Having worked in the marine industry for more than 20 years, Nikos brings huge experience to the team. Having begun his career as a Superintendent Engineer in Greece,...

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2019/09/06/lr-further-strengthens-piraeus-team/

Shortsea shipping event in Greece

The annual Shortsea Shipping Days event, a European Shortsea Network (ESN) project, is taking place in Greece this year, with the Shortsea Promotion Center in Greece organizing the conference “Shortsea: Challenges Ahead” in Piraeus on June 13. Held under the auspices of ESN, the event aims to highlight the challenges and new opportunities shortsea shipping faces at the European level.

The goal of the conference is to promote the cooperation of national Shortsea Promotion Centers (SPCs) and their...

https://container-news.com/shortsea-shipping-event-in-piraeus/