Archive for the ‘Maritime History and Museums’ Category

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!

Summer and Uitmarkt at the Maritime Museum!
Have you been with your family for Whale Weeks? T / 3 September can still enjoy young and old of all the fun activities! The exhibition “Ode to Amsterdam ”s additional open until 21:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9th. Also, the Maritime Museum in the coming Uitmarkt...
August 8th, 2017 | Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for 2017-18

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for 2017-18
View from a previous event The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is now accepting new nominations for the 2017-18 Induction Season. The deadline for receipt of submissions this year is Friday September 8. Nominations from the public are welcome, however acceptance is subject to a number of conditions. To receive...
August 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | Read More

Dunkirk D- Day Beckons Again for 40th Tour Voile

Dunkirk D- Day Beckons Again for 40th Tour Voile
©Morgan Bove / ASO Dunkirk is where the famous Tour de France à la Voile started back on 1st July 1978. Appropriately it is from France’s history steeped North Sea port, just 10km from the Belgian border, that the historic 40th edition of the annual crewed race starts Friday July 7th. Twenty nine...
July 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Climb aboard Kaskelot as she makes her debut at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017

Climb aboard Kaskelot as she makes her debut at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2017
This September, Kaskelot’s historic decks will be explored by thousands of visitors at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show where she will star as a key attraction for the 10 days of the event. Moored alongside 330 of today’s most innovative sail and motor boats on the Show’s own stunning purpose-built...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Supporting the inland waterways

Supporting the inland waterways
What a place to be… Allaboutshipping is renown for its support on the World’s Inland Waterways and whenever the chance we do report and support in a multitude of ways the canals either business ones for cargo or for those for leisure. Past live reports include Venice, Amsterdam, Hamburg,...
May 21st, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

George L. Daniolos and Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame

George L. Daniolos and Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo  inducted into Greek Shipping Hall of Fame
… MARITIME lawyer George L. Daniolos and shipowner Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo have been inducted into the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame. The two historic personalities were revealed as the Inductees for 2016 in front of 600 guests at a special Induction Ceremony & Dinner held at the Megaron, The...
April 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes

Another volatile week – thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes
John Faraclas Despite losing 27 points the BDI maintained its weekly plus modus; Geopolitics and reality will soon create havoc. John Faraclas brief weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 27 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,297 points but managed to remain on a weekly basis on plus...
March 31st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continues, thanks to the Capers. The Global situation turns sour. John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,324. No steam left as sustainability evaporates yet again… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 65 points and now stands...
March 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)

Come heroes discover in the spring! (Kom zeehelden ontdekken in de voorjaarsvakantie!)
Heroes in the lead during spring break! This year is the Dutch ships attacked England exactly 350 years ago. Just as the British were really scared! Why admiral Michiel de Ruyter attacked? What is the Journey to ‘Chatham’ and are you yourself a hero? Find out in this spring...
February 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Archaeology, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance
Lady Liberty on the cover. American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance By James Brewer Poetry and P&I is an unlikely partnership, but it was there at the foundation of the American Club. A propitious collaboration of a ruthless broker and a frustrated...
January 12th, 2017 | Books, Maritime History and Museums, News, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

Seafarers Charity seeks fit Fundraisers to conquer 24 peaks in 24 hours

Seafarers Charity seeks fit Fundraisers to conquer 24 peaks in 24 hours
Seafarers UK is calling on maritime and marine businesses to enter the 24 Peaks Centenary Challenge in 2017 and raise funds to support seafarers in need. On 8-9 July the charity’s biggest annual fundraising event will see more than 30 teams of four-six people take on two dozen summits across the...
December 22nd, 2016 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Vier de kerstvakantie in Het Scheepvaartmuseum

Vier de kerstvakantie in Het Scheepvaartmuseum
(Celebrate Christmas at The Maritime Museum) Seasonal: join the new kindergarten programs Rinus and rats Museum or the family tour “Under the stars”. Extra fun: let the Open Pleyn put a glitter tattoo on your arm! Daily from 24 December / m January 8. Only on 2nd Day plays the Amsterdam Puppet, (note 1st and Christmas...
December 20th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2017

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2017
A view from last years event. [December 19, 2016] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its next major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 3 April 2017 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.   The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
December 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Globtik Tokyo steams into Science Museum’s new Maths Gallery

Globtik Tokyo steams into Science Museum’s new Maths Gallery
Model of Globtik Tokyo. Globtik Tokyo steams into Science Museum’s new Maths Gallery By James Brewer Once causing a sensation as the world’s largest ship, the Globtik Tokyo is back in the public gaze. A model donated by Indian-born shipping entrepreneur Ravi Tikoo to the Science Museum in London,...
December 7th, 2016 | Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy

Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy
Palazzo Lauro. Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy By James Brewer A reminder of what was until the 1980s one of Europe’s greatest shipping fleets is a porticoed structure that looks out over the busy Piazza della Nunziata in a mixed residential, ecclesiastical and retail quarter of Genoa. Palazzo Lauro,...
December 6th, 2016 | Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

UGS Centenary Celebration

UGS Centenary Celebration
UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis delivering his speech Today, November 9, 2016, at 20.00 hrs, the anniversary of one hundred years since the foundation of the Union of Greek Shipowners was celebrated in the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) (“Christos Lambrakis” Hall) with the participation of 1800...
November 9th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

Top Mark for Alexandra Dock Development

Top Mark for Alexandra Dock Development
l-r Artist Debi Keable; City of Culture of CEO Martin Green; ABP Head of Projects Humber, Simon Brett; Former Lord Mayor of Hull, Anita Harrison; Tim Rix, MD, JR Rix & Sons Ltd. And Simon Bird, ABP Director Humber at the unveiling event in May 2016 (image courtesy of ABP – The re-routed footpath...
November 4th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)
A huge Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in the Port of Chios, Eastern Aegean, Greece, for the celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of the 28th October 1940, the day that will remain in Greek and World History written for the heroic “NO” of Greece to Mussolini who wanted to freely parade...
October 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Aviation, Film Industry, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Photography | Read More

Genoa reclaims role as birthplace of modern marine insurance

Genoa reclaims role as birthplace of modern marine insurance
Dieter Berg, Maria Bianca Farina and IUMI secretary general Lars Lange. Genoa reclaims role as birthplace of modern marine insurance By James Brewer The pioneering role of the medieval republic of Genoa in marine insurance was highlighted when underwriters gathered in the city state’s modern incarnation...
October 16th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

From the “brig” to the autonomous ship

From the “brig” to the autonomous ship
The president of the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, John Sahinis opening the event The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots which was established in 1890 presented with great success 7th Hydra Shipping Conference “From the “brig” to the autonomous ship”  on Saturday, September...
October 13th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

A nostalgic day on the S/S John W. Brown

A nostalgic day on the S/S John W. Brown
Captain Angus McCame with Perry J. Faraclas A nostalgic day on the US Liberty ship s/s John W. Brown, by Perry J. Faraclas, President/member of USA Assets LLC A few weeks ago a friend invited me to spend a day visiting an authentic U.S. Liberty Ship. The ship was the S/S John W. Brown. The Brown is...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More