Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

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

Ardent celebrates second year, Looks Ahead

Ardent celebrates second year, Looks Ahead
BAY OF CAMPECHE, Mexico (Nov. 15, 2016)- Ardent concluded the industry’s largest wreckremoval project in the Gulf of Mexico in 2016 HOUSTON, Texas (May 1, 2017) – Salvage and wreck removal company, Ardent, celebrates its second birthday with the passing of May 1, 2017. Ardent maintains a zero lost...
May 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Xantrex Celebrates 25 Years of the Famous FREEDOM Series

Xantrex Celebrates 25 Years of the Famous FREEDOM Series
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – April 13, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) Xantrex is celebrating 25 years of Freedom series products in 2017. The first Freedom inverter was manufactured way back in 1992. It was the first micro-processor controlled inverter designed for boats and RVs. Over time,...
April 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, IT and Communications | Read More

WISTA Hellas Annual Gala Dinner – year on year even more successful!

WISTA Hellas Annual Gala Dinner – year on year even more successful!
On Saturday, 1 April 2017, the annual Gala Dinner of our Association took place at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, with the gathering of more than 250 members and friends. Amongst our guests were Mrs. Daifa, Vice Mayor for Culture of Piraeus Municipality, the Ambassador of Panama Mrs. Liakopoulos de Papadikis,...
April 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Day of the Seafarer 25 June – Seafarers Matter – stay tuned!

Day of the Seafarer 25 June – Seafarers Matter – stay tuned!
#SeafarersMatter This year, once again, 25 June will mark the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS). DotS was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. Its stated purpose is to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers...
April 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

George L. Daniolos and Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame

George L. Daniolos and Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo  inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame
… MARITIME lawyer George L. Daniolos and shipowner Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo have been inducted into the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame. The two historic personalities were revealed as the Inductees for 2016 in front of 600 guests at a special Induction Ceremony & Dinner held at the Megaron, The...
April 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

Maritime challenges demand enhanced skillsets, Panama conference is told

Maritime challenges demand enhanced skillsets, Panama conference is told
l to r: Flor de Maria Torrijos and Irene Rosberg Trends and challenges in the maritime industry mean that enhancing the skillsets of executives and aspiring leaders must be a priority. This was the message from Irene Rosberg, programme director of the Blue MBA ­ the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics...
April 4th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner

Maritime Charity Celebrates Centenary at London Guildhall Dinner
King George V The leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, is holding its Centenary Dinner at Guildhall this evening, exactly 100 years to the day since the first meeting was held in 1917 in the City of London to discuss the formation of the charity (previously known as King George’s Fund for Sailors). Almost...
March 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

British Safety Council – the past, present and future

British Safety Council – the past, present and future
​The British Safety Council launches its 60th anniversary celebrations using the medium of film to reflect on the organisation’s past, present and future The British Safety Council held a gala film night, hosted by eminent film critic Mark Kermode, to demonstrate the contribution it has made to improving...
March 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Story of the Day | Read More

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success

IMarEST hosts 114th Annual Dinner with much success
… Guests gathered for the IMarEST 114th Annual Dinner at Guildhall, City of London to celebrate another year for the Institute. Prof. Chris Hodge OBE FREng FIMarEST, 115th President of IMarEST, gave a warm welcome, speaking of the Institute’s transformation over recent years: “We are now,...
March 22nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST | Read More

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary
Robert Wong, Marketing Director, Marine Coatings, and Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director, AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, celebrate the milestone with staff. March 21, 2017 – Ship owners and operators using the Intersleek® range of biocide-free marine coatings supplied by AkzoNobel...
March 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders
MARCH 15, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders To mark one year since the EU closed its borders, refugee community leaders – supported by the local community in Lesvos – have come together to fight for the rights of refugees...
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Letters, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2017 OFFSHORE YACHT RACE Hong Kong TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong NAVAL CELEBRATIONS Dardanelles, Turkey Offshore Yacht Race Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Hong Kong An offshore yacht race will take place from 18 March 2017 (Saturday) to 19 March 2017 (Sunday)....
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 MARCH 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 12-25 March 2017 Saturday, March 11, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 13 Mar (Mon) – Holi (India) 17 Mar (Fri) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Human Rights at Sea celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

Human Rights at Sea celebrates International Women’s Day 2017
Today is International Women’s Day. Fiona Laurence, the Chair of Trustees has commented: “The theme of International Women’s Day 2017 is ‘Be Bold for Change’. Every individual, irrespective of gender, should take action to accelerate gender parity. I am very proud that Human...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame welcomes new sponsorship support

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame  welcomes new sponsorship support
View from above; what an event that was last year! Citi Private Bank and Bahamas Maritime Authority  join supporters of 2017 Induction event [March 7, 2017] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce additional sponsorship support for this year’s Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
March 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Maritime union RMT marks Herald of Free Enterprise 30th anniversar‎y

Maritime union RMT marks Herald of Free Enterprise 30th anniversar‎y
Mick Cash As part of the official commemorative events in Dover, maritime union RMT today paid respect to the memories of the 193 crew and passengers who lost their lives in the Herald of Free Enterprise on 6th March 1987.RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said:“Today we remember those crew and passengers...
March 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Propeller Club of Piraeus Ball Masque 2017

Propeller Club of Piraeus Ball Masque 2017
Propelling fun… The International Propeller Club of the U.S., International Port of Piraeus, threw its 2nd Masque Ball at Cinderella Disco in Kolonaki, Athens, on the 15th February 2017 with costume theme: “Mermaids in Love” from the ‘60’s Greek movie (Γοργόνες καιΜάγκες). The...
March 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 FEBRUARY-11 MARCH 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 26 February-11 March 2017 Saturday, February 25, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Feb (Sun) – Kuwat Liberation Day 27 Feb (Mon)...
February 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More