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Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values
Eva Marda Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values by Eva Marda Colours. Lights. Red bears. Pretzels. Beers at Alexanderplatz. Packed cinema theatres. We are in Berlin for the annual German film festival, Berlinale. The 69th Berlin International Film Festival which takes...
February 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 15, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 15, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Averting another government shutdown, the US President Donald Trump agreed to sign a spending bill yesterday that envisions around $1.4bn allocated for a fence and other forms of border security, much less than $5.7bn he originally...
February 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Danica takes on ultramax new building

Danica takes on ultramax new building
Snowman built on the “Port Imabari’s” maiden voyage. Crew management specialist Danica is pleased to announce it has been entrusted with the crew management of the newbuilding ultramax Port Imabari for Lisbon headquartered Portline Bulk International. Delivered in January, the 63,500...
February 15th, 2019 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!
John Faraclas* “Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI now stands at 628! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 20 points earlier on today and many can take a deep breath yet again after a considerable time in wilderness. Geopolitics crates havoc all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 14th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Fisherman’s Cottage by Harald Sohlberg. Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway By James Brewer  Tall and slender but sturdy trees are the sole witnesses to many of the dramatic scenes painted by Norway’s Harald Sohlberg. He had no need to insert the...
February 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai holding the first, Gold, Prize Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Golden Award in the category of “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019, for its unique service of authentic Greek hospitality offered to travelers. In...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Events, Story of the Year, Tourism | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai; a drink for Kallichoron’s success “Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm for turning hotel accommodation into a unique experience!” Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel received the Best...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 14, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 14, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to data released earlier today, the German economy stalled in Q4 2018 with GDP growing by 0.0%QoQ compared to market consensus for 0.1%QoQ, narrowly avoiding a technical recession in H2 2018 after contracting by 0.2%QoQ in...
February 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Feb-2019 PORT/AIRPORT TO CLOSE FOR NYEPI DAY Bali, Indonesia Port/airport to close for Nyepi Day Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Every year, all activities in Bali are halted for Nyepi Day (Silent Day), which marks the Balinese New Year. The port and airport also close for the day. This...
February 13th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Latest Innovation to be Showcased at StocExpo Europe 2019

The Latest Innovation to be Showcased  at StocExpo Europe 2019
.. Over 200 companies will join under one roof to showcase the latest innovations and developments in the tank terminal industry when StocExpo Europe returns to the Ahoy in Rotterdam on 26-28 March 2019. Organisations from all over the world, including Siemens, Verwater, CTS Group, Emerson Automation...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 13 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 13 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Equity markets retained a positive tone earlier today on optimism that the US and China will strike a trade deal in the not too distant future. The tentative agreement between Republicans and Democrats on the US budget dispute late...
February 13th, 2019 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hamburg Commercial Bank driving optic fibre expansion in Spain forward

Hamburg Commercial Bank driving optic fibre expansion in Spain forward
Marcus Kleiner Hamburg/Kiel – Hamburg Commercial Bank is making available EUR 30 million in project finance to Spain’s leading private broadband network operator ADAMO as mandated lead arranger and structuring bank to drive a further expansion to 1.14 million household connections. The project is...
February 13th, 2019 | Banking, Communication | Read More

Sharp shift to Fed dovishness, Gender diversity in central banks

Sharp shift to Fed dovishness, Gender diversity in central banks
Commentary: Sharp shift to Fed dovishness By Mark Sobel in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee’s decision at the end of January to pause rate increases was long telegraphed and widely expected. But the highly dovish messaging in the Federal Reserve statement and press conference by Chair...
February 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, HR, Insight | Read More

The BDI@598: as “odd” as it gets…

The BDI@598: as “odd” as it gets…
John Faraclas Finally a day, after quite a while we see the BDI on the plus, even three points make a big difference. In Geopolitics we see that aggression is there to stay. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Cape’s BCI approached dangerous level after losing another 25 points and now stands at...
February 12th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SHIPPINGInsight 2019 Launched!

SHIPPINGInsight 2019 Launched!
Carleen Lyden Walker SHIPPINGInsight 2019 to Help Accelerate Maritime Change Fleet Optimization and Innovation Key to Success February 13, 2019- STAMFORD, CT   Leveraging off last year’s transformative success, planning is underway for SHIPPINGInsight 2019 announced Carleen Lyden Walker, Chief Evolution...
February 12th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to a number of US media reports, Republicans and Democrats in the US have reached a tentative agreement on the US budget dispute aiming to avert another government shutdown due to start on Saturday. Meanwhile, White House...
February 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@595: loud and clear!

The BDI@595: loud and clear!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost, thanks to Posidon, just six points since last Friday the  8th of February, and let’s hope this disastrous skyfall will end soon. Geopolitics getting off hand. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes still the big looser...
February 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced
 The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a true dedication to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2018 calendar year. This...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019
 ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN Celebrate a safer maritime industry We are excited to announce that this year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. The Awards are an opportunity to applaud the individuals and companies at the forefront...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%
.. CONTAINER THROUGHPUT OF CTSP IN 2018 GREW BY 12%  In 2018, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP, member of UCL Holding) handled 722,000 TEUs, 12% more than in 2017. In the reporting period, exports totaled 373,600 TEUs, a 5-percent gain on 2017 figures. Imports grew by 21% y-o-y to 348,500...
February 11th, 2019 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, Acting Chief Executive, UKHO with The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP visits UKHO to congratulate staff on vital contributions to Defence, UK Government and economic growth around the world TAUNTON, 11 FEBRUARY, 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office...
February 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Agreement between UK and Switzerland...
February 11th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Regulatory, Reports | Read More

New integrated service sets a higher standard behind the quality of Chiquita bananas

New integrated service sets a higher standard behind  the quality of Chiquita bananas
… London, England – February 11th, 2019 – Chiquita Brands International, the world’s leading banana company, has implemented a new, dedicated and integrated container service that sets an even higher standard to safeguard the premium quality of Chiquita bananas across the world.   The...
February 11th, 2019 | Containers, Food and Drink, Reefer ships | Read More