Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces  Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018
[December 15, 2017] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce details of its next major event which will take place in Athens on the evening of Monday 19 March 2018 at Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall.    The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2018 will be...
December 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

Evangelos Marinakis receives special honour at Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances

Evangelos Marinakis receives special honour at Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances
… PIRAEUS, 8 December—Evangelos Marinakis, the owner of Olympiacos FC and a leading Greek ship owner, has received a special honour recognizing his contribution to the commemoration of the Pontus Genocide. Among other forms of support, Mr Marinakis funded the design and construction of a new...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Events, People and Places | Read More

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old

That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old
Vince Solarino That’s Life –the American P&I Club at 100 years old By James Brewer Managers of the American P&I Club were on song as the protection and indemnity mutual entered the latest stage of its centenary celebrations with its grandest annual London reception. They hired one of the...
December 6th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW

SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW
The well-known celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s HDK was the venue for the SPNL’s supporting LISW event SPNL Mentee Branch plays its part in supporting LISW Since the inception of LISW in 2013, SPNL has been an ardent supporter, with this year’s supporting event – which has become SPNL’s flagship...
December 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson OBE Brian Simpson, European coordinator for the Motorways of the Sea mega-project, has called for the European Union to support more vigorously the maritime sector in the transport network, when future Connecting Europe Facility calls for proposals are launched. He said: “Over 75%...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Insight, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners
All the Winners on stage! Marinakis, Ioannidis, Radziwill and Martinos win awards  in front of 1,200 at annual shipping gala – Maran Tankers, Carras (Hellas), Golden Star Ferries, Aspida and Naftika Chronika among others honoured SHIPOWNER Evangelos M. Marinakis was named Greek Shipping Personality...
November 27th, 2017 | Awards, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball

The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund 75th Anniversary Ball
Monumental ! Picture courtesy Maria Yiassa The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund, (Tameion Efpragias Oinousson/TEO), was set up by Oinoussians living in London in 1942 to help those compatriots on the island who were suffering from war time difficulties. Today, the Fund provides vital assistance and support...
November 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places | Read More

Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Chairman Mr. Evangelos Marinakis voted “Greek Shipping Personality of the year” at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards

Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Chairman Mr. Evangelos Marinakis voted “Greek Shipping Personality of the year” at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards
Evangelos Marinakis receives the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award 2017 Athens, November 26, 2017  Capital Ship Management Corp. announced that Mr. Evangelos Marinakis, the Chairman of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., was voted as Lloyd’s List’s “Greek Shipping Personality of the...
November 26th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Water Polo: Chios wins away 9-8 at Paleo Faliron…

Water Polo: Chios wins away 9-8 at Paleo Faliron…
…and the game begins… A very close game was staged earlier this afternoon at Paleo Faliron’s Municipal Pool (Restion) –  in what we call Falifornia – in the Greek Water Polo Championship between Paleo Faliron Athletic Club (AOPF) and the Nautical Club of Chios (NOX). Thanks to...
November 25th, 2017 | Events, News, People and Places, Sports, Story of the Day | Read More

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles

An innovative approach in the campaign for the Parthenon Marbles
. The novel Plunder with Intent was released on 9 November 2017. It made its pre-launch debut at a dinner of the Greek Press Association-UK, at the Greek Larder Restaurant at King’s Cross, London, on Friday 20 October 2017. The author, Joanna D’Este Clark, was present at the dinner. She...
November 24th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Clubs, Events, Insight, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Social Columns, Story of the Week | Read More

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG

Annual Meeting HELMEPA – USCG
… On Tuesday 21 November 2017, the 5th consecutive annual meeting of HELMEPA Member Companies’ representatives and the United States Coast Guard took place at their Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meeting was hosted by RADM John P. Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, who...
November 24th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, People and Places | Read More

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence
Hand crocheted long necklace and bracelet made from silk, metallic threads and precious stones. The historic residence of Elena Schilitzi-Venizelou, the wife of Greece’s most acclaimed prime minister and that of George Seferis as Greece’s ambassador to the United Kingdom (1957-1961) and Nobel Laureate...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jewelry, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA
Monika Lemajic As business improvement project manager for maritime at Thales Australia, Monika Lemajic has an ideal view of business activity in her chosen industry – and a wonderful view from her office window. The yard is on Sydney Harbour, “and we have lovely views of the famous bridge from here.” For...
November 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

Beata Korabiowska and her unique SHE HORSE brand

Beata Korabiowska and her unique SHE HORSE brand
Beata Korabiowska. Beata Korabiowska and her unique SHE HORSE brand By James Brewer “My unique brand is SHE HORSE. It is all about sensuality,” says Beata Korabiowska, Polish-born multi-talented artist, poet and photographer living in London. The brand name says everything, or nearly everything:...
November 4th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania

Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania
Kate Barnes in her haberdashery. Teddies all aboard for trans-European trip to Romania By Graciete Amaro Once upon a time there were three bears, of the teddy variety, and now there are well over 170 of the cuddly creatures, on their way by road across Europe. The bears are carefully packed in a huge...
November 2nd, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, News, People and Places | Read More

Princess Michael of Kent’s new book A Cheetah’s Tale

Princess Michael of Kent’s new book A Cheetah’s Tale
Princess Michael: big cats close to her heart. Princess Michael of Kent’s new book A Cheetah’s Tale By James Brewer “They are so beautiful – don’t you love them?” says Princess Michael of Kent, gesturing to the slide on the screen. “They” are cheetahs, and Her Royal Highness speaks from...
October 27th, 2017 | Books, Clubs, Events, Featured, People and Places | Read More

MISC wins tanker operator Lloyd’s List 2017 Asia Pacific Awards

MISC wins tanker operator Lloyd’s List 2017 Asia Pacific Awards
Mr. W. M. Zulhilme B W M Noor, Eaglestar’s Fleet Director (LNG & Products) represented MISC Group in accepting the Lloyd’s List Tanker Operator of the Year Award from Captain Rachit Jain, Managing Director, Safe Lanes, who sponsored the award. MISC Group (MISC) won the Tanker Operator...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, People and Places, Tankers | Read More

Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan

Sailors battle on opening day of World Cup Series Japan
Pavlos Kontides CYP Laser Olympic medallists, World Champions and Continental titleholders were all battling at the front of the packs on a wet and light wind opening day of Sailing’s 2017-18 World Cup Series in Gamagori, Japan. Tom Burton (AUS), Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist, Pavlos Kontides...
October 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus
Nick Brownthird from the left),  ( Marine and Offshore Director of Lloyd’s Register presenting to the Mayor of Larnaka and the Rector of the University of Cyprus the LR publication “Maritime Science and Technology” On Tuesday October 10th the Rector of the University of Cyprus Professor...
October 16th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Out of his struggles: the poems of Kosuke Shirasu

Out of his struggles: the poems of Kosuke Shirasu
Articulating the cause. Out of his struggles: the poems of Kosuke Shirasu By James Brewer Don’t ever give up. This resonant line from a poem by a principled labour activist in the thick of harsh repressions in 1920s and 1930s Japan typified his courage, his championing of the interests of his fellow...
October 16th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Insight, People and Places | Read More