Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

God Blessed Calabria…

God Blessed Calabria…
Antonietta Santacroce (left), Erminio Pedrocco, and Rosa Maria Letts. God Blessed Calabria – documentary film wows London By James Brewer Calabria, the rugged peninsula forming the “toe” of southern Italy, is Latin with a Greek soul. The region has always been a meeting ground for Greek and Latin...
June 26th, 2017 | Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places | Read More

UGS: Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting of 26 June 2017

UGS: Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting of 26 June 2017
l to r: Theodore E. Veniamis, Michael D. Chandris, Antonis P.N. Lemos, Dr. Mattheos D. Los, Melina Travlos and Yiannis Platsidakis Piraeus, 26.6.2017 The members of the Union of Greek Shipowners at its Extraordinary General Assembly meeting held on 26 June 2017 unanimously approved the proposal of the...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Events, News | Read More

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour

Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour
Dulwich Picture Gallery pavilion. Dulwich Gallery pavilioned in splendour By James Brewer Dulwich Picture Gallery is celebrating 200 years since it opened to the public with a lively programme of activity centred on its new pavilion, which opened on June 2 2017, serendipitously just ahead of an unexpected...
June 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, People and Places | Read More

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Italian sailing Vessels at Anchor. John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A marvellous watercolourist in between commissions for genteel society portraits, John Singer Sargent was when young a marine painter as much as anything. Throughout his life marine elements...
June 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Day of the Seafarer – join the campaign on 25 June

Day of the Seafarer – join the campaign on 25 June
IMO encourages everyone to join the campaign and show that #SeafarersMatter. Under this theme, the campaign is engaging people responsible for the world’s ports and seafarer centres to demonstrate how much seafarers matter to them by featuring great initiatives that support and promote seafarer welfare....
June 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Organisations | Read More

What’s the BDI’s missing link? Geops in disarray… Grenfell Tower a liability for all

What’s the BDI’s missing link? Geops in disarray… Grenfell Tower a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI closed earlier on today at 851 points; that’s four points down since yesterday and …two points up since last week’s 849 points. The Geops (Geopolitics) are in the worst possible state since the end of World War II! Any objections? If yes, then we are more than pleased to entertain...
June 16th, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Story of the Year, Tankers | Read More

Whitechapel Gallery exhibition: The Trickle-Down Syndrome by Benedict Drew

Whitechapel Gallery exhibition: The Trickle-Down Syndrome by Benedict Drew
Main installation Whitechapel Gallery exhibition: The Trickle-Down Syndrome by Benedict Drew By James Brewer  “Do you know that sinking feeling? It’s real,” protests a woman in an installation video clip amid deafening blasts of sound. She typifies a pervading sense of disorientation evinced in...
June 15th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award
Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki presented Dr. Chris Leontopoulos with the first ever ABS Chairman’s Chair Award for Technical Leadership in ABS’s Athens, Greece, office. Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager of Machinery and Industry Systems, has built a stellar reputation...
June 13th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent
Amy Remixed. Mixed media. By Sarah Gwyer. Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017: surveying a sea of talent By James Brewer One of the curators speaks of being confronted “by an almost overwhelming sea of works.” Truly the staging of the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy is a tour de force. The...
June 13th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success
Another sector besides shipping that Greeks admire worldwide, both as a vital activity and for its charitable offerings, is that of banking. Last night at the Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge, the HBUK – the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK* – had its...
June 11th, 2017 | Banking, Charity, Events, Finance, Food and Drink, People and Places, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Memories from the Market…

Memories from the Market…
Covent Garden wholesaler Trevor Clackett. Memories of the Market: old and New Covent Garden By James Brewer Let me take you down, ’cause I’m going to Strawberry Fields, sang the Beatles.  Unlike the dreamy haze in the Lennon-McCartney song from the psychedelic rock era, everything was real...
June 10th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus
The Board of WISTA Cyprus with the trainer and representation from WISTA Hellas. From left to right Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Maria Angelidou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Dilip Mukerjea, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. Photo Credit: Whiteleaf...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Mark Ford Close on 200 delegates are expected at two seminars being held next week in Amsterdam by the International Marine Contractors (IMCA). The 2017 IMCA Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ will be held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data
At the Nor-Shipping presentation (from L to R): Hideyuki Ando, Senior General Manager, MTI/NYK Group, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL – Maritime, Svein Steimler, President and Chief Executive Officer, NYK Group Europe Ltd. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL...
June 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore
Pictured at the signing ceremony at Nor-Shipping (from left): Jan Hamann – President MM Offshore; Helge Schmale – General Manager MM-Offshore; Jens Ring Nielsen – SeniorManager Propeller and Aft Ship, MAN Diesel & Turbo; and Poul Knudsgaard – Vice Presidentand Head of Propeller and Aftship,...
June 6th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The week begins with the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) falling further – although a bit contained at 821 points, that’s minus nine points since last Friday’s report; the Geopolitical situation is more than explosive and Islamist Terrorism tries to disrupt our lives in London and elsewhere...
June 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans
DNV GL – Maritime’s George Teriakidis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East (left) and Andreas Pagalos, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for East Mediterranean (right), present Mattheou Dimitrios, Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on and things are only rosy for the very powerful few! Geopolitics in total disarray with …NO Climate Change. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So, what can save the markets,...
June 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More