Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…
The panel with BIMCO’s Grant Hunter delivering his slides paper ‘Corruption in shipping has always been there, so there’s nothing we can do. I do not think that is enough any more’ Facilitation payments, made in order to “oil the wheels” to enable shipping operations to proceed on schedule...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Fraud | Read More

Coming back stronger

Coming back stronger
Anna Tuniicliffe On the first stop of World Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series in Miami, USA, a home nation favourite will make a return in an attempt to add to her already jam packed trophy cabinet. Two time Rolex World Sailor of the Year and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallist Anna Tunnicliffe will...
January 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Former US ambassador to the EU to speak at ESW 2017

Former US ambassador to the EU to speak at  ESW 2017
  Anthony Luzzatto Gardner Anthony Luzzatto Gardner, former US Ambassador to the European Union and Visiting Fellow at the College of Europe, will be the guest speaker at the European Shipping Week Gala Dinner, to be held on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at the Steigenberger Wiltcher Hotel in...
January 17th, 2017 | Events, Markets, News | Read More

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues
John Faraclas The controlled and contained BDI fall as well as the geopolitical turbulences on all fronts in brief by John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today just two points since yesterday  and stands at 892 points; looks likely further loses will be contained, but, volatility...
January 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration

Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registration
  Ambassador Diaz of Panama presents the certificate Performance Verified in Testing on “DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY” Tokyo, January 12, 2017 – For almost a year Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. (MKK) have been undertaking...
January 12th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Flags, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

American Hellenic Hull Insurance exceeds targets for first six months

American Hellenic Hull Insurance exceeds targets for first six months
AHHIC’s Ilias Tsakiris -        The dynamic new marine insurer presented its achievements during its first six months of operation to market gatherings in Piraeus and London attended by more than 500 participants American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company (AHHIC), the new marine insurance...
January 9th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Events, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Phantasms, road rage, feminism…

Phantasms, road rage, feminism…
‘Road Rage’ by Madi Acharya-Baskerville. Phantasms, road rage, feminism: among the mix in 2017 members’ show at Studio 1.1 gallery By James Brewer A wealth of intriguing and experimental artistic endeavour lies behind an unpretentious red door in Redchurch Street, Shoreditch. The building...
January 7th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The American P&I Club reports positive developments in 2016

The American P&I Club reports positive developments in 2016
  The American Club’s Piraeus team with the Managers of SCB Inc. . expanded capabilities with office in Houston positive investment performance increased net tonnage by 10% American Hellenic’s tonnage ahead of projections Eagle Ocean Marine remains profitable The American P&I Club, one...
January 5th, 2017 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

Lord West to Highlight State of UK Maritime Sector at Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner

Lord West to Highlight State of UK Maritime Sector at Seafarers UK Centenary Dinner
Admiral Lord West of Spithead with Sea Cadets at Seafarers UK’s Annual Meeting last year. On 1 January 2017 the leading maritime charity, Seafarers UK, celebrated the start of its Centenary Year. To mark this anniversary, Seafarers UK is holding a number of special Centenary events around the UK during...
January 3rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, HR | Read More

Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign

Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign
Some of the Belarus team at WTM. Belarus crafts a colourful tourism campaign By James Brewer and Graciete Amaro Meeting exhibitors from around the world who are attired in their beautiful national and regional dress is a memorable feature of the annual World Travel Market in London, and the delegation...
December 29th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability

American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability
Joe Hughes American Club shares in shipowner joy over premiums stability Having in line with other shipowner mutual insurers announced a zero “general increase” in premiums for the February 2017 renewal, the American P&I Club is in good heart. This was clear from the positive atmosphere at the...
December 26th, 2016 | Events, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Intermanager President’s New Year message

Intermanager President’s New Year message
Bjørn Jebsen INTERMANAGER PRESIDENT’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE:  2016 TESTED US, BUT LET’S MAKE 2017 THE YEAR THAT DRIVES US There is no shying away from the fact that 2016 has been a difficult year for our industry. The frighteningly low freight markets domino effect on the whole industry has tested even...
December 21st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Letters, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas Further twists and turns for both the Markets and Geopolitics as the situ might get off hand for the masses but NOT for the real masters on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a modest 13 points since yesterday and now stands at 914, thanks to the volatile...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

Fugro picks up tunnelling award

Fugro picks up tunnelling award
Fugro joined co-winners United Utilities and J Murphy & Sons to receive the Ground Investigation and Monitoring Award in the NCE Tunnelling Awards 2016. SUCCESS FOR FUGRO’S RAPID SURVEY SYSTEM IN TUNNELLING AWARDS  Fugro’s innovative work on the condition assessment of a water supply aqueduct...
December 20th, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Construction, Events | Read More

Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions

Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions
Kazan’s welcome at World Travel Market (detail from the main picture which is on the right) Kazan, Russia’s “third city,” offers capital attractions By James Brewer Welcome to the Kremlin – not the most famous citadel of that name, in Moscow – but a magnificent complex within another historic...
December 19th, 2016 | Events, Exhibitions, Tourism | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2017

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2017
A view from last years event. [December 19, 2016] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its next major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 3 April 2017 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.   The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...
December 19th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect
From the Rock & Roll charity fundraising When the going gets tough, the tough go partying By Katia, Mary, and Irene They say that laughter and fun are the best medicine.  In order to relieve the stress piled up in 2016, friends in the Greek Shipping Community organized another innovative party that...
December 19th, 2016 | Charity, Events, Jobs, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting
Janet Porter Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief of TradeWinds, named Seahorse Journalist of the Year London, UK, Friday 16th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at the Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week. Twelve...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and Dr. Sun Licheng signing the  respective MoA 15/12/2016 IACS Council meets latest GBS commitments, further enhances its quality offering and signs Memorandum of Agreement with IMO (London) - The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) met last...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting
…   London, UK, Wednesday, 14th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at The Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week at a full house in  the Steelyard, off Upper Thames Street in the Square...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Events, HR, News, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Three weeks left to enter Mersey Maritime Industry Awards

Three weeks left to enter Mersey Maritime Industry Awards
Louise Minchin The deadline for the Mersey Maritime awards is fast approaching so businesses connected to the maritime industry in the North West and Isle of Man are being encouraged to get their entries in by the 6th January, 2017. For the third year running popular television presenter Louise Minchin...
December 14th, 2016 | Awards, Events | Read More

Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall receives 2015 International Maritime Prize

Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall receives 2015 International Maritime Prize
Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswal Jr receiving the International Maritime prize from IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim As you have read last Monday evening the 5th of December in our daily market report, news and Geopolitics, Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswall Junior, former Chair of the IMO Legal Committee...
December 12th, 2016 | Awards, Events, IMO, Legal, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

The 2016 London Greek Lyceum’s annual Christmas spectacular

The 2016 London Greek Lyceum’s annual Christmas spectacular
A group of the Lyceum’s dancers in action Off, once again – following the Tsavliris Group Christmas party last Thursday, to the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in Knightsbridge for the London Lyceum’s of Greek Women annual Christmas lunch earlier on today to honour a worthy patriotic charity...
December 11th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, HR | Read More

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2016 yet another success

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2016 yet another success
George A. Tsavliris delivering his Christmas message With the Britannia Room at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) breaking to its seams, all four sections were opened to accommodate the hundreds of guests present to celebrate the Christmas season at this year’s Tsavliris Salvage Group event. It was,...
December 9th, 2016 | Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, Marine Insurance, News, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More