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New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers

New funding to support Women into Maritime Careers
Nusrat Ghani MP, Maritime Minister  More young women will be encouraged to embark on a career at sea thanks to new funding announced on International Women’s Day (Friday 8 March) by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani.  Educational charity, the 1851 Trust, has been given £100,000 by the Department for...
March 8th, 2019 | Jobs, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel receives another distinction
XRTC’s head George Xiradakis, Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai  Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has received a new distinction, the Silver Award in the category of “Best Greek Hotel Breakfast” for its unique personalized breakfast offering “Grandma’s Breakfast” at the Greek Hospitality...
February 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Annual Dinners, Charity events, Receptions and parties for 2018

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk top 25 Annual Dinners, Charity events, Receptions and  parties for 2018
A panoramic view of the Great Hall duringthe HESGB Annual Dinner and dance Following our special surveys on the top 100 individuals in Shipping for 2018, as well as Allaboutshipping’s top 25  Companies, Conferences  and Exhibitions we bring you herebelow the best Annual Dinners, Balls, Charity events,...
February 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, News, People and Places | Read More

Is This Tomorrow?

Is This Tomorrow?
Phoenix Will Rise by Rana Begum and Marina Tabassum Architects. Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future by architects and artists at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer A decade after the end of World War II, London was making its lopsided recovery. The City and its institutions – the stock exchange,...
February 22nd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values

Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values
Eva Marda Live from Berlinale 2019: Greek representation and shipping values by Eva Marda Colours. Lights. Red bears. Pretzels. Beers at Alexanderplatz. Packed cinema theatres. We are in Berlin for the annual German film festival, Berlinale. The 69th Berlin International Film Festival which takes...
February 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Film Industry, People and Places | Read More

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!

“Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI stands at 628!
John Faraclas* “Boosted” by St. Valentine’s the BDI now stands at 628! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 20 points earlier on today and many can take a deep breath yet again after a considerable time in wilderness. Geopolitics crates havoc all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 14th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Holidays, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum

Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum
Line Clausen Pedersen with Degas bronzes, photo by Ana Cecilia Gonzalez, Glyptotek. Curator Line Clausen Pedersen embarks on new dream projects after 10 years at top Danish museum By James Brewer One of Europe’s most imaginative fine art curators, Line Clausen Pedersen, has begun 2019 with a career...
February 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World

Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World
Dr. Kanellos Charalambous with Dr. Maray Georgousis Vietnamese Art: between Asia and the Western World by Maray Georgousis, Dr. Art Historian* Modern Vietnamese art inherits rich elements from a culturally diversified past. Starting with the world-known bronze drums and impressive artilleries of the...
February 8th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Featured, Insight, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards

Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards
l to r: Sean Molony, Dr Malcolm Willingale, John Faraclas, Captain Prashant Widge, Irene Rosberg and Dr Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards A prestige award has gone to a key corporate sustainability expert at...
February 8th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

Roots & Rifts at Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Roots & Rifts at Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marta Boros. Roots & Rifts at Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery  By James Brewer Polish-born painter Marta Boros continues her autobiographical journey with a new work at the latest group exhibition at Espacio Gallery in London’s trendy Shoreditch. Her bold contribution is entitled Lost in Space,...
January 25th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Royal Academy’s new show: Bill Viola/Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth

Royal Academy’s new show: Bill Viola/Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth
Double billing at new Royal Academy exhibition. Royal Academy’s new show: Bill Viola/Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth By James Brewer In what might strike some people as an odd pairing, the Royal Academy of Arts has put together in one spacious show productions of the California-based video artist...
January 23rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

IMO leader uses Foresight event to praise shipowners’ response to 2020 greener fuel challenge

IMO leader uses Foresight event to praise shipowners’ response to 2020 greener fuel challenge
Ravi Mehrotra greets IMO’s Kitack Lim. International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim has taken advantage of his guest appearance at one of London’s top maritime social events to express his appreciation of the shipping industry’s alignment with the global strategy to limit...
January 20th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

Markets still falling with the …exception of Capes and Cleans, but…

Markets still falling with the …exception of Capes and Cleans, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched earlier on today 22 points thanks to the volatility governing the Capes… Geopolitics are about to produce global chaos… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI now reads 1,077 points – plus 22 thanks as said above to the Capes… All other indices...
January 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors
Alka Kapoor, a leading promoter of Punjab tourism. Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors  By James Brewer Alexander the Great took his conquering armies as far as what is now Punjab, in an invasion that changed the fate of India as a whole. His ruthless foray into the region finds echoes to this...
January 10th, 2019 | Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing
From the ceremony with the Holy Cross ready to be lowered Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing Anny Zade and John Faraclas were there with their cameras This year’s Epiphany at the Holly Rock by the Sea – I mean the Yacht Club of Greece – attracted nearly 370 guests – members...
January 6th, 2019 | Events, Holidays, News, People and Places, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Mid-week blues with the BDI@1,378

Mid-week blues with the BDI@1,378
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points earlier on today; Geopolitics still enigmatically perplexed …and the Chios Marine Club Christmas party makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another triple-digit points were lost for the Capes’ BCI  now standing at 2,264 – minus...
December 19th, 2018 | Charity, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…

The BDI on an upwards but still on a volatile and enigmatic mode…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on 33 points and now stands at 1,372 points – thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit daily and weekly gains. Geopolitics still perplexed! Air-Travel schedules still an issue… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: The weekly BDI’s...
December 7th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, People and Places, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee

Royal visit to IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal 06/12/2018 – Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited IMO Headquarters in London (5 December). The Princess Royal was received by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and addressed the 100th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and took a keen interest...
December 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations, People and Places | Read More

Thome Chairman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Thome Chairman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Olav Eek Thorstensen, Executive Chairman of Thome Group with his Lifetime Achievement Award Olav Eek Thorstensen, Executive Chairman of the Thome Group, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tanker Shipping and Trade’s annual conference held in London on 20-21 November. Looking back over his...
December 3rd, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art

Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art
Carola Syz and Marco Carnaroli with ‘Lagonda.’ Details: photographer Marco Carnaroli reconfigures classic cars as abstract art By James Brewer Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ferrari, Morgan, Lagonda, Mille Miglia… a convoy of classic automobiles of desire. Here are those exalted marques, though,...
December 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Automobiles, Exhibitions, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans
Kira Phoenix K’inan Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans Kira Phoenix K’inan talks to James Brewer about her innovative glass creations. London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together art and craft through her glass sculptures, many of...
November 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, News, Oceanology, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…
A full house at the Nine Kings Suite Following last year’s 75th anniversary of the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund and its Oinoussian Ball at the historic Tower of London – whose battlements were adorned with the OBF logo sending the message from Father Thames to the rest of Planet Ocean, this year’s...
November 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists

Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists
Sarah Hornshaw Reflections: The Hornshaw Gallery boosts emerging artists By James Brewer This was an exhibition entitled Reflections – and it reflected the enormous variety and painstaking quality of work coming from emerging UK artists. The Hornshaw Gallery, which mainly markets its wares online,...
November 19th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More