Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
from the celebrations Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years...
August 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day

Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day
Councillor Lindsay Hall, Westminster Lord Mayor Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day Councils across the UK will be flying a Red Ensign on Merchant Navy Day  The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Lindsey Hall, is supporting Seafarers UK’s ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’...
August 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, HR | Read More

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus
Emma Plasschaert (BEL) – Laser Radial© Sailing Energy / World Sailing First Laser Radial title for Belgium Kontides gold comes ten years after winning Youth Worlds in Aarhus Rindom roared to bronze by stadium crowd Emma Plasschaert won Belgium’s first world championship gold in the Laser...
August 10th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Oppps !!! Falling Panamaxes brings down the BDI…

Oppps !!! Falling Panamaxes brings down the BDI…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points earlier on today and now reads 1,756 points. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes were also a bit down despite its BCI increase of 19 points – now reading 3,534 points.  Still...
August 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TMS Awards secures royal patronage

TMS Awards secures royal patronage
H.H Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Dubai, 1st August 2018: For the fifth year in a row The Maritime Standard (TMS) has secured the royal patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and...
August 2nd, 2018 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

FUGRO wins best practices award for Red Sea Hydrographic Survey

FUGRO wins best practices award for Red Sea Hydrographic Survey
Fugro used three aircraft over around 650 days to acquire high res ALB data over 20,451km² of the Red Sea Fugro has been presented with the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) LCDR Peter Johnson Best Practices Award 2018, for its successful completion of a large,...
July 26th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Oceanology | Read More

BELMAX 5 launching…

BELMAX 5 launching…
From the christening ceremony; tugboat captain Yuri Lazarev holding St. Nicholas’ icon keeping the tradition alive. To his right is the God mother Irina Mizikayeva OKSKAYA SUDOVERF LAUNCHES FIFTH OIL BARGE OF PROJECT ROB20 Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding) on 25 July 2018 launched...
July 26th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios
. Don’t miss in Chios, the island of the winds, the island that rules Planet Ocean’s waves** and in particular at Vrontados, the second largest town on Greece’s fifth largest island, Lodia 2018. This year the Sailing, Water Polo and Swimming races coincide with the Vrontados Centennial***!...
July 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Music for the Soul

Music for the Soul
Sally Wave, Joy Tedford and Petia Kassarova. Music for the Soul: the triumph of Trio Bourgas  By James Brewer  A friendship between three girls brought up in the Black Sea city of Bourgas has blossomed into full maturity as they reunited in the UK, now all accomplished and celebrated musicians. Summoning...
July 24th, 2018 | Events, Music | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Awards Nominations Open

NAMEPA Annual Awards Nominations Open
Scorpio Group receives 2017 NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award (l to r: USCG RADM John Nadeau, Scorpio’s President Robert Bugbee, NAMEPA Chairman Joe Hughes, NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker) NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Awards Nominations Open NAMEPA (North...
July 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, News | Read More

Final chance to enter nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018

Final chance to enter nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018
… The IMRF Awards offer an invaluable way to raise awareness of the excellent work done by all those involved in maritime search and rescue “There are just a few days left before the deadline for nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018 on Tuesday 31 July. Nominations can be made online (http://www.imrfawards.org/nomination-form-imrf-awards)...
July 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas

St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas
Tall Ships off Neva Yacht Club St Petersburg’s nautical tradition on canvas  By James Brewer  Ships at war and in peacetime – Russian painter Vladimir Yarkin has executed more than 50 significant maritime paintings ranging from 18th century scenes to modern-day nautical life. Many of his works...
July 18th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA

Environmental Awards 2018 honor HELMEPA
The Chairman of the Judging Committee Dr Katia Lazaridis, Deputy Rector of Academic Affairs and International Relations at Harokopio University, presenting HELMEPA’s honorary award to the association’s representative Constantinos Andreadis On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Hellenic Marine Environment...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight
TT-Club-50th-Anniversary-Dinner-in-Moscow TT Club and its partner in Russia, the CIS countries and Baltics, Panditrans celebrate both TT Club’s 50thanniversary and their twenty-five year partnership in providing a unique insurance and risk management service to the freight industry.  TT Club insureds,...
July 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Going… back to our Maritime Roots !!

Going… back to our Maritime Roots !!
Athens, July 6th, 2018 – It gives us great pleasure to announce that NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS will proudly host the NAVIGATOR– ‘The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ on the occasion of the 18th NAVIGATOR FORUM, which will be held at Chios Island on 21st, 22nd & 23rd September 2018. NAVIGATOR...
July 6th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, People and Places | Read More

Chios Marine Club’s summer dinner and ball

Chios Marine Club’s summer dinner and ball
l to r: CMC members Panagiotis Kamarados and George Margioras, CMC General Secretary Antonis Pitsilos, Angie Hartmann WISTA-Hellas’ president and Captain George Tsouris, the president of the CMC The 2018 Annual Ball of the Chios Marine Club took place on Friday, the 22nd of June  2018 at the Glyfada...
July 5th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, People and Places | Read More

Damen shows new Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 and 1204 for the first time at Seawork International 2018

Damen shows new Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 and 1204 for the first time at Seawork International 2018
Arnout Damen (Chief Commercial Officer, Damen), Hudson Nevin (young son of High Speed Transfers’ Managing Director Tom Nevin) Damen showed two new Fast Crew Supply vessels to the world for the first time on the 3d of July at the 2018 Seawork International Exhibition and Conference, currently underway...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit
l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof (Managing Director, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion), Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander 1 July 2018: His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, News, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

WISTA Cyprus holds its Annual Dinner 2018

WISTA Cyprus holds its Annual Dinner 2018
l to r: Mrs. Evi Papadopoulou and Mrs. Anna Vourgos; Photo credits: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association), held its’ annual dinner on Friday, 15th June, 2018. The dinner was held at the premises of Carob Mill restaurants, where...
July 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dr Ravi K Mehotra, CBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Seatrade Awards 30th Anniversary Celebration

Dr Ravi K Mehotra, CBE wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Seatrade Awards 30th Anniversary Celebration
Seatrade Awards 2018 winners gather onstage at the 30th anniversary celebrations Friday 29 June (London, UK) – This year’s Seatrade Awards was a celebration of 30 years rewarding excellence across the shipping industry. The event had a celebratory feel which culminated in the last award which...
June 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Events, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

Royal Ascot 2018

Royal Ascot 2018
Spectacular: Royal Ascot 2018 One of the most anticipated sports events of the year, Royal Ascot, drew to a close last Saturday. It is a major feature in the British social calendar and makes for one of the British summer’s essential events. Over 300,000 people undertake the annual visit to Berkshire...
June 24th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sports | Read More