Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18

Holland America Line Celebrates 145th Anniversary April 18
… Cruise line founded in 1873 is one of most experienced in the world  April 19, 2018 — Holland America Line celebrated its 145th anniversary yesterday, April 18, 2018, marking its place in history as one of the most experienced cruise lines in the world. What started as shipping and passenger...
April 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Cruise Industry | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 April 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sat) – Tiradentes Day (Brazil) 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s...
April 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event
l to r: Amanda Birca and Vivi Notias – internship winners, Mary Arvaniti, George Tsavliris, Nikos Marmatsouris, Irene Notias, Yara Alnajjar (volunteer) and  Naomi Cortez – shipping students Friends of Project Connect and the Greek shipping community gathered after work on Thursday, March 8th...
March 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry
WISTA Argentina, a chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, is honoured to issue an invitation to attend WISTA Americas 2018, which will take place at Centro Naval, Room Almirante Brown, in Buenos Aires, on June 18-20, 2018, and to celebrate WISTA Argentina’s fifth...
March 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary
Polikseni (Poly) Akavalos with Theodoros Kokkiniotis and Giannis Plakiotakis With great success a joint celebration of the day of 25th March 1821, which marked the start of the Greek war of independence against the Ottoman Empire, took place at the Nautical Club of Greece. The Chios Sextant Rotary Club...
March 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18-31 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18-31 March 2018 Saturday, March 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 20 Mar (Tue) – March Equinox 21 Mar (Tue) – Human Rights Day (South Africa) 21 Mar (Wed) –...
March 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW
Tim Springett European shipowners and transport workers are jointly marking International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is ‘The...
March 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Index) gained just two points and remained stranded at 1,212 points; Geopolitics continue to be more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI lost ten points and now stands at 1,587… The Panamaxes “surged” with 26 points and the BPI now reads...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Automobiles, Corruption, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

UN maritime organization celebrates 70 years with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing IMO was adopted, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marked the occasion at IMO Headquarters in London Seventy years to the day since the treaty establishing the United Nations...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Story of the Day, UN | Read More

World Maritime Day 2018

World Maritime Day 2018
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim World Maritime Day 2018 – Our heritage: better shipping for a better future A message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim This year, IMO celebrates two major anniversaries: 70 years since the IMO Convention was adopted and 60 years since it entered into force. I...
March 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

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