Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2019 Induction Dinner

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2019 Induction Dinner
..  February 11, 2019 – The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce additional support for its Induction Ceremony & Dinner on the evening of Monday 8 April 2019 at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall.  Unique in the shipping world, the annual dinner event generates a high level...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…
…  Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris, we thank you for everything you have contributed for the protection of the environment in our country. With great sorrow we were informed of the passing away of Niki Goulandris. Τhe Museum of Natural History will remind us all, in the years to come, of her...
February 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer
Sailors’ Society port chaplain Steve Loader recently visited Mohammed A maritime charity which is supporting a sick seafarer in Torbay Hospital is calling on people to send him their well wishes. Indonesian Mohammed Rosuli was hospitalised on Friday (25 January) after complications from an operation...
January 31st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The Truth: the BDI@797

The Truth: the BDI@797
John Faraclas “ ‘Tis strange- but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction !” Lord Byron was absolutely right… So here we go with yet another Market total fall; The BDI lost 55 points and things are getting sour but cool; cheer up the worse is yet to come. The geopolitics still...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fashion, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019
.. For one of the toughest, most exhilarating and empowering corporate events, Seafarers UK is recruiting teams of four-seven walkers, plus a support driver per team, for the charity’s 2019 fundraising event in July. Teams need a good base level of fitness and a commitment to training, including steep...
January 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Sports | Read More

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!
All participants and contributors On Tuesday, 15th January 2019, the Project Connect team held its first formal presentation of the “Adopt-A-Ship” educational program for Teachers, Department of Education officials, Ship Owners and other shipping industry representatives at the Piraeus Marine Club. Project...
January 21st, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

More than 7 million Euros in donation from Syn-Enosis to the wildfire of Attika

More than 7 million Euros in donation from Syn-Enosis  to the wildfire of Attika
Theodore El. Veniamis, SYN-ENOSIS has raised more than 7 million euros for the support of the wildfire victims of Attika, as a result of its call for action, addressed to Greek shipowners and the Greek shipping community for collective aid. Athens, January 2019. The Union of Greek Shipowners through...
January 18th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

The Killing of Fesaitu Riamkau: A Fijian Crewman

The Killing of Fesaitu Riamkau: A Fijian Crewman
15 January 2019 Any advice for people going to sea? “It’s up to them. Anything can happen at sea.” Munivai Taukave Lorenti London.UK. Human Rights at Sea today publishes a new redacted case study, including witness statements detailing the background to the killing of Fesaitu Riamkau in Panama,...
January 16th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nearly 100 points on a weekly basis and now stands at 1,169; Geopolitics in jeopardy… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI was down 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,169 and was exactly 91 points down...
January 11th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Music, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New tide comes in to Tees Valley charity

New tide comes in to Tees Valley charity
Kirsten Donkin, Head of PR, Marketing and Communications, PD Ports A Tees Valley charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences, has welcomed a new wave of appointments, determined to see 2019 off to a strong start. High Tide Foundation, founded in 2012 by businesses across Tees...
January 10th, 2019 | Charity, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Care for hospitalised seafarers still a challenge says seafarers’ charity

Care for hospitalised seafarers still a challenge says seafarers’ charity
… At the beginning of 2019, global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) says that supporting seafarers in hospital remains a vital part of its work during one of the most stressful times a seafarer can face. At the end of 2018 the charity had been supporting seafarers in...
January 8th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS News: Migrants crossing The English Channel & Port Strategies

HRAS News: Migrants crossing The English Channel & Port Strategies
… COMMENT 28 December 2018 London.UK.  The recent increase in migrant crossings from France to England across one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, has prompted calls within the UK to increase sea patrols and prevent crossings. Nonetheless, the issue should not be unexpected for UK Border...
December 31st, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers’ charity provides support for stowaway ship crew

Seafarers’ charity provides support for stowaway ship crew
‘Stowaways held onboard cargo ship’. Behind the headlines of illegal immigrants and special force helicopters being deployed, little mention was made of the seafarers who live and work Grande Tema. This ship docked regularly at the port of Tilbury over the years, so a visit on Saturday morning by...
December 24th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Reload Greece: 2018 Reflections – a year in review!

Reload Greece: 2018 Reflections – a year in review!
.. As the year comes to an end, in our final 2018 blog, we present you with an overview of our key developments in 2018 and our plans for 2019. Click here to read our CEO Effie Kyrtata’s blog which highlights how we expanded our operations, strengthened our voice and grew our community.  Watch...
December 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

Mid-week blues with the BDI@1,378

Mid-week blues with the BDI@1,378
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still enigmatically perplexed …and the Chios Marine Club Christmas party makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another triple-digit points were lost for the Capes’ BCI  now standing at 2,264 – minus...
December 19th, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North P&I and Apostleship of the Sea spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I and Apostleship of the Sea spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
Paul Atkinson with seafarers from the general cargo ship Arklow Meadow with some of the shoeboxes. For the second year running, 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 Thursday,...
December 19th, 2018 | Charity, P and I Clubs | Read More

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched five points  despite the fact that 99 centum of all dry indices were on the rise, even low key… Strange things… The Wets …falling and Geopolitics now produce tsunamis… John Faraclas’ daily brief / recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 50 points and...
December 17th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports
Manchester Ship Canal aerial view The future of one of Liverpool’s most significant historic vessels has been safeguarded for the next three years thanks to a £75,000 donation from Peel Ports. The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society (DAPS) – the volunteer group which led the £5m restoration project...
December 13th, 2018 | Canals, Charity, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message – Call to action on seafarers’ mental health

The Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message – Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
London, December 13, 2018 – The Mission to Seafarers has reaffirmed its commitment to developing new mental health services in 2019 in response to increasing concerns around mental wellbeing at sea. Speaking to many leading industry figures, including the UK Shipping Minister, at its annual Festival...
December 13th, 2018 | Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar

ROW4OCEAN ready in Dakar
“Year of Zayed” in Dakar, Senegal (Row4Ocean) Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or...
December 9th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on 33 points and now stands at 1,372 points – thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit daily and weekly gains. Geopolitics still perplexed! Air-Travel schedules still an issue… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: The weekly BDI’s...
December 7th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on Business and Human Rights

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on Business and Human Rights
PRESS RELEASE 6th December 2018 London.UK. Human Rights at Sea publishes its latest legal research paper on maritime business and human rights as part of its ongoing legal research programme. The paper  titled ‘A UN Convention on Business and Human Rights. How it would look like for the maritime...
December 7th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall

Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall
Seafarer Adriano Gicos is recovering in hospital with support from Sailors’ Society port chaplain Ailton De Souza A Filipino seafarer is recovering in hospital after fracturing his spine falling from a ladder on 14 November. Adriano Gicos, 55, was descending into the ship’s hold when he slipped...
December 4th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness
Irene K. Notias and Theodore Chouliaras Project Connect and The Institute of Maritime Educational Studies, (IMES) present:  “NEVER FORGET” A seminar on disaster preparedness for children ages 9 to 99 that raises awareness that to act proactively saves lives! The training seminar on the prevention...
December 1st, 2018 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Education and Training, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Pollution | Read More

Transaid turns 20!

Transaid turns 20!
.. “Transaid’s programmes have been proven to work and I hope the industry recognises the value they add.” HRH The Princess Royal Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry supporters, partners...
November 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity | Read More