Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

Chios: Navigator takes us back to our maritime roots!

Chios: Navigator takes us back to our maritime roots!
Danae Bezantakos at the podium introducing the event and welcoming speakers and delegates The kick start of Navigator Forum’s First ever Shipping Decision Makers weekend is now a reality! Our Chian contributor Galatia Paradisis was there with her camera covering this more than timely event at a full...
September 22nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Shipping Centers | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…

Dry and Wet Markets “swing” back to black, but…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 17 points earlier on today and now reads 1,413; on a weekly basis same was up 47 points (from 1,366) thanks mainly  to the Supras and Handies which “kept” the pace up… Geopolitics are marred with all the issues we have extensively covered all these last six  years....
September 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Layers of London

Layers of London
Discover fascinating collections of material related to London’s history and see these records on a map of London. Explore Layers of London – a new digital platform enabling you to peel back the layers of London’s history to discover its people and places, and to share your own stories. Did...
September 21st, 2018 | Archaeology, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Portugal joins WISTA International

Portugal joins WISTA International
Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou September 18, 2018 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues to grow worldwide, welcoming Portugal to the global network of executive women in shipping. The launch of WISTA Portugal was announced this week by Ana Paula...
September 18th, 2018 | Associations, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses

Honouring Mikis Theodorakis: a great night at the Armata 2018 in Spetses
Mezzo-Soprano Eleni Voudouraki In tribute to the world-famous composer Mikis Theodorakis, a special performance took place earlier tonight in Spetses at the Posidonion Square, as part of the Armata 2018. Featured in a programme orchestrated, chorally produced and musically directed and conducted by Panagis...
September 7th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime History and Museums, Music, News, People and Places | Read More

Evergreen Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Evergreen Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Evergreen Group’s senior executives celebrated the Group’s 50th anniversary with birthday cakes, looking forward to providing customers and the general public with better service across sea, land and the sky. “Full Steam Ahead” into the future Taipei, Taiwan (01 September, 2018) – Evergreen...
September 2nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, News, People and Places, Story of the Day | Read More

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Panama

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Panama
WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou WISTA INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES WISTA PANAMA Panama joins global network of executive women in shipping The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International has reactivated WISTA Panama as a National WISTA...
August 27th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi

A tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi
The sculpture by Kostas Ananidas An early tribute to the Wife of the Seafarer at Galaxidi Nearly 10 years ago – 20 September 2008, in a  unique gathering of the international shipping community at Galaxidi, at the centre more or less of the Corinthian Gulf in Greece, the unveiling ceremony of the...
August 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Experience Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel

Experience Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel
… Late Summer Holiday? Join us for a late summer break on Astypalea, the “butterfly” of Aegean Sea! Kαλοκαίρι για πάντα!  Προγραμματίστε την επόμενη απόδρασή σας στην “Πεταλούδα του Αιγαίου”!  5+1...
August 23rd, 2018 | Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

New North American Office for North

New North American Office for North
Ian Duthie August 22, 2018 – North P&I Club has today announced the opening of a new office in New York, USA, to represent our interests across North America.   The new office will be headed by Ian Duthie, who joins the Club from brokers, Marsh. The office will work closely with the existing...
August 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

FONASBA announces winner of the 2018 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA announces winner of the 2018 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
Filipe Martins, Winner of the FONASBA Young Ship Agent or Broker Award 2018 FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2018 is Filipe Miguel Dias Martins of Navex Empresa Portuguesa de Navegação, S.A, Portugal. The Award was introduced in 2015 with...
August 21st, 2018 | Associations, Awards, HR, News, People and Places, Sales and Purchases | 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

Venezuela joins WISTA International

Venezuela joins WISTA International
l to r: Jeanne M. Grasso, Débora Valera, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues its expansion in South America, welcoming WISTA Venezuela. WISTA Venezuela joins WISTA Argentina, WISTA Brazil, WISTA Peru, and WISTA Uruguay in...
July 31st, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

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

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

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