Industry Developments

Industry Developments

 

New E-Zero initiative will recognize exceptional compliance

The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the QUALSHIP 21 E-Zero Program, which officially commences July 1, 2017. http://mariners.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2017/04/14/4142017-new-e-zero-initiative-will-recognize-exceptional-compliance/

IACS “anxious” about Stellar Daisy loss

 

The head of the International Classification Societies says he’s ready from any defects or mistakes made in the run up to the recent sinking of the Stellar Daisy VLOC. http://splash247.com/iacs-anxious-stellar-daisy-loss/

 

On the 29th March 2017, DNV GL arranged a Bulk Carrier related seminar in London during which, the following presentations were delivered:

  • Update and Outlook of the Bulk Carrier market - Morten Lovstad, DNV GL
  • Chinese Newbuildings - Wei Gao, DNV GL

Both presentations can be found below (member login required)

 

 

INTERCARGO members and guests had the opportunity to attend a very interesting presentation on the Righship Qi Predictive Model delivered by Warwick Norman, CEO of RightShip. The presentation provided much attended and very useful clarifications and insights to Qi.

The presentation was delivered in the context of the INTERCARGO meetings in Hong Kong on 6-7 March 2017 (see relevant article here) during the Presentations afternoon session on the second day.
Members please login to access the full presentation attached.

INTERCARGO members and guests had the opportunity to attend a very interesting presentation by S&P GLOBAL PLATTS delivered by Peter Norfolk, Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, and Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor.

The presenters explained what is impacting the Dry Bulk market from the commodity side. Their presentation looked among other at what is happening in the steel and coal markets and how that is playing up in the dry bulk freight market.

The presentation was delivered in the context of the INTERCARGO meetings in Hong Kong on 6-7 March 2017 (see relevant article here) during the Presentations afternoon session on the second day.

Members please login to access the full presentation attached.