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Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London

Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London
Gallery director Ava Moradi. Time Lapse: Iranian film directors display their photography talent in London  By James Brewer A new London gallery is hosting a celebration of distinguished film directors – unusually, without their movies, but showcasing their talent in fine art photography as reflecting...
October 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places, Photography | Read More

North P&I Club celebrates new, larger office opening in Piraeus

North P&I Club celebrates new, larger office opening in Piraeus
Paul Jennings and Ioanna Procoplou cutting the ribbon at office opening October 10, 2018 – North P&I Club celebrated the opening of its new office in Piraeus, Greece, yesterday with an open-house reception for around 350 representatives from the Greek shipping community. The reception, which...
October 10th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

ECB faces QE dilemma, Developing the UAE as a centre of green finance

ECB faces QE dilemma, Developing the UAE as a centre of green finance
. Commentary: ECB faces QE dilemma By Marchel Alexandrovich in London While Italy continues to dominate the headlines, the European Central Bank is more interested in the big picture: the continuing economic recovery, building inflationary pressure, the end of quantitative easing and guiding interest...
October 10th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Events, Insight, Reports | Read More

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018
Bjørg Ekornrud, President, WISTA Norway The international WISTA AGM & Conference 23-26 October 2018 in Tromsø, Norway Dear WISTA-members, dear friends! Welcome to the WISTA 2018 Conference website. We are proud and excited to host the international WISTA AGM and Conference in Tromsø – Norway’s...
October 9th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Five proposals for post-programme Greece, OMFIF-KfW meeting in Singapore

Five proposals for post-programme Greece, OMFIF-KfW meeting in Singapore
Commentary: Proposals for post-programme Greece By John Mourmouras in Athens After eight years of hardship, Greece is finally emerging with renewed optimism. Although the international economic environment is relatively volatile at the moment, I have long believed that the Greek case is manageable for...
October 8th, 2018 | Banking, Country Profiles, Events, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 20 points; it was an expected result following yestedays perplexed figures… the Geopolitical and mainly economic chaos and environmental “concerns” all over Planet Ocean will affect everything. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios
l to r: Cadets with the Harbour Master of Chios Captain (HCG) Irene Argiri, Danae Bezantakou, Dr.George D. Pateras, Commander (HCG) Panteleimon Vatousis, Director of the Oinoussian Deck Officers Merchant Marine Academy, Athena Kanellatou from platinium sponsor Macgregor and Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos The...
October 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 21 points earlier on today greatly assisting the mood for the World Maritime Day! Geopolitics in perplexed jeopardy; ultra-caution should be observed. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI managed a good 39 points plus and now stands at 1,949...
September 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture

Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture
Papua New Guinea launch-day greeting. Oceania: Royal Academy voyages through 500 years of Pacific culture By James Brewer In 1768, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook left Plymouth on HMS Endeavour on the first of three voyages to search for the fabled Terra Australis Incognita and to map the southern...
September 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Daikin Reefer celebrates 50 years of Market – leading reefer innovation

Daikin Reefer celebrates 50 years of Market – leading reefer innovation
Shin Furuta, President, Daikin Reefer, With quality and reliability at its core, Daikin Reefer continues to push the boundaries of reefer technology OSAKA, 27 September 2018: Daikin Reefer, a leading global supplier of container refrigeration equipment, is this month officially celebrating its 50th...
September 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London
Mr Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, Athens Stock Exchange The 13th Annual Greek Roadshow of Greek companies in London came to a close today. This year’s Roadshow, following in the footsteps of the twelve (12) previous events, served as a platform for companies listed on the Greek Stock Exchange to present...
September 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

World leading academics recognised with presentation of Onassis Prizes 2018

World leading academics recognised with presentation of Onassis Prizes 2018
A full view at the Guildhall Five prize recipients gave lectures at Cass Business School before receiving their awards at a banquet at the Guildhall, in the City of London The 2018 Onassis Prizes, awarded to the world’s foremost academics in the fields of finance, international trade and shipping,...
September 25th, 2018 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 17 points earlier on today and now reads 1,413; on a weekly basis same was up 47 points (from 1,366) thanks mainly  to the Supras and Handies which “kept” the pace up… Geopolitics are marred with all the issues we have extensively covered all these last six  years....
September 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application
l to r: David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presents Neale Campbell, Babcock LGE Managing Director RBD approval at Gastech 2018 in Barcelona. Babcock International, the highly-skilled engineering services company, has been recognised by Lloyd’s Register (LR) as having...
September 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome calls on Insurers to revoke Clause CL 380

Naval Dome calls on Insurers to revoke Clause CL 380
Itai Sela Naval Dome has called on marine insurers to revoke the controversial Clause CL 380 and implement policies that insure against the risk of cyber-attacks on ship systems. Speaking in Cape Town, South Africa, today during the International Union of Marine Insurance’s (IUMI) annual conference,...
September 19th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership
Signing ceremony at SMM Klüber Lubrication and Wilhelmsen Ships Service have signed a close distribution partnership, with Wilhelmsen becoming a global partner for marine lubricants from Klüber Lubrication. With the deal, signed at the maritime industry’s largest exhibition SMM Hamburg, Wilhelmsen...
September 12th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery
Mikhail Karikis An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery – Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest By James Brewer  Greek-born artist Mikhail Karikis has joined with school children aged just seven years old to raise clamorous voices urging society to cleanse the oceans of pollution. Mikhail, who...
September 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Music, Pollution, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Staging Jackson Pollock

Staging Jackson Pollock
Trevor Dannatt Staging Jackson Pollock – Whitechapel Gallery relives great moment in modernist art By James Brewer Trevor Dannatt is a modernist architect celebrated for involvement in projects ranging from the Royal Festival Hall, to repurposing the Royal Naval College buildings at Greenwich, to being...
September 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

What an ARMATA that was !

What an ARMATA that was !
Like every year, the ARMATA anniversary events on the heroic island of Spetses – off the coast of Argolis – end with the burning of a locally made replica of an Ottoman warship.   ARMATA was a boost for the Greek Revolution of 1821 as the Hellenes’ merchant navy – mostly conversions to warships...
September 8th, 2018 | Events, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses
Mezzo-Soprano Eleni Voudouraki In tribute to the world-famous composer Mikis Theodorakis, a special performance took place earlier tonight in Spetses at the Posidonion Square, as part of the Armata 2018. Featured in a programme orchestrated, chorally produced and musically directed and conducted by Panagis...
September 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Music, News, People and Places | Read More