Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

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

Taiwan Government honours Fr. Bruno Ciceri, Apostleship of the Sea international director

Taiwan Government honours Fr. Bruno Ciceri, Apostleship of the Sea international director
Apostleship of the Sea International Director Fr Bruno Ciceri being awarded the Friend of Foreign Service Medal by H.E. Dr. David Tawei Lee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan. On January 24, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan H.E. Dr. David Tawei Lee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan),...
January 25th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Religion | Read More

Royal Caribbean International’s Greg Purdy joins Seafarers’ House board of directors

Royal Caribbean International’s Greg Purdy  joins Seafarers’ House board of directors
Greg Purdy Jan. 23, 2018 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Seafarers’ House is pleased to announce that Greg Purdy, senior vice president, marine operations for Royal Caribbean International, was named to its Board of Directors. Purdy has been with Royal Caribbean since 2001, where he has held a number...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches
Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL). The BinForGreenSeas project, organised by the GreenSeas Trust (www.greenseas.org) and supported by Arun District...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)

The New Year’s event of Model Ships in Greece (VIDEO)
… In New Year’s Eve an old tradition is revived in the island of Chios, Greece, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Groups of children and teenagers, who have constructed a model war ship, gather at the town square and sing the New Year’s traditional carols. Maritime Tradition at its best! Viewers...
January 1st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Music, People and Places | Read More

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA

AWO and Envirocleanse Join NAMEPA
Jim Stanko, Envirocleanse NAMEPA welcomes new members, The American Waterways Operators and Envirocleanse, LLC Marking continued commitment to the marine industry’s desire  to promote sustainable marine industry best practices December 21, 2017 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive...
December 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest
Multi talented Maria Mavroudi Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel supports Astypalea’s schools Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, proud sponsor of Vivliodromies 2017, participated in the award ceremony that took place on Friday, 15th December 2017 at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. Contributing to...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

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

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

24th Annual Board of Representatives of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program

24th Annual Board of Representatives of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program
Mr D. Manos, Executive Vice-President of Costamare Shipping Co. SA Twelve children, 5 to 11 years old, from Agia Paraskevi in Thessaloniki, Alexandroupoli, Antiparos, Chios, Corfu, Florina, Gargalianoi in Messinia, Gerakas in Attica, Gournes in Heraklion-Crete, Ioannina, Vagia in Viotia and Volos convened...
December 11th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Environment | Read More

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
.. Marine mutual liability insurer North P&I Club and seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) have teamed-up to spread some Christmas cheer to seafarers. On Tuesday, December 5, North donated 59 Christmas shoeboxes which will be distributed to seafarers by AoS port chaplains and ship visitors...
December 6th, 2017 | Charity, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Religion | Read More

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW
The well-known celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s HDK was the venue for the SPNL’s supporting LISW event SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW Since the inception of LISW in 2013, SPNL has been an ardent supporter, with this year’s supporting event – which has become SPNL’s flagship...
December 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball
Monumental ! Picture courtesy Maria Yiassa The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund, (Tameion Efpragias Oinousson/TEO), was set up by Oinoussians living in London in 1942 to help those compatriots on the island who were suffering from war time difficulties. Today, the Fund provides vital assistance and support...
November 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places | Read More

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action

HELMEPA Junior celebrates 24 years of action
European Parliament Office in Athens – HELMEPA Junior Program rewarding On November 10, 2017 we celebrated 24 years of operation of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program. It was on November 10, 24 years ago, that HELMEPA’s Board of Directors, chaired by Basil Phr. Papachristidis and with the sincere,...
November 13th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment, Story of the Day | Read More

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched
New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched 2 November 2017 Human Rights at Sea launches a new educational film explaining Labour and Human Rights Today, Human Rights at Sea launches the second in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics...
November 3rd, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania
Kate Barnes in her haberdashery. Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania By Graciete Amaro Once upon a time there were three bears, of the teddy variety, and now there are well over 170 of the cuddly creatures, on their way by road across Europe. The bears are carefully packed in a huge...
November 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, News, People and Places | Read More

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact
From the event The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference took place in London on Saturday 28th October. The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture...
November 1st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing
… The environmental charity GreenSeas and university students are determined to change the ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude to responsible waste disposal.  Their mission began last week on a beach in the South of England ….…. GreenSeas Trust and the University of East London (UEL) design...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report
… The latest from Human Rights at Sea Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report PRESS RELEASE 26 October 2017  Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA Crew anti-slavery...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin
Charity and University team up to tackle plastic pollution in the sea London design students will descend onto East Beach in Littlehampton, West Sussex, next Tuesday 24 October to analyse and quantify litter, as part of a project to design and install a behaviour-changing bin that will encourage beach...
October 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city
l to r: Dr Peter Swift Vice Chairman Sailors’ Society, Bob Jones Chairman Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Sandra Welch Deputy CEO and director of programme Sailors’ Society, the Mayor of Southampton Councillor Les Harris and Stuart Rivers CEO Sailors’ Society at the centre’s opening on Friday International...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More