Archive for the ‘Maritime History and Museums’ Category

Coming up: Chios’ Greek Sailing Ιnternational Race

Coming up: Chios’ Greek Sailing Ιnternational Race
Manolis Vournous, the Mayor of Chios “We look forward seeing all in Chios for the Greek Sailing Race Championship” said Manolis Vournous, the Mayor of Chios. This is the first time that this event will take place in Chios, the fifth largest  Greek Island in Eastern Aegean off the Anatolian Coast...
May 20th, 2016 | Archaeology, Associations, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Sail you through the Plantation neighborhood in Amsterdam?

Sail you through the Plantation neighborhood in Amsterdam?
This month there are a lot of activities in the Maritime Museum! Soon open the photo exhibition The Ultimate Sailor:.. Under construction also launched summer cruises, where you learn everything about the Plantagebuurt Saturday May 28th you can take a unique glimpse...
May 20th, 2016 | Associations, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

World Sailing celebrate success at Olympic Museum in Lausanne

World Sailing celebrate success at Olympic Museum in Lausanne
Maria Erdi and World Sailing Vice President Gary Jobson World Sailing, the international governing body of the sport, celebrated the success of all sailors with an evening reception at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland on Saturday 7 May. World Sailing’s Mid-Year Meetings are currently...
May 8th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

RNLI issues its own call for help…

RNLI issues its own call for help…
RNLI issues its own call for help, as Mayday fundraising events sweep the nation Rugby stars and ballerinas in wellies, cyclists taking part in the Tour de Yorkshire and fundraising events taking place across the UK and Ireland – Mayday, the RNLI’s annual national fundraising event, is here! The...
April 26th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Safety and Security | Read More

Naval history and age of steam yachts…

Naval history and age of steam yachts…
The Battle of Jutland. By Norman Howard. Courtesy of Darnley Fine Art. Naval history and age of steam yachts feature at Spring 2016 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair By James Brewer A classic painting of the ferocious World War I Battle of Jutland is among marine-themed artworks for sale at the...
April 17th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

A concert in aid of Seafarers UK

A concert in aid of Seafarers UK
Jutland Commemorative Concert by London Concert Choir in aid of Seafarers UK 7.30pm,  Wednesday 15 June 2016, Barbican Hall, London EC2 Commemorating the centenary of the naval Battle of Jutland, this concert features a range of ocean-inspired works including Vaughan Williams’s Sea Symphony, with...
April 8th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Music | Read More

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA, Houston Maritime Museum Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education Organizations’ work will focus on maritime history and culture and the importance of protecting the marine environment. (Stamford, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA)...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States

Simulators, similar to HELMEPA’s, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, United States
We noticed with interest that professional Bridge Simulators, similar to the one DNV GL donated to HELMEPA for its refresher training to merchant mariners, is to be used for a different educational purpose. Specifically, Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, has acquired two NAUTIS Simulators...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

VSTEP supplies NAUTIS Simulators to Independence Seaport Museum

Philadelphia,  March 21st 2016 – Independence Seaport Museum in the United States has acquired two NAUTIS Museum Simulators, offering their visitors the chance to experience historical events on the Delaware River.  A professional bridge simulator is the perfect way to get to know what it means...
March 21st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame: Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame: Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016
From the previous event American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company and DNV GL join supporters of Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016 [March 3, 2016] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that two more prestigious maritime organisations have agreed to sponsor the Greek Shipping Hall of...
March 3rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, People and Places | Read More

“Maid of the Loch”: first contract in historic rebuild signed

“Maid of the Loch”: first contract in historic rebuild signed
the “Maid of the Loch” The first contract to be let in the £5.5 million project to rebuild the Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond’s Paddle Steamer, was signed on Monday 22 February 2016. The contract has been awarded to OSD-IMT Ltd., of Dundee, and is for marine consultancy services. OSD will...
February 25th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

HESGB coming of age…

HESGB coming of age…
A view of the Wellington Ballroom during dinner – more tahn a ful house Now what can you say about this event, the 21st Anniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*)?  Anny Zade reports on this annual well established international event; pictures by John Faraclas: As...
February 8th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

“Maria Tsakos Foundation – International Centre of Maritime Research and Tradition”, the first Excellence Awards Ceremony.

