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AllAboutShipping’s Top 25 Conferences for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s Top 25 Conferences for 2018
… AllAboutShipping’s  Top 25 Conferences, Forums, Debates et al for 2018 was a tough, possibly the toughest process from all  our surveys given not only the distance to travel to the one or to the other end on Planet Ocean but imperatively the attendance issue. You just can’t go for a...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018

www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018
The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Shipping and shipping related companies for 2018 Following our last upload  yesterday on the top 100 individuals for 2018 in Shipping,  another special survey was conducted by the AllAboutShipping’s team and we are pleased to announce  the top 25 companies....
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Special Surveys | Read More

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime, maps out how class can help maritime navigate the new digital reality. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is unflappable. Sling a question his way regarding Donald Trump, IMO, cyber security, scrubbers, unpredictable market cycles,...
February 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Interviews, News | Read More

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions

Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions
Eva Marda Berlinale 2019: And the winner is… Synonymes! The ceremony and the first reactions by Eva Marda The glamorous awards ceremony of Berlinale 2019 that lasted an hour and a half began with a tribute to and standing ovation for Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who starred in the role of Adolf Hitler...
February 17th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Awards, Events, Film Industry, News | Read More

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister

“It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister
r to l:Mrs. Natasa Pilides, Shipping Deputy Minister, Cyprus with Ms. Gina Panayiotou, Head of Shipping, Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC “It’s ALL about Shipping” talks: Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, was hosted...
February 17th, 2019 | Interviews, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018
Simos P.  Palios The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  top 100 Shipping and shipping related individuals for 2018 Following a special survey conducted by AllAboutShipping’s team we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive list including as much as possible  all of Shipping’ s professions… Running...
February 17th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…

The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction…
John Faraclas The BDI@639; recovery, rebound or reboot? Obviously NOT a correction… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with  11 points plus and 38 points also plus(!) since last week’s 601 (08 Feb. 2019). Geopolitics are now on the edge more than your imagination can think of…...
February 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values
Eva Marda Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values by Eva Marda Colours. Lights. Red bears. Pretzels. Beers at Alexanderplatz. Packed cinema theatres. We are in Berlin for the annual German film festival, Berlinale. The 69th Berlin International Film Festival which takes...
February 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places | Read More

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!
John Faraclas* “Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI now stands at 628! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 20 points earlier on today and many can take a deep breath yet again after a considerable time in wilderness. Geopolitics crates havoc all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 14th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Fisherman’s Cottage by Harald Sohlberg. Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway By James Brewer  Tall and slender but sturdy trees are the sole witnesses to many of the dramatic scenes painted by Norway’s Harald Sohlberg. He had no need to insert the...
February 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel

Greek Travel Awards – Winner, Best Boutique Hotel
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai holding the first, Gold, Prize Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Golden Award in the category of “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019, for its unique service of authentic Greek hospitality offered to travelers. In...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Events, Story of the Year, Tourism | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…

Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm…
Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai; a drink for Kallichoron’s success “Kallichoron receives the Best Boutique Hotel Award in the famous “Nobel” Golden Hall in Stockholm for turning hotel accommodation into a unique experience!” Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel received the Best...
February 14th, 2019 | Awards, Breaking News, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo
Lesley Robinson Stand space for British Marine Expo’s brand new Marine Showcase is fully sold out following overwhelming interest from companies looking to promote their brand at the one-of-a-kind, two day event. Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton,...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer Potential to improve efficiency and reduce costs The International Marine Contractors Association’s(IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis, Hard currencies outlook

Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis, Hard currencies outlook
Commentary: Italy headed for ‘vicious’ debt crisis By Desmond Lachman in Washington Italy has succumbed to its third recession in a decade. Its government is becoming more radical in a manner that is unlikely to revive flagging investor confidence in the country. It is now openly attacking...
February 14th, 2019 | News | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…
  The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept: a global digital gateway offering smart and reliable landing infrastructure for subsea cables Globalization does not simply mean more ships; it also means more information flows. No wonder that data traffic is predicted...
February 13th, 2019 | Construction, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
l to r: Alberto Iglesias, Managing Director at Metalships & Docks, Jorge Dahl, Business Development Manager Iberia at DNV GL, and Vicente Santiago, Commercial Manager at Metalships & Docks (Source: DNV GL). Vigo, Spain, 13 February 2019: ​DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification...
February 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

Sharp shift to Fed dovishness, Gender diversity in central banks

Sharp shift to Fed dovishness, Gender diversity in central banks
Commentary: Sharp shift to Fed dovishness By Mark Sobel in Washington The Federal Open Market Committee’s decision at the end of January to pause rate increases was long telegraphed and widely expected. But the highly dovish messaging in the Federal Reserve statement and press conference by Chair...
February 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, HR, Insight | Read More

The BDI@598: as “odd” as it gets…

The BDI@598: as “odd” as it gets…
John Faraclas Finally a day, after quite a while we see the BDI on the plus, even three points make a big difference. In Geopolitics we see that aggression is there to stay. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Cape’s BCI approached dangerous level after losing another 25 points and now stands at...
February 12th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bermuda life insurance sector marks 2018 growth

Bermuda life insurance sector marks 2018 growth
Members of BILTIR and the BDA joinedPremier Burt and Ministers Dickinson and Cainesfor a lunch hosted by the government this monthto discuss the long-term sector’s growth Hamilton, Bermuda, February 12, 2019 – Bermuda’s long-term insurance and reinsurance industry is marking a banner...
February 12th, 2019 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Venezuela’s death spiral, Germany and the UK after Brexit

Venezuela’s death spiral, Germany and the UK after Brexit
Nicolás Maduro Commentary: Venezuela’s death spiral By Steve Hanke in Baltimore Under President Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela has fallen ever further into an economic death spiral. Evidence of this comes from Venezuela’s inflation rate, which is running at 139,839% per year. At the same time...
February 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More

The BDI@595: loud and clear!

The BDI@595: loud and clear!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost, thanks to Posidon, just six points since last Friday the  8th of February, and let’s hope this disastrous skyfall will end soon. Geopolitics getting off hand. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes still the big looser...
February 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2019 Induction Dinner

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2019 Induction Dinner
..  February 11, 2019 – The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce additional support for its Induction Ceremony & Dinner on the evening of Monday 8 April 2019 at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall.  Unique in the shipping world, the annual dinner event generates a high level...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Events, Person Profiles | Read More