Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

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

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
2017 Connie Award recipient, Brad Jacobs (center), CEO, XPO Logistics, is congratulated by Michael DiVirgilio (far left), President, CII, and Jim Newsome (far right), President and CEO of South Carolina State Ports Authority and previous Connie Award recipient. The Port Authority of NY & NJ Recognized...
December 15th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics | 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

IMCA’s MEI Business Development adviser receives life time achievement award

IMCA’s MEI Business Development adviser receives life time achievement award
Mohammed Ibrahim Alqahthani presents the award to Chris Rodricks IMCA’s Chris Rodricks receives Indywood Maritime Excellence Award The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Capt Chris Rodricks has been awarded a prestigious Life Time Achievement Award at the Indywood Maritime Excellence...
December 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards | Read More

Seahorse Journalist Awards – The Results

Seahorse Journalist Awards – The Results
Linton Nightingale of Lloyd’s List Containers being presented with the Seahorse Journalist of the Year Award by Sam Stewart from Port of Dover London, 14th December, 2017 – Tuesday evening saw over two hundred media professionals gather in London for the Annual Seahorse Club Journalist of...
December 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Communication, Events, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon
l to r: Vincent Policastro, Joshua Caan, Jenny Terpenning, Rebecca Snyder and Chandler Chiappe (KINGS POINT, NY; Dec. 12, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded four U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets with 2017 Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships during yesterday’s Containerization...
December 12th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Evangelos Marinakis receives special honour at Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances

Evangelos Marinakis receives special honour at Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances
… PIRAEUS, 8 December—Evangelos Marinakis, the owner of Olympiacos FC and a leading Greek ship owner, has received a special honour recognizing his contribution to the commemoration of the Pontus Genocide. Among other forms of support, Mr Marinakis funded the design and construction of a new...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards
The “Christophe de Margerie” Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier built to order for SCF Group (Sovcomflot) to serve the Yamal LNG project, has won the award for Engineering Project of the Year at the 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards. The winners were announced at an award...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

Startup Nations Summit Closes GEW 2017

Startup Nations Summit Closes GEW 2017
The winners; photo Credit: Global Entrepreneurship Network GEN Announces 2017 Startup Nations Award Winners The Global Entrepreneurship Network honored four individuals at the Startup Nations Summit, held in Tallinn, Estonia, for their leadership in implementing innovative public policies and programs...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Markets | Read More

Special Rescue Award to m/v “Hispania Graeca”

Special Rescue Award to m/v “Hispania Graeca”
From the Awards ceremony; second from the left is Stephanos E. Angelakos On 02.11.2017 m/v Hispania Graeca, managed by Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. was awarded the Special Rescue Award at the Amver Awards 2017 ceremony, which was organized by the International Propeller Club. Mr. Stephanos E. Angelakos, who...
December 7th, 2017 | Awards, Safety and Security | Read More

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates
Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager for Greater China at DNV GL, presented the AiP certificates to Lu Xiao Hui, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of DSIC Shanghai, 6 December 2017 – Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. (DSIC) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification...
December 6th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award
From the awards ceremony 30 November 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award. This prestigious prize was presented by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm) in recognition of Damen’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Damen representatives...
November 30th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best The International Maritime Organization Awards Ceremony 2017, which took place at IMO headquarters, was a dignified occasion with much cause for celebration of achievement by individuals in the shipping industry.  Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

International Maritime Prize for 2016 presented to Koji Sekimizu

International Maritime Prize for 2016 presented to Koji Sekimizu
It was a great honour for me to serve IMO and the international maritime community as the Secretary-General and I am proud of my life totally devoted to IMO,” Mr. Sekimizu said in his acceptance speech. The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2016 has been presented to Mr. Koji Sekimizu,...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, IMO, Organisations, Person Profiles | Read More

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony
We are delighted to inform you that the inaugural ceremony of the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) 2017, will take place on Saturday 9thDecember 2017 at the British Museum in London. At the event, 11 talented Greek female professionals will be announced as the winners of the GIWA awards, representing...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners
All the Winners on stage! Marinakis, Ioannidis, Radziwill and Martinos win awards  in front of 1,200 at annual shipping gala – Maran Tankers, Carras (Hellas), Golden Star Ferries, Aspida and Naftika Chronika among others honoured SHIPOWNER Evangelos M. Marinakis was named Greek Shipping Personality...
November 27th, 2017 | Awards, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

“AMERIKA SQUARE “ – A Greek film with Oscars and Golden Globe aspirations in 2018.