“Maria Tsakos Foundation – International Centre of Maritime Research and Tradition”,  the first Excellence Awards Ceremony.
On Saturday 12th December 2015, the “Maria Tsakos Foundation – International Center of Maritime Research and Tradition” organized at its premises in Chios, the first Excellence Awards Ceremony. Former Shipping Minister and Member of the Foundation’s Board George Anomeritis at the podium deivering...
December 18th, 2015 | Academia, Awards, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Seafarers UK celebrates success after campaigning since 2012

Seafarers UK celebrates success after campaigning since 2012
Barry Bryant   UK Merchant Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary members to now be recognised and supported by the Armed Forces Covenant Seafarers UK celebrates success after campaigning since 2012 Seafarers UK, formerly King George’s Fund for Sailors and as the charity representing the whole UK maritime...
December 18th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

Anne Steffensen at the helm of Danish Shipping; a live interview

Anne Steffensen at the helm of Danish Shipping; a live interview
Anne H. Steffensen, Director General of the Danish Shipowners’ Association   Very few people, particularly women have ever sealed and make their present quietly felt in the Maritime Industry as Anne Steffensen did last year, whilst opening the proceedings of WISTA-Denmark conference/meeting,...
December 8th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Touring Copenhagen’s waterways; an experience!

Touring Copenhagen’s waterways; an experience!
Boarding at Nyhavn As our viewers have noticed, for nearly five years, AllAboutShipping greatly supports Tourism and in particular Maritime Tourism, to an extend no other electronic shipping media platform in the Maritime World does, hence the covering of many such events.  From the International Cruise...
December 7th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Country Profiles, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Port of Barcelona renovates Spain’s most oriental lighthouse

Port of Barcelona renovates Spain’s most oriental lighthouse
The Cap de Creus lighthouse Almarin, a Spanish manufacturer of Marine Aids to Navigation, carried out the design, supply and installation of three lantern rooms with its respective domes for Port of Barcelona. The first was to renovate the Cap de Creus lightroom together with two other for the lighthouses...
November 25th, 2015 | Maritime History and Museums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India…

London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India…
Ravi Mehrotra (left) with India Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India uphold his dynamic reforms,  By James Brewer India’s shipping minister has pledged during a visit to London to forge ahead with his ambitious programme of reforms to shipping,...
November 21st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Country Profiles, Energy, Events, Holidays, Land Trasnport, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Tourism | Read More

Midget Submarine Commander: The Life of Godfrey Place VC…

Midget Submarine Commander: The Life of Godfrey Place VC…
Midget Submarine Commander: The Life of Godfrey Place VC. Thrill-packed biography of the man whose sub crippled the Tirpitz By James Brewer Rear-Admiral Godfrey Place was the only Royal Navy officer to go to war below, above and on the waves. The most famous exploit of this outstanding naval officer...
November 12th, 2015 | Books, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Military, People and Places | Read More

San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture 2016, gets set for a festival of the sea …

San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture 2016, gets set for a festival of the sea …
Pablo Berástegui of San Sebastián 2016, and mayor Eneko Goia. San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture 2016, gets set for a festival of the sea – and 399 other festivities By James Brewer A festival of the sea will be a feature of the celebrations of the northern Spanish city of San Sebastián...
November 12th, 2015 | Awards, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Raising of enormous Greek flag at Chios port

Raising of enormous Greek flag at Chios port
The raising of this gigantic Greek flag at the Port of Chios, on Chios Island, in the eastern Aegean Sea took place the day before the 103rd anniversary of the liberation of this historic, martyred and maritime island from Ottoman rule on the 11th of November 1912. It coincides with the day of the...
November 10th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Events, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, People and Places | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Chatham – the place not to miss in 2015: a place worth studying and to be a shipping student!

Chatham – the place not to miss in 2015: a place worth studying and to be a shipping student!
Chatham Marina – entrance to the old graving dock with an unusual customer… This year is the 250th anniversary of the launch of HMS Victory at Chatham and we were lucky enough to be in the region for a couple of days as part of our visit to the University of Greenwich Medway Campus. After...
October 26th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Education and Training, Energy, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

How trade routes created a city – Debrecen in Hungary…

How trade routes created a city – Debrecen in Hungary…
Debrecen’s produce market is fed by rich agricultural region. How trade routes created a city – Debrecen in Hungary – that lacked the other typical medieval ingredients for success By James Brewer How is it that a city grew up at this spot in the first place? The question is posed of Debrecen,...
September 27th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Markets | Read More

A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith…

A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith…
Monument to the galley slaves. A Dutch admiral who rescued from the galleys men persecuted for their faith is saluted in Hungary’s second city Debrecen  By James Brewer To residents of the Hungarian city of Debrecen, the great Dutch 17th century admiral Michiel de Ruyter is a hero. He is known as...
September 27th, 2015 | Academia, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion | Read More