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Posidonia 2018: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide TV Interviews WinGD

Shipping propulsion will change in the coming years. WinGD has the technology today. Head of Global Sales, Volkmar Galke

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Posidonia 2018: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide TV Interviews Eniram

Big data is offering huge benefits but comes with big issues as well. Eniram has developed platforms like Skylight, designed to streamline

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Posidonia 2018: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide TV Interviews North P&I Club

Major pollution claims are steadily decreasing around the world, thanks to massive improvements in safety in the last few years.

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Posidonia 2018: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide TV Interviews Prevention At Sea

“Prevention at Sea” was founded in 2013 with the express purpose of providing the maritime industry with the right tools for safe

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Posidonia 2018: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide TV Interviews SAP Hellas S.A.

SAP Hellas is an active member of the maritime community with a suite of products and software, towards the sustainable and

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Posidonia 2018 Special: TV Interviews by Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com) was at the heart of this year’s Posidonia, as has been the case since 2006. For this year’s event, we prepared, together with our associates and clients a series of interviews on all the major trends and topics of discussion, from the new propulsion technologies and sulphur fuel compliance rules, to the looming digitalisation of shipping and its benefits for all parties involved. As the home of Greek shipping, Posidonia is the gateway to the owners of the largest merchant fleet in the world. Carrying ...

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Dry Bulk Market: Essar Shipping Bullish About the Market’s Prospects and the Potential for Growth for Indian Ship Owners

In an exclusive interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com), Mr. Ranjit Singh, Executive Director and CEO of Essar Shipping Ltd. discusses the company’s activities and prospects, with regards to the great development potential of the Indian shipping market. He also shares his views on the tanker and dry bulk markets, as well as the approach by Indian ship owners towards the 2020 IMO rule regarding the use of low-sulphur fuels. Essar Shipping is one of the biggest shipping companies in India. Can you take us through the fleet size ...

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Too much capacity can hinder the dry bulk market’s recovery in 2018

The dry bulk market looks to be on a tight rope as it balances its way out of the doldrums. Overcapacity will still linger on as 2018 is about to enter the foray. In an exclusive interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com), BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand says that demolition levels are set to fall, compared to 2017, as rates are improving, while trade levels aren’t expected to return to the height of the current fourth quarter, before the third quarter of 2018. The second half of the ...

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Britannia P&I Club Switches Focus in The Greek Shipping Market

Britannia P&I Club is firmly establishing its presence in the Greek shipping market for P&I Clubs. This was made even more evident with the recent establishment of a local office in the Greek market, expected to open its doors in 2018, with the aim of providing a claims handling service, alongside the obvious fact of acting as Britannia’s public face in Greece. In an interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com), Dale Hammond, Director, FD&D and claims director for the Club’s Greek membership says that the renewed focus on the ...

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Digital Technologies are bound to change the way shipping companies operate, says the head of Setel Hellas

New technologies like cloud-based solutions, blockchain, the Internet of Things and the Digitization of business are slowly taking shape and are bound to transform the “modus operandi” of the shipping industry. In its everlasting quest of chasing margins and boosting competitiveness and efficiency, new digital tools are beginning to change old business models throughout the maritime industry. As such, new business opportunites arise. Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com) held an exclusive interview with Mr. George M. Marinakis, CEO of Setel Hellas, to discuss the shifting landscape. Shipowners, Operators and industry ...

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INTERCARGO is now representing ship owners with over 1,500 bulkers of 138 million dwt under control, growing by 48% year-on-year

INTERCARGO, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners is growing at a rapid pace, as it seeks to raise its voice on various issues surrounding the future of the shipping industry, like emissions, port reception facilities and the implementation of the Ballast Water Treatment Convention. The association recently held its Technical and Executive Committees in Athens and Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com) hosts an exclusive interview with Dr. Kostas G. Gkonis, the Secretary General of INTERCARGO. According to Dr. Gkonis, the industry is voicing its concerns – now turned reality ...

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Keeping a ship safe from fire and explosion hazards: An Expert’s View from Brookes Bell

Identifying Cargo Fire and Explosion Hazards under the IMSBC Code” can often be the difference between life and death, or between a destroyed ship or not. As such, Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com) sought after the helpful views from one of the shipping industry’s leading experts on the matter, Brookes Bell Group, in an exclusive interview with Dr. Martin Jonas, a partner and consulting scientist with the group. Could you please provide some background on the IMSBC Code? The International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code seeks to facilitate the ...

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Hanseaticsoft Sets Up Shop In Greece: Ship owners Look to Modernize Ship Management

There’s a lot of talk these days about the digitalization of the shipping industry. The Greek ship owning community is looking to take advantage of this trend and keep pioneering the industry. As such, Hanseatisoft, one of the leading companies in that respect and hot of the heels of its partnership with Llody’s Register is in the process of establishing its office in Greece. In an exclusive interview, Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com) talked with the company’s CEO, Mr. Alexander Buchmann, regarding his future plans. Lloyd’s Register recently agreed a ...

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Shipping’s Safety Improving, But New Threats Like Cyber Will Require Additional Financial Resources from Ship Owners

Allianz launched its latest annual survey on shipping safety. With this occasion, Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com), held an exclusive interview with Captain Andrew Kinsey, Senior Marine Risk Consultant at AGCS. Among his conclusions from the findings was that autonomous ships shouldn’t be seen as a panacea, when it comes to enabling for safer seas. “Ships would be safer with larger, better trained and more alert crews”, he noted. Below you can read the full interview: Allianz’s Annual Report on Safety and Shipping is one of the industry’s main focal ...

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Orolia Primed for Leading Position in Automated Vessel Monitoring with Latest Acquisition

Last month, Orolia announced the acquisiton of Netwave Systems, a Netherlands company specialising in the VDR (Voyage Data Recorders) market. VDRs are mandated by the International Maritime Organization on-board every merchant vessel subject to the SOLAS Convention. In an exclusive interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide (www.hellenicshippingnews.com), Mr. Chris Loizou, Chief Business Development Officer of Orolia, discusses the scope behind Orolia’s latest acquisition and its future plans, as the company is increasingly looking to lead the industry in terms of high added-value services, like automated vessel monitoring. How does the ...

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