“AMERIKA SQUARE “ – A Greek film with Oscars and Golden Globe aspirations in 2018.
. Marblemen Productions, a nascent Greek owned independent film production company, headed by George T. Lemos and Nikkos J. Frangos, is proud to have produced the feature length film, Amerika Square (ΠΛΑΤΕΙΑ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΗΣ) which has been submitted by Greece for an Academy Award (Oscar) nomination...
November 27th, 2017 | Awards, Clubs, Events, Film Industry, Immigration, Insight | Read More

Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Chairman Mr. Evangelos Marinakis voted “Greek Shipping Personality of the year” at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Chairman Mr. Evangelos Marinakis voted “Greek Shipping Personality of the year” at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards
Evangelos Marinakis receives the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award 2017 Athens, November 26, 2017  Capital Ship Management Corp. announced that Mr. Evangelos Marinakis, the Chairman of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., was voted as Lloyd’s List’s “Greek Shipping Personality of the...
November 26th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Market volatility remains…

Market volatility remains…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) luckily enough gained 13 points – Agatha Christie’s book !13 for Luck” couldn’t be more than appropriate in this case to read…, and now stands at 1,458 points which is also 87 point plus since last Friday the 17th of November closing. The geopolitical...
November 24th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports | Read More

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award

RINA – QinetiQ Maritime Innovation Award
Innovation is key to success in all sectors of the maritime industry, and such innovation will stem from the development of research carried out by engineers and scientists in universities and industry, pushing forward the boundaries of design, construction and operation of marine vessels and structures. The...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards
GAC Pindar’s Beth King with the Specialist Freight Solutions Provider award and Group Sales Director, Neil Godfrey, with the Project/Heavylift Forwarder prize. Group recognised for their project, marine sport, leisure and events logistics excellence Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 23 November 2017 –...
November 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Oslo Børs: Merkur Market companies nominated for awards in Brussels

Oslo Børs: Merkur Market companies nominated for awards in Brussels
Merkur Market companies nominated for awards in Brussels 20/11/2017 Companies listed with Oslo Børs have been nominated in three of the four categories of the European Commission’s European Small and Mid-Cap Awards, which are awarded to European companies that have recently listed on a stock exchange. ...
November 20th, 2017 | Awards, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brookes Bell Master Mariner in double award honour

Brookes Bell Master Mariner in double award honour
Capt Adrian Scales CMMar FNI, left, pictured with Capt Martin Reed, Master of the Honorary Company of Master Mariners Captain Adrian Scales made Honourable Company of Master Mariners Liveryman London, 16 November 2017 – Master Mariner, Captain Adrian Scales FNI, of Brookes Bell Group, the leading...
November 16th, 2017 | Associations, Awards | Read More

BDI@1,455: the fall continues; “gains” for the Wets

BDI@1,455: the fall continues; “gains” for the Wets
John Faraclas Another bad start for the Dry Markets amid another upcoming Geopolitical turmoil… John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI lost 19 points earlier on today with all dry indices falling… the Gap widens now at 792 points from the 2,247 points as of 31 Dec. 2013… The Capers lost nine points,...
November 13th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

OrderWise names Family Business of the Year 2017

OrderWise names Family Business of the Year 2017
OrderWise were victorious in winning ‘Family Business of the Year’ at this year’s Midlands Family Business Awards, pictured left to right are: Adam Pye of John Pye Auctions, OrderWise MD David Hallam, Marketing Manager Karl Blakesley and Naomi Warren of sponsors Bonningtons. Fighting...
November 10th, 2017 | Awards, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More