Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

225, 000-dwt Iron Ore Carrier Tom Price completed

225, 000-dwt Iron Ore Carrier Tom Price completed
From left: MOL Managing Executive Officer Kenichi Nagata, Rio Tinto Executive General Manager Mr. Wayne Aitken and Rio Tinto Global Portfolio Manager Capesize Mr. Duncan White – Will Sail under long-term Contract with Rio Tinto of Australia – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President:...
March 16th, 2012 | Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Pisa joins five European capitals to enhance the role of inland waterway transport for urban freight supply and distribution

Pisa joins five European capitals to enhance the role of inland waterway transport for urban freight supply and distribution
on a l to r basis: Karin de Schepper, Director General, Inland Navigation Europe; Moniker Unterholtzner, Chief Operating Officer, Port of Vienna; Peter Stäblein, MD, Port of Berlin; Brigitte Grouwels, Minister, Brussels-Capital Region; David Gay, Councillor, Municipality of Pisa; Marco Magnorosa,...
March 16th, 2012 | Events, Inland Waterways | Read More

PD Ports Group scoops prestigious ASDA Supplier Award

PD Ports Group scoops prestigious ASDA Supplier Award
Gavin Chappell, Supply Chain Director, ASDA and Kim Catterick, PD Ports’ Key Account Manager The PD Ports Group is proud to announce it has scooped yet another supplier award from one of the UK’s major retailers – ASDA – this year walking away with the overall prize for Carrier of...
March 14th, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AMSI Business Person of the year 2012 award winner announced

AMSI Business Person of the year 2012 award winner announced
  Brendan Hyland (right) receiving the award from Peter French The annual Association of Marine Scientific Industries ( AMSI ) Business Person of the Year Award was today presented to Mr Brendan Hyland, Chairman of WFS Technologies, by Mr Peter French, Chairman of the Society of Maritime Industries,...
March 12th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Organisations | Read More

Columbia Shipmanagement receives MLC certification

Columbia Shipmanagement receives MLC certification
Certificate handover: (from left to right) Gunnar Georgs, Regional Manager, IRI International Registries GmbH; Andreas Horber, Quality Assurance Manager, Columbia Shipmanagement; Olaf Quas, Global Head of Practice, ISM/ISPS MLC 2006, Germanischer Lloyd; Jens Ahrenkiel, Business Development Manager,...
March 12th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IPTA’s 25th Anniversary reception –

IPTA’s 25th Anniversary reception –
Hugo Finlay, Janet Strode and Stefan Micallef The International Parcel Tankers Association (IPTA) held a reception at the Naval Club – one of the British capital’s maritime  landmarks,  in Mayfair on Wednesday 7 March to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its founding.   As well as...
March 12th, 2012 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More

The HSA’s 2012 Vassilopita event

The HSA’s  2012 Vassilopita event
The President of HSA John Pachoulis surprises Captain George Xyradakis of XRTC with a point…of view! The annual Hellenic Shipbrokers  Association (HSA) Vassilopita event took place at the spacious Metropolitan Hotel in Athens on this leap year’s last day of February… A great gathering...
March 3rd, 2012 | Associations, Events | Read More

The IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook is launched!

The IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook is launched!
Hot off the press: IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook authored by Captain Mick Caulkin from Regs4ships Limited. A new handbook authored by Regs4ships’ Training and Publications Director, Captain Mick Caulkin, went on sale yesterday following its launching and we hope it will be a great good companion for...
March 1st, 2012 | Books, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Minister presents the MARITIME PRIZE 2011 to the Blue MBA

Minister presents the MARITIME PRIZE 2011 to the Blue MBA
l to r: Andreas Nordseth, Director Genearall, Danish Maritime Authority – Irene Rosberg, Program Director, The Blue MBA – Ole Sohn, Minister for Business and Growth – Per Holten-Andersen, CBS President. One of the most important awards in the maritime industry has been won by the renowned...
February 13th, 2012 | Events, Featured, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Somali piracy: the quest for a solution continues

Somali piracy: the quest for a solution continues
 – James Brewer reports from last Wednesday’s WISTA-UK Piracy lecture – George Kiourktsoglou It will soon be two years since the cargoship “Iceberg I” was hijacked off Somalia with 24 crew members. The ship is watched over by 50 pirates, and some say has been abandoned...
February 10th, 2012 | Events, Piracy and Terrorism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Apostolos Poulovassilis awarded “Manager of the Year” 2011

Apostolos Poulovassilis awarded “Manager of the Year” 2011
  Apostolos Poulovassilis receiving the award from Prof. Dimitris Lyridis; at the centre Prof. Andreas Merikas Apostolos Poulovassilis, Lloyd’s Register Regional Marine Manager for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), was awarded yesterday with the “Manager of the Year” award at the...
February 10th, 2012 | Events, News | Read More

Propelling fun!

