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Heavyweight international line-up for India Shipping Summit
The India Shipping Summit returns to Mumbai for the eighth event on 8-10 October and this year's programme is taking a prescriptive look at the unique challenges facing India's maritime industry. The summit examines the country’s ambitions and what's realistically achievable - it's a reality check for India shipping!
TradeWinds SmartShipping set to attract the forward-thinkers of shipping
The TradeWinds SmartShipping conference is based precisely on this premise and will leave the issues of green or sustainable shipping to others, while focusing on the very real and very practical challenges facing ship owners and operators today.
TradeWinds Shipowners Forum draws strong attendance to hear top speakers
TradeWinds Shipowners Forum, the keynote conference of this year's Posidonia Exhibition, drew a full house of delegates to hear leading shipowners and other top industry figures discussing burning industry issues of the moment.
Shipping conference in Shanghai delivers yet again
Held at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai, from 22nd to 23rd May this year, the 8th TradeWinds Shipping China was an action-packed conference, with all the right ingredients for an exciting few days: controversial topics, high-profile speakers, and several quality networking affairs.
Controversial charter party disputes and renegotiations to take centre-stage at Shanghai maritime conference
Disputes and renegotiations between ship owners and charterers are at levels not seen since the financial market crash of 2008. In a highly topical session at the upcoming 8th TradeWinds Shipping China conference Geir Sviggum, Chief Representative of international law firm Wikborg Rein in Shanghai will lead an open discussion on the problems and possible solutions.
Vale to take to the podium at Shanghai shipping conference
Mining giant caught in China dilemma sends senior representative to speak at leading maritime conference in Shanghai.
Future of ship recycling hotly debated in Singapore
Yuichi Sonoda, Secretary General of the Asian Shipowners' Forum opened the 4th TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum with the message that The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC) must be entered into force as soon as possible in order for the ship recycling industry to be considered truly safe and sustainable. The Forum being held in Singa
Shipowners' role in recycling under spotlight
As the global ship recycling industry prepares to gather in Singapore, a fresh push is expected for European shipowners to recycle their old ships according to standards of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC).
Industry heavyweights dust off their crystal balls for 8th TradeWinds Shipping China
Will the Dragon deliver? Robert Lorenz-Meyer, immediate past president of BIMCO, also owner & managing partner of Ernst Russ will open the 8th TradeWinds Shipping China conference with his views on the current market situation and what he sees as possible strategies for survival in these challenging times. Other notable names in this opening session include new CCS president Sun Licheng, who
8th TradeWinds Shipping China conference to find out if the Water Dragon will deliver
The organisers of the 8th TradeWinds Shipping China conference have recently released the initial agenda, aptly themed “Will the Dragon deliver?” for the 2 day conference, which will cover both timely as well as timeless issues – from charter party disputes to banned VLOCs, the fate of shipyards to the liquidity conundrum.
Asian OSV market 'set for next bull run'
A recent report released by DNB Bank appears to bring the first piece of good news this year for shipping. As the broader industry battles with new lows and record losses, the offshore sector looks set to be on the cusp of a bull cycle. Read the full story here, first published in Upstream (an NHST title).
'Failure' of shipping to deal with asbestos examined.
According to the front page lead in TradeWinds today, scores of ships built in the past 10 years containing substantial amounts of banned asbestos have triggered claims of lax enforcement of rules and the erroneous issuing of safety certificates.
TradeWinds to host keynote forum at Posidonia
TradeWinds / NHST Events is to host the TradeWinds Shipowners Forum as the opening keynote of Posidonia 2012, in the Metropolitan Expo Centre on 5 June 2012.
Chinese yard picks up Hoegh car carrier for green recycling
Chinese ship recyclers hope the sale of Norwegian owner Hoegh Autoliners’ 3,700-car-equivalent-unit (ceu) Hoegh Trotter (1983) to Jiangmen Zhongxin Ship Recycling Yard in South China on Monday marks the growing importance of green recycling facilities on the mainland, particularly to European owners for whom being environmentally responsible is not an option but a necessity.
Scrap to improve profits in OSV sector
Calls for more scrapping of older offshore support vessels (OSVs) were welcomed from operators and builders alike during the opening session of TradeWinds Offshore Marine conference in Singapore on Thursday.
Singapore offshore marine conference set to answer the difficult questions
TradeWinds Offshore Marine conference will be held at the InterContinental in Singapore on 24 November 2011. Limited places are still available for interested participants so early registration at www.tinyurl.com/OM-Sing11 is highly recommended.
‘Smart corporate DNA’ required to reap full rewards
Singapore conference hears that shipping companies need to move from compliance to innovation culture if they want to be successful.
Capt. Chan Kok Leong of GBLT Shipmanagement wins an iPad 2 at SmartShipping 2011
Together with Lloyd's Register, the SmartShipping team is pleased to announce the winner of our SmartSurvey lucky draw.
India maritime’s vision reinforced at key summit
India's shipping elite gathered at the India Shipping Summit in Mumbai this week. The seventh India Shipping Summit’s focus was to take fresh look at the maritime industry’s position, bringing together all key stakeholders and interested international parties for a high-level information exchange and the opening day delivered just that.
TradeWinds Shipowners Forum in Athens hits the spot - Athens, Oct 5 2011
Over 200 shipowners and top shipping executives gathered this week at the TradeWinds Shipowners Forum to hear leading owners, brokers and industry representatives discuss issuescurrently affecting their companies. In the current uneasy economic climate, choice of location for companies was discussed in detail, as were the questions of new technical innovations that offer fuel efficiency and cost s