Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation

AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation
The U.S. Coast Guard’s AMVER awards program recognizes a ship and company’s commitment to safety – a theme that is now more important than ever as we confront the COVID-19 outbreak. AMVER Awards Continue Despite Ongoing Medical Situation NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard AMVER awards, a mainstay...
April 2nd, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Q1 2020 Tsavliris Activities

Q1 2020 Tsavliris Activities
.. Q1 2020 TSAVLIRIS ACTIVITIES Bulk Carrier “CHRIS GR” On 3 December 2019, the Bulk Carrier “CHRIS GR” (GT 30,632 – DWT 55,715), laden with 51,400 tonnes of brazilian yellow maize in bulk, immobilised due to main engine problem about 20 miles east off Cape Bojeador, Philippines. During...
April 1st, 2020 | Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Almi Tankers S.A: one of the first maritime companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001 certification from Lloyd’s Register

Almi Tankers S.A: one of the first maritime companies in Greece awarded ISO 27001 certification from Lloyd’s Register
Capt. Stylianos Dimouleas, CEO, Almi TankersPhilippa Charlton, Marketing Director, Business Assurance & Inspection Services, Lloyd’s RegisterPanagiotis Kamarados, South East Europe Technical Manager, Business Assurance, Lloyd’s RegisterPetros Alafasos, Client Relationship Manager, Marine &...
March 11th, 2020 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events | Read More

Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy

Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy
A unique biography. (detail of cover) Biographer Celia Lee who wrote ‘HRH The Duke of Kent: A Life of Service’ says his dedication underlines vital role of the monarchy By James Brewer His Royal Highness Prince Edward The Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO ADC(P), first cousin to the Queen, is indefatigable....
March 5th, 2020 | Books, Events, Special Surveys | Read More

British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery

British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Composition. 1936. By John Bigge. British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery  By James Brewer  “Delve deeply, fly faster, love to your heart’s content; what do your dreams reveal?” This is the invitation to a voyage through one of the 20th century’s most influential...
March 2nd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event
HESGB president Dimitris Monioudis’ welcome speech HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event a note by Anny Zade With Dimitris Monioudis at the helm, his super team of members and the events secretariat, this HESGB (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) Anniversary, its Silver...
March 1st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, Social Columns, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative
Smilling faces, l to r: Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Founders of Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel holding the award Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiative “Kallichoron Room2Give” at Pireos 138 Benaki...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The Markets: put up or shut up…

The Markets: put up or shut up…
John Faraclas The Markets: put up or shut up… With the BDI still under the 500 points threshold and despite logical optimism that same might rise around Posidonia 2020 in the region of at least 1,500 points, things might turn sour. We are witnessing a Market catastrophe coupled with just a few but...
February 21st, 2020 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At Whitechapel Gallery, Radical Figures headlines five new exhibitions

At Whitechapel Gallery, Radical Figures headlines five new exhibitions
The Last Shipwreck. By Cecily Brown. At Whitechapel Gallery, Radical Figures headlines five new exhibitions By James Brewer Contemporary artists are elated that painting is back in style. Yes, full-blown painting! To the dismay of some in artistic circles, the application of paint to canvas was “pronounced...
February 17th, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks
. Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 12 February 2020   –  Vol.11 Ed.7.2 Commentary: Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles By Chris Papadopoullos in London Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s financial rulebook after...
February 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports | Read More

GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened.

GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened.
.. GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened. A new initiative with a purpose to recognise and promote the professional achievements of Greek women around the world.  The committee of the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA), announces the opening of the...
February 11th, 2020 | Awards, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala

Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala
  Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises Seafarers’ House to honor Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo at 2020 Golden Compass Gala February 11, 2020 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, has been selected as the recipient...
February 11th, 2020 | Awards, Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

POSIDONIA 2020 on track to be the biggest ever

POSIDONIA 2020 on track to be the biggest ever
. POSIDONIA 2020 on track to be the biggest ever  Environmental Policies and their impact in the spotlight The 2020 Posidonia exhibition is on track to set new records in exhibitor numbers and floor space for its upcoming edition this summer, as the world’s most prestigious exhibition in the biennial...
February 10th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.
Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A. Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) is an award winning filmmaker, writer and producer. His latest movie “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” recently won the Best Made for TV...
February 5th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Communication, Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations and Charities in London

Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations and Charities in London
Members of the Associations and Charities with His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas, Prof John Chrysoulakis and the Greek Ambassador Dimitrios Caramitsos – Tziras Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations  and Charities in London The Hellenic Bankers Association – UK (HBA-UK) hosted a gathering...
February 3rd, 2020 | Archaeology, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, People and Places, Religion | Read More

GIWA 2020 makes waves

GIWA 2020 makes waves
The GIWA Committe on a l to r: Liza Koromila, Iro Koutsioumba, Mary Kate Marioulka, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Maria Hatziaslani, Naya Boltetsou, Fotini Voyiatzi, Sonia Chimona and Ioanna Paschalidou GIWA 2020 makes waves The opening event of the second GIWA Awards took place on Friday, January 17, at Greek...
February 1st, 2020 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too… The falling markets, an unprecedented for many development – although we have witnessed a BDI down to 290 points in Feb 10 2016 and the falling apart of the European Union with the United Kingdom’s BREXIT  is the...
January 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Aces…

Aces…
John Faraclas Aces… Aces come in many forms and categories in all sectors of everyday life, be it business, sports – say tennis for example, negotiations – particularly on S&P, politics – to be impeached or not, in numerology, in card games we might hear the cry “Aces high.”  This is...
January 30th, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey names 2020 International Maritime Hall of Fame Inductees

The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey names 2020 International Maritime Hall of Fame Inductees
From Left: Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, Celebrity Cruises Inc.; James R. Mara, President Emeritus, Metropolitan Marine Maintenance Contractors’ Association; James I. Newsome III, President and CEO, South Carolina Ports Authority; Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, President and CEO, Tsakos Energy...
January 30th, 2020 | Awards, Events, News | Read More

Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service

Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service
Rev Bill McCrea has been honoured by Southampton-based international maritime charity Sailors’ Society for 50 years of service Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service Chaplain to families of the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster still supports seafarers in Southampton “One in a million”...
January 29th, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Religion | Read More

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with WISTA Int’nal president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou holding the signed MoU and other IMO and WISTA members and BoD WISTA International signs MOU with the International Maritime Organisation, IMO 27 January 2020, London, UK  WISTA (WISTA) International...
January 27th, 2020 | Events, IMO, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.
From the blessing of the traditional Greek New Year cake (Vasilopita) The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition. Once again, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, celebrated New Year in the Greek tradition, with the cutting of the traditional Greek...
January 21st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, People and Places, Scholarships | Read More

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.
l to r: Koula Louca, Georgia Demetriou, Natalia Bury, Anna Vourgos, Helen Joannou, Chrysostomou, Monica Potsou. In absence: Gina Panayiotou and Uta SteffenPhoto Credit: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda. WISTA Cyprus...
January 18th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita
Harry J. Fafalios GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita  The Annual Vasilopita event of the GSCC (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee) took place earlier on tonight at the Royal  Victoria, Royal Albert and King Geoge V Rooms of the Baltic Exchange – the temple of British and International shipping. Over...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Events, IMO, People and Places, Politics and Government, The Nautical Institute | Read More