Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Poseidon Med II event in Patras

Poseidon Med II event in Patras
Poseidon Med II partners presenting, Patras, 19/5/2017 * Poseidon Med II event in Patras highlights the benefits of LNG as fuel and its prospects for sustainable development in Western Greece The benefits of the use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for the local community of Patras, was the core...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Greek International Women Awards

The Greek International Women Awards
… The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) is a non-profit project, which wishes to recognise and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origination, who are spread across the globe, from Greece...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.
An aerial view of the Pontian Monument at Alexandra square Piraeus, Greece, May 21, 2017. A new Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus was today officially unveiled in Piraeus, and the newly reconstructed Alexandra Square was opened, in the presence of hundreds of people The Monument is...
May 21st, 2017 | Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters…

New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters…
Willum Richards, AAA’s new chairman New chairman Willum Richards to lead Association of Average Adjusters in international drive to bolster high standards in settling marine and offshore claims Willum Richards, the new chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters, has set out his aim to build...
May 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines

The Nautical Institute launches maritime evidence guidelines
John Noble and his wife with the Nautical Institute’s President Captain David Snider 18.05.17 – It is rare for a book to sell out before publication, but demand for The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, has been so strong that it has had to be...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Damen’s first Renewables Service Vessel 3315 launched

Damen’s first Renewables Service Vessel 3315 launched
Mrs. Mairi Spanswick (daughter of Mr. Bob Spanswick, Managing Director of Delta Marine Ltd.), her daughter Miss Akira Mary Lumsden (granddaughter of Mr. Bob Spanswick), Mr. Bob Spanswick (Managing Director of Delta Marine Ltd.) Delta Marine’s Voe Vanguard sails straight into first project Damen has...
May 17th, 2017 | Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…

Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’…
Keith Martin Introduce more clarity to scope of ‘sue and labour’, urges chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters A clearer approach to three critical aspects of “sue and labour” practice in marine and offshore claims has been advocated by Keith Martin, chairman of the Association of Average...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Asia centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim 16/05/2017  – ​A new regional centre, which will provide leadership in promoting ship energy-efficiency technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions from ships, has been launched at Shanghai Maritime University, China (15 May)....
May 16th, 2017 | Events, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou receiving the award from Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India and Dr. Harbeen Arora, Global Chairperson of the Women Economic Forum. Limassol, 11 May 2017 – Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou*, CEO of TOTOTHEO...
May 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced
Joachim Amland of Tidetec AS with Judith Patten of All-Energy The winner of the All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge sponsored by Atlantis Resources was announced today (11 May) at the end of the plenary session: ‘The effects of Brexit on the renewable and low carbon energy sectors’. Tim...
May 11th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.

Only Connect: Between Time and Place.
Endless River. Oil and gouache on paper. Only Connect: Between Time and Place. Perceptive paintings by Caroline McAdam Clark By James Brewer Ethereal visions of coast, rivers, land, sky and elegant birds of the air are captured by Caroline McAdam Clark in her new solo London exhibition. She sees the...
May 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017
Dr. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General, MEDCRUISE, Mr. Theodore Kontes, President, Union of Cruise Ship owners and Associated Members, Mr. Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Mr. Antonis Stelliatos, President,...
May 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Capers …“correct” the Market…

Capers …“correct” the Market…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained, thanks to the Capers’ surge seven points and now at 1,001 makes all wonder what next; Geopolitics too interesting…. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers  surge was 91 plus points and the BCI 2014 ended the day at 1,571 bringing-in some more wondering… The...
May 8th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting
World Sailing President Kim Andersen World Sailing, the international federation of the sport, today (8 May 2017) outlined its long-term priority areas as the meeting of the World Sailing Council concluded at the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting in Singapore. The meeting of the World Sailing Council brings together...
May 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Awards for exceptional commitment and dedication to workplace health and safety

Awards for exceptional commitment and dedication to workplace health and safety
Independent Safety Awards 2017 finalists British Safety Council announces International Safety Award 2017 sector winners and health and safety champions Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of Trustees, and Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, announced the names of the organisations which...
May 8th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”
Irene Rosberg A new advance for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) is underway with the establishment of its Alumni Association. The Association will be a channel for closer links around the globe between the senior executives in the maritime and associated sectors who have graduated,...
May 7th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than US$280,000 for seafarers in need

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than US$280,000 for seafarers in need
l to r: Alistair Scarff of BAML, Brian Davies of American P&I Club, Iain Carmichael of Ricardo Rail celebrate running London Marathon for Sailors’ Society Sailors’ Society supporters came out in force at a variety of challenge events and receptions last week, raising more than $280,000 (US) for...
May 5th, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events | Read More

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union

From Valetta to Tallinn: ESPO’s statement to mark the Maritime Year of the European Union
Isabelle Ryckbost 03 May 2017 – Today the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) issued a statement to contribute to the Commission’s Maritime Year and to follow up on the Valletta Declaration, the ministerial declaration on maritime transport, adopted on 28 March focusing on competitiveness,...
May 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SCF tanker “Shturman Albanov” named 2016 Ship of the Year

SCF tanker “Shturman Albanov” named 2016 Ship of the Year
The “Shturman Albanov” Shturman Albanov, Sovcomflot’s Arctic shuttle tanker, has won the award for ‘2016 Ship of the Year’ at the international industrial Marine Propulsion Awards 2017. The winners were announced on 26 April 2017 in Amsterdam, during the European Marine Engineering...
May 2nd, 2017 | Awards, Events | Read More

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Baltic Exchange outlines bold plans to enhance maritime leadership role

Baltic Exchange outlines bold plans to enhance maritime leadership role
Mark Jackson – Development of post-trade digital maritime market infrastructure – Move into LNG and container indices – Enhancement of regulatory role – Change of data distribution policies Newly appointed Baltic Exchange Chief Executive Mark Jackson has set out the Exchange’s...
April 26th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More

Team Bermuda meets media, business leaders at RIMS

Team Bermuda meets media, business leaders at RIMS
Team Bermuda at RIMS 2017: (from left, top row) Brad Kading, BDA CEO Ross Webber, Paul Scope; (bottom row) Minister ET (Bob) Richards, Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister Dr Grant Gibbons Hamilton, Bermuda, April 25, 2017 – Premier Michael Dunkley joined government Ministers and industry representatives...
April 25th, 2017 | Associations, Events | Read More