Πορεία στο άγνωστο

Επί τρία χρόνια ο σημερινός υπουργός Οικονομικών κ. Τσακαλώτος δεν είχε ασχοληθεί ούτε με τις τράπεζες, ούτε με το χρηματιστήριο. Το δίδυμο του οικονομικού επιτελείου (Τσακαλώτος – Χουλιαράκης) ήταν συνεχώς απασχολημένοι με την μεταφορά των νόμων από τους δανειστές.

Άλλωστε, ο σημερινός πρωθυπουργός κ. Α. Τσίπρας γι αυτή την δουλειά τους είχε. Ο καθένας, όμως, σ αυτό το συνονθύλευμα έχει από μια δουλειά. Σ’ ένα άλλο επίπεδο της κυβέρνησης οι κ. κ Πολάκης, Καρανίκας κλπ ανέλαβαν το έργο της...

https://www.newmoney.gr/blogs/dimitris-pafilas/371036-poreia-sto-agnosto

Murmansk Port Experiments with Screens to Control Coal Dust

Officials at the Murmansk Commercial Seaport are taking another shot at reducing the smog of soot that wafts into the city every time port workers load a ship full of coal bound for export to other countries.

The “black attack,” as locals call the coal dust, has been a headache in Russia’s Arctic capital for as long as anyone can remember. In the winter it taints snow banks and ice, creating gray rivers of filth with every thaw. For the rest of the year, the coal paints a black crust on city...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/murmansk-port-experiments-with-screens-to-control-coal-dust

Tunisia hits Maersk defending small ones

Maersk Line confirmed detention of one of its’ ships, ALEXANDER MAERSK, at Sfax, Tunisia, on Sep 10:
“This is related to different claims cases which we are looking into and have informed our insurance company about. We cooperate with all relevant authorities to resolve the matter as quickly as possible,” said Maersk.
According to Tunisian sources, the ship was arrested in favor of Tunisian shippers claims on losses they suffered in container ship MAERSK HONAM major fire https://maritimebulletin....

https://maritimebulletin.net/2018/09/22/tunisia-hits-maersk-defending-small-ones/

Kongsberg to Deliver LNG Simulator Package for GasLog

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) and GasLog have agreed on the terms of a contract through which KDI will deliver a comprehensive LNG simulator package designed to enable new levels of safety and operational training for GasLog’s professional crews.

GasLog, an international owner, operator and manager of LNG carriers, operates 27 LNG vessels through its subsidiary, GasLog LNG Services and seven ships currently on order. The KDI contract represents a major commitment and investment on GasLog’s part to...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/kongsberg-to-deliver-lng-simulator-package-for-gaslog

DNV GL Releases Autonomous and Remotely Operated Ship Guidelines

As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these new technologies, DNV GL has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships.

“A new set of sensor, connectivity, analysis, and control functions in maritime technologies is laying the foundation for remote and autonomous operations in shipping,” says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/dnv-gl-releases-autonomous-and-remotely-operated-ship-guidelines

Edward DeNike presented with 2018 Connie Award

Long Beach, CA (September 21, 2018) – Edward Anthony DeNike, president of SSA Containers, a division of Carrix, received the 2018 Connie Award presented by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute in Long Beach, CA, on Tuesday, September 18.  In addition, CII presented nearly $20,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in logistics and supply chain as well as organizations who are training the future leaders of the industry.
Mr. DeNike was honored with the prestigious award for his...

https://container-news.com/edward-denike-2018-connie-award/

Chios: Navigatortakes us back to our maritime roots!

Danae Bezantakos at the podium introducing the event and welcoming speakers and delegates

The kick start of NavigatorForum’s First ever Shipping Decision Makers weekend is now a reality!

Our Chian contributor Galatia Paradisis was there with her camera covering this more than timely event at a full house amphitheatre downtown Chios’ University of the Aegean!

A great welcome by Danae Bezantakos, Navigator’s Shipping Consultants CEO,in her always vibrant and full of pathos and to the point words...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2018/09/22/chios-navigator-takes-us-back-to-our-maritime-roots/