Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore

Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Singapore
Genting Cruise Lines presents a symbolic cheque for USD125,000 in cabin equivalent to Make A Wish International. l to r:  Dream Cruises’ Mermaid mascot, Mr. Hui Lim, Mr. Hui Lim, Executive Director & CIO, Genting Hong Kong, Ms. Michaela Felber, Director, Corporate Alliances and Development, Make-A-Wish...
December 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry | Read More

IMO: MSC 100 summary

IMO: MSC 100 summary
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) completed its landmark 100th session, with progress in the regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous surface ships; approval of revised guidelines on fatigue and further updates on work on goal-based standards, polar shipping and safety issues relating to...
December 13th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, IMO, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club

Best Journalistic Newcomer Award Supported by TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club presenting Seahorse Newcomer of the Year to Joseph Stewart, The Naval Architect London, 10th December, 2018 – Leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Seahorse Club Journalist Awards for some years. ...
December 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Communication, Press and Media | Read More

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal 06/12/2018 – Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited IMO Headquarters in London (5 December). The Princess Royal was received by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and addressed the 100th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and took a keen interest...
December 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

Visions of the future as Maritime Safety Committee celebrates 100th session

Visions of the future as Maritime Safety Committee celebrates 100th session
John Faraclas Evolution not revolution. Autonomous and remote-controlled ships are being trialled but seafarers, for now, remain indispensable to safe shipping. These were key takeaways from a special session (3 December) of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, which is celebrating its 100th session.   Delegates...
December 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
01-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 December 2018 Saturday, December 1, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence Day 16 Dec (Sun) – Day of Reconciliation (South Africa) 16...
December 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transaid turns 20!

Transaid turns 20!
.. “Transaid’s programmes have been proven to work and I hope the industry recognises the value they add.” HRH The Princess Royal Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry supporters, partners...
November 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity | Read More

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable

The BDI@1,281: think the unthinkable
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 49 points earlier on today “thanks” to the Capes, the culprits of the Dry Market. Geopolitics couldn’t be more perplexed; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another triple-digit loss for the Capes with the BCI down at 1,950 points – down 171 point losing...
November 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…
A full house at the Nine Kings Suite Following last year’s 75th anniversary of the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund and its Oinoussian Ball at the historic Tower of London – whose battlements were adorned with the OBF logo sending the message from Father Thames to the rest of Planet Ocean, this year’s...
November 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 NOVEMBER-8 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 November-8 December 2018 Saturday, November 24, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Nov (Fri) – St Andrew’s Day (Scotland) 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence...
November 24th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,018, thanks to the mild rise of the Capes; Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 33 points and now stands at 1,089 points, a bit of a less than yesterday’s gains… The...
November 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary
Group photo at the new Dubai Maritime City facility Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over 100 guests from both the regional maritime industry and the Dubai government joined the Albwardy...
November 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember
From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write or simply think of… This year marks a century since the Armistice, when the guns fell silent at 11:00 GMT, hence its special significance, bringing the end of the war, the end of The Great War...
November 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Story of the Year | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 11-24 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 11-24 November 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Nov (Sun) – Angola Independence Day 11 Nov (Sun) – Polish Independence Day 11 Nov...
November 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day
The Cenotaph in Whitehall will be the focal point of remembrance across the UK and for so many around the world on Sunday 11th November, the centenary of the Armistice. Of the six flags displayed on the Cenotaph, the overlooked one is the Red Ensign, that of what was the Mercantile Marine in the First...
November 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 4-17 November 2018 Saturday, November 3, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Nov (Sun) – Russian Day of Unity 6 Nov (Tue)-8 Nov (Thu) – Divali/Deepavali 11 Nov (Sun)...
November 3rd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 28 OCTOBER-10 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 28 October-10 November 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Public Launching of Panama Maritime XIV – March 17-19, 2019

Public Launching of Panama Maritime XIV – March 17-19, 2019
Captain Orlando Allard On Thursday, October 25 at 10:00 am, the public launching of the Panama Maritime XIV World Conference & Exhibition was held at the lobby of the Panama Canal Administration Building –with the magnificent paintings of the construction of the Canal as a backdrop and surrounded...
October 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Panama Maritime 2019 Announces International Advisory Board

Panama Maritime 2019 Announces International Advisory Board
The Organising committee As in the past, Panama Maritime 2019 has selected an outstanding group of experts from all sectors of the world maritime – port and logistics industry to form an International Advisory Board that will advise the Organisers on focal points and speakers to include in the Programme....
October 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daikin Reefer – 50 years of innovation

Daikin Reefer – 50 years of innovation
Shin Funuta Daikin Reefer has been central to the evolution of the refrigerated container market since the very beginning, becoming one of the first major manufacturers in 1968. As global populations and average salaries grow, and free trade agreements enable products to be transported between more...
October 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018
UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018 Thursday 18th of October is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. While many may think slavery is a thing of the past, modern slavery is estimated to be a £115 billion industry. Human trafficking is an intertwined issue with modern slavery, with the ILO estimating 21 million...
October 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Corruption, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility

NAMEPA Annual Conference and Awards Dinner Highlights Corporate Sustainable Responsibility
October 14, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) will be hosting its 11th Annual Conference and Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 25th aboard the Hornblower Infinity at Pier 40 in New York City. This year’s conference theme is “The New CSR: Ethical, Strategic,...
October 15th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón  at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz
l to r: Capt. Jens Gulowsen (Braemar), Capt. Mikael Degerlund (Boudicca), Capt. Henrik Mattsson (Black Watch), Capt. Juha Sartela (Boudicca), Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Mr. Fred Olsen Jr, President of FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES, Capt. Jozo Glavic (Braemar), Capt. Valentin Giuglea (Black Watch), Capt. Rommel...
October 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October

Port Solent’s Prosecco Festival returns this October
Port Solent Prosecco Festival fire dancers Following the success of last year’s event, Port Solent is offering Prosecco lovers another evening to remember on Saturday 20 October from 6.30pm with a show-stopping, glitz and glamour-styled festival of Prosecco. Spread across the entire Boardwalk, guests...
October 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More