Archive for the ‘Conferences, Seminars, Forums’ Category

19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York

19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York
Mrs. Lana Zochiou, Consul, Consulate General of Greece to New York HE Vasilis Philippou, Consul-General of the Republic of Cyprus in USA, Hon. Haris Lalacos , Ambassador of Greece to the USA,Ms. Sabina Dziurman, Director – Greece & Cyprus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Hon....
December 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets | Read More

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance

High and Lows of Port Risk: TT Club provides guidance
Dorota Jilli The foremost port and cargo handler insurer, TT Club has spoken of the risk factors most commonly facing port authorities and terminal operators, offering focused advice on how these entities can most easily minimise risk of damage to both cargo and equipment, bodily injuries and reputational...
December 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Is the BDI losing steam or…

Is the BDI losing steam or…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just managed to gain four points since yesterday ending (?) the weekly surge, now standing at 1,666 points – one thousand above the number of the beast…The Geopolitics are getting worse, once again in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm

BAWAT: A simple, pragmatic approach to the BWTS paradigm
MarEST, Bawat and Unique group teams Under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch, Bawat from Denmark sponsored an enriching knowledge sharing session focusing on their unique patented technology that represents perhaps the simplest technology...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 18 December 2017 Delegates Lounge, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London 3:00-6:00pm   Objective Getting our trade, finance and investment governance structures fit for purpose within the context of 21st century trade is a prerequisite to regenerative development....
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Finance, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns
Mrs Natalia Margioli- Komninou and Mr George A. Tsavliris with lecturers of the ICS Greek Branch and the students that distinguished worldwide at the ICS Examinations 2016 – 2017 The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Greek Branch held its 13th Annual Forum, on Wednesday, 29 th of November 2017...
December 1st, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Markets | Read More

Piraeus Marine Club working luncheon on BREXIT et al

Piraeus Marine Club working luncheon on BREXIT et al
The President of Piraeus Marine Club, Mrs Irene S. Daifas, together with the Vice President of Piraeus Marine Club, Mr. George Alexandratos, welcome the British Minister of State Lord Callanan and the British Ambassador to Greece H.E. Ms Kate Smith CMG On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Piraeus Marine...
December 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar
John Hogan CMP, Chairman of the Global Marina Institute METSTRADE provided the ideal setting for the first outing of the GMI marina valuation and investment seminar on Monday 13 November. Delegates from the UK, Italy, Netherlands, France, Montenegro and the Middle East took part to discuss key topics...
November 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas | Read More

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017

5-4-3-2-1 ….. the clock is ticking for MECSS 2017
Kevin Daffey The Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) opens tomorrow (Wednesday 22 November) at Glasgow’s Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC). Delegates have travelled to be at the two-day event from Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, and from all around the UK;...
November 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMarEST | Read More

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention
State tourism secretary Ana Mendes Godinho at WTM. Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention By Graciete Amaro My native province of Alentejo, Portugal, is increasingly in the spotlight of the tourism industry – although officials are making sure they expand the business at a careful pace. Alentejo...
November 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars
…an interesting overview… a full house at Trinity House 14.11.17 – Training and professional development needs to be addressed at the highest level if we are to continue to improve maritime safety, concluded attendees at The Nautical Institute’s 2017 Command Seminar series. At the...
November 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rio keeps on rocking

Rio keeps on rocking
Sol Ipanema marketing manager Juliana Girão. Rio keeps on rocking By James Brewer The success of the Rock in Rio series of extravaganzas, the Olympic Games and the World Cup has proven the ability of Rio de Janeiro to organise and handle huge events, Brazilian representatives told delegates to the World...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market

Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market
Vietnamese charm at WTM. Vietnam makes monster impression at London’s World Travel Market By James Brewer One of America’s most in-demand film directors has lavished praise on the people and landscapes of Vietnam, a prime location for his hit fantasy movie which has been described as one of the best...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event by Chios Marine Club

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event  by Chios Marine Club
l to r: Stelios Magkanaris, Manos Strongilos, Maria Yiassa and Konstantinos Vasilleiadis A high profile presentation entitled “The Insurance Perspective of Marine Disasters” was organised by Chios Marine Club at the Angelicoussis Group auditorium, on November 1, 2017. The event was sponsored by SM...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster

Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster
Centro Citibanamex. Mexico City’s tourist sector flourishes amid quick recovery from quake disaster By James Brewer After two big earthquakes, Mexico City’s ground transport, airport, restaurants and other infrastructure is back to business as usual, the World Travel Market 2017 in London was told. Mauricio...
November 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

German Environmental Ministry Backs Industry-Led Shipping Decarbonization Summit at UNFCCC COP23

German Environmental Ministry Backs Industry-Led Shipping Decarbonization Summit at UNFCCC COP23
LONDON – NOVEMBER 07, 2017: The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) has pledged its support for the ‘Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan’ summit which will gather 150-200 invited, influential shipping industry representatives...
November 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism

Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism
Aaron Heslehurst presents findings. Tourist industry optimism persists, despite Brexit, Trump and terrorism By James Brewer Italy, Greece and Tunisia are among countries poised to benefit from tourism industry optimism over the year ahead. There are nerves among sellers and buyers of holidays though...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London

The Athens Roadshow: First stop… London
From the presentation Taking into account the record of 5 million visitors expected in Athens in 2017, the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, has one focus: to promote the Greek capital as a leisure, city break, conferences...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

NAVIGATOR 2017 impressive kick-start

NAVIGATOR 2017 impressive kick-start
Danae Bezantakos introducing the event As we have pre-announced the NAVIGATOR 2017 is one of Greece’s Greek major event and its only one of its kind for 16 years now. The Bezantakos’ Family run Navigator Shipping Consultants now in its 26th year promises, as always, a great debate. A full house on...
November 3rd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Cyber Security panel debate at MECSS 2017

Cyber Security panel debate at MECSS 2017
Kevin Daffey “A new strain of ransomware nicknamed ‘Bad Rabbit’ has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere” reported the media as recently as 24 October. Hardly a day goes by without news of a fresh cyber-attack. Organisations as diverse as Maersk and the UK’s National Health...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

Falling BDI and squeezed Wets raises eyebrows…

Falling BDI and squeezed Wets raises eyebrows…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another dozen of points earlier on today and now stands at 1,534 points. Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI was down three points at 3,217… The Panamaxes lost 19 with the BPI now reads 1,498… The...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More