Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

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

OMFIF – new speakers to discuss central bank gender diversity

OMFIF – new speakers to discuss central bank gender diversity
   OMFIF is pleased to announce two new speakers joining the panel to discuss the 2019 Gender Balance Index and how to encourage diversity in the traditionally male-dominated financial sector: Martin Taylor, member of the financial policy committee, Bank of England Caitlin Kraft-Buchman, founder...
February 11th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR | Read More

IUMI confronts trade ‘chaos’ as it strives to protect insured clients

IUMI confronts trade ‘chaos’ as it strives to protect insured clients
Richard Turner, IUMI president. IUMI confronts trade ‘chaos’ as it strives to protect insured clients By James Brewer London’s marine insurance market is going through one of its toughest periods in recent years, the president of the International Union of Marine Insurance has warned. The twin...
February 7th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands
l to r: Lesley Robinson, Andrew Williams and Paul Tetlow Tuesday 5 February (London, UK) – In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut;...
February 5th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
The entrance of the Piraeus Port CURRENT SIGNS OF RECOVERY IN EAST MED CRUISING MARK THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA FOR THIS UNIQUE REGION The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum returns this May to Athens for its fifth consecutive edition at a new venue and celebrates the industry’s renewed optimism...
February 4th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Desmond Lachman on US monetary policy, Danae Kyriakopoulou on Banxico independence and more

Desmond Lachman on US monetary policy, Danae Kyriakopoulou on Banxico independence and more
OMFIF Update  – Week 5 2019 28 January-1 February 2019 Vol.10 Ed.5 REPORT  The rise of central bank gold demand Since the 2008 financial crisis there has been renewed interest in gold’s unique characteristics as a safe haven asset that is nobody’s liability. This, combined with scepticism...
February 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets | Read More

Speech by Mark Sobel: US international financial diplomacy – past, present, future

Speech by Mark Sobel: US international financial diplomacy – past, present, future
Mark Sobel Speech: ‘US international financial diplomacy – Past, present, future,’ by Mark Sobel, US chairman, OMFIF Published on 30 January 2019 In a speech delivered at an OMFIF roundtable in London, Mark Sobel, former deputy assistant secretary for international monetary and financial policy...
January 30th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

The Truth: the BDI@797

The Truth: the BDI@797
John Faraclas “ ‘Tis strange- but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction !” Lord Byron was absolutely right… So here we go with yet another Market total fall; The BDI lost 55 points and things are getting sour but cool; cheer up the worse is yet to come. The geopolitics still...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fashion, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV  IMCA SEMINAR ON THE USE OF THE COMPETENCE e-PORTFOLIO Understanding the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio How the e-portfolio works in practice Seminar – 5 February 2019, Aberdeen The International Marine Contractors...
January 29th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Euro: Success and vulnerability, Central banks and supervisory tech

Euro: Success and vulnerability, Central banks and supervisory tech
Vitor Constâncio Commentary: Euro – Success and vulnerability By Kat Usita in London Challenges facing Europe’s unfinished monetary union were discussed in a wide-ranging OMFIF London City Lecture with Vitor Constâncio, former vice-president, European Central Bank, Lucrezia Reichlin, London...
January 25th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell below the 1,000 points psychological threshold; an expected fall and now reads 982 – minus 54 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily markets briefing: The Capes’ triple-digit...
January 24th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Two key and complementary IMarEST events being held alongside each other for the first time

Two key and complementary IMarEST events being held alongside each other for the first time
Cdr Ian Hassall RN Two influential Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) events – Engine As A Weapon (EAAW VIII) and the Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2019) – are to be held for the first time alongside each other at America...
January 23rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diving BDI@1,036: it’s the bankrupt global economy stupid…

Diving BDI@1,036: it’s the bankrupt global economy stupid…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 56 points earlier on today and approaches the dangerous zone – which already has each twice within the last two months… Geopolitics despicable; John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes … are “back” with a triple-digit figure loss 132 points and...
January 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Proper perspective on emerging risks, In Conversation with Paul Tucker

Proper perspective on emerging risks, In Conversation with Paul Tucker
.. Commentary: Proper perspective on emerging risks By Christopher Smart in Boston You can hear the bearishness in everyone’s voices. They fear a market swoon in a world of unstable politics. Risks are mounting, as indicated by recent data signalling slight economic contractions in Germany and...
January 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!

