Archive for the ‘Maritime History and Museums’ Category

Latest ‘Santi Find The Eagle’ expedition finds wrecks in North Sea minefields

Latest ‘Santi Find The Eagle’  expedition finds wrecks in North Sea minefields
The 2020 expedition team. Latest ‘Santi Find The Eagle’  expedition finds wrecks in North Sea minefields On 9th March 2020 the “Santi Find the Eagle” team returned to harbour from their latest expedition. The voyage in March experienced adverse weather conditions, with 7 m waves and high winds,...
March 31st, 2020 | Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Military | Read More

Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020

Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020
Postponement of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020 Annual dinner event and announcement of new Inductees have been rescheduled for Monday 5 October The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame has today announced that its Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2020, that was scheduled...
March 10th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Wonders of Spring

Wonders of Spring
.. Wonders of Spring FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL NEWSLETTER VOLUME 48 Dear Traveler, Καλό μήνα! As we enter the month of March, and spring is just around the corner — we’ve sprung into action preparing new exciting itineraries. In our “Wonders of Spring” issue we’ve complied a wonderful...
March 1st, 2020 | Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

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

National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam Makes Spectacular Art Acquisition in the UK

National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam Makes Spectacular Art Acquisition in the UK
The Fleets drawn up for Battle Design Willem van de Velde The Elder National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam Makes Spectacular Art Acquisition in the UK AMSTERDAM, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam (Het Scheepvaartmuseum) has purchased two rare, royally commissioned...
January 23rd, 2020 | Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Ground-breaking ceremony celebrates maritime links with Liverpool

Ground-breaking ceremony celebrates maritime links with Liverpool
. Ground-breaking ceremony celebrates maritime links with Liverpool The Isle of Man’s historic maritime links with Liverpool were celebrated on Friday at a ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the Isle of Man Ferry Terminal in the city.  The event, led by Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK, was attended...
January 20th, 2020 | Construction, Maritime History and Museums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines
. Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines What an excellent work is that written by Evridiki Livada-Duca that enthrallingly kept me awake many nights over the festive season; as most of you know, I am very much a lover so to speak of charts and in particular cartography ever since I studied...
January 10th, 2020 | Books, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Story of the Week | Read More

Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book

Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book
Juan de Fuca in the Straits of Chimera; the Book Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada; Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses. Back on the 22nd of October we had an article...
December 29th, 2019 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Story of the Week | Read More

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens
The late Basil and Elise Goulandris. Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens By James Brewer Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Cézanne – the modern masters and more are to the fore in a new setting, thanks to the opening of a world-class gallery in the heart of...
November 5th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets
Anny Zade and John Faraclas                             Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today despite a contained fall of the Capes and now stands at...
November 4th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck

Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck
The “Typhoon” Exceptional video news from the Antikythera Wreck The official video of the October 2019 “Return to Antikythera” diving expedition at the Antikythera Wreck site. Artifacts are coming to the surface. Among them an intact amphora from Kos and timber from the ancient...
October 31st, 2019 | Archaeology, Maritime History and Museums, Underwater Shipping | 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

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada
Juan de Fuca Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses.  In Venetian-occupied Kefallonia of the 16th century, trying to recover after...
October 22nd, 2019 | Books, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time”

K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time”
… K” Line Publishes 100-Year History Entitled “Voyaging Through Time” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. As part of our centennial commemoration, we have published a company history entitled “Voyaging Through Time” and posted it...
October 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Books, Logistics, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Santi Find The Eagle – 8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data

Santi Find The Eagle –  8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data
Expedition team Santi Find The Eagle –  8th expedition reaps seabed wrecks data On 31st July 2019 the eighth Santi Find the Eagle team expedition got underway. For the third time the crew set off from the Danish port of Thyborøn, sailing on a 27 m trawler Nemo A which was converted into a fully...
August 21st, 2019 | Maritime History and Museums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again.

We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again.
. We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again. This means we take the full operational and financial responsibility for the ship for the next two years. SOIC Ship Management AB will organizationally be a subsidiary of Greencarrier AB. It will be fantastic...
August 8th, 2019 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing | Read More

“K” Line: Japan’s first Pure Car Carrier “TOYOTA MARU No.10” Awarded “Ship Heritage” Recognition

“K” Line: Japan’s first Pure Car Carrier “TOYOTA MARU No.10” Awarded “Ship Heritage” Recognition
The “TOYOTA MARU No.10” “K” Line: Japan’s first Pure Car Carrier “TOYOTA MARU No.10” Awarded “Ship Heritage” Recognition July 23, 2019 Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.  Japan’s first Pure Car Carrier “TOYOTA MARU No.10” Awarded “Ship Heritage” Recognition TOYOTA...
July 23rd, 2019 | Automobiles, Car trade, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Tonesight installation launches tomorrow at the Painted Hall + event listing

Tonesight installation launches tomorrow at the Painted Hall + event listing
… Tonesight installation launches at the Painted Hall  The Old Royal Naval College is delighted to announce the installation of Tonesight, a motion-sensing musical ‘machine’ which uses music, movement and audio description to interpret the Painted Hall for the blind and visually impaired. Tonesight...
June 28th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete

The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete
Eleni Letoni delivering her slides speech The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete by Eleni Letoni, Communications, Sales & Marketing Coordinator Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Bureau Veritas* Ladies and Gentlemen, here we are, in the island of Crete, where the roots of the Greek nation’s maritime history...
June 7th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on
Sailors’ Society’s acting CEO Sandra Welch lowers the charity’s flag in memory of those lost in the HMS Thetis tragedy Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on The 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial maritime disasters in recent British history...
May 31st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Story of the Day | 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

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019
Senior maritime personalities with the Deputy High Commissioner. UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019 By James Brewer Modernisation of seaport infrastructure is a vital engine of growth for the economy of India, an audience gathered in London for India National Maritime Day 2019 was assured. This...
April 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

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