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WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year
2019-2020 WISTA International Executive Committee. l to r: Fabiana Simoes Martins, Sanjam Gupta, Alexandra Anagnostis, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Connie Roozen, Angie Hartmann, Naa Densua Aryeetey. WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2019 Personality of the Year October 31, 2019-...
October 31st, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

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

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada

Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada
Juan de Fuca Ioannis Focas (Juan de Fuca) the first European to explore far latitudes off Canada Evridiki Livada-Duca* tells the true story of the Greek navigator Ioannis Focas or Juan de Fuca, the 16th century Ulysses.  In Venetian-occupied Kefallonia of the 16th century, trying to recover after...
October 22nd, 2019 | Books, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Story of the Week | 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

Tototheo Maritime Co-Ceo Despina Panayiotou receives “Who is who woman leader in International Shipping Award”

Tototheo Maritime Co-Ceo Despina Panayiotou receives “Who is who woman leader in International Shipping Award”
  Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, WISTA International president and Tototheo Maritime Co CEO Tototheo Maritime Co-Ceo Despina Panayiotou receives “Who is who woman leader in International Shipping Award” Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou was awarded as Woman Leader...
October 11th, 2019 | Awards, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Last chance to nominate for the 2019 Greek Shipping Awards

Last chance to nominate for the 2019 Greek Shipping Awards
Last year’s winners Last chance to nominate for the 2019 Greek Shipping Awards Less than two weeks to go to submit entries for prestigious awards. Less than two weeks remain for entries to be submitted for this year’s Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards. Nominations close on Friday October 18...
October 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

New President and Board of Governors for the Propeller Club

New President and Board of Governors for the Propeller Club
Costis Frangoulis New President and Board of Governors for the Propeller Club Costis Frangoulis takes over as President of the Propeller Club and sets goals for the club to continue its work with strength and vision, with the valuable assistance of the new Board of Directors. “I consider this position...
October 3rd, 2019 | Clubs, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day | Read More

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall

Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall
John Faraclas Volatility knocks with Capes’ fall The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points earlier on today “thanks” to the as ever volatile Capes who lost 153 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down at 2,053 points and if same goes below...
September 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, Military, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI falls in Fall …but

The BDI falls in Fall …but
John Faraclas The BDI falls in Fall …but The BDI’s fall continued in this peculiar season-wise Fall but wait… The 23 points lost brought down the main index to 2,108 points… but not to worry! Geopolitics might become challenging with the challenges that Climate Change and issues brought...
September 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3

London International Shipping Week Daily News Briefing – 3
A view of the Square Mile Daily News Briefing News in and around LISW19 In the 09/12/2019 edition: Baltic Exchange launches new ship operating expenses assessment ABS Supports Amver Awards Honoring UK’s Commitment to Saving Lives at Sea DNV GL: Flexibility is the key as shipping transitions to a lower...
September 12th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Reports | Read More

LR further strengthens Piraeus team

LR further strengthens Piraeus team
Theodosis Stamatellos LR further strengthens Piraeus team Lloyd’s Register has announced new appointments within its Business Development function in Piraeus, reflecting its ongoing commitment to service excellence. We are delighted to welcome Nikos Skaribas to Piraeus as Area New Buildings Business...
September 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard
A great moment for Captain Orlando Allard; here with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Quijano Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard Captain Orlando Allard was honoured today with the medal of the Panama Canal Expansion Programme for his contributions during more than 30 years in the Canal, as a towboat master,...
August 12th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!

Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce!
. Christian Siriano is Forever Fierce! by Elena Sendoa Beyond talented and with strong work ethic, Christian Siriano at 33-years-old is already a red carpet staple. A-listers such as Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Zendaya are stunning the world clad in Siriano’s...
August 9th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.

Marine and logistics company, Williams Shipping, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.
All the Directors and partners. Jonathan Williams (MD Logistics), Victoria Williams, Ulla Williams, Philip Williams (MD Marine), Colin Williams (Director) Heather Williams, Chris Williams (Director – Willbox), Emily Walden, Mary Williams, Eric Williams (Chairman) Marine and logistics company, Williams...
July 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Energy, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!

Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy!
. Carolina Herrera Gives Us Joy! by Elena Sendona Wes Gordon is the man at the helm of a historic fashion house that represents the vision of a woman. The look is always attention-getting, impeccable, and easy-to-wear. The colors in the palette are joyful; a reason to celebrate femininity with a big...
July 22nd, 2019 | Fashion, News, People and Places | Read More

An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting

An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting
From the holy wedding ceremony – the crowning An exceptional wedding in a beautiful setting On July 12th 2019, we had the pleasure to attend an emotional and joyful event under the blue sky and by the beautiful shoreline of one of the most evocative locations of Greece. Anny Zade was there: Our...
July 17th, 2019 | Events, People and Places, Religion, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers

SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers
Sergey Frank at the centre flanked by the company’s senior fleet officers SCF celebrates the Day of Russian Sea and River Fleet Workers On the eve of Russia’s Day of Marine and River Fleet Workers, celebrated on the first Sunday of July, Sovcomflot held a traditional meeting of the company’s...
July 9th, 2019 | Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, People and Places | Read More

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art

Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art
In the magnetic orbit of Takis. Takis: Tate Modern’s take on a master of kinetic art By James Brewer At the age of 93, the Greek artist Takis is working full tilt. In his hillside studio overlooking Athens, the “sculptor of magnetism, light and sound” is exploring solar power and other alternative...
July 7th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence

Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence
Mitsuhiko Ida heads up Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo Britannia Celebrates 30 years since the Granting of the Tokyo Branch Licence Britannia’s branch office in Tokyo has just celebrated 30 years since the granting of its licence by the Japanese Ministry of Finance (now the Financial Services...
July 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Company Profiles, Events, P and I Clubs, People and Places | Read More

New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association

New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association
Caroline Yang, Chief Executive of Hong Lam Marine, is the first femalePresident in SSA’s 34 year history New Council Takes the Helm at Singapore Shipping Association First female President elected in SSA’s 34-year  history   The Council of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) – the...
June 27th, 2019 | Associations, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award
Athena Kanellatou giving the award to Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award  The Efkranti Awards are presented annually by the renowned Greek publication Naftika Chronika by Gratia Publications....
May 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, HR, IT and Communications, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More