Archive for the ‘Anniversaries’ Category

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

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for Spain, held a meeting with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for the United States (USA) during the celebration of World Maritime Day in London (UK) Ms. Carleen...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner

IBIA celebrates 24th Annual Dinner
Robin Meech Another successful event as Association continues to grow its reach and influence, introducing new Chief Executive and board members to the membership. Around 1,000 marine fuel professionals attended the prestigious International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) annual dinner on Monday...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bunkering, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the President’s Day given the new occupant of the...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)
Heroes in the lead during spring break! This year is the Dutch ships attacked England exactly 350 years ago. Just as the British were really scared! Why admiral Michiel de Ruyter attacked? What is the Journey to ‘Chatham’ and are you yourself a hero? Find out in this spring...
February 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Archaeology, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Piraeus Propeller Club’s 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony and scholarship awards

Piraeus Propeller Club’s 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony and scholarship awards
The Vassilopitta blessing The Piraeus affiliate of the International Propeller Club of the US held its 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony for 2017 at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens on Sunday the 22nd January 2017. More than 190 guests attended the event which with the cake cutting and the blessing...
February 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

New World Maritime Day video launched

New World Maritime Day video launched
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim 01/02/2017  – Connecting ships, ports and people, this year`s theme for World Maritime Day highlights the importance of coherent and connected development across all maritime sectors. To illustrate this concept, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim visited the port...
February 1st, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
  28-Jan-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 JANUARY-11 FEBRUARY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 January-11 February 2017 Saturday, January 28, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Feb (Sat) – Angola Liberation Day 9 Feb (Thu)...
January 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Terrains of the Body…

Terrains of the Body…
Charlotte Gyllenhammar with Fall III. Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts By James Brewer International Women’s Day came early in 2017 to the London contemporary arts scene. The key day globally is March 8, but some unplanned coincidences made January 18...
January 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship
Sergey Frank (left) SCF President & CEO awarding Nikolay Demchenko, master of tanker Elbrus certificate of appreciation On 19-20 January 2017 Novorossiysk Shipping Company (Novoship), a subsidiary of SCF Group, hosted special events dedicated to the company’s 50th anniversary. The anniversary...
January 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More