Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

Baleària celebrates 20 years committed to energy efficiency, digitization and the opening of new international routes

Baleària celebrates 20 years committed to energy efficiency, digitization and the opening of new international routes
Baleària’s  “Bahama Mama” The shipping company’s expansion has been continuous ever since it was founded in 1988, and it currently operates 21 routes in five countries with a fleet of 30 ships The Sustainable Development Goals mark the roadmap for the company, which has undertaken...
June 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry, News | Read More

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday and now stands at 1,442. Geopolitics muddy as usual and caution should be observed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap:the fall The Capes managed to gain five points with the BCI reading 2,228 points...
June 18th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 June 2018 Saturday, June 16, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19 Jun (Tue) – Trindad & Tobago Labour Day 21 Jun (Thu) – June Solstice 22 Jun (Fri) – Midsummer’s...
June 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday
The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP and Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society CEO, at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary reception at Westminster A host of industry representatives, MPs and members of the House of Lords joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society to mark its 200 years of supporting...
June 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 June 2018 Saturday, June 9, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Jun (Sun) – Congo Reconciliation Day 11-12 Jun (Mon-Tue) – Russian...
June 9th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Brave new world?’ – What industry leaders really think the future holds for container transport

Charles Fenton –   a comprehensive report into the global container transport industry authored by TT Club and McKinsey Coinciding with its 50th anniversary, leading international freight transport insurer TT Club, in conjunction with global management consulting firm McKinsey, have today published...
June 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Containers, P and I Clubs | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary
Michalis Pantazopoulos LISCR Senior VP and Managing Director of LISCR Hellas, Liberian Commissioner James Kollie, George Procopiou, Scott Bergeron LISCR CEO The Liberian Registry has presented five of its Greek shipping partners with the Liberian Maritime Authority’s Commissioner’s Award for Excellence...
June 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Flags, People and Places | Read More

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners
Shipowner Agreement This year, Greek maritime company Technava celebrates 50 years of playing a key role in the supply of equipment and technical support to the Greek shipping industry. A hallmark of that success has been a long-standing alliance with global maritime safety equipment manufacturer and...
June 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sailors’ Society announces exciting expansion into China

Sailors’ Society announces exciting expansion into China
Sailors’ Society- Opening launch of Seafarer’s Centre. The world’s oldest maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society today (Wednesday May 16) announced an exciting expansion into China, home to the largest number of seafarers globally. The charity, which celebrates its 200th anniversary...
May 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 May 2018 Saturday, May 12, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 (Tue)-16 (Wed) May – Ramadan begins 17 May (Thu) – Norwegian Constitution Day 19 May (Sat) –...
May 12th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired
In recognition of her dedicated service to the charity, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent presented Ann with a certificate at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary service The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has retired yesterday ...
May 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

The Horizon

The Horizon
It’s been a busy month – our new book is out and we were joined by royalty for our 200th anniversary service. Find out more in this month’s edition of The Horizon. At the heart of our work is our dedicated team of chaplains, who provide practical and emotional support to seafarers and their...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Books, Charity, Communication | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18
… Cruise line founded in 1873 is one of most experienced in the world  April 19, 2018 — Holland America Line celebrated its 145th anniversary yesterday, April 18, 2018, marking its place in history as one of the most experienced cruise lines in the world. What started as shipping and passenger...
April 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 April 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sat) – Tiradentes Day (Brazil) 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s...
April 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event
l to r: Amanda Birca and Vivi Notias – internship winners, Mary Arvaniti, George Tsavliris, Nikos Marmatsouris, Irene Notias, Yara Alnajjar (volunteer) and  Naomi Cortez – shipping students Friends of Project Connect and the Greek shipping community gathered after work on Thursday, March 8th...
March 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry
WISTA Argentina, a chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, is honoured to issue an invitation to attend WISTA Americas 2018, which will take place at Centro Naval, Room Almirante Brown, in Buenos Aires, on June 18-20, 2018, and to celebrate WISTA Argentina’s fifth...
March 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary
Polikseni (Poly) Akavalos with Theodoros Kokkiniotis and Giannis Plakiotakis With great success a joint celebration of the day of 25th March 1821, which marked the start of the Greek war of independence against the Ottoman Empire, took place at the Nautical Club of Greece. The Chios Sextant Rotary Club...
March 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18-31 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18-31 March 2018 Saturday, March 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 20 Mar (Tue) – March Equinox 21 Mar (Tue) – Human Rights Day (South Africa) 21 Mar (Wed) –...
March 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW
Tim Springett European shipowners and transport workers are jointly marking International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is ‘The...
March 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Index) gained just two points and remained stranded at 1,212 points; Geopolitics continue to be more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI lost ten points and now stands at 1,587… The Panamaxes “surged” with 26 points and the BPI now reads...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Automobiles, Corruption, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing IMO was adopted, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the occasion at IMO Headquarters in London Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing the United Nations...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

World Maritime Day 2018

World Maritime Day 2018
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim World Maritime Day 2018 – Our heritage: better shipping for a better future A message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim This year, IMO celebrates two major anniversaries: 70 years since the IMO Convention was adopted and 60 years since it entered into force. I...
March 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More