Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

The Greek International Women Awards

The Greek International Women Awards
… The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) is a non-profit project, which wishes to recognise and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origination, who are spread across the globe, from Greece...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou receiving the award from Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India and Dr. Harbeen Arora, Global Chairperson of the Women Economic Forum. Limassol, 11 May 2017 – Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou*, CEO of TOTOTHEO...
May 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced

Winner of All-Energy marine renewable energy investment challenge announced
Joachim Amland of Tidetec AS with Judith Patten of All-Energy The winner of the All-Energy Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge sponsored by Atlantis Resources was announced today (11 May) at the end of the plenary session: ‘The effects of Brexit on the renewable and low carbon energy sectors’. Tim...
May 11th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts
Chryssa Delaporta and her ships Greek artist Chrysa Dellaporta has spent “endless hours” in shipyards, fascinated by the structure of ocean-going ships, of yachts and of sailing boats. She displays in her work what she has learned about restoration and maintenance of vessels, depicting “proud...
May 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”
Irene Rosberg A new advance for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) is underway with the establishment of its Alumni Association. The Association will be a channel for closer links around the globe between the senior executives in the maritime and associated sectors who have graduated,...
May 7th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH
Patrick Verhoeven Patrick Verhoeven will leave the European Community Shipowners’ Associations on 1 September this year to become Managing Director Policy and Strategy at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH). This is a new leadership function that was created following a fundamental...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Keystone Law has announced the arrival of commercial shipping lawyer Anastasia Papadopoulou from TLT in London.

Keystone Law has announced the arrival of commercial shipping lawyer Anastasia Papadopoulou from TLT in London.
Anastasia Papadopoulou Anastasia advises shipowners and financial institutions on term loan facilities for the acquisition of newbuilding or second-hand ships, on debt finance restructurings, on revolving credit facilities and lease finance transactions. Highly experienced in dealing with a wider range...
April 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Historic Greek shipping personalities lauded at major event

Historic Greek shipping personalities lauded at major event
A panoramic view from the Dinner Hall ‘Hollywood at Sea’ auction boosts support for Hellenic Hope, thanks to generous bidding by shipping community [April 6, 2017] Leading participants in today’s shipping industry gathered to pay tribute to some of the greats of Greek shipping’s past at the Greek...
April 6th, 2017 | Events, News, People and Places, Story of the Week | Read More

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins

The BDI moves upwards; geopolitics are though sour and the ….crossing of Europe begins
Daybrake start… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 42 points higher since last Friday the 24th of March at 1,282 points. Geopolitics though continue to be marred by uncertainty and AllAboutShipping’s London team begins a short crossing to Europe from London down to Athens via France and Italy...
March 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reefer Containers, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador

IMarEST UAE Secretary awarded Marine Ambassador
Prof. Christopher Hodge presents award to Nikeel Idnan The inaugural Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) Outstanding Contribution Awards were presented at the 114th annual dinner in London. Nikeel Idnani, Honorary Secretary of the IMarEST UAE branch was awarded the worldwide...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece
The winners with the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG at the centre The winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece were announced at a prestigious award ceremony on Wednesday 1 March at the British Ambassador’s Residence. The ceremony was hosted by the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith...
March 17th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, Events, People and Places | Read More

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions
Marine Pilot Rainer Rauntenberg (right) who managed to the steer in an automotive vessel in rough weather conditions receives a gift from the Port of Durban Harbour Master Alex Miya. [Durban, South Africa, 17 March 2017]  The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier...
March 17th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests

5th Greek Press Association-UK dinner honoured by distinguished guests
Martha Petridis (nee Chrysomallis) president of the GPA -UK introducing hte event Guest speakers highlight Delphi’s past and present significance and suggest a new approach to seeking the Parthenon Sculptures restitution The Greek Press Association-UK (GPA-UK) successfully held its 5th annual dinner...
March 10th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Romance in Post-war Germany

Romance in Post-war Germany
Elisa Segrave’s book. Author and diarist Elisa Segrave is to talk for the first time about the romantic experience of her mother who was working for the Allies in Germany immediately after the end of World War II. She will give a talk, open to the public, entitled Romance in Post-War Germany, as...
March 7th, 2017 | Books, Events, People and Places | Read More

HESGB conquering Park Lane…

HESGB conquering Park Lane…
The HESGB Governing Committee; the great team behind the super event… When you come to age, your immediate action and conversely reaction is to conquer; conquer everything that comes as a challenge to you, needless to say in business. Last year the HESGB* (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain)...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, People and Places, Shipping Centers, Social Columns, Story of the Month | Read More

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada

Honourable Carla Qualtrough supports Rugby Canada
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities – second on the left Congratulations to Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for opening the Canada vs USA rugby game  at Swangard Stadium on February 18th 2017. VIMC proudly...
February 20th, 2017 | People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art

Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art
Arifa Akbar: moving tribute to her sister Fauzia. Fauzia Akbar: A Life Loving Art  By James Brewer An artist who during her short career demonstrated outstanding ability in portraying in embroidery and other graphic techniques the paradoxes of civil and religious society has been celebrated in a memorial...
February 17th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy
Exhibition banner Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 unfurled at Royal Academy By James Brewer Every artist at work at the time of the October 1917 Revolution poured out an immediate emotional response to the historic overthrow of Russia’s ruling class. This ranged from rejoicing to revulsion,...
February 14th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography | Read More

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points since yesterday at 685; Geopolitics are far worse than yesterday with uncertainty ready to trigger wars… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 42 points...
February 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More