Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

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

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.
Sailors’ Society chaplains and ship visitors have a presence in 91 global ports, with wider projects and services covering 30 countries Following Merchant Navy Day this Monday (3 September), mental health minister Jackie Doyle-Price has expressed her appreciation for modern-day merchant seafarers and...
September 6th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Trump’s hallmark is insularity, Introduction to Islamic finance podcast

Trump’s hallmark is insularity, Introduction to Islamic finance podcast
US president Donald Trump Commentary: Trump’s hallmark is insularity By Desmond Lachman in Washington The hallmark of US economic policy-making in the age of Trump is insularity. This is particularly the case with emerging markets. The international repercussions of the Turkish economic crisis...
August 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Politics and Government, Religion, Shipfinance | Read More

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