Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Aug-2018 FORM SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FUJAIRAH Fujairah, United Arab Emirates HOLIDAY NOTICE Turkey Form submission requirements for Fujairah Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates According to Port of Fujairah (POF) Notice to Mariner No.248 of 2018, with effect from 10 August...
August 8th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday

Pope hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday
Pope Francis has prayed for seafarers and fishermen and their families as churches across the world celebrated Sea Sundayon July 8. “I pray for them and their families as well as for the chaplains and volunteers of the Apostleship of the Sea,” the Pontiff said at the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s...
July 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff

Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff
Anthony Georgieff. Jewish Bulgaria, photography by Anthony Georgieff By James Brewer A half-forgotten chapter of 20th European century history emerges from the shadows in a new exhibition in London. The episode has its shameful elements but is one that in large part brings out the better predispositions...
June 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Photography, Religion | Read More

Fairplay’s Friday wrap

Fairplay’s Friday wrap
Yannick Guerry, News Editor at Fairplay Muslims around the world today celebrate the feast of Eid-al-Fitr, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims are encouraged to shun material excess and reflect on what really matters, and afterwards comes the feast. READ MORE Shipping...
June 15th, 2018 | Communication, Press and Media, Religion | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016
Trans Gulf Mass at Our Savior. Seafarers on board a ship detained at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, since March 2016, are being supported by Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The Trans Gulf, a roro cargo ship, has been prevented from sailing after it was found with deficiencies. Its current crew were also...
June 13th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2018 RAMAZAN BAYRAMI HOLIDAY Turkey LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Turkey All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed from Thursday 14 June to Monday 18 June, due to the Ramazan Bayrami Holiday. Some ports...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-May-2018 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong RAMADAN 2018 WORKING HOURS United Arab Emirates Marine works in Hung Hom Fairway Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, backfilling operations [are being] carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following...
May 15th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 May 2018 Saturday, May 12, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 (Tue)-16 (Wed) May – Ramadan begins 17 May (Thu) – Norwegian Constitution Day 19 May (Sat) –...
May 12th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 April 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sat) – Tiradentes Day (Brazil) 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s...
April 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 8-21 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 8-21 April 2018 Saturday, April 7, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 Apr (Sun) – Orthodox Easter Day 8 Apr (Sun) – Coptic Easter Day 9 Apr (Mon) – Orthodox Easter...
April 7th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Grounded BDI@948 raises fears…

Grounded BDI@948 raises fears…
John Faraclas – picture credits Georgina Lazaridis The BDI ended up at 948 points – down five since yesterday, and 107 since Thursday the 29th of March when it stood at 1,055 – the point when we raised the alarm. The geopolitics are worsening and the trade wars add “substance” to the norm...
April 6th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 April 2018 Saturday, March 31, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 1 Apr (Sun) – Cyprus National Day 2 Apr (Mon)...
March 31st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Global Port Chaplain Directory 2018 published

Global Port Chaplain Directory 2018 published
… The Port Chaplain Directory 2018 lists phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 216 port chaplains covering 314 ports in 57 countries, compared to 261 ports across 55 countries in 2017. This has just been published by global seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). “The increase in numbers...
March 14th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers
Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The Mission to Seafarers will be the chosen charity for the GST & Shipping 2030 and Crew Connect Europe conferences LONDON, 6 March 2018 – Maritime event organiser Knect365 Maritime has placed seafarer welfare at the heart of the...
March 7th, 2018 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Religion | Read More

BDI dives further

BDI dives further
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 39 points  since yesterday and now stands at 1,114 points sending warnings …”shots” all around… The Wets too on a downfall mode and Geopolitics must question our patience as things escalate and WWIII might engulf us all very soon...
February 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Taiwan Government honours Fr. Bruno Ciceri, Apostleship of the Sea international director

Taiwan Government honours Fr. Bruno Ciceri, Apostleship of the Sea international director
Apostleship of the Sea International Director Fr Bruno Ciceri being awarded the Friend of Foreign Service Medal by H.E. Dr. David Tawei Lee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan. On January 24, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan H.E. Dr. David Tawei Lee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan),...
January 25th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Religion | Read More

An Epiphany to remember

An Epiphany to remember
The Holy Cross is being lowered… The place, the people, the procedure are the most important factors that greatly contribute in these events, be it religious, social or business. Over the years we have attended dozens of the very Sacred Epiphany feast day and in particular up in Piraeus’ “Holy...
January 7th, 2018 | Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Celebration of Epiphany at Chios port

The Celebration of Epiphany at Chios port
From the Holy Mass at Chios Port The Epiphany also Theophany* – Theophania Θεοφάνεια in Greek or the Three Kings’ Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates principally (but not solely)...
January 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Religion | Read More

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
.. Marine mutual liability insurer North P&I Club and seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) have teamed-up to spread some Christmas cheer to seafarers. On Tuesday, December 5, North donated 59 Christmas shoeboxes which will be distributed to seafarers by AoS port chaplains and ship visitors...
December 6th, 2017 | Charity, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Dec-2017 2017 CHRISTMAS BERTHING PROTOCOL Portland, Australia 2017 Christmas Berthing Protocol Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Portland, Australia This berthing protocol guides the Port of Portland’s decisions about berthing/unberthing vessels over the Christmas period. CHRISTMAS...
December 5th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth
… There is never a dull moment in container shipping with constant challenges on the horizon – from overcapacity and bleak employment prospects to the impact of ever-growing sizes of ships capable of carrying 22,000 TEUs. Yet prudent and responsible ship owners know that in spite of the ups and...
November 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Caution with the BDI@1,523… and geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 38 points higher since last Friday and  now reads 1,523 points – one of the best ever for many months now… Geopolitics as per our feelings – in writing as you can read all our previous...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea
Bryony Watson The crew of a chemical /oil tanker was left shocked and devastated after one of their crew mates suffered a heart attack and died while at sea. When the ship, Horizon Thetis, called at Immingham port late September, the agent contacted seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) to...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Religion | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea leads action against slavery at sea

Apostleship of the Sea leads action against slavery at sea
… ‘Slavery is not yet ended’, said Archbishop Sanchez Sorondo of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences Slavery at the 24th World Congress of the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) in Taiwan. The Congress titled, ‘Caught in the Net’ focused specifically on the welfare and lives...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Religion | Read More