Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas Capes lift the BDI amid mega Geopolitical mayhem The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)   gained 44 points and now stands at 1,179; the Geopolitical mess continues. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI went over and above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,051, that’s a good plus...
June 19th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform

Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform
Fed to signal imminent rate cuts, Financial market manipulation and regulatory reform Commentary: Fed to signal imminent rate cuts By James Knightley in London Concerns about the implications of President Donald Trump’s willingness to use trade tariffs in disputes mean downside risks to US growth...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver

World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver Some of the world’s leading maritime search and rescue experts will be meeting in Vancouver, Canada to share knowledge and improve their skills this weekend (15-18 June). Every year around 360,000 people...
June 14th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event in Limassol on 11th June 2019

The outcomes of Poseidon Med II event in Limassol on 11th June 2019
Snapshot from the Roundtable discussion (from left: Stella Fyfe, Bunkernet; Joseph Florentin, DESFA; Oleg Kalinin, SCF Management Services; Peter Wallace, Lavar Shipping; Antonis Trakakis, Arista Shipping; George Polychroniou, DEPA; Panayiotis Mitrou, Lloyd’s Register) The outcomes of Poseidon Med...
June 13th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance

Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance
Jay Powell Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’, The next decade of finance Commentary: Powell revives talk of ‘Fed put’ By Darrell Delamaide in Washington The Federal Reserve’s two-day Chicago conference at the start of June was supposed to be a quiet, semi-academic review...
June 11th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Reports | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records…
From the record breaking conference Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum sets new attendance records as East Med takes centre stage in global cruise itineraries More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism framed the 5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, setting new...
June 10th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism | Read More

The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed…

The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed…
John Faraclas The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed… The BDI remained as per yesterday’s closing at 1,138 but on a weekly basis same gained 42 points – from 1,096 (31/5)… thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… Geopolitics not just perplexed, extremely dangerous and things...
June 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete

The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete
Eleni Letoni delivering her slides speech The Roots of Greek Shipping in Crete by Eleni Letoni, Communications, Sales & Marketing Coordinator Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Bureau Veritas* Ladies and Gentlemen, here we are, in the island of Crete, where the roots of the Greek nation’s maritime history...
June 7th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

YES to Sea Tourism Forum said the big YES to sea tourism!

YES to Sea Tourism Forum said the big YES to sea tourism!
Danae Bezantakou YES to Sea Tourism Forum said the big YES to sea tourism! YES to Sea Tourism Forum successfully took place on Wednesday, the 29th of May 2019 at Domotel Kastri, north Athens, closing the Posidonia Sea Tourism 2019 International Maritime Tourism Exhibition, with the participation of more...
June 6th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Bureau Veritas leaders highlight shipping trends at Hellenic zone gathering

Bureau Veritas leaders highlight shipping trends at Hellenic zone gathering
All on stage..; organisers, hosts and members* Bureau Veritas leaders highlight shipping trends at Hellenic zone gathering The 22nd annual meeting of the Hellenic, Black Sea and Adriatic zone committee of Bureau Veritas, was held on the 17th of May 2019 under the chairmanship of George Procopiou and...
June 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…
John Faraclas Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 19 points – same as yesterday and now stands at 1,141 Geopolitics messy and dangers loom in the background. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI continue...
June 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Early Bird for the IBIA Annual Convention 2019

Early Bird for the IBIA Annual Convention 2019
A reminder from IBIA: Early Bird for the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 Take advantage of our special early bird rate and join us at the IBIA Annual Convention 2019, on 22th-24th October 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. SAVE €200 when you buy an Early Bird Convention ticket. Available until 30th of June...
June 5th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.

Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway.
LR-and-HGS-collaborate-on-digital-solutions-to-benefit-shipping Collaboration announced at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway. 4 June 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have announced a new collaboration that will deliver added value to the shipping...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions | Read More

Pireas 2019: Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers?

Pireas 2019: Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers?
 THE 7TH GLOBAL SHIPBROKERS FORUM Yacht Club of Greece, Piraeus, Thursday 20th June 2019 Managers of Regulations or Ship Managers? FORUM AGENDA 09:00 – 10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome speeches: – Mr. John N. Cotzias – President of H.S.A. – Mr. Fotis Kouvelis...
June 4th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Sales and Purchases | Read More

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar

How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar
How Tories can regain rationality, Renminbi Liaison Network seminar Commentary: How Tories can regain rationality By Meghnad Desai in London In Britain’s zig-zag course to leave the European Union, two things are clear, in the wake of the European elections and Theresa May’s decision to resign....
June 4th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve
  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presenting at DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve Oslo, 3 June 2019: At its Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch

Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch
Treasury navigates shoals of administration, GPI 2019 London launch Commentary: Treasury navigates administration shoals By Mark Sobel in Washington The latest instalment of the US Treasury’s semi-annual foreign exchange report is certainly more interesting than previous iterations, for better...
June 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…
John Faraclas What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended one point down at  1,096 points; on a weekly basis though same was up 30 points – from 1,066 (24/5). Geopolitics already make life uncomfortable all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
May 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive…

The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,107; Geopolitics still perplexed but Sea Tourism can thrive… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points thanks to another “surge” by the Capes; the Geopolitics not just perplexed, it’s more than in a mess. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI...
May 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences

Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences
The first panel* Major cruise lines call for improved infrastructure and new destinations in East Med to meet demand for increased volumes of guests and new travel experiences Greece expects 7% increase in cruise guests this year according to Tourism Minister speaking       at the 5th Posidonia...
May 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting

New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting
New evaluation for Belt and Road, Sustainable finance and capital markets meeting Commentary: New evaluation for Belt and Road By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing At last month’s Belt and Road summit, participating countries presented a new, holistic approach to assessing the benefits of BRI projects....
May 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*
Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points since yesterday and now reads 1,066… Geopolitics continue to be messy and soon detrimental for all. WISTA Hellas makes s splash with its successful WISTA Med biennial event at Costa Navarino – south west...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability

Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability
Weidmann ECB countdown, Safeguarding financial stability Commentary: Weidmann ECB countdown By David Marsh in London The probability is rising that Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president since 2011, will replace Mario Draghi as head of the ECB. But it would be combined with many risks. A last-minute attempt...
May 24th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More