Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

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

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history
Grace Pappas We always follow the arts – arts of any kind, be it painting, sculpture, industrial design, photography, music, film and theatre – you name it! Allaboutshipping.co.uk is there, present and encouraging the arts, in particular that of the new generation and from all nations! .  Specialist...
June 23rd, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, People and Places | Read More

All afloat at Bureau Veritas’ Posidonia 2018 splash at Ecali Club

All afloat at Bureau Veritas’ Posidonia 2018 splash at Ecali Club
l to r: George Andreadis,  Ioanna Procopiou, Paillette Palaiologou , Mike Kasmas and Redouane Assad Further to our inclusion in our daily market recap, geopolitics and events on the 24th of May, we bring you tonight a bit more with pictures from the Reception and Dinner that the  Management of Bureau...
June 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018
Grayson Perry. Grayson Perry casts his spell on Royal Academy summer exhibition 2018 By James Brewer He is as outrageous as ever – but always in aid of the cause he cherishes, that of democratising art. For once, here is an exhibition where there are more eyes are on the curator than the artists. Grayson...
June 6th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World

POSIDONIA 2018 Welcomes the World
Thodoris Vokos, PM Alexis Tsipras, EU Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc and UGS president Theodore E. Veniamis Greek Prime Minister Mr Alexis Tsipras presided this evening over the official opening ceremony of Posidonia 2018, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event and one...
June 4th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, People and Places | Read More

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary

Liberia honours Greek shipping partners as it celebrates 70th anniversary
Michalis Pantazopoulos LISCR Senior VP and Managing Director of LISCR Hellas, Liberian Commissioner James Kollie, George Procopiou, Scott Bergeron LISCR CEO The Liberian Registry has presented five of its Greek shipping partners with the Liberian Maritime Authority’s Commissioner’s Award for Excellence...
June 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Flags, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 48 points earlier on today, thanks to the Capers triple-digit rise amid an uncertain Geopolitical environment, which amongst other issues, we have the tentative TTs (Trumps Tariffs)  which stir-up the Markets… Posidonia 2018...
May 31st, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession

Association of Average Adjusters annual dinner is told that the future is bright for the profession
Guests dine in the Savoy Hotel Lancaster Ballroom Practitioners of marine average adjusting, proud of the historic roots of their profession, are facing the future with confidence. This was a key theme of speakers at the 2018 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters. They stressed the wide...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Marine Insurance, People and Places | Read More

How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson

How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson
Stephanie Wilkinson with Bottle Mural. How Brazilian brilliance swayed London artist Stephanie Wilkinson By James Brewer As the song says, there is an awful lot of coffee in Brazil, and London artist Stephanie Wilkinson has an awful lot to thank Brazil for. Stephanie’s maternal great-great-grandfather...
May 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery
St Paul’s, 1958. Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A jack-of-all-trades among 20th century artists, Edward Bawden was commissioned by leisure firms to show people relaxing. Although there was not a lazy bone in his body, he himself was renowned...
May 26th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
General view of the reception area of Cadogan Hall hosting the Charity Gala Adrian Goldsmith has survived three cancer episodes with low chances of surviving. While ill, he took on the challenge of starting to play the piano. Within eight years, he achieved not only proficiency with the instrument but...
May 25th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history
All on stage, amongst them Irene S. Daifas, Rena Vasilaki, Eleni Meleti, Christina Alexanian, Despina Meleti, Emily Lionis, Fyllis Hioti, Lily Sgourou-Sylignakis, Nana Andrianopoulou-Daskalakis; bottom row: Matzi Gkika On 7th of May 2018, an extraordinary performance of The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol
Janaina Baxevani, multi-disciplinary designer An unusual exhibition about Andy Warhol has popped up in a gallery in New Bond Street and it’s themed pink! “Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think...
May 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The Fall of Constantinople …err of the BDI@1,453…

The Fall of Constantinople …err of the BDI@1,453…
John Faraclas Coincidences have a significance, never ever forget this! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell for the first time since the 2nd of May; a dozen points after all …are 12 points… The volatile and predictably unpredictable Capes did it again. Amid a turbulent  Planet Ocean, the shipping...
May 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…

Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,432 points – that’s 48 points higher since last Friday the 4th of May, thanks to the as ever volatile Capes which produced another spike… Wold Peace is in disarray as Geopolitics as we expected and stated in writing –  after...
May 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Story of the Month, Tankers | Read More

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas
.. A noble task to support the creation and completion of this vision in creating the Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas so as Greece and  all all over Planet Ocean to have a unique institution to further opera on the international scene; read on and look forward to your participation.   1. Vision...
May 3rd, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Insight, Music, People and Places | Read More

The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL

The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL
l to r: Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Dr. John Coustas and Knut Ørbeck-Nielssen Athens, 17 April 2018 – The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL gathered once again at the Yacht Club of Greece. The event was well attended with representative from across the Greek shipping industry. ​At the same time,...
May 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places | Read More