Archive for the ‘Maritime History and Museums’ Category

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –

Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society –
Latest Opportunities from Jobs in Maritime – Nautical Archaeology Society – Protecting our maritime past for the future – Feb 2019 Out of these, only 75 are currently protected under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973; protecting a restricted area around the wreck from uncontrolled interference. Modern...
February 20th, 2019 | Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Being an Islander

Being an Islander
Cypro-Archaic (750-475 BC) terracotta head and shoulder of a male beardless figure from Salamis, Cyprus © Fitzwilliam Museum Being an Islander Art and Identity of the large Mediterranean Islands The Fitzwilliam Museum is pleased to announce a 3-year research project (2019-2022) in the department of...
February 19th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…

Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris…
…  Unforgettable Mrs Niki Goulandris, we thank you for everything you have contributed for the protection of the environment in our country. With great sorrow we were informed of the passing away of Niki Goulandris. Τhe Museum of Natural History will remind us all, in the years to come, of her...
February 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, News, Obituaries, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed
.. Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of Titanic II. The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management services. Deltamarin will provide Blue Star Line with outline design services including finalising and modifying the...
January 18th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports
Manchester Ship Canal aerial view The future of one of Liverpool’s most significant historic vessels has been safeguarded for the next three years thanks to a £75,000 donation from Peel Ports. The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society (DAPS) – the volunteer group which led the £5m restoration project...
December 13th, 2018 | Canals, Charity, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub
Wreck of HMS Tarpon. The Santi Find the Eagle project has made renewed progress with its fifth expedition after being hit by adverse weather in September 2018. The team’s quest is for the wreck of the Polish submarine ORP Orzeł which patrolled under Royal Navy command during the Second World War. Unrelenting...
December 8th, 2018 | Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Inaugural World Congress on Maritime Heritage kicks off at Resorts World Sentosa in March 2019

Inaugural World Congress on Maritime Heritage kicks off at Resorts World Sentosa in March 2019
Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General Emeritus, IMO More than 300 international leaders, industry professionals and researchers across government, maritime, shipping, heritage, archaeological and ocean conservation communities will gather in Singapore for the ultimate goal of securing a sustainable future SINGAPORE,...
November 21st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2019
A view from the last Gala Dinner [November 14, 2018] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its seventh major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 8 April 2019 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.  The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

A Remembrance Day to remember

A Remembrance Day to remember
From the service This year’s Remembrance Day was beyond the usual one which we normally attend, write or simply think of… This year marks a century since the Armistice, when the guns fell silent at 11:00 GMT, hence its special significance, bringing the end of the war, the end of The Great War...
November 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Story of the Year | Read More

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day

The forgotten flag and Remembrance Day
The Cenotaph in Whitehall will be the focal point of remembrance across the UK and for so many around the world on Sunday 11th November, the centenary of the Armistice. Of the six flags displayed on the Cenotaph, the overlooked one is the Red Ensign, that of what was the Mercantile Marine in the First...
November 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020
Hein van Ameijden (Managing Director of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding), Michiel de Brauw (CFO of Port of Amsterdam), Jan Peter van Wijk (Financial Director of SAIL 2020). Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will be a Fan sponsorship partner of SAIL Amsterdam 2020, which is one of the biggest...
October 10th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture
Papua New Guinea launch-day greeting. Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture By James Brewer In 1768, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook left Plymouth on HMS Endeavour on the first of three voyages to search for the fabled Terra Australis Incognita and to map the southern...
September 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub

Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub
Santi – Find the Eagle team Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub  By Piotr Michalik The Santi Find the Eagle expedition after setting off for the fifth time, has had to be curtailed because of rough seas. The team was on a mission to find the wreck of the famous submarine ORP...
September 24th, 2018 | Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Layers of London

Layers of London
Discover fascinating collections of material related to London’s history and see these records on a map of London. Explore Layers of London – a new digital platform enabling you to peel back the layers of London’s history to discover its people and places, and to share your own stories. Did...
September 21st, 2018 | Archaeology, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

What an ARMATA that was !

What an ARMATA that was !
Like every year, the ARMATA anniversary events on the heroic island of Spetses – off the coast of Argolis – end with the burning of a locally made replica of an Ottoman warship.   ARMATA was a boost for the Greek Revolution of 1821 as the Hellenes’ merchant navy – mostly conversions to warships...
September 8th, 2018 | Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses
Mezzo-Soprano Eleni Voudouraki In tribute to the world-famous composer Mikis Theodorakis, a special performance took place earlier tonight in Spetses at the Posidonion Square, as part of the Armata 2018. Featured in a programme orchestrated, chorally produced and musically directed and conducted by Panagis...
September 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Music, News, People and Places | Read More

IMO touring exhibition – coming to a museum near you?

IMO touring exhibition – coming to a museum near you?
The IMO HQ’s For the first time, an IMO touring exhibition is bringing  success stories and the future challenges for maritime transport to a global audience. Seventy years of IMO efforts to promote safe, secure and clean shipping are being celebrated under the theme “IMO 70: Our Heritage...
September 6th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project
Horacio Vasquez The latest episode of the Project Triton book and cartoon series will be launched in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Madrid, Athens and the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It will be the fifth edition of Project Triton, an initiative with the aim of awakening in children their interest in the...
September 4th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Photography | Read More

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi
The sculpture by Kostas Ananidas An early tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi Nearly 10 years ago – 20 September 2008, in a  unique gathering of the international shipping community at Galaxidi, at the centre more or less of the Corinthian Gulf in Greece, the unveiling ceremony of the...
August 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future

Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best Animating 70 years of better shipping for a better future A new  short animated film shows how IMO has developed mandatory international regulations covering almost every aspect of shipping. As a result, modern shipping conforms...
July 30th, 2018 | Film Industry, IMO, Maritime History and Museums, Organisations | Read More

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired
In recognition of her dedicated service to the charity, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent presented Ann with a certificate at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary service The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has retired yesterday ...
May 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom
The Mayor of Paleon Faliron, Radm (HN) Dionissis Hatzidakis, introducing the event; next to him is Commodore (HN) Leonidas Tsiantoulas, head of the Naval History Agency of the Hellenic Navy A very unique exhibition relating to the history of the Hellenic Navy  – between the years 1821 to 1945,...
March 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More