Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal

Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal
Sergey Frank Sergey Frank awarded with first-class Stolypin Medal Sergey Frank, President & CEO of Sovcomflot, has been awarded the first-class Pyotr Stolypin Medal. The corresponding order was signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on 4 July 2019 on the eve of the Day of Russian Sea...
July 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News | Read More

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers
Sergey Frank at the centre flanked by the company’s senior fleet officers SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers On the eve of Russia’s Day of Marine and River Fleet Workers, celebrated on the first Sunday of July, Sovcomflot held a traditional meeting of the company’s...
July 9th, 2019 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, People and Places | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London

Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London
Bathing on a Summer Evening. Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet “arrives” at the Royal Academy, London By James Brewer At the age of just 16, Félix Vallotton left his comfortable home in the lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to study art in Paris.  Although he had parental approval, it...
July 6th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship
from the naming process HRH The Duchess of Cornwall becomes Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship HRH The Duchess of Cornwall today (Friday 5th July 2019) became Godmother to Saga’s new boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery, in Dover, Kent. It’s the first cruise ship to be named...
July 5th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development»

9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum  «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility:  Pillars for Sustainable Development»
Marianna Politopoulou and Jeremy Downward 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum «Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development» Tuesday 25th of June 2019, Athens Hilton Hotel  July 3nd, 2019 – The 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum titled «Investments,...
July 5th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events | Read More

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19

ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19
Guy Platten ICS announces first speakers for its flagship conference during LISW19 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will challenge the shipping industry and policymakers to face the reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels in its 2019 International Shipping Conference Setting...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Thome Group Wins Ship Manager of the Year Award

Thome Group Wins Ship Manager of the Year Award
Gautam Kashyap (right) accepts the Ship Manager of the Year award on behalf of the Thome Group Thome Group Wins Ship Manager of the Year Award The Thome Group is delighted to announce that it has won the award for Ship Manager of the Year at the Seatrade Maritime Asia Awards, in a glittering ceremony...
July 3rd, 2019 | Awards, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities
The bunkering tanker “A.Michel” Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities On 12 May 2019, the Bunkering Tanker “A. MICHEL” (GRT 4,346 – DWT 6,711), laden with 1660 tonnes IFO 380 and 950 tonnes MGO, whilst anchored at Fujairah B anchorage, UAE, suffered an underwater explosion (reported as sabotage)...
July 3rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives… The BDI  (Baltic dry Index)  gained 27 points as the month begins and now reads 1,381; Geopolitics as have stressed are in the worse state of affairs with contradictory news and reports flying around. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence
Mitsuhiko Ida heads up Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo has just celebrated 30 years since the granting of its licence by the Japanese Ministry of Finance (now the Financial Services...
July 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more

Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more
Denis MacShane on the Swiss-EU row, Mark Sobel and other policy experts on the G20, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 26 2019 24-28 June 2019 Vol.10 Ed.26   COMMENTARY  Swiss-EU row offers taste of Brexit A stand-off with the EU has left Swiss bourses facing a shut-out from trading across Europe,...
June 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award
Caption: Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA (left) receives the IIMS Blue Water Award from Mike Schwarz, CEO, IIMS IMCA’s TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AWARDED AN IIMS BLUE WATER AWARD Mark Ford, Technical Director of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was caught by surprise when he was...
June 28th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019

A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019
Adjudicators Yuki Negishi, Ken Virgin, Sally Wave. A perfect score: winners aplenty at Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2019 By James Brewer Praise on a major scale has been bestowed on the Wimbledon International Piano Competition following its 2019 airing, its second annual edition. The 85...
June 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Music | Read More

Pireas 2019

Pireas 2019
One of the panels with Michael Sakelis, John Platsidakis, George D. Pateras, Anastassios Papagiannopoulos, Panos Laskarides and George Xyradakis Pireas 2019 First of all, we would like to express our gratitude to all Members, Sponsors, Participants and Guests for their sincere and warm support of Pireas...
June 27th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

The BDI@1,280; contained rise

The BDI@1,280; contained rise
John Faraclas The BDI@1,280; contained rise The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points and we hope it maintains this pace given that we approach the mid-summer period when normally rates are down. Geopolitics continue to be dangerously perplexed. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes slow down...
June 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”

Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality”
Dimitris J. Fafalios Celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2019: “I Am On Board with gender equality” INTERCARGO joins the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the international shipping community in celebrating the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2019 under the theme “I Am On Board with...
June 25th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, HR, Intercargo | Read More

Day of the Seafarer June 25th, 2019: A message from Wallem

Day of the Seafarer June 25th, 2019: A message from Wallem
Frank Coles Day of the Seafarer June 25th, 2019: A message from Wallem If global trade is the engine of economic growth, shipping is the cylinder oil that keeps the engine running. However, the people who make this – our – industry work are almost invisible, as they labour unseen beyond the horizon...
June 25th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, HR | Read More

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s “spirit” further…

Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further…
John Faraclas Panamaxes’ four aces lift the Market’s  “spirit” further… The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 1,258!  Geopolitics deteriorating further in all fronts; John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes with a double digit rise following...
June 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”
Mrs. Koula Louca, Ms Tassoula Tsakania, Mrs Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Mrs Natasa Pilides, Mrs Anna Vourgos, Mrs Uta Steffen, Mrs Natalia Bury and Ms Gina Panagiotou. Photo credits: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands” WISTA Cyprus (Women’s International...
June 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York

North P&I Club Hosts Inaugural Americas Reception In New York
(Left to right): Ian Duthie, North P&I Director (Americas); Thya Kathiravel, North P&I Chief Underwriting Officer; Philip Shapiro, North P&I Member Board Director and President & CEO of Liberty Maritime Corporation; Peter Winkley, North P&I Member Board Director and Chief Financial...
June 20th, 2019 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis

Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis
Margarita Mavromichalis. Varanasi: An unforgettable journey with photographer Margarita Mavromichalis  By James Brewer  Every January, photographer Margarita Mavromichalis “immerses” herself in the sacred Ganges. While thousands of pilgrims are wallowing in the less-than-healthy water to perform...
June 18th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | 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

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