Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China
l to r: YANG Lianghu, General Manager, Binjiang Investment and Development Company; WANG Hongqi, President, CSSC Nanjing Luzhou Marine Co., Ltd; SUN Wei, Vice President, CSSC Group, Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor, Alexander Nürnberg, SVP R&D and Technology, MacGregor MacGregor, part...
April 24th, 2018 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Transnet & Saldehco to develop SA’s first off-shore supply base in Saldanha

Transnet & Saldehco to develop SA’s first off-shore supply base in Saldanha
From the signing of the agreement; full caption * Signed Agreement between Transnet and Saldehco Paves Way for SA’s First Off-shore Supply Base [Saldanha Bay, South Africa, 23 April 2018]   South Africa’s first dedicated and customised facility supporting offshore oil and gas activities will be...
April 23rd, 2018 | Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries
… Right now in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents are preparing their first official Nacra 15 World Championship. Sailors are coming from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US...
April 22nd, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018
Stunning views from Kallichoron “Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018 Astypalea can be inspiring any season of the year! Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is proud to sponsor the event “Astypalea in Passion” and actively contribute to its successful running with AELIA-Epinisia Eos. Being a socially...
April 18th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class
Carnival Horizon 18 April 2018 – Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500 GT Carnival Horizon at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship has a capacity of 3960 guests, plus 1450 crew, and is the second in the Vista-class...
April 18th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Developments in capital markets for shipping…

Developments in capital markets for shipping…
Alan McCarthy (left) and Andrew Hampson. Developments in capital markets for shipping – IMIF learns secrets behind Tufton’s novel $91m deal An “alignment of the planets” enabled success in what was the first pure shipping play in the specialist funds segment of the London Stock Exchange. These...
April 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMIF, Shipfinance | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light

Angelos: Let There Be Light
Angelos: Let There Be Light An immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist addresses the decay of society and spiritual wealth Opens Saturday 28 April 2018 at The Hellenic Centre in London. A disgusting scent is arising to the atmosphere. It is the smell of a dying civilization. I suspect...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, Person Profiles | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Lawrence Waterman (on the left) receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Tim Else Director of Western Business Publishing Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Chairman of the British Council, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to health and safety at the Safety and Health...
April 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”
On the stage of the World Vassilios Kostetsos: mesmerising “Narcissus”  Spring Summer 2019 Haute Couture Show under the Acropolis. One of the most celebrated and revered Greek fashion designers of all time, Vassilios Kostetsos, saw every artist’s dream come true when he became the first couturier...
April 10th, 2018 | Events, Fashion, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project

Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project
Sally Wave and Fadi Hanna. Wimbledon International Piano Competition 2018: founder Dr Sally Wave’s grand project By James Brewer Wimbledon is about to host an inaugural event which should bond classical music to the London locality’s repertoire of renown as firmly as does its famous tennis tournament. Excitement...
April 2nd, 2018 | Events, Music | Read More

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose
The top table with r to l: Irene S. Daifas, Afksendiyos Kalangos, HRH Prince Alexander, Dr. Douglas Jackson, Stella Mantzaris, Natalia Kalangos,  Nassia Papamanolis, Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Panagiotis Antonakopoulos, Irini Vassilopoulou, Zisis Boukouvalas. Thanks to the president of the Fraternity...
March 30th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow
John Faraclas For those you have studied our predictions and projections all these years on the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), today’s fall of the Dry Market shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.- The Geopolitics are getting 100 centum more than messy and Greek Shipping still goes strong. John Faraclas’...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event
l to r: Amanda Birca and Vivi Notias – internship winners, Mary Arvaniti, George Tsavliris, Nikos Marmatsouris, Irene Notias, Yara Alnajjar (volunteer) and  Naomi Cortez – shipping students Friends of Project Connect and the Greek shipping community gathered after work on Thursday, March 8th...
March 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom

“In a fierce forward Dash” – History and Art leading to Greece’s Freedom
The Mayor of Paleon Faliron, Radm (HN) Dionissis Hatzidakis, introducing the event; next to him is Commodore (HN) Leonidas Tsiantoulas, head of the Naval History Agency of the Hellenic Navy A very unique exhibition relating to the history of the Hellenic Navy  – between the years 1821 to 1945,...
March 24th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade”

British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade”
The Old Ferry, Frankston. British painter Tom Coates: “travels with my pochade” By James Brewer Tom Coates entitles his new exhibition Travels with my Pochade. What is a pochade? It is a handy wooden box that in scale and structure might remind some people of a generously-sized tablet computer....
March 23rd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame salutes the past while contributing to the present

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame salutes the past while contributing to the present
A view from the dinner Superstar singer Mario Frangoulis presents Hall of Fame’s donation to kids’ charity Hellenic Hope at major event [March 22, 2018] MANY of the past greats of the Greek shipping industry were saluted at the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018, attended...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance 2018 – another successful event

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance  2018 – another successful event
One of the best ever shots from a WISTA-Hellas events On Friday, 16 March 2018, more than 250 WISTA Hellas members and friends gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel for our Association’s annual Gala Dinner. The Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy Mr. Panagiotis Kouroublis was represented...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)

Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva)
Canary Wharf Mood (2) Powerful collages of essential London by Sellvida (Silviya Georgieva) By James Brewer Battersea’s bulky power station, Canary Wharf business district from the riverside, Chelsea fire station, Tate Modern’s massive hall, sunset in Fulham. Sellvida in her studio These are iconic...
March 22nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary

Rotarians celebrate 1821 independence war anniversary
Polikseni (Poly) Akavalos with Theodoros Kokkiniotis and Giannis Plakiotakis With great success a joint celebration of the day of 25th March 1821, which marked the start of the Greek war of independence against the Ottoman Empire, took place at the Nautical Club of Greece. The Chios Sextant Rotary Club...
March 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel
l to r: Dimitris Kraniotis (Ark4Art), Dr.Evelyn Stefanaki, Kostas Georgiadis and Chrisanthy P. Lemos Chrisanthy P. Lemos, Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki,  Dimitris Kraniotis and the charitable foundation Chance for Life, organised a musical journey into the romantic melodies of the beginning of the previous century,...
March 18th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Hill Dickinson wins Maritime Professional Services Award

Hill Dickinson wins Maritime Professional Services Award
Colin Lavelle and Rachel Hoyland collecting the Maritime Professional Services Award International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has won the Maritime Professional Services Award at the 2018 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards. The awards dinner was hosted by BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin on...
March 16th, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background

Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background
Margarita Mavromichalis Muses and Makers (and migrants) – the talent of three artists of Greek, Luxembourg and Bulgarian background By James Brewer In an engrossing new London exhibition, Muses and Makers, three superb female artists explore in photography and painting three widely differing facets...
March 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Communication, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers

Knect365 Maritime puts seafarers at the heart of shipping’s future with the Mission to Seafarers
Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General, The Mission to Seafarers The Mission to Seafarers will be the chosen charity for the GST & Shipping 2030 and Crew Connect Europe conferences LONDON, 6 March 2018 – Maritime event organiser Knect365 Maritime has placed seafarer welfare at the heart of the...
March 7th, 2018 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Religion | Read More

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
London, UK, 7 March, 2018 –The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration. Of the 19 teams that competed in the November 2017 semi-final,...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More