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The Bulletin: Eurovision

The Bulletin: Eurovision
. The Bulletin: Eurovision Winter 2020 Vol.11 Ed.1 Eurovision: Saving the European project More than 60 years ago, the French statesman Charles de Gaulle said, ‘From the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe… that will decide the fate of the world.’ Today, putting its own affairs in order, rather...
January 19th, 2020 | Comment, Communication, Insight, Reports | Read More

Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more

Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more
. Why the ECB must keep its monetary pillar, Mark Sobel’s 2020 predictions, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 13-17 January 2020, Vol.11 Ed.1 Most-Read Commentary ECB must keep its monetary pillar: The European Central Bank’s two pillars of...
January 18th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.
l to r: Koula Louca, Georgia Demetriou, Natalia Bury, Anna Vourgos, Helen Joannou, Chrysostomou, Monica Potsou. In absence: Gina Panayiotou and Uta SteffenPhoto Credit: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda. WISTA Cyprus...
January 18th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton

A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton
A photo taken on a day when the port welcomed six cruise ships in 2018 A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton This year, the Port of Southampton is expecting a record number of cruise ships making maiden calls to the port.   In 2020, the port will see 14 maiden calls from cruise vessels...
January 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Market stagnation amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained unchanged since yesterday; The Geopolitical situation as we have foreseen will turn Planet Ocean upside down. At the GSCC’s annual Vasilopita, its chairman Harry J. Fafalios spells it out on the 2020....
January 16th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH AQUAVITA ATHENS, GREECE, January 16, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
January 16th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials

Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials
.. Maritime Minister Hails Port’s Green Credentials The Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, has today (Thursday, 16 January) hailed the Port of Blyth as one of the leading lights in the British maritime industry’s push for a greener, cleaner future. Visiting the port, the Minister saw first-hand the...
January 16th, 2020 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community
.. 2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community  “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference
. Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference European Shipping Week 2020 (ESW2020) is pleased to announce its line-up of high-level industry speakers for its flagship conference to be held at The Hotel in Brussels, on Thursday 20th February 2020. Moderated by Carla Olival, President...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system

2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system
. 2020s will test leaders’ conviction, Gold and the global reserve currency system Wednesday 15 January 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.3.2 Commentary: 2020s will test leaders’ conviction By Mark Sobel in Washington The global economic outlook for the 2020s depicts a baseline picture of stagnant,...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials.

Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials.
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London3D Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials. The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production...
January 14th, 2020 | Classification Societies, News, Technology | Read More

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)

Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon)
. Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) Mazi Theatre Company proudly presents ‘To Tavli’ (Backgammon) by D. Kehaidis, which is staged for the first time in London. ‘To Tavli’ is a modern classic one-act Greek comedy performed in Greek, about...
January 14th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

From new normal to new mediocrity, Impact investing: Promoting a universal standard

From new normal to new mediocrity, Impact investing: Promoting a universal standard
. From new normal to new mediocrity, Impact investing: Promoting a universal standard Tuesday 14 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.1 Commentary: From new normal to new mediocrity By Mark Sobel in Washington Pundit predictions for the 2020 global economy abound. A consensus exists – global growth will be underwhelming...
January 14th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

ABS Participates in Seminar at the National Technical University of Athens

ABS Participates in Seminar at the National Technical University of Athens
  Dr. Chris Leontopoulos ABS Participates in Seminar at the National Technical University of Athens ABS Greece was invited by the National Technical University of Athens to deliver a seminar on propulsion shafting systems. The lecture took place on the 4 December, 2019 to a group of graduate and...
January 13th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route”

Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route”
Maxim Kulinko NSR Directorate Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route” In his interview with IAA PortNews, Maxim Kulinko, Deputy Head of the Northern Sea Route Directorate – Head of Rosatom’s Department for Development...
January 13th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Environment, Interviews | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner
.. Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner January 13, 2020 – The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce additional support for its Induction Ceremony & Dinner on the evening of Monday 6 April 2020 at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall. ...
January 13th, 2020 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

New DNV GL joint industry report offers recommendations for enhanced battery safety on vessels

New DNV GL joint industry report offers recommendations for enhanced battery safety on vessels
DNV GL’s Large Battery Destructive Test Chamber in Rochester New DNV GL joint industry report offers recommendations for enhanced battery safety on vessels Oslo, 7 January 2020: In collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers...
January 13th, 2020 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Where to Find a Great Suit in Athens

Where to Find a Great Suit in Athens
A bespoke suit for you is definitely a possibility in Athens, yet the required fittings are normally scheduled within a period that might exceed your vacation time. There is rich tailoring heritage in this city and even now that made-to-order is a less frequent request than a ready-made suit, you will...
January 11th, 2020 | Fashion, News, Tourism | Read More

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines
. Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines What an excellent work is that written by Evridiki Livada-Duca that enthrallingly kept me awake many nights over the festive season; as most of you know, I am very much a lover so to speak of charts and in particular cartography ever since I studied...
January 10th, 2020 | Books, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Story of the Week | Read More

The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research

The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research
The future of mussel farming The future of mussel farming: Damen leads the way with zero emissions research Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam coordinating multi-party hybrid and electric propulsion research project Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the...
January 10th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink | Read More

The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance…

The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance…
John Faraclas; photo by Niki Paterakis                           The BDI@772; very odd given the other dry indices performance… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point since yesterday and now stands at 772 points. Geopolitically...
January 9th, 2020 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Top new speakers join the ESW 2020 Flagship Conference line-up

Top new speakers join the ESW 2020 Flagship Conference line-up
. Top new speakers join the ESW 2020 Flagship Conference line-up European Shipping Week brings together the major players in the European shipping industry with the key legislators and policymakers of the European Commission, European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers. The primary aim is to...
January 9th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020

Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020
Strong container spot rates up at USD 1,124 due to seasonality – not IMO2020 The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) spot rate for transporting one TEU from Shanghai to Europe was up 41% to USD 1,124 per container on 3 January 2020 – its highest level since December 2016 – from...
January 9th, 2020 | BIMCO, Container shipping | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Ismene” on period t/c to Phaethon

Diana fixes panamax “Ismene” on period t/c to Phaethon
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
January 9th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More