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The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research

The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research
The future of mussel farming The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam coordinating multi-party hybrid and electric propulsion research project Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the...
January 10th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink | Read More

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens
Winter vacation in Athens, the vibrant and versatile capital of Greece sounds like an unconventional choice, as Greece is often associated with summer fun in the islands. Having said that, over the last years gradually an increasing number of visitors is noticeable downtown during winter months. Temperatures...
January 5th, 2020 | Archaeology, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Falling BDI might be worse next week…

Falling BDI might be worse next week…
Falling BDI might be worse next week… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,355; on a weekly basis the BDI was down 203 points from last week’s (06/12) 1,558. So the 1,400 and 1,500 thresholds has …vanished. The main culprit being, one again, the Capes…...
December 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Markets, Military, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ship Agencies, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos
Agios Ioannis Kastri. Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos By James Brewer The Aegean island of Skopelos is a dream destination, one the one hand for fans of the supergroup Abba and on the other… for lovers of the quieter Greek holiday spots. From May to September each year, tourists drive or are...
November 28th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft
. Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft 28 November 2019 – With the festive season approaching the wellbeing of seafarers is something shipping companies should prioritise as it can be a very challenging time for those who are away from...
November 28th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing… The BDI was up 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,365… Messy Geopolitics might as numerous times have stressed turn Planet Ocean upside down! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
November 13th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

Chris Porter joins Kukla Beverage Logistics

Chris Porter  joins Kukla Beverage Logistics
Chris Porter CHRIS PORTER Joins Kukla Beverage Logistics  Kukla Beverage Logistics are pleased to announce that former Porter & Laker, Hillebrand director and Benevolent CEO, Chris Porter has joined the company in October. Porter will undertake a business development role to promote the global range...
November 6th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London
Illustration by Alexandra Bissa “Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London Distinguished academics and designers from Europe come together at the Museum of London to showcase the everlasting influence of the Minoan culture at the global contemporary creation...
October 24th, 2019 | Accessories, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Jewelry, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent

Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent
Portion Pilot project on Viking Line’s Mariella cut the food waste with 40 percent Efforts enacted aboard M/S Mariella have succeeded in reducing the amount of food waste by an estimated 27 tonnes over a period of four months. The amount of food saved is equal to approximately 70,000 meals. Viking...
September 19th, 2019 | Food and Drink | Read More

AgriBriefing launch pioneering industry wide survey on Women in Food and Agriculture

AgriBriefing launch pioneering industry wide survey on Women in Food and Agriculture
AgriBriefing launch pioneering industry wide survey on Women in Food and Agriculture [LONDON,UK] – AgriBriefing’s Women in Food and Agriculture campaign, which promotes the role of women across the agribusiness supply chain, has today announced the launch of the first industry-wide diversity...
September 10th, 2019 | Food and Drink | Read More

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership
John Faraclas   Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,165 points increasing the gap to 82 points from that as of end of December 2013 (2,247) thanks to the Capes’ fall. Geopolitics remain more than crucial....
July 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

LNG: the Ginseng Tea of Bunkering – Macro Macchiato 01/07/19

LNG: the Ginseng Tea of Bunkering – Macro Macchiato 01/07/19
The Marpol Annex VI fuel regulations prevent ship operators from using standard 3.5% sulphur content fuel oil in favour of a 0.5% sulphur content fuel oil which doesn’t exist in sufficient quantities to meet demand. On several occasions I have compared this situation to a government telling its citizens...
July 1st, 2019 | Food and Drink | Read More

Wide Strategy’s June Newsletter

Wide Strategy’s June Newsletter
Wide Strategy’s June Newsletter Welcome to “Wide Blog” where guests are invited to experience little sparks of “wideintrigue”, solid pieces of communications insights, and wide strategy news bites. The aim of the blog is to provide a one-stop-shop for gaining a wider...
June 13th, 2019 | Communication, Consulting, Consumers Market, Food and Drink | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

International London Wine Fair

International London Wine Fair
. International London Wine Fair “The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine” – Thucydides What is it that makes Greek wine great today? Well, to begin with, the number of stories it delivers to the modern wine consumer....
May 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!
Kallichoron …occasion for escape Astypalaia! Easter or Yoga Retreat in Astypalea? We have both! You just choose what suits you. 25-29 April 2019 Easter getaway in the scenic Astypalaia with the endless blue of the Aegean and island traditions. The...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!
A general view of the exhibition hall What a splash was the first day of the 23d Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel! Nothing can stop health, beauty and food – the three most ancient issues and causes of human life over many millennia! A great opening with too many guests from all...
April 7th, 2019 | Climate, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, HR, Medical, Pollution | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines

Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines
  Marcela Terranova Mendoza offers a taste of its rich body of wines By Marcela Terranova    When you are born in Mendoza, Argentina, you do not just happen to get involved with the wine culture but the wine culture gets involved with you. This might be the result of a school trip to a wine cellar,...
March 26th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Insight, People and Places, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step
Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step Today, the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament decided to reintroduce in the future .. – which amounts to approximately 6 billion Euros – subsidies which are harmful to the environment and which were phased out already 15 years ago. “The decision...
March 7th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

News from Fougaro

News from Fougaro
Carnival’s three days at Fougaro 2 big costume parties AFRICA ! DJ Set Antonis Pantazis Saturday 9 March | 10pm Sunday 10 March | 12pm for children Clean Monday with traditional flavours LE CAFÉ + 30 27520 47347   info@fougaro-cafe.gr – exhibition with works and objects...
March 5th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction
XRTC’s head George Xiradakis, Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai  Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Silver Award in the category of “Best Greek Hotel Breakfast” for its unique personalized breakfast offering “Grandma’s Breakfast” at the Greek Hospitality...
February 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More