Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

Dr B S Park – Chairman and CEO, Korean Register

Dr B S Park – Chairman and CEO, Korean Register
The late Dr Park Bum-shik Today, in Busan, the Korean Register is deeply sad to announce the death of its Chairman and CEO, Dr B S Park who has passed away after a short illness. Dr Park was appointed as Chairman and CEO of KR in December 2014 and during that time he had made a significant impact on...
October 10th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Obituaries | Read More

John B. Goulandris

John B. Goulandris
John B. Goulandris One of the greatest shipping personalities of Greek and international shipping, John B. Goulandris has just passed away. Herebelow is an announcement from the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee in London: It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of John B. Goulandris,...
May 20th, 2016 | Associations, Obituaries | Read More

Tributes paid to longserving maritime industry stalwart

Tributes paid to longserving maritime industry stalwart
George Brook Johnson Warm tributes paid to TMG stalwart Tributes have been paid following the death of a leading light at an international maritime service company and consultancy. Captain George Brook Johnson, who was Managing Partner and Principal at The Maritime Group Ltd (TMG), crossed the bar after...
February 15th, 2016 | Associations, News, Obituaries | Read More

Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners – statement regarding the death of Harbour Master Stephen Chick

Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners – statement regarding the death of  Harbour Master Stephen Chick
Commodore Stephen John Click 13 January 2016 – Brightlingsea, Essex, UK – It is with great sorrow that Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners pass on the sad news that Brightlingsea Harbour Master, Commodore Stephen John Chick, CBE, RN(Rtd), died suddenly at home on Saturday, 9 January 2016,...
January 13th, 2016 | HR, Obituaries, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marilena P. Laskarides sets sail to eternity…

Marilena P. Laskarides sets sail to eternity…
The international shipping community is sudden on learning that Marilena P. Laskarides passed away. This tireless and down to earth matron has surpassed everything connected with humanity, charity, devotion and what we all support: corporate social responsibility! Since the beginning of the millennium...
August 9th, 2015 | Archaeology, Books, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Obituaries, Scholarships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Geoffrey Hudson: a great mentor to professionals worldwide in the marine insurance market

Geoffrey Hudson: a great mentor to professionals worldwide in the marine insurance market
Geoffrey Hudson Geoffrey Hudson: a great mentor to professionals worldwide in the marine insurance market, and champion of the General Average system,  By James Brewer Members of the Association of Average Adjusters have paid glowing tribute to the late N. Geoffrey Hudson, a leading authority on marine...
May 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Obituaries | Read More

In Memoriam: Captain San Juan Dunbar

In Memoriam: Captain San Juan Dunbar
Captain San Juan Dunbar Captain San Juan Dunbar International President, 2014-2015 It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of the Club’s International President, Captain San Juan Dunbar, on Friday, April 24,  in his hometown of Portland, Maine, after a short illness.   Captain...
April 27th, 2015 | Associations, Clubs, HR, Obituaries | Read More

Akakia Kordossi

Akakia Kordossi
One of the best Greek female writers of all times, Akakia Kordossi has passed away at her Messolongi residence in western Greece. She studied classic French literatures and modern one at Dijon in France, served at the French Embassy as well as a teacher at the high school. John Faraclas writes: She promote...
March 27th, 2015 | Awards, Books, Obituaries | Read More

Denzil Stuart

Denzil Stuart
Denzil Stuart It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Denzil Stuart, a highly respected figure in marine and insurance journalism and public relations consultancy. Friends and colleagues throughout the industries he knew intimately, and the public relations sphere, will mourn his passing....
March 10th, 2015 | Associations, News, Obituaries, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Shipping Markets: a summer of discontent?

Shipping Markets: a summer of discontent?
John Faraclas As said in our last recapitulation on the shipping markets, there isn’t any sustainability – at least for the time being and with an uncertain world order, not just the geopolitical issues looming in the background,  things can get sour. This is the eighteenth overview of the shipping...
May 16th, 2014 | Breaking News, Charity, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, Obituaries, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Underwater Shipping, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Len Holder, Videotel Chairman

Len Holder, Videotel Chairman
It is with sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Len Holder, Videotel Chairman, who died yesterday April 21st after a short illness. Len dedicated his lifetime in the maritime industry to developing better training practices. After serving at sea for 10 years, he came ashore to undertake...
April 22nd, 2014 | Obituaries | Read More

Bob Crow 1961 – 2014

Bob Crow 1961 – 2014
Bob Crow 11 March 2014 – Bob Crow 1961 – 2014  – The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is mourning the shockingly early death of our comrade Bob Crow, general secretary of the ITF-affiliated RMT, and ITF executive board member from 2002 onwards. ITF acting general...
March 11th, 2014 | Breaking News, ITF, Obituaries, Rail | Read More

ITF mourns the death of Comrade Nelson Mandela: The struggle for justice continues!

ITF mourns the death of Comrade Nelson Mandela: The struggle for justice continues!
6 December 2013 – The news that many of us were expecting came last night. Comrade Nelson Mandela, the visionary leader and icon of the South African liberation struggle, has died. Just like many of us will remember the day Mandela walked free from prison in February 1990, so we will remember...
December 6th, 2013 | ITF, Obituaries, Politics and Government | Read More

Tributes flow for veteran marine insurance broker Antony Delderfield who has died aged 88

Tributes flow for veteran marine insurance broker Antony Delderfield who has died aged 88
The late Antony Delderfield (left) and Lloyd’s barber Leon Tributes flow for veteran marine insurance broker Antony Delderfield who has died aged 88 Indefatigable marine broker Antony Delderfield, who first set foot in the Lloyd’s market 72 years ago and became a stalwart of international broking...
August 22nd, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Obituaries | Read More

David Cheslin sails to eternity

David Cheslin sails to eternity
It is with great sadness that Dunelm announces the death of its founder and Managing Director, David Cheslin.  David had been in hospital for six months having undergone two liver transplants and died suddenly on the evening of Monday 5 August. David was brought up in Hartlepool on the East Coast of...
August 7th, 2013 | Breaking News, Obituaries, Press and Media | Read More

IMO Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, remembered

IMO Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, remembered
The late Dr.Srivastava, IMO Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, remembered IMO Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritme Organization (IMO),   has died in Italy, aged 93. IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu expressed...
July 22nd, 2013 | IMO, Obituaries, People and Places | Read More

Cecil Francis Harmsworth King, scion of a newspaper family who campaigned strongly on healthcare issues

Francis King Cecil Francis Harmsworth King, scion of a newspaper family who campaigned strongly on healthcare issues,  By James Brewer Francis King, a member of one of the great British press dynasties, spent much of his life in the publishing business, even after he was dismayed to discover that he...
June 22nd, 2013 | Obituaries, Press and Media | Read More