Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019

YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, March 29th 2019
.. YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019 – Wednesday, May 29th 2019 YES Forum says YES to Sea Tourism on Wednesday, 29 May 2019, during the International Conference & Exhibition of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019, at Domotel Kastri Conference Center – Kifissia, from 14.00 to19.00. YES ...
May 16th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame

Maritime Association of New York Hall of Fame
Honorees of the 2019 International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards, May 8, 2019 (above from left to right)Harold J. Daggett (ILA, AFL-CIO), Rodolphe Saade (CMA CGM), Richard S. Weeks (Weeks Marine, Inc.), John F. Reinhart (Virginia Port Authority) and PhillipposEconomou (Dry Ships, Inc.) (accepting award...
May 16th, 2019 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Seatrade 2019 Awards at London’s Guildhall

The Seatrade 2019 Awards at London’s Guildhall
Lord Mountevans The Seatrade 2019 Awards at London’s Guildhall Kira Phoenix K’inan was there last night and reports: It was an absolute pleasure to attend the Seatrade Awards 2019 being the 31st one! The highlights of the evening were hearing guest of honour Professor Dame Jane Francis speak,...
May 8th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events | Read More

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!

The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood!
John Faraclas The Markets: Dirty Capes have it; Geopolitics more than perplexed and Seatrade Awards spectacular change the mood! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 49 points – same more or less fall with last Friday’s the 3rd of May when it fall 47 points, and now stands at 936… The geopolitical uncertainty...
May 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EFIP members meet in Aalborg (DK): Election of a new President and discussion on Inland Ports within Europe’s Green Growth and Climate Policy

EFIP members meet in Aalborg (DK): Election of a new President and discussion on Inland Ports within Europe’s Green Growth and Climate Policy
Mr. Friedrich Lehr, new EFIP President, and Mr. Roland Hörner, former EFIP President EFIP members meet in Aalborg (DK): Election of a new President and discussion on Inland Ports within Europe’s Green Growth and Climate Policy 07 May 2019 – On 3 May 2019, EFIP members gathered in Aalborg (Denmark)...
May 7th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

‘The Smell of Money’, ‘Law of the Border’ and more at Turkish Film Week

‘The Smell of Money’, ‘Law of the Border’ and more at Turkish Film Week
Film stars Murat Kılıç and Şevval Sam. ‘The Smell of Money’, ‘Law of the Border’ and more at Turkish Film Week By James Brewer Who invented money? The question is blurted out by an impecunious drunk in a scene from a brilliant new film sparkling among a constellation of new productions from...
May 2nd, 2019 | Events, Film Industry | Read More

Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London

Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London
From left Tomasz Stachura, Dr Benedykt Hac, Piotr Michalik. Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London Three members of the intrepid Santi Find the Eagle team united for an event in London at Ognisko Polskie – the Polish Hearth Club in South Kensington. The team’s mission...
April 24th, 2019 | Events, Featured, Insight, Military, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer

Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer
Jenny Timmer.* Cabinet: a wondrous group show at Espacio Gallery curated by Jenny Timmer By James Brewer An upturned apple tree gave a new twist in a London art exhibition to the concept of “cabinet of curiosities,” which began as a 16th century fancy of aristocrats and merchants. Such cabinet collections,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs
Presentation of the AIPs in Shanghai DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs Shanghai, 17 April 2019: Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019
(Middle) Mr. Shimogaki, V.P. from “K” Line Mexico, who participated in the awards ceremony as representative of the entire “K” Line group. (Right) Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary General of IMO April 15, 2019 – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd “K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award...
April 15th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Story of the Week | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry
The latest Inductees to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame – George S. Coumantaros (1922-2016) and John P. Goulandris (1907-1950). Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry Glittering event in Athens supports children’s charity...
April 11th, 2019 | Associations, Events, News, Story of the Month | Read More

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019

UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019
Senior maritime personalities with the Deputy High Commissioner. UK celebrates India National Maritime Day 2019 By James Brewer Modernisation of seaport infrastructure is a vital engine of growth for the economy of India, an audience gathered in London for India National Maritime Day 2019 was assured. This...
April 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire
John Faraclas at HULT International Business School, London Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire…  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points earlier on today and now stands at 689. On a weekly basis same was down one point – from 690 on...
March 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

News from London International Shipping Week 2019

News from London International Shipping Week 2019
.. British Marine celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth in British boating sector British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry — and the latest industry organisation to join the LISW19 Steering Group — is celebrating a seventh consecutive...
March 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Tuesday 26 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.13.1 Commentary: IMF enhancing efforts in Latin America By Mark Sobel in Washington While the world focuses on the US and China, Britain’s exit from the European Union, G3 monetary policy...
March 26th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Insight, News | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian
.. Svitzer holds naming ceremony for newest London tug, Svitzer Meridian Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet  LONDON, 21 March, 2019: In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…
Anny Zade and John Faraclas Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another nine points yet again – same as yesterday and now reads 712… We are heading for lows once again, equally for geopolitics… Panama Maritime’s second day Conference...
March 19th, 2019 | Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…
.. Panama Maritime makes a big splash… Panama Maritime makes a big splash north and south in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with a spectacular kick start at the Megapolis Convention Centre with over 400 delegates, speakers, guests and shipping dignitaries from all over Planet Ocean. A great opening...
March 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, Story of the Month | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More