Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The January 31/February 1 FOMC monetary policy minutes released yesterday supported the view that a gradual Fed rate tightening path is likely to be appropriate...
February 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment
Jeremy Herschaft of Blank Rome LLP Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft Appointed 2017 Tulane Law School Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian bourses firmed on Wednesday supported by upbeat euro area data...
February 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Lloyd’s List 100 “The most influential people in the shipping industry”

Lloyd’s List 100 “The most influential people in the shipping industry”
Congratulations to: Kenneth Hvid, Teekay Corporation Gary Wang, Seaspan Corporation Harry Theochari, Norton Rose Fulbright for making it in Lloyd’s List One Hundred, “the most influential people in the shipping industry”. VIMC congratulates Vancouver headquartered Teekay Corporation and Seaspan...
February 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Freight forwarders association makes Board promotions

Freight forwarders association makes Board promotions
Robert Keen BIFA promotes onto its Board – The British International Freight Association (BIFA) Board and Council recently approved the promotion of Robert Windsor and Spencer Stevenson to Directors of BIFA. Windsor, who joined the BIFA secretariat in June 2009 will continue to lead the trade...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political uncertainty is focused on France following news that the candidate of the socialist party for the upcoming presidential election, Benoit Haman,...
February 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ince & Co moves to modern offices in Le Havre

Ince & Co moves to modern offices in Le Havre
International law firm Ince & Co has announced the move of its Le Havre office on 20 February 2107 to 15 Quai Lamandé, located in the heart of the city’s port. Le Havre is the second largest port in France, after that of Marseille, for total traffic, and the largest French container port. The...
February 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB Minutes from the mid-January monetary policy meeting that were released yesterday, supported the view that a substantial degree of monetary accommodation...
February 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the wake of the semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee earlier this week where the Fed Chair adopted a more hawkish than expected...
February 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At the semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Fed’s Chair Janet Yellen adopted a tone similar to the January FOMC policy...
February 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy
Exhibition banner Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy By James Brewer Every artist at work at the time of the October 1917 Revolution poured out an immediate emotional response to the historic overthrow of Russia’s ruling class. This ranged from rejoicing to revulsion,...
February 14th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets extended recent gains on increased risk appetite on Monday, following US President Donald Trump’s recent declaration about a “phenomenal...
February 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Armitt group appoints finance director

The Armitt group appoints finance director
Paul Holden Respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company the Armitt Group, has appointed Paul Holden as its new Finance Director. Mr Holden has over 20 years’ experience in a series of senior financial management positions most notably as Finance Director at Dobson Crowther Ltd, a specialist...
February 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were firmer in early trade favored by US President Donald Trump’s declaration about a “phenomenal tax plan” in the...
February 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking the positive lead from the Asian equity market, major European equity indices advanced in early trade for the third consecutive session, supported...
February 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Justin Murphy takes up role as Chief Executive of IBIA

Justin Murphy takes up role as Chief Executive of IBIA
Justin Murphy Murphy has leadership experience at CEO and Board level with both shipping companies and commodity traders. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is pleased to introduce its new Chief Executive, Justin Murphy, who brings with him an impressive and relevant leadership record....
February 9th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The common currency continued its downward trend amid rising concerns about European politics, including France’s presidential elections where uncertainty...
February 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WaterFront launches a new approach to global ship agency

WaterFront launches a new approach to global ship agency
l to r: Terry Gidlow (CEO), Duncan Ramsay (Chairman), Sharafuddin Sharaf (Founding Shareholder) WaterFront Maritime Services. Sharaf Shipping Agency and Ben Line Agencies join forces to offer global services through WaterFront Maritime Services Leading Middle East and Asian port agencies Sharaf Shipping...
February 7th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, the majority of European equity markets were lower in early trade on Tuesday as investors...
February 7th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New head of Total Lubmarine shares vision

New head of Total Lubmarine shares vision
Robert Joore Robert Joore, the new General Manager of leading marine lubricants supplier Total Lubmarine has laid out his vision for the company, focusing on developing a range of innovative solutions for ship operators operating in poor freight markets in a low-sulphur era.  Speaking at the company’s...
February 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

BIFA names new board member

BIFA names new board member
Rachel Morley The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has announced that Rachel Morley has joined its Board of Directors, replacing Carson McMullan who has stepped down having been on the Board since 2009. Rachel is general manager for operations at BIFA member company, Spatial Global based...
February 6th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US nonfarm payrolls increased by a stronger-than-expected 227k in January, with private payrolls expanding 237k and public sector payrolls declining 10k...
February 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Clyde & Co expands its shipping team in MENA with new partner hire

Clyde & Co expands its shipping team in MENA with new partner hire
Dubai, 6 February 2017. Global law firm Clyde & Co has expanded its shipping practice with the addition of Ian Chung, joining as Partner in its Dubai office. Ian brings a wealth of transactional, non-contentious experience to Clyde & Co which will complement the firm’sexisting contentious...
February 6th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US’ non-farm payrolls report for January amid speculation for a positive surprise following the release earlier this week...
February 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed stayed put on its monetary policy meeting on Wednesdaykeeping the target range for the federal funds rate stable...
February 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More