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16-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 March 2019 Saturday, March 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland 21 Mar (Sun) – Holi (India) 21 Mar (Sun) – Nauryz...
March 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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09-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 March 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Mar (Mon) – Clean Monday (Greece & Cyprus) 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

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02-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 March 2019 Saturday, March 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Mar (Mon) – Carnival 4 Mar (Mon) – Mahasivarathri Day (Sri Lanka) 5 Mar (Tue) – Carnival/Mardi...
March 2nd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

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23-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 FEBRUARY-9 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 February-9 March 2019 Saturday, February 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Feb (Mon) EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (Philippines) 28 Feb (Thu)...
February 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…

“Orcades” an adventure not to be missed…
The “Orcades” One of  the 40 or so stands at the London Cruise Show at Olympia this weekend which attracted my interest was that of the “Orcades” “Orcades” is a luxury motor yacht, available for private hire to explore the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides....
February 17th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

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16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!
John Faraclas* “Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI now stands at 628! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 20 points earlier on today and many can take a deep breath yet again after a considerable time in wilderness. Geopolitics crates havoc all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 14th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai; a drink for Kallichoron’s success “Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm for turning hotel accommodation into a unique experience!” Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel received the Best...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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13-Feb-2019 PORT/AIRPORT TO CLOSE FOR NYEPI DAY Bali, Indonesia Port/airport to close for Nyepi Day Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Every year, all activities in Bali are halted for Nyepi Day (Silent Day), which marks the Balinese New Year. The port and airport also close for the day. This...
February 13th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, Tourism | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
09-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 February 2019 Saturday, February 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Feb (Mon) – Japan National Foundation Day 14 Feb (Thu) – St Valentine’s Day 18 Feb...
February 9th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
02-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 February 2019 Saturday, February 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Feb (Mon) – National Day of the Armored Effort (Angola) 4 Feb (Mon) – Sri Lanka National...
February 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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28-Jan-2019 OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE/CLOSING OF PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREAS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Opening Hours of Central Marine Office/Closing of Public Cargo Working Areas during Chinese New Year Holidays Monday, January...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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26-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 JANUARY-9 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 January-9 February 2019 Saturday, January 26, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Jan (Mon) – Australia Day 1 Feb (Fri) – Malaysia Federal Territory Day 4...
January 26th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water
Paris, the River Seine Paris, France (January 21, 2019) – The Seine may soon be the world’s greenest river and Paris boat operators are leading the way. The City of Paris has set ambitious goals to improve air quality and reduce the city’s carbon footprint in conjunction with the upcoming Olympic...
January 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Pollution | Read More

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19-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 JANUARY-2 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 January-2 February 2019 Saturday, January 19, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jan (Mon) – Thaipusam (Malaysia) 25 Jan (Fri) – 25th January Revolution...
January 19th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!
John Faraclas opposite the place his used to work in 1974 Brexit? Business as usual! No fear! John Faraclas takes a tour down his own memory lane; an unforgettable good little adventure… The dubious work of propaganda and dirty party politics as well as international envy towards the United Kingdom...
January 12th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Consumers Market, European Union, Fashion, Holidays, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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12-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 January 2019 Saturday, January 12, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Jan (Mon) – Coming of Age Day (Japan) 15 Jan (Tue) – Tamil Thai Pongol day (Sri Lanka) 21...
January 12th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning
… Supply Chain and Logistics Impacted Worldwide by Significant Holiday Atlanta, GA — (January 10, 2019) — By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including...
January 10th, 2019 | Holidays, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing
From the ceremony with the Holy Cross ready to be lowered Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing Anny Zade and John Faraclas were there with their cameras This year’s Epiphany at the Holly Rock by the Sea – I mean the Yacht Club of Greece – attracted nearly 370 guests – members...
January 6th, 2019 | Events, Holidays, News, People and Places, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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05-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 January 2019 Saturday, January 5, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue)-8 Jan (Tue) – New Year Holidays (Russia) 6 Jan (Sun) – Epiphany 7 Jan (Mon) –...
January 5th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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29-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 DECEMBER 2018-12 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 30 December 2018-12 January 2019 Saturday, December 29, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue) – New Year’s Day 2 Jan (Wed) – Public holiday...
December 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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22-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 DECEMBER 2018-5 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 December 2018-5 January 2019 Saturday, December 22, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 23 Dec (Sun) – Emperor’s Birthday (Japan) – observed on 24...
December 22nd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More