Jump on board, Project Connect is setting sail in the schools of Greece with “Adopt-A-Ship”!
All participants and contributors On Tuesday, 15th January 2019, the Project Connect team held its first formal presentation of the “Adopt-A-Ship” educational program for Teachers, Department of Education officials, Ship Owners and other shipping industry representatives at the Piraeus Marine Club. Project...
January 21st, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019
Commentary: Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit By Denis MacShane in Davos Amid all the Brexit excitement in London, no one seems to have noticed that Switzerland is as much embroiled in a row with the EU as is the UK. Switzerland has been engaged in on-off negotiations with Brussels since 1992. The...
January 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Central banks heading for exit, China’s economic outlook and the future of the renminbi

Central banks heading for exit, China’s economic outlook and the future of the renminbi
. Commentary: Central banks heading for exit By David Owen in London In among all the concern about economic growth rolling over, it is important to recognise that central banks are still heading to the exit. Just before Christmas the Sveriges Riksbank raised rates for the first time in this cycle. In...
January 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

Non-American should lead World Bank, Global economic challenges in 2019

Non-American should lead World Bank, Global economic challenges in 2019
Commentary: Non-American should lead World Bank By Mark Sobel in Washington Since the creation of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at the end of the second world war, an American has led the Bank (Jim Yong Kim, who announced his resignation from the presidency on Monday, is Korean-American)...
January 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Reports | Read More

Back to pre-1914 Fortress America, Fed Talk: 2018 overview and 2019 outlook

Back to pre-1914 Fortress America, Fed Talk: 2018 overview and 2019 outlook
. Commentary: Back to pre-1914 Fortress America By Meghnad Desai in New Delhi President Donald Trump has redefined the aims of US foreign policy. We are back to pre-1914 ‘Fortress America’. The US entered the first world war only because of the German U-boat sinking of the RMS Lusitania....
January 9th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Military, News, Politics and Government | Read More

British politics caught in zugzwang, Advancing the European regulatory agenda

British politics caught in zugzwang, Advancing the European regulatory agenda
Commentary: British politics caught in zugzwang By John Nugée in London The various pro- and anti-Brexit camps in the House of Commons are all caught in a sort of zugzwang, to borrow the phrase from chess – they are safe if they do nothing, but if any camp forces a vote it may end up triggering exactly...
January 8th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Politics and Government | Read More

Key industry players join forces to discuss IMO 2020 at the annual Middle East Bunkering Convention

Key industry players join forces to discuss IMO 2020 at the annual Middle East Bunkering Convention
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes The IMO 2020 0.50% Sulphur Cap and the huge impact it will have on the marine fuel supply chain will be the focus of the fourth annual Middle East Bunkering Convention, taking place in Dubai between 21-24 January 2019, less than a year before the new regulation kicks in. The Convention...
January 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Why Trump is wrong on Powell, Advancing the European regulatory agenda

Why Trump is wrong on Powell, Advancing the European regulatory agenda
The Fed Commentary: Why Trump is wrong on Powell By Mark Sobel in Washington President Trump has shown spurious reasoning in attacking the Fed and Chairman Jay Powell. It would be a huge disservice to America, the Fed and its independence if a debate over monetary policy gave succour to Trump’s...
January 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Finance, News | Read More

Forthcoming meetings in January 2019

Forthcoming meetings in January 2019
George Magnus China and the US: Adapting to a changing relationship Tuesday 15 January, 16:30 New York With US-China relations in flux, this discussion looks at how the Trump presidency is changing the geopolitical balance of power and the global economic consequences of trade wars. George Magnus is...
December 31st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion
From the seminar room of TEI Heraklion, Crete, where the event took place. Poseidon Med II Workshop at the Technological Educational Institution of Crete The European co-funded Poseidon Med II programme (PMII), organised a workshop at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI) in the context...
December 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Radical risk-sharing rethink, Advancing the European regulatory agenda

Radical risk-sharing rethink, Advancing the European regulatory agenda
Commentary: Radical risk-sharing rethink By Marcello Minenna in Milan Now that the ECB’s four-year €2.6tn bond-buying programme is coming to an end, there are other ways, more overt and effective, to stabilise monetary union, through a more concentrated form of risk-sharing. The first step would...
December 19th, 2018 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More