Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern

Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern
Charlotte Moorman with TV Cello and TV Eyeglasses. Nam June Paik: an avant-garde genius and his ‘topless cellist’ collaborator commemorated at Tate Modern  By James Brewer Visionary artist Nam June Paik was among the first to foresee the rise of a new mass media as a many-headed Goliath, to hail...
October 20th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography | Read More

Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20

Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20
. Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20 by Elena Sendona Vancouver Fashion Week is the fastest-growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award-winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. For 33 seasons, VFW has...
October 20th, 2019 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Events, Fashion, News | Read More

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more
IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW   Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 14-18 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.42 Most-Read Commentary Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings: With multilateral co-operation...
October 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight…

BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight…
…and now back to the House of all Parliaments BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight… “Nothing matters much and very little matters at all”* is what applies currently in view of tomorrrow’s cucial vote at the Mother of all Parliaments with the BREXIT vote. We eagerly await...
October 18th, 2019 | Breaking News, European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual reality

BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual  reality
Joe O’Neill, CEO Belfast Harbour Gerry McQuade CEO BT Enterprise with Belfast Harbour Technician Marc McCombe demonstrating the live 5G enabled device for remote communication BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual  reality Belfast...
October 18th, 2019 | Events, IT and Communications, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong. The escalation is of growing concern to IUMI (International...
October 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management

Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management
Olav Nortun (left) CEO of the Thome Group receiving the award for “Excellence in Maritime Services/ Ship Management” Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management The Thome Group is delighted to announce that it has won the award for Excellence in Maritime Services/ Ship...
October 18th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs
The Godmothe Mrs Caterina Carpinato cutting the champaign bottle cord Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs On 21st May, 19th June and 30th July 2019, Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. took delivery of three Kamsarmax newbuilding vessels on behalf of their Principals. The ships were built...
October 17th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
. ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 17 October 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona (Spain), Port of Vigo (Spain) and Port of Baku (Azerbaijan) for getting EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS)....
October 17th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey
IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is finally here! IBIA’s biggest and most anticipated bunker conference will take place on 22th-24th October 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is almost sold out with well over 200 attendees...
October 17th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination
Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination Thursday 17 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.42.3 Commentary: Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs By Chris Papadopoullos in London The macroeconomic consensus favours fiscal easing in Europe, but those countries...
October 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’

Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas’
John Faraclas Dry Market paint in Red with Wets twists and turns amid Geopolitical dramas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point earlier today and now stands at 1,897 points. The wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics completely out of hand. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’...
October 16th, 2019 | European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice

Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice
Paul Shrieve, Bureau Veritas President, President, Bureau Veritas Solutions Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (BVS), the advisory arm of Bureau Veritas, is helping drive improvement in ship...
October 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships

The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships
Theodore El. Veniamis, The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships In the context of materialising the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s (UN IMO) Initial Strategy for...
October 16th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess
John Faraclas Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points as well as the 1,900 points-threshold. The Wets still doing well… but perplexed Geopolitics will create total chaos – in the entire Middle East and beyond. John...
October 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying

An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying
Geoff Waddington An open letter to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry written by the International Institute of Marine Surveying The International Institute of Marine Surveying has written an open letter in the form of a Press Release to the worldwide yacht and boat manufacturing industry...
October 15th, 2019 | Comment, Insight, Letters | Read More

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing
. IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing The Conference (21-23 October) brings together ministers and high-level officials from more than 100 countries to promote ratification of the Cape Town Agreement, a key international treaty for safety of fishing vessels. Entry into force...
October 15th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO | Read More

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, The journey to central bank digital currencies

IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, The journey to central bank digital currencies
IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy, The journey to central bank digital currencies Tuesday 15 October 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.42.2 Commentary: IMF’s raison d’être in jeopardy By Mark Sobel in Washington The International Monetary Fund’s resource base faces peril. The Trump...
October 15th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist
A Woman in Bed. Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist By James Brewer Boom and bust. That was the economy of Amsterdam in the mid-17th century, and so it was with the career of Rembrandt, despite the wide recognition of all his brilliance at the time. Rembrandt...
October 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus

Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus
.. Some Reflections of Dr Sheppard* from Maritime Cyprus  ‘SEA CHANGE’ was the theme. Undoubtedly the organisers captured the mood and felt the pulse of a surge of awareness, an urge for a holistic evolution, or is it not a revolution, considering what has been happening on the streets of capital...
October 14th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Insight, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast

Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast
. Imperilled co-operation at IMF annual meetings, Global gold demand podcast Monday 14 October 2019  – Vol.110 ed.42.1 Commentary: Imperilled co-operation at IMF meetings By Mark Sobel in Washington As always, the global economy will be top of agenda at the International Monetary Bank-World...
October 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks

Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks
Scott Abandons Cardiff 1910 AD. Wales Contemporary at Milford Haven’s Waterfront Gallery harbours winning artworks  By James Brewer  A nautical setting is framing an inaugural international art competition named Wales Contemporary, or in the Welsh language Cymru Gyfoes. The competition, open to...
October 13th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more

Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Sobel on Carney’s futuristic ideas, Global gold demand, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 7-11 October 2019, Vol.10 Ed.41 Most-Read Commentary Carney’s proposals for multipolarity: At this year’s...
October 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More