Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Scotline launches “Scot Navigator”

Scotline launches “Scot Navigator”
View from the launching of the Scot Navigator Scotline are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 the Scot Navigator was launched at GS Yard B.V in Groningen, Holland. With her modern, efficient design and the unavailability of suitable second-hand tonnage, Scotline decided she would...
February 27th, 2017 | Coastal Shipping, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

UK to act on blood money: Daily Wealth Letter

UK to act on blood money: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
February 23rd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Reports | Read More

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art
Arifa Akbar: moving tribute to her sister Fauzia. Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art  By James Brewer An artist who during her short career demonstrated outstanding ability in portraying in embroidery and other graphic techniques the paradoxes of civil and religious society has been celebrated in a memorial...
February 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points since yesterday at 685; Geopolitics are far worse than yesterday with uncertainty ready to trigger wars… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 42 points...
February 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’

‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’
Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN, Drew Brandy, David Dingle CBE. Two new themes launched for Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June 2017) Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign,...
February 10th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, News, People and Places | Read More

Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: Some reflections on the state of World Shipping Today

Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: Some reflections on the state of World Shipping Today
As always a full house The Inaugural Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: Some reflections on the state of World Shipping Today, by Dr Loukas G. Glyptis PhD, MSc, BSc, PGCHE | Assistant Professor in Accounting from UCLan in Larnaca The first Shipping Forum organised by Capital Link in Cyprus earlier...
February 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News | Read More

Elements of Love

Elements of Love
Ben Nicolas with Love’s Flowing Twists. Stoneware ceramic sculpture. Elements of Love: elegant exhibition staged by SW London artists By James Brewer Long live love! Two dozen ways of expressing the elusive and confusing emotion of pleasure and pain are affectionately on show in a new exhibition. Just...
February 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship

Royal blessing for De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College and Multraship
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is pictured being welcomed on board Multraship’s Emergency Towage Vessel “Guardian” by Captain Henk Helmendag following a ceremony to mark the reopening of the renovated De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College in Vlissingen, Holland, on 3 February,...
February 8th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER
l to r: George Teriakidis (DNV GL), Ioannis Loizos (DNV GL), Capt. D. Mattheou (Arcadia), and I.oannis Chiotopoulos (DNV GL), Mr. A. Pagalos (DNV GL) AEGEAN POWER was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at Korea under DNV class, with class assignment date 5th April 2007, and the vessel has remained in...
February 8th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Piraeus Propeller Club’s 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony and scholarship awards

Piraeus Propeller Club’s 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony and scholarship awards
The Vassilopitta blessing The Piraeus affiliate of the International Propeller Club of the US held its 2017 Vassilopitta ceremony for 2017 at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens on Sunday the 22nd January 2017. More than 190 guests attended the event which with the cake cutting and the blessing...
February 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Seafarers’ House to honor Princess Cruises’ Jan Swartz at 2017 Golden Compass Gala

Seafarers’ House to honor Princess Cruises’ Jan Swartz at 2017 Golden Compass Gala
  Jan Swartz FEBRUARY 6, 2017 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Jan Swartz, group president of Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, has been selected as recipient of the Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2017. The award is given each year to those who have achieved distinction...
February 6th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Cruise Industry, Events, HR | Read More

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80

Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80
John Barkes. Paintings from Soviet Russia 1950-80 on show at Highgate, London By James Brewer Red hammer-and-sickle banners framed the entrance to the hall of a distinguished institution in the smart London suburb of Highgate, for the opening of an outstanding exhibition: Paintings from Soviet Russia...
February 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to host Africa Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre

Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to host Africa Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre
Under the Global MTTC Network (GMN) project, JKUAT will host MTCC-Africa in collaboration with Kenya Ports Authority and Kenya Maritime Authority. The selection of JKUAT followed a competitive international tendering process. International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that Jomo Kenyatta...
February 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM 2017 PROBES GROWTH PROSPECTS Seeking new visionary strategies for cruising and yachting in the East Med While the global cruise industry’s outlook remains strong in 2017, local geopolitical tensions have impacted the East Med’s performance as a sea tourism region. Industry...
February 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

I, kid. Korean artists recreate childhood idylls

I, kid. Korean artists recreate childhood idylls
Korean Artists Association UK exhibition. I, kid. Korean artists recreate childhood idylls By James Brewer Childhood is steeped in innocence and joy, wherever conditions permit. Twenty-six artists living or working in the UK who have family origin in Korea created beautiful installations and performances...
January 30th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

BDI in free-fall; Geopolitics too

BDI in free-fall; Geopolitics too
John Faraclas At 862 points the BDI sends alarming bells all over Planet Ocean and this, coupled with Geopolitical commercial chaos, following the USA’s presidential elections, might lead to a point of no return for many economies; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI lost another 24 points and now stands...
January 25th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News | Read More

Terrains of the Body…

Terrains of the Body…
Charlotte Gyllenhammar with Fall III. Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts By James Brewer International Women’s Day came early in 2017 to the London contemporary arts scene. The key day globally is March 8, but some unplanned coincidences made January 18...
January 25th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship

SCF Group celebrates the 50th anniversary of Novoship
Sergey Frank (left) SCF President & CEO awarding Nikolay Demchenko, master of tanker Elbrus certificate of appreciation On 19-20 January 2017 Novorossiysk Shipping Company (Novoship), a subsidiary of SCF Group, hosted special events dedicated to the company’s 50th anniversary. The anniversary...
January 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017

Warm welcome at Foresight Ltd winter BBQ 2017
Greeting guests at Foresight BBQ. A bitterly cold evening in London and even chillier freight markets failed to deter guests from flocking to one of the shipping calendar’s supreme events: the January 2017 winter barbecue hosted by Foresight Ltd, one of the capital’s best known operators in the sector....
January 22nd, 2017 | Events, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

A Vassilopitta to remember

A Vassilopitta to remember
From the Vassilopitta cutting; chairman Harry J. Fafalios speaking to members and guests A record attendance this year by both the members and guests attending Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee’s (GSCC) annual Vassilopitta event at the Baltic Exchange. A full house last Thursday night at the King...
January 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, People and Places | Read More

“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