Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

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

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action
European Parliament Office in Athens – HELMEPA Junior Program rewarding On November 10, 2017 we celebrated 24 years of operation of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program. It was on November 10, 24 years ago, that HELMEPA’s Board of Directors, chaired by Basil Phr. Papachristidis and with the sincere,...
November 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment, Story of the Day | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Oct-2017 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia Temporary closure of landing steps Friday, October 20, 2017, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 of Kowloon Public Pier will be temporarily closed from 1800 hours to 2300 hours on 10...
October 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 OCTOBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 October 2017 Saturday, October 14, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Oct  (Wed) – Deepavali 28 Oct (Sat) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29...
October 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards

Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards
… Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards Only one week to go to submit entries for prestigious awards Only one week remains for entries to be submitted for this year’s Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards and the pace of the submissions has increased as it always does at this...
October 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Events, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards
… ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards ExxonMobil joins the prestigious list of sponsors for major event in the maritime calendar Piraeus, October 11 2017 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the eighth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping...
October 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, News | Read More

Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing

Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with  on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing
Damen Workboat Festival 2017 Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients, industry partners and media at Damen’s second annual Workboat Festival. Held at Damen Shipyards’ HQ at Gorinchem, the event not only...
October 9th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd
(l-r) Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club; Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director Cargo Service, Hapag-Lloyd (Winner: Hapag-Lloyd Cargo Patrol) ; Joseph Westwood Booth, IMO’s Senior Deputy Director, Maritime Safety The TT Club Innovation in Safety Award was presented earlier this week to...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event

Panama’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event
The connections between ships, ports and people were once again the focus for an international audience, as Panama hosted the 2017 World Maritime Day Parallel Event (1-3 October). The event was formally opened by His Excellency Mr Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, President of the Republic of Panama. During...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Organisations, Shipping Centers | Read More

International Safety Awards 2018 are launched

International Safety Awards 2018 are launched
British Safety Council launches International Safety Awards 2018 with two new award categories – for employee wellbeing and health & safety innovation The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards are an internationally recognised accolade for safety excellence. The Awards, in their...
October 2nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards | Read More

World Maritime Day 2017 VIMC

World Maritime Day 2017 VIMC
From the event World Maritime Day 2017 Celebration in Vancouver and Menon Economics Vancouver City Report 2017 Vancouver, BC, September 28, 2017  – The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) in collaboration with Keesal Young & Logan (KYL) hosted a complimentary seminar and lunch...
September 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Happy World Maritime Day!

Happy World Maritime Day!
The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a significant role helping Member States to create conditions for increased employment, prosperity and stability ashore through promoting trade by sea; enhancing the port and maritime sector as wealth...
September 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

NAMEPA Celebrates 10 years’ Commitment to Save our Seas

NAMEPA Celebrates 10 years’ Commitment to Save our Seas
Clay Maitland and Carleen Lyden Walker, co-founders of NAMEPA Conference and Awards Dinner takes maritime “Back to the Future” September 25, 2017 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced the celebration...
September 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

British Marine celebrates Barrus’ 100 year anniversary…

British Marine celebrates Barrus’ 100 year anniversary…
l to r: Pip Glen (Robert Glen’s wife); Robert Glen, Chairman, E.P. Barrus; Howard Pridding, CEO, British Marine; Robert Muir, MD, E.P. Barrus; with Barrus staff looking on. British Marine celebrates Barrus’ 100 year anniversary during TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show British Marine was delighted...
September 22nd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Crewsaver celebrates 60 years of pioneering lifejacket technology

Crewsaver celebrates 60 years of pioneering lifejacket technology
Marine safety equipment manufacturer Crewsaver is celebrating 60 years of pioneering lifejacket innovation in 2017, having first launched to the market in 1957. Crewsaver is now part of Survitec, a global leader in safety survival solutions, having been acquired along with the rest of the Cosalt marine...
September 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment | Read More

Merchant Navy Day 2017

Merchant Navy Day 2017
Mick Cash Merchant Navy Day 2017 – Celebrating our history and ensuring a future for merchant seafarers RMT SOS2020 CAMPAIGN TO HOLD EVENTS IN SOUTH SHIELDS AND PORTSMOUTH ON SATURDAY Ratings union the RMT will join the annual Merchant Navy Day celebrations on 3rd September 2017 by flying the Red...
August 30th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK

Seafarers UK calls onUK Government to make Merchant Navy Day ‘official’ across the UK
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Director General, Seafarers UK On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, the Red Ensign will be flown ashore to raise awareness of our dependence as an island nation on our past, present and future Merchant Navy seafarers. The Red Ensign has since 1854 been the official flag...
August 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

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