Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner
A full view during the chairman’s speech Glasgow, 17 February  2018  – The Scottish Branch of IMarEST hosted its 64th Annual Dinner with commendable success; Anna Kaparaki and Eleni Bouri report: Around 250 members and guests attended the 64th Annual Dinner of the Scottish Branch of the...
February 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, Food and Drink, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…
John Faraclas The BDI …back @1,095 points… so did the DJIA with a swift rebound… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) thanks to the as ever volatile Capers now reads 1,095 points… Geopolitics continue to get worse; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI gained the 13 points lost yesterday but generally...
February 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and with a triple-digit fall of 124 points since last week (1,219) , brings-in the Aristotelian maxim as the title of today’s weekly report; try to interpret this and see what you get, not just for the shipping markets but for...
February 2nd, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A jazz evening at the Hellenic Centre

A jazz evening at the Hellenic Centre
. The Hellenic Centre opened its doors to the New Year with an unforgettable jazz evening. Celebrating 2018, just one year to the Centre’s 25th Anniversary, the guests were treated to a glass of wine and had a chance to win the coin in this year’s Vasilopitta Cake (New Year’s Cake). An evening...
January 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Foresight chiefs in top form at 2018 industry barbecue

Foresight chiefs in top form at 2018 industry barbecue
Dr and Mrs Mehrotra welcomed old friends. Foresight chiefs in top form at 2018 industry barbecue Dr Ravi Kumar Mehrotra, CBE, irrepressible executive chairman of Foresight Ltd, and fellow director Mrs Mehrotra, extended a warm welcome to some 450 guests invited to the company’s annual BBQ, a highlight...
January 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Jan-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 JANUARY-3 FEBRUARY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 January-3 February 2018 Saturday, January 20, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Jan (Thu) – Revolution Day (Egypt) 26 Jan (Fri)...
January 20th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens

American P&I Club Centennial Celebration in Athens
The Senior Management of the American Club with the staff of SCB Hellas and AHHIC Shipowners Claim Bureau Hellas, the Greece branch of the manager of the American P&I Club, organized an exemplary anniversary formal dinner party at the Grand Bretagne Hotel as a final celebration in 2017 of 100 years...
January 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

SingPost offers festive postage rates for Chinese New Year between 26 January 2018 and 17 February 2018

SingPost offers festive postage rates for Chinese New Year  between 26 January 2018 and 17 February 2018
Singapore Singapore, 19 January 2018 – Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is offering festive postage rates for Chinese New Year. The rates will be applicable for stamped and franked greeting cards posted between 26 January 2018 and 17 February 2018. With SingPost’s festive rate of 70 cents...
January 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Holidays | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

The Celebration of Epiphany at Chios port

The Celebration of Epiphany at Chios port
From the Holy Mass at Chios Port The Epiphany also Theophany* – Theophania Θεοφάνεια in Greek or the Three Kings’ Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates principally (but not solely)...
January 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Religion | Read More

“K” Line: 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami

“K” Line: 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami
Eizo Murakami,  “K” Line Group, President & CEO 2018 New Year Message from President Murakami “Working Together, Let’s Make 2018 the Link to a New Era” To everyone of the “K” Line Group, I extend my very sincerest wishes for a Happy New Year. As we enter 2018, I would like...
January 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Liner Shipping and Trade, News | Read More

Hospital ship sunk in Bristol Channel a century ago

Hospital ship sunk in Bristol Channel a century ago
Image of HMHS Rewa from online – this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less. One hundred years ago today (January 4) the sinking of a hospital ship by an infamous German U-boat...
January 3rd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.
… International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has three crisis response networks which help those affected by traumas at sea. The tragedy comes the day after the thirtieth anniversary of another Filipino ferry disaster. MV Doña Paz collided with an oil tanker on 20 December 1987, with the...
December 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)
The wreath in the water Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December) an estimated 4,386 people perished in the worst peacetime maritime disaster Chaplains from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society marked the 30th anniversary of the worst peacetime maritime disaster with a wreath...
December 19th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018
[December 15, 2017] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its next major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 19 March 2018 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.    The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018 will be...
December 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?
John Faraclas We always maintain the view that in a certain global uncertainty and volatile market one has to be cautious as things can turn upside down and even one index’s fall can cause havoc for the hoi polloi… To the detriment also of the polloi from the shipbroking, analysts and guru fraternity...
December 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Markets, Music, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary
Andreas A. Tsavliris Tsavliris Salvage Group held their 30th Christmas Cocktail Reception at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in London, earlier on tonight. With about 350 key players from all sectors of the shipping industry attending, the annual event has become a highlight of the Christmas calendar...
December 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

HRAS News: Statement for Human Rights Day 2017

HRAS News: Statement for Human Rights Day 2017
Today, we celebrate Human Rights Day at the start of a year-long campaign to mark the forthcoming 70thanniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution...
December 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore

North P&I Club celebrates 10 years making waves in Singapore
Paul Jennings, Emma Liddell, Thya Kathiravel and James Moran (all members of staff at North P&I) December 7, 2017 – Leading marine insurer North P&I Club celebrated the tenth anniversary of its office in Singapore with a reception in Duxton Hill, attended by shipowners and representatives...
December 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs | Read More

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old
Vince Solarino That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old By James Brewer Managers of the American P&I Club were on song as the protection and indemnity mutual entered the latest stage of its centenary celebrations with its grandest annual London reception. They hired one of the...
December 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Memory & Harmony – An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hellenic Institute

Memory & Harmony – An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hellenic Institute
Dr. Charalampos Dendrinos, Director of The Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway On Thursday 30th of November, the Hellenic Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary with a beautiful evening of music and discussion held in its main hall. Dr Evelyn Stefanaki writes: Natasha Lemos, Member of Executive Board...
December 2nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Music | Read More

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball
Monumental ! Picture courtesy Maria Yiassa The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund, (Tameion Efpragias Oinousson/TEO), was set up by Oinoussians living in London in 1942 to help those compatriots on the island who were suffering from war time difficulties. Today, the Fund provides vital assistance and support...
November 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More