Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from  GAC
Year of the Rat Hot Port News from  GAC 25-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 JANUARY-8 FEBRUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 26 January-8 February 2020 Saturday, January 25, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: : Thu 23 Jan-Wed 29 Jan – Chinese...
January 25th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s?

Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s?
Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s? How to Thrive in the 2020s Latest Thinking on Consumer Products, Retail, Fashion & Travel Is Your Company Fit to Compete in the 2020s? Across industries, it is increasingly lucrative—and increasingly necessary—for companies to beat the average....
January 25th, 2020 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Executive Travel, Fashion, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets

Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets
Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets  London, 20 January 2020: Global Marine Travel (GMT), announced today that it has partnered with Argo Travel Group to enhance its travel offering, particularly in terms of service delivery...
January 20th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 JANUARY-1 FEBRUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 19 January-1 February 2020 Saturday, January 18, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Thu 23 Jan-Wed 29 Jan – Chinese New Year Sun 26 Jan...
January 18th, 2020 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 JANUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 12-25 January 2020 Saturday, January 11, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Thu 23 Jan-Wed 29 Jan – Chinese New Year For information about operations...
January 11th, 2020 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens
A brief visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, where famous 19th c. amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann’s solid gold artful finds from Mycenae (16th c. BC) are on display, will be indicative of the Greek heritage in jewelry making. Goldsmiths with simple tools created elaborate...
January 7th, 2020 | Archaeology, Holidays, Insight, Jewelry, News, People and Places, Tourism | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 JANUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 5-18 January 2020 Saturday, January 4, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Jan (Mon) – Epiphany Tue 7 Jan – Russian Orthodox Christmas Thu...
January 4th, 2020 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020 et al…

Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020 et al…
This is what 2020 will be like… Happy New Year; mind the gap …err mind the 2020* et al… Geopolitical challenges particularly face Shipping where many issues are at stake… In a world of political and economic uncertainty anything can happen and we urge all stakeholders in the shipping industry...
January 1st, 2020 | Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More

The Twelve Days of SHIPPINGInsight

The Twelve Days of SHIPPINGInsight
Carleen-Lyden-Walker The Twelve Days of SHIPPINGInsight OPTIMIZED FORMAT  –  INNOVATIVE IDEAS  –  PROFITABLE OPPORTUNITIES The 12 Days of SHIPPINGInsight As we approach the end of one decade, and the beginning of the next, here are my “12 Days of SHIPPINGInsight” wishes as our “Vision...
December 31st, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Holidays | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Dec-2019 MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY CONVENTION) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2019 Singapore SANITARY COSTS Turkey EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEM (EGCS) Bahrain USE OF LOW SULPHUR FUEL OIL & INSTALLATION OF SCRUBBERS IN SUEZ CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention)...
December 31st, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-Dec-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 DECEMBER 2019-11 JANUARY 2020 Worldwide VESSEL TRAFFIC REMAINS SUSPENDED Sabine Pass, USA UNAVAILABILITY OF SHALLOW BERTHS Mumbai, India SHIPS URGED TO BE ON HIGH ALERT AFTER RECENT SPATE OF PIRACY INCIDENTS Singapore VESSEL TRAFFIC UPDATE Lake Charles,...
December 28th, 2019 | Holidays, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Dec-2019 NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Russia CONSTRUCTION OF TANK TERMINAL QUAY WALLS COMPLETE Rotterdam, Netherlands IMO 2020 SULPHUR LIMIT GUIDELINES Dubai, United Arab Emirates TROPICAL STORM 30W (PHANFONE) Philippines RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW, OFF TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore New...
December 23rd, 2019 | Construction, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province
Star trails in Noudar Park, Portugal. Photo Miguel Claro | Dark Sky® Alqueva. Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province By Graciete Amaro One of my most remarkable summer holidays, when I was a child, was without doubt the two weeks I used to spend with my father’s uncles...
December 20th, 2019 | Environment, Featured, Holidays, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020

Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020
Our little gift to you! 🎁 30% off bookings in 2020 Our BIGGEST OFFER of the year goes LIVE on 21st and 22nd December 2019 Have you been playing with the idea to visit Astypalea in 2020? Now is your time to make it happen! Receive 30% off (20% off during July & August) when you...
December 18th, 2019 | Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-Dec-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 December 2019 Saturday, December 14, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Dec (Mon) – Kazakhstan Independence Day 16 Dec (Mon) – South...
December 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 07-Dec-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 8-21 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 8-21 December 2019 Saturday, December 7, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 Dec (Sun) – Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary (Philippines) 10...
December 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC 30-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 DECEMBER 2019 World Holidays: 1-14 December 2019 Saturday, November 30, 2019, Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 2 Dec (Mon) – UAE National Day 2 Dec (Mon) – Kazakhstan First President’s Day 5...
November 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | 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

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 NOVEMBER-7 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 November-7 December 2019 Saturday, November 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama Independence Day 28 Nov...
November 23rd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
Hot Pot News from GAC 21-Nov-2019 DEPARTMENT SHUTDOWN FOR CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR Australia Department shutdown for Christmas/New Year Thursday, November 21, 2019, Australia The Shipping Business Unit of Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development will be closed...
November 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More