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FORAN V70 launch in India

Posted to FORAN V70 launched in India (by Joseph Fonseca) on February 2, 2011

Another system for the design and production of ships and off-shore platforms will be launched in India close at the heels of NAPPA systems. Popularly known as FORAN V70 it is scheduled to be launched  on 16th February 2011 in Mumbai by the Spanish multinational…

BIMCO and IBIA Launch Electronic Guide to Bunkering

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 27, 2010

BIMCO Asia Liaison Officer Thomas Timlen, and IBIA Chief Executive Ian Adams released the BIMCO and IBIA Bunkering Guide on October 27 to delegates in Singapore attending the 16th Singapore International Bunkering Conference. A limited number…

Darwin Sets Sail: Survival of the Fittest for Ocean Shipping

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 6, 2010

To my way of thinking, the world’s ocean shipping industry – spanning all modal varieties and subspecialties – has evolved (however unevenly) over the course of the past 100 years in three separate and distinct phases. Now well into the final stage…

India Shipping Summit brings to fore underlying frustrations

Posted to India Shipping Summit brings to fore underlying frustrations (by Joseph Fonseca) on September 27, 2010

Catching the monsoon twilight in Mumbai, India Shipping Summit 2010 undoubtedly the king of shipping events in the city rolled out a two-day extravaganza wherein over 400 delegates from around the globe attended seeking to make the best of the…

More Detail on Port Investment Ratings

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on August 12, 2010

More details have become available about Moody's rating agency's take on the soundness of 18 US ports plus two intermodal corridors. "Negative credit pressures remain as ports recover from revenue and cargo losses that fell to levels well below earlier expectations…

Its fair weather for foreign classification societies

Posted to Its fair weather for foreign classification societies (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 30, 2010

Though Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has stormed on to the maritime field with full fledged membership of International Association of Classification Societies Council (IACS) last week, foreign classification societies operating in India do not foresee any paradigm shift in their operations.