Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

Phantasms, road rage, feminism…

Phantasms, road rage, feminism…
‘Road Rage’ by Madi Acharya-Baskerville. Phantasms, road rage, feminism: among the mix in 2017 members’ show at Studio 1.1 gallery By James Brewer A wealth of intriguing and experimental artistic endeavour lies behind an unpretentious red door in Redchurch Street, Shoreditch. The building...
January 7th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year

The London Boat show sails into the capital for the New Year
  Joanna Lumley at the London Boat Show 06 Jan 2017 – The annual London Boat Show returns to ExCeL London with award-winning actress, Joanna Lumley OBE helping to open the Show in style The London Boat Show officially opened this morning to celebrity appearances, live entertainment and close...
January 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO
  KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that Mr. Lee Jeong-kie has been elected as its new Chairman and CEO. Mr Lee was elected at the extraordinary meeting of KR’s general assembly which oversees the running of KR...
December 23rd, 2016 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment
… The WISTA Hellas 2016 Annual Forum brought key players from the Greek and international shipping community together for an animated panel discussion on the uncertainty dominating the global market at Intercontinental Hotel in Athens on Thursday 8 December. More than 300 shipping professionals...
December 21st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Intermanager President’s New Year message

Intermanager President’s New Year message
Bjørn Jebsen INTERMANAGER PRESIDENT’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE:  2016 TESTED US, BUT LET’S MAKE 2017 THE YEAR THAT DRIVES US There is no shying away from the fact that 2016 has been a difficult year for our industry. The frighteningly low freight markets domino effect on the whole industry has tested even...
December 21st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Letters, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect

Fundraising party supporting Project Connect
From the Rock & Roll charity fundraising When the going gets tough, the tough go partying By Katia, Mary, and Irene They say that laughter and fun are the best medicine.  In order to relieve the stress piled up in 2016, friends in the Greek Shipping Community organized another innovative party that...
December 19th, 2016 | Charity, Events, Jobs, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting
Janet Porter Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief of TradeWinds, named Seahorse Journalist of the Year London, UK, Friday 16th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at the Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week. Twelve...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club Recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain And Maritime Reporting
…   London, UK, Wednesday, 14th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at The Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week at a full house in  the Steelyard, off Upper Thames Street in the Square...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Events, HR, News, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall receives 2015 International Maritime Prize

Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall receives 2015 International Maritime Prize
Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswal Jr receiving the International Maritime prize from IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim As you have read last Monday evening the 5th of December in our daily market report, news and Geopolitics, Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswall Junior, former Chair of the IMO Legal Committee...
December 12th, 2016 | Awards, Events, IMO, Legal, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

Tale of two shootouts

Tale of two shootouts
From the 470 women’s race – winners on hte podium The Sailing World Cup Melbourne Final presented by Land Rover saved the best to last with the Laser rounding off the week of competition and serving up two tantalising in-race battles that decided the podium places. Matt Wearn (AUS) and Pavlos...
December 11th, 2016 | News, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2016 yet another success

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2016 yet another success
George A. Tsavliris delivering his Christmas message With the Britannia Room at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) breaking to its seams, all four sections were opened to accommodate the hundreds of guests present to celebrate the Christmas season at this year’s Tsavliris Salvage Group event. It was,...
December 9th, 2016 | Clubs, Communication, Events, HR, Marine Insurance, News, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Heady river and seascapes by London painter Lynda Minter

Heady river and seascapes by London painter Lynda Minter
Lynda Minter in her studio. Heady river and seascapes by London painter Lynda Minter By James Brewer Artist Lynda Minter’s instinctive feeling for the spirit of place is patent in her many marvellous evocations of Thames scenes in all their variety of settings and light. In her pre-Christmas studio...
December 9th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hill Dickinson announces global head of Shipping

Hill Dickinson announces global head of Shipping
Maria Pittordis   International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson is pleased to announce that Julian Clark will be joining the firm as global head of shipping. Julian, who joins in January, is a founding partner of Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) and specialises in both wet and dry shipping. Prior...
December 8th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy

Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy
Palazzo Lauro. Achille Lauro’s palatial legacy By James Brewer A reminder of what was until the 1980s one of Europe’s greatest shipping fleets is a porticoed structure that looks out over the busy Piazza della Nunziata in a mixed residential, ecclesiastical and retail quarter of Genoa. Palazzo Lauro,...
December 6th, 2016 | Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016: The Winners
Mr. Junichiro Iida, executive vice president of Event Sponsor ClassNK, opened the event with a few words to the international audience.   Laskaridis, Efthymiou and Hajioannou win major awards as nearly 1,200 turn out for shipping awards gala - Thenamaris, Samos Steamship, National Bank of Greece...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

Moore Stephens wins Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award for OpCost

Moore Stephens wins Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award for OpCost
OpCost, the market-leading ship operating costs benchmarking tool from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, has won a prestigious Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award.  The Lloyd’s List Intelligence Big Data Award, sponsored by the Department of Merchant Shipping of the Republic...
December 5th, 2016 | Accountancy, Awards, HR, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

The Abe Government, Freedom of Speech, and War Apology

The Abe Government, Freedom of Speech, and War Apology
Professor Arthur Stockwin   The Abe Government, Freedom of Speech, and War Apology – Japan Society London lecture By James Brewer Japan’s government is set on disquieting policies including a clampdown on freedom of information at a time of growing triumphalism by right-wing nationalists in...
December 5th, 2016 | Associations, Events, People and Places | Read More

HESGB 2016 Christmas Lunch

HESGB 2016 Christmas Lunch
The Amarantidis table Now this event really took us all by surprise as it was a sold out long before it was even …announced.  Yesterday at lunch time just off King’s Cross Station, overlooking the Regent’s canal at the Greek Larder – one more successful food and drinks Greek story in London,...
November 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places | Read More

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016
ClassNK’s Regional Manager of Europe and Africa Dr. M. A. Rahim receiving the award London - ClassNK picked up the Environmental Protection Award for its activities at the IBJ Awards held on 21 November. This award recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to reducing marine...
November 25th, 2016 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Indian sea captain receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Indian sea captain receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya receiving the award from the Secretary-General of the IMO Kitack Lim in the presence of India’s acting High Commissioner Dinesh Patnalk The Master of an oil tanker who says she was “just doing her job” has received the...
November 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, IMO, News, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics puzzle stakeholders

Markets and Geopolitics puzzle stakeholders
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 86 points earlier on today after another Capers and Panamaxes unprecedented rally, but still, caution should be observed. The Geopolitical uncertainty will begin now to bite; John Faraclas’ daily Market Briefing: With 86 points plus the BDI ended the...
November 17th, 2016 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Markets, News, People and Places, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices | Read More

George Andreadis honoured with Beppe Croce Award

George Andreadis honoured with Beppe Croce Award
George Andreadis and World Sailing President Carlo Croce George Andreadis (GRE) has been awarded the Beppe Croce Trophy, which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing. The trophy, which was first awarded in 1988 in memory of Beppe Croce, World Sailing...
November 11th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, IT and Communications, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

UGS Centenary Celebration

UGS Centenary Celebration
UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis delivering his speech Today, November 9, 2016, at 20.00 hrs, the anniversary of one hundred years since the foundation of the Union of Greek Shipowners was celebrated in the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) (“Christos Lambrakis” Hall) with the participation of 1800...
November 9th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places | Read More

BHM Penlaw joins with Human Rights at Sea

BHM Penlaw joins with Human Rights at Sea
Philipp Hermes BHM Penlaw The international law firm BHM Penlaw with offices in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris and Edinburgh have longstanding relationships and networks to maritime and marine industries as well as to the international non-governmental, governmental and diplomatic scene. Under the guidance of...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, HR, Legal, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More