Archive for the ‘Person Profiles’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 10, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from overnight losses in US equity markets major Asian bourses closed in the red on Thursday. The post-OPEC drop in oil...
December 10th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dan March appointed CEO of WCA with David Yokeum becoming chairman

Dan March appointed CEO of WCA with David Yokeum becoming chairman
Dan March Ram Menen joins new global Supervisory Board for the world’s largest network of independent forwarders, WCA Bangkok, Thailand,  Wednesday, 9th December 2015 – Dan March has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the world’s largest independent forwarder network, WCA,...
December 9th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Niels Smedegaard takes ECSA helm

Niels Smedegaard takes ECSA helm
Niels Smedegaard Niels Smedegaard, President and CEO of DFDS, has been elected as the new President of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations, with Mr Panagiotis Laskaridis, founder and CEO of Laskaridis Shipping, as Vice-President. Mr. Smedegaard, whose term starts in January 2016, replaces...
December 9th, 2015 | Associations, HR, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 09, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 09, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Crude oil prices remained in a downward trend for the third consecutive session following the OPEC’s decision last week to leave unchanged...
December 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 08, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 08, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were weaker on Tuesday dragged down by lower crude oil prices following the OPEC’s decision last...
December 8th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

2015 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

2015 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards
Over 1, 100 guests attended – an all time record Logothetis, Alafouzos and Tsakos win major awards  as more than 1, 100 turn out for shipping awards gala – Onassis, Neptune Lines, Eurobank and the Hellenic Coast Guard among those honoured – A RECORD attendance and a host of celebrities...
December 7th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 07, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 07, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the uptrend in the US equity market, most European bourses rebounded on Monday, after their worst week in about almost four...
December 7th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Human Rights at Sea and IBA launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness app

Human Rights at Sea and IBA launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness app
David Hammond and Wendy Betts Today, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) announced the launch of an initiative to use the eyeWitness to Atrocities App to record human rights abuses occurring at sea. Developed by the International Bar Association (IBA), the App, through its unique capabilities will enable those...
December 7th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Health and Safety, HR, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joe Pitcher joins maritime training leader Videotel as sales director

Joe Pitcher joins maritime training leader Videotel as sales director
Joe Pitcher LONDON, U.K. – 4 December 2015 – VideotelTM, the leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training programs and a company of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has appointed Joe Pitcher as its sales director to lead business development efforts and liaise with Videotel’s...
December 7th, 2015 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade…

AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade…
Christophe Grammare, Managing Director of AAL’s Liner Services Division AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade through sharing agreement To proactively combat economic challenges facing the Australasia region, leading breakbulk, project, and heavy lift shipping operator,...
December 7th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package…

December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package…
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 04, 2015) December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package In an effort to support euro area economic activity...
December 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 04, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 04, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS  WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Judging from the market reaction, the ECB’s stimulus package was perceived as less aggressive than expected. The majority of global equity...
December 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Swedish Club maintains balanced approach

The Swedish Club maintains balanced approach
Lars Rhodin The Swedish Club has announced a zero per cent General Increase for 2016, in a move which supports the continued balanced approach adopted by the Club considering the state of the global shipping market. At the Club’s Board Meeting in London, Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of The Swedish...
December 4th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Thursday, December 03, 2015)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Thursday, December 03, 2015)
Regional markets outperform on expectations for further ECB easing  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Most regional economies record strong GDP growth readings in Q3 2015 Regional economies supported by accommodative monetary policies,  improved absorption of EU funds and low...
December 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 December, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 December, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Addressing the Economic Club of Washington on Wednesday, FOMC Chair Janet Yellen expressed confidence on the US economic outlook adding...
December 3rd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 December, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 December, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US’ ISM purchasing managers’ index for the manufacturing sector surprised negatively. Yet, the above development did little to...
December 2nd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 01, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 01, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from the positive tone in Asian equity markets today, major European bourses were firmer in early trade on Tuesday assisted...
December 1st, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: Retail trade in September 2015 (Monday, November 30, 2015)

Greece: Retail trade in September 2015 (Monday, November 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, November 30, 2015) Greece: Retail trade September 2015  In September 2015 the seasonally adjusted volume index in retail trade decreased 1.4% compared...
November 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

New Regional Manager Ioannis Chiotopoulos announces Greece as DNV GL’s third home market

New Regional Manager Ioannis Chiotopoulos announces Greece as DNV GL’s third home market
from left to right: Andreas Pagalos, Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Ioannis Kourmatzis. Piraeus,  30 November 2015 – After being appointed as the new Regional Manager for the Maritime Region East Mediterranean, Black & Caspian Seas in July, Ioannis Chiotopoulos took the opportunity today to introduce...
November 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Euronav board changes

Euronav board changes
ANTWERP, Belgium, 30 November 2015 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” or the “Company”) announces that the Board of Directors unanimously appointed Carl Steen as member of the Board and has elected him Chairman, following the resignation of the following non-independent...
November 30th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Friday and German government bonds retained a firm tone amid heightened expectations...
November 27th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 26, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 26, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Thursday and German government bonds retained a firm tone amid heightened expectations...
November 26th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Ardmore Shipping expands global reach with new Singapore office

Ardmore Shipping expands global reach with new Singapore office
Celio Wakamatsu Ardmore Shipping opens new commercial office in Singapore,  with Celio Wakamatsu hired as Chartering Manager  SINGAPORE – NOVEMBER 25, 2015– Ardmore Shipping Corporation has opened a new office in Singapore, with Celio Wakamatsu joining the Ardmore team as Chartering Manager...
November 25th, 2015 | Chartering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation

US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (25 November 2015) US Q3 GDP growth revised higher to 2.1% on stronger inventory accumulation According to the second estimate of the US Bureau of...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More