Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.
From the blessing of the traditional Greek New Year cake (Vasilopita) The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition. Once again, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, celebrated New Year in the Greek tradition, with the cutting of the traditional Greek...
January 21st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, People and Places, Scholarships | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef
. Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef  Ahead of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Miami, USA, sailors and officials teamed up on Friday 17 January to rescue a coral reef. The expedition, led by World Sailing and the University of Miami, and supported by Hempel,...
January 18th, 2020 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Sailing, Sports | 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

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas
Stella Maris port chaplain with a seafarer Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas While most businesses and companies have started winding down operations in preparation for the Christmas holidays, global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) will be busy...
December 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children

Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children
Hill Dickinson’s Carols by Candlelight atSt Botolph’s Church on Bishopsgate. Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children International maritime law firm Hill Dickinson kicked off the 2019 Christmas season with an evening of...
December 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Legal, News | Read More

The BDI@1,151: CAUTION!

The BDI@1,151: CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI@1,151: CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost ALSO its 1,200 points threshold – THANKS to the triple-digit Capes’ losses. Geopolitics a big “farce” given the inhumane business and political hooligans behaviour which will damage shipping in its entirety – and beyond…...
December 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity
… Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Our Latest News Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Dec 10, 2019 12:29 am London. UK. On World Human Rights Day 2019, from within...
December 10th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…

The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”…
John Faraclas   The BDI@1,606 amid total geopolitical turmoil and a perplexed London NATO “summit”… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 38 points thanks once again to the volatile Capes and to a lesser extend to the rising Panamaxes… Good to see same above the 1,600 point threshold! Twists...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Military, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

‘Reload Greece’ on #GivingTuesday

‘Reload Greece’ on #GivingTuesday
‘Reload Greece’ on #GivingTuesday Dear Reloader, Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving when millions of people across the world pledge to get involved and give back to the causes that matter to them. Today on our social media channels, we have been celebrating the support of our...
December 3rd, 2019 | Charity, HR, Markets | Read More

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward
Dr. Aleka Sheppard during her keynote speech Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward A vision of synergy for the exchange of knowledge, the forging of bonds and the promotion of the maritime and legal strengths of London gave birth to the London Shipping Law Centre and provided the...
November 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Insight, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Story of the Year | Read More

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review
Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has published 2018-19 statistics from its international helpline for seafarers and their families, SeafarerHelp, as part of its first annual review. ISWAN...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless…

The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless…
John Faraclas The Dry Market might turn a liability for all, unless… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,284! One a weekly though basis the BDI was down 73 points! Geopolitics in jeopardy…  John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capes did it...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Music, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State

UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State
Theodore El. Veniamis UGS: Donation of high speed patrol vessels to the Greek State The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), through the Greek Shipowners’ Social Welfare Company Syn-Enosis (www.syn-enosis.gr),  responding with a sense of responsibility to the national challenges facing our country, donated...
November 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Military, News, Safety and Security | Read More

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”

WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach”
WISTA-Hellas president Angie Hartmann during her opening address WISTA Hellas discussed about “Redefining Shipping, embracing a new approach” Over 200 key players from the Greek and international shipping community came together for the WISTA Hellas 2019 Annual Forum at Athens’ Hilton Hotel on...
November 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.
.. The Oinoussian Ball 2019 On Saturday 16th November, after the sunset brought on a crispy chill in the air, around 350 guests arrived at The Nine Kings Suite at The Royal Lancaster London, W2, to attend the Oinoussian Ball 2019 to celebrate the 77th Anniversary of Oinoussai Benevolent Fund. from the...
November 17th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal leads six women reading lessons at MtS Christmas service

HRH The Princess Royal leads six women reading lessons at MtS Christmas service
HRH the Princess Royal HRH The Princess Royal leads six women reading lessons at MtS Christmas service London, November 14, 2019:  International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, today announced that its President, HRH The Princess Royal, will be attending and reading a lesson...
November 14th, 2019 | Charity, Religion | Read More

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture
(L-R) L. Makris, Surveyor (Yachts & Small Crafts) /Hellenic Lloyd’s, Dr N. Mazarakis, Professor /Marine Meteorology, RADM J. Drymoussis, Deputy Commander/Hellenic Navy Fleet, G. Genikaliotis, Chairman/Vourkari Sailing Club and C. Triantafillou, HELMEPA “Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture” The...
November 14th, 2019 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea
Fishers from Kalymnos island in Chios Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea Greece hosts some of the most important nesting sites to sea turtles[1] across the Mediterranean Sea, while also holds wintering and foraging sites for resident population of adults and juveniles. In the past few years,...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology | Read More

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers

Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers
Steamship Mutual to sponsor ISWAN’s mental health resources for seafarers The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has welcomed Steamship Mutual as the new sponsor of its mental health resources for seafarers. ISWAN’s resources include a series of three self-help guides...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Bangkok Post Op-Ed: Seafood industry must walk talk

Human Rights at Sea: Bangkok Post Op-Ed: Seafood industry must walk talk
. Human Rights at Sea: Bangkok Post Op-Ed: Seafood industry must walk talk The following Op-Ed was written by Art Prapha, Oxfam America’s Senior Private Sector Adviser and was published  in the Bangkok Post on the 5th of November 2019.  Human Rights at Sea replicates hereunder. “Recently, the...
November 7th, 2019 | Charity, Food and Drink | Read More

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years
  .. Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years This month we celebrated our road safety results in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal On the 24th October we held our annual Showcase, hosted by Ashurst LLP in London. The event was an opportunity to highlight our achievements...
November 1st, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon
Chris Rees, Strategic Development Director at ReesLeisure and Alastair Welch ABP Regional Director at ABP ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon   ABP’s Port of Southampton has confirmed it is extending its title sponsorship of the ABP Southampton Marathon for a further four years,...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, News, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project announces new global initiatives in pursuit of mapping entire ocean floor

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project announces new global initiatives in pursuit of mapping entire ocean floor
The GEBCO Ocean Map 2019. Credit: GEBCO The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project announces new global initiatives in pursuit of mapping entire ocean floor London, Tuesday 22 October 2019 – Three new global initiatives for mapping the world’s entire ocean floor have been announced in London...
October 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Oceanology | Read More

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: Working Together. The Headline of the 11th ICMA World Conference

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: Working Together. The Headline of the 11th ICMA World Conference
. Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: Working Together. The Headline of the 11th ICMA World Conference Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Reporting from the city of Kaohsiung, Human Rights at Sea attends the 11th International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) world conference as a guest civil society NGO alongside...
October 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Religion | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers celebrations in Yokohama

HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers  celebrations in Yokohama
HRH The Princess Royal being welcomed at Christ Church in Yamate,   HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers  celebrations in Yokohama Yokohama, October 18, 2019: The Mission to Seafarers held a maritime service and lunch in Yokohama, attended by its President, HRH The Princess Royal and...
October 21st, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More