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Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…

Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing…
John Faraclas Volatile Capes’ slight “rebound” but all other dry indices falling; the Wets balancing… The BDI was up 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,365… Messy Geopolitics might as numerous times have stressed turn Planet Ocean upside down! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
November 13th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IBIA Annual Convention 2019

IBIA Annual Convention 2019
Convention Gala Dinner IBIA Annual Convention 2019  With the global 0.50% sulphur cap just weeks away, the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 took place at the historical Çırağan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul. We gathered in this unique and historically significant city that straddles two continents across...
November 7th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…

The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,656: still tough times ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points amid perplexed Geopolitics with uncertainty being the name of the game. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes “bounced” back with 29 points plus and the BCI now stands at 2,975 – trying to go...
November 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens

Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens
The late Basil and Elise Goulandris. Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation brings new contemporary glory to Athens By James Brewer Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Cézanne – the modern masters and more are to the fore in a new setting, thanks to the opening of a world-class gallery in the heart of...
November 5th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets
Anny Zade and John Faraclas                             Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today despite a contained fall of the Capes and now stands at...
November 4th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your place?

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place?
LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place? A celebration of the learning and debates that it continues to provide to the shipping community We have pleasure in inviting you to join the London Shipping Law Centre, its members and key shipping figures at the Savoy...
November 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, News | Read More

IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade

IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade
George A. (Sandy) Thomson, 2019 Elmer A. Sperry Award Winner IMarEST chairman presents Thordon founder with Engineering’s highest accolade  On 31st October 2019, George A. (Sandy) Thomson, the founder of Thordon Bearings and a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, was presented...
November 1st, 2019 | Associations, Awards, BIMCO, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications
Prof. Evangelos Markopoulos testing the technology at TUAS Game Lab prior the conference presentation. Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications  Maritime Safety Education...
October 30th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.
John Faraclas testing the MarSEVR, Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education. London. Allaboutshipping.co uk was invited on October 29, 2019 to attend a presentation of the MarSEVR (Maritime Safety Education with Virtual Reality) in London at the...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon

ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon
Chris Rees, Strategic Development Director at ReesLeisure and Alastair Welch ABP Regional Director at ABP ABP extends title sponsorship of Southampton Marathon   ABP’s Port of Southampton has confirmed it is extending its title sponsorship of the ABP Southampton Marathon for a further four years,...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, News, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Bermuda to host the 2019 eSailing World Championship Live Final on 29 October

Bermuda to host the 2019 eSailing World Championship Live Final on 29 October
. Bermuda to host the 2019 eSailing World Championship Live Final on 29 October The top eight eSailors will battle it out to be crowned the 2019 eSailing World Champion at the Championship Final on Tuesday 29 October at the Southampton Fairmont Hotel, Bermuda. The second edition of the eSailing World...
October 25th, 2019 | Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London

“Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London
Illustration by Alexandra Bissa “Contemporary Minoans” in fashion, gastronomy and arts travel from Crete to London Distinguished academics and designers from Europe come together at the Museum of London to showcase the everlasting influence of the Minoan culture at the global contemporary creation...
October 24th, 2019 | Accessories, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Jewelry, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20

Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20
. Vancouver Fashion Week: New Talents for SS20 by Elena Sendona Vancouver Fashion Week is the fastest-growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award-winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. For 33 seasons, VFW has...
October 20th, 2019 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Events, Fashion, News | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual reality

BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual  reality
Joe O’Neill, CEO Belfast Harbour Gerry McQuade CEO BT Enterprise with Belfast Harbour Technician Marc McCombe demonstrating the live 5G enabled device for remote communication BT brings 5G future to Belfast harbour with “live” demonstrations of augmented and virtual  reality Belfast...
October 18th, 2019 | Events, IT and Communications, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong. The escalation is of growing concern to IUMI (International...
October 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management

Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management
Olav Nortun (left) CEO of the Thome Group receiving the award for “Excellence in Maritime Services/ Ship Management” Thome Group Wins Excellence in Maritime Services/Ship Management The Thome Group is delighted to announce that it has won the award for Excellence in Maritime Services/ Ship...
October 18th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs
The Godmothe Mrs Caterina Carpinato cutting the champaign bottle cord Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs On 21st May, 19th June and 30th July 2019, Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. took delivery of three Kamsarmax newbuilding vessels on behalf of their Principals. The ships were built...
October 17th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
. ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona, Port of Vigo and Port of Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 17 October 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Barcelona (Spain), Port of Vigo (Spain) and Port of Baku (Azerbaijan) for getting EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS)....
October 17th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years

Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years
Mark O’Neil, CEO – Columbia Shipmanagement Columbia Shipmanagement celebrates 40 years COLUMBIA SHIPMANAGEMENT WELCOMES GUESTS TO MARITIME CYPRUS TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF VALUED SERVICE Capt Heinrich Schoeller, Chairman of Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) and the Columbia Board of Directors,...
October 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 56 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,929 – a fraction away from  the psychological threshold of 2,000! Yesteday was a slightly better day… but let’s not be so greedy… Geopolitics...
October 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More