Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

He gave his life that we might not starve

He gave his life that we might not starve
Two of the Belgian Prince survivors who were helped by Sailors’ Society Drowned crew of the SS Belgian Prince are commemorated 100 years on from one of the most heinous war crimes of World War 1 One hundred years ago today (July 31), one of the most heinous war crimes of World War One took place...
July 31st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, HR, Maritime Accidents, Military, News | Read More

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s centennial Celebrations

Eagle Ocean Marine enjoys another successful year amid American Club’s centennial Celebrations
Joe Hughes Growing market share and continuing profitability augur well for the future.  NEW YORK, JULY 27, 2017: Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), the American Club’s fixed-premium P & I and FD & D facility, recently completed another year of steady growth and continuing profitability.  It has...
July 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

ClassNK Singapore marks 50 years with anniversary party

ClassNK Singapore marks 50 years with anniversary party
* Singapore- Leading classification society ClassNK hosted an anniversary party to commemorate 50 years of its Singapore Office on 18 July 2017. ClassNK’s Singapore Office was established in 1967 to strengthen its service network in Southeast Asia and cover surveys at ports around the region as well...
July 19th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The American Club – AGM & Centennial Dinner

The American Club – AGM & Centennial Dinner
Bottom row – American Club Board of Directors, Top row – Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc., Managers THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB MARKS 100 YEARS AT CELEBRATORY CENTENNIAL DINNER HONORS THREE LONGEST STANDING MEMBERS RECENT YEARS MARKED BY REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS As a part of its celebratory centennial...
July 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Dunkirk D- Day Beckons Again for 40th Tour Voile

Dunkirk D- Day Beckons Again for 40th Tour Voile
©Morgan Bove / ASO Dunkirk is where the famous Tour de France à la Voile started back on 1st July 1978. Appropriately it is from France’s history steeped North Sea port, just 10km from the Belgian border, that the historic 40th edition of the annual crewed race starts Friday July 7th. Twenty nine...
July 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Greenwich celebrates 100 years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service

Greenwich celebrates 100 years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is celebrating 100 years of the formation of the Woman’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) by launching a special exhibition exploring the lives and experiences of the women who served and trained in Greenwich. Opening on 7 July 2017, the free exhibition spans the period...
July 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Military, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

King George’s Fund for Sailors (Seafarers UK) to Celebrate 100th Birthday on 5 July

King George’s Fund for Sailors (Seafarers UK) to Celebrate 100th Birthday on 5 July
King George V at the helm of HMY Britannia A charity set up in the midst of World War One to assist families of seafarers lost or injured at sea will be one hundred years old on 5 July. Charting the charity’s history, a ‘Centenary Timeline’ – www.seafarers.uk/timeline – identifies...
June 30th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jun-2017 RESTRICTED AREA AND CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS AT HKCEC Hong Kong Restricted area and closure of landing steps at HKCEC Thursday, June 29, 2017, Hong Kong From 0600 hours on 29 June to 1800 hours on 1 July, a restricted area will be established in Victoria Harbour...
June 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Jun-2017 SEA PARADE OF FISHING VESSELS Hong Kong Sea parade of fishing vessels Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Hong Kong A sea parade comprising about 100 fishing vessels will take place in the Victoria Harbour on 1 July 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment...
June 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Jun-2017 SEA PARADE ON 1 JULY 2017 Hong Kong FIREWORKS DISPLAY TO CELEBRATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION Hong Kong BOSPHORUS SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey Sea Parade on 1 July 2017 Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week

Sea Cadets visit RFA Argus to mark Seafarers awareness week
RFA Argus firefighting demo. Sea Cadets from London, Kent and Essex had an amazing opportunity to tour casualty ship RFA Argus at the start of Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June), the annual campaign coordinated by maritime charity Seafarers UK. 100 young people and volunteers from Sea Cadets units...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

CESG celebrates 10th anniversary in style

CESG celebrates 10th anniversary in style
CESG’s Neil Carrington and Donna Reid Celebrating ten successful years in business, CESG recently hosted its official 10th birthday party in the stunning location of the 13th century Castle Cornet, Guernsey. The Castle, that has guarded Guernsey for some 800 years, played host to valued guests...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer
The final cakes ready to be judged Trainees currently participating in a catering training programme in The Philippines marked Day of the Seafarer with a baking competition. Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) marked the special occasion by encouraging students to bake and decorate their own...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, HR | Read More

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour
Dulwich Picture Gallery pavilion. Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour By James Brewer Dulwich Picture Gallery is celebrating 200 years since it opened to the public with a lively programme of activity centred on its new pavilion, which opened on June 2 2017, serendipitously just ahead of an unexpected...
June 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, People and Places | Read More

Day of the Seafarer – join the campaign on 25 June

Day of the Seafarer – join the campaign on 25 June
IMO encourages everyone to join the campaign and show that #SeafarersMatter. Under this theme, the campaign is engaging people responsible for the world’s ports and seafarer centres to demonstrate how much seafarers matter to them by featuring great initiatives that support and promote seafarer welfare....
June 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Organisations | Read More

The New World

The New World
Frank Coles, CEO Transas A message from Frank Coles, CEO of Transas on the International Day of the Seafarer 23 June 2017: On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea for extended periods of time. The future facing...
June 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, IMO, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations, Shipmanagement | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 JUNE 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 4-17 June 2017 Saturday, June 3, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 5 Jun (Mon) – Whit Monday 5 Jun (Mon) – June Bank Holiday (Ireland) 6 Jun...
June 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts

ESPO Conference celebrates 20th anniversary of its green network, EcoPorts
Isabelle Ryckbost 29 May 2017 The 20th anniversary of the EcoPorts network has been celebrated today during the first day of the annual ESPO Conference, which takes place in Barcelona this year. EcoPorts, the main environmental initiative of the European port sector, started in 1997 as a separate initiative...
June 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Paris MOU marks its 35th Anniversary by holding its 50th meeting in Gdansk, Poland

The Paris MOU marks its 35th Anniversary by holding its 50th meeting in Gdansk, Poland
The Paris MoU Committee in Gdansk Poland. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 50th Committee meeting in Gdansk, Poland, from the 22nd to the 26th May 2017, this special meeting was chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan. During the meeting, member States also commemorated...
May 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-May-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 MAY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 14-27 May 2017 Saturday, May 13, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 May (Tue) – Norwegian Constitution Day| 18 May (Thu) – Turkmenistan Revival...
May 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fleet Xpress exceeds 10,000 ship milestone at first anniversary

Fleet Xpress exceeds 10,000 ship milestone at first anniversary
Ronald Spithout, President Inmarsat Maritime. Unprecedented market response in 12 months as ship owners, ship managers and strategic Partners commit to award winning high-speed service. 4 May 2017: Fleet Xpress, the ground-breaking service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured commitments covering...
May 4th, 2017 | Anniversaries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union
Isabelle Ryckbost 03 May 2017 – Today the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) issued a statement to contribute to the Commission’s Maritime Year and to follow up on the Valletta Declaration, the ministerial declaration on maritime transport, adopted on 28 March focusing on competitiveness,...
May 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hamburg Port Anniversary 2017: The Countdown

Hamburg Port Anniversary 2017: The Countdown
The Port Anniversary in Hamburg (German: “Hafengeburtstag”) is the biggest harbour festival in the world. With more than 300 ships from all over the world, spectacular displays and lots of live music the 828th anniversary festivities will present a varied maritime programme in the unique...
May 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More