Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery

British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Composition. 1936. By John Bigge. British Surrealism: strange dreams in the frame at Dulwich Picture Gallery  By James Brewer  “Delve deeply, fly faster, love to your heart’s content; what do your dreams reveal?” This is the invitation to a voyage through one of the 20th century’s most influential...
March 2nd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event

HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event
HESGB president Dimitris Monioudis’ welcome speech HESGB 25th Anniversary surpasses any previous event a note by Anny Zade With Dimitris Monioudis at the helm, his super team of members and the events secretariat, this HESGB (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) Anniversary, its Silver...
March 1st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, Social Columns, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative
Smilling faces, l to r: Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Founders of Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel holding the award Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiative “Kallichoron Room2Give” at Pireos 138 Benaki...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea

Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea
Woman at the Shoreline. By Léon Spilliaert. Royal Academy’s homage to Léon Spilliaert, Ostend artist fascinated by the North Sea By James Brewer Looking out to the North Sea from his home in Ostend was endlessly fascinating for the artist Léon Spilliaert. From 1908 he rented an attic studio close...
February 23rd, 2020 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019 2019 was the year devoted to Women in the Shipping Industry: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was IMO’s theme for World Maritime Day 2019. This year, we …drop our annual lists of Top 100...
February 19th, 2020 | Awards, Breaking News, IMO, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.

Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A.
Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) Athanasios Pavlis wins the Best Made for TV movie award in WIN awards in L.A. Athanasios Pavlis (aka Tommy King) is an award winning filmmaker, writer and producer. His latest movie “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story” recently won the Best Made for TV...
February 5th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Communication, Events, Film Industry, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations and Charities in London

Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations and Charities in London
Members of the Associations and Charities with His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas, Prof John Chrysoulakis and the Greek Ambassador Dimitrios Caramitsos – Tziras Prof. John Chrysoulakis meets Hellenic Associations  and Charities in London The Hellenic Bankers Association – UK (HBA-UK) hosted a gathering...
February 3rd, 2020 | Archaeology, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, People and Places, Religion | Read More

GIWA 2020 makes waves

GIWA 2020 makes waves
The GIWA Committe on a l to r: Liza Koromila, Iro Koutsioumba, Mary Kate Marioulka, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Maria Hatziaslani, Naya Boltetsou, Fotini Voyiatzi, Sonia Chimona and Ioanna Paschalidou GIWA 2020 makes waves The opening event of the second GIWA Awards took place on Friday, January 17, at Greek...
February 1st, 2020 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service

Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service
Rev Bill McCrea has been honoured by Southampton-based international maritime charity Sailors’ Society for 50 years of service Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service Chaplain to families of the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster still supports seafarers in Southampton “One in a million”...
January 29th, 2020 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Religion | Read More

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.
From the blessing of the traditional Greek New Year cake (Vasilopita) The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition. Once again, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, celebrated New Year in the Greek tradition, with the cutting of the traditional Greek...
January 21st, 2020 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, People and Places, Scholarships | Read More

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita

GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita
Harry J. Fafalios GSCC’s 2020 Vasilopita  The Annual Vasilopita event of the GSCC (Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee) took place earlier on tonight at the Royal  Victoria, Royal Albert and King Geoge V Rooms of the Baltic Exchange – the temple of British and International shipping. Over...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Events, IMO, People and Places, Politics and Government, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner
.. Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces additional support for 2020 Induction Dinner January 13, 2020 – The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce additional support for its Induction Ceremony & Dinner on the evening of Monday 6 April 2020 at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall. ...
January 13th, 2020 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines

Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines
. Under the Riggings of the Sea in Wind-Rose Lines What an excellent work is that written by Evridiki Livada-Duca that enthrallingly kept me awake many nights over the festive season; as most of you know, I am very much a lover so to speak of charts and in particular cartography ever since I studied...
January 10th, 2020 | Books, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Story of the Week | Read More

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens

Fine Jewelry Shopping in Athens
A brief visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, where famous 19th c. amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann’s solid gold artful finds from Mycenae (16th c. BC) are on display, will be indicative of the Greek heritage in jewelry making. Goldsmiths with simple tools created elaborate...
January 7th, 2020 | Archaeology, Holidays, Insight, Jewelry, News, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens

Finest Dining on a Winter Trip to Athens
Winter vacation in Athens, the vibrant and versatile capital of Greece sounds like an unconventional choice, as Greece is often associated with summer fun in the islands. Having said that, over the last years gradually an increasing number of visitors is noticeable downtown during winter months. Temperatures...
January 5th, 2020 | Archaeology, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province
Star trails in Noudar Park, Portugal. Photo Miguel Claro | Dark Sky® Alqueva. Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province By Graciete Amaro One of my most remarkable summer holidays, when I was a child, was without doubt the two weeks I used to spend with my father’s uncles...
December 20th, 2019 | Environment, Featured, Holidays, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,151: CAUTION!

The BDI@1,151: CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI@1,151: CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost ALSO its 1,200 points threshold – THANKS to the triple-digit Capes’ losses. Geopolitics a big “farce” given the inhumane business and political hooligans behaviour which will damage shipping in its entirety – and beyond…...
December 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019

Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019
Maria Mavroudi Career4Sea Forum and Awards 2019 Today, 14 December 2019, took place the Career4Sea Forum and Awards at Eugenides Foundation, organised by Safety4Sea. During the forum, various aspects of the Shipping Industry were presented to young students and trainee naval officers, while the speakers...
December 14th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Falling BDI might be worse next week…

Falling BDI might be worse next week…
Falling BDI might be worse next week… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,355; on a weekly basis the BDI was down 203 points from last week’s (06/12) 1,558. So the 1,400 and 1,500 thresholds has …vanished. The main culprit being, one again, the Capes…...
December 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Markets, Military, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ship Agencies, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019, The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019,  The Winners
Winners of 2019 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 THE WINNERS Economou, Hadjieleftheriadis, Martinos and Youroukos win awards in front of over 1,000 at annual shipping gala – M/Maritime, Latsco Shipping, Levante Ferries and Piraeus Bank among others honoured – Shipowner George Economou...
December 9th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty

The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI improves further whilst the Wets fall continue amid geopolitical perplexed uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 40 points thanks to the triple-digit Capes rise and now stands at 1,568 points; wonder what’s up with the falling Wets. Geopolitics will surprise many in all...
December 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos

Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos
Agios Ioannis Kastri. Mamma Mia! Living the dream on Skopelos By James Brewer The Aegean island of Skopelos is a dream destination, one the one hand for fans of the supergroup Abba and on the other… for lovers of the quieter Greek holiday spots. From May to September each year, tourists drive or are...
November 28th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The Blue MBA appoints Saunak Rai as Ambassador to enhance links with Singapore

The Blue MBA appoints Saunak Rai as Ambassador to enhance links with Singapore
Saunak Rai The Blue MBA appoints Saunak Rai as Ambassador to enhance links with Singapore Saunak Rai, a leading specialist in the shipping of natural gas and other cargoes, has been formally appointed an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA). Mr Rai, who is based in...
November 18th, 2019 | Academia, Bunkering, HR, LNG, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places | Read More

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.

The Oinoussian Ball 2019.
.. The Oinoussian Ball 2019 On Saturday 16th November, after the sunset brought on a crispy chill in the air, around 350 guests arrived at The Nine Kings Suite at The Royal Lancaster London, W2, to attend the Oinoussian Ball 2019 to celebrate the 77th Anniversary of Oinoussai Benevolent Fund. from the...
November 17th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More