Archive for the ‘Immigration’ Category

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders
MARCH 15, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders To mark one year since the EU closed its borders, refugee community leaders – supported by the local community in Lesvos – have come together to fight for the rights of refugees...
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Letters, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Mar-2017 NEW SEA LOCK PROGRESS REPORT Amsterdam, Netherlands CUSTOMS UPDATE: METHOD OF PAYMENT EVIDENCE/GUARANTEE LETTER Saudi Arabia NEW IMMIGRATION CHARGES Jeddah, Saudi Arabia New Sea Lock progress report Thursday, March 9, 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands Work...
March 9th, 2017 | Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the President’s Day given the new occupant of the...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Jan-2017 STOWAWAYS & ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ON BOARD BARGES Singapore POLLUTION IN IZMIT BAY Izmit Bay, Turkey Stowaways & illegal immigrants on board barges Wednesday, January 18, 2017, Singapore The Singapore Police Coast Guard has issued an advisory to masters and...
January 18th, 2017 | Environment, Immigration, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Economic Forum panel event announce initiative to change the World of Refugee Girls

P&G AND ITS ALWAYS BRAND ANNOUNCE COMMITMENT TO CHANGING THE WORLD OF REFUGEE GIRLS In partnership with UNESCO and Save the Children, P&G and its Always feminine care brand help rebuild the confidence of girls impacted by the Syrian crisis through education and skill development. DAVOS, WORLD...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Immigration | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Jan-2017 AL JUBAIL PORT OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO WEATHER Al Jubail DISEMBARKATION SUSPENDED AT YANBU Saudi Arabia, Yanbu Al Jubail port operations suspended due to weather Thursday, January 5, 2017, Al Jubail Winds of approximately 31 knots have led to the suspension...
January 5th, 2017 | Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Weather | Read More

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced  Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school
.. Support given to restore structured classroom life for refugees Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company has supplied books for classrooms in Lebanon, where displaced Syrian children are being helped to return to structured school life.  Thuraya is supporting...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Immigration, IT and Communications | Read More

Coastal security tops maritime agenda

Coastal security tops maritime agenda
Delegation from The Maritime Group International (TMG) and State 21 for coastal security presentation at Parliament. From left: State 21 managing director Richard Rowland, State 21 business director Tony Birr, TMG director and partner Les Chapman and TMG managing director Malcolm Parrott Concerns about...
December 7th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Dec-2016 LANDING ENDORSEMENT FOR SHIP CREW MEMBERS Sri Lanka LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany IMMIGRATION FEE FOR JOINING CREW Yanbu, Saudi Arabia NEW DUES IN EFFECT Sabetta, Russia Landing endorsement for ship crew members Thursday, December 1, 2016, Sri...
December 1st, 2016 | Canals, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMRF H.E.RO. winners announced

IMRF H.E.RO. winners announced
In Washington, winners and nominees; from left to right Oscar Camps and Gerard Canals (Proactiva), Bruce Reid (CEO IMRF), Sadi Resdedant (CMA CGM) and Paul Mueller (Bristow Group) SEARCH AND RESCUE ‘HEROES’ ANNOUNCED AT FIRST IMRF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS EVENT London, Wednesday, November 16. –...
November 16th, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…

Market volatility at its best; chaotic geopolitics ahead yet again…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) on …a falling, plus though modus, gained only 19 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,084 points; Geopolitical aspects – better say problems, following the USA elections begin to surface on all fronts; John Faraclas daily market recap: The Capers proved...
November 15th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Nov-2016 CANOE RACE FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong IMMIGRATION FEE FOR JOINING CREW Jeddah, Saudi Arabia NEW BIG SOUTH LOCK AT BRUNSBUETTEL, KIEL CANAL, CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE Germany, Kiel Canal Canoe Race from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Friday,...
November 11th, 2016 | Immigration, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory

Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory
Mexico’s huge presence at WTM. Mexico City still welcomes US travellers after Trump victory By James Brewer After president-elect Donald Trump made his campaign threat to deport “illegal immigrants” to Mexico, it has been revealed that the number of US citizens travelling in the very same southerly...
November 10th, 2016 | Immigration, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2016 JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING WORK Singapore UNDERWATER SONAR EXPERIMENT Singapore IMMIGRATION INWARD FORMALITIES Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Jetty construction & upgrading work Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore The working period has been extended...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points and now at 864 proves that there is no sustainability and appropriate conditions to move over and above the 2,000 points… The explosive geopolitics might floor down all the efforts humanity did in seven decades and in particular following...
October 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Providing a #safehome to 321 unaccompanied refugee children

Providing a #safehome to 321 unaccompanied refugee children
We are delighted to share with you the first results of ‘Giving for Greece’ and its thematic programme for unaccompanied refugee children who arrive in Greece. Read the following received from the Bodossaki Foundation: #safehome: a new home for 321 unaccompanied minors Within six months of the announcement...
September 22nd, 2016 | Charity, Immigration | Read More

IMO attending key UN migrants summit

IMO attending key UN migrants summit
IMO is at the high-level UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants being held at the UN Headquarters in New York, United States (19 September). A number of IMO treaties include provisions relating to migration by sea. These includeSOLAS chapter V on Safety of Navigation, which requires the master of a ship...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Immigration, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, UN | Read More

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…
John Faraclas Despite going over and above the 700 threshold the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) we are still in a very low dry market; Geopolitics as said in the past, and shipfinance scandals that will surface, will drive the stakeholders mad. John Faraclas warns of dangers again: With a dozen points plus...
August 25th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Religion, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios
The St. Minas Church at the centre of the Monastery Time and again we have warned of what might happen with the influx not just from innocent Migrants to Greece’s Eastern Aegean Islands, mainland Greece and Europe but from covert operations of the ultra Islamist terrorists all over Europe. Greece and...
August 21st, 2016 | Comment, Immigration, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

The Mayor of Chios live interview

The Mayor of Chios live interview
Manolis Vournous, The Mayor of Chios We have devoted many articles and interviews on Chios, the Greek Island in the Eastern Aegean Sea that today Rules the Waves, as well as we have reported on many events that Chiots – including the Oinoussians and people from Psara,  organise world-wide; today...
August 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Communication, Holidays, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas Falling indices and bankruptcies as well as extraordinary Geopolitical events call for cautious navigation in turbulent waters; John Faraclas’ Daily Recap: The BDI lost another nine points earlier on today and now stands at 560 points. The Capers’ BCI 2014  lost 11 and at 757 it seems...
August 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market Indices drop continues in double figures…

Market Indices drop continues in double figures…
John Faraclas With minus 17 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day and with the current uncertain geopolitics things are getting more than sour. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: At 679 points the BDI, unless the slippage is prolonged – might go below the 600 points and then it is entirely...
July 27th, 2016 | Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry

Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry
Allie Renison of Institute of Directors addresses Brexit event.   Brexit: what next? Start lobbying now, experts urge shipping industry By James Brewer Shipping interests have been advised to seize the moment to lobby new ministers and their departments while the UK government is groping towards...
July 21st, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers | Read More

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory
…clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade WITHOUT PREJUDICE On the latest developments in Turkey with the “failed Coup”, John Faraclas comments: Obviously one cannot call this a Coup d’état but definitely a Coup d’Erdogan....
July 16th, 2016 | Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, European Union, Immigration, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism, UN | Read More