Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Significant ships of 2019

Significant ships of 2019
Significant Ships of 2019 Comprising a selection of around 35 newbuildings over 100m in length delivered during the year, the 2019 edition of Significant Ships will be published in February 2020. Featuring general arrangements, ship descriptions, technical particulars and photographs, the publication...
March 13th, 2020 | Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy

Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy
A unique biography. (detail of cover) Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy By James Brewer His Royal Highness Prince Edward The Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO ADC(P), first cousin to the Queen, is indefatigable....
March 5th, 2020 | Books, Events, Special Surveys | Read More

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity

Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity
Central banks make slow progress on gender diversity Gender diversity in central banks, sovereign funds and European public pension funds is up slightly from last year, but progress is slow. One-fifth of central banks have no women in senior positions, unchanged from last year. Only 14 central banks...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Books, HR, Reports | Read More

Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging

Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging
. Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging MIAMI – Feb. 25, 2020 – (Marine NewsWire) Boating and fishing journalists, photographers and videographers were recognized at the start of the 2020 Miami International Boat Show in an annual awards program conducted by the membership...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing | Read More

London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims

London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims
. London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims Recognising that around a third of all cargo claims and a significant number of seafarer accidents are connected with the use and operation of holds and hatches, The London P&I...
February 12th, 2020 | Books, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.
Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A. Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) is an award winning filmmaker, writer and producer. His latest movie “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” recently won the Best Made for TV...
February 5th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Communication, Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched

IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched
  IACS 2020 Blue Book Launched The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the January 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together, these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such,...
January 30th, 2020 | Associations, Books, Classification Societies, Flags, IACS, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years

INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years
.   INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years INTERCARGO is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020! Free copies of our Association’s 40-year anniversary special publication (please view https://www.intercargo.org/first-forty-years/) will be distributed to our Members during events within 2020. Non-members,...
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Intercargo | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines
. Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines What an excellent work is that written by Evridiki Livada-Duca that enthrallingly kept me awake many nights over the festive season; as most of you know, I am very much a lover so to speak of charts and in particular cartography ever since I studied...
January 10th, 2020 | Books, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Story of the Week | Read More

Women in War: from Home Front to Front Line – now out in paperback edition, a tribute to the courageous fair sex

Women in War: from Home Front to Front Line – now out in paperback edition, a tribute to the courageous fair sex
In an Anti-Aircraft Regiment control room in Belgium 1945. (Imperial War Museum) Women in War: from Home Front to Front Line – now out in paperback edition, a tribute to the courageous fair sex By James Brewer “You didn’t think about being a woman at that time.” Thus, unassumingly, remarked one...
January 7th, 2020 | Books, Insight, Story of the Day | Read More

Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book

Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book
Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada; Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses. Back on the 22nd of October we had an article...
December 29th, 2019 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Story of the Week | Read More

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance

OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance
.. OCIMF updates Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms (MLA) guidance 23 December 2019 – (LONDON) The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), a voluntary association of 112 oil companies, has today published an updated edition of its Design and Construction Specification...
December 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Books, Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

New edition of Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) published by OCIMF

New edition of Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) published by OCIMF
.. New edition of Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) published by OCIMF 20 December 2019 – (LONDON) The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), a voluntary association of 112 oil companies, has today published an updated edition of its Offshore Vessel Management and...
December 20th, 2019 | Books, Energy | Read More

The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations.

The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations.
Lida and Zika Ascher. The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher, Textiles and Fashion. Trend-setters for generations. by James Brewer Beauty imprinted on wool, linen, mohair, chenille, silk, cotton, crepe, rayon, even nylon as used in wartime parachutes and flimsy material that wrapped electric cables. Fabrics...
November 24th, 2019 | Books, Fashion, News | Read More

Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues…

Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues…
John Faraclas Dry Market’s contained fall amid perplexed Geopolitics and Global Debt continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down earlier on today seven points to 1,357 and on a weekly basis 21 – from 1,378 points (08 Nov.2019). A contained fall with only the Capes being on a slight upwards...
November 15th, 2019 | Awards, Books, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess

Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Pinch me, the BDI is up nine points amid geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …”hit” back today and a …record of plus nine points was observed bringing same up to 1,354 points. The Geopolitics cannot be followed anymore and be prepared for everything… John...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Books, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Finance, Markets, Military, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

How Greeks can get back their Parthenon Marbles

How Greeks can get back their Parthenon Marbles
Geoffrey Robertson QC delivering his speech How Greeks can get back their Parthenon Marbles Greece can have the Parthenon Marbles returned to the Acropolis Museum if Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister on 12th December, says Geoffrey Robertson QC today. Otherwise, the only way to force future Conservative...
November 12th, 2019 | Archaeology, Books, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit

Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit
. Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit Thursday 24 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.43.3 Commentary: Politics, manipulation and credibility By Pierre Ortlieb in London In his new book, The Long Journey of Central Bank Communication, Otmar...
October 24th, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada
Juan de Fuca Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses.  In Venetian-occupied Kefallonia of the 16th century, trying to recover after...
October 22nd, 2019 | Books, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time”

K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time”
… K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. As part of our centennial commemoration, we have published a company history entitled “Voyaging Through Time” and posted it...
October 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Books, Logistics, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations
CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations Hamburg, 26 September 2019. The Container Ship Safety Forum e.V. (CSSF), a global business-to-business network and industry association aiming to improve safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry, today...
September 26th, 2019 | Books, Containers | Read More

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

HFW -The Shipping Law Review – Edition 6

HFW -The Shipping Law Review – Edition 6
The Shipping Law Review – Edition 6 We are delighted to announce the publication of the sixth edition of The Shipping Law Review, an important legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The book is a cross-jurisdictional companion for those handling shipping disputes and contains a summary...
August 30th, 2019 | Books, Legal | Read More