Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders

EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders
MARCH 15, 2017 / LEAVE A COMMENT EU-Turkey deal: Open letter from refugee community leaders to European government leaders To mark one year since the EU closed its borders, refugee community leaders – supported by the local community in Lesvos – have come together to fight for the rights of refugees...
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Letters, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, UN | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) as we have warned run out of steam… Volatility is more than dangerous and is here to stay… In the Geopolitical front the fight begins for carving yet another new world and “order”.  Not just new World Order… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With the...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 FEBRUARY-11 MARCH 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 26 February-11 March 2017 Saturday, February 25, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Feb (Sun) – Kuwat Liberation Day 27 Feb (Mon)...
February 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017

A very significant Presidents’ Day and Presidents Day 2017
President’s Day in the USA. A great day on all screens; picture credits Anny Zade in Philadelphia Among some of history’s most important and significant anniversaries this year is this double anniversary in the USA; the Presidents’ Day AND the President’s Day given the new occupant of the...
February 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2017 Worldwide BAD WEATHER STILL AFFECTING PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 19 February-4 March 2017 Saturday, February 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19...
February 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Weather | Read More

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics

The BDI’s “recovery”, has a long way to go… so does Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) “recovery”, if it happens, has a long way to go; indeed, coupled with certain Geopolitical uncertainties will create a new shipping, trade and logistics order – part of the Planet Ocean’s Transport Chain. John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Seafarers at Fawley not paid wages and without warm clothing

Seafarers at Fawley not paid wages and without warm clothing
The “Sea Emperor” Seafarers on board a ship held at Fawley Port were found to be without warm clothing for days and their wages unpaid for three months. The chemical tanker, Sea Emperor, was detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on January 28, after it was found to have various equipment...
February 6th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Labour Disputes, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Dec-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 JANUARY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 January 2016 Saturday, December 31, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Fri 6 Jan – EpiphanyFor information about operations around the...
December 31st, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Seafarers’ charity brings Christmas cheer to seafarers

Seafarers’ charity brings Christmas cheer to seafarers
… For seafarers visiting ports in Great Britain this Christmas, it can be a lonely time, hundreds or thousands of miles from their families.  For many, the sight of a port chaplain from the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) coming on board will be a welcome one. Before Christmas and on Christmas Day,...
December 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Lykion Ton Hellinidon: the 2016 Annual Christmas Bazaar at the Hellenic Centre

Lykion Ton Hellinidon: the 2016 Annual Christmas Bazaar at the Hellenic Centre
l to r: Pighi N. Skinitis, Anny J. Zade, Tina Tsoukala, Natasha Konstandellou, Tenia Koroneou and Iris Liaskoni at the Yfantourgimata stand Following the successful Annual Christmas Lunch at the Royal Thames Yacht Club last Sunday, the Lyceums last event for 2016 was also a great success. Earlier on...
December 16th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Help us transform lives this Christmas

Help us transform lives this Christmas
Transforming lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport; a note from TRANSAID: As you can see from the  infographic, it’s been a busy year. This is just a snapshot of the work we have been doing to transform lives through transport in the areas with the greatest need.  We couldn’t...
December 13th, 2016 | Charity, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Nov-2016 FLYING MACHINE COMPETITION OFF KAI TAK RUNWAY PARK Hong Kong NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY Panama CHRISTMAS BOAT LIGHT PARADE IN CRUISE BAY Singapore Flying Machine Competition off Kai Tak Runway Park Thursday, November 24, 2016, Hong Kong A Flying Machine...
November 24th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network
.. Global charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is stepping up its support for seafarers’ and fishers’ in the Indian Ocean region, following a regional heads conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation has drawn-up a new regional plan to improve communications between its...
November 24th, 2016 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

AoS helps stranded seafarers in Baltimore

AoS helps stranded seafarers in Baltimore
Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is providing support for a group of seafarers who have been stranded on board their ship since the 20th September in Baltimore harbour.  According to media reports the ship’s owner is behind on payments for the operation of the vessel meaning that...
November 22nd, 2016 | Charity, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Support for container ship crew vital to sustain supply chain

Support for container ship crew vital to sustain supply chain
AoS port chaplain Sr Marian Davey with container ship crew at Felixstowe port Seafarers working on container ships need the support of port chaplains more than ever, a leading seafarers’ charity has said. In the wake of Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy and the challenges facing the container sector,...
October 20th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Religion | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea supports distressed crew

Apostleship of the Sea supports distressed crew
The “Sunmi” at Gravesend Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has supported the crew of the Sunmi who were distressed after a fatal accident in Gravesend, Kent on 5th October. A port pilot from the Port of London Authority died following an accident while boarding the general...
October 13th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Sep-2016 DREDGING OFF ST MARINE YARD AT BENOI BASIN Singapore DREDGING OFF EAST SAMULUN BASIN Singapore CONSTRUCTION OF CONCRETE PLATFORM Singapore KURBAN BAYRAMI HOLIDAY Turkey Dredging off St Marine Yard at Benoi Basin Monday, September 5, 2016, Singapore From 5...
September 5th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…

Still a low dry market with the BDI@718…
John Faraclas Despite going over and above the 700 threshold the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) we are still in a very low dry market; Geopolitics as said in the past, and shipfinance scandals that will surface, will drive the stakeholders mad. John Faraclas warns of dangers again: With a dozen points plus...
August 25th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Religion, Sanctions, Shipfinance | Read More

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios

A timely message from St. Minas’ Monastery in Chios
The St. Minas Church at the centre of the Monastery Time and again we have warned of what might happen with the influx not just from innocent Migrants to Greece’s Eastern Aegean Islands, mainland Greece and Europe but from covert operations of the ultra Islamist terrorists all over Europe. Greece and...
August 21st, 2016 | Comment, Immigration, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

Nissos Mykonos maneuvering with fireworks for Saint Paraskevi Day

Nissos Mykonos maneuvering with fireworks for Saint Paraskevi Day
The Nissos Mykonos during the fireworks start… We continue our videos from Chios, Greece – Central Eastern Aegean Sea, and this time our international viewers will have the chance to see a very special one by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou* showing the respect and tradition bestowed for Christianity...
August 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Film Industry, Religion | Read More

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?
John Faraclas You might think otherwise, but given that the same sizes that have fallen yesterday, lost  also today and only one was…up, then I am pretty sure that you too will interpret  same as a “coordinated” fall; don’t ask on Geopolitics where the Diplomatic Corps become corpses…...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, European Union, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…

Summer of Markets discontent amid Geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas Falling indices and bankruptcies as well as extraordinary Geopolitical events call for cautious navigation in turbulent waters; John Faraclas’ Daily Recap: The BDI lost another nine points earlier on today and now stands at 560 points. The Capers’ BCI 2014  lost 11 and at 757 it seems...
August 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Vatican’s Maritime Bishop visits crew of ‘MV Azura’

Vatican’s Maritime Bishop visits crew of ‘MV Azura’
Vatican Maritime Bishop, Bishop Joseph Kalathiparambil presents the Apostleship of the Sea crest to mv Azura master Captain Derek Gray The Vatican Bishop charged with the pastoral care of seafarers visited the crew of the P&O Cruises ship MV Azura on Thursday 28th July, when it docked in Civitavecchia,...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Charity, HR, Religion | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More