Archive for the ‘Maritime History and Museums’ Category

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

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