• 2020 February 28 14:16

    Panahon presence boosts PISR in the Far East

    Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) says it has appointed Panahon Marine Surveys Services Pte Ltd in Singapore as one of its new Deputy Registrars in the Far East as it continues to develop its global presence in the shipping world.

    PISR has been recruiting the brightest, best and most respected Deputy Registrars in the shipping world for the past two years as its fleet grows and ship owners look for a stronger global presence. With the world’s shipping industry starting to recover there is a need to develop the registry’s network of global services and grow the PISR fleet.

    Panahon Marine Surveys Services Pte Ltd is an established and leading consultancy service provider in the maritime world operating from Singapore with worldwide services and offering high quality  registration solutions and compliance services to ship owners. With an increasing reputation in world shipping, Panahon has joined a growing list of global Deputy Registrars working with PISR.

    Matthew Soh, Maritime Manager at Panahon, welcomed the opportunity to join PISR as a strong statement of intent from Panahon.
    “This was a great opportunity for Panahon to expand our services and reputation further across the global shipping industry by becoming a Deputy Registrar with Palau. Our reputation in the Far East maritime sector is strong and so the fit with PISR is perfect. There are ship owners we are in contact with who are looking for the best and most reliable maritime services. At Panahon we offer those and with PISR we an offer them an even greater global shipping service.”
    Panos Kirnidis, CEO of PISR, sees Panahon as a perfect fit for the registry with their reputation and expertise in shipping in the Far East.
    “It is a real pleasure to welcome Panahon as a Deputy Registrar for Palau International Ship Registry as they embody the principles we believe in and ship owners are looking for. Singapore is a global shipping hub and we want to strengthen our presence in this important region by offering a Deputy Registrar that identifies with the Far East and understands global shipping. Panahon is a perfect fit for PISR and we are the ideal partner for them and their clients who are looking to register with a progressive and technologically driven ship registry. PISR is a flag of confidence and with Panahon we will be flying the Palau flag in the Far East with increased confidence.”

    PISR is one of the fastest growing registries in the world. By  investing in advanced technology, highly experienced staff and building on a foundation of a fully electronic registry, PISR continues to provide  the highest standards of administrative, legal, technical and support functions to ship-owners and managers. Having a set of unique SMART.Registry® tools and a dedicated Deficiency Prevention System – SMART.DPS® with greater operational and cost-effective flexibility for ship owners, PISR is redefining the Ship Registration service and  proves that the world’s oceans are big enough for a smart superior Flag of confidence that ship owners can trust and believe in. PISR has a global presence with a network of 40 Deputy Registrars (DRs) in 24 countries and 105 Flag State Inspectors (FSIs) in 43 countries  and has a permanent representative at the IMO.

    PISR has active memberships in BIMCO, The Propeller Club of the United States, HELMEPA, Chios Marine Club and WIMA, constantly providing its support to Greek and International maritime organizations and associations.


2020 April 4

16:41 Bollinger delivers the 38th FRC Harold Miller to the USCG
15:21 APL announces new LSS as from May for Trans-Pacific eastbound market
14:47 Viking announces Mississippi River cruises
13:34 Iridium partner Globalsat equips Argentine Navy’s Fortuna III yacht with Iridium Certus® Service
12:23 BlueWater Reporting posts report on COVID-19’s impact on China’s box volumes, economy
11:08 Torqeedo's milestone 100,000th electric drive goes to Spirit Yachts

2020 April 3

18:42 Concordia Damen nominated to build new, sustainable training vessel for STC Group
18:27 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Alcmene with Cargill
18:07 Breakbulk Europe to take place from 29 September to 1 October 2020
17:51 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic in 3M’2020 totaled 7.83 million tonnes, up 7.7% YoY
17:28 ECSA Board: Shipping industry keeps Europe running but will need more EU support to recover
17:14 Tallink continues transporting passengers on Tallinn-Helsinki route
16:50 GT Morstoy completed slope protection under LUGAPORT project
16:25 World Maritime University stays connected in uncertain times
15:46 FESCO provided agent services for vessel delivering platform of Sea Launch spaceport to Primorye Territory
15:22 Rosmorport's Azov Basin Branch carries out measures to prevent COVID-19 spread
14:57 New bunker alert service available for BIMCO members
14:33 NUTEP recognized as best in Basic business activities nomination of Best Stevedore contest
13:49 DeloPorts continues to operate despite quarantine and days off in Russia
13:24 AS Tallink Grupp published its statistics for March and first quarter of 2020
13:01 Zeebrugge Port Authority facilitates extra ground for port users in need due to corona crisis
12:40 Crisis caused by Covid-19 brought changes and highlighted new opportunities for port of Riga
12:18 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC arranged testing of its employees to detect coronavirus
12:15 Ocean Yield ASA announces delivery of modern dry bulk vessel with long-term charter
11:52 Vladimir Solodov appointed as Acting Governor of the Kamchatka Territory
11:00 Samherji Holding granted an exemption from mandatory bid obligation in Eimskip
10:49 Сorvettes of RF Navy's Baltic Fleet completed training anti-submarine missions at sea
10:21 Brent Crude futures price is down 4.51% to $28.69, Light Sweet Crude – down 5.73% to $23.87
10:00 Bunker prices continue falling at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia
09:42 Viking Line continues service in the Baltic Sea
09:36 Yury Bezdudny appointed Acting Governor of Nenets Autonomous Area
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is flat at 624 points
09:09 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Apr 03
08:33 Ocean Network Express issues its first electronic Bill of Lading

2020 April 2

18:27 FSL Trust completes disposal of crude oil tanker
18:07 CMA CGM announces that this Low Sulphur Surcharge is not applicable
17:54 Aleksandr Tsybulsky appointed as Acting Governor of Arkhangelsk Region
17:31 MAN Energy Solutions's low-speed, dual-fuel engines pass 1,000,000 operating hours
17:16 VARD secures contract for one stern trawler for Framherji
16:59 DHT Holdings announces time charters for six of its VLCCs
16:30 Navigation season opens on the Lower Volga
15:48 PGNiG commences operations at Klaipėda LNG Reloading Station
15:15 World’s largest and most efficient krill trawler to be designed by Wärtsilä
15:13 SMM: Shipping industry steers towards digitalisation
14:49 Bunker prices show no considerable changes at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
14:26 Vitol Group establishes foothold in Singapore bunker operations
14:02 A.P. Moller - Maersk completes acquisition of Performance Team
13:37 Law ranking heavy fuel oil as medium distillate comes into effect
13:14 Hapag-Lloyd announces GRI from East Asia to East Coast and West Coast of South America, Mexico, Caribbean and Panama
12:52 Covid-19: Passenger transportation by seaborne transport and traffic of small-size ships banned in Crimea
12:25 ABP update: port operations remain open for business
12:01 ABS expands remote survey services
11:28 IMO urges keyworker exemptions for crew changes and repatriations
11:18 Tallink Grupp’s vessel Victoria I to make two return trips on Tallinn-Helsinki-Tallinn route on 2-3 April
10:43 Russian President signs Decree on establishment of Marine Instrument Engineering Corporation
10:21 Brent Crude futures price is up 12.5% to $27.83, Light Sweet Crude – up 10.5% to $22.44
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