Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA
From PEMA’s annual general meeting, which was held in the Spanish port city of Bilbao. The digitalisation of ports and terminal operations offers ways to realise a “fourth industrial revolution”, bringing with it safety, operational, and environmental benefits, delegates heard at the Port Equipment...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum
The Bornozis’ with captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at a full house during the event The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: A Vote of Confidence in Cyprus’s rising role in World Shipping; Dr. Loukas Gr. Glyptis writes on the afternoon sessions: The annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI lost six points thanks to the surge of Panamaxes and the reduced fall of Capers. Geopolitics including the economy on Planet Ocean is in tatters. John Faraclas early daily briefing/recap: The Capers’ fall was a …bit contained and the loss of 58 points brought the BCI down at...
February 15th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Posidonia 2018: Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history

Posidonia 2018: Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history
.. POSIDONIA 2018 TO HOST INTERNATIONAL UNVEIL OF INDUSTRY TITANS JV – INTERNATIONAL MARITIME INDUSTRIES (IMI) Global shipping exhibition gears up for largest show in history Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s state oil company, and its partners; Lamprell Plc; the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia...
February 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager during his presentation ABS Hong Kong hosted a seminar on “Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval” last November as part of Hong Kong Maritime Week activities. The aim of the seminar was to increase the participants’ awareness of the significant...
February 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?

The BDI@1,106; a Capers “issue…”?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with nine points plus thanks once again to the Capers as all other indices dive. Geopolitics including the world economy in tatters; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ volatile “surge” continued and the BCI gained 84 points and now stands at 1,662…...
February 8th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Cyber-risk exercises marine insurers

Cyber-risk exercises marine insurers
IUMI leaders in London. Cyber-risk exercises marine insurers By James Brewer Marine insurers are grappling with hard-to-quantify factors in their attempts to devise the right cyber-risk clauses for clients. Limited data on the frequency of attacks, severity of loss and probability of physical damage...
February 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Dora @ LSE

Dora @ LSE
Mrs. Dora Bakogiannis delivering her speech Mrs Dora Bakogiannis, a leading Greek politician, was invited to speak at the London School of Economics by the LSE Students’ Union Hellenic Society. The event took place at the LSE Hong Kong Theatre on February 6 under the title “Dora@LSE.” The theme...
February 7th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, People and Places, Politics and Government | Read More

BreakBulk Middle East 2018 at ADNEC opened today

BreakBulk Middle East 2018 at ADNEC opened today
From the Breakbulk ME opening Dr. Eng. Abdulla Salem Al Kathiri, Director General of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, and Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, inaugurate BreakBulk Middle East 2018 at ADNEC In the attendance of HRH Princess Sarah Al Saud, Director...
February 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tototheo Maritime wins Smart4Sea Connectivity Award

Tototheo Maritime wins Smart4Sea Connectivity Award
l to r: Panos Theodossopoulos from the award sponsor Propulsion Analytics and Constantinos Spyrou Tototheo Maritime, the Cyprus based communications and transformation experts, have won the prestigious SMART4SEA Connectivity Award in Athens, Greece this week. The Awards are organised by SAFETY4SEA to...
February 2nd, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper
l to r: Boris Popovič, Mayor of the City Municipa-lity of Koper; Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Managament Board of Luka Koper; Peter Gašperšič, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia; Nikolas Paterakis, Chief Operating Officer,...
February 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Frank Coles wins inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award

Frank Coles wins inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award
Frank Coles (on the right) accepting the SMART4SEA Leadership Award 31 January 2018: Frank Coles, Chief Executive Officer of Transas, has won the prestigious inaugural SMART4SEA Leadership Award, recognising his outstanding contribution to transformative thinking in the maritime industry. The 2018 SMART4SEA...
January 31st, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, People and Places | Read More

Unsustainable BDI or what?

Unsustainable BDI or what?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day by losing five points and now stands at 1,214; not a good start for the week. Geopolitics are getting all over Planet Ocean more perplexed than ever. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI “reduced” its rise to a dozen point and now...
January 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels
Ms Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria, during her welcome speech The Following is the full account of this unique conference and includes the letter of thanks to to those participating, speakers and readers; the second part includes all the conference’s...
January 29th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

The Holocaust: what the Allies knew

The Holocaust: what the Allies knew
Georgina Natzio and Jonathan Walker. The Holocaust: what the Allies knew By James Brewer  For 10 years, public figures and civil servants in some of the world’s leading powers refused to accept how severe and widespread was Nazi persecution of Jews, Slavs and other victims. There were exceptions to...
January 26th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 25, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended recent losses in European trade on Thursday following comments by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a press...
January 25th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Principal sponsor announced for duo of IMarEST learned society events – INEC AND iSCSS 2018

Principal sponsor announced for duo of IMarEST learned society events – INEC AND iSCSS 2018
Capt Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK L3 MAPPS is to be the Principal Sponsor of the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018); which incorporates the long-established International Ship Control Systems Symposium (iSCSS 2018); both are being held in Glasgow from Tuesday...
January 25th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner
l to r: British Marine Trades Association ‘Chairman’s Special Award’ – Paul Martin, Chairman, British Marine Trades Association; Neil Chapman, Founder, Boatshed The 2018 British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner last night (Wednesday 10 January) crowned a highly successful first day...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth
Howard Pridding Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home THE UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by British...
January 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life
. The London Boat Show and the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, powered by British Marine, are delighted to announce Rockley Watersports as a partner for three key attractions. The Activity Pool, Beach Club and Starter Boat area are all aimed at bringing boating and watersports to life,...
January 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ELEMED New Shore side connection Kyllini port HAZID

ELEMED New Shore side connection Kyllini port HAZID
The “Fiore di Levante” berthed at Kyllini With the elemed project in full roll out , a HAZID analysis workshop took place in the Port of Kyllini today. Representatives from the Port authority the municipality of Kyllini Andravida, electrotechnical and Marine Engineering specialists gathered...
December 21st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

28th Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas

28th Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas
l to r: George Sarris (Enterprises Shipping & Trading S.A), Stavros Daniolos (Minerva Marine Inc.), Bill Stamatopoulos (Inspecto- rate Hellas), Haris Giantzikis (Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd),  Georgios Kavounis (Sea Traders S.A) and Michael Sterghiou (Inspectorate Hellas) . The 28th Marine Technical...
December 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states
l to r: Hetty Pugh, IRI; Sue Terpilowski, WISTA UK President; Elizabeth Bouchard, John Ramage and John Taverner of IRI; Bridget Hogan, WISTA UK Secretary, and Teresa Peacock, WISTA UK Treasurer. Shipowners call on flag States to assist them in the interpretation of rules and regulations and to provide...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More