Propelling fun!
Christina and Takis N. Pappas with Nike and Chris Leontopoulos from ABS Piraeus Engineering business: That was simply the message of the 17th Anniversary dinner and dance of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain* at the renowned Dorchester Hotel in the heart of London’s Mayfair district last...
February 6th, 2012 | Events | Read More

International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus Vassilopitta Ceremony

International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus Vassilopitta Ceremony
Front row fom the left: H.E. The US Ambassador in Greece Daniel Bennett Smith, The President of the Propeller Club Mr. Antonis-Stamos Faraklas and t the back row the Board of Governors with Theo Kontes at the Pondium during the traditional Vassilopita Cutting ceremony The 2012 New Year Vassilopitta...
January 31st, 2012 | Events, News | Read More

Ravi’s Winter BBQ

Ravi’s Winter BBQ
-John Faraclas write’s on Ravi’s winter extravaganza! Anny Zade just being greeted by the hosts Manju and Ravi Mehrotra Never ever before there has been such a continues success for an event as in Ravi Mehrotra’s Winter Barbeque. Once again under the white all-weather marquee, but with a different...
January 23rd, 2012 | Events, News | Read More

Lloyd’s Register continues classical tradition

Lloyd’s Register continues classical tradition
Celebrating the New Year and cutting the Vassilopitta by Lilian Evgenides l to r Costas Papadakis, Apo Poulovassilis, the lucky punter Captain Theo Lembessis, Richard Sadler and Thomas Andersen Captain Theo Lembessis of ELKA Shipping was the lucky punter of this year’s sovereign at the cutting of...
January 14th, 2012 | Events | Read More

Rhodes Communications selected as Advertising and PR agency for International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference

Rhodes Communications selected as Advertising and PR agency for International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference
NORFOLK, Va. – Jan. 4, 2012 – The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) has selected Rhodes Communications, Inc. to provide advertising, marketing and public relations services for the annual boating-industry trade show. IBEX is the premier marine technology showcase and...
January 4th, 2012 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

MOL News Highlights for 2011

MOL News Highlights for 2011
TOKYO, 28 December 2011 — Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President Koichi Muto) today announced the company’s top news stories for 2011 as follows: Relief efforts after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (March 11 – ) . MOL set up a task force and support headquarters headed...
December 28th, 2011 | Events, News | Read More

RINA – Italy sails for 2012

RINA – Italy sails for 2012
Kalliopi Lyrintzis with Spyros Zolotas General Manager for Africa, Greece and Middle EastRINA’s Christmas do was more than a success; Elena Kritikou writes: Following the mood of Christmas, RINA Hellas –one of the most respected classification societies- celebrated the end of the year 2011...
December 22nd, 2011 | Events | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Christmas party in Piraeus

Lloyd’s Register Christmas party in Piraeus
Vassilis Papageorgiou, Captain Panagiotis Tsakos and Apo Poulovassilis Lloyd’s Register Christmas open house-party down town Akti  Miaouli  was a great success this year! More than 400 guests attended! From the shipping companies we spotted some masters of the industry, Captain Panagiotis Tsakos,...
December 21st, 2011 | Events | Read More

Strengthening Greek British maritime ties

Strengthening Greek British maritime ties
  Greek-British shipping forum 2011 – the panel The close ties between the UK and Greek maritime communities were reinforced at the Greek-British Shipping Forum in Athens organised by Maritime London and the British Embassy in Athens at the end of November. The event was opened by the British...
December 20th, 2011 | Events | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s Hellenic Advisory Committee (HAC) opens debate on international measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping

Lloyd’s Register’s Hellenic Advisory Committee (HAC) opens debate on international measures to curb greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping
Tom Boardley, Richard Sadler, Cpt. Tsakos, Theodore Veniamis, Apostolos Poulovassilis New Chairman and new members as Captain Tsakos retires and Theodore Veniamis is appointed the new Chairman as HAC discusses technical issues, shipbuilding developments and future technologies during the meeting...
December 19th, 2011 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Ship Operating Costs: Current and Future Trends; Shipping Funds what’s next

Ship Operating Costs: Current and Future Trends; Shipping Funds what’s next
  Anthony D. Faraklas, President of the Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus at the podium The International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus, along with Moore Stephens, a leading international accounting and consulting association specialized in marine affairs,...
December 12th, 2011 | Accountancy, Clubs, Events, News, Ship Finance, Shipmanagement | Read More

TSAVLIRIS’ London Christmas Reception

TSAVLIRIS’ London Christmas Reception
The international Festive season opened with the annual Christmas Reception of the Tsavliris Salvage, once again at the Royal Thames Yacht  Club in Knightsbridge. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests –bankers, bunker brokers, class society executives, coast guard officers,  environmentalists,...
December 10th, 2011 | Events, Featured, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More