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Tweet this video! - http://clicktotweet.com/aPe_I For an industry that basically runs the world economy most people know very little about the enormous complex that touches almost every single thing you use. From the chair you are sitting on to the yogurt you're eating to the steering wheel in you car, all those things were made possible thanks to an industry that has been operating since man learned to float. These are 25 mind blowing facts about the shipping industry. https://twitter.com/list25 https://www.facebook.com/list25 http://list25.com Check out the text version too! - http://list25.com/25-mind-blowing-facts-shipping-industry/ Here's a preview: Around two-thirds of ship crews in the world have no means of communication while they are on the open sea. Only about 1 in 10 will ...
A brief look into global megatrends in shipping and future challenges, especially for Norwegian shipping.
Securing bank loans in a low liquidity market is the focus of this roundtable discussion. A leading shipowner- U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation President C K Ong and a leading Ship Financier Andreas Remmer SVP at Group Mercange Bank (Asia) offer their perspectives in part one of this video. View part 2 at http://www.shippingfinance-china.com/Event.aspx?id=524718
A brief video summary of TradeWinds' inaugural Shipowners Forum Singapore staged at the JW Marriott South Beach on September 25th, 2017. A big thank you to the sponsors who made it possible - The Baltic Exchange, Pictet, ABS, IRI / The Marshall Islands, Best Oasis / Priya Blue, Crossworld and Kim Heng. We are also grateful for the outstanding support and encouragement from the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) and personal involvement of Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive (Development), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
And the banks are reluctant to give securities. Trade is slowly creaking to a halt for lack of cash. But major transport doesn't work without securities. Dealers need securities so that they can make advance payments when they want to buy and ship freight. They only get paid when a sale is made. If dealers have nothing to ship, shipowners have nothing to ship. And cutbacks in the car industry for example, are also causing them problems. According to the association of Hamburg ship brokers and agents, profit margins for a ship with 2,500 standard containers have fallen by more than fifty percent since the start of the year. And Peter Krämer, managing director of the 'Marine Service Group', a major international shipper, has seen a dramatic collapse in profits. Dan Hirschfeld and Philipp ...
Speakers include: Angeliki Frangou, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Navios Maritime Holdings Nikolas Tsakos, President & CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation Patrick Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer, Euronav Evangelos M. Marinakis, Chairman, Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Athanasios J. Martinos, Managing Director, Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Bob Burke, Chief Executive Officer, Ridgebury Tankers Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, President, BIMCO & Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Moderated by: Julian Bray, Editor in Chief, TradeWinds Frank Dunne, Chairman & Partner, Watson Farley & Williams Produced by TradeWinds Events www.tradewindsevents.com
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Somali pirates holding a freighter ship, Amiya Scan, with a crew of four Russian and five Fillipinos, are demanding a ransom of $US 1.1 million. The vessel was seized last Wednesday on its way from Kenya to Romania. The Dutch owners are reportedly ready to pay no more than $US 700,000.
Crew welfare and ship connectivity have become important issues that the whole industry needs to address
Editor Martyn Wingrove explains why shipping companies should be training IT specialised officers as ships become more technically advanced
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http://www.euronews.net/ The chairman of Costa Cruises, the company that operates the Costa Concordia that ran aground after hitting rocks off western Italy on Friday, has cited "human error" as the cause of the accident. Pierluigi Foschi said Captain Schettino appears to have sailed too close to land and failed to follow the company's emergency procedures. "The company will stand by the captain and will provide him with assistance, but we must acknowledge the facts and we cannot deny human error," Foschi said at a news conference.
현대상선•해외선주 오늘 용선료 협상 마지막 담판 Korea's number-two shipper, Hyundai Merchant Marine, is in last-ditch negotiations with foreign ship owners to work out a charter fee reduction in an attempt to stave off bankruptcy. The company is looking for a 30-percent cut to drastically reduce costs. Kwon Jang-ho reports. It's a negotiation that could make or break the future of Korea's second largest shipping company. Hyundai Merchant Marine is meeting with five foreign ship owners in Seoul on Wednesday to ask for a reduction in charter rates,... as it tries to dig itself out of a mounting debt crisis. Hyundai recorded a loss of over 200-million U.S. dollars last year alone, and in a deal made with its creditors last month, it promised it would renegotiate its charter fees with foreign ship owners, in ord...