Archive for the ‘Charity’ 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

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.
Prof. Richard Clegg Recommendations targeting the unacceptably high fatality rates in the fishing and ferries industries will be published later this year.  Lloyd’s Register Foundation (the Foundation), a charity helping to protect the safety of life and property by supporting education, research...
April 13th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The first free access database targeted for the Maritime Industry in Greece

The first free access database targeted for the Maritime Industry in Greece
From the Real Time Graduate open house day Real Time Graduates, founded in 2016, is a non-profit initiative that connects Graduates with the Greek Shipping Cluster. It was inspired by the Internship Programme operating within Laskaridis Shipping Co.Ltd. since several years. Real Time Graduates is a hub...
April 12th, 2018 | Charity, Communication, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Dr. James Chao to receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Houston

Dr. James Chao to receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Houston
Dr. James Chao, Founder and Chairman of Foremost Shipping Houston Event Recognizes a Legacy of Shipping and Philanthropy The Lloyd’s List 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Dr. James Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group, noted philanthropist and longtime benefactor...
April 4th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose
The top table with r to l: Irene S. Daifas, Afksendiyos Kalangos, HRH Prince Alexander, Dr. Douglas Jackson, Stella Mantzaris, Natalia Kalangos,  Nassia Papamanolis, Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Panagiotis Antonakopoulos, Irini Vassilopoulou, Zisis Boukouvalas. Thanks to the president of the Fraternity...
March 30th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report
Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report One-sixth of the seafarers surveyed from the UK More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

“The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian” with Christina Alexanian, a window to history.

“The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian” with Christina Alexanian, a window to history.
Oil painting by Alexander Heretakis* The non-profit, charitable and cultural organization “Friends of the Municipal Theater of Piraeus” has the honour to invite you to the extraordinary performance of “The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian” which will take place in Piraeus, at the premises...
March 26th, 2018 | Charity, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | 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

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame salutes the past while contributing to the present

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame salutes the past while contributing to the present
A view from the dinner Superstar singer Mario Frangoulis presents Hall of Fame’s donation to kids’ charity Hellenic Hope at major event [March 22, 2018] MANY of the past greats of the Greek shipping industry were saluted at the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018, attended...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance 2018 – another successful event

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance  2018 – another successful event
One of the best ever shots from a WISTA-Hellas events On Friday, 16 March 2018, more than 250 WISTA Hellas members and friends gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel for our Association’s annual Gala Dinner. The Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy Mr. Panagiotis Kouroublis was represented...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North P&I Club supports its hometown’s cultural heritage, sponsoring the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’

North P&I Club supports its hometown’s cultural heritage, sponsoring the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’
Sting and lead sponsor North P&I, at the UK premiere of ‘The Last Ship’ (L-R Alan Wilson (North P&I Club, Joint Managing Director), Sting, Paul Jennings (North P&I Club, Joint Managing Director), Kaye Jennings, and Richard Bracken (North P&I Club, Group Director (Underwriting)). March...
March 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums, P and I Clubs | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation partners with BLOC to establish a maritime Blockchain Lab

Lloyd’s Register Foundation partners with BLOC to establish a maritime Blockchain Lab
l to r: Karim Jabbar (CTO, BLOC), Märtha Rehnberg (Co-Founder, BLOC), Jasper van’t Veen (Research Assistant, BLOC), Deanna MacDonald (CEO, BLOC), Maurizio Pilu (VP, Digital Innovation, Lloyd’s Register), Søren Stig (Co-founder, BLOC), Gary Pogson (Lead Technical Specialist, Lloyd’s Register...
March 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, News, Technology | Read More

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel
l to r: Dimitris Kraniotis (Ark4Art), Dr.Evelyn Stefanaki, Kostas Georgiadis and Chrisanthy P. Lemos Chrisanthy P. Lemos, Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki,  Dimitris Kraniotis and the charitable foundation Chance for Life, organised a musical journey into the romantic melodies of the beginning of the previous century,...
March 18th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Global Port Chaplain Directory 2018 published

Global Port Chaplain Directory 2018 published
… The Port Chaplain Directory 2018 lists phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 216 port chaplains covering 314 ports in 57 countries, compared to 261 ports across 55 countries in 2017. This has just been published by global seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). “The increase in numbers...
March 14th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

WISTA International appoints diversity committee

WISTA International appoints diversity committee
Committee to focus on practical solutions to increase gender diversity in the maritime industry March 8, 2018-London, United Kingdom The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) is proud to announce the formation of its Diversity Committee. A member-driven project created...
March 8th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers
Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The Mission to Seafarers will be the chosen charity for the GST & Shipping 2030 and Crew Connect Europe conferences LONDON, 6 March 2018 – Maritime event organiser Knect365 Maritime has placed seafarer welfare at the heart of the...
March 7th, 2018 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Religion | Read More

“Shipbroking and Chartering Practice”, 8th Edition

“Shipbroking and Chartering Practice”, 8th Edition
… Shipbroking and Chartering Practice 8th Edition By Evi Plomaritou, Anthony Papadopoulos © 2018 – Informa Law from Routledge 738 pages | 33 B/W Illus. Now in its eighth edition, this classic text is a first point of reference for anyone looking to obtain an understanding of chartering and shipbroking...
March 6th, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Seafarers’ Awards will honour outstanding contributions to seafarer welfare

Seafarers’ Awards will honour outstanding contributions to seafarer welfare
All proceeds from the Awards night will go towards helping the Mission in Singapore continue its ongoing support of thousands of seafarers visiting the port, and those at its Singapore seafarers’ centre SINGAPORE, 1 March 2018 – This May, The Mission to Seafarers will present awards to seafarers...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Fun-D-Raising party for adopt a ship

Fun-D-Raising party for adopt a ship
  Friends of Project Connect & the Shipping Community, invite you to an after office hours fun-d-raising party! Let’s celebrate together our love and passion for Shipping and for the “Wonder Woman” in it, at CASANOVA Restaurant Bar Café 2, Areos Street, Vouliagmeni) on Woman’s Day,...
March 1st, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | 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

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