Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 20-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 APRIL-4 MAY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 22 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 25 Apr (Thu)...
April 20th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
13-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 14-27 April 2019 Saturday, April 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Apr (Sun) – Sinhala & Tamil New Year’s Day (Sri Lanka) 15 Apr (Mon)-16 Apr (Tue) – Songkran...
April 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!
Kallichoron …occasion for escape Astypalaia! Easter or Yoga Retreat in Astypalea? We have both! You just choose what suits you. 25-29 April 2019 Easter getaway in the scenic Astypalaia with the endless blue of the Aegean and island traditions. The...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
06-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 April 2019 Saturday, April 6, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Apr (Thu) – Angolan Peace Day (Reconciliation Day) 9 Apr (Thu) – Araw Ng Kagitingan (Philippines) 14...
April 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 MARCH-6 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 March-6 April 2019 Saturday, March 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Mar (Mon) – Annunciation Day 25 Mar (Mon) – Greek Independence Day 3 Apr (Wed) –...
March 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…
Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday… The BDI lost earlier on today only 14 points thanks to all the other dry indices’ performance and in particular that of the Panamaxes who managed to clinch 47 points and go over and above the 1,000 points threshold; Geopolitics in turmoil....
March 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 March 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Mar (Mon) – Clean Monday (Greece & Cyprus) 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Jittery Markets with the BDI@905…

Jittery Markets with the BDI@905…
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell substantially from what one proportionally can calculate – do please the analysis and see the fall percentage-wise as well as historically-wise… Triple-digit losses the name of the game… The Geopolitical issues...
January 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing
From the ceremony with the Holy Cross ready to be lowered Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing Anny Zade and John Faraclas were there with their cameras This year’s Epiphany at the Holly Rock by the Sea – I mean the Yacht Club of Greece – attracted nearly 370 guests – members...
January 6th, 2019 | Events, Holidays, News, People and Places, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 January 2019 Saturday, January 5, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue)-8 Jan (Tue) – New Year Holidays (Russia) 6 Jan (Sun) – Epiphany 7 Jan (Mon) –...
January 5th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 DECEMBER 2018-12 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 30 December 2018-12 January 2019 Saturday, December 29, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue) – New Year’s Day 2 Jan (Wed) – Public holiday...
December 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Dec-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF CHAI WAN Hong Kong DREDGING AT TUEN MUN PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA Hong Kong FENDER REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS Hong Kong NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong Submarine outfall repair works off Chai Wan Thursday, December 27, 2018, Hong Kong For a period...
December 27th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 36 points earlier on today and 29 since last week’s closing of 1,372 points – despite earlier mild hiccups (11 and 12 of Dec). Thanks to the volatile and predictably unpredictable Capes, it managed to stay afloat and “offer” a possible Christmas...
December 14th, 2018 | European Union, News, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season
.. (MIAMI; November 27, 2018) ­– Consumers needing to send holiday gifts to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean or Central America from online retailers or U.S.-based retail stores now can get items there faster with Crowley Logistics’ speed-to-market, less-than-containerload services designed for small-to-medium-sized...
November 27th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Holidays, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 NOVEMBER-8 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 November-8 December 2018 Saturday, November 24, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Nov (Fri) – St Andrew’s Day (Scotland) 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence...
November 24th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,018, thanks to the mild rise of the Capes; Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 33 points and now stands at 1,089 points, a bit of a less than yesterday’s gains… The...
November 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service

UK Shipping Minister Joins Prestigious Line-Up of Readers at Mission to Seafarers’ Carol Service
London, November 19, 2018 – International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, today announced that the UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani MP has been confirmed as a reader at this year’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, sponsored by Shell. Ms Ghani joins a number of other well-known...
November 19th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 11-24 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 11-24 November 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Nov (Sun) – Angola Independence Day 11 Nov (Sun) – Polish Independence Day 11 Nov...
November 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 28 OCTOBER-10 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 28 October-10 November 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 OCTOBER-3 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 October-3 November 2018 Saturday, October 20, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 20th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths
Wojceich Holub Apostleship of the Sea Port Chaplain. Crew members from the tanker Key Fighter have spoken about the shock and sadness of losing two of their colleagues who died following an incident on board the ship in early September. The ship was in ballast from Norway to England and the men were...
October 15th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 October 2018 Saturday, October 6, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 12 Oct (Fri) – Religious Holiday (Brazil) For information about operations around the world...
October 6th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 17 points earlier on today and now reads 1,413; on a weekly basis same was up 47 points (from 1,366) thanks mainly  to the Supras and Handies which “kept” the pace up… Geopolitics are marred with all the issues we have extensively covered all these last six  years....
September